Jim Taylor

QC Firm Set To Be Hired As Mercer County Administrator

The Mercer County Board is set to hire a new County Administrator. According to tonight’s agenda, the firm has been identified as Bohnsack and Frommelt from Moline. Terms are not disclosed on the agenda. The county’s former administrative consultant was…

Sentencing Delay In Terry Sex Assault Case

There has been a delay in the sentencing hearing for an Aledo man in a sex assault case. 21 year old Gunner Terry was set to be sentenced Tuesday in Mercer County Circuit Court, but the matter has been continued…

Engineering Firm Hired For Interior Work Of Aledo City Hall

The Aledo City Council has approved retaining an engineering firm for interior renovations to City Hall. The action taken Monday night says City Administrator Erin Knackstedt. Klingner & Associates of Galesburg will be paid $174,000 for the engineering work. The…

WRMJ Audio: All School Reunion Maintains Traditions Of Former New Windsor, Viola And Winola High Schools

Another all-school reunion is planned for graduates of the former New Windsor, Viola and Winola High Schools. The event is Saturday, June 23rd, at 6 p.m. at the Woodhull Plaza. Jim Robinson (Winola High School Class of 1963) is promoting…

Aledo Swears in New Officer

The City of Aledo has a new police officer.  He was officially hired last night says Aledo Police Chief Chris Sullivan. Davis is replacing officer Nick Weist, who left the Aledo force last month for a position with the Knox…

Weaver To Host Town Hall Meeting In Aledo

State Senator Chuck Weaver has announced he will be hosting a town hall meeting in Mercer County later this month. The session is Tuesday, June 19th, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Aledo Fire Station.

WRMJ Interview: Very Easy For Cully Welter To Talk About Tom Hasson

WRMJ Sports Director spoke with former Aledo football coach Cully Welter this morning. Welter shared some observations about Rockridge teacher Tom Hasson, who was injured last Friday in a motorcycle accident. Welter and Hasson coached for ten years together at…