John Hoscheidt

Tigers Run Comes To An End

Sherrard’s run of eight straight girls regional basketball titles came to end Thursday night in Hamilton as host West Hancock beat the Tigers 52-40 in the Class 2A regional championship game.  Taylor Barber lead Sherrard with 20 points.  At Knoxville,…

Tigers Advance To Regional Championship

Sherrard advanced to another regional championship game with a 36-32 victory over Monmouth-Roseville in the semifinals of the Class 2A Hamilton regional.  They will meet West Hancock in tonight’s championship game as they upset number one seed and the state’s…

Business Spotlight – Ferg’s Public House

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Erica Pestle from Ferg’s Public House in Aledo. They will talk about how the business got started, the upcoming additions to their menu, the return of the previous martini line up, a new wine…

Panthers Edge Eagles For Regional Crown, Braves Repeat As LTC Tourney Champ

Erie-Prophetstown and Mercer County weren’t mentioned as tourney favorites but the Panthers just edged the Golden Eagles for the Class 1A Rockridge Regional wrestling title. Annawan topped Wethersfield in the Lincoln Trail Conference tournament championship game while Mercer County won…

Eagles Tripped Up In LTC Tourney, Tigers Top Chargers

Mercer County was denied a chance to play for the Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament championship game as they were downed by Wethersfield 80-76 in overtime Friday night.  The Golden Eagles trailed by 13 in the first half and by 7…

Bald Eagles Back In Big Numbers

Bald eagles are back in the Quad Cities.  Researchers yesterday said they’ve counted about 22 hundred bald eagles along a one mile stretch of the Mississippi River and Rock rivers this year.  That’s compared to 957 eagles last year, and…

Business Spotlight – NPL Tax & Accounting

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Kelsie Holton from NPL Tax & Accounting in Aledo. They will talk about their experienced staff; the services they offer, including but not limited to tax preperation; the changes to note this year on…

Business Spotlight – Linda’s Salsa

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Linda Putnam, the founder of Linda’s Salsa from Monmouth. They will talk about how she went from making salsa for her family to having LInda’s Salsa in 80 stores in Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri;…

LTC Girls Regular Season Wraps Up

The Annawan Bravettes captured their eighth straight Lincoln Trail Conference basketball title with a perfect 9-0 record as they handled Galva 74-35 last night.  Mercer County dropped their final regular season game falling to Wethersfield on the road 61-49.  Ridgewood…