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David Rood, 80, of Kingston
KIRKLAND – Genoa’s former mayor, who was acquitted of sex abuse in 2001, is expected in court Tuesday on recent charges of grabbing a woman and rubbing against her. David Rood, 80, of the 8800 block of North Rood Road in Kingston, was charged with criminal sexual abuse and bat-
tery of a real estate agent who was showing him a house April 25 in Kirkland. The more serious charge, criminal sexual abuse, is a felony typically punishable with probation or up to three years in prison. Rood initially faced only a misdemeanor, which was filed May 6, but prosecutors added the more serious charge June 17 after a review of the case. When reached for comment
Thursday, Rood declined to comment on the allegations but said the alleged victim had “done a lot for him” in previous business dealings. Court documents allege Rood grabbed the woman by the waist, placed his hands underneath her clothing and rubbed against her leg. Rood faced similar charges in August 2000, when he was mayor of Genoa. In that case, a different woman alleged that Rood
grabbed her arm, pulled her toward him and pressed himself against her in rural Kingston on April 28, 2000. In November 2001, DeKalb County Circuit Judge Douglas Engel acquitted Rood of those charges, finding special prosecutor Gregg Ingemunson fell “far short of proving the case,” the Daily Chronicle reported at the time. Rood was asked to resign as
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mayor by all but one of the city’s aldermen. He refused, but did not run for re-election. Before the trial started in that case, Rood’s attorney, Gary Johnson, claimed the woman, who was not involved with Genoa city government, wanted to make Rood “one of her many trophies in her long history of civil litigation” and claimed the woman’s finances were in dire straits.
Panel to suggest Metra changes Power structure of agency under fire By SOPHIA TAREEN The Associated Press
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Tom Van Winkle, the new associate executive director of development and community outreach at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb, sits on a bench Tuesday with his blind dog, Violet. The English cocker spaniel was found abandoned on a trail in a forest preserve in River Forest. Van Winkle adopted Violet more than a year ago and brings her to work nearly every day.
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By FELIX SARVER firstname.lastname@example.org DeKALB – Violet has come a long way from being abandoned in the woods to sniffing around Tom Van Winkle’s office in DeKalb. Van Winkle decided to foster Violet after an operation to remove her swollen, damaged eyes; he eventually adopted her. The original owners of the 11-year-old English cocker spaniel used her for breeding puppies and left her in the woods to fend for herself. Her eyes had to be removed to save her life. She was found in a forest preserve in River Forest, a Chicago suburb, and taken into care by the Animal Care League in Cook County. Now she’s under the care of Van Winkle, the new associate executive director of TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. “She and I have become very bonded and she does a good job finding her way around the house,”
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Violet, a blind English cocker spaniel, and her owner Tom Van Winkle take a stroll Tuesday outside TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. Van Winkle said. Violet is just one of many household animals that are rescued and cared for by animal welfare or-
ganizations across the nation. In DeKalb County, both TAILS Humane Society and DeKalb County Animal Shelter are committed to
caring for hundreds of animals they receive. TAILS Humane Society takes in 2,500 animals a year. The DeKalb County Animal Shelter will receive more than 300 cats and dogs a year.
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CHICAGO – An independent panel including former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald will suggest reforms for scandal-plagued Metra and other Chicago-area transit agencies, under an executive order issued Thursday by Gov. Pat Quinn. The move follows allegations of politically connected hiring at the commuter rail agency and questions about power structure there and at its overseeing board, Gov. Pat t h e R e g i o n a l Quinn Transportation Authority. A fifth Metra board member resigned Thursday. “There needs to be a fresh look of the whole transit system for the public,” Quinn told reporters after an unrelated event in Chicago. “I hope they have some recommendations that can be acted upon quickly by the Legislature. Clearly, Metra, in particular, needs fundamental overhaul.” Quinn, who has formed such panels before, previewed the idea last week in the wake of criticism of the $718,000 buyout of former CEO Alex Clifford’s contract. Clifford claims he was pushed out for resisting pressure on hiring and salary issues from politicians, including House Speaker Michael Madigan. A state inspector general and a legislative ethics panel are investigating the allegations. The latest board member to step down, Stanley Rakestraw, submitted his resignation to avoid “any potential controversy” over a residency requirement. He moved to downtown Chicago after a fire at his suburban home but continued to hold a seat representing the city’s suburbs. Rakestraw’s resignation leaves the Metra board with six members, the minimum
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New look at supplies and demands Itâ€™s getting ugly out there. Tempers are flaring, costs are fluctuating, regulations are tightening, supplies are dwindling, demands are escalating, and information is unclear. Is this about running a business in a tough economy? Nah. Iâ€™m talking about school supplies. Itâ€™s hard to find somebody who doesnâ€™t get at least a slight buzz from buying new stuff that fosters thinking, creativity and achievement. I donâ€™t think itâ€™s an overstatement to say itâ€™s one of the best parts of a new school year. The blogosphere crackles with emotion about this annual ritual. I particularly liked the â€œMinding My Nestâ€? blog that included nice photos and a recommendation to hydrate before beginning. But the school supply ritual, in many places and in many ways, has spun out of control. Itâ€™s hypocritical for me to write this because thanks to my wonderful spouse, our sonâ€™s supplies were prepackaged and waiting for us. But ironically, the prepackaged route also feels hypocritical because I would have HATED not being able to touch each potential item when I was a kid. I also donâ€™t mean this to be a critique of schools or teachers. Thereâ€™s plenty of blame to go around. For one thing, retailers have seized upon â€œback to school seasonâ€? as a ma-
THE FINE LINE Jason Akst jor revenue stream. What time frame defines this season? The Boston Globe said it runs article defined it as â€œJuly through September.â€? A quarter of a year? Besides that, â€œschool supplyâ€? sales now mean nearly anything: Best Buy had a back-to-school sale a couple weeks ago on giant, flat-screen TVs. Back-to-school spending is significant. The National Retail Federation said last year, because of â€œa combination of pent-up demand and a growing population of school children,â€? Americans went hog-wild. The retail federation notes that this year it looks like things will cool off a bit, but American families are predicted to spend an average of $635 on apparel, shoes, supplies and electronics, down from $689 last year. Families spend about $91 on supplies for schoolage children. Back-to-school spending is expected to reach $26.7 billion, and if you add in back-to-college spending, the total comes to $72.5 billion. Thatâ€™s a lot of crayons. According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (citing National Retail Federation data), backto-school spending accounts for 11 percent of U.S. consumer spending each
year, ranking it second to the holiday spending season. I love school supplies, schools and teachers. But I think we as a society might be going overboard. The lady who cuts our sonâ€™s hair talked of going to a store to find a specific type of glue stick. A friend of ours mentioned being unable to find the exact spiral notebook specified in the list. One of my best friends, a local mom, puts this excess best. â€œIâ€™ve been to the school supply section three times. Once, I saw a woman nearly in tears,â€? she told me in a Facebook message. â€œTwice, other parents, without provocation from me, went off on a rant about how much they hated the process. It seems like clarity on the list is an issue (too much or too little).â€? My friendâ€™s sonâ€™s list includes pencils. â€œThey had to be Ticonderoga and pre-sharpened. He had to have four plastic pocket folders with prongs, but they could only be blue. Blue was sold out at the two big-box stores as a result. He also needed four prongless plastic folders (one each of four colors). At the same time, â€˜wipesâ€™ appeared on the list. What kind? Baby, hand, antibacterial surface, flushable?â€?
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Ill. governor signs teen tanning ban By CARYN ROUSSEAU K_\8jjfZ`Xk\[Gi\jj CHICAGO â€“ As a young woman, Donna Moncivaiz would go to tanning salons looking for that perfect summer glow. Now 51, Moncivaiz suffers from late-stage melanoma and says the cancer has spread to her lymph nodes, gall bladder, liver and brain. The Beach Park mother also allowed her daughter to tan and, at 25, she too was diagnosed with early-stage melanoma. Doctors attribute both womenâ€™s melanoma to tanning beds and time spent outside without sunscreen, and thatâ€™s why Moncivaiz has been among the most vocal supporters of proposed legislation that Gov. Pat Quinn signed Thursday to ban indoor tanning in Illinois for anyone younger than 18. â€œI donâ€™t want any mom to feel the guilt I feel, or go through what Iâ€™m going through,â€? said Moncivaiz, who testified in favor of the bill during the spring legislative session. Quinn signed the bill
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along with a measure that prohibits anyone younger than age 18 from smoking electronic cigarettes. â€œI am signing these new laws today so that our youth and their families can be spared the consequences of very serious and preventable health problems that are caused by dangerous habits formed at a young age,â€? Quinn said. â€œTogether these measures will protect the health of Illinois youth and save lives in the longrun.â€? On the tanning issue,
Quinnâ€™s decision meant he agreed with critics that the health concerns merit government prohibition, rather than merely leaving the choice of tanning to youths and their parents, as industry officials had argued as the legislation was debated by lawmakers. Dr. Judy Knox, a dermatologist from Springfield, has long advocated for a teen tanning ban, saying sometimes parents donâ€™t know their kids are using tanning beds. She said ten sessions in a tanning bed doubles the
risk for melanoma. â€œThe younger you are the more time you have then to develop that cancer,â€? Knox said. â€œThereâ€™s still a huge myth that people think a tan is healthy.â€? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the World Health Organization say natural and artificial ultraviolet radiation are cancer-causing substances, and in May the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed order for stricter regulations on indoor tanning devices. The American Academy of Dermatology says minors shouldnâ€™t use indoor tanning equipment because overexposure to ultraviolet radiation can lead to skin cancer. The new law bans teens from using equipment that emits ultraviolet radiation, including sun lamps and tanning booths. They also cannot use tanning beds that emit certain electromagnetic radiation wavelengths. The bill doesnâ€™t apply to devices used in private residences, phototherapy devices used by physicians or spray tans.
British stuntman dies in wingsuit mishap The ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA â€“ He wasnâ€™t a competitor, but Mark Sutton still got one of the biggest cheers of the 2012 Olympics. Sutton, who was killed during a wingsuit jump in the Alps this week, was the skydiver who parachuted into Londonâ€™s Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony dressed as James Bond, alongside anoth er stuntman disguised as Queen Elizabeth II. It was the punchline to a filmed sequence in which
Daniel Craigâ€™s Bond escorted the real queen from Buckingham Palace onto a helicopter â€“ and, for many, the highlight of director Danny Boyleâ€™s ceremony. Swiss police confirmed that Sutton died Wednesday when he crashed into a rocky ridge near Trient in the southwestern Valais region. They gave his age as 42. Wingsuits â€“ aerodynamic jumpsuits that make wearers look like winged superheroes â€“ allow fliers to jump from planes, helicopters and occasionally cliffs and soar
long distances before opening parachutes to land. Boyle on Thursday paid tribute to Sutton, saying he and fellow diver Gary Connery had â€œmade the stadium gasp ... and left indelible memories for people from all walks of life all over the world.â€? â€œThe show was built from so many contributions from so many people, none finer and braver than Mark Sutton,â€? Boyle said. â€œOn behalf of everyone in the show we were all honored to have worked with him and to
have known him as a friend and a professional. â€œ London 2012 chief Sebastian Coe said Sutton was â€œa consummate professional and team playerâ€? who would be widely missed. Online extreme sports broadcaster Epic TV said Sutton was killed during a gathering it had organized involving 20 wingsuit pilots who were filmed as they jumped from helicopters. The firm said Suttonâ€™s death was â€œa tragic loss for the global wingsuit community.â€?
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(From left to right) Brylee Honiotes, 7, Kelly Culton, and Joey Yates, 7, walk past the Sycamore Public Library on Thursday afternoon during a scavenger hunt that was presented by the Sycamore History Museum. Clues in the hunt were related to the city’s history.
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By FELIX SARVER ]jXim\i7j_Xnd\[`X%Zfd MALTA – A four-year contract between Kishwaukee College and its unionized support staff expired June 30, but both sides are remaining mum about negotiations for a new pact. On Wednesday morning, Rob Galick, the community college’s vice president of finance and administration, made an agreement with Mary Haub, the president of the Kishwaukee Council of Support Staff, that neither would comment on the negotiations. Negotiations between the college’s board and the union representing its custodians, maintenance, secretaries, clerical and programming staff began in March. Galick said this decision was to ensure negotiations will continue to happen through both parties. He said discussions have been productive thus far. “We don’t agree on everything, but its been an honest and constructive dialogue,” Galick said. Haub also declined to discuss her union or past negotiations. She is a staff member in the college’s library. The 90-member Kishwaukee Council of Support Staff is not the only union at the college. The Kishwaukee College Education Association has about 82 faculty members. Its three-year contract expires in June 2014 and negotiations will begin some time next spring, Galick said. The average salary for union support staffers is $37,844, he said. Under the previous contract, an employee’s base annual salary was set to increase by a minimum of 2 percent each fiscal year provided they had been employed in their current position for at least one year.
