Success Story: Advanced Preventative Cardiology

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

Surgery Evolves, from First Cut to Cutting Edge

Scalpel, Please! Imagine that first shaky hand lifting a pointed object and performing the world’s first surgery. Harder to imagine is that first surgery originating in the late Stone Age….
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Class(ical) Acts Abound in the ’Burbs

Our region has no shortage of fine classical music orchestras. Here’s a preview of what’s coming up at some of our favorite regional orchestras.

Jimmy’s Charhouse: Great Food, Warm Atmosphere, Reasonable Prices

Discover an Elgin restaurant that’s ‘staked’ a position in the community, through a wide menu of mouthwatering food.

Preparing for Tomorrow’s Jobs, Today

Times change, and those who can’t adapt get left behind. Discover five higher education programs that openly embrace today’s trends and workforce needs, while preparing students for the jobs of tomorrow.

Events at a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our neck of the Old Northwest Territory! Here are some fun events coming up this season.

Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.

Gail Borden Public Library

SuperCroc Exhibit, May 4-Aug 18
270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin

Spring Golf: All Play is Work for the Golf Pros

It’s not all fun and games for the golf pros, but their office is pretty enviable. Meet the pros at some of our favorite area courses, and discover what they love about their jobs.

Nooks & Crannies

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.