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The Rock River Anything That Floats Race Returns August 20th
The Rock River Anything That Floats Race Returns August 20th
When I first started at WROK in 1983, one of the first of many really cool events that I was introduced to was the WROK/WZOK Anything That Floats Rock River Raft Race. Hundreds and hundreds of people participated, and thousands more lined the banks of the Rock River to cheer them on. After a good long run, our race was retired. Last year, it returned to much acclaim.
Alert WROK Listener Spots Pelicans Fishing in the Rock River Near Oregon
Alert WROK Listener Spots Pelicans Fishing in the Rock River Near Oregon
My family lived in the Oregon, Illinois area for nearly 150 years, starting back with my great-great grandfather before the Civil War. However, in all that time, including living there for the first 21 years of my life, I must say I never once encountered a pelican. Times change, I guess, because more and more people are seeing pelicans in this area.

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