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Friends of Strays receives grant By Goldie Currie gcurrie@bcrnews.com.

PRINCETON — The Friends of Strays no-kill animal shelter recently was awarded a $1,500 grant from the Build-ABear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation. The monies will be used to assist low income individuals and senior citizens in getting their animals spayed and neutered. Linda Sullivan, a Friends of Strays Board Member, said the shelter was very fortunate to receive the grant and encouraged eligible residents to take advantage of the opportunity. Friends of Strays holds a low income spay and neuter clinic the second Monday of each month at the shelter, which is located behind the Road Ranger Truck Stop. “It’s very important to have pets spayed and neutered,” said Sullivan. “This grant gives people a chance who maybe normally can’t afford to have their pet spayed or neutered at regular costs.” She explained the surgical process helps prevent health issues in animals, especially in male cats and dogs, who can be more prone to things like cancer when not neutered. Also, the process cuts down on unwanted cats and dogs. Sullivan explained Friends of Strays, along with most animals shelters in the area, are full and cannot handle anymore animals, therefore having cats and dogs spayed or neutered helps prevent overcrowding in shelters. The regular price range for low income individuals to have their pets spayed or neuter ranges from $40 to $65, depending on the sex and type of animal, according to Sullivan. Friends of Strays encourages anyone interested in using the grant opportunity to contact the shelter at 815-872-7387.

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SV connects with Italian sister city Sister city mayor plans a December visit to Spring Valley By Goldie Currie gcurrie@bcrnews.com

SPRING VALLEY — Earlier this year, Spring Valley City Council passed a resolution declaring Comune Di Montecreto, Modena, Italy, a sister city to Spring Valley. The resolution states there is a historical link between the two cities, through its heritage of Italian emigrant families emanating from Montecreto to Spring Valley between 1890 and 1915.

The link between this significant information was discovered by Giliola Burgoni of Acquaria Di Montecreto. Burgoni is a distant cousin of Amber Dhesse of Spring Valley. According to Spring Valley Economic Development Director Debb Ladgenski, the sister cities relationship began in July 2012, when Burgoni sent Dhesse historical research she had compiled, which included a large number of residents from Montecreto who immigrated to Spring Valley and surrounding communities to work in the mines.

After receiving the information, Dhesse contacted Ladgenski and asked about the opportunity of establishing the sister cities relationship. Dhesse and Burgoni are descendants of the Fiocchi family, who originated in the Modenese Appenines and migrated to the Spring Valley/Ladd area between 1890s and 1920s. “The main reason I think Spring Valley and Acquaria Di Montecreto should be entitled in realizing this project is to create new opportunities for cultural and international

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PES talks taxes By Donna Barker dbarker@bcrnews.com

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Getting the bargains Stephen Mazzarise loads up his car with his Black Friday purchases. Mazzarise was among the dozens of area shoppers hitting the stores early Friday for the Christmas holiday sales. Other shoppers got a jump start on their shopping on Thursday when some stores began their holiday sales on Thanksgiving Day. The National Retail Federation has projected retail sales to reach $602.1 billion during the last two months of this year, which is a slight increase from last year.

PRINCETON — It’s tax levy time for Princeton Elementary School District. At Monday’s meeting, Superintendent Tim Smith presented the tentative tax levy for the 2013 year, payable in 2014. The district is requesting $6,666,342 in property taxes for the new year, compared to $6,429,700 extended in the 2012 year. The tentative tax rate would be 2.79, compared to a tax rate of 2.74 for the 2012 year. Smith said the Equalized Assessed Valuation (EAV) for the district is projected at $238,267,850, which is a slight increase from the 2012 EAV of the $233,825,172. The projected EAV represents a 1.9 percent increase which is put in place to capture any possible growth which might occur. However, Bureau County Assessor Tom Sweeney has said it’s not likely there will be any realized growth, which means the district would receive about the same revenue as in the previous year, Smith said. The appreciating value of farmland is the only thing which is helping the district to stay even in its EAV, Smith said. Commercial, industrial and residential values are hurting the district. When the EAV is less, then the district has to make a greater effort with its tax rate, he said. After further review and board approval, the tentative tax levy has been placed on review by the public. In other financial news, Smith said the state of Illinois is behind a total of $374,751 in its payments for the education and transportation funds for this fiscal year. Of that amount, the state owes $270,003 in the education fund, which includes $145,257 in the Early Childhood Block Grant. In transportation, the state owes $104,748 to the district. In personnel action, the board approved the resignation of Lisa Bettner as the secretary at Reagan Middle School and then hired Paula Ward to fill the Reagan secretary position. The board also hired Corinne Thomas as a special education aide at Reagan to fill the position vacated by Ward moving into the secretarial position. Comment on this story at www. bcrnews.com.

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Auction Calendar Dec. 1 – Art and artifacts, antiques, fossils, paintings, pictures, American Indian art, duck decoys, 10:30 a.m., 3401 N. State, Route 23 (Pitstick Pavilion), Ottawa, Higdon Auction Services, auctioneers. Dec. 5 – David Swanson, Jay Swanson and Jay Russell, farmland, 10 a.m., auction held at 401 W. Main St. (The Shed), Wyanet, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers. Dec. 7 – Zibert Leasing, vehicles, equipment, tools and miscellaneous, 10 a.m., 585 U.S. Route 6, LaSalle, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers. Dec. 12 – Triple S Farm, farmland, 1 p.m., auction held at Moose Lodge, Princeton, Gorsuch-Hensley Real Estate and Auction, Inc., auctioneers. Dec. 14 – Shipp Estate, real estate, 10 a.m., 431 E. Main St., Wyanet, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers. Dec. 20 – Bartley-Moran Farm, farmland, 1 p.m., auction held at Presbyterian Church, Princeton, GorsuchHensley Real Estate and Auction, Inc., auctioneers. The Bureau County Republican is located at 800 Ace Road, Princeton, Illinois 61356. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone: 815-875-4461 FAX: 815-875-1235 The BUREAU COUNTY REPUBLICAN (ISSN 0894-1181) is published tri-weekly (three times a week) by the Bureau County Republican, 800 Ace Road, P.O. Box 340, Princeton, IL 61356-0340. Periodical postage paid at Princeton, Illinois, 61356. POSTMASTER Send address changes to BUREAU COUNTY REPUBLICAN, PO Box 340, Princeton, IL 61356-0340.

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The Father John Powers Knights of Columbus Council of Spring Valley donated the proceeds from its annual Tootsie Roll Drive to four area schools on Nov. 26. Accepting donations are (front left to right) Jim Hermes of John F. Kennedy School District No. 99 in Spring Valley, Michelle Zeko of Ladd Community Consolidated School District No. 94, Bruce Bauer of Dalzell Elementary School District No. 98 and Randy Otto of DePue Unit School District No. 103. Presenting the donations are (back left to right) drive co-chairman Pete Moreno, Grand Knight Francis Piano, drive co-chairman John Micheli, DePue Coordinator Stanley Spayer, and drive chairman Tom Piano.

Fund drive assists area schools SPRING VALLEY — The Father John Powers Knights of Columbus Council of Spring Valley donated the pro-

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were John F. Kennedy School District No. 99 in Spring Valley, $1,192.54; Dalzell Elementary School District No. 98, $596.26; Ladd Community Consolidated School District No. 94, $596.26; and DePue Unit School District No. 103, $596.26. All proceeds from the Tootsie Roll Drive are dedicated to helping

Grant From Page 1A The Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation is committed to making life more bearable for children, families and pets in need of a helping paw. With the sale of each full-sized Bearemy’s Kennel Pals friend — a collection of Build-A-Bear Workshop plush dogs — $1

people with disabilities live more independently and fulfilling lives in their community. This latest donation from Spring Valley has raised about $55,491.32 over the past 15 years to local grade schools in support of their learning disabilities programs thanks to the community’s support of their fund raising activities. is donated to domestic pet programs including, local animal shelters, stray pet rescue and rehabilitation organizations and pet education programs around the country. These funds are available to qualified non-profit organizations in the United States and Canada. Visit www.buildabear. com for more information. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra presents ‘The Nutcracker’ Ballet LASALLE — The Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra will present “The Nutcracker” Ballet at 4 p.m. Dec. 14 and 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at LaSalle-Peru High School Auditorium with the Dance Center, LaSalle, Ottawa Dance Academy, Gray’s School of Dance, Ottawa, and the Parkside School Concert Choir. The concert is sponsored by the Spring Valley City Bank, Eureka Savings Bank, HR Imaging Partners Inc., and season sponsor, Central Radio Group. The LaSalle-Peru High

School Auditorium is handicapped accessible. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for ages 12 and under. This is reserved seats only. Tickets are available online at ivso.org or send a check payable to IVSO and a selfaddressed, stamped envelope to: IVSO Nutcracker, c/o Larry Ault, 1300 Briarcrest Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350. Specify date, main floor or balcony, and how many adult or child tickets. All sales are final and there will be no refunds or exchanges. Orders received after Friday will be held at the door.


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Wilkin announces candidacy for treasurer’s office OHIO — Rick Wilkin, of the village of Ohio, has announced his candidacy to seek the Democratic nomination for the office of Bureau County treasurer. “I am running to bring greater transparency to the county’s finances. Financial information presented at Bureau County Board meetings is public record and should be easily accessible to all county residents,” he said. “The technology exists to allow our citizens easy access. We should use it. I have the knowledge and dedication to ensure that Bureau County residents are given that access. “I believe it is the job of elected officials to ensure that voters are provided with the information they need in order to make well-informed decisions.” While a member of the Bureau County Board, Wilkin served on the Transportation Committee, Prairie View Committee, Insurance Committee, Technology Committee, Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee, administrator search committee and assisted with the budgeting process. “Not only do I understand the county’s finances from my committee work, my minor in economics also gives me the background to understand the many tasks of the treasurer’s office,” he added. In a press release issued Wednesday, Wilkin said his experience in education has taught him the importance of working with others to achieve common goals. As a class-

room teacher, he was responsible for managing the schedule and work output for every Wilkin individual in his classroom. As a school counselor, he manages a schedule that juggles the needs of the classroom teachers, clients and administration. “I meet deadlines and work to successfully meet the expectations of the people I work with,” he said. Wilkin said he has dedicated his life to public service and volunteerism. His volunteerism began in college, working the campus hotline and fundraising for Multiple Sclerosis, and continues to this day. His volunteerism has included teaching lifeguarding and CPR for the Red Cross, teaching CPR for the American Heart Association, serving as a Bureau County Red Cross Board member, serving on the Sterling-Rock Falls YMCA Camp Board, serving on the Ohio Veteran’s Memorial Committee and serving on the Ohio Memorial Day Committee. Wilkin said he not only believes in but practices giving back to his community. “Bureau County is my home,” said Wilkin. “I am running for treasurer to serve the citizens of Bureau County, to shine a light on the county’s finances and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the treasurer’s office by combining technology with a human touch.”

Small Business Saturday Kim Frey (right), Princeton Chamber of Commerce director, presents a Small Business Saturday welcome mat to Eileen Wright, owner of Good Scents Ltd. in Princeton. Today is a national day set aside to honor small local businesses. To show their support, the Princeton Chamber of Commerce presented area businesses with the welcome mats. BCR photo/Pam Marsh

Ladd fundraiser announced LADD — The Ladd 125th Anniversary Committee has set up an economical way to help residents and friends recapture the scents of the holiday season. Committee member Jan Martin said the committee will sell Christmas greens during the annual Ladd Christmas Walk, which takes place from 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 7. Fragrant wreaths, greens and garlands will be among

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garland is $27 per sixfoot roll. A 24-inch balsam wreath, decorated with pinecones and a bow, sells for $20 and, with little attention, will last throughout the season, Martin said. Also available are densely-filled baskets of evergreens, complete with a Christmas bow, decoration and removable hanger, at a cost of $25 per basket, Martin

said. There will also be a variety of pre-made bows available for sale for those desiring certain colors. Anyone wising to have a bow made may bring their ribbon to the sale and a bow will be crafted for a nominal fee, Martin said. For more information, contact Martin at 815-252-3894 or Molly Thrasher at 815-8942619.

Thank You The Buda Legion Post #261 wishes to thank all those who attended and worked the Veteran’s Supper on November 2nd. Special thanks to all who donated money. Winner of the 50/50 raffle was Laurie Gustafson. Winner of the Afghan was Sue Johnson. Winner of the round of golf was Will Jones.


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Sister City Helping others Angie Jones (left) and Pam Marsh (right), from the Bureau County Republican, and Frank Wolsfeld of ServiceMaster Restoration by DSI collect items Wednesday in the Sullivan’s Foods parking lot for tornado victims in Washington, Ill. Sullivan’s, along with the BCR and ServiceMaster, collected the items, which were then delivered on Friday. BCR photo/Donna Barker

Motorists get ready for the roads By Donna Barker dbarker@bcrnews.com

PRINCETON — With the busy holiday traffic and the potential of dangerous winter weather, area law enforcement agencies are encouraging motorists to take extra precautions when it hitting the roads. On Monday, Illinois State Police Director Hiram Grau said ISP districts statewide are gearing up for the holiday travel period, which began Tuesday and will continue through holiday season. The “Operation Kyle” memorial enforcement operation is dedicated to ISP Trooper Kyle Deatherage, who was killed Nov. 26, 2012, while conducting a traffic

stop. ISP officials expect high traffic volumes on interstates and roads throughout the region, Grau said. The ISP will implement periodic saturation patrols through the next several weeks to enforce ISP’s Fatal Four mission, which are speeding, seatbelts, DUI and distracted driving, Grau said. The ISP is coordinating its efforts with the Illinois Department of Transportation, local police and sheriff departments, he said. Studies show that many holiday driving incidents are alcoholrelated, though weather can also be a factor, Grau said. The ISP is urging motorists and outof-state visitors to plan

ahead, follow the rules of the road, and take the necessary safety precautions during this holiday driving season, he said. Bureau County Sheriff John Thompson said there are some winter driving tips which motorists need to heed not just as they head into the holiday season, but also into the winter months. For starters, drivers should have their vehicles serviced before the snow flies to make sure the vehicle is in good serviceable condition, Thompson said. They need to remember automobile tires tend to lose pressure during cold temperatures and should be checked for the correct pressure. Also, gas tanks should

be kept full or near full, the sheriff said. In addition to cleaning windshields prior to driving, drivers should brush all snow off headlights, taillights and windows, Thompson said. Also, drivers should allow for extra travel time during snowy or icy conditions. They should also turn on their vehicle lights to increase their visibility to other motorists, the sheriff said. Some drivers may not realize it, but cruise control or overdrive should not be used on slippery roads, Thompson said. Also, drivers need to be especially careful on bridges and overpasses which may freeze before the roads do. All-wheel drive does not mean all

weather driveable, the sheriff said. If stuck or stranded while en route, people should never leave their vehicle because it serves as a great shelter and is more visible to others, Thompson said.. And of course, drivers should make sure they winter vehicle safety kits in their vehicles. “If you call the sheriff for advice on road conditions, you will be told: “Travel is not recommended.” Thompson said. “You and your family members must decide if the trip can be delayed. Remember ... you live in Illinois, where the winter weather will become dangerous and unbearable!” Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

renamed that evening. The public is welcome and encouraged to come for both events. • The price of the school sign has decreased. The district is near their goal. The Ladd Education Association is sponsoring a pancake and sausage breakfast on Dec. 15 with the proceeds to go toward the cost of the sign. The following business was conducted: • Adopted the resolution to rename the library, The John T. Piccatto library. • Approved a three-year agreement with the Ladd Education Association. • Set salaries for office staff. • Appointed Dennis Galetti to fill the vacancy

on the board until the next school board election. • Accepted the resignation of Paul Quinn as board secretary and elected Nathan Fiocchi to fill the position. • Approved the tax levy resolution with the tax rate under 105 percent of last year’s levy. A tax levy public hearing is not necessary, but the board will hold one as is customary. The hearing will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 before the next regular meeting. The next regular board meeting will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 17.

Meeting Minutes Ladd School Board The Ladd Community Consolidated School District Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 19. Brandy Cattani presented how iPads are used in the classroom. Superintendent Michelle Zeko reported: • The district was well represented in the BVEC Music Festival on Oct. 22. • Sixth-grader Marshall Walk was the winner of this year’s spirit wear contest, sponsored by Ladd PTO. • The student council sponsored Red Ribbon Week activities and an assembly with Chief Bill Gaefke as the speaker. They planned activities and an assembly for Anti-

Bullying Week with Jackie Ribas as the speaker. They sponsored a food drive for Project Success and are collecting toys for Project Success’s Santa’s Workshop, which will be held on Dec. 14. • Chief Gaefke arranged for the Ride of Pride semi-tractor to stop at the school on its way across country. All students viewed the truck and heard the presentation from the driver who spoke about the truck, veterans and serving the country. • David Lawrence and Jennifer Manning planned an assembly to honor veterans on Nov. 8, with Mrs. Ribas and Chief Gaekfe assisting. Student thank you notes to veterans were made into booklets,

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and presented to each veteran. Booklets for veterans unable to attend the assembly will be presented at the next Ladd American Legion meeting. • The chorus will carol during Ladd’s Christmas walk and student volunteers will decorate storefronts on Main Street. • Stacy Robbins in the new program coordinator for the Ladd After School Program and Nancy Piccatto is the tutor. • The PTO is conducting its candle sale from Nov. 21 to Dec. 2, and planning holiday room parties for Dec. 20. • An open house to honor John T. Piccatto, Sr. will be held on Dec. 10 from 6 to 7 p.m., prior to the winter concert at 7 p.m. The library will be

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From Page 1A exchange (education is the most important one) with wider knowledge of history and traditions form both sides,” Giliola wrote in a letter. At Monday’s council meeting, Spring Valley Mayor Walt Marini announced the mayor of the Italian sister city will be visiting Spring Valley from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11. Marini read aloud a letter sent from mayor Maurizio Cadegiani, who wrote a brief description of Comune Di Montecreto. The community consists of about 1,000 residents, who are all committed to preserving their history and traditions. He wrote about Burgoni bringing attention to the significance between Spring Valley and Comune Di Montecreto, and how impressed he was with the personal stories about the migration to America. “As I listened to the stories, I realized how these experiences form a framework of sufferings, joy and great sacrifice while giving the people great satisfaction on what they had embarked on and achieved,” the letter said. Cadegiani said he looks forward to what the future brings for the two cities and will embrace the opportunity to meet Marini and Spring Valley. Cadegiani plans to attend the Dec. 9 council meeting, if his schedule goes as planned. The city will also host a dinner at Verucchi’s Ristorante on Dec. 10. The public is welcome to attend. Tickets can be purchase for $16, and include the familystyle chicken with trimmings. Tickets can be purchased in the city clerk’s office up until Dec. 6. The Spring Valley Historic Association would like to develop a tribute to the heritage of the Italian immigrants who worked and settled in the area. They are looking for copies of family histories, photographs, letters or memorabilia for display. Anyone willing to share information should contact Ladgenski at 815303-4327 or sveconomics@comcast.net. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

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Obituary Lena Surr SPRING VALLEY — Lena D. Surr, 88, of Spring Valley died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in Pleasant View Lutheran Home in Ottawa. Prayers will be said at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church (Greenwood Street location), with the Rev. Robert Spilman officiating. Burial will be at Valley Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.

