When Business and Philanthropy Go Hand-in-Hand

Philanthropy comes in many forms, and it’s top of mind this time of year. Discover some of the ways that businesses, employees and owners can further their business goals while doing something good.

Breakthrough Cardiac Health Care

Thanks to revolutionary technology and innovative procedures, cardiac care has immensely improved in recent years. Learn how local hospitals are leaders when it comes to providing breakthrough cardiac health services.






(Mc)Help is a Click Away in McHenry County

With the help of a new mobile phone app, a new 24/7 crisis network is here for those suffering from depression, substance abuse, bullying, suicide and more.






Woodstock Fine Arts Association Leaves a Creative Imprint on the Community

From saving the Woodstock Opera House to providing students with scholarships, the Woodstock Fine Arts Association has positively impacted its community over the past half-century. Learn what this organization has to offer year round.






Button Down for Winter’s Wrath

Don’t wait until after the cold’s set in to fix problems in your home. Instead, take the efficient route and learn how to prepare your home for the chilly months ahead.






A Diverse Lineup of Entertainment Ahead

You don’t have to travel far to find world-class musical and theatrical performances. Check out the lineup of top-notch entertainment that’s coming to the Raue Center for the Arts.






Find a “New You” This Fall

Instead of making excuses as to why you’re unsatisfied with your appearance, how about embracing a new, more confident version of yourself? Meet some of our region’s providers who can help you to reach your goals.






Banking & the Economy: Rising Optimism Means Growth Opportunity

Encouraged by increasing demand, many of our region’s small business leaders are making the commitment to expand or to launch their new enterprise. Before you pull the trigger, learn how banking services can help you to reach your goal.






Northwest Quiz: We Call it Home

How well do you know the history of northwest Chicagoland? Take our quiz and test your knowledge on these noteworthy properties.






Know Your Neighbors: Lisa Haderlein

Inspired by a lifelong fascination with nature and conservation, this McHenry County leader is lending a voice to plants and animals, as she leads an effort to preserve the region’s natural heritage – including oak trees as old as three or four centuries.