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Pine Acres gets new bike racks
OBITUARIES RICHARD B. COWAN
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Sears employees’ quick thinking makes difference
Chris Lamb (right) cuts a piece of wood as Dennis Obenchain watches as the two helped construct a bicycle rack Thursday or Pine Acres Rehab & Living Center in DeKalb.
By FELIX SARVER ]jXim\i7j_Xnd\[`X%Zfd DeKALB – A tour to help local communities with construction projects made an unplanned stop in DeKalb to help a rehabilitation center build new bike racks. The Craftsman “Make A Difference Tour,” which is stopping at more than 20 locations throughout the nation, almost didn’t make it to Pine Acres Rehab & Living Center in DeKalb. The tour truck typically carries the latest Craftman tools and equipment for display while helping with community service projects at each location. But Sears District Manager Eric Nowaczyk said the truck with the Craftsman tools was rear-ended in Sturgis, S.D. The normally impressive display was stuck in Minnesota for repairs and would not be on hand at Pine Acres. The show had to go on, though. Craftsman tour volunteers, along with local Sears Hometown Store employees, were going to build
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A 27-year-old DeKalb County lawyer facing ethics sanctions for allegedly exchanging sex for money and office supplies has agreed not to practice law for three years. Reema “Nicki” Bajaj and attorneys with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission have reached an agreement under which Bajaj’s law license would be suspended for three years, records show. Bajaj is free to practice law until both a hearing board and then the Illinois Supreme Court approve the proposal, said James Grogan, spokesman for the disciplinary commission. “The bottom line sought here is substantial,” Grogan said. “It’s not a disbarment, but she’d have to petition for
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reinstatement if she wanted to practice again at the end of the three-year period.” The ethics charges claim Bajaj used an alias when she engaged in prostitution and lied to investigators and the registration and disciplinary commission about it, records show. The ethics case was scheduled to go before the hearing board Tuesday, but that likely will be pushed back to accommodate the board chair’s schedule, Grogan said. An attorney for Bajaj did not immediately return a call for comment Thursday. Bajaj pleaded guilty last
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year in DeKalb County Circuit Court to misdemeanor prostitution for a single incident in August 2010, which happened before she became an attorney in November 2010. She folded her Maple Park law practice in May and is serving two years of court supervision. The ethics complaint alleges Bajaj met two men through the website Adult Friend Finder, where she identified herself as Nikita. One paid her $200 after meeting her for sex at a DeKalb hotel in 2005, and then met her for sex about 25 times over the next five years, paying her $100 each time, the complaint alleges. She allegedly met the second man in a store parking lot, where he paid her $25 for performing a sex act in 2007, the complaint alleges. The pair met about a dozen times through January 2011, with
by residents, employees and visitors. “It’s a great way for us to show people what our tools can do,” Protano said. Lindsey Kallenberger, Pine Acres activity director, said the bike racks would definitely benefit the employees, volunteers and visitors at the rehabilitation center. She said this was a project that takes special people to accomplish. “I just think it’s great they are doing this and great they are giving back to the community,” she said.
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the Sears Hometown Store in DeKalb, said the racks would hold about 12 bikes. Nowaczyk said the Sears Hometown Store volunteers were bringing in the lumber and manpower while the Craftsman volunteers brought the tools. When Protano was notified of the possibility of the tour making an unscheduled stop in DeKalb from one of his bosses, he contacted the Pine Acres to see what it needed. He was told it needed bike racks, which would be used
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Drug tests for Chicago public housing challenged Resident: Policy is degrading, unfair By MICHAEL TARM K_\8jjfZ`Xk\[Gi\jj CHICAGO – A policy forcing residents in Chicago’s public housing developments to submit to annual drug tests violates privacy and other constitutional rights, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday that seeks a court order halting the practice, which critics say is rare nationally. The ACLU filed the suit in
U.S. District Court in Chicago on behalf of Joseph Peery, a 58-year-old resident of the Parkside of Old Town development. He doesn’t use drugs, but says having to urinate into a cup once a year to renew his lease is degrading. “He finds Joseph Peery it humiliating and invasive, and it makes him feel stigmatized as a presumptive criminal and drug user,” the lawsuit says. Peery has passed all four tests he has taken, it adds, and submits to them because
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a city plan to improve conditions, authorities demolished Cabrini Green, replacing it with smaller units catering to low- and middle-income families. The lawsuit names the Chicago Housing Authority, or CHA, which provides public housing for more than 50,000 low-income Chicago residents. ACLU Chicago spokesman Ed Yohnka says few public housing agencies in the nation require such tests as a condition of qualifying for or renewing a lease. “It is very rare,” Yohnka said. “We are not aware of any other agency anywhere in the
country requiring this.” CHA spokeswoman Wendy Parks released a three-sentence statement in response, saying only that public housing tenants are required to “follow property rules.” Reached later by phone, she declined to comment on why the rules are in place or what the objectives of the policy might be. Residents of some public housing developments in Chicago are not subject to drugs tests, and Yohnka says it is not clear what criteria the agency employees to decide which ones are. Yohnka also challenged
the notion such testing might be a legitimate tool to minimize risks of crime, saying law enforcement operations targeting drug dealers or street gangs was the proper approach. He also argued that singling out lower income residents was not only unconstitutional, but also unfair and of no practical value. “Whether to qualify for mortgage subsidies or a tax deduction, you don’t have to take a urine test for that,” Yohnka said. “And people use drugs across race and demographics, so there’s just no rational basis for this invasive policy.”
Cameron Richardson (left), who was trapped in the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary school after the May 20 tornado, plays football with his brother Anthony Richardson, 3.
Tornado survivors back in class today By SEAN MURPHY K_\8jjfZ`Xk\[Gi\jj MOORE, Okla. – One young girl is so afraid of the wind that she carries headphones to block out the sound. Other kids are traumatized by the memory of their narrow escape from the storm and the friends who died just a few feet away from them. Nearly three months after a twister blasted through Moore and destroyed two elementary schools, students are preparing to go back to class. Although many families are ready to return to a familiar routine, parents and teachers say the town’s children have fears that are still fresh and a lot more healing to do. Both schools – Plaza Towers Elementary and Briarwood Elementary – have been razed to concrete slabs, as have most of the surrounding homes. Students will attend class in temporary buildings starting today. District officials hope the new school year marks a fresh start in the lives of children who survived the May 20 tornado, which killed 24 people and wrecked scores of homes and businesses along a 17-mile path through the heart of this Oklahoma City suburb. “I’m not going to act as though those first couple of weeks [after the storm] weren’t so terribly difficult,
because they were,” said Superintendent Robert Romines, a longtime Moore resident who took the district’s top post over the summer. “But since that day, we have turned a lot of corners. After our last funeral, we turned a corner.” Parents of some of the children who attended Plaza Towers, where seven third-graders were crushed by a collapsing wall, say their kids frighten easily, especially during severe weather, and are often haunted by thoughts of their friends who died. “There was screaming and crying,” recalled 9-yearold Ruby Macias, who was trapped under the same wall. Now Ruby gets scared whenever the weather turns bad and remains troubled by the death of her close friend, Sydney Angle, who was also 9. “She says she dreams about her friend,” said Ruby’s mother, Veronica Macias. “I don’t know what to tell her.” Another Plaza Towers student trapped beneath the wall, 10-year-old Xavier Delgado, said he doesn’t like to think or talk about the day of the tornado, but he’s not afraid to go back to class. “I’m not nervous. I’m kind of excited about seeing my friends,” said Xavier, who acknowledged that heavy weather still disturbs him. “I only get scared when there’s loud thunder.”
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9pD8>>@<D@:?8<C K_\8jjfZ`Xk\[Gi\jj CAIRO â€“ Weeping relatives in search of loved ones uncovered the faces of the bloodied, unclaimed dead in a Cairo mosque near the smoldering epicenter of support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi, as the death toll soared past 600 Thursday from Egyptâ€™s deadliest day since the Arab Spring began. World condemnation widened for the bloody crackdown on Morsiâ€™s mostly Islamist supporters, including an angry response from President Barack Obama, who canceled joint U.S.-Egyptian military maneuvers. Violence spread Thursday, with government buildings set afire near the pyramids, policemen gunned down and scores of Christian churches attacked. As turmoil engulfed the country, the Interior Ministry authorized the use of deadly force against protesters targeting police and state institutions. The Muslim Brotherhood, trying to regroup after the assault on their encampments and the arrest of many of their leaders, called for a mass rally today in a challenge to the governmentâ€™s
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reinstatement. It was the deadliest day by far since the 2011 popular uprising that overthrew autocratic ruler Hosni Mubarak and plunged the country into more than two years of instability. Also on Thursday, The United Nations Security Council called on both the Egyptian government and the Muslim Brotherhood
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said Roberta Shoaf, the shelterâ€™s director. It spends between $200,000 to $250,000 each year in revenue and is susceptible to economic downturns. â€œWhenever the economy is bad, donations decrease along with everything else,â€? Shoaf said. And its capacity is limited. Shoaf said the shelter is running out of room for cats, of which they have 120. They also struggle trying to get older animals adopted. The TAILS Humane Soci-
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animals TAILS receives are dogs and 40 percent are cats, she said. The rest are small animals such as hamsters and rabbits. The staff of 31 people ensure living spaces are clean and animals are healthy. Although the organization does face challenges to raise the roughly $1 million in revenue it needs each year, it also faces the challenge of trying to get others to understand the importance of adopting animals rather than breeding them.
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â€œThe number of animals coming into the shelters exceeds the ones getting adopted,â€? Drake said. The whole county and even neighboring counties are served by the TAILS. Animals that arrive at its facility can come from other people, local animal control departments and rural areas outside the state. Drake said the rural areas of Oklahoma suffer from a pet overpopulation problem. Van Winkle said hundreds
of dogs that come to the TAILS share stories similar to Violetâ€™s. He said the organization does a tremendous job of saving animals that are sick. Among the staff who treat the animals is a full-time veterinarian, clinic manager and two assistants. Since Violet has come under the care of Van Winkle and his family, sheâ€™s been doing wonderfully, he said. â€œSheâ€™s beefed up a little bit,â€? Van Winkle said. â€œWeâ€™ve overspoiled her.â€?
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Fox family deserves fair recognition
To the Editor: As my wife and I are getting things in order to leave Aug. 28 for what might be our last extended stay in our hometown of Somonauk. We have again timed it with not only our 55th wedding anniversary, but also with our beloved Sandwich Fair. Now about the fair. I have been looking, for old time’s sake, at the book on the history of the fair. I am still miffed by the leaving out of the whole Fox family and their dedication to working in various positions at the fair. To name some of them: Ernest Fox, Raymond Fox, Leo Fox, Bud Fox, John Fox, Laverne Fox, Don Fox, Leroy Fox, Craig Fox, Bob Larson, and there could be more. I don’t think many families did more in the ’50s and ’60s. I know my father-in-law Ernest Fox worked many hours helping Shelby Morris and Herman Carlson, and taking his own farm equipment to the fairgrounds. I have written several letters about this oversight to several people who compiled the fair book and received no response. I
also worked the fair from 1959 to ‘68 after which I moved to Florida, but since then I have come to the fair several times and worked night security. I think if people want to know the history of the fair and the people who organized it and made it work, surely the members of the Fox family, who mostly did manual help, deserve to be mentioned. I am Ernest Fox’s son-in-law, and know for a fact that when Shelby Morris and Herman Carlson needed help, Ernie was almost always available. It was also well-known in the community that the Fox boys weren’t the kind to run the show, but if you needed work done, that’s who you asked. I once heard Shelby say if he needed work done, all he needed was Ernest and Raymond Fox to do it, didn’t need anyone else. What a great tribute. I might add, what a loss when Shelby and his wife lost their lives at the corner of Route 23 and Suydam Road. The fair lost a dedicated man. Bob Larson Lake Placid, Fla.
