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Todd Ricketts – Services 7/29/21

Todd Ricketts, 57 of Peoria, formerly of Aledo, died Saturday, July 24, 2021 at his home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 29, at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial will be in Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 5 to…

Help For Pandemic Health Victims

Mercer County residents who have been adversely affected due to the pandemic can get help with the aid of the Pandemic Health Navigator Program.  Hannah Lingle is one of the persons who can help you deal with a variety of…

Mercer County School District Residents To Get Survey

Residents of the Mercer County School District will receive a survey to get their input concerning the district’s facility study. Superintendent Scott Petrie says it will be sent out in early August. The survey was discussed at Wednesday night’s regular…

Genesis Adds Tele-Health At Specialty Clinic

Genesis Medical Center in Aledo has added a tele-health station at their specialty clinic. Administrator Ted Rogalski says this has been a nice addition so patients won’t have to travel as much. Rogalski also says their walk-in clinic will conduct…

WRMJ’s Summer Giveaways Continue!

Listen to WRMJ’s Morning Show with Terry Tracy July 27th through the 30th to win four all-day passes to Adventureland. These passes are good for the 2021 season. Just call in when you hear Terry say it’s time and you…

Mercer County Return To Learn Plan Needs Tweaking

The Mercer County School Board had a lengthy discussion about the district’s Return To Learn plan for the upcoming school year at Wednesday night’s meeting.  Superintendent Scott Petrie says the plan right now is to make the start of the…

Mercer County Vaccination Numbers Slowing

The number of new persons receiving a Covid-19 vaccine in Mercer County has slowed considerably.  Genesis Medical Center in Aledo’s administrator Ted Rogalski said they aren’t seeing many new people getting vaccinated. Rogalski said if people still have concerns about…

Rock Island County Fair Off To A Good Start

The Rock Island County Fair is off to a good start after taking a year off. New fair board president Lauren Crawford says things were coming together on Tuesday. Crawford also hopes there will be a strong turnout for the…

High Speed Arrest Near Aledo

Mercer County Sheriff Deputies made a high speed arrest Tuesday evening. According to the media release, 20-year-old Kyle O’Toole of Aledo was traveling about a mile south of Aledo on Route 94, near 70th Avenue, when in-car radar clocked him…

WRMJ’s ‘Great Turkey Giveaway’ Ends Thursday!

In conjunction with the Mercer and Rock Island County Fairs, WRMJ and Reason’s Meats in Buffalo Prairie have been celebrating the return of the fairs with a turkey giveaway. The last two turkeys will be given away Thursday — one…