Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to impact our region in many ways. We enjoy highlighting places of worship and their work both at home and abroad. ...

Once a couple of sleepy districts along the Fox River, East and West Dundee are roaring to new life. Stefanie Dell’Aringa met up with a few of the people whose investments are transforming these sister communities into a must-see destination. ...

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

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

During the Civil War, Allan Pinkerton was creating a "Secret Service," foiling assassination attempts and rooting out Confederate spies. Jon McGinty explains how Pinkerton found his calling in the Fox Valley. ...

Breakfast is just the starting point for the inventive menu at this spot in downtown Crystal Lake. Meet the inventive chef who puts a creative, and healthy, spin on every meal. ...

Meet a cardiologist who's found success in treating heart disease and helping patients to live heart-healthy lifestyles. ...

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