The first and last time
To the Editor: The song “The Last Time I Saw Paris,” made me think about the last time we do something. We may not know it is the “last” time. No bells and trumpets go off to mark the momentous occasion. We remember the first time we do something because it is the first time. Its uniqueness makes it memorable. Losing the first tooth as a child is often heralded with a lot of attention by one’s parents. Putting it under our pillow and finding a coin the next morning makes it rewarding. I don’t want to think about losing the last one. On my first day of school, I remember crying all the way as my father accompanied me to the schoolhouse door. I do remember the last day of school, though, because I cried then, too, as I would miss the daily contact with my friends. I remember my first kiss on our front porch from someone who was not a member of my family. It ended just before my father opened the front door and sent the young lad scurrying away. I do remember the last kiss from my late husband, but I did not
know at the time it was the last. When my children outgrew the need for diapers and graduated to training pants, I must have washed a diaper for the last time. It was a tremendously carefree thing to switch to training pants. But I don’t remember it. Who can forget the first time driving solo without an adult sitting beside us? Sadly, I remember the last time I drove … because I did it of my own accord before I was asked to do so due to my advanced age. I knew when I smoked my last cigarette, as I had made up my mind to quit. I can even tell you the exact time and date. I remember the first one, too, because I was so dizzy I could hardly walk a straight line. The first snowfall is usually remembered, but the last one in the season is never a guarantee that Mother Nature won’t zap us once again before spring. I remember the first piece I wrote that was published. I won’t know when the last one will be because I have not written it yet. I hope. Mil Misic DeKalb
Honored physician isn’t with the program SPRINGFIELD – Regular readers of this column know there are not a lot of things that Gov. Pat Quinn and I agree on. But Quinn’s selection of Dr. Russell Dohner as grand marshal of the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade is worthy of praise. Dohner is a physician from Rushville who provides his services at a rate of $5 per office call. He’s a beloved fixture in west-central Illinois. In fact, to hear some talk, he borders on being a living saint. I’ve been hearing Dr. Dohner stories since I was a little kid. He was my Grandpa Chet and Grandma Wanda’s doctor. And he has helped countless other folks in his rural community for almost 60 years. “No one embodies the state fair theme of ‘Where Illinois Comes Together’ better than Dr. Dohner,” Quinn said in a prepared statement. “His example of service and concern for everyday people have brought the people of western Illinois together for almost six decades. We are honored to have him lead the parade that kicks off this year’s fair.” Also in the governor’s news release, it was noted that the announcement of grand marshal “follows Governor Quinn’s recent signing of a law that enacted the largest increase in health insurance coverage in state history, one of the Governor’s 2013 legislative priorities and a key part of President Barack Obama’s Affordable
VIEWS Scott Reeder Care Act.” It’s interesting that Quinn would link Dr. Dohner with his own efforts to expand the state Medicaid system. After all, Dr. Dohner doesn’t accept Medicaid. Or private insurance. Just his $5 fee for a typical office visit. “We don’t do a lot of paperwork – except when we do a physical or something like that,” Dohner told me. “But that’s medical paperwork – not billing paperwork. Our philosophy is pretty simple. We don’t charge very much, so we expect patients to pay when they are seen.” Like many physicians, Dohner has figured out that all the billing paperwork is not just a major inconvenience, but a distraction from the real business at hand – making people well. Instead of having his nurse filling out government forms, he has her helping patients. And yet Quinn is using the good doctor’s legacy of service as political cover for his massive Medicaid expansion and to promote Obamacare. I asked Dohner what he thought of Obamacare, and he said he didn’t know enough about it to comment. But like most folks – on both the left and right – Dohner
wants low-income folks to receive quality medical care. He has just found a way to do it without government involvement. Here is how Dohner’s longtime nurse, Florence Bottorff, explained the decision not to accept Medicaid: “Dr. Dohner just gave it up because it was too much of a hassle. It takes one employee just to handle all of those records. People don’t realize how much paperwork there is to do after a Medicaid patient leaves the office.” Dohner is hardly alone in his contempt for the program that Quinn has worked so hard to expand. In fact, 35 percent of all Illinois physicians don’t take new Medicaid patients, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Illinois is the eighth worst in the nation in that regard. It just goes to show you, giving someone Medicaid is not the same as providing them with access to health care. Fortunately, there are dedicated physicians such as Dohner who have found a way to help sick people without government interference. After all, more government doesn’t always mean more service. That is a lesson Quinn would do well to learn.
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Of the two newest areas the DeKalb City Council has targeted for redevelopment, the South Fourth Street corridor seems the most in need of help. But there should be some plan for what the area is to become before that help comes, or the city will just be throwing money at a problem that it has been trying to fix for years. In addition, there must be a feasible strategy for attracting private developers to build there. The area the city has targeted to be designated as a tax increment financing district includes properties along Fourth between Fairlane Avenue north to Culver Street, as well as a couple of blocks on nearby Lacas Street. It’s a hodgepodge of auto repair shops, vacant buildings, along with a couple of restaurants and convenience retailers. There are some destination spots along For the record the strip, but generally, people go there for a particular DeKalb must have a feapurpose and leave. sible strategy for attracting A report by PGAV Planprivate developers to build ners documented many of in the South Fourth Street the areas in need of repair corridor. in the neighborhood, from public streets, sidewalks and light poles, to private businesses with unscreened dumpsters, the abandoned Protano’s Auto Parts property, where the ground has been contaminated by toxic waste from abandoned vehicles. Clearing the contamination likely would require the city to match any available grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. There’s also a vacant grocery store property in the area that has fallen into disrepair and will likely be costly either to rehab or demolish and start anew. The proposal is for the city to designate the area as a TIF district. Such districts freeze the property tax payments that local governments – school and park districts, the city, and others – receive from property owners in an area for 23 years. As property values in an area increase over that period, the excess funds are diverted into a special account and can be used for improvements. Without some kind of public investment, it seems likely that the area will continue to languish. South Fourth is a gateway to DeKalb – it’s how you enter driving north on Illinois Route 23 – but it’s more of a neighborhood area, not the “heart of the city” like downtown. If improvements are made strictly with public financing, the city won’t see a very good return on its investment. Projections indicate that even if DeKalb invests $13.9 million in the area through the sale of bonds to make improvements, it will only generate $3.7 million in tax increment revenue. The area would connect with a more successful, established TIF district that includes downtown DeKalb, and the possibility exists that funds could be transferred, but the preference should be for South Fourth to be self-sustaining in the long term. Unlike the downtown DeKalb area, which has generated tens of millions in increment revenue with limited private investment, it will be essential for private builders to buy in for the South Fourth Street area to thrive. Which brings us back to the question of what the area should become. What will work there? Would narrowing South Fourth from four lanes to two, and creating a more attractive, pedestrian-friendly streetscape be acceptable? Are there areas where more parking for businesses can be created? Should public parks, plazas or other public spaces be created? To answer these questions, the city should engage not only the businesses and residents within the area, but also those nearby. Survey the hundreds of people who pack Kiwanis Park for youth soccer games on weekends, for example. Tax increment financing is a tool that seems to have been created for areas such as South Fourth, which are likely to languish without help. It’s clear that the area needs to change. But what should it become? If there can be general agreement reached, the plan should proceed. Without a vision, the city will simply be throwing money at a problem.
Don’t cut arts funding The federal government is poised to slash $71 million from the National Endowment for the Arts – something U.S. House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers, a Republican from Kentucky, considers “a lower-priority, or ‘nice-to-have’ ” program. The proposed decrease amounts to about half the endowment’s funding from the previous year and would give it just $75 million to operate on. It’s the lowest funding level for the NEA since 1970, adjusted for inflation, according to Arts Alliance Illinois, a Chicago-based group that advocates for the arts and arts education. Rogers and other lawmakers should not dismiss the vital role the arts play in the nation’s economy, culture, beauty and history, nor should they ignore the trickle-down effect the cuts will have on local economies. Such a drastic cut to the National Endowment for the Arts is shortsighted and fails to recognize the role arts programs play in preserving Main Street America.
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There will be more sunshine and warmth today as high pressure continues to dominate the region. Surface winds will start out of the north, then shift out of the east to keep the atmosphere dry. Summerlike temperatures will return just in time for the weekend. Humidity levels will increase into next week as surface winds come up from the south.
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PRESEASON: BEARS 33, CHARGERS 28
The kids are all right, mostly CHICAGO – The trick to evaluating preseason football is to set clear goals, grade players on their complete body of work, never overreact and make sure you check the film before you start handing out grades. So, obviously all you get here are some strong first impressions, and mine from preseason Game 2 are the Bears had a pretty decent night in a 33-28 win over the San Diego Chargers. My first impression came off the Bears’ second possession af-
BEARS INSIDER Hub Arkush ter a disastrous start. This Bears team is going to be better on offense, regardless of what coach Marc Trestman does, because for the first time in a long time it has multiple Pro Bowlers on the field. With talent such as Brandon Marshall, Matt Forte, Jermon Bushrod and others, they are
going to make plays. There was more good news for the offense. The experiment of starting rookies Kyle Long and Jordan Mills next to each other at right guard and tackle showed more than enough to merit another start for each in the all-important third preseason game, where starting jobs actually will be won and lost. Here comes the cautionary tale though.
See ARKUSH, page B2
Bears defensive end Corey Wootton (98) celebrates after sacking Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers during the first half of Thursday night’s preseason game at Soldier Field. The Bears won, 33-28.
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DeKALB – Upon first glance, Northern Illinois sophomore Juwan Brescacin doesn’t seem like anything out of the ordinary for a Mid-American Conference receiver: big, strong and athletic. But the 6-foot-4 Brescacin is not your typical college football player. His story began in Mississauga, Ontario, where he grew up and learned to play football. Only he didn’t start off as a wideout.
“I played football in Canada,” Brescacin said, “but I played quarterback because every athletic person played quarterback.” After his sophomore year, Brescacin moved to Indiana and began attending Culver Military Academy. There, he began playing receiver, and he broke the school’s career records for receiving yards, receptions and touchdown catches in two seasons. He was also a standout on the basketball court, but the gridiron was where he drew the attention of then-NIU coach
Jerry Kill. Kill took a job at Minnesota near the end of the 2010 season, Brescacin’s senior year, but Kill continued to show interest. Ultimately, Kill decided on another recruit over Brescacin. Fortunately for him, the Huskies’ Dave Doeren continued to show interest, and when he offered Brescacin just before the NIU spring game in 2011, it was an easy decision for Brescacin to commit. NIU coach Rod Carey, who was then the offensive line coach, liked what he saw. “He was just a big, athletic guy that made plays,” Carey said. “That’s really what the most impressive thing was coming off of his recruiting film.”
See BRESCACIN, page B4
Schiller seeks more than a cameo NIU alum had 5 tackles in Falcons’ preseason opener
spent only a few hours in his hometown of Geneva before the team wanted him back on its practice squad after the final cut. The undrafted free-agent’s late-summer days are heavily regimented, and he spends them working tirelessly knowing nothing is guaranteed. By KEVIN DRULEY “You’ve got to keep a positive b[ilc\p7j_Xnd\[`X%Zfd mindset because training camp is all Pat Schiller reportedly flashed about evaluation, and it’s hard figuracross the screen during this week’s ep- ing out where you stand in the mix isode of HBO’s “Hard Knocks: Training of things,” Schiller said. “They’re in a tough evaluation process for the Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals.” A linebacker vying for a roster coaches right now because they’re spot with the Atlanta Falcons, who looking at everybody and seeing what hosted Cincinnati in the preseason they can do in certain situations and opener Aug. 8, Schiller hopes the cam- see how they react to it.” Mission accomplished against eo concept only applies to cable TV. Schiller went to training camp the camera-savvy Bengals. Listed with the Falcons last season and as a middle linebacker on Atlanta’s
depth chart – he thrived at the position during his collegiate career at Northern Illinois – Schiller moved to weakside linebacker for the preseason opener when starter Sean Witherspoon suffered a left finger injury. Having played his share on the weak side during offseason organized team activities, Schiller simply adapted, recording five tackles while accumulating further confidence leading up to Thursday night’s preseason game at Baltimore. The 6-foot-2, 235-pounder plays at about the same size he did in 2012, G_fkfgifm`[\[Ypk_\8kcXekX=XcZfej but says he feels more flexible after an offseason that included regular Former Geneva and Northern Illinois linebacker workouts at Batavia-based Pro Force Pat Schiller hopes to make the Atlanta Falcons’ 53-man roster. He made five tackles during the Sports Performance Training.
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team’s preseason opener against Cincinnati last week.
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PRESEASON: BEARS 33, CHARGERS 28
â€˜Oâ€™ not clicking, but Bears win By ANDREW SELIGMAN K_\8jjfZ`Xk\[Gi\jj CHICAGO â€“ This new and supposedly improved offense is producing some awfully familiar results for the Bears. Quarterback Jay Cutler looked shaky again and the defense made up for it, harassing Philip Rivers early on and setting the tone for the Bears in a 33-28 victory over the San Diego Chargers in a preseason game Thursday night.
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So far, the results are mixed at best. Cutler played a quarter and completed 4-of-5 passes for 38 yards and a touchdown, but the only receiver he targeted was Brandon Marshall. Thatâ€™s not a good sign for the Bears, considering they want to distribute the ball more evenly this year. Nor was Cutler getting intercepted trying to hit Marshall in double coverage. On a more positive note for the Bearsâ€™ offense, Matt Forte
ran for 74 yards and a touchdown on eight attempts after carrying only once in a loss at Carolina in the preseason opener. His 58-yard run around the left end set up the gameâ€™s first touchdown, a 5-yard strike from Cutler to Marshall. Devin Hester also showed a spark, returning the gameâ€™s opening kickoff 45 yards. And reserve Michael Ford ran one back 100 yards in the third quarter, leading to a 3-yard scoring run by Michael Bush.
