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Summer Solstice Princeton Chamber organizes ‘hot’ shopping event By Goldie Currie gcurrie@bcrnews.com

PRINCETON – The Princeton Chamber of Commerce has planned a “sizzling” event to help kick-off the first day of Summer 2013. This Friday more than 25 Chamber businesses will keep their doors open a little later to attract shoppers looking for a good deal, a good time or just a reason to check out what Princeton’s downtown has to offer. Summer Solstice will promote local shopping while featuring wine, food tasting and savings. Princeton Chamber of Commerce Director Kim Frey said the goal is for shoppers to fill Main Street and enjoy a nice summer evening. “Our shoppers will be welcomed into the participating businesses during special hours, many offering specials of their own and great savings,” Frey said. “In addition to the benefits for the shopper, we are hoping this event will boost sales for our retailers.” The event will kick-off at 4 p.m. The shopping journey begins at the Chamber office where a complimentary wine glass and passport will be waiting for each shopper. The passport will list participating locations. Shoppers who visit a listed location will have their passport punched. At the end of the journey, passports will be turned in for a chance to win a $100 Chamber gift card. “Whenever there is an opportunity to encourage ‘shop local,’ the Princeton Chamber of Commerce wants to act on it,” Frey said. “We want to see our community support our local businesses as Main Street is the heartbeat of our community.”

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Are you really registered? It’s not too late to register for federal assistance By Donna Barker dbarker@bcrnews.com

PRINCETON —Bureau County residents should make sure they have correctly registered for individual federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

On Monday, Bureau County ESDA coordinator Kris Donarski said the preliminary gathering of information, taken after the spring storms and flooding that occurred between April 16 and May 5, is not all that is needed for individuals to be registered with FEMA for individual disaster assistance.

“After the spring storms and flooding that took place between April 16 and May 5, many affected residents have spoken to representatives from insurance companies and state and local agencies about disaster assistance and may be under the mistaken impression they have registered with FEMA’” Donarski said.

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Baking it ... or winning it Adjusting to mom as primary breadwinner By Donna Barker dbarker@bcrnews.com

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Finding the treasures Gary Buzard of Walnut examines a unique star ornamental piece during last weekend’s More on 34 multi-community garage sale which stretched 140 miles from Galesburg to Kewanee through Bureau County and eastward through Mendota to Aurora. Hundreds of shoppers took advantage of the eighth annual More on 34 garage sale with a wide range of vendors ready to sell their treasures, crafts, antiques, household furnishings and collectibles.

PRINCETON — An estimated 40 percent of households with children now have the mothers as the primary income providers, according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center. To help people make adjustments to that changing work role for couples, John Reinert, a licensed clinical professional counselor with the North Central Behavioral Health Systems, said there are things which couples can do to make their adjustments as easy as possible. The North Central Behavioral Health Systems serves the counties of Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam, Stark, Fulton and McDonough. There are a broad range of factors which enter into an individual’s or a couple’s attitudes and feelings about the woman being the primary provider, Reinert said. Those factors include whether the situation was forced upon the couple by the market place or was created by the couple’s preference. Other factors can include the couples’ ages, socioeconomic status, education level, cultural beliefs, levels of support from family and friends, and the emotional willingness to go “counter the current,” Reinert said. In his experience and study, the greater degree of choice for a couple yields fewer problems and concerns in most situations, Reinert said. If both partners “buy into” the decision they will “live it” more easily and with fewer problems, he added. The Pew Research Center study, with a focus on married breadwinner mothers, also showed that younger, more highlyeducated couples will better accept “running counter to the current.” Also, these couples will frequently be more flexible in their acceptance of the situation even if it is imposed on them. But regardless of their age and acceptance levels, men generally seem to face some loss of self esteem and self worth if they are either under-employed, less well-employed than their partner, or are stay-at-home dads, Reinert said.

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Seeking Sources Summer is upon us, and the Bureau County Republican is anxious to see your vacation photos. When you’re packing your suitcase for an upcoming excursion, remember to pack a copy of the BCR too. When you get to your destination, have someone take a photo of you holding the newspaper. It’s always fun if you can stand in front of a landmark or something interesting at your destination. When you get home, email the photo and some information about your trip to BCR Associate Editor Rita Roberts at rroberts@bcrnews.com. Make sure you tell us who is in the photo and where your photo was taken. We’ll be happy to show your friends, family and neighbors where you went on your most recent vacation. Where in the World is the BCR? Hopefully, it’s in your suitcase and ready to go on a fun-filled journey, filled with memory-making moments. The Bureau County Republican is located at 800 Ace Road, Princeton, Illinois 61356. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone: 815-875-4461 FAX: 815-875-1235 The BUREAU COUNTY REPUBLICAN (ISSN 0894-1181) is published tri-weekly (three times a week) by the Bureau County Republican, 800 Ace Road, P.O. Box 340, Princeton, IL 61356-0340. Periodical postage paid at Princeton, Illinois, 61356. POSTMASTER Send address changes to BUREAU COUNTY REPUBLICAN, PO Box 340, Princeton, IL 61356-0340.

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The Bureau County Republican’s Editorial and Advertising Departments pose for a photo with the trophy they brought home, designating the newspaper as the best in the state of Illinois in its circulation division. Pictured are Phyllis Fargher (seated, from left), advertising coordinator; Ashley Oliver and Erica Oertel, advertising multi-media consultants; and Pam Pratt-Marsh, sales development manager. In the second row are Editor Terri Simon (from left); Jodie Seibert, graphic designer; Rita Roberts, associate editor; Goldie Currie, staff writer; Sarah Maxwell, copy editor; Angie Jones, advertising multi-media consultant; and Donna Barker, senior staff writer. In the back row are BCR Sports Editor Kevin Hieronymus; Barb Kromphardt, BCR staff writer/Putnam County Record/Tonica News managing editor; Greg Wallace, design/graphic editor; and Lyle Ganther, night editor. Absent from photo is Todd Olin, graphic designer.

BCR judged best in the state of Illinois! BCR Advertising/Editorial Departments bring home awards By BCR Staff news@bcrnews.com

SPRINGFIELD — The Bureau County Republican was honored several times on Thursday and Friday at the annual Illinois Press Association Convention, held at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. Besides winning 25 individual awards between the two departments, the BCR also brought home the Harold and Eva White Memorial sweepstakes trophy, which means the newspaper was judged editorially as the best newspaper of its size in the state of Illinois. “Sometimes it’s difficult to gauge how good

a job you are doing as a newspaper,” said BCR Publisher Sam Fisher. “But when you’re judged as the best newspaper in the state when you compete against 50 other newspapers of your size, you’ve got to get a sense of worth. I’m proud of the editorial staff, and it just reinforces in my mind how committed they are as journalists.” BCR Editor Terri Simon and BCR Sales Development Manager Pam Pratt-Marsh also commented on their staffs’ commitment to the newspaper and their readers. “I am very proud of the editorial staff,” Simon said. “While I

already know we have the best newsroom, it’s very nice when our newspaper peers who judged this contest also acknowledge it. This staff, without exception, is committed to producing a great newspaper, and these awards are a testament to how hard our folks work.” “The advertising staff spends a great deal of time creating and developing products that will help our advertisers be successful,” Pratt-Marsh said. “It’s nice to see that others understand the commitments we make every day to help present our customers to our readers.” Aside from the sweepstakes trophy for editorial excellence, the

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BCR’s Advertising and Editorial Departments collectively won 25 individual awards, placing in the Top 4 places in the state in each category. Those awards include: Advertising: Best Classified Section; Best Community Focus Special Section; Best Full Page Ad; Best Niche Publication — two awards; and Best Rich Media Online Ad. Best Advertising Designer: BCR Graphic Designer Todd Olin. Writing: BCR Senior Staff Writer Donna Barker (government beat reporting); BCR Staff Writer Barb Kromphardt (business/ economic reporting); and BCR Editor Terri Simon (feature writ-

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ing). Sports: BCR Sports Editor Kevin Hieronymus (headline writing, sports column and sports feature writing). Sections: BCR Associate Editor Rita Roberts (lifestyle section) and Hieronymus (sports section). Website: Roberts (best website and best web project). Graphic/Design: BCR Design/Graphics Editor Greg Wallace (single page design, informational graphic and illustration — two awards). Photography: BCR Correspondent Photographers Daniel Acker (general news photos) and Mike Vaughn (photo series). The BCR’s Illinois Valley Living magazine also won three state awards for its editorial and advertising excellence. Collectively, there were more than 3,100 entries submitted statewide in the editorial contest and approximately 1,100 in the advertising contest. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.


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Tea Party to host meeting DOVER — We the People Tea Party will meet at Dover Bible Church at 6:30 p.m. June 27. The guest speaker is Heidi Holan. She will speak on stopping common core values in Illinois, which is the fundamental transformation of education and paternal rights.

Did the bank look the other way? More Crundwell issues surfacing By Derek Barichello Shaw Media Service

DIXON – Had Fifth Third Bank’s predecessor flagged two fishy cash withdrawals Rita Crundwell made more than a decade ago, it could have saved the city $40 million of the $54 million she swiped, the city’s attorney says. Court documents filed last week show the former comptroller was allowed to withdraw cash straight from Dixon’s capital development fund at the bank at least twice; the total was more than $38,000. Crundwell is serving nearly 20 years in prison for federal wire fraud. It took her 22 years to perpetrate what appears to be the largest municipal theft in U.S. history. The information is part of the city’s response to Fifth Third Bank’s assertion that it should not be included in a lawsuit laying blame on the bank and auditors for Crundwell’s theft. On May 25, 2000, Old Kent Bank, a predecessor to Fifth Third, allowed Crundwell to withdraw $29,032.16 in cash from the city’s capital development fund, according to the withdrawal slip copied in court documents. On July 19, 2000, Crundwell was allowed to

“(Fifth Third Bank) had full knowledge that, based upon Rita Crundwell’s other personal bank accounts at Fifth Third Bank, she did not earn monies from her horse business to sustain her lavish lifestyle and the expenditures she made from the RSCDA account.” Devon Bruce withdraw $19,080.55 in cash, another slip shows. Both slips are signed by Crundwell and no one else. That’s a violation of “reasonable banking standards” and should not have been allowed to occur, argues Dixon’s attorney, Devon Bruce. The mere attempt should have flagged a report to the bank’s fraud detection staff, Bruce said. The transaction also should have been reported to her supervisors. If the appropriate actions were taken, the theft would have been caught at that time, thus saving Dixon the $40 million Crundwell subsequently stole, he said. “At all relevant times, any bank with one or more municipal accounts owes a duty arising out of its contractual relationship with its customer municipalities not to dispense tens of thou-

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sands of dollars in cash to anyone, fiduciary or not, from a municipal account,” Bruce wrote. The bank “intentionally and deliberately ‘turned a blind eye’ to the tens of millions of dollars and thousands of checks Crundwell wrote for purely personal items” from a secret account, dubbed RSCDA, that the former Dixon comptroller created to siphon money from the city, he said. The bank argues that it should not be party to the suit because of the Illinois Fiduciary Obligations Act, which protects banks from liability for its dealings with an account holder’s dishonest finances. But that’s only if the bank is considered to have acted in “good faith,” and that was not the case, Bruce argues. He said the bank knew Crundwell was acting improperly – that she

lacked the authority to open the secret account – but failed to investigate, he said. A valid resolution is required to open a city account, former Fifth Third Bank manager Amanda Powers said in a deposition. No resolution was presented. Bruce said the bank was required by law to maintain procedures that allowed it to know the true identity of each customer, and when an account is opened by an entity and not an individual. Powers said the bank knew that as the city’s treasurer, Crundwell was allowed to sign and deposit checks into the account that were made payable to “treasurer of the city of Dixon” or “city of Dixon,” and nothing else. Crundwell, however, signed and deposited made out to “treasurer” only. Powers said that violated banking standards, and Crundwell never should have been allowed to deposit checks from the city and pay them to herself because she was never given authorization from the city. Bruce said the “sheer number of checks” Crundwell wrote that went through the secret account and the many checks written in excess of $50,000 were clear “red flags” of theft.

