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Here’s the Latest on Rockford’s Snow Sculpting Competition

Every Friday morning at around 7:25, we spend a few minutes with our good friend Laura Gibbs-Green of the Rockford Park District, as she fills us in on all the cool events and activities lined up for you and your family. This morning, we discussed the recently postponed Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition. In particular, what happens next.

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13 WTF? #815 Instagram Pics that Have Nothing to do With Rockford

If you've ever taken a photo in Rockford, you might have tagged it with #815; so have these 13 people; but it's obvious that they weren't taken in Rockford.

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Rockford’s Top 10 Restaurants According to Trip Advisor

I read once that the surest way to provoke an argument is to open a discussion of politics or religion. There's no doubt that those topics can produce some serious disagreements, but I think an even quicker way to get an argument going is to produce a "best _____" list.

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Someone Needs to Explain This Weird Rock Formation on the Rock River

How did these mysterious rocks end up like this on top of the frozen Rock River? Was it ice fishermen? Aliens? We are searching for answers.

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Would You Pay $80 For This Rockford Game?

Who knew Rockford Monopoly was a real thing?

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Icy Weather Delays Garbage Pickup in Rockford

Icy roads this morning not only made it difficult to get to work in Rockford, but they also shutdown garbage pickup operations.

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Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition Postponed

The 31st Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition was scheduled to begin at Sinnissippi Park this Wednesday, January 18, but has been postponed due to record high temperatures expected later this week. 

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5 Unluckiest Places to Be in Rockford on Friday The 13th

January 13 falls on a Friday this week. If you want to avoid having an unlucky day in Rockford, you should probably not visit any of these five places.

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More Than 40 Labs Need to Be Adopted in the Stateline

Stories like this hit me right in the gut, and I'm hoping you will be able to help these amazing dogs in need. 

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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued For Rockford Area

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for tonight signaling possible hazardous driving conditions for the afternoon commute.

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