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SwedishAmerican Foundation Kicks Off Yard of the Month Contest with Neighbors

Years ago, my neighborhood had an ongoing "yard of the month" award, complete with a sign that declared your yard to be awesome, and, I think a gift card was thrown in as well. I wouldn't know for sure, because my yard never won. 

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The Holbourne Musuem Unveils A New Bruce Munro Light Installation
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Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens is Looking for Volunteers for “Bruce Munro–Light”

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens will be seen in a whole new light this summer and fall, and there are plenty of opportunities for you to help out and be a part of this spectacular, new, garden-wide art installation.

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Here’s How You Can Help a Rockford Shooting Victim and His Family

By now, most of us are familiar with the story of the innocent motorist who was shot and critically wounded when he and his wife were caught in the crossfire during a gang-related shootout near Longwood and Rural earlier this month. What you might not know is that they really need some help.

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Rockford Town Fair To Return June 1-4

Get ready for the family event of the summer, Rockford Town Fair returns this June!

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Anderson Japanese Gardens Opens Their 2017 Season this Friday

Do a little Google-ing about the top places to visit in Illinois, and you'll see a familiar name pop up in list after list: Rockford's own Anderson Japanese Gardens.

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Van Galder Bus/Coach USA Suspends Service From the Clock Tower Resort

In a sign of the times, one more change is happening out at the Clock Tower Resort--it's being eliminated as a pick up/drop off point for motor coach connections to O'Hare and Midway.

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Area Law Enforcement Saturation Patrols Produce Results Over the Easter Weekend

Our longtime friend, Ken Decoster, joins the WROK Morning Show every Tuesday after the 8:30am news to share the latest from both the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office and Crimestoppers. One of our topics this morning was the results of the weekend's "saturation patrols" of high crime areas.

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Greeting Card from Rockford, Illinois. ca. 1941, Rockford, Illinois, USA, Rockford, founded in 1834, is the third largest city in the state of Illinois. Population more than 85,000. Noted for its machine tool and furniture industries. Just a few miles sou
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Throwback Thursday: Rockford in 1949

I see people posting "Throwback Thursday" photos and video all over social media every week, so I went looking through the archives and happened upon a really cool, well-produced look at life in Rockford at the mid-point of the last century.

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Dance With Dinosaurs In Rockford This Weekend

Andrea from GoRockford.com made her weekly visit to the show to tell us what to do this weekend.

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San Francisco Career Fair Helps Military Veterans Find Jobs
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Shannon From Goodwill Talks About How to Get a New Job This Weekend

This morning on the WROK Morning Show, Shannon Halverson from Goodwill stopped by our studios to discuss the Community Job Fair going on tomorrow at Lou Bachrodt AutoMall.

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