DeKalb, IL – DeKalb Mayor Frank Van Buer lost his battle with cancer Wednesday. He was 74.
Van Buer spent his last days at home with his family...he spent his years at City Hall with other elected officials and developers. Helping downtown DeKalb grow and prosper was a top priority for the mayor. WNIJ's Christopher Hosken and Susan Stephens have this report.
DeKalb, IL – For nearly a year, Northern Illinois University and private developer ProCure have been pecking at each other over who's best to build the state's first proton cancer treatment center. In the second of a 2-part series, W-N-I-J's Christopher Hosken referees while explaining the opposing arguments.
DeKalb, IL – Ground was recently broken for a new medical facility in DuPage County. The non-profit 159-million-dollar Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center is the first facility of its kind in the state. W-N-I-J's Christopher Hosken explains how proton therapy works, and introduces us to someone who has used it.