Fully embracing digital fabrication, the “maker movement,” and communities that build entrepreneurs, Harper College is jumping in head-first as it builds a new hub that promises to fuel area manufacturing. ...

School's almost out, and with summer comes lots of extra free time for our area youngsters. Discover a few local programs that can help to keep these young minds active, enlightened and prepared for a new year. ...

Forget what you think you know about factories. Many of today’s production centers are clean, high-tech places to work – and these employers are thirsty for a new generation of workers. ...

You may know it better as Dole Mansion, but creative types in Crystal Lake know this park for its rich performing and visual arts opportunities. Paul Anthony Arco leads a tour of this cultural haven. ...