Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

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

Groundbreaking Research, Right Here in Rockford

Some of the best research minds int he world quietly work each day at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, doing both medical and applied research while teaching their skills.

Highcrest Dental: A One-Stop Shop for a Healthy, Beautiful Smile

Most people believe that attractive, pearly white teeth make someone look more intelligent, compassionate and interesting. Meet a general-practice dentist who helps his patients to maintain that brilliant smile.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We highlight places of worship, one in the country and one in the city.

Loveland, Colorado: ‘Gateway to the Rockies’

The newest flight out of Chicago Rockford International Airport puts travelers in an ideal location to enjoy the scenic Rocky Mountains.

Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.

Business Milestone: Savant Capital Management Celebrates 30 Years

What if you focused less on products and invested more in customer relationships? For 30 years, this Rockford-based firm, with locations around the suburbs, has done just that.

Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.

Rockford Garden Club: Growing Beauty for 100 Years

The members of Rockford Garden Club have been making our world more beautiful and vibrant for a full century. This year, they reflect on a century that’s changed and guiding principles that haven’t.

Rotary Club of Rockford Celebrates 100 Years of ‘Service Above Self’

Rockford Rotary Club’s standard of truth, fairness, fellowship and goodwill for all has stood the test of time. Take a look at how this club allows members to ‘think globally, act locally.’