Mike Moen

WNIJ Morning Edition Producer

Mike Moen is the Morning Edition producer and serves as a staff reporter for WNIJ.  Every morning, he works with Dan Klefstad to bring listeners the latest Illinois news.  He also works with the rest of the news staff on developing and producing in-depth stories.  Mike is a Minnesota native who likes movies, history, and baseball. When most people hear his last name, they assume he is 100-percent Scandinavian.  But, believe it or not, he is mostly German. 

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Local
5:00 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Rockford Teachers Strike Continues

 

For the second day in a row, classes are canceled in the Rockford Public School district.  Teachers remain on strike after Thursday's bargaining session failed to produce a contract agreement. 

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Politics
11:37 am
Wed March 21, 2012

Voter Turnout for Illinois Primary

 

Illinois election officials say it appears voter turnout was weak for Tuesday's primary. 

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Local
6:38 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Nuclear Plant Upgrades

 

Exelon Energy says it has finished upgrading equipment at a northern Illinois nuclear plant.

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Politics
6:32 am
Wed March 14, 2012

GOP primary for Illinois' 33rd Senate District

This Republican race in Chicago's northwest suburbs pits experience against a grass-roots campaign.

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Politics
6:50 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Illinois Primary Battle in 35th Senate District

Two incumbents square off in this hotly contested race.

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Politics
11:08 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Interview with George Gaulrapp, a Democrat running for Illinois' 17th Congressional Seat

George Gaulrapp

Here's the full interview with George Gaulrapp, one of three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in Illinois 17th Congressional District:

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Politics
11:01 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Interview with Cheri Bustos, a Democrat running for Illinois' 17th Congressional Seat

Cheri Bustos

Here's the full interview with Cheri Bustos, one of three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in Illinois 17th Congressional District:

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Politics
10:55 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Interview with Greg Aguilar, a Democrat running for Illinois' 17th Congressional Seat

Greg Aguilar

Here's the full interview with Greg Aguilar, one of three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in Illinois 17th Congressional District:

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Politics
6:26 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Three Candidates Vying for Democratic Nomination in IL-17

We wrap up our profile of area Congressional races by looking at the candidates in the Democratic primary for the 17th district, which covers the northwestern section of Illinois.  WNIJ's Victor Yehling has the story:

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Education
6:29 am
Tue February 28, 2012

The Art of the Sales Pitch

Students from around the globe tested their sales skills this past weekend at the 2nd Annual World Collegiate Sales Open held at Northern Illinois University. 

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