As the economy improves, consumers are returning to luxuries they may have eliminated in hard times. Josh Sickler, of Sikich LLP, suggests a few tax considerations for your luxury purchases. ...

Tool and die makers produce parts used in most every kind of industry. Step inside Rockford Toolcraft and learn how Rockford’s manufacturing prowess supplies some of the country’s most recognizable brands. ...

When done properly, this equestrian sport looks like a simple dance routine, but it takes years of training for both horse and rider. Explore the team effort required to produce a champion. ...

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues. ...

Locally controlled, this radio family continues to grow, by focusing on the process rather than the product. Learn how clever thinking in a time of change has led to success. ...

FHN prides itself on providing quality care for all patients. Discover how cutting-edge technology and specialized staff create a healthy hospital environment. ...

When Jody Deery suddenly lost her husband in 1984, she had a decision to make: Would she continue to run Rockford Speedway? With the help of her eight children, Deery has triumphed as a legendary racing promoter. ...

From gas and charcoal to ceramic and pellet, choosing a grill requires an informed decision. Find out which one fits your cooking needs, and learn about area experts who can help you throughout the buying process. ...

The owner of downtown favorites Abreo and Social this summer reveals his newest creation, a modern take on the classic American diner. Find out what awaits. ...