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2017 Winners AUTOMOTIVE DINING/ENTERTAINMENT HEALTHCARE HOME SERVICES LIFESTYLE/EDUCATION RETAIL PEOPLE SERVICES

The ballots are tallied

AUTOMOTIVE/TRANSPORTATION Best Auto Customer Service. . .Ed White’s Auto Sales Best Auto Repair Shop............WD Automotive Repair Best Car Salesperson ......................Tim Goodman Tim’s Auto Body & Sales Best Car Wash: ............Family Express (all Jasper County locations) Best Detail Shop. . . .Boissy’s Auto Appearance Center Best Luxury Car Dealer ...................................Wiers Chevrolet-Cadillac-GMC Best Auto Express Center......J&H Auto & Tire Center Best New Car Dealer. Wiers Chevrolet-Cadillac-GMC Best Oil Change.............................Paul’s Auto Repair Best Paint & Body Shop................Jonkman’s Garage Best Parts & Supplies Store......Prospect Auto Supply Best Tire Store................................CTS Tire Express Best Towing Service.......................Cheever’s Towing Best Truck Dealer........................Snyder’s Auto Sales Best Used Car Dealer ...........................................Gene & Tony’s Auto Sales DINING/ENTERTAINMENT Best “All Around” Restaurant .....................................Royal Oak Family Restaurant Best BBQ...............................................Jordy -N- Jax Best Bakery.......................................The Homestead Best Bar/Club...............Holley’s Restaurant & Lounge Best Breadsticks...................Schmidy’s Pizza Palace Best Buffet......................................T/A Country Pride Best Caterer:...............Yesteryear’s Meats & Catering Best Chicken......................................Strack & Van Til Best Coffee...........................................Willow Switch Best Cole Slaw (Write In) ...........................Bob & Connie’s Restaurant and Pub Best Dance Floor.................................Embers Venue Best Deli.............................................Strack & Van Til Best Dessert......................................The Homestead Best Drive-Thru.........................................McDonalds Best Entertainment Venue.............Sprigz Pub & Grub Best Fine Dining................................................SP-19 Best Fish Fry.......DeMotte American Legion Post 440 Best French Fries.....................................McDonalds Best Garlic Bread.......................................Marcella’s Best Hamburger ........Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill - “The Wagonmaster” Best Happy Hour...............................................SP-19 Best Hot Dog.................................................Doggers Best Ice Cream/Custard................Sycamore Drive In Best Italian Cuisine....................................Marcella’s Best Kid’s Menu...........Royal Oak Family Restaurant Best Margaritas.................................................SP-19 Best Mexican Cuisine.......................................Ayda’s Best Milkshakes ..................Dairy Queen (all Jasper County locations) Best Outdoor Dining.........................................SP-19 Best Oriental Cuisine............................China Garden Best Pie........................Royal Oak Family Restaurant Best Pizza................................................Rick’s Pizza Best Place for Kid’s Birthday Party ............. ..........................................Bazz’s Roller Rink Best Place for Breakfast....................Heather’s Diner Best Place for Lunch.....................Arni’s (Rensselaer) Best Place for Dinner.......................Gentleman Tom’s Best Place to Play Bingo. . . .Rensselaer Moose #2272 Best Place to Play Pool...................Northside Tavern Best Place to Watch a Sporting Event...............SP-19 Best Prime Rib...........................................Marcella’s Best Salad Bar.....................................Clauss Bakery Best Steaks.....................................Gentleman Tom’s Best Tenderloin...........Yesteryear’s Meats & Catering Best Waiter/Waitress.................Traci Magers - Pub III Best Wings........................................................Pub III HEALTHCARE/FITNESS Best Assisted Living/Nursing Home .....................Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village

Best Chiropractor.............................Dr. Jerry Markley Best Family Doctor...................Dr. Christopher Louck Best Hearing Aid Services...............Accurate Hearing Best Nurse...............................Donna Ooms - H.H.C. Best Optometrist....................DeBoer Family Eyecare Best Pharmacy.................................Fagen Pharmacy Best Physician................................Dr. Patrick Sheets HOME SERVICES Best Apartment Complex.....................Sayler Rentals Best Carpet Cleaning.......................Stanley Steemer Best Cleaning Company................Clean as a Whistle Best Electrician........................................Steve Plant Best Excavator........................KV Land Improvement Best Heating & Cooling........Krooswyk Heating & A/C Best Lawn Care..........................Clark’s Cutting Edge Best Mortgage Company. . .First Hometown Mortgage Best New Home Construction. . . . . .Hollandale Builders Best Painter..............................................Ron Bakker Best Plumber..............................Krooswyk Plumbing Best Real Estate Agent . . . . . .Jeff Fase - Berkshire Hathaway Executive Realty Best Real Estate Company. .Cornerstone Real Estate Best Remodeling Contractor. A&D - Darren Hamstra Best Roofer...............................Eenigenburg Roofing Best Snow Removal..............Culbreth’s Lawn & Tree Best Tree Service..................Culbreth’s Lawn & Tree Best Window Company.......................DeMotte Glass LIFESTYLE/EDUCATION Best Campground..........Caboose Lake Campground Best Church.....................................Grace Fellowship Best Coach.............Brian Flynn - KVHS Girls Softball Best Dance/Gymnastics...Tumble Loving Care (TLC) Best Fitness Center......Anytime Fitness (Rensselaer) Best Golf Course.....................................Sandy Pines Best Philanthropic Organization. . .Jasper Foundation Best Place to Read a Book ......................................Jasper County Public Library Best Place to take a Date. . . . . .Fountain Stone Theatre Best Pre-school......................................Kougar Pride Best Private School................................St. Augustine Best School Administrator.............Curt Craig (RCSC) Best Teacher-Elementary...............Jill Tucker (KVSC) Best Teacher-Middle School. Debra Spangler (RCSC) Best Teacher-High School. Sharon Nanninga (CCHS) Best Volunteer-Individual...................Jenny Jonkman RETAIL Best Ag/Implement Dealer..............Castongia Tractor Best Appliances.............Fase-Kaluf TV & Appliances Best Bank/Credit Union...............DeMotte State Bank Best Blueberry Farm..................Fritts Blueberry Farm Best Carpet/Flooring...Thomas Floor & Wall Covering Best Christmas Tree Farm .....................................Kingma Christmas Tree Farm Best Clothing Store........................................Threads Best Consignment/Thrift Shop...........Jasper Junction Best Convenience Store ...........................Shorty’s (BP, Marathon & Raceway) Best Copy/Print Shop.......................................Printco Best Farm Supply..............Smith’s Farm Stores (Ace) Best Flower/Garden Center.................Kal-Bro Farms Best Gift/Novelty Store......................Another Season Best Graphics Company........Reinforcement Designs Best Grocery Store..........................................Tysen’s Best Gun Shop................................Jerry’s Gun Shop Best Hair Salon............................RENEW Hair Salon Best Insurance Company ..........................................Preferred Insurance Group Best Jewelry Store.....................Oak Ridge Jewelers Best Lawn Mower Dealer. .Andersons Outdoor Power Best Liquor Store..........................Southside Package Best Nail Salon...............................................Q Nails Best Overnight Lodging............Baymont Inn & Suites

