A New Study Reveals Illinois' Most Hated Food
Somewhere, Mikey from the Life Cereal commercials is laughing at us.
Batavia Man Dies Hunting For Hidden Treasure
At least four other people have died since 2013 in Yellowstone Park looking for something called "Fenn's Treasure."
Check Out Illinois' Spot on the Sinful States List
Keep in mind that one person's sinful place is another person's tourist attraction.
Monday's Fog Had Rockford Drivers On Edge
If you were out and about around the Rockford area last night, you got a nice mix of gloomy and foggy--and some nervous drivers, too.
Wisconsin's Wandering Mountain Lion Makes Another Stop
For the 2nd time in a little over a week, a very big cat has been spotted making its way across the state of Wisconsin.
You Can Help Select the 'Illinois Top 200'
We, as Illinoisans, get to take part in our state’s 200th birthday by choosing the 200 greatest people, places and things in state history in online voting
Rockford Area Weather: From Snow to Heavy Rain
We're really getting a look at diversity here in the Rockford area. Unfortunately, it's a diversity of weather conditions.
Wisconsin Has Been Having Some Mountain Lion Sightings
A Washington County, Wisconsin family's home security cameras got a really good look at a late night visitor a few days back.
Rockford, Beware of the 'Ice Daggers of Doom' at Your House
With the ups and downs of Rockford area temperatures lately, we're seeing a lot of melting going on. With the melting, we're also seeing a lot of what the Weather Channel calls "ice daggers of doom."
Congressman Randy Hultgren on Infrastructure, Tax Cuts, and More
14th District Congressman Randy Hultgren called in to the WROK Morning Show on Wednesday for his monthly discussion of the current issues in the House of Representatives.
Rockford's 'Our City, Our Story' is Something Really Special
Pablo Korona, a Rockford-based visual storyteller, video producer, and director has a real gift for showing Rockford and Rockfordians in warm and intimate way. His story of "Merle + Stella" is yet another outstanding example.
When is Augmented Climbing Coming to Rockford?
That was the question my 24 year old son Spencer asked me yesterday as he looked at some really cool video of a new type of wall-climbing called "Augmented Climbing."
Chicago's Channel 7 is Red-Faced Over P.F. Chang Olympics
We know that the Olympic Games have some big-spending sponsors, but after a thorough checking, we can confirm that P.F. Chang's is not one of them.
Congrats, Rockford! We're Snowfall Record-Setters!
If you hate everything having to do with snow, you'll probably not care, but we did just set a snow-related record here in the Rockford area.
Rockford Barbershoppers Bring Harmony to Valentine's Day
Friday morning on the WROK Morning Show, we were treated to a mini-concert from some friends with the Rockford Barbershop Chorus.
New Trier High School Sets World Record for Twins
According to the folks at Guinness World Records, New Trier High School in Winnetka has broken not one, but two world records.
I'll Take '#Snow in 4 Words' for 500, Alex
Hey, maybe you've already heard this, but it looks like we're going to be getting some snow over the next day or so. From what we hear, it could be a lot.
Local Blood Donations Are Down Due to Flu and Bad Weather
Freezing temperatures, along with snow & ice, have joined forces with the flu epidemic to keep many regular blood donors away from the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC).
Congressman Adam Kinzinger on Tax Cuts, RFD, Space, and More
16th District Congressman Adam Kinzinger joined the WROK Morning Show Wednesday morning for his monthly visit to discuss some of today's issues.
Economically, Good Things are Happening in the Rockford Area
Nathan Bryant, President and CEO of the Rockford Area Economic Development Council joined the WROK Morning Show this morning to fill us in on some really positive economic news for the Rockford area.