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All aboard! Steam train offers ride between Tiskilwa and Sheffield By Donna Barker dbarker@bcrnews.com

TISKILWA/SHEFFIELD — The Tiskilwa and Sheffield fire departments are expecting good crowds for Sunday’s steam train rides between the two towns. The Tiskilwa and Sheffield fire departments are joining efforts with the Iowa Interstate Railroad to provide Sunday’s round-trip steam train rides from Tiskilwa to Sheffield and from Sheffield to Tiskilwa. On Thursday, Tiskilwa Fire Chief Randy Philhower said 800 tickets were made available for Sunday’s event, with the tickets split equally between the two fire departments. As of Thursday morning, he only had four tickets left, and he expected them to be long gone before Sunday. The steam train holds 800 people, with 400 people allowed on the first ride from Tiskilwa to Sheffield where another 400 people will board the train, Philhower said. The steam train will then return to Tiskilwa where the first 400 Tiskilwa passengers will depart the train and the second group of 400 passengers will board. The train will then head back to Sheffield where the second group of Sheffield passengers will be ready to board. Philhower said he’s been a bit surprised at such a good turnout for the steam train ride, but it’s a great way for people to experience a piece of history. Money raised by the Tiskilwa Fire Department from Sunday’s event will be used to get equipment for the department’s new fire truck, Philhower said. On Thursday, Sheffield Fire Chief Andy Lanxon said he had 60 tickets left right then, but expected them to be gone by Sunday. Of course, people can come and watch the steam train and enjoy that experience, even if they don’t get a ride, he said.

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A new sewer plant? Walnut looks at the process By Nita Wyatt news@bcrnews.com

WALNUT — The village of Walnut’s engineer presented the preliminary plans for updating the village’s sewer plant this week. Matt Hansen of Willett & Hoffman engineering firm of Dixon presented the plans

for a $2 million upgrade and update for the village’s sewage plant. This plan will begin with a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16 in the village meeting room. The public meeting will allow residents an opportunity to hear the presentation of the plans and to ask questions. After this initial public meeting, there will be an additional 10-day period during which residents can submit written questions and comments to the village trustees.

The original sewage plant was built in 1965; a lagoon was added in the 1980s; and in 1990 the village received a grant for the construction of liquid storage. There have been no additions to the system since the 1990 construction. Only general maintenance has been done to keep the facility in good operating condition. Hansen said his firm generally states sewage

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It’s harvest time! Paul White of Princeton picks tomatoes from his garden plot in the Covenant Children’s Home community plots, located on Dover Road. This year, White has harvested four plots containing all sorts of vegetables including green beans, potatoes, peppers, cucumbers and much more. White has grown all sorts of crops in the community plots for about five years. He said most of the plot gardeners are retirees, so it gives them all a little hobby to work at and take care of throughout the spring and summer months. This year so far, White has harvested about 40 quarts of tomatoes alone, and they are still coming strong.

Scam alert from U.S. Postal Service By Donna Barker dbarker@bcrnews.com

PRINCETON — The U.S. Postal Service is warning customers to be aware of an email scam using the Postal Service. On Friday, the U.S. Postal Service’s Corporate Communications spokesperson, Beverly Howard, said some postal customers are receiving bogus emails about an attempted or intercepted package delivery or online postage charges. The customer is instructed to click on a link, open the attachment, or print the label. But when

opened, the link or attachment installs a malicious virus which can steal personal information from the customer’s personal computer, Howard said. “The Postal Inspectors warn: Don’t do it!” Howard said. “Like most viruses sent by email, clicking on the link or opening the attachment will activate a virus that can steal information — such as your user name, password and financial account information.” The Postal Service’s recommendation is to simply delete the message without taking any further action, Howard said. The

Postal Inspection Service is working hard to resolve the issue and shut down the malicious program. Locally, Princeton Post Master Shannon Mattingly said this email scam is not a new scam but has been going on for a couple years. There have been customers coming into the Princeton Post Office looking for their parcels, the postmaster said. The U.S. Postal Service does not typically send out emails to customers, but rather would put notices in the customer’s

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Auction Calendar Sept. 14 – Claudia H. Schubert estate, real estate and personal property, 10 a.m., 724 Western Road, Henry, Tumbleson Auction Co., auctioneers. Sept. 25 – D&E Farms, LLC, farmland, house and buildings, and gravel quarry, 10:30 a.m., sale held at Mills & Petrie Memorial Library, 704 First St., Ashton, Lenny Bryson, auctioneer. Sept. 28 – Sportsmen Auction, guns and miscellaneous sportsman items, 2 p.m., 401 W. Main St. (The Shed), Rediger Auction Service, auctioneer.

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Prepping for Homestead 2013 performance The Bureau County Chorus pauses for a photo during a recent rehearsal as they prepare music to be presented during the Friday evening 2013 Homestead Festival activities, which will begin with a concert at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton. Disney Spectacular arranged by Mac Huff, a medley of popular Disney songs from many well-loved Disney movies will be sung. The chorus is directed by Gwen Holmes, who has been serving as interim director. The accompanist is Kathy Allen. The public is invited to the concert and to stay for the evening’s activities. Lawn chairs are recommended. Plan to enjoy the evening and as the Homestead 2013 theme reminds: “It’s Good to Be Home.”

Tick alert! Health departments issue warnings By Donna Barker dbarker@bcrnews.com

PRINCETON — With the continuing warm weather, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Bureau/Putnam County

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Health Department are urging residents to be aware of the dangers of tick bites. IDPH Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck said infected ticks can be the carriers of several diseases, including Lyme

disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia and ehrlichiosis. Tickborne diseases can cause mild symptoms, but severe infections may require hospitalization and may even cause death, Hasbrouck said. “Diagnosing tickborne illness is based largely on the patient’s

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knowledge that they’ve been bitten by a tick and the signs and symptoms of illness,” Hasbrouck. “While antibiotics can treat illnesses due to tick bites, it’s best to avoid tick bites altogether by taking some simple precautions.” Some of those precautions include walking in the center of trails to avoid weeds; using repellent that contains 20 to 30 percent DEET; tucking long pants into socks and boots; and wearing light-colored pants which makes ticks easier to see.  In areas where ticks are found, people should check themselves and family members for ticks every two to three hours, especially their ears, hair, neck, legs and between the toes. On Tuesday, Kurt Kuchle, director of health protection for the Bureau/Putnam County Health Department, said he has not heard of any cases of Lyme disease or other tick-related diseases this year in Bureau or Putnam counties. The primary sign of Lyme disease is a bullseye shaped rash development or the actual sighting of a small tick

on the body. However, many cases of Lyme disease go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, he said Prompt removal of ticks is critical, and prompt showering is recommended when returning from the outdoors, Kuchle said. There is an old myth that people should remove a tick by burning it, but the IDPH recommends using tweezers to grasp the tick as close to the skin as possible and then pulling upward without twisting. Also, people should be sure to clean the area, as well as their hands, afterwards. People should also take care to watch their pets for ticks, Kuchle said. If pets have symptoms of swollen joints or leg stiffness or a stiff leg gait, they could have Lyme disease and need to go to the vet. Lyme disease is treatable in pets, just as with humans, but the sooner the better, he said. Not all ticks are infected with disease, Kuchle said. And like mosquitoes, people just don’t know which ones are infected; therefore, treat all ticks like they are infected, he said. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.


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Planning team parish luncheon Women from the Nativity of Our Lord Church in Spring Valley meet to plan for the church’s annual parish luncheon, set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 19 at the church, located at 510 Richard A. Mautino Drive. Shown are (seated, from left) Bev West, Rose Prostko, Shirley Himes, Marie Emmerling and Sue Quartucci; and (standing) Kathy Maetinaitis, Nancy Domkuski, Barb Colmone, Cindy Vallero and Mary Jane Marini. Ticket cost for the parish luncheon is $8 per person, and carry-outs are available. Chance tickets will also be available.

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MANLIUS – The Bureau Valley School Board recently reviewed the district’s tentative budget for Fiscal Year 2014, which projects a similar deficient as last year’s fiscal budget. Superintendent James Whitmore confirmed last year’s budget provided a deficient of around $700,000. Since February, the board has been forced to make deep cuts and increase fees in order to lower the deficit. With numerous financial setbacks throughout the year including lower state aid payments and increased expenditures, the board worked this spring to come up with ways to cover the deficit. “Whatever you do, you just don’t seem to come out of it,” Whitmore said. “It seems to be the same story for several school districts.” Whitmore said the good news is the district didn’t use as much bond money as they had anticipated. Last fall, the district approved to sell $3 million worth of bonds. The district was forced to use half of that money to make up last year’s budget. Another bit of information Whitmore shared

was about state revenue. Although payments have been cut back, they have been coming in on time. “If that was to occur again next summer, our budget will look even better,” he said. “But you can never count on state money.” Looking ahead, the board anticipates a number of retirements at the end of the year, which Whitmore said will be a cost-saving opportunity. The board will continue to avoid having to draw from bond money to keep as much in reserves as possible. The board prompted discussion on the possibility of crafting a two- or threeyear financial plan based on past budgets. Whitmore said this might be able give the board a clearer road map to follow when working with future budgets. Also at their August board meeting, the board: • Agreed to purchase a 36-plus passenger wheelchair-equipped bus from Midwest Transit of Kankakee for $83,972. • Approved a German Club overnight trip to Concordia Language Village. • Approved the alterna-

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tive education/behavior disorder program budgets as presented by administrator Egan Hicks. • Placed the FY 2014 district budget on display and set a public hearing at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 23 in the district office. • Approved participation for BV North and South junior high students in cross country meets at parent or student expense. • Hired BV North food service employee Michelle Miller, BV South food service employee Kristi Aukes, BV North part-time Title 1/reading teacher Lois Behrens, Wyanet morning

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bus monitor Melissa Latta, alternative education aide Kathy Scheri, sophomore class sponsor Deanna Coers, junior class sponsor Brian Humphreys and assistant girls basketball coaches Wayne Bailey and Paul McMahon. • Accepted the resignations of John Roberts as high school drama coach and Josh Bell as technology aide. • Granted maternity leave to Jessica Lannen. • Established a salary of $77,500 for technology director J.D. Waldschmidt. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

eton and in a location that will not pose any danger to searchers. The medallion is not hidden at City-County Park, the Bureau County Fairgrounds or at any of the local cemeteries. If you find the medallion, call the phone number that will be attached to it. Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt Committee will release clues to the Bureau County Republican and WZOE every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The goal of the Heartland Bank Great Medallion Hunt is to provide everyone the opportunity to get caught up in the spirit of the annual Homestead Festival and get it off to a great start. Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt is open to everyone except families associated with Heartland Bank and Trust Co.

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field and Tiskilwa fire departments will have a lunch stand available on Sunday to raise money. Trains from Tiskilwa will leave at 9 a.m. and return at 11:15 a.m. or leave at noon and return at 2:15 p.m. Trains from Sheffield will leave at 10:30 a.m. and return at 12:45 p.m. or leave at 1:30 p.m. and return at 3:45 p.m. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

From Page 1 Lanxon said the money raised on Sunday will go for a new brush truck for the Sheffield Fire Department. The department will also have a golf outing today, Saturday, with a raffle and auction, with all proceeds going for the new brush truck. Also, both the Shef-

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PRINCETON — The search for Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt continues with the release of the fourth clue: We’re on the 4th clue, and it hasn’t been found, Don’t sit on the fence, put both feet on the ground. Put the clues together and decipher the rhymes, Practice your sleuthing skills, don’t waste any time. Use your sixth sense or make an educated guess, Rise above our diversions, there’s no time to rest. The medallion is approximately 3-1/2 inches in diameter, 1/8inch thick and has the Heartland Bank logo on it. It will be hidden on public property within the city limits of Princ-


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Helping friend through crisis By Donna Barker dbarker@bcrnews.com

PRINCETON — Friends of Pam Mansnerus have set up a benefit banking account to help with expenses as Mansnerus battles cancer. Mansnerus was diagnosed three years ago with non-small cell lung carcinoma, a disease that took the lives of her mother, an aunt, and two years ago, her brother. She has also been hit with metastatic spinal cord and brain tumors. Friends Kristi Warren and Diane Temple have established the Pam Mansnerus Benefit Account at Heartland Bank and Trust in Princeton. Warren and Temple will oversee the account to help make sure essential needs are met for the family. Warren said she and Temple had worked with Mansnerus for more than 20 years at Perry Memorial Hospital. “We felt in our hearts that we needed to help a friend, so we set up this account,” Warren said. “After more than 20 years working together, you become like family.” Temple agreed, saying she had worked with Mansnerus on a daily basis. The past three years have been hard as Mansnerus worked around her treatments, first part-time for a short time before working her way back up to fulltime and then taking disability about a year ago. “It was basically from the heart of working with Pam all these years that Kristy and I got together and decided this account is what we wanted to do,” Temple said. As she has watched Mansnerus go through the past three years, Temple said she has learned yet again that you need to live your life the best you can and to not let the little things get to you because they don’t matter than much. Life is short, and every day is to be

