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SERVING DIXON AND THE SURROUNDING AREA SINCE 1851

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Retired superintendent working Eichman takes Forreston job, still getting pension

This situation is becoming more common in the region, with four such examples now. Some people question the practice. Jane Eichman, who Eichman retired in June as superintendent of the Rock Falls High School district, took a job as interim superintendent

BY DAVID GIULIANI dgiuliani@saukvalley.com 800-798-4085, ext. 525

Jane Eichman is the latest retired superintendent to return to public employment while still drawing a state pension.

of the Forrestville Valley school district in Ogle County’s Forreston. In 2009, Nelson Superintendent Gregory Lutyens retired from the 40-student district, but he continued to lead it as interim superintendent while getting a $7,000-a-month pension. When Nelson merged with the East Coloma district this year, Lutyens took charge of the combined district.

Last year, the Bureau Valley school district hired two interim superintendents: Jeff Thompson and James Whitmore, both former superintendents for the district. Each makes $50,000 a year in the interim job. Meanwhile, Whitmore receives $8,614 a month from his pension, and Thompson gets $7,578. A month after Montmorency Superintendent John Rosenberry retired this summer, the

school board asked him to return as the interim superintendent for the next year, while he gets $6,300 a month from his pension. When members of the Teachers Retirement System retire, they are allowed to return to work in public education as long as they limit their employment to 100 days a year. RETIRED CONTINUED ON A5

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ANNUAL DIXON LIONS HALLOWEEN PARADE

‘Margaret Blakeslee, come on down!’ Local resident to appear on ‘The Price Is Right’ BY MATT MENCARINI mmencarini@saukvalley.com 800-798-4085, ext. 529

TOP: The costumed Reagan Middle School Band leads the Dixon Noon Lions Halloween Parade along the streets of Dixon Saturday morning.

Photos by Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com

A young ghost walks in the annual Dixon Lions Halloween Parade as it steps off through the streets of Dixon Saturday morning. Children gathered at Haymarket Square for a costume contest before the parade.

ABOVE: Girls in costume dance and strike poses as they walk in the annual costume parade Saturday morning in Dixon. After the little ghouls and goblins were judged, the parade began from the square. Children and adults fueled up for the parade at a Monster Breakfast fundraiser sponsored by Dixon Main Street and Lee County Council on Aging.

ROCK FALLS – From early July until Tuesday morning, Margaret Blakeslee has and will be disappointing friends and relatives. Blakeslee, an art teacher at Washington and Franklin Margaret Blakeslee Elementary schools, was in California the first week of July with her husband, Ken Blakeslee, and her parents, Daniel Casillas and Mary Casillas, and they went to a taping of “The Price Is Right.” “Mom and dad are really big fans and watch it every day,” Blakeslee said from the living room of her parents’ Rock Falls home. “I watch it in the summer, when I’m not teaching.” PRICE CONTINUED ON A14

THE WEEK AHEAD

Thursday

It’s Halloween! Go trick-or-treating! Halloween hours this week across the Sauk Valley are: Albany: 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday Ashton: 5-7 p.m. Thursday Byron: 5-8 p.m. Thursday Chadwick: 5-7 p.m. Thursday Compton: 6-8 p.m. Thursday Dixon: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday Erie: 5-7 p.m. Thursday Franklin Grove: 5-7 p.m. Thursday Fulton: 5-7 p.m. Thursday Grand Detour: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Lyndon: 4-7 p.m. Thursday Manlius: 5-7 p.m. Thursday Milledgeville: 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday Morrison: 4-7 p.m. Thursday Mount Carroll: 5-8 p.m. Thursday Mount Morris: 5-8 p.m. Thursday Nelson: 5-7 p.m. Thursday Ohio: 5-7 p.m. Thursday Oregon: 5-8 p.m. Thursday Polo: 5-8 p.m. Thursday Prophetstown: 4-7 p.m. Thursday Rochelle: 5-8 p.m. Thursday Rock Falls: 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday (no leaf burning will be permitted that day)

Savanna: 5-8 p.m. Thursday Sterling: 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday Sublette: 5-7 p.m. Thursday Tampico: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday Walnut: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday in town; 6-7:30 p.m. at Walnut Manor Nursing Home Whiteside County (rural areas): 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday Note: Carroll and Lee counties will have no rural trick-or-treating hours. In Ogle County, rural residents’ trick-or-treating hours are set by their address. For example, if the address is Oregon, use Oregon’s hours.

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Cousin admits to fatal stabbings Mother, four kids killed in Brooklyn NEW YORK (AP) – A Chinese immigrant who neighbors said struggled to survive in America was arrested Sunday on five counts of murder in the stabbing deaths of his cousin’s wife and her four children in their Brooklyn home – using a butcher knife. The suspect, 25-yearold Mingdong Chen, implicated himself in the killings early Sunday in the Sunset Park neigh-

borhood, police said. “They were cut and butchered with a kitchen knife,� said Chief of Department Philip Banks III. Two girls, 9-year-old Linda Zhuo and 7-yearold Amy Zhuo, were pronounced dead at the scene, along with the youngest child, 1-yearold William Zhuo – all attacked in a back bedroom, police said. Their brother, 5-year-old Kevin Zhuo, and 37-year-old mother, Qiao Zhen Li, were taken to hospitals, where they were also

pronounced dead. Chen is a cousin of the children’s father and had been staying at the home for the past week or so, Banks said. Chen came to the United States from China in 2004, the chief said, but neighbors say he could never hold down a job. “He made a very soft comment that since he came to this country, everybody seems to be doing better than him,� the chief said. “We’re not really sure what that means.� The chief said Chen still

speaks only Mandarin Chinese despite being in the U.S. for almost a decade. On Saturday night, Chen apparently had been acting in a “suspicious� way that concerned Li, Banks said. She tried to call her husband, who wasn’t home, but couldn’t reach him. Banks said Li then called her mother-in-law in China, who also was unsuccessful in reaching her son. The mother-inlaw reached out to her daughter in the same Brooklyn neighborhood, Banks said.

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eople like to be near the water. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s why homes next to rivers, lakes and oceans come at a high premium. And towns with more parkland, especially along bodies of water, seem like better places to live. One of the reasons I like Geneva Lake in southern Wisconsin is its 21-mile shoreline path â&#x20AC;&#x201C; it goes all around. How many sizable lakes have such a feature? I

canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think of another one. Most lakes and rivers have their share of big houses next to the river, barring public access. Geneva Lake also has those homes â&#x20AC;&#x201C; indeed, large mansions. But the areaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s earliest settlers required that 20 feet of land directly up from the shoreline be considered public domain â&#x20AC;&#x201C; thus making way for the path. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Today, their edict pro-

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vides walkers with an unprecedented view of some of the most beautiful homes and landscap-

ing in the Midwest,â&#x20AC;? says Lake Genevaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Chamber of Commerce website. In recent years, Dixon has improved its riverfront, which officials contend will pay off in the long run. But the city has taken heat for such improvements, which many residents consider a luxury. Take care of crumbling streets first, they say. Such arguments arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t unique to Dixon. Whenever someone proposes

a park or other amenity, people often point to rough roads as a reason not to spend any money on extras. But if we waited to get every street in perfect condition, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be hardpressed to ever make quality-of-life improvements. Rock Falls has improved its riverfront by adding a park. Now, Sterling is poised to accept the donation of the buildings at the National Manu-

facturing site. Whatever Sterling does to improve that site likely will cost millions. And youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll hear the arguments to improve streets before making such an investment. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a tricky balancing act â&#x20AC;&#x201C; necessities vs. amenities. You need both. David Giuliani writes for Sauk Valley Media. You can reach him at dgiuliani@saukvalley or 800798-4085, ext. 525.

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to be unarmed, reportedly entered the business, demanded money and threatened violence if the money was not handed over, police said. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect left the business and was seen walking westbound through the Don Pedroâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s parking lot. The suspect is described by witnesses

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STERLING â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Police are searching for a female suspect in connection with a robbery that occurred Saturday afternoon at a local eatery. Sterling Police, at about 3:12 p.m., received a report of a robbery at Don Pedroâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s restaurant, 2401 E. Lincolnway. The suspect, believed

as a Caucasian female, between 30 and 40 years old, with short â&#x20AC;&#x153;dishwater-blondâ&#x20AC;? hair. She is believed to be 5 feet 1 inch or 5 feet 2 inches tall, with a thin to medium build, and was wearing a hooded sweatshirt, baseball cap and sunglasses, according to a Sterling Police Department news release. Police were still work-

ing on getting a photo from surveillance video Sunday night. They also said that there could be a second suspect in the case. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Sterling Police Departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s non-emergency number at 815-6326640, or the Crime Stoppers hotline at 815625-7867.

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FDA proposes rules to make animal food safer WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer. The rules stem from a sweeping food safety law passed by Congress almost 3 years ago. Like rules proposed earlier this year for human food, they would focus on preventing contamination before it begins. The announcement comes as the FDA says it hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t yet determined a cause of almost 600 dog deaths believed to be

linked to pet jerky treats imported from China. The agency has been trying for 6 years to determine what exactly is causing those illnesses. The proposed rules would require those who sell pet food and animal feed in the United States â&#x20AC;&#x201C; including importers â&#x20AC;&#x201C; to follow certain sanitation practices and have detailed food safety plans. All of the manufacturers would have to put individual procedures in place to prevent their food from becoming contaminated. The rules would also

help human health by aiming to prevent foodborne illnesses in pet food that can be transferred to humans. People can become sick by handling contaminated pet food or animal feed. Michael Taylor, FDA deputy commissioner for foods, said the rules fit together with regulations proposed in July to create better oversight over imported food, including pet foods and animal feed. The idea behind all of the food safety rules is to make businesses more responsible for the safety

of the food they are selling by proving they are using good food safety practices. They might do that by documenting basic information about their suppliersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; cleanliness, testing foods or acquiring food safety audits. If they fail to verify the food is safe, the FDA could stop shipments of their food. Currently, the government does little to ensure that companies are trying to prevent food safety problems but generally waits and responds to outbreaks after they happen.

34%2,).'n!NO BAKE baking workshop for adults is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at WoodLAWN!RTS!CADEMY  Woodlawn Road. Participants will make and sample desserts. Nonalcoholic beverages will be provided, and participants can bring their own adult beverages. The cost is $42. Registration is due by Wednesday. Registration for winter session activities will open at 9 a.m. Nov. 4. Signing up for the programs and the baking workshop can be done at the academy, online at www.woodlawnartsacademy.com, or by calling 815-626-4278.

Chili cook-off in Mount Morris MOUNT MORRIS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Mount Morris Moose Family Center, 101 Moose Drive, will host a chili cookoff Nov. 2. The contest will start at 2 p.m. with the judging at 5 p.m. Bingo will be played ATPM !ENTRYFEEWILL be charged for each chili entry. Prizes will be awarded in two categories â&#x20AC;&#x201C; hottest and most creative. Concessions will be available. For more information, call   

&2!.+,).'2/6%n2ESIDENTSAREASKEDTOFLY!MERIcan flags Thursday to mark the centennial of the Lincoln Highwayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dedication. Towns along the transcontinental highway marked the day 100 years ago with bonfires, flags, and red, white, and blue bunting. Governors in several states also issued proclamations. Visit illinoislincolnhighwayassociation. org or call the associationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tourism headquarTERSAT  FOR more information.

Woman sentenced in beating death /44!7!!0 n!  YEAR OLD/TTAWA woman has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for role in a 2011 beating death. The News-Tribune reported Saturday that Jamie Lomeliâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sentence was near the minimum of what she could have received. She was convicted of felony murder last month for luring Darrio Hunter to her home in 2011 by repeatedly texting him. Prosecutors say Hunter thought he was being summoned to sell cocaine, but instead was beaten and stabbed to death by Lomeliâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s brother and a second man.

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OBITUARIES Valerie J. Wescott ROCK FALLS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Valerie J. Wescott, 54, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at her home. She was born Jan. 11, 1959, in Sault St. Marie, Mich., the daughter of Richard and Mary (Beaudoin) Rhodes. She was a graduate of Rock Falls High School. She married Jeff N. Wescott on Nov. 23, 1984, in Sterling. At the time of her death, Val was working at County Market in Sterling. While in high school, she was a very proud member, and served as a sergeant of, the Marching Rockets Band Color Guard. Val was a creative artist, a great cook, an avid gardener, a devoted wife, and a loving and supportive mother. Surviving are her hus-

band, Jeff; her son, Jeff Wescott of Rock Falls; her daughter, Shaylyn (Joe Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Laughlin) Wescott and her mother, Mary (Greg) Johnson, both of Sterling; her brothers, Ben (Marla) Rhodes and Brad (Samantha Richmond) Rhodes, both of Sterling; and her sister, Jodie Rhodes of Albuquerque, N.M. She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Rhodes; and her brother, Todd Rhodes. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Ave., Rock Falls. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Cremation rites will be accorded. Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

Ruth E. Waisner ROCK FALLS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Ruth E. Bohms Waisner, 85, formerly of Rock Falls, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Garden View Care Center in Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Fallon, Mo., after a long, hardfought illness. She was born Oct. 11, 1928, in Rock Falls, the daughter of Herman Janssen and Tessie Marion (Shipman) Bohms. She married John A. Waisner on Feb. 22, 1947, in Rockford. She was a 50-year member of and 20-year secretary for Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary 2783, a member of State Champion Ritual Team, and an energetic worker for the many Eagle charities. She loved knitting, crocheting, daily crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, and board and card games of all sorts, along with enjoying her ever-growing family. She is survived by two daughters, Teresa (Larry) Clementz and Nancy (Dave) Mergenthal, both of St. Paul, Mo.; six grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; one brotherin-law and sister-in-

law, Veto and Lorraine Straznickas of Ottawa; one sister-in-law, Lucille Bohms; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Waisner; their daughter, Jackie Lou, in infancy; her parents, Herman Janssen Bohms and Tessie Marion (Shipman) Bohms; two sisters, Dorothy (Clarence) Riser and Kathryn (Francis) Bushman; two brothers, Ralph (Janette) Bohms and James (Lucille) Bohms; one son-in-law, Donald L. Buckingham; and one granddaughter, Daniela Cantrell. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at McDonald Funeral Home, 505 First Ave., Sterling. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dalmus Meeks officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ruthâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s name to Hospice of the Rock River Valley. Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

Dean A. LaCoursiere FRANKLIN GROVE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Dean A. LaCoursiere, 62, of Dixon, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Franklin Grove Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.

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Donna Beth Cline OREGON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Donna Beth Cline, 82, of Oregon, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. She was born July 24, 1931, in Chilton, Wis., the daughter of Marlin and Bernice (Farley) Frihart. She graduated from Oregon High School. She married Nelson L. Cline on Sept. 3, 1950, in Oregon. He died in 2002. Nelson and Donna farmed in the area for many years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and birds. She attended New Life Assembly of God. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She called herself a â&#x20AC;&#x153;Kelly Girl,â&#x20AC;? and worked in Oregon at Cookâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Collection and Kaczmarzyk Insurance.

Survivors include her granddaughter, Rebecca (David) Duke of Oregon; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Abigail; sister, Ruth Crook of Hubert, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews. She also was preceded in death by her son, Dennis; sisters, Georgia and Jane; and brothers, Keith and Bob. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. David Demmer officiating. A memorial fund has been established. Visit www.farrellhollandgale.com to send condolences.

