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. ...

FDR’s New Deal brought many public projects to our region, but what’s lesser known is the impact these programs had on local artists. You can still find their works at post offices around the nation, including numerous spots across Illinois and Wisconsin. Here’s a helpful guide. ...

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

'Roughing it' in the woods typically means spending a night on the hard ground – but it doesn't have to, anymore. Explore these seven unique places where you can reconnect with the land, according to your style. ...