RACVB Announces New Transformational Art Festival
The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB), along with Mayor Tom McNamara and the City of Rockford, announced plans for CRE8IV: transformational ART, a new mural festival that will take place at various locations in downtown Rockford.
What Would It Take For Illinoisans To Dump Netflix?
As Netflix’s competition grows, so does speculation about what would make subscribers cancel. Geek.com, a tech and pop culture site, decided to find out first-hand.
Winnebago County Clerk Lori Gummow Has Free Trees For Earth Day
The Winnebago County Clerk has brought something from her previous job with Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful to her new job---trees.
Would You Leave Rockford For $1,445 And Lots Of Free Beer?
I don't know if it's a deal-breaker for you or not, but in order to take advantage of the cash and free beer contest, you'll have to go to Hoegaarden, Belgium.
Rockford BBB's Dennis Horton On The Latest Rockford Area Scams
From scammers trying to take advantage of local storms, to cyber-thieves, and even fake fundraisers for the repair of the Cathedral of Notre Dame--there are things to be very wary of.
Some Little-Known Facts About Illinois' Favorite Easter Candy
For those wondering about Illinois' favorite way to get a good sugar-shock, look no further than the humble Peep.
Rockford PD's 'Rock House' Program Gets National Attention
The Rockford Police Department's "Rock House" program puts officers right in the midst of those they serve, in many cases right next door.
Illinois' Most Binge-Watched Show? G-O-T, Of Course
In other shocking and stunning news, water is wet and it's dark outside at night.
Sheriff Caruana Lifts 'No Wake' Ban From Rock River
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department, ComEd, and the Rock River Homeowners Association will continue to monitor river levels.
Bizarre Family Behavior at Eau Claire, Wisconsin Walmart
A mom, her 25 year old son, and their dog Bo made their visit to the Eau Claire Walmart something that locals will remember for a long while.
Illinois Receives $15 Million From Feds For Opioid Fight
The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) has secured $15 million in additional federal funding to expand opioid use disorder treatment in Illinois.
ISP Captain Carl Heinz On Distracted Driving, Trooper Deaths
Illinois State Police District 16 Captain Carl Heinz joined the WROK Morning Show on Friday to discuss the recent spate of troopers being killed on Illinois' highways.
Rockford Area Weather Sucks, But At Least We're Not Getting This
Rain and a wintry mix like we're getting here in Northern Illinois is one thing, but digging out from a "Bomb Cyclone" as many people are, is something else entirely.
Puppies Found In Wisconsin Trash Can Are Ready For Adoption
56 year old Robert Wild, of Marshfield, Wisconsin, was arrested for allegedly stuffing the puppies in a garbage bag and discarding them in a garbage can.
Illinois Is #2 In The Nation In Superbug Infection Cases
The CDC is issuing a warning about a superbug infection that is impacting people across the country with confirmed cases in Illinois.
Tuesday Marked The 4th Anniversary Of The Fairdale Tornado
On the evening of April 9th, 2015, an extremely violent and long-lived tornado tore through the communities near Rochelle and in Fairdale, leaving 2 dead and 11 injured.
RVC Police To Hold 'Active Shooter Exercise' April 17th
According to the Rock Valley College Twitter feed, the drill will last around 45 minutes, and will take place at the Health Sciences Center around 10:15am.
Read About Rockford In United Airlines In-Flight Magazine
You probably thought there was nothing worth reading at 35,000 feet anymore after the SkyMall catalog went away.