Robert M. Sharer WALNUT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Robert M. Sharer, 84, of Prophetstown, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Walnut Manor Nursing Home. He worked for Champion Pneumatic in Princeton for 25 years. Robert was born Nov. 17, 1928, in Erie, the son of Miles Irving and Ethel Lucille (Grau) Sharer. He married Dorothy Nave. She preceded him in death on April 9, 1961. Robert later married June Elaine Smith on Dec. 16, 1962, in Princeton. He was a member of Amazing Grace Church in Sterling. Survivors include his wife, June Sharer of Prophetstown; one daughter, Rebecca Sedols of Sterling;

two sons, Keith R. Sharer of Cold Springs, Minn., and Robert K. (Mary Ann) Sharer of Rock Falls; one brother, William L. (Shirley) Sharer, and half brother, Eddie (Audrey) Lindskog, both of Prophetstown; and nine grandchildren. He also was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, May Ann Sharer; one son, Miles Sharer; and one grandson. A graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Limerick Cemetery in Kasbeer, with the Rev. Loren Schlomer of Amazing Grace Church officiating. Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

Raymond Houston Neisewander Jr. DIXON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Raymond H. Neisewander Jr., 81, of 468 Timberland Drive, Dixon, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at his home, surrounded by family, after a long illness. A longtime Dixon resident, he was the chairman of the board of directors and former president and CEO of Raynor Worldwide. He was born May 30, 1932, in Springfield, the oldest son of Ray Sr. and Audrienne (Murphy) Neisewander. He married Jean Baxter on Nov. 30, 1957, and they divorced in 1987. He met Kim Danreiter in 1997, and they married on June 29, 2002. After attending elementary school in Springfield, he attended Marmion Military Academy in Aurora, graduating in 1951. After attending Springfield (Ill.) Junior College and the University of Illinois, he served in the Army from 1954 to 1956, stationed in the Panama Canal Zone. His career with Raynor began in Bettendorf, Iowa, where he started a Raynor garage door dealership in 1956. He then moved to Raynorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s headquarters in Dixon in 1961. In 1968, he was promoted to executive vice president and a member of the management team, where he launched and managed the trucking division, Raynor Express Inc. In 1979, he became the president, CEO, and chairman of the board for Raynor, Kwik-Wall of Springfield, and Raynor Hotel Corporation, also of Springfield. Active in the Dixon community, Ray had served on the governing boards of the Dixon Airport, Amcore (Dixon National) Bank, Dixon United Way, Dixon Family YMCA, and Wahl Clipper Corporation. He was also known for his generosity to a long list of community events and organizations such as Dixon Public Library, Dixon public and parochial schools, Dixon Theatre Renovation, Northern Illinois Cancer Treatment Center, Dixon Petunia Festival, Dixon Industrial Development Association, Dixon Public School District Foundation, Dixon Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and many local charities. In 1993, the Illinois State Board of Education honored him with their prestigious Award

of Excellence for his long-standing support of schools. In 1996, the Dixon Area Chamber of Commerce presented him with its annual Lifetime Achievement Award. Active in his industry, he served on the board of the National Association of Garage Door Manufacturers (NAGDM) starting in 1972, was elected as its president from 197374, and served as treasurer from 1986 to 1996. In 2006, the International Door Association named Ray Jr. and Ray III as the recipients of the industryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first Heritage Award for outstanding contributions to the garage door industry. That same year, Ray and Raynor were recognized as Illinoisâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Family Business of the Year by the Family Business Center of Loyola University of Chicago. Survivors include his wife, Kim Neisewander of Dixon; three sons, Ray (Cindy) Neisewander III of Dixon, Todd Neisewander of Sterling, and Dan (Tara) Yanes of Rock Falls; seven daughters, Tammy (Steve) Reuter of Dixon, Jennifer Danreiter of Rock Falls, Debra Neisewander of Ashland, Ore., Pamela (Tony) Russo of Macomb, Mich., Karla (Ken) Shioi of Las Vegas, Darcy (Brian) Boatman of Beloit, Wis. and Lori (Jason) Burchell of San Diego; 26 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He also is survived by his siblings, Catherine (Ed) Vespa of Rockford, Patricia (Bill) Harford of Chesterfield, Mo., Eleanora (George) Lyons of Clearwater, Fla., and Jack (Dee) Neisewander Sr. of Rockford. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Margaret Bradley, and his great-granddaughter, Malia Hammond. Visitation will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anne Catholic Church, 1104 N. Brinton Ave. in Dixon. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial with military honors will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Michael Morrissey of Holy Cross Parish in Stockton officiating. Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements. A memorial has been established. Visit www.prestonschillingfuneralhome. com to send condolences.

SUPERSTORM SANDY

Christie blames aid delay on Washington Red tape put in place to prevent fraud a big factor, governor says TRENTON, N.J. (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Gov. Chris Christie says he understands victimsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; frustrations a year after Superstorm Sandy but maintains that his administration isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t to blame for delays in aid reaching victims. In an interview with The Associated Press as the

anniversary of the Oct. 29 megastorm approached, Christie blamed Congress, which took three months to approve a $50.7 billion relief package for the region, and a thicket of red tape put in place to prevent the type of fraud that occurred after Hurricane Katrina.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve done everything we possibly can, and I think in the immediate aftermath did a very good job,â&#x20AC;? Christie told the AP. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Since then, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve kind of been hostage to two situations, the delay in the aid itself and then what I call the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Katrina factor,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; which is the much more detailed and difficult rules surrounding the distribution of the aid.â&#x20AC;? Christie, widely believed to be positioning himself

for a 2016 Republican presidential run, saw his popularity skyrocket after Sandy as he donned a blue fleece pullover and doggedly led the state through its worst natural disaster, a freakish storm that plunged 5.5 million state residents into darkness, damaged 360,000 homes and businesses, and disrupted gasoline supplies for days. Christie was in many ways the face of the storm, whether he was embrac-

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ing President Barack Obama during a visit to the battered coast or consoling a tearful 9-yearold girl who had lost her house and told the governor she was scared. Lately, though, some of his admirers have become detractors. Frustrations boiled over at a hearing last week on the pace of the recovery in Toms River, one of the hardest-hit communities. Storm victims there

complained of insurance companies trying to lowball them on payouts, and stringent aid rules delaying them from rebuilding. â&#x20AC;&#x153;These programs are intended to help; theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just putting more obstacles on you,â&#x20AC;? said Vincent Giglio, a doctor from the Ortley Beach section of Toms River, which was devastated by the storm and remains sparsely populated a year later.

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Eichman says she can see both sides of issue Even with that limit, some people criticize the practice of pensioners returning to work, calling it â&#x20AC;&#x153;double dipping.â&#x20AC;? Eichmanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s monthly pension amount is not publicly available. But having made $184,000 in her final year, she will likely receive more than $8,000 a month. Eichman, who was in education for 40 years, said her only frustration with the new job is that her time in the district is limited to 100 days. â&#x20AC;&#x153;One of the challenges is working within the 100-day confines,â&#x20AC;? she told Ogle County Newspapers.

Pensions â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;not meant to pad second careerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Diana Rickert, spokeswoman for the Chicagobased Illinois Policy Institute, has an answer to Eichmanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s complaint. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s frustrated she can only work 100 days a year, then why is she retired?â&#x20AC;? Rickert said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If you want to work every day, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t collect your pension. Go back to working full time.â&#x20AC;? She said she doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t blame Eichman and others for following the systemâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rules, â&#x20AC;&#x153;but the rules are rigged.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;A pension is not meant to pad a second career,â&#x20AC;? Rickert said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s meant to help you in retirement.â&#x20AC;? As it is, she said, superintendents receiving pensions are double dipping. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re putting their hands twice in the taxpayersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; piggy bank,â&#x20AC;? Rickert said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s very expensive.â&#x20AC;? Eichman, 62, said she can see both sides of the issue. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some people are ready to retire and call it quits. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been in the field for all but 7 years of my life,â&#x20AC;? she said, counting her years attending school. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nice to be able to use the experience Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve gleaned over the years.â&#x20AC;? TED Those we love donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t go away They walk beside us every day Unseen, unheard, but always near Still loved, still missed and very dear.

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She is filling in for Superintendent Lowell Taylor, who has been on medical leave since midAugust. Eichman could work through June 30, the end of the fiscal year, said Bob Ebbesmeyer, Forrestville Valleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s school board president. She makes $500 a day, he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She is a very qualified candidate,â&#x20AC;? Ebbesmeyer said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;She is very up to date on changes with state statutes. She seems to be a nice fit.â&#x20AC;?

Not â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;ready to give up on educationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; In an interview with Sauk Valley Media in May, Eichman, who typically vacations in San Diego in late July, said she would delay her annual trip a bit, so she would be sitting on the beach when the first bell of the new school year rings. Indeed, Eichman was in San Diego when school started, but not for long. Her first day in Forreston was Aug. 27. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I always wanted to do an interim [job],â&#x20AC;? she told Ogle County Newspapers. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t ready to give up on education.â&#x20AC;? The Illinois Policy Institute has long been critical of state pension rules. Rickert, the groupâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s spokeswoman, noted a recent survey showed that four out of five people over 50 expect to work in retirement to make ends meet. â&#x20AC;&#x153;A lot of senior citizens have part-time jobs to pay property taxes, which go to pensions,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have the luxury of collecting a pension and a paycheck at the same time.â&#x20AC;?

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Coach Ken Decker leads the Newman team in prayer before its flag football game against the Dixon team during Sterlingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first Touchdowns for Ta-Tas womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s flag football tournament Saturday on Sterling Chevrolet Field at Roscoe Eades Stadium. The Newman flag football team warms up before its game against the Dixon team during the Touchdowns for Ta-Tas competition Saturday afternoon on Sterling Chevrolet Field at Roscoe Eades Stadium in Sterling. Preliminary estimates of the proceeds are about $30,000, according to Melissa Ryan, one of the event organizers. The money will be used to help those affected by breast cancer, through the work of Home of Hope Cancer Wellness Center, CGH Health Foundation and Hospice of the Rock River Valley.

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Where is the silent majority? Moderates need to take charge, vote in primaries The Courier Editorial Board Waterloo and Cedar Falls, Iowa

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EDITORIALS FROM YESTERYEAR

From our archives: Afraid to debate? Certainly seemed so Note to readers â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Sauk Valley Media reprints editorials from the past as a regular Monday feature. The following editorials appeared in the Telegraph on Oct. 25, 28 and 29, 1938.

What we thought: 75 years ago

however, to speak from the same platform, but only if debate were barred, and if Lyons spoke first. 4HEREISONLY Why didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Mr. Lucas ONEANSWER want Lyons to hy does Scott speak last? W. Lucas, Because Democratic he feared candidate for United Lyons States senator, refuse would persistently to debate on destroy his the same platform with Scott W. straw man. Richard J. Lyons, RepubLucas The follican candidate? (1892-1968) lowing There is only one Lucas, a night, both answer. Mr. Lucas is Democrat, Lucas and afraid to debate. beat Richard Lyons were Such beating â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;round J. Lyons, a Republican, scheduled the mulberry bush as for U.S. to speak the Democratic candiSenate in 1938 at Mondate has resorted to will and served mouth, and two 6-year deceive no one except terms. Everett again Lucas those with their spoons Dirksen, a declined already in the DemoRepublican, to debate. cratic gravy, and they defeated Lucas in 1950. In fact, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t need to be conLucas canverted. Those honestly search- celed his appearance. Harry B. Hershey, state ing for enlightenment Democratic chairman, would get it if they explained weakly that could attend a LyonsLucas debate, but Lucas Lucas stayed away so that Lyons could be refused to help them. assured of an audience. They might get some The campaign will information if Lucas wind up in Cook Counwould answer some of the many questions pro- ty, where a Lyons-Lucas pounded by Lyons, but debate no doubt would Lucas refuses. be welcomed, and in all Knox College at Gales- probability, Mr. Lyons burg two weeks ago will again call for joint observed the 80th anni- debate. versary of the LincolnOne observer has Douglas debate in that remarked that Illinois city, and sponsors of produced Abraham Linthe commemoration coln, who was no yesdecided a good feature man, and among other of the program would be Republican notables a Lyons-Lucas debate. it produced Uncle Joe Lucas had an opporCannon, who certainly tunity to cover himwas no yes-man, and self with glory, but he that now nothing would refused. Lucas agreed, be finer for the state

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than a decision to turn its â&#x20AC;&#x153;Lyonsâ&#x20AC;? loose in the halls of Congress. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Oct. 25, 1938

from increased wages, while 1,500,000 more will have their hours of labor reduced. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Oct. 29, 1938

4HEGOLDEN AGEOFJAILS

Jail architecture, like many another form of Whereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Elmer? That art, has been bountipromises to be the rally- fully boosted with both ing cry now that the new WPA and PWA endowfederal wage-hour law ments. The prize for has become effective Best Jail of the Year and employers through- properly belongs, or will out the country are still be awarded until further wondering whoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in and notice, to Pickens Counwhoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s out. ty, Georgia. Elmer is Elmer White marble was the Andrews, administramaterial, and the marble tor of the act and head was quarried in Pickens of a bureau of about County in great slabs six 100 employees who had feet long, each weighhoped to be able to get ing 1,200 pounds. Doors the red tape swept away and windows are of saw before the act became and file proof steel, with effective Oct. 24. all entrances and exits The law provides that controlled from a cenall employers in intertral tower. state commerce shall There are quarters for pay their employees a 100 prisoners, or should minimum of 25 cents an it be guests in such hour, limiting the work- magnificent surrounding week to 44 hours or ings? pay time and a half for Construction of the overtime. building, however, vioIn the last few days, lated one of the timeAndrews has been honored customs of asked to decide if an public construction. It apartment house may was expected to cost be considered to be in $40,000, but actually interstate commerce, if cost one-fourth of that a reporter is a profesamount, $10,000. sional man and thereThis year has been fore exempt, and if a momentous. Great contracting company things have happened that works for a railroad at home and abroad. is in interstate comHistorians of the future merce. may ignore the peace of Those are a few of Munich, the shift to the the questions. There right in democracies, or are thousands more, the growth of fascism, to and Andrews, who has record that jail building trained as a civil engireached the Golden Age neer, faces the busiest with the construction of year of his life. a white marble edifice Some 750,000 persons, to house 100. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Oct. 28, he estimates, will benefit 1938

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Really, we didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t need to be convinced. The past month showed us a colossal failure of Congress, a historic level of ineptitude. The federal government shut down for 16 days and came to the brink of reaching the debt ceiling, possibly leading to default on our nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s debt and worldwide economic turmoil. But it wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t all that surprising. We already knew our Congress was dysfunctional. This latest calamity was simply an exclamation point. Congress had proved its shortcomings to us over and over again the last several years by refusing to compromise, refusing to pass budgets, and refusing to authorize many bills of consequence at all. No, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not surprising, not at all. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not shocked by the results because those in Washington are doing exactly what we told them to do. THE POLITICAL middle has become a wasteland. Its inhabitants, once the key voters who made the system work, have been banished. Sometimes that has been because they were actually voted out of office in primaries by candidates from the fringes who pledged to stay absolutely true to their party values. In other cases, those moderates are

still in office, but have fled to the safety of the fringe for fear of being ousted in a primary themselves. Moderates donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t traditionally drive the primary process in either party. By their very nature, those who seek the middle are more prone to compromise. The true believers need their candidates to be pure, and those types dominate the primaries. Some say gerrymandering has created the morass we find ourselves in. They say candidates in safe districts have no need to fear a loss in a general election, they just need to cling to their political base enough to ensure they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get ousted before the general election. BUT REALLY, it comes down to the voters. If moderate voters turned out in numbers in primary elections, those contests would no longer be a race to the edge. The majority lies in the middle, whether it be center-left or centerright. However, the middle often is a silent majority when the actual candidates are chosen. So come Election Day, moderate voters trudge to the polls and often hold their noses as they vote for the candidate from their party. True independents may vote for the lesser of two evils. But those in the middle do have power if they can turn out en masse for primary elections. Time will tell if the continually disappointing Congress will finally fire up the apathetic middle. Primary season will be telling. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s easy to throw up your hands and say, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m done with the lot of them. But the easy thing isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t always the right thing.

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Getting a flu shot should be a top priority DAVID VITE Chicago and MICKIE BRUNNER Springfield

October is a great time to begin preparing for this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s flu season. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a time when consumers are inundated with myths regarding the seasonal influenza vaccination. Every year, inaccurate facts are distributed to consumers that deter many from getting a seasonal influenza vaccine (flu shot). As part of American Pharmacists Month, Pharmacy Choice and Access Now, a coalition of consumers, local businesses and pharmacists, is making a push to educate people on the importance of receiving the flu vaccination and also dispel common misleading information. Everyone who is at least 6 months of age is eligible for a flu vaccine. People who have certain medical conditions, people younger than 5 years of age (especially those

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Secrecy, while necessary, can also harm oversight. ... Thus, the [congressional] intelligence committees cannot take advantage of democracyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best oversight mechanism: public disclosure.â&#x20AC;? The 9/11 Commission Report, 2004

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younger than 2), people 65 years and older, pregnant women, and those who live with or care for others who are at high risk of developing serious complications if they contract the flu, should make getting the flu vaccine a higher priority. Last year, with flu peaking early, many people werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t prepared and, as a result, lost vacations and missed out on holidays. It can take up to 14 days after being vaccinated for your body to build up full immunity. That underscores the importance of getting a flu shot early. The flu virus is constantly evolving, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s critical that people are vaccinated every year. PCAN encourages Illinois residents, ages 10 and older, to visit your local participating pharmacy and speak with your pharmacist about getting your flu shot today. Note to readers: David Vite is president of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, and Mickie Brunner is president of the Illinois Pharmacists Association. They are co-chairs of PCAN.

