Mind & Spirit
(Mc)Help is a Click Away in McHenry County

With the help of a new mobile phone app, a new 24/7 crisis network is here for those suffering from depression, substance abuse, bullying, suicide and more.

Houses of Worship: Living the Faith

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.






Events @ a Glance: Mind and Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.






NWQ Guide to Colleges 2017

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region.






Improving the College Admissions Process at Elgin Academy

As the number of students applying to colleges continues to rise, Elgin Academy is helping students to reach the college of their choice, and to improve the search experience for high schoolers.