Western Illinois Today

147 Homes Sold In Mercer County In 2015

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Final sales numbers have been released for the Mercer County housing market in 2015. 147 homes were sold last year with a median sales price of $86,250, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. That compares to 144 homes sold…

16 Properties In Mercer County Delinquent Tax Sale

Mercer County has 16-properties available in this fall’s delinquent tax sale. mercer delinquent sale Delinquent Tax Agent Bill Krieger says complete bidder’s packets and sale catalogs are now available at the Mercer County Treasurer’s Office. Sealed bids must be submitted…

161 Participants In Dr. Ford Frog Race

A big field and a big crowd for the 4th of July Dr. Ford Frog Race at Aledo Central Park today.  Aledo Exchange Club member Ron Moffitt spoke with WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor at the conclusion of the event.

18 Homes Have Sold In Mercer County In 2015

The Mercer County housing market shows that 18 homes have sold so far in 2015 with a median sales price of $75,500. The latest numbers released today by the Illinois Association of REALTORS. That compares to 12 homes sold last…

1986 Viola Murder Appeal Turned Down Again

Another attempt for a new trial stemming from a 1986 Viola murder has been turned down. 58-year-old Janet Jackson has filed numerous motions and appeals to be released. Her latest effort was deemed “frivolous and patently without merit” by Judge…

19th ACE Camp Tuesday

Mercer County Ag in the Classroom celebrating 19 years of ACE Camp. Bill Joseph with the Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District office has been actively involved in the effort since year one. The 2015 ACE Camp is Tuesday…