Illinois’ comeback story starts here.

Ken Jarosch: Jarosch Bakery

Ken Jarosch: Jarosch Bakery

“People should know [that] nobody appreciates the small businesses until they’re gone."

Katie Anderson: Anderson’s Candy Shop

Katie Anderson: Anderson’s Candy Shop

“Every day at work I hold my breath until 2:30 when the governor goes on to [say] what’s going to happen next."