Pathways to Prosperity: Skills Matter in Construction Trades

Employers in the construction industry are waiting for talented young people who are ready to work, but in order to begin, one must acquire the right experiences. Here, we map out how to get started.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies.

Transform Rockford: A Collective Approach to Teaching Literacy

There’s general agreement that improving youngsters’ reading skills can impact our region’s transformation. But what does it take to get started? The collective input of multiple players, for starters.

Know Your Neighbors: Judi Diamond Adds Spice to the Airwaves

Judi Diamond brings energy and entertainment to the airways each morning. Say hello to this radio deejay and find out how the bumpy road she took to Rockford makes her appreciate the good things about our region.

Success Stories: Stillman Bank

With a 135-year history of serving the greater Rockford region, this community bank continues to pride itself on the fundamentals of good banking: relationships, service and the ability to respond to changing demands.

Business Milestone: Cellusuede Celebrates 80 Years

On the occasion of its 80th anniversary, this longtime Rockford-area manufacturer is enjoying something of a rejuvenation, as it turns its sights toward business growth.

Smart Living Weekly – July 11, 2018

  Club Celebrates 100-Year-Old Building, Legacy Right in Our Region: A year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Rockford Woman’s Club building, 323 Park Ave., began with a summer…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 13, 2018

  Visit 5 Lovely Local Homes on June 23 Right in Our Region: If you need some inspiration for your home and garden, or if you just want to support…
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NWQ Getaway Guide, Spring/Summer Edition

A great weekend’s journey is hours away. Here are some excellent places to visit.

A Guide to Proven Professionals

In your personal and business finances you’re drafting a team of players who include attorneys, investment advisors, insurance advisors and certified public accountants (CPAs) all focused on helping you to attain your important goals.