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appreciated, Temple said. On Wednesday, Steve Mansnerus said his wife is a remarkable and strong woman who has been through a lot, with different drugs, radiation and treatment. Her chemotherapy doctor said Pam has rewritten some of the books on how things will go with certain drugs, and her case will be used in future studies, Steve said. His wife was hospitalized most recently one week ago at Perry Memorial and then transferred on Labor Day to Colonial Hall Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Princeton, where she remains, Steve said. Through everything, she has received wonderful care from the hospitals and Colonial Hall, doctors and staff, he said. The Mansneruses have been married 32 years and have three grown children, who are also strong as they go through this with their parents, Steve said. “It’s an amazing experience to see your kids grow up and then come to take care of you,” Steve said. About three weeks ago, Pam changed her mind about a very important decision in her life, Steve said. After years of not wanting to be an organ donor, she decided that, when the time comes, she wants to donate her entire body for cancer research, Steve said. Looking back on these past three years, Steve said this is a journey they have faced together as a couple. The doctors caught his wife’s cancer early, and they’ve had three years together, for which they are grateful. But this week has been a tough one, Steve said, not knowing how much time his wife has left, another hour, a couple more days, another week. “It’s been a long journey, but I hope she goes quickly because I don’t want her to suffer,” Steve said. Comment on this story at www. bcrnews.com.

up a scam email, they should change their password, Mattingly said. Scam artists use not just the U.S. Postal Service, but also Fed Ex and also UPS, Mattingly added. For more information about an alleged delivery or to report a spam

email, people can contact their local post office, call 1-800-ASK-USPS or email spam@uspis.gov. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

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Walnut From Page 1 sewage plant mechanicals and structures have a life span of 25 years. He commended the village on their diligence with the maintenance and upkeep of their system to keep it in operation for almost 50 years. The proposed plan calls for the addition of fine screening, adding a flow meter, replacement of all of the mechanicals within the package plant, construction of a new building for the package plant, replacement of blowers that were installed in 1965, and the addition of some OSHA required safety rails. The project will include several phases. The first phase is the planning phase which includes the current activity and the first submission of the preliminary plan to the Environmental Protection Agency. Once approval of the preliminary plan is received, that phase will be complete. The second phase will be the application phase which includes the bidding process, loan application and receiving of permits. This phase will also include an authorizing ordinance passed by the village board and submission of necessary forms. The final phase, the construction phase, would begin in July 2014 with completion scheduled for June 2015. Hansen said there

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will be no interruption in service to the customers. There will be an increase in the amount of customers’ bills of approximately $17 per month. The village board will need to make decisions about the time frame for the payment increase and whether the increase is done incrementally or in one step. Hansen and the board will be present for the public meeting on Sept. 16. In other business, Dena Wilt, chairperson of the board of trustees of the Walnut United Methodist Church, presented a letter to the board requesting the village provide snow removal for the handicap parking the church is currently paving. In 2010 it was discovered during a surveying process that 8 inches of the fire station was sitting on property owned by the church. Because of this 8 inches, the church deeded 7 feet to the village, and then the village had clear title to the fire department building. In exchange for the deeding of this property, the church would like for the village to provide snow removal for their handicapped parking. The church will be responsible for all maintenance of this handicapped area and will be liable for any injuries that would occur on the property. After discussion by the board, Trustee Lee Sarver made a motion to provide snow removal, and this motion was passed by the board. The motion included

the stipulation the village would not be liable for damages or injuries, and the snow removal would be done with the time constraints of providing the clearing of the village streets as a first priority. Also, Walnut Village President Dennis Grobe discussed with the board a change requested in the legal description of the Hanson property being sold by the village. This property has been published for sale by sealed bid. A request had been received by Grobe that an additional 25 feet owned by the village be added to the property for sale. This 25 feet will make this property square rather than an odd shape. An ordinance for the change was proposed and passed by the board. A new three-week publishing period for the sale will be done and new bids for the property will be opened by the board on Oct. 7. In a final note, Nita VonHolten, village treasurer, reported the new backhoe ordered by the village has been received and payment has been made. The treasurer’s report presented to the board reflected the payment for the backhoe. The next village board meeting is at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16 with the public meeting for the sewage plant improvements at 6:30 p.m. on that same date. Both meeting will be held at the village meeting room. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

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pETTinG zoo - Soldiers and Sailors Park. Noon-3pm. hoMEsTEAD TALEnT shoWcAsE - Prairie Arts Center. 2pm. hoMEsTEAD FEsTivAL 50/50 RAFFLE DRAWinG - The Homestead Festival Committee will gather at 3:30pm in downtown Princeton at the speakers booth of the car show to announce the winner of the 50/50 Split the Pot Raffle!

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Obituaries Grace Aiken

Howard Wampler

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PRINCETON — Grace Aiken, 83, of Princeton passed away on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Liberty Village in Princeton after an extended illness. Born June 27, 1930 in Limestone, Tenn., to Daniel C. and Martha (Bailey) Bailey, she married Robert (Bob) Aiken of Telford, Tenn. He preceded her in death on Dec. 20, 2007. Grace She graduated from Limestone Schools Aiken and became a lifelong homemaker and active member of several churches, the First Brethren Church in Lanark, and Heritage Baptist of Johnson City, Tenn. She was active in woman’s auxiliary and woman’s domestic missionary services, as well as serving as an In-Home-Care provider for the elderly, while residing in the Lanark area. Surviving are her brother, Elmer (Ruby) Bailey in Tennessee; a son, Bill (Marsha) Aiken of Princeton; grandchildren, Michelle (Jeremy) Elliott of Johnson City, Tenn.; Tyler See in Douglville, Ga.; Britt (Angel) See of Limestone, Tenn.; Kellie (Chris) Tappan of Dixon; Stacy (Duane) Long of Dixon, Rebecca ( DJ) Martinez of New Brunfells, Texas; Kris (Nick) Tarpein of Bettendorf, Iowa; 15 great grandchildren, four greatgreat-grandchildren; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Kaye (Aiken) See; her parents; four brothers (Floyd, Guar, Estel, Avery) and four sisters (Edith, Bertha, Emma, Nora). Services are to be held at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Tenn. at 1:30 p.m. Monday with transport arrangements facilitated by Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton. Burial will follow the services at Rosewood Memory Gardens in Johnson City Tenn., where she will be laid to rest with her husband, Bob and daughter, Linda. The family will receive friends for viewing from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home in Jonesborough, Tenn.

WYANET — Judge C. Howard Wampler, 79, of Wyanet died on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Perry Memorial Hospital. He was born on Dec. 13, 1933, in Bloomington, to Calvin and Dorothy (Williams) Wampler. He moved with his family to Wyanet when he was in the second grade. Howard graduated from Wyanet High School in 1951 and went on to college at Illinois Wesleyan University, graduating in 1955. He then received his law degree from the UniHoward versity of Illinois. Wampler He served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1961. Following his service, he practiced law in Bureau County, becoming state’s attorney from 1964 to 1968 and acting as a public defender in 1970. In 1971 he became a magistrate and an assistant circuit judge. Then in 1974 he was appointed circuit judge until his retirement on Dec. 31, 1993. Howard married Diane Pierson on Dec. 30, 1966, in Joliet. His various memberships include chairman of Region 8 of the Illinois Law Enforcement Commission, Illinois Judges Association, representing the Wyanet Fire Protection District, life member of the Elks Club, dual member of Masonic Lodge #722 A.F. and A.M. in Walnut, and #249 in Sebring, Fla. and he was involved with the Shriners organization. Howard was of the Christian faith and associated with the First Lutheran Church in Princeton. Howard is survived by his wife of nearly 47 years, Diane Wampler of Wyanet. Also surviving are three children, Calvin “Cal” (Tina) Wampler of Sebring, Fla., Chris (Joellen) Balensiefen and Cindy (Jerry) Strader, both of Wyanet; grandchildren, Calvin Wampler, Leah Krenlich, Sarah Krenlich, Janelle Balensiefen, Stephanie (Brad) Shwermin, Tina (Les) Karns, Nicole (Mike) Murphy, Josh Nickelsen; and greatgrandchildren Terry, Destiny, Sam, Jailyn, Levi, Mackenzie, Deprise, Zabrina, Season, Madalyn, and Mikayla. He was preceded in death by his parents and his greatgrandson, Kode Johnson. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Pastor Norman Femrite officiating. Cremation rites will follow. Burial will be private and at a later date. The family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to First Lutheran Church or Wyanet Rescue Unit. Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.

KEWANEE — Howard S. Carley, 99, of Kewanee, formerly of rural Neponset, died at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Liberty Village in Princeton. Howard was born Jan. 21, 1914, in Macedonia, Iowa, the son of Arthur Lewellen and Lottie S. (Dye) Carley. During the depression, Howard and his brother Marion picked corn by hand for farmers working their way Howard east into Illinois. He worked for International Carley Harvester in Moline from 1936 to 1940. Howard married Doris Mae Earley on June 26, 1937 in Annawan. The couple farmed in the Neponset area for many years prior to retirement. In 1980 they moved to Kewanee. Howard continued to farm with his son until he was 94 years old. Doris died Jan. 10, 2003. Howard was also preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret Ann Carley; a grandson, Michael Molyneux; two brothers, Glenn and Marion Carley; and three sisters, Marie Kayton, Nina Thomas and Lorraine Norton. Surviving are four daughters, Carolyn (Ronald) Miller of Neponset, Barbara McCullough of Champaign, Arlene (Michael) Stone of Buda and Mary (James) Molyneux of Bettendorf, Iowa; one son, Dwain (Debbie) Carley of Neponset; 12 grandchildren, Mark and Phillip Miller, Carley Elswick, Ryan McCullough, Cherie House, Sarah DeWaele, Matthew Molyneux, Megan Cripe, Karen Scott, Mary Carley, Emily Holton and McKensie Carley; 15 great-grandchildren, Kris and Kanen Reed, Ariana Miller, Mary and Lena Miller, Brady Amico, Elijah, Leah and Elise House, Lance DeWaele, Mya and River Molyneux, Kaylin and Kelsey Scott, and Beau Holton; one brother, Ernest (Myrna) Carley of Carson, Iowa; and one sister, Gertrude Ensign of Arlington, Va. Howard was a member of the Neponset United Methodist Church where he served on the church board, the Neponset Board of Education, Neponset Farmer’s Grain Elevator Board of Directors and the Bureau County Farm Bureau. Howard enjoyed trap shooting and fall was his favorite time of year as he enjoyed driving the combine at harvest time. Howard and Doris enjoyed 65 1/2 years together raising their family and in turn watching their children raise their families. Howard had a special relationship with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Howard and Doris enjoyed traveling and destinations included Europe and Hawaii. They also spent two decades wintering in Mission, Texas. The couple played cards in several card clubs. They had many friends in Neponset, Kewanee and Texas. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, at the First United Methodist Church, Neponset, with the Rev. Andrew Hopp officiating. Burial will be in Floral Hill Cemetery, Neponset. Visitation was held Friday at the Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home, Kewanee. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Neponset First United Methodist Church or the Neponset Historical Society. Private online condolences may be left for the family at www.schuenemantumblesonfuneralhome.com.

Justin Day PRINCETON — Justin Tyler Day, 34, of Princeton died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Joliet. Services will be held at New Hope Church of the Nazarene at 30 N. Sixth St. in Princeton. Friends will be received at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Police reports Princeton Police Accident

A vehicle driven by Angeline Taormina, 88, of Amboy lost control in the 3600 block of North Main Street at 10:22 a.m. Sept. 4. She and her passenger Tammy D. Dickey, 53, of Amboy were transported to Perry Memorial Hospital by Princeton EMS.

Spring Valley Police Accidents

Ryan Husemann, 29, of Spring Valley was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident on Route 6 near the Spring Valley curves at 12:30 p.m.

Sept. 5. A vehicle driven by Michael D. Weide, 18, of Magnolia struck a vehicle driven by Dominic R. Onoroto, 22, of Ottawa, which in turn caused a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old female of Hennepin to strike Weide’s vehicle on Dakota Street near Hennessey Street at 8:49 p.m. Sept. 3. Weide and Kemp were ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Kemp was also ticketed for driving with an unlawful number of passengers in the vehicle.

Violation of bail bond

Anthony J. Swingle, 41, of Spring Valley was charged with violation of bail bond in his home at 115 W. Devlin St. at 12:07 a.m. Sept. 4.

