More state budget talks in Springfield. Local State Senator Chuck Weaver details the latest Republican proposal, which he is supportive of. .The state has been operating without a budget for two years.
Mercer County Unemployment Rate At 7.3 Percent
The Mercer County unemployment rate is at 7.3 percent. The latest number is for February and represents a 1.3 percent improvement from the same period a year ago. Unemployment is also down from year over year levels in Henry, Henderson,…
Talking High School Sports On The Radio: Small Market Radio Life Featured On ESPN Docuseries
The latest segment of Jim & Brian Talking High School Sports on the Radio involves discussion of Brian Reusch’s role in the ESPN docuseries “We the Fans Section 250.” View trailer here.
Central Illinois Charity Care Case Could Impact Hospitals Statewide
Local taxing bodies and hospitals wanting clarity on what constitutes charity care will have to wait a bit longer, but one mayor hopes it will be worth the wait. It’s been ten years since the start of a case about…
Fyre Lake Golf Course Tax Objection Complaint Moves Through Mercer County Circuit Court
A 2014 tax objection complaint is winding its way through Mercer County Circuit Court. The owners of Fyre Lake Golf Course allege their assessments are excessive and they’re asking the court to refund any taxes deemed incorrect. The course’s tax…
High School Sports Spotlight: Behn & Tiger Softball Making Some Noise Early
WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Sherrard softball player Courtney Behn this morning. The senior 1st baseman/pitcher has clubbed two home runs already this season for the 4 and 1 Tigers.