Johnny Vincent, affectionately known as Johnny V, is a seasoned radio personality with a remarkable three-decade-long career in the industry. His journey in the world of broadcasting led him to Rockford in 2010, where he quickly made a name for himself on former radio station 101QFL, which later became K-Love. Johnny's outstanding contributions to the field were recognized when he received a prestigious Silver Dome Award from the Illinois Broadcasters Association in 2018. Johnny loves his Boston Terrier, Wrigley, and his devotion to the Chicago Cubs is unwavering. As the energetic host of "The Ride Home" on Q 98.5, Johnny brings a unique blend of charm, humor, local happenings, and country music to the airwaves, making him a cherished voice in the lives of many listeners around the Rockford region
A Spectacular Illinois Christmas Light Display With Over 1M LEDs
Get fully immersed into a world of lights with the opening of a spectacular holiday display that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your vehicle.
Wow! The 7 Best Illinois and Wisconsin Christmas Light Displays
If it feels like there are so many holiday light displays around the Rockford region that it's hard to know which ones are worth making the drive to, we can help with that.
Illinois and Wisconsin’s Next Big Snow Could Hit in 4 Days
According to the National Weather Service, we got about 1.5 inches of snow accumulation in Rockford on Sunday (11/26), and there's more in the upcoming forecast.
This Illinois City Was Just Ranked Drunkest in the Entire State
Some of the drunkest metro areas in the country are in the Midwest where binge drinking is prevalent.
ALERT: Kids Applesauce Sold in Illinois Recalled for Toxic Lead
The Illinois Department of Public Health has an urgent message to parents who buy applesauce packets for their kids.
Fruit Sold in Illinois and Wisconsin Causes ‘Severe Infection’
The FDA is warning consumers in thirteen states not to eat, sell, or serve recalled fruit due to a salmonella outbreak. Seventeen people have been hospitalized.
Country Thunder Wisconsin Reveals Headliners for 2024
Let's be honest, some of you had so much fun at Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin this past Summer that you're just NOW recovering from the hangover.
The Weekend After Thanksgiving Could Be Illinois First Major Snow
We're hearing about a record number of Americans who will be traveling this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday including over 2 million Illinois residents planning to drive to their destination. That could be challenging with the snow in the forecast the weekend after Turkey Day.
Illinois Dog Owners Warned of a Concerning Mysterious Illness
Pet owners should be aware of a recent respiratory illness affecting dogs that has similar symptoms to kennel cough
American Flags in Illinois Will Fly Half-Staff Through This Weekend
U.S. flags are flown at half-staff as a sign of respect following the death of a prominent figure, during a period of mourning following a national tragedy, or to commemorate the anniversary of a specific event.