Alice Dinkelman PRINCETON — Alice A. Dinkelman, 87, of Princeton passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. Born Aug. 27, 1926, in New Baden, Ill., to John and Frances (Richter) Zurliene, she married Frederick Dinkelman Jan. 21, 1950, in St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton. He survives. She was a 1945 graduate of Princeton High School. She had worked at GTE as a telephone operator. She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton. Also surviving are her children, Michael (Sheila) Dinkelman of Princeton, Gary Dinkelman of Austin, Texas, Thomas (Josie) Dinkelman of Denver, Colo., Theodore (Barbara) Dinkelman of McHenry and Nancy (John) Wagner of Mahomet; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; six brothers and sisters, Doloris Schafer of Princeton, Loraine McMahn of Manlius, John (Ellen) Zurliene of Nashville, Tenn., Jerry (Avis) Zurliene of Princeton, Doris Lewis of Princeton and Herbert (Sue) Zurliene of Princeton; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two children in infancy, three brothers and one sister. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the St. Louis Catholic Church, Princeton, with the Rev. Jeffrey Stirnimen officiating. Interment will be in Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday in the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton, with a rosary recited at 5:30 p.m.

Ora Newman TAMPICO — Ora E. Newman, 91, of Tampico died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at Prophets Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Garland Funeral Home, Tampico, with Isaac Newman officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown.

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OGLESBY — An Illinois Valley Community College student farm may be taking root next spring, board members learned Nov. 19. Sociology instructor Jared Olesen, advisor to the student organization IVSustainability, said the group is looking to organically farm a half-acre on the south edge of the campus near the track. Olesen said the project will provide students hands-on experience, the invaluable skill of learning how to grow food and business experience “in practice” by bringing their product to market. IVSustainability is already involved in campus recycling, food waste composting and hosting an annual Green Expo. “We are advocates for sustainability at IVCC and the broader Illinois Valley,” Olesen said. In other business, the board approved an $11.2 million levy. IVCC anticipates a 2.5 percent decline in assessed valuation for 2013 for an estimated EAV of $2.98 billion. The anticipated total tax rate will be .3663, an increase of 3.6 percent over 2012. “This is due to a decrease in EAV, and the higher additional tax rate,” said Cheryl Roelfsema, vice president for business services and finance. Anticipated tax extensions for the year are $117,194 higher than 2012 but $126,714 less than 2011. The levy will be submitted to county clerks in late December. With an increase of less than five percent over 2012, it will not require public notice or a public hearing. The board also approved: • Offering employees high-deductible health insurance in addition to the two existing plans. For employees choosing the high-deductible option (HDHP), IVCC will offer a health savings account with suggested annual contributions by the college of $2,500 for employee-only coverage and $5,000 for employee plus one, and family coverage. HDHP will be available Jan. 1. • Replacement of the Building G (gym) water heater system by John’s Service and Sales of Oglesby for $94,279, the lowest of eight bids. • The cash farm lease bid of Chris Kolodziej of LaSalle for 149 acres of campus farmland at $380 per acre for a total annual payment of $56,620. • The appointment of Tracy D. Lee as English composition and creative writing instructor to fill the vacancy created by Mark Brown’s resignation. A native of Michigan, Lee is now a part-time English instructor at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Ariz. The board learned: • IVCC earned an “unmodified opinion” for its 2013 audit. Auditor Randy Ragan of McGladrey told the board’s finance committee Oct. 22 an unmodified opinion “is the best opinion you can get.” • The first programs moved into the Peter Miller Community Technology Center are admissions, financial aid, Project Success, counseling and career services. Continuing Education will likely move before Thanksgiving and Adult Education shortly

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Youthful reflections It was later in the evening on a Friday night, and the phone rang. I initially panicked a bit. After all, most of my friends were probably doing what I was doing (nodding out on the couch), and any relative who was calling me at that hour was probably in the midst of a crisis. The newspaper was already off the press, so I knew it wasn’t an office call. I almost decided to ignore the call, but the “what ifs” quickly turned my sleepy demeanor into reality. On the other end of the phone was a Terri dear friend who is much younger than I Simon am (probably at least 20 years younger). The sound of his voice made me smile immediately, and we quickly headed into a conversation, as usual, it was an in-depth one. I love that about this friend. While we intersperse small talk with these insightful conversations, I think we both hang up the phone or depart company with a myriad of new ideas swarming our soul. Our friendship is unique. We have passions that are the similar, but on the other hand, we come from two different generations. He is a free spirit, and he reminds me of a place in time in my own life when I would have been classified the same. One thing I really admire about him is that he doesn’t allow the convoluted world to get in his way, and that in and of itself is a breath of fresh air to me. Both of us are in tune enough to know we can only learn from the other, so the age difference between us isn’t an obstacle; instead it compliments our thoughts. I’d like to think we inspire each other — Me: The voice of reason and experience (hard to believe, I know), and Him: The voice of a more a youthful perspective mixed with charisma and the awakenings of life. Our friendship is a good match. I spoke; he listened. He spoke; I listened. The conversation went on and on as the minutes ticked by unnoticed. Our admiration for each other is apparent, and we both know we can say about anything without worrying the other won’t understand. At some point in our chat, we got around to talking about our goals. That’s when I heard myself offering some advice to my young friend. He picked up on my words right away, and before I knew it, despite his much younger age, I realized he was already a few steps ahead of me. We talked about our desires to reach our goals, but we also came to the realization that we must not focus so much on those goals that we forget to enjoy the journey along the way. I offered those thoughts, but he was already ahead of this old gal. He got it. He already understood that concept. Actually, he was already leaps and bounds ahead of me, especially when it comes to relishing the trek toward our target destinations — our goals, rather than being so anxious to achieve those goals that we inevitably lose sight of all the wonderful scenery along the way. My friend appears to enjoy every second of life, and the best part of that is he knows he’s enjoying it while he’s enjoying it. He isn’t racing toward the destination like we tend to do when we get older; instead, he’s living each and every day — really living. He refuses to become so breathless with his race to accomplish his goals that he loses sight of what’s important along the way. He understands that if he gets to his goal and he’s old and completely worn out, it won’t make any difference whether he’s accomplished his goal or not. After several more minutes of conversation and reflection, we both hung up the phone ... I had to assume his smile was similar to mine. I think we all could use a younger friend to help keep life in perspective. I’m sure glad I answered the phone that night ... BCR Editor Terri Simon can be reached at tsimon@bcrnews.com. Her recently-published book, “Grandma’s Cookie Jar,” can be purchased at area stores, online at www.boxingdaybooks.com or by contacting Simon.

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Headlines From The Past Past entries of these articles have looked at the headlines from the years 1907 to 1912. Let’s go back a few years in this edition and look at the year 1900 Bureau County, Illinois through the eyes of the Bureau County Republican. Feb. 15, 1900 The new proprietors of the Apollo Hall will be Cario A. Trimble, Thomas B. and Dr. Chas W. Hodgeman. The new management will give the building an artistic look which will place it on the level with first class play houses in other cities. Excavation for the basement and foundation for the hall was started in 1883. The company was formed to provide a roller skating rink in Princeton during the craze that was sweeping the country at the time. Jan, 11, 1900 Walnut, Ill.: Sickness is everywhere, doctor is going around day and night. Maggie Fuller is recovering after a spell erythema nodosum. (You read it right folks.) March 1, 1900 Bureau County Deputy William Hardy was driving (horse and carriage) from Ladd to Spring Valley when he saw a team of horses being driven toward him at a good rate of speed. Hardy pulled to the right but was hit by the wagon and was thrown from his carriage landing on the side of the road. Hardy’s gun was broken beyond repair for which he often had been offered $25. The previ-

ous owner of the gun was at the time serving 44 years in prison for murder. When the deputy came to after the collision, he was told by the driver of the wagon, Henry Swaube, he would be reimbursed for the damage to the carriage. The cost was $35. Hardy received a severe back injury. March 15, 1900 Wyanet, Ill.: A Wyanet man was part of a matrimonial project sponsored by one of the Chicago papers. A want ad was placed by the intent inquiring about a prepossessing young lady. Soon a correspondence was started between the Wyanet man and a lady from Chicago. After a few letters and a picture between the two, the gentleman became nervous and asked his bride to be for a meeting. She consented and two met in her home. He dressed in his best bibs after combing the hayseed from his whiskers. At the meeting she proclaimed that the cut of his dress was not desirable to her. The gentleman promised that he had a better set of clothes waiting at home in his trunk. She arrived last Tuesday night at 3:16 on the passenger train and went to the Belmont Hotel parlors where she met her groom. He again had the same costume as before and she rejected him asking for $20 back, the amount she spent on him during the courtship. The Wyanet man had a mere 15 cents in his pocket and promised to mail her the rest. With that she returned to Chicago minus a husband.

March 15, 1900 Ohio Township: Williams Haines suspicious of his wife, hired a detective by the name of Clark to follow her. Clark followed Mrs. Haines to Sterling and at Rock Falls she visited friends. On Friday Detective Clark met Mrs. Haines in a saloon in Sterling and made a date with her to go to the theater and take a drive to Dixon on Saturday. Clark then notified Haines and told him to meet them in Dixon. When Clark and Mrs. Haines arrived in Dixon at 1:00 she was arrested. Mrs. Haines was taken before the justice and set free as the justice could find no case against her. She now resides at the Hotel Bishop and has plenty of money. Haines returned to Ohio and is preparing his request for a divorce. Haines is 40 years old and Mrs. Haines is 30 years old. Haines is described as well to do. Aug. 2, 1900 Hollowayville, Ill.: During the heavy thunderstorm yesterday, the barn of Henry Lehn was struck by lightning and burnt to the ground. When Lehn found the barn ablaze he tried to remove the horses and while trying to do so he was kicked in the face and his jaw was broken. His losses amounted to $1,000. So there it is. Another entry to add to the collection. Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. See you next time. Princeton resident Todd Borsch can be reached at borsch3@ivnet.com.

Having a ‘good enough’ Christmas This column was originally printed on Dec. 7, 2009 Finding just the right gifts at Christmas time can be a daunting task. Author Oren Arnold has made his own list of recommended gifts: “To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” One year ago about this time, I wrote a column about the gift of “good enough.” I still think it’s about the best gift we can give, or receive, at Christmas. The “good enough” gift is just the right size, just the right color, just the right price for everyone on your list. The “good enough” gift isn’t wrapped in a box with a bow. It’s placed on an open palm and distributed well before Dec. 24. Though it’s sometimes hard to explain, the “good enough” gift can be described as a pinch of freedom and a pound of acceptance. The “good enough” gift

Donna Barker COMMENTARY allows our best efforts, and those of our friends and loved ones, to be less than perfect. I’m a big fan of “good enough” gifts, even “good enough” living. I sometimes think we are our own worst enemies. It seems we put such pressure on ourselves, especially at Christmas time, to get everything just right, from our Christmas trees to our cookies to our gifts. I have learned in my old age that Christmas trees can have bare spots, that round sugar cookies taste just as good as those shaped like reindeer, and that adjustments can be made to our Christmas gift lists. It’s not that I don’t like to do my best. I do. I try really hard to make things as nice as possible. But there seems to come a point in which I realize I’m only going to be able to do so much. My

time, my money and my energy can only be stretched so far. And that’s where the gift of “good enough” comes into focus for me. For us as an extended family, Christmas will be a bit lonely this year. My mother-in-law, the much loved and respected matriarch of our family, passed away a few weeks ago. We’re not quite sure how to compensate for that loss, or if that is even a possibility. Sometimes, there can be a touch of coldness to our holidays. I guess we all face times in our lives when the “good enough” gift is needed more than in other years. There are the years when finances are almost non-existent for extras. There are years when too much time is spent in hospitals and at grave sites. There are years when worries always seem perched heavily on our shoulders. Maybe this year, more than ever before, we should be giving to others the “good enough” gift, and letting ourselves receive it as well. BCR Senior Staff Writer Donna Barker can be reached at dbarker@bcrnews.com.

When & Where Anniversaries: Typically runs one week before the anniversary unless specified. Auction calendar: Information provided by local auctioneers. Runs in the Thursday Bureau County Journal and the Saturday Bureau County Republican. Births: Runs in the Saturday Bureau County Republican. Business & Agriculture: Runs in

the Thursday and Saturday Bureau County Republican. Education: Runs each publication, space permitting. Events Calendar: Runs each publication, space permitting. Letters to the Editor: Runs each publication. Opinions of 500 words or less. Make Someone Happy: Runs each publication.

Obituaries: Runs each publication. Perspective: Runs each publication. PeaceBuilders: Runs in the Thursday paper during the school year. Police reports: Runs each publication, space permitting. Religion Page: Runs in the Thursday paper. Wedding/engagements: Runs every other Thursday.


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Life&Arts Community Notes Christmas in the village SUBLETTE — Sublette’s annual Christmas in the Village will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Ellice Dinges Center on West Street. There will be pizza, sandwiches, hot cider and soda by Route 52 Roadhouse during the evening. Santa will arrive on a fire truck at 6 p.m. Other events include an arts and crafts show, community caroling, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. The Sauk Valley Humane Society will have a bake sale. The Mendota Community Hospital will have a booth and do free blood pressure and blood sugar testing. There will be a gingerbread house contest once again this year, an operating model railroad and model farm layout. Donations of food, clothing and toys for the less fortunate will be accepted.

Cookie sale PRINCETON — The Bureau County Home and Community Education Association will sponsor a giant cookie sale from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Prouty Building on Main Street in Princeton.

Miracle of 34th Street PRINCETON — Festival 56 will present the holiday classic, “Miracle on 34th Street,” at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 7 as a radio play broadcast live over WZOE Radio. This special community event takes place at the Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St., Princeton. Tickets are $20, which includes complimentary coffee and baked goods from the new Flour House Bakery before the show. For tickets, call 815-879-5656 or visit www.festival56.com.

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Education — BVHS releases first quarter Honor Roll, and Bradford Schools release first quarter awards. See Page 10.

PCA will present Christmas musical PRINCETON — Princeton Christian Academy will present its all-school Christmas program at 7 p.m. Friday in the Princeton Bible Church auditorium. Various musical groups will perform, including the junior high choir, fifth grade recorders, fourth grade flutophones and the junior high band students. The highlight of the evening will be the production of the musical, “We Three Spies,” by the kindergarten through eighth-grade students. The fifththrough eighth-grade students will perform the play, backed up by the younger students who provide the chorus. Kathey Cook is directing the musical, while elementary music teacher Christina Batchelor is directing the elementary choir. The musical revolves around the search for the true meaning of Christmas often lost in the present culture. A group of “spies” are

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Ms. Harriet King, played by Laura Richey. The public is invited to come and see the hilarity that results from these crazy

escapades. A cookie reception and gift bag auction will finish off the evening in the school gymnasium.

Toy drive PRINCETON — American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 continues its toy drive through Dec. 7. Toy donations for children age 1-10 may be dropped off at the post home vestibule. For more information, call Sherry DeSalle at 815-872-1417.

ACT prep class LASALLE — All local high school juniors are invited to register for the ACT prep class at LaSalle-Peru Township High School. The classes are from 6 to 9 p.m. on Mondays: Jan. 6, 13, 27; Feb. 3, 10, 24; and March 10, 17

Food court in Manlius MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley High School freshman class will sponsor a food court beginning at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in the school commons during the Bureau Valley vs. Princeton boys’ basketball game. Proceeds from the event will go toward the costs incurred when the Class of 2017 sponsors its junior prom. Tickets will be available at the door.

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‘Polar Express’ PRINCETON — The Apollo Theater, 445 S. Main St., Princeton, will show the “Polar Express” at 10 a.m. Dec. 14. The cost of admission is a non-perishable food item or a monetary donation for local food pantries. One adult per four children. There will a drawing for a prize.

Flag disposal PRINCETON — Old worn flags may be dropped off at American Legion Post 125 at 1549 W. Peru St. in Princeton. There is a barrel behind the front door marked “old flags.” The Post will properly dispose of the old flags. The Post also has new U.S. flags for purchase. For more information, stop by the Legion Post or call 815-872-1171 and leave a message.

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Ladd American Legion Auxiliary minutes LADD — The Ladd American Legion Auxiliary held its Christmas party Nov. 20. They collected blankets, socks, gloves, hats and sweats at a value of $400 to send to the Operations Warm Troops campaign. Instead of a Christmas exchange, they collected bags of personal items

suggested by the VA for the LaSalle Veterans Home. The Auxiliary also assembled centerpieces for the dinning room tables at the home for Christmas. Donations to PADS, Project Success and state obligation were approved for a total of $560.

The Auxiliary purchased pocket flags for deployed troops. Students at Ladd, Dalzell and Cherry will assemble them. The Ladd American Legion Men and Auxiliary will participate in the Ladd Christmas walk Dec. 7. Santa will be a the Legion Hall follow-

ing. There will be cookies, cocoa and a free raffle for a reindeer for one boy and one girl in attendance. The Lad American Legion Auxiliary will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. April 22. To join, call Marilyn Pavinato at 815-894-2047 or Geri Devert at 815-894-2269.

