Larry Stephens


Nearly all schools in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin are closed. Many local government offices are closed, as well.

Northern Illinois University is canceling classes and university offices are closed for Friday, Feb. 9. at all locations. The school is reopening for events starting at 4:00 Friday afternoon, including those scheduled to commemorate Feb. 14, 2008. Normal operations resume at midnight.

Weather-Related Closings And Cancellations

Dec 19, 2016
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Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

Colleges and Universities

Sauk Valley Community College open at 10 a.m.

K-12 Schools

Rockford Public Schools are closed.  

DeKalb School District has canceled Monday classes.

Sycamore School District is closed.  

St. Mary's Catholic School in Sycamore is closed.  


Scheduled Planning & Zoning Commission meeting is canceled

Snow Emergency Declarations

Closings For Tuesday, January 28

Jan 28, 2014

The current Arctic blast hitting the northern Illinois region has resulted in another round of weather related closings for Tuesday.

Larry Stephens

Updated at 2:00 am Monday


Northern Illinois University has cancelled all classes Monday and Tuesday. All campuses are closed both days as well, with only essential employees required to report.

Larry Stephens

Dangerously cold temperatures and the potential for blowing snow have led to more closings today. 

CLOSINGS 1/23/14    5:00 pm