Articles by Lindsey Gapen
TLS Veterans Helps to Transform a Veterans’ Life

This nonprofit group in McHenry County provides housing assistance, peer support and employment assistance to veterans in need. The nonprofit is always looking to help more veterans and gather more volunteers.

How Regional Experts are Curing Cancer

Cancer care is more advanced today than ever before. Patient outcomes look more and more favorable, and the credit goes to a variety of medical professionals and even patients themselves. Learn how medical experts in our region play a part in curing care.






Treating Vascular Disease: A Condition That Inhibits Walking

Vascular disease is any condition that affects the network of blood vessels in your body. It’s common in people over age 50, but is treatable thanks to new procedures available at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, in Elgin.






Success Stories: Shodeen Homes

This family-owned business has been building top-notch residences since the 1960s. Learn what it takes to survive in the busy real estate market, and how Shodeen’s signature community plays to its strengths as a local firm.






Creative Cocktails to Get You Through the Cold

Heat up your winter with some of these unique cocktails, which can be found only in our region.