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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…

Business Spotlight – Quad City Rental & Supply

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Eric Miller, the general manager of Quad City Rental and Supply, located just off Andalusia Road in Rock Island County.  They will talk about how the business started, their extensive line of rental equipment,…

West Nile virus surveillance underway in Mercer County. It’s being led by Kyle Lloyd at the Mercer County Health Department. West Nile was found in 63 Illinois counties last year.  There 90 were human cases including eight deaths.