Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
Updated at 2:33 PM

I have written in the past about a Southern Illinois rider who rides exclusively fixed gear bikes.  I knew he raced track bikes at the Major Taylor Velodrome in Indianapolis but what I didn’t know is that he had recently taken up fixed gear off road riding as well.  When I first heard this I was sure that his off road rides were probably the rail trail or something completely tame, I just couldn’t comprehend riding a bike on real trails and being unable to freewheel.

Updated at 12:55 PM

A fire Monday evening claimed the home of Mercer County Board member Lori Sindelar in the Sherrard area.The fire reportedly stared from a candle and the home, which was a log cabin, made it difficult to put out.No one was injured in the blaze.

Posted at 1:05 PM

Something tells us the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. do not want to be on her bad...

Updated at 12:42 PM

Members of the Aledo Fire Department answered a call of a garage fire Wednesday afternoon and found the garage fully engulfed in flame.

Updated at 11:56 AM

Mearon Diggins’ rap sheet is one kind of testimony.

Updated at 11:53 AM

White students who are assigned to classes with black peers in college are more likely to spend time with other blacks in the future, according to a new working paper that examined the experience of cadets at the Air Force Academy. The results...

Updated at 11:46 AM

While some eager viewers are champing at the bit (or ball gag, as the case may be) for this weekend’s big-screen release of “50 Shades of Grey,” we’re more in the mood for levity than the lash. If the raunch of this year’s must-see Valentine’s Day...

Updated at 11:42 AM

With Jon Stewart's departure from "The Daily Show," a coveted job comes open. Stewart, who was a bit of a struggling up-and-comer himself before landing the gig, leaves behind a show that has gone from an underground hit to a cable behemoth.

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