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Gateway to host annual phone-a-thon PRINCETON — Celebrating its 43rd year, Gateway Services Inc. has announced its 26th annual phone-a-thon will be June 24-25 at Heartland Bank Trust Department in Princeton. The phone-a-thon, Gateway Services’ largest fundraising event, is similar to a telethon with volunteer callers working to contact past supporters of Gateway. More than 30 volunteer callers dedicate their time to ensure the phone-a-thon’s success. This year, Gateway Services has set a goal of $45,000. Funds raised will be used to continue to provide quality services to children and adults with disabilities in Bureau, Marshall and Putnam counties. Bruce Jewelers of Princeton has donated a 14K white and rose gold open heart one diamond pendant valued at $395. The pendant includes a 14K white gold 18-inch rope chain. Donor names will go into a raffle, and the winner will be chosen after the phone-a-thon. New donors may also call Gateway Services before the phone-a-thon to be eligible for this raffle. Area businesses generously donate prizes that are awarded to the top volunteer callers,

and are also sponsoring the two-day event. Phone-a-thon sponsors are Midland States Bank, Dave and Patricia McDonald, Oil Wizard and Piehl’s. Gateway Services has also received donations from Wyanet Locker, Main Street BBQ, Hornbaker Gardens, Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton Public Library, Monical’s, Festival 56, Family Video, Wyaton Hills Golf Course and Flowers by Julia. Volunteers will kick off the event with phone calls beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday and conclude at 8:30 p.m. The same schedule will be followed on June 25. The phone-a-thon will be sending out letters to past supporters if they are not reached by phone during the event. Gateway Services Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Princeton which provides services to individuals with disabilities. For any more information, to donate or sponsor the phone-a-thon, or to donate to the phonea-thon, contact Gateway Services at 815-8754548. Donations are also accepted on www. gateway-services.org, under the “Help” tab. Make sure to label donations in the description box as Phone-A-Thon.

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NCILC continues Continuous Improvement series OGLESBY – The North Central Illinois Logistics Council (NCILC) will offer an “Introduction to Continuous Improvement” presented by Amanda Oltman on Thursday. Oltman is a warehouse superintendent at Advantage Logistics and is charged with implementing the distribution center’s continuous improvement process for both management and hourly associates. Her program will provide an overview

of the steps involved in implementing a program, and information on how to turn a plan into action at the workplace. In addition to the keynote speaker at Thursday’s meeting, Kari Smith of Ameren Energy Marketing will give a short presentation on “Energy Supplier Choices for Businesses.” Part 2 of this series will be titled, “Turning Managers into Leaders,” presented by Mike Neubauer, a consultant with

years of HR and management experience in the logistics industry. This program will be held on Aug. 15. All NCILC programs are open to the public at no charge, and companies are encouraged to have at least one key supervisor or team leader attend. The programs will begin at 8 a.m. and are held at Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby Campus in Room C-316. For more information

call Tim Robey of Double D Express at 815-2203425, DeAnna Carlson of PDQ Courier Inc. at 800490-7441, Ray Gatza at 815-883-5761 or Pam Furlan at 815-224-7930. Anyone who would like to attend any of these meetings should RSVP to either Jo Ann Johnson at 815-224-7930 or Shug Grosenbach at 815-4335830 in order to receive a visitor parking pass which is now required to park in any of the visitors lots at the college.

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FEMA for disaster assistance, including calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Residents who use 711 Relay or Video Relay Services should call 800-6213362. The toll free numbers operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Bureau County residents can also register for individual FEMA disaster assistance by going online at wwww. disasterassistance. gov, or by web-enabled

phones at m.fema.gov. As reported earlier in the Bureau County Republican, Bureau County residents should have the following information available when registering for disaster assistance: Social Security number; insurance information; current mailing address; current phone number; address of the damaged property; and a brief description of the damages. On Monday, Donarski said this is the first

time in her knowledge that Bureau County has been declared eligible for federal individual disaster assistance, though the county has been declared eligible before for government federal disaster assistance. Again, the registration for federal assistance is done directly with FEMA and not through her office, Donarski said. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

impacted by the man’s other interests and parts of himself he values. The most problematic situation is one in which the man is fully focused on his job or career and has no significant other interests upon which he can focus and can gain worth. However, adjustments are not always easy either for the woman who becomes the primary breadwinner, Reinert said. Society continues to view women as primary caregivers for their families all too often, including care to chil-

dren, spouse and parents. A woman who is career focused, as many primary breadwinners are, may continue to feel the need to be both breadwinner and caregiver, he said. “This is generally a Herculean and unrealistic role expectation,” Reinert said. “Generally, the stronger her support system the easier the transition will be.” Reinert said for couples in non-traditional roles, they will need to be in solid communication with each other to safeguard their mar-

riage, adding they will also need to seek external support systems individually or as a couple. The couple whose lives are “running counter to the current” will need a special strength to succeed, Reinert said. While the woman can support her partner to explore his other strengths to gain self worth, the man will need to be equally present to support his partner and understand the non-traditional value she brings to the relationship and family. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

From Page 1 A resident can know for sure he/she has registered with FEMA if he/ she has been assigned a nine-digit registration identification number, which verifies the individual’s registration status, Donarski said. The deadline to register for FEMA individual disaster assistance is July 9. There are several ways to register with

Breadwinner From Page 1 He also said support systems are of significant importance and may range from the acceptance of family and friends to the availability of outside support groups, which have been traditionally available primarily for women. Looking at easing the transition for men into a lifestyle in which they are no longer the primary breadwinners, Reinert said the responses to that change will be

Solstice From Page 1 A perk along the journey will be available transportation that will transport shoppers between both of Princeton’s shopping districts. The Chamber has partnered with Bureau and Putnam Area Rural Transit (BPART) transportation. Rides will be free of charge. Pickup locations

Crundwell From Page 3 Payees on checks from the secret account clearly were personal in nature, he added. “(Fifth Third Bank) had full knowledge that, based upon Rita Crundwell’s other personal bank accounts at Fifth Third Bank, she did not earn monies from her horse business to sustain her lavish lifestyle and the expenditures she made from the RSCDA account,” Bruce wrote.

will be at the Prouty Building and on the corner of Main and Long Street (next to Darius Miller Park). “I think it’s fair to say many have been waiting for summer to arrive, so it seems appropriate to celebrate the first day of summer … what better way than to kick it off than on Main Street,” Frey said. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

The bank had software put into place to monitor theft, and Bruce argues the bank staff who monitored the software and implemented the banking procedures “intentionally chose not to investigate further.” The secret account made Crundwell one of Fifth Third bank’s largest customers, and so the bank benefitted by allowing her to open and maintain it, Bruce said. The bank has until July 10 to file its response to Bruce’s arguments. A

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hearing is set for 10 a.m. July 16. In its initial defense, Fifth Third Bank said the city itself was negligent in detecting the theft, and Fifth Third is not liable for the results of that negligence. It does not owe the city any money because the bank no longer has any of the city’s funds that “in equity and good conscience should be returned.” Also, it says the city can’t claim a breach of contract because no con-

tract has been provided in court documents, and because the secret account was not listed as a city account, among other defenses. The city’s lawsuit also names its former auditors – CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Clifton Gunderson LLP, Janis Card Co. LLC, Samuel S. Card, CPA, P.C., Samuel S. Card, Todd Etheridge and Ron Blaine – saying they should have detected the 20-year theft. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

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Obituaries Henrietta Rauh

Betty Jean Pienta

Jackie Wiggim

DEPUE — Henrietta T. Rauh, 92, of DePue passed away at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Heritage Health of LaSalle. Born Nov. 17, 1920, in Ottawa to Stanley and Severina (Szewczykowski) Wisniewski, she married Merlyn J. Rauh Nov. 29, 1941, in St. Mary Catholic Church in DePue. He preceded her in death. She had worked at Hobbs in Spring Valley for 19 years before retiring. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in DePue and St. Anne Sodality of the church, the DePue Booster Club and DePue Democrat Club. Surviving are two sons, Michael (Kathy) Rauh of Peru and Merlyn (Karen) Rauh of St. Charles; five daughters, Patricia (Roland) Anderson of St. Augustine, Fla., Nancy (Robert) Edgcomb of LaSalle, Mary (Norma) Dalton of LaSalle, Jeanne (Joe) Thomas of Morris and Anne Rauh Doonan of LaSalle; two brothers, Jack Wisniewski of Ottawa and Donald (Marcia) Wisniewski of Ottawa; one sister, Florence Bretag of Ottawa; 20 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren; three great-greatgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-great-grandchild. She was also preceded in death by one daughter in infancy, one granddaughter, four sisters and four brothers. Prayers will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Barto Funeral Home, DePue, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, DePue, with the Rev. Kevin Creegan officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, DePue. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

SPRING VALLEY — Betty Jean (Lardi) Pienta, 82, of 1027 W. Third St., Spring Valley, passed away peacefully at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, in her home with her husband and children by her side. She courageously battled cancer for the last three and one-half years. Born March 26, 1931, in Gardner to Geno Betty and Hazel (Treasure) Lardi, she married Pienta Joseph James Pienta Jan. 10, 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marseilles. She graduated from Marseilles High School in 1949 and attended L-P-O. She graduated from the LaSalle School of Beauty in 1968, which she then owned BJ’s Beauty Shop from 1968 to 1995. She was a member of the Marseilles Methodist Church until becoming a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in 1954, where she was an active member of the church choir as well as participating as part of the funeral Mass choir. She was a member of St. Margaret’s Hospital Auxiliary. “Noni’s greatest joy was her involvement and time she spent with her family. The legacy she leaves for everyone that she touched is her unconditional love and the importance of family and friends.” Surviving are her husband, Joseph Pienta of Spring Valley; one daughter, Gina (Mac) Cawley of LaSalle; two sons, James (Tammy) Pienta of Spring Valley and Joseph W. Pienta of Spring Valley; eight grandchildren, Bridgett Piacenti of Evanston, Shanna Cawley of Peru, Mick Pienta of Spring Valley, Morgan Cawley of Chicago, Brianna Verucchi of Spring Valley, Andy Cawley of Peru, and Paige and Joey Pienta of Spring Valley; and eight greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Wilma Farrell and Shirley Moats. Prayers will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Spring Valley with the Rev. Robert Spilman officiating. Burial will be in Valley Memorial Park, Spring Valley. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the donor’s choice. A guestbook may be viewed and remembrances shared at www.bartofh. com.

