John Hoscheidt

Tigers, Rockets, Chargers Win Volleyball Openers

The Sherrard Tigers, Rockridge Rockets and Orion Chargers all won their season opening matches Tuesday night.  Sherrard topped Lincoln Trail foe Galva, Rockridge won a cross conference match with Peru St. Bede and Orion shocked Moline in three games.  …

Orion-Sherrard Wins Season Opener

The Orion-Sherrard boys soccer team won their season opener over DePue-Hall 8-4.  Tyler Syslo lead the way with three goals.  Monmouth-Roseville beat Abingdon-Avon in that coops first match in the program’s history 4-0.  Golf meets highlighted the other local sports…

Golden Eagle Girls Win Season Opener

The Mercer County Golden Eagles girls golf team opened the season with a dual meet victory at Farmington.  Mercer County fired a 201 with Farmington coming in with a 248.  Emma Saltzman lead the Golden Eagles with a 49.  On…

College Avenue Opens

College Avenue at the intersection of Route 17 or Southeast Third Street reopened at approximately 3 pm this afternoon following the completion of a construction project.  Aledo Public Works Director Justin Blaser says he’s happy to see it finished. The…

Vector Ecologist Speaks To Health Department, Conducts Tick Drag

A vector ecologist from the Illinois Natural History Survey, Illinois Medical Entomology Lab visited Mercer County Tuesday and Wednesday to speak to the Mercer County Health Department and conduct a tick drag.  Holly Tuten details what she is trying to…

Keithsburg Veterans Memorial Statues Arrive

The statues of World War I and World War II soldiers have arrived and been placed at the Keithsburg Veterans Memorial Park. Veterans Memorial Park committee member Tara Nelson says a formal dedication ceremony for the park is scheduled for…

Business Spotlight – Compeer Financial

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Aaron Leary, lending officer with Compeer Financial. They will talk about the types of residential and consumer loans Aaron can write, how falling interest rates make this a good time to buy, their home…

Business Spotlight – ReMax Country Crossroads

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Sharon Esslinger, the owner of ReMax Country Crossroads, and broker Abbi Wilson. They will talk about the changes in the real estate industry, how they help the seller get the most for their home,…

Business Spotlight – Retherford Jerky

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Mike Retherford of Retherford Jerky. They will talk about how Mike started making jerky for himself, how it expanded into a business, the many flavors he makes and where you can buy them, the…

Business Spotlight – Blackhawk Bank & Trust

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Kathy Schroeder, new accounts officer with Blackhawk Bank. They will discuss the new checking accounts at the bank including Cash Rewards, Interest Checking, Essential, and Relationship. Kathy will talk about how one goes about…