John Hoscheidt

Business Spotlight – Midwest Bank

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Rex Johnson and Christy Shelton from Midwest Bank in Aledo.  They will talk about their many new products that customers can use via their cell phone or computer, their large selection of mortgage products,…

Business Spotlight – Munson Hybrids

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with John Hennenfent, the owner of Munson Hybrids in Galesburg. They will talk about the 2017 growing season and yields, what’s new for 2018, new products in the pipeline to keep an eye on and…

Business Spotlight – Essig Motors

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with the owner of Essig Motors in Aledo, Jim Essig.  They will discuss what 2017 was like in the car business, what 2018 looks like, some of the new body designs and trends in the…

Eagles Split On The Day At Erie

Mercer County split on the day in boys and girls basketball action on Saturday. The girls team defeated Rockridge to go 4-1 for the week while they boys lost to Riverdale to finish 3-2.  Wethersfield won the boys title while…

MC Girls Win Border Battle; Orion Boys Go 2-0 Saturday in Erie

Mercer County overcame an 11-9 first quarter deficit to defeat Rockridge in girls play on Saturday in the Erie Warkins Cardinal Classic. In boys action, Mercer County fell to Riverdale at Erie, Rockridge lost to consolation champs Jacksonville in Macomb,…

WRMJ’s “Business Spotlight” Returns

Tune in beginning January 2 for WRMJ’s “Business Spotlight” as it returns to the airwaves. John Hoscheidt will talk with area business people about what’s new and the special things you’ll find at their locations. Listen following Western Illinois Today…

Holiday Tournament Action In Full Swing

Holiday tournament basketball and wrestling action is now if full swing around the state of Illinois.  Local teams are competing at Erie, Riverton, Bloomington-Normal, Princeville, Amboy and Springfield.  Mercer County’s boys and girls teams all won their games to highlight…

Car Theft Attempt Thwarted In Aledo

Something just didn’t seem right when a man who said he was Peter Sheehan from Elmhurst, Illinois tried to purchase a high end vehicle at Essig Motors on Wednesday. The alleged Sheehan attempted to purchase a 2016 Dodge Charger SRT…

Hotel Feasibility Study For Aledo

The City of Aledo hosted a meeting Thursday concerning the feasibility of bringing a chain hotel to town.  The Midwest Regional Director for Hospitality Marketers International from New Berlin, Wisconsin, Lindsey Kaptur, met with people at the Aledo Fire Station.…