News anchor Kristen Crowley asked, what's that smell? Though at least one legit answer seems legit, these Facebook responses merit attention. Enjoy.

There is indeed a weird smell across the forest city and here are what some Rockfordians are attributing to said stank. Here are some of the best responses that you can't help but laugh at.


The "you know that was coming" award goes to Christopher H.

That's what Rockford smells like 😂

And, because Wisconsin is an easy target (because it's so close), Dan P. added this quick response.

It's Beloit

Of course, it wouldn't be Facebook without bringing politics into the conversation.

Is Pritzker in town - Gary L.

David A. threw in a personal problem.

I put my shoes back on so it should be good now!

Chuck J. reaffirmed Christopher's comment.

...its Rockford... that's normal...

As for me, I think it's pet owner not picking up after their dog. You know what I'm talking about.

Perhaps the most truly legitimate response comes from Darrin H.

Cold air holding down methane fumes from the dump with a breeze from the south dragging it into rockford . But worse than normal .. I ripped open a lil.tree airfreshner on my way to work this morning. And that's bad cause my drive is barely over a mile ..

Whatever the reason behind Rockford's odor situation if anyone can find out why it's happening it's Kristen Crowley. Surely we'll be learning more in an upcoming segment of "Digging Deeper."

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