Joe Dredge was born and raised right here in the <a href="https://1440wrok.com/tags/rockford/"Rockford area. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1997. After bouncing around the suburbs for awhile, he decided to go into radio before making his way back home here at WROK. When off-air, you can catch him cooking, watching college baseball and playing board games!
Remembering The Last Camera Store In Rockford
As technology continues to advance, it's not uncommon to see businesses come and go.
Ranking Four (4) Bridges The Connect Rockford’s Downtown
Welcome, bridge aficionados! Today, we're going to tackle the most pressing issue facing the city of Rockford, Illinois: which downtown bridge is the best?
Illinois Campaign Wants Booze Delivered To Your Doorstep
If you're a fan of craft spirits in Illinois, then you're in luck because a new grassroots campaign called "Ship My Spirits" is fighting to allow direct-to-consumer shipping of distilled spirits in the state.
House Fire Tragically Claims Life Of Rockford Woman
On Sunday, March 19th, 2023, tragedy struck the city of Rockford, Illinois when a residential house fire claimed the life of a woman
Legendary Broadcaster Helpebroadcasterd Illinois Get Credit For March Madness
Brent Musberger is partially, if not wholly, responsible for Illinois receiving the credit (and financial reward) for being the birthplace of "March Madness.
Could A Third Airport Finally Be Coming To Chicago?
For decades there has been talk of a third airport being built in Chicago's far southern suburbs.
One Of The Best Spring Break Activities Is Right Here In Rockford
Looking for a fun and educational way to spend your children’s spring break? Look no further than the Discovery Center Museum in Rockford, Illinois.
Friends Fanatics Will Flock To This Rockford Bar Trivia Night
You won't want to miss the upcoming Friends trivia contest at CJ's in downtown Rockford.
Rockford Police Issue St. Patrick’s Day Safety Reminder
St. Patrick’s Day is a fun-filled celebration that many people around the world look forward to each year.
Taste of Chicago Changes Dates, But Keeps Location
The Taste of Chicago, a food festival that has been a summer staple for more than 40 years, will change its traditional dates due to other events scheduled in Grant Park.