Spring Valley looks at cooperative insurance By Brock Cooper news@bcrnews.com

SPRING VALLEY — The city of Spring Valley is waiting on cost estimates for a cooperative insurance agreement with other municipalities. Mayor Walt Marini said at this week’s council meeting he is also looking for a quote to keep the existing insurance policy. “Just so we can compare the costs,” Marini said. In other business, the council:

• Learned the first phase of the IKE grant work at the waste water treatment plant is complete, and the second phase which includes tree removal is beginning. • Approved a Spring Valley Business Revitalization TIF grant for Spring Valley Mini Mart and Edward Jones. • Approved rezoning the Bassick property from M-1 limited manufacturing to B-4 General Commercial. The zoning had already been approved by the planning commission. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

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Produce-ing memories It had been a long day at work, and quite honestly, the only thing I wanted to do when I got home was put on a pair of cotton sweatpants, an old T-shirt and curl up on the couch. But you see, I had this brilliant idea in the spring that we should have a garden, and a couple of tomato plants just wouldn’t suffice. No, I had to plant enough tomato plants to feed a small army, along with peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, onions and more. And Terri now ... a few months later, I fight the eterSimon nal battle of going out to the garden after a tiring day at work — in the middle of the hottest part of the day — to pick more produce than one family could ever eat in a lifetime. Tomatoes! It was craziness. Cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes, a Snow White tomato our friends Richard and Connie told us about, slicers, hybrids, heirlooms ... what the heck! It is tomato city, and as if it isn’t just difficult enough to pick them, then I have to decide how many ways I can prepare these glorious red vegetables (I know they are a fruit, but that doesn’t seem right to me) or figure out one more person I can pawn off some of these tomatoes to. And so it was the other day when the mercury was teetering on 90 degrees, and I was shoulder deep into tomato plants. My tomato baskets were getting really full.. The longer I picked, the more sweaty I got. It wasn’t long before I did what I always do in demanding situations ... I started to daydream. It didn’t take long before I was taken back nearly 50 years ago, when Grandpa and I would head to the family’s garden to reap the benefits of our springtime efforts. We had a massive garden — one which I helped to plant, harvest and ultimately spent hours in the kitchen helping Grandma can and freeze and prepare a plethora of fresh produce. No kidding. A garden fed our family. It wasn’t just a novelty or a hobby. We had to have a garden. It fed our family. From there my mind wandered to the basement (we called it the cellar years ago), where jar after jar of canned vegetables lived. I can’t even count how many times I was sent to the cellar to retrieve a glass jar of pickles, tomatoes, green beans or applesauce. It was what farm families did. It’s how we ate. We would have never thought of buying a jar of pickles or a can of tomatoes at the store. That just wasn’t frugal. Still picking tomatoes and lost in my past, it wasn’t long before the tears were mixed with sweat as I strolled up and down Memory Lane and the row of vegetables. I don’t remember complaining about working the garden with my grandparents, for it was just expected. If you wanted to eat at my house, then it was simple — you needed to help. And we did. It was just part of being a family. My grandparents taught me many valuable lessons; they were lessons they instilled in me by their examples, their words — examples that came from their hearts. I think about them a lot, and I always wish I could repay them for everything they gave me throughout the years I shared with them. They weren’t folks with lots of money or property or possessions, but they were loving people with big hearts who were generous — not just with what they owned but also with their love and kindness. I am forever grateful. Sunday is Grandparents Day. What I wouldn’t give to have my grandparents over for dinner, give them special gifts and treat them to a fun-filled day to honor them and the impact they’ve had in my life. But for me, that opportunity is gone. Only memories remain for me. If you’re lucky enough to still have your grandparents in your life, I hope you’ll take the opportunity to tell them how much they mean to you. Life is so unpredictable. Give them a Grandparents Day they’ll always remember. Do it while you can. Contact BCR Editor Terri Simon at tsimon@ bcrnews.com.

Flippin’ the birdie I have always lived with the sincere belief that everyone is born with at least one God-given talent that they can do better than almost anyone else. The key to success in life is figuring out what that talent is before you die. Can you imagine what the world would be like if Rembrandt, Da Vinci or Grandma Moses had never picked up a paint brush? What if Shakespeare became a pirate instead of putting ink to paper? What if Michael Jordan had never picked up a basketball? What if Donald Trump had never done whatever it is he does? I think that’s what separates us “regular” folks from the “famous” people. They’ve just been lucky enough to have stumbled upon what they are truly good at. The rest of us are just hanging around trying to figure out what our “thing” is. For most of my life, I’ve wandered the planet trying to determine my “special” talent. Sometimes the planets align themselves in just the right way, and I’m happy to report that I may have found my calling. I recently made the delightful discovery that I am an awesome badminton player. In fact if I were a little younger, had received the proper coaching and training, I might possibly have been one of the world’s best badminton players … ever. Alas, I probably won’t turn professional now because when you combine the facts that I’m in my late-40s and up until the time of writing this, I thought the word was spelled “badmitton” instead of “badminton.” I guess that none of us world-class athletes are known to be brainiacs. It’s because we spend so much time in the gym honing our skills. I discovered that I was a prodigy when my mother sent home some 50-year-old badminton paraphernalia with my daughter a few weeks back. The equipment had just been gathering dust up in the storeroom, and Mom thought she would enjoy playing with it. The equipment consisted of three or four banged-up, warped rackets, and three shuttlecocks, or as we in the sport refer to as “birdies.”

Greg Wallace FROM THE SKETCHBOOK That’s it. There was no net. I imagine that it deteriorated into dust back during the first term of the Reagan Administration. But that didn’t really bother us. The way I see it, a net would just hamper my natural fluidity and grace when playing the sport. I’d hate to cheat any of my neighbors watching me play and enjoying my graceful leaps, bounds and spins. My daughter and I just go out in the backyard and whack the birdies around. There aren’t any boundaries or rules to speak of. In fact, it’s kind of an added challenge to play around the trampoline, hammock and cable television wire. It’s tough, but real athletes adapt. At first, her 8-year-old coordination prevented her from hitting the birdie on a regular basis, or sometimes, at all. When she did manage to get a hold of one, I was pleasantly surprised to find the natural ease I had in returning it to her. It almost seemed second nature as I flicked the racket about, flipping the birdie back in her direction. The more we played, the better we got. She was able to hit the birdie much more consistently, and I started to get more confidence in my play. It has gotten to the point where I almost feel bad when I violently smash the birdie back toward her wide-eyed, terror-stricken face. I tell her I’m sorry and try to explain to her that when you’re riding a thoroughbred, sometimes you just have to let the horse run. The other day when we were playing, I noticed that she was showing vast improvement. Not only was she hitting the birdie more often, but she was also hitting it to areas beyond the 2-3 foot radius I can comfortably cover without sweating and/ or hurting myself. She audibly giggles when she hears Daddy’s knees make funny noises.

Evidently, my wife had been practicing with her while I wasn’t home. I guess that she doesn’t derive the same kind of joy that I do in my total badminton domination of a little girl. My daughter’s getting pretty good. In fact, sometimes the master has become the student. She’ll probably take the sport to heights that I can only imagine. Apparently the birdie doesn’t fall far from the tree. So it is with this in mind that I come before you today to announce that I am now retiring from the sport of badminton. It’s tough stepping away from the game I’ve so deeply loved and cherished over the past month and a half, but I don’t want to be one of those guys that held on for too long. No, it’s time for a new breed of superstar to step into the spotlight and take the reins. I’ve had my moment in the sun. What would have happened if I had taken up the sport back when I was in my teens? One can only imagine. Sure, I’d most likely have made millions traveling around the globe playing in the Professional Badminton League. I’d probably still be playing in Europe somewhere on the senior circuit, trying to shoo away all the badminton groupies who would just be after me for my fame and fortune. It would have been a totally different kind of life, but I don’t know if I would be truly happy right now. It leaves a person to wonder what could have been. But don’t feel bad for me. No, I was lucky enough to find my purpose here on this planet before it was too late. So I wish all of you readers the best of luck as you travel through life. I hope that you all somehow stumble upon the one thing that you’re better at than anyone else and makes you happy. What will I do in my retirement? Well everybody had better look out next summer because I’m pretty sure my mom has a 50-year-old croquet set buried in that storeroom somewhere. You can contact Wallace at gwallace@bcrnews.com. You can follow him on his blog at http:// gregwallaceink.blogspot.com.

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Birth announcements — Meet the newest arrivals to the Bureau County area on Page 8.

VBS makes donation to Buddy Bags Jennifer Jaques, director of Vacation Bible School for First Lutheran Church in Princeton, shows the donations made by the kids from VBS for Buddy Bags. Buddy Bags is a program to provide snacks and lunches for school-age children. VBS was held at First Lutheran Church from July 22 to 26 along with the First Presbyterian, St. Matthew’s and Christian churches.

Education — Area students receive scholarships for college. See Page 8.

Community Notes Chicken Dinner LADD — The Ladd American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 938 will hold a chicken dinner fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Rip’s in Ladd. The donation is $7. All choices of chicken: light, dark or strips are available with drinks extra. There will be a bake sale, 50/50 drawing and raffle. Carry outs are available at the from door by calling 815-8943051 and home delivery is available in Ladd. Tickets are available at the door or from any member.

Safe paper shred day MANLIUS — The Manlius Banking Center and the New Bedford Royal Neighbors will be holding a Safe Paper Shred Day at the Manlius Banking Center from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday. Bring your sensitive documents to be safely shredded.

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Festival 56 brings back ‘Hometown-Anonymous’ PRINCETON — “Hometown-Anonymous,” an original Festival 56 play based on stories submitted by Princeton residents, returns for an encore run over Princeton’s Homestead weekend Sept. 13-15 at the Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St., Princeton. In “Hometown-Anonymous,” five actors playing a variety of characters and share bittersweet but ultimately

life-affirming tales – the challenge of growing up in a small town like Princeton, the experience of dealing with personal setbacks and losses, and the sometimes painful disagreements over politics and religion. The “HometownAnonymous” stories also convey Princeton’s community spirit, and the way a small town can pull together with good will, generosity and humor.

As Dexter Brigham, Festival 56 artistic director, explains, “HometownAnonymous is a work of fiction that was inspired by many tales about life that were submitted by residents of Princeton. While inspired by true events and people, it has definitely been woven together in a way that tells a new story about not just our community, but all small towns.” Brigham, Aleena Yunuba Hammack and Brad

Raimondo collaborated in crafting the play that has now become “Hometown-Anonymous.” Raimondo directs this Festival 56 production. “Hometown-Anonymous” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets can be purchased by calling 815-879-5656, ext. 11, stopping at the Grace Theatre box office or online at www.festival56.com.

PHS to administer PSAT/NMSQT PRINCETON — The Princeton High School Guidance Department will be administering the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) to interested junior students on

Oct. 16. This test measures critical reading, math and writing skills. Students who take the test may enter National Merit Scholarship Corporation programs. They will also receive a

personalized statement of specific academic skills that need attention, along with suggested steps to improve those skills. A limited number of tests are available to interested college-bound juniors.

Please contact the PHS Guidance Department at 815-875-3308 for test preparation materials or answers to any questions. The registration deadline is Sept. 16. The cost of the test is $14.

PRINCETON — The Bureau Valley Buddy Bags will hold a cookout at Sullivan’s in Princeton from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Saturday. They will be serving pork chop sandwiches, brats, hot dogs, chips, water and soda.

Concert planned HOLLOWAYVILLE — The Ricci’s and Friends will perform a free concert at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Hollowayville United Church of Christ. They have traveled the state playing their own brand of joyful music for four years. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Community program PRINCETON — Logan Junior High School will host Rachel’s Challenge, an anti-bullying program that exists to equip and inspire individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying and negativity with acts of respect, kindness and compassion, during the 2013-14 school year. The public is invited to a community event at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in Pannebaker Gymnasium to see the positive impact that Rachel’s Challenge can have in the lives of Bureau County and Princeton citizens.

Make Someone Happy • Happy birthday on Monday to Nancy Heiden. From your friends at Princeton Rotary. • Happy birthday on Sunday to Kevin Beaber. Love, your family. • Happy 56th anniversary on Sunday to Pa and Great-Gram, Ed and Madelyn Behrens. Love, Bentley. • Happy 93rd birthday on Sunday to Bob Piper. From your family.

Homestead Festival class reunions PHS Class of 1946 PRINCETON — PHS class of 1946 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Ye Olde Underground Inn in Princeton for a reunion. No invitations will be mailed out. Make reservations by calling Virginia Nelson at 815-875-1950 or 815-872-8961.

PHS Class of 1966 PRINCETON — The Princeton High School Class of 1966 will have an informal reunion during the Homestead Festival weekend. Classmates will

gather at Gustafson’s Ace Hardware during the parade, and all are invited to a cookout at Jim Rapp’s farm in the evening Sept. 14. Be sure to bring a beverage.

PHS Class of ‘68 PRINCETON — The Princeton High School class of 1968 will host its 45th annual reunion Sept. 13-15, Homestead Festival weekend. The schedule includes a social hour and optional dinner at Mark Allen’s Restaurant on Friday, riding on the class float in the parade on Sept. 14 followed by a cook-

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PHS Class of 1978 PRINCETON — A reunion for the Princeton High School Class of 1978 will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at Chapel Hill. Dinner will be served from 7 to 8 p.m. by Niel & Shorty’s BBQ. Details can be found on Facebook at PHS Class of ‘78 or contact Kathy Seidel at 815-3035051 or mkseidel@frontier.com. Any assistance to find the following classmates would be appreciated:  Brenda Burkey, Pat Cathcart, Jody

Cherry, David Crank, Betsy Davis, Fred Gibbs, Debbie Hall, Diane Hall, Kathy Kovatch, Kevin Little, Michele McKune,  Don Nickells, Joe Pierson, Becky Riegle, Shelvy Turner, Todd Vanderhyde and Marta Welling.

PHS 2003 reunion PRINCETON — Princeton High School Class of 2003 will hold its reunion Sept. 14 at Chapel Hill Golf Course. For more information, visit www.homesteadfestival.com/ reunions or contact Andy Dye at 815878-7885 or arbor_85@hotmail.com

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Mays will celebrate 50th wedding anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth May of Princeton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Dover Road, Princeton. The event will be hosted by their children. Kenneth May and the former Nancy Robins of Fremont, Mich., were married Sept. 15, 1963, in the Third Presbyterian Church in Rockford. They are the parents of three children, Kevin (Angie) of Danvers, Michael of Princeton and Laura (Rick) Allen of Princeton. They also have five grandchildren, Adam (Michelle) May of Boise, Idaho, Ashley May of Palatine, Johnathon and Nathan Allen of Princeton, and Grace May of Princeton;

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth May and one great-grandson, Everett. Ken farmed 51 years and was a seed dealer for 30-plus years. Nancy was a registered nurse for In-Home Care for 26 years. They are both retired. All family and friends are invited to attend the open house. They request that gifts be omitted.