Best Place to buy a Cell Phone........Venture Wireless Best Place to buy Furniture Greene’s Amish Furniture Best Place to buy Gasoline...............................T-Mart Best Place to buy Hardware Ace Hardware (DeMotte) Best Place to buy Meat.............................Save-A-Lot Best Place to buy Paint ..........................Kem’s Hardware Lumber & Kabinets Best Place to buy Pool Supplies ...............................................Sherman Pool Services Best Place to buy Produce.................Strack & Van Til Best Place to get a Wedding Cake ..............................................Jan’s Cakes & Catering PEOPLE Best Auctioneer.....Randy DeWees - Best Bid Auction Best Bank Teller...Diane Groen - DeMotte State Bank Best Barber.................Bob Bormann - Bob’s Hairport Best Bartender......................Lauren Brubaker - SP19 Best EMT...............Robert Peck - Prompt Ambulance Best Exterminator....................Reliable Exterminators Best Financial Advisor........Val Fagen - Financial Arts Best Fitness Instructor/Trainer ...........................................Deric Beier - 24/7 Club Fit Best Hair Stylist................................Tracy Goodman Best Insurance Agent ..............................Matt Myers - Indiana Farm Bureau Best Lawyer........Eric Beaver - Beaver & Beaver P.C. Best Local Musician/Band ........................................Iroquois Valley Harmonizers Best Local Vocalist. . . . . . . Iroquois Valley Harmonizers Best Massage Therapist ............................... Julie Williams - A New Beginning Best Nail Technician...........................Angela Madson Best Office Assistant ...................Amanda Wells - Franciscan (Rensselaer) Best Photographer..........Kelsey Tillema Photography Best Veterinarian. . . . . . .Dr. Davis - Davis Vet Services SERVICES Best Accounting Firm..............................Donis C.P.A. Best Computer Repair..................................AVA Tech Best Dry Cleaner............................Colonial Cleaners Best Funeral Home...............Jackson Funeral Home Best Internet Service Provider...........................Nitco Best Pet Grooming...............DeMotte Dog Grooming Best Storage.........................................Hoek Storage Best Tanning Salon.......................The Laundry Room Best Tax Service.........................Drees & Associates

The ballot that Ian Fitch submitted was picked at random from the hundreds of submissions to win the $60 CVS gift card. Congratulations Ian!

Special Publication of Rensselaer Republican and Kankakee Valley Post News June 29, 2017


A2: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

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food stores

Kouts Save-A-Lot 175 N. Main St. Kouts, IN 219.766.0405

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School Crossing Marketplace 3944 W. State St. Wheatfield, IN 219.956.2141

Roselawn Save-A-Lot Holiday Plaza 5916 E. State Road 10 Roselawn, IN 219.866.2700

Rensselaer Save-A-Lot 396 S. College Ave. Rensselaer, IN 219.866.2700


Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: A3

Best Place to Play Pool: Northside Tavern, Nicole Pollock

Best Tanning Salon: The Laundry Room, Misty Kurek (Manager)

Best Tire Store: CTS Tire Express, Ray Peda and Cody Pitman

Best Hamburger: Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill, Mary Williams and Tom Branson (Owner) not pictured

Best Oriental Cuisine: China Garden, Yu Mei Twohig

Best Drive Thru & Best French Fry: McDonald’s (all Jasper County locations) Kristin McCann & Lindsey Edwards

Best Entertainment Venue: Sprigz Pub & Grub, Lori Walker

Best Nail Technician: Angela Madson

Best Salad Bar: Clauss Bakery, Shelby Berges & Rex Clauss  

Best Milkshakes: Dairy Queen (All Jasper County Locations) pictured from Rensse- Best Veterinarian: Dr. Davis, Liz Davis, Melissa Stowers, Dr. Richard Davis, Tena laer location: Spencer Pruitt, Joey Iliff, Kylee Minter, Valerie Allen (Manager), Sarah Will and Kristin Wilson Leonard & Ben Mihalich

Thank You to Everyone Who Voted Us

BEST AUTO REPAIR SHOP We appreciate our customers!!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTE AND FOR SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES! Try one of our new summer drinks:

Peach Palmer Iced Tea or Coconut Caramel Latte

Shop Local Discount Cards available here $10 each

Everything from Home Decor and Gifts to Gourmet Coffee and Tea Bar

215 W. Washington St. • Rensselaer • 219-866-7106 Tues.-Fri. 8:00AM - 4:30PM • Sat 8:00AM - 2:00PM - Sun. & Mon. Closed

SHOP.. SIT.. SIP.. ENJOY! www.willowswitch.com

Thank you from Grace Fellowship for voting us BEST CHURCH IN JASPER COUNTY Pictured L-R: Ron Fahey, Wayne Daniels, owner.

Oil Changes, Tire Rotation, Brake Work, Small and Large Repair

Services 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM Child care and children ministries available during all services.

Pastor Timothy Hester

Providing the same Great Service for over 18 years

WD Automotive Repair Shop 702 14th St. SE DeMotte, IN

219-987-7501

Pastor Timothy Hester Youth Pastor Keith Chapman 1424-8th Street, SE • DeMotte • 219-987-7763


A4: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Best Liquor Store: South- Best Flower & Garside Package, Kyle Wright den Center: Kal-Bro Farms, Kevin Broertjes

Best Internet Service Provider: Nitco, Tom Long. Also pictured Cheryl Duffala from the newspaper

Thank You for Voting me Best Insurance Agent 2017!!!