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Reed, iconic punk poet of rock, dead at 71 Agent: Musician had been in frail health for months NEW YORK (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Lou Reed, the punk poet of rock â&#x20AC;&#x2122;nâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday at 71. Reed died in Southampton, N.Y., of an ailment related to his recent liver transplant, according to his literary agent, Andrew Wylie, who added that Reed had been in frail health for months. Reed shared a home in Southampton with his wife and fellow musician, Laurie Anderson, whom he married in 2008. Reed never approached the commercial success of such superstars as the Beatles and Bob Dylan, but no songwriter to emerge after Dylan so radically expanded the territory of rock lyrics. And no band did more

than the Velvet Underground to open rock music to the avant-garde â&#x20AC;&#x201C; to experimental theater, art, literature and film, to William Burroughs and Kurt Weill, to John Cage and Andy Warhol, Reedâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s early patron. Indie rock essentially began in the 1960s with Reed and the Velvets. Likewise, the punk, New Wave and alternative rock movements of the 1970s, â&#x20AC;&#x2122;80s and â&#x20AC;&#x2122;90s were all indebted to Reed, whose songs were covered by R.E.M., Nirvana, Patti Smith and countless others. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The first Velvet Underground record sold 30,000 copies in the first 5 years,â&#x20AC;? Brian Eno, who produced albums by Roxy Music and Talking Heads among others, once said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think everyone who bought one of those 30,000 copies started a band!â&#x20AC;? Reedâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s trademarks were a monotone of surprising emotional range and power; slashing, grinding guitar; and lyrics that were complex yet conversational, designed to

make you feel as if Reed were seated next to you. Known for his cold stare and gaunt features, he was a cynic and a seeker who seemed to embody downtown Manhattan culture of the 1960s and â&#x20AC;&#x2122;70s and was as essential a New York artist as Martin Scorsese or Woody Allen. Reedâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s New York was a jaded city of drag queens, drug addicts and violence, but it was also as wondrous as any Allen comedy, with so many of Reedâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s songs explorations of right and wrong and quests for transcendence. He had one Top 20 hit, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Walk on the Wild Side,â&#x20AC;? and many other songs that became standards among his admirers, including â&#x20AC;&#x153;Heroin,â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sweet Jane,â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Pale Blue Eyesâ&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;All Tomorrowâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Parties.â&#x20AC;? Raised on doo-wop and Carl Perkins, Delmore Schwartz and the Beats, Reed helped shape the punk ethos of raw power, the alternative rock ethos of irony and droning music and the art-rock

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District to discuss special ed plans STERLING â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Sterling Public Schools officials will have an informational session for parents at 6 p.m. Monday at the Sterling High School library, 1608 Fourth Ave. Officials will speak about plans to leave the Bi-County Special Education Cooperative, which pools the resources of 188 school districts to provide services to special education students. A question-andanswer session will follow. Call the Sterling district at 815-625-5050 for more information.

TUESDAY

Demmer to hold town hall meeting DIXON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A town hall meeting with state Rep. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, will begin at 6 p.m. at Dixon City Hall, 121 W. Second St. Demmer, who represents state House District 90, will give an update on state legislation and will

hear opinions from those attending. Call Demmerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Rochelle office at 815-561-3690 for more information.

THURSDAY

Trick-or-treat in downtown RF ROCK FALLS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Rock Falls Uptown Trick-OrTreat will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 31. All businesses on First Avenue from Dixon Avenue to First Street, and on East and West Second and East and West Third streets, can open their doors to trick-or-treaters. Other businesses can set up a booth or table in those areas and hand out treats. Call Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce at 815-6254500 or Regina at Mercy Nursing at 815-564-0977 for more information.

Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s on TV Halloween night? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,â&#x20AC;? 7 p.m., ABC: This classic, now pushing 50, finds the animated blockhead still collecting rocks while Linus waits in the pumpkin patch.

embrace of experimentation, whether the dual readings of Beat-influenced verse for â&#x20AC;&#x153;Murder Mystery,â&#x20AC;? or, like a passage out of Burroughsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x153;Naked Lunch.â&#x20AC;? An outlaw in his early years, Reed would eventually perform at the White House, have his writing published in The New Yorker, be featured by PBS in an â&#x20AC;&#x153;American Mastersâ&#x20AC;? documentary and win a Grammy in 1999 for best long-form music video. The Velvet Underground was inducted into the Rock and Roll of Fame in 1996, and its debut album, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Velvet Underground & Nico,â&#x20AC;? was added to the Library of Congressâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; registry in 2006. He was one of rockâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s archetypal tough guys, but he grew up middle-class â&#x20AC;&#x201C; an accountantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s son raised on Long Island. He hated school, loved rock â&#x20AC;&#x2122;nâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; roll, fought with his parents and attacked them in song for forcing him to undergo electroshock therapy as a supposed â&#x20AC;&#x153;cureâ&#x20AC;? for being bisexual.

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In a June 24, 2003 file photo, music icon Lou Reed has his hands imprinted as supporters cheer in the background while he is inducted into Hollywoodâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Rockwalk, in Los Angeles. Reed, a punk poet and rock legend, died of a liver-related ailment, his literary agent said Sunday. He was 71.

Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s happening this week in news and entertainment

â&#x20AC;&#x153;SNL Halloween,â&#x20AC;? 7 p.m., NBC: If we donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get to see the classic â&#x20AC;&#x153;Exorcistâ&#x20AC;? parody starring Richard Pryor, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll count this as more trick than treat.

FRIDAY

Open Stage show returns to Oregon OREGON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; First Fridays Open Stage Music Show returns to the Oregon VFW. Each musician or band performs for 15 minutes. Instruments are all acoustic and a professional sound system is provided. The music is varied and includes country, bluegrass, blues, gospel, folk, soft rock, and eclectic mixes of all of the above. Admission is a donation. All musicians and spectators are welcome. Call 815-973-0942 for more information.

â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Whackedâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; at the Brandywine DIXON â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Tickets are on sale for the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Homeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first mystery dinner fundraiser, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whacked at Da Wed-

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ding,â&#x20AC;? being held Friday at the Brandywine, 441 state Route 2. The evening begins with cocktails at 6, followed by a dinner buffet at 7. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a Mystery Quad Cities, a comedy troupe, is providing the entertainment. Tickets are $50 at the Boyhood Home, 816 S. Hennepin Ave. Table sponsorships are $400, and include eight tickets and sponsorship recognition. Businesses that want to donate auction items, display a poster, or sell tickets should call 815288-5176. Go to www. reaganhome.org for more information.

Vegas for a wild bachelor party. There may be hangovers. MAN OF TAI CHI (R): Keanu Reevesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; directorial debut stars the formidable martial arts master Tiger Hu Chen, who is embroiled in an underground â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and dangerous â&#x20AC;&#x201C; fight club.

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CLINTON, Iowa â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Clinton Symphony Orchestra, which includes in its ranks many musicians from the Sauk Valley, will break ROCK FALLS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Rock Falls High School will pres- into smaller ensembles for its annual chamber music ent â&#x20AC;&#x153;George Washington concert, which will be held Slept Hereâ&#x20AC;? by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman at at 3 p.m. Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church, 439 Third 7 p.m. on both nights. The story follows Newton Ave. S. Symphony season tickets Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new in the Fuller who purchases a are $60 for adults, $15 for â&#x20AC;&#x153;little house in the countryâ&#x20AC;? movie theaters? high school and college without informing his famstudents; individual tickets ily of his decision. Fuller ENDERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S GAME bought the house because are $15 and $5; students (PG-13): Asa Butterfield of its supposed â&#x20AC;&#x153;rich histo- through eighth grade are (â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hugoâ&#x20AC;?) stars as the ryâ&#x20AC;?, when in fact, it is noth- admitted free. Tickets are young man drafted into ing more than a dilapidated available at Tegeler Music military service during a homestead. The floors are in Clinton, Fitzgerald Pharwar against aliens in this macy in Morrison, and caving in, the walls are adaptation of the popuGrummertâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hardware in falling down, there is no lar novel by Orson Scott water, and they canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t even Sterling about 2 weeks Card. get to their house because before each concert, online LAST VEGAS (PG-13): and at the door. they donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t own the rights Michael Douglas, Morgan Go to www.clintonsymto the road. Freeman, Kevin Kline and phony.org for more inforCouple all of this with an Robert De Niro are a group mation. of old pals who head out to angry wife, troublesome

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Girlfriend racks up bill of resentment Dear Abby: I am divorced, successful, and the father of two teenage girls. I have been seeing my girlfriend, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Stella,â&#x20AC;? for a year and a half. She also has two teenage daughters. When we met, Stellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s divorce was becoming final, and her house was near the tailend of a foreclosure. The sheriff removed her from her home a few months later. I bought a couple of condos and let Stella choose one she wanted to move into. She agreed she would pay the bills and some rent once she settled in. Two weeks after she moved in, she quit her job. It has been almost a

brought up. How should I approach her without sounding like a cheapskate? â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Want to be a Sugar Daddy in Chicago

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year, and she hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t gone on one job interview. I pay all her bills now, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m getting resentful. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not the money (Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got plenty), but I feel she continues to see me only so she can live rent-free. Our communication isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t the greatest, and she gets angry if this topic is

Dear Sugar Daddy: Of course she gets angry! Have you never heard the saying, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The best defense is a strong offenseâ&#x20AC;?? If you want to resolve this, you must be prepared for Stella to react negatively. Start the conversation by saying, â&#x20AC;&#x153;When you moved into my condo, you agreed to pay your own bills and some rent. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been a year, and you havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t even looked for a job.â&#x20AC;? Then give her a date by which you want her to

move out. Because she has been living there for some time, she may have certain tenantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rights that will have to be respected. It doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take a crystal ball to see that you will probably have to evict her â&#x20AC;&#x201C; so talk to your attorney before you discuss this with Stella. Dear Abby: I am the mother of a 31-year-old son, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Johann,â&#x20AC;? who is in the Navy. He just posted a picture of himself in his uniform on Facebook. I am praying itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not his official photo, because he made an incredibly stupid face on it. He used to do this when he was a child. Even his

high school photos look like this. It is embarrassing to me! I could never show it to anyone and proudly say, â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is my son.â&#x20AC;? Johann is an accomplished young man, a supervisor. But I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t reconcile this picture with the man he is. What can I do? â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Freaked Out in Germany

are. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s referred to as â&#x20AC;&#x153;deer-in-the-headlightsâ&#x20AC;? syndrome.) Explain that you would love to have a picture of him that depicts how he really is, and ask if he would be willing, as a favor to his mother, to sit for a session with a professional photographer when he comes home for a visit. If he isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t, then perhaps heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be more Dear Freaked Out: Your relaxed posing for a photo son is an adult. If he is that you take. making this expression Dear Abby is written by in photographs on purAbigail Van Buren, also pose, perhaps itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s time known as Jeanne Phillips, you asked him why. While and was founded by her it may be a display of mother, Pauline Phillips. immaturity on his part, Write Dear Abby at www. it could also be that he is DearAbby.com or P.O. Box uncomfortable in front of 69440, Los Angeles, CA a camera. (Many people 90069.

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The debate over foods containing GMOs continues The foods people eat and how those foods are grown and manufactured has long been a topic of contention. Recently, the subject or GMOs, has garnered its share of attention. GMOs are organisms that have been altered via genetic engineering. Foods that contain GMOs have been produced in part in a laboratory by foreign genes from plants and animals. While there are some people who say that foods containing GMOs are safe for consumption, others argue that that may not be the case, saying such foods create new, unintended toxic substances that could exacerbate allergies and increase cancer risk. Foods containing GMOs using the latest molecular biology techniques. In the laboratory, certain traits, such as increased resistance to herbicides or improved nutritional content, are enhanced. By modifying plant genetics, a scientist can isolate a particular gene that makes a crop drought-tolerant and increase its potency to make that crop thrive better in drought-stricken areas. Genes from one plant can also be transferred to another plant to create desired traits. If a particular gene is unsavory to certain insects, this gene can be put into other crops to deter those insects. In the past, crops were bred

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Challenges facing farmers today and tomorrow Though farming was once big business in the United States, by 2012 less than 1 percent of Americans were professional farmers. Many challenges face todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s farmers, many of which are largely unknown to the general public. Many people have an outdated view of a farm as a small, family-owned and operated parcel of land where livestock is raised in open pens and crops are hand-harvested when ripe. The reality is that modern-day farms have had to overhaul operations to meet demand and remain competitively priced while adapting to the ever-changing ways technolRJ\ LQĂ&#x20AC;OWUDWHV DOO SDUWV RI OLIH (DFK of these factors present obstacles for todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s farmers.

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Bridge can be a strange game at times. Usually, you are happy to have lots of honors, but occasionally you would find a contract much easier if it weren’t for an unnecessary high card. Do not resist the idea that an honor may be extraneous. In this deal, South is in four spades. West leads the club king. How should South plan the play? South starts with four potential losers: one heart, one diamond and two clubs. He has nine winners; six spades, one heart, one diamond and one club. So it seems as if the diamond finesse had better be winning. In theory, this is a 50-50 shot, but surely you know that finesses never

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lake Shipman, a 17-year-old senior at Rock Falls High School, is the September Student of the Month. He is the son of Stacey and Laurie Shipman. His sister is Brittney, 11.

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Rock Fallsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; September Student of the Month Blake Shipman will play Uncle Stanley in the schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s theatrical production of â&#x20AC;&#x153;George Washington Slept Here.â&#x20AC;? Soldier. I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t imagine how big of a responsibility that would be. Trading spaces: I would go to Europe. World War II interests me a lot, so I would love to see some of the battle sites or war memorials.

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They can tell people that they went to the show, but there comes a point when people ask about what happened, that they just have to shrug their shoulders and say, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t say anything more.â&#x20AC;? But the suspense ends Tuesday, when Blakesleeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s episode airs at 10 a.m. on CBS. The atmosphere shown on TV is pretty close to whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s experienced in a smallerthan-expected theater, Blakeslee said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When they said, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Margaret Blakeslee, come on down,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; they had to show

-ARGARET"LAKESLEES EPISODEOFh4HE0RICE )S2IGHTvAIRSATAM 4UESDAYON#"3TELEVISIONSTATIONS a sign because it was so hard to hear,â&#x20AC;? she said. Blakeslee, after hearing her name called, did what she had seen many contestants do â&#x20AC;&#x201C; climb over family members, friends and strangers to make her way to contestants row. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m hard of hearing,â&#x20AC;? Mary Casillas said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;So sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s trying to get past me to go up on the stage, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m saying, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;What in the heck are you doing?â&#x20AC;&#x2122;

She said, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m called up there.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? But thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s as much as they could divulge. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re informed during the taping that contestants or audience members arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t allowed to reveal what happens â&#x20AC;&#x201C; good or bad. Watching from the couch, an episode of â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Price Is Rightâ&#x20AC;? is a smooth, condensed 60 minutes. But at the show, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nearly a full day of waiting in lines and taking photos. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 300 people in the audience and the producer of the show talks to every single one of them,â&#x20AC;? Ken Blakeslee said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The whole thing is a 5 ½-hour

process. And they keep everybody organized. If they didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t, they couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get through any of this.â&#x20AC;? Blakeslee hopes to be able to catch her appearance during a break in the day tomorrow. She has between 10 and 10:30 a.m. free, she said, and will try to find a TV to watch and hopes someone will DVR the entire episode for her. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I would love to go back,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I would love for somebody else to get on. I can go to the show again, but I cannot be a contestant for 10 years. But the four of us could go again and one of them could get on.â&#x20AC;?

GAZIANTEP, Turkey â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Syrian government has met an international deadline to submit a detailed declaration of its chemical weapons facilities and a plan to destroy the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s toxic arsenal, the group overseeing the disarmament process said Sunday. Syria had until Sunday to present its declaration and the related proposal for destruction to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the Haguebased organization supervising the elimination of Syriaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chemical stockpiles. Syria had already provided an initial inventory of its chemical sites, but the new filing is considered more comprehensive and detailed. In a news release, the OPCW said Sunday that Syria had submitted the required documentation on Thursday. The statement did not come as a surprise. OPCW officials have repeatedly praised Syria for its cooperation and had predicted that the Oct.

27 deadline would be met. No details of the Syrian governmentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s submission were made public. In general, the OPCW said, such declarations â&#x20AC;&#x153;provide the basis on which plans are devised for a systematic, total and verified destruction of declared chemical weapons and production facilities.â&#x20AC;? Syriaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plan for destruction will now go before the OPCWâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s executive council for consideration, the agency said. International inspectors have been in Syria since Oct. 1 in the start of a United Nationsbacked mission to destroy Syriaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chemical stockpiles by mid-2014. The OPCW faces a Friday deadline to end Syriaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ability to produce chemical weapons. Inspectors have been working to render inoperable all equipment needed to mix and fill chemical agents into munitions. Officials say they have made considerable progress and expect to meet Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deadline.

