Hammond Enjoying Office & Progress In Aledo

Local State Rep. Norine Hammond likes the progress in downtown Aledo. She now shares a sattelite office with local State Senator Neil Anderson in the Button Building. Hammond and Anderson now represent Aledo in the Illinois General Assembly following the…

Sherrard Wins 9th Straight In Rout Of Orion

Local sports results are presented by Genesis Physical Therapy.   Sherrard (10-1, 4-0 TRAC West) won its ninth straight game Thursday, defeating Orion (2-8, 1-3 TRAC West) in baseball, 13-3. The Chargers opened the scoring with a run in the top…

More Looser-Flake Funding Available

Another creative arts funding opportunity for Mercer County interests through the Looser-Flake Foundation. Kelly Thompson with the Quad Cities Community Foundation and Kyle McEwen with Mercer County Better Together are getting the word out. Information sessions are planned for April…

2023 Mercer County Final Multiplier Announced

Mercer County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to David Harris, director of the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR). The property assessment equalization factor, often called the “multiplier,” is the method used to achieve…

MERCO Walks Off Alleman

Local sports results are presented by Genesis Physical Therapy.   Mercer County (6-3) scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to walk off Alleman (3-9) in softball Wednesday, 2-1. The Pioneers opened the scoring with a run in…