Best Hair Salon: RENEW Hair Salon, Megan Odle, Arica Brown and (not pictured) Ashley Wuethrich

Thanks for voting us

Best Tire Store We appreciate your business!

Best Dry Cleaners: Colonial Cleaners, Renee Pavichevich (manager & seamstress)

Best Pet Grooming: DeMotte Dog Grooming, ,Cheri Bledsoe

Matt Myers Agent | Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

5654 E. St. Rd 10, P.O. Box 185 Roselawn, IN 46372 Bus. 219-345-2700; Cell 219-241-1174 Fax 866-545-5158 Matthew.Myers@infarmbureau.com

301 W. Washington • Rensselaer 866-7211

Best Clothing Store: Threads, Verl Van Riessen & Roxanne “Roxy” Wright

Winner: Best Pharmacy in Jasper County

Thank You for voting us 2017 Best Pet Grooming in Jasper County

DeMotte Dog Grooming by Cheri 803 S. Halleck St. DeMotte, IN (219) 987-3649

Thank you Jasper County for voting us Best Oil Change

Thank you Jasper County for voting us as Best Place to Read a Book

www.myjcpl.org

For over 45 years, and at each of our locations, the best patients, neighbors and employees have made serving Jasper County our privilege and pleasure! For personal attention and exceptional value, choose Fagen Pharmacy – a member of the Health Mart Network.

www.FagenPharmacy.com For store hours, available services, news & more

www.facebook.com/FagenPharmacy For specials, health articles & upcoming events

208 W. Susan Street Rensselaer, IN 47978 (219) 866-5881 901 Birch Street SW PO Box 16 DeMotte, IN 46310 (219) 987-2221 350 S. Bierma Street Wheatfield, IN 46392 (219) 956-3774

Thank You, Jasper County, For your Votes! MARKLEY CHIROPRACTIC AND WELLNESS CENTER Full Service Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic • Neck and Back Pain • Headaches • Whiplash • Sciatica • Nutritional Testing • Natural Health Care • Multiple Adjusting Techniques

www.drmarkley.com 311 E. Drexel Pkwy., Suite 1 Rensselaer, IN 219-866-3491 Dr. J. L. Markley


Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: A5

Best Tenderloin: Yesteryear’s Meats & Catering, Paul Glab, Jalynn Rush, Marla Jordan, Emily Allen and Sandra Fowler

Best Dance/ Gymnastics: Tumble Loving Care (TLC), Jessica Nannenga, not pictured Brandy Winter (Owner)

Best Ice Cream & Custard: Sycamore Drive Inn, Savanna Prater

Best Place to buy Paint: Kem’s Hardware Lumber & Kabinets, Fred Kem

Best Fitness Instructor/Trainer: 24/7 Club Fit, Deric Beier

Best Oil Change: Paul’s Auto Repair, Paul Floyd

Best Place to buy Pool Supplies: Sherman Pool Services, Jane Sherman

Best Church: Grace FelBest Coach: KVHS Girls lowship, Tim Hester Softball - Brian Flynn &  Best Teacher - Elementary: Jill Tucker. Pictured is Dr. Aaron Case (KVSC superintendent) presenting the awards

Best Place to Buy Gasoline: T-Mart, Jessica O’Brien

Best Family Doctor: Dr. Christopher Louck - Cindy Willey (RN), Lynn Grady (PSR), Aine Pattengale (FNP), Shari Schrader (RMA), Jennifer Minter (PNP) and John McGinley (Operations manager)

Thank You for voting us Best Oriental Cuisine

Best Bar & Club: Holley’s Restaurant & Lounge, Marcia Mitchell, Ariel Garcia & Laura Bronski

670 S. College Ave. Rensselaer

866-5005

All of us at

Oak Ridge Jewelers

THANK YOU to everyone who voted us

Best Place to Buy Paint

would like to Thank All of Our Loyal Customers, Friends and Family for voting us

We thank you for choosing us as THE BEST APPLIANCE STORE!

BEST JEWELRY STORE 2017 Fine Jewelry, Full Service Repairs & Much More

Oak Ridge Jewelers Since 1992

All Work Done on Premises 329 N. Halleck Street DeMotte, IN 46310 (219) 987-3400

orj@netnitco.net oakridgejewelers.net

Thank you Jasper County! It is an honor to be voted As Best Bakery and for Best Dessert In Jasper County

YOUR PROJECT PLACE 510 S. College Ave. Rensselaer, IN

219-866-7220

kemshardwareandlumber.com We Would Personally Like To Thank All Our Loyal Customers For Voting Us Best Farm Supply

MAJOR APPLIANCES 814 S. Halleck St. DeMotte 219-987-3737

325 S. College Ave. Rensselaer 219-866-5941

Thomas Floors (A Family Business) wants to Thank Our Customers for voting us #1 in

Best Carpet & Flooring Company! Hope to see you soon! Randy and Bonnie

SMITH ACE FARM STORES 36 S. Ohio St. • Remington • (219) 261-2138 www.homesteadbuttery.com

Your Family Owned Business Since 1971

1880 N. Mckinley Ave. • Rensselaer, IN 219-866-4618

Lots of Carpeting, Laminate and Tile In Stock NOW! “Our Prices Will Floor You”

Thomas Floor & Wall

808 15th St. SE • DeMotte, IN • 219-987-2525

Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am- 5 pm; Sat 9 am - 4 pm; Closed Sunday


A6: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Best Christmas Tree Farm: Kingma Christmas Tree Farm, Harold Kingma & Eleanor Kingma

Best Breadsticks: Schmidy’s Pizza Palace, Stephanie Schultz, Jalynn Rush & Jarrett Murphy

Best Carpet Cleaning: Stanley Steemer, Stephen H. Buche, Greg McKnight (Owner) & Ricky Shupe

Best Office Assistant: Amanda Wells of Franciscan Health (Rensselaer)

Thank you to all who voted us the Best Flower/ Garden Center

l-Bro KaFarms LLC

Established 2013

1308 N. Halleck • DeMotte

219.987.3010

www.kal-brofarms.com

Thank You Jasper County for Voting us Best Christmas Tree Farm

Best Place for Lunch: Arni’s of Rensselaer, Bob Hanna

Thank You For All Your Votes Pool and Spa Chemicals “Accu-Scan” Computerized Water Analysis