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low pressure spots across the globe high in the sky. When that pattern shows up, the chances double for a prolonged and intense heat wave in the eastern two-thirds of the United States, according to the study published Sunday in the journal Nature Geoscience. This could predict some types of heat waves but not all, meteorologists said. The studyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s authors said they think the pattern occurred before last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s heat wave in much of the central United States, but they still need more work to confirm it. The researchers at

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Top seed EPC eyes yet another Three Rivers foe in draw “The Three Rivers has bitten us a lot, but we’ve got to take care of business against In recent seasons, the Luther North first. There are Eastland-Pearl City Wildcatz no assurances, so we’ve got have often encountered a to buckle down, clean some Three Rivers team early in things up and let the chips their playoff journey. fall where they may.” Things likely won’t be any EPC lost to Morrison three different this year. straight years (2009-2011) in EPC received the top seed the second round. Last year, in its Class 2A quadrant the Wildcatz lost a firstduring the IHSA playoff round game to Orion, who pairings show Saturday joined the expanded Three night, and could potenRivers Conference this fall. tially clash with the NewWhile the Wildcatz will host man Comets in the second their first-round opponent, round. Newman will hit the road “We kind of expected it,” for its first-round contest. EPC coach Randy Asche said. “We ran a lot of different scenarios, thinking maybe we could get away from it, but virtually every one we ran, Newman kept popping up. BY TY REYNOLDS treynolds@saukvalley.com 800-798-4085, ext. 554

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Dixon senior Simon Thorpe looks back at the field during the 2A Sterling Regional on Saturday at Hoover Park. Thorpe won his first regional title since his freshman year.

Dual win for Dukes Dixon sweeps team, individual titles

The fifth-seeded Comets will travel to Minonk to play No. 4 Fieldcrest, most likely Saturday. Newman coach Mike Papoccia is unfamiliar with Fieldcrest, though he remembers the Knights’ coach, Nate Lorton, as a fullback from the HardinCalhoun team the

Comets played in the 1993 playoffs. Principal William Lapp is also familiar, as he used to coach at Carthage and has known Papoccia for years. But as always, Papoccia is glad to see some new faces come playoff time, and he and his coaches expected to hit the road in their opener. “It’s a different team for us, and what more can you ask for?” Papoccia said. “It’s about the journey for us, and the first phase of it is the chance to travel and play a very good football team. “We’ve already talked to the kids about how the reward for a win on the road would be a home game in the second round, with more marbles on the table.” HELLO

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STERLING – One down. Two to go. Dixon senior Simon Thorpe won the individual title and led the Dukes to the team title at the Class 2A Sterling Regional on Saturday morning at Hoover Park. Thorpe and teammate Cody Sondgeroth finished 1-2, and three more Dukes finished in the top 10. “We came in with some goals. One was the individual title. The other was the team title, and we did it,” said Thorpe, whose time was 15 minutes, 33.2 seconds in his first regional wins since his freshman season. “Our goal was five in the top seven. We got close to what we wanted. That’s all we can ask for.” DUAL CONTINUED ON B5

2A STERLING REGIONAL Top 3 teams

1. Dixon 27; 2. Sterling 58; 3. Bel. North 70

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1. Simon Thorpe, Dixon, 15:33.2 2. Cody Sondgeroth, Dixon, 15:35.4 3. Eryk Yunk, Belvidere North, 15:38.9

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Dillan Heffelfinger and the Newman Comets must win in Fieldcrest to face EPC in the second round of the 2A playoffs.

Warrior Watch Find out on B2 if Sterling’s 35 playoff points were enough to secure the program’s 12th consecutive playoff berth.

First-round matchups Class 2A No. 5 Newman (8-1) at No. 4 Fieldcrest (8-1) No. 8 Luther North (5-4) at No. 1 Eastland-Pearl City (9-0) Class 3A No. 15 Oregon (5-4) at No. 2 Wilmington (9-0) No. 13 River Valley (6-3) at No. 4 Erie-Prophetstown (7-2)

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY | 1A BUREAU VALLEY REGIONAL Newman junior Bryson Reyes (196) runs alongside Rock Falls sophomore Seth Williams during the 1A Bureau Valley Regional on Saturday at Bureau Valley Junior High. The Comets won the title, edging the Rockets by eight points.

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Newman has the Knack Freshman rounds out title-worthy performance BY BRIAN WEIDMAN bweidman@saukvalley.com 800-798-4085, ext. 551

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WALNUT – Newman has a knack for coming up big in boys cross country races. In the Class 1A Bureau Valley Regional on Saturday, the Comets won, in part, because they had a Knack. K.C. Knack, a freshman making his debut in the varsity lineup, finished fifth among Newman runners and helped his team amass 56 points, eight fewer than runner-up Rock Falls. AnnawanWethersfield (76), Bureau Valley (88) and Galva (96) rounded out the top five squads.

Top 3 teams

1. Newman 56; 2. Rock Falls 64; 3. Annawan-Wethersfield 76

Top 3 individuals

1. Michael Cook, A-W, 15:57 2. Brayden Hamblen, RF, 16:06 3. Cody Baele, A-W, 16:10

On Wednesday, Newman coach Val Gassman informed Knack he’d be in the lineup as a replacement for Quincy Coomes, who has a bout of tendonitis in his left foot. Coomes is normally the Comets’ No. 3 or No. 4 runner. Knack finished 25th in a 73-runner field with a time of 18:01, fifth in the lineup behind

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Bryson Reyes (7th, 16:44), Drew Rosengren (8th, 16:58), Chris Ahlers (9th, 17:03) and Micah Trancoso (16th, 17:35). “I was really happy with the way I ran,” Knack said. “I just ran as fast as I could.” It was Newman’s second regional title, the other coming in 2009 – when it won a Class 1A state title. “They’re picking up each other, and they’re protecting each other,” Gassman said. “That’s what makes it very special. They’re not running as individuals – they’re running as one.” KNACK CONTINUED ON B6

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The tension never even got a chance to build Saturday for the Sterling Golden Warriors. Hours before the annual IHSA football playoff pairings show, coach Jon Schlemmer learned that his squad was one of 10 eligible teams to miss the cut for the Jon 256-team field. Schlemmer â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m real happy with 3TERLING HEADCOACH how the kids played the last 2 weeks,â&#x20AC;? Schlemmer said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;They took care of the things they could control.

36-RECEIVEDCONFIRMATION FROM3TERLINGATHLETICDIRECTOR Greg King ON3UNDAYTHATTHE 'OLDEN7ARRIORSAND2OCK&ALLS 2OCKETSWILLPLAYIN7EEKOF THEFOOTBALLSEASON â&#x20AC;&#x153;Coming into Saturday, we didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really know what to expect. Unfortunately, things didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t shake out the way we had hoped, and we were the first team out.â&#x20AC;? The Golden Warriors finished the season 5-4, closing with backto-back NIB-12 victories to put themselves in position for a possible at-large playoff berth.

Rock Falls not on a roll ... yet Last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fourth-place team in 1A says best is yet to come WALNUT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Katie Anderson, Makaley Velazquez and the rest of the Rock Falls girls cross country team didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t quite have their â&#x20AC;&#x153;Aâ&#x20AC;? games on Saturday at the Class 1A Bureau Valley Regional. The only thing that really matters, though, is theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll get another opportunity next week. The Rockets, with 103 points, finished second to powerhouse Annawan-Wethersfield (33), but safely punched their ticket to the Oregon Sectional, slated for Saturday at Oregon Park West. From there, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s on to the state meet on Nov. 9 at Detweiller Park in Peoria. Bureau Valley (4th, 112 points), Amboy (5th, 134) and Erie-Prophetstown (7th, 159) also advanced to sectional from a 10-team field. Anderson placed sixth overall with a time of 20 minutes, 6 seconds over the 3-mile Bureau Valley North Junior High course. She thinks she can go lower. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I feel like I could have done better,â&#x20AC;? Anderson said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think I just need to focus more.â&#x20AC;? Velazquez was the next runner to finish, in 20:09. The next three Rockets were Bailie Smith (22nd, 21:55), Taylor Ashley (35th, 23:05) and Michaela Spreier (47th, 23:40). Bureau Valley got a big boost with the return of Regan Weidner, who hadnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t competed since the Princeton Invitational in mid-September because of a stress fracture.

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But Sterling didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get quite enough help from the other teams on its schedule, and came up a point short of securing a spot in the postseason. St. Bede and Richmond-Burton were the last two teams to earn at-large bids, and both finished with 36 playoff points. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Obviously itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s disappointing, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be tough for the kids,â&#x20AC;? Schlemmer said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But Sterling football is a strong program, and I know the older kids will be great leaders through this, just like they have been all year.â&#x20AC;? Another area team to finish 5-4, Fulton, finished with 34 playoff points, one fewer than Sterling.

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Last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Class 1A state runnerup finished 17th in 21:28. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was rough, but it could have been worse,â&#x20AC;? Weidner said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think this year will be anywhere close to next year.â&#x20AC;? Amboy freshman Megan Grady was third with a time of 19:41, but was bested by two A-W runners, Kirstie Ramsey (19:04) and Kaitlyn Cline (19:37). Grady, the Three Rivers Conference individual champ, admitted to some pre-race jitters. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was really nervous, and I felt really sick during it,â&#x20AC;? Grady said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was really light-headed, but I finished. I was like, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t walk.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; I had Italian food last night, and I wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t do that again before a race. I felt pretty crummy, so I was amazed how I did when I felt that way.â&#x20AC;? Erie-Prophetstown competed without its No. 2 runner, Brooke Remley, who has a bad Achilles, and No. 3 runner Emily Hanover, who has a stress fracture in her knee. Still the Panthers managed to claim the seventh, and final, advancing team spot. E-P was led by junior Corrie Reiley, who was fourth in 19:53. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m just really happy that our team pulled through and we made it,â&#x20AC;? Reiley said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Now we get to go to Olive Garden this week.â&#x20AC;? Newman didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t field a full team, but did have three individuals advance to the Oregon Sectional. They were Teagan McKenna (10th, 20:28), Haley Simpson (12th, 20:44) and Kelsey Simpson (23rd, 21:59).

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STERLING â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Redemption. Many seek it. Few achieve it. Katie Pitman was Dixonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s top runner until last week at the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Meet, where the senior finished fourth on the team and 27th overall, missing out on all-conference recognition. Saturday, Pitman finished eighth at the Class 2A Sterling Regional at Hoover Park. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s kind of like I was coming back for blood, because I did so bad last week,â&#x20AC;? said Pitman, whose time was 19:00.3. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was really tight [last week]. I was taking antibiotics, and it was kind of like a blood thinner, but it was just a bad race overall.â&#x20AC;? Pitman led the Duchesses to third place. Dixon scored 91 points, team champ Marengo

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last 800. I was so dead. I tried to kick it in, but it wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t work. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is the most nervous Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve ever been.â&#x20AC;? Dixon freshman Mekenzie Harden, who was 11th at the conference meet, was again strong, finishing 12th in 19:17.1. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Today was much better than Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve done before at this course,â&#x20AC;? Harden said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been running here for 4 years, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve never liked this course. I

didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have much energy at the finish, which is kind of good, because I ran my all.â&#x20AC;? Another freshman, Sterlingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Megan Barnhart (19:32.6) finished 16th, followed closely by teammate Mercedes Sanchez (18th, 19:35.2). â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was really nervous. I was, like, numb,â&#x20AC;? Sanchez said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;My place, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m happy about, because I started behind that and kept moving up.â&#x20AC;? Dixon freshmen Courtney Seagren (19:42.6) and Ally Stanchfield (20:06.7) finished 20th and 22nd, respectively. Dixon sophomore Clara Thorpe (29th, 20:30.8) returned, but was obviously still bothered by a nagging foot problem. Sterling sophomore Bryana Johnson gave her all, earning the Warriorsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; final scoring spot at 40th in 21:43.4. Unfortunately, Johnson was taken away on a stretcher after the race. Her condition was unknown.

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MINNEAPOLIS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Aaron Rodgers has the Green Bay Packers on a roll, even without three of his best receivers. With help from a powerful running game, Rodgers picked apart what was left of Minnesotaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s defense on Sunday night. Ignoring the injuries around him, Rodgers threw two first-half touchdown passes to Jordy Nelson, and guided the Packers to a 44-31 victory over the Vikings on 24-for-29 passing for 285 yards. Christian Ponderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s encore went poorly for the Vikings (1-6), who sent out a different starting quarterback for the third straight week. Adrian Peterson gained a quiet 60 yards on 13 carries, Greg Jennings had just one catch against his old team, and the Vikings offense counted only three plays in the third quarter as the Packers (5-2) pulled away in their final game at the Metrodome, now known as Mall of America Field. Ponder didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t turn the ball over, but he was again out of sorts in the pocket all night and unable to make much happen at all if his intended target was covered. He finished 14-for-21 for 145 yards against a defense missing three starting linebackers to injury. Micah Hyde had a punt return for a touchdown for the Packers, who never punted and held the ball for more than two-thirds of the game to counteract Cordarrelle Pattersonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s opening 109yard kickoff return for a touchdown. Even the longest possible play in the sport wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t enough for the Vikings to feel good about facing Rodgers, though. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the top quarterback in the league, in my opinion,â&#x20AC;? Nelson said.

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could be to the receiver without interfering. The Packers helped keep the Vikings close in the first half with a pair of ill-timed penalties. Rookie defensive end Datone Jones was flagged for unnecessary roughness after Ponderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nowhere-close incompletion on third-and-6 in the second quarter, extending a drive for a field goal. Then, with 14 seconds left before the break, Tramon Williams was

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Matthew Staffordâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 1-yard lunge over a pile of linemen with 12 seconds left, as well as Calvin Johnsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 329 yards receiving, lifted the Detroit Lions to a 31-30 comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at Ford Field. Stafford threw a 22-yard pass to Johnson, who had the second-most yards receiving in NFL history, to set up his winning score. The quarterback seemed to catch his hometown Cowboys by surprise â&#x20AC;&#x201C; some of them appeared to expect him to spike the ball. Johnsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s total trails only the 336 yards receiving Flipper Anderson had for the Los Angeles Rams against New Orleans on Nov. 26, 1989, in a game that went into overtime. The Lions (5-3) overcame four turnovers and a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter against Dallas (4-4). Chiefs 23, Browns 17:

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Peyton Manning overcame four turnovers, and Denver scored the last 38 points at home against former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan and his new team. Manning finished with 354 yards and four touchdown passes to offset his three interceptions and lost fumble. His first two turnovers led to points that gave the Redskins (2-5) a 21-7 lead early in the third quarter. From there, Manning led the Broncos (7-1) on two long scoring drives, then the go-ahead score on a

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Newmanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Three Rivers North brethren in Erie and Prophetstown feel the same was as Papoccia. The Panthers will host a playoff game for the first time in program history, and couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be more thrilled that itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not another Three Rivers team that will visit Wayne Hein Field. Fourth-seeded ErieProphetstown will host No. 13 River Valley, as the northern half of the Class 3A bracket was seeded 1 through 16 instead of in two eight-team quadrants. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In all honesty, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re so excited not to play someone in our own conference,â&#x20AC;? coach Chuck Milem said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s somebody different, and we could care less who it was. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a breath of fresh air, and to be at home on top of that is pretty cool, just really exciting for the kids and our communities. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just elated to be in the playoffs again, and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not ready to stop this journey yet.â&#x20AC;? Like Milem, Oregon coach John Bothe was unsurprised that the

northern half of the 3A bracket wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t split into two eight-team quadrants. And like Papoccia, the Hawksâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; veteran head man knew that no matter what their draw, it would be full of powerhouse teams. Oregon, whose 49 playoff points were the second-most among the 58 teams in the state that finished 5-4, was seeded 15th, and will travel to No. 2 seed Wilmington

in the first round. A win would mean a matchup with either Immaculate Conception or Aurora Christian in the second round. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a heavyweight segment of a loaded bracket, and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not a shock,â&#x20AC;? Bothe said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But the thing is, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d rather be in the playoffs with a tough road ahead of us than be turning in our equipment Monday.â&#x20AC;?

