I consider myself lucky to have been born and raised right here in the Rock River Valley, a place that my family and my wife Amy's family have called home for generations. I was first hired at WROK in 1983, and except for a short departure, I've spent my entire career right here in Rockford. Halloween of 2019 will mark my 18th anniversary of hosting the WROK Morning Show, making me the longest-serving morning show host in the station's nearly 100-year history. Amy and I have been happily married for 28 years, with two (now grown) children, Spencer (who does voice-overs for audio books and commercial voice-over work, too), and Molly (a graduate of Rock Valley College who also dazzles with service at a popular local restaurant). I'm luckier than I ever thought possible. When I'm not here at the station, I can usually be found at one of Rockford's many great, local events, either as host/master of ceremonies, or as an attendee. If we should meet, feel free to buy me 1 to 7 drinks.
Walmart Is Offering Free Thanksgiving Dinner
With millions of Americans suffering financially due to the pandemic, it's nice to see partnerships develop with the goal of helping people through this mess.
Ticket Stub From Jordan’s Peoria Pro Debut Sells For $35K
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BBB Warns Against Posting Senior Photos Online
What started out as a nice gesture to those who won't get the opportunity to share in the tradition of sharing senior class photos has given scammers an opening.
Here’s How You Track Your Stimulus Check
The IRS tweeted over the weekend that the first of the stimulus checks were being deposited into bank accounts. So, where's yours?
If You’re Under 16, Stay Out Of Menards
Add another business to the ever-growing list of places changing or modifying their ways of operating during the COVID-19 crisis.
There’s A Full Moon Tonight For Friday The 13th
We haven't seen a Harvest Moon occur on Friday the 13th since October of 2000, and it'll be awhile before it happens again.
Wisconsin Senator’s Bill Would Make Packers Games Mandatory
Not necessarily mandatory to attend, but available to every single Wisconsinite.
2 Year Old Killed By Falling Display At Midwest Mall
The young girl died after part of a store display fell and struck her on the head inside a store Tuesday afternoon.
Wisconsin Police Respond To Reports Of A Wayward Kangaroo
When they got the initial reports of a kangaroo roving about the town of Grand Chute, the police department...wait for it...hopped to it (sorry).
Wisconsin Powerball Winner Is ‘Paying It Forward’
A 24-year-old Powerball winner from Wisconsin didn't forget where he came from. And, on Mother's Day, he decided to go out and try to share the wealth a little bit.