U.S. Attorney Sets Up Election Day Fraud Hotline
If you get the idea that something is amiss at your polling place today (Election Day), there's a toll-free number to call to report it.
Lincoln Library Celebrates Illinois' 200 Years With 4 Presidents
As part of the Illinois bicentennial celebration, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is highlighting four Presidents with an Illinois pedigree.
Illinois is Well Represented at Arizona Diamondbacks Ballpark
When you've got an area made up of transplanted Illinoisans, you've got to deliver a taste of home.
Expect Some Delays in Downtown Rockford This Weekend
Lots of things going on over the weekend here in Rockford, so try to be patient if you encounter a delay or two.
Congressman Kinzinger on the Economy, Tax Cuts, Syria, Russia
16th District Congressman Adam Kinzinger joins the WROK Morning Show monthly for a discussion of the issues.
Local Film About Tinker Swiss Cottage is Coming to Amazon
"Tinker's Shadow: The Hidden History of Tinker Swiss Cottage" takes a look at the spooky side of a Rockford treasure.
Illinois Bicentennial Craft Beer ‘1818’ Now Available
Hey, a state turns 200 only once, so why not celebrate with a bicentennial beer?
Illinois Has the Highest Tax Rates in the Country
A ranking of the tax rates of all 50 states along with the District of Columbia has our state coming in dead last.
Illinois Tops Previous Employment Level Peak
Manufacturing is leading the way. Over the last year, manufacturing payrolls accounted for close to half of the total increase of jobs in Illinois.
Home Offered for Illinois Bobcat Seized in Gun Raid
Thanks to some wildlife sanctuaries, Lynxie the Bobcat's story will have a happier ending than its beginning.
Take a Tour of Cubs Spring Training at Sloan Park
On Wednesday of this week, I'll be hopping on a plane with a bunch of Cub fan WROK listeners and heading out to Cubs Spring Training in Mesa, Arizona.
The Blues Brothers is the Top Movie in State History
Let the arguments begin.
Your Ride Home Monday May Look Like This
We've had weather in the 60s recently, but it's March, and it looks like we're not quite done with snowy weather.
GoFundMe Trying to Put the Forest City Queen Back on the River
Because of budget cuts by the Rockford Park District, the Forest City Queen won't be operating on the Rock River this summer. Unless a new GoFundMe page comes to the rescue.
Illinois Gets High Marks For Dental Health
On the good news front, you have a lovely smile.
Wisconsin's Wandering Cougar is Sighted Yet Again
Another week, another series of mountain lion/cougar sightings has some Wisconsin residents just a bit uneasy.
Hero Dog Alerts Rockford Family to House Fire
The family's dog, realizing something was very wrong, got the household's attention in time to avert a tragedy.
Nearly Half of Illinoisans Planning Spring Break Getaway
A new report says that 44% of Illinoisans are getting ready to take a spring break vacation of 3 days or more.
'Our City, Our Story' Video Highlights Passion for the Clippers
A couple of weeks back, I told you that the locally shot and produced video series "Our City, Our Story" was something really special. Take some time to check out Pablo Korona's (and his team's) marvelous work, and you'll see that I'm right.
New Study Highlights Illinois' Problem with High Property Taxes
If paying your property taxes here in the Rockford area gets your blood up, you'll be happy to know that a new study says that it probably should.