Do All Rockford Schools Have Similar Active Shooter Procedures?
A quote from a student this week has some parents in Rockford asking questions about "active shooter" situation protocol.
Take A Ride On WI's 'Haunted Train of Terror' This Halloween
If you love a good fright, there's a 'Haunted Train of Terror' just outside of Janesville that you need to jump aboard this October.
5 Things To Add To Your Resume If You DON'T Want A Job
With another job fair in Rockford being a few weeks away, why not review the do's and don'ts for your résumé.
A New Christmas Celebration Is Coming to Belvidere This Year
Santa, his reindeer and the best shopping south of the North Pole, are all going to be in Belvidere this holiday season.
Several Companies Looking to Hire at Rockford Airport's Job Fair
Chicago Rockford International Airport will be hosting a job fair with several companies who have multiple local positions open for a variety of skill levels.
Rockford-Area Teachers Send Extreme Heat Reminder To Parents
It won't be in 100 this week but it will be hot enough for teachers to remind parents of the importance of how students should be prepared for the weather.
Here's How To Never Take Another Shower Empty-handed Again
These need to be in every adult's stocking this Christmas. Trust me, they'll thank you later.
Grandfather Pleads For Help To Find Missing Harlem Freshman
The missing 14-year-old female was last seen within walking distance of the Harlem High School Ninth Grade Campus.
Freeport Trucking Company Taking Supplies to Hurricane Victims
Through September 20th, a Freeport Trucking Company is collecting supply donations they will transport to Hurricane Florence victims in the Carolinas.
Bergner's Website Is Open Again, But We're Not Really Digging It
Bergner's is back open for business again...online at least.
Rockford Woman Battling Breast Cancers Surpasses Charitable Goal
Instead of having a self-centered party for her 40th birthday, she decided to raise $40,000 for breast cancer research, all while battling that very disease.
Schnucks, Meijer, and Bob Evans Sausage Links Recalled In IL
If you've got Schnucks or Bob Evan Farms sausage links in your refrigerator or freeze make sure they don't have the dates and lot codes.
Byron Is Getting A New Brewery This November
Hairy Cow Brewing Company will be serving up an ale inspired by Exelon's Nuclear Plant at their new brewpub opening soon along the Rock River in Byron.
Amazon Might Put A Hurt On Boy Scouts Fundraising This Christmas
The online giant is stepping up their game for Christmas but this move might be taking away a tradition.
Evacuation Underway in Dixon Area Due to Chemical Plant Explosion
A chemical explosion at Crop Production Services just outside of Dixon early Friday morning has caused a complete evacuation with a 3 mile radius.
Rockford Police Department Looking for Transfer Officers
If you're a currently employed, sworn officer looking for a change, the Rockford Police Department may have the perfect opportunity for you.
Chicago Bears Honoring Dixon Hero On Monday Night
The school resource officer who stopped the shooting at Dixon High School in May will be honored by the Chicago Bears at Monday night's game.
Entire United States Agrees With Rockford's Taco Bell Obsession
Remember when Taco Bell was voted as "Best Mexican Restaurant" in Rockford? It looks like we get the last laugh because new a survey just proved we're not alone.
Q98.5 Pet of the Week; DJ
DJ is a 4-year-old Chihuahua mix who is often overlooked by potential adopters at Winnebago County Animal Services because he is a bit timid at first.
Woman Caught Stealing from Graves in Winnebago
After family members noticed items missing from their loved one's grave, they set up a camera and found this woman stealing items.