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WNIJ's summary of news items around our state.

Jan. 23: Snow, Sleet, And Ice Lead To More Cancellations

National Weather Service

School Closings: early dismissal unless otherwise noted

(Updated 9 a.m. Wed.) Due to snow and icy conditions, Northern Illinois University has extended the closure of the DeKalb campus until 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23. Classes and events starting at 5 p.m. or later will be held as scheduled.

Rock Valley College: all locations closed. Reopens Thursday.

Rockford University is closed.

Kishwaukee College is closed. The IWNC Job Fair will be rescheduled in February

Highland Community College is closed

Sauk Valley College is closed.


Beloit Turner School District is closed

Dakota School District

DeKalb School District

Dixon School District

Durand School District

Freeport School District

Genoa-Kingston School District

Harlem School District

Kishwaukee College will have a delayed start. Classes will resume at noon.

Rockford School District

Sycamore School District and St. Mary Catholic School

Whiteside Area Career Center: delayed two hours


Klehm Arboretum is closed

Rockford Park District: a number of delayed openings. See list at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/news/winter-weather-closings