PRINCETON — Jackie (Jack) J. Wiggim, 79, of Princeton, formerly of Manlius, died at 3:08 a.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Unity Point Health Methodist Hospital in Peoria. Born May 21, 1934, in Princeton to Glenn and Martha (Hoffman) Wiggim, he married Beatrice Louise Boggio on Nov. 6, 1954, in Spring Valley. She passed away May 3, 2011. He graduated from Princeton High Jackie School in 1952 and was a farmer in the Wiggim Princeton and Manlius area. He also worked at Michlig Agri Center in Manlius. He was a Democrat precinct committeeman for Bureau Township, Bureau Township supervisor, Manlius Township Farm Bureau Board member, Princeton Elks Lodge and exalted ruler, 4-H leader, school bus driver for the Manlius School district, sub bus driver for the Bureau Valley School District, Manlius Fire Protection District trustee and president, Knights of Columbus, and Manlius Sportsman Club, where he served as president. Survivors include three daughters, Deanna (Marc) Wilt of Walnut, Darlene (Rob) Wallace of Walnut and Doreen (Craig) Miller of Annawan; one son, Duane (Yelena) Wiggim of Bloomington; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and a sister in-law, Norma Slomian of Princeton. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Ed Slomian. A memorial Mass service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton, with Father Jeffrey Striniman officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Princeton. A rosary will be recited at 12:30 p.m. at the church with visitation to follow. Memorials may be made to the Manlius Fire Department or the American Diabetes Association. The Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton is handling arrangements.

Joe Waterhouse WALNUT — Joe Waterhouse, formerly of Walnut, more recently of Arizona, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born April 24, 1937, in Princeton to Gene and Grace (Fisher) Waterhouse. He attended Walnut schools and Western Illinois University in Macomb, majoring in mathematics. He taught high school in Walnut, Pekin and Sycamore. He lived in and spent the majority of his teaching career in Sycamore. He was an active member of his church. He sang in the church choirs and was a member of the Barbershop Singers of America for many years. Surviving are two sisters, Letty Opsal and Ann Schoff; and four brothers, Bill, Dick Ned and Paul Waterhouse. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Don. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Open Prairie Church in Princeton. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Cremation rites were accorded. Memorials may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The Garland Funeral Home in Walnut is handling the arrangements.

Spring Valley Police Warrant arrests

Nicole M. Croissant, 26, of Spring Valley was picked up in the 100 block of East Saint Paul Street at 11:49 a.m. June 13 on a Bureau County warrant for failure to appear for leaving the scene of an accident and a LaSalle County warrant for failure to appear for a DUI. Jose F. Rodriguez, 28, of

Spring Valley was picked up at his residence of 414 W. Saint Paul St. at 8:43 p.m. June 13 on a LaSalle County warrant for civil contempt.

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On the street

More on 34 was last weekend. We asked folks: What is the greatest treasure you’ve ever found at a garage sale?

“I always find lots of stuff for our camper. I’m also a collector of odds and ends.” Julie Piper, Princeton

“I bought a Kewanee Boiler salesman sample for $40 today.” Ken Larson, Sandwich

“Two years ago I found two wooden wagon wheels in Wyanet. They were in excellent condition for $100 each.” Garry Buzard, Walnut

“I collect nut choppers, and I found one today!” Sandie Gradert, Buda

From the editor’s desk What a great day Father’s Day turned out to be! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and carved out some time to enjoy the fellows who are special in their lives. I saw a lot of folks at Wyanet Locker on Friday and Saturday, so I’m betting there were a host of cook-outs going on to honor Dad and Grandpa and others. Don’t forget … you don’t have to wait for Father’s Day (or Mother’s Day) to honor those special folks in your lives. ••• Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the Illinois Press Association Convention in Springfield. It’s an annual event, where newspapers’ editorial and advertising departments/staff members are honored couple with a host of seminars, dinners/luncheons and guest speakers. As always, it was a fun-filled and busy two days. If you haven’t read our story on Page 2, it’s my pleasure to tell you the BCR Terri Editorial Department brought how the Simon Harold and Eva White Memorial sweepstakes trophy, which means your hometown newspaper was judged by our peers as the best newspaper of our size in the state of Illinois. That is huge! Competing against several other newspaper of our circulation size, we topped them all and brought home the hardware again. The BCR has won the trophy 13 times in the past 21 years, and it never gets old. There is no one person in the BCR newsroom that gets all the credit — rather it truly is a team effort, one that requires much dedication and commitment to producing a great newspaper for you, our readers. If you see your BCR Editorial staff out and about — Donna Barker, Lyle Ganther, Sarah Maxwell, Goldie Currie, Kevin Hieronymus, Rita Roberts, Greg Wallace and Barb Kromphardt — out and about, make sure you give them a welldeserved pat on the back. Clearly, they deserve it! Also, you’ll want to applaud the BCR’s Advertising Department — Pam Pratt-Marsh, Ashley Oliver, Angie Davis, Erica Oertel, Phyllis Fargher, Todd Olin and Jodie Seibert — who also brought home their own share of awards from the IPA. Their commitment and creativity to helping advertisers develop a sales strategy is impressive, and it’s cool the state noticed those efforts. Congratulations! ••• It’s official. Friday is the first day of summer! Only six months until Christmas! ••• Thought for today: “Whenever I was upset by something in the papers, Jack always told me to be more tolerant, like a horse flicking away flies in the summer.” Jackie Kennedy. ••• I happened to be driving by the Alexander Park Pool yesterday, and I couldn’t help but notice all the fun going on at the pool. It took me back about 40 or so years, when the place to be in the summer was at the swimming pool. It just looked like summer when I drove by, and if I hadn’t had other obligations, I would have just parked my car in the parking lot and watched all the fun. There’s something so innocent and full of life when you see kids swimming, splashing and living life to the fullest. Aaahhh ... ••• I was out working in one of my flower gardens the other afternoon, and the mosquitoes were absolutely awful. No kidding. It was about 1 p.m., and their buzzing was nearly driving me crazy. I’m sure you’ve read our continuing coverage on mosquitoes and the dreaded West Nile Virus. I think this is going to be one of those years, so be vigilant, my friends. ••• Are you enjoying the warm weather? Are you taking some time to visit with family, friends, neighbors? Are you using your front porch, your deck, your patio ... or are they sitting vacant without you. Take time for you. The other stuff will wait. Breathe. Exhale. And remember ... you are important to me and the BCR.

“I always buy tons of kid’s stuff, and today, I bought some antique Christmas decorations.” Caitlin Tripp, Princeton

TO Letters THE Editor

More effects than you might think To the Editor, In response to the Department of Agriculture: Apparently Clean Line Energy Partners does its best work behind closed doors making deals with select groups without public input. Politicians let the banks off the hook for bankrupting our country at taxpayer expense leaving homeowners to lose their homes in foreclosure. Now they face losing homes to back door energy marketeers speculating Enron-style on projected energy markets strictly for personal profit. Has the Department of Agriculture researched Clean Line’s business practices or history? Politicians allow this stimulus plundering at the expense of tax-paying citizens who stand to lose property to an out-of-state company who wants the power to use eminent domain. Clean Line’s past history shows they are likely to turn the reigns over to EDP Renewables, a foreign energy giant, once routes are established, sending billions in tax dollars right out of the country. Horizon Wind/ EDP (previously owned by Michael Skelly) is currently collecting millions through university programs with sponsored interns having the ability to manipulate studies to their advantage. Jimmy Glotfelty ran the Department of

Energy under the Bush administration, giving Enron a free pass. While director, he helped establish the ground rules for this industry and stands to make billions in the private sector. Would his clout have any influence on FERC decisions — a branch under DOE? Clean Line claims they have no opposition; however, 11 Eastern governors have written congress rejecting CLEP’s proposals with thousands of landowners voicing opposition along their routes. CLEP wants to give wind a fair chance in the market? The Illinois Portfolio Standard (CLEP staff helped establish the IPS) shows wind got an unfair advantage while solar got the shaft being put on the back burner for several years. Is the Department of Agriculture going to look into the negative effects of wind turbines and local weather changing significantly over the past few years as more large-scale wind farms are installed perhaps contributing to more deadly weather patterns? “Given the present installed capacity and

the projected growth in installation of wind farms across the world, I feel wind farms, if spatially large enough, might have noticeable impacts on local to regional meteorology,” Liming Zhou, associate professor, State University, New York, Albany - authored paper published April 29 - Nature Climate Change said in e-mail to Discovery News. According to research, the warming surface temperate increased from 2003 to 2011, which is consistent with an increase in the number of wind turbines in the Texas area used for this study. Because this warming could impact crop yields of local farmers or have an even larger effect on the increase in global temperatures, study authors say more research is needed. Politicians should investigate projects fully before dropping free reigns to the likes of Clean Line Energy Partners/Enron Clone because the economic/ environmental outcome may not only affect the landowners defending property but our own fragile climate. Andrea Rackmyer Sheridan

Letters Policy The Bureau County Republican will print letters of interest to our readers. Send letters to: Readers opinions, P.O. Box 340, Princeton, IL 61356; fax (815) 875-1235; or email to opinion@bcrnews. com. Letters may be edited for length or clarity. Correct names and hometowns must be included with letters to be published. Telephone numbers are needed to verify the authenticity of letters but will not be published.