New offense isnâ€™t spreading the wealth quite yet By KEVIN FISHBAIN b]`j_YX`e7j_Xnd\[`X%Zfd CHICAGO â€“ Receiver Alshon Jeffery and tight end Martellus Bennett looked exceptional during training camp in Bourbonnais, and lucky for them, coach Marc Trestmanâ€™s offense is supposed to spread the ball around. â€œSupposedâ€? being the key word. Quarterback Jay Cutler threw all five of his passes in the direction of receiver Brandon Marshall in Thursday nightâ€™s 33-28 preseason victory over the San Diego Chargers, completing four for 38 yards, including a 5-yard touchdown. Jeffery got looks in last weekâ€™s preseason opener, but Marshall was on the sideline in sweats. Running back Matt Forte had one great run, and Marshall looked as good as always on his catches, but itâ€™s hard to get a good read on this new offense based on the first half. Marshall received 40 percent of Bears passes last season, and he got 100 percent of the looks against San Diego. Bennett doesnâ€™t have a catch in two preseason games, and he is supposed to be the main upgrade. The question all offseason has centered around how Trestmanâ€™s offense will look different, and weâ€™ll have to wait until Oakland to see more of the â€œspread the wealthâ€? aspect of his scheme. Injury report: Quarterback Matt Blanchard left the game with a left hand injury and defensive tackle Corvey Irvin injured his ankle. Both received X-rays. The Bears already are hurting in terms of depth at defensive tackle, and if Blancahrd misses time, theyâ€™ll need to sign another quarterback. Defensive end Julius Peppers did not play (coachâ€™s decision). He has had few full practices in the past two weeks. Defensive tackle Henry Melton (concussion), receiver Earl Bennett (concussion), running back Armando
Bears receiver Brandon Marshall holds on to a Jay Cutler pass for a first down in the first half of Thursday nightâ€™s preseason game against the San Diego Chargers at Soldier Field. The Bears won, 33-28. Allen (hamstring), linebacker D.J. Williams (calf), offenive tackle Jonathan Scott (knee) and long snapper Patrick Mannelly (ribs) also were inactive. Creative Frey: In addition to liking what they see from Isaiah Frey in terms of coverage ability as a nickel corner, defensive coordinator Mel Tucker has used him several times on blitzes from the slot through two games. Frey blitzed on Chargers quarterbck Philip Riversâ€™ interception and showed blitz, only to back off earlier on a third-down play when James Anderson got a pass defensed.
Good and bad rookie returns:
Michael Ford had a fantastic 100-yard kickoff return, showing off his patience and a burst of speed and leading to a Michael Bush touchdown run. On the bad side, Josh Lenz fumbled a punt return, giving the Chargers great field position, and they scored on the next play. Special personnel: Itâ€™s always interesting to see which players play on all the special teams units, as it is an important way to make the team. Some of the â€œfringeâ€? roster players to get plenty of special teams work included Eric Weems, Sherrick McManis and Anthony Walters.
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:fek`el\ifdgX^\9( In spite of the hue and cry in the twitterverse to begin preparing another Long bust for Canton, it still is an experiment with a long way to go. Extracting Matt Forteâ€™s 58-yard run, which neither of the rookies had anything to do with, the Bears offense managed 86 yards on 27 plays in the first half, during which Long and Mills ran with the first and second team, a paltry 3.2 yards a snap. That obviously is not all about just the rookie linemen, but who exactly did they dominate? The review of the film will show both Long and Mills acquitted themselves well at times and well enough the rest of the way. Long clearly is learning quickly but still has a long way to go with technique. Against the Chargers, he was big, physical and nasty and showed real promise. I actually was more impressed with Mills, because while he is a great deal more experienced than Long, I had no idea his technique is as solid as it is in so many areas. It will be surprising if both donâ€™t start again in Oakland next Friday. While the film will show both also made plenty of mistakes, what could have been a real disaster was in fact a pleasant surprise. The offense unfortunately also gave us one huge con-
cern. The pick quarterback Jay Cutler threw to Donald Butler was inexcusable in any system and under any coach, a throw an NFL quarterback simply canâ€™t make. The manâ€™s an eight-year veteran and I have no idea what coach Marc Trestman can do about it. Defensively, the goals against San Diego had to be to see how far the rookie linebackers have come, whether the Bears are good enough at end beyond Julius Peppers and where depth at tackle and in the secondary will come from. Jon Bostic had another signature play, starting the second half by separating Chargers receiver Mike Willie from the ball, and several body parts to boot, with a vicious but perfectly clean and timed hit. Exciting stuff. But he also was caught going the wrong way and/or a step too slow in reacting multiple times in the first half. Khaseem Greene failed to take a step forward, and was far less visible than last week. These two will not grade out as well as Long and Mills. Beyond that, Corey Wootton and Shea McClellin both had nice nights. A win there, but none of the backup tackles or DBs distinguished himself. All things considered, it was a pretty good night, but just another small step.
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Herrmann’s hit CB Russell: DBs will dominate in 9th lifts Twins By LAMOND POPE
By JON KRAWCZYNSKI K_\8jjfZ`Xk\[Gi\jj MINNEAPOLIS – Chris Herrmann’s pinch-hit single in the bottom of the ninth scored pinch-runner Doug Bernier and lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the White Sox on Thursday night. The Twins trailed 3-2 heading into the eighth, but Joe Mauer doubled and scored on a base hit from Justin Morneau to tie it. Herrmann came through against Ramon Troncoso (1-4) in the ninth to complete the comeback. Trevor Plouffe hit a solo homer and Mike Pelfrey gave up three runs and struck out four in 6⅓ innings for the Twins. Paul Konerko had two hits and an RBI, and Andre Rienzo gave up two runs – one earned – on four hits with two strikeouts in six innings for the Sox, who lost their 10th straight on the road. Jared Burton (2-6) pitched the ninth for the win. Plouffe led off the ninth with a single to left and Troncoso walked Chris Colabello. Clete Thomas’s bunt failed when catcher Josh Phegley threw Plouffe out at third, but Herrmann squeezed a base hit just past a diving Konerko at first to win it. Manager Ron Gardenhire said he thought Pelfrey could be running out of gas as his innings total has climbed over 100 in his first season back from Tommy John surgery, and he got off to a sluggish start that appeared to support that theory. Pelfrey gave up RBI singles to Adam Dunn and Konerko to fall behind 2-0 in the first. But Pelfrey was able to grind into the seventh and keep the Twins in the game, working much quicker on the mound this time around after being prodded by
Next XkD`ee\jfkX# .1('g%d%kf[Xp# N:@L#8D$-.' the Twins’ coaching staff to speed things up for most of the season. Plouffe got the Twins on the board in the fifth with a home run into the bullpen in center field and Josh Willingham’s single scored Brian Dozier to cut the lead to 3-2 in the sixth. With Sox manager Robin Ventura trying to groom Nate Jones as the team’s setup man of the future, sent the righthander out there in the eighth to face lefties Morneau and Mauer rather than going to lefthander Donnie Veal. Mauer, who had five hits in a loss to the Indians on Wednesday, ripped double to center field and just beat a strong throw home from right fielder Avisail Garcia to tie the game, 3-3. Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham left the game in the fourth inning with a strained right quadriceps. Beckham, who leads the team with a .310 average, went 1 for 2 with a single and a run scored before being pulled for what the team called precautionary reasons. Notes: Sox OF Dayan Viciedo missed his sixth straight game with a sore left thumb. Ventura said Viciedo was making progress. ... Twins GM Terry Ryan said C/OF Ryan Doumit (head) has been improving and could be activated as soon as today. ... RHP Nick Blackburn, who has spent all season at Triple-A Rochester, will have surgery today on a torn meniscus in his right knee on Friday, Ryan said. ... RHP Kevin Correia (8-8, 4.59) is scheduled to pitch for the Twins today against Sox LHP Jose Quintana (6-4, 3.70).
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – KeiVarae Russell is in line to be one of the starting cornerbacks for Notre Dame. But that hasn’t changed the way the sophomore has approached fall camp. “I’m still fighting each and every day to keep my spot. Tomorrow, I could be a backup,” Russell said this week. Russell and Bennett Jackson were Notre Dame’s starting cornerbacks for all 13 games last year. Russell had 58 tackles and two interceptions, helping the Irish overcome the loss of Lo Wood to a preseason Achilles injury. Wood is back. But Russell, along with Bennett, remain as starters.
“Last year, we were going in to play,” Russell said. “Now we’re going in to dominate.” mj%K\dgc\# And with that experience *1*'g%d% comes more options. 8l^%*(#E9: “You could make the case that when you’re more experienced back there that you “There’s no competition could play more on-body covthere other than the day-toerages and obviously tie down day competition. KeiVarae more,” Kelly said. “Whether is our starter,” Notre Dame we do or not, we certainly coach Brian Kelly said Monday. Russell was an all-state running back in Washington, rushing for 1,293 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2011 for Mariner High in Everett, Wash. He came to Notre Dame and made an immediate impact defensively. Russell said the year’s worth of experience has made the secondary a more confident group as a whole.
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Public Notice Proposed Renewal of the Clean Air Act Permit Program Permit Northern Illinois University, DeKalb Northern Illinois University (NIU) has requested that the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) renew the Clean Air Act Permit Program (CAAPP) permit regulating air emissions from NIU campus operations in DeKalb, Illinois. Based on its review of the application, the Illinois EPA has made a preliminary determination that the application meets the regulatory standards for permit issuance and has prepared a draft permit for review. The Illinois EPA is accepting comments on the draft permit; the USEPA has a 45-day comment period beginning August 2; the general public is provided a 30-day comment period beginning on August 16, the newspaper publication date of this notice. Comments must be postmarked by midnight September 16, 2013. If sufficient interest is expressed in the draft permit, a hearing or other informational meeting may be held. Requests for information, comments, and questions should be directed to Brad Frost, Division of Air Pollution Control, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, PO. Box 19506, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9506, phone 217/782-7027, TDD phone number 217/782-9143. Persons wanting more information may obtain copies of the draft permit and project summary at http://www.epa.gov/reg5oair/permits/ilonline.html. The repositories for these documents and the application are at the Illinois EPA’s offices at 5415 North University in Peoria, 309-693-5462 and 1340 North Ninth St., Springfield, 217/782-7027 (please call ahead to assure that someone will be available to assist you). Copies of the documents will be made available upon request. The CAAPP is Illinois’ operating permit program for major sources of emissions, as required by Title V of the Clean Air Act (Act). The conditions of CAAPP permits are enforceable by the public, as well as by the USEPA and Illinois EPA. In addition to implementing Title V of the Act, CAAPP permits may contain “Title I Conditions,” i.e., conditions established under the permit programs for new and modified emission units, pursuant to Title I of the Act. The permit contains T1 conditions in sections 4.2.2 and 4.3.2 that were established in previously issued permits. The permit contains no T1 conditions that are being revised or newly established by this application.
have that in our repertoire if we needed it. “When you’re less experienced, you’re more hesitant to do it. But now that opens the opportunity for us do that if we deem necessary.” Note: The Sept. 7 game at Michigan will be televised on ESPN, the network announced Thursday. The game begins at 7 p.m.
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San Diegans focus on Te’o for football, not his past San Diegans have dissected a surplus of Manti Te’o topics over the past 3½ months. They’ve discussed his perceived leadership skills, his relative lack of physicality, his instincts on the field, his smile, his Pacific Island heritage, his mass-media appeal and even the nuances involved in properly pronouncing his surname. One thing they have not spent much time fretting about is Lennay Kekua. “I don’t know that it has been talked about that much,” San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers said. “We didn’t care. He’s been great in the locker room, great on the field. So we don’t care about all that. It’s been the story that was a nonstory.” It’s as if Kekua never existed. So what if the whole country had talked out the girlfriend hoax by the time the Chargers traded up seven spots to take Te’o with the 38th overall pick in the draft? San Diego fans are that desperate to love a winning team again. 8Gg_fkf Players are too focused on a San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o walks around the field be- culture change within the franfore Thursday’s preseason game against the Bears at Soldier Field. chise to get worked up about
the new kid’s social life. The local media is relatively staid. Plus, the renowned rookie handled himself with so much humility. Whether it was one of those factors or a combination, there’s no denying San Diego has showered Te’o with unconditional love. The former Notre Dame linebacker was in Chicago for an exhibition game Thursday night against the Bears, although a sprained foot suffered during his nine-snap NFL debut a week ago limited him to trolling the sideline in a protective boot. “Anytime I don’t get to play, I’m very disappointed, especially playing in Chicago,” Te’o said. “I know a lot of people there, and that’s something I was definitely looking forward to.” There presumably will be more opportunities to see him. Te’o has worked with the Chargers’ first team since the first practice. There never was a question that he would start. “I see what’s going to be a heck of a football player,” center Nick Hardwick said this summer. “He knows where the
ball is going. He’s really quick to react on it.” The fact is, rare has been the Chargers rookie who looked as NFL-ready as Te’o did in those initial workouts. And right into training camp and the preseason, he mostly has continued to impress. During camp, the local newspaper has run a brief “Te’o Watch” in the paper every day. Even if it’s just 20 words, San Diego gets an update on how he looked on the field or drinking water or joking with teammates. Anything Te’o is newsworthy. The Chargers’ media-relations staff was determined in its efforts to make sure everyone knew right away that Te’o (Tay-oh) did not rhyme with Seau (Say-ow). And San Diego was briefly abuzz last week when the team revealed Te’o was actually pronounced (Tehoh), a semantic that has more to do with how the differences in how some syllables are enunciated between cultures. By any name, Te’o appears to have landed in just about the most perfect spot he could have after enduring a national
embarrassment in January involving an apparent hoax that centered on his supposedly dying girlfriend named Lennay Kekua. Still, questions remain, somewhat troubling remnants from the end of his college career, when Notre Dame was throttled by Alabama, 42-14, in the BCS title game. Te’o’s role in the Chargers’ exhibition opener was likely indicative of how he will be used during the regular season. He played every snap except the three third-down plays in which the Chargers used six defensive backs. How Te’o played must evolve. He looked less-than-aggressive on a couple of snaps, having the block taken to him and being eliminated from plays. The sample was brief, and the news about his foot diminished what might have been a more widespread critique of his debut. But San Diego will keep watching.
s +EVIN !CEE A COLUMNIST for U-T San Diego, wrote this commentary for the Chicago Sun-Times.