Births Announced Scott H. and Jacquelyn (Kirk) Bednara of Springfield, Mo., are the parents of a son, Daniel Hays, born Nov. 25 at St. John’s Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Grandparents are Kelli and Dean Kirk of Republic, Mo., and Janele and Mick Bednara of Missouri. Great-grandparents are Carol and Red Allicks of Princeton, Nolan Temple of Kankakee and Ann Bednara of Swansea, Ill.

Bomleny Mark and Brooke (DeSmith) Bomleny of Bradford are the parents of a daughter, Stella Anne, born Nov. 17 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Bob DeSmith of Geneseo and Sue DeSmith of Annawan. Paternal grandparents are Steve and Elaine Bomleny of Sheffield. Greatgrandparents are Maxine Bomleny of Bradford and Bob and Barbara Norton of Annawan.

Gibbons Trae Gibbons and Brittany File of Sheffield are the parents of a son, Landyn Walter, born Nov. 18 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 7 pounds, 4

ounces and measured 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Sue File of Sheffield and Paul File of Van Orin. Paternal grandmother is Peggy Hayden. Greatgrandparents are James and Betty Coble of Granville, Claude and Carol Ensinger of Dixon, Sharon File of LaMoille and Lou File of Wisconsin.

McFadden Jim McFadden and Stephanie Carrico of San Diego, Calif., are the parents of a son, Nolan Robert, born Nov. 5 at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Nutrition in San Diego, Calif. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. He was welcomed home by sister Olivia Carrico, 7. Maternal grandparents are Matt and Rozanna Hamm of Quincy, Ind. Paternal grandparents are Sharon McFadden of Spring Valley and the late Robert McFadden.

Moore Matthew Moore and Brittaney Carpenter of Princeton are the parents of a daughter born Nov. 23 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Morales Jeremy Morales and Chelsea Burton of Princeton are the parents of a son, Jeremy Mason, born

Nov. 19 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. He was welcomed home by brother Isaac Pinter, 4, and sister Allyyis Simes, 5. Maternal grandparents are Dave and Lori Jenkins of Dover and Loren and Lisa Burton of Manlius. Paternal grandparents are Bernard and Paula Morales of Grand Terrace, Calif. Greatgrandparents are Donna Peterson of Walnut, Mary Lou Burton of Princeton, Bernard and Helen Morales of Grand Terrace, Calif., and Ganeal King of Utah.

Taylor Matt Taylor and Heather Sale of Oglesby are the parents of a son, Drake, born Nov. 15 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches in length. He was welcomed home by brother Hunter Sale, 4. Maternal grandparents are Randy and Cindy Gallup, Al and Chris Popovich, Mike and Donna Taylor. Great-grandparents are Mary White and Diane Gallup.

Wallace Andrea and Alaina (Schoenwald) Wallace of Spring Valley are the parents of a daughter, Payton Marie, born Nov. 22 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin (Janet) Grossman of rural Ohio, Ill., will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple were married Dec. 6, 1953, and have resided on their farm near Ohio since. They are the parents of two children, Richard (Cindy) Grossman of Barrington and Elaine (Jeff) Gotro of Dove Canyon, Calif. They also have five grandchildren, Erin (Jeff) Foster, Lindsey (Nate) Holmes, Emily Grossman, Steven Grossman and John Grossman, and one great-grandson, Parker Holmes. Melvin was self-employed in custom ag-related busi-

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Grossman nesses. Janet was a bookkeeper and musician. They are “Mel and Mel-o-dee” with their calliope and entertain in the Midwest. Cards may be sent to: 22033 2900 North Ave., Ohio, IL 61349.

Cabrals will note 50th wedding anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cabral of 19254 Northwood Drive, Princeton, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of their vows on Sunday. The ceremony will be officiated by the Rev. George Woosnam at the First United Methodist Church in Princeton. The couple were united in marriage Dec. 7, 1963, in Taunton, Mass. Frank and Lorrayne have two daughters, Deborah and Vicki, and one son, Kenneth, who is deceased. They are the grandparents of two granddaughters, Rachel (Greg) Edens and Michelle (Trent) Munson, both of Princeton, and two grandsons, Ken (Lindsey) Davis of Princeton and Mathew (Michelle) Lawton of Nashville, Tenn., and nine great-grandchildren,

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cabral Payton, Brandon, Kylee, Grant, Gabriel, Garret, Jaxon, Trevyn and Maycie. Frank is a retired sales engineer from Mount Hope Machinery Co. in Taunton, Mass., and Lorrayne is retired from Macy’s Department Store. They are enjoying travel, volunteer work, and time with family and friends.

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Education Awards and Honor Roll Bradford Schools Awards First Quarter 2013-2014 Kindergarten Citizenship: Rose Krider and Riggens Shafer. Effort: Jayden Heartt, Areyana Hedgepath, Sean Kendall, Haylie Moodie, Kian Rasmussen, Rose Krider and Riggens Shafer. Penmanship: Rose Krider, Riggens Shafer and Jack Morman . Young Author: Rose Krider. Special Reading Award: Haylie Moodie, Jayden Heartt, Rose Krider, Sean Kendall, Ella Beach, Jose Vasquez Corral, Zachary Harris, Sophia McFadden, Oliver Stabler, Kian Rasmussen, Jack Morman, Areyana Hedgepath and Riggens Shafer. First grade Citizenship: Kaden Wall. Effort: Tristan Porter. Penmanship: Hailey Peterson. Perfect Attendance: Hailey Peterson, Tristan Porter, Adrienna Stutler and Kaden Wall. Young Author: Nick Bailey. Special Reading Award: Marina Fisher-Smith. Second grade Citizenship: Nolan Colgan, C.J. Bailey, Andrew Liggett, Lily TerBush and Gage Winter. Effort: Breckyn Birkett and Gage Winter. Penmanship: Lily TerBush. Perfect Attendance: Breckyn Birkett, Connor Scott and Lily TerBush. Special Reading Award: Connor Scott and C.J. Bailey. Third grade Citizenship: Colby Stotler, Samuel Rouse, Taylor Colgan, Ian Morman and Chelo Perez. Effort: Austin Brown. Penmanship: Lily Atteberry, Violet Krider and Sierra Mueller. Perfect Attendance: Violet Krider and Charlie Rouse. Young Author: Lily Atteberry and Violet Krider. Special Reading Award: Jasmine Kowitz. Fourth grade Citizenship: Payton Stahl and Avery Whittle. Effort: Lani Fisher and Julianna Painter.

Penmanship: Freddy Painter and Meranda Schaffer. Perfect Attendance: Jenae Sears and Payton Stahl. Young Author: Sydney Goard and Jenae Sears. Special Reading Award: Morgan Coleman and Isac Yanez. Fifth grade Citizenship: Ericka Yanez and Kylie Stabler. Effort: Julia Sears and Maggie Dries. Penmanship: Natalie Wall. Perfect Attendance: Jacob Bickett, Ryan Murphy, Kyle Peterson, Julia Sears and Marlie Walsh. Young Author: McKenzie Stahl. Special Reading Award: Whitney Schupp and McKenzie Stahl. Sixth grade Citizenship: Jordan Holmberg, Colby Wall and Scott Weir. Perfect Attendance: Karen Corral, Jordan Holmberg, Isaac Stahl, Abigail Wall and Colby Wall. Young Author: Jordan Holmberg. Special Reading Award: Jordan Holmberg. Seventh grade Citizenship: Lea Fisher, Natalie Murphy, Abby Stotler, Kaitlin Vainowski and Isaac Gullett. Effort: Jack Atkins, Kaitlin Vainowski . Perfect Attendance: McKenna Birkett, Noah Kazubwoski, Arianna Mannon, Zachary Piper, Maggie Rouse, Garrett Scott, Abby Stotler, Corbin Walsh and Jacob Reay. Young Author: Noah Kazubowski and Lea Fisher. Special Reading Award: Lea Fisher. Eighth grade Citizenship: Lizbeth Corral. Perfect Attendance: Gabe Stahl and Andrew Horack. Young Author: Delaney Kazubowski. Special Reading Award: Kendra Selby. Principal’s Award: Mark Beck, C.J. Bailey, Breckyn Birkett, Miss Brown, Andrew Liggett, Connor Scott, Nolan Colgan, Lily TerBush and Gage Winter. Special Reading Award: Jasmine Kowitz, C.J. Bailey, Connor Scott, Marina FisherSmith, Isaac Yanez, Jordan Holmberg, Lea Fisher,

Kendra Selby, McKenzie Stahl, Morgan Coleman and Whitney Schupp. Kindergarten Special Reading Award: Haylie Moodie, Jayden Heartt, Rose Krider, Sean Kendall, Ella Beach, Jose Vasquez Corral, Zachary Harris, Sophia McFadden, Oliver Stabler, Kian Rasmussen, Jack Morman, Areyana Hedgepath and Riggens Shafer. Dorothy Lord Reading Award: Luis Ramos, Colby Wall, Kendra Selby, Farrell Lord, Colby Stotler, Lani Fisher and Connor Scott.

Bureau Valley High School First Quarter 2013-2014 High Honor Roll Seniors: Helena Arnadottir, Jeremiah Blackert, Nicole Bornsheuer, Justin Buckman, Katelyn De Brock, Lacey DeVenney, David Dzurisin, Joseph Fisher, Samantha Haney, Phillip Hedges, Baylee Hudgin, Andrew Jacobs, Katelin Johnson, Sabrina Johnson, Alexis Kruse, Danielle Missel, Francis Monier, Josephine Mueller, Janelle Norden, Colton Peterson, Sadie Reinbeck, Kalie Rumbold, Adare Schoff, Tucker Schoff, Kelly Sierens, Andrew Smith, Farrah Staples, Allisa Stoller, Daniel Trone, Glenda Valle, Liam VanDeraa, Christy Williams and Lennard Winrich. Juniors: Blake Balensiefen, Jedidiah Barnes, Carlie Bickett, Haley DeVoss, Julia Edlefson, Kristyn Ehnle, Riley Francis, Ashley Guenther, Sal Guerrero III, Lindsey Hoffert, Alexander Johnson, Sydney Lebahn, Charles Lotspeich, Breanna Moon, Keegan Mooney, Irini Petros, Chase Pierce, Caitlin Scott, Sean

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Jackson Hanson WALNUT — Jackson Hanson, an eighthgrade student at Bureau Valley North, received the Illinois Arts Education Association Student Artist Award at the Illinois Art Education Association Conference in Lisle on Oct. 26. Out of 640 entries, only 40 were chosen to receive this award. Hanson’s art will now travel around the state.

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13 Sports Saturday, November 30, 2013 • 13A Inside — Look for the BCR’s 2013-14 at the Hoops Preview Basketball Section in today’s paper. The 2013 All-BCR Volleyball team is featured on page 15A in today’s edition.

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Power and finesse Browning, Kelly bring different talents By Kevin Hieronymus khieronymus@bcrnews.com

Sheila Browning brought a game of power to the volleyball court for the LaMoille/Ohio Lady Lions. Michelle Kelly’s game was one of finesse, able to set with pinpoint accuracy to trigger the Princeton Tigresses’ offense. They were the most athletic players for their teams, earning unanimous allconference selections in their respective conferences. When you bring them together, they make a dynamic duo as 2013 co-Players of the Year.

Browning firearm Ask an outdoorsmen what he’d like for Christmas and he would likely say a Browning firearm. LaMoille/Ohio had a true Browning firearm of its own in Shiela Browning. The senior outside hitter, pounded out an area-best 233 kills for the Lady

The Michelle Kelly File:

The Shiela Browning File:

• Unanimous Three Rivers South First Team All-Conference • Area best 750 assists • No. 5 all-time PHS assists (1,479) • Ranked top ten PHS for points (2nd, 504) and digs (fourth, 418) • Team captain, MVP

• Unanimous Little Ten First Team All-Conference • Area best 233 kills • Second on team in aces (39) • Third on team in points (122) • Team captain, MVP

Lions, leaving opposing blockers to brace for cover when Browning swung her powerful right arm. Her average of 3.58 kills per set was more than one kill a set better than the next area hitter. “There’s nothing quite like the thrill of making a kill with nobody touching it,” Browning said. To get that, she said, there’s got to be “a good pass, a good set and my timing’s got to be right spot on.” Even with all that firepower, LaMoille/ Ohio coach Hallie May believes the versatile Browning could have played anywhere on the court and played it well.

“She may be quite possibly the best all around athlete on a volleyball court,” May said. “There’s no doubt in my mind she could have played the setter position, and she would have thrown her body around as a libero. “God just gifted her with some guns and springs in her legs so we used her up front. She’s a hard worker who really came around as a team leader. We had many talks concerning the game, team chemistry, etc.” Browning, who ranked second on her team in aces with 39 and third in scoring with 122 points, took her role as

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Basketball roundup

Red Devils rally to top Somonauk in OT By BCR Sports Staff sports@bcrnews.com

It may at times look like it’s over, but the Hall Red Devils proved it’s really not over until it’s over in Wednesday’s tournament play at Seneca. The Hall Red Devils were down 68-60 with 20 seconds left against Somonauk. Hall hit three threes including a buzzer-beater by A.J. Gaeta to tie the game at 69 at the end of regulation. Gaeta, who had a trio of threes in the fourth quarter, carried over his hot hand in over-

time, scoring eight more points to lead the Red Devils to a 80-79 victory. Hall coach Mike Filippini said the Red Devils played a terrible first half, but a great second. “We could have easily quit in the second half, but the kids kept fighting,” he said. “Great sign for the season is our kids never giving up and always fighting to the end.” Miguel Villareal made 1 of 2 free throws and Hall made a defensive stop at the end of the game to hold off the Bobcats. Gaeta finished with 27 points

with Villareal adding 20 and Ryan Cinotte 17. Hall played Seneca in Friday’s late game to wrap up pool play. The finals round starts at noon Saturday with the championship set for 7:30 p.m. Mendota went on a 11-0 run to close out a 54-44 win over the host Trojans in Wednesday’s nightcap 54-44. James Carroll had 24 points for the Trojans and Jake Rod (12) and Ryan Reeder (10) combined for 22 more. At Ashton: The LaMoille/Ohio

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PRINCETON — The PrincetonKewanee football rivalry has taken its first step to being recognized as the best high school rivalry in the country. The longtime rivalry dating back to 1895 has been crowned state champions for the 2013 Best Football Rivalry competition sponsored by USA Today High School Sports. Next up, is the regional round, which will open at 11 a.m. Monday and close Dec. 10. Votes are cast by visiting www.contest.usatodayhss. com/rivalry. USA Today High School Sports selected five high school football rivalries in each state and Washington, D.C. after more than a month of conversations with local media and other state/school officials with high school football expertise. The state winners were decided by online voting The 51 state winners - each state plus D.C. - advance to one of eight regionals. The winners of the eight regions, along with two wild cards, move onto a final round of 10. This year’s best rivalry competition will end Dec. 18 after three rounds of voting. The winner receives $5,000 to be split evenly between the two schools, with other cash prizes going to all of the national finalists.

Kaiser-Kesseler Tournament PRINCETON — The 39th annual Kaiser-Kesseler Holiday Tournament will be held at Logan Junior High School on Monday and Tuesday. This tournament features the eighth-grade boys basketball teams from Logan, Amboy, Geneseo and Kewanee. Logan will face Amboy at 5 p.m. Monday with Geneseo vs. Kewanee to follow. The next night, the losers will meet for third place at 5 p.m. with the winners vying for the championship at 6 p.m. The event is named after former Logan coaches Bill Kaiser and the late Mike Kesseler. Bureau Valley’s Tommy Johnston deals on Wethersfield in tournament action Tuesday at Wethersfield. The Storm lost to the Geese, but beat Midland Wednesday. Photo courtesy Kewanee Star Courier


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BCR Volleyball Players of the Year

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Elks Hoop Shoot The Princeton Elks Lodge recently crowned its winners of its annual Hoops Shoot Contest at Logan Junior High School. Winners included (front row, from left) Miguel Jones (10-11 boys), Drake Garland (8-9 boys), Emma Zelenik (10-11 girls), Cearra LaPlante (8-9 girls) and Kelly VanDenBussche (12-13 girls); and (back row) Sam Wolbrecht (12-13 boys) and event chair Frankie Wolsfeld.

PHS hands out volleyball awards PRINCETON — The Princeton High School volleyball team held its awards night Sunday. Award winners are Varsity award-winners included Michelle Kelly (MVP), Alicia Poss and Ashley Farraher (Sportsmanship), Colbi Schertz (Most Improved) and Mollie Bates and Rebecca Hult (Hustle and Attitude). Sophomore award-winners

included Tieg Sisler and Madyson Cain (MVP), Alisa Holmbeck (Sportsmanship), Kiley Korey and Brooke Hieronymus (Most Improved), Jaimee Ciesielski (Hustle and Attitude) Freshmen award-winners included Elise Piper (MVP), Kimmy Glenn (Sportsmanship/Hustle and Attitude) and Courtney Oeder (Most Improved).

2013 — Michelle Kelly, Princeton; Shiela Browning, LaMoille/Ohio 2012 — Michelle Kelly, Princeton 2011 — Kelle Nett, Hall 2010 — Jolyn Kane, Jessica Martell, Princeton 2009 — Molly Stephens, Princeton 2008 — Kendall Rush, Hall; Leah Shaw, Princeton 2007 — Kendall Rush, Hall 2006 — Amanda Prostko, Princeton 2005 — Kailey Klein, Hall 2004 — Carly Payan, Brittany Litherland, Bureau Valley 2003 — Vanessa Funfsinn, Lisa Klein, Hall 2002 — Jamie Litts, Bureau Valley 2001 — Cari Meyer, Bureau Valley 2000 — Emy Prokes, Bureau Valley; Lindsey Kling, Hall 1999 — Emy Prokes, Bureau Valley; Linsey Sharp, Hall 1998 — Tiah Romagnoli, Princeton; Carolyn Bryant, Hall 1997 — Susan Claggett, Hall 1996 — Carla Muntz, Hall 1995 — Susan Claggett, Stacy Hochstatter, Hall 1994 — Megan Laine, Princeton 1993 — Rachel Hansen, Ohio 1992 — Patricia McAdams, Hall; Sara Gray, Tiskilwa

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From Page 13A team captain to heart. Describing her duties, Browning said, requires “being a leader on the floor, just contributing the skills that I do have and keeping everyone else up when we get down.” She is a two-time Little Ten All-Conference First Team selection, leading the Lady Lions to back-to-back runnerup finishes to Newark. Browning is the first LaMoille player to receive the BCR Player of the Year honors dating back to its inception in 1992. Ohio’s Rachel Hansen won in 1993. Now showing her versatility for the L/O basketball team, Browning has attracted the interest from Sauk Valley and IVCC volleyball coaches, May said. She said she likes both spots equally well, ideally being able to play both. “It would be a dream to play both of them,” she said.

