John Hoscheidt

Eagles Boys & Girls Split, Rockets Knock Off Rams

Mercer County’s boys and girls basketball teams both played on a rare Monday night with the boys winning a non-conference tilt with Morrison while the girls lost on the road at Annanwan.  Rockridge’s girls knocked Riverdale into a tie with…

Business Spotlight – Cooper Floor Covering

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Gail Cooper and Tachelle MacDonald with Cooper Floor Covering. They will talk about what’s been popular with area customers, what’s new for 2018 from Shaw and Mohawk, their new “Phoenix” line of carpet, Cooper…

Business Spotlight – Office Specialists

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Trent Pearson with Office Specialists in Galesburg. They will talk about where things are going with computers and “The Cloud,” the many lines of computers they sell, their trained and experienced service staff, their…

Bravettes Win LTC Tourney, Chargers Take Mitton Invitational

The Annawan Bravettes won their 8th straight Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball tournament Saturday stopping Wethersfield and Orion won their own Bob Mitton Invitational wrestling tournament over a field of 17 teams.   GIRLS BASKETBALL Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament Championship: …

Bravettes, Geese To Meet In LTC Title Game, Chargers Upset Tigers

Annawan will meet Wethersfield in the girls Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament championship game after posting wins Thursday night.  In the Three Rivers Athletic Conference, Orion upset Sherrard knocking the Tigers out of a share of the lead with Riverdale.  …

Business Spotlight – Chase Burns, Land Guys LLC

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Chase Burns with Land Guys LLC. They will talk about how he got started in the real estate business, his association with Land Guys, his specializing in rural real estate, recreational tracks and homes…

Kleine Leaves House Race

Republican businessman Mark Kleine has withdrawn from the 17th District congressional race.  The Galesburg resident submitted his withdrawal Tuesday, but will remain on the March 20 primary ballot, missing the January 11 deadline to remove his name.  Kleine sent a…

Top Seeds Keep Winning In LTC Tourney

There were no surprises in round three of the girls Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament in Aledo Wednesday night.  Mercer County turned it on in the second half to beat Rowva 46-31, top seeded Annawan got off to a slow start…

Business Spotlight – Brookstone Of Aledo

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Chris DeFriese from Brookstone of Aledo. They will talk about how anyone of any financial means can live there, the type of apartments they offer, the many services they offer, and much more.

Aledo Crime Rate Down

Aledo Police Chief Chris Sullivan reported to the city council that Aledo’s crime rate has dropped last year. The council also recognized officer Gary Unsworth who had announced his retirement effective January 8th.  Unsworth had been employed in the law…