Producer MJ here! AKA the on-air producer of The Steve Shannon Show. My dog Nelly, my family, and my friends are the most important thing in my life. When I'm not on the air I'm probably watching game shows or YouTube. Catch me Monday-Friday 6:00-10 a.m.
Would You Ever be a Contestant on Illinois’ Favorite Game Show?
Buzzers, bright lights, games, and trivia - there's nothing better than a good old-fashioned game show.
How do Cicadas Make That Loud Noise We’ve Been Hearing in Illinois?
More importantly though, when will the noise go away? I live in a second-floor apartment. My bedroom window is almost eye level with the top of a large tree that sits outside our building. This means me and all the cicadas that live in that tree are basically sleeping right next to each other...
Want a Piece? Apparently This is Illinois’ Most Delicious Slice of Pie
Sure, cake is good, but pie is the elite dessert.
Have You Ever Heard of Illinois’ Biggest County Fair The Sandwich Fair?
There's still plenty of time left this year to have some fair fun in Illinois.
What’s The Best County to Live Your Best Retired Life in Illinois?
If retirement is on your horizon, we found the best place to spend it in Illinois.
5 Different Ways to Enjoy Illinois’ Delicious Apple Cider Donuts
I don't care if you like pumpkin or not, but if you have taste buds, you better be obsessed with apple cider donuts.
Celebrate “Dog Day” by Donating to Rockford’s Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary
If you didn't know, August 26 is "National Dog Day".
15 Things People in Rockford Wish They’d Learned in School
Sure you learned the Pythagorean theorem, but did you learn how to do your taxes?
This Might be The Best Illinois High School Football Team Entrance Ever
The energy at a Friday night high school football game is seriously unmatched.
13 Words That Prove People From Illinois Definitely Have an Accent
In Illinois, we drink pop, we put on our tennis shoes, and we say "ope" when we bump into you on the way to the bubbler.