Nachusa Grasslands: Where the Bison Now Roam

For the first time in almost 200 years, a herd of wild bison is roaming land east of the Mississippi River. Jon McGinty explains how these mighty animals — so symbolic of America’s heritage — are helping to restore prairie.

10 Fun Fall Getaways

Autumn is the perfect time to explore the Midwest, as trees turn vibrant colors, farmers harvest golden fields and cool breezes remind us that we’ll soon be spending a lot of time indoors. Here are 10 quintessential destinations.