John Hoscheidt

Mercer County Youth Livestock Auction To Celebrate 25 Years

The Mercer County Youth Livestock Auction celebrating 25 years. Mike Peterson serves as director of the auction. He’s proud of the success. The auction has raised over $800,000 since its beginning. A special guest, farm broadcaster Max Armstrong, will be…

Business Spotlight – Brenny’s Motorcycle Clinic

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Mark Brenny, the owner of Brenny’s Motorcycle Clinic in Bettendorf. They will talk about Brenny’s Indian Motorcycle Demo Days this Friday and Saturday, June 29th and 30th; their ATV line up; the Polaris Sling…

Farmer’s Market, Mercer Co. Community Band Back In Central Park

Thursdays in Aledo’s Central Park means Aledo Main Street’s Farmer’s Market and entertainment will be featured. Tonight from 4 to 6 p.m. vendors will be selling their wares as Main Street Executive Director Dana Murphy explains. At 7 the Mercer…

Business Spotlight – Blackhawk Bank & Trust

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Adam Bain and Michelle Dawson with Blackhawk Bank & Trust. They will discuss Blackhawk Bank’s home mortgage department concerning the many products they offer including rural living, Farmer Mac, and jumbo loans; plus the…

Business Spotlight – Merle Norman Cosmetics

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Toni Ponder, the owner of Merle Norman Cosmetics in Galesburg. They will talk about how, even with stores closing, you can still find a full service cosmetic counter with professional advice; how they offer…

Business Spotlight – Lesco Aviation

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Rex Lester, the president of Lesco Aviation in Monmouth. This will be their final in a series of four conversations. Today they will discuss what Rex calls “the goody window,” what he can show…

Business Spotlight – Helena Agri Services

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Tom Seabloom, the manager of Helena Agri Services in Orion. They will talk about their Bean Wise program and Bean Week June 25-29, the many services they offer, their seed line up, experienced staff,…

Business Spotlight – Vickroy’s Furniture

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Dawn Shisler and Rick Vickroy with Vickroy’s Furniture in Monmouth. They will talk about the latest trends in furniture and bedding, their large sectional and recliner line up, their customer service, free delivery, and…

Business Spotlight – Hank’s Power & Equipment

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Jon Hank and Susan Holmes from Hank’s Power & Equipment in Aledo. They will talk about how they started the business, how it grew allowing them to move to their location on Route 94…

Business Spotlight – Roeder Brothers Seed

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Jason Roeder with Roeder Brothers Seed in Seaton. They will talk about new developments with DeKalb-Asgrow and Wyffels Hybrids; the Precision Planting and Climate programs he represents; a new employee, Kelton Cheline, who will…