PRINCETON — The Bureau County Retired Teachers’ Association will hold its first fall meeting beginning with a lunch at noon Sept. 19 at the Princeton Public Library. The program will begin at 12:30 p.m. Lunch will be catered by Kramer’s Kitchen and cost $10. The local association membership dues of $10 for the retiree will be collected at this meeting if not already paid. To make reservations for the luncheon and/or program, contact Sharon Baker at 815-872-5291 or email rshbaker@frontier. com or Connie Espel at 815-303-8982 or email cespel@ivnet.com by Sept. 16.

Births Announced Dietz Paul and Kimberly (DeWaele) Dietz of Walnut are the parents of a son, Ryan Parker, born Sept. 4 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. He weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 22 1/2 inches in length. He was welcomed home by two siblings: Blake, 9, and Jessica, 8. Maternal grandparents are Don and Cheryl DeWaele of Harmon. Paternal grandparents are Joe and Carol Dietz of Walnut.

Engel Jeremy and Kimberly (Jacobs) Engel of Hennepin are the parents of a daughter born Aug. 31 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

are Robert and Mary Lund of Ladd. Paternal grandparents are David and Jeanette Kneebone of Spring Valley, and James Lannen of LaSalle.

Oldeen Robert Oldeen and Kristina Krafft of Kewanee are the parents of a daughter, Delaney Kae, born Sept. 4 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches in length. She was welcomed home by a brother, Hunter, 2 1/2. Maternal grandparents at Rick and Ramona Constantine of Sheffield and Michael and Deb Krafft of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are Ron and Kim Oldeen of Kewanee.

Education Calvin Baker receives scholarship DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Calvin Baker, a junior communications major from Princeton, received the Communication Scholarship Award. The selection for this award is based on merit in grades, classroom leadership and achievement in extracurricular activity. Since enrolling in the communication degree program at EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University in Dayton Beach, Fla., in 2012, Baker has distinguished himself in the classroom and campus community. He has a 3.2 grade point average in communication and humanities classes. In addition to his academic achievement, he works as a technical writer for NextGen Florida Test Bed, where he is responsible for writing and editing the standard operating procedures and associ-

Jeff and Jessica (Lund) Lannen of Spring Valley are the parents of a daughter, Harper Riva, born Aug. 12 at OSF in Peoria. She weighed 4 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 17 inches in length. Maternal grandparents

Tri-County gives away 15 scholarships Janelle Smith of Sheffield and Matthew Hassler of Princeton each received a scholarship from the Tri-County Opportunities Council. At its July Board of Directors’ meeting they award 15 scholarships to area students. The scholarships were made available by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity through its regular Community Service Block Grant Program.

This was the 27th year the Tri-County has operated a scholarship program and has given more than $421,000 in scholarships to area students.

Krieger receives Elk scholarship PRINCETON — Kathryn Krieger of Princeton was named as a 2013 recipient of the Elks Legacy Scholarship. Krieger is one of only eight students in the state of Illinois to receive this $4,000 award. Award winners are children or grandchildren of Elk members, chosen by exhibiting the core values of the Elks National Foundation of knowledge, charity, community and integrity. She is attending Hope College in Holland, Mich., and majoring in vocal music education. She is the daughter of David and Kami Krieger of Princeton and the granddaughter of Ray and Betty Hodge of Princeton.

Honor Those Who Served Our Country Help us recognize area veterans by submitting a photo and the following information to be included in our “Salute to Veterans” special edition November 9, 2013. New Submissions Send or drop off a photo and information to Sarah Maxwell, Bureau County Republican, 800 Ace Road, P.O. Box 340, Princeton, IL 61356 by Friday, October 11, 2013.

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ated documents. He also works as Assistant Communication manager for ERAU EcoCAR2; he will take over as a Communication Manager next year. Baker is a 2010 graduate of Princeton High School. He is the son of Amber Perry of St. Petersburg, Fla. and the late Greg Baker. Grandparents are Bob and Mick Bowers of Tiskilwa.

Erica Lynn Stocking of Spring Valley is the parent of a son, Mason James, born Aug. 30 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches in length. He was welcomed home by a sister, Fai Lynn Goldwire.

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Another Bureau County Fair was a success The 158th annual Bureau County Fair had a successful run. Thursday morning’s rain helped settle the COMMENTARY dust, and the rest of the week was hot and Get out your lederdry. Large crowds filled hosen and beer steins. the grounds, and they The second annual flocked to see the bear Oktoberfest will be mountain show, ride held at the fairgrounds the Freak Out and Tilton Sept. 28. The Gera-Whirl, and eat great man Oompah band, fair food. Die Musikmeisters, will The fair will be perform again with their reviewed at the life musicians playing songs member annual meetlike “Beer Barrel Polka,” ing at 7 p.m. Oct. 14. the “Happy Wanderer” At that time, the new and “Ein Prosit.” They township directors sing in both German and board members and English and even will be elected. If any life members would be play some songs on cowbells. Terry Bredeninterested in applying berg will again play his as an associate direcaccordion to entertain tor (if they live in a everyone beginning at township that already 4 p.m. when the doors has a director), they can submit their letter open. Food will be served from 5 p.m. until of application at the it’s gone. Come out and annual meeting. have some bratwurst Next Sunday (Sept. 15), you can come out or schnitzel, spaetzle, German potato salad, and shop for bargains red cabbage, sauerkraut at the Homestead Fesand some great destival Flea Market at serts, while enjoying the fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you some authentic German beers, too. have treasures you Ten years ago a group would like to sell, call of fair board members Nancy Monier at 815got together with some 303-2905 to reserve volunteers and hung up your selling space yards and yards of black now. Please note the plastic, plugged in a few October Flea Market smoke machines and will be held on Oct. the Nightmare on Fair20, and it will be a grounds haunted attracFall Craft Show and a HYDRAULIC DOORS tion was started. flea market.

This event has grown into the best haunted attraction in this area of the state, and also the largest fundraiser for Bureau County Fair. The “Spook Crew” outdoes themselves every year in trying to give our customers the best scares for their money. From the chainsaw guy in the parking lot to the scary clowns inside, this year’s 10th anniversary of Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road is going to give you the ultimate haunted house experience. The event runs every Friday and Saturday night in October. Admission is $8, or if you want to avoid the long lines, purchase a speed pass for $10. If you want to come back multiple times, there is a new monster pass for $30 that provides eight nights of general admissions. This year’s event features many dark and twisting tunnels, the pirate trap, the ultimate clown room, the rotating tunnel that challenges your equilibrium as you try to walk through it, as well as new and constantly changing scenes of horror. This year the Nightmare Hotel will have free admission for the kids (or even adults) that are too squeamish

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to go into the haunted barns. The Frankenstein Nightmare Theater will entertain the whole family, nightly. Plus David Youngquist, a noted author, will be there to speak about the ghosts of Bureau County. Mummies Eatery will be back with tasty food like Nachos and Guts, Dracula’s Delights and Devil’s Spit. Get something tasty to eat and sit around the bonfire to get warm. Also free is the hayrack ride around the grounds, but you never know who might visit your rack. In honor of the 10th anniversary of Nightmare, a special event will be held on Oct. 19. The “Dance of the Living Dead” will follow the haunted house from 10 p.m. to midnight at the fairgrounds. This over-21 event includes an adult costume contest with prizes, dancing to a DJ, liquid refreshments and food. Start working on your costumes now for this fun Halloween costume party. See information on all of our upcoming events on our website at www. bureaucountyfair.com or at www.nightmareonfairgroundsroad.com. Kathy Costerisan is a representative for the Bureau County Fairgrounds.

Woodland owner conference UTICA/OGLESBY — The Illinois Forestry Association is holding its annual conference on Sept. 20-21, at Starved Rock State Park and Illinois Valley Community College in LaSalle County. Both IFA members and the public are invited to attend either the entire event or any portion they wish. This year’s theme is “Here Comes the Sun” - giving your trees room to grow. Friday afternoon field trips from 1 to 4 p.m. are free; professional foresters will discuss ways to provide your better trees the resources they need to improve. Friday night, from 6 until 9 p.m., the IFA will host a dinner. The keynote speaker is William Luppold, research economist for the USDA Forest Service, presenting aspects of the international timber market that apply to Illinois woodland owners — where our timber goes, what it is used for, and export and import markets as well.  The charge for the dinner and speaker is $25. Saturday, indoor presentations from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. will cover the methods addressed on Friday, what to con-

sider before opening the forest canopy, the wildlife benefits from opening the canopy, and the economic improvement to your timber from these methods. Saturday’s sessions include lunch, and the fee is $25. Speakers are from university forestry schools, the IDNR and the National Wild Turkey Federation. The fee for attending the entire program of field trips, dinner/speaker/ and indoor sessions is $45. More details are available on the IFA’s website, www.ilforestry.org/ events. Alternatively, reservations can be made by mailing a check (made out to the Illinois Forestry Association) and an indication of which portions of the program you wish to attend, to Richard Pouzar, 2303 W. Cording Road, Galena, IL 61036. Registrations and fees must be received by Sept. 15. Questions can be sent to admin@ilforestry.org. Lower registration fees are available to IFA members: You can become a member on their website. The Illinois Forestry Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, registered with the state of Illinois.

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Lending a hand and heart to Pam Mansnerus in her battle with cancer. Pam has been fighting lung cancer for three years and sadly has traveled to the brain. She and her husband, Steve are life long residents of Princeton and have been a part of our community for others in need. Now is the time to pay it forward to them. Cancer treatment expenses have resulted in overwhelming medical bills, travel expenses and everyday living expenses. Many families who encounter this type of financial burden find it difficult to make ends meet and the Mansnerus family has reached this point. An account has been established, Pam Mansnerus Benefit, at Heartland Bank in Princeton. All donations, big and small, are greatly appreciated.

For more information contact Diane Temple at 815-866-2118 or Kristi Warren at 815-866-3753.

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Registration at 7:00AM - Race at 8:00AM Bureau County Metro Center, 837 Park Avenue West 21st Annual 5K Race. Runners & Walker Welcome.

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9:00 to 11:00AM 606 South Main Rear Parking Lot Family fun with your kids. A variety of games and prizes. Unlimited play-only $3.00. Fingerprinting & Drug Dog. Raffle sign up! All proceeds benefit the Zearing Child Enrichment Center. Have some fun!

Make it with Lard Pie Baking Contest

9:00AM - 12:00PM Soldiers and Sailors Park. If you desire participating make sure you have your pie delivered to Soldiers and Sailors Park by 9:00 a.m. All pies will be auctioned off at Noon.

Beta Sigma Phi Arts & Crafts Show 9:00AM - 6:00PM Court House Lawn discover beautiful, one of a kind creations from a variety of arts & crafts vendors covering the lawn. vast selection of homemade jewelry, candles, woodwork, handmade clothing, home decor and much more!

Princeton Park District Skate Park Competition 10:00AM Alexander Park

Prizes, music and spectators make this an entertaining and exciting event.

Prairie Arts Center Exhibit 12:00PM - 5:00PM

Prairie Arts Center View the colorful and magical watercolor art work of Barry Mayworm. Including landscapes and florals that celebrate the beauty of nature. He also paints cityscapes, which illustrate the architecture and vitality of our cities.

Homestead Festival Parade 1:30PM Main Street Come and celebrate the 42nd Bureau County Homestead Festival! Pick your favorite spot and enjoy this annual community parade.

Bureau County Pork Producers BBQ 10:30AM-5:30PM Soldiers and Sailors Park For over 30 years the Bureau County Pork producers have been serving specially seasoned butterfly pork chops and pork burgers under the tent cooked on an open grill by dozens of volunteer members.

Helicopter Rides 12:00PM - Sullivan’s Food

Parking Lot Allow Pilot Chris Kieffer to take you above and beyond for more thrills and excitement. Enjoy the view of Homestead Festival from above and have the thrill of a lifetime!

Blues Concert

4:30PM-6:30PM Alexander Park Enjoy great music with Maurice John Vaughn. Food, beverage and spirits will be available through the Princeton Park District. Bring your lawn chair, sit back & enjoy!

The Homestead Talent Showcase

7:30PM/Sat. & 2:00PM/Sun. Prairie Arts Center Some of the most amazing talent from Bureau County will be performing live! This talent showcase is not to be missed!

