Meet Dr. Duane Hansen, a dentist serving Dental Designers and RockRiver Dental, both in Rockford, Ill. Special Advertising Section ...

Meet Dr. Mark Barba, an Orthopedic Surgeon at Rockford Orthopedic Associates, in Rockford, Ill. Special Advertising Section ...

Choosing a college may be one of the most important life decisions you will ever make. Let Northwest Quarterly make that decision just a little easier, as we show you some of the great institutions within our region. ...

Rock Valley College (Public/Two-Year) 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, Ill. www.rockvalleycollege.edu For more than 45 years, Rock Valley College has been the Rockford area’s best choice for high-quality, affordable, fully-accredited and transferable education. No matter where you want to go, Rock Valley College can help you get there. With more than 90 college-prep areas and 30 career programs, Rock Valley ...

Northern Illinois University (Public/Four-Year) 1425 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, Ill. www.niu.edu Since its founding in 1895 as a state teachers college, Northern Illinois University (NIU) has grown into a world-class university that attracts students from around the globe, while still serving one of the most dynamic regions in the country. More than a century later, NIU is still dedicated to ...

Kishwaukee College (Community/Two-Year) 21193 Malta Road, Malta, Ill. www.kishwaukeecollege.edu Kishwaukee College wants to make a difference in a student’s life, by offering the learning opportunities of a big college with the value and experience of a community college. Located in Malta, between Rochelle and DeKalb, on Rte. 38, Kishwaukee is home to more than 10,500 students from around northern Illinois. ...

Judson University (Private/Four-Year) 1151 N. State St., Elgin, Ill., and 1055 Featherstone Road, Rockford, Ill. www.JudsonU.edu Judson University is an evangelical Christian university offering a liberal arts education through a variety of undergraduate and “practitioner-based” graduate programs. Two campuses provide the Judson experience – the main campus along the Fox River, in Elgin, and an extension campus in Rockford. Founded ...

Copperstone Inn and The Pavillion at Orchard Ridge, in Rockton, Ill., provide a beautiful setting for our Autumn Fashion Shoot. Check out this season's classy new trends. ...

Not just anyplace will do on your very special day. Check out these wonderful venues in Rockford, Ill., and learn how they can breathe life into your particular wedding dream. ...

The UIC College of Medicine, in Rockford, Ill., is taking the next step in patient welfare by encouraging its students to learn the realities not always found in a textbook. ...