The Importance of School Leadership

One of the most important hiring processes in our community is going on right now — that for the new Freeport School District 145 superintendent. Why would the Greater Freeport Partnership be interested in the school district leader — after all, isn’t the...

Supporting Our Stephenson County Businesses

If one thinks of it at all, some people believe the term “economic development” is defined narrowly as bringing new business to the area. Of course, that is one element. In today’s world, though, I’d submit that business retention and growth is equally important....