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:fek`el\ifdgX^\9( Brescacin was given a redshirt as a freshman in 2011, and last year he was caught in the shadows of more-experienced receivers Martel Moore and Perez Ashford. Still, he racked up 223 yards on the season with an average of 20.3 a catch. Moore and Ashford are gone now, and a lot of expectations are falling on Brescacin to make up for some of the lost production. Carey raved about the improvements Brescacin’s made over his two years in the program. “He’s gotten a lot better at his route running, a lot better at his ball skills, his attention to detail, the way he pushes, and I think he’s gotten faster,” Carey said. “The ceiling’s as high as he wants to make it.” Brescacin had a good spring, and with his size and speed, he could be a deep threat. Alongside Tommylee Lewis, Da’Ron Brown and
Jamison Wells, Brescacin hopes to help make up for the last season’s personnel losses. Brescacin isn’t going into the season focusing on his statistics – he just wants to improve. “I’d like to progress every year and just continue to be better,” he said. “I’m looking to get a leadership role and keep the NIU legacy going.”
s #AREY ENDED 4HURSDAYS practice by saying he was happy with the team’s work, but he specifically lauded the defense. “I love the way (cornerback) Sean Evans is pushing through out there,” Carey said. “I love the way our linebackers are playing. I think that’s a really good thing to get those young guys in there; Cody Hazelett, Bobby Jones, Jamaal Payton, I think they’re playing pretty well. And the way the D-line is pushing through. I was really impressed with the defense today.”
s # O R N E R B A C K - A R L O N Moore has been getting a lot of reps at safety during practice, but defensive coordinator Jay Niemann said it’s only precautionary. “He’s practicing a little bit more at corner than he is at safety,” he said, “but we’re dual-training him so that if something happens and he has to play both spots, he’ll be able.” s 3AFETY *IMMIE 7ARD HAS been wearing a cast on his hand this week, but the injury is considered is minor. Carey didn’t have a specific diagnosis, but said Ward should be wearing the case for “a couple weeks.” s .)5S NEXT SCRIMMAGE takes place Saturday, and Carey’s focus is wide. “It’s kind of the last big scrimmage day before we get into game week and everything,” he said. “You’ve got to start to put it together now. It’s the time of the year where the special teams, the substitutions, all the penalties, all the little things have to be put together.”
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:fek`el\ifdgX^\9( “I think the biggest thing that the team wants is just for you to be able to move, and speed and quickness to the ball,” Schiller said. “As long as you have that and you have a decent weight on you, they really could (not) care less how much you weigh.” Schiller extended his brand of southern hospitality during his family’s recent visit to Georgia. He hosted his parents, Pat and Cathy, while pampering older sister Stephanie, who is seven-months pregnant. The trip marked his brother-inlaw’s first time in Atlanta. The Schillers stayed at their son’s gated apartment complex and mixed trips to
the pool with visits to training camp in Flowery Branch, Ga., as well as the preseason opener. “He had a good first game, a good amount of playing time and he felt he did well considering that they just told him two days before the game he’d be moving to outside after Pat Schiller doing all that work at middle,” Cathy Schiller said. Beyond Witherspoon, Akeem Dent and Stephen Nicholas, the Falcons’ linebacking corps lacks heavy NFL experience. Schiller is one of five hopefuls who have not appeared in a regular-season game.
Still, Schiller knows he can take nothing for granted. Not his home. Not the pool, and certainly not the as-seen-onTV No. 50 jersey. So he isn’t. “The biggest thing is keeping a positive attitude. You can only control what you can control,” Schiller said. “It’s a numbers game, so at the end of the day, you’ve just got to go out there and give it your best and try to put out the best film as possible, because not only are you being evaluated by the Atlanta Falcons, but you’re being evaluated by all other 31 teams, and they all want your film, too. “Hopefully, at the end of the day, I’m with the Falcons, but if they choose to go another way, I believe that if I put good film out there, I’ll be somewhere, and they’ll see it.”
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SECTION C Friday, August 16, 2013 Daily Chronicle
Features editor Inger Koch`bfZ_7j_Xnd\[`X%Zfd
More than 100 youths and adults from local churches traveled to Florida to help out at Give Kids The World resort, a place for terminally ill children and their families to vacation and have fun.
THE WORLD Mission team travels to help ill children smile By FELIX SARVER ]jXim\i7j_Xnd\[`X%Zfd
ore than 100 local youths and adults traveled to Florida to give terminally ill children and their families the best vacation they could get. In late July, Joe Munro, director for Sycamore United Methodist Church’s youth ministries, took about 100 youths and 20 adults from several local churches on a fourday trip to volunteer their time and efforts at the Give Kids the World resort in Kissimmee. The nonprofit organization that runs the resort is committed to “fufilling the wishes of all children with life-threatening illnesses,” according to its website. Munro said the resort is all run by volunteers and holds a variety of amusements such as miniature golf, pool tables and arcade games. The effort to put a smile on the faces of children who were ill was not a dour one for Munro and the rest of the volunteers. “It’s just the opposite,” he said. “...they’re blessed to be there.” David Emmert, an 18-year-old Sycamore High School graduate, said the trip was definitely rewarding. He had fun working there and getting to know the families visiting the resort. “It didn’t feel like work at all,” he said.
Life Missions volunteers Rebecca Johnson (left) and Paige Phelps (right) work in the La Ti Da Spa at Give Kids The World resort in Kissimmee, Fla. He noticed that while the children were terminally ill in some cases, they seemed like normal children who were happy and energetic. Emmert, who is a lifelong member of Sycamore United Methodist Church, said the volunteers were broken up into work groups to do service projects around the resort. They cleaned and operated different venues, which was called “angel” work. Emmert said he’s taken mission trips before with Munro’s Life Missions team but nothing like his trip to Florida. Previous trips involved
helping out service work organizations or helping with summer camps. Even though the Life Missions team trips are reserved for high school students, Munro will allow graduates to participate. Every trip for Emmert has been an emotionally and spiritually rewarding experience. He said this year was his fifth as part of the team and he intended to take on another mission this year. “I really wanted to do it because it’d be such a different experience,” Emmert said.
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N\[e\j[XpXk9\k_Xep?\Xck_ :Xi\#;\BXcY2*g%d%N\[e\j[Xpj Xk?\i`kX^\Nff[j#;\BXcY201*' X%d%K_lij[XpjXk>iXe[M`Zkfi`Xe# JpZXdfi\2('1*'X%d%K_lij[Xpj Xk9\k_Xep?\Xck_:Xi\#;\BXcY2) g%d%K_lij[XpjXkFXb:i\jk;\BXcY 8i\XI\k`i\d\ek:\ek\i#;\BXcY2* g%d%K_lij[XpjXk;\BXcY:flekp I\_XYElij`e^:\ek\i#;\BXcY% Church of Christ ('0JnXejfeIfX[ nnn%jpZXdfi\Z_liZ_f]Z_i`jk%Zfd /(,$/0,$0(+/ jpZXdfi\ZfZ7ZfdZXjk%e\k Evangelist:G_`cc`gM\id`cc`fe Worship schedule: ('X%d%Jle[Xp Church of Christ (Edgebrook Lane) )*(,<[^\YffbCXe\ nnn%jpZXdfi\Z_liZ_%Zfd /(,$/0,$**)' `e]f7jpZXdfi\Z_liZ_%Zfd Preacher:8c;`\jk\cbXdg Worship schedule: ('X%d%Xe[, g%d%Jle[Xp Federated Church -()N%JkXk\Jk% nnn%jpZXdfi\]\[\iXk\[Z_liZ_%fi^ /(,$/0,$).'`e]f7jpZXdfi\]\[\iXk\[Z_liZ_%fi^ Pastor:;\ee`jAf_ejfe Worship Schedule: ('X%d%Jle[Xp n`k_elij\ipZ_`c[ZXi\2('1(,X%d% B`[j:clY2((X%d%]\ccfnj_`g Highlight of the week:Cfm\F]]\i`e^ ^f\jkfMfclekXip8Zk`fe:\ek\i% Fellowship Baptist )+),9\k_XepIfX[ nnn%]YZf][\bXcY%Zfd /(,$,(.$(,-0 Pastor: B\m`e;%Jg\Xij Worship schedule:((X%d%Jle[Xp2 ('X%d%Jle[XpjZ_ffc FBC of Sycamore ,*'N%JkXk\Jk% nnn%]YZe\njfe^%Zfd /(,$/0,$*((]YZe\njfe^7^dX`c%Zfd Worship schedule:0X%d%Jle[Xp kiX[`k`feXcj\im`Z\2('1*'X%d%n`k_ j`^e\i]fi_\Xi`e^`dgX`i\[Xe[, g%d%Zfek\dgfiXipj\im`Z\j Grace Life Church +),N%JkXk\Jk% nnn%^iXZ\c`]\`eZ_i`jk%fi^ /(,$.,.