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WRMJ Interview: aGd Grad Willits Takes Over AW Baseball Program.

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with 2007 Aledo High School graduate Logan Willits this morning. Willits has been named head baseball coach of the Annawan-Wethersfield co-op. Willits teaches at Wethersfield and is also the offensive coordinator for the AW…

2017 Relay For Life Of Mercer County Saturday

The 2017 Relay For Life of Mercer County set for this weekend. The American Cancer Society’s Stacey Dutton says there’s great support building for this year’s event. The 2017 Relay For Life of Mercer County is Saturday from 11 a.m.…

Alexis Native With Key Voice In Dairy Industry

An Alexis native with a key voice in the dairy industry. Nicole Yung Postin is the public relations manager for Prairie Farms Dairy. She is a United High School graduate. She credits some of her success to her high school…

12-Mile Tractor Drive Part Of Seaton Event This Weekend

A 12-mile tractor drive part of this weekend’s 14th Annual Community Antique Power and Tractor Show in Seaton. The event is Saturday says organizer Ron Dillavou. The featured tractor this year is a 1948 Allis Chalmers Model G.  The schedule…

Mercer County School District Now Owed $1-Million From State

The Mercer County School District has reached the $1-million mark in money owed from the state.  Yes, $1-million says Unit 404 superintendent Scott Petrie. Petrie shared the financial information with the Mercer County School Board Wednesday night.

More Information Released In Mercer County Criminal Sexual Assault Investigation

More information released on a criminal sexual assault investigation conducted by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department.  Bond has been set at $50,000 for 30 year old Eric Maurice Thirtyacre of rural Aledo. He was arrested Tuesday and officially charged Wednesday…

Black Hawk East Product World Livestock Auctioneer Champ

The 2017 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion hails from west-central Illinois. Brian Curless of Pittsfield won the competition last weekend in Billings, Montana. With the win, Curless now has a key voice for the Livestock Marketing Association. Curless is a Black…

Mercer County Sheriff’s Department Announce Arrest Following Sex Assault Investigation

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department announcing an arrest following a sexual assault investigation. 30 year old Eric Maurice Thirtyacre of rural Aledo was taken into custody Tuesday. He has been charged with criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse. …