Privacy, please! To the Editor, Wednesday afternoon my wife and I stopped for lunch at a restaurant in downtown Princeton. Seated at the table adjacent to us, were three young women whom I gather work at doctor’s offices in town. Though no names were mentioned, the three talked openly about the health issues of several patients, their ages and physical description. They also discussed several patients who had converted to Medicare coverage and attributed specific remarks to one elderly woman in particular. Obviously, I found their conversation unsettling, and I’m left with a nagging question. Why is it that you require me to sign a medical information privacy/HIPAA form, when you talk about the health conditions of your patients in public in the presence of strangers? Do you think because you didn’t mention names that such conversation is appropriate and legal? I’ve heard the HIPAA spiel many times, and it is my understanding you are not permitted to share a patient’s private medical information with anyone, not even their spouse, without the patient’s signed approval on a HIPAA form! If my wife and I still lived in Princeton, it is very likely we would have known some of the patients you were gossiping about. Jack Helser Granville


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Life&Arts

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 • 7 Logan Awards — Logan Junior High honors students achievements during ceremony in May. See Page 8.

Reunion — Hall High School class of 1948 gathers to celebrate their 65th reunion. See Page 8.

Festival 56 starts 10th season Friday PRINCETON — The comedy “Completely Hollywood (abridged)” will open the 10th season of Festival 56 at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Grace Center for Performing Arts, 316 S. Main St., Princeton. In the style of “The Complete History of America (abridged)” and “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),” both produced by the festival in previous seasons, the three-man cast makes a dizzying attempt to do the impossible – present in one performance a complete summary of the greatest and most popu-

lar films of all time. A brief discussion with the Hollywood (abridged) cast and director will take place after the opening night show, followed by the first of the season’s late night cabarets at 10 p.m. Tickets to the cabarets are sold separately and can be purchased in advance at the Festival 56 Box Office or the night of the show. “Completely Hollywood (abridged)” runs through June 29. Other Festival 56 productions this summer are: “Talley’s Folly” by Lanford Wilson, winner of the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Drama (July 2-9); the musical “Joseph and

the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber (July 5-13); the famous drama “The Heiress,” based on a story by Henry James (July 16-20); a children’s favorite, “Treasure Island,” by Robert Louis Stevenson (July 20-26); the raucous comedy, “The Full Monty” (July 27-Aug. 4); and “Hometown_Anonymous,” a new play written by Festival 56, based on stories submitted by Princeton residents (Aug. 3-4; also performed over Homestead weekend, Sept. 13-15). In addition to these productions, the festival

ALWA Unit 125 holds workshop PRINCETON — Eight members of American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 of Princeton packed 31 treat sacks for the veterans in four local nursing homes on May 8 at the Legion home. Treats for the sacks included fresh fruit, homemade cookies, Rice Krispie treats, special diet foods, personal care items, a red poppy and a flag pin in honor of Poppy Days. The Unit performs the workshops every money as a way to “thank you” to the veterans who have served the country so well and are now residing in nursing homes the Unit serves each month.

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American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 members (front row, from left) Clara Pease, Lil Johnson, Jan Wedding and Eleanor Sapp; and (back row) Carol Allicks, Mariele Fisher and Agnes Dunn show treat sacks they filled during a veterans workshop in May. Absent from the photo was Fran Lewis. Monetary donations can be mailed to Clara Pease, VA&R chairman, 321 Briar Lane, Princ-

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eton, IL 61356, or to ALWA 125, 1549 W. Peru St., Princeton, IL 61356, Attn: Veterans.

offers free Shakespeare in Princeton’s Soldiers and Sailors Park on Wednesday and Sunday evenings at 8 p.m. during the summer season. This year’s play is “Macbeth” (June 30-July 28). The Grace Performing Arts Center is completely accessible and ample nearby parking is available. For tickets and a complete 2013 performance schedule, visit www.festival56.com or call the Festival 56 Box Office at 815-879-5656, ext. 11. The box office is open noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and an hour before each performance.

New Bedford Memorial Service NEW BRADFORD — ­ The annual New Bedford Royal Neighbor Memorial Service was held at the Greenville/ Fairfield Cemetery on June 2. Polly Lickhard gave the welcome. Savannah Jensen led the Pledge to the Flag. Invocation, address and benediction was given by Rev. David Beebe. Patriotic readings were given by Lois Swanson and Mary Etheridge. Andrew Smith gave the Gettysburg Address. Patsy Swanson read all the names of deceased members of the New Bedford Royal Neighbors. Music was provided by Tom Cruse. Taps was played by Logan Twidell and Hunter Klemme.

Community Notes Crafters wanted VAN ORIN — Crafters are wanted for the Van Orin Gospel Church’s craft open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12. The fee is $20. For information, contact Diane at dsimpkins_45@yahoo.com or call 815-503-4688.

Woodcrafters meeting PRINCETON — Woodcrafters Unlimited will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bureau County Senior Center, 16 W. Marion St. in Princeton. Any interested woodworker is welcome to attend.

Maps available DEPUE — Maps for the villagewide garage sales June 21-23 are available at Casey’s, the post office and the village clerk’s office in DePue.

Meeting set GENESEO — The Henry/Stark Counties Retired Teachers will meet July 10 at the First United Methodist Church, 302 N. State St., Geneseo. The meeting will begin with a noon luncheon. Reservations are due on or before July 3 to Lynda DeMoss, 920 Kadel Court, Geneseo, IL 61254 or call 309-945-4011. The cost for the luncheon is $10. Marilyn Woelke will present a program titled “When Do I Worry?” All retired teachers of Henry and Stark counties are invited to this meeting. If it is your first time to attend a Henry Stark County Retired Teachers’ meeting, your lunch, with reservation, is provided at no cost.

Thanks Neighbor Thank you for donations To the Editor, Many thanks to the community of Princeton for their generous donations during our poppy weekend on May 24 and 25. We deeply

appreciate your support for the American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary and our veterans. Bernice Burke Poppy chairman, American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 Princeton

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Hall Class of 1948 celebrates 65th reunion Members of the Hall High School Class of 1948 gather May 18 at The Maples in Peru to celebrate their 65th reunion. Pictured (front row, from left) are Dorothy Barto Maurer, Thresa Perona Brolley, Jean Ernat Current and Mary McCauley Kuebel; and (back row) Bob Manahan, Dorothy Davis Meek, George Galetti, Elma Dean Gaull, Virginia Grivetti Joerger, Mary Harmstrom Klopcic, Helen Hoffert Pellegrini and Mary Jane Troglio Kerulis. Attending, but not pictured, was Frank Mattioda.

American Legion elects new officers SPRING VALLEY — Dominic O’Berto Post No. 182, American Legion in Spring Valley, elected new officers.

They are: Jerry Zibert, post commander; John McCormick, adjutant; John Bogatitis, finance officer; Paul Mignone,

chaplain; Ray Biagioni, junior vice commander; Ed Zeglis, senior vice commander; and James Barto, sergeant-at-arms.

••• Items for the Life & Arts section can be emailed to news@bcrnews.com.

Lions Club presents scholarships Princeton Lions’ Jim Argo and Carl Orloff present two $750 scholarships to Princeton High School students Kate Morrow and Kathryn Krieger. The scholarships were presented during the May 20 awards banquet at PHS.

Logan students honored at graduation PRINCETON — The following Logan Junior High School eighthgrade students received awards at the graduation ceremony on May 23: Ann E. Larsen Award — Alex Schlesinger Robert D. Jesse Lion Heart Award — Jasmine Storm Logan Citizenship — Luke Schultz and Maxine Dumyahn National Choir Award — Doran Cotter Accent Award — Alex Schlesinger John Phillip Sousa Award — Rachel Jensen Woody Hermann Jazz Band Award — Trevor Atkinson and Josh Egger

Optimist Science Award — Kyle Knudsen Mary Knox Stevens Award for Spelling — Doran Cotter Mary Knox Steven Award for Penmanship — Jessica Krohn Pannebaker Track Award — Brent Loftus, Taylor Weatherington, Ellise Piper and Luke Schultz Robert E. Inks Award — Aaron Sears Gertrude Parker Award — Gabriella Gerber Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award — Rachel Jensen American Legion Award — Cole Wright and Jamie Forbeck


9 sports Tuesday, June 18, 2013 • 9 Golf results — Who’s been tearing up area golf courses? See league results on page 10.

2013-14 IHSA classification cut-offs

The Rec Report

Gators win gold at Summer Games By Kevin Hieronymus khieronymus@bcrnews.com

Area athletes participated in the 2013 Special Olympics Summer Games in Bloomington-Normal this weekend. Gold medal winners included: Gateway Services Joseph Knowles (standing long jump) and Allen Bence (tennis ball throw). Other results for Gateway Services were Marylou Balensiefen, Amanda Helm and Brandon Kinsley, silver. and Brandon Endsley, fourth, in tennis ball throw; Brenda Zehr, fourth in 400-meter run, Tony Full, fifth in 100meter run, Wayne Whalen, fourth in 400-meter walk, and Richard Johnson, fifth in 50-meter run. Hole-in-one: Vern Golden of Seatonville aced the 170-yard, No. 3 hole at Spring Creek on Thursday. His hole-in-one was witnessed by Mickey Quartucci of Spring Valley and Gene Marzetta of Utica. Neponset 5K: Luke North of Galva was the winner of the Neponset Picnic Days 5K on June 8. He had a time of 19 minutes, 43 seconds. Other top 10 finishers were: Jacob Mesecher of Bushnell, 25:36; Dustin Landwehr of Senoia, Ga., 29:47; Patricia Gerrond of Neponset, 32: 04; Jessie Jannie Gaught of Neponset, 34:15; Carl Rohrig of Neponset, 34:22; Autumn McGarvey of Kewanee, 41:37; Amelia Schiltz of Buda, 41:38; Rachel Mueller of Neponset, 41:52; and Rebecca Mueller of Kewanee 41:53. Manlius Rolle Bolle: The magic number of 30 participants for a Wednesday night still holds, as 30 came to play rolle bolle on June 12. The winners were: Max Naert, Mitch Smith and Tyler DeBrock.

