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
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.
If You Order Amazon or Temu in Illinois, Beware of This Scam
Ensure you don't become a victim of online scams this holiday season: stay vigilant of text messages requesting bank details or social security numbers.
Illinois Can Brag That It Now Has Two Michelin 3-Star Restaurants
Famous for its star rating system, the Michelin Guide has been around since the early 1900s. Illinois is proud to have two of its restaurants receive the three-star rating from the guide. To earn Michelin's highest distinction, the food on the plate is taken into account to ensure an exceptional and consistent dining experience.
Illinois Residents Remove This From Your Wallet Now, Feds Warn
Thieves and scammers are always looking for a way to gain access to your passwords and social media accounts, ultimately for some financial gain.
You Must Visit These 2 Beautiful IL and WI Places Before You Die
Take a trip across America to witness some of the most beautiful places in the U.S. From the Grotto of the Redemption in Iowa to Apostle Islands in Wisconsin, explore the breathtaking beauty of the 50 states.
The 25 Places in Illinois That Illinois Residents Say Are Their Favorite
From deep-dish pizza indulgence to cheering on the Chicago Cubs, from admiring the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright to hiking along the scenic trails.
A Popular National Chain Just Closed Yet Another Illinois Store
It's not really that surprising anymore to hear about an iconic national chain store that is closing stores, but just how many more will shut down before we end the year?
Flying Through Illinois? O’Hare Joint Rated ‘Best Airport Food’
If you've got some travel plans this upcoming Thanksgiving or Christmas that will take you through ORD, check out one of America's best food joints that are in an airport.