Jim Taylor

Residential Burglary In Rural Taylor Ridge; Deputy’s Gun Discharged During Struggle With Suspect

The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Department responds to a residential burglary in rural Taylor Ridge. Two individuals fled the scene Friday afternoon on foot with a female suspect chased down by a deputy and resisted arrest. During the struggle she…

WRMJ Audio: NWS Meteorologist Talks Winter Storm Warning

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Philip Friday morning regarding a winter storm warning for the WRMJ listening area from Noon Friday through 6 p.m. Saturday.

Winter Storm Warning Now Posted For WRMJ Listening Area

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUES WINTER STORM WARNING FOR WRMJ LISTENING AREA FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 6 PM CST SATURDAY… * WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to two…

Ameren Illinois Prepares For Potential Winter Storm

As weather models for the weekend show the potential for winter weather, Ameren Illinois is at the ready if they are needed to help restore power. The utility was ready last weekend had the snow and ice caused widespread power…

WRMJ Interview: Sherrard FFA VP Talks Grain Rescue Tube Project For Local Fire Departments

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Sherrard FFA vice president Kyle Osborne Thursday morning. The Sherrard FFA chapter raised funds and donated grain rescue tubes to Sherrard, Coyne Center, New Windsor and Matherville Fire Departments.  

WRMJ Interview: Matherville Native & Sherrard Grad Frye Has BHC Women’s Hoops On The Upswing

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with 2010 Sherrard High School grad Logan Frye Thursday morning. Frye is the head women’s basketball coach at Black Hawk College. His squad is off to a 12-and-5 start this season after a 2-and-21…

BHE Hosting LTC Scholastic Bowl Meet Jan. 25

Black Hawk College East Campus again hosting the Lincoln Trail Conference Scholastic Bowl Meet. The 2020 event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25. This will be the 10th year Black Hawk College has hosted the event,…