A helping hand When asked what her job details as the team’s setter, Princeton senior Michelle Kelly said, “I just try to get my hitters chances to score some points.” She’s been giving those hitters a lot of chances over the past two seasons as the Tigresses’ primary setter. One thousand, four hundred seventy nine of them to be exact over the years, including an area-high 750 this year, 230 assists more than the next best. Kelly said it’s helped to play

with her classmates and partners in crime like Ashley Farraher, Becca Hult and Alicia Poss all these years, “because we’re close and I know where they’re going to be.” In addition to her assists total, Kelly has capped her career by placing her name on the top 10 list for points (second, 504) and digs (fourth, 418) on the Prouty Gym corridor. Again, Kelly humbly says, “It’s exciting, but I couldn’t get all those assists without my teammates.” “I am going to truly miss this kid. Not for just her playing ability, but for what she is off of the court,” PHS coach Andy Puck said. “Michelle has a very high volleyball IQ. She has the quickness to get to every pass, and she makes great decisions with each ball that she sets. Mix these with her competitiveness, excellent defense and the know how to win games. She is one of the best I have had at Princeton High School. “ If things go as planned, volleyball will continue to be a big part of Kelly’s future at the community college level. She said she has looked at both IVCC and Illinois Central College. Kelly is the first to repeat as BCR Player of the Year since Hall’s Kendal Rush won outright in 2007 and shared it with Princeton’s Leah Shaw in 2008. Kelly marks the eighth time a Princeton player has been selected for the BCR top honors. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com

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BCR Leaderboard

2013 All-BCR Volleyball Team

A look at area volleyball leaders Kills ...............................sp kills avg Sheila Browning (LO)........ 65 233 3.58 Lindsey Hoffert (BV)..........71 195 2.74 Ashley Farraher (P).......... 82 209 2.55 Alicia Poss (P)................. 82 204 2.48 Olivia Mueller (SBA).......... 79 175 2.21 Hailey Schultz (P)............ 64 138 2.15 Becca Hult (P)................. 82 171 2.08 Claire Dudek (SBA)........... 78 129 1.65 Hanna Bima (SBA)............ 79 129 1.63 Val Reuter (BV).................71 110 1.54 Carlie Bickett (BV)........... 70 108 1.54 Blocks.............................sp Carlie Bickett (BV)........... 70 Nicole Bornsheuer (BV)......71 Becca Hult (P)................. 82 Ali Siltman (BV)............... 66 Lindsey Hoffert (BV)..........71 Olivia Mueller (SBA).......... 79 Hanna Bima (SBA)............ 79 Alicia Poss (P)................. 82 Toni Lawrence (LO)........... 65 Elizabeth Geuther (LO)...... 65

blks avg 64 0.91 53 0.74 57 0.70 28.5 0.43 28 0.40 37 0.47 30 0.38 31 0.38 23 0.35 22 0.33

Assists.............................sp Michelle Kelly (P)..............81 Sydney Lebahn (BV)...........71 Morgan Bosnich (SBA)...... 79 Rae Schultz (LO).............. 65 Erin Bennett (LO)............. 63 Vanessa Olivares (H)........ 65 Brooke Keegan (H)........... 65

ast 750 520 438 252 221 197 153

avg 9.3 7.3 5.5 3.9 3.5 3.0 2.4

Points..............................sp Ragen Forbes (LO)............ 50 Rae Schultz (LO).............. 50 Michelle Kelly (P)..............81 Morgan King (SBA)........... 75 Sheila Browning (LO)........ 50 Becca Hult (P)................. 82 Mollie Bates (P)............... 82 Vanessa Olivares (H)........ 65 Val Reuter (BV).................71 Ashley Farraher (P).......... 82 Sydney Lebahn (BV)...........71

pts 160 134 189 169 112 174 171 133 138 158 136

avg 3.2 2.7 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9

Aces................................sp Ragen Forbes (LO)............ 65 Ashley Farraher (P).......... 82 Morgan King (SBA)........... 79 Sheila Browning (LO)........ 65 Morgan Bosnich (SBA)...... 79 Lindsey Hoffert (BV)..........71 Becca Hult (P)................. 82 Emma Perona (SBA).......... 68 Vanessa Olivares (H)........ 65 Katie Joerger (SBA).......... 79 Sydney Lebahn (BV)...........71 Val Reuter (BV).................71 Mollie Bates (P)............... 82

aces avg 46 0.70 54 0.66 48 0.61 36 0.55 42 0.53 34 0.48 36 0.44 30 0.44 28 0.43 29 0.37 22 0.31 21 0.30 25 0.30

Digs................................sp Morgan King (SBA)........... 79 Morgan Bosnich (SBA)...... 79 Ragen Forbes (LO)............ 65 Samantha Whalen (SBA).... 79 Mollie Bates (P)............... 82 Katie Joerger (SBA).......... 79 Val Reuter (BV).................71 Vanessa Martinez (LO)...... 65 Michelle Kelly (P)..............81 Ashley Farraher (P).......... 82

digs 477 438 336 378 231 209 180 124 149 127

avg 6.0 5.5 5.2 4.8 2.8 2.7 2.5 1.9 1.8 1.8

First Team Shiela Browning (L/O, Sr.): The Little Ten All-Conference First Team pick and co-BCR Player of the Year was the big gun for the Lady Lions at the net with an area-best 233 kills. She also contributed 15 blocks, 112 points with 36 aces and 93 digs. Ashley Farraher (PHS, Sr.): Plugged in as Andy Puck’s allaround player this year, the 5-9 outside hitter led the Tigresses with 209 kills and chipped in a team-high 54 aces along with 158 points and 127 digs. She earned First Team TRAC South AllConference honors. “She made herself a better player. She was determined and disciplined to have a huge impact as an outside hitter and back row player her senior year,” Puck said. Ragen Forbes (L/O, Jr.): A Little Ten All-Conference first team selection, Forbes led the Lady Lions in digs (336), points (160) and aces (46). “She is definitely the glue that holds our back row together,” LaMoille-Ohio coach Hallie May said. “Ragen studies the game and is able to direct traffic in the back row. Her ability to place her serve kept opponents on their toes all season.” Becca Hult (PHS, Sr.): Another TRAC South First Team All-Conference selection for Princeton, the 5-9 middle blocker was also solid all-around with a team-high 57 blocks, 171 kills, 174 points and 36 digs. As a middle hitter, Puck said Hult was a backbone of the team and got the most out of her ability and size often playing against players much taller. Michelle Kelly (PHS, Sr.): The 2013 co-BCR Player of the Year was the floor leader for the Tigresses as setter, dishing out an area-best 750 assists. The TRAC South first teamer also recorded 149 digs, 189 points and 22 aces.

BCR teams Princeton (11-1 TRACS) LaMoille/Ohio (7-1 Little Ten) Bureau Valley (8-6 TRACN) St. Bede (5-7 TRACS) Hall (1-11 TRACS) DePue (0-8 TCC)

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Three Rivers South Division Varsity................ Conf Princeton.................................. 11-1 Orion........................................ 9-2 Sherrard................................... 8-3 St. Bede.................................... 5-6 Kewanee................................... 4-7 Hall..........................................2-10

Shiela Browning

Ashley Farraher

Ragen Forbes

Becca Hult

Michelle Kelly

Morgan King

Sydney Lebahn

Mollie Bates

Morgan Bosnich

Brooke Keegan

Olivia Mueller

Alicia Poss

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She ranks in the top 10 lists at PHS for assists (fifth, 1479), digs (fourth, 418) and points (second, 504). Morgan King (St. Bede, Sr.): The senior libero dug up 477 balls as the leader of the Lady Bruins’ back row defense. The unanimous TRAC-South All-Conference also recorded a team-high 173 points and 48 aces and was second in serve percentage. “Morgan is a quiet worker with excellent anticipation and quick reactions which her team and I value highly,” St. Bede coach Dawn Williams said. Sydney Lebahn (BV, Jr.): A fixture for the Storm for three years, the junior setter ranks No. 2 in school history in assists (1,229), dishing out 520 this year. The TRAC-North First Team pick was second on her team in aces (22) and points (136) and fourth in digs. “Sydney has a great knowledge of the game,” BV coach Abbi Bosnich said. “She is a leader on the court for us. She is smart in her decision making. I was very impressed with her choices this year as a setter. I saw a definite growth in her maturity in playing the game.”

Second team Mollie Bates (PHS, Sr.): Assumed the libero position fulltime for the Tigresses this season after sharing with Brooke Kamphuis last year. the little back row digger had a team-high 231 digs and chipped in 171 points and 25 aqces. Morgan Bosnich (St. Bede, Sr.): The senior setter from DePue had 438 assists as the quarterback of the Lady Bruins attack. The TRACSouth Second Team pick ranked second on the team with 171 points and 42 aces and recorded 179 digs. Lindsey Hoffert (BV, Jr.): A strong left-hander hitter, Hoffert led the Storm in aces (34) and kills (194). Just missed out on TRACNorth first-team honors by one vote. Bosnich said, “She improved in the back row this year to play all the way around.” Brooke Keegan (Hall, So.): Shared setting honors with senior Vanesa Olivares in first year coach Megan Nation’s 6-2 offense. Keegan earned TRAC-South Second Team all-Conference honors. Nation said the sophomore setter (153 assists was always positive and kept everyone’s heads up. Olivia Mueller (St. Bede, Sr.):

The 6-foot middle led the Lady Bruins at the net with 175 kills and 37.5 blocks. Mueller earned TRACSouth Second Team all-conference selection. Val Reuter (BV, Jr.): Bosnich said her junior outside hitter “was a very consistent player in all positions,” and it showed in her stats line. Reuter led the storm in digs (180) and points (138) and was second in kills and third in aces (21), receiving TRAC-North honorable mention all-conference. Hailey Schultz (PHS, So.): The sophomore striker came on strong under Puck’s six-week plan, recording 138 kills with her first taste of action up on the big club at PHS. She made a name for herself around the Three Rivers South, picking up second-team all-conference honors.

Honorable Mention Bureau Valley: Carlie Bickett, Nicole Bornsheuer. Hall: Vanessa Olivares. L/O: Erin Bennett, Vanessa Martinez, Rae Schultz. Princeton: Rachel Frank, Hailey Michael. St. Bede: Samantha Whalen.

Final 2013 Area Volleyball Standings Rockridge................................. 1-11 South Division Sophomores........ Conf Orion........................................ 11-1 St. Bede.................................... 8-4 Sherrard................................... 7-5 Princeton.................................. 6-6 Rockridge................................. 6-6 Kewanee................................... 3-9 Hall.......................................... 1-11 South Division Freshmen............ Conf Orion........................................12-0 Kewanee................................... 8-4 Sherrard................................... 7-5

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Scoreboard Basketball

High school girls Brimfield Turkey Tournament

Standings: Brimfield 3-0, Kewanee 2-1, LeRoy 2-1, St. Bede 1-2, Wethersfield 1-2. Princeville 0-3. Wednesday: Brimfield 63, LeRoy 31. Wethersfield 63, Princeville 27. St. Bede 42, Kewanee 38. Friday: Kewanee vs. LeRoy. St. Bede vs. Wethersfield. Princeville vs. Brimfield. Saturday: St. Bede vs. Princeville, 12:30 p.m. LeRoy vs. Wethersfield, 2 p.m. Brimfield vs. Kewanee, 3:30 p.m. St. Bede 9 7 12 24 - 42 Kewanee 6 17 7 24 - 38 St. Bede (1-2): Gillan 0 0-0 0, Sickley 2 (1) 4-8 9, Miranda 1 2-2 4, Gregorich 0 0-0 0, Phegley 1 0-0 2, Thompson 1 0-1 2, Carus 1 6-6 8, Bima 3 0-0 6, Mauck 4 (1) 2-2 11. Totals: 13 (2) 14-19 42. Fouls: 16. Kewanee Moraski 4 (1) 3-3 12, Kubiak 3 (1) 1-1 8, Siemers 2 (2) 0-0 6, Kubinski 1 2-4 4, Steffen 1 4-6 6, Vogt 1 0-0 2. Totals: 12 (4) 10-14 38. Fouls: 18. High school BOYs Oregon Tournament

Pool A: Oregon 1-1, Kewanee 1-0, West Carroll 0-1. Pool B: Newman 2-0, Rockford Christian 0-1, DeKalb JV-Guilford FS 0-1. Pool C: Byron 1-0, St. Bede 1-0, Hinckley-Big Rock 0-2. Pool D: Genoa-Kingston 1-0, Morrison 1-1, Christian Life 0-1, (Standings do not reflect Friday games). Wednesday: Morrison 63, Christian Life 53. Kewanee 58, Oregon 8. St. Bede 56, Hinckley-Big Rock 40. Newman 48, DeKalb JV 34.

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From Page 13 Lions won their first game of the season, defeating Little Ten Rival Kirkland Hiawatha 62-48 in the AFC Thanksgiving Tournament Wednesday. The Lions took a 27-16 halftime lead and outscored the Hawks 35-26 in the second half. Lions coach Brent Kalsto said the key was when he went with his small lineup and “we were able to build the lead and wear them down. "Jacob Tudor had a real nice game at the top of the press and the other boys were unselfish and played a great team game and it showed. We were patient, made the extra pass and took the ball to the hole. It’s a pretty simple formula that becomes contagious,” he said. Tudor led the Lions (1-1) with 17 points. Anthony Lovgren added 14 points and Preston Powers 13. The Lions squared off against AFC on Friday and will face Amboy at 6 p.m. Saturday to conclude the round-robin affair. At Wethersfield: Bureau Valley overcame a slow start to top Midland 60-53 in Wally Invitational Tournament play Wednesday. The Storm trailed 24-20 at the half and outscored the Timberwolvves 15-9 in the third quarter to go 35-33 and 40-29 over the second half. “We need to be better prepared on non-school days to play basketball as a team,” BV coach Jason Marquis said of his team’s slow start. “Thankful for contribution from our bench (Mead, Young, Johnson) and others stepped up when we

Friday: Kewanee vs. West Carroll. Christian Life vs. Genoa-Kingston. Rockford Christian Life vs. DeKalb JV. St. Bede vs. Byron. Saturday: Pool A 3rd vs. Pool B 3rd, 11 a.m. Pool C 3rd vs. Pool D 3rd, 11 a.m. Pool A 2nd vs. Pool B 2nd, 12:30 p.m. Pool C 2nd vs. Pool D 2nd, 12:30 p.m. Pool A 1st vs. Pool B 1st, 2 p.m. Pool C 1st vs. Pool D 1st, 2 p.m. 11th place, 4 p.m. 9th place, 4 p.m. 7th place, 5:30 p.m. 5th place, 5:30 p.m. 3rd place, 7 p.m. Championship 7 p.m. AFC Thanksgiving Tournament

Standing: Polo 2-0, AFC 2-0, LaMoille/Ohio 1-1, Hiawatha 0-2 Amboy 0-2. Tuesday: Polo 82, LaMoille-Ohio 55. AFC 70, Hiawatha 44 Wednesday: LaMoille-Ohio 62, Hiawatha 48. Polo 72, Amboy 27. Friday: Amboy vs. Hiawatha. AFC vs. LaMoille-Ohio. Saturday: Amboy vs. LaMoille-Ohio, 6 p.m. Polo vs. AFC, 7:30 p.m. LaMoille/Ohio 11 16 17 18 - 62 Hiawatha 12 13 14 9 - 48 L/O (1-1): Lovgren 4 6-9 14, Powers 6 (1) 0-0 13, Delong 0 1-2 2, Mills 0 0-0 0, Gross 1 4-5 6, Becker 1 0-0 2, Tudor 6 5-9 17, Debruhl 3 (1) 2-3 9. Totals: 21 (2) 18-28. Fouls: 12. Wally Keller Invite at Wethersfield

Standings: Putnam County 3-0, Wethersfield 2-0,

needed it.” Parker Neuhalfen led the Storm with 17 points and Josh Mead and Ryan Young added 12 each. Putnam County defeated Elmwood 63-48 on Wednesday. Evan Krieser poured in 18 points and Alec Verveka added 14 and Austin Biagini 13 for the winning Panthers. At Orion: Princeton fell to Monmouth-Roseville 85-31 in tournament play Wednesday. The Titans jumped out to a 25-8 first-quarter lead and improved to 53-14 by halftime. Zach Friel led the Tigers with seven points, At Oregon: St. Bede won its season opener in the Oregon Tip-Off Classic, defeating Hinckley-Big Rock 56-40 win Wednesday. SBA coach St. Bede coach Mike Kilmartin said it was a typical first game and looks for the Bruins to improve on their free throw shooting (8-16). Jack Brady and Jarret Olson each scored 12 points and Sam Halm added 10 for the Bruins. The Bruins faced Byron in Friday’s late game.

Girls’ basketball At Brimfield: The St. Bede Lady Bruins defeated Kewanee 44-38 in tournament play to notch their first win of the season. St. Bede outscored Chuck Blake’s Boiler Girls 26-21 over the second half, trailing 17-16 at the half. Raley Mauck led St. Bede (1-2) with 11 points. Laura Sickley added nine points and Sophie Carus had eight The Lady Bruins met Wethersfield Friday and will meet Princeville at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Visit www.bcrnews. com/sports for updates.

