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Georgia A. Rader- Services 7/6/22

Georgia A. Rader, 95, of Aledo, Illinois passed away Thursday June 30, 2022, at Unity Point/Trinity in Rock Island, Il. Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday July 6, 2022, at the Aledo cemetery. Visitation is from 5-7 PM Tuesday…

Business Spotlight – Doherty Bros. Roofing & Home Improvement

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Jason, Jay, and Brandon Doherty with Doherty Brothers Roofing and Home Improvement in Aledo. They will talk about the progress with Doherty’s showroom and work shop, the addition of Brandon to their team, their…

Business Spotlight – The Fieldhouse

Today John Hoscheidt talks with Kyle Flowers, the owner of The Fieldhouse in Alexis. They will talk about how Kyle purchased the business last year, the many activities that take place there, his athletic flooring company, and his development of…

Jessica N. Wade – Services 6/17/22

Jessica N. Wade, 29 of Sherrard, Illinois passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 11, 2022, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity in Rock Island. Services are 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 17, 2022, at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Private burial will be at a…

WRMJ Audio: Aledo & Westmer Were There At Beginning; Mercer County High School Continues IHSA Bass Fishing Tradition

The IHSA state tournament series in bass fishing began in 2009 and Aledo and Westmer were among the 199 initial schools to field teams. The consolidated Mercer County High School picked up the program the following year and has participated…

Anderson & Swanson Sponsor Dispatcher Legislation

Local State Senator Neil Anderson of Andalusia introducing legislation to classify dispatchers as first responders. The measure has won approval in committee. The legislation is sponsored in the Illinois House by local State Rep. Dan Swanson.

Business Spotlight – R & R Mobile Power Wash

Today John Hoscheidt talks with Russ Bieri and Renee Harfst with R & R Mobile Power Wash in Aledo. They will talk about how they started the business, the residential and commercial services they offer, their professional power washer with…

Eagles Get Back On The Court With Road Win

Mercer County finally got back on the court after a week layoff as they went on the road and picked up a Lincoln Trail Conference win at Abingdon-Avon. Rockridge battled Waubonsie Valley, a 4A school, at the Eastbay Shootout but…

Rockets Take Erie Title

Rockrdge handed Monmouth-Roseville their first loss of the season as they won the Cliff Warkins Memorial Classic girls basketball tournament Thursday night. Mercer County lost to Morrison in a consolation game. On the boys side, Fulton downed Riverdale to take…