News

Pages

WNIJ News
2:02 am
Fri September 2, 2005

Agriculture Secretary views drought damage

Leland, Illinois – U-S Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns toured drought-stricken DeKalb County Thursday, and met with local farmers about their plight.
WNIJ's Chris Lehman reports...

Read more
WNIJ News
3:26 pm
Wed August 31, 2005

Slide guitar wizard comes to Rockford

DeKalb, IL – Slide guitarist Sonny Landreth comes to Rockford's "On the Waterfront" festival. Born in Mississippi, Landreth considers himself a "Native Stepson" of Louisiana. He explains to WNIJ's Dan Klefstad.

Read more
WNIJ News
5:57 pm
Tue August 30, 2005

Symphony set to "soireé"

Read more
WNIJ News
12:12 pm
Fri August 26, 2005

Rockford lands Federal airport grant

Rockford, IL – The Rockford Airport has received a one million dollar Federal grant to market its air service. WNIJ's Chris Lehman reports...

Read more
WNIJ News
7:20 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

The 2005 Mindset List

Beloit, WI – How do you relate to someone who was born in 1987? Researchers at Beloit College have some answers. WNIJ's Dan Klefstad talks with the co-author of "The Mindset List."

Read more
WNIJ News
6:15 pm
Tue August 23, 2005

Rochelle Peace Pole

Rochelle, IL – When you think of cultural diversity, you probably think big city. But it can happen anywhere. Rochelle is a northern Illinois town of about 95-hundred people. It's known as The Hub City, a transportation mecca where rail lines and highways converge. Rochelles place in international business was solidified when Union Pacific Railroad opened its intermodal facility two years ago.

Read more
WNIJ News
5:28 pm
Tue August 23, 2005

What makes new teachers cry?

DeKalb, IL – A recent study finds that half of all new teachers leave the profession after five years. A new book explains why, and offers solutions on how to prevent teacher burnout. WNIJ's Dan Klefstad spoke with NIU Professor Larry Johannesson about the book, "Supporting Beginning English Teachers."

Read more
WNIJ News
5:27 pm
Tue August 23, 2005

Congressman Manzullo in China

Rockford, IL – Congressman Don Manzullo returned recently from his fourth trip to China. The northern Illinois Republican has chaired the U.S./China Interparliamentary Exchange since it was created in 1999. He spoke with WNIJ's Susan Stephens.

Read more
WNIJ News
4:43 pm
Tue August 23, 2005

Future relations between China and the U.S.

Rockford, IL – The relationship between the U.S. and China is changing: China's currency is no longer pegged to the dollar. The sale of Unocal to a Chinese oil company was quashed by Congress. And there will be hearings soon in Washington about movies and music piracy in China. 16th District Congressman Don Manzullo recently returned from a visit to China. He chairs the U.S./China Interparliamentary Exchange. He spoke with WNIJ's Susan Stephens about the future of relations between the two countries.

Read more
WNIJ News
4:30 pm
Mon August 15, 2005

Illinois soldier marries Iraqi woman

Rockton, IL – The U-S invasion of Iraq changed the lives of millions of people in that country. Those in power found themselves on the run. Everyday people rejoiced in their new freedoms, but struggled to survive in the face of the rising insurgency.

But one Iraqi woman's life was affected in a way she never could have imagined. And a young soldier from Illinois played an important role in those life-changing events.

WNIJ's Chris Lehman has their story.

Read more

Pages