Nick Willick

Another View: Auburn pillars leave lasting legacies

I love the sound and, more importantly, the meaning of the Latin word “gravitas.” Gravitas was one of the Roman virtues. A person with gravitas is a man or woman who ha ...

Renovations moving along at new Chamber of Commerce office space

An event on June 26 will give the community a peek at renovations of the new Chamber of Commerce office in Downtown Auburn “There will be hard hat tours and (an opportunity ...

Former Auburn City Manager Rod Haack recalled with fondness

Auburn’s city manager for a decade, Rod Haack is being remembered with fondness for his friendliness and dedication to his adopted community. A Midwesterner by birth who was ...

Gym owner promotes passion for health

Auburn resident Linda Dixon never thought she would own her own business, but her passion for fitness provided her with the experience of a lifetime. Dixon, 54, is the president ...

Exchange brings Italy to Auburn

John and Julia Camillucci, 8 and 11, respectively, have never had an older sister, but for the next year they will. Ilaria Piredda is living with the Camilluccis through an exchan ...

Looking behind the Scenes: Auburn Police opening up more cold case files

Sometimes, writing a column is a lot like jumping into the car taking a trip. Many times, you know exactly where you’re headed, but on a few fortunate occasions, you capriciously ...

Murder dominates headlines in 2006

2006 was a year filled with goodbyes and new beginnings, devastating fires, and landmark arrests and convictions. Nick Willick retired from the Auburn Police Department after 33 ye ...

2001 sees terrorist attacks, Star fire, new skate park

A look back at the aughts Editor’s note: The Journal shares some notable events that occurred in the last decade of Auburn’s history. The year 2001 will forever be remember ...

Despite challenges, law enforcement never forgot Janet Kovacich

Former Auburn Police Chief Nick Willick doesn’t remember ever meeting Janet Kovacich but he spent a significant part of his law-enforcement career looking for her. The mother o ...