Stories From The DriftlessBy Mike Byrne – SHORT RECAPA few more steps and I was out in the fields behind the farm buildings.  Now I knew how bad the wind had become.  It blew the snow so hard it stung my cheeks.  I bent my head down, turned up myContinue Reading

There is fun for the whole family in Freeport and Stephenson County. Enjoy our parks, museums and other indoor and outdoor activities for kids and families. Krape Park Explore beautiful Krape Park, awarded “Outstanding Multi-use Facility” by the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association. Heavily wooded Krape Park features a picturesqueContinue Reading

By Rick Pedersen –  Finding a passion for the outdoors can occur at any age, and the inspirational story of Dana Sacia is a great example to prove that point. Dana is a self-described city girl gone country. She was born and raised in the city and graduated in 1993.Continue Reading