Genuine Northwest, Fall Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.

Northwest Quiz: Illinois or Wisconsin?

This may be “flyover country,” but our region has led the nation through many important milestones, both in social movements and product innovations. See if you can figure out which state each occasion took place, marking I for Illinois, or W for Wisconsin.

Genuine Northwest, Summer Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.

Success Stories: The Bramble Patch

The Bramble Patch boasts the largest collection of Polish pottery in Wisconsin. Meet the mother and daughter team behind this unique business and find out how a sweet condiment got this venture started.

Homegrown Suffragists and the 19th Amendment

As Illinois and Wisconsin raced to be the first states that enshrined women’s voting rights in the Constitution, a wider movement was being led by women with deep ties to our region. A century later, their work is still being felt.

Nooks & Crannies, Winter Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

7 Luxurious Winter Retreats

Are you in the mood for a weekend getaway with plenty of luxury? Check out a few places in our region that’ll help you live like royalty this winter.

NWQ Getaway Guide, Holiday Edition

A great weekend’s journey is hours away. Here are some excellent places to visit.

Holiday Shopping: 20 Gift Ideas You Won’t Find on Amazon

If your idea of holiday shopping is buying what a robot thinks you want, you’re missing out. We think there’s something irresistible about searching local stores for unique treasures. So, we tracked down a few ideas to help you get started.

Northwest Quiz: Forgotten History

Our nation is very young, but thousands of important events have already been forgotten. Test your knowledge of the region once known as the “Old Northwest Territory.” Scroll down for…
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