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Get Ready To Grocery Shop In Rockford Without Leaving Your Car

This might be the greatest thing since Instacart was announced in Rockford, but this one is FREE. Yup, you read that correctly.

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It Was “A Miracle That No One Was Killed” in Marengo House Explosion

The fiery explosion Sunday morning that hurt two people and damaged more than 50 homes "could have been so much worse" according to fire officials and witnesses.

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Even if You’re Not Swedish, You’ll Love Midsommar 2017 This Weekend

It's that time of year again, when Rockford's Swedish Historical Society presents Midsommar, the traditional Swedish festival which is celebrated worldwide and welcomes the arrival of the summer solstice. This event is such a good time that even people with zero Swedish ancestry (assuming that's even possible in Rockford) flock to it every year.

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Where To View Full Solar Eclipse In Illinois August

The total solar eclipse of the heart on August 21, 2017 will be visible across the entire United States. We can tell you, specifically, when and where it can be seen in Illinois.

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Epic Roscoe Pool Fail Turns Into New Kind of Sunday Funday
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Epic Roscoe Pool Fail Turns Into New Kind of Sunday Funday

Last Summer I looked forward to Sunday every weekend. We all go to my friend Kim's house to grill, eat, drink, tan, swim, and be silly. Yesterday was a bit different.

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Rockford and Sycamore Portillos Announce The Return of their Famed Lemon Cake
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Rockford and Sycamore Portillo’s Announce The Return of their Famed Lemon Cake

Do you remember that dude who offered a $300 bounty for the return of Portillo's lemon cake. Yes, lemon cake. It's coming back!

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Taking a Look at Illinois’ Economic Health Compared to Other States

We haven't had a working budget in the Land of Lincoln for years. We've got pension problems galore, the highest property taxes in the nation, and a pile of overdue bills that would make the strongest desk sag under the weight. So really, could any state be in worse economic shape that we are? In a word: yes. 

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Chicago Man Goes On An Unbelievable Racist Rant In A Starbucks

Pretty sure some members of the KKK took a look at this guy and were like "you might want to tone it down a bit dude."

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Winnebago County Health Department Reminds You to Watch Out for These Guys

And by these guys, I mean ticks. Warmer weather is here and Winnebago County is already seeing an increased number in Lyme Disease cases over last year's numbers.

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It’s Tick Season Again In Rockford

It's that time of the year to be proactive when it comes to ticks, which have been known to carry Lyme disease. Here's tips on how to protect and treat tick bites.

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