There’s no better time than winter to visit Peoria, when we all long for a touch of the familiar and the comfortable. The fact this city has attractions galore doesn’t hurt, either.
Agriculture inspired Mercer County farmer and photographer Michael Zecher to go into professional photography – and it also cultivated his career.
The origin of corn dogs on a stick has an Illinois connection, tracing its roots to the Cozy Dog Drive-in on Route 66 in Springfield.
See the work of Illinois State University student artists at this gallery in Normal, Illinois.
Explore this hands-on discovery museum in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
Natasha Lehrer, a 22-year-old from Big Rock, Illinois in Kane County is the owner of Esther’s Place Fiber Arts Studio, a business she started in a restored Victorian home when she was 18.
Go back in time at the McLean County Museum of History in Illinois.
Sager Farms in Kell, Illinois has raised peaches and apples for more than 30 years.
Learn about the eco-awareness efforts in the works at Kankakee Community College’s new sustainability center in Kankakee, Illinois.
Maria Kemp of Decadence Bakery discusses opening a new business in McLean County, Illinois in this business brief.
Celebrated for its excellent golfing opportunities, awe-inspiring architecture, rich history and expansive educational opportunities, Bloomington is the county seat of McLean County.
Enjoy the simpler things in life at Douglas Hart Nature Center in Mattoon.
The sixth and seventh generations run Eckert’s Country Store and Farms in Belleville, the largest you-pick apple and peach orchard in the nation.
Located in East Central Illinois, Champaign is a city that’s pulsating with cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities that compel visitors to come back again and again.
McLean County’s Ropp family finds a niche with its artisan cheese business.