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Youth Continue To Express Interest In Shooting Sports; Sherrard Has Trapshooting Team

Shooting sports continue to grow among youth and Sherrard High School moving forward with a trapshooting team. Unit 200 Superintendent Alan Boucher says it’s great to offer those type of opportunities. And Illinois 4H seeing more participation statewide with shooting…

Tigers, Rockets Post TRAC Wins

The Sherrard Tigers and Rockridge Rockets both posted Three Rivers Athletic Conference west division wins in girls basketball Thursday night.  The Tigers ran their record to 4-0 with their second win of the week over Fulton while the Rockets took…

Tigers Top Rockets In TRAC Opener

The Sherrard Tigers too control early en route to a 32-25 victory over the Rockridge Rockets in their Three Rivers Conference opener.  it was also the Tigers first game of the season.  Fulton and Riverdale also posted victories.  Mercer County’s…

Business Spotlight – Chiropractic Arts Center

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Dr. Glenda Foy with the Chiropractic Arts Center in Aledo and Alpha Chiropractic Clinic in Alpha.  They will talk about how things have changed in her 46 years of practice and how other things…

Business Spotlight – Traditional Floors

Today John Hoscheidt will speak with Steve and Douglas Burwinkle from Traditional Floors in Milan. They’ll talk about the new Shaw carpet colors for 2021 and the life guard backing, the new hardwood surfaces Traditional Floors will carry, Revo tile…

Helping Grandma & Grandpa Get Signed Up For COVID Vaccine

As those 65 and older await the COVID vaccination, the senior population may need some help getting signed up. That’s Mercer County Health Department administrator Carla Ewing. She provides a weekly COVID-19 vaccine update on WRMJ. You can also sign…

Mercer County Sheriff’s Dept. Responds To Side-By-Side Fatal Crash

One person is dead following a side-by-side utility vehicle accident in Mercer County. The crash occurred late Saturday afternoon on 105th Avenue just east of Bluff Road, according to a Mercer County Sheriff’s Department report. The name of the deceased…

Mercer County’s COVID Region Moves To Tier 1

Mercer County’s COVID region has now been rolled back to Tier 1 mitigations, which has some new rules says Governor J.B. Pritzker. Region 2 includes Mercer, Rock Island, Henry, Bureau, Putnam, Kendall, Grundy, Knox, Henderson, Warren, McDonough, Fulton, Stark, Marshall,…

Business Spotlight – River View Coins

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Bradley Forrett, the owner of River View Coins in Moline. They will talk about the volatile precious metal market in 2020 and what lies ahead for 2021; a review where gold, silver, platinum, and…