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I do ... and I don’t Bureau County marriage, divorce numbers rise and fall By Donna Barker dbarker@bcrnews.com

PRINCETON — More Bureau County residents are getting married than in previous years,

and fewer are getting divorced. Five years ago in 2009, the Bureau County Clerk’s office issued 187 marriage licenses, compared to 206 marriage

licenses issued in 2013. Also five years ago in 2009, the Bureau County Circuit Clerk’s office recorded 128 divorces filed, compared to 100 divorces filed in 2013. Bureau County Clerk Kami Hieronymus said the increase in the numbers of marriage licenses

isn’t due to an increase in the county’s population in the past five years. According to a recent study, Illinois divorce rates are the highest from January through March, peaking in March. The study was based on the number of divorces filed in the United States

divorce, at least according to his 30-year law career, is because people don’t want to appear heartless during the Christmas holidays by filing for divorce at that time. This has been the trend for a number of years, he said.

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PRINCETON — Princeton Police are in the process of investigating a death. Aaron J. Porter, 42, of Princeton was found dead near the parking lot of Liberty Village on North Sixth Street in Princeton early Sunday morning. Porter was not a resident of the facility. Princeton Police Chief Tom Root said the death does not appear to be suspicious in nature. An autopsy was performed on Monday. Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff said nothing significant showed up in the autopsy. She said Porter had been suffering from Huntington’s Disease for quite some time. “Right now, we know he had been falling due to the disease he had,” Wamhoff said. “We suspect he did fall that night, which could have contributed to his death. Pathologists will put everything under the microscope, and then we’ll wait on the toxicology report. Then we’ll be able to get the final cause (of death), pending those reports.” Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

between 2008 and 2011 as researched by the FindLaw firm. In his book “Divorce in Illinois, The Legal Process, Your Rights and What to Expect,” attorney Steven Peskind of Chicago said a major factor for people waiting until March to file for

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Scooter-ing into spring Emmett Leach gets a jump on the spring season during the weekend, when temperatures were considerably warmer than the county has experienced lately. Spring officially begins on Thursday, and the forecast from WQAD News 8 indicates the area will enjoy temperatures in the mid 40s and 50s this week.

PRINCETON — Business is better than ever since the Bureau Putnam Area Rural Transit (BPART) relocated its main dispatch center and administrative office to the Amtrak Depot Station in Princeton. BPART moved its main dispatch center and administrative office in January from its previous location at the Gateway Services building on West Peru Street in Princeton. BPART operations manager Mick Johnson said BPART operates out of the former Amtrak depot ticket office and former fudge shop. The move to the Amtrak depot has brought increased visibility and has increased business a lot, he said. As reported in its 2013 annual report, BPART provided more than 65,000 one-way passenger trips and traveled more than 559,661 miles during 2013. That number of passenger trips is projected to increase to 75,000 by the end of the current fiscal year, Johnson said, adding the move has been beneficial for BPART and for the community as well. The dispatch office is staffed from 6 a.m. to 5:30-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, depending upon the traffic, Johnson said. Staff members help with the loading and reloading of Amtrak train passengers and are also

there to assist with other transportation needs for the train passengers. With BPART located at the Amtrak train depot, the station has become multi-modal for people, providing more than one form of transportation out of a single location, he said. As reported earlier in the Bureau County Republican, BPART’s occupancy of the depot is a partnership between the city of Princeton and Gateway Services Inc., which acts as an administrative agent for BPART. Comprising BPART are Gateway Services, the Bureau County Senior Center, both in Princeton, St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley and the Putnam County Achievement Service. Gateway Services has 13 vehicles for the BPART services; the Bureau County Senior Center has three vehicles; Putnam County has one vehicle; and St. Margaret’s Hospital has about five vehicles with its own dispatch center. The need is out there for the public transportation services provided by BPART, Johnson said. In fact, the need is outgrowing its capabilities right now, he added. BPART is funded through the Downstate Operations Assistance program, state and federal grants, county matches and donations. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

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St. Patrick Catholic Church Trustee Bob Schmidt stands in front of the newly-painted sanctuary at the church. It’s been about 30 or 40 years since the church has seen a fresh coat of paint. The church has undergone a list of maintenance upgrades over the last year and a one-half. Parishioners are gearing up for the church’s sesquicentennial celebration this fall.

A fresh look for a historic church St. Patrick Church receives maintenance upgrades By Goldie Currie gcurrie@bcrnews.com

ARLINGTON — St. Patrick Catholic Church in Arlington had to cancel masses earlier this month while major maintenance upgrades on the building were taking place. Workers were busy filling in cracks and paintings the sanctuary walls. The wall color has been transformed from a yellow-gold to a darker tealgreen color, complete with gold star accents. According to church trustee Bob Schmidt, it’s been about 30 to 40 years since the church walls have seen a new coat of paint.

Parishioners have been working on turning the church back to its original Gothic-style design, from when the it was built around 1921. Workers have also sealed around the church’s distinguishing stained glass windows and have added a fresh coat of paint around those areas, as well. An additional step was built on the back of the altar, which has given a boost to the church’s tabernacle, making it more prominent. Schmidt explained there has been a great response, so far, on the changes from the parishioners. “It makes it look nice and makes the people who’ve been here forever, like me, feel like it’s really being taken care of,” he said. “When you think there hasn’t been anything done in here in

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Other church news: St. Patrick Altar and Rosary Society is currently compiling a cookbook for the upcoming sesquicentennial celebration this fall. Recipes have already been submitted and about 700 recipes will be published in the final product. The book will also include some of the stained glass window photos taken by Fr. Dominic Garramone of St. Bede Abbey and a historical prelude written by Ruth Pommier, who is also preparing a historical booklet to be available at the celebration. Proceeds raised from the cookbook sale will go toward maintenance upgrades for the church.

30 or 40 years, it’s time to do something.” Schmidt said the next project on the list will be to lay new carpet. While colors and design have been discussed, it will most likely be next year when the carpet will be installed. When the Rev. Patrick Fixen became the

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above the altar is new; a statue of the holy family has been displayed after being stored in the basement for about 30 years; construction on the bell tower took place and today the bells are working properly after being silenced for years; and new light fixtures were hung on the front altar. Schmidt said many of the maintenance upgrades are paid for through the church’s budget, however many parishioners are also willing to donate money, time and their own efforts, as well, for certain projects. “Half of the community is always out helping us at fundraisers,” he explained. “This community really works ... We raise a lot of money and are very self-sustaining.” Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.


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Cemetery cleanup in Spring Valley — Spring cleanup and grounds preparation at Valley Memorial Park Cemetery in Spring Valley will begin the week of March 24, as weather permits. Any decorations that are to be saved should be picked up before that date. All remaining decorations will be removed and disposed of.

Vendor and craft show — The People Church Ladies Night craft and vendor show will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church, 3525 N. Main St. in Princeton. There is no charge and the public is invited to attend.

Marriage From Page 1 However, Bureau County Circuit Clerk Mary Romanelli Dremann said that’s not been the trend in Bureau County. Looking at the circuit clerk’s records

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Bureau County marriage licenses The Bureau County Clerk’s office issued the following number of marriage licenses during the past five years: • In 2009, there were a total of 187 marriage licenses issued. • In 2010, there were a total of 165 marriage licenses issued. • In 2011, there were a total of 194 marriage licenses issued. • In 2012, there were a total of 193 marriage licenses issued. • In 2013, there were a total of 206 marriage licenses issued.

The Covered Bridge Quilters have been giving out a quilt to the first baby born on March 15, which is National Quilt Day. This year’s hospital that was chosen was St. Margaret’s in Spring Valley. Pictured with Raelynn Michelle Foster of LaMoille, who received the quilt, are Sandy Gladhill (from left), Yvonne Morman, Mom Jayme Reed holding Raelynn, Dad Terry Foster and Cathy Baltikauski.

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DePue recovering from harsh winter By Goldie Currie gcurrie@bcrnews.com

DEPUE — The long, harsh winter weather hasn’t been too friendly to the residents and roadways in DePue. Residents in the village have experienced frozen water lines, and a couple homes and one business are still without running water this month. The village board held a special meeting Monday to discuss solutions to the frozen water lines. The goal is to reconstruct the lines, in order to prevent the issue from reoccurring. Mayor Eric Bryant explained on Monday the village has provided the homes and business with 500-gallon and 1,000-gallon water tanks to help get by this winter. The fire department has been able to

refill the tanks when they are emptied. The village has also been faced with deteriorating roads, caused by plows and other winter weather conditions. The village was forced to close the east entrance into the village from Route 29 onto Lincoln Avenue last month, because of such bad deterioration. Bryant said the village hired Starline Construction of Ladd to come in and fill the holes with gravel as a short-term solution. The village will now have to look into long-term solutions to repair the road once the weather turns. Bryant said the short-term solutions are “not great,

but it’s better than what it was.” Looking ahead at how the village will have to finance the longterm repairs, Bryant said the village could dip into the $975,000 settlement money it’s expected to receive from Exxon Mobile/ CBS Corporation any day now. However, village engineer Don Bixby will also be looking into grants, which the village could apply for and use specifically for the road conditions. “We’re looking at all the options. We’re keeping an eye on grants for road damages, so we would capitalize on that and make the settlement money go fur-

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• Year 2009: A total of 128 divorces filed with 29 filed in January through March; 34 from April through June; 35 from July to September; 30 from October through December. • Year 2010: A total of 119 divorces filed for the year with 34 filed in January through March; 29 filed in April through June; 27 filed in July through September; 29 filed from October through December. • Year 2011: A total of 123 divorces filed for the year with 36 filed in January through March; 27 in April through June; 36 filed in July through September; 24 filed in October through December. • Year 2012: A total of 92 divorces filed for the year with 21 filed from January through March; 27 filed April to June; 24 from July through September; 20 from October through December. • Year 2013: A total of 100 divorces filed for the year with 26 filed in January through March; 26 in April through June; 23 in July through September; and 25 from October to December. Source: Bureau County Circuit Clerk’s office.

