Business Milestones: Garden Arts Celebrates 30th Anniversary

hough it’s more like 50 years she’s been creating gorgeous floral bouquets, Shirley Crawford has built a loyal following since returning to her hometown to open a floral shop.

Smart Living Weekly – August 7, 2019

  Winnebago County Fair Fun is Aug. 14-18 Right in Our Region: There’s something for everyone at the Winnebago County Fair Aug. 14-18, in Pecatonica, Ill. The fair will take…
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Ways You Can Volunteer in Our Region

There are numerous ways to help others in our community. Browse the following organizations to see if you’re familiar with the many volunteering opportunities in our region.

Toni’s of Winnebago: 20 Years of Passion for Local Flavors

With an eclectic menu, a comfortable atmosphere and Winnebago’s first bar in more than 100 years, Toni’s of Winnebago stands out to locals and travelers alike. Join owner Michelle Princer as she reflects on the restaurant’s two decades of service.

Smart Living Weekly – August 10, 2016

  Mo Pitney Headlines Winnebago Co. Fair Right in Our Region: In just a few short days, the scents of cotton candy, funnel cakes and elephant ears will permeate the…
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Spotting the Hawks

Only a few decades ago, hawks were nearly wiped out, when humans thoughtlessly poisoned them with DDT and other insecticides. Today, these magnificent creatures remind us that adapting to new realities is imperative for survival.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer. November Hike and Lunch Nov. 1-29, Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. See the…
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Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.

Success Stories: Pearson

Success starts with a friendly attitude and continues through quality customer service. Learn how dedicated employees have helped to build long-term relationships with Rockford-area homeowners.

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 two places of worship, one in the country and one in the city.