Northwest Quiz: Your Neighbor Cities

How well do you know your neighbors? Match each question to one of the cities from this list. Each city is used twice. No peeking! Answers are below.

Recreation & Destinations Calendar

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

Seven Ideal Spots for Your Business Retreat

Sometimes we need to get away from the daily grind, so we can celebrate success and strategize for the future. Discover seven great locations for your next meeting, and learn from the pros how to plan a successful event.

Nooks & Crannies, Winter 2012-13

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

How to Launch Your Own Enterprise

Have you ever thought about going into business for yourself? Whether or not you’re employed, maybe it’s time to branch out on your own, either full- or part-time. Here’s what you need to know.

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 enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

Autumn Drive Marks 25 Years

For this group of neighbors, charity literally starts at home. Discover how this unique rural event began, and how you can join the fun.

How Kids’ Bad Habits Lead to Health Crises

Those little habits you learn as a kid could come back to bite you as an adult. Learn from these experts why it’s so important to teach kids healthy habits, before they become a statistic.

Improved Procedures & Technological Advances in Heart Surgery

Thanks to new discoveries in technology and knowledge, heart surgery has undergone amazing advancements in the last decade. Discover some of the new techniques and treatments available.

Success Stories: Official Heating and Cooling

Meet a McHenry couple who are sharing their dreams and revitalizing their newly acquired business.