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LOCAL SPORTS

3AUK6ALLEY-EDIAs"

WEEKEND SCOREBOARD

ROUNDUP

Four Hawks moving on

Boys cross country Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s results

Class 2A Sterling Regional

Three girls, Burkhart advance to 1A sectional

at Hoover Park, Sterling (Top 6 teams and top 5 individuals not on those teams advance to Belvidere North Sectional on Nov. 2) Team scores  $IXON   3TERLING   "ELVIDERE .ORTH$E+ALB"OYLAN "ELVIDERE-ARENGO2OCHELLE &REEPORT Top 5 finishers 3IMON4HORPE$IXON #ODY 3ONDGEROTH$IXON 9UNK"EL VIDERE.ORTH *ONATHAN,ANDIS 3TERLING !USTIN4REVINO$IXON  Individual qualifiers  !REVALO -ARENGO   "OWEN -ARENGO   7ILKS &REEPORT -IER-ARENGO  (ERNANDEZ2OCHELLE  Other Dixon runners:  %VAN 'RADY   3KYLAR -ITCHELL   /WEN 6AN (ORN   3EAN -AS TERSON Other Sterling runners: 12. Keaton $IR:ACH!LSTON #ODY,UND.ICK/LDS $AKOTA4RANCOSO#ODY(AN SEN

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The Oregon Hawks sent four runners through to sectionals Saturday at the Class 1A Winnebago Regional at Fuller Memorial Forest Preserve. Austin Burkhart was the lone Oregon boy to qualify for next weekend, as he placed 24th in 15:50. The Hawks took 10th with 269 points; the top seven teams and five runners not on those teams advanced to the Oregon Sectional next Saturday. On the girls side, Oregon placed eighth out of 11 teams with 231 points. McCahl Sanders (32nd, 20:01), Kimmie Janke (42nd, 20:35) and Kelci Foss (49th, 21:21.1) all advanced individually. Volleyball

Class 1A Bureau Valley Regional at Bureau Valley North Junior High, Walnut 3 miles (Top 7 teams and 5 individuals not on those teams advance to Oregon Sectional on Nov. 2) Team scores  .EWMAN   2OCK &ALLS   !NNAWAN 7ETHERSFIELD "UREAU6ALLEY  'ALVA %RIE 0ROPHETSTOWN !MBOY #AMBRIDGE Individual qualifiers  2OLANDO !GUILAR +EWANEE   #OOPER0AULEY%ASTLAND  *ACOB "AKER0RINCEVILLE  $YLAN"ROOKS #AMBRIDGE  *OHNATHON3CHULTE /HIO  Top 5 finishers  -ICHAEL #OOK !NNAWAN 7ETHERSFIELD   "RAYDEN (AMBLEN 2OCK &ALLS  #ODY"AELE!NNAWAN 7ETHERS FIELD  2OLANDO!GUILAR+EWANEE  3ETH7ILLIAMS2OCK&ALLS  Newman runners:  "RYSON 2EYES   $REW 2OSENGREN   #HRIS !HLERS   -ICAH 4RANCOSO  +#+NACK !NDREW +OBBEMAN   #LAY *UNGERMAN  Other Rock Falls runners: 10. Cayden %RICKSON   +ASEY !NGER  *EVON(EY #AMERON$AVIS  "RODIE(ENSON Bureau Valley runners: 12. Ryan Taylor   $ANIEL 4RONE   +ANE %ASTWOOD +ODY#HURCH !NDREW3MITH #OLTON0ETER SON #HARLIE,OTSPEICH Erie-Prophetstown runners:"RAE DON"ONNELL ,UCAS7HITE  4YLER $E6AULT   *ARED #OLE  +YLE"EHRENS *OSH "OWLING !USTIN#OWLEY Amboy runners:  3KYLAR 7HEELER   "EN (OSTO   *AMES "LACKBURN   !LAN 3TAMBERGER   .ICK "ICKETT   .ICK $EWEY 0AUL-EYER Other Eastland runners: 44. Hunter 4ODD   4YLER $AMBMAN  !LLEN+RIEGER Other Ohio runners:  *ACOB 4UDOR 

Class 1A Winnebago Regional at Fuller Memorial Forest Preserve (Top 7 teams and 5 individuals not on those teams advance to Oregon Sectional on Nov. 2) Team scores 7INNEBAGO2OCKFORD#HRISTIAN "YRON(ARVARD2OCKFORD ,UTHERAN7OODSTOCK-ARIAN  .ORTH "OONE   $URAND   'ENOA +INGSTON/REGON Top 5 finishers 0ITCOCK"YRON -ONKEMEYER 2OCK#HRISTIAN 0ICHARDO(AR VARD   !MBROSE 7INNEBAGO 3MITH7INNEBAGO  Individual qualifiers  $EGNER $URAND   !USTIN "URKHART /REGON   6OLTZ '+ -C,EAN'+ #AMPA $URAND -UNSON Other Oregon runners:  :IMRRITH 'RANADOS   *ACOB (ARSHMAN *ACOB%BENS2ICKY 'REENWOOD   !DAM -C&ALLS 7ILL#OOTS

Girls cross country Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s results

Class 2A Sterling Regional at Hoover Park, Sterling (Top 6 teams and top 5 individuals not on those teams advance to Belvidere North Sectional on Nov. 2) Team scores -ARENGO"ELVIDERE.ORTH $IXON"OYLAN$E+ALB 3TERLING&REEPORT"ELVIDERE 2OCHELLE Top 5 finishers  3CHRADER $E+ALB   7ILL GING &REEPORT   !LLEN -ARENGO ,UTZOW"ELV.ORTH  3PRAGUE-ARENGO  Individual qualifiers (all Freeport) 7ILLGING(AYNER 'RUNEWALD3CHRADER &OLGATE Dixon runners: +ATIE0ITMAN -EKENZIE(ARDEN#OURT NEY3EAGREN!LLY3TANCHFIELD   #LARA 4HORPE   3YDNEY+ITZMAN(AYLEE!LTEN BERG Sterling runners:  -AGGIE -C0HER SON-EGAN"ARNHART -ERCEDES3ANCHEZ#ARLY (ANSEN   "RYANA *OHNSON   #LARISSA 7ORCESTER  3ANTANA%STRADA

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Sterlingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Megan Barnhart (left) and Maggie McPherson lead the runners into the woods Saturday during the 2A Sterling Regional at Hoover Park. The Golden Warriors placed sixth to advance as a team to next weekendâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 2A Belvidere North Sectional. Class 1A Bureau Valley Regional at Bureau Valley North Junior High, Walnut 3 miles (Top 7 teams and 5 individuals not on those teams advance to Oregon Sectional on Nov. 2) Team scores !NNAWAN 7ETHERSFIELD 2OCK&ALLS  )6# "UREAU6ALLEY  !MBOY   0RINCEVILLE   %RIE 0ROPHETSTOWN /RION 'ALVA  #AMBRIDGE Individual qualifiers  4EAGAN -C+ENNA .EWMAN   (ALEY 3IMPSON .EWMAN   #OURTNEY -ELTON 'ALVA   *ULIA +ING+EWANEE  +ELSEY3IMPSON .EWMAN  Top 5 finishers +IRSTIE2AMSEY!NNAWAN 7ETHERSFIELD  +AITLYN#LINE!NNAWAN 7ETHERS FIELD   -EGAN 'RADY !MBOY  #ORRIE2EILEY%RIE 0ROPHETSTOWN  +ATHERINE3CHNEIDER)6#  Rock Falls runners:  +ATIE !NDER SON   -AKALEY 6ELAZQUEZ   "AILIE 3MITH   4AYLOR !SHLEY   -ICHAELA 3PREIER   0AIGE2EYNOLDS 3ANDRA'OMEZ  Bureau Valley runners:2EGAN7EI DNER +ATELIN*OHNSON  (ELENA !RNADOTTIR   6ERONICA 2IGGEN   2ILEY &RANCIS  (EATHER7ILLIAMS +ELLY3IE RENS Other Amboy runners:  *ENNIFER 0OPOVICH   %RIN (OSTO  "RENNA2IEKER +AITLIN"OERS  2ENEE6AESSEN 3YD NEY,ANGLIER Other Erie-Prophetstown runners:  !SHLYNN 3TEEL   +ARLI 2EDELL   2EBECCA !RNOLTS   -IKAYLA"OLTON 3HYAN$ESSING  -ARISELA(ERRERA Eastland runners: 42. Megan Schneider  ,EA(AEUSEL (ANNAH 7ILCZYNSKI !NNA+UPER

Class 1A Winnebago Regional at Fuller Memorial Forest Preserve (Top 7 teams and 5 individuals not on those teams advance to Oregon Sectional on Nov. 2) Team scores "YRON(ARVARD7INNEBAGO   2OCKFORD ,UTHERAN   7OOD STOCK -ARIAN   2OCKFORD #HRISTIAN   2OCKFORD #HRISTIAN ,IFE   /REGON'ENOA +INGSTON 3TOCKTON.ORTH"OONE Top 5 finishers (ILDRETH"YRON -OORE7IN NEBAGO   0ETERSON (ARVARD &ENELON2OCK,UTHERAN  *ONES-ARIAN  Individual qualifiers  -C#AHL 3ANDERS /REGON   %DEN 3TOCKTON   $RENDEL '+ +IMMIE*ANKE/REGON +ELCI&OSS/REGON  Other Oregon runners:  2OSIE 3ARANTAKOS   -C+AYLEE "EETER -ADELINE3ANDERS

Volleyball Postseason pairings CLASS 3A Sandwich Regional Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s.O0LANOVS.O2OCHELLE PM s .O  3YCAMORE VS .O  3ANDWICH PM Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s .O  +ANELAND VS 0LANO2OCHELLE PM s.O2OCK&ALLSVS3YCAMORE3ANDWICH PM Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s#HAMPIONSHIP PM Winner advances to Princeton Sectional vs. Monmouth-Roseville Regional winner, 7 p.m. Nov. 5

Stillman Valley Regional Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s.O$IXONVS.O7INNEBAGO PM s.O&REEPORTVS.O3TILLMAN6ALLEY PM Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s .O  3TERLING VS $IXON7INNEBAGO  PM s .O  "ELVIDERE VS &REEPORT3TILLMAN 6ALLEY PM Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s#HAMPIONSHIP PM Winner advances to Princeton Sectional vs. Streator Regonal winner, 6 p.m. Nov. 5

CLASS 2A Oregon Regional Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s.O2OCKFORD#HRISTIANVS.O.ORTH "OONE PM Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s .O  /REGON VS 2OCKFORD #HRISTIAN .ORTH"OONE PM s.O2OCKFORD,UTHERANVS.O"YRON PM Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s#HAMPIONSHIP PM Winner advances to South Beloit Sectional vs. Willow Academy Regional winner, 6 p.m. Nov. 5 Dakota Regional Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s.O7EST#ARROLLVS.O3OUTH"ELOIT PM Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s .O  $AKOTA VS 7EST #ARROLL3OUTH "ELOIT PM s.O,ENA 7INSLOWVS.O0ECATON ICA PM Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s#HAMPIONSHIP PM Winner advances to South Beloit Sectional vs. Aurora Christian Regional winner, 7 p.m. Nov. 5 Riverdale Regional Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s.O-ORRISONVS.O0ROPHETSTOWN PM Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s .O  "UREAU 6ALLEY VS -ORRISON 0ROPHETSTOWN PM s.O2IVERDALEVS.O&ULTON PM Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s#HAMPIONSHIP PM Winner advances to Farmington Sectional vs. Rockridge Regional winner, 6 p.m. Nov. 5 Somonauk Regional Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s .O  3OMONAUK VS .O  3ERENA PM Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s .O  3ENECA VS 3OMONAUK3ERENA PM s .O  /TTAWA -ARQUETTE VS .O  !MBOY PM Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s#HAMPIONSHIP PM Winner advances to El Paso-Gridley Sectional vs. Clifton Central Regional winner, 7 p.m. Nov. 5

CLASS 1A Paw Paw Regional Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s.O)NDIAN#REEKVS.O0AW0AW PM Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s .O  .EWMAN VS )NDIAN #REEK0AW 0AW PM s.O!SHTON &RANKLIN#ENTERVS.O ,A-OILLE PM Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s#HAMPIONSHIP PM Winner advances to Pearl City Sectional vs. Stockton Regional winner, 6 p.m. Nov. 5 Eastland Regional Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s.O-ILLEDGEVILLEVS.O0OLO PM Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s matches s.O%RIEVS-ILLEDGEVILLE0OLO PM s .O  &ORRESTON VS .O  %ASTLAND PM Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s match s#HAMPIONSHIP PM Winner advances to Pearl City Sectional vs. Aquin Regional winner, 7 p.m. Nov. 5

AFC 3-1 at own invite:

After sweeping all three pool-play matches in Ashton, the Raiders lost a three-set semifinal to eventual tournament champion River Ridge. AFC didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t lose a set en route to the semifinal berth, but lost 25-17, 20-25, 15-11 to the Wildcats. Lea Koning and Krista Beach were alltournament selections. Beach had 25 kills, Lexie Fore spiked 27 kills, and Cassidy Koning stuffed 11 blocks for the Raiders. Katie Sondgeroth had 44 points and 14 aces to

Saturdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stars Austin Burkhart, McCahl Sanders, Kimmie Janke & Kelci Foss /REGONCROSS COUNTRY ADVANCEDTO #LASS!/REGON3EC tional next Saturday Katie Sondgeroth !&# VOLLEYBALL ASSISTS  POINTS ACES Rachael Beiermann, &ULTONVOLLEYBALL KILLS ASSISTS DIGS ACES go with 33 assists, while Marissa Asbury added 24 points, 12 aces and 20 digs. Lea Koning dished out 26 assists, and Lauren Meurer chipped in 20 digs.

Oregon 5th, Fulton 6th at Stillman: The Hawks

beat the Steamers 25-22, 25-17 in the fifth-place match at the Stillman Valley Invite. Oregon finished the day 4-1, after a 2-1 performance in pool play. The Hawks beat Forreston 27-25, 25-23 in the semifinals of Championship Pool 2. The Steamers also went 2-1 in pool play, then beat Byron 25-20, 25-22 in their semifinal. Rachael Beiermann had team highs of 27 kills and 47 assists to go with 22 digs and four aces. Betsy Leonard finished with 26 kills and seven stuff blocks, Averi Leitzen had

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The Skyhawks beat Kaskaskia 3-2 and fell to host Lincoln 3-0 in a triangular to end the regular season. Sauk (17-17) defeated Kaskaskia 25-23, 16-25, 25-16, 17-25, 15-9, then pushed Lincoln in a 27-25, 26-24, 25-20 loss. Kalli Scheppers had 33 kills and 24 digs, while Karly Koch dished 83 assists and Bri Correa finished with 39 digs. Morgan Mammosser, Kayla Kurz and Alyssa Workman each spiked 19 kills for the Skyhawks, who have a week off before the Region IV Tournament begins Nov. 4.

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Sondgeroth, who has been battling nagging cold symptoms, was just a few ticks behind at 15:35.4. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I felt really good about my race,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been sick for like a week, but I did really good today.â&#x20AC;? Dixonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Austin Trevino (16:02.7) finished fifth, with teammates Evan Grady (16:20.8) and Skylar Mitchell (16:27.3) taking ninth and 10th, respectively. The Dukes quite literally ran away with the team title with their 27 points. Sterling was a solid second with 58. They both advance to the Belvidere North Sectional on Saturday. Freshman Jonathan Landis again led the way for the Golden Warriors, finishing fourth in 15:57.2. But he was far from pleased with his performance. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t very good,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The first mile I was going at my own pace, and I was leading. I was thinking, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Where is everybody? Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m not supposed to be doing this.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; And, thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s when I dropped back. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I went out as fast as usual, but for some reason I couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t keep up that second and third mile. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m happy with my

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Sterlingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Jonathan Landis runs Saturday during the 2A Sterling Regional at Hoover Park. Landis placed fourth, and the Warriors took second as a team. place, but Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m not happy with my time.â&#x20AC;? Landis said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s run the Hoover Park course in the 15:20 range before. So, what did he learn? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take the lead,â&#x20AC;? he said. The rest of Sterlingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s scoring runners were in a pack that finished 12 through 15, led by senior Keaton Dir, who was 12th in 16:38.4. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We packed up really well,â&#x20AC;? Dir said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We wanted to go out at a 5:15 [pace], and we let our freshman [Landis] do what he wants. We wanted to be ahead of

Belvidere North. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the team weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re fighting with to go to state.â&#x20AC;? The Warriors beat Belvidere North by 12 points. Dir appreciates Landisâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; contributions, even if they are a bit humbling. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re a senior, you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really want a freshman coming in and beating you, but he makes the team better, and he pushes us all,â&#x20AC;? Dir said. The rest of Sterlingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pack attack included Zach Alston (13th, 16:40.8), Cody Lund (14th, 16:42) and Nick Olds (15th, 16:43).

