Rockford, IL – The likely next superintendent of Rockford Public Schools is heading back home to Louisiana, but says she'll return soon to learn about the community. Dr. LaVonne Sheffield wrapped up three days of schools tours and meetings with parents, teachers, and community leaders. WNIJ's Susan Stephens spoke with her.
Rockford, IL – A bill will be voted on today (2/26) by a state senate committee aimed at easing requirements for political candidates to run for office. Both the sponsor of this bill and its chief opponent are Winnebago County Republicans. WNIJ's Christopher Hosken reports.