WNIJ News
7:18 am
Thu February 19, 2009

The Beloit International Film Festival

DeKalb, IL – The 4th Annual Beloit International Film Festival gets underway tonight (2/19/09) runs through the weekend. More than 150 films will be shown throughout the city. WNIJ's Guy Stephens spoke with the festival's executive director, Rod Beaudoin (BOE-dwin). Guy began by asking him to describe the purpose of the festival:

You can find a link to the Festival's website at wnij.org.

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WNIJ News
5:27 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Former NIU student reflects, one year later

DeKalb, IL – Saturday marks one year since five students were shot and killed in a classroom at Northern Illinois University. WNIJ's Andy Mitchell was a reporter at NIU's student newspaper then. The anniversary observances are bringing up a lot of mixed emotions for him.

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WNIJ News
3:57 am
Thu February 12, 2009

NIU President, one year later

NIU president John Peters

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WNIJ News
12:16 am
Thu February 12, 2009

NIU Counselor, one year later

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WNIJ News
11:24 am
Wed December 10, 2008

Illinois expert explains impeachment proceedings

DeKalb, IL – Governor Rod Blagojevich's indictment raises a number of important questions for Illinois - such as "Will the Governor be impeached," and "What would impeachment proceedings look like?" For answers, WNIJ's Dan Klefstad turned to Robert Rich - director of the University of Illinois' Institute of Government and Public Affairs. Rich is an expert on the Illinois constitution. Dan began by asking him "What, if anything, does the Constitution say about a sitting Governor who's been indicted?"

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WNIJ News
3:50 am
Mon December 8, 2008

Deadline nears for federal flood disaster aid

DeKalb, IL – People affected by September's floods who procrastinated and missed the December 2nd deadline to apply for disaster relief are getting a break. The federal government has moved the deadline to December 16th. Officials are urging the public to take advantage of the opportunity. WNIJ's Guy Stephens reports:

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WNIJ News
3:49 am
Mon December 8, 2008

Holidays busy days for NIU choral director

NIU Choral Director Eric Johnson

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WNIJ News
3:34 am
Thu November 6, 2008

Republicans hold 4 northern Illinois Congressional Districts

DeKalb, IL – Despite Democratic victories across the nation - and in the Illinois Legislature - Republicans hold a handful of northern Illinois Congressional Districts. WNIJ's Dan Klefstad and NIU political scientist Matt Streb recap Tuesday's congressional races. They'll also look at how Illinois will replace Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate.

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Election 2008
3:51 am
Mon October 27, 2008

Manzullo bucks trend, likely GOP victor

DeKalb, IL – Republican congressman Don Manzullo bucks the national trend, and is likely to hold Illinois' 16th District - according to NIU political scientist Matt Streb. Speaking with WNIJ's Dan Klefstad, Streb also updates races in Districts 11 and 10.

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Election 2008
6:06 am
Mon October 20, 2008

District 13: Biggert likely victor.

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.

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