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Seize the Autumn Spirit


No place else can you experience fall quite lik you will here in the Midwest. Because it’s a season to savor, we’ve assembled a list of our favorite ways to enjoy autumn in northwest Chicagoland.

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Life on a Centennial Farm

Though gradually disappearing from the landscape, family farms remain a treasured institution in our region. Meet a Sugar Grove family whose members have been farming the same land for nearly 175 years.






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McHenry County College Celebrates 50 Years

Community college has changed immensely over the past 50 years, but this school’s dedication to a quality education remains steadfast. Look back at MCC’s past and how it has maintained its promise.






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Megan West: Bringing Polo to the Layman

Success on the polo field requires both strength and smarts – and Megan West is mastering both. Meet this dynamic young athlete and discover how she’s helping to make polo accessible to all.






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Tastes Like Summer: 14 True Hometown Festivals

Rid the word “boring” from your vocabulary. We’ve picked out more than a dozen quintessential hometown festivals that are sure to fill up your summer schedule with food, music and a little magic.






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