A Publication of WTVP


The New Normal

Uptown Normal raises the bar on what’s possible in urban redevelopment At its simplest and most functional, Normal’s Uptown Circle resolves a troublesome intersection of streets in the town’s historic

You Gotta See This
Galesburg Scene

All Aboard for Galesburg

History, tourism and industry keep this resilient city moving forward. Galesburg is a railroad town. Evidence of the city’s proud railroading heritage is everywhere. School sports teams have names like

Ottawa cityscape and river view

Opportunistic Ottawa

The present embraces the past in scenic, historic river town. Ottawa has been called one of the “10 small towns in Illinois that offer nothing but peace and quiet.”   

The Washington Way

Neighborly reputation, hometown character, rich history distinguish this growing Tazewell County town

Welcome to Brimfield sign Employees on shop floor

Brimfield Beckons

This Peoria County community packs a punch beyond its population