Bureau Valley 2-1, Elmwood 1-2, Annawan 0-2, Midland 0-3. Monday: Putnam County 69, Midland 49. Bureau Valley 73, Annawan 60. Wethersfield 81, Elmwood 62. Tuesday: Putnam County 59, Annawan 47. Ann: Foster 18, Butler 14. PC: Krieser 14, Biagini 12, Fay 10. Elmwood 72, Midland 43. Wethersfield 66, Bureau Valley 42. Wednesday: Bureau Valley 60, Midland 53. Putnam County 63, Elmwood 48. PC: Krieser 18, Verveka 14, Biagini 13, Annawan vs. Wethersfield. Friday: Annawan vs. Midland. Elmwood vs. Bureau Valley. Wethersfield vs. Putnam County. Saturday: Elmwood vs. Annawan, 5:30 p.m.; Wethersfield vs. Midland, 7 p.m.; PC vs. BV, 8:30 p.m. Bureau Valley 12 8 15 25 - 60 Midland 9 15 9 20 - 53 Bureau Valley (2-1): Johnson 3 (1) 0-1 8, Johnston 3 3-9 9, Neuhalfen 6 5-8 17, Balensiefen 1 2-2 4, Young 5 (1) 1-2 11, Mead 4 4-6 12. Totals: 21 (3) 15-28 60. Orion Thanksgiving Tournament

Standings: Fulton 2-0, Monmouth-Roseville 2-0, Dixon 2-0, Sherrard 1-1, Mercer County 1-1, Orion 0-12, Princeton 0-2, Erie 0-2. (Standings do not reflect Friday’s games). Monday: Dixon 61, Sherrard 28, Mercer County 37, Erie 27. Fulton 60, Orion 57. Tuesday: Fulton 51, Princeton 39. Monmouth-Roseville 70, Erie 19 Sherrard 61, Mercer County 57 Wednesday: Monmouth-Roseville 85, Princeton 31. Dixon 55, Orion 44

Friday: Princeton vs. Dixon Erie vs. Fulton Sherrard vs. Monmouth-Roseville Orion vs. Mercer County Saturday: Erie vs. Dixon, 4 p.m. Sherrard vs. Fulton, 5:30 p.m. Princeton vs. Mercer County, 7 p.m. Orion vs. Monmouth-Roseville, 8:30 p.m. Princeton 8 6 8 9 - 31 Mon-Roseville 25 28 22 10 - 85 PHS (0-2): Camp 0 0-0 0, Brockman 1 0-0 2, Friel 3 0-0 6, Duffin 2 0-0 4, Vaccaro 1 0-0 2, Alvarez 1 2-2 4, Schmidt 0 1-2 1, Anderson 2 1-1 5, Hicks 0 0-0 0, Duffy 1 0-0 2, Warren 0 0-0 0, Bickett 0 0-0 0, Clark 1 2-2 4. Totals: 12 7-11 31. Fouls: 10. Orion Sophomore Tournament

Friday: Consolation bracket - Orion vs. Dixon, Erie vs, Fulton. Semifinals - Game 7: Mercer County vs. Sherrard. Game 8: Princeton vs. M-R. Saturday: Third place - losers 7-8, 11:30 a.m. Title - Winners 7-8, 1 p.m. Seneca Thanksgiving Tournament

Pool A: Mendota 2-0, Seneca 1-1, Hall 1-1, Somonauk 0-2. Pool B: Illiana Christian 2-0, St. Anne 2-0, ReedCuster 0-2, Marquette 0-2.(Standings do not reflect Friday’s games). Monday: Mendota 69, Hall 52 Illiana Christian 65, Marquette 55 Reed-Custer vs. St. Anne Tuesday: St. Anne 74, Marquette 68 Reed-Custer vs. Illiana Christian Seneca 65, Somonauk 38 Wednesday: Hall 80, Somonauk 79

Mendota 54, Seneca 44 Friday: Marquette vs. Reed-Custer Illiana Christian vs. St. Anne Mendota vs. Somonauk Hall vs. Seneca Saturday: 7th place - 4th place Pool A/B, noon, 5th place - 3rd place Pool A/B, 1:30 p.m. 3rd place - 2nd place Pool A/B, 6 p.m. Title - 1st place pool A/B, 7:30 p.m. Somonauk 10 25 13 21 10 - 79 Hall 6 19 16 28 11 - 80 Hall (1-1): Venegas 2 2-2 6, Gaeta 10 (3) 4-4 27, Trevier 1 0-0 2, Aimone 0 2-2 2, Fuentes 0 0-0 0, Urbanski 1 (1) 0-0 3, Villareal 7 (2) 4-6 20, Barrosso 1 (1) 0-0 3, Cinotte 8 1-5 17. Totals: 30 (7) 13-19 80. Fouls: 31 (Aimone 5). Geneseo Tournament

Monday: Rockridge 82, Rock Falls 53

Football

IHSA Football Championships Friday’s finals at Huskie Stadium, DeKalb

Class 1A: Lena-Winslow 28, Tri-Valley 21 Class 2A: Newman (12-1) vs. Staunton (9-4) Class 3A: Stillman Valley (11-2) vs. St. JosephOgden (11-2) Class 4A: Geneseo (12-1) vs. Rochester (12-1). Saturday’s finals at Huskie Stadium, DeKalb

Class 5A - Montini (13-0) vs. Sacred Heart-Grififn (13-0), 10 a.m. Class 6A - Batavia (12-1) vs. Richards (12-1), 1 p.m. Class 7A - Lake Zurich (12-1) vs. Chicago Mount Carmel (12-1), 4 p.m. Class 8A - Loyola (12-1) vs. Naperville Central 10-3), 7 p.m.


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CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS ESTATE OF ) WILLIAM L. ) ANDERSON, ) DECEASED ) NO. 2013-P-102 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of William L. Anderson. Letters of office were issued to Karen Kuebel of P.O. Box 111, Ohio, Illinois 61349 and William Joe Anderson a/k/a William Joseph Anderson of 815 Livingston Court, Naperville, Illinois 60540, as Independent Co-Executors whose attorneys are Angel, Isaacson & Tracy, 111 Park Avenue East, Princeton, Illinois 61356. Claims against the estate may be filed in the Office of the Clerk of the Court, Bureau County Courthouse, 700 South Main Street, Princeton, Illinois 61356, or with the Independent Co-Executors, or both, on or before May 23, 2014, or, if mailing or delivery of a notice from the Independent Co-Executors is required by Section 18-3 of the Probate Act of 1975, the date stated in that notice. Any claim not filed on or before that date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the clerk must be mailed or delivered to the Independent Co-Executors and to the attorneys within 10 days after it has been filed. Dated this 18th day of November, 2013. Angel, Isaacson & Tracy Attorneys for Estate 111 Park Avenue East Princeton, IL 61356 815-875-6551 Published in the Bureau County Republican Nov. 23, 30 and Dec. 7, 2013.

will be held with the Court hearing evidence on any and all objections that may be urged against said report and evidence in support thereof. Dated: November 22, 2013 MARY C. DREMANN Clerk of the Circuit Court of Bureau County William S. Beneke ARDC No. 6182046 RUSSELL, ENGLISH, SCOMA & BENEKE, P.C. Ten Park Avenue West Princeton, IL 61356 815/875-4555 Published in the Bureau County Republican Nov. 30, 2013.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS IN THE MATTER ) OF FAIRFIELD ) DRAINAGE ) DISTRICT NO. 2 ) NO. 73-MC-3 DRAINAGE NOTICE OF FILING OF ANNUAL REPORT NOTICE is hereby given that the Commissioners of said Fairfield Drainage District No. 2 have filed in the Circuit Court of Bureau County, Illinois, their report showing the amount of money received by said District since their preceding report, and the manner in which the funds have been expended during that period; that said report also contains an itemized statement of Notes, Bonds and Orders, if any, outstanding and unpaid at the close of the report, and the balance on hand with the Treasurer of said District, and their proposal to accept same. Any owner of land within the District may file an objection to the report with the Clerk of the Circuit Court by no later than December 10, 2013, in which event a hearing on said report

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS IN PROBATE ESTATE OF ) BETTY L. LINKER, ) Deceased ) NO. 2013-P-104 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of Betty L. Linker. Letters of Office were issued on November 21, 2013 to Billy D. Linker, 16822 2900 E. St., Princeton, Illinois 61356 as Executor, whose attorneys are Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Avenue West, Princeton, Illinois 61356. Claims against the Estate may be filed in the office of the Circuit Clerk, Bureau County Courthouse, Princeton, Illinois 61356, or with the representative, or both, on or before June 5, 2014, or if mailing or delivery of a notice from the representative is required by Section 18-3 of the Probate Act of 1975, the date stated in that notice. Any claim not filed by that date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk are to be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney within ten (10) days after it has been filed. Dated this 25th day of November, 2013

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999 • Legal Notices

s/ Mary C. Dremann Illinois, this 25th day of Bureau County Circuit November, 2013. Clerk /s/ William H. Ogan, Jr. Published in the Bureau Secretary, County Republican Nov. Board of Trustees 30, Dec. 7 and 14, 2013. Ohio Fire Protection District, NOTICE OF Bureau and Lee PUBLIC HEARING Counties, Illinois NOTICE IS HEREBY Published in the Bureau GIVEN by the Board of County Republican Nov. Trustees of the Ohio Fire 30, 2013. Protection District of the Counties of Bureau NOTICE and Lee, State of Illinois, Bureau County has that a tentative Budget been awarded fedand Appropriation eral funds under the Ordinance for said Fire Emergency Food and Protection District for Shelter National Board the fiscal year begin- Program. Bureau ning July 1, 2013, and County has been chosen ending June 30, 2014, to receive $6,732.00 to will be on file and con- supplement emergency veniently available for food and shelter propublic inspection at the grams within the county. Manlius Fire Protection Under the terms from District Fire Station at the National Board, local Manlius, Illinois from organizations chosen and after November 28, to receive funds must: 2013. 1) be private voluntary NOTICE IS FURTHER nonprofits or units of GIVEN that a public government, 2) have an hearing on said Budget accounting system, 3) and Appropriation practice nondiscrimiOrdinance will be held nation 4) have demonon December 30, 2013, strated the capacity to at 7:00 p.m., at the Ohio deliver emergency proFire Protection District grams, 5) if they are a Fire Station, Ohio, private voluntary orgaIllinois, and that final nization, they must have action on said Ordinance a voluntary board. will be taken by the Qualifying organizaBoard of Trustees of tions are urged to apply the Ohio Fire Protection by calling 815-­303-­1427 District at a meeting to for an application. be held at the Ohio Fire Deadline is December Protection District Fire 13, 2013. Station, Ohio, Illinois, at Published in the Bureau 8:00 p.m. on December County Republican Nov. 30, 2013. 30, 2013. DATED at Princeton, ANNUAL REPORT OF TREASURER OF PRINCETON RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT TO: The Board of Trustees of the Princeton Rural Fire Protection District, in the County of Bureau and State of Illinois. I, THEODORE W. HARRIS, Treasurer of the Princeton Rural Fire Protection District in the County of Bureau and State of Illinois, being first duly sworn, on my oath, do depose and say that the following statement by me subscribed is a true and correct statement of all moneys received and from what sources received, and of all money paid, giving the name of the individual to whom paid, and the amount paid, to and by me as such Treasurer for and during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013. s/Theodore Harris Treasurer of the Princeton Rural Fire Protection District ITEMS OF RECEIPT Balance on hand, per last Annual Report $183,537.53

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999 • Legal Notices County Collector, tax distribution 118,998.52 State of Illinois, Personal Property Replacement Tax 6,521.70 Illinois Municipal League, 2% Fire Insurance Tax 1,181.01 Interest on NOW account 238.11 Interest on certificates of deposit 1,108.33 Interest on tax collections 52.40 TOTAL RECEIPTS $311,637.60 ITEMS OF DISBURSEMENT City of Princeton, per Fire Protection, Ambulance and Emergency Medical Service Agreement $106,806.65 Scott Brothers Insurance Agency, Inc., treasurer bond 375.00 Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts, dues 300.00 Bureau County Republican, publication fees 119.00 Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., attorney fees 3,990.00 Hopkins & Associates, CPAs, annual audit 2,500.00 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY - PRINCETON, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ) ASSOCIATION ) Plaintiff, ) -v.) CHARLES HOPPER A/K/A CHARLES M ) HOPPER, et al ) Defendant ) 10 CH 134 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on July 23, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 a,m. on January 10, 2014, 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 205 WEST MAIN STREET, TISKILWA, IL 61368 Property Index No. 22-18-101-003. The real estate is improved with a single family home with a detached garage. 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, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Visit our website at service.atty-pierce.com. between the hours of 3 and 5 p.m. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES, Plaintiff’s Attorneys, One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300, CHICAGO, IL 60602. Tel No. (312) 4765500. Please refer to file number PA1026216. 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. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300 CHICAGO, IL 60602 (312) 476-5500 Attorney File No. PA1026216 Case Number: 10 CH 134 TJSC#: 33-24083 I573992 Published in the Bureau County Republican Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and 14, 2013.

999 • Legal Notices Theodore Harris, Trustee’s fee and Treasurer’s fee 1,000.00 Hugh Fundell, Trustee’s fee 900.00 Mark. Pierson, Trustee’s fee 900.00 TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS $116,890.65 RECAPITULATION Total Receipts $311,637.70 Total Disbursements 116,890.65 Balance on Hand June 30, 2013 194,747.05 Cash in checking Certificate of deposit – 102,557.18 matures Jan. 4, 2014 92,189.87 Total $ 194,747.05 Published in the Bureau County Republican Nov. 30, 2013.

Visit us at www.bcrnews.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY PRINCETON, ILLINOIS PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION ) Plaintiff, ) -v.) BRIAN INDIGO, et al ) Defendant ) 13 CH 00031 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on September 19, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 a.m. on December 23, 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 26769 2650 EAST STREET, LA MOILLE, IL 61330 Property Index No. 05-21-100-007. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-13-06632. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-13-06632 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Case Number: 13 CH 00031 TJSC#: 33-21738 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. I572980 Published in the Bureau County Republican Nov. 16, 23 and 30, 2013.


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999 • Legal Notices

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY - PRINCETON, ILLINOIS PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION ) Plaintiff, ) -v.- ) BRIAN INDIGO, et al ) Defendant ) 13 CH 00031 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on September 19, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 a.m. on December 23, 2013, at the office of Russell, English, Scoma & Beneke, P.C., Ten Park Ave. West, PRINCETON, IL, 61356, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: PART OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP 18 NORTH, RANGE 10 EAST OF THE FOURTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 21, SAID POINT BEING 1069.03 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER THEREOF; THENCE NORTH ALONG SAID EAST LINE, A DISTANCE OF 178.24 FEET; THENCE WESTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 90 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 26 SECONDS AS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 385.69 FEET; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 157 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 21 SECONDS AS MEASURED COUNTERCLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 67.57 FEET; THENCE WESTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 204 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 47 SECONDS AS MEASURED COUNTERCLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 162.39 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 90 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 41 SECONDS AS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 209.46 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 03 SECONDS AS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 610.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 2.673 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS; COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 21; THENCE NORTHERLY, ALONG THE EAST LINE THEREOF, A DISTANCE OF 1203.64 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE AFOREMENTIONED CENTERLINE; THENCE WESTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 91 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 38 SECONDS AS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 224.67 FEET; THENCE WESTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 184 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 24 SECONDS AS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 125.50 FEET; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 188 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 09 SECONDS AS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 49.74 FEET; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 208 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 14 SECONDS AS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 68.95 FEET TO A STEEL ROD; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 20 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 19 SECONDS AS MEASURED COUNTERCLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 67.57 FEET TO A STEEL ROD; THENCE EASTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 157 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 21 SECONDS AS MEASURED CLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 126.56 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 175 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 25 SECONDS AS MEASURED COUNTERCLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 37.04 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY, AT AN ANGLE OF 184 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 24 SECONDS AS MEASURED COUNTERCLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 222.28 FEET TO A POINT ON SAID EAST LINE; THENCE SOUTHERLY, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, AT AN ANGLE OF 91 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 38 SECONDS AS MEASURED COUNTERCLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, A DISTANCE OF 40.01 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SAID EASEMENT SHALL BE MAINTAINED

BY THE GRANTEES HEREIN IN ITS PRESENT CONDITION AT GRANTEE’S EXPENSE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE DOMINANT PROPERTY OWNERS AND THEIR HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS; SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF BUREAU IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 26769 2650 EAST STREET, LA MOILLE, IL 61330 Property Index No. 05-21-100-007. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in “AS IS” condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g) (1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, examine the court file or contact Plaintiff’s attorney: CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-13-06632. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 Attorney File No. 14-13-06632 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Case Number: 13 CH 00031 TJSC#: 33-21738 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. I572980 Published in the Bureau County Republican Nov. 16, 23 and 30, 2013.

ing described real estate: LOT 113 IN THE VILLAGE OF TISKILWA, FORMERLY THE ORIGINAL TOWN OF WINDSOR, EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE WEST 40 FEET OF EVEN AND EQUAL WIDTH THEREOF, ALL LYING AND BEING SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF BUREAU, IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 205 WEST MAIN STREET, TISKILWA, IL 61368 Property Index No. 22-18-101-003. The real estate is improved with a single family home with a detached garage. 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, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g) (1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Visit our website at service. atty-pierce.com. between the hours of 3 and 5 pm. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES, Plaintiff’s Attorneys, One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300, CHICAGO, IL 60602. Tel No. (312) 476-5500. Please refer to file number PA1026216. 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. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES One North Dearborn Street Suite 1300 CHICAGO, IL 60602 (312) 4765500 Attorney File No. PA1026216 Case Number: 10 CH 134 TJSC#: 33-24083 I573992 Published in the Bureau County Republican Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and 14, 2013.

to a judgment of foreclosure entered by the court in the above entitled cause, the properly hereinafterdescribed, or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to satisfy said judgment, will be sold to the highest bidder. 1. The name, address, and telephone number of the person to contact for information regarding the real estate is: Nikki Dehler Peoples National Bank of Kewanee 207 North Tremont Street PO Box 387 Kewanee, IL 61443 Telephone: (309) 853-3333 2. The common address of the real estate is: 322 S. Pine Street Buda, IL 61314 3. The legal description of the real estate is: Lot Forty-Six (46) and the South Half of Lot Forty-Seven (47) in Brainard’s Addition to the town, now Village of Buda; all lying and being situated in the County of Bureau in the State of Illinois 4. Description of Improvements: Single Family Residence 5. The real estate may not be inspected prior to sale unless arrangements are made with Ms. Dehler. 6. The date and time of the sale is: December 10, 2013 at 10:00 7. The sale will be conducted by the Bureau County Sheriff in the lobby of the Bureau County Courthouse. 8. The terms of the sale are: This is an “as is” sale for “cash”. the successful bidder must deposit 10% down by certified funds at time of sale with balance to be paid, by certified funds, in full within 24 hours from the time of sale upon delivery of possession and warranty deed. The subject property is offered for sale without any representation as to quality of quantity of title and without recourse to plaintiff. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Real estate taxes to be prorated to date of closing. Any statements made at time of sale will supersede any previously advertised or announced. 9. Title well 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, and special assessments, if any, and easements and restrictions of record. Published in the Bureau County Republican Nov. 16, 23 and 30, 2013.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY - PRINCETON, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ) ASSOCIATION ) Plaintiff, ) -v.- ) CHARLES HOPPER A/K/A CHARLES M ) HOPPER, et al ) Defendant ) 10 CH 134 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on July 23, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:30 a.m. on January 10, 2014, 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 follow-

