Rochelle is Hosting the National Skydiving Championships
Winners in 10 competitive skydiving disciplines will be named National Champions, a selection of which will represent the United States at the World Meet this October in Australia.
These Are The Best and Worst Illinois Cities For Jobs
Personal-finance site WalletHub ran the numbers on the job-seeker-friendliness of more than 120 Illinois cities.
The Rockford BBB Warns of Check Fraud Scams and More
From check fraud scams to something called "Whaling," to credit report safeguards, Rockford's Better Business Bureau has its eye on scammers.
ALDI is Looking to Fill 300 Rockford-Area Positions
This Wednesday and Thursday, ALDI is hosting hiring events to fill positions in their Rockford, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Roscoe, Freeport and Belvidere stores.
There's a Battle Over a Pig Going on in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Strawberry, an emotional support pig, is at the center of a dispute between a Wisconsin village and the woman who loves her.
Six Chicago Museums Are Offering Free Admission This Month
If it's been awhile since you've taken a museum road-trip to Chicago, and you love to save money, some Chicago museums have quite a deal for you.
IllinoisTop200 Names Walt Disney Top Illinois Entertainer
The Top 200 project lets Illinoisans vote every two weeks on the state’s most inspiring leaders, greatest inventions, top businesses and much more.
Congressman Adam Kinzinger on McCain, Kavanaugh, Manufacturing
Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-16th) joins the WROK Morning Show monthly for a discussion of the issues.
How Bad is Illinois' Bullying Problem?
According to the CDC, 19% of students in grades 9-12 in the U.S. said they were bullied on school property in the previous 12 months.
Illinois Policy's Adam Schuster on the Pension Crisis
Adam Schuster, Illinois Policy's Director of Budget and Tax Research, joined the WROK Morning Show to discuss tax hikes versus reform.
Join the Rockford Police Department for a K9 Fundraiser
The Rockford Police Department has 5 dogs on staff as K9 officers, and they'd like your help in raising the funds for bringing another dog aboard.
RMTD Makes Policy Change Effective September 1st
The Rockford Mass Transit District (RMTD) announced Thursday it will no longer pick up passengers who are not at designated stops.
The RACVB Has Some Great Ideas For Fall Fun
The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) knows pretty much every spot where Fall fun and adventure is taking place--and they're sharing.
Would You Welcome This Festival to Rockford?
Folks in Bunol, Spain get together every year and throw 30,000 pounds of tomatoes at each other in an event they call "La Tomatina." Well, we have tomatoes here, too.
Six Flags Great America Announces New Roller Coaster
If the fastest acceleration in North America combined with the tallest and fastest double-inversion in the world appeals to you, you're gonna love this.
Get Ready to #FallForRockford September 22nd
Mark your calendar for a brand new downtown Rockford festival, happening September 22nd.
Revised Illinois Law Frees Cops to Rescue Suffering Dogs and Cats
Despite near-constant warnings and advisories about not leaving dogs and cats to suffer in extreme heat or cold, it still happens with alarming frequency.
Watch Rick Nielsen and Rkfd/Winnebago County Cops Rock It!
It's called the Lip Sync Challenge, and it's big fun (with some laughs) from coast to coast.
Stillman's Bill Polasky is a Finalist For IL Teacher of the Year
The Stillman Valley social studies teacher has been named among the best in the state, according to the Illinois Board of Education.
Well, There's Your Problem--Python Under the Hood
In most places, the discussion is usually the number of horses under the hood, not the size of the constricting snake.