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Mendota goes up, Bruins hoops down By Kevin Hieronymus

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Joseph Knowles (above) of Gateway Services makes his jump in the standing long jump during the Special Olympics Summer Games in Normal. He celebrates his Gold Medal (at left), joined by teammate Allen Bence (right), who took first place in the tennis ball throw. Photos contributed

The Mendota baseball and softball teams took a big hit with the announcement this week of the IHSA’s new enrollment classifications for the 2013-14 school year. The St. Bede boys basketball program may have hit a home run. The Bruins will drop from 2A to 1A, no longer having the enrollment multiplier applied. Once the Bruins win two regionals, the multiplier would come into play and send them back to 2A for six years. St. Bede coach Mike Kirlmartin said he was surprised, but doesn’t matter really. When he told the kids, he said they didn’t really have much feeling either way. “If it were the last two years we would have been tough to beat,” he said. The Lady Bruins, who have won three regionals in the past five years, will remain in 2A. Both Mendota teams have been bumped from 2A to 3A. Mendota has an enrollment of 622, just 12 students over the new cap (610) for Class 2A. The cutoff was 614 last year. Mendota’s basketball and volleyball programs were bumped to 3A in 2012-13. In recent years, the IHSA went to a new reclassification system to divide each sport evenly by class rather than by a blanket over each individual school. The postseason success of private schools determined if they

• Mendota baseball and softball (2A to 3A)

• Who’s down St. Bede boys basketball (2A to 1A). were assessed the enrollment multiplier. No other area programs were affected by the cutoffs. Princeton (551) stays in 2A for boys and girls basketball, baseball and softball and 3A for volleyball in a four-class system. Boys and girls soccer, cross country and wrestling will remain 1A and boys golf, and track will all remain in 2A out of three classes. There are only two classes for girls golf and boys and girls tennis with Princeton among the smaller schools. With anticipated declining enrollments, no PHS sport should be in danger of moving up and the Tigress volleyball program is hoping to drop back to 2A where it was prior to 2012. Bureau Valley (335) and Hall (384) will again be 1A schools for cross country and track and 2A schools for baseball, basketball, softball and volleyball. St. Bede (468.6 with multiplier) will remain in 1A for track and cross country and in 2A for baseball, softball, girls basketball and volleyball. LaMoille/Ohio and DePue teams will play in 1A for all of its sports. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com

DePaepe puts the special in Special Olympics By Dixie Schroeder Shaw Media Service

Cheryl DePaepe has been working with the special needs population in one form or another since 1971. She started teaching special education at Putnam County in 1971 and took a group to participate in the Chicago Special Olympics games, DePaepe said it was then decided it would be a good idea to host games locally, and the idea of a “Special Sports Jamboree” was born. In 1977, the group was invited to the Special

Olympics offices in Bloomington to see if there was interest in starting a Special Olympics chapter. DePaepe, the longtime director for the Starved Rock Area, said when Special Olympics started, it was a once a year track meet. The area athletes’ interest has grown, and the local Special Olympics chapter now participates in 13 different sports throughout the year. Locally the group hosts a district basketball event, a cross country and snowshoe competition, an individual

basketball skills event, a district boccie tournament, spring track and field games, golf skills and five-hole golf, a volleyball competition, a bowling competition and a motor activity training event. Throughout the years the group has also served athletes in tennis, aquatics, field hockey, power lifting and equestrian. DePaepe said the athletes have to be 8 or older to participate in sports events, but during the past couple of years, the group has begun to serve younger athletes.

“We are looking at 6 and 7 year olds who will be transitioning into Special Olympics. We currently have a young athlete program that is run by Easter Seals in Ottawa. It is for individuals ages 2 through 11,” DePaepe said. With all these events going on throughout the year, staffing becomes a predominant issue. DePaepe always did Special Olympics on the side, but after retirement, she became a full-time administrator for the program. The rest of the event staff are volunteers. “Prior to games I could have

anywhere from two to 12 or so people,” she said. “For example we have people come in to fold T-shirts and put boxes together. But I have a core group of about five to six people that help me do all kind of things that I need to do.” In addition to those volunteers, there are about 300 to 500 “day of” event people who come to help the actual day of an event. “We have a core group of people that volunteer year after year after year,” said DePaepe. “Some of the volun-

See DePaepe Page 10


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All-BCR Track and Field Caleb Strom (Princeton, jr.): The Princeton triple jumper saved his best for last, going 20 feet, 4 inches at sectionals to take over the top spot in the BCR Honor Roll. He was included in the Honor Roll listing, but omitted Caleb Strom from Satuday’s Honor Roll story.

Sports Shorts PYFL sign-ups

PRINCETON — Registration for the 2013 Princeton Youth Football season will be held from 9 a.m. June 29 and July 6 at the PHS practice field equipment shed. Cost is $90. The PYFL Camp will be held from July 22-25.

PHS girls basketball camp

PRINCETON — The 2013 Princeton Tigresses Basketball Camp will be held July 8-11 at Logan Junior High School. There

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From Page 9 Second went to Lisa Marchand, Leslea Wallace and M.J. Michlig; third place to Allison DeBrock, Tony Marchand and Rod Nelson; fourth place to: Elizabeth Sullivan, Harold Oloffson and Rob Morey; and fifth to Ann Chapman, Kristine DeBrock and Dennis Kepner. Fastpitch Church League: United Methodist and Bureau Township kept pace of one another with victories in Saturday’s play at Westside Park, both moving to 3-0 for a first-place tie. UMC defeated St. Louis/Covenant 21-6 while Bureau Township topped Bunker Hull by the 10-run rule. Friday’s action saw St. Matthew’s rally for an 11-8 win over the People’s Church. Back on the diamond this week, UMC will face Princeton Bible at 7:30 p.m. Friday with People’s Church vs. Bunker Hill (6 p.m.) and St. Matthew’s vs. Bureau Township (7:30 p.m.) to meet Saturday. League standings are: Bureau Township, UMC 3-0; Bunker Hill 2-2; St. Matthew’s 2-1; Princeton Bible 1-1; People’s Church 0-3; St. Louis/ Covenant 0-4. Walnut 5K Run/Walk

Scoreboard Recreational golf

Indian Hills Ladies Day

Low net team: Team #4. Most 12s: Jolene McCauley. Most putts: Cindy Massino. Hunter’s Ridge Ladies

Drivers: Low gross - Nancy DeBord. Low Net—Lisa Petersen. Low Putts—Nancy DeBord. Team total - 150. Chippers: Low Gross—Joyce Washer. Low Net—Joyce Washer. Low Putts—Lynn Farley. Team Total - 154. Putters: Low Gross—Jon Tarrence. Low Net—Yvonne Browning. Low Putts—Jon Tarrence. Team total - 167. Hidden Lake Ladies

June 12 Play of Day: Low gross on odd holes. A flight - Carol Roberson 16. B FlightBeth VanVooren, Janice Mueller 19. C FlightVirginia Moore, Maggie Mangold 21. Field winners: Low Gross - Karen Taylor 39. Low Net - Deb Zengler 50-24=30. Low Putts - Patsy DeFauw 14. Birdies: Zenger #15. Chip-In: Zenger #15. Signs: Hole #10 longest drive - Karen

are sessions for grades 3-5, grades 6-8, grades 9-12. Cost is $55. Registration forms are available at all area schools. For more information, contact PHS at 815-875-3308.

IVYFL sign-ups

SPRING VALLEY — Illinois Valley Youth Football League sign-up and physical forms are available for the 2013 season at Heartland and Bank Trust locations in Spring Valley and DePue. For more information, call Jack Boroski at 815-664-4577.

for ALS: The annual Walnut 5K Run/Walk for ALS Research is July 6. Registration is at 7 a.m. and the race is at 8 a.m. starting at Bureau Valley North Junior High. Registration is $15 before June 29 and $20 after. T-shirts will be given to runners who register before June 29. For more information, contact Julie VonHolten at (815) 379-2269, or at walnut5kforals@gmail.com. Art Sarver 3-Mile Run/ Walk: The second annual Art Sarver Memorial 3-Mile Run/Walk will start at 8 a.m. June 29. The race starts and ends on Art Sarver Memorial Drive (Trexler Avenue) near the Oglesby Elks Lodge. The fee is $20 in advance and $25 the day of the race. The first 500 entrants receive a T-shirt. Entry forms are available at Oglesby City Hall and online at www.oglesbyfunfest.com. For more information, call (815) 883-3389. Starved Rock Runners clinic: The Starved Rock Runners Club’s running clinics will be held at 6 p.m. at Baker’s Lake every Monday until Aug. 12. There is a kids clinic for ages 7-18 and a women’s clinic for females 18-andover. For more information, contact Michele Gaeta at maples1401@ hotmail.com. MacNaughten. Hole #12 shortest drive Janice Mueller. Hole #16 closest 3rd shot - DeFauw. Hole #18 closest 2nd shot - Sally Riley. Team Standings: 1. Johnson Agency, Michlig Grain 14; 3. HLGC 12; 4. Life Fit 10. Wyaton Hills Ladies Thursday League

Standings: Central Bank 5-2; Wyaton Hills 4.5-2.5; Mike Electric 4-3; McCall Chiropractic 4-3; White Way 3.5-3.5; Scentsy 0-7. Flag events: Rosalie Hobbs, long putt #6; michelle coble long drive #9. Chip-in: Barb Brumbaugh  #5 Low gross: Michelle Coble 40. Low net: Pam Tippner 25. Wyaton Hills Wednesday Men’s League

Standings: Michlig Energy   5-2; LaPorte Mowing 5-2; Princeton Redi Mix 4-3; Edward Jones 4-3; Hill View 3-4; Wyaton Hills 0-7. Flag events: Scott Cumpton long putt #6; Mick Towns long putt #7 Birdies: Danny May #5. Gary Patterson  #1. Low gross: Allan Kerber Low net: Jeff Stocking, Allan Kerber, Mick Towns, Scott Cumpton, John Eden, Jeff Bland Ron Cordum 33.

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Showdown champions The 12U Bureau County Blaze won Sunday’s 2013 Midwest Sluggers Showdown in Moline. The Blaze went 5-0 in the tournament, defeating the Geneseo Green Extreme 10-2 for the championship. Team members are (front row, left) Jordyn Friel, Brooke Tonozzi, Kamryn Olson, Maggie Sons, Laura Phillips and Mollie May; (second row) coach Matt Tonozzi, Eden Bushnell, Gabby Englehaupt, Janessa Hart, Miranda Sorenson and coach Mike Friel; and (back row) head coach Bob James, coach Phil May and coach Shawn Sons. Missing from the photo: Kaley Peterson.

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Fourth place finish The Bureau County Blaze 16U finished fourth in the NSA Illinois “A” State Tournament in East Peoria this weekend. The Blaze finished with a record of 6-3. Team members are (front row, left) Ashley Phillips, Julie Dodd, Mollie Bates, Annie Miller, Anna Konzak; and (back row) coach Bill Phillips, Abby Jaques, Kaila Dunfee, Taylor Pettit, Monica Monroe, Tara Kunkel, Madison Menzel, Kaylan Trumpinsk, coach Scott Trumpinski, and coach Rick Menzel.

