Meet Steve Shannon, Rockford’s award-winning musician and storyteller, who has been hosting the morning show for nearly 30 years. Nobody can find the small joys in everyday life and share them in a compelling story quite like he can. If he’s not at one of his children’s sporting events, you’ll find him behind his drums, on the golf course with his wife, or reading another biography about someone he admires.
TJ Maxx and Marshalls Will Be Closing More Stores in Illinois
The list of stores closing in Illinois in 2023 is long. Add TJ Maxx and Marshalls to the list as they announced plans to close more stores after the holidays.
Are These Best Ways Rockford Should Spend Its $31M Surplus?
The city of Rockford, Illinois taxed us a bit too much and now has a $31 million surplus. What do you think should be done with that huge sum of money?
Thanks to McDonald’s It’s an Illinois Crocs and Socks Winter
McDonald's is now in the footwear game and you'll want to own every pair. McDonald's and Crocs just dropped a line of shoes inspired by Grimace and the Hamburglar.
Illinoisans Need to Stop Sending Checks in the Mail
Check fraud has become a major problem across the US due to a rapid rise in organized crime. It is time to stop mailing checks altogether.
Wisconsin Town Just Named One of World’s Best Travel Destinations
One very small Wisconsin town just landed on one very big list of the 50 top travel destinations in the world.
Illinois Walmarts New Way to Stop Theft and You Won’t Like It
In 2022, theft accounted for $112.1 billion in retail sales losses. Walmart has implemented new sneaky ways to catch thieves and you won't like it at all.
Rockford Teacher Honored for His Happy and Joyful Spirit
Almost a decade after being in his classroom, a former Rockford student shared the gratefulness she still feels daily for her middle school teacher.
Illinoisans, Do Not Let Your Dog Eat These Thanksgiving Foods
Thanksgiving Day kinda sucks for dogs; all that delicious smelling food and more than half of it they CANNOT EAT
Illinois Peeps Say These are 7 Best Thanksgiving Movies
When someone says there aren't really any Thanksgiving movies, break out this list. Then grab the remote and a plate of leftovers and hit the couch.
You Know You’re From The Midwest if You Wear This
People who don't live in the Midwest don't understand the things we do to stay warm. This outfit is saying you're from the Midwest without actually saying it.