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FORWARD What’s in a name? What’s popular and what’s not By Terri Simon tsimon@bcrnews.com

The baby is almost ready to enter the world, and the decision of what to name the new addition to the family is a tough one. Do you name the child after great-greatgrandpa, or do you give him his own identity? Do you lovingly use your mother-in-law’s name, or are you thinking about a more popular name of a character you’ve seen on TV or at the movies? Naming a baby can be tough, especially if the two parents (and often grandparents get in on the discussion) can’t agree. One thing for sure, the baby will live with your decision the rest of their life, so you’ll want to think long and hard about the name you give your new bundle of joy. While experts in the naming field have a variety of theories about what kind of name should be suit a child for the future, the most popular names for boys and girls have remained similar throughout the years. At St. Margaret’s Birthing Unit in Spring Valley, Heather Knoblauch, perinatal coordinator, glanced through the names given to new babies at St. Margaret’s Health in Spring Valley,

Top 25 most popular boys names in Illinois 1. Alexander 2. Daniel 3. Jacob 4. Michael 5. Anthony 6. Ethan 7. Joshua 8. William 9. Nathan 10. Aiden 11. David 12. Matthew 13. Jayden 14. Christopher 15. Noah 16. Joseph 17. Benjamin 18. Ryan 19. Logan 20. Andrew 21. Tyler 22. James 23. Angel 24. John 25. Jack and what she found was many of the names are quite unusual. Several were “made-up” names — titles that hadn’t been heard before or more common names that were spelled in an unusual manner. While there were a few more common names in the book, Knoblauch said the biggest trend she could see was that many of the names began with an “A” or and “E.” As she read down the list of first names, each one was different — only a few were alike.

Top 25 most popular girls names in Illinois 1. Isabella 2. Olivia 3. Sophia 4. Emma 5. Emily 6. Ava 7. Abigail 8. Mia 9. Madison 10. Ella 11. Addison 12. Elizabeth 13. Samantha 14. Natalie 15. Chloe 16. Grace 17. Alexis 18. Alyssa 19. Leah 20. Lily 21. Anna 22. Sofia 23. Ashley 24. Evelyn 25 Taylor At babycenter.com, the experts there said parents should start thinking about their newborn’s name early in the pregnancy. They caution soon-to-be parents there are many considerations like “appeasing relatives, avoiding embarrassing initials or nicknames, and steering clear of monikers associated with bad memories.” These are some of the main points to keep in mind: • “Uniqueness. An unusual name has the advantage of making the

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Obituaries Harriett Wright

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PRINCETON — Harriett F. Wright, 91, of Princeton passed away Monday, March 10, at Colonial Rehab and Nursing Center in Princeton. She was born Aug. 29, 1922, in Walnut to Frank and Mary (Heidenrick) Rettke. She attended Walnut High School. She married Everett Leigh Wright on Dec. 22, 1941, in Peoria. He preceded her in death Harriett in 1997. Wright She worked at the Vassarette Sewing Factory in Princeton and also as a housekeeper at the Princeton Motor Lodge and Holiday Inn in Princeton for several years. She enjoyed gardening and sewing, and fishing with her family. She is survived by her son, Francis “Jr.” (Ruth Ann) Wright of Princeton; three grandchildren, Kathy (David) Humphreys of Princeville, Susan (Mark) Johnson of Tiskilwa and Kenny (Jen) Wright of Hopewell; four great-grandchildren, Nick and Ali Humphreys of Princeville, and Alec and Arik Johnson of Tiskilwa; one sister, Mary Lou Johnson of Bloomington; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Everett; two brothers, Art and Frank Jr. Rettke; and three sisters, Lorena Johnson, Leona Wallace and Alberta Hansen. Services were held Monday, March 17, at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with the Rev. George Woosnam officiating. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery in Wyanet. The family received friends Monday, March 17, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Friends of Stray or the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh. com.

PRINCETON — Matina C. Chase, 54, of Princeton passed away at 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Kewanee Hospital in Kewanee. She was born May 12, 1959, in Princeton. She was a homemaker. She loved to play music, the outdoors and to be with family. She is survived by her daughter, Brittany (Nathan) Balensiefen of Sheffield; and granddaughter, Aspen Balensiefen of Sheffield. Services will be at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 18, at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with Father Andrews officiating. Burial will be at a later date. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 18, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Nancy Sadowski LASALLE — Nancy I. Sadowski, 55, of LaSalle passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. She was born July 18, 1958, in Princeton to Marvin and Marilyn (Crane) Johnson. She married Ken Sadowski Dec. 29, 2008, in Ottawa. She graduated from Ohio Community High School in 1976. She worked at Staples in Peru. She was an artist and also enjoyed crocheting. She is survived by her husband, Ken Sadowski of LaSalle, two sisters, Jean (Alvin) Goeking of Belvidere and Bonnie (Joe) Pearson of LaMoille; two nephews, Drew (Michelle) Pearson of Pinegrove and Dillon Pearson of LaMoille; and two nieces, Erica Goeking of Rockford and Ashley Goeking of Union Grove, Wis. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; one aunt, Ruth Johnson; and one uncle, Clifford Johnson. Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with Pastor Norman Femrite officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh. com.

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Mark Actis Sr. SPRING VALLEY — Mark S. Actis Sr., 58, of Spring Valley died at 6:45 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014, at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. Mark was born March 29, 1955, in Spring Valley to Raymond and Delores (Baracani) Actis. He married Denise Hozel June 19, 1976, at St. Benedict’s Mark Catholic Church in Ladd. Actis Sr. Mark retired from UPS in Peru in 2007, after 32 years. He was currently serving as Third Ward Alderman for the city of Spring Valley. He was a member of the Spring Valley Walleye Club. Mark was an avid fisherman, and he loved nothing more than spending time on the river. He also built and repaired custom fishing rods. Along with his friend, Cliff Banks, he was raising quail on a farm in Putnam County in an effort to re-establish a local quail population. Mark is survived by his wife, Denise of Spring Valley; his son, Mark (Kristy) Actis of Earlville; his daughter, Crystal (John) Bogatitus of Dalzell; five grandchildren, Carter, Avery, Payton, Johnna and Jack; two brothers, Raymond (Dee) Actis and Mike “Max” (Jackie) Actis, both of Spring Valley; nieces and nephews; his special friend and caregiver, Ann Abraham; and his dog, Ruby. He was preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20, at the Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the funeral home, as well as from 10:30 a.m. until time of services on Thursday, March 20. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the family for a memorial to be established in Mark’s honor. A guestbook can be viewed and memories shared at www.bartofh.com.

Jason Stocking PENSACOLA, Fla. — Jason Stocking, 29, of Pensacola, Fla., formerly of Princeton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at his home. Services will be at noon Saturday, March 22, at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with Father Jeffrey Stirniman officiating. Burial will be private and at a later date. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until noon Saturday, March 22, at the funeral home. A full obituary will appear in Thursday’s BCR.

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Accidents

Jeffrey N. Schlesinger, 48, of Princeton and Troy D. Chandler, 45, of Amboy were involved in an accident at 8:50 a.m. Feb. 17 on Route 26, about 500 feet south of 3000 North Avenue. Mary K. Pinter, 18, of LaMoille was involved in an accident at 1:40 p.m. March 2 on Route 34, 422 feet west of 2750 East Street. Olivia R. Levan, 25, of Walnut was involved in an accident at 11 p.m. March 2 on 1400 East Street, 1,500 feet north of 2700 North Avenue. She was charged with operation of an uninsured motor vehicle, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended registration for no insurance and with failure to report an accident to the police. Joyce E. Wallace, 76, of rural Buda was involved in an accident at 7:30 a.m. March 4 on Route 40, 100 feet south of the Hennepin Canal.

Battery

Kyle W. Wachs, 22, of DePue was charged with battery at 10:19 p.m. Feb. 24 in DePue.

Deer accidents

Trevor D. Kelm, 31, of Manlius was traveling at 1:30 p.m. March 6 on Interstate 180, at the intersection with Route 26, when his vehicle hit a deer. Britney M. Forrest, 18, of Princeton reported she was traveling at 12:14 a.m. Feb. 28 on Route 6, one-

vehicle hit a deer. Donald G. Scragg, 61, of Princeton was traveling at 2:34 a.m. March 8 on Route 29, one-half mile south of Briar Cliff Drive, when his vehicle hit a deer. Pamela M. Lenihan, 58, of Tiskilwa was traveling at 5:30 a.m. March 10 on 1790 East Street, 15 feet south of 1150 North Avenue, when her vehicle hit a deer.

Possession of cannabis

Christopher Anderson, 18, of rural Walnut was charged with illegal possession of cannabis, 30 grams and under, and with illegal possession of drug equipment at 1 a.m. March 13 in the 1700 block of West Peru Street in Princeton.

Spring Valley Police No valid driver’s license

Shawn R. Bekeleski, 18, of Spring Valley was charged with no valid driver’s license in the 200 block of West Erie Street at 5:49 p.m. March 9.

Accident

An accident involving Roger O. Skartveit, 79, of Ottawa and Diane M. Peterson, 66, of Spring Valley occurred in the 200 block of West Sixth Street at 4:30 p.m. March 11.

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Jennifer L. Doll, 23, of Spring Valley was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the health of a child in her home at 218 Pulaski St. at 1 p.m. March 12.

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From the editor’s desk I had a nice chat last week with my buddy, Princeton resident Ray Crawford. We talk now and then on the phone about a variety of subjects. I find I always hang up the phone after a Ray Crawford conversation with a smile on my face that lasts a good share of the day. The other day Ray put something into perspective for me. As our chat was dwindling down, he told me that last year on March 15, 2013, he was planting green Terri beans in his garden. Wow! What a difference Simon a year makes! I bet none of you — including Ray — were planting green beans on Saturday! ••• Speaking of warmer weather, spring officially begins on Thursday just before 1 p.m. You just have to love spring, don’t you? It’s a time of year that offers us so much, if we will just take the time to look around and see the wonders of our world. In my mind, spring offers each of us a second chance ... and who doesn’t like second chances? Happy Spring, my friends! We clearly deserve this one! ••• Today is Election Day. Candidates for the primary races have their names on the ballot, and they are hopeful you will give them your vote. I understand a lot of people don’t like to vote in primary elections (my grandfather was one of them) because they don’t like to declare a party to get their ballot. Just so you know, you can still go to the polls and ask for a non-partisan ballot, so you can vote on referendum questions. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to call the Bureau County Clerk’s office. ••• I hope each of you had a fun-filled St. Patrick’s Day celebration. It’s been said that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! I know a lot of area restaurants served up some great corned beef and cabbage dinners, not to mention those wonderful Reuben sandwiches. I hope you had the time to patronize your local establishments. I understand there was quite a bit of green beer flowing through Bureau County too! ••• Congratulations are in order for the young people who were honored recently by the Princeton Chapter of National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution DAR at the group’s annual Youth Day Luncheon, including Kelly Van Den Bussche of Princeton Christian Academy as the American History essay winner; and high school DAR winners Katelyn DeBrock of Bureau Valley High School, Adilene Gavina of DePue High School, Nathan Tonozzi of Hall High School, Kentessa Hartwig of Henry High School, Zachary Hicks of Princeton High School, Jon Mattern of Putnam County High School, Christopher Sampson of St. Bede Academy and Myrah Graham of LaMoille High School. What an honor! Congratulations! ••• I also have to say I am so impressed with the folks at the Bunker Hill Church of God who are asking for suggestions regarding the conversion of a Buda building into a community center for folks of all ages. While it might seem like a huge undertaking — and I’m sure it is, I applaud this area church for their efforts, determination and perseverance. What a great idea! Applause, applause, applause ... If you missed our story on it in last Thursday’s newspaper, you can check it out on our website. ••• Speaking of our website ... Election totals/results will be posted on www.bcrnews.com. Local totals will be posted Tuesday evening after the polls close and votes are tabulated. Some state races might not be called until later in the evening or until Wednesday. Check back on our website Wednesday to get those final state totals. ••• I hope you have a great week. Please try to be gentle with one another, for we have no idea what battles everyone is fighting. Also remember to be gentle with yourself. Life is short. Be kind. And remember ... you are important to me and the BCR. BCR Editor Terri Simon can be reached at tsimon@ bcrnews.com.