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ST. LOUIS â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Sunday night, tying the World Series at two games each. David Ortiz added three hits and also encouraged the Red Sox, shouting at his teammates from second base after a double and later gathering them for a huddle in the dugout. With the Red Sox in danger of falling into a 3-1 deficit, it was a stroke of good fortune by Gomes â&#x20AC;&#x201C; he was a late addition to the lineup when Shane Victorinoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s back stiffened up, and was 0-for-9 in the Series before connecting off reliever Seth Maness. Gomes spread his arms wide as he rounded first base, shouted and twice banged his chest. When he got back to the dugout, a couple of teammates gave Gomesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; beard a good tug, and Mike Napoli joined in with a hard, two-handed yank.

Red Sox 4, Cardinals 2 Star of the game: *ONNY'OMES 2ED3OX TIEBREAKING  RUN(2INTHINNING Up next:'AME 2ED 3OX,ESTER  AT #ARDINALS7AINWRIGHT   PMTODAY TV:&OX Along with his pop, Gomes showed off the patience that marks Boston hitters. He drew a 10-pitch walk from Cardinals starter Lance Lynn the previous inning, helping set up Stephen Drewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tying sacrifice fly. Felix Doubront won in relief of starter Clay Buchholz. John Lackey made a rare relief appearance to set up for Koji Ueharaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s save. Saturday night, a controversial obstruction call gave the Cardinals the winning run in the bottom of the ninth of a 5-4 Game 3 victory. Game 4 ended when St. Louisâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Kolton Wong was picked off of first base with two outs and slugger Carlos Beltran at the plate representing the tying run.

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Erie-Prophetstownâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kyle Behrens (left) and Rock Fallsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Brodie Henson run Saturday during the 1A Bureau Valley Regional in Walnut. Both the Panthers and the Rockets advanced to this weekendâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 1A Oregon Sectional.

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Rock Falls freshman Brayden Hamblen was second with a time of 16:06. AnnawanWethersfield junior Michael Cook won in 15:57. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was a really good run,â&#x20AC;? Hamblen said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I got out pretty good, and I stayed up in front with the best runners. It was good overall.â&#x20AC;? Seth Williams (5th, 16;25), Cayden Erickson (10th, 17:16), Kasey Anger (23rd, 17:52) and Jevon Hey (32nd, 18:23) rounded out the Rocketsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; lineup. Hamblen is hopeful the team is capable of bigger and better things next week. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think we have the potential to beat [Newman],â&#x20AC;? Hamblen said.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re really good, so itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be close at sectional. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s going to be fun.â&#x20AC;? For Bureau Valley, the top runners were Ryan Taylor (12th, 17:23), Daniel Trone (13th, 17:25) and Kane Eastwood (18th, 17:44). There were just eight boys teams competing, and Erie-Prophetstown (6th, 140) and Amboy (7th, 179) each punched their tickets to next weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Oregon Sectional. Braedon Bonnell (11th, 17:18) and Lucas White (21st, 17:46) led the way for the Panthers, while Skylar Wheeler (31st, 18:18) and Ben Hosto (35th, 18:35) paced the Clippers. Advancing individuals included Eastlandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cooper Pauley (14th, 17:28) and Ohioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Johnathon Schulte (34th, 18:35).

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Jeff Gordon pulled into the championship picture Sunday with a win at Martinsville Speedway, his first of the season. It was Gordonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eighth career win at Martinsville, but first since he swept the two races at the track in 2005. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tied with Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson for Martinsville victories, but both trail Richard Petty (15) and Darrell Waltrip (11) on the career list. Most important, though, is that

the victory moved Gordon from fifth to third in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Matt Kenseth and Johnson left Martinsville tied atop the standings with three races remaining, and Gordon sits 27 points behind the leaders. Kevin Harvick is 28 points out, while Kyle Busch is 36 points behind. Kenseth led a race-high 202 laps, and was out front on the final restart with 77 laps remaining, with Gordon lurking in third. Gordon stalked him for more than 50 laps, thinking to himself, â&#x20AC;&#x153;What would Jimmie

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2,239,930

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1,671,290

1,048,502

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1,191,428

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76

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305,000

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136,198

37,009

398,968

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473,980

138,129

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473,980

138,129

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136,198

(436,971)

260,839

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Library

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-

298,852

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7,685

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8,726

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52,015

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16,134

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590,021

4,826

18,551

Interest Income

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182

21

74

Other Income

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986

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1,107

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383,549

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591,189

388,397

395,458

AP

Jeff Gordon does a burnout as he celebrates winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday in Martinsville, Va. into one of Johnsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best tracks and one of Kensethâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s worst tracks. He had to drive from the middle of the pack to save his finish after a call not to pit midway through the race backfired, but Kenseth was still a bit disappointed not to leave with the win.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whenever your team puts you in front for that last run, and youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re out there leading and you get beat, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re always a little bit disappointed,â&#x20AC;? Kenseth said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just got beat, honestly, by experience and a better driver of this track.â&#x20AC;?

Reveune

Working Cash

Fire Pension

Police Pension

IMRF & Social Security

Real Estate Taxes

-

377,308

443,397

874,409

Interest Income

-

736,396

1,083,526

1,399

Other Income

-

108,376

187,703

-

Transfers

58,055

-

-

-

Total Revenue

58,055

1,222,080

1,714,626

875,808

Dept Operations

-

820,749

1,060,969

451,968

Total Expenses

-

820,749

1,060,969

451,968

Net Income

58,055

401,331

653,657

423,840

Expenses:

398,526

Expenses:

452,354

-

Expenses:

VENDOR PAYMENTS EXCEEDING $2,500: ACCURATE WHEEL ALIGNMENT, 4,759.80; ACE HARDWARE, 26,626.16; AED ESSENTIALS, 15,323.60; AFFORDABLE WASTE, 2,995.00; AG VIEW FS INC, 156,610.43; ALEXIS FIRE EQUIPMENT CO., 300,184.61; ALLIANCES COUNSELING SERVICES, 2,770.00; AMBOY FIRE PROTECTION DIST, 10,396.26; APPLE, LINDA, 12,158.20; APPLIED CONCEPTS INC, 3,596.00; ASHLAND, 9,375.00; ASSOCIATED TECHNICAL SERVICES, 4,620.75; AUTOMATIC CONTROL SERVICES, 3,896.48; BADGER METER INC, 30,056.55; BELFORT INSTRUMENT, 6,300.00; BARTELT ENTERPRISES, 3,993.08; BENTLEY SYSTEMS INC., 3,740.00; BIOMERIEUX, 3,647.59; BLACKHAWK WATERWAYS, 8,742.00; BONNELL INDUSTRIES INC, 19,662.33; BRANIFF COMMUNICATIONS, 2,750.00; CARUS CORPORATION, 51,156.50; CENTRAL NEWSPAPER, 3,465.00; CENTURYLINK, 25,558.25; CHAPMAN & CUTLER, 3,000.00; CIVIC SYSTEMS LLC, 62,375.30; CLIFTONLARSONALLEN, 45,533.65; COM ED, 60,671.40; COMCAST CABLE, 9,604.12; COMMUNICATIONS REVOLVING FUND, 4,605.48; COMPLETE AUTOWERKS REPAIR SERVICES, 11,315.45; COMPLETE INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC SUPPLY, 15,360.06; COMPUTER WORKS, 4,767.28; CONSTELLATION NEW ENERGY, 268,992.95; CRAWFORD MURPHY & TILLY INC, 28,902.76; CREATIVE PRINTING, 7,711.64; CRESCENT ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO, 11,216.77; CUMMINS CENTRAL POWER, 9,674.41; DELL MARKETING L.P, 3,782.92; DEMCO INC, 2,926.03; DIAL-A-TREE, 7,670.00; DIXON, BOB SERVICE CENTER, 3,339.09; DIXON COMMERCIAL ELECTRIC CO., 47,053.63; DIXON NAPA AUTO PARTS, 9,400.53; DIXON OTTAWA COMMUNICATION INC., 29,651.66; DIXON PAINT COMPANY, 9,556.83; DIXON RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENT, 2,869.56; DIXON TIRE CENTER, 11,930.85; DODDS, STEVE, 55,000.00; DOWNTOWN SPORTS, 3,888.09; DRYDON EQUIPMENT, 3,388.69; EMERGENCY MEDICAL PRODUCTS INC, 3,229.87; ENGEL ELECTRIC CO., 32,000.00; ENTRE COMPUTER SOLUTIONS, 4,001.50; EXELON ENERGY INC., 245,193.65; FISHER SCIENTIFIC, 5,239.02; FREEDOM MAILING SERVICES INC., 16,763.87; GALE, 3,182.58; GALLS INC, 3,370.73; GE CAPITAL, 7,617.00; GIERKE ROBINSON, 8,453.88; GOVTEMPS USA, 70,632.70; HACH CHEMICAL, 8,058.17; HARDENâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;SAUTO & TRUCK REPAIR, 3,056.77; HAWKEYE TRUCK AND TRAILER, 206,234.53; HBK WATER METER SERVICE INC, 2,577.52; HD SUPPLY WATERWORKS LTD., 27,513.27; HOLLAND & SONS INC, 17,544.50; HUMMEL PHOTOGRAPHY, PATTIE, 14,950.00; HUMPHREY, ROGER, 3,051.68; ID NETWORKS, 4,133.00; IDEXX DISTRIBUTION CORP, 14,937.24; IEPA BUREAU OF WATER, 1,062,479.93; IEPA PERMIT SECTION, 477,384.50; ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 64,129.80, ILLINOIS FIRE STORE; 10,891.62; ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY, 10,075.00; INGRAM LIBRARY SERVICES, 35,571.13; J.F. ERICKSON & ASSOCIATES, 8,874.75; KING CAT INC, 15,000.00; KONE INC, 4,709.52; KSB CORPORATE HEALTH SERVICE, 10,493.00; KSB HOSPITAL, 4,417.59; LAWSON PRODUCTS INC, 7,220.95; LAYNE CHRISTENSEN COMPANY, 16,331.50; LEE COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION, 26,500.00; LEE COUNTY TREASURER, 65,022.70; LEXIPOL, LLC, 6,950.00; LIQUID ENGINEERING CORPORATION, 2,890.00; MASTERCARD, 106,408.25; MECHANICAL INC- FREEPORT, 12,613.77; METROPOLITAN INDUSTRIES INC, 4,494.20; MIDAS AUTO SERVICE EXPERTS, 3,720.72; MIDWEST MOBILE WASHERS, 8,590.00; MILLER BRADFORD RISBERG INC, 3,674.42; MOORE TIRES INC., 4,731.61; MOST PLUMBING, 3,486.30; MOTOROLA, INC., 40,218.75; MUNICIPAL EMERGENCY SERVICES, 20,413.22; NJPA, 7,473.00; NEENAH FOUNDRY COMPANY, 10,821.25; NELSON, KEN AUTO PLAZA, 65,392.79; NICOR, 39,822.02; NORTH AMERICAN SALT COMPANY, 87,261.10; NORTHERN ILLINOIS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT OFFICE, 2,589.38; NORTHâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S OIL COMPANY, 5,361.07; NORTHWEST ILL CONSTRUCTION CO, 397,033.02; NORTHWEST QUARTERLY MAGAZINE, 2,800.00; OFFICE DEPOT, 6,868.50; Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;HERRON, RAY COMPANY,INC., 4,966.32; OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY, 3,199.08; OTTOSEN BRITZ KELLY COOPER GILBERT, 9,463.96; OVERDRIVE INC, 4,108.06; PDC LABORATORIES, 7,778.84; PRECISION AUTOMOTIVE, 15,911.96; PRINCIPAL LIFE INSURANCE, 2,534.08; PRO-TECH SECURITY SALES, 3,780.00; PROTIVITI, 29,837.99; PTC SELECT, 4,877.35; QUALITY READY MIX CONCRETE INC, 33,705.54; QUILL CORPORATION, 10,211.01; RENNER QUARRIES LTD., 8,181.52; RP LUMBER COMPANY INC, 4,676.34; SAUK VALLEY MEDIA, 22,435.99; SBM STERLING BUSINESS CENTER, 27,088.41; SCHMITT PLUMBING & HEATING, 9,178.95; SHARE CORP., 4,122.6; SHARP, TIMOTHY, 2,500.00; SMITH ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS, 9,211.89; SNS COMPUTER SOLUTIONS LLC, 5,649.73; SOUTH DIXON TOWNSHIP, 18,436.40; STANDARD EQUIPMENT CO, 8,570.71; STATELINE TECHNOLOGIES, 6,815.25; STERLING CODIFIERS, 2,680.00; SUPREME CLEANERS INC, 2,581.58; TAPCO, 4,043.79; TKB ASSOCIATES INC, 4,759.00; UNIFORM DEN INC, 15,387.60; UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -GAR, 3,625.00; USA BLUEBOOK, 12,817.86; VERIZON WIRELESS, 22,493.91; VIKING CHEMICAL, 14,516.00; WALDER RHODES CORKEN INC, 19,156.00; WARD MURRAY PACE & JOHNSON, 107,864.09; WATCHGUARD VIDEO, 4,782.00; WEIGLEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S AUTOMOTIVE, 2,825.00; WHITTAKER CONSTRUCTION, 37,709.01;WILKENS-ANDERSON CO., 286.49; WILLETT HOFMANN & ASSOC INC, 64,327.16; WIPFLI LLP, 67,625.00; XEROX CORPORATION, 6,079.14; ZEP SALES AND SERVICE, 4,808.76 PAYROLL: Under $25,000 ALLEN, KIMBERLY; ASPLUND, MARJORIE; BLACKBURN, DAVID ; LACKBURN, ERIKA E; BLUMHOFF, KEESHA; BRADSHAW, AMANDA; BRECHON, M COLLEEN; BRESSLER, MARK; BRUCKNER, SHARENE; BRYANT, MALLORY; BURGESS, DALE BURKE, JAMES; CARLSON, GERALD; CONSIDINE, DENNIS; CRUNDWELL, RITA; DALLAS, SHELLEY; DEGNER, RHONDA; ESGAR, KATHRYN; FITZSIMMONS, CONNOR; FREDERICKS, REBECCA M; GITTLESON, RANDI; GLOVER, SCOTT; HAHN, CODY; HIGBY, EDWARD; JAMES, CATHY; KILLIAN, DEBORAH; KITSON, DOUGLAS; KLEINMAIER, KATHERINE; KNACK, EVAN; KNACK, KAREN; KOCH, JENNIFER S; KUHN, JEFFREY; LAWRENCE, KRISTEN; LORENC, SHELLY; MCCARTNEY, JUDY; OLSON, COURTNEY; PLACHNO, CHRISTOPHER; REED, SUSAN; REUTER, BRADY; RHODES, MARY ANN; RUGH, JUSTIN; SCHAEFER, KATHLEEN; SCHRRYVER, RYAN; SMITH, SHANE; SONDGEROTH, CYNTHIA; STEWART, EMILY; STOUDT, CHANNING; STOUDT, MADISON; STOVER, LUCAS; SWEGLE, JACOB; SWEGLE, SUSAN; THOMASON, LISA; VOLKERT, KATHARINE L; WAGNER, ROGER; WASSON, BARBARA; WENDT, DONALD $25000- $49,999 BAKER, JENNY L; BRAUMAN, ERIC L; CAREY, GEORGE P; CLAUSSEN, LINDA A; ENGLUND, ERIC; FASSLER, MICHELLE F; GRISWOLD, DAWN M; HAWS, LAURA J; JONES, ROY E; LANCE, CORY; MAGNE, CAMERON C; MCCORMICK, BETH Z; MCCOY JR, ROBERT E; MCPHERSON, MARY C; RYAN, EDWARD J; SHERIDAN, JOHN J; SIMONTON, JOHN; TERRANOVA, STEPHANIE A; WAGNER, SEAN K; WILCOX, LESLIE A; WILLETT, CHARLES H $50,000-$74,999 ALBERT, NICHOLAS J; ARJES, JESSE L; ARNOULD, ADAM M; BIVINS, RYAN T; BOUCHER, DAVID L; BROOKS, ANDREW L; BROWN, AARON J; CANTERBURY, JIM A; COPPOTELLI, MATTHEW P; COX, CHRISTOPHER L; DALLAS, MARK A; DEVINE, MICHAEL J; DEWEY, TERRY W; FRIDAY, TRENTON W; GARZA, JESSICA L; GOODE, RYAN S; HALEY, LARRY; HELLER, SCOTT A; HENRY, JACOB R; HUYETT, MATTHEW J; LA MENDOLA, JASON J; LEHMAN, DOUG J; LOVE, TIMOTHY A; MCNITT, JOSHUA P; MCWETHY, RYAN R; MEYER, PAULA S; MILLER, CRAIG W; MILLER, JAMES M; MOELLER, MATTHEW S; MORSE, TROY C; MUNTEAN, JAKIAH B; OROS, ANDREW J; PHILLIPS, CURTIS A; QUADRARO, ANTHONY J; RAGAN, JEFFERY A; ROE, LYNN A; ROGERS, LEANNE J; ROMINE, DOUGLAS S; SHARP, LINCOLN P; SHAW, JR, LES A; SIMONTON, AARON C; STOVER, TIM A; STROCK, BRIAN K; SWANSON, KATHE A; SWEGLE, MARTIN H; WAGNER, MIKE L $75,000-$99,999 BUSKOHL, RYAN E; ALLISON, MARK J; COX, WILLARD L; GABANY, KEITH; HECKMAN, MATTHEW S; HOWELL, STEVEN C; LOHSE, DAVID J; MAHAN, DANIEL M; RICHARDS, MATTHEW W; SCHMIDT, SCOTT R; SHIARAS, PAUL N; SIBLEY, BRADLEY J; STICHTER, MICHAEL L; WHELAN, CLAYTON T; WILCOX, MICHAEL; WOLFLEY, MICHAEL A $100,000-$124,999 LANGLOSS, JR, DANNY D; SHIPMAN, TIMOTHY C Over $125,000 ORTGIESEN, SHAWN

October 28, 2013

Expenses: Dept Operations

21,867

394,997

-

366,099

Total Expenses

21,867

394,997

-

366,099

Net Income

60,185

196,192

388,397

29,360


place ads online www.saukvalley.com

CLASSIFIED SAUK VALLEY Monday, October 28, 2013

Dixon

LOST

110

IS YOUR PET MISSING? Read our found section in todays paper. Just in case it is not there, call one of your area animal shelters listed below: Lee County Animal Control (815)284-3833 Granny Rose Animal Shelter (815)288-7387 Whiteside County Animal Control (815)625-3507 Happy Tails Humane Society (815)626-2994 A public service of Sauk Valley Media

FOUND

115

Found light red long-haired cat w/collar & bell. Very friendly. 815626-5316. Found on Lincoln Ave. sm. brown female puppy w/white paws. 815-677-8630.