$*,.' Pastor: Jk\g_\eA%Dfcc Worship schedule:('X%d%Jle[Xp Harvest Time Fellowship )'*J%JXZiXd\ekfJk% /(,$/00$),)0 Pastor:D`Z_X\cJZ_ldXb\i Worship schedule: 0X%d%Jle[Xp2. g%d%K_lij[XpgiXp\i Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -.,=fo8m\% nnn%dfidfe%fi^ /(,$/0,$)).. aiY\ekc\p()'/7^dX`c%Zfd Bishop:Af_e9\ekc\p Worship schedule: 0X%d%Jle[Xp JXZiXd\ekd\\k`e^2('1)'X%d% Jle[XpjZ_ffc2((1('X%d%Gi`\jk$ _ff[#I\c`\]JfZ`\kp Mayfield Congregational )/+',:_liZ_IfX[ nnn%dXp]`\c[Z_liZ_lZZ%fi^ /(,$/0,$,,+/ Pastor:DXik_X9ile\cc The message: “N_Xk`jJXm`e^pfl Kf[Xp6Én`k_i\X[`e^]ifdGjXcd /'1($)#/$(0 Worship schedule: 0X%d%Jle[Xp Highlight of the Week: ?fjg`kXc`kp`j ]lie`j_\[Ypk_\:Xicjfej% North Avenue Missionary Baptist *'(Efik_8m\% /(,$/0,$+/.( Worship schedule:((X%d%Jle[Xp# 01*'X%d%Jle[XpjZ_ffc St. John’s Lutheran (Missouri Synod) )-,,,9i`Zbm`cc\IfX[ nnn%jkaf_ejpZXdfi\%fi^ /(,$/0,$++.. f]]`Z\7jkaf_ejpZXdfi\%fi^ Pastors:IfY\ikN%N\`e_fc[#DXim`e D\kq^\i Worship schedule:-g%d%Yc\e[\[ j\im`Z\JXkli[Xp201(,X%d%j\im`Z\ Jle[Xp St. Mary’s Sycamore *))NXk\idXeJk% nnn%jkdXipjpZXdfi\%Zfd /(,$/0,$*)., :_liZ_f]jkdXip7jkdXipjpZXdfi\%Zfd Pastor: GXlcD%C`g`ejb` Worship schedule: .1*'X%d%[X`cp2 ,g%d%JXkli[Xp2/X%d%Xe[((X%d% Jle[Xp St. Peter’s Episcopal )(/JfdfeXlbJk% nnn%jpZXdfi\jkg\k\ij%fi^ /(,$/0,$))). f]]`Z\7jpZXdfi\jkg\k\ij%fi^ Clergy:;Xm`[?\[^\j Worship schedule:.1*'Xe[('X%d% Jle[Xp?fcp<lZ_Xi`jk2/1+,X%d% Jle[XpjZ_ffc Salem Lutheran (ELCA) ((+,;\BXcY8m\% nnn%JXc\dJpZXdfi\%fi^ /(,$/0,$0(.( jXc\d7jXc\dclk_\iXejpZXdfi\%fi^
;X`cp:_ife`Zc\&[X`cp$Z_ife`Zc\%Zfd Interim Pastor: IfY\ik:%B`ee\Xi Ministry staff::XicXMXeXkkX The message:ÈK_\Yi\X[Xe[n`e\ f]?fcpZfddle`fen`ccjki\e^k_\e lj]fifli]lkli\#efdXk\in_Xk Zfd\j%É Worship schedule:,g%d%JXkli[Xp2 /X%d%Xe[('1*'X%d%Jle[Xp Highlight of the week: ?\cgjkfZb JXc\dËj=ff[GXekipn`k_^`]kjf] dfe\p#]ff[Xe[g\ijfeXcZXi\Xe[ gXg\igif[lZkj% Sycamore Baptist Church *')JfdfeXlbJki\\k nnn%jYZjpZXdfi\%fi^ /(,$/0,$),.. jpZXdfi\YXg7pX_ff%Zfd Pastor: ;XeJkfmXcc Worship schedule: ('1*'X%d%Jle$ [Xp201*'X%d%9`Yc\jkl[p Sycamore United Methodist (-'Af_ejfe8m\% nnn%jpZXdfi\ldZ%fi^ /(,$/0,$0((* jldZ7jpZXdfi\ldZ%fi^ Pastor: >X?ple^B`d#?Xic\e\?Xi[\e Worship schedule: ,g%d%JXkli[Xp2 /1*'X%d%Xe[('X%d%Jle[Xp2(' X%d%Jle[XpjZ_ffc
NEARBY Calvary Lutheran (LCMC) (Lee) (0G\iipIfX[#Xk:flekpC`e\IfX[ nnn%ZXcclk_%fi^ /(,$/)+$)/), ZXcclk_Z_(7Xfc%Zfd Pastor: :iX`^E\cjfe Worship schedule: 01*'X%d% Jle[Xp2/1+,X%d%Jle[Xpdfie`e^ giXp\i2('1*'X%d%]\ccfnj_`gXe[ Zf]]\\ Cortland United Methodist +,N%:_\jkelk8m\% nnn%ZfikcXe[ldZ%Zfd /(,$.,-$0'// Y^`cY\ik7]`ijkldZ%e\k Pastor: 9i`Xe>`cY\ik The message:ÈIX[`ZXcI\m\ijXcj#É i\X[`e^]ifd?\Yi\nj((1)0$()1) Worship schedule: 0X%d%Jle[Xp Highlight of the Week: 8[lckJle[Xp JZ_ffc]fccfnjj\im`Z\%:fddle`kp ?pdeJ`e^Xk,g%d%8l^%)/% Faith UMC (Genoa) *),J%JkfkkJk% nnn%^\efX]X`k_lZ%Zfd /(,$./+$,(+* ]X`k_Z_liZ_7ifZb\kdX`c%Zfd Pastor:;Xe`\c=%;`jj Worship schedule: 0X%d%Jle[Xp2 01*'X%d%Jle[XpjZ_ffc First Congregational UCC (Malta) )('J%JgiX^l\Jk% /(,$/),$)+,( Pastor:IfY\ikC%MXl^_e Worship schedule: 01*'X%d%Jle[Xp First Lutheran (NALC) (Kirkland) ,('N%Jflk_Jk% nnn%b`ibcXecZ%fi^ /(,$,))$*//af7b`ibcXecZ%fi^ Pastor::XicC%D%IXjdljj\e Worship schedule: ,1*'g%d% JXkli[Xp20X%d%Jle[Xp201(,X%d% Z_`c[i\eËjj\idfe First Evangelical Lutheran (Lee) )+'N%?Xi[Xe^\i>Xk\ nnn%]cZ`ec\\%Zfd /(,$/)+$)*,Interim Pastor: :_i`j?\cc\i Worship schedule:01*'X%d%Jle$ [Xp20X%d%]\ccfnj_`gk`d\ First United Methodist (Hinckley) /'(E%JpZXdfi\Jk% /(,$)/-$.(') _`eZbc\pldZ7]ifek`\i%Zfd Pastor: CXliX:i`k\j Worship schedule: 01*'X%d%Jle$ [Xp2('1*'X%d%Jle[XpjZ_ffc First United Methodist (Kirkland) *''N%Jflk_Jk% nnn%b`ibcXe[ldZ%fi^ /(,$,))$*,+f]]`Z\7b`ibcXe[ldZ%fi^ Pastor:Bp\fe^$8_Nff Worship schedule: ('X%d%Jle[Xp2 0X%d%Jle[XpjZ_ffc Immanuel Lutheran (Hinckley) ().-'C\\IfX[ nnn%`ddXel\c$_`eZbc\p%fi^ /(,$)/-$*//, f]]`Z\7`ddXel\c$_`eZbc\p%fi^ Pastor: :_i`jkfg_\iEXmlijb`j Worship schedule:0X%d%Jle[Xp# c`^_ki\]i\j_d\ekj]fccfn`e]\ccfn$ j_`g_Xcc2,g%d%JXkli[Xp%:fddl$ e`fefe(jk#*i[Xe[,k_n\\b\e[j% Elij\ipiffdXmX`cXYc\% Kingston United Methodist ()(<%=`ijkJk% /(,$./+$)'(' Pastor:AXZb`\N`ccj Worship schedule: ((X%d%Jle[Xp2 01*'X%d%pflk_^iflgXe[Lgg\i Iffd9`Yc\jkl[p2('1(,X%d%Z_`c$ [i\eËjJle[XpjZ_ffc2('1*'X%d% giXp\iZ`iZc\2-1*'g%d%>fjg\cf] Af_e9`Yc\jkl[p Highlight of the week::fddle`fe `jj\im\[fek_\]`ijkXe[k_`i[Jle$ [Xpj%8ccXi\n\cZfd\kfk_\kXYc\% Malta United Methodist )('<%JgiX^l\Jk% nnn%^Y^d$ldZ%fi^&dXckXldZ /(,$/),$)((/
dXckXldZ7Xfc%Zfd Pastor: EfX_GXec`c`f Worship schedule: 0X%d%Jle[Xp XkDXckXLD:2((X%d%Jle[XpXk Efik_n\jkDXckXLD: Highlight of the week: 8cc$:_liZ_ G`Ze`ZXk()1*'g%d%8l^%),Xk AfefdXZFiZ_Xi[% Peace United Church of Christ (Genoa) *'(<%=`ijkJk% /(,$.,.$,0(. GXjkfiCXli`8cc\e7^dX`c%Zfd Pastor:CXli`8cc\e The message: ÈNXcb`e^C`b\X G_Xi`j\\É Worship schedule: ('X%d%Jle[Xp St. Catherine (Genoa) *+'J%JkfkkJk% nnn%jk$ZXk_\i`e\$^\efX%fi^ /(,$./+$)*,, jkZXkgXjk7]ifek`\i%Zfd Pastor:;feXc[D%8_c\j The message:ÈKn\ek`\k_Jle[Xp`e Fi[`eXipK`d\É Worship schedule: ,g%d%Xe[. g%d%JgXe`j_ JXkli[Xp2/X%d% Xe[('1*'X%d%Jle[Xp2/1*'X%d% Dfe[XpkfK_lij[Xp Highlight of the week: :f]]\\Xe[ ifccj]ifd0kf('1(,X%d%8l^%),`e k_\GXi`j_?Xcc%GifC`]\IfjXip]ifd 01+,kf('1(,X%d%`ek_\Z_liZ_ St. James (Lee) ))(N%B`ib\>Xk\ /(,$/)+$)',* jkaXd\j7_\XikcXe[ZXYc\%Zfd Pastor:9feXm\ekli\Fbfif Worship schedule: ,g%d%JXkli[Xp2 0X%d%Jle[Xp20X%d%Kl\j[Xpkf =i`[Xp2Zfe]\jj`fe+1(,kf+1+,g%d% JXkli[Xp#/1(,kf/1+,X%d%Jle[Xp% St. John’s Lutheran (Creston) ()-<%Jflk_Jk% jkaf_ej%nfik_pf]giX`j\%fi^ /(,$*/+$*.)' Pastor:IfeXc[CXijfe Worship schedule:01*'X%d%Jle[Xp n`k_]\ccfnj_`g]fccfn`e^#('1*' X%d%Jle[XpjZ_ffc St. Paul’s UCC (Hinckley) *)+N%DZB`ec\p8m\% /(,$)/-$**0( jkgXlcj_`eZbc\p7^dX`c%Zfd Pastor:Bi`j;\cdfi\ Worship schedule: 01*'X%d%Jle[Xp Salem Evangelical Lutheran (Sandwich) ('))E%DX`eJk% /(,$./-$0*'/ Pastor: NXpe\;\iY\i Worship schedule: /X%d%Jle[Xp kiX[`k`feXcj\im`Z\2('1*'X%d% Zfek\dgfiXipj\im`Z\201(,X%d% Jle[Xp\[lZXk`fe_fli]fiXccX^\j Trinity Lutheran (Genoa) **0*'E%JkXk\IfX[ nnn%kcZ^\efX%fi^ /(,$./+$),)) ki`e`kp7kcZ^\efX%Zfd Pastor: J\e`fiGXjkfi A\i\dp?\`cdXe Worship schedule:,1*'g%d%JXkli$ [XpYc\e[\[nfij_`g2/X%d%Jle$ [XpkiX[`k`feXcnfij_`g2('1*'X%d% Jle[XpZfek\dgfiXipnfij_`g% United Church of Christ (Shabbona) ('+<%EXmX_f8m\%#9fo)+( /(,$/)+$)*,0 f]]`Z\%j_XYYfeXZ_liZ_7^dX`c%Zfd nnn%j_XYYfeXZ_liZ_%fi^ Pastor:A`d8cc\e Worship schedule: 8 X%d%Jle[Xp Xjj`jk\[c`m`e^j\im`Z\201*'X%d% Jle[Xp2('1*'X%d%Jle[XpjZ_ffc United Methodist (Waterman) )('N%>Xi]`\c[ nnn%nXk\idXeldZ%Zfd /(,$)-+$*00( nXk\idXeldZ7^dX`c%Zfd Pastor:GXlcC\\ Worship schedule: 0X%d%Jle[Xp United Presbyterian (Somonauk) (+'*':_`ZX^fIfX[ nnn%jfdfeXlblgZ_liZ_%Zfd /(,$./-$).'* Worship schedule:01*'X%d%Jle$ [Xp2('1+,X%d%:_i`jk`Xe\[lZXk`fe% Village Bible Church (Shabbona) @e[`Xe:i\\b:Xdglj )'0E%Efbfd`jJk% /(,$/)+$)+), Pastor:;Xm\?X`[c\ Worship schedule: ('X%d%Jle[Xp Waterman Bible Church ,''J%9`iZ_Jk% /(,$)-+$*0'/ nnn%nXk\idXeY`Yc\%fi^ nYZ_\Xik7]ifek`\i%Zfd Pastors:GXjkfi:iX`^D`cc\i#8jjfZ`$ Xk\GXjkfif]Pflk_D`b\9lib\kk Worship schedule: ('1*'X%d%Jle$ [Xp201*'X%d%Jle[XpjZ_ffc Waterman Presbyterian ),'E%:\[XiJk% nnn%nXk\idXegi\j%Zfd /(,$)-+$*+0( ngZVf]]`Z\7]ifek`\i%Zfd Pastor:If^\i9f\b\e_Xl\i The message:È;fpflk_`ebk_Xk@ _Xm\Zfd\kfYi`e^g\XZ\kfk_\ \Xik_6É Worship schedule: ('1*'X%d%Jle[Xp Highlight of the week:Fg\e?Xe[j Y\^`ej8l^%)'Xe[)(%
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Hinckley church hosts Germanfest fundraiser The Menâ€™s Club of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Hinckley will host its first Germanfest fundraiser Aug. 24. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., rain or shine, in Pioneer
Park in Hinckley. Admission is free, but donations are welcome, and those who attend are asked to bring a nonperishable food item for the Hinckley Area Food Pantry. The event will feature live Ger-
man music by Die Perlen, an antique tractor display, craft vendors, kidsâ€™ games and a menu of bratwurst, sauerkraut, German potato salad, roast pork, baked beans, apple strudel, pretzels, hot dogs, chips, pop, water,
wine and three kinds of beer. The Menâ€™s Club typically has one fundraiser a year, a roast beef dinner. It keeps enough seed money for the next yearâ€™s fundraiser and gives away the rest. Most of the funds
are used for capital projects at the church, but the club has also funded youth group events, scholarships, a puppet ministry, livestock for needy families and Bibles and other items for foreign missionaries.
