The war set into motion decisions and actions that still impact us today. Test your knowledge about this globe-altering event. ...

Once the most common airplane in North America, the Curtiss JN-4 Jenny inspired a generation of early aviators. Now, a group of dedicated aviation enthusiasts at Poplar Grove Airport is building one – and they’re doing it from scratch. ...

Scientists call the Spanish flu of 1918 “the mother of all flu pandemics” because every pandemic since has evolved from it. Could such a pandemic happen again? Janine Pumilia explores the Spanish flu and its connections to World War I. ...

Though it pushed the United States onto the world stage, World War I also left unresolved numerous ethnic, religious and geo-political conflicts still facing us today. A century later, Jon McGinty examines its legacy in our region. ...

Whether you visit the history museum indoors or the Victorian village outdoors, Rockford's amazing history museum provides many chances to engage with the stories of the people who've shaped our region. ...