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Comets back to Newman football said Papoccia, a veteran of 34 football seasons with four state championships PRINCETON — That at Newman. “We’ve got was Sterling Newman to continue to improve. football. We’ve got some After what really good teams coach Mike Papocyet to play of cia deemed a farce course, We’ve got in a 21-9 seasonto play better. We opening loss to played pretty well Rockridge, the tonight, but we’ve Comets showed got to play betNewman 61 Princeton what ter. but for now, Princeton 7 Newman football the improvement At a glance: The from last week to was really about. The Comets Comets rebound strong this week is night scored six times in from a season-opening and day. We’re the first half and loss to dominate the happy, but we’re thrice more in the Tigers on their home not satisfied.” second en route field. J.J. Vaccaro Snow fell over to a resounding scored on a 2-yard run Bryant Field for 61-7 victory over for PHS. touchdowns on the host Tigers at Next: Tigers (0-2) home Newman’s openvs. Sherrard (2-0). Bryant Field ing three possesThe Comets sions of the game racked up 328 yard rush- on carries of 2, 2 and 14 ing, including 134 yards to give the Comets a 21-0 on 10 carries by Jake lead in the first 10 minSnow. Newman did not utes of the game. have a single penalty and Elliott Jensen tacked on was so dominating on two scores of his own and offense, it had no need Allen caught a 15-yard to punt. TD from A.J. Sharp with Papoccia addressed his 19 seconds left in the half team at midfield and told to give the Comets a 40-7 them if they were satis- halftime bulge. fied with the win Friday, “We played with more it would be all over. passion, a lot more pas“As soon as you’re sat- sion,” Papoccia said. isfied, you’re done for,” See Tigers Page 14

By Kevin Hieronymus

Sam Halm (SB): Scored game-winning TD pass. Jack Brady (SB): 296 yards passing, 2 TDs. Parker Neuhalfen (BV): 107 yards rushing, 87 yards passing, 2 TDs.

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Princeton quarterback Jake Reinhardt tries to steer clear of the Comets Friday at Bryant Field.

Hall of a come back By Derek Johnson sports@bcrnews.com

touchdown. Bruins’ coach John Belino said some halftime adjustments to the blocking scheme was made to try to give Brady more time in the pocket. Bellino also sent his son, Michael, out on passing routes to take a BV linebacker away from the rush. “(Bureau Valley) was similar to Amboy in that they were bringing a lot of people on the rush,” said Belli-

SPRING VALLEY — Hall (1-1) pulled off a three touchdown comeback Friday night to defeat Erie-Prophetstown (1-1) for its first Hall 22 E/P 21 win of the At a glance: The season. W i t h Red Devils win in 1:40 left dramatic form with on the 22 points in fourth clock, the quarter to notch Red Dev- their first win of the ils had to season Next: Red Devils convert a three- (1-1) at Amboy (0-2). yard play on fourth down at the Panthers’ 17 to stay alive. Instead of settling for the first down Chris Hammonds took the pitch and scored to pull the Red Devils within one. Aaron Kerr had the goahead conversion run to give Hall a 22-21 lead with 1:23 left in regulation. Hall held on and got the win. “We told them that is why we condition. That’s why we do what we do to get ready each week for the fourth quarter. This was living proof of it tonight,” Hall coach Randy Tieman said

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St. Bede’s Sam Halm reaches out for Bureau Valley quarterback Parker Neuhalfen in Friday’s Bureau County battle at the academy. Halm scored the Bruins’ go-ahead touchdown on a 23-yard pass play with 2:56 left.

Bruins rally on Storm By Brent Jamison

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PERU — The arm of St. Bede quarterback Jack Brady was one of the top storylines from the Three Rivers conference after week one. On Friday, Brady went back to the air to lead his team to a comeback win. After a five touchdown performance at Amboy last week, Brady threw for 296 yards on 18 of 33 passing on Friday night. His biggest throw of the night was the game winner, a 24-yard touchdown strike to Sam Halm with 2:56 remaining in the game, giving the Bruins a 29-25 victory over the Bureau Valley Storm. “We stuck with it the whole game and never gave up,” said Brady, who threw for 101 yards in the fourth quarter alone. “The offensive line picked it up a lot towards the end of the game. We grinded this one out for the win.” St. Bede (2-0) trailed the entire game up until the Brady to Halm

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At a glance: The Bruins roared back from a 25-14 deficit, taking a 29-25 lead on a 23-yard pass from Jack Brady to Sam Halm with 2:56 remaining in game Next: Storm (1-1) at Newman (1-1), Bruins (2-0) home vs. Kewanee (0-1).

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Tigresses topple Rochelle By BCR Sports Staff sports@bcrnews.com

The Princeton Tigresses were up to their old tricks Thursday, defeating visiting Rochelle 4-1 at the PHS tennis courts. Jen O’Neil and Courtney Webb whitewashed their opponents 6-0, 6-0 in singles play. The Tigresses also picked up wins at No. 2 doubles with Laura Behrends and Ellie Bonucci (6-0, 7-6) and No. 3

doubles with Emma Reidner and Megan Smith (6-0, 6-2). Anjali Patel and Britany Krohn fell 7-5, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles. Princeton posted a 5-0 win at the F/S level. Angelica Jones (8-1) and Mallory Wheeler (8-3) handled the singles matches with MacKenzie Geldean and Hannah Erickson (8-1), Salena Olson and Geldean (8-2) teaming up in doubles and Julia Bauer and Danielle May (8-3) teaming up

in doubles. Soccer Princeton 2, Alleman: The Tigers got one goal in each half, and goalkeeper Lucas Bauer took care of the rest for a 2-0 win at Rock Island Thursday. Tyler Marvin scored at the 5:30 mark of the first half with an assist from Nate Duffy. Dylan Schaefer chipped in a second-half goal at 9:38 to cap the scoring.

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Princeton’s Ellie Bonucci makes a return for the Tigresses in Thursday’s match with Rochelle. She teamed up with Laura Behrends for a 6-0, 7-6 No. 2 doubles win.


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Volleyball: Newman def. St. Bede 25-22, 25-16

PHS’ Sarah Crowe blasts her way out of the sand trap Wednesday at Chapel Hill.

Lady Comets streak past St. Bede By Dan Woessner Shaw Media Service

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Tigresses crack 200 By Kevin Hieronymus khieronymus@bcrnews.com

The Princeton Tigresses told coach Will Gross they wanted to crack the 200-stroke mark for the first time this season. Then they went out and did it Wednesday. The Tigresses met that goal by two strokes with a 198 to defeat Three Rivers foes Rockridge (210) and DePue (262) at Chapel Hill Golf Course. Sophomore Arraia Hicks got her third meet medalist with a 46. Also for PHS (4-4), Sophia Suarez and Audra Reidner added 48s, Julie Miller a 56 and Sarah Crowe a 61. “The girls told me at their team huddle prior to the start of the match that they decided that they wanted to break the 200 barrier for the first time this year and they worked together and accomplished just that. It’s that kind of heart and desire that makes me unable to be any more proud and honored to be their coach,” Gross said. “I was extremely proud of the attitude and determination to improve that the girls displayed throughout the match. We had two of our best practices leading up to this match and it paid dividends as Julie Miller and Audra Reidner put up career lows to help

us regain our momentum and beat a tough TRAC team in Rockridge, whom defeated us last week, none the less posted the lowest team score since I took over as their head coach with a 198.” At Valley View: Sydney Eustice claimed medalist honors at 46 to lead the St. Bede Lady Bruins (197) to victory over host Orion (262) Wednesday. Also scoring for the Lady Bruins were Aiko Mendoza (48), Gabrielle Mendoza (49) and Tess Montez (54). At Edgebrook: The Lady Bruins made it two straight with a 201-214 win over Sandwich Thursday. Gabrielle Mendoza (49) was meet medalist. Also for St. Bede, Eustice had a 50, Aiko Mendoza a 52 and Montez a 56.

Boys golf At Chapel Hill: The Princeton Tigers (169) swept a Three Rivers triangular Wednesday, defeating Morrison (174) and Rockridge (191). PHS senior Zach Hicks fired a 2-over par 38 on the back 9 to claim medalist honors for the second straight meet and third time this season. Colby Robbins and Colin Pierson had 43s and Ian Nichols a 45 as the Tigers improved to

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STERLING – The first set of Thursday’s volleyball match between Newman and St. Bede concluded with a nice set by Kacyi Howell that Rachel Humphreys emphatically spiked onto the Bruins’ side of the court. The execution was a stark contrast to how the Comets started the set and a harbinger of things to come in the second set, as Newman won the nonconference match 25-22, 25-16. “I think we finally started to go on the attack,” Newman coach Debbi Kelly said. “At the start of the night, St. Bede was attacking, and we kept making mistakes. When we started to attack, they started making mistakes.” The Bruins jumped out to a 7-2 lead with five of those points coming on Newman hitting errors. Newman scored three points on three hitting errors by the Bruins to tie the score at 15 and took its first lead at 19-18. Newman won six of the next 10 points to claim the first set. The Comets kept on the throttle in the second set, building six-point leads at 11-5 and 12-6. The Bruins rallied to tie the score at 14, and forcing Newman to call timeout. The timeout did the trick, as Newman outscored St. Bede 11-2 the rest of the way. Olivia Mueller led St. Bede (3-5, 0-1) with three kills and three blocks. Soph Hanna Bima chipped in three kills and Morgan King had five points with two aces. • The St. Bede sophomores improved to 3-0 Shaw Media Service photo with a 25-16, 25-19 win. Newman took the fresh- Hanna Bima makes the block on Newman’s Julie Hurd men match 17-25, 26-14, 15-8. Thursday in Sterling. Newman won 25-22, 25-16.

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Storm shine in home opener Amboy split their first two matches by identical scores of 25-14, the sports@bcrnews.com first set to Amboy and the second Bureau Valley made its to Hall. The third set went debut to the Storm Sheldown to the wire with the ter in fine form Thursday, Lady Clippers sneaking away defeating Kewanee 25-15, with a 26-24 win, rallying 25-17. from a five-point deficit Lindsey Hoffert had 10 Hall coach Megan Nation kills in a Three Rivers crosssaid it was the best her Hall over victory. Carlie Bickett team has played this season. and Valerie Reuter added Clarrisa Gerrard (6 kills), seven kills apiece. Reuter Sydney Lebahn Shelby Justi (5) and Ellen 26 assists, 7 points also led the Storm (2-0) with Herrmann (4) led the Hall for BV nine points and eight digs. attack up front. Lexi PicHoffert (2 aces) and Sydney Leb- catto had a team-high 13 digs with ahn (26 assists) chipped in seven contributions from Brooke Keegan points each. (2 kills, 10 assists 3 aces) and Amboy 2, Hall 1: The host Vanessa Olivares (2 kills, 4 aces, Lady Devils and Lady Clippers of 5 digs).

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no. “Sometimes it was six or seven guys so we went more to the short game.” Through three quarters, the Storm (1-1) controlled most of the tempo of the game. BV caught a break when they recovered a Justin Shaw fumble on a punt return with 4:23 remaining in the third quarter. One play later, Parker Neuhalfen dashed 35 yards for a touchdown to put the Storm ahead 25-14. However, the Storm offense would only convert two more first downs the rest of the game and St. Bede would score on their first two possessions of the fourth quarter to turn the game in their favor. “They made plays and we didn’t,” said Storm coach Jeff Ohlson. “We didn’t convert a 3rd-and-1 and we let (Halm) loose. We’ll have to go back to the film and see what happened.” Ohlson was pleased with his team’s defense throughout most of the game, which didn’t allow a touchdown to the St. Bede offense until Halm’s first touchdown catch of the game midway through the third quarter. St. Bede did gain an early lead when Baylee Hopps scooped up a Neuhalfen fumble and returned it 66 yards for a touchdown just over three minutes into the game. Neuhalfen was shaken up on the play and was relieved at quarterback by running back Josh Mead, who came in and moved the offense down the field by carrying the ball seven times for 51 yards out of the option. Neuhalfen returned on the last two plays of the drive and Tucker Schoff finished the 80 yard drive with a one yard score. BV later went up 13-7 with a 16-yard touchdown catch from Neuhalfen to Mead with 29 seconds remaining in the half. Bellino said the key to coming back was

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From Page 11 Bauer made seven saves on goal. Alleman fired 13 shots, the Tigers 16. PHS coach Jason Bird was not overly pleased with the Tigers’ effort having rocked Alleman 5-1 less than a week before in a 50-minute game. He said the Tigers didn’t play with much energy, and “Alleman took it to us.” But he added, “We will take any win we can get.” DePue 7, Serena 3: The Little Giants took their victory tour on the road Thursday to Serena where they stayed on a hot streak. Carlos Acosta scored five of the seven goals with Adrian Perez responsible for three assists. “It was a good defensive effort with some small communication errors,” DePue coach Tim Stevens said. “Offense was a little one dimensional but the assist to goal ratio was encouraging. We need to work on spreading out the attack in midfield and better transition defense.” Comment on this story at www. bcrnews.com

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Bureau Valley’s Tucker Schoff tracks down St. Bede’s Justin Shaw on the Academy gridiron Friday. containing Neuhalfen in the second half. “You talk about Johnny football, he does everything out there,” said Bellino. “He throws the ball well and runs the ball well.” Neuhalfen finished with 107 yards rushing and 83 yards passing. Mead added 68 yards on 13 carries. Halm was Brady’s favorite target, catching six balls for 77 yards, all in the second half. Shaw had 5 catches for 71 yards. • The Storm sophomores won the opening contest 42-18 behind five touchdown runs from Will Konneck...At halftime of the varsity game, St. Bede Academy recognized Bureau Valley senior Cora Peters who has been battling cancer her entire high school career. St. Bede students found numerous ways to raise money through a 50/50 raffle, selling T-shirts and various donations. At halftime of the varsity game, the Peters family was presented with a check for $7,240.