On the street

Does it bother you that you have to choose a party in the primary election?

“It doesn’t bother me, but I know it does bother a lot of people. That’s the reason many people won’t vote in the primary.” Ann Hunter, LaMoille

“Yes, it bothers me. I normally don’t vote a straight ticket. I vote for who I feel is best for the job, not the party.” Robert Schmidt, LaMoille

“Yes, it bothers me because it’s no one’s business which party I am affiliated with.” Carol Schmidt, LaMoille

“Yes, it bothers me. It’s no one’s business what party I’m voting for.” Chad Lindenmier, Arlington

“Personally it doesn’t bother me to declare one’s party for the primary vote. We should be willing to stand up and vote for what we believe in.” Steve Sondgeroth, LaMoille

This, that and the odder We have had some crazy weather lately. When you think that it is finally going to start getting warmer and turn into spring, it does the opposite and goes back into negative numbers. I usually don’t complain about snow but we have had about three snows too many.  Some people love it when it first snows. You get to sled, make snow angels, build snowmen and snow forts and have snowball fights. These activities are lots of fun until you want to be able to swim in your swimming pool again or go on long bike rides. Waiting for spring/summer seems really hard now, but it will be here before you know it. My brother, Milo, has been in karate for about four years, and he recently tested for his brown belt. Being tested means that he will go to class as usual, but he will be asked different questions and will have to execute Katas for the Sensei. If he passes, he is awarded his next belt. The order of the belts is white, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple, brown and black.   When Milo arrived home after class we all gathered at the door to see what color belt he had on when he got out of the truck. As soon as we saw that it was brown, we started jumping up and down yelling, “He got it, he got it.”  It is a big deal for Milo to have

Amelia Bystry COMMENTARY gotten this far in karate, and we are all proud of him. Milo wants to celebrate by turning an extra white belt he received with a new gee into bright pink, so he can give it to my little sister, Patsy. She often does routines with him and one day hit him on the head with a broom handle as she was pretending to do a bokata. It bled for several hours! My little sister, Patience, we call her Patsy, had her third birthday on March 2. We celebrated it and had her party on March 1. We wanted to make it special for her. She has watched other family members all year long open their presents (this is a big deal for a 2 year old) and blow out their candles on cool cakes. I made her an awesome cake with Disney princes and princesses all over it. Then we decorated a room with pink balloons and streamers. My grandparents came over, and she opened all her pink presents and blew out her candles as we sang “Happy Birthday.” The next evening we went to our church for an appreciation

dinner. It was to thank all the people who helped in our parish. Patsy, of course, got a lot of attention because it was her birthday. She was given birthday wishes by several different people. Later on in the evening, after she had taken a bathroom break, she walked back in and everyone was singing “Happy Birthday.” There was a giant birthday cake in the center of the room. Being 3, she didn’t understand that is was celebrating the 150th birthday of our church.  She was puffed up with pride and got a huge smile on her face thinking it was all for her. The evening continued on but we had to leave before it was finished. There was a speech being given, so my mom tried to get everyone out quietly. Patience escaped her and went joyfully running around the room waving and yelling, “Bye everyone. I’m leaving, bye, I’m leaving.” My mom tried to grab her but that caused her to shout louder. At the end of the night, she didn’t wonder where the candles were or how big the presents came; all that mattered was that she felt special.   Amelia Bystry, 15, resides in rural Princeton. You can contact Amelia at.amelia_bystry@ yahoo.com.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014 • Kid Scoop • 7

© 2014 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Jefff Schinkel, Graph Graphics Vol. 30, No. 14

The cobra is one of the most poisonous snakes. A bite from a cobra can kill a person in

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Cobras can bite and kill as soon as they are born.

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Ana Anacondas wait near the water’s Standards Link: Life Science: There is variation among mong edge for an animal to come and drink. When an unlucky edg individuals of one kind within a population. critt critter comes near, the anaconda winds itsel itself around the critt ter, drags critter, into it in nto tthe water wat ter aand holds h ld it i under until it drowns. the anaconda Then th swallows the animal whole! After a meal, swallow The anaconda’s favorite meals are hiding anaconda will rest for one week. an anac in the jungle. Can you find them all? Standards Link: Visual discrimination.

Standards Link: Animals have external features that help them thrive in different diff places.

A snake’s eyes are always open and they are covered with a membrane that keeps the eye moist. This is an ocular scale called a brille. It keeps the eyes moist and free from dust. When the snakes sheds its skin, it also sheds this scale and another will have grown underneath.

The rattlesnake is one of the fastest killers in the animal world. It can strike at a speed of 10 feet per second and its venom is deadly. Rattlesnakes are the most dangerous snakes in America, but they bite only if they are frightened or stepped on. So if you are ever walking in rattler country, watch your step! The rattlesnake gets its name from the rattling sound made by the rattling rings on its tail. You can tell how old a rattlesnake is by counting its rattles. Each time a rattlesnake sheds its skin, it gets a new ring on its rattle. Standards Link: Life Science: Animals have structures that serve different functions in survival.

Find the words in the puzzle. Then look for each word in this week’s Kid Scoop stories and activities.

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The snake scrunches up its body like an accordion or concertina. First it loops and then straightens out, pushing its head forward. Then it pulls its tail along and starts again.

Look through the newspaper to find:

• 4 words that describe an anaconda • 4 groups of numbers that add up to 37 • 4 things that are about as long as an anaconda

Rattlesnakes gather in groups to sleep through the winter. Help the mouse find a path out of this slithering slumber party.

Standards Link: Grammar; recognize adjectives: Math; calculate sums; estimate length.

Standards Link: Visual discrimination.

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

Grow an A-B-C Snake

Choose a letter of the alphabet. Look through one page of the newspaper for as many words as you can that start with that letter. Glue the words onto a long strip of paper in ABC order. How long can you grow your snake?

Standards Link: Spelling: Organize words in alphabetical order.

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Imagine you were a snake. What would you eat? How would you move? Where would you live? Write a paragraph about it.

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Education — Eastern Illinois University and Saint Mary’s College had released their 2013 fall semester dean’s lists. See Page 10.

Birds of Chicago will perform at Princeton Coffeehouse

Community Notes Lanny Slevin to speak BUREAU — Renowned sports radio announcer Lanny Slevin will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the First Congregational Church of Bureau. Refreshments will be served after the performance.

PRINCETON — The high energy folk group Birds of Chicago will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Princeton Coffeehouse, located at the Open Prairie United Church of Christ, 25 E. Marion St. in Princeton. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Birds of Chicago’s central performers are JT Nero and Allison Russell, who have emerged as two of the most compelling new voices in North American Roots music. For several years, Russell and Nero’s respective bands, Po’ Girl (Vancouver, BC) and JT and the Clouds (Chicago), collaborated extensively. In Mountains/Forests, released in 2011 under the JT Nero banner, they tapped into the power of their voices together on an entire record. It

also featured the full cast of characters that round out the Birds of Chicago ensemble — the Clouds and Michelle McGrath, a singer and picker from Southeast Ohio. Their debut release as Birds of Chicago (also the title of the record) was called “as refreshing and rewarding as morning in the reeds with the Audubon Society” by Thomas Connor of the Chicago Sun Times. When Nero and Russell sing together, the audience hears echoes of mountain gospel, street corner doo-wop and classic soul. Banjo and guitar are their accompaniment when performing as a duo. Other times they’re fired by a full band. The two are most at home on the road, playing festivals,

theaters, pub, VFW halls and the like. The appearance of Birds of Chicago at the Princeton Coffeehouse is sponsored by Steve and Laurie Bonucci. The Princeton Coffeehouse offers a full season of traditional and modern folk, blues and bluegrass music from August through May. All seats

are $12 and are general admission. Open Prairie is completely accessible and there is ample free parking nearby. Fair trade coffee, tea and homemade desserts are available. For information, visit www.theprincetoncoffeehouse.com or call 815-872-6501.

Rip’s for Rob fundraiser

LADD — Rip’s for Rob, a fundraiser to benefit Rob Pozzi of Spring Valley who died after battling Myelodysplastic Syndrome a rare form of blood cancer, will be held from 4:30 to 7:30

p.m. April 1 at Rip’s Chicken on Main Street in Ladd. Tickets are $8 and include 1/4 of chicken or chicken strips and fries. There will be raffles and 50/50 and a bake sale.

Carryouts are available. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information, call Kristi at 815-481-1038 or Silvia at 815-978-8931. Tickets will be available at the door.

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Scholarship — The Princeton Rotary Club has released information about the 2014 SwanEickmeier Scholarship Program. See Page 10.

Wild game stag MALDEN — The Malden Vets Club will host a wild game stag at 5 p.m. Saturday at 302 W. South St., Malden. The admission is $10. There will be lots of wild game and some domestic as well. Carryouts are available. Chaperoned youth are welcome.

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NEPONSET — A soup supper will be served at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Neponset Community Building. Admission is $8 per person. The menu will be soup, salad, breadsticks and dessert. Funds raised will go toward this year’s Picnic Days.

Red Hats event PRINCETON — The Princeton Red Hats will celebrate its 15th anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Princeton Elks Lodge.

Breakfast planned MANLIUS — The Manlius Boys and Girls 4-H Club will host an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Manlius Sportsman’s Club on Main Street. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for ages 4-12 and free for age 3 and under. A bake sale will also be held. Carryouts will be available. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance from any club member.

BCGS meeting PRINCETON — The Bureau County Genealogy Society will meet at 7 p.m. March 27 at the Society library, 629 S. Main St. in Princeton. The speaker for the evening will be Carol McGee, local member, who will present “Researching German Ancestors and Visiting Their Villages.” The meeting is free and open to the public.

