Before Wisconsin became the cheese capital, dairy farms in Kane and McHenry counties were milking a golden opportunity in Chicago. Join Jim Killam for a look into the industry’s past and the effort to protect the family farms and open pastures that still remain. ...

Some holiday activities are so quintessentially Midwestern that we just have to take time and enjoy them this season. See how well you recognize these treasured traditions around northern Illinois. ...

Stagecoach trails became the first formal infrastructure for Illinois travel. Join retired college professor Mark Schwendau and his wife, Karen, as they travel the Galena-Chicago stagecoach trail by motorcycle and note interesting landmarks. ...

You don't have to travel far to find world-class musical and theatrical performances. Check out the lineup of top-notch entertainment that’s coming to the Raue Center for the Arts. ...

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. ...

This homegrown purveyor of Wisconsin cheeses is going strong more than 80 years after its founding. Discover what awaits your visit to Shullsburg. ...

We've waited a long time for that World Series victory, and sweet memories of it still linger. Test your knowledge of our hometown ball club. ...

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

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

Aaron Poling has been in the garage door business since he was 10. He shares insight on what it takes to run a garage door business and what separates his company from the competition. ...