From Page 9 teers have been around as long as I have been.” There is a progression to the events. Local area events are held, and the gold medal winners move on to a sectional or state tournament. This leads to something going on almost every weekend of the year throughout the state of Illinois. Of course, there is a financial component to all of this. “We provide all of the events free to the athletes and their families,” she said. “The only thing we ask the teams in any form to provide is transportation to the events. We are very fortunate that all of the venues we use donate their facilities. A lot of our food products are donated when we provide lunches.” However there are shirts, awards and other incidentals that have to be paid for. According to DePaepe, this is where the fundraising efforts come in to play. There is a sponsored athlete campaign aimed at the local service clubs and businesses. Special Olympics, along with local law enforcement, also sponsors a “Polar Plunge” in Yorkville. DePaepe said last year this was the biggest fundraiser with more than 400 people participating. Another fundraising component is an annual auction on Aug. 1. DePaepe enjoys her work and doesn’t like to admit that some people say she is good at what she does. “I could not do this without the volunteers,” she said. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com

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-100Announcements 103 • Card of Thanks THANK YOU The Family of Edie Strader would like to thank everyone who paid their respects to Edie. Would like to thank the Amish singers who sang many beautiful songs at her funeral. Thank you. Frank Strader & Family

- 200 Employment 228 • Help Wanted BUREAU VALLEY DISTRICT #340 POSITIONS OPEN BUREAU VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL 2013-14 YEAR *Freshman Volleyball Coach; *Freshman Girls Basketball Coach Please send letter of interest and resume to: Athletic Director Jeff Ohlson, Bureau Valley High School, 9154 2125 N. Avenue, Manlius, IL 61338 AWESOME SUMMER JOB Team Corn Detasseling is hiring workers for Summer Detasseling. Work with your friends this summer. Local Pick-Up Sites in Wyanet Princeton, Spring Valley, DePue, Malden, Ohio & Ladd. Age 13 and up. Earn from $7.75 to $10 per hour depending on your ability. Attendance Bonus Available. Season starts around July 5th to 10th and runs 8 to 15 days. Transportation Provided. For applications call: 866-898-8326 or 815875-8100 or on the web at: www.Teamcorn.com Bunker Hill Church of God, in Buda is looking for someone to Staff our Nursery on Sunday's 8:30am-10:30am. If interested call Shelley @ 815-303-7106

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HVAC SERVICE TECHNICIAN Able to diagnose & repair Furnaces, Air conditioner, Boilers & Water Heaters Full-Time Position Paid Holidays, Vacation Days, Health Insurance & 401K. Send resume to: Grassers Plumbing & Heating, 404 West Main Street, McNabb, IL 61335, or call 815-882-2111

TRUCK MECHANIC Seeking an experienced and dependable Diesel Truck Mechanic for general repairs and preventative maintenance. Tools required. CDL license a plus. We offer competitive pay and benefits including medical insurance, vacations and holiday pay. Apply in person or call: 815-224-2223. BP Transportation, 3535 North 30th Road, I-80, Exit 73/Plank Road, (Next to Big Apple Restaurant). Peru, IL

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NOW HIRING! Busy downtown Princeton restaurant has openings for the following positions *Grill Cook- breakfast experience required. *Service/Wait Staff *Dishwasher Experience required. Competitive wage. Please reply with resume to: PO Box 24, Princeton, IL 61356 WANTED: BV North Elementary PARAPROFESSIONAL position, beginning August 2013. Interested applicants should send resume, references and a copy of their paraprofessional certificate to: Principal Sandra Beitsch, Bureau Valley North Elementary, 323 South Main St., Walnut, IL 61376 by Friday, June 28, 2013 Part-time CUSTODIAN needed for Princeton Church. Call 815-875-2565 Property Management Administrator Property Management Administrator to assist the property management department with administration duties & inspections. Building relationships with clients and handling the marketing, advertising and front desk duties. This role would suit a Property Manager looking to take a step back or an Administrator with Certificate of Registration looking to progress into Property Management. Send resume. michael.rodrod@ aol.com St. Louis School seeks part-time P.E. TEACHER grades K-8. Send resume to: St. Louis School, 631 Park Avenue West, Princeton, IL

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229 • Professional/ Clerical Full-time 7/8th Grade ELEMENTARY TEACHER. Type 30 Certificate required. 1 year only. Send letter of interest and resume to: 314 South Main Street, Cherry, IL 61317 GREENFIELD RETIREMENT HOME Princeton has an opening for a RN or LPN 7:00am to 3:00pm shift every other weekend and PRN all shifts. Call Weekdays: 815-872-2261 or stop in for an application POSITION OPENING HEALTH SPECIALIST: Salaried, full-year position. LPN or RN required. Management team position working out of the LaSalle Satellite Office. Coordination of health services for pre-k children within the program's five southern counties. For information and application contact Tri-County Opportunities Council at 815-625-7830 or visit our website at: www.tcochelps.com. Equal Opportunity Employer RESTORATIVE NURSE/ MDS COORDINATOR Part-time day shift. RN with current IL license Long term care and MDS experience preferred. Competitive wage. Excellent working environment. Apply in person: Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm. Heritage Health 1301 21st Street Peru, IL EOE

230 • Work Wanted MATURE MAN will do odd job: paint, trim bushes, pull weeds and almost anything. Dependable and experienced. Call 815719-3307 / 815-875-7521

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- 400 Merchandise 442 • Lawn & Garden TWIGGYS TREE FARM SPECIALS! *Perennials 4 for $10; *Knockout Roses $12; *Douglas Firs $10; *All Fruit trees 25% off. 815-303-8158

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460 • Garage Sales

12' Jon Boat with trolling motor, $200 or best offer; industrial meat slicer, $200 or best offer. Call 815-954-0912

Men's new JD work boots 9-1/2, $100; 1960's era wooden high chair & cradle, $20 each. Call 815-542-6261

14 Budweiser collector mugs $20 each; GE 17,800btu window air $200; push lawn mower, $150. Call 815-925-7248

Rocker overstuffed recliner, cloth, blue, $125; Black/Decker edger 1.5hp, used, $30; 2- 14” tires, $25/both. 815-993-3347

CHERRY TOWNWIDE RUMMAGE SALES Friday, June 21, 8am-4pm; Saturday, June 22, 8am-noon 12 Sales. List of address available at the gas station and post office

2000 Hyundai Elantra. 171,672 miles. Runs good. $999 or best offer. Call 815-878-3650

Total Gym XL with accessories, asking $350. Call 815-503-0444 for negotiations or details, Ask for Ashley

MORRISEY FARM STRAWBERRIES Now Ready. You pick also available. Located 3 miles south of Putnam on Route 29 to Marshall Putnam County Road 300, go East 1 mile. 309-236-8837

2009 Simplicity 24hp, 50” deck, 307 hours. $975. Must see, after 5pm. Call 815-875-4383

448 • Pets & Livestock

40” Agri Fab pull behind lawn sweeper, used once, lawn to small, new $199, asking $110. 815-4542464, leave message

DONATE NOW! “The animals are crying” Tri-County Humane Society. LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam Counties. Call 815-875-6145 or 815-872-9781 or send donation to: PO Box 1601, LaSalle, IL 61301 FREE Kittens: cute and cuddly. Call 815-878-8566

450 • Under $1000 (21) Duck decoys, $5 each; size 9 waders, $45; (31) 8oz weights, $1 each. Call 815-303-5518 10,000 btu air conditioner with remote, used 2 months, $200; entertainment center $100; TV $200. 815-878-2855 1989 Mercury Grand Marquis, low miles, needs some work. $999. Call 815-878-4826

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

L.W. Schneider is a leading manufacturer in the firearms/ defense industry. We supply precision machined components to virtually every firearms manufacturer in the US. We strive to provide our customers with the highest quality products while meeting the fast paced growing demands of the industry. Located in Illinois, our 43,000 square foot machining facility has a workforce of over 400 people. We have a variety of equipment including CNC & Swiss style lathes, CNC horizontal & vertical machining centers. We are currently seeking a Maintenance Technician with a minimum of five years of experience working in a manufacturing/factory environment. Job Responsibilities: • Maintain hydraulic fixtures • Change spindles on Haas CNC machines • Repair and perform preventative maintenance on CNC machines • Perform maintenance in conjunction with our plant safety program • Other activities as needed Minimum Qualifications: • Must have a minimum of five years of experience working in a manufacturing/factory maintenance role • Must have strong mechanical skills • Must be able to perform electrical troubleshooting • Must have own tools • Must possess good work ethic and be a self-starter • Must be safety minded • Must be willing to work overtime and some Saturdays as needed Preferred Qualifications: • Experience working with CNC and PLC equipment • Maintenance-related coursework Salary commensurate with experience. MAIL RESuMES tO:

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L.W. Schneider, Inc. Attn: Human Resources Manager 1180 N. Sixth St. Princeton, IL 61356

4 ton engine hoist on wheels, $185; drive on vehicle ramps, $20. Call 815-878-5851

80" wood frame couch with 6 cushions, $100. Call 815-342-0252 Akeda 16" dovetail jig with accessories, $325; Lie Nielsen rabbet block plane, $125. Call 815-875-1314 Amana dryer $50; Tires: One-LT245/75/16 $50; Two 215/60/16 $30 each. Call 815-664-2236 Betty Boop musical watch (new) plays “I wanna be loved by you” $45; Jimmy Carter watch (new) $40. 815-339-6552 Iris plants. Hardy, mature plants. All yellow colors. $1.00 each. Call 815-638-2071. Email: asb10@earthlink.net Jazzy Electric wheel chair, new batteries, $650. Call 815-303-0802

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460 • Garage Sales CHERRY 19 Erin Drive. Thursday, June 20, 8am to 5pm; Friday, June 21, 8am to 4pm; Saturday, June 22, 8am to Noon. Many misc. items, too numerous to list

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PRINCETON 413 South Chestnut. Friday, Saturday, June 21, 22; 9am4pm. Girls clothes NB-4T. Baby toys, basinett, car seats, stroller. Boy's clothes 5-6. Wedding items. Some women's clothes. Electronics electric guitar and AMP, IPOD Nano, XBox games. Garage gas heater. Household items. Tons of misc.