St. Johnâ€™s aids Safe Passage
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Worker dreams of trading cubicle for classroom Dear Abby: I am 39 and have been at my job for 15 years. I donâ€™t enjoy it and havenâ€™t since day one. The work is stressful and doesnâ€™t bring me one single ounce of gratification. I have always wanted to be an elementary school teacher, but now Iâ€™m afraid that ship has sailed. Iâ€™m currently back in college for business (my job helps to pay my tuition) and feel like Iâ€™m not being fair to myself. I donâ€™t like finance, and I was never good at math. I get paid well and am wellinvested in my retirement plan, but Iâ€™m miserable every minute I must sit in my little cubicle. I consider it my jail cell. I need advice on where to take my career because Iâ€™m not getting any younger. Or is it too late? â€“ Over the Hill in
DEAR ABBY Jeanne Phillips New Jersey
Dear O.T.H.: You are not incarcerated, and you are only as trapped as you choose to make yourself. Most colleges have career counseling services, and you should avail yourself of them. If teaching children is your heartâ€™s desire, you will have to take the time to prepare for it, know ahead of time what opportunities are available and what the compensation is. Make it your business to find out before making any drastic changes. Youâ€™ll be glad you did. Dear Abby: I fervently want to help my daughter and
her father (my ex) fix their relationship. They are both a lot alike â€“ bullheaded and stubborn. They canâ€™t see how much they hurt each other. My daughter feels he has chosen his â€œnewâ€? family (wife and stepchildren) over her because she isnâ€™t invited to family game nights, dinners out, etc. He feels she doesnâ€™t appreciate what he does for her. Sheâ€™s expecting a baby (our first grandchild) in December, and I think they should try to mend fences BEFORE THE BIRTH OCCURS 7E lost our son (her brother) three years ago, and I know this figures into the family dynamic as well. I just donâ€™t want to see them hurt each other anymore. Can you help me fix this? â€“ Anxious in Colorado
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Most people exposed to HPV lack symptoms Dear Dr. K: A famous actor recently said he got throat cancer from oral sex. Could this be true? Dear Reader: I assume youâ€™re referring to actor Michael Douglas, who recently divulged that his throat cancer could have been brought on by oral sex. Heâ€™s right. Oral sex is a common way to become infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV), and HPV is a leading cause of mouth and throat cancers. There are about 200 different strains of HPV. Some strains cause warts; other strains cause cancer of the cervix, anus, penis and throat (including the base of the tongue and tonsils). Sexual contact, including oral sex and deep kissing, can transmit HPV from one person to
ASK DR. K Anthony L. Komaroff another. Many men who have sex with other men are infected with HPV. Fortunately, most people sexually exposed to HPV never develop symptoms or health problems. Thatâ€™s true even of the strains of HPV known to cause cancer. Most HPV infections go away by themselves. But in some people, the infection can persist and cause long-term problems, including cancer. There are ways to prevent HPV-related oral cancer, depending on your age. Preteens, teens and young adults of both sexes can get vaccinat-
ed against HPV. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that both young women and young men be vaccinated with the HPV vaccine. The two available HPV vaccines provide excellent protection against sexually transmitted HPV. Avoiding oral sex will also protect against oral cancer, although not all cases of oral cancer are caused by this virus. These two vaccines were approved in 2006 and 2009. They have been available just a few years, and only about a third of the kids and young adults for whom the vaccines are recommended have received the vaccine. Nevertheless, a recent study by the CDC found that the number of young people infected with HPV has dropped consider-
ably. Prior studies have shown that the vaccines given to girls and young women also reduce the risk of cancer of the cervix later in life. Vaccination wonâ€™t help people beyond their mid-20s or the millions of people already infected with HPV. Using condoms can prevent the spread of the virus during penile-vaginal, penile-anal or penile-oral sex. Using a dental dam (a thin piece of latex) can help prevent the spread of the virus during oral-vaginal sex. If youâ€™ve been infected with the virus, diagnosing an HPV-related oral cancer as early as possible greatly improves the chance of cure. See your doctor if you have any of these symptoms for more than two to three weeks: s ! SORE IN YOUR MOUTH OR
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DEKALB ~ 2 BEDROOM
SYCAMORE 1041 DeKalb Ave. 3 BR / 2 BA – Must See! Call (815) 501-8226 Open House – Aug. 24, 1- 5
DEKALB 1 BEDROOM
Available Immediatley! Close to NIU, Free heat & water, quiet lifestyle. Varsity Square Apts. 815-756-9554 www.glencoproperties.com CRESTON APTS 2 AND 3 BEDROOM APT OPEN IN CRESTON IL 10 MINS FROM DEKALB 2 BEDROOM - $550 3 BEDROOM - $800 1ST/LAST/SEC CALL 815-970-0363 De Kalb - 2BR Upper Clean and Quiet living style, off-street parking. No Pets/Smoking. References & Deposit. 815-756-7879
DeKalb - Large Quiet 2BR
Newly remodeled, near NIU. Parking/heat/water incl, W/D, C/A. 815-238-0118
DEKALB - SPACIOUS MARKET APARTMENTS
Near the heart of NIU. Incl gas and forced air heat. Off street parking, lush grounds, on site laundry room. Outdoor pool, tennis and basketball courts, patios and balconies. Cats OK.
University Village Apts. 722 N. Annie Glidden Rd. 815-758-7859
DeKalb 2BR, New Appliances
Available now, variety of locations. Appliances, clean and quiet. 815-758-6580
DEKALB ~ QUIET 2BR, 1BA
Near downtown, parking, laundry. NO pets/smoking, agent owned. 815-756-2359 - 815-758-6712 DeKalb. 2BR, 2BA. W/D, 2 car garage, frplc. $900/mo+1st, last, sec dep. 630-906-7367 DeKalb. Nice 2BR, 1BA. Upper. $700/mo. Quiet, family area, fenced yard, quiet couple downstairs. Free heat, +water. Hardwood floors. W/D, Parking, Storage, Garden Area +Fire Pit. Approved Pets ok. Sect 8 ok. 815-739-3740
Neighborhood. $785/mo, incl heat, no pets, Section 8 OK. 815-758-1641
DeKalb 2BR,1BA Duplex
Exc cond/location. Garage, yard. C/A, W/D, no smkg, $775/mo + 1st, last sec, ref. 815-761-7118
DEKALB 3 BEDROOM, 1 BATH Clean, freshly painted. $850/mo + security + utilities. 630-248-1939
Carpet, appls. No pets. $500/mo. 815-786-2291
Sycamore TH Like New 2BR
Great location! 2BA, 2 car garage, skylights, appl, W/D, C/A, $950. No pets. 815-758-0123
DeKalb Newer 2BR on Cul-De-Sac Quiet neighborhood, all appl, W/D, walk-in-closets, no pets, $950/mo + 1st/last/sec. 815-739-4442
Genoa: 1200 sq. ft., 2BR, 1BA, hrdwd flrs, unfin. bsmnt, W/D, lrg fenced yrd w/shed, pets OK $1000/mo. 630-803-5757 LEE, 2400 sq ft Ranch Farmette on 4 acres, 3BD, 1.5 BA, totally updated. Fam Rm w/ vaulted ceiling, skylights, gas frplce. Unfin walkout bsmnt.Huge deck, sm dog ok.Nonsmoking. Well & Septic. Propane apprx $2800/yr, no garage. Full access to 40x40 barn w/ 2 horse stall/hay loft. 6-12 mo lease avail. $1405/mo. Loc Rt.30 & County Line, 18 miles SW of DeKalb. Malta Country Home. 3BR, 2BA All appls. Huge man-cave garage. No pets/smoking. $950/mo. 815-825-2695
Cortland 3BR, 1.5BA, townhome, avail. immed., $1100/month Townsend Management 815-787-7368
SYCAMORE 2 BEDROOM
DEKALB HOUSE FOR RENT
Sycamore Woodgate 1607 Meadowbrook Ct., 3BR ranch, 1BA, W/D, A/C, refrig., stove, 2 car attch. gar., no smoking/pets, avail. 7/22, $1200/mo.+utils., 1st, last, sec. 815-739-5250
DEKALB ~ NEAR NIU & I-88
Sycamore. Charming 1BR home. Appls included. No pets, no smoking. $675/mo+1st & sec. Open for viewing Aug 18 1-5pm 630 S. Cross. Agent owned.
No pets/smoking. $550/mo + dep and utilities. 815-761-5574 Or 779-774-3042 ~ Lv Msg W/D, on-site elevator, C/A, off-St parking, water inclued with rent. 815-757-5789
Sycamore 2BR Ranch Duplex No pets/smoking. $650/mo + utilities + security, 1 year lease. Agent Owned 630-294-6475
Sycamore Spacious 407 W. State St., 2 Br. downtown. Very secure bldg. w/prkng. Some utilities, W/D & Sec. system incl. 815-761-3961
SYCAMORE ~ 2BR DUPLEX
Lower Unit. 1 bath, off St. parking. Walk to downtown, no pets/smkg. $725/mo incl util. 815-757-2340
4/5 BEDROOM-1 1/2 BATH LARGE FENCED YARD, AC WASHER/DRYER HOOKUP. PETS OK. GARAGE, SHED AND A MAN CAVE. CALL 815-970-0363 4-5BR, 3BA, new appl, W/D, 2 car gar, no smoking, $1495/mo + 1st, last security. 815-751-3806 DeKalb-2BR 1BA, Appliances, A/C Garage, Lawn Care - Snow Removal Included, No Smoking, No Pets $900 815-758-0591
SYCAMORE 3 BEDROM
1.5 car garage, laundry hook-up. Pets neg, close to elem school. $1250/mo. 815-739-4536
$625/mo. No pets. Available now. 815-970-2533
Dekalb: Adorable 2BR, 1BA, full bsmnt., 2 car gar., fenced in yard, $1250/mo., Townsend Management 815-787-7368
DEKALB 2nd person needed for nice two bedroom apartment near campus. Perfect for graduate/serious student. $312 per mo. plus shared utilities. Call Andy at 815-761-6272 to set up appointment for viewing.
