Joe Dredge was born and raised right here in the <a href="https://1440wrok.com/tags/rockford/"Rockford area. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1997. After bouncing around the suburbs for awhile, he decided to go into radio before making his way back home here at WROK. When off-air, you can catch him cooking, watching college baseball and playing board games!
Rockford BBB Issues Ticket Scam Warning
The Better Business Bureau of Rockford has recently issued a warning to baseball and concert fans about potential ticket scams that may arise during the upcoming season.
Unclaimed Treasures: Illinois State Treasurer Schedules Online Auction
The Illinois State Treasurer’s Office has announced an online auction for unclaimed property that will take place from April 3-7, 2023.
Illinois Awards Grants to Combat Carjackings
Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias has announced that his office is awarding more than $21 million in grants to six police organizations to combat carjackings and motor vehicle thefts in the state.
Remembering The Last Camera Store In Rockford
As technology continues to advance, it's not uncommon to see businesses come and go.
Illinois Campaign Wants Booze Delivered To Your Doorstep
If you're a fan of craft spirits in Illinois, then you're in luck because a new grassroots campaign called "Ship My Spirits" is fighting to allow direct-to-consumer shipping of distilled spirits in the state.
Ranking Four (4) Bridges The Connect Rockford’s Downtown
Welcome, bridge aficionados! Today, we're going to tackle the most pressing issue facing the city of Rockford, Illinois: which downtown bridge is the best?
House Fire Tragically Claims Life Of Rockford Woman
On Sunday, March 19th, 2023, tragedy struck the city of Rockford, Illinois when a residential house fire claimed the life of a woman
Legendary Broadcaster Helpebroadcasterd Illinois Get Credit For March Madness
Brent Musberger is partially, if not wholly, responsible for Illinois receiving the credit (and financial reward) for being the birthplace of "March Madness.
One Of The Best Spring Break Activities Is Right Here In Rockford
Looking for a fun and educational way to spend your children’s spring break? Look no further than the Discovery Center Museum in Rockford, Illinois.
Friends Fanatics Will Flock To This Rockford Bar Trivia Night
You won't want to miss the upcoming Friends trivia contest at CJ's in downtown Rockford.