Articles by Northwest Quarterly Magazine - 71
1865: The War’s Last Year

It’s been 150 years since the bloodiest war on American soil came to an end, with the final battle staged at Appomattox. Jon McGinty explains how the Civil War wound down and how our region’s war heroes are celebrated.

Destination: Downtown McHenry

A helpful daytripper’s guide to exploring our Northwest Chicagoland region. This time, we stop by McHenry, a town that’s a real hidden gem.

NWQ Spring Getaway Guide

A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play.

Know Your Neighbors: Robin Doeden

Philanthropy has always been a priority for this professional fundraiser, who’s helping donations to have a lasting impact. Meet the dynamic director of the McHenry County Foundation.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.