Eight-Year-Old Rockford Boy Saves Grandfather's Life
An eight-year-old Rockford boy's quick thinking played a key factor in saving his Grandfather's life after suffering a stroke.
Chicago Officially Makes Short List for New Amazon HQ
Amazon has narrowed down the options of where to build their second headquarters to twenty cities, and Chicago has made the list.
Rockford's Second Annual Women's March Is This Saturday
Rockford's second annual Women's March is taking place this Saturday, January 20. Here's the things you can, and cannot do if you plan on participating this year.
First Preview of the 'Trading Spaces' Reboot Is Finally Here
TLC's 'Trading Spaces' is coming back, and we now have an official premiere date and preview of the new season with all the original cast members.
Q98.5 Pet of the Week; Ice Cream
Ice Cream is an affectionate, beautiful, and sometimes timid 2-year-old cat available for adoption now at Winnebago County Animal Services.
Chicago Couple Using Wedding To Raise Big Money for Charities
A Chicago couple is planning an epic wedding to help raise money for charities that support rare diseases, low-income families, education and more.
Rockford Resident Gets Car Stolen From Driveway In Mere Minutes
You might want to think twice about leaving your car running in the driveway, so you don't fall victim to thieves like this Rockford resident did.
Rock River Valley Blood Center Desperately Needs Healthy Donors
Rockford's cold and flu season is having a major effect on life-saving blood supplies, and the Rock River Valley Blood Center desperately needs us to roll up our sleeves today.
Cute Kids Steal the Show at the 2018 Cubs Convention
The Kids Only Press Conference at the 2018 Cubs Convention included an adorable relationship question for Kris Bryant and a baby gender reveal.
Ice Cream Bars Sold At Aldi and Meijer Part of Massive Recall
Ice creams bars sold at ALDI and Meijer stores have been recalled due to the possibility of listeria contamination.
Ikea Wants You To P*** On Their Ad, Literally
A new Ikea print campaign could reveal big discounts after you PEE on their advertisement.
Rockford May Experience 'Frost Quakes' Tonight
There might be a lot of 'booming' going on in Rockford tonight, but it will probably be Mother Nature's fault.
Rockford Venue Makes Worldwide Top 200 List
One of Rockford's favorite venues has earned a title that could be the key to bringing bigger entertainment acts to our city.
Q98.5 Pet of the Week; Keely
Keely is an adorable and mild-mannered Pit mix available for adoption now at Winnebago County Animal Services in Rockford.
New Elementary School in Cherry Valley Gets the Most Obvious Name
The Rockford Public School District has officially chosen the name of the new school being built at Harrison and Perryville in Cherry Valley.
Sugarland Announces Illinois Tour Dates
We now know the dates and locations where Sugarland's 'Still The Same' Tour will be stopping in Illinois this summer.
Experts Say It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot
Currently kicking yourself because you didn't get a flu shot this year? Don't worry! There's still time to do it AND have it be effective.
Moline Police Department Has fun With Former Rockford Weatherman
When the weather gets icy, the Moline Police Department writes a song (badly) about it.
Rockford's Homeless Receive Donation In Honor of Officer Cox
Rockford's homeless will be staying a little warmer this winter thanks to anonymous donation made in honor of Officer Jamie Cox.
Rockford's Nicholas Conservatory Extends New Exhibit
In response to public demand, Rockford's Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens has extended the appearance of the hit attraction from this holiday's All Aglow celebration.