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Street & Road Closures For Rhubarb Festival

Aledo Police Chief Chris Sullivan

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…

Richard (Dick) L. Johnson – Services 5/14/16

Richard (Dick) L. Johnson 84 of North Henderson, died Sunday, April 17th at Knox County Nursing Home.  Services are 10 a.m., Saturday, May 14th, at Zion Lutheran Church, North Henderson.  Burial will be at Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg.  Friends may call…

Update On Aledo Multi-Use Path Project


In September 2013 the City of Aledo received $591,000 in state funds to construct a 6.2 mile multi-use path, with the stipulation that the city use that money within three years. Aledo mayor Chris Hagloch on the progress of the…