This Episcopal priest has made a long career of helping people to recover from their addictions. With a background in counseling, this Barrington Hills resident embraces a different way of serving others this season. ...

Rockford's merriest and brightest event of the year is back on Nov. 26. Discover what to expect at this year's Stroll on State festival. ...

These locally owned fine jewelers know what she’ll want this holiday season. Step inside and discover this season's dazzling jewelry trends. ...

Make holiday decorating a joyful experience, with a little help from the design experts. Discover how carefully placed lighting, colors and decorations can make all the difference. ...

So many special holidays are celebrated during this time of year, and each comes with specific traditions. Test your knowledge of these winter festivals. ...

Maintaining your weight during the holiday season is tough, what with all that rich, heavy food around. Tiffanie Young, of Centegra Health System, offers pointers on how to eat smart and have fun. ...

This teacher-turned-financial planner spreads plenty of Christmas cheer with his work during Geneva's annual Christmas Walk, but he's also a passionate photographer and world traveler. ...

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

Longtime local journalist Toni Rocha captures holiday magic with a collection of original stories set in Wisconsin. Read an excerpt from her new book and discover her inspiration. ...

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