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Aledo City Council Tables Water & Sewer Rate Hike aledo city hall image

The Aledo City Council tables action on a 10.6 percent increase for water and sewer rates. There will be more [Read the full article…]

12-Year Old Titus Ends Summer On Grand Champion High Note titus 12 yearold

A United Junior High student ending his summer on a high note. 12 year old Trace Titus of Alexis showed [Read the full article…]

Aledo City Council To Vote On Water & Sewer Rate Hike Monday Night aledo city hall

The Aledo City Council set to vote on a water and sewer rate hike Monday night. The 10.6 percent rate [Read the full article…]

Police Bill Signed By Rauner; Encourages Body Cameras rauner

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has signed legislation aimed at improving the relations between police officers and the communities they serve. [Read the full article…]

Two State Fair Grand Champions For Mercer County Trace Titus of Alexis and his Grand Champion Sheep Wether

Mercer County home to two Illinois State Fair Grand Champions. For the second time in four years, 2014 Mercer County [Read the full article…]

School Starts Monday At Sherrard sherrard high school sign

The 2015/2016 school year begins Monday for students in the Sherrard School District. Outgoing Unit 200 Superintendent Samuel Light says [Read the full article…]

Seaton’s Line Wins State Fair Grand Champion Steer Honors, Again aj line

For the second time in four years, 2014 Mercer County High School graduate and Seaton native A.J. Line scored Grand [Read the full article…]

President Harding’s ‘Love Child’ Frequent Visitor Of Mercer County Warren G. Harding mistress Nan Britton with daughter Elizabeth Ann.
Photo Credit: New York Times

Through DNA science it was confirmed this week that our 29th president –Warren G. Harding–fathered a “love child”. And that [Read the full article…]

Taylor Ridge Man Agrees To Offender Initiative Program In Scrap Metal Theft Case

A Taylor Ridge man accused in a scrap metal theft case in Rock Island County, has been placed in the [Read the full article…]

Henderson County Native & WIU Ag Student Scores Big At Regional ‘Weed Olympics’ weed olympics

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Michael Keane this morning.  Keane is a senior agriculture major at Western Illinois University [Read the full article…]

Corporate Sponsors Big Part Of New Windsor Rodeo Success new windsor rodeo

Corporate sponsors have been a big part of the New Windsor Rodeo success story. It takes about $80,000 for the [Read the full article…]

Mercer County Farmers Eligible For Federal Assistance For Flooding & Heavy Rains USDA

Federal assistance being made available for those local farmers that suffered losses because of rain and flooding this year. Illinois [Read the full article…]

Boucher: Current State Budget Impasse Has Little Impact On School FInances Alan Boucher pic

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County School District Superintendent Alan Boucher this morning.  Boucher was asked what [Read the full article…]

New Windsor Rodeo Week new windsor rodeo 2

It’s New Windsor Rodeo week. This marks the 76th year for the event. There will be some great competition says [Read the full article…]

Mississippi River Activist Pregracke Inducted Into Outdoors Hall Of Fame chad pregracke

Mississippi River activist Chad Pregracke among three individuals being inducted into the Illinois Outdoors Hall of Fame next month. In [Read the full article…]

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