From Page 12 3-1 in TRAC play and 6-3 overall. Also for PHS were Derec Roberson (46) and Mile Rose (49). Colton Ervin was meet medalist for the Princeton JV, which had their own sweep. Aiding the cause were Josh Eggers (51), Bryce Nyman (54), Alex Heaton (55), Hunter Culjan (61) and Seth Torchia (62). At Valley View: The St. Bede Bruins (171) picked up two Three Rivers victories Wednesday, defeating Erie (186) and Orion (195). Jarret Olson’s 42 to led the Bruins, who also scored with 43s by Joey Dudek, Joe Kim and Jack Kunkel. Erie’s Koby Kuhnen was medalist at 40. St. Bede also topped the Erie JV 205210, led by Adam Lenkaitis’ 46, Ben

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Princeton senior Courtney Webb makes a return in Thursday’s meet vs. Rochelle. She scored one of two 6-0, 6-0 matches in the Tigresses’ 4-1 victory.

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Sons (51), Matt Snyder (51) and Killian Anderson (57). At Hidden Lake: The Hall Red Devils (171) topped a field Thursday including Three Rivers rivals Bureau Valley (191) and Prophetstown (203). Hall senior Pete Mautino was meet medalist at 38. Also for Hall, Matt Hoscheid had a 41, Ryan Ott a 44 and Aaron Mitchell a 48. Bureau Valley was paced by Ryan Young (42) and Logan Twidell (44). Malcolm Bernabei of Hall was the JV medalist at 43. The Red Demons (194) won the meet. At Edgebrook: Collin Giordano (50) and Braboy (52) and Lenkaitis (52) were the top scorers for the St. Bede JV (212) against host Somonauk (193) Thursday. John Ator had a 55 for the St. Bede F/S. Comment on this story at www. bcrnews.com

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2ND ANNUAL GOLF OUTING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 Spring Creek Golf Course Spring Valley, IL

Registration 9:30 a.m. Shotgun Start 11 a.m. Cash prizes, raffles, 50/50, Auction, Silent Auction, & games of skill & chance/ “Hole in One”car giveaway

Golf, Cart, & Dinner: $70/person Golf & Cart only: $50/person Dinner Only: $20/person To register call 815-539-6028 or go to: www.capttjhmemorial.com Funds raised used for scholarships & to build a new track at St. Bede Academy. You may sign up individually or as a foursome for golfing.


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Olson 2-11, Terveer 1-1 Todhunter 1-0, Rude 1025, Bolin 1-(-1). P - Dickens 9-34, Wilde 1-0, Wedekind 4-7, Vaccaro 1-(-1), Reinhardt 7(-8), Friel 1-10. Passing: N - Sharp 3-4-0, 40 yards. P Reinhardt 11-25-0, 89 yards. Receiving: N - Ivey 1-15, Snow 1-10, Allen 1-15. P - Wedekind 5-7, Grieff 2-8, Vaccaro 3-56, Dickens 1-17, Friel 1-1. Soph prelim: Newman 9-0.

Three Rivers

Hall 22, Erie/Prophetstown 21 Kewanee 32, Fulton 14 Orion 50, Morrison 0 Newman 61, Princeton 7 Rockridge 41, Riverdale 0 Sherrard 40, Amboy/LaMoille 18 St. Bede 29, Bureau Valley 25 Others

Annawan/Wethersfield 40, Ridgewood 7 Geneseo 42, Chicago Raby 6 Fieldcrest 44, LeRoy 6 Washington 40, L-P 6 Marmion 45, Ottawa 0 River Valley 34, Monmouth United 7 Rochelle 44, Dixon 0 Rock Falls 22, Marengo 21 Mendota 22, Rockford Christian 21 Stark County at Mid County Sterling 35, Johnsburg 16 Streator at Limestone Marquette at Christian Liberty Academy

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Bureau Valley (1-1) 7 6 12 0 - 25 St. Bede (2-0) 8 0 7 14 - 29 SB - Hopps 66 fumble recovery (Shaw run), 8:42 1Q BV - Schoff 1 run (Johnston kick), 3:02 1Q BV - Mead 16 pass from Neuhalfen (pass failed), 0:29 2Q BV - Johnston 3 run (kick failed) 8:37 3Q SB — Halm 15 pass from Brady (Shaw kick), 6:25 3Q. BV - Neuhalfen 35 run (pass failed), 4:15 3Q SB - Shaw 2 run (Halm pass from Brady), 6:51 4Q SB — Halm 24 pass from Brady (Shaw kick), 2:56 4Q.

Next week’s games

Bureau Valley at Newman (Saturday) Hall at Amboy/LaMoille Kewanee at St. Bede Sherrard at Princeton Winnebago at Mendota

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SB

At Bryant Field, Princeton

Total Yards................313 by rushing........... 50-241 by passing............. 82

319 21-50 269

Newman (1-1) 21 19 14 7 - 61 Princeton (0-2) 0 7 0 0 - 7 N — Snow 2 run (Ahlgrim kick), 8:42 1Q N — Snow 2 run (Ahlgren kick,) 5:09 1Q N — Snow 14 run (Ahlgrim kick), 2:15 1Q N — Olson 1 run (Ahlgrim kick), 11:56 2Q P — Vaccaro 1 run (Hasbrook kick), 6:47 2Q N - Jensen 3 run (kick failed) 5:25 2Q N - Allen 15 pass from Sharp (kick failed), 0:19 2Q N - Ely 7 run (Ahlgrim kick), 10:32 3Q N - Rude 25 run (Ahlgrim kick), 3:39 3Q N - McGinn 5 run (Roleder kick),7:00 4Q

Rushing: BV -- Rushing: 50-241. Neuhalfen 25-107, Mead 13-68, Johnston 6-34, Schoff 6-12. St. Bede - Bellino 10-37, Shaw 7-24, Szczepaniak 1-(-1), Brady 3-(-10). Passing: BV - Neuhalfen 7-16, 83 yards. SB - Brady 18-33-1, 269 yards, 2 TD. Receiving: BV - Smith 4-64, Mead 3-19. SB - Halm 6-77, Shaw 5-71, Szczepaniak 2-44, Shipp 3-44, Hopps 1-18, Bellino 1-5. Soph prelim: Bureau Valley 42-18. BV: Konneck 5 TDs.

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PHS

At Nesti Stadium, Spring Valley

First Downs............... 24 by rushing................21 by passing............... 3 by penalty................ 0 Total Yards............. 34-368 by rushing.............. 40 by passing............. 40 Fumbles-Lost.............0-0 Punts-Avg.................0-0 Penalties-Yards..........0-0

7 3 4 0 126 24-37 89 1-0 7-27.7 8-66

Erie/Prophetstown (1-1) 6 8 0 7 - 21 Hall (1-1) 0 0 0 22 - 22 EP - Chandler 76 run (run failed), 1Q EP - Binion 1 run (Binion run), 2Q H - Kerr run, 4Q EP - Binion run (Maloney kick good), 4Q H - Taber 10 run (Kerr run), 4Q, 6:26 4Q H - Hammonds 17 run (Kerr run), 1:25 4Q Soph prelim: Hall 29-14.

Individual statistics

At Sherrard

Individual statistics

Rushing: N - Snow 10-134, Ely 4-31, Mcginn 5-56, Heffelfinger 2-24, Sharp 1-13,

Amboy/LaMoille (0-2) Sherrard (2-0)

0 6 12 0 - 18 0 7 12 21 - 40

Tigers

From Page 11 “Every block and tackle last week was a farce I would say. The kids are the ones to commend here. They came out and didn’t hesitate. They could have said, ‘Oh gosh, we’re going to play like last week’, or second thoughts like that, but they didn’t. They came out and played very hard. I’m proud of them.” Mike Ely’s 7-yard run with 10:32 to play in the third quarter put the running clock into effect for the rest of the second half. Senior J.J. Vaccaro, who did not play as a junior, was a bright light on offense for the Tigers. He snagged a 38-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Jake Reinhardt, setting up his own 2-yard score two plays later at the 1:47 mark of the second quarter. “He’s a good kid. Works hard, very athletic. Played really well for us tonight,” PHS coach Jesse

Scoreboard Boys soccer

At Rock Island

Princeton 2, Alleman 0. PHS scoring Marvin (Duffy), Schaefer. Shots: P 16, A 13. Fouls: P 5, A 8. Saves: Bauer (P) 7, A 9. CK: P 6, S 5. Offsides: P 2, A 20.

Volleyball

High school girls At Princeton

Princeton def. St. Bede 25-15, 22-25, 25-13. PHS (2-0): Bates 11 (4 digs), Frank 2 (5 digs, 1 ace), Kelly 7 (2 kills, 32 assists, 3 digs), Hult 7 (5 kills, 1 ace, 2 digs), Farraher 4 (11 kills, 6 digs, 1 ace), Poss (10 kills, 1 block), Schultz (4 kills), Clark (2 kills), Kelly 7 (32 assists, 2 kills), Jaques (3 kills). St. Bede (3-4, 0-1): Billhorn 7 (1 ace, 9 assists), King 5 (1 ace, 18 digs, E. Perona 4 (4 digs), Pohar 2 (5 digs), Whalen (4 kills, 18 digs), Joerger (4 digs, Mueller (11 kills, 2 blocks, 4 digs), Dudek (5 kills, 2 blocks), Bima (7 kills, 2 blocks), Long (14 assists). Sophomores: St. Bede 25-15, 24-26, 25-13. Freshmen: St. Bede 25-16, 25-23.

touchdown and then At Spring Valley Amboy def. Hall 25-15, 14-25, 26-24. punched it in again to Hall: Keegan (3 digs, 3 aces, 10 assists), make it 14-0 going into Herrmann (4 kills), Piccatto (13 digs), Golden From Page 11 halftime. (5 digs), Faletti (6 digs), Justi (5 kills), Hall tacked on a touch- Gerrard (6 kills), Olivares (4 aces, 2 kills, 4 “I’m elated. I am so happy for the kids. Last down early in the fourth aces, 5 digs). Sophomores: Amboy 25-22, 25-23. year we waited until week quarter with a 1-yard Freshmen: Amboy 25-18, 18-25, 16-14. 8 to get a win. This is a scoring run from Kerr. With the score 14-6 the At Spring Valley good football team and PC def. Hall 25-22, 25-13. Hall: Keegan (6 Panthers wasted no time they are going to keep digs, 3 aces, 5 assists), Herrmann (5 kills, getting better. We talked getting Binion back in the 2 digs, 2 blocks), Piccatto (6 digs), Golden about going 0-2. We knew end zone and tacking on (5 digs). we were going to have an extra point from kicker Sophomores: PC 25-23, 25-12. Freshmen: to slug it out with these Sean Maloney to go up Hall 11-25, 25-19, 15-7. 21-6. At Manlius guys.” Bureau Valley def. Kewanee 25-22, 25-21. With 6:26 left in the Things did not look good www.edwardjones.com BV: S. Reuter (5 digs), Hoffert 7 (2 aces, 10 fourth quarter, Hall pulled early for the Red Devils. kills, 5 digs), Lebahn 7 (26 assists), V. Reuter within a score 21-14 on The Panthers scored early 9 (7 kills, 8 digs), Thomas 1 (2 digs), Bickett in the first quarter on a a 10-yard scamper from 4 (7 kills, 2 blocks), Rumbold (4 digs), 76-yard touchdown run Tyler Taber and a twoyou from from Jordan Chandler, point conversionbut Kerr. but he failed to convert on control your decisions. can Then Hammonds and the ensuing 2-point run. Sometimes the market reacts poorly changes in the Kerr combined to togive In the second quarter, world. But just because the market reacts doesn’t mean Hall the late one point the Panthers’ Dylan you Binshould. Still, if current events are making you feel lead. ion ran in for a 1-yard uncertain about your finances, you should schedule a

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Snyder said. While the Tigers rushing attack was limited to 37 yards on 24 attempts, Snyder saw some positives with their passing game. Reinhardt drew the starting assignment at quarterback Friday, completing 11 of 25 attempts for 89 yards. “We threw the ball well,” he said. “We’ve got to make adjustments upfront with our protection. Got to make sure we’re calling out our blocking assignments.” Snyder said the Tigers just have to continue to work hard in practice. “We’ve just got to come out and work against each other a little bit harder, push each other and see if we can get better every day,” he said. • Tiger tales: Friday’s game was the Comets’ first visit to Bryant Field since 1980, a game won by the Tigers 20-8. Newman took the teams’ last meeting in 1981 at Sterling, 20-2. The Meteors wonthe sophomore game 9-0.

DeVenney 3 (2 digs), Siltman 2 (1 block), Bornsheuer (2 kills, 1.5 blocks). Sophomores: BV 25-19, 25-20. Freshmen: Kewanee 25-13, 25-9. Other matches

Sherrard def. Prophetstown 25-13, 15-25, 25-23; Morrison def. Rockridge 22-25, 25-20, 26-24; Erie def. Orion 10-25, 25-20, 25-19; Mendota def. Rock. Christian 25-23, 25-21; L-P def. Sycamore 25-13. 25-19. JUNOR COLLEGE

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St. Bede 171, Erie 186, Orion 195. Medalist: Kuhnen (E) 40. SBA: Olson 42, Dudek 43, Kim 43, Kunkel 43, Donahue 46, Truckenbrod 47. JV: St. Bede 205, Erie 210. Medalist: Lenkaitis (SB) 46. SB: Sons 51, Snyder 51, Anderson 57, Kim 65, Yaklich 67. At Indian Oaks

Amboy/LaMoille 180, HBR 208. Medalist: Lucas (A/L) 41. Other scores for A/L:  Kozeal 44, Thake 46, Gross 49, Klein 51, Jacobs 56. High school Girls

At Oglesby

At Valley View Club

Waubonsee def. IVCC 22-25, 25-19, 25-23, 22-25, 25-12. IVCC (5-2, 1-0): Jessen 12 pts (2 aces), Schultz 13 (1 ace, 21 assists), Lushina (11 kills, 3blocks), MacDavitt (14 kills, 3 blocks).

