Johnny Vincent, affectionately known as Johnny V, is a seasoned radio personality with a remarkable three-decade-long career in the industry. His journey in the world of broadcasting led him to Rockford in 2010, where he quickly made a name for himself on former radio station 101QFL, which later became K-Love. Johnny's outstanding contributions to the field were recognized when he received a prestigious Silver Dome Award from the Illinois Broadcasters Association in 2018. Johnny loves his Boston Terrier, Wrigley, and his devotion to the Chicago Cubs is unwavering. As the energetic host of "The Ride Home" on Q 98.5, Johnny brings a unique blend of charm, humor, local happenings, and country music to the airwaves, making him a cherished voice in the lives of many listeners around the Rockford region
10 Baby Names in Illinois and Wisconsin That Are Illegal
You've probably heard about the story about a mother who named her twin boys Oranjello and Lemonjello, but that's actually a myth.
The Weekend After Thanksgiving Could Be Illinois First Major Snow
We're hearing about a record number of Americans who will be traveling this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday including over 2 million Illinois residents planning to drive to their destination. That could be challenging with the snow in the forecast the weekend after Turkey Day.
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Take a trip across America to witness some of the most beautiful places in the U.S. From the Grotto of the Redemption in Iowa to Apostle Islands in Wisconsin, explore the breathtaking beauty of the 50 states.
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Two teens went on a crime spree through the city over the weekend, and now they're both in serious trouble with law enforcement.
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Burning wood, lavender, vanilla, and that incredible aroma of Wrigley Field when you walk into the park and smell the food.
Upcoming Weekend Could Be Illinois’ Hottest Of The Year, So Far
It doesn't seem like that long ago we had snow flurries and temperatures below freezing, but that's long gone when this upcoming weekend arrives.
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There's a small town just south of the Illinois River with a classic drive-in that's a throwback to the 60s, and they feature Root Beer on tap that's the best I've ever had.
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