Back when there was a different attitude about downtown Rockford, a tight-knit group of neighbors fought off disinvestment, apathy and absentee landlords to restore East Rockford’s first settlement. ...

The need for skilled nurses is growing exponentially, and there's an easy pathway for those who want to work while furthering their education. Best of all, it's available right here in our region. ...

This mom and mentor is on a mission to help teenage girls overcome poverty and personal struggle. Learn about her own obstacles and how they led her to prepare local, at-risk girls for success in life. ...

A new Mobil/Kelley's Market location has arrived, and with it comes a new service to a growing market. But unlike other growth stories, this market isn't at the edge of urban sprawl. ...

Despite its time during a rocky period in the nation's history, this family-owned company has persevered to become a flourishing local staple one decade later. ...

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