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Wine and Paint classes continue at PAC PRINCETON — The latest Prairie Art Council Wine and Paint evening class offering theorem painting was a huge success. PAC Director and Instructor Melody Best has developed a new and fresh approach to an early 19th century painting technique called theorem painting. Using Best’s templates, students are taught how to paint botanically correct flowers, plants and fruits. Because no past painting experience is necessary, her classes are open to anyone who is interested in painting. The Wine and Paint theorem painting sessions are offered every first and third Wednesdays, April through May, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at

PRINCETON — Hampshire Colony Congregational Church will host a Lenten noontime musical meditation and luncheon on Wednesday, beginning at 12:10 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The musical performance will be by Mark Horwath and the lunch will be tater tot casserole. A free-will offering will be accepted.

St. Matthew Lenten service PRINCETON — St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church will host Pastor Gary Briesacher from Trinity Lutheran in Ottawa on Wednesday. He will discuss change of habit. There will be a soup supper at 6 p.m. followed by the service at 7 p.m.

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Students in the Wednesday night Wine and Paint class at the Prairie Arts Center show their latest creations. the Prairie Arts Center, 24 Park Ave. East in Princeton. Wine, appetizers and all art sup-

plies are included in the cost. To register, call 815-875-2787. Early registration is advised.

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MPR and the day will end with two musicians playing solos in galleries 135 and 211 from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Art historian, Jeff Nigro, has selected 10 pieces of art from the Art Institute of Chicago’s permanent collection. The

art will be paired with music from the Spanish Golden era, played on instruments from that time period. Besides the instrumentalists, there will be vocalists singing songs from the era, and eight dancers from Hubbard Street 2 performing

PRINCETON — The First United Methodist Church will offer a time for worship, fellowship, food and study through its Thank Goodness it’s Wednesday program. For each Wednesday evening beginning March 12 and ending April 9, there will be an opportunity for spiritual growth through the Lenten season. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a meal in Cushing Hall, followed by a short worship service at 6 p.m. The services will be followed by three study opportunities to choose from. For more information, call the church at 815-872-2821.

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HCCA plans Chicago trip The Heritage Corridor Community Associates will travel to Chicago on April 8 for the 28th annual Art and Music Program to be held in the Rubloff auditorium at the Chicago Art Institute. A optional lunch will be offered in the

Lenten Services Lenten meditation and luncheon

to music of the period. The bus will depart from Peru, Ottawa and Morris to take participants to Chicago. For more information, call Barbara Mueller at 815434-5218. The deadline to go on the trip is March 24.

LADD — The Ladd Community Consolidated School held its annual Science Fair Feb. 12 in the John T. Piccatto Library. Community members volunteered to judge 25 projects created by 31 seventhgrade students. Seven projects received a first-place rating and are

eligible to go on to regional competition in DeKalb on March 22, 2014. Receiving first-place ratings were: Zeben Parochetti, Ethan Borelli, Rachel Padgett, Ethan Cattani, Max Manning, Ella Hollinger, Julian Pantoja and Conner Flanagan. Holly Flanagan is the Science Fair sponsor.

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Princeton Rotary Club releases scholarship information

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Rotary presents checks The Princeton Rotary Club has raised more than $27,000 this year for 34 local organizations, two world projects and numerous academic scholarships. Phil Kaufmann, Rotary president, presented checks totaling $1,750 to Bruce McVety, Freedom House; Steve Bouslog, Youth Services Bureau; Jim Whitmore, St. Louis School Foundation; and Lori Compton, Bureau County Red Cross. Rotary, which meets at noon on Tuesdays at the Elks Club, is open to all service and community oriented individuals.

Dean’s List be named to the Deans’ List. Eastern Illinois University CHARLESTON — Eastern Illinois Saint Mary’s College University has released its 2013 fall semester dean’s list. Area students who made the list are: David Grimm of Sheffield, Jamie Olson of Princeton, Jessica Jacobson of Wyanet and Robbie Butler of Princeton. Students who achieve a GPA of 3.80 to 4.0 (on a 4.0 scale) while completing a minimum of 12 graded semester hours, excluding credit/no credit grades, in a fall or spring semester will

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Emma Brousseau of Walnut and Barbara Prokup of Peru have been named to the 2013 fall semester dean’s list at Saint Mary’s College. To earn academic honors at Saint Mary’s, a student must achieve a grade point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, have at least 12 graded credit hours, no incompletes, and no grades lower than a C.

PRINCETON — The Princeton Rotary Club has released information about the 2014 SwanEickmeier Scholarship Program. Five $1,000 nonrenewable scholarships will be awarded to Princeton High School graduating seniors pursuing a two- or four-year college degree. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to students in one installment following graduation. Scholarship money must be applied directly to tuition, room and board, fees, and/or books/media. The criteria for students applying for the scholarship will include enrollment as a student at PHS for at least one academic year prior to graduation, the intent to complete a college degree and enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Selection will be based on candidate’s academic achievement, extracurricular and community activities,

letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay about how Rotary service and ideals will play a role in their life. “This marks the 14th year the Princeton Rotary Club will be offering scholarships,” said Judson Lusher, scholarship committee chairman. “The Swan-Eickmeier Scholarship is another way for the Rotary Club to further their support and interest in the education of Princeton’s young people. Members take great pride in the scholarship program because it helps students financially and furthers our mission of helping others,” he added. “The scholarships are funded via the various fundraising events sponsored by the Princeton Rotary Club, including its annual charity auction.” Lusher said. “It also makes contributions to other organizations and programs throughout the community.” Founded in 1905,

Rotary International is the world’s first service club organization. Today, Rotary flourishes worldwide with 1.2 million neighbors, friends, and community leaders who come together to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world. There are 34,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Its members volunteer in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio. Rotary members believe it starts with a commitment to “Service Above Self”. Seniors may pick up a Swan-Eickmeier Scholarship application from counselors in the high school guidance office. Applications must be received by April 11. Notification of the five scholarship award winners will occur in May.

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11 Sports Tuesday, March 18, 2014 • 11 Second at State — The Princeton Tiger Special Olympic team took second at state. See Thursday’s BCR for more.

2013-14 BCR Player of the Year

Mineral spirits Foes big contributor to Annawan’s state success By Kevin Hieronymus khieronymus@bcrnews.com

Bureau County has never produced a state champion in basketball before. The 1986 Ohio Bulldogs and 1997 and 1998 Hall Red Devils came close with secondplace finishes. The 1955 Princeton Tigers placed fourth in the one class system and the Bureau Valley Storm brought home three straight third-place finishes from 2000-02. The little town of Mineral on the western edge of Bureau County brings home the first in the form of Megan Foes. The senior starting guard from Mineral was a big time contributor for Annawan’s 1A state championship run. She averaged 10.2 points, 4 steals, 4 rebounds and 3 assists a game. Those numbers came playing for a state champion which included two other AP All-State picks in Celina VanHyfte and Cierra Davis. She was named as a first-team Lincoln Trail All-Conference selection and recognized with Fourth Team IBCA All-State and All-State Honorable Mention honors. She is now the 2013-14 BCR Player of the Year. Annawan coach Jason Burkiewicz, who played for Hall’s second state runner-up

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Spring Valley’s Anthony Urbanski took part in the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s distance medley All-American finish.

College track

Urbanski earns All-American honors

See Foes Page 13

The Megan Foes file • Senior guard at Annawan, from Mineral • Fourth team IBCA All-State • AP All-State Honorable Mention • First team all-Lincoln Trail Conference • Averaged 10.2 points, 4 steals, 4 rebounds and 3 assists. • School record eight 3-point shots in one game

BCR photo/Kevin Hieronymus

Mineral’s Megan Foes helped bring home the IHSA 1A girls state championship trophy to Annawan and Bureau County. The senior guard received fourth team IBCA All-State and AP All-State Honorable Mention honors. LaMoille senior Shiela Browning is the BCR Player of the Year Runner-up.

Anthony Urbanski and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s distance medley earned All-American honors at Division III National Track Meet in Lincoln, Neb. Urbanski, a 2011 alumnus of Hall High School, joined teammates Kevin Buntman, Bryce Rudebeck and Dawson Miller (Whitewater/ Whitewater) for a third-place finish with a time of 9:57.87, eclipsing the school record of 9:58.47. The Whitewater relay had been ranked seventh. It marks the fourth time that UW-W has earned All-America honors in the DMR (also 2002, 2004, 2008). Central College won the 2014 distance medley relay in 9:54.08.

IKWF State

Area wrestlers land state medals Korte from Celtic Elite. In the state finals, he lost to Tucker Four Princfrom Bolingbrook, eton wrestlers a returning state received medals runner-up. from IKWF State Hammerich competition over won his first two the weekend. matches before Tiger Town falling to eventual Tanglers had state champion two medalists in Howard from RenShaylynn the IKWF boys egade, falling 14-8. Hartmann state tourna- 2nd at girls state He lost again in ment at Rockford wrestlebacks, but — Chase Tatum bounced back to defeat took home second place Bartell from the Maine at 215 pounds novice Eagles for fifth place. and Peyton Hammerich Drake Davis from placed fifth at 156- Princeton wrestles for pound novice Illinois Valley Elite, Tatum pinned his first placing fifth at senior three wrestlers, defeat- 122 pounds. He is a fiveing Frazier from Olney, time IKWF state qualiElsbury from Xtreme and fier and four-time place

By Kevin Hieronymus

khieronymus@bcrnews.com

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Girls Got Game Princeton’s Taylor Quiram (left) and Alexis Alt battle on defense in Sunday’s fifth-grade championship game of the Girls Got Game Princeton Boosters Shootout. Princeton won their pool championship and took second place overall.

winner. Shaylynn Hartmann of Tiger Town placed second in the middle school division 103 pounds bracket at the girls state in Yorkville. She won by pin, won 5-4, and lost 2-0 in the title match. This year’s girls event had 120 wrestlers, up 20 from last year’s inaugural event. Hartmann finished this year with a 17-14 overall record and 3-3 against girls. TTT’s Conner Alter and Dallas Hill also qualified for State, but did not place. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews. com.

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Girls Got Game Shootout BCR photos/ Mike Vaughn

Princeton’s teams crossed paths in shootout action with eighth-grader Anna Murray battling seventhgrader Meg Fisher for a rebound Saturday. The Princeton eighths won the consolation championship in the seventh-eighth tournament. Abby Jensen (left) brings the ball upcourt for the Princeton fifthgraders against Bureau Valley and teammate Addison Grove (above left) takes a shot.

Bureau Valley eighth-grader Nicole Wirth (above) and sixth-grader Makanna Sabin (right) strike similar poses in the Girls Got game Shootout at Princeton. The BV eighths took second. Defending for Spring Valley (right) is Gracie Martinaitis.

