Category: Western Illinois Today

City Of Aledo Could Have New Administrator By Next Month

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The City of Aledo could have a new city administrator by next month. Interviews were conducted last weekend says Mayor Chris Hagloch. Police Chief Chris Sullivan is serving as interim city administrator. Former Aledo city administrator Bob Mahrt resigned in…

Former RMA Dorms Continue To Deteriorate

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The remaining remnants of the former Roosevelt Military Academy sit in a state of disrepair. The two dorms continue to deteriorate, but there is little the City of Aledo can do about the situation because they don’t own the property…

Question Marks For Local Schools Preparing Budgets For New School Year

Interim Rockridge Supt. Jack Bambrick

Local schools are in the process of preparing budgets for the new school year. There are many question marks with the ongoing state budget impasse says interim Rockridge superintendent Jack Bambrick. At a statewide press conference last spring, Bambrick indicated…

Body Found In Sturgeon Bay

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The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, assisted by the New Boston Police Department, New Boston Fire Department and Illinois Department of Natural Resources has recovered the body of an adult male from the Sturgeon Bay Lake near New Boston today. The…

WRMJ Wins Top Sports, News & Community Service Broadcasting Awards

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor interviewing Sherrard multi-sport athlete Blake Lampo.

WRMJ was honored this week by the Illinois Broadcasters Association. The station won three Silver Dome Awards for broadcasting excellence in the Small Market Radio division. WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor was named IBA’s Best Sportscaster and also recognized by…

Brock Denied In Attempt For Full Discharge From Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act

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A former Keithsburg man will not be discharged from the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act at this time. 45 year old Darin Brock will continue to be subject to a number of conditions, including GPS monitoring and reporting requirements. However,…

New Boston Area Man Missing

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A New Boston area man is missing. Mercer County Sheriff’s Department investigator Casey Switzer says help is being sought in locating Pete Robinson. Anyone with information on Robinson can contact the Sheriff’s Department at 582-5194 or Mercer County Crime Stoppers…