Articles by Chris Linden - 24
Dream Destinations For Your Wedding Day

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover seven of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”

Community Banks: Risks and Rewards of Online Banking

Nearly 60 percent of Americans are accessing their finances online, and they love the convenience. But, as with all activities online, security is a concern. Learn how locally owned and operated banks hold an advantage in safeguarding customers.

Success Story: Platt Hill Nursery

Meet a fourth-generation grower who’s spent 30 years building a knowledgeable staff, pleasing loyal gardeners with quality plants. And to think he almost went to Wall Street …

12 Great Christmas Celebrations

The snow is coming, and so are the holiday festivities and traditions that we hold dear. From one of the largest light festivals in the Midwest to an historic downtown square, we highlight our favorite civic gatherings.

Community Banks: Seizing Opportunity with Super-Low Interest Rates

Home mortgage interest rates are at their lowest in 60 years, and community banks – that is, locally owned and operated institutions – are uniquely suited to help help customers seize an opportunity.