NEW BUSINESSES 122 The Barn at Allen Acres. Rustic Wedding Venue www.thebarnat allenacres.com FB The Barn at Allen Acres contact thebarnatallen acres@gmail.com Karen 847-6873348

VOLUNTEERS

126

CASA 15th Judicial Circuit (Lee/ Carroll/Ogle Counties) is seeking volunteers to advocate for children in the court system involved in abuse and neglect cases. Your involvement can impact a child’s future. Contact Vanessa White, Director of Advocate Services (815) 288-1901 www.casalee carroll.com Home of Hope is looking for dedicated volunteers to help in their mission to help those touched by cancer. Areas of need: reception/ office, events, massage therapist, reflexologist, maintenance etc. If you have a couple hours a week/ month, please call 815 288-4673 to schedule an appointment. Contact Connie or Joan. Hours of operation are M-TH. 8-4, Fri. 8-3 LOVELAND MUSEUM... Are you interested in Dixon and local history, Civil War, Blackhawk War? Are you a people person? We are looking for people like you to help host our Museum one or more days a month. The Museum is open Thurs. & Fri. 9-2, Sat. 103. Interested? Please stop at the main office at the Loveland Community House between 8-4 Mon. thru Fri. to pick up an application and learn more. 513 W. Second St. 815-284 2741 lovelandcommunity house.org.

ADOPTION NOTICES

128

ADOPTION is a loving choice. You created a precious life- we cannot. We could be the answer to each other's prayers. We're KEITH and JAIME; a loving, secure, childless couple, ready to adopt. Contact us or our caring attorney Sara 773-509-0099 or 800-509-0097

ADOPTION NOTICES

128

♥ADOPTION:♥ Affectionate, Financially Secure College Sweethearts, Stay-Home-Mom, Disney World await your baby Expenses paid. 1-800-997-1720 ♥Carolyn&Chris♥

MOBILE HOMES 230

MOBILE HOMES

230

Advertise your mobile homes for sale here!!

AMBOY Mobile homes for sale. $600 down. Owner financed. 815-716-6565.

DIXON

DIXON

STERLING

Large upper apt. stove, refrig, garbage, near shopping center, NO PETS, $500/mo. + $500 dep. 815-284-3862

Sterling Rentals

Nice 2BR garage & fireplace, garbage & water inc. $575 + dep. 815-973-5886

MT. MORRIS 1BR, Mt. Morris. $310/mo. + dep., 815-508-2345

POLO Loving Couple Wanting to Adopt We will provide a loving, happy home where your baby will thrive and grow, with a mom and dad who are very eager to become parents. We will provide unconditional love, security and support for your baby. All approved expenses paid. To learn more about us, Call 708-9576849 or email us at: seanandjennifer adopt@gmail.com LCFS#012998

REAL ESTATE 202 SERVICES PUBLISHER'S NOTICE All real estate advertising in this newspaper subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference , limitation or discrimination based on race, color,religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-279275.

FOR SALE BY OWNER

209

DIXON 1BR Home w/outbuilding on 1 acre. New furnace & windows. $38,500 815-440-5399 Dixon Home For Sale. Go to www.dixonil.com/ home for further information.

FRANKLIN GROVE 136 S. State St. Spacious 4 BR, 1BA, 2,288 sq. ft., detached garage. Lease or sell. $1500 down. $598/mo. 855-664-8357

MILLEDGEVILLE Country Home 2885 Grandview Rd., Milledgeville, on 2 ½ acres, 1,680 sq. ft., 3 BR, 3 car garage, great hunting, deer, turkey, plenty of wildlife. $92,500. Serious pre-approved inquires only. 815-6311407.

ROCK FALLS 3BR 2 story, corner lot, fenced yard, central htg. & air, needs carpentry/sheet rock, “Handyman Special.” Call 815-626-3065.

ROCK FALLS

ROCK FALLS Room for Rent. All utilities incl. Starting at $60/wk. + dep. Call or text 815-716-6150.

STERLING A room. All util. No pets. $350 mo. + dep. Non-smoking. 815-718-3500. Efficiencies, 1 & 2 BR. Apts. (563) 243-0383, Sterling/R.F.

APARTMENTS UNFURNISHED 306 Attractive 1 & 2 BR. apts. with some utilities. Sterling & Rock Falls. No pets, no parties. Refs. req. 815-336-2305. HAVING TROUBLE wording your ad? Call our Classified Department today. We'll be glad to help you. 626-SOLD or 284-SOLD

AMBOY 200 S. Boyd Ave. 2BR, good cond. $425/mo. Available immediately. Call Ed Reagan 312337-7384 2BR $450. 1st mo. FREE. Available immed. Very clean, all applcs. No pets. Sec. dep. + ref. 815-849-5334. 2BR Apts. Available now! Dep/refs. 815-440-8116

ASHTON 1&2 BR., Ashton/ F.G. 815-5626828/562-5075.

DIXON $100 MOVE-IN SPECIAL! AFFORDABLE HOUSING!

Offering 1 & 2 Bedrooms DIXON RIVER APARTMENTS Call For Details 815-284-6782 2BR clean, quiet. No smoking or pets. $500 + dep. 815-652-3365. 2BR laundry, appl. garage. No pets. 815-499-3753. 2BR Lower w/ garage and garbage incl. 313 Sherman, $495 plus deposit and lease 815-440-3663 3BR Upper in downtown Dixon. Heat & garbage incl. $600/mo. + dep. Pick up application at 210 W. 1st St. Huge 1BR, pets, free heat, water, & garbage, $500/mo. 815-761-6419.

1 & 2BR, Hampton Apts. 815-625-7043 1209 ½ -11th Ave. Ranch style duplex, 2BDRM w/stove and refrig. $450/mo.+ dep. & ref., No Pets. 815625-3039. Clean effic. apt., $375 + $375 dep. Also 1 BR. apt., $450 + $450 dep. Both have stove, refrig. & heat furn. No pets or parties. 815-625-5970. Edon Apts. 2BR, $480 mo., $400 dep. Refs. req. No 815-537dogs. 9190, 815-4413999. Lg. 1BR. + appl. No pets. $425 + dep. 815-625-4701 THICKSTEN APTS. 1 & 2 BR houses 815-499-4217

STERLING

RIVER RIDGE APARTMENTS 2 Bedroom

Great Location Garages Available

$

495

PER MONTH

1st Month’s Rent

$

606 W. Lefevre 2 BR $535.00 1 BR $465.00 1 Studio $390.00 Partial Heat, Water, Sewer, Refuse Removal, Laundry Facilities, Satellite

(815)626-1431

2BR upper, completely remodeled. Applcs. Garage, AC. No pets, no smoking. Dep/ refs. req.$595/mo. 815946-3191 after 5p.

APARTMENTSFURNISHED 305

Newer 2 Bedroom $599.00 & Up Applcs., Fireplaces 2002 3rd Ave. 1836 First Ave.

1.00

*

*with 1 year lease

Next to

ALDI in Sterling

1-815-414-2288

1 & 2BR apts. $380-$420. 815562-7368 Rochelle Realty. W#523917 1 BR upper, water, sewer, trash, incl., $375 + dep. & ref., 709 Ave. D, 815718-5689. 2 BR., clean, QUIET, coin laundry. 815-260-4211

1 BR., avail. Nov. 1st. Stove, refrig. furn. Garage incl. NO PETS. $400 + dep. Background check & lease req. 815-441-1988. 1BR Upper, water incl., C/A, stove & refrig. furn.You pay gas/elec. No pets. $400+ $400 dep. 1401 ½ E. 4th St. 815-441-1912. 2BR $485 + dep. No pets/smoking. 815-590-3004. 2BR Duplex, $675. Hampton Apts. 815-625-7043 2BR Duplex, discounted rent for fixing up. 815-4995575. 2nd floor 1 BR $425, Quiet bldg. Pet may be OK. 815-441-1389 or 630-399-1204

STERLING New & Improved 2BR $500. No pets. 630-3277046. Park Setting, newer 2BR, w/ garage, NS, 1 floor, no steps, near CGH, 55 & over, 1832 2nd Ave. $585/mo. 815-499-0199. Sinnissippi Townhomes First Mo. Free! Spacious 2 BR. 2 story townhomes. Central air, good location. Laundry hookup. (815)6261130.

WOOSUNG 1BR, $325 + dep. Applcs. 815-4414591. 604 Griswold Ave. 2 BR, 1BA, Ground level Unit, Newly Remodeled. $525/ mo. Requires sec. deposit. Call Matt @ 310-750-5663

HOMES FOR RENT

310

CHADWICK 3BR, 1.5 bath. 2 car garage. No pets. $550/mo. 815-499-1793

DIXON 2BR Duplex w/gar. New E-windows, Appl., util., snowplowing incl. $550/ mo. 815-973-2831

Northland Park Apartments Studio, 1 & 2 Bedroom Washer & Dryer Units Fitness Center Beautiful, Private Setting Balconies / Patios Open House Daily

1st 3 Months 1/2 OFF!

POLO

ROCK FALLS

Lovin' It! 3 BR, all new, $680/mo. 1510 W. 2nd St.Why Rent? Great floor plan. 815-878-7399.

2BR, C/A, all appl., garage. Close to schools. $600/mo, $600 dep. Avail Dec. 1st. 815-9731533

1BR, applcs. Bsmt. No pets. $425+ dep. 815-625-4701

Small 2 story, 2BR home, country subdv. Avail. Nov. 1st. Very clean & nice. 815-7612435/562-7854.

MILLEDGEVILLE 3BR, 22 Adams, $300/mo. + dep. 815-259-3168.

PROPHETSTOWN

Small 2-3 Br., 1 car garage, big yard, newly remodeled. 815-6329036.

2 BR, 1 car Gar. W&D hookups, no pets, $475+$475 Dep. 815-625-1900 2 Lg. BR., 1 bath. attached garage. Lg. yard. NO PETS. $600 mo. + dep. Call 815-440-7985 3 BR., 1¾ ba., 2 car gar. No pets. 815-625-0624.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WHITESIDE COUNTY - MORRISON, ILLINOIS HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE OF THE FIELDSTONE MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST, SERIES 2006-1 PLAINTIFF VS. GLEN DAVIS A/K/A GLEN S. DAVIS; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF GLEN DAVIS, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS DEFENDANT(S) 10CH 00131 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 27100 Maple Drive Sterling, IL 61081 NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on September 13, 2010, the Whiteside County SHERIFF, in WHITESIDE County, Illinois, will at 10:00 a.m. on November 7, 2013, at the Whiteside County Courthouse, at the 3rd Floor Lobby located at 200 E. Knox Street, Morrison, IL 61270, will sell at public auction and sale to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 27100 Maple Drive, Sterling, IL 61081 Property Index No: 05-29-101-008 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $111,498.90 Sale terms: 10% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the auction; The balance in certified funds, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. 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 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: BURKE COSTANZA & CARBERRY LLP, 9191 BROADWAY, Merrillville, IN 46410, (219) 7691313 FAX #: (219) 769-6806. Please refer to file number 14374.8657.

Call Me 2-Rent (815)632-7368

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BURKE COSTANZA & CARBERRY LLP 9191 BROADWAY Merrillville, IN 46410 (219) 769-1313 Attorney File No: 14374.8657 Case # 10 CH 00131 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. Oct. 12, 19, 26, 28, 2013

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F13030448 HSIL IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WHITESIDE COUNTY- MORRISON, ILLINOIS Beneficial Financial 1 Inc. successor by merger with Beneficial Illinois Inc. dba Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Illinois Plaintiff, vs. Sandra D. West; Michael L. West; Beneficial Financial I, Inc. sbm Beneficial Illinois Inc. dba Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Illinois; Unknown Owners and Non-Record Claimants Defendants. 13 CH 68 Property Address: 6740 Albany Road, Erie, Illinois 61250 NOTICE OF SHERIFF SALE Public notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a judgment of said Court entered in the above-entitled cause on July 3, 2013, I, Sheriff, Kelly C. Wilhelmi of Whiteside County, Illinois, will hold a sale on December 5, 2013 , commencing at 10am , at the Whiteside County Court House 200 E. Knox Street, Morrison, IL 61270. to sell to the highest bidder or bidders the following described real estate, or so much thereof as may be sufficient to satisfy said decree, to-wit: Commonly known as: 6740 Albany Road, Erie, Illinois 61250 P.I.N.: 14-31-152-001; 14-31-152-002 First Lien Position; Single-Family Residence; Judgment Amount $142901.13 The property will NOT be open for inspection IN ACCORDANCE WITH 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c)(1)(H-1) AND (H-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), AND 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THE PURCHASER OF THE PROPERTY, OTHER THAN A MORTGAGEE, SHALL PAY THE ASSESSMENTS AND LEGAL FEES REQUIRED BY SUBSECTIONS (g)(1) AND (g)(4) OF SECTION 9 AND THE ASSESSMENTS REQUIRED BY SUBSECTION (g-1) OF SECTION 18.5 OF THE ILLINOIS CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY ACT. Terms of Sale: CASH - 10% down at the time of sale and the balance due within 24 hours of the sale. All payments for the amount bid shall be in certified funds payable to the Sheriff of Whiteside County. The person to contact for information regarding this property is: Steven J. Lindberg at FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1807 West Diehl Road, Naperville, IL (866)402-8661. For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois.com 24 hours prior to sale. This communication is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1771 W. Diehl Rd., Ste 150 Naperville, IL 60563-4947 630-453-6960 866-402-8661 630-428-4620 (fax) Attorney No. Cook 26122, DuPage 42005, Kane 031-26104, Peoria 1794, Winnebago 3802, IL 03126232 R410 Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 2013

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on February 6, 2013, I, Sheriff of Whiteside County, Illinois, will on December 5, 2013 at the hour of 10:00 AM at the 3rd Floor Lobby of the Whiteside County Courthouse, 200 E. Knox St., Morrison, IL 61270, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of Whiteside, State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: COMMON ADDRESS: 7425 Long Road, Fulton, Illinois 61252 P.I.N.: 07-24-300-006 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. THE JUDGMENT AMOUNT WAS: $236,397.98 Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds; the balance, by certified funds, is due within twenty four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to 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 shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which 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 representations as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512, the amounts of any surplus bid will be held by the sheriff until a party obtains a Court Order for its distribution, or for 60 days following the date of the entry of the order confirming sale, at which time, in the absence of an order directing payment of the surplus, it may be automatically forfeited to the State without further notice. 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 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 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Johnson, Blumberg & Associates, LLC, 230 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606, telephone 312-541-9710. Please refer to file number IL 12 3581. Sheriff of Whiteside County, Illinois Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite 1125 Chicago, Illinois 60606 Ph. 312-541-9710 Fax 312-541-9711 JB&A # IL 12 3581 October 21, 28, November 4, 2013