Sales and Service of Aboveground and Inground Pools, Liners, Pumps, Filters and Spas

Brian & Jane Sherman - Owners 9428 Egypt Rd. • Rensselaer • (219) 866-8052 www.shermanpool.com

Best Place for Kids Birthday Party: Bazz’s Roller Rink, Ruth Pugh & Wanda Rayburn

Best Auto Express Center: Best Graphics Company: J & H Auto & Tire Center, Reinforcement Designs, Murphy Meiss Rein Bontreger

Thank You Jasper County for Voting us Best Hair Salon and Best Nail Technician: Angela DeFries

hair+nails 219.866.3377

112 N Front St, Rensselaer, IN 47978

truth • beauty • style

Thanks Jasper County for your votes choosing us

BEST BAR/ CLUB Holley’s Restaurant & Lounge 804 South Halleck Street • DeMotte • 219-987-5400 7am-3am • Kitchen 7am-9pm NEWLY REMODELED

THANK YOU Jasper County for Voting Us Best Assisted Living/Nursing Home!

tions and ce President of Opera Vi , ks ee W y ar m se Ro Village Christian Retirement the staff of Oak Grove t and Loyalty! Appreciate Your Trus

ASSISTED LIVING • Excellent Apartments • Emergency Call Button • Intermediate and Long Term Care • Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Services • A staff of personal caregivers (24 hrs. per day) WE FEATURE Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing In-Patient and Out-Patient Therapy. • Daily Medication, Reminders & Snacks • Elegant dining room/salad buffet • Social, spiritual and recreational activities • Barber & Beauty Shop

Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village 221 West Division Road • DeMotte, IN 46310 • 219-987-7005 www.oakgrovecrv.com For more information on living options at Oak Grove contact Suzy Kull at (219) 987-9257 or by e-mail at info@greencroft.org.


Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: A7

Thank You Jasper County for Voting us

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE 2017 CANDY

MILK

BARS

Pictured are Shorty & Lakhy Singh

COLD DRINKS

Shorty and his entire staff would like to thank everyone for voting for us!

SNACKS

NEW & EXPANDED MARATHON CONVENIENCE STORE OPENING SOON!

304 W. Washington Rensselaer

701 N. McKinley Rensselaer

GASOLINE ICE

1020 N. McKinley Rensselaer

LOTTERY

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A8: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Best Physician: Dr. Patrick Sheets

Best Lawyer: Eric Beaver

Best Pizza: Rick’s Pizza , Rick Hall (Owner) and Shelby Berges

Best Appliances: Fase-Kaluf TV & Appliances, Dan & Jeremy Kaluf

Best Bakery and Best Dessert: The Homestead, Jody & Mike Bahler

Best Cole Slaw (Write-in): Bob & Connie’s R&P, Connie Dowell & Susan Cross

Best Lawn Care: Clark’s Cutting Edge, Braden & Ron Clark

Best Philanthropic Organization: The Jasper Foundation, Brienne Hooker & staff members

Thank you Jasper County for voting us Best Auction Service two years in a row!

Best Place to Read a Book: Jasper County Public Libraries, Rensselaer staff

WE ARE ALL SMILES!

Thank you, Jasper County, for voting us

BEST VETERINARIAN

Deal With The Best . . . See Us For All Your Auction Needs

- We Also Buy Estates Randy DeWees, Auctioneer and Appraiser Phone: (219) 866-5605 Cell Phone: (219) 863-2949 In.#AU10200113 Ill.#441001475

Dr. Jessica Lilley

Email:randydewees@gmail.com www.bestbidauctions.net Always accepting consignments

1687 N. US HWY. 231 RENSSELAER

Approximately 1/2 mile North of State Road 14 on 231

219-866-8854

DEAL WITH THE HONEST AUCTION PEOPLE

davisvet.com

Thank You Jasper County for voting us Best Carpet Cleaning

Thank you Jasper County for Voting Bob Peck of Prompt Ambulance Central Rensselaer as you favorite EMT. We are honored to be your provider of Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services and consider it a privilege to be part of the Professional Team striving to maintain your health and safety each and every day.

219-866-5101

4701 W 300 N - Rensselaer Locally Owned & Operated Over 20 years Greg & Paula McKnight, Owners Call today about all our specials!

Bonded & Insured


Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: A9

Best Chiropractor: Dr. Markley - Nicole Cox, Christine Dye and Dr. Jerry Markley

Best Insurance Company: Preferred Insurance, Chuck Clark

Best Place to Play Bingo: Rensselaer Moose Lodge 2272, member- Rick Chambers

Best EMT: Robert (Bob) Peck

Best Farm Supply: Smith Farm Stores(Ace), Kevin Smith

WE WOULD LIKE TO SAY

THANK YOU JASPER COUNTY for voting us as the

BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY IN THE COUNTY

Best Place to Buy a Cell Phone: Venture Wireless, Sydney Geesa & Steffen Gastineau (Rensselaer location), Kaylie Sampson (DeMotte location)

We are proud to work for you!

Let Our Real Estate Experience Work For You!

C ORNERSTONE REAL ESTATE AGENCY, INC. 211 W. Washington Suite B Downtown Rensselaer

Terri Phegley Broker/Owner Mary Ann “Duke” Critser Mary Brown Linda Hekkema

863-2206 863-4309 863-3197 869-8662

219-866-4528

WWW.CORNERSTONESHOMES.COM

Best Tax Service: Drees & Associates, Ryan Hornback, Becky Deardorff, Patrick Thurston and Brandon Ruppel. Not pictured: Louise Turner, Jean Dolezal, Stanley Scholl and Gina Conley

