Jim Taylor

WRMJ Audio: New Illini Coach Bret Bielema Right At Home Talking Small Towns & Small Schools

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with new University of Illinois head football coach Bret Bielema on Friday. Bielema was raised in Prophetstown, Illinois and spent most of the segment speaking about growing up in rural Illinois, his influences and…

MCHD Fills Up First 100 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments In 30-Minutes; More Shipments Coming & Additional Clinics To Be Annouced

An overwhelming response from Mercer County residents who want the COVID-19 vaccine. The health department had 100 appointments available for the first shipment of the vaccine for those 65 and over and frontline essential workers. It didn’t take long for…

MCHD Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Available For Those 65 & Over and Frontline Essential Workers Beginning Jan. 25

The Mercer County Health Department (MCHD), in partnership with Genesis Health Group, Aledo, will begin Phase 1b clinics beginning the week of January 25. The Clinics at the MCHD will be open to all who fall in Phase 1b, while…

WRMJ Interview: IHSA’s Anderson ‘Confident’ About Having Seasons In Traditional Spring Sports Like Baseball, Softball & Track

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson Thursday morning. He provided a “return to play” update following an IHSA Board meeting on Wednesday. The board will meet again on Jan. 27.