I have had the joy of being the first voice in many people's mornings for over 20 years at the greatest radio station in Rockford. Together with you we've raised thousands of dollars for those in need and helped change many lives. I get to live my dream every morning; making you feel better, making you smile, and all the laughs we've shared while playing great music. I wouldn't want to be doing anything else.
Illinois Teacher Loved for Her Kindness, Fun Experiments and Snack Game
One of my favorite parts about honoring our Teachers of the Week is the difference between nomination letters from parents and the ones from the kids.
Illinois Man Has Best Life Hack Ever for Mowing Your Lawn This Summer
I absolutely laughed out loud when I drove past this man cutting his lawn. I had to get the story behind the strangest lawnmower I've ever seen.
Illinois Mom Compliments Daughter’s Teacher in the Most Beautiful Way
Teachers have an enormous impact on our children, for one Rockford family, that impact meant absolutely everything.
Largest Waterpark in Illinois Makes You Feel Cut Off from the Outside World
You just found the best way to spend some hot days. Disappear from the 'real world' at Illinois' largest waterpark. Nearly sixty acres of big fun.
This $27 Illinois Bloody Mary is Basically a Mouthwatering Meal for Four
The best (unofficial) cocktail contest ever is who can create the most outrageous Bloody Mary. Take a look at this 'contest' winner in northern Illinois.
Illinois Teacher Masters the Art of Inspiring Kids to Love Learning
The moment a student falls in love with learning is the moment their lives become limitless. Getting them to that point is no easy task for a teacher.
Pandemic Gave New Illinois Teacher Chance to Prove She Was Born to Teach
Can you imagine deciding to become a teacher and when your first opportunity arrives everything about the profession is turned upside down?
Cool, Modern Mid-Century Illinois Home is Free if You Can Move It
Yes, you did read that correctly. The 2,300-square-foot home is really eye-catching but there's a big catch of you want to take advantage of the offer.
Illinois Teacher’s Very Fun Ways to Get Middle Schoolers to Love Reading
Getting young people to love reading can often be one of the most difficult tasks for teachers and parents.
Would You Want This Ridiculous Piece of Michael Jordan Memorabilia
There was a time that I owned a pretty good stash of Michael Jordan memorabilia. Most of it had no big money value. Am I wrong that this item won't either?
Illinois Teacher Brought to Tears By Grateful Mom’s Heartfelt Letter
Exhaustion doesn't come close to describing how thousands of teachers feel, yet they still 'show up' in pretty amazing ways. We all should be this grateful.
Illinois Teacher Goes That ‘Extra Mile’ So First-Time Students Feel Safe
These young students have very little memory, if any, of a time that masks weren't worn everyday. They also haven't spent much time playing with other kids.