Local Suffragists and the 19th Amendment

As Illinois and Wisconsin raced to be the first states that enshrined women’s voting rights in the Constitution, a wider movement was also being led by women in our region. Learn how their work impacted life as we know it today.

Business Milestone: Beckman Mill Celebrates 150th

Thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers, this historical property in Beloit stands to see its 150th anniversary this year. Read about the determination it’s taken to preserve the structure and how you can explore it today.