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Richard L. Swanson – Services 11/20/17

Richard L. Swanson, 85 of rural Oneida, died Friday, November 17, 2017 at the home of his daughter, Rene. Services are 2 p.m., Monday, November 20, at the Calvary Lutheran Church, New Windsor. Burial is in the Calvary Lutheran Cemetery…

Rockets, Red Storm, Chargers, Spartans Struggle At Ridgewood

Offense was at a premium for our local teams at the Ridgewood Girls Thanksgiving Tournament Thursday night.  The Rockridge Rockets lead 24-23 at halftime but managed only 10 second half points as they fell to Elmwood 41-34.  United could never…

Eagles Capture Cranberry Classic

The Mercer County Golden Eagles successfully defended their Rowva Cranberry Classic title defeating the host Tigers on Wednesday night.  At Geneseo, the Sherrard Tigers suffered their second loss and at Ridgewood, Rockridge couldn’t find their offense in a loss to…

M. Lorraine Pickrel – Services 11/19/17

M. Lorraine Pickrel, 86 of Woodhull, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at home. Services are 1 p.m., Sunday, November 19, at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull. Burial is in the Viola Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday,…

Eagles To Play For Title

Mercer County got off to a slow start in their second game of the season but the Golden Eagles were able to rally and then hold off Abingdon-Avon to stay unbeaten at the Cranberry Classic Tuesday night. Mercer County and…

Mary E. Anderson – Private Services 11/26/17

Mary E. Anderson, 74 of Reynolds, died Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Hamlet. Private graveside services are Sunday, November 26, at the Reynolds Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Wheelan-Pressly Funeral and Crematory in Milan.

Eagles Win Season Opener, Tigers Fall

The Mercer County Golden Eagles girls basketball team opened defense of their Cranberry Classic title with a win over West Central to start the season while Sherrard fell to the defending 1A state champs, Annawan, in the opening game of…

Fundraiser Helps Toothmobile

The Mercer County Foundation for Health held a fundraiser at The Big Red Barn in New Windsor Thursday night to help raise money to improve the dental health of citizens of Mercer County.  Mercer County Health Department director Carla Ewing…

Lincoln Trail Announces All-Conference Volleball Team

The Lincoln Trail Conference has announced their All Conference Volleyball team for the 2017 season. Conference champion Wethersfield placed five players on the first team.  Brittney Litton received the “Toney” Anderson Award as the conference’s most valuable player.   FIRST…

Chargers Stopped In Sectional Championship

The Orion Chargers volleyball season came to a close Wednesday night at the Class 2A Oregon Sectional as they fell to Galena in straight games.  The Pirates won 25-20, 25-22.  Orion closed out their season at 32-6 while Galena moves…