Let's Take a Look at Some Rockford Weather Records
This morning, on the WROK Morning Show, Joe and I were discussing the latest news out of the western part of the US--in particular, the incredibly heavy snowfalls being experienced by Colorado, Idaho, and other neighboring states. Hundreds of roofs have collapsed, with hundreds more in danger of col…
World's Strongest Men Set New Record
See that guy in the photo above? His name is Zydrunas Savickas, and he's the world's strongest man, according to the folks who know these things, The Guinness Book of World Records.
Zydrunas doesn't just lift the kind of weights you might find at your local work-out facility...
Amazing High School Football Records
It's a Friday night, and for many, that means one thing: high school football! As a matter of fact, many schools are celebrating homecoming this week and next, meaning big crowds of returning alums.
We're treated to all kinds of stats when watching college and/or pro football ("That's a new reco…
World's Oldest Cat Passes Away
On the show we've pointed out numerous times that one of the shortest reigns of any title holder belongs to "World's Oldest Person". To paraphrase the Stones, time is not on your side. Sooner rather than later you will lose that status.
Now word comes that the the oldest living cat in the w…
Just How Cold Was Rockford's Winter?
While it's still cold and it's still snowing, officially what's called the "meteorological winter season" has come to an end. That time period lasts from December 1 through February 28. So (in our best Johnny Carson shout-and-response) just how cold was it?