German Valley, IL – Students are back in class after their holiday vacation. Teachers at one northern Illinois school district hope their students talked to their parents over the break about energy conservation. WNIJ's Chris Lehman explains...
DeKalb, IL – The state reports more jobs are being created than lost, but a new report says incomes in Illinois are falling. The report blames the transfer of manufacturing jobs to the service sector. WNIJ's Dan Klefstad talks with NIU researcher Paul Kleppner about the State of Working Illinois report.
Belvidere, IL – A Boone County woman has a story that's attracting a lot of attention. Tilli Schulze grew up in a tiny village in northern Germany, under Nazi and Communist regimes. She wrote a book called "Tilli's Story: My Thoughts Are Free." Now the second edition of her book is out, AND she has a movie deal. WNIJ's Susan Stephens spoke with Schulze and her co-author Lorna Collier.
DeKalb, IL – After Hurricane Katrina, evacuees from Mississippi and Louisiana spread out across the nation in search of a place to live. Some people have settled into their new communities for good. Others are biding their time until they can go back. WNIJ's Chris Lehman caught up with one evacuee in DeKalb County who's eager to get home. That's because he's running for Congress.