Articles by Northwest Quarterly Magazine - 20
Codebreakers on the Fox: Geneva’s Secret Role in World War I

The year was 1917 and “The Great War” was raging in Europe. In sleepy Geneva, an eccentric tycoon and a team of codebreakers were about to change forever the way the United States, and its allies abroad, would communicate in secret.

These Rusted Old Souls

Touring the backroads of the Midwest, photographer Tom Holoubek captures the fading, forgotten automobiles abandoned to the elements and forgotten by time. What stories could they tell of days gone by?

Northwest Quiz: Illinois by the Numbers

The Land of Lincoln officially turns 200 years old on Dec. 3, 2018. As part of a year-long celebration, see if you can answer these questions.

Northwest Landscapes, Fall Edition

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers.

The Wonders of Our Trees

This time of year, their bright colors light up our landscape in amazing ways, but there’s far more to love about trees than mere aesthetics. Explore the many ways trees enrich our communities and our environment, and meet the people whose life work is protecting them for generations to come.