Northwest Quiz: Illinois Women

In our ongoing celebration of Illinois’ 200th birthday this year, we look at some amazing women, from many walks of life, with strong connections to northern Illinois, past or present. See if you can match the description to the name.

The Biggest Threats to Women’s Health

Your health isn’t something to ignore. Learn about some key threats to women’s health and how to prevent problematic conditions.

Smart Living Weekly – October 26, 2016

  Lifesaving Health Advice Women Need to Hear Right in Our Region: Listen up, women: October is nationally designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Week for good reason. With all…
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Women at Work: Pursuing the Careers of Their Dreams

Who says women can’t have an amazing and fulfilling career? Meet a few local ladies who’ve worked their way into some prestigious roles.

Success Stories: Event Floral

You never know when fate might reveal its plans. Meet one young businesswoman who landed in a field that’s the perfect combination of creative outlet and business acumen.

NWQ Summer Beauty

Now is the time for a Northwest Woman to shine. Summer is finally here and this year’s beauty and hair fashions are full of fun and style. Here’s what two local experts suggest for summer fun.

Success Story: Akerman Shoes

Discover a Rockford-based business that has spent 53 years giving customers its heart and sole, in the pursuit of quality service.

What Every Woman Should Know About Health Care

Women often put their families’ health above their own, but there are many reasons why women should be ready to catch their own health problems. Learn from these doctors how to protect yourself.

Book Clubs: Words, Wine and a Whole Lot of Fun

Joining a book club has become the in thing to do. Senior staff writer Paul Anthony Arco caught up with members from three local clubs who share insight as to what makes these groups so much fun.

Girl Scouts at 100: Making a Better World, One Girl at a Time

As Girl Scouts around the world prepare to kick off their second century, discover what’s new, and what remains the same, in the organization that was founded eight years before U.S. women got the right to vote.