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT BUREAU COUNTY, ILLINOIS PEOPLES NATIONAL BANK ) OF KEWANEE, ) Plaintiff, ) vs. ) JODI L. ROGGY, ) UNKNOWN OWNERS and NONRECORD ) CLAIMANTS, ) Defendants. ) IN CHANCERY CASE NO. 13-CH-30 NOTICE OF COURT SALE (Code Cov. Proc. 15-1507) PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant

NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Bureau Valley C.U.S.D. #340 is requesting fuel bids. Please pick up a copy of the bid form at Bureau Valley Transportation Office. Sealed bids will be received at the Bureau Valley Transportation Office, Transportation Director Thomas Mott, PO Box 289, 9198 2125 North Ave., Manlius, Illinois 61338, until 9:00 a.m. Monday, December 9, 2013. Bids will be opened at 10:00 a.m. December 9, 2013. 1. The bid price (fixed price) is requested for the period 1 March 2014 to 29 August 2014. Fuel will be delivered to various sites as needed. 2. The right is reserved to waive technicalities and reject any or all bids. 3. All legal labor requirements shall be adhered to as public funds are involved. 4. Unleaded, 10% ethanol 2,000 gallons. 5. Diesel fuel Requirements will be Diesel No. 2 or Bio Diesel 5% 22,000 gallons.. 6. Diesel sites are at Manlius, Walnut, and Buda. Communicate with the Head Mechanic (Richard Thomas) how fuel will be delivered at each site. 7. Bidder is bidding for the entire District. Bidder will bid delivery price. 8. Fuel supplier will indicate on each delivery ticket the delivery gallons, charge per gallon at bid price and total cost. Copy to be hand delivered to Bureau Valley Transportation Office, Attention Tom Mott, Manlius, upon delivery. Published in the Bureau County Republican Nov. 30, 2013. Visit us at www.bcrnews.com

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The 2013 growing season is turning out to be a record setter The 2013 growing and harvest seasons are nearing completion. As of Nov. 24, the National Agricultural Statistics Service reported the Illinois corn harvest has reached 98 percent completion. At the Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center we are in the small percentage that still has corn in the field. We hope to finish this weekend if weather and equipment cooperate, and look forward to sharing research data generated this year. Despite early and late season challenges, this growing season is turning out to be a record setter. The corn yield in Illinois is currently forecast at 180-bushels-per-acre, 15 bushels above the September estimate. Northwest and northeast Illinois have predicted yields of 184 to 187 bushels per acre, respectively. If the overall state yield is realized it will tie record yield set in 2004, and would be the third highest in history. Production is currently forecast at 2.11 billion bushels, an increase of 64 percent over the 2012 drought year. Illinois soybeans are forecast at 49 bushels per acre, 3 bushels above the September forecast and a 20 percent increase over

Russ Higgins COMMENTARY 2012. Our emphasis all spring and summer has been on producing a crop. Now some reminders on safely storing the crop. This is pertinent to the higher moisture corn harvested and stored in northern Illinois. For those who have high moisture corn in on-farm storage, cold is a good thing! For long-term storage, corn should be dried to 15 percent moisture and held at or below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. This prevents most mold growth and insect activity in the grain. Some level of mold growth should be expected when moisture content is above 16.5 percent and the grain temperature is above 40 degrees Fahrenheit. As fungal organisms metabolize the starches in the grain, heat is generated accelerating fungal growth and further increasing grain temperatures. Higher moisture corn can be stored short term if properly cooled. For example, a chart provided by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers shares that corn at 22 percent moisture has a “shelf life” of 17 days

at 60 degrees, 38 days at 50 degrees and 85 days at 40 degrees. When harvest is complete and the bins are full, don’t forget to continue monitoring stored grain monthly for signs of heating. A grain probe is best for sampling, but if unavailable turn on the aeration fan and lean into the access hatch. If the air hitting your face feels warmer than expected, or you detect a musty odor, or if condensation is present on the bin roof on a cold day, run the fan long enough to push a temperature front through the bin. If the bin is equipped with a stirring system run two or three rounds to break up hot spots and to equalize the moisture throughout in the grain mass. Never enter a bin that is being emptied without adequate safety precautions in place. For those making selection decisions on 2014 corn hybrid and soybean varieties, the Illinois Variety Testing website can be a helpful resource. The University of Illinois Variety Testing program began in 1934 and conducts annual crop performance tests to provide farmers, and private seed companies with information on hybrids and varieties of the major Illinois field crops. The trials are conducted in a research-based manner

to minimize variability and insure the integrity of the results. Performance reports available include commercial corn, conventional and roundup resistant soybeans, forage crops, wheat and sorghum. The corn and soybean variety trials are divided into the northern, west central, east central and southern regions. Results are downloadable at http:// vt.cropsci.illinois.edu/. The winter meeting season will soon be starting, future University of Illinois programs in Northern Illinois and informational URL’s include: Private Pesticide Licenses Training and testing – Tuesday (Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m.), to be held at Celebrations 150 Ltd., 740 E U.S. Route 6, Utica. Training will from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required for all training and testing clinics. Cost is $30 for the training. (This does not include the IDOA license fee). Testing will begin immediately following training at 11:45 a.m. and will end at 2 p.m. Participants may bring a lunch. No lunch will be provided at the site. Registration can take place online at www.pesticidesafety. illinois.edu or call 877626-1650 (toll free). Testing only – Dec. 9, from 1 to 3 p.m., to be held at the University of Illinois Extension –

Private pesticide applicator training and testing schedule

Bureau County Office, 850 Thompson St., Princeton. To register, call the University of Illinois ExtensionBureau County Office at 815-875-2878. No charge. 2013 Farm Economics Summit — Dec. 17, held in Sycamore at Center for Agriculture. For more information, visit http://www. farmdoc.illinois.edu/ ifes/2013/index.html. 2014 Corn and Soybean Classic — Jan. 15, held in Malta at Kishwaukee College. For more information, visit http://www.cropsciconferences.com/. Several additional programs that should be added to the 2014 calendar include the 2014 Northern Illinois Crop Management Conference on Feb. 12 and 13. Also, a Western Corn rootworm management discussion with University of Illinois entomologists Joe Spencer and Mike Gray in late February. This meeting should provide insights to producers in the Bureau and LaSalle County areas who experienced rootworm management issues on traited and untraited hybrids this year. Additional meeting information will be forthcoming on these two events. Russ Higgins is from the University of Illinois Extension, Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center.

University of Illinois Extension – Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit is offering the following training and certification programs for private pesticide applicators. Pre-registration is required for both training and testing-only sessions. Training and testing on Tuesday (check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m.) will be held at Celebrations 150 Ltd., 740 E. U.S. Highway 6 (Route 6 east of Interstate 39) in Utica. Training will be conducted from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required for all training and testing clinics. Cost is $30 for the training. (This does not include the IDOA license fee.) Testing will begin immediately following training at 11:45 a.m. and will end at 2 p.m. Participants may bring a lunch. No lunch will be provided at the site. The four ways to register are online at www.pesticidesafety.illinois.edu; by calling 877-626-1650 (toll free); by mail by completing a registration form and mailing to University of Illinois – PSEP, 1201 S. Dorner Drive, Urbana, IL 61801 or by fax by completing a registration form and faxing it to 217-2443469 Testing only will be held on Dec. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. to be held at the University of Illinois Extension – Bureau County Office, 850 Thompson St., Princeton. To register, call the University of Illinois Extension-Bureau County Office at 815-875-2878. There is no charge.

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BV FFA participates in Agronomy CDE Bureau Valley FFA members Emma Deppen (front row, from left) Nicole Bannick, Kelly Sierens, Andrew Smith, Katie Smith and Tiana Kennedy; and (back row) Annika Carter, Addie Schoff, Maddie Dahl, Kristyn Ehnle, Marissa Lewis, Garret Jackson, Megan Hunt and Sydney Sweenie participated in the Section III Agronomy CDE Nov. 14. Students were tasked to identify insects, weeds and seeds. They also judged four rings of crops and took a written test. BV place eighth overall with a total of 1,073 points. Kennedy was the top scorer for BV with 401 points.

From Page 22A Testing only will be on Jan. 14, 2014, from 10 a.m. to noon at the University of Illinois Extension – LaSalle County Office, 1689 N. 31st Road, Suite 2, Ottawa. To register, call the University of Illinois Extension-LaSalle County Office at 815-4330707. No charge. Testing only will be on Jan. 24, 2014, from noon to 3 p.m. to be held at the University of Illinois Extension - Marshall/Putnam Office, 509 Front St., Henry. To register, call the University of Illinois Extension-Marshall/

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Thanksgiving for 155 In honor of Farm-City Week, members of the Bureau County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee donated enough food to feed 155 people Thanksgiving dinner. This is representative of how many people one farmer feeds each year. The donation consists of 22 turkeys, 30 cans of sweet potatoes, 26 cans of cranberry sauce, 20 boxes of instant potatoes, 26 packages of stuffing, 44 cans of green beans, 12 packages of rolls, 30 jars of applesauce, 15 boxes of cake mix and 15 cans of frosting. The donation was delivered to the food pantry in Princeton Nov. 18 HYDRAULIC DOORS by Kathy Olson (left), Nelda Marcum, Vanessa Hoffeditz, Karlie Schultz, Beth Schultz and Bev Read.

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Putnam County Office at 309-364-2356. No charge. Testing only will be on Feb. 13, 2014, from 10 a.m. to noon at the University of Illinois Extension – LaSalle County Office, 1689 N. 31st Road, Suite 2, Ottawa. To register, call the University of Illinois Extension-LaSalle County Office at 815-4330707. No charge. Testing only will be on March 11, 2014, from 10 a.m. to noon at the University of Illinois Extension – Bureau County Office, 850 Thompson St., Princeton. To register, call the University of Illinois Extension-Bureau County Office at 815-875-2878.

No charge. Self-study training via the Internet training is another option. The online training program for private pesticide applicators includes eight modules to be completed at your convenience, and provides a training alternative for those unable to attend a training and testing clinic. The training modules available through this program include: 1. Understanding pesticides; 2. Pesticides and the environment; 3. Integrated pest management; 4. Human pesticide protection; 5. Labels and labeling; 6. Equipment and calibration Part I; 7.

Equipment and calibration Part II; and 8. Pesticide laws and regulations. There is a $15 fee to register and take the online course, and users will have access to the training material for one year from the date of purchase. This is for online training only. The license examination is not offered via the Internet and must be taken elsewhere. The online training link is www.pesticidesafety.illinois.edu New private applicator manuals were printed in 2011-12. The manual and workbook can be purchased online or at local Extension offices.


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

Justin Fundell took this photo of a tree emerging from a silo. The silo is located one mile east of Manlius on Country Road 2200 North.

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

A trip down Memory Lane “A trip down Memory Lane” is an opportunity for BCR readers to submit their long ago photos from yesteryear. If you’d like to share an old photograph with other BCR readers, send your photo along with pertinent information to BCR Copy Editor Sarah Maxwell at the BCR, P.O. Box 340, Princeton, IL 61356 or email smaxwell@bcrnews.com.

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The Three Rivers runs through it Three Rivers Conference champions

By Kevin Hieronymus khieronymus@bcrnews.com

Four of the six Bureau County schools will play under one conference umbrella this basketball season. Hall, Princeton and St. Bede have moved into the Three Rivers Athletic Conference, joining Bureau County mate Bureau Valley. The Storm have been paired with Three Rivers holdovers Amboy, Erie, Fulton, Morrison, Newman, Prophetstown and Riverdale into the North Division. On the South side, Hall, Princeton and St. Bede join fellow newcomers Rockridge, Sherrard and Orion, previously from the Olympic/West Central conferences, and Three Rivers holdover Kewanee. This layout will only remain for one school year, however. The TRAC will realign in 2014-2015 to a East-West format for all sports but football. In the East, Amboy, BV and Newman will join Hall, Princeton, St. Bede and Kewanee. The West will be comprised of Erie, Fulton, Morrison, Orion, Prophetstown, Riverdale, Rockridge and Sherrard. The Three Rivers was formed in 1975-76 with eight charter members: Amboy, Erie, Fulton, Morrison, Prophetstown, Riverdale, Savanna and Sterling Newman. Bureau Valley joined the TRAC in 1999. Kewanee came over in 2010 from the NCIC. On

Three Rivers Conference Timeline

1975 - Formed with eight charter members: Amboy, Erie, Fulton, Morrison, Prophetstown, Port Byron Riverdale, Savanna, Sterling Newman.

Boys basketball

Jan. 12, 2012, league expansion was approved, bringing in the five schools from the West Central Conference, plus Hall and St. Bede, which were already playing football in the Big Rivers. The remaining Bureau County schools branch into separate conferences. The LaMoille/Ohio co-op remains in the Little Ten while DePue stands in the Tri-County. • Postseason success: The Three Rivers has never produced a state champion. But it has had its share of state trophies. Bureau Valley won an unprecedented three straight third-place trophies in the Class A boys tournament from 200002. Other active Three Rivers boys teams to reach state, but not placing, were Prophetstown in 1974, Riverdale in 1975 and Morrison in 1997. Four current TRAC

members also produced state boys teams prior to joining the league. Kewanee was the first to go, placing fourth in 1932. Princeton had back-toback state squads, placing fourth in its second trip in 1955 behind All-American center Joe Ruklick and All-State guard Lew Flinn. Sherrard qualified for state in 1992, led by former BV coach and present principal Eric Lawson. Like Princeton, Hall produced back-to-back state squads in 1997 and 1998 under coach Eric Bryant Sr., finishing as state runners-up each time. Six different girls teams from two different active Three Rivers schools have reached the State Tournament. Sterling Newman trophied three times, including thirds in 1997 and 1998 and most recently, fourth in 2005.

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Erie Fulton Morrison Orion Prophetstown Riverdale Rockridge Sherrard Morrison has also sent three teams to state (1980, ‘82, ‘83), but none placed. No other active TRAC girls teams reached state. First-year member Hall, then from the NCIC, reached the Class A finals in 2006, but did not place. Kewanee, which also came to the Three Rivers from the NCIC, reached state three times in a four-year stretch from 1988-91, placing fourth in Class A in 1988. Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com Amboy Bureau Valley Hall Kewanee Newman Princeton St. Bede

1975-76 - Riverdale 13-1 1976-77 - Morrison, Amboy 11-3 1977-78 - Morrison, Riverdale 12-2 1978-79 - Morrison 11-3 1979-80 - Newman 12-2 1980-81 - Amboy 12-2 1981-82 - Morrison 12-2 1982-83 - Fulton 11-3 1983-84 - Savanna 11-3 1984-85 - Riverdale 11-3 1985-86 - Newman 13-1 1986-87 - Morrison, Newman 12-2 1987-88 - Morrison 11-3 1988-89 - Morrison 14-0 1989-90 - Newman 13-1 1990-91 - Fulton 13-1 1991-92 - Morrison 13-1 1992-93 - Riverdale 12-2 1993-94 - Morrison 14-0 1994-95 - Morrison 11-3 1995-96 - Amboy 13-1 1996-97 - Amboy, Fulton, Newman 11-3 1997-98 - Morrison, Newman 11-3 1998-99 - Fulton 12-2 1999-00 - Fulton 14-0 2000-01 - BV, Fulton 13-1 2001-02 - BV, Fulton 13-1 2002-03 - Bureau Valley 13-1 2003-04 - Newman 12-2 2004-05 - Bureau Valley 13-1 2005-06 - Erie, Fulton 11-3 2006-07 - Riverdale 12-2 2007-08 - Morrison 13-1 2008-09 - BV, Morrison 12-2 2009-10 - Riverdale 13-1 2010-11- Kewanee 14-0 2011-12 - Riverdale 12-2 2012-13 - Kewanee 14-0

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3B Girls Team Pics Bureau County Republican • bcrnews.com

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Meet the 2013-14 Bureau Valley Storm

2 0 1 3 2 0 1 4 B A S K E T B A L L

The Bureau Valley Storm captured third place in the Princeton Holiday Tournament Team members are (front row, left) Helena Osk Arnadottir, Kelsey Kaiser, Valerie Reuter, Heaven Bennett, Irini Petros and Christy Williams; (middle row) manager Roni Riggen, Shannon Reuter, Darcy Kepner, Lacey DeVenney and Taylor Lally; and (back row) assistant coach Abbi Bosnich, coach Wayne Bailey, Taylor Zemke, Carlie Bickett, Nicole Bornsheurer and head coach Tiffany Gonigam. Photo courtesy the Walnut Leader

Meet the 2013-14 Lady Red Devils Josiah Martin takes over the reigns of the Hall Lady Devils as head coach after one year as an assistant. Team members are (front row, left) Kaylee Golden, Amanda Scheri, Abby Azarskis, Brenna Faletti, Alyssa Smith and Brittany Foster; and (back row) Hunter Galassi, Ellie Herrmann, Becca Herrmann, Jenna Lusietto, Emily Hoscheid and Samantha Osborne.