DEKALB 2BR TH
DeKalb: very clean, 3BR, 2BA, garage, no dogs, lrg living room kitchen space, $850/mo. +utilities, 815-756-3330
DEKALB: 1BR inside house, near NIU, $400/mo+1st/last/sec + util., W/D, cable and Internet. 630-926-1174 or 630-527-9188
Waterman Upper 2BR
2 bath, appliances. W/D, A/C, 2 car garage, $950/mo. 815-758-5588 www.rentdekalb.com DeKalb Newer 2BR on Cul-De-Sac Quiet neighborhood, all appl, W/D, walk-in-closets, no pets, $950/mo + 1st/last/sec. 815-739-4442
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DEKALB: older TH, near I88, 2BR, 1.5BA, off st. parking, C/A, no pets/smoking, $650/mo.+ utils, lease, references, 815-508-0308
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Friday, August 16, 2013
REAL ESTATE LICENSING CLASS IN SYCAMORE - SEPT. 7
DeKalb $129,900 909 Sunnymeade Trail…Split-level w/sub-bsmt, hardwood flrs in all 3br, kit & vaulted liv & din rms. 25x10 fam rm, bsmt has rec rm, office & storage rm. MLS 08417894
HONIG-BELL REAL ESTATE Kelly MillerCAREER CENTER 815-756-2557
DeKalb $169,900 317 Wood St…2 unit is great investment! 1br in each apartment, upper unit has been totally redone, both have laundry hookups. MLS 08412584
Sycamore $179,900 923 Meadow Ln...14x16 fam rm w/fpl & hardwood flr, den/ rec rm & 4th bedroom in bsmt, updated electric, deck. MLS 08391591
DeKalb $179,900 356 Ash Ct…In Knolls At Prairie Creek, recent updates incl carpet, counters, siding & roof! 3br, 20x19 great rm w/fpl, hardwood flr in kit, fin lookout. MLS 08407891
Genoa $265,000 11394 James Ct...On almost half acre in Ellwood Greens golf course community, 4br, kit opens to fam rm w/stone fpl, bsmt. MLS 08320995
Sycamore $195,000 1432 Adrienne Cir...End-unit ranch townhouse in Foxpointe, 2,000+ sq ft, 2br, 2ba, 4-season sun rm, bsmt. MLS 08389676
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DeKalb $199,000 634 Grange Ct...On 3/4 acre lot in Devonaire Farms. 2400+ sq ft home w/4br, 1st flr den. Oversized concrete patio & pool. MLS 08301029
Sycamore $194,900 149 Swanson Rd…On 100x168 lot, updates incl carpet, tile, cabinets, counters, furnaces & roof! 2,000+ sq ft, 4br, 2ba, 24x20 fam rm addition w/fpl, bsmt rec rm. MLS 08416923
Sycamore $248,900 Amboy $62,000 223 Heron Creek Dr…3100+ sq ft home in Heron Creek, 4br, 410 E Provost St...4 unit w/2 car gar on 80x100 lot near 2.5 baths, fam rm fpl. Fin basement, garage has room for 4 town, needs TLC. MLS 08376536 cars, deck in fenced yard. MLS 08409566
DeKalb $194,000 518 Park Ave... Off Lincoln Hwy - 1900+ sq ft home w/hardwood flrs in 3 upstairs br, main flr 4th br w/half ba, part fin bsmt. MLS 08348910
Genoa $339,900 1008 N Oakview Ln…Off Rt.72 - On over half acre in Genoa Woods, 4br, loft, hardwood flrs in liv/din & fam rm w/fpl. Island & granite counters in kit, bsmt, screened porch. MLS 08415818
Genoa $201,000 12208 Ellwood Greens Dr…On over half acre, open flr plan w/approx 1,800 sq ft, fin bsmt w/rec rm, den, 3rd full bath plus 4th & 5th bedrooms. MLS 08312546
Genoa $129,900 730 Watson Dr…Hardwood flrs in all 3br, 11x23 liv rm w/ stone fpl & kit w/all appliances. Partly fin bsmt has roughedin bath, 2 car attached gar. MLS 08399452
Cortland $160,000 200-02 Halwood St…Ranch duplex on 85x130 lot, 1 side has 2br, 1.5ba, partly fin bsmt, 2 car gar. The other side has 2br & is now being rented. MLS 08416903
DeKalb $429,900 3433 Roseman Ln...In Bridges of River Mist, 3,000+ sq ft, hardwood flrs w/inlay, 1st flr master suite, 2 fpl, fin bsmt w/ rec rm, media rm & 5th br. MLS 08297312
Kingston $337,900 9340 Eric Cir…On 1.1 acre, approx 2,700 sq ft, 4br, 3 full & 2 half baths, hardwood flrs, fam rm w/fpl. Rec rm & play rm in bsmt. MLS 08400657
Paw Paw $365,000 35520.62 Howlett Rd...Country 5+ acres w/2 ponds & 40x56 pole bldg. 2,100+ sq ft home, main flr master bedroom, hardwood flrs, bsmt. MLS 08390136
DeKalb $129,900 909 Sunnymeade Trail…Split-level w/sub-bsmt, hardwood flrs in all 3br, kit & vaulted liv & din rms. 25x10 fam rm, bsmt has rec rm, office & storage rm. MLS 08417894
Kirkland $179,900 311 S 3rd St…Updates incl all 3 baths & furnace! 3br incl main flr master, 19x20 liv rm w/fpl, Andersen windows, 24x26 gar plus 3 sheds. MLS 08412476
Kirkland $65,000 206 S First St…On 86x116 lot, both br have hardwood flrs & hardwood in 21x11 living room. 15x12 sunroom opens to covered patio. USDA financing avail. MLS 08232128
DeKalb $214,900 564 Katherine Cir...End-unit ranch townhouse in Gardens of Rivermist, 1,600+ sq ft, 2br, 2ba, vaulted liv rm w/fpl, full English bsmt. MLS 08270230
DeKalb $187,000 1384 Omega Circle Dr...In Garden Estates! Zoned radiant heat thruout! 3 baths, fin lookout bsmt w/28x26 fam rm plus 4th & 5th bedrooms. MLS 08361650
DeKalb $134,900 1106 Sycamore Rd...Great starter or investment min from NIU! 3br on main level plus 3 more in bsmt, 3 baths, garage. MLS 08362225
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12-2 800 Russell Road DeKalb 4 1.5 $127,500 McCabe Realtors, Cheryl Countryman, 815 756-8505
2072 Creek Ct DeKalb 3 2.5 $159,900 Castle View Real Estate, Arch Richoz, Mng Broker, 815-751-7780 813 Lawnwood DeKalb 3 2 $179,000 Castle View Real Estate, Mary Nelson, 815-751-0846 518 Park Avenue DeKalb 4 2.5 $194,000 Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Katie Morsch, 815-739-6694
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Waterbury West Lane Sycamore Starting at $142,300 Directions to Somerset Farm: Rt. 23 to Bethany E to Somerset Lane S Century 21 Elsner Realty, Kim Kapper & Linda Tillis, 815-751-3159 Reston Ponds Sycamore 3-4 2-3 Starting $219,950 Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Keith & Jean Brunett, 630-209-6357
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1008 N Oakview Lane Genoa 4 2.3 $339,900 Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Melissa Mobile, 815-501-4011
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This custom 3200 sq ft home features 4 BR, 2.5 bath on a .69 acre wooded cul-de-sac lot. Large Master bedroom with en-suite features marble his/her sinks. Hardwood floors in family room w/ double inlay hardwood in dining area. Large kitchen with granite countertops open to family room with marble fireplace. Dual zoned heating & air system and water filtration system. Enjoy the natural beauty of the area, within walking distance to the Oak Club Golf Course. A MUST SEE!
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228 Wilkins Rd.,, Sycamore y • Reston Ponds New Construction • ShoDeen Quality • 3 Bedrooms 2 Baths • Occupancy Mid November 2013
12-2 800 Russell Road DeKalb 4 1.5 $127,500 McCabe Realtors, Sharon Rhoades, 815 739-6251
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“Cheri Moyers made our home buying process enjoyable. She taught us so much about the ins and outs of purchasing a house. Kyle and I have enjoyed our home immensely. We truly appreciate everything she has done for us as a Realtor and as a friend. We wouldn’t be in this wonderful home if it wasn’t for her!”
NEW RENTAL!! NEW CONSTRUCTION!! $248,900 $1600/MO 418 NORTHGATE DR, SYCAMORE
3BD 2.5BA 2Story Timber Creek Townhome, Gas FP, Dining Rm, Kit Breakfast Bar, Master Suite, 1st Fl Laundry, Full Basement, 3 Season Porch, Deck, Huge Yard Area.
Mary Nelson, Broker 815-751-0846 Direct
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3 Bed 2 Bath Ranch 3 Fireplaces, Family Room, Bar Room Beautifully Lanscaped Yard With Patio And Koi Pond
3BD 2BA Beautiful Brick & Vinyl Ranch Large Landscaped Lot, Huge Deck Hdw in Foyer & Kitchen, Cathedral LR Ceiling. Impeccably cared for!
Tom Vierig, Broker 815-508-1918 Direct
132 N. 3RD ST., DEKALB
Downtown DeKalb Office/Retail Building. Recently Remodeled Office Space rented. Two Nice 2BD Apartments rented . Great Potential with Income Built In.
$164,900 CALL ARCH, MNG.BROKER 815-751-7780
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• Gorgeous all brick ranch on 2.5ac • 3BR 2.5BA ranch w/open floor plan • Upgrades throughout • Finished basement/3+ car garage • Convenient interstate access
• 4BR-2.5BA 2 story • Oversized oak kitchen • Full finished basement w/ additional Bedroom • Huge fenced yard and stamped concrete patio • MUST SEE!!
• Immaculate 2BR – 2BA • Hardwood flooring throughout common areas • 2nd fl master w/full bath • Fully applianced • Extra large fenced yard and detached 1car garage
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$127,500 - 800 Russell Rd., DeKalb • Freshly Painted Interior • New! Fridge, Dishwasher, Oven • New Carpet and Flooring • Full Partially Finished Basement Saturday’s Hostess: Sharon Rhoades: 815-739-6251 Sunday’s Hostess: Cheryl Countryman, 815-756-8505 NEW LOWER PRICE
• 5.83 acres of country land with remarkable home • 1st floor master suite (master bath is a dream) • High end quality home • Minutes from DeKalb Call Nedra Ericson: 815-739-9997 HILLCREST RANCH
$124,900 – Very Well Maintained • 3 Bedrooms • Brick Fireplace in Living Room • Easy access to NIU Call Harlan Scott: 815-739-5420 NATURE AT YOUR BACK DOOR
$100,000 • 4 bedrooms, 1½ baths • Basement • Backs up to forest preserve • Garage with attached porch
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$129,500 • Old World charm with modern comfort • New kitchen and baths (2) • Pella windows, hardwood floors • 22’ deck overlooks treed backyard • Formal dining room and den Call Jerry Wahlstrom: 815-757-7867
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$149,000 • 4 large bedrooms, 3 full baths • 19’ screened porch and private yard • New roof
$168,300 • Vintage, but modernized • Oak trim and built-ins • Fully applianced kitchen • 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths • Oversized 2-car garage Call Harry Leffler: 815 751-0980 CLOSE TO SHOPPING AND PARK
$195,000 • 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath on half acre • Remodeled kitchen and baths • Quiet golf course area • Expansive deck overlooks extra large private backyard adjoins wooded area Call Jerry Wahlstrom: 815-757-7867 GOOD SYCAMORE LOCATION
$119,000 • 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath ranch • 2+ car garage • Newer windows, furnace, and roof • Finished basement with family room and bedroom Call Jerry Wahlstrom: 815 757-7867
$91,500 • 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths • Large rooms • First floor laundry • Enclosed front porch • Aluminum siding Call McCabe Realtors: 815 756-8505
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$79,000 • Easy care wood laminate flooring • Close to pool and tennis courts • Great value
$139,000 • 2-bedroom, 2-bath Ranch townhome • Fireplace • All appliances included • 2.5-car attached garage
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$220,000 • 4 bedrooms, 3 baths • Finished look-out basement • Vaulted ceiling • All appliances included Call Sharon Rhoades: 815 739-6251 GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR INVESTING
$27,000 • Build a 2-Unit: Live in one, Rent the other • Great Location • Ready to Build on Call Harlan Scott: 815-739-5420
$142,800 • 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths • Large cathedral ceiling great room • Large kitchen with pantry • Full finished basement with rec room, office, and hobby room Call Jerry Wahlstrom: 815-757-7867
$198,500 • Ranch style • 3-season room • English basement • Appliances included • Many upgrades Call Sharon Rhoades: 815 739-6251
• Over 22,000 sq ft of retail/manufacturing building in Sycamore • Entrepreneur, investor, growing business, etc. • Easily dividable and accessible • Brick, block, Butler Steel • Mechanical inspections for 2013 in place Call Nedra Ericson: 815-739-9997
• Includes 3 Lots – 2.9 Acres • Large Warehouse – Easy Access to I-88 • Showroom - Workshop Area & Office • Route 38 Exposure • Zoned Heating & AC, Blacktop Parking Lot
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Seller Full Name Old Second National Bank Old Second National Bank Old Second National Bank Springhill Investments, LLC Champion Mortgage Co Lisa M Luker Joan C Alexander By Atty Gary R Schaefer & Nyah M Meyers-Schaefer Richard Rex & Nancy Margaret D Prendergast Est By Exec Karen M Wells & Joan L Herrmann James F Kunkel & Christine K Judith C Goodwick Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp By Atty Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp Robert Boughton & Cherye Bonnie L Needham Joseph C Kendra, Suzanne C Kendra, Rachel S Kendra Alice K Halbmaier Revoc Tr & Jerome F Halbmaier Revoc Trusts Susan Mccue Trustee Tr David P Robinson & Doereen L Trust Trustees Candace M Hintzsche Trustee Tr Secretary Of Veterans Affairs Anthony W Cox & Gayle Delmar O Behnke & Marjorie A Family Trust Trustees James Willis Merritt Living Revoc Tr & Helen Henry Merritt Living Revoc Tr By Trustees Hermann A Holz Trust By Helga S Holz Trustee Topolino Properties LLC Christopher Rubeck Sheriff of DeKalb County Brock C Royer & Katey Kris K Heller Aka Kris Anderson nka Kris Anderson Sellers Jennifer Stephens nka Jennifer Fraedrich Chad L Nelson & Gretchen K Jeffrey A Baumgartner & Shauna Sean Kelly Custom Homes, Inc Matthew D Schreiner Jr & Grace Lois L Callahan Trust Trs M Norene Yopst By Heirs
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Juan Dominguez John G Jencks & Laurie E Aureliano Origel Joseph Peterson & Rebecca T T Vilet Childrens Trust Nancy S Brown Russell A Deverell, Karen L Deverell & Joseph Deverell David W Nolan & Laura L Michael Clestino & Jacqueline M
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209 DeKalb Dr 3101 Wolf Ct 283 N Charles St 2444 Dean St 977 Arvle Cr 1275 Hillside Rd 1517 Waterside Dr
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Maple Park DeKalb Cortland Sycamore Sycamore Sycamore DeKalb
$91,000.00 $310,000.00 $132,500.00 $336,255.00 $98,000.00 $115,000.00 $140,000.00
312 S 6th St E North Ave
Barbara Judith Popp Trust Trs Roxie N Elliott Frederick P Taillon David A Mcmurtrie Jr & Kari D Brandon Michael Jones Cynthia L Nicholls William M Clucas Mark L Johnson & Susan A Randall S Edwards & Nancy L James L Lemar
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525 E Washington St 373 Crescent Dr 1166 Rose Dr 630 Coster Ct 447 N Charles St 133 Terrace Dr 350 N Pine St 1483 Waterside Dr 1004 S Somonauk St 322 Maplewood Ave
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Somonauk Sycamore Sycamore Hinckley Cortland DeKalb Waterman DeKalb Sycamore DeKalb
$170,000.00 $127,900.00 $138,000.00 $222,500.00 $80,000.00 $109,000.00 $76,500.00 $128,500.00 $77,500.00 $50,000.00
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