Illinois May Lose Congressional Seat After 2020 Census
With a loss of over 100,000 residents in the last 9 years, and a steady population decrease over the last 5 years, 2020's census will probably cost us a seat.
Chicago's Shedd Aquarium Is Offering Free Admission
Shedd Aquarium, opened in 1930, and at one time the largest indoor aquarium in the world, is Chicago's most popular cultural attraction.
RMTD Invites You To Share Your Thoughts At Rider Forums
The Rockford Mass Transit District (RMTD), together with the Regional Planning Council, will be hosting a series of three Rider Forums in January.
Rockford BBB's Dennis Horton on Scam Calls, Cyber Security
The latest scam calls reported to the Rockford Police Department, the Top 10 scams of 2018, and cyber-security for 2019 from the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
Congressman Adam Kinzinger on Trump Speech, Shutdown, Syria
Congressman Kinzinger visited the WROK Morning Show on Wednesday morning for his monthly discussion of the issues.
Left Lane Hoggers in Illinois Might Face A $120 Fine
If you're one of those drivers who enjoys driving below the speed limit in the left-hand lane with angry drivers piling up behind you--consider yourself warned.
Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition Postponed By Warmth
Of all the different events in the Rockford area, the annual snow-sculpting competition is Mother Nature's favorite one to mess with.
Bears Kicker Cody Parkey is a Hot Topic on Social Media
Cody Parkey might not need Steve Bartman's level of protection, but many fans are extremely unhappy with him.
Wirepoints' Ted Dabrowski on Illinois' Pensions/Health Benefits
Illinois owes $73 billion in retiree health insurance benefits for state workers, yet doesn't have any money set aside to pay for it.
BBB's Dennis Horton on Package Thieves, Holiday Toy Scams
Be aware of fake celebrity product endorsements, toy scams that will end with you and your kids being very disappointed, and of course, porch pirates.
Illinois Hunter Bags 'One of the Largest Bucks Ever in America'
Keith Szablewski, of Johnston City, shot and killed the deer in November during the first weekend of the shotgun season, and experts are calling it a potential world record.
Illinoisans Are Planning On Hitting The Holiday Road
AAA Chicago forecasts that more than one-third of Americans, or about 112.5 million of us, will be traveling somewhere over the Christmas holiday.
Rockford Public Schools Are Starting Classes Later in 2019
The Rockford Public School District says they're changing the academic calendar to have the 1st day of school happen after Labor Day.
Rockford Family Puts Up A Very Cool Synced-Light Display
If you think you've got to take a road trip into the burbs to catch a high-tech, light-synced Christmas light display, Rockford's Andrew Plett is going to save you some gas money.
Take A Look At How Rockford's Doing With Credit Card Debt
The debt picture is worrisome nationwide, but some areas have bigger payment problems than others according to WalletHub’s report on the Cities with the Most & Least Credit Card Debt.