Meet the 2013-14 Tigresses Princeton ventures into the Three Rivers Athletic Conference in the South Division. Team members are (front row, left) Michaela Strom, Ann Sims, Stephenny Farrell, Becca Frank and Megan Hendrickson; (middle row) Alison VanDenBussche, Kelly Schmidt, Brianna Barajas and Danielle Hughes; and (back row) head coach Kevin Hieronymus, Taylor Clark, Zoe Mead, assistant coach Ken Musselman and assistant coach Ken Wilson. BCR photo/Mike Vaughn

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Meet the 2013-14 LaMoille/Ohio Lady Lions

2 0 1 3 2 0 1 4 B A S K E T B A L L

The Lady Lions of LaMoille/Ohio went 2-2 at the Princeton Holiday Tournament. Team members are (front row, left) Shiela Browning, Jasmine Kahly and Myrah Graham; and (back row) coach Dick Gross, Samantha Martinez, Paige Conners, Elizabeth Geuther, Kaitlyn Hughes, Vanessa Martinez and coach Adam Spencer. Not pictured: Erin Bennett and Alissa Schrader. BCR photo/Hal Adkins

Meet the 2013-14 St. Bede Lady Bruins The Lady Bruins of St. Bede Academy opened the 2013-14 basketball season at the Brimfield Turkey Tournament. Team members are (front row, left) Holly Gregorich, Lexie Miranda, Emma Perona, Sophie Carus and Kelsey Thompson; and (back row) coach Tom McGunnigal, Laura Sickley, Raley Mauck, Hanna Bima, Jasmine Gillan and Tristin Phegley. Photo contributed

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5B Boys Team Pics Bureau County Republican • bcrnews.com

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Saturday, November 30, 2013 • At the Hoops • 5B

Meet the 2013-14 Princeton Tigers The Princeton Tigers have ventured to the Orion Thanksgiving Tournament for the first time to tip off the new season. Team members are (front row, from left) Chris Brockman, Nate Duffy, Trevor Bickett, Joe Alvarez and Michael Warren; (second row) Michael Camp, Brenton Schmidt, Zach Andersen, Tyler Clark, Zach Friel and J.J. Vaccaro; (and (back row) head coach Jesse Brandt, Zach Hicks, Garrett Duffin and assistant coaches Eric Tinley and Michael Fredericks. BCR photo/Mike Vaughn

Meet the 2013-14 St. Bede Bruins The St. Bede Bruins have opened the 201314 basketball season at the Oregon Tip-Off Tournament. Team members are (front row, left) Justin Shaw, Joey Dudek , coach Mike Kilmartin, Jarret Olson and Joe Kim; and (back row): Jack Brady, Eric Smudzinski   Keaton Smith, Ethan Duttlinger, Andrew Pyszka, Sam Halm and Gabe Braboy. Photo contributed

Meet the 201314 Little Giants Charlie Klinefelter has taken over as head coach of the DePue boys. Varsity team members include (back row, left) coach Steven Rudnicki, Mike Guzman, Jesus Garcia, Hector Madrigal, Christian Mendez, Hector Villagomez, Ben Helland, Jose Raya, Jack Barnes, Austin Zimmer, Isaac Reyes, David Moreno, Edgar Moreno and Klinefelter. Photo contributed

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Meet the 2013-14 Hall Red Devils

2 0 1 3 2 0 1 4 B A S K E T B A L L

The Hall Red Devils opened the season at the Seneca Thanksgiving Tournament. Team members are (front row, from left) Julian Barroso, Grant Hill, Nick Scheri, A.J. Gaeta, Taggert Venegas and Collin Aimone; and (back row) Miguel Villareal, Roosevelt Fuentes, Austin Schmitt, Tyler Pullam, Ian Trevier, Ryan Cinotte and Zach Urbanski. Photo contributed

Meet 2013-14 Bureau Valley Storm Jason Marquis returns for his second season as head coach at his alma mater. Team members are (front row, left) Alex Johnson, Seth Cambron, Bryan Arteberry, Payton Shipp, Parker Neuhalfen and Dylan Martin; (middle row) Ryan Young, Sean Shepard, Chris Shynk, Gage Smith, Blake Balensiefen, Evan Frank and Josh Mead; and (back row) manager Paul Donovan, Tommy Johnston, David Miller, Lennard Winrich, Marquis, and assistant coach Preston Jones. Photo courtesy Walnut Leader

Final 2012-13 area boys standings BCR boys

St. Bede (3-1 NCIC) . .......... Bureau Valley (7-7 TRAC) ... Hall (5-4 TCC) . ................. Princeton (0-4 NCIC) ......... LaMoille/Ohio (1-7 LTC) ...... DePue (1-8 TCC) ................

23-6 18-13 11-17 6-22 4-21 na

Little Ten . ............. Conf

*Hinckley-Big Rock 7-1 Paw Paw ........................7-1 +Newark ....................... 6-2 Indian Creek . ................ 6-2 Somonauk ..................... 4-4 Serena .......................... 2-6 Leland-Earlville . ............ 2-6

The LaMoille/Ohio boys team picture could not be taken prior to deadline for the At the Hoops section. It will run at a later date.

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LaMoille/Ohio................. 1-7 Hiawatha........................ 1-7 Little Ten F/S: Indian Creek 8-0; Newark 7-1; Somonauk 6-2; HBR 6-2; LaMoille/Ohio 4-4; Paw Paw 3-5; Serena 2-6; Leland-Earlville 1-7; Hiawatha 0-8. NCIC ......................Conf.

All

St. Bede . ...................... 4-0 IVC ............................... 2-2 Princeton ...................... 0-4

23-6 na 6-22

Three Rivers Conf. All

Kewanee .......................14-0 *Newman ......................13-1 Riverdale ...................... 9-5 Erie .............................. 8-6 Bureau Valley ................ 7-7

23-4 25-5 15-14 18-13 18-13

Prophetstown ................ 6-8 Fulton . .........................3-11 Amboy.......................... 2-12 Morrison .......................1-13

14-15 6-25 6-22 6-26

Tri-County

*Putnam County (8-1) was league champ Final 2012-13 area girls standings BCR girls

*St. Bede (4-0 NCIC) ......... Hall (2-5 TCC) . ................. Princeton (0-4 NCIC) ......... LaMoille/Ohio (1-7 LTC) ...... Bureau Valley (0-14 TRAC)... DePue (0-7 TCC)................. * Regional champion

18-16 9-20 6-22 3-24 1-27 0-17

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All

Little Ten . ............. Conf

* St. Bede ..................... 4-0 IVC ............................... 2-2 Princeton ...................... 0-4

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Three Rivers ..........Conf.

All

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7B Boys Rosters Bureau County Republican • bcrnews.com

Saturday, November 30, 2013 • At the Hoops • 7B

2013-14 boys basketball at a glance Bureau Valley Storm varsity roster

No. Name Yr. Ht. Pos. 3 Alex Johnson Jr. 5-9 G 5 Tommy Johnston Jr. 6-3 G 10 Bryan Arteberry Sr. 6-0 G 13 Sean Shepard Jr. 5-9 G 14 Payton Shipp Jr. 6-3 F 15 Parker Neuhalfen Jr. 6-2 G 20 Evan Frank Jr. 5-10 G 21 Blake Balensiefen Jr. 5-11 G 22 Ryan Young Sr. 5-11 G 23 Josh Mead Jr. 5-11 G 25 Lennard Winrich Sr. 6-2 F 33 Dylan Martin Jr. 6-0 G 40 David Miller Sr. 6-5 F 41 Seth Cambron Jr. 6-1 F 42 Chris Shynk Jr. 5-11 F Head coach: Jason Marquis (2nd year) Assistant coach: Preston Jones, Alec Coppejans, Craig Johnson.

Bureau Valley sophomores

10 Evan Ringle (5-6 G), 12 Jacob Pogliano (5-8 G), 14 Ethan Frank (5-10 G), 20 Yulian Osorio (5-8 G), 22 Trey Dale (6-3 F), 24 Rusty Fargher (6-2 F), 30 Drew Fordham (6-0 G), 32 Alex Strader (6-3 F). Coaches: Paul Arteaga, T.J. Hahne.

Bureau Valley freshmen

3 Jay Edlefson (6-0 G), 4 Caje Peterson (5-10 G), 5 Dalton Moreland (5-4 G), 11 Gailen Gibson (6-2 F), 12 Hunter Sebby (6-0 G, 14 Alex Elmore (5-9 F), 21 Hunter Schoff (6-0 G), 22 Nick Glubcinsky (5-11 F), 42 Matt Paup (6-3 F), 54 Anthony Guerrero (5-10 F). Coaches: Corey Gruber, Jason Smith.

2013-14 varsity schedule

11/25-11/30 @ Wethersfield Tournament 12/07 vs. Princeton, 6:30 p.m. 12/13 @ Amboy, 7:30 p.m.* 12/16-12/21 @ Hall Colmone Classic TBA 12/26 @ Erie Warkins Tournament TBA 12/27 @ Erie Warkins Tournament TBA 12/28 @ Erie Warkins Tournament TBA 12/30 @ Erie Warkins Tournament TBA 1/03 @ Erie, 7:30 p.m.* 1/06 vs. Fulton, 7:30 p.m.* 1/07 @ Ridgewood 7:30 p.m. 1/10 @ Morrison, 7:30 p.m.* 1/14 vs. Prophetstown, 7:30 p.m.* 1/17 vs. Riverdale, 7:30 p.m. 1/21 @ Sterling Newman, 7:30 p.m.* 1/24 vs. Amboy, 7:30 p.m.* 1/31 vs. Erie, 7:30 p.m.* 2/04 @ Fulton, 7:30 p.m.* 2/07 vs. Morrison, 7:30 p.m.* 2/11 @ Prophetstown, 7:30 p.m.* 2/14 @ Riverdale, 7:30 p.m.* 2/18 vs. Sterling Newman, 7:30 p.m.* 2/24 IHSA Regionals Start * Three Rivers Conference game

Princeton Tigers varsity roster

No. Name Yr. 2 Michael Camp Jr. 4 Chris Brockman Jr. 10 Zach Friel Jr. 12 Garrett Duffin Jr. 14 J.J. Vaccaro Sr. 20 Joe Alvarez Jr. 22 Brenton Schmidt Jr. 24 Zach Andersen Sr. 30 Zach Hicks Sr. 32 Nate Duffy Sr. 34 Michael Warren Jr. 40 Trevor Bickett Jr. 50 Tyler Clark Jr. Head coach: Jesse Brandt.

Ht. Pos. 5-10 G 5-9 G 6-0 F 6-3 G 5-11 G 5-8 F 5-11 G 6-1 F 6-2 F 5-10 F 5-5 G 5-10 F 6-1 F

Princeton sophomores

2 Kai Tomaszewski (5-6 G), 4 Tanner Kuhne (5-7 G), 10 Reilly Foes (5-10 G), 12 Jett Wedekind (5-9 G), 14 Jake Reinhardt (5-9 G), 20 Eric Bibula (5-10 G), 22 Lenny Mead (5-11 F), 24 Levi Bates (6-0 G), 30 Jacob Smith (5-10 F), 32 Hunter Poorman (6-1 G/F), 40 Dalton Jilderda (6-3 C), 42 Skye Behrends (6-1 F), 44 Isaac Salazar (6-2 F), 50 Seth Torchia (5-10 F), 52 Andrew Schmitt (6-2 F). Coach: Michael Fredericks.

Princeton freshmen

12 Kai Brown (5-1 G), 13 Ryane Watson (4-11 G), 21 Jacob Gibson (5-9 G), 22 Colby Robbins (5-8 G), 30 Luke Schultz (5-10 G/F), 33 Brent Loftus (5-10 G), 35 Austin Hilmes (5-11 G/F), 40 Lucas Sisler (5-10 G), 42 Colton Youngren (6-3 F), 50 Zach Begley (5-8 F), 51 Jake Farraher (6-1 F), 52 Keegan Morman (6-1 F). Coach: Eric Tinley.

2013-14 varsity schedule 11/25-30 @ Orion Tip-Off Classic 12/7 at Bureau Valley, 6:30 p.m. 12/10 vs. Rochelle, 7:30 p.m. 12/13 at Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 12/17 at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. 12/23-12/30 Plano Christmas Classic, tba 1/07 at Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 1/10 at St. Bede, 7:30 p.m.* 1/14 vs. Hall, 7:30 p.m.* 1/16 vs. Mendota, 7:30 p.m.* 1/17 vs. Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 1/18 vs. L-P, 7:30 p.m. 1/21 @ Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 1/24 vs. Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 1/28 vs. Byron, 7:30 p.m. 2/4 vs. Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 2/07 vs. St. Bede, 7:30 p.m.* 2/11 at Hall, 7:30 p.m.* 2/14 at Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 2/18 vs. Rockridge, 7 p.m.* * TRAC-S game

Hall Red Devils varsity roster No. Name Yr. Ht. 1 Grant Hill Jr. 5-9 2 Taggert Venegas Sr. 5-10 5 Ian Trevier Sr. 6-1 10 Collin Aimone Sr. 5-9 14 Roosevelt Fuentes Sr. 6-0 15 Zach Urbanski Sr. 6-1 20 Nick Scheri Sr. 5-9 21 Tyler Pullam Jr. 6-1 22 Austin Schmitt Sr. 6-1 23 Miguel Villareal Sr. 6-0 24 Julian Barroso Jr. 5-10 25 Ryan Cinotte Jr. 6-0 32 Chris Ballerini So. 6-1 Head coach: Mike Filippini. Assistant coach: Cody Burroughs.

Pos. G G F G G F G F F G G F F

Hall sophomores

The Hall sophomore roster was not available.

Hall freshmen

1 Kyle Follmer, 2 Gage Ripka, 3 Cody Saepharn, 4 Austin DeBates, 11 Isaac Leal, 14. Connor Whitten, 22 Nick Edgcomb, 23 Kieran Trevier, 25 Kendall Cinotte, 40 Blake Biccochi, 44 Alec Jones Coach: Tom Keegan.

2013-14 varsity schedule 11/25 @ Mendota at Seneca Tourney 11/27 @ Somonauk at Seneca Tourney 11/29 @ Seneca at Seneca Tourney 11/30 @ Seneca Tournament, TBA 12/6 @ Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 12/13 @ Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 12/16-12/21 Colmone Classic at Hall TBA 12/26 @ Marquette Tournament TBA 12/27 @ Marquette Tournament TBA 12/28 @ Marquette Tournament TBA 12/30 @ Marquette Tournament TBA 1/3 @ Marquette, 7:30 p.m. 1/7 vs. Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 1/10 @ Sherrard, 7:30 p.m*. 1/14 @ Princeton, 7:30 p.m*. 1/17 vs. St. Bede Academy, 7:30 p.m.* 1/21 @ Putnam County, 7:30 p.m. 1/24 vs. Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 1/31 vs. Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 2/4 @ Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 2/7 vs. Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 2/11 vs. Princeton, 7:30 p.m.* 2/14 @ St. Bede Academy, 7:30 p.m.* 2/18 vs. Serena, 7:30 p.m. * TRAC-S game

St. Bede Bruins varsity roster

No. Name Yr. Ht. Pos. 00 Andrew Pyszka So. 6-6 C/F 1 Gabe Braboy Jr. 5-11 F 2 Eric Smudzinski Jr. 6-2 F/C 3 Justin Shaw Jr. 5-9 G/F 4 Jack Brady Jr. 5-11 G/F 5 Joe Kim Jr. 5-9 F 10 Joey Dudek Jr. 5-11 G 12 Jarret Olson So. 5-11 G 25 Sam Halm Jr. 6-0 G/F 33 Keaton Smith Jr. 6-5 C/F 44 Ethan Duttlinger Sr. 6-5 F/C Head coach: Mike Kilmartin (3rd year). Assistants: Brian Hanson, Scott Olson.

St. Bede sophomores

2 Nick Needs (6-2 C/F), 3 Jack Kunkel (5-9 G/F), 4 Nathan Bartley (5-7 G), 5 Braidy Shipp (5-10 G/F), 10 Nick Plankenhorn (5-9 G/F), 12 Brady Booker (6-2, G/F, Fr.), 20 Max Moskalewicz (5-8 G/F), 22 Jon Dose (6-0, F/C), 23 Andrew Lopez, (5-9, F/C), 24 Baylee Hopps (5-10 G/F), 32 Ben Lucas (5-8 G), 40 Josh Sapp (5-11 F/C), 44 Harry Wang (5-6 G). Coaches: Kyle Schoenholz.

St. Bede freshmen Boys

3 Ben Sons, 4 Neal Dodda, 5 Sean Kinsella, 10 Brent Koogler, 11 Nick Szczepaniak, 12

LaMoille/Ohio Lions varsity roster No. 3 4 5 10 11 12 13 14

Name Yr. Bradley Davis Jr. Adam Schweickert Jr. Jake Lucas Jr. Josh Gross So. Jeffry DeLong Jr. Preston Powers Sr. Anthony Lovgren Sr. Josh DeBruhl So.

Ht. Pos. 5-9 G 5-9 G 5-11 G 6-0 G 5-10 G 5-10 G 5-10 G 5-10 F

Cale Pozzi, 13 Joey Acosta, 14 Joe Marenda, 15 Jacob Sanchez, 20 Mike Andersen, 22 Brett Knoblauch, 30 Brandon Nave, 31 Chase Billhorn, 32 Jon Ator, 33 Michael Manning, 34 Evan Knoblauch, 35 Adam Lenkaitis, 40 Nate Kinsella. Coaches: Mike Jereb, Bill Ebener.

2013-14 varsity schedule

11/25-11/30 @ Oregon Tournament 12/03 vs. Marquette Academy, 7:30 p.m. 12/16 @ Hall Colmone Classic TBA 12/23-12/30 @ Plano Tournament TBA 1/03 @ Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 1/07 vs. Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 1/10 vs. Princeton, 7:30 p.m.* 1/14 vs. Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 1/17 @ Hall, 7:30 p.m.* 1/18 @ Bloomington Central Catholic TBA 1/21 vs. Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 1/28 @ LaSalle-Peru, 7:30 p.m.* 1/31 vs. Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 2/07 @ Princeton, 7:30 p.m.* 2/08 @ Prairie Central 6 p.m. (at Putnam County Shootout) 2/11 @ Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 2/14 vs. Hall, 7:30 p.m. 2/18@ Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 2/21 @ Rockridge, 7 p.m.* 2/24 IHSA regionals begin * TRAC-S game 15 Jacob Tudor So. 20 Luke Becker Jr. 21 Tracer Mills Jr. 23 Brandon Morris Sr. Head coach: Brent Kalsto.

