Scandinavian Cemetery and the Swedes of Rockford

Scandinavian Cemetery contains more than 22,000 graves, with each one representing part of our region’s history. Uncover dark truths, amusing anecdotes and meaningful stories affiliated with the site.

Why ‘Swedishness’ Still Matters to Rockford

As the Swedish Historical Society of Rockford celebrates its 75th anniversary, it looks to the future as well as the past. But what does ‘Swedishness’ really mean, and how is it still influencing Rockford today?

The New SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center

Familiar, comfortable, and relaxing treatment centers are just the beginning of this revolutionary new medical center in Rockford. Step inside and see the new face of medical excellence.

Success Story: Northern Illinois Vein Clinic

Meet a doctor who combined his own family’s medical experiences and an interest in new technologies to create a new solution to unsightly — and often unhealthy — varicose veins.