A New App to Explore Natural History

Now, there’s a way to learn about natural history without even stepping foot inside Rockford’s Burpee Museum.

NWQ Spring Getaway Guide

Our region offers endless opportunities for holiday escapes. Here are a few ideas for an easy weekend getaway this spring.

NWQ Winter Getaway Guide

Our region offers endless opportunities for holiday escapes. Here are a few ideas for an easy weekend getaway this winter.

Meet a Dinosaur at Burpee Museum of Natural History’s PaleoFest

The 18th annual event in Rockford promises captivating speakers, creative workshops and family-friendly activities to celebrate all things dinosaur.

Cheap Trick Star Opens Collection to Public

Rick Nielsen’s amazing collection of guitars and Cheap Trick memorabilia come out for a brand-new, traveling exhibit. See it first at this small museum in Illinois.