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Indoor track roundup Area athletes make most of First Chances By BCR Sports Staff sports@bcrnews.com You get just one chance to make a good first chance impression. Princeton’s Zoe Mead, Colbi Schertz and Sierra Storm made the most of theirs in Saturday’s First Chance Indoor Invitational at the Westwood Complex in Sterling. The meet is set up as an A-B-C meet with the best athlete in the A divisions, followed by the second best athlete in the B divisions, and the third best athlete in the C division. Mead won the 800meter run with a time of 2:25.99, breaking her own PHS indoor record she set last year at 2:26.91. PHS coach Pat Hodge said Mead looked a little tired from running record 400 times on Thursday, but “still ran fast enough to break her own indoor mark.” Schertz used a PHS meet best throw of 35-7 1/2 to win the shot put while Storm placed third in the pole vault (7-6). Princeton and Bureau Valley boys also ran Saturday. In the pole vault, Princeton had a fourthplace finish in the A Division from Drew Pranka (10-6), a third-place finish in the B Division from Dominic Biggs (8-6) and a fourth-place finish in the C Division from Michael Warren (6-6). In triple jump, Princeton’s Luke Marselle finished sixth in the A Division with a jump of 38-1 and Brent Loftus finished sixth (32-4) in the C Division. Bureau Valley’s Austin Seitter won a gold medal in the C Division of the shot put with a throw of 45-4. Princeton got a fifthplace finish from Caleb Strom in the A Division of

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“She was a sweetheart off the court and in between whistles, but when the ball was in play, she had an attitude. The attitude every coach loves to see.” • Jason Burkiewicz

Foes

BCR Players of the Year

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team, said his Bravettes couldn’t have done it without her. “She has truly been a joy for me and Annawan fans to watch on the court over the years. As a coach, however, I always remember the things people don’t often see,” he said. “Megan is all character. She led the charge when it came to unselfish play. She held players accountable in practice for doing their part. She was a sweetheart off the court and in between whistles, but when the ball was in play, she had an attitude. The attitude every coach loves to see. “Megan knew that when you stepped onto the court there was going to be a winner and a loser and from the opening tip to the very last buzzer she was going to work as hard as she could to make sure her team came out the winner.” Mineral High School closed her doors in May of 1961 and sent their students to Annawan in the fall. Mineral has continued to send quality athletes to AHS over the years and Foes is the latest to make the 4.4 mile, eight-minute trip each day on Route 6. “I feel like she lives right next door to all of them. I don’t think it separates us at all that I live in a different town or anything. It’s three towns that make up Annawan and we just come together and have fun,” Foes said. And fun they did in bringing back the first state championship of any sports to Annawan, a town well known for its strong sense of pride and tradition for its sports programs. “It’s definitely started to sink in, but I don’t think I will fully feel it until a few years down the road and when I say, ‘Oh yeah, we did do that,’” she said. “In third grade, we set this goal for ourselves that we wanted to win state one day and we did it. .... It definitely took a lot of hard work and dedication and some great coaches and the commu-

BCR photo/Kevin Hieronymus

Annawan coach Jason Burkiewicz said senior captain Megan Foes of Mineral was a sweetheart off the court and a competitor on it. nity backing us long the way.” Foes also leaves with a lot satisfaction with how her year went individually. “I put a lot of hard work and it seemed like it paid off. All of us put in what we needed to do and then we put our skills together, which ultimately ended with a state championship,” she said. The one night that Foes really seemed to put everything together came at the State Farm Classic in Bloomington, when she sank eight 3-point shots against Brimfield. The night’s still kind of a blur to her. “I was talking to my mom and dad after that night and I don’t remember how it happened. I was just hot that night and my

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teammates kept passing me the ball, and I was open. So I shot,” she said. She another record-setting performance when she had nine steals in each state tournament game, using her ball-hawking efforts to help the Bravettes. Foes was the benefactor of the Bravettes’ vaunted 1-2-2 press. “Everybody on our team makes stuff happen for everybody else. If they’re not the ones getting recognized, they’re surely the ones helping the others get recognized,” she said, noting how her team’s unselfish play was the secret to their success. Foes is one of several basketball players moving on to softball, where there is promise for

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2014 — Megan Foes, Annawan 2013 — Mo Dean, St. Bede 2012 — Jaclyn Kain, Hall; Jasmine Kunkel, Princeton 2011 — Emily Considine, Hailee Brayton, St. Bede 2010 — Melanie Thompson, Bureau Valley 2009 — Sam Galas, Abby Toraason, St. Bede 2008 — Jen Andes, Hall 2007 — Brooke Jensen, Austyn Miller, Princeton 2006 — Kailey Klein, Hall 2005 — Kailey Klein, Hall 2004 — Kailey Klein, Hall 2003 — Kailey Klein, Hall — Nigel Geuther, LaMoille 2002 — Nigel Geuther, LaMoille 2001 — Karisa Dinges, St. Bede 2000 — Erin McGunnigal, SBA 1999 — Tiah Romagnoli, Princeton 1998 — Tiah Romagnoli, PHS 1997 — Tiah Romagnoli, PHS 1996 — Marissa Heath, Annawan 1995 — Andrea Blackert, Manlius/Tampico 1994 — Maria Lorenzi, St. Bede 1993 — Jolene Bair, Neponset 1992 — Jolene Bair, Neponset 1991 — Megan Lanham, Western — Tina Colgan, Bradford 1990 — Nicki Hansen, Manlius 1989 — Angel Jaggers, Manlius 1988 — JoAnn Thomson, Western 1987 — Angie Noble, Princeton

more success. “I think we’ll go farther than a lot of people expect,” said Foes. An ace pitcher, Foes will be taking her talents to play softball for Illinois Central College in East Peoria next year and looking forward to what the future holds for her there. “I’m gonna miss basketball and volleyball and my teammates from Annawan a lot. The future’s really bright. It seems like a great organization just like Bravette basketball here,” she said. She will bring that winning attitude with her. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

PUBLIC HEARING Replacement of the IL 89 Bridge (SN 078-0006) Over the Illinois River South of Spring Valley WEDNESDAY APRIL 9, 2014 4 PM TO 7 PM AT THE SPRING VALLEY CITY HALL 215 N. GREENWOOD STREET SPRING VALLEY, IL 61362 (lower level) (NO FORMAL PRESENTATION) The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), District 3 Office, will conduct a public hearing regarding the preliminary engineering study for replacing the existing bridge carrying IL 89 over the Illinois River south of Spring Valley. The purpose of the hearing is to present proposed project information and potential impacts for public comment. The proposed project includes constructing a replacement bridge east of the existing bridge while maintaining traffic on the existing bridge. The IL 89 roadway approaches will be raised to reduce roadway flooding, and sidewalk will be extended along the west side of IL 89 from the CSX Railroad to Barto’s Landing. Following construction of the new bridge, the existing bridge will be removed. The existing bridge was determined eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Effects to this and other historic properties were evaluated in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and Section 4(f) of the National Transportation Act of 1966. The completed project is not anticipated to increase base floodplain impacts. The project will impact wetlands. Additional right-of-way and easements will be required throughout the project. The hearing will be conducted in an open house format with no formal presentation. IDOT personnel will be available to provide information, answer questions, and receive comments. Exhibits, plans, and the draft preliminary engineering study will be available for review during the hearing. Exhibits and comment sheets will be available at the city hall for two weeks following the meeting. All interested persons are invited to attend and participate. Comments received by April 24, 2014 will be considered as the preliminary engineering study is finalized. The meeting will be accessible to persons with a disability in compliance with current Accessibility Standards prepared by the Capital Development Board. Persons with a disability planning to attend and needing special accommodations should contact Mr. Duane Lukkari by April 4, 2014. The contact may be by telephone (815) 434-8565, in writing to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 700 East Norris Drive, Ottawa, Illinois 61350, by fax 815-434-8553 or by telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY) 888-642-3458 or through the Illinois Relay Center (800-526-0857). Published in the Bureau County Republican March 18 and April 1, 2014.


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Track

From Page 13 the 60-meter dash (7.48). In the 60-meter high hurdles, both schools ran well. In the A Division, Bureau Valley’s Tucker Schoff finished third overall with a time of 8.89. In the B Division, Princeton’s Lenny Mead finished second with a time of 9.85 and Bureau Valley’s Hunter Schoff finished in sixth with a time of 11.02. In the C Division, Princeton’s Blake Janssen won the gold with a time of 10.25. The success continued into the 800-meter run. In the A Division, Bureau Valley’s Kane Eastwood took second with a time of 2:07.67 just behind Dixon’s Killian Lally. In the C Division, Bureau Valley’s Yulian Osorio finished fourth (2:20) with Princeton’s Cody Workman finishing just behind him in fifth (2:21.45). In the 400, Princeton’s Kai Tomaszewski finished fourth in the A Division while Bureau Valley had some fantastic finishes in the B and C Divisions. Ryan Taylor took second (56.23) in the B Division while Colton Peterson won the C Division with a season best of 56.09. In the 200-meter dash, Bureau Valley’s Michael Eastwood finished second in the B Division with a time of 24.77.

Bureau County Republican • bcrnews.com Bureau Valley’s 4x800 team of Kane Eastwood, Andrew Smith, Ryan Taylor and Daniel Trone finished fourth with a time of 9:02.95. In the 4x200, Princeton took fourth (1:44.13) in the freshmen/sophomore race with Blake Janssen, Luke Marselle, Austin Rossler, and Brock Griffin and mirrored the same race with a finish of fourth (1:39.29) in the varsity race with Tomaszewski, Strom, Pranka, and Lenny Mead.. The Bureau Valley 4x200 had a collision on the final turn with a runner from Galesburg, which took them back to ninth. In the 4x400, Bureau Valley finished fourth with a time of 3:41.00, which as of Sunday afternoon put them as the No. 1 time in Class A. PHS coach Dan Foes said the Tigers had a “good day overall with a lot of good marks and times.” BV coach Nick Hartz was extremely happy with the performances of this kids. “There were many larger schools at the meet, which provided great competition and helped to make us work harder,” he said. “While there are a few things we need to clean up in a few of the events, I couldn’t be more pleased with how we have started off this season.” Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

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PC cagers earn TCC honors By Kevin Hieronymus khieronymus@bcrnews.com

Putnam County cagers have been named to the 2014 Tri-County All-Conference basketball team. Carly Gonet and Daniela Pavlovich were selected to the first team for the girls. Teammates Megan Rehn and Allison Voss were named to second team and Stephanie Wilson was selected to the third team. Peoria Christian sisters Taylor (senior) and Jordan (sophomore) Myroth were named to the first team along with Marquette junior Kendall Kaufmann and Roanoke-Benson sophomore Olivia Rossman. Henry junior Emma Cluskey received second-team honors along with senior Sydney Foster of Midland and juniors Sydney Stalker of Marquette and Macie Sauder of RoanokeBenson Along with Wilson, the third team included sophomores Madge Sullivan of Roanoke-Ben-

son, Jada Duncan of Peoria Christian and Cassidy Murphy of Marquette and freshman Madi Fischer of Peoria Christian. Senior Harold Fay joined Henry’s Nathan Helle as the two unanimous selections for the TCC boys team. Also for PC, senior Evan Krieser was named to the second team and sophomore Alec Veverka to the third team. The TCC boys first team includes senior Jake Schlosser of Henry and Jake Varvil of Midland, junior Klay Nafziger of RoanokeBenson and sophomore Dakota Bennington of Peoria Christian. Receiving second-team honors were seniors Michael Doss of Roanoke-Benson and J.D. Hays of Woodland and juniors Michael Sypniewski of Marquette and Alex O’Neil of Peoria Christian. The third team included seniors Ryan Condit of Henry, Andrew Gavin of Peoria Christian and Jacob Martini of Marquette and junior Kyle Kolb of Roanoke-Benson. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews. com.

