I have had the joy of being the first voice in many people's mornings for over 20 years at the greatest radio station in Rockford. Together with you we've raised thousands of dollars for those in need and helped change many lives. I get to live my dream every morning; making you feel better, making you smile, and all the laughs we've shared while playing great music. I wouldn't want to be doing anything else.
97ZOK’s Teacher Of The Week Leads With, Love, Joy & Group Hugs
"Not enough can be said", about our first Teacher Of The Week of the 2019/2020 school year, Mrs. Hobart from Concordia Lutheran School in Machesney Park.
We’re Trying to Save the Gander Outdoors 80-Foot Flag
Rockford's Gander Outdoors store announced that it will be closing soon. We'd love to find a way to keep the giant flag here when they leave.
Popular Rockford Bar Closed Months Ago Now Open in New Location
Utilizing Rockford's Business First program, a popular bar that closed its doors in April, is now open in a new space in Rockford's Midtown District.
Rockford Artist Appeared on ‘Parks and Rec’ and Didn’t Even Know
Rockford musician and model, Kelly Steward, shares the near-unbelievable story of how she wound up in a scene with 'Ron Johnson', played by Nick Offerman.
Get Garrett’s Popcorn For Just 70-Cents a Bag, This Week Only
To me, there is no greater snack than popcorn. You have until Friday the 13th to get some of the world's best popcorn for real cheap.
5 Most Iconic Rockford Restaurant Meals
There are restaurants in Rockford that serve unforgettable meals that you won't find anywhere else. The meals that locals take visitors to have.
Illinois Down To Just One Kmart
The parent company of the Sears and Kmart chains announced another store closing, leaving Illinois with just one Kmart.
Will Illinois Be The Next State To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes
On Wednesday, September 11, Michigan will become the first state to ban a form of e-cigarettes.
Brett Favre Spends Five Hilarious Minutes with Bears Superfans
Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, Bret Favre, made his return to Soldier Field in this very funny promo for NBC Sports.
Rock N Roll ‘Kitten Lady’, Hannah Shaw Coming To Rockford
A special night with New York Times best-selling author, Hannah Shaw. The daughter of rock legend, Tommy Shaw will be here on September 7th.