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Senior Spotlight & Grad Salutes On WRMJ

Listen to WRMJ beginning later this week as we once again salute our area graduates. Our local businesses will congratulate and recognize the senior classes from Mercer County, Sherrard, Rockridge, and United on their outstanding achievements. Beginning May 10th, we…

Rockets Edge Rams, Tigers Outslug Chargers

In a match-up of two of the top pitchers in western Illinois, the Rockridge Rockets edged the Riverdale Rams 3-1 in Three Rivers Athletic Conference softball action.  Kendra Lewis struck out 13 Rams giving up three hits to outduel Ashyn…

Business Spotlight – Skinner Landscaping

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Shelly Price, Zane Sackville, and Don Zook of Skinner Landscaping in Aledo. They will talk about Skinner’s new building and location; their expanded greenhouse; the many services they offer, including landscaping, concrete work, and…

Rain Moves In This Week Along With Cooler Temps

Rain chances increase later this week and more seasonable temps are on the way. That’s meteorologist Brian Pierce with the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities. He spoke with WRMJ Monday morning.

WRMJ Audio: Whiteman Having Impact On Football Field For Rockets

Rockridge senior basketball standout Jenson Whiteman, named 1st team TRAC all-conference this season, decided to give football a try this spring. He’s had an impact and made a key play in last week’s win over state ranked Morrison as heard…

City Will Do What It Can To Have Rhubarb Fest

Aledo city officials have said they will do everything in their power so that a Rhubarb Festival can be held this year.  The festival committee will make a final decision next month and at a city council meeting earlier this…

Fire Weather Watch Monday For WRMJ Listening Area

FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR EXTREME FIRE CONDITIONS ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN IOWA, NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND NORTHWEST ILLINOIS… The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a Fire…

Rockets Sweep Tigers

Rockridge topped Sherrard Thursday night to sweep the Tigers in their two Three Rivers Athletic Conference volleyball matches this week.  The Rockets won in straight games 25-12, 25-19.  Orion split with Riverdale returning the favor winning on the Rams home…