Scoreboard

BCR PREDICTION: Mooseheart over Sesser-Valier.

Basketball

2A boys state At Carver Arena, Peoria

1A boys state At Carver Arena, Peoria

FRIDAY: Heyworth 57, Sesser-Valier 51 Mooseheart 74, Mendon Unity 61 SATURDAY: Third - Mendon Unity 59, Sesser-Valier 43 Title - Mooseheart 63, Heyworth 47

FRIDAY: Nashville 62, Petersburg PORTA 43 Bloomington Central Catholic 51, Providence St. Mel 45 SATURDAY: Third - Providence St. Mel 71, PORTA 36 Title - Bloomington Central Catholic 76, Nashville 62 (3 OT) BCR PREDICTION: BCC over PORTA.

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Take Notice Certificate NO. #2010 00058 TO: COUNTY CLERK OF BUREAU COUNTY; James Corrie; Spring Valley City Bank c/o Matt Merboth, President; Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property, Unknown owners or parties interested in said property, land, or lots. A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed in the Circuit Court of Bureau County, Illinois as Case No. 11-TX-1(2). The property is located at: 203 Main St. in Dover, IL. Legal Description: Lots 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 in Block 16 in the Original Town, now Village of Dover, all lying and being situated in the County of Bureau in the State of Illinois. PI No: 10-25-278-001. Said property was sold on 10/31/2011 for delinquent taxes for the year 2010. The period of redemption will expire on June 30, 2014. On July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. the petitioner will make application to such court in said county for an Order for Tax Deed, should the real estate not be redeemed. Hudson Ludvigson, Petitioner Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 15, 18 and 20, 2014.

Estate may be filed in the office of the Circuit Clerk, Bureau County Courthouse, Princeton, Illinois 61356, or with the representative, or both, on or before September 8, 2014, or if mailing or delivery of a notice from the representative is required by Section 18-3 of the Probate Act of 1975, the date stated in that notice. Any claim not filed by that date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk are to be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney within ten (10) days after it has been filed. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014 s/ Mary C. Dremann Bureau County Circuit Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 4, 11 and 18, 2014.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS IN PROBATE ESTATE OF ) CHARLES W. ) ADAMS, SR., ) Deceased ) NO. 2014-P-15 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of Charles W. Adams, Sr. Letters of Office were issued on February 24, 2014 to Ida Mary Adams, Homestead Apts. #8, 308 S. Second St., Walnut, Illinois 61376 as Independent Executor, whose attorneys are Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Avenue West, Princeton, Illinois 61356. Claims against the

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Take Notice Certificate NO. #2010 00008 TO: COUNTY CLERK OF BUREAU COUNTY; Pauline Moderau; Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property, Unknown owners or parties interested in said property, land, or lots. A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed in the Circuit Court of Bureau County, Illinois as Case No. 11-TX-1(4). The property is located at: 207 Brewer St., Walnut, IL 61376. Legal Description: A tract of land 87 feet by 60 feet situated in the North half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 8, Township 18 North, Range 8 East of the Fourth Principal Meridian, all lying and being situated in the Village of Walnut, in the County of Bureau, in the State of Illinois. PI No: 03-08-426-009. Said property was sold on 10/31/2011 for delinquent taxes for the year 2010. The period of redemption will expire on June 30, 2014. On July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. the petitioner will make application to such court in said county for an Order for Tax Deed, should the real

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TAKE NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. #2010 00204 TO: COUNTY CLERK OF BUREAU COUNTY; Augustine J. Avila; Rosa Avila; Illinois Community Credit Union; St. Margaret’s Hospital c/o Timothy, A. Muntz, Registered Agent; Grasser’s Plumbing & Heating, Inc. c/o Gary E. Grasser, Registered Agent; Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property, Unknown owners or parties interested in said land or lots. A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed in the Circuit Court of Bureau County, Illinois as Case No. 11-TX-1 (6). The property is Located At: 300 E. Fourth St., Depue. Legal Description or P.I. No.: 17-35-426-001. Said property was sold on 10/31/2011 for delinquent taxes for the year 2010. The period of redemption will expire on August 7, 2014. On 8/14/2014 at 1:00 p.m. the petitioner will make application to such court in said county for an Order for Tax Deed, should the real estate not be redeemed. Kathleen M. Hollonbeck, Petitioner Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 15, 18 and 20, 2014.

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LAND AUCTION 13.8± acres in 2 Tracts

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March 28, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Auction Location: Princeton Moose Family Center 1336 N. Euclid, Princeton, IL Property Location: From Route 26 turn east on 1700 North Road (Backbone Rd.) to Euclid Ave., south and property is on the east side. The property is located within the city limits of Princeton, IL. Property Description: Tax Parcel: 16-09-201-008, total taxes paid 2012 in 2013 were $595.08. Current real estate taxes per parcel to be determined. Zoning: M-1 Light Manufacturing; current use is farmland. Tract 1: W 1/2 of Lots 10, 11 & 12 in the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 & the N 1/2 of the N 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Sec. 9, T16N, R9E, city of Princeton, Bureau Co., IL, exc. therefrom the S 20 ft. off of the W 211.2 feet of said Lot 10; together with an easement for the purposes of ingress and egress and parking across and upon the S 20 feet of the W 211.2 feet of said Lot 10, Bureau Co., IL; containing 6.90+/- acres. Tract 2: E 1/2 of Lots 10, 11 and 12 in the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 and the N 1/2 of the N 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Sec. 9, T16N, R9E, Bureau Co., IL; containing 6.90+/- total acres Tenancy: Open tenancy for 2014

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The Following will be sold at the ON SITE LOCATION AT 104 N. Church Street in Princeton, IL on:

SAT., MARCH 22, 2014 TIME: 10:00 A.M.

View Listing & Photos on website: www.tumblesonauction.com ANTIQUE AND MODERN FURNITURE and PIANO: Nice Willett Cherry Dining Room Set Including Drop Leaf Dining Room Table (leaves, pads) & Six Matching Chairs and Matching Open Shelf China Hutch; Nice Group of Ethan Allen Furniture to Include: Solid Cherry Dry Sink Cabinet, Cherry Drop Leaf One Drawer End Table, 3 Piece Matching Painted Bedroom Set, 5 Piece Matching Maple and Birch Bedroom Set, Two Piece Matching Dresser & Mirror & Sm. Cabinet, Two Drawer Drop Leaf End Table; Dbl Bed; Several Open Shelf Bookcases; Cable-Nelson Spinet Piano; Sligh Lowry Desk and Chair; Large Round Wood Coffee Table; Cherry Drop Leaf Pedestal Lamp Table; Sofa, Loveseats & Occasional Chairs; RCA Console Stereo; Wood Bench; Round Formica Top Kitchen Table and 4 Chairs; Glass Door Curio Cabinet; Painted Antique Kitchen Cabinet; Primitive Wood Chest; Upright Freezer; Washer & Dryer ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES & LAWN & GARDEN: Sterling Silver Candle Holders w/ Hurricane Glass Shades; Royal Doulton Figurine, Floral Decorated Pitcher & Lg. Toby Pitcher; Sm. Cranberry Opalescent Pitcher; Waterford Sugar Shaker; Glass Vinegar Cruet; Blue Glassware; Set of 6 Royal Worcester Covered Cups; England Casserole Dishes; Several Hook Rugs; Nice Quality Table &Desk Lamps; Longaberger Basket; Bart Kassabaum Framed Print & Other Pics & Frames; Old & Modern Books; Cameras; Old Violin; Sm. Sewing Cabinet, Buttons & Misc. Sewing; Ladies Hankies, Scarves, Hats & Boxes, Tablecloths, Linens, Purses & Costume Jewelry; Oreck Vacuum; Lg. Staffordshire Bone China Floral; Brass Candle Sticks; Sm. Lux Clock; Haviland Limoge & Copenhagen Vases; Goebel Angel & Victorian Figurines; HP Plates; Several Pewter Pieces; Plateau Dresser Mirror; Set of Gorham Stainless Flatware; Etched Glasses & Stemware; Sm. Set of England DishwareEverglades Pattern; Vintage Stapler & Pencil Sharpener; USA Cookie Jar; Sm. Crock Bowl & Pitcher; Washboard; Set of Blue & White Willow ware Dishes; 4 Matching Aqua Blue Fireking Coffee Mugs; P-ton Tiles; Old Thermos; Usual Line of Kitchenware items Including Sm. Kitchen Appliances, Pots & Pans Including Revereware, Utensils, Bakeware, Corningware &Pyrex; X-mas Décor; Painted Metal Cabinets; Several ToolBoxes w/ Tools; Aluminum & Step Ladders; Garden Tools & More!

