From a simple aeration product to a global leader in wastewater treatment, Aqua-Aerobic Systems has built its success upon a foundation of research, engineering and strategic relationships all positioned with growth in mind. ...

Wedding planning should be way more fun than it is stressful. Step into the experience of our managing editor as she shares her advice for the next bride-to-be. ...

This benevolent organization has spent 35 years providing hope, care and plenty of love for homeless people around the Rockford area. ...

A relative newcomer on Rockford's dining scene, this cozy and contemporary spot is gaining attention for its inspired cuisine and its owner's deep attention to detail. ...

Time for a road trip! Here are some great getaway spots located just far enough away. ...

Truly transforming our region into a Top 25 community requires a closer look at how we raise up those in poverty. A new project with Transform Rockford is taking the first step. ...

Downtown Rockford has a new splash of color and beauty. Learn what inspired the nine public murals found throughout the Forest City’s urban campus, and meet all of the talented artists who created them. ...

Deciding who gets your property when you die is an important step in your estate planning process. Tammy Koester Parks and Ray C. Schenk explain how revocable living trusts offer one option. ...

There's so much to think about when planning a wedding. Learn about the top vendors in the Galena area at the Galena Bridal Fair this year. ...

The Rockford area boasts several high-quality schools that successfully combine college-preparatory academics and the liberal arts, with a focus on individual abilities and strengths. We found some of the area's top schools. ...