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Mercer County-Better Together hosting its third community forum this week. Aledo Mayor Chris Hagloch is on the group’s steering committee and he’s been pleased with the input so far. Wednesday’s forum begins at 6 p.m. and again it’s at the…

Brock Case Continued To September

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A former Keithsburg man seeking discharge from the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act will have to wait for his verdict. Darin Brock was convicted of sexually assaulting a 65-year old Joy woman in 1990, and was found to be sexually…

A Conservation Reserve Program is working in Mercer County to improve pheasant habitat. The initiative falls under the State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement of SAFE projects says Bill Joseph with the Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District….. cut Ag…

Business Spotlight – Creekside Vineyards

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Jen Mital from Creekside Vineyards in Coal Valley and Preemption. They will talk about Farmer’s Market, Firefly Festival, Wine and Wellness series, the expansion of their winery and new releases and much more.

Street & Road Closures For Rhubarb Festival

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Traffic in Aledo will be impacted over the next few days because of the Rhubarb Festival.  The information from Police Chief Chris Sullivan. Sullivan says the Aledo Central Park parking lot is being cleared tonight and prepped for the festival.

Class X Felony Filed Against New Boston Man

A New Boston man is now facing a Class X felony charge of armed violence in connection with a weekend arrest.  Mercer County State’s Attorney Greg McHugh says the Class X felony can be applied because 44 year old Travis…