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 enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

NWQ Guide to Colleges 2015

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region.

Northwest Neighbors: Dr. Robert Head

He went from a career in banking to a career investing in young people’s futures. Meet the president of Rockford University, and learn how he shares his passion for education across our region.

University Club: A ‘Hidden Gem’ Celebrates 100 Years

Discover a cozy, classy setting where local business leaders meet to network, fellowship and relax. Learn about this unique club’s fascinating history.

NWQ’s Third Annual College Guide

The Old Northwest Territory is filled with great institutions for higher learning. NWQ Highlights some of the best around in this annual supplement.

College Guide: Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University (Public/Four-Year) 1425 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, Ill. www.niu.edu Since its founding in 1895 as a state teachers college, Northern Illinois University (NIU) has grown into a world-class…
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College Guide: Judson University

Judson University (Private/Four-Year) 1151 N. State St., Elgin, Ill., and 1055 Featherstone Road, Rockford, Ill. www.JudsonU.edu Judson University is an evangelical Christian university offering a liberal arts education through a…
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