Northwest Quiz: Local Presidential Connections

From U.S. presidents to also-rans and powerful Washington influencers, Illinois and Wisconsin residents have enjoyed a long and colorful connection with the White House. Test your knowledge of local history.

NWQ Guide to Colleges 2015

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region.

VetsRoll: Saluting Our Greatest Generation

It’s still not too late to thank many of the men and women who defended our freedom during the 1940s and ’50s. Jon McGinty shares how a local family does just that, by sponsoring a unique trip for our aging veterans.

Summer Vacation Travel Guide

It’s time to pack up the van and head out for a summer vacation. But forget about those long cross-country drives. Here are five of our favorite places to play, right here in our region.