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Rockford’s Aldeen Golf Club is Ranked Among the Nation’s Top 25 Courses

I've talked about the different "gems" that the Rockford area has to offer, not only to those of us who live here, but also to the many visitors to the Rockford area. I've highlighted places like Anderson Gardens, MercyHealth Sportscore Two, The UW Sports Health Factory, Tinker Cottage, and more. If Aldeen Golf Club and Practice Center isn't on your list, it's long past due to add it, because others certainly are.

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Quick Reminder: Alpine Kiwanis Brat Days Are Happening Friday and Saturday

When you hear Jim Nantz say the words "A tradition unlike any other," you probably think of the Masters golf tournament. When you hear someone in Rockford say it, especially a member of Alpine Kiwanis, it can mean only one thing. Brat Days.

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A Rockford Institution Just Made a Major Change

Since 1964 Kantorei has been known as the Singing Boys of Rockford, but starting this upcoming school year, that is all going to change.

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We’re Almost Half Way Through July, So What’s With All the June Bugs?

Not that misery loves company or anything like that, but I really hope that my house isn't the only place in the Rockford area that has become some sort of June bug hangout spot. Not to burst anyone's bubble, but June bugs aren't named June bugs because they're only around in June. June is usually when they're just getting started.

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Take a 360 Degree Look Around Rockford From the Top of Our Antenna

So, my family gave me a drone for Father's Day. If you've been wanting one, I've gotta tell you, they are every bit as fun as you might think. We've caught fireworks from 400 feet, checked out our neighborhood from above, and of course, taken a bunch of birds-eye view photos of our house. Over the weekend, we brought it to the radio station.

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Greeting Card from Rockford, Illinois. ca. 1941, Rockford, Illinois, USA, Rockford, founded in 1834, is the third largest city in the state of Illinois. Population more than 85,000. Noted for its machine tool and furniture industries. Just a few miles sou
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MercyHealth Sports Core Two is Another of Rockford’s Gems

We've all heard it, and maybe you've even said it, too: "There's nothing to do in Rockford!" Our friends at the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) put in a lot of time and effort to prove over and over again that that statement couldn't be more wrong.

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People are Going Bananas Over This Beef-A-Roo Promotion and I Just Can’t Anymore

Beef-a-roo's attempt at "appealing" to their customers on Facebook with some fruit humor has left the internet peeling disappointed and confused.

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Rockton Man Looking for ‘Buffalo Chicken Pasta’ Girl

Buffalo chicken pasta sounds really delicious, and apparently the girl who was eating the pasta sounded pretty good, too.

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Rockford Residents Respond to Illinois’ New Budget in Four Words

We asked Rockford residents to describe how they feel about Illinois' new budget in four words; these were the best responses.

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11 Things Every True Rockfordian Does in the Summer

How many of these things do you make sure you do every summer in Rockford?

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