Top 10 Area Grade Schools
The 2017 rankings are out, and the top public grade schools have been announced for the Rockford area.
Is Rockford Home Rule A Good Idea? Rockford Realtors Say 'NO'
Rockford voters will have a big decision to make on March 20 as they get to vote to choose whether to bring back home rule to the Forest City. One prominent local group says NO!
Illinois May Raise the Age to Buy Cigarettes
The minimum age to purchase a pack of cigarettes in Illinois could increase substantially if some Illinois lawmakers get their way.
The Top 3 Worst Towns in Illinois and Wisconsin To Find Work
The good news is that unemployment rates have been failing nationally, however, not every community has been able to share in the good fortune. In fact, one Illinois town ranks as the second worse in the entire country.
Winnebago Sheriff To Encrypt Radios
Following in the footsteps of the Rockford Police Department, the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department will start scrambling it's radio traffic starting this week.
A Whole New Look For Amerock Building
A building that most people have not ever seen inhabited in their lifetimes, has a whole new look.
Trace Adkins To Headline the 2018 Boone County Fair
Trace Adkins will deadline this year's Boone County Fair
Wrigley Field Park Will Host Curling Classes
If you ever wanted learn how to 'curl,' grab your granite stone and a broom, and get ready to slide on the ice.
Intense Video Captures The Kidnapping Of An Illinois Child
Scary! A dramatic kidnapping of a child in broad daylight was captured on video and police need your help.
Inside An Abandoned Illinois Mall
It's just plain creepy and it's now closed for good. Let's take a look inside of this Northern Illinois abandoned mall. [Photos]
The Top 10 Richest People in Illinois for 2018
If you live in the land of Lincoln and need a loan, here are some rich guys and gals who might be your neighbors.
Look For Supermoon, Blue Moon and Lunar Eclipse
A celestial event, that hasn't happened since 1866, will take place above the skies of Northern Illinois next week.
Rockford School Bus Spotted Rolling Coal
Traveling northbound on Mulford Rd behind a Rockford School District #205 school bus was a rather uncomfortable, and stinky experience for some Rockford travelers on Wednesday afternoon.
Bank Of America Is Eliminating a Customer Favorite
Bank of America, which has branches in the Rockford Area, is about to eliminate it's free checking accounts, which is causing a huge customer uproar.
Money Spotted Blowing All Over An Illinois Highway
On Tuesday Afternoon an Illinois highway was littered...with money!
Illinois Treasurer Issues a Warning About Gift Cards
Did you get a gift card for Christmas? If so, please heed this important warning from the Illinois State Treasurer.
Tons Of Garbage Closes Down a Busy Northern Illinois Highway
A truck hauling garbage, spilled all over a very busy road,just south of Rockford, forcing the road to close for several hours on Thursday afternoon.
Northern Illinois Witnessed a Very Strange Weather Phenomena This
What exactly are these? If you were up early this morning you may have witnessed a rare weather event.
Can Someone Please Explain The Milk and Egg War in DeKalb?
Okay, I just bought a gallon of milk for 87¢, and a dozen eggs for 48¢ in DeKalb, and have no idea what's going on. I have never seen milk and eggs this cheap, ever!
Here Top 10 Snowfall Totals For The Rockford Area
Bragging rights? The final official snow fall totals from the Sunday/Monday/Tuesday snow event are in.