Once a common sight across the Illinois and Wisconsin plains, prairie chickens are best spotted these days in designated reserves. Here, writer Greg Peck explores what it's like to track down these birds in their most ostentatious time of year. ...

Located among the steep hills and deep valleys of the Driftless Area, fossils abound, many of them remnants of ancient sea creatures. Join Jon McGinty as he takes a closer look at why this area around the Mississippi is so ripe for fossil hunters. ...

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. ...

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to impact our region in many ways. We enjoy highlighting places of worship and their work both at home and abroad. ...

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. Classic Cinemas Beloit & Freeport, ClassicCinemas.com Winter is an ideal time to take in big-screen movies and this family-owned theater company makes the experience more special than most. Classic Cinemas breathed new life into Freeport’s 1922 Lindo Theatre in 1984 and has done the same for the ...

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. ...

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. ...

In today's hyper-partisan culture, it's important to remember that Earth Day came from a groundswell of support, including guidance from leaders in our region. ...

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

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of our region and continues to influence its culture. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue. ...