Northwest Quiz: Local Presidential Connections

From U.S. presidents to also-rans and powerful Washington influencers, Illinois and Wisconsin residents have enjoyed a long and colorful connection with the White House. Test your knowledge.

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






Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.






Nooks & Crannies, Annual Guide Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.






Genuine Northwest, Annual Guide Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.






Northwest Quiz: Know Your Region

Can you match each item to the northern Illinois or southern Wisconsin county to which it belongs?






Events @ a Glance: Recreations & Destinations Calendar

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






Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.






Genuine Northwest, Cabin Fever Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.






Meet Four Women Who Forged Ahead

Through inspiring and unique careers, these four ladies not only had the drive to pursue their passions, but also the courage to change course when the occasion called for it.