Belvidere, Il – One-room school houses can still be found in most states. Experts say scarce funding sometimes makes it difficult to maintain these historic structures. In one northern Illinois community, a volunteer effort is underway to recapture the charm of a country school. WNIJ's Mike Moen reports, the project involves a group of workers far removed from that era:
Change. In 2009, after Barack Obama had ridden the change-we-can-believe-in slogan to the White House, Time magazine ranked "change" as the nation's No. 1 buzzword. "Change," according to Time, had become synonymous with "candidacy" and the first opportunity in 20 years to have a president not named Bush or Clinton.
When a word becomes a buzzword, the word tends to lose its meaning in all the buzz.
Change. To make something different; to alter, shift or switch; to transform.
DeKalb – This year the Baby Boomers started turning 65. Experts say older Boomers will require more health care. WNIJ's Dan Klefstad examines northern Illinois health systems to see how prepared they are for a large number of older patients.