Jim Taylor

Awaiting IHDA Tax Credit Approval; $16.4 Million Project Still Planned For Former Aledo Jr. High Property

A developer remains committed to the Northside Lofts project. They are submitting an application this month to the Illinois Housing Development Authority for tax credits to help assist with the project. The City of Aledo has also committed $250,000 in…

Saving A Life; Aledo Officer Recognized For Heroic Actions

An Aledo police officer, Christian Williams, recognized for his heroic actions earlier this year. Police Chief Trevor Fisk provided the details to the Aledo City Council Monday night and made a special presentation to the officer. The call occurred on…

Sign Lights Way For New Era At WRMJ

A new location, a new owner, a new logo, and now a new sign for WRMJ. Andrew Willoughby of Radtron in Nashville is the designer of the new neon sign, being installed Monday at WRMJ Studios in downtown Aledo. And…

Anderson Wants Schools To Be More Transparent With Learning Materials & Curriculum

Local State Senator Neil Anderson is calling for more transparency in the classroom through Senate Bill 2772, requiring schools to list learning materials and curriculum details on district websites. Anderson, whose district office is located in Aledo, held a press…

Ag Weather Outlook Focus Of Local County Farm Bureau Event

Local county farm bureau members get an ag weather outlook. Meteorologist Paul Otto with Freese-Notis Weather was the guest speaker at Thursday night’s Market Outlook series hosted by the Henry, Mercer, and Rock Island County Farm Bureaus. The event was…

Sherrard High School Senior Bringing Attention To Hidden Disabilities & Sunflower Symbol

Sherrard High School senior Megan Bowlyou was at the Illinois State Capitol on Wednesday promoting the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program. She spoke about the experience with WRMJ on Thursday. Bowlyou also serves as Miss Blackhawk Valley’s Teen 2024.

Aledo Opera House Project Begins In April

Construction set to begin next month on a massive overhaul of the Aledo Opera House. Aledo Mayor Chris Hagloch happy to see a nearly $3-million investment in the property. When completed, the facility will host stage, film, and banquet events.