DeKalb, IL – Republican incumbent Judy Biggert is likely to keep Illinois' 13th Congressional district. NIU political scientist Matt Streb explains why Democrat Scott Harper and Green party candidate Steve Alesch are having difficulty gaining traction with voters.
DeKalb, IL – NIU political scientist Matt Streb says Illinois congressional districts 14 and 11 are leaning toward Democratic candidates Bill Foster and Debbie Halvorson. Streb talks with WNIJ's Dan Klefstad.
DeKalb, IL – 14th District Congressman Bill Foster - the Democrat facing Republican Jim Oberweis in next month's election - formally announced that he and others have secured six million federal dollars for cancer treatment and research at NIU. WNIJ's Christopher Hosken reports.
DeKalb, IL – WNIJ continues our series on northern Illinois Congressional Districts with a look at Districts 17 & 10. WNIJ predicts District 17 will go to incumbent Democrat Phil Hare. Why are we so certain a month before the election? Because Hare has no opponent. District 10, however, IS contested...and it's a tossup. Dan Klefstad discusses these races with NIU political scientist Matt Streb.
DeKalb, IL – The string ensemble Camerata Chicago gives a concert tonight (Friday, September 26th) in DeKalb. It's an opportunity to show off a new addition to its ranks. He's best known as the former member of another, more famous, chamber group. WNIJ's Guy Stephens has more:
DeKalb, IL – For the past two years, the Illinois Department of Public Health has reported a big increase in the number of bats that have tested positive for rabies. But as WNIJ's Andy Mitchell reports, the numbers aren't as scary as they seem.
DeKalb, IL – Americans are reluctant to give up their cars, no matter how high the price of gas goes. So some people are finding ways to keep their wheels and spend less time and money at the gas pump. WNIJ's Andy Mitchell spoke with three people who are happy with their alternatives to traditional gas-guzzlers.