Thank You Jasper County! For Voting Wiers Chevrolet-Cadillac-GMC

The BEST NEW CAR DEALER And THE BEST PLACE TO BUY A LUXURY CAR Serving Jasper County and Surrounding Area needs for over 60 years We would like to thank everyone for voting us the Best New Car Dealer and Best Luxury Car Dealer in Jasper County. Wiers Chevrolet- Cadillac-GMC (since 1956) truly values all our customer and friendships we have built over the years. We appreciate the support and our dedicated to giving back to the community to the best of our ability. I would also Like to personally thank all the Team Members at Wiers for their hard work and dedication to their jobs as it takes the full team to be the best that we can be. Thank You Everyone! Jim Terborg Dealer Operator Team Members working hard not Pictured: Sales : Don Vanderwall (General Sales Mgr.), Greg George (Sales Mgr.), Ralph Peo, John Mercer, Wayne DeYoung, Kimberly Jones Service and Parts: Bruce Gann (assistant Service Mgr.), Jenniffer Whitson, Karley Boekeloo, Dave Walstra (Parts Mgr), Cory Anderson, Ryan Parker Technicians: Tom Kuryga, Andy Fisher, Troy Manago, Dave Brinko, Simon Sipkema, Jarred Fleckenstein, Riley DeYoung, Christopher Desforges , Michael Beougher Maintenance, Detail, Lot Porters : Greg Parchem, Garrett Butler, Steve Olsen, Kyle Hanaway, Darrell Cooper Jr., Ted Fieffer Back row L-R: Jason Boone (Finance Mgr), Brent Przybylski (General Mgr), Jim Terborg (Dealer Operator), Joe Billy (Sales), Ken Tazelaar (Service) Front row L-R: Cami Pribyl (Inventory Mgr.), Tony Hernandez (Sales), Tom Alicea (Service Mgr.), Brandi Birchett (Service), John Palermo Sr. (Detail and Lot Mgr.), John Palermo Jr. (Sales)

Office, clerical, receptionist: Carole Lewis (Office Mgr.), Paula Mewes, Rosetta Fieser, Judy Rogers, Breanna Rose, Racquel Pribyl, Myra Shelbie Smart

416 S. Halleck St. • DeMotte

219-987-5555 • 866-202-0537

wiersauto.com SALES: Mon.-Thurs. 9am-7pm; Fri. 9am-6pm; Sat. 9am-4pm SERVICE: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm; Sat. 8am-2pm


A10: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Best Mortgage Company: First Hometown Mortgage, Dee VanderWall

Best Accounting Firm: Donis CPA, Viv Lewis, Jenny Jonkman, Matt Donis and Larry Donis 

Best Private School: St. Augustine School, Mrs. Mangas & Nicky Plecas

Best School Administrator: Curt Craig (RCSC)

DEBOER FAMILY EYECARE

Thank You for Voting Us

BEST TREE SERVICE AND SNOW REMOVAL In Jasper County

Best Car Salesperson: Tim Goodman-Tim’s Auto Body & Sales

Best Local Musician/Band and Best Local Vocalist: Iroquois Valley Harmonizers, pictured Rick Mangas

Thank you to all of Jasper County for voting us

609 N. Halleck St., DeMotte

BEST HOT DOG.

219-987-3673 219-987-5287 Thank You to all our loyal customers for voting us the Best Optometrists in Jasper County!

CULBRETH’S LAWNCARE & SERVICES LLC • Tree Trimming & Removal • Stump Grinding & Removal • Mowing & Trimming

We really appreciate all of your support. The Chops Family 221 W. Washington St. • Rensselaer • 866-DOGS

(3647)

Now Bringing You Jasper County’s Best Hot Dogs at our New Location in Wheatfield!

Drs. John DeBoer, O.D., Timothy DeBoer, O.D. & Brant T. Molenaar, O.D.

Bonded & Insured

Best Consignment/Thrift Shop: Jasper Junction Thrift/Flea Market, owners Clay & Missy Whaley

Complete Visual Care • Contact Lenses

219-713-0701

We Welcome New Patients WE ACCEPT MANY INSURANCE PLANS

Thank You So Much for Voting Krooswyk Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning

Best Plumber and Best Heating and Cooling in Jasper County 2017!

“We Measure our Company’s Success by the Number of Customers that Entrust us with Their Keys”

4281 W. SR 10 • Wheatfield • 956-DOGS

(3647)

We are honored to be chosen as Jasper County’s Best Mortgage Company.

Thank You! Enjoy life more with a

Plumbing Services

Reverse Mortgage

* Full Service * Whole House Repipe * Remodeling

Heating Services

* Radiant Heating * Forced Air Heating * Ductless Heating

Cooling Services

Enhance your Financial Security

* Full Service * Ductless Cooling * Replacements Family owned and operated since 1988 Eligibility • Homeowner must be at least 62 years old • Must have sufficient equity in your home • Single family home, two to four unit owner occupied home, townhouse, approved condominium or manufactured home

Benefits • Eliminates existing monthly mortgage payments3 • Stay in your home and maintain the title • Heirs inherit any remaining equity after paying off the HECM loan • Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insure HECM Loan Program • Loan proceeds are tax-free 3 You must still live in the home as your primary residence, continue to pay required property taxes, homeowners insurance, and maintain the home according to Federal Housing Administration requirements.

CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION

SALES, SERVICE AND INSTALLATION DeMotte, IN

(219) 987-3865

www.krooswykplumbingheating.com

FIRST HOMETOWN MORTGAGE, INC 833 S. Halleck St. • DeMotte, IN • 219-987-4493 NMLS; 226132

Dee VanderWall, Mortgage Advisor, NMLS 227058


Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: A11

Best Real Estate Company: Cornerstone Real Estate, Mary Ann (Duke) Critser, Mary Brown and Linda Hekkema. Not pictured, Terri Phegley (managing broker/ owner) and Pam Hueser (administrative assistant)

Best Auto Customer Service: Ed White’s Auto Sales, Troy White, Ed White and Taryn White

Thank You for Voting us #1 place to buy a Cell Phone in Jasper County!

375 S College Ave Across from Pizza Hit Rensselaer, IN 47978 219-866-0200

437 N. Halleck NE Next to Subway DeMotte, IN 46310 219-987-2252

“Infinitely” Friendlier!

Best All Around Restaurant/ Best Kids Menu/ Best Pies: Royal Oak Family Restaurant, (Back row) Sarah and Ashley (Front row) Molly, Kaitlynn, Lisa, Violet, Sara and Sadie

We are honored to be voted the 2017 All Around Best Restaurant in Jasper County

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A12: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Thank You

Jasper County for voting us Best Grocery Store

Doug Ballas-Produce Mgr, Carol Sterk-Deli Mgr, Karl Schulz-Store Mgr, Mark Peo-Meat Mgr


Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: B1

Thank You Jasper County for Voting SP19 . . . Restaurant Manager, Eric Van Kley, is proud of the diversity of SP19 and of Chef Brian Volk Manager Sarah Miller and Event Coordinator Julee Kistler.