KATHERINE GRAMPP, PRINCETON, IL SELLER:

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

Auction Terms & Conditions: • These two tracts will be sold separately and on a per surveyed acre basis. • Ten (10) percent earnest money deposit of contract selling price is required on auction day at time of signing the purchase agreement. Remaining due upon closing. Closing to occur on or before May 1, 2014. • Property is being sold on an “as is/where is” basis. • Bidder(s) should arrange financing and perform due diligence prior to the auction. • Bidder(s) assume(s) all responsibility for obtaining any financing for the purchase of property and neither Owner/Seller nor Broker/Auction Company assumes any responsibility for Buyer’s inability to obtain financing. Seller will provide a survey on the day of the auction. • Seller will provide a title insurance policy in the amount of the purchase price of the subject property at closing. • Any announcements made the day of the auction take precedence over any previously advertised terms and/or conditions. Seller: Cooper Farms c/o Paul Perona, etal Seller Atty: James Anthony Andreoni, Perona, Peterlin, Andreoni & Brolley, LLC

For information, call Leslie H. “Chip” Johnston Real Estate Broker at 815-875-2950

REAL ESTATE AUCTION

The following described Real Estate will be offered at Public Auction located at the property, 777 S. Main St./Bettasso Professional Office/Condo’s, Princeton, IL 61356 Look for this and upcoming Auctions on www.rickrediger.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014 10:00 A.M.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Located at 777 S. Main St., Princeton, IL Bureau County – Less than 500 Ft +/- from Bureau County Court House, Frame, CB/Brick Bldg divided into divided into (4) Independent Condo Suites constructed in 1962 +/-, Zoned Commercial/B-3 with 103’+/- of Main St. Frontage. There is 11,772 sq. ft. +/of land area, including a large private black topped Parking Lot & Private East side Parking area. Building includes individual forced hot/AC units, various & multiple/individual plumbing facilities. Property to be sold along with the Declaration of Condominium Ownership Covenants. The property will be offered in 3 individual Condo Suites. Unit A: Located in the West upper level consisting of 1,300 sq. ft. +/-. There are 5 offices, kitchen, storage room, furnace room, 2 restrooms and Private Entrance. Tax I.D. number is 16-16-379-001. 2012 taxes were $1,504.92. Unit B: Located in the East upper level consisting of 1300 sq. ft. +/-. There are 5+ offices, reception room, furnace room, restroom and Private Entrance. Tax I.D. number is 16-16-379-002. 2012 taxes were $1,504.92. Unit D: Located in the East lower level consisting of 1,215 sq. ft. +/-. There are 4 large offices, large reception area/ waiting room, furnace room, restroom and Private Entrance. Tax I.D. number is 16-16-379-004. 2012 taxes were $1,505.00. For floor plan’s and additional information - view full catalog on www.rickrediger.com TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 1) The successful bidders will be required to enter into a standard real estate purchase contract with 10% of the purchase price due immediately following the auction. The balance will be due and payable on or before April 29, 2014. 2) The seller shall provide a title insurance policy in the amount of the purchase price of the subject property. 3) The property is being sold in “as is“condition, with no warranties of any kind. 4) The information is believed to be accurate. However, we strongly urge all prospective buyers to thoroughly research all pertinent data and to draw their own conclusions. 5) All announcements made the day of the sale take precedence over any previously printed advertised terms or conditions. 6) Condo Unit C is Not for Sale – Owned and Occupied by Professional Attorney. 7) To view the property contact Rick Rediger – Auctioneer at 815-699-7999. 8) BROKERS – Please call Auction Service for co-operation terms. OPEN HOUSE – Sunday, March 2 – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Seller: RENEE COMFORT/BETTASSO CONDO’S Attorney for Seller: Robert F. Russell Not Responsible for Accidents I.D. Required

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PUBLIC AUCTION BUREAU COUNTY FARMLAND

PUBLIC AUCTION BUREAU COUNTY FARMLAND

86+/- Acres Section 33 • Neponset Township

On behalf of the Fitzpatrick Farm Partnership, the following described farmland will be offered by PUBLIC AUCTION. Sale day location: Neponset Community Building, West Commercial St., Neponset, IL 61345. OPEN TENANCY 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 10:00 A.M.

OPEN TENANCY 2014

FARM LOCATION: S ½ of the SE ¼ of Section 33, Neponset Twp., Bureau County, IL or 7 miles West of Rte 40 on Kentville Road (700N) to 250E Road and South 1¼ mile. FARM DESCRIPTION: 86 +/- acres with 84.82 +/- tillable acres. Tillable soils include Osco, Buckhart, Muscatune and Elkhart. Crop Productivity Index is 131.8 +/-. Tax ID #19-33-400-002. $2,076.56 taxes paid in 2013. Improvements include a small bungalow type home with a 2 car unattached garage. Plat locations, Aerial Photos, Soil Maps and other information available @ rickrediger.com TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 1.) This tract will be sold on a per acre basis. 2.) Contract acres will be as described by the Bureau County Assessor. 3.) The successful bidder will be required to enter into a standard purchase agreement contract. A Buyer’s Premium of 1% of the high bid will be charged to the buyer and added to the bid amount to arrive at the contract purchase price. 10% of the contract purchase price will be due immediately following the auction. The balance will be due and payable on or before May 14, 2014. 4.) The seller shall provide a title insurance policy in the amount of the purchase price of the subject property. 5.) The estimated 2013 real estate taxes due and payable in 2014 will be credited by the Seller to the Buyer. All subsequent real estate taxes will be the responsibility of the Buyer. 6.) The property is being sold in “AS IS” condition, with no implied warranties of any kind. 7.) The information is believed to be accurate. However, we strongly urge all prospective buyers to thoroughly research all pertinent data and to draw their own conclusions. 8.) All announcements made the day of the sale take precedence over any previously printed material. 9.) For additional information or to view the property contact Rick Rediger, Auctioneer at 815-699-7999 or Scott Brummel.

FITZPATRICK FARM PARTNERSHIP Sellers:

Attorney for Seller: Duane J Goedken 319 E. 2nd St., Ste. 301 – Muscatine, IA 52761 Number System will be Used – I.D. Required Not Responsible for Accidents Auction conducted by: REDIGER AUCTION SERVICE BRUMMEL REALTY LLC Rick Rediger, Auctioneer Scott Brummel, Broker 815-699-7999 630-553-3200 www.RickRediger.com www.BrummelRealty.com

LAMOILLE TOWNSHIP 140 +/- Acres

The following described farmland will be offered by PUBLIC AUCTION. Sale day location: LaMoille Lions Club Building, 308 Howard St., LaMoille, IL 61330. OPEN TENANCY

THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014

OPEN TENANCY

10:00 A.M.

DESCRIPTION: Located 1 mile South of Junction IL 89 and 34 LaMoille, IL to 2500N Road then West 1 mile to farm on South side of road. Plat location is E ½ of NW ¼ and W ½ of the NE ¼ of Section 35 LaMoille Township, Bureau County Illinois. 140 +/- tillable acres with 139.6 +/- tillable. Tillable soils include Greenbush, Muscatune, Batavia, Osco, Edgington and Ambraw. The Crop Productivity Index for optimum management is 131.6 +/. Part of Tax ID # 05-35-100-003. Plat locations, Aerial Photos, Soil Maps and other information available @ rickrediger.com TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 1.) The parcel will be sold with no improvements. 2.) The parcel will be sold on a per surveyed acre basis. Survey provided by Seller. 3.) The successful bidder will be required to enter into an installment contract for deed in customary form. Twenty (20%) percent of the purchase price due at the time of signing. The balance, with interest at the rate of two (2%) percent per annum, payable in four (4) additional annual installments. 4.) The seller shall provide a title insurance policy in the amount of the purchase price of the subject property. 5.) The estimated 2013 real estate taxes due and payable in 2014 will be credited by the Seller to the Buyer. All subsequent real estate taxes will be the responsibility of the buyer. 6.) The property is being sold in “AS IS” condition, with no implied warranties of any kind. 7.) The information is believed to be accurate. However, we strongly urge all prospective buyers to thoroughly research all pertinent data and to draw their own conclusions. 8.) All announcements made the day of the sale take precedence over any previously printed material. 9.) For additional information or to view the property contact Rick Rediger, Auctioneer at 815-699-7999 or Scott Brummel at 630-553-3200.

LARRY J. FENWICK

Seller: Attorney for Seller: William S. Beneke 10 W. Park Avenue, Princeton, IL 61356 – 815.875.4555 Number System will be Used – I.D. Required Not Responsible for Accidents REDIGER AUCTION SERVICE Rick Rediger, Auctioneer 815-699-7999 www.RickRediger.com

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NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on March 6, 2014, 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 TM Property Preservation, located at PO Box 87, Princeton, IL 61356. Dated this 6th day of March, 2014. /s/Kamala S. Hieronymus Bureau County Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 11, 18 and 25, 2014.

P.I. No.: 13-08-363-006. Said property was sold on 10/31/2011 for delinquent taxes for the year 2010. The period of redemption will expire on August 7, 2014. On 8/14/2014 at 1:15 p.m. the petitioner will make application to such court in said county for an Order for Tax Deed, should the real estate not be redeemed. Kathleen M. Hollonbeck, Petitioner Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 15, 18 and 20, 2014.

and a decision made by the Princeton City Council on Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The City of Princeton reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Bid not

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City Council. Direct questions to Jason Bird at 815-8751231. Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 18, 20, 22, 25, 27 and 29, 2014.

TAKE NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. #2010 00082 TO: COUNTY CLERK OF BUREAU COUNTY; Debra L. Williams; Dianna D. Hutchkiss; Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property, Unknown owners or parties interested in said land or lots. A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed in the Circuit Court of Bureau County, Illinois as Case No. 11-TX-1 (5). The property is Located At: 223 Locust St., Mineral Legal Description or

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ANNUAL TOWN MEETING Notice is Hereby Given To the legal voters, residents of the Town of Princeton, in the County of Bureau, and the State of Illinois, that the Annual Town Meeting of said Town will take place on TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014 being the second Tuesday of said month as per the Township Code which states: (the ANNUAL TOWN MEETING shall be held on the second Tuesday in April at the hour of 6:00 p.m.). Said meeting will be held at the Township Building located at 235 East Railroad Avenue, Princeton, Illinois, for the transaction of the miscellaneous business of the said town; and after a Moderator having been elected, will proceed to hear and consider reports of officers, and decide on such measures as may, in pursuance of law, come before the meeting; and especially to consider and decide the following: approve minutes of the April 16, 2013 Annual Town Meeting, set dates for regularly monthly meetings, and set a date for the 2015 Annual Town meeting. Dated March 14, 2014 Ted Johnson, Princeton Township Town Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 18, 2014.

days after it has been filed. Dated this 26th day of February, 2014 s/ Mary C. Dremann Bureau County Circuit Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 4, 11 and 18, 2014.

Princeton, IL 61356. Claims against the estate may be filed in the Circuit Clerk’s Office, Bureau County Courthouse, Princeton, Illinois, or with the representative, or both, on or before the 19th day of September, 2014, or, if mailing or delivery of a notice from the representative is required by Sec. 18-3 of the Probate Act of 1975, the date stated in that notice. Any claim not filed on or before that date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the clerk must be mailed or delivered by the claimant to the representative and to the attorney within ten (10) days after it has been filed. /s/Richard L. Corrin, Jr. /s/Mary Lee Corrin Independent Co-Executors of the Estate of Caroline M. Hooker, deceased /s/H. M. Harris May, May, Angel & Harris Attorneys for Estate 708 S. Pleasant Street Princeton, IL 61356 Phone: (815) 875-3808 Fax: (815) 872-0199 Email: mmah07@comcast.net Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 11, 18 and 25, 2014.

