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In Case You Missed It–Here are the Results of the Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition

Mother Nature did force a postponement of the Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition at Sinnissippi Park, but she didn't force a cancellation, as teams got together (albeit a week later) and got to work last week making works of art out of blocks of snow. In case you couldn't attend, or were unaware how it turned out, let's take a look at who got the votes.

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Lake Geneva’s Abominable Snow Race is Worth the Drive This Weekend

A friend of mine who lives in Atlanta asks me these questions every winter (especially when we're getting blitzed with snow, ice, and/or subzero temperatures): "How do you people live like that? And, why do you live like that?"

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Everything You Wanted To Know About The Chocoholic Frolic

Amy Newell from The Arc has all the answers to any questions you might have had about this year's Chocoholic Frolic. 

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Orchids Will Be In Bloom This Weekend

You may not have seen sun for what seems like a month but orchids are actually in bloom this weekend.

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Here’s the Latest on Rockford’s Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition

Every Friday morning on the WROK Morning Show, our friend Laura Gibbs-Green of the Rockford Park District joins at around 7:25 with a look at what the Park District has going on for you and your family to get out and see, do, and enjoy. This morning, the topic was snow sculpting.

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Score Yourself Some McDonald’s Special Sauce in Rockford Today

For those who don't think that dreams really do come true--you've obviously never dreamed of being handed a free bottle of McDonald's "Special Sauce." For those in Rockford who have dared to dream of having their own bottle of the stuff, today is your lucky day.

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Downtown Chicago To Be Overrun With Dog Statues This Summer

It's been eighteen (18!!) years since the city of Chicago rolled the dice and installed cow statues all over the city. That was a success so they're trying it again, but with dogs. 

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Let’s Take a Look at Some Rockford Weather Records

This morning, on the WROK Morning Show, Joe and I were discussing the latest news out of the western part of the US--in particular, the incredibly heavy snowfalls being experienced by Colorado, Idaho, and other neighboring states. Hundreds of roofs have collapsed, with hundreds more in danger of collapse. That discussion led us to Rockford's winter of 1979.

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Rockford Area, Don’t Forget to Grab Some Free Pine Mulch Before It’s Gone

It may not seem like it, but sooner or later, we're going to reach Springtime, and it'll be time to get out in the yard. Lawn-fertilizing, flower-planting, mulch-spreading Springtime. And, thanks to Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB), if you act while supplies last, you won't have to pay for the mulch.

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PAWS Furball Is Right Around The Corner

We here at WROK are huge fans of the PAWS Humane Society and new it's time to help them out. 

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