McDonald's Wants to Give You Major Bling This Valentine's Day
If you have an undying love for McDonald's Big Macs, writing a love letter about it could score you the Bling Mac ring valued at $12,500!
Rockford Citizens Start Campaign to Save Trolley Car 36
A group of concerned Rockford citizens have started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to keep Trolley Car 36 running this summer.
Q98.5 Pet of the Week; Ruby
Ruby is a curious and affectionate two-year-old cat available for adoption now at Winnebago County Animal Services.
Vote Now For Your Favorite 'Tiny Humans in Big Hats'
These 25 semi-finalists have a shot at winning tickets to see Justin Moore at the BMO Harris Bank Center on February 15th, now it's your turn to vote!
Rockford Woman Has Helped Saved Hundreds of Lives at St. Jude
For the last 20 years a Rockford woman has spent countless hours volunteering for St. Jude to honor the son she lost to cancer way too soon.
Rockford Family Helping To Create St. Jude Bereavement Program
Rockford native Tasha Ives talks about her daughter's cancer battle at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and why continuing her daughter's legacy is so important to their family.
Q98.5 Pet of the Week; Tulip
This beautiful and affectionate kitty is two years old and available for adoption now at Winnebago County Animal Services.
Speeding Car Almost Hits Boone County Sheriff Deputies [WATCH]
Dash cam video from a routine traffic stop captures a very scary moment between Boone County Sheriff Deputies and an oncoming car last weekend.
Help Score the Riverview Ice House A Sweet Lighting Upgrade
The Rockford Park District's Riverview Ice House is in the running for a free LED Sports Lighting System, and they need our votes to score it.
Another Illinois School Has Closed Due to Flu Outbreak
A school in the Chicago suburbs has closed due to a massive number of students and staff coming down with the flu. Here's how you can help prevent spreading the outbreak.
Mom Has Serious Warning About Giving Kids Tamiflu
A mom gave her kid Tamiflu, and what happened next is something every parent needs to be aware of.
Philly Police Officer Uses Art to Honor Officer Jaimie Cox
A Philadelphia Police officer was so inspired by Officer Cox's sacrifice that he painted a beautiful portrait to honor him.
Rockford to Celebrate Their Peaches In Big Way This Summer
2018 marks the 75th Anniversary of the Rockford Peaches, and the City of Rockford has a bunch of fun events planned for this summer to celebrate.
Volunteers Needed For St. Jude Radiothon
If you've got some free time next Thursday and Friday, we'd love to have you be a part of the annual Q98.5 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Radiothon.
Rockford Trucking Company Honors Officer Cox In a Big Way
A Rockford trucking and logistics company has transformed one of their semi trailers into a cross-country tribute to Officer Jaimie Cox.
Q98.5 Pet of the Week; Serenity
This sweet and friendly 2-year-old Pit/Boxer Mix loves to give kisses and sit pretty for treats. Adopt her today for $110 at Winnebago County Animal Services.
Put This In Your Nose and The Flu Won't Get You
Social media is abuzz with ways to prevent the flu, and some people say simply rubbing this cream in your nostrils will stop germs from entering your body.
Vikings Fans Plan Payback for Eagles Fans on Super Sunday
Minnesota Vikings Fans are hatching a devious plan to get back at Philadelphia Eagles fans attending the Super Bowl, and we can't even.
IDNR Needs Help Finding Person Who Shot Dog in Ogle County
Illinois Conservation Police are looking for the person responsible for shooting and killing a black lab in Leaf River, and they need our help.
Former Rockford Store Finds New Life Online
One of Rockford's 'zombie businesses' has resurfaced online and is open for business.