A Closer Look at Treatment for Mental Illness

Mental illness is curable and treatment goes beyond medication. Discover some of the latest breakthroughs in treatment and how they promise new, effective treatments for mental and behavioral illnesses.

10 Tips for Mastering Your Next Tee-Off

Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to the game, prepare for the golf season with these tips from our region’s pros.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation and Destinations Calendar

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

Gastrointestinal Disease: Proper Treatments Save Lives

Many gastrointestinal-related diseases and cancers come with specific symptoms and advancing treatments. Learn the signs and know how to prevent these conditions.

Reveal a New You in the New Year

Take advantage of the New Year’s spirit by getting a hard start on your resolutions. Here’s how our region’s leading practices can help to refresh your look.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We highlight places of worship, one in the country and one in the city.

The Right Flooring Makes All the Difference

One of the most important visual elements in our home, flooring and countertops are an essential component that ties together a home. Learn how new technologies and materials are enabling cozy new looks in our homes.

Know Your Neighbors: Betty Brown

She gave up a career in nursing long ago, but this Elgin socialite and philanthropist maintains a fierce passion for taking care of others.

100 Buy-Local Shopping Stops

Why settle for the mall when our region has so many great shops? Ditch the road traffic and instead experience a day on the rails, stopping in at several downtown shopping districts along the Metra lines.

Elgin Symphony Orchestra: Spreading Joy Through Music

These musicians frequent local hospitals to share music’s therapeutic power. Learn how their work can have a powerful effect on patients, hospital staff and the musicians themselves.