Author: Jim Taylor

Latest Downtown Aledo Street Project Underway

The latest downtown Aledo infrastructure project is now underway. Director of Public Works Justin Blaser says the work should be completed by May 12th. Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities have been awarded the $427,000 contract for the project, which…

Rockridge Choir & Band Making Appearances At Circa 21 & Adler Theater

The Rockridge music program taking its show on the road over the next few weeks. They’ll be performing with professionals at Circa 21 and the Adler Theater says vocal director Curt Fischer-Oelschlaeger. Fischer-Oelschlaeger also conducts the Quad City Singers.

Local Farm Machinery Auction Brings Strong Interest

The demand for farm machinery remains strong on the secondary market. Local auctioneer Dale Jones had nearly 600 registered bidders on-site last Saturday at a consignment auction that featured a large number of ag implements. And the weather conditions were…

Line Scores Another Win In Show Ring

More success in the livestock show ring for a Seaton teenager. Dalton Line and “Wacky Wade” picked up their latest Grand Champion Steer honors this past weekend at the Western Illinois University Hoof & Horn Jackpot Show. Kansas City is…

New Owner To Host Grand Opening At Hawthorn Ridge Sunday

The new owner at Aledo’s Hawthorn Ridge Golf Course set to host a grand opening. The details from Gary Baker, who assumed ownership of the property last fall. The course opened for the season earlier this month.