2000 SUZUKI GZ250 red, new tires & battery, saddle bags. Excellent condition. $1,200 or best offer. Call 815-866-5882

PRINCETON 430 North Linn. Thursday, June 20, 4pm-8pm; Friday, June 21, 8am-4pm; Saturday, June 22, 8am-2pm. Antique white wicker table oak top/4 chairs, patio set, glider, art work/pictures, TV/stand, computer desk, counter stools, Christmas trees, ornaments, sofa, recliner, chairs, household good, tools, lawn care items PRINCETON 614 South Chestnut Street. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, June 21, 22, 23; All Day! Downsizing from 2 houses to 1. Electric typewriter, bedding, towels, rugs, ladders, kids & adult games, furniture, lamps, hood hair dryer, freezer packs PRINCETON 8 Chelmar Drive. Thursday, June 20, 4pm-7pm; Friday, June 21, 8am-5pm; Saturday, June 22, 8am-12pm. Boy's clothes 3m-2t, baby toys, quality Jr & women clothing, scrubs. Shoes Galore!! books, home décor, kitchen ware. Deals!! PRINCETON Christian Academy. 21890 US Hwy 34 (2 miles Northeast of Princeton on Rt. 34). Friday, June 21, 8am-4pm; Saturday, June 22, 8am12pm. HUGE ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE. Furniture, lots of craft and sewing machine, clothing for all ages, baby items, toys, books, household, holiday items, misc. STANDARD 117 Taft Street. Friday & Saturday, June 21 & 22; 8am-3pm. Clothes, shoes, game consoles, games, TV's, home Interiors, and much more

-600Transportation 614 • Car Sales ******* $$ CASH PAID $$ We pay top dollar for junk (cars, machinery, etc.) Call 815-878-9353 2009 RX 350 Lexus 63,696 miles. In good condition. $22,000 or best offer. Call 815-876-6194

615 • Truck Sales 1998 Dodge 3/4 ton 2 wheel drive, Club cab. 5.9 V8, automatic. air, tilt, cruise, power windows/ locks, trailer hitch, toolbox. $2,000. Call 815915-7075 2000 Ford Ranger XLT, Super cab, red, 5 speed manual; 85,000 miles. New tires, battery, tuneup, etc. $5,900. Call 309-883-0093

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Must Sell, only 1700 miles. 2010 Harley Davidson Heritage Classic Softail. Black. Call 815-8789506 between 3:30pm and 4:30 pm

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618 • Recreational 1989 RV Jayco, 21-1/2', air, electric jack, excellent condition, stored inside. $2,200 or best offer. Call 815-866-5882

619 • Boats 2004 Lund 12' Aluminum Boat/trailer & 6hp Johnson Motor, 3 gallon fuel tank. $1,995-negotiable. Call 815-646-4161

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- 700 Real Estate For Sale 767 • Mobile Home Sales Mobile Home For Sale $2,000 down, $372.22 a month for 5 years. Great wooded lot. Newly painted, new carpets. 3 bedroom. Reduced, 2 bedroom $5,500, $500 down, + $210 lot rent, then $366.69 per month for 3 years. Both include lot rent, water & garbage pick up. Call 815-303-2948

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768 • Homes For Sale PRINCETON Corner lot in good location. 2 bedroom home, new roof, 24x24 two car heated garage, 18x28 storage garage, fenced in yard, with appliances. Price “as is” $65,000. 681 West Central Avenue (on 700 block). If interested call 815-875-1561

- 800 Real Estate For Rent 856 • Apartment Rentals HENNEPIN one bedroom apartments furnished and unfurnished. All utilities included. Smoke free. No pets. Call 815-925-7139 or 815-925-7086 LADD 2 bedroom. 1-1/2 bath. Central air, washer/ dryer hook-up. $595. Call 815-224-3816. Broker Owned. www.curtainrentals.com

ESTATE AUCTION

The Following Antiques, Primitives and Toys from the Harold Zinke Estate will be sold at the ON SITE LOCATION of 638 Church Road in Compton, IL 61318 (One Mile South of Compton, IL-Watch for Signs on:

SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2013

TIME: 10:00 A.M. View Listing & Photos on website: www.tumblesonauction.com Furniture, Very Lg. Collection of Primitive Items, Advertising and Toys PLEASE NOTE: This is a Large Auction With Many More Items Too Numerous to List!! Harold Zinke Estate, Compton, IL TUMBLESON AUCTION COMPANY, PRINCETON, IL Email: ttauction@yahoo.com Or Phone: 815-872-1852 AUCTIONEERS: TOM AND MARY TUMBLESON LIC #040000396-397 & TIFFANY FOES LIC #041.001601. TERMS: CASH OR CHECk. Lunch Stand by Lion Club–Paw Paw, IL

856 • Apartment Rentals

858 • Homes for Rent

PRINCETON 1 bedroom, recently remodeled. Great neighborhood. Lease, deposit. $425. 810 South Euclid. Call 217-766-8497

PRINCETON For Rent/Sale or Rent to Own. 4 bedroom/2 bedroom tri-level home. Nice size lower level family room, no pets. 624 Aleta. $1,150 per month plus utilities. Call 815-739-6842 for application. Broker Owned

PRINCETON 2 bedroom upstairs apartment, large living room, $650/month. All utilities included. Garage stall, coin operated laundry in basement. Available mid July. Call 815-228-7350 PRINCETON 20 East Peru Street. 1 bedroom apartments. Appliances, water, gas and garbage included. $425 + security. Call 815-303-3805 PRINCETON Large 1 or 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Stove, refrigerator, garbage provided. Centrally located. Central air/heat. Off-street parking. 815-780-0630

858 • Homes for Rent BUREAU 3 bedroom house, newly remodeled, all appliances included (includes washer/dryer), central air. Scenic view. Large back yard, landlord takes care of yard. $750/ month, tenant pays gas & electric only + security deposit. Call 815-693-8153 DEPUE 2-1/2 bedroom, dining room, unfinished basement, faces IL River. $600. Call 630-443-2708 For Rent- SHEFFIELD 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 car garage, fenced in back yard, hardwood floors, full basement. Will allow certain pets. $600/month. Call 815-878-8344 PRINCETON 2 bedroom home, remodeled bathroom and new windows. Stove, refrigerator included. Off-street garage. $550 a month. Call 331-206-0524

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859 • Condo/Duplex Rent OPEN HOUSE 1-3pm SATURDAY/SUNDAY Sheffield 638 South Main. New Construction. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, handicapped accessible, walk in tub & shower. $750 + deposit. No pets

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859 • Condo/Duplex Rent PRINCETON For Rent/Sale or Rent to Own. 3 bedroom/2 bath Duplex for rent. Recently refreshed with new paint and carpet, appliances included, finished basement, no pets. 309 West Franklin. $850/ month plus utilities. Applications being taken for immediate occupancy. Broker Owned. Call 815-739-6842

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999 • Legal Notices

NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on June 13, 2013, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of Bureau County, Illinois, setting forth the names and post office addresses of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as Buda Bar located at 102 E. Main Street, Buda, IL 61314. Dated this 13th day of June, 2013. /s/Kamala S. Hieronymus Bureau County Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican June 18, 25 and July 2, 2013.

the month of June, adopted “An Ordinance of the Village of Seatonville Ascertaining the Prevailing Rate of Wages for Laborers, Workmen, and Mechanics Employed on Public Works,” said rate to be the same as those for Bureau County as determined by the Ilinois Department of Labor. The Original Ordinance, which lists the applicable prevailing rate of wages, is part of the official records of the Village of Seatonville, and is on file and available for examination at the Seatonville Village Hall. /s/ Pamela M. Haslam Village Clerk Village of Seatonville Published in the Bureau County Republican June 18, 2013.

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Village of Seatonville has, during

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VEHICLES *2004 F-150, FX4 package, extended cab, 76,500 miles *1986 GMC, 6.2 liter, ½ T diesel, 96,485 miles ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES 4 – ice cream chairs; chest of drawers; tables; wood chairs and rockers; platform rocker; framed mirrors w/ harness hooks; wall rack w/hooves; stoneware pitchers and crocks; collection of Norman Rockwell bells; Large collection of cookie jars; sets of china; table service; nic nacs; figurines; framed pictures and mirrors; books and cook books; sailboat replicas and prints; quilt top and quilt squares;cap collection linens; wood lawn chairs BELT BUCKLES:Hesston 1975-1979; misc used and new IH belt buckles and key fobs; TOYS:Pedal Tractors: Oliver Orchard 66 Limited Edition (numbered 018 of 100); International Farmall 1026 Gold Demonstrator signed by Joseph L Ertl (Farm Progress Show 2007 Decatur, IL); A-C WD 45 50th Anniversary signed by Joseph L Ertl; Farm Implements 20+ International 66 & 86 series tractors (some NIB); 915 combine Hi Profile NIB; misc. International trucks NIB; IH Tractor loader Backhoe NIB; Hough Payloader NIB; TD 25 Crawler NIB; misc. implements and lawn and garden toys; 806 parts tractors; 5 – HO train cars NIB; Fire truck; board games; F-P toys; TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT Coleman Powermate Sanborn single stage 7 HP 60 gal Compressor; Craftsman table saw; Roto hammer; bench grinder; bench vise; battery charger; power greaser; Stihl FS110 gas string trimmer; transit and tri-pod; squirrel cage fan; Reddy heater; car creeper; cable; log chain; drop cords; planes; hand saws; miter box; hand and power tools; wrenches; sockets; crowbars; hardware; hitches; wood and metal tool chests; fishing poles; sets of golf clubs; HOUSEHOLD Electric clothes dryer; Automatic Washer; pine table and chairs; misc tables; 5 pc pine bedroom set; full bed; bed frames; chests of drawers; pine hutch; roll top desk, curio cabinet; computer desk; matching sofa, love seat, chair w/ottoman; upholstered chairs; adjustable height table; end tables; sofa table; Crofton portable sewing machine; sewing supplies; material; reel to reel player, stereo unit; table and floor lamps; dishes; pots and pans; small kitchen appliances; lawn furniture; lawn decorations and yard art; Sellers: Shipp Estate, Wyanet - Jay Staples Estate, Mary Staples, Princeton LARGE AMOUNT OF ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION Number System Will Be used – I.D. Required – TERMS: CASH OR GOOD CHECK – Not Responsible for Accidents

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REAL ESTATE: Two Bedroom Brick Home w/ One Car Attached Garage w/Front Deck Area. Home Consists of Two Bedrooms, One Bath w/ Tile Floor, Living Room (w/Fireplace) and Dining Room (Hardwood Flooring), Kitchen (Gas Stove & Side by Side Refrigerator Included w/Sale of Real Estate) Enclosed Screened in Back Porch, Metal Car Port Canopy and Small Storage Shed Located in Back w/Alley Access. Home has Full Basement w/Newer Furnace, Central Air and Newer Roof. LEGAL DESCRIPTION PRINCETON-UNION ADD. L 6 & N 35 L 7 BLK 7 B 917 P 85 D 98-3403 LOT SIZE 75 X 130 TERMS OF REAL ESTATE: 10% Down the Day of the Sale and the Balance due on or Before 30 Days when Merchantable Title will be furnished. Taxes to be prorated at Closing & Possession at Closing. All Announcements made Day of Sale will Take Precedence over all Previous Printed Matter. Seller Reserves the Right to Reject or Accept any or all Bids. This Sale is Not Contingent on Financing. All Financing Needs to be Pre-Approved for Closing on or before 30 Days after Day of Sale. Anyone Interested in Viewing Real Estate Please Contact Tom or Mary Tumbleson 815-872-1852.

