The director of a Rockford social service agency has completed a 900-mile walk to Washington D.C.
It was no April Fools' Day joke. Deacon Lou Ness has been walking every day since April First with a mission to make it to the nation's capital. It was part of an effort to raise awareness for poverty in local communities. She's the director of Rockford's Shelter Care Ministries. She finished what she started this weekend.
Anderson Japanese Gardens has been chosen the highest quality Japanese Gardens in North America by Sukiya Living Magazine (The Journal of Japanese Gardening) in a recent ranking. According to a press release from Anderson, a panel of 41 Japanese garden specialists considered over 300 public Japanese gardens and ranked the gardens based on defined characteristics including subtleness, natural beauty, moderation and human scale.