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Ray J. Forney 604 S. 4th Drive Ashton, Illinois YOU ARE HEREBY GIVEN NOTICE THAT pursuant to a Judgment entered in the above entitled cause on December 17, 2012, the Sheriff of Lee County will on January 16, 2014, at the hour of 10 a.m. at the Lee County Court House at 112 East Second Street, Dixon, Illinois 61021, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described property PARCEL 1: (604 S. 4th Dr. Ashton, IL) A part of Lot Four (4) in Block Twentytwo (22) in the Original Town of Ogle (now called Ashton), Lee County, Illinois, described as follows: Commencing at the Southeast corner of said Lot 4, thence West along the South line of said Lot a distance of 132 feet; thence Northerly parallel with the East line of said Lot to the North line of said Lot; thence Northeasterly on the North line of said Lot to the Northeast corner of said Lot; thence South on the East line of said Lot to the Place of Beginning, all situated in the County of Lee and State of Illinois. PARCEL 2: (Main St.) The West 42 feet of Lot 4 in Block 13 in the Town of Ogle (now called Ashton) reference being had to the Plat of the Town of Ogle, recorded in the Recorder's Office of Lee County, Illinois, in Book “M” of Deeds, on page 446, in Lee County, Illinois. PARCEL 3: (Hicks and S. Third St.) Lots 11, 14, and 15 of Hoag's Subdivision of Lots 2 and 3, in Block 23 in the Village of Ashton, Lee County, Illinois. PARCEL 4: (1103 S. Third St.) Lots Nineteen (19), Twenty (20), Twentyone (21) and Twenty-two (22) of Hoag's Subdivision of Lots Two (2) and Three (3), in Block Twenty-three (23) in the Town of Ogle (now called Ashton) situated in the County of Lee and State of Illinois. PARCEL 5: (no address assigned) Part of Lots Eight (8), Nine (9) and Ten (10) in Dement's Addition to the Town of Ashton, reference being had to the Plat of said Addition recorded in the Recorder's Office, described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of said Lot Eight (8), thence South on the West line of said Lot Eight (8), 29.15 feet; thence East 363 feet to a point on the East line of said Lot Ten (10), 29.95 feet South of the Northeast corner thereof; thence North on said East line 29.95 feet to the Northeast corner of said Lot Ten (10); thence West on the North line of said Lots Ten (10), Nine (9) and Eight (8), 363 feet to the said Point of Beginning, all situated in the County of Lee and State of Illinois. October 28, November 4, 11, 2013

ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on October 1 A.D. 2013. A certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of Lee County, Illinois, setting forth the names and post-office addresses of all the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as R & A Remodeling located at 2407 W. 4th St. Dixon, IL 61021. Dated this 1st day of October A.D. 2013. Cathy Myers COUNTY CLERK By Lori Miller, Deputy Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 2013

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Find your dream home! Read Sauk Valley Classifieds real estate section and Real Estate Weekly on Thursdays. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WHITESIDE COUNTY - MORRISON, ILLINOIS HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE OF THE FIELDSTONE MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST, SERIES 2006-1 PLAINTIFF VS. GLEN DAVIS A/K/A GLEN S. DAVIS; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF GLEN DAVIS, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS DEFENDANT(S) 10CH 00131 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 27100 Maple Drive Sterling, IL 61081 NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on September 13, 2010, the Whiteside County SHERIFF, in WHITESIDE County, Illinois, will at 10:00 a.m. on November 7, 2013, at the Whiteside County Courthouse, at the 3rd Floor Lobby located at 200 E. Knox Street, Morrison, IL 61270, will sell at public auction and sale to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT 15 IN CENTENNIAL GROVE SUBDIVISION, LOCATED IN THE NORTH HALF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 22, NORTH RANGE 7 EAST OF THE 4TH P.M., ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED JULY 13, 1966 AS DOCUMENT NO. 321717, SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF WHITESIDE IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 27100 Maple Drive, Sterling, IL 61081 Property Index No: 05-29-101-008 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $111,498.90 Sale terms: 10% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the auction; The balance in certified funds, is due within twentyfour (24) hours. 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 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: BURKE COSTANZA & CARBERRY LLP, 9191 BROADWAY, Merrillville, IN 46410, (219) 769-1313 FAX #: (219) 769-6806. Please refer to file number 14374.8657. BURKE COSTANZA & CARBERRY LLP 9191 BROADWAY Merrillville, IN 46410 (219) 769-1313 Attorney File No: 14374.8657 Case # 10 CH 00131 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. Oct. 12, 19, 26, 28, 2013

F13030448 HSIL IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT WHITESIDE COUNTY- MORRISON, ILLINOIS Beneficial Financial 1 Inc. successor by merger with Beneficial Illinois Inc. dba Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Illinois Plaintiff, vs.

Sandra D. West; Michael L. West; Beneficial Financial I, Inc. sbm Beneficial Illinois Inc. dba Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Illinois; Unknown Owners and Non-Record Claimants Defendants. 13 CH 68 Property Address: 6740 Albany Road, Erie, Illinois 61250 NOTICE OF SHERIFF SALE Public notice is hereby given that in pursuance of a judgment of said Court entered in the above-entitled cause on July 3, 2013, I, Sheriff, Kelly C. Wilhelmi of Whiteside County, Illinois, will hold a sale on December 5, 2013 , commencing at 10am , at the Whiteside County Court House 200 E. Knox Street, Morrison, IL 61270. to sell to the highest bidder or bidders the following described real estate, or so much thereof as may be sufficient to satisfy said decree, to-wit: PARCEL 1: LOT 12 IN NORMAN SUBDIVISION NO. 1 IN THE SOUTH HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 20 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST OF THE 4TH P.M. ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED OCTOBER 1, 1968 AS DOCUMENT NO. 334604, IN WHITESIDE COUNTY, ILLINOIS. PARCEL 2: A PART OF THE SOUTH HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 20 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST OF THE FOURTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN IN WHITESIDE COUNTY, ILLINOIS, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEASTERLY CORNER OF LOT 12 OF NORMAN SUBDIVISION #1 IN THE SAID SOUTH HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER; THENCE NORTH 32 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 40 SECONDS WEST (ASSUMED BEARINGS), 95.54 FEET TO THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 12; THENCE NORTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE SAID SOUTH HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER, 49.92 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 32 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 40 SECONDS EAST, 69.21 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 57 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST, 41.82 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 0.079 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. Commonly known as: 6740 Albany Road, Erie, Illinois 61250 P.I.N.: 14-31-152-001; 14-31-152-002 First Lien Position; Single-Family Residence; Judgment $142901.13 The property will NOT be open for inspection

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12 CH 201 Address: 7425 Long Road Fulton, Illinois 61252 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on February 6, 2013, I, Sheriff of Whiteside County, Illinois, will on December 5, 2013 at the hour of 10:00 AM at the 3rd Floor Lobby of the Whiteside County Courthouse, 200 E. Knox St., Morrison, IL 61270, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of Whiteside, State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: THE NORTH HALF OF LOT 3 AND THE EAST 33 FEET OF THE NORTH 660 FEET OF LOT 4 IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 24, TOWNSHIP 21 NORTH, RANGE 3 EAST OF THE FOURTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, IN WHITESIDE COUNTY, ILLINOIS. COMMON ADDRESS: 7425 Long Road, Fulton, Illinois 61252 P.I.N.: 07-24-300-006 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. THE JUDGMENT AMOUNT WAS: $236,397.98 Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds; the balance, by certified funds, is due within twenty four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to 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 shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which 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 representations as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512, the amounts of any surplus bid will be held by the sheriff until a party obtains a Court Order for its distribution, or for 60 days following the date of the entry of the order confirming sale, at which time, in the absence of an order directing payment of the surplus, it may be automatically forfeited to the State without further notice. 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 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: Johnson, Blumberg & Associates, LLC, 230 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606, telephone 312-541-9710. Please refer to file number IL 12 3581. Sheriff of Whiteside County, Illinois Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite 1125 Chicago, Illinois 60606 Ph. 312-541-9710 Fax 312-541-9711 JB&A # IL 12 3581 October 21, 28, November 4, 2013

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PETS & PET SUPPLIES 775

PETS & PET SUPPLIES 775

PETS & PET SUPPLIES 775

4 Mo. Old Australian puppy, free to good home. 815-503-1720

Parakeets for sale, all colors, Buy one get one FREE! Also peach face lovebirds. 815-718-0042.

WARNING ADS FOR FREE PETS Your beloved pet deserves a loving, caring home. The ad for your free pet may draw response from individuals who will sell your animal for research or breeding purposes. Please screen respondents carefully when giving an animal away. Your pet will thank you!

Boxer puppies, parents on site. $300. 815-5902229 after 4pm. Free to a good home, 7mo. old kittens, sweet, litter trained, call 779500-4225. Free to good home 7 yr. old female Silky Terrier, 815-535-0761. Looking for male German Shepherd for stud service. Call 815-438-3704 or 815-590-2408. Nice Adult Cats need a good home, declawed, fixed, and litter trained. Call 815-626-1534.

Shiba-Inu 1 male puppy, 8 wks., 815-625-4351 or 815-499-9636.

★ NEW TODAY ★ Wanted: small adult chihuahua, female, spayed, housebroken, reasonably priced or free. 815-564-9022 after 1 pm.

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EXERCISE EQUIPMENT

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1971 110 JD lawn tractor w/mower deck & extras. Exc. cond. $1500 firm 815-857-4282 Mow & Vac w/cart & galvanized hopper, 5hp Briggs & Stratton. $400 815751-4673 Simplicity Riding mower w/42” deck. 18hp, 317 hrs. Like new $1750 obo 815-440-1790

SNOWBLOWERS 782 Craftsman 5hp, elec. start. $50. Call 815-535-6733. MTD snowblower, 8hp, electric start, $250/obo. 815535-6733.

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Nordic Track treadmill w/ universal dock for ipod, built in exercise programs, incline, folds, pd. $1700, will sell for $500. 815-656-4917.

TICKETS / TRAVEL 787 & EVENTS No person or business, unless properly licensed by the Illinois Secretary of State, may sell ticket(s) for any sporting event or otherwise, for more than the price printed upon the face of the said ticket(s). Only licensed ticket brokers may legally advertise, negotiate and execute the sale of ticket(s) for any amount over what is printed upon the face of ticket.

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POOLS & SUPPLIES

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20' Round Dough Boy Pool w/ lots of extras $500. 815-284-3579

Hitachi & Toshiba 55” flat screen TV's, very good cond., your choice, $350/obo 815-5907537.

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Call, Stop in or visit our website saukvalley.com classifieds Janet of Dixon sold her 2001 Buick Century Ltd., exc. condition., new tires/brakes, leather int., power windows/ seats. 90,100 mi. $5,600

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Crystal Lake O.D. Precision Grinder, bench top model, approx. 5” center, 2 1/2” swing, will grind to tenths, tenths indicator incl., $450 815-9733223.

MISCELLANEOUS 796 FOR SALE (100) concrete blocks, 8”x8”x16”, 2 hole. $50. 815225-7824. (2) milk cans, old, w/flat tops. $40. Call 815-225-7824 (2) steel wheels, 36” diameter. $40. 815-225-7824. 1 bag, winter fertilizer, 1 scarecrow, $6/ea. Builder Discount 626-4561. 2 sewing machines, good working order, w/ accessories, threads, etc. 815626-1534. 3 Wood bookcases 7'x3' $25 ea. 815-857-2622 7' Pool Table w/accessories good cond., $700/obo 815-9946398. Adult collection of dolls, Bradley & porcelain, displayed, not used, $25 815-625-6498. Annual Dixon Coin Club Show. Sunday Nov. 10 at VFW Dixon 9-4. Free admission. Microwave-Kenmore -Solid State $40 815-849-5229

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2009 Pontiac Vibe, good tires, new brakes. Cherry red. 4dr. Interior great cond. $10,000/obo 815-994-0977.

Twin, full, queen, king beds $90. Recliner, washer, dryer, reclining sofa, dresser, bunk beds 815-718-4385.

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Farmland wanted to rent or custom farm in 2014 & beyond. 815-9702695 835

2003 Bee Stinger 3 horse bumper slant load trailer with dressing room & extras. $6800 815-288-7669.

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2007 FORD EXPLORER SPORT TRAC

1995 Plymouth Neon, 161k, 4 cyl., auto, 35 mpg., w/many new parts, $1995 obo 815-973-1207 1996 Buick Road Master station wagon. Heated leather seats, moon roof. 73K mi. Exc. cond. $5,000/ obo. 815-625-2615

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4X4, AUTOMATIC, V8, FULL POWER, SUNROOF, AIR, CD

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2001 Chevy Cavalier, 126K, newer tires & brakes. $1895. 414 E. 3rd St., Sterling, 815499-0199. 2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS, loaded, blue, 5spd. 117K mi. $5,000 obo 815-857-3739

THE AUTO STORE OF DIXON LTD

2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring Conv., exc. cond., 86.5K mi., $7,500 815-440-2145.

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1989 Jeep Wrangler auto, 71,116 mi. $1895. (872) 225-0382.

TRUCKS

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PARTS & ACC.

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Two 235 60R 16 Michelin tires, exc. cond. $50 ea. OBO. 815-2257904.

MOTORCYCLES

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1981 Hondamatic CM400. 1,110 mi., Vetter farring, saddel bags. $2500 815-946-2823 2001 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic. Great condition. $8000 OBO. 815-441-5825.

BOATS/MOTORS

THE BOAT DOCK We Buy & Consign Used Boats! 217-793-7300 theboatdock.com

TRAILERS/RVS

2001 24' Coachman Catalina Lite, sleeps 6, new AC. $4,500 815-9737909 or 973-0773 2008 Big Tex 5'x10' utility trailer, $600/obo 815-2882168. Colman's RV We Buy and Consign Used RV's and Campers 217-787-8653

VANS

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2002 Chevy Express, 227,000 mi., 350 Vortek engine. Well maintained, 1 ton. Runs good. $2500. 815-9799123. 2002 Pontiac Montana Van, full pwr., cold air, very good cond. Clean inside & out. $3900. 815-4995578.

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1992 GMC Sonoma, 4WD, 4.3L V6, brand new battery, + newer tires brakes. 170k miles. $2,100 OBO. 815677-2796

SEMI TRUCKS / 913 RIGS 1997 Kenworth T600, N14 Cummins 400 hp engine, 9 spd. trans. Very good tires. New brakes, drums injector pump and alternator. $16,000 obo 815-453-2354 or 815-751-3784

PARTS & ACC.

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4 235-75-R15 BF Goodrich T.A. Tires. Exc. Cond. 70% tread. $50 ea. OBO. 815-2257904. Cleveland Engine, 2 barrel complete w/ trans. $800/obo 815-994-6398.

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1990 35' Dutchman Camper. Qbed, 3 bunks, full bath, Kit and living area. $4,000 815-284-3579

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2006 Sienna XLE DVD, moonroof, heated leather $11,900/OBO 815-406-2226 284-3711 Nights

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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT, 115K New motor w/90K, new brakes. Just serviced. $6500/ obo. 815-718-0840

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Family Farm operation looking to expand acres. Cash rent, 50/50 or custom farming.Please send replies to Box #:1180, c/o Sauk Valley Classifieds, P.O.Box 498, Sterling, IL 61081

HORSES & SUPPLIES

2008 Nissan Rogue, AWD, 105K mi., well maintained, $8,800 obo 608-515-6330.

creditautosales dixon.com Always over 100+ vehicles to choose from.

1992 Buick LeSabre 77,283 mi. $1000 815-857-2622

4X4, AUTOMATIC, 8 CYLINDER, FULL POWER, AIR, CD, LOCAL TRADE

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Pool Table/Ping Pong Table w/ accessories (you move!) $250/obo 815-548-9500. See More Online Photos, Commerce, Expanded Text

AUTOMOBILES

2006 JEEP COMMANDER

COUPE, AUTOMATIC, FULL POWER CRUISE/TILT, AIR, CD, FULL FACTORY WARRANTY

AUTOMOBILES

2 Ford 2 bottom 3 pt. plows, $350 choice, 815-3792541. 8N Ford, 4 speed, 3 pt., 12v, grill guard, exc. cond., $2250 w/ 2 bottom plow, $2350 w/ new 6 ft. blade, obo 815-379-2541.

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