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Orion Grabs Conference Championship; Two Local Wrestlers to Go for Gold

The Orion Chargers wrapped up the Three Rivers Confrence West Division championship by beating Riverdale 52-45 Friday night. Rockridge topped Sherrard on Senior night 51-34 and the Mercer County Golden Eagles dropped a Lincoln Trail Conference match-up to Princeville 48-34.…

LTC Boys Tournament Changes Format

The boys Lincoln Trail Conference Basketball Tournament changed its format due to the weather the area has received.  With the first two nights of pool play being cancelled, the decision was made to go to the more traditional bracket format…

Business Spotlight – Brookstone Of Aledo

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Chris DeFrieze, the administrator of Brookstone of Aledo. They will talk about what a supportive living facility provides its residents, the fact they they do accept Medicaid, the social activities at Brookstone, how residents…

Dispatchers at the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department have received emergency medical dispatch or EMD certification. Mercer County Sheriff Dusty Terrill says the training is vitally important when handling 911 calls. cut All eight dispatchers received the certification and one dispatcher…

IHSA Closer To Adding State Tournament For E-Sports

The IHSA moving closer to developing a state tournament series for e-sports or video-gaming. The IHSA declared e-sports an emerging sport last year.  The IHSA Board of Directors meets today in Bloomington.    

Money being raised this weekend for the Keithsburg Veterans Memorial Park.  It’s through Saturday’s “Battle of the Bars” event says organizer Nick Seefeld. This year, the “Battle of the Bars” features the Mercer County VFW Post, Ferg’s Public House, Eagles…

Regular Phone Lines Down At Mercer County Sheriff’s Office Through Tuesday; Frontier Issue

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office experiencing ongoing telephone issues with its non-emergency numbers. According to a Mercer County Sheriff’s Department media release, Frontier Communications was made aware of this issue during the afternoon of Saturday, November 3rd. However, Frontier Communications…

Mercer Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Having Phone Line Issues

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department is experiencing ongoing telephone issues with it’s non-emergency numbers.  Frontier Communications will not be addressing the issue until Tuesday, November 6th.  All citizens are requested to call Mercer County’s 911 Emergency line in the event…

Warren County has some new jail guards on the job, but the county still doesn’t have any inmates. Sheriff Martin Edwards yesterday said he doesn’t know when he’ll reopen his jail. He closed the jail three months ago because a…

WRMJ Interview: Illinois Small School Showdown Game This Week Features EPC vs. Lena-Winslow

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Jared McNutt this morning. He is the head football coach at Eastland-Pearl City. EPC plays in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference and will battle conference rival and number 1 ranked Lena Winslow, the…