5-10 6-1 6-1 6-3

LaMoille/Ohio F/S

DePue Little Giants varsity roster

No. Name Yr. Ht. Pos. 5 Ben Helland Sr. 6-0 F 13 Austin Zimmer Sr. 5-10 F 15 Christian Mendez Sr. 5-9 G 21 Jesus Garcia Sr. 5-7 F 23 Isaac Reyes Sr. 5-10 G 25 Hector Villagomez Sr. 5-10 F 31 Hector Madrigal Jr. 5-7 G 41 Mike Guzman Sr. 5-8 F 33 David Moreno Fr. 5-10 G 35 Jose Raya Sr. 6-1 C 43 David Moreno Fr. 5-5 G 55 Jack Barnes Sr. 6-0 F na Jesse Lopez Sr. 5-7 G nA Servando Moreno Sr. 5-10 G Head coach: Charlie Klinefelter (1st year). Assistant coach: Steven Rudnicki.

DePue Little Giants F/S

Adrian Perez (So., G), Ramon Puga (So., F), Alejandro Villalobos (So., F), Salvador Arevalo (Fr., F), Henry Argueta (Fr., F), Johnathon Gallardo (Fr., F), Manuel Lopez (Fr., F), David Moreno (Fr., G), Edgar Moreno (Fr, G).

F F F F

3 Alan Stamberger (So.), 4 George Stuepfert (Fr.), 10 Brady DeBruhl (Fr.) 11 Johnee Schulte (So.), 24 Dustin Fultz (So.), 32 Jacob Fitzpatrick (Fr.), 34 Duston Bousom (So.), 44 Clay Stuepfert (So.). Coach: Kurt Folk.

2013-14 varsity schedule 11/25-29 @ AFC Tournament TBA 12/03 vs. Woodland, 7:30 p.m. 12/06 vs. Earlville-Leland, 7 p.m.* 12/07 vs. LaSalette Academy 6 p.m. 12/10 @ Henry, 7:30 p.m. 12/13 @ Somonauk, 7 p.m.* 12/19 @ Annawan, 7:30 p.m. 12/20 @ Kirkland, 7 p.m.* 12/26-30 @ Marseille Tournament TBA 1/07 vs. AFC @ Ohio, 7 p.m.

2013-14 varsity schedule 11/25-12/02 @ Williamsfield Tournament TBA 12/03 @ Leland/Earlville, 5:30 p.m. 12/06 @ Putnam County, 6 p.m.* 12/12 @ Paw Paw, 5:30 p.m. 12/13 vs. Lowpoint-Washburn, 6 p.m.* 12/20 @ Roanoke-Benson, 6 p.m.* 12/28-12/29 @ Princeville Tournament TBA 1/10 vs. Midland, 6 p.m.* 1/14 vs. LaMoille @ Ohio/ 6 p.m. 1/17 @ Peoria Christian/ 6 p.m.* 1/24 vs. Ottawa Marquette/ 6 p.m.* 1/25-1/31 Tri-County Tournament, TBA 2/04 @ Quad City Christian, 7:30 p.m. 2/07 @ Woodland, 6 p.m.* 2/11 vs. Serena, 6 p.m. 2/18 @ Williamsfield, 6 p.m. 2/21 vs. Henry, 6 p.m.* 2/24 IHSA Regionals begin * Tri-Conference game

1/10 vs. Indian Creek, 7 p.m.* 1/14 @ DePue, 7:30 p.m. 1/17 @ HBR, 7 p.m.* 1/21 vs. Newark, 7 p.m.* 2/03-07 Little 10 Varsity Tournament TBA 2/11 @ Earlville-Leland, 7 p.m.* 2/14 @ Serena, 7 p.m.* 2/21 vs. Paw Paw, 7 p.m.* 2/24 IHSA Regionals begin * Little Ten Conference game


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2013-14 girls basketball at a glance Princeton Tigresses varsity roster

St. Bede Lady Bruins varsity roster

No. Name Yr. Ht. Pos. 5 Brianna Barajas Jr. 5-8 F 11 Stephenny Farrell Jr. 5-6 F 12 Alison VanDenBussche Jr 5-7 F 14 Michaela Strom So. 5-4 G 22 Ann Sims Jr. 5-5 G 23 Zoe Mead Sr. 5-11 F/C 24 Kelly Schmidt Sr. 5-8 F/C 35 Danielle Hughes Jr. 5-6 G 40 Becca Frank Jr. 5-4 F 42 Megan Hendrickson Jr. 5-3 G 44 Taylor Clark Jr. 5-10 F/C Head coach: Kevin Hieronymus (2nd year) Assistant coaches: Ken Wilson, Ken Musselman.

No. Name Yr. Ht Pos. 4 Jasmine Gillan Jr. 5-8 F 5 Laura Sickley Sr. 5-6 G 10 Emma Perona Jr. 5-5 G 20 Lexie Miranda Sr. 5-7 G 22 Holly Gregorich Jr. 5-4 G 23 Tristin Phegley Jr. 5- 7 G 24 Kelsey Thompson Sr. 5-5 G 25 Sophie Carus Sr. 5-6 G 32 Raley Mauck Sr. 5-10 F 50 Hanna Bima So. 6-0 C Head coach: Tom McGunnigal (16th year).

Princeton sophomores

4 Julia Pohar (G), 5 Rachel Sickley (G), 10 Gabby Morrow (G), 11 Chase Ludford (F), 15 Zoe Postula (G), 20 Emily Draper (G), 23 Maty Nowakowski (G), 32 Maddy Pearson (C), 34 Brianna Lau (C). Coach: Stefanie Kaufman.

10 Sarah Murray (5-3 G), 11 Michaela Strom (5-4 G), 14 Julia Bauer (5-2 G), 23 Sarah Ray (5-4 G), 33 Mary Sims (5-4 P), 24 Maddy Cain (5-3 G), 30 Kira Harp (5-4 G), 32 Brooke Hieronymus (5-6 P), 34 Brianna Legner (5-8 F), 40 Elise Blocki (5-6 F), 44 Ivy Rhodes (5-11 C), 45 Jaimee Cieslieski (5-6 F). Coach: Heath Terando.

Princeton freshmen 10 Sarah Murray (G), 12 Michaela Mall (G), 20 Maxine Dumyahn (P), 22 Taylor Weatherington (G), 23 Kyley Viccaro (P), 24 Courtney Oeder (C), 32 Kiarra Tate (C). Coach: Josie Gustafson

2013-14 varsity schedule 11/18 - 11/23 Princeton Tournament 12/02 @ Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 12/03 vs. Midland, 7:30 p.m. 12/05 @ Mendota, 7:30 p.m. 12/09 @ Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 12/12 vs. St. Bede Academy, 7:30 p.m.* 12/17 @ Dixon, 7:30 p.m. 12/20 vs. Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 12/21 @ St. Bede Tournament TBA 12/23 @ St. Bede Tournament TBA 12/27 @ St. Bede Tournament TBA 12/28 @ St. Bede Tournament TBA 1/06 vs. Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 1/09 @ Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 1/13 vs. Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 1/14 @ LaSalle-Peru, 7:45 p.m. 1/23 @ St. Bede Academy, 7:30 p.m.* 1/25 vs. Hall, 7:30 p.m.* 1/27 @ Hall, 7:30 p.m.* 1/30 @ Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 2/03 vs. Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 2/06 @ Bureau Valley, 7:30 p.m. 2/08 vs. Henry-Senachwine 7:30 p.m. 2/10 IHSA regionals begin + Princeton Holiday Tournament * Three Rivers Conference South game

St. Bede sophomores

St. Bede freshmen 00 Thea Mauck, 1 Emily Edwall, 2 Basia Smallwood, 3 Madie Bejster, 4 Lauren Giordano, 5 Mary Consodine, 10 JAci Cain, 11 Annie Needs, 12 Brooklyn Fusinatto, 14 Alllysa Phegley, 20 Julia Browning, 21 Rhiannon Siebert, 22 Allena Faber, 23 Courtney Cook, 24 Emily Schneider, 34 Xavier Braboy, 35 Blue Feng, 42 Nana Wu. Coaches: Bob Jaegle, Abby Milus.

2013-14 varsity schedule 11/22-30 at Brimfield Tournament 12/5 @ Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 12/9 Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 12/12 @ Princeton, 7:30 p.m.* 12/14 Rock Falls, 7:30 p.m. 12/16 Marquette, 7:30 p.m. 12/21-28 Lady Bruin Classic 1/3 Orion, 6:30 p.m.* 1/6 @ Hall, 7:30 p.m. 1/9 Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 1/11 L-P, 5 p.m. 1/16 Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 1/18 Byron MLK Tourney 1/20 Byron MLK Tourney 1/23 Princeton, 7:30 p.m.* 1/24 Bishop Mac, 7 p.m. 1/27 Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 1/30 Hall, 7:30 p.m.* 2/3 @ *Kewanee, 7:30 p.m. 2/6 @*Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 2/10 IHSA regionals begin * Denotes TRAC South contest

DePue Lady Little Giants varsity roster No. Name Yr. Ht 1 Merisol Rios So. 5-4 3 Lyndsey Werkau Jr. 5-9 5 Vanessa Rosales So 5-1 11 Andrea Cortez So. 5-4 13 Jessica Gavina So. 5-2 15 Monica Gavina Fr. 5-3 21 Mercedes Ruiz Jr. 5-4 31 Lupe Moreno So. 5-4 32 Larisa Moya Fr. 5-1 33 Angelica Moreno Jr. 5-1 35 Maria Arevalo So. 5-6 41 Jazmyn Perez Jr. 5-7 45 Jocelyn Salazar Jr. 5-3 Head coach: Peter Perkins (1st year).

LaMoille/Ohio Lady Lions varsity roster

Bureau Valley Storm varsity roster

LaMoille/Ohio fresh/soph roster

No. Name Yr. Ht. Pos. 4 Carlie Bickett Jr. 6-1 C 10 Helena Arnadottir Sr. 5-5 G 12 Christy Williams Sr. 5-7 G 20 Nicole Bornsheur Sr. 6-0 C 22 Kelsey Kaiser Jr. 5-6 G 24 Valerie Reuter Jr. 5-9 F 30 Lacey DeVenney Sr. 5-6 G 32 Heaven Bennett Jr. 5-11 C 34 Shannon Reuter Sr. 5-4 G 40 Darcy Kepner So. 5-4 G 42 Taylor Zemke Jr. 5-11 C 44 Irini Petros Jr. 5-10 C 50 Taylor Lally Jr. 5-4 G Head coach: Tiffany Gonigam (2nd year).

No. Name Yr. Pos. 3 Shiela Browning Sr. F 10 Kaitlyn Hughes Jr. G 12 Jasmine Kahly Fr. G 15 Vanessa Martinez Sr. F 20 Alissa Schrader So G 21 Samantha Martinez Jr. F 23 Erin Bennett So. G 24 Elizabeth Geuther Jr. C 25 Myrah Graham Sr. G 31 Paige Conners Fr. G Head coach: Dick Gross (2nd year).

Pos. G/F G G G/F G G G/F G G/F G G/F F/C F/C

Alana Cherry (Fr.), Paige Conners (Fr.), Kaitlyn Hildebrand (So.), Erin Hosto (Fr.), Hannah Pinter (Fr.), Riley Johnson (Fr.), Jasmine Kahly (Fr.), Skylar Leslie (Fr.), Maddilyn Pierson (Fr.), Brenna Rieker (Fr.) Coach: Adam Spencer.

DePue fresh/soph

Lizbethe Arellana (Fr.), Maria Arevalo (So.), Andrea Cruz (So.), Marisela Garcia (So.), Monica Gavina (5-3), Jennifer Hernandez (Fr.), Larissa Moya (Fr.), Leah Peek (Fr.), Nina Ponce (Fr.), Merisol Rios (5-4), Vanessa Rosales (So.).

2013-14 varsity schedule

2013-14 varsity schedule

11/18-23 @ Princeton Tournament, TBA 12/03 @ Amboy, 7:30 p.m. 12/05 @ Earlville-Leland, 7 p.m.* 12/07 @ Amboy, noon 12/09 vs. Somonauk, 7 p.m.* 12/12 vs. Kirkland, 7 p.m.* 12/14 vs. AFC, 2:30 p.m. 12/16 @ Indian Creek, 7 p.m.* 12/19 vs. *HBR, 7 p.m. 12/21 @ St. Bede Tournament TBA 12/23 @ St. Bede Tournament TBA 12/27 @ St. Bede Tournament TBA 12/28 @ St. Bede Tournament TBA 1/09 @ Newark, 7 p.m.* 1/16 vs. Serena, 7 p.m.*

11/25 vs. Putnam County, 6 p.m.* 11/29-11/30 @ Calvary Tournament TBA 12/03 vs. Paw Paw, 6 p.m. 12/05 @ R-B/LPW, 6 p.m.* 12/12 @ Midland, 6 p.m.* 12/16 vs. Galva, 6 p.m. 12/19 vs. Ottawa Marquette, 6 p.m.* 1/07 @ Earlville/Leland, 5:30 p.m. 1/09 vs. Peoria Christian, 6 p.m.* 1/16 @ Henry 6 p.m.* 1/18 @ Tri-County Tournament TBA* 2/03 vs. LaMoille/Ohio, 6 p.m. 2/10 IHSA Regionals begin * Tri-County Conference game

Bureau Valley sophomores 10 Breonna Balensiefen (G), 12 Savanna Brunoehler (C), 14 Savannah Dean (G), 20 Stephanie Rhodes (F), 22 Savanna Bell (G), 24 Sidney Kolb (G), 32 Sam Stocking (C), 44 Maggie McReynolds (C), 50 Ally Jackson (C), 52 Kelsey Dawson (C). Coach: Wayne Bailey.

Bureau Valley freshmen 4 Lexie Behrens (G), 10 Laini Kruse (G), 12 Savannah Wall (F), 14 Casey Mecum (F), 22 Heather Williams (G), 30 Megan Hunt (F), 32 Marissa Mungia (G), 34 Sam Roberts (F), 40

Josie Lind (C), 42 Kylie Floyd (C), 44 Bethany Swanson (F). Coach: Abbi Bosnich.

2013-14 varsity schedule 11/18-23 @ Princeton Tournament, TBA 11/25 @ Henry-Senachwine, 6:30 p.m. 11/30 vs. Hall 6:30 p.m.* 12/02 @ Amboy 7:30 p.m.* 12/05 vs. Erie 7:30 p.m.* 12/06 vs. Galva 7:30 p.m. 12/09 vs. Fulton 7:30 p.m.* 12/12 @ Morrison 7:30 p.m.* 12/26 @ Erie Tournament TBA 12/27 @ Erie Tournament TBA 12/28 @ Erie Tournament TBA 12/30 @ Erie Tournament TBA 1/02 vs. Prophetstown 7:30 p.m.* 1/06 @ Riverdale 7:30 p.m.* 1/09 @ Sterling Newman 7:30 p.m.* 1/13 vs. Amboy 7:30 p.m.* 1/16 @ Erie 7:30 p.m.* 1/23 vs. Morrison 7:30 p.m.* 1/27 @ Prophetstown 7:30 p.m.* 1/30 vs. Riverdale 7:30 p.m.* 2/03 vs. Sterling Newman 7:30 p.m.* 2/06 vs. Princeton 7:30 p.m. 2/08 @ Fulton 6:30 p.m.* 2/10 IHSA Regionals start *Three Rivers Conference North game

2/03 @ DePue, 7:30 p.m. 2/10 IHSA regionals begin * Little Ten Conference game + At Princeton Tournament

LaMoille/Ohio, continued

1/20-1/24 Little 10 Varsity Tourney* 1/27 @ Henry, 7:30 p.m. 1/30 @ Paw Paw, 7 p.m.*

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Hall Lady Red Devils varsity roster No. Name Yr. Ht. Pos. 2 Ellie Herrmann Jr. 5-9 G/F 3 Shelby Justi Jr. 5-7 G 11 Kaylee Golden Sr. 5-3 G 13 Emily Hoscheid Jr. 5-8 F 14 Brenna Falleti Sr. 5-5 G 15 Brittany Foster Sr. 5-2 G 20 Amanda Scheri So. 5-5 G 21 Hunter Galassi Fr. 5-7 G 22 Alyssa Smith Jr. 5-5 G 24 Jenna Lusietto Fr. 5-10 F 25 Becca Herrmann Sr. 5-9 F 32 Abby Azarskis Jr. 5-5 G Head coach: Josiah Martin (1st year).

Hall sophomores

2 McKenzie Lechner (5-2 G), 3 Mia Fusinetti (5-3 F), 13 Rena Barosso (5-2 G), Abby Hoscheid (5-8 F), 15 Amanda Scheri (5-5 G), Hunter Galassi (5-7 G), Sierra Osborne (5-4 G), 25 Jenna Lusietto (5-10 F), 34 Jessica Bogatitus (5-3 G/F), 40 Emily Wines (5-6 G/F). Coach: Rob Malerk.

Hall freshmen

Rena Barosso (5-2 G), Tori Coble (5-9 F), Abby Hoscheid (5-8 F), Kaitlyn Houston (5-2 G), Kylie Huettemann (5-8 F), Ivy Klemencic (5-8 F), Kaylee Olivares (5-2 G), Sierra Osborne (5-4 G), Erin Riordan (5-6 F), Faith

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Whightsil (5-4 G), Emily Wines (5-6 G/F). Coach: Darcy Earley.

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2013-14 varsity schedule

11/19-23 at Oregon Tip-Off Tournament 11/26 Dixon, 7:30 p.m. 11/30 @ Bureau Valley, 7:30 p.m.* 12/2 Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 12/5 Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 12/9 @ Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 12/12 @ Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 12/26-30 at Prophetstown Tourney 1/4 Mendota, 7:30 p.m. 1/6 St. Bede, 7:30 p.m.* 1/13 @ Kewanee, 7:30 p.m.* 1/11 L-P, 5 p.m. 1/16 *Rockridge, 7:30 p.m.* 1/22 *Orion, 7:30 p.m.* 1/23 *Sherrard, 7:30 p.m.* 1/25 @ Princeton, 7:30 p.m.* 1/27 Princeton, 7:30 p.m.* 1/30 @ St. Bede, 7:30 p.m.* 2/1 at Putnam County, 7:30 p.m. 2/3 Marquette, 7:30 p.m. 2/6 @ Erie, 7:30 p.m. 2/10 IHSA regionals begin * Denotes TRAC South contest

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