Know Your Neighbors: Jennifer Cacciapaglia

Domestic violence and human trafficking are epidemic problems in Rockford, and Jennifer Cacciapaglia is on a mission to change that.

Mercyhealth’s Hospital: Inside Rockford’s Biggest Development

Bringing a vision to life in northeast Rockford, Mercyhealth has spent more than $505 million on its new hospital, all the while investing at its longtime west Rockford home.

Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara: Vote for Home Rule

As this year’s primary elections approach, Rockford-area voters are being asked to make a big commitment to the region’s future. What is home rule, and how can it open opportunities for prosperity?

4 Leaders Charting a Course to Prosperity

The Rockford region’s new leaders have bold ideas for moving our region forward. But can they exorcise the ghosts of our past and rise beyond the challenges of today?