There's a common sentiment among people who work in radio, TV, and print that goes, "If it's free, it's for me." You don't have to be a member of the media to take advantage of Wendy's free food offer in the Rockford area, just someone who appreciates something for nothing.
Every Friday morning on the WROK Morning Show, our friend Laura Gibbs-Green of the Rockford Park District joins at around 7:25 with a look at what the Park District has going on for you and your family to get out and see, do, and enjoy. This morning, the topic was snow sculpting.
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 and tomorrow at Nicholas Conservatory.
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 and Winnebago counties by joining the Great American Cleanup.
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 World War II...
This week's lineup of Veteran's Day tributes will conclude with an outstanding two-day event this weekend at Midway Village Museum.
To commemorate and honor the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, Hometown Heroes: Rockford’s Vietnam Veterans, a two-day information event with a forum is set for Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15, at the museum, 6799 Guilford Road, Rockford...