this weekend

Rockford, Meet Luna
This morning, it was proven to me once again that you're never too old to learn something new. Take the luna moth, for example. I had never even heard of these magnificent creatures until Laura Gibbs-Green of the Rockford Park District clued me in about a cool opportunity to see them tonight an…
The Great American Cleanup is this Saturday
The good news/bad news scenario plays out every spring. The good news is that the snow all melts away. The bad news is all the trash, garbage, and litter that was hidden by the snow is now on full display. This Saturday, you can help Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful clean up the mess in Boone a…
World War I: The Great War at Midway Village Museum
When I was a kid, we were lucky enough to be living next door to a World War I veteran. By lucky, I mean that he was more than willing to share his experiences in "The War to End All Wars." I also learned that World War I wasn't the end of wars, as my dad went off to fight Wor…
Ski Broncs Host National Championships This Weekend
Your chance to see who claims the title as the #1 Water Ski Show Team in the nation happens this weekend at beautiful Shorewood Park on the banks of the Rock River.
The Rockford Ski Broncs are hosting this year's NSSA Division 1 National Water Ski Show Tournament starting this Friday mornin…
Don’t Forget Alpine Kiwanis Brat Days this Weekend!
I'm always pleased when our friend Mark Lewis, from Alpine Kiwanis, shows up in our studio. Why? Well, in addition to being very fond of Mark (ask anyone, he's a terrific guy), his visit means it's time once again for one of Rockford's favorite events, Brat Days...
Goodwill, Not Landfill! Donation Drive this Weekend
Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois is partnering with the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association, the Better Business Bureau, and the National Child Identification Program on Saturday, April 18th to collect clothing and other gently used household items...