Rockford Rescue Mission Desperately Needs Laundry Detergent
The Rockford Rescue Mission is 'dangerously low' on laundry detergent, and they are pleading fro the public's help.
CherryVale Mall Is Already Working On Replacement for Bergner’s
It was just announced that Bergner's at the CherryVale Mall is closing, but Mall owners are already negotiating with 'several' businesses to replace it.
5 Things That Should Replace Rockford's Toys 'R' Us
We asked, and Rockford answered. Here are the top five things residents would like to see replace Toys 'R' Us in Rockford.
Q98.5 Pet of the Week; Alaska
Curious, cute and playful. What more could you want in a feline companion? Adopt sweet Alaska today at Winnebago County Animal Services in Rockford.
A Rummage Sale Is Happening at Midway Village This Weekend
If scoring vintage finds is your thing, head to Midway Village this weekend for their 'Minks to Sinks Rummage Sale'.
Rockford Park District Offering New Internship For High Schoolers
The Rockford Park District is accepting applications for their new High School internship program through April 20th.
Rockford’s ‘Shoe Box Baby’ Will Be On National TV Today
The story of the boy who was brought in a shoe box to Swedish American by his teen mother 14 years ago will be featured on NBC's 'The Doctors' today.
Illinois Families Need Help Finding Pair of Missing Teens
This pair of Illinois teens were last spotted in Springfield on Friday, April 13, and are believed to be traveling to Florida.
Bears’ New Coach Shows Love and Brings Luck to Chicago Cubs
Bears' new head coach Matt Nagy spent time winning Chicago sports fans' hearts at Wrigley Field over the weekend.
Tax Day 2018 Freebies and Deals in Rockford
Some Rockford establishments are giving away free grub in honor of Tax Day 2018. Here's how you get it.
A 'Black Panther' Festival Is Happening In Chicago This Summer
'Black Panther' fans will be flocking to Illinois this August for the first ever 'WakandaCon', which ironically will not be held in Wauconda, Illinois.
Free Fishing Days In Illinois and Wisconsin This Summer
Here are the days you can fish without a license in Illinois, Wisconsin and other surrounding states in 2018.
Gas Prices Expected to Rise for Summer 2018
Gas prices may rise nationally this summer, but the amount of money Illinoisans would pay to drive could be hitting an all time high soon.
Q98.5 Pet of the Week; Milton
Milton is playful, affectionate, and has the best 'smudgestash' we've ever seen. Adopt him today at Winnebago County Animal Services.
Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit Opens for 2018 Season This Thursday
Belvidere's Smokin' Coop BBQ Pit is opening for the season on Thursday, April 12, and here's how you can take advantage of a 10 percent discount on opening day.
Jason Aldean To Play Intimate Show in Chicago Later This Month
Jason Aldean will be playing a charity show at Joe's on Weed St. in Chicago on April 29th, and you need to jump of getting tickets RIGHT NOW!
12 Boston Stores in Wisconsin Could Be Closing
Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has announced that it may be closing 12 of their stores in Wisconsin if they can't find a new owner for the company.
Belvidere's Dari Ripple Is Opening This Week
Here's more proof that summer fun is closer than we think...Belvidere's Dari Ripple is opening for the 2018 season this week.
Help Lil Zim's Daughter Raise Money for St. Jude
Lil Zim's daughter Ella is doing a Trike-A-Thon for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital later this month, and she really needs your help.
Rockford's New Pizza Place Officially Opens Next Week
MOD Pizza is hosting a big party next week to celebrate the grand opening of their new Rockford location. Here's the details and your chance to win a $100 gift card.