Meet Shannon Zimmerman, aka, Lil Zim; Q98.5’s own crafting queen, animal lover, chocolate aficionado, and country music enthusiast who has been helping you start your day since 2010 and stands at a whopping 5 feet 2 inches tall. (hence the nickname). Off the mic, Shannon is a devoted mom to two daughters, three dogs, and a cat. She loves her hometown of Rockford, Illinois, raising awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and writing about and reading true-crime stories.
One Thing Illinois Dog Owners Should Stop Doing Immediately
Do you have a dog that loves to give kisses? You might want to shy away from them after reading the results of this health study.
4 Last Minute Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day Procrastinators in Illinois
Panicking over what to buy your partner for Valentine's Day? These 4 gift ideas might just save the day.
Did You Miss The Super Bowl Ad Featuring An Illinois Man and 49er Christian McCaffrey?
The San Francisco 49ers may not have been winners at Super Bowl LVIII, but one guy from Belvidere, IL certainly was!
Unique Airbnb in Illinois Provides a Next Level Glamping Experience
If sleeping under the stars without bugs and heat is your idea of the perfect getaway, you have to check out this unique dome Airbnb in Simpson, Illinois.
Did You Know About This Surprising Toby Keith Connection to Illinois?
Did you know Rockford, Illinois played a major role in Toby Keith's rise to stardom?
Historic Home For Sale In Illinois Has A Private Carousel and 36-Person Train
This historic estate for sale in Lexington, Illinois is the epitome of Victorian elegance mixed with childhood nostalgia.
Watch Charlie Berens Make An Old Fashioned During Surprise Appearance at One Illinois Bar
After 2 shows at the Coronado Performing Arts Center in Rockford, Illinois Saturday night, Charlie Berens popped by a bar to make an Old Fashioned.
Legend Says Wisconsin’s Snowmobiling Ghost Has One Important Mission
Wisconsin has plenty of chilling ghost tales to share, but not many of them feature a phantom that is only seen when it snows.
What to Do When You Hit A Deer With Your Car in Illinois
If you hit a deer with your car and there is no damage, but the deer is dead, is it illegal to just drive off in Illinois?
12 Things You SHOULD and SHOULDN’T Do When It’s Below Zero in Illinois
We all know there are certain things we should never do when the temps drop below zero, but what about the things we should be doing?