St. Bede 197, Orion 262. Medalist: Eustice (SB) 46. SBA: A. Mendoza 48, G. Mendoza 49, Montez 54, Boehm 79.

Golf

High school boys At Spring Creek

Kewanee 161, Fulton 173, Hall 184. Medalist: Philhower (K) 37. Hall: Mautino 44, Hoscheid 44, Scheri 48, Mitchell 48. JV: Kewanee 197, Hall 202, Fulton 209. Medalist: Alig (Hall) 46, Hamilton, (K) 46. At Deer Valley

Riverdale 167, Princeton 167. Prophetstown 168. Medalist: Hicks (P) 36. PHS (3-2): Robbins 44, Rose 44, Nichols 45, Pierson 47, Roberson 46. JV: PHS 213, Riverdale 225, Prophetstown 237. Medalist: Sisul (R) 48. PHS: Eggers 50, Nyman 54, Jamison 54, Erven 55, Culjan 60, Torchia 62. At Fyre Lake

Sherrard 168, St. Bede 188, Rockridge 202. Medalist: Morse (Sh) 34. SBA: Olson 45 Dudek 47, Truckenbrod 47, Kim 49, Kunkel 50, Braboy 60. At Chapel Hill

Princeton 169. Morrison 174, Rockridge 191. Medalist: Hicks (P) 38. PHS (6-3 3-1): Hicks 38, Pierson 43, Robbins 43, Nichols 45, Roberson 46, Rose 49, JV: PHS 209, Morrison 220, Rockridge 227. Medalist: Ervin (P) 49. PHS: Eggers 51, Nyman 54, Heaton 55, Culjan 61, Torchia 62. At Valley View Club

At Chapel Hill

Princeton 198, Rockridge 210, DePue 262. Medalist: Hicks (P) 46. Other scores for PHS (6-3 3-1): Suarez 48, Reidner 48, Miller 56, Crowe 61. DePue: Ruiz 53, Garcia 61, Mitchell 69, Cruz 79. Recreational golf Chapel Hill Ladies

Drivers (165): Low gross - Nancy DeBord, Linda Winkelmann. Low net - Bev Hall. Low Putts - Bev Hall. Chippers (154): Low gross/ net - Lynn Farley. Low putts - Lois Beaber, Farley. Putters (154): Low gross - Jon Tarrence. Low net - Yvonne Browning. Low putts - Helen Kenney, Louise Thompsen. Chip-in - Clare Suarez  #15. Hidden Lake Ladies

Play of the Day: High gross. Championship - Ruth Hix 45. A flight- Karen MacNaughton

54. B Flight - Janice Mueller and Maggie Mangold 51. C Flight- Ann Sprowls, Deb Zenger 53. Field winners: Low gross - Karen Taylor 39. Low net - Virginia Moore 46-18=28. Low putts - Carol Roberson 13. Birdies: Margy Palmer #15, Magie Mangold #14. Chip-in: LuAnne Coppejans #11. Signs: #11 Closest 3rd Shot C FLight - Ann Sprowls. #12 Closest 3rd Shot B Flight- Mae Britt. #13 Closest 3rd Shot A Flight - LuAnne Coppejans. #14 Closest 3rd Shot Championship - Sally Riley. Team Standings: 1. Johnson Agency 44; 2. Michlig Grain 42.5; 3. Lifefit 39.5; 4. HLGC 36. Wyaton Hills Ladies Day

Sept. 3 Play Day: Most 6s - 1. Mary Thompson, Karen Towns. Wyaton Hill’s Men’s League

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Occupancy SpecialiSt Bureau County Housing Authority is accepting applications for an Occupancy Specialist in their Spring Valley leasing office. The position requires advanced computer, clerical, and mathematical skills; excellent communication and social skills a must. Application, background check, drug screening, and fit for duty testing required. Applications may be picked up at: 415 W Erie St., Spring Valley or 444 S Church St., Princeton, or e-mail laurel@bcha1.com for an application in pdf. Applications accepted through September 18, 2013 at: Human Resources, Bureau County Housing Authority, 444 S. Church St, Princeton, IL 61356. This position is a temp to hire that would offer full time, no weekends, paid holidays, vacation, sick/ personal time, pension, and health insurance. BCHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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- 700 Real Estate For Sale 767 • Mobile Home Sales **************** PUBLISHER'S NOTICE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call, HUD tollfree at 800 669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 800 927-9275

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS ESTATE OF ) CHARLES G. ) MALOOLEY, ) DECEASED ) NO. 2013-P-84 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is hereby given of the death of Charles G. Malooley. Letters of Office were issued on August 20, 2013, to Carole Lee Walters Ball and Mary Jean Walters Ford, 3227 N Seminary, Chicago, IL 60657-3310, as Executors, whose attorney is Wimbiscus Law Firm, P.C., 102 East St. Paul Street, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362. Claims against the estate may be filed in the office of the Clerk of the Court, Bureau County Court House, Princeton, Illinois 61356, or with the Executor or both, on or before February 28, 2014, which date is not less than 6 months from date of first publication, or, if mailing or delivery of a notice from the Executor 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 said date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the clerk must be mailed or delivered by the claimant to the Executor and

to the attorney within 10 days after it has been filed. Dated this 22nd day of August, A. D. 2013. Wimbiscus Law Firm, P.C. Attorney for Estate 102 East St. Paul Street Spring Valley, IL 61362 Tel: (815) 664-4151 Published in the Bureau County Republican Aug. 24, 31 and Sept. 7, 2013.

will and whose names or addresses are not stated in the petition, that an order was entered by the court on August 28, 2013, admitting the will to probate. Within 42 days after the effective date of the original order of admission you may file a petition with the court to require proof of the will by testimony of the witnesses to the will in open court or other evidence, as provided by Section 8-1 of the Probate Act (755 ILCS 5/8-1) to contest the validity of the will by filing a petition with the court within 6 months after admission of the will to probate. Claims against the estate may be filed in the office of the Clerk of the Court, Bureau County Court House, Princeton, Illinois 61356, or with the representative or both, on or before March 10, 2014 and any claim not filed on or before said date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney within 10 days after it has been filed. Dated this 4th day of September, A. D. 2013. Wimbiscus Law Firm, P.C. Attorney for Estate 102 East St. Paul Street Spring Valley, IL 61362

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or delivered to the Independent Executor and to the attorneys within 10 days after it has been filed. Dated this 23rd day of August, 2013. Angel, Isaacson & Tracy Attorneys for Sheryl A. Noel, Independent Administrator 111 Park Avenue East Princeton, IL 61356 815-875-6551 Published in the Bureau County Republican Aug. 31, Sept. 7 and 14, 2013.

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 10 days after it has been filed. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2013. /s/Mary C. Dremann Bureau County Circuit Clerk Dennis L. Keleher, In Pro Per 553 8th Street Manistee, MI 49660 217-723-9801 Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS ESTATE OF ) DARLENE ) SWANSON, ) DECEASED. ) NO. 2013-P-87 CLAIM NOTICE AND NOTICE TO UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES Notice is hereby given of the death of Darlene Swanson, Seatonville, Illinois. Letters of Office were issued on August 28, 2013, to Patricia Trench, 503 7th Street, LaSalle, IL 61301, as Executor, whose attorney is Wimbiscus Law Firm, P. C., 102 East St. Paul Street, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362. Notice is given to UNKNOWN HEIRS AT LAW of DARLENE SWANSON or legatees who are named in a petition filed in the above proceeding to probate a

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS ESTATE OF ) ROBERT D. COOPER, ) DECEASED ) NO. 2013-P-83 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of Robert D. Cooper. Letters of Office were issued to Sheryl A. Noel of 13296 Lovers Lane, Princeton, IL 61356, as Independent Administrator, 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 Administrator, or both, on or before March 3, 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

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS IN PROBATE ESTATE OF ) ALTHEA KELEHER,) DECEASED ) NO. 2013-P-51 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of Althea Keleher. Letters of Office were issued on May 17, 2013 to Dennis Keleher, 553 8th Street, Manistee, MI 49660, as Independent Executor, in pro per. 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 March 14, 2014, or if mailing or delivery of a notice from the representative

NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on August 21, 2013, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of Bureau County, Illinois, setting forth the names and post office addresses of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as Chelsea Photography located at 1010 N. Plum St., Princeton, IL 61356. Dated this 21st day of August, 2013. /s/Kamala S. Hieronymus Bureau County Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Aug. 24, 31 and Sept. 7, 2013.

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LEGAL NOTICE BUDGET HEARING The BMP Tri-County Special Education Cooperative will have their amended 20132014 budgets on display in the BMP Office, 526 Bureau Valley Parkway, Princeton, Illinois and Henry-Senachwine School District, 1023 College Street, Henry, Illinois beginning September 17, 2013. The budget hearing will be held on October 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the BMP offices, Princeton, IL. Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 2013.

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 Valley Bar & Grill located at 107 W. St. Paul St., Spring Valley, IL 61362. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2013. /s/Kamala S. Hieronymus Bureau County Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS CENTRAL BANK ILLINOIS, ) A Banking Corporation, ) Plaintiff, ) -vs- ) JACK STITES and DEWETTA STITES ) Defendant. ) IN CHANCERY CASE NO. 2013-CH-4 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered by the court in the above entitled cause to property hereinafter described or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to satisfy said judgment, will be sold to the highest bidder. (A) The name, address and telephone number of the person to contact for information regarding the real estate is: BETTY FISHER, Assistant Vice President, Central Bank Illinois, 317 S. Main Street, Princeton, IL 61356 (815) 875-3467 (B) The common address and other common description, if any, of the real estate is: 11797 1790 East Street, Wyanet, IL 61379 (C) The legal description of the real estate is: Beginning at the Southwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 15 North, Range 8 East of the Fourth Principal Meridian: running thence East on the South line of said Northwest Quarter 1320 feet, more or less, to a point; running thence North 1250 feet to a point, the said point being the place of beginning; running thence East 556 feet, more or less, to the West right-of-way line of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, now known as the Iowa Interstate Railroad; running thence Southeasterly along the said

right-of-way line 480 feet, more or less; running thence Westerly 865 feet, more or less; running thence North 368 feet, more or less, to the place of beginning, all lying and being situated in the County of Bureau, in the State of Illinois. P.I.N. 21-10-100-009 (D) A description of the improvements on the real estate is: residential (E) The time and place of the sale is: October 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Bureau County Courthouse, 700 South Main Street, First Floor hallway, Princeton, IL 61356 (F) The terms of the sale are ten percent (10%) down, balance within thirty (30) days. (G) Title will be conveyed subject to all general real estate taxes which are a lien upon the real estate, but have not yet become due and payable, special assessments, if any, and easements and restrictions of record. BERNABEI, BALESTRI & FIOCCHI 201 EAST ST. PAUL STREET

POSTAL BOX 10 SPRING VALLEY, ILLINOIS 61362 (815) 664-2358 Fax (815) 663-1374 atty@comcast.net ARDC # 3124313 ATTORNEY RICHARD C. FIOCCHI Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013.

AMENDED SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE The Princeton Rural Fire Protection District, Bureau County, Illinois will hold a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners for said Fire Protection District at 2:15 o’clock p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2013 at the office of Robert F. Russell, Ten Park Avenue West, Princeton, Illinois. The purpose of this special meeting shall be to adopt the 2013-14 Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for the district, discuss preliminary determination of 2013 tax levy, to pay any bills and expenses that may properly come before the Board, and to discuss such other additional matters as may properly come before the Board. Date: September 3, 2013 PRINCETON RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT, /s/ Hugh Fundell Secretary Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 2013. NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on September 3, 2013, a certificate was

NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on September 3, 2013, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of Bureau County, Illinois, setting forth the names and post office addresses of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as Sheffield Inn located at 16733 IL Hwy 40, Sheffield, IL 61361. Dated this 3rd day of September, 2013. /s/Kamala S. Hieronymus Bureau County Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013. NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on August 20, 2013, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of Bureau County, Illinois, setting forth the names and post office addresses of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as Two Angels Design and Events located at 222 N. Randolph Street, Princeton, IL 61356 Dated this 20th day of August, 2013. /s/Kamala S. Hieronymus Bureau County Clerk Published in the Bureau County Republican Aug. 24, 31 and Sept. 7, 2013.

