Thirty years ago, critics thought he was crazy to invest in Rockford's historic landmarks. Now, this area architect and his team can have the last laugh, as they leave their marks on several high-profile rehabs in the city's urban core. ...

JUNE Indian Hill Manor Tours Through Aug. 9, Tues. one-hour tours at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon & 1:30 p.m. This year is the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Indian Hill Manor and Farm. To celebrate the milestone, the manor is open for docent-led tours. Indian Hill Manor and Farm, 6901 Kishwaukee Road, Rockford, (815) 964-6464, indianhillmanor.net. Rockton River ...

WREX reporter Reuben Jones reacts to breaking news on a daily basis. Step into his shoes as he responds to bank robberies, covers car crashes and digs deeper into stories about homeless students in Rockford. ...

His work is turning Rockford's forgotten urban treasures into valuable economic engines and breathing new life into the city's urban landscape. Step inside some of these new developments and the hardworking personality driving the charge. ...

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

The performing arts venues in our region are beyond impressive. With elaborate architecture and outstanding local performers, we're lucky to have these entertainment havens so close to home. ...

Schools around our region are making great strides in preparing the next generation. Learn how both public and private school systems are increasing options and creating stand-out results. ...

Looking for a certain kind of hospital, specialty clinic, or expert physician within our region? Find what you're looking for in the region's most comprehensive guide to health care services. ...

With nationally recognized museums, award-winning restaurants and a host of hidden gems, the Rockford region has much to be proud of. Here are 10 reasons why we love this area. ...

It’s easy to talk about transforming our region. But actually doing something to change the world – that’s the hard part. Meet 25 individuals who have made their mark through positive actions, both big and small. ...