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Rockridge’s Krueger & Throne Go For Gold Saturday Night

Two friends, two classmates and two teammates will attempt to cap off a memorable weekend and memorable high school school wrestling careers Saturday night at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Rockridge seniors Dallas Krueger and Nolan Throne will each…

Aledo Approves Water Operator Agreement With Iowa Firm

The Aledo City Council has rejected all bids for selling the town’s water and waste-water systems. And an operator agreement has been reached with an Iowa firm says City Administrator Chris Sullivan.   Also this week, two new Aledo police…

Bid For Bargains Pickup And ‘After-Auction Sale’

Thanks to everyone who helped make our first Bid For Bargains Auction of 2020 a great success! Starting on Tuesday, February 18, our Bid For Bargains auction “winners” can start picking up and paying for their certificates at the WRMJ…

National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch This Weekend

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUES WINTER STORM WATCH FOR THE WRMJ LISTENING AREA FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. * WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth…

Keithsburg Area Farmer Elected To Serve On Mercer/Rock Island County FSA County Committee

Mercer/Rock Island County U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced that County Committee elections are over, and the ballots have been counted. Paul Sheriff of Keithsburg was elected to represent local administrative area (LAA) 5. County…

Mercer County Unemployment At 4.2 Percent

Unemployment at 4.2 percent in Mercer County. The number is for October and represents an eight-point improvement from the same period a year ago. Unemployment is also down from year over year levels in Henderson, Henry, Knox, Rock Island and…