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!
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.
The Longest House You’ve Ever Seen: A Unique Farm Property in Rural Illinois
Have you ever seen a house that looks like three houses put together end to end?
Illinois Gas Tax Increase Takes Effect in January
As of January 1, Illinois residents can expect to see an increase in the state's gas tax.
8 Adventurous Illinois Trips You Should Make This Fall
Illinois really shows off its best side during the Fall months. The weather is pretty much perfect. There's a special "fall" scent in the air. And the trees put on their annual display of fireworks all across the Land of Lincoln.
Take A Scenic Illinois Road Trip To These 10 Hidden Gems
Pack up the car, there's no way you've seen all 10 of these.
Grab Some Friends For This Smooth Booze Cruise Down The Chicago River
A summer afternoon really can't get much better than some drinks, smooth music, great food, the Chicago skyline, and a cruise down the Chicago river.
The Third Highest Lotto Jackpot In Illinois History Takes Place Tuesday Night
We saw the fifth highest jackpot in Illinois history last week. No winner means that we will get the third highest jackpot in Illinois history this week.
The Chicago Cubs Screwed Over Disabled People And Are Getting Sued For It
In addition to being 20 games under .500 for the 2022 season, the Chicago Cubs are being sued because their massive 2014 remodel of Wrigley Field does not meet ADA compliance.
Should The Big Ten Still Call Itself ‘The Big Ten’ If It Contains 16 Teams?
The days of the Big Ten being a "Midwestern" conference were probably over in 1990 when the conference expanded to 11 teams and expanded their national footprint with the addition of Penn St.
Is It Alright If Your Dog Eats A Few Fireflies?
If you have a dog you know that they're occasionally going to eat something that you didn't intend them to eat.
Gorgeous $4M Wisconsin Mansion Comes Replete With Spiral Slide If You Don’t Want To Take The Stairs
A rather unique house has come on the market in Madison with not one, not two, but three ways to travel between floors.
Cardinal Fan Shares Shocking Hotel Receipt From Stay In Wrigleyville
To say that Wrigleyville has changed over the last 15 years would be a bit of an understatement.