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Rockford City Market Introducing New Food Festival This July

Mark your calendars now for Rockford's first ever "Bite Nite" happening on July 22, 2017.

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Man Shot Outside Rockford Justice Center

Ken Decoster from CrimeStoppers made his weekly visit to the show.

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What to Avoid During Rockford’s Current Heatwave

As I write this, Rockford's current temperature reading is only 84 degrees. However, before the day is out, we'll see temps over 90 degrees with a heat index that goes even higher. The next several days may bring even warmer temperatures--maybe even as high as 95.

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Rockford is Seeing the Light at Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens

A while back, I told you that the Rockford Park District was looking for a big volunteer effort to put together what promised to be an astoundingly cool exhibit called "Bruce Munro-Light."

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Magic Waters Offering Discount Through June

With the summer heat in full effect there is no better place to stay cool than Magic Waters. The deal they're running won't burn a hole in your pocket, either.

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Here’s All The Cooling Centers In The Rockford Area

The heat wave is supposed to continue all week. Here are all the spots you can go to cool down. 

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Here’s A List Of Venomous Snakes You Can Find In Illinois

A rather large snake was recently spotted in Rock Cut State Park. In related news, I won't be going to Rock Cut for another 10 years. 

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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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