W09-3076 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF BUREAU PRINCETON, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR ) BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS ) SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE ) HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP; ) Plaintiff, ) vs. ) DAVID STAPLETON A/K/A DAVID L. ) STAPLETON; DEANNA L. STAPLETON; ) UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF ) DAVID STAPLETON, IF ANY; UNKNOWN ) HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF DEANNA L. ) STAPLETON, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS ) AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; ) Defendants, ) 09 CH 129 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on March 15, 2012, Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at the hour of 9:00 a.m. in the office of HB Wilkinson Title Co., 108 Park Avenue West, Princeton, Illinois 61356, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: Commonly known as 3 Emily Drive, Spring Valley, IL 61362. P.I.N. 18-33-126-033. 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 Clerk at Plaintiff’s Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455 W09-3076. I559957 Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept 7, 14 and 21, 2013.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS CENTRAL BANK ILLINOIS, ) A Banking Corporation, ) Plaintiff, ) -vs) JACK STITES and DEWETTA STITES ) Defendant. ) IN CHANCERY CASE NO. 2013-CH-4 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered by the court in the above entitled cause to property hereinafter described or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to satisfy said judgment, will be sold to the highest bidder. (A) The name, address and telephone number of the person to contact for information regarding the real estate is: BETTY FISHER, Assistant Vice President, Central Bank Illinois, 317 S. Main Street, Princeton, IL 61356 (815) 875-3467 (B) The common address and other common description, if any, of the real estate is: 11797 1790 East Street, Wyanet, IL 61379 (C) The legal description of the real estate is: Beginning at the Southwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 15 North, Range 8 East of the Fourth Principal Meridian: running thence East on the South line of said Northwest Quarter 1320 feet, more or less, to a point; running thence North 1250 feet to a point, the said point being the place of beginning; running thence East 556 feet, more or less, to the West right-of-way line of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, now known as the Iowa Interstate Railroad; running thence Southeasterly along the said right-of-way line 480 feet, more or less; running thence Westerly 865 feet, more or less; running thence North 368 feet, more or less, to the place of beginning, all lying and being situated in the County of Bureau, in the State of Illinois. P.I.N. 21-10-100-009 (D) A description of the improvements on the real estate is: residential (E) The time and place of the sale is: October 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Bureau County Courthouse, 700 South Main Street, First Floor hallway, Princeton, IL 61356 (F) The terms of the sale are ten percent (10%) down, balance within thirty (30) days. (G) Title will be conveyed subject to all general real estate taxes which are a lien upon the real estate, but have not yet become due and payable, special assessments, if any, and easements and restrictions of record. BERNABEI, BALESTRI & FIOCCHI 201 EAST ST. PAUL STREET POSTAL BOX 10 SPRING VALLEY, ILLINOIS 61362 (815) 664-2358 Fax (815) 663-1374 atty@comcast.net ARDC # 3124313 ATTORNEY RICHARD C. FIOCCHI Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS CITIZENS FIRST STATE BANK, an Illinois ) banking corp. ) Plaintiff, ) v. ) KORHUMEL, INC., an Illinois Corporation ) c/o HERBERT J. THEISEN, Reg. Agent ) 1 N. LaSalle St., Suite 3000 ) Chicago, Illinois 60602 ) And ) UNKNOWN OWNERS, NON-RECORD ) CLAIMANTS and UNKNOWN NECESSARY ) PARTIES ) Defendants ) Case No. 13 CH 22 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and sale entered in the above cause on August 16, 2013, the Sheriff of Bureau County will at 10:00 a.m. on October 2, 2013, at the Courthouse Lobby in the Bureau County Courthouse, 700 S. Main Street Princeton, IL 61356, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Addresses, pin numbers and legal descriptions, respectively of the parcels of real estate sufficient to identify them with reasonable certainty are as follows: PIN: A part of 08-15-451-009 Judgment Amount: $3,377,703.08. The TERMS OF SALE are as follows: The Officer conducting the Sale shall offer for sale the real estate described herein above, with all improvements, fixtures and appurtenances in “AS IS” condition; or so much of said real estate which may be divisible and sold separately without material injury to the parties in interest. The real estate shall be sold at public auction to the highest bidder for cash; requiring payment not less than ten percent (10%) at the time of sale and the balance within twenty-four (24) hours plus interest at the statutory Judgment rate on any unpaid portion of the sale price from the date of sale to the date of payment. All payments of the amount bid shall be in cash or certified funds payable to the Officer conducting the Sale. In the event the bidder fails to comply with the terms of the purchase as required, then upon demand by then Plaintiff in a notice served on the Officer conducting the Sale and the bidder, the funds submitted shall be forfeited to the Plaintiff or the Plaintiff has the option to have the property sold to the next highest bidder. In the event there is a Third Party bidder other than the Plaintiff, the Officer conducting the Sale shall obtain the name, address (other than a post office box), and telephone number of that bidder. Notice by regular mail to the address given by the bidder and to the Officer conducting the Sale shall be deemed to be sufficient notification by the Plaintiff to exercise its option to forfeit the funds. The subject property is offered to sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff. There shall be no proration of taxes, assessments, water bills, etc. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. For information, contact Plaintiff’s attorney: Danny Schroeder of Hasselberg, Rock, Bell & Kuppler, LLP at Suite 200 Associated Bank Building 4600 N. Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL 61614, (309) 688-9400. NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013.

Visit us at www.bcrnews.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY PRINCETON, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, ) NATIONAL ASSOCIATION ) Plaintiff, ) -v.) MARK P. TOBIAS, ) COLLECTION PROFESSIONALS, INC. ) Defendant ) 11 CH 59 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on July 18, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 a.m. on October 21, 2013, at the office of Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Ave. West, PRINCETON, IL, 61356, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 405 WEST DAKOTA STREET, Spring Valley, IL 61362 Property Index No. 18-34-402-008. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $69,978.03. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, or a unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). In accordance with 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c)(1) (h-1) and (h-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the property, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subsections (g)(1) and (g)(4) of section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff’s attorney: Anthony Porto, FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC, 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333, NAPERVILLE, IL 60563, (866) 402-8661 For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois.com.. Please refer to file number C10090038. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 606064650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333 NAPERVILLE, IL 60563 (866) 402-8661 E-Mail: foreclosurenotice@ fal-illinois.com Attorney File No. C10090038 Attorney ARDC No. 3126232 Case Number: 11 CH 59 TJSC#: 33-17825 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I556885 Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013.


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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ARLINGTON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT, ARLINGTON, BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2013 RECEIPTS Balance on Hand, June 30, 2012 $ 3,081.13 State Comptroller, Property Tax Replacement 502.20 Bureau County Collector, Taxes 37,177.98 Traveler’s Property Casualty Co., Refund 238.00 Bureau County Treasurer, Mobile Home Taxes 28.54 Westfield Township, Contribution 300.00 Balance on Hand and Gross Receipts for Year Ending June 30, 2013 $ 41,327.85 DISBURSEMENTS Arlington Water Department, Water $ 348.00 Traveler’s Insurance Company, Workmen’s Compensation 2,139.00 Ameren, Power 3,145.50 Bureau County Republican, Publications 474.25 State Bank of Cherry, Truck Payment 15,000.00 Lauren Koch, Annual Report 85.00 Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts, Dues 85.00 Country Mutual Insurance Co., Commercial & Umbrella Package 5,781.00 Village of Arlington, Gas & Diesel Fuel 1,455.52 State Bank of Cherry, Safe Deposit Box Rent 18.00 Jackson Kahl Insurance Services, Liquor Liability Insurance 796.00 Alexis Fire Equipment, Fire Aid Foam 380.00 Sublette Mechanical, maintenance & repair work 3,379.48 Senica Interstate, tanker towing 375.00 Kendall Keutzer, Salary 350.00 Robert Schmidt, Salary 350.00 Richard Koch, Salary 500.00 Atty. Bill Beneke, Retainer and Legal Services 1,000.00 TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS $35,661.75 RECAPITULATIONS Balance on Hand, June 30, 2012 $ 3,081.13 Receipts for Fiscal Year 38,246.72 Total Balance on Hand and Receipts $41,327.85 Less Disbursements 35,661.75 Balance on Hand June 30, 2013 $ 5,666.10 ARLINGTON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT /s/ Richard A. Koch Secretary-Treasurer Subscribed and Sworn to before me on this 30th day August, 2013. /s/ William S. Beneke Notary Public Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 2013.

IS” condition; or so much of said real estate which may be divisible and sold separately without material injury to the parties in interest. The real estate shall be sold at public auction to the highest bidder for cash; requiring payment not less than ten percent (10%) at the time of sale and the balance within twenty-four (24) hours plus interest at the statutory Judgment rate on any unpaid portion of the sale price from the date of sale to the date of payment. All payments of the amount bid shall be in cash or certified funds payable to the Officer conducting the Sale. In the event the bidder fails to comply with the terms of the purchase as required, then upon demand by then Plaintiff in a notice served on the Officer conducting the Sale and the bidder, the funds submitted shall be forfeited to the Plaintiff or the Plaintiff has the option to have the property sold to the next highest bidder. In the event there is a Third Party bidder other than the Plaintiff, the Officer conducting the Sale shall obtain the name, address (other than a post office box), and telephone number of that bidder. Notice by regular mail to the address given by the bidder and to the Officer conducting the Sale shall be deemed to be sufficient notification by the Plaintiff to exercise its option to forfeit the funds. The subject property is offered to sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff. There shall be no proration of taxes, assessments, water bills, etc. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. For information, contact Plaintiff’s attorney: Danny Schroeder of Hasselberg, Rock, Bell & Kuppler, LLP at Suite 200 Associated Bank Building 4600 N. Brandywine Drive Peoria, IL 61614, (309) 688-9400. NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013.

real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, or a unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). In accordance with 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c)(1)(h-1) and (h-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the property, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subsections (g)(1) and (g)(4) of section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff’s attorney: Anthony Porto, FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC, 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333, NAPERVILLE, IL 60563, (866) 402-8661 For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois.com.. Please refer to file number C10090038. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333 NAPERVILLE, IL 60563 (866) 402-8661 E-Mail: foreclosurenotice@fal-illinois.com Attorney File No. C10090038 Attorney ARDC No. 3126232 Case Number: 11 CH 59 TJSC#: 33-17825 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff’s attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I556885 Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013

AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS; ) Defendants, ) 09 CH 129 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on March 15, 2012, Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at the hour of 9:00 a.m. in the office of HB Wilkinson Title Co., 108 Park Avenue West, Princeton, Illinois 61356, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: LOT 19, VALLEY RIDGE DEVELOPMENT A SUBDIVISION OF THE CITY OF SPRING VALLEY, BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 3 Emily Drive, Spring Valley, IL 61362. P.I.N. 18-33-126-033. 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 Clerk at Plaintiff’s Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455 W093076. I559957 Published in the Bureau County Republican Sept. 7, 14 and 21, 2013.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS CITIZENS FIRST STATE BANK, an Illinois ) banking corp. ) Plaintiff, ) v. ) KORHUMEL, INC., an Illinois Corporation ) c/o HERBERT J. THEISEN, Reg. Agent ) 1 N. LaSalle St., Suite 3000 ) Chicago, Illinois 60602 ) And ) UNKNOWN OWNERS, NON-RECORD ) CLAIMANTS and UNKNOWN NECESSARY ) PARTIES ) Defendants ) Case No. 13 CH 22 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and sale entered in the above cause on August 16, 2013, the Sheriff of Bureau County will at 10:00 a.m. on October 2, 2013, at the Courthouse Lobby in the Bureau County Courthouse, 700 S. Main Street Princeton, IL 61356, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Addresses, pin numbers and legal descriptions, respectively of the parcels of real estate sufficient to identify them with reasonable certainty are as follows: TRACT III A part of the Southwest Quarter, of the Southeast Quarter Of Section 15, Township 17 North, Range 7 East of the 4th P.M.,Bureau County, Illinois, described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 15; thence Easterly along the North line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 15, 180.00 feet for a point of beginning; thence continue along aforementioned line, 263.00 feet; thence Southerly at an angle of 89°28’40” measured clockwise, 397.00 feet; thence Westerly at an angle of 90°31’ 20” measured counterclockwise, 263.00 feet; thence Northerly at an angle of 89°28’40” measured counterclockwise, 397.00 feet to the point of beginning. Commonly known as: 9226 2125 North Ave., Manlius, Illinois 61338 PIN: A part of 08-15-451-009 Judgment Amount: $3,377,703.08. The TERMS OF SALE are as follows: The Officer conducting the Sale shall offer for sale the real estate described herein above, with all improvements, fixtures and appurtenances in “AS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY - PRINCETON, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, ) NATIONAL ASSOCIATION ) Plaintiff, ) -v.- ) MARK P. TOBIAS, COLLECTION ) PROFESSIONALS, INC. ) Defendant ) 11 CH 59 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on July 18, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 a.m. on October 21, 2013, at the office of Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Ave. West, PRINCETON, IL, 61356, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT TWO IN BLOCK ELEVEN, GREENWOOD’S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF SPRING VALLEY, BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS; EXCEPTING THE UNDERLYING COAL AND MINING RIGHTS AS THE SAME HAVE HERETOFORE BEEN SEVERED FROM THE FEE THEREOF. Commonly known as 405 WEST DAKOTA STREET, Spring Valley, IL 61362 Property Index No. 18-34-402-008. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $69,978.03. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential

W09-3076 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF BUREAU PRINCETON, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY ) MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, ) LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS ) SERVICING, LP; ) Plaintiff, ) vs. ) DAVID STAPLETON A/K/A DAVID L. ) STAPLETON; DEANNA L. STAPLETON; ) UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF ) DAVID STAPLETON, IF ANY; UNKNOWN ) HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF DEANNA L. ) STAPLETON, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS )

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