Eric Van Kley, Vice President -Controller SP19 General Manager

“I am proud that it is a Family Oriented Restaurant that happens to also include Golfers and Sports enthusiasts. You can watch the game and still enjoy spending time with the family. “Our restaurant is very fortunate to have a Chef of Brian Volk’s experience and integrity. Each meal is prepared with our customers in mind and it is the freshest and best quality ingredients available. Our Chef offers a unique menu with the latest gourmet trends and delicious, made to order meals. From the appetizers to the kids menu, there is something for everyone. Our bar is top grade. We offer 3 Floyds, Indiana Crafted Beers and the usual favorites. Our Martini of the Week is a hit with the customers as well as other signature drinks. I invite you to come and bring your family to SP-19. You will love it.”

Chef Brian Volk, Manager Sarah Miller and Julee Kistler, Special Events Coordinator for The Pavilion

* Best Fine Dining Restaurant * Best Margaritas * Best Happy Hour * Best Bartender * Best Place to Watch a Sporting Event * Best Outdoor Dining

Best of Two Worlds 1. A Family Restaurant - Bring the kids! 2. A Sports Bar - Bring the Friends!

Lauren Brubaker

We’d also like to say Congratulations to Sandy Pines Golf Course Pro Brad Burvan for winning Best Place to Play Golf

See full menu at www.sp-19.com

Sandy Pines Golf Club

10527 Bunker Drive, DeMotte

(219) 987-3674 WINTER HOURS: Mon.: Closed; Tues.-Thurs.: 11AM - 10PM; Fri.: 11AM-12AM; Sat.: 7AM - 12AM; Sun: 7AM - 9PM Open for Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday


B2: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Best Convenience Store: Shorty’s (Marathon, BP and Raceway) Shorty Mohanty and Lakhy Singh 

Best Fitness Center: Anytime Fitness (Rensselaer), Mohammad Said (Manager), Becky Singel (Yoga-Pilates Trainer), Aurora Dejong (Dance Trainer) and Larry Bruce (Manager)

Congratulations Donna and Amanda! Franciscan Health Rensselaer would like to congratulate all the 2017 Readers’ Choice Winners – including: BEST NURSE Donna Ooms, RN Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care

BEST ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Amanda Wells Franciscan Health Rensselaer Administration

THANK YOU for Voting us BEST PLACE TO GET BBQ

We appreciate all of our loyal customers!

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We proudly serve Steak, Chops, Seafood, Baby Back Ribs, Hamburgers, Shrimp, Fish, Chicken, Wings with all the fixin’s!

DAILY LUNCH, DINNER & DRINK SPECIALS CALL IN AND ORDER TO GO ONE OF OUR FAMILY FEASTS FOR THE WHOLE GANG! GOT A PARTY, GRADUATION OR SPECIAL EVENT PLANNED Let us Cater your Event! Appetizers, Meats,Sides, Party Platters, Desserts, Veggie Trays and more.

Thank you for all that you do! Lake Holiday Plaza DeMotte/Roselawn Next to Fagen Pharmacy

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Mohammad Said (Manager), Becky Singel (Yoga-Pilates Trainer), Aurora Dejong (Dance Trainer) and Larry Bruce (Manager)

We are very proud to be a part of the local community!

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Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: B3

Best Place to Buy Furniture: Greene’s Amish Furniture, Best Auto Repair Shop: WD Automotive Repair, Ron Jim Anderson and Missy Stirling Fahey & Wayne Daniels.

Best Volunteer-Individual:  Jenny Jonkman with daughters Natalie Jonkman (the oldest) and Karlijn Jonkman

Best Luxury Car Dealer & Best New Car Dealer:  Wiers Chevrolet-Cadillac-GMC, (Back row) Jason Boone (Finance Mgr), Brent Przybylski (General Mgr), Jim Terborg  (Dealer Operator), Joe Billy  (Sales) and Ken Tazelaar (Service) (Front row) Cami Pribyl (Inventory Mgr.), Tony Hernandez (Sales), Tom Alicea (Service Mgr.), Brandi Birchett  (Service), John Palermo Sr. (Detail and Lot Mgr.) and John Palermo Jr. (Sales)

Thank You for Voting us Best Detail Shop!

Best Gun Shop: Jerry’s Gun Shop, Jerry Fleming

Best Blueberry Farm:  Fritts Blueberry Farm, Dan Fritts (owner)

Thank You for choosing Accurate Hearing Aid Services, LLC,

Jasper County’s Choice for Better Hearing

BARBARA SANDERS

ACCURATE HEARING AID SERVICES, LLC John Boissy, Owner

WWW.BOISSYS.COM WWW.TRUCKCAPSTORE.COM

219-987-2808

THANK YOU For Voting Us BEST Paint & Body Shop In Jasper County! “A Shop You Can Trust”

551 E. 4th St Hobart, IN 46342 219-942-8881

2252 W. Morthland Dr Valparaiso, IN 46385 219-462-7409

542 Indian Boundary Rd Chesterton, IN 46304 219-926-9888

833 S. Halleck St. DeMotte, IN 46310 219-987-7987

www.accuratehearingaidservices.com

Thank you Jasper County for voting us #1 Ag/ Implement Dealer!

Thanks Jasper County for voting us Best Pizza 494 N. VAN RENSSELAER 866-7466

Thank You to all who voted us The Best Place to Have a Kid’s Birthday Party

BAZZ’S ROLLER RINK Rensselaer • DeMotte • Fowler • Valparaiso • Crown Point

THANK YOU JASPER COUNTY VOTING US THE BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL

ST. AUGUSTINE SCHOOL “A” Rated - Indiana Four Star School 114 YEARS OF QUALITY CATHOLIC EDUCATION 328 North McKinley Avenue, Rensselaer, IN 219-866-5480

We are proud to have been voted the Best Parts & Supply Store in Jasper County. The Coffer Family

1751 N. McKinley • Rensselaer

866-5315

Thank You for Choosing JEFF FASE as Jasper County’s Best Real Estate Agent for 2017

JEFF FASE

School Website: www.s-augustine.org

AM 2 Day Preschool AM & PM 3 Day Preschool PM 5 Day Jr. Kindergarten Full Day Kindergarten Grades 1-5 Fully Accredited by State of Indiana & AdvancEd Limited Class Sizes - Before & After School Care We Accept Indiana Choice Scholarships Rensselaer Schools and Community Service Buses

