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

As the nonprofit Transform Rockford continues to pursue positive improvements across our region, effective strategy has become an essential component. See how the group is making progress. ...

When businesses were abandoning downtown Rockford in the 1970s, city and park district leaders made a bold decision: build an indoor ice rink on the river. Guess what? It laid the groundwork for today's renaissance. ...

Jerry Vickery became a limo driver to fill his spare time. But since taking the reins last year of this longtime Rockford company, he's accelerated the company's commitment to excellence. ...

What are customers saying about you online, and how responsive are you? NWQ web guru Chris Linden explains some of the best ways you can engage effectively with all of your customers, wherever they are. ...

He tried to make it in Vegas, but really, Rockford has always been home for this entertainer, whom you might recognize for his appearance on local stages and at area supper clubs. ...

Discover a family business whose members have been part of downtown Freeport for more than a century and developed a reputation that's just as enduring as the jewelry on display. ...

Growing up, she once dreamed of becoming a TV reporter. Flash forward a few years and she's made a big splash in the Rockford area as part of 13WREX's morning show. ...

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