All around Rockford, praise be the hot dog. There are some great deals to be eaten and some are free. Happy National Hot Dog Day.

More than nine million hot dogs are sold in the United States annually, according to my stateline.com. 8,999,998 of them don't have ketchup on them, the other two were a mistake. In a recent survey, ketchup didn't even make the top 5 favorite hot dog toppings list.

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Here are your sizzling' tubed meat deals in the Stateline area today:

  • Dog Haus - Get a free hot dog when you download the Dog Haus app.
  • Portillo's - Two hot dogs for $5.
  • Sonic - 99¢ corn dogs from 2 to 4 p.m. (this deal is actually available everyday).
  • 7-Eleven - $1 Big Bite hot dogs.
  • Love's Travel Shops - Get a free hot dog or roller grill item with a coupon available on their Facebook page.
  • Pilot Flying J - Free hot dog or roller grill item with coupon found on myPilot app.
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Share your favorite topping in the comments below.