Princeton – Julia Cain is obsessed with hats. The Princeton resident literally has hundreds all over her home. WNIJ's Christopher Hosken introduces us to Cain. Plus, we get to hear about some of her hats on display through this weekend at The Prairie Arts Center Gallery in Princeton.
Fashion:Art of the Hat, featuring the Julia Cain collection at Prairie Arts Center Gallery in Princeton, IL through February 6, 2011
DeKalb, IL – From Illinois State Police as of 3:00 am Wednesday:
Access is restricted at the following locations until further notice:
* I-80 - from IL Route 47 (Morris) to IL Route 26 (Princeton) * I-88 - from IL Route 40 (Rock Falls) to I-80 (Rock Island County) * I-74 - from milepost 51 (Galesburg) to milepost 87 (Peoria) * I-39 - from I-55 to US Route 20 * I-155 - from I-55 to I-74 * I-55 - closed at Lake Shore Drive * I-290 - from St. Charles to I-90 * I-57 - southbound at I-80
WNIJ news – GOP chairmen in Illinois' 35th Senate District have chosen a replacement for, Brad Burzynski. The Republican Senator is retiring in a couple of weeks. DeKalb County Treasurer, Christine Johnson, will fill the remainder of his term. Burzynski recommended Johnson when making his announcement last week.
Rock Falls, IL – A 90-year-old former pilot from Rock Falls was recently given a chance to fulfill one of his fondest wishes: seeing the Rock River Valley from the air again. WNIJ's Susan Stephens has more about the flight and the people who made it possible.