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Norton’s USA: A Uniquely American General Store

‘Buy American’ is more than a feel-good slogan for Deborah Leydig. It’s a way of life, and of business. Discover this creative shop designed to help our neighbors.

City Church/Country Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

Events at a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There are so many fun events in our region! Here’s a collection of many events that are guaranteed to nurture the mind and spirit.

Judson University: Higher Education and a Higher Calling

Fifty years after its founding along the Fox River in Elgin, this dynamic, Christian college is reflecting on its successes and sowing the seeds for another half-century. Discover how this small school is accomplishing big things.

Rising Above the Grief

Rising above personal pain, Chicago-born Tom Zuba uses his own experience with grief and tragedy to comfort others.