The annual Q98.5 Easter Egg Hunt is officially underway, and we are now playing "hot or cold" to determine the location of each of the 4 eggs that we have hidden around the Stateline. Garth Brooks tickets are on the line, so stay up to date with all the location clues here.

The phone lines are open at 815-229-0985 or by pressing "call" on the new Q98.5 app. Here are the locations we have gotten so far so you can play along and plan your hunt accordingly:

  • Q98.5 Studios - Cold
  • Garden Prairie - Cold
  • Poplar Grove - Cold
  • Belvidere - Warm
  • Freeport - Cold
  • Roscoe - Cold
  • Pearl City - Cold
  • Cherry Valley - Warm FOUND!!!
  • West or North side of Rockford - Cold
  • Machesney Park - Cold
  • Boone County Fairgrounds - HOT  Found!!
  • Lena - Cold
  • Stockton - Cold
  • Kirkland - Cold
  • DeKalb - Warm FOUND!!
  • Rockford Airport - Cold
  • Cedarville - Cold
  • Pecatonica - Cold
  • Leaf River - Cold
  • Forreston - Cold
  • Durand - Cold
  • Genoa - Cold
  • New Milford - Cold
  • Rockton - Cold
  • South Beloit - Cold
  • Byron - Cold

We will continue the hunt until all 4 eggs are found, and we'll keep you updated on the progress here.

Egg number 1 has been found at the Boone County Fairgrounds under the horse statue by Vicky Nelson!

Egg number 2 has been found in the white gazebo in Cherry Valley's Baumann Park by Theresa Gesell!

Egg number 3 has been found by the Rockmen along the Rock River Bike Path by Ken St. Cin!

Egg number 4 has been found in DeKalb by the bridge in River Heights Golf Course by Lisa Wogen!

Thanks to everyone who played along, and a huge thanks to my husband, Awesome Alyssa our co-worker, and Mark Charvat for hiding the eggs this year. Y'all did excellent!

Egg finders, don't forget to redeem your eggs at the Q98.5 studios on Monday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to officially get yourself in the running for the Garth Brooks tickets...we'll announce the winner Tuesday morning!

Hoppy Easter everybody!