Nominee for new treasurer to be announced Friday

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

The Mercer County Republican Central Committee will announce its nominee for the vacated county treasurer position Friday, Aug. 1 at 5 p.m. on the front lawn of the Mercer County Courthouse at the corner of SE Third Street and College Avenue in downtown Aledo.

Former treasurer Mike Bertelsen pled guilty to the theft of thousands of dollars of county funds on July 28 and has resigned from office.

The party will submit its nominee to the county board at its monthly meeting Aug. 5.