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620 N. Halleck St. • DeMotte 987-4242

The VanSoest Team Berkshire Hathaway Executive Realty Starla VanSoest, 219.405.7746 Lanaye Dykstra, 219.863.1719 Jeff Fase, 219.712.9116 Zeida Suljkanovic, 219.208.0178 DeMotte Office 219.987.2100 Schererville Office 219.864.5000


B4: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Best BBQ: Jordy -N- Jax, Kim and Bill Walz

Best Used Car Dealer:  Gene & Tony’s Auto Sales, Gene Storer & Tony Risner

Best Real Estate Agent:  Best Insurance Agent:  Matt Myers – Indiana Farm Jeff Fase – Berkshire Hathaway Executive Realty. Bureau

Best Towing Service: Cheever’s Towing, Breanna Rose, Richard Rose and Sydney Best Buffet:  T/A Country Pride, Brittany Nieto, Rebecca Smart and Taylor Wright Rose

Best Wings: Pub III Best Waitress: Traci Magers (Pub III)

Best Apartment Complex: Sayler Apartments, Sarah Zager and Ginny Reames

Thank You Jasper County! We appreciate you naming us

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Since 1960

HARDWARE Hillside Shopping Center • DeMotte

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Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: B5

Best Chicken/ Best Deli & Best Place to buy Produce:  Strack & Van Til, Jim Kampenga (produce manager) & Ginger DeYoung (deli manager) Best Fine Dining Restaurant/ Best Margaritas/ Best Happy Hour/ Best Place to Watch a Sporting Event/ Best Outdoor Dining: Chef Brian Volk, Sarah Miller (manager), and Julee Kistler (special events coordinator for The Pavilion). Best Golf Course: Brad Burvan (Golf Pro of Sandy Pines)

Thank You To All Who Voted Us

BEST BUFFET IN JASPER COUNTY!!

On July 4th, All Veterans and Active Military

EAT FREE! Thank you for your service!

We are honored to have been voted “The best lawn care” company In Jasper County. We Thank You! High Quality, Great Selection and Low Prices! Bulk Materials: 6 Colored Mulches - Red, Black, Cherry Chocolate, Natural, Brown Dyed, AA Premium Dirt, Sand, Black Sand Decorative Stone - Red Flint, Brick Chips, Gray Slate, Pink Granite and more coming soon. Pea Gravel, River Rock, Driveway Gravel

Clark’s Cutting Edge, Inc. Family-owned and Operated Since 2004

16 East North Street, P.O. Box 437 Remington, IN 47977

Office 219-261-2861 Cell 219-863-4174

Travel Centers of America 11166 W. State Rd. 10 • DeMotte • 987-7250

Thank You Jasper County for Voting us Best Family Doctor

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B6: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Best Garlic Bread/ Best Italian Cuisine & Best Prime Rib: Marcella’s Pizzaria, Michael Reynolds, Kaitlyn Boomsma and Donald DeYoung

Thank You Jasper County for Voting us as the Best Place to Buy Lawn Mowers!!

Best Place for Dinner & Best Steaks: Gentleman Tom’s, Dan Fritts (owner), Janet Rose, Nicole Drennan, Mike Pastry, Dawn Collings, Debby Dykstra, Kelly Hoffman, Gina Buchanan, Gary and Lisa Fritts (owners) Not pictured: Carl Marshall

Thank You Jasper County for voting for us “Best place for Lunch” Bob & Cathy Hanna

To everyone that voted for us

“Best Insurance Company In Jasper County”

Our entire staff would like to say

Thank you!

Pizza, Appetizers, Salads, Wings, Burgers, Sandwiches and more! Kid’s Menu • Dessert

Dine In or Carry Out

325 Almond St. SW (behind Wiers) • DeMotte, IN

219-987-5212 www.andersonoutdoorpower.net

847 S. College Ave. • Rensselaer • 866-9999

because we have

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is now SMOKE FREE (There are areas outside where you can smoke)

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The Best Kept Secret in NW Indiana

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VOTED THE BEST

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Thank you for voting us

BEST BLUEBERRIES IN JASPER COUNTY For the Second Year in a Row!!! We appreciate Our Customers

Blueberries Are Ripe And Ready To Pick Bring in this ad to get $1 off your order!

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Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: B7

Best Gift/Novelty Store:  Another Season, (Back row) Carla Moolenaar, Tina Whitson, Blake Touhy and Casey Arnett (Front) Marybeth Norline

Best Heating & Cooling & Best Plumber:  Krooswyk Plumbing, Heating & A/C, Jeremy Powell and Jason Krooswyk

Best Jewelry Store: Oak Ridge Jewelers, Suzi Howard, Mike Drzik, Tara Hernandez (not pictured) Vicki Drzik, Wendy Drzik & Joan Carfello

Best Computer Repair:  AVA Tech, Nancy Lee, Joe Roorda and staff

THANK YOU JASPER COUNTY! We are proud to provide the AUTO CUSTOMER SERVICE IN THE COUNTY

BEST

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Come in and meet our newest team member Steve Sroka

Show us what you’ve got and we’ll help you get into your new ride!

2014 Town & Country Touring Rear Seat Entertainment $16,485

2016 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T Trim $18,900

2002 Sterling L8500 Low Miles - Diesel $17,800

2011 Town & Country Touring Stow & Go Seats $11,775

2009 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4x4 $19,975

2016 Jeep Compass Sport 4x4 One Owner $15,985

2015 GMC Terrain SLE1 Certified $15,985

2015 Ford Fusion SE 16,000 miles $15,835

Pictured above: Troy White, Ed White and Taryn White

We would like to thank our entire team for helping us gain this honor! Ed White received the keys to the business from Jim Dobson in 1972! 45 Years later, we’re still serving you in the same location!

