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Welcome to Northwest Quarterly Magazine’s special guide to this region’s outstanding locally owned businesses.

If you're new to the Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin region, this guide will serve as a "Smart" guide to living a high-quality lifestyle in our beautiful part of the Old Northwest Territory. If you've lived here for a while, we believe you'll be pleasantly surprised by how much more you'll learn about this region.

Use this website as a resource for discovering our area's best locally owned businesses -- the same businesses that help to make this a vibrant and thriving community. Our Guide to Healthcare is the region's most comprehensive directory of medical talent across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin, connecting you to a variety of medical necessities.

To get started, just type what you're looking for in the search box above, or start browsing our local businesses by category. You hold the power to tranform our region, and it begins by doing your part to contribute to our local economy.

No purchase necessary! Pick up your copy of the Smart Living Annual Guide at any of the businesses listed in this directory.

You can subscribe to Northwest Quarterly Magazine by mailing us at 222 Seventh St., Rockford, IL, 61104. Indicate which regional edition you want (Northern IL/Southern WI or Northwest Chicagoland), and send us a check for $24.95. You can also email subs@northwestquarterly.com and send us a check.

To place a magazine or website ad, or for information on our advertising rates, call (815) 316-2300.


222 Seventh St.
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 316-2300

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