LEE WAUGAMON ESTATE, Princeton, IL

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999 • Legal Notices

999 • Legal Notices

999 • Legal Notices

999 • Legal Notices

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY - PRINCETON, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., S/B/M CHASE) HOME FINANCE LLC, S/B/M TO CHASE ) MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION ) Plaintiff, ) -v.- ) YESICA VERA, FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS ) BANK ) Defendants ) 12 CH 90 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 12, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 a.m. on July 15, 2013, at the office of Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Ave. West, PRINCETON, IL, 61356, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT TWELVE (12) IN BLOCK NINETYFIVE (95) IN O’BEIRNE’S SECOND ADDITION TO THE CITY OF SPRING VALLEY, BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS; EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE UNDERLYING COAL AND FIRECLAY TOGETHER WITH THE RIGHT TO DIG, MINE AND REMOVE THE SAME WITHOUT ENTERING UPON THE SURF ACE THEREOF. Commonly known as 212 EAST 2ND STREET,

Spring Valley, IL 61362 Property Index No. 18-35-156-009. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $65,751.07. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the

court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, or a unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). In accordance with 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c)(1)(h-1) and (h-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the property, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subsections (g)(1) and (g)(4) of section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff’s attorney: Anthony Porto, FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC, 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333, NAPERVILLE, IL 60563, (866) 402-8661 For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois.com.. Please refer to file number F12070026. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1807 W.

DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333 NAPERVILLE, IL 60563 (866) 402-8661 E-Mail: foreclosurenotice@fal-illinois.com Attorney File No. F12070026 Attorney ARDC No. 3126232 Case Number: 12 CH 90 TJSC#: 33-10984 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I540867 Published in the Bureau County Republican June 11, 18 and 25, 2013. NOTICE The Board of Trustees of the Village of Arlington, Bureau County, Illinois, on June 11, 2013, passed an ordinance establishing prevailing wage rates for construction to be the same as those in Bureau County as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor. Anyone wishing to inspect the ordinance may do so at the office of the Village Clerk, at the Village Hall at 208 Jay Avenue, Arlington, IL, by appointment only; please call (815) 343-0344.

Otherwise the ordinance may be inspected at the office of the Village Attorney, Jacob J. Frost, Attorney at Law, 222 W. St. Paul St., Spring Valley, IL, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Published in the Bureau County Republican June 18, 2013.

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999 • Legal Notices

999 • Legal Notices

999 • Legal Notices

999 • Legal Notices

NOTICE OF BID LETTING Sealed proposals will be received in the office of Bureau County Engineer until 9:00 a.m. on July 8th, 2013 for the roadwork to be performed for the Princeton Park District. The work in this contract consists of furnishing all labor, material, and equipment necessary to perform said roadway work. Princeton Park District - To Furnish and Install, Aggregate Base Courses, Bituminous Mixtures (Binder and Surface Course) for Bureau County Metro Center Parking Lot of the Princeton Park District. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 9:00 a.m. on July 8th, 2013 at the office of the Bureau County Engineer, Street address 595 Elm Place, Princeton IL 61356. Prior to receiving proposals for this project, a current Certificate of Eligibility and a statement of Compliance for the Bureau County Responsible Bidder Ordinance shall be sent to and on file at the Bureau County Highway Department and to the Princeton Park District. Plans and specifications may be obtained at the office of the Bureau County Highway Department, 595 Elm Place, Princeton IL 61356. Proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished by the Bureau County Highway Department. When bids are submitted to the Bureau County Highway Department, they shall be enclosed in an envelope endorsed “Princeton Park District, Metro Center Parking Lot”. The right is reserved to waive technicalities and to reject any or all bids. By order of: Princeton Park District Published in the Bureau County Republican June 18 and 20, 2013.

ty will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-12-27574. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-12-27574 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Case Number: 12 CH 00097 TJSC#: 33-10689 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I542257 Published in the Bureau County Republican June 18, 25 and July 2, 2013.

524, PAGE 678 AS DOCUMENT #75-1663, FILED ON JUNE 2, 1975 AT 3:27 P.M., ALL LYING AND BEING SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF BUREAU, IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 830 West Boyd Avenue, Princeton, IL 61356. P.I.N. 16-17-452-018. The improvement on the property consists of a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance

within 24 hours, by certified funds. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. For information call Sales Department at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Manley Deas Kochalski, LLC, PO Box 165028, Columbus, Ohio 43216-5028. (614) 220-5611. I541683 Published in the Bureau County Republican June 18, 25 and July 2, 2013.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY - PRINCETON, ILLINOIS U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, ) SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF ) AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR TO LASALLE ) BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MERRILL ) LYNCH FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN ) TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED ) CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2 ) Plaintiff, ) -v.- ) MARK PRATT A/K/A MARK A. PRATT, et al ) Defendant ) 12 CH 00097 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 18, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 a.m. on July 22, 2013, at the office of Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Ave. West, PRINCETON, IL, 61356, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: PART OF LOT 22 OF THE ORIGINAL TOWN, NOW CITY OF PRINCETON, BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF LOT 22 OF THE ORIGINAL TOWN, NOW CITY OF PRINCETON, 203 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 21 OF SAID ORIGINAL TOWN OF PRINCETON, THENCE RUNNING WEST 135 FEET TO THE CENTER LINE OF SAID LOT 22, THENCE RUNNING SOUTH ALONG SAID CENTER LINE TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 22, THENCE EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 22, THENCE NORTH ALONG THE SAID EAST LINE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL LYING AND BEING SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF BUREAU, IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 924 S. PLEASANT STREET, PRINCETON, IL 61356 Property Index No. 16-16-352-029. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The proper-

12-028400 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF BUREAU PRINCETON, ILLINOIS NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC ) Plaintiff, ) vs. ) WILLIAM F. KUHNE; JILL T. KUHNE ) AKA JILL I. KUHNE; CENTRUE BANK ) Defendants, ) 12 CH 131 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on April 5, 2013, Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at the hour of 9:00 a.m. in the office of HB Wilkinson Title Co., 108 Park Avenue West, Princeton, Illinois 61356, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: LOT 332 OF GREENCROFT PHASE THREE, A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 17, IN TOWNSHIP 16 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE FOURTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS, AS SHOWN ON A PLAT RECORDED IN THE BUREAU COUNTY RECORDER’S OFFICE IN BOOK 12-028400 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF BUREAU PRINCETON, ILLINOIS NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC ) Plaintiff, ) vs. ) WILLIAM F. KUHNE; JILL T. KUHNE ) AKA JILL I. ) KUHNE; CENTRUE BANK ) Defendants, ) 12 CH 131 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on April 5, 2013, Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at the hour of 9:00 a.m. in the office of HB Wilkinson Title Co., 108 Park Avenue West, Princeton, Illinois 61356, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: Commonly known as 830 West Boyd Avenue, Princeton, IL 61356. P.I.N. 16-17-452-018. The improvement on the property consists of a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance within 24 hours, by certified funds. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. For information call Sales Department at Plaintiff’s Attorney, Manley Deas Kochalski, LLC, PO Box 165028, Columbus, Ohio 43216-5028. (614) 220-5611. I541683 Published in the Bureau County Republican June 18, 25 and July 2, 2013.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY PRINCETON, ILLINOIS U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, ) SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF ) AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR TO LASALLE) BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MERRILL) LYNCH FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN) TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED ) CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2 ) Plaintiff, ) -v.) MARK PRATT A/K/A MARK A. PRATT, et al ) Defendant ) 12 CH 00097 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 18, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 AM on July 22, 2013, at the office of Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Ave. West, PRINCETON, IL, 61356, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 924 S. PLEASANT STREET, PRINCETON, IL 61356 Property Index No. 16-16-352-029. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twentyfour (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-12-27574. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-12-27574 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Case Number: 12 CH 00097 TJSC#: 33-10689 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I542257 Published in the Bureau County Republican June 18, 25 and July 2, 2013.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY PRINCETON, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., S/B/M ) CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, S/B/M TO ) CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE ) CORPORATION ) Plaintiff, ) - v.) YESICA VERA, FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS ) BANK ) Defendants ) 12 CH 90 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on April 12, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 a.m. on July 15, 2013, at the office of Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Ave. West, PRINCETON, IL, 61356, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 212 EAST 2ND STREET, Spring Valley, IL 61362 Property Index No. 18-35-156-009. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $65,751.07. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, or a unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). In accordance with 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c)(1) (h-1) and (h-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the property, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subsections (g)(1) and (g)(4) of section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff’s attorney: Anthony Porto, FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC, 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333, NAPERVILLE, IL 60563, (866) 402-8661 For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois. com.. Please refer to file number F12070026. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc. com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333 NAPERVILLE, IL 60563 (866) 402-8661 E-Mail: foreclosurenotice@ fal-illinois.com Attorney File No. F12070026 Attorney ARDC No. 3126232 Case Number: 12 CH 90 TJSC#: 33-10984 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I540867 Published in the Bureau County Republican June 11, 18 and 25, 2013.


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Color the Hawaiian flag.

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Standards Link: Social Science/History: Understand the symbols of the U.S.

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Clouds of volcanic ash can lower the temperature on earth by about a half degree by reflecting the sun’s radiation!

The Hawaiian name “Mauna Kea” means “White Mountain.”

OCEAN HAWA IIAN MOUNTAIN D LAVA ERUPTE Each of the __________ islands was formed by one or more volcanoes that __________ from the ocean floor. Over millions of years, as the _______ cooled and hardened, each volcano grew into a ___________. When the top of the mountain emerged from under the ocean, it became an island.

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Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recognized identical words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns.

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Look through the newspaper for examples of natural events like storms, volcanoes, earthquakes, etc. What is the impact? What is being done to help people affected by these events? Standards Link: Research: Students use the newspaper to locate information.

The word volcano gets its origins from the name of the Roman god of fire. (It’s also a Star Trek species.) Use the code to discover the term.

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Standards Link: Language Arts/Phonemic Awareness: Identify long and short vowel sounds.

My Great Escape Imagine you are on an island when a volcano erupts. How do you escape?

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Weekend Whereabouts

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Yummy strawberries Caitlin Kosloskus, 4, of Chicago enjoys some fresh strawberries at Saturday’s Strawberry Festival in Tiskilwa.

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Celebrating in LaMoille

‘She’s a grand old flag ...’

Olivia Purvis was one of many who attended this year Buffalo Days event in LaMoille. The three-day festival included games for children, a 5K run/walk, a Members of Princeton’s American Legion (above) participate in a flag-raising at Liberty Village Friday in observance of Flag Day. tractor show, a craft and vendor fair, and a parade.

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