EdWhiteAutoSales.com

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B8: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Best Place to Take a Date: Fountain Stone Theaters, Best Funeral Home: Jackson Funeral Chapel/Service, Eric and Craig Jackson

Best Parts & Supply Store: Prospect Auto Supply, Kevin, Keith and Mike Coffer

Best Mexican Cuisine: Ayda’s Mexican Restaurant, Ayda Angeles

Best Ag/Implement Dealer: Castongia Tractor, Jon Castongia

Best Coffee: The Willow Switch, Christy Fleming (owner)

Best Photographer: Kelsey Tillema

Best Carpet/Flooring: Thomas Floor & Wall Covering, Randy and Bonnie Thomas

Best Detail Shop: Boissy’s Auto Appearance Center, Jenna Musall, (Not pictured) Mindy Jonkman

Thank You Jasper County for voting us the 2017

Best Place for French Fries and For Best Drive Thru

RENSSELAER DEMOTTE REMINGTON

Thank You Jasper County for Voting us

Best Golf Course in Jasper County 2017

Brad Burvan - Golf Professional We are happy that you think as we do about our course. A lot of work goes into keeping the course up and making sure that your golfing experience with us continues to be one of the best it can possibly be. We feel we have a great layout and provide a nice setting for anyone who would like to come play the course... We think that the course is in the same caliber as any of the well known courses in the state of Indiana and the Chicagoland area.

10527 BUNKER DRIVE, DEMOTTE, IN 46310 Toll Free: 877.987.3611 Local: 219.987.3611 sandypinesgc.com

THANK YOU Thank you for all your support for these first 50 years and looking forward to serving you more in the years to come.

www.dreestaxgroup.com


Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: B9

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B10: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Best Bartender:  Lauren Brubaker – SP19 Best Snow Removal & Best Tree Service:  Culbreth’s Lawn & Tree, Brian Culbreth

Best New Home Construction: Hollandale Builders, Mark Hubers (owner)

Best Optometrist:  DeBoer Family Eyecare, Linda Clark, Cindy Bykerk, Kaitlyn Stegenga and Edie Musch

Best Pharmacy: Fagen Pharmacy, Melissa Fagen and Greg Osborn

Best Financial Advisor:  Val Fagen – Financial Arts

Best Place to buy Hardware: Ace Hardware (DeMotte) Katie Schultz and Erik Schultz

Thank You for Voting Me BEST BARBER! - Bob Bormann

BOB’S HAIRPORT

Best Assisted Living/Nursing Home: Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village, Rosemary Weeks (VP of operations) and the staff

Thank You Jasper County for Voting Another Season

THANK YOU JASPER COUNTY for Voting Us BEST TOWING SERVICE

We love our Customers!

CHEEVER’S TOWING & RECOVERY, INC.

2017 BEST NOVELTY/GIFT SHOP See us for all your Fresh & Silk Flowers, Home Accessories & Gifts

24 Hour Light & Heavy Duty Wrecker & Flatbed Service

24 Hour Phone 219-987-2231

On the Curve in DeMotte Bob Bormann Jr. • Lee Tillema CLOSED SUNDAYS

987-4313

605 N. Halleck St. • DeMotte

219-987-2511

PO Box 76 • 834 South Halleck St. • DeMotte, IN 46310

“I appreciate your confidence in me as your Health and Life Insurance Agent”

We are pleased to have been voted

“The Best Cole Slaw”

(Our Superman Slaw) in Jasper County!

THANK YOU!

Retiring or turning 65 in 2017? For Friendly Local Service, Call Valerie Fagen • Medicare Supplements • Medicare Part D-Prescription Drug Plans • Medicare Advantage Plans Valerie Fagen

Thank You Jasper County for Voting us

Best Computer Repair 2017

“Protection Today Planning for Tomorrow”SM

921 S. Halleck St. • DeMotte • 219-987-4438 www.fartsinc.com

Try our many specials 38 N. Railroad St. • Remington • 219-208-3163

1221 S Halleck St. DeMotte, IN 987-4914


Reader’s Choice • June, 2017: B11

Best Paint & Body Shop: Jonkman Garage, Bob Jonkman

Best Lawnmower Dealer: Anderson Outdoor Power, Mike Anderson

Best Barber: Bob’s Hairport, Bob Bormann

Best Place to Get Breakfast: Heather’s Diner, Heather Cooper (owner)

We are very proud to have been voted the Best Accounting Firm in Jasper County.

THANK YOU!

We wish to say THANK YOU Jasper County For your votes!

Voted Best Place to Get Breakfast!

Thank You!

JASPER JUNCTION Thrift / Flea Market

at the Junction of US 231 & Hwy. 14 • Rensselaer Tues.-Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-4, Closed Mon.

Something for everyone!

DONATIONS ACCEPTED DAILY! 617 S. Halleck St., DeMotte www.doniscpa.com Email: doniscpa@gmail.com Call today for an appointment

219-987-2098

Family dining HOMEMADE DESSERTS BREAKFAST ALL DAY

507 N Halleck St. • DeMotte, IN • (219) 270-3915

THANK YOU JASPER COUNTY AND SURROUNDING AREAS!! WOW! You Guys are AWESOME! We really appreciate being named

BEST USED CAR DEALER in Jasper County Serving You Since 2012 has been exciting!!

It is a privilege and an honor to work with all of you! We really appreciate each and every one of our loyal customers.

Credit Scores 0 to 900

Voted #1 Used Auto Dealer in Jasper County

Down Payments starting at $0 Down

Terms up to 75 mo. Interest Rates as low as 1.9%

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TUESDAYS - 50% Off Thrift Clothing WEDNESDAYS - Senior Citizens 25% Off Thrift FIRST & THIRD THURSDAYS - 50% Off Thrift FRIDAY - Vets Day 25% Off Thrift

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HELP US HELP OTHERS

Thank You for Voting us The Best Bank in Jasper County C E L E B R AT I N G A C E N T U RY

For over 100 years we have striven to give our customers the personal help and attention they deserve! We appreciate your continued loyalty and trust.

Bank of DeMotte, 1924.

Don Goetz inside DeMotte office.

DeMotte 219.987.4141

Wheatfield 219.956.2756

Rensselaer 219.866.0013

Tysen’s 219.987.3150


B12: Reader’s Choice • June, 2017

Since 1960 Strack & Van Til believed that customers are family to us. And we want our family to have the highest quality food and groceries at low everyday prices. As a local family-run grocer, we’re committed to providing a great shopping experience. And we’re nty Jasper Cou “Thank you en, s Best Chick for voting u Best Deli d n a e c u d Best Pro ounty” in Jasper C Manager re to S , d o o Cliff W

Jim Kampenga Produce Manager Best Produce

honored to be voted by customers as the 2017 Readers’ Choice Winner among grocery store.

Ginger DeYoung Deli Manager Best Chicken & Best Deli

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