Grain & Feed Co. c/o Corporation Service Company, Registered Agent; Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property, Unknown owners or parties interested in said property, land, or lots. A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed in the Circuit Court of Bureau County, Illinois as Case No. 11-TX-1(3). The property is located at: Cherry-Myricks Second Addition, Westfield Township. Legal Description: Lots 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 in Block 21 in Myrick’s Second Addition to the Village of Cherry, Bureau County, Illinois, except the coal and other mineral underlying the surface of said land and all rights and easements in favor of the estate of said coal and minerals. PI No: 12-27-385-010. Said property was sold on 10/31/2011 for delinquent taxes for the year 2010. The period of redemption will expire on June 30, 2014. On July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. the petitioner will make application to such court in said county for an Order for Tax Deed, should the real estate not be redeemed. Hudson Ludvigson, Petitioner Published in the Bureau County Mar. 15, 18 and 20, 2014.

VALLEY, EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE UNDERLYING COAL, FIRECLAY AND OTHER MINERALS, TOGETHER WITH THE RIGHT OF DIG, MINE AND REMOVE THE SAME WITHOUT ENTERING UPON THE SURFACE THEREOF, ALL LYING AND BEING SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF BUREAU, IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 324 West Erie Street, Spring Valley, IL 61362. P.I.N. 18-34-406-010. 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, One East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601. (312) 651-6705. I594201 Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 11, 18 and 25, 2014.

will be held at 7:00 p.m. on the 12th day of May, 2014, at the Hall Township Building in this Town and that final action on this ordinance will be taken by the Board of Town Trustees at the meeting to be held at 7:15 p.m., Monday, on the 12th day of May, 2014. Dated this 10th day of April, 2014. /s/ Martin Fiocchi, Supervisor /s/ Thomas A. Tonozzi Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 18, 2014.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON HALL TOWNSHIP BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND LEVY Notice is hereby given that a tentative budget and appropriation and levy ordinance for the Hall Township in the County of Bureau, State of Illinois, for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2014 and ending March 31, 2015, will be on file and conveniently available to public inspection at the Hall Township Building after March 10, 2014. Notice is further given that a public hearing on said budget and appropriation and levy ordinances 13-021845 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF BUREAU PRINCETON, ILLINOIS NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC; ) Plaintiff, ) vs. ) JESSICA BEEM; ) Defendants, ) 13 CH 65 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on February 13, 2014, Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 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 324 West Erie Street, Spring Valley, IL 61362. P.I.N. 18-34-406-010. 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, One East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601. (312) 651-6705. I594201 Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 11, 18 and 25, 2014.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS ESTATE OF ) CAROLINE M. ) HOOKER, ) DECEASED ) NO. 2014-P-16 CLAIMS NOTICE Notice is given to creditors of the death of Caroline M. Hooker. Letters of office were issued to Richard L. Corrin, Jr. and Mary Lee Corrin, whose respective address is 1151 Church Street, Glenview, IL 60025, as Independent Co-representatives, and whose attorneys of record are May, May, Angel & Harris, 708 S. Pleasant Street,

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON HALL TOWNSHIP ROAD AND BRIDGE DISTRICT BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS AND LEVY Notice is hereby given that a tentative budget and appropriation and levy ordinance for the Hall Township Road and Bridge District in the County of Bureau, State of Illinois, for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2014 and ending March 31, 2015, will be on file and conveniently available to public inspection at the Hall Township Building after March 10, 2014. Notice is further given that a public hearing on said budget and appropriation and levy ordinances will be held at 7:00 p.m. on the 12th day of May, 2014, at the Hall Township Building in this Town and that final action on this ordinances will be taken by the Board of Town Trustees at the meeting to be held at 7:15 p.m., Monday, on the 12th day of May, 2014. Dated this 10th day of March, 2014. /s/ Martin Fiocchi, Supervisor /s/ Thomas A. Tonozzi Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 18, 2014

HALL TOWNSHIP ANNUAL TOWN MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, to the legal voters, residents of the Town of Hall in the County of Bureau and State of Illinois, that the ANNUAL TOWN MEETING of said Town will take place on TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014 being the second Tuesday of said month at the hour of 7:00 p.m. at 108 Wolfer Industrial Drive, Spring Valley, for the transaction of the miscellaneous business of the said town; and after a Moderator having been elected, will proceed to hear and consider reports of officers, and decide on such measures as may, in pursuance of law, come before the meeting; and especially to consider and decide the following: 1. Elect a Moderator; 2. Reading of the Annual Financial Statements; 3. Decide on such matters as may, pursuant to the law, come before the meeting. Dated: March 10, 2014 /s/ Thomas A. Tonozzi Hall Township Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 18, 2014.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS IN PROBATE ESTATE OF ) BARBARA J. ) STUEPFERT, ) Deceased ) NO. 2014-P-14 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of Barbara J. Stuepfert. Letters of Office were issued on February 24, 2014 to Jeffrey A. Stuepfert, 861 Greenfield Turn, Yorkville, IL 605609049 as Independent Executor, whose attorneys are Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Avenue West, Princeton, Illinois 61356. Claims against the Estate may be filed in the office of the Circuit Clerk, Bureau County Courthouse, Princeton, Illinois 61356, or with the representative, or both, on or before September 8, 2014, or if mailing or delivery of a notice from the representative is required by Section 18-3 of the Probate Act of 1975, the date stated in that notice. Any claim not filed by that date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk are to be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney within ten (10)

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS ESTATE OF ) RAMONA F. ) EIDENMILLER, ) DECEASED ) NO. 2014-P-22 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of Ramona F. Eidenmiller. Letters of Office were issued to Rosemary J. Crock of 325 SW Yorkshire Rd., Topeka, KS 66606, as Independent Executor, whose attorneys are Angel, Isaacson & Tracy, 111 Park Avenue East, Princeton, IL 61356. Claims against the estate may be filed in the office of the Circuit Clerk, Bureau County Courthouse, 700 South Main Street, Princeton, IL 61356, or with the Independent Executor, or both, on or before September 20, 2014, or, if mailing or delivery of a notice from the Independent Executor is required by Section 18-3 of the Probate Act of 1975, the date stated in that notice. Any claim not filed on or before that date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the clerk must be mailed or delivered to the Independent Executor and to the attorneys within 10 days after it has been filed. Dated this 12th day of March, 2014. Angel, Isaacson & Tracy Attorneys for Rosemary J. Crock, Independent Executor 111 Park Avenue East Princeton, IL 61356 815-875-6551 Published in the Bureau County Republican Mar. 18, 25 and Apr. 1, 2014.

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MARCH 20-21

MARCH 22-23

Regional Semifinals

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National Semifinals

MARCH 27-28

MARCH 29-30

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16 Mt. St. Mary’s (16-16) 1

First Round*

12 NC State (21-13)

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12 Xavier (21-12)

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National Semifinals

Regional Finals

Regional Semifinals

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MARCH 29-30

MARCH 27-28

16 Cal Poly (13-19)

MW

Third Round

Second Round

MARCH 22-23

MARCH 20-21

11 Iowa (20-12)

Mar 19, 6:40PM - truTV

16 Texas Southern (19-14)

MW

Mar 19, approx. 9:10PM - truTV

11 Tennessee (21-12)

Florida (32-2)

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16 Albany/Mt. St. Mary’s 8

Colorado (23-11)

San Diego

Orlando

Mar 23

Mar 22

8

Mar 20, 1:40PM - TBS

Pittsburgh (25-9)

9

5

VCU (26-8)

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4

UCLA (26-8)

Spokane

San Diego

Mar 22

Mar 23

SOUTH

Ohio State (25-9)

MEMPHIS

Mar 20, 12:15PM - CBS

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Syracuse (27-5)

12 N. Dakota St. (25-6) 4

March 27 & 29

Buffalo

Final Four

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Mar 23

Mar 22

7

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St. Louis Mar 23

Milwaukee Mar 22

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10 BYU (23-11) 2

Virginia (28-6)

Memphis (23-9)

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St. Louis

Mar 23

Mar 23

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G. Washington (24-8)

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Cincinnati (27-6)

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Orlando

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Mar 22

Mar 20, approx. 4:40PM - TNT

EAST

North Carolina (23-9) Mar 21, approx. 7:20PM - TNT

11 Providence (23-11) 3

Iowa State (26-7)

12 NC State/Xavier 4

NEW YORK

INDIANAPOLIS

March 28 & 30

March 28 & 30

San Antonio

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Mar 23

Mar 23

11 Iowa/Tennessee 3

Connecticut (26-8)

Villanova (28-4) Mar 20, approx. 9:25PM - TBS

15 Milwaukee (21-13)

Duke (26-8) Mar 21, 12:15PM - CBS

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10 St. Joseph’s (24-9)

Louisville (29-5)

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Saint Louis (26-6)

Mar 20, approx. 9:50PM - TNT

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Kansas State (20-12) Mar 20, approx. 7:20PM - TNT

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Michigan State (26-8)

Kentucky (24-10) Mar 21, 9:40PM - CBS

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Wichita State (34-0) Mar 21, approx. 7:10PM - CBS

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Wisconsin (26-7)

15 American (20-12)

Mar 21, approx. 9:25PM - TBS

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Oregon (23-9)

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Creighton (26-7)

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Mar 21, approx. 4:10PM - TBS

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Kansas (24-9)

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San Diego St. (29-4)

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Oklahoma (23-9)

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11 Dayton (23-10)

Oklahoma St. (21-12)

Mar 20, approx. 7:27PM - truTV

Mar 21, approx. 9:57PM - truTV

6

Gonzaga (28–6) Mar 21, approx. 4:40PM - TNT

9

12 Stephen F. Austin (31-2)

Arizona (30-4) Mar 21, 2:10PM - TNT

16 Weber State (19-11)

Buffalo Mar 22

Texas (23-10) Mar 20, approx. 9:40PM - CBS

Milwaukee

March 20 and 22 second-/third-round sites: Buffalo, Milwaukee, Orlando, Spokane. March 21 and 23 second-/third-round sites: Raleigh, San Antonio, San Diego, St. Louis. March 27 and 29 regional sites: Anaheim, Memphis. March 28 and 30 regional sites: Indianapolis, New York.

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From you, for you

We want to hear from you – From you, for you is an interactive page for readers to share their photos, questions and comments. For information on how to submit a story, question or comment, contact BCR Copy Editor Sarah Maxwell at smaxwell@bcrnews.com.

Photos from you Area residents have faced the weather and have ventured out to the Hennepin Canal to see the ice formations at the locks. Ed Herrmann of Spring Valley submitted these photos (top) of ice formations at one of the locks on the Hennepin Canal. Donna Ackerman submitted this photo (right) of Lock 21 of the Hennepin Canal.

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Photos from you Bureau County is full of wonderful photographers, and we’d like to help you showcase your work. If you have a photograph that you’ve taken and would like to share with other Bureau County Republican readers, email or send your photograph to BCR Copy Editor Sarah Maxwell at BCR, P.O. Box 340, Princeton, IL 61356 or email smaxwell@bcrnews.com. The BCR reserves the right to refuse any photograph for publication.

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High 53

Low 35

Wednesday

High 43

Thursday

Low 29 High 49

Friday

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