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Play Some Golf to Benefit Veterans Dealing With PTSD and Help Dogs, Too

Friday on the WROK Morning Show, Joe Dredge and I spent some time discussing the upcoming Circle of Change Veterans Dog Program Golf Outing that takes place Saturday August 5th in Winnebago. I've gotta tell you golfers that this is something you'll want to get behind.

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Damage Photos From Wednesday Evening's Storm
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Storm Damage Photo and Videos From Wednesday Evening’s Storm

Damage from Wednesday's severe storms that ripped through Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin was widespread.

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Take the Kids to Winnebago Tonight to Hang Out With Cops and Firefighters

Tonight, from 5-8, Culver's of Winnebago will host those who protect and serve our communities, and they're inviting you and your kids to come and hang out, too.

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Rockford and Carol Stream Tie for Most DUI Arrests

"Don't drink and drive" are four words that you've probably heard a million times, yet despite all the warnings, lots of people still do it. And, here in Rockford, they're getting arrested for it more than almost anywhere in the state of Illinois.

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12 Most Famous People Buried in Winnebago County

Major league baseball players, a famous singer and others are buried here in Rockford area cemeteries.

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Local 4th Grade Class's Video Hopes to Change The World
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Local 4th Grade Class’s Video Hopes to Change The World

Heather Rapp's 4th grade class (aka Wise Owls) at McNair Elementary in Winnebago made a ten minute video inspired by the Kid President. We all should watch.

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Winnebago Man Charged With Sexual Abuse of 5 in Daycare

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a northern Illinois man whose wife operated a home daycare with sexually abusing five children as young as 3...

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Boone and Winnebago Counties Offer Warming Centers

The cold temps this morning are just the beginning. This winter promises more days like this...and worse. For many people who don't have housing, or don't have the finances to adequately heat their home, a warm place to go when the weather is cold is an absolute must...

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First 2014 Human Case of West Nile Reported in Illinois

Health officials in Illinois are reporting the state's first human case of West Nile virus this year.

Officials say a the case involved a woman in her 70s who got sick last month...

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UPDATE: Winnebago Pizzeria Owner Finalist In National Contest

UPDATE:

And the winner is:
Congratulations to Brian Weavel, owner of Anna’s Pizza & Pasta in Winnebago, IL. Brian has been selected to be Pizza Today‘s guest editor-in-chief for our September 2014 issue.

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