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Location stalls sober house plan Proposed site was on wrong side of street, outside boundaries for county buildings By ANDREA AZZO aazzo@shawmedia.com SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Board members say they were against having a sober house because it didn’t fit with the county’s 100-year plan. Turns out, it was on the wrong side of the intersection of Exchange and Walnut streets in Sycamore.

A proposal to buy the 2,388-square-foot house at 303 Exchange St. to house men being treated through DeKalb County’s DUI and drug court in Sycamore has officially been turned down. County board members say they didn’t want to go against the county’s 100-year plan, which sets boundaries for where the county has promised to house its government buildings.

“Technically, a promise is a promise, and I wouldn’t violate [residents’] trust,” said Stephen Reid, a Democrat from District 5. In its 100-year plan, which was approved in 2001, the county said it would contain county property to the area bordered by North Walnut Street to the east, North Locust Street to the west, East Sycamore Street to the north

and East State Street to the south. The Exchange Street house is at the northeast corner of the intersection with Walnut, putting it just on the wrong side of the boundary. Judge Robbin Stuckert, who oversees the drug court program, was not available for comment. Board members have said it is up to drug court officials to come up with a

new proposed location. “We do need a sober house,” said Jeff Whelan, a Republican from District 10. “I am for it, but the location was changed because it wouldn’t have been advantageous what they needed it for.” Anthony Cvek, a Republican from District 4, is the board member closest to the topic. The proposed sober

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house location along Exchange Street would have been three doors down from his house, he said. Cvek echoed other board members’ thoughts that the location would have gone against the county’s 100-year plan. “I wasn’t against it being close to my house,” he said.

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Bogus tax refunds a growing problem By ERIC TUCKER The Associated Press

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Nikki Burton plays with her son, Liam Burton, 18 months, while he’s being held by his father, Adam Burton, on Thursday afternoon after the three were reunited in Sycamore. Nikki and Adam Burton are both senior airmen in the Air Force and were deployed for 167 days to Southeast Asia. Liam spent about three months living with Adam’s mother, Kim Mattei, at her home in Sycamore and two months with Nikki’s mother, Melissa Miller, in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Parents reunite with toddler in Sycamore after 6-month deployment By KATIE DAHLSTROM

“I feel really sad they couldn’t be with him. He’s such a joy to be around.”

kdahlstrom@shawmedia.com SYCAMORE – Liam Burton waited 167 days to give his mom and dad their first kisses. On Thursday, 18-month-old Liam planted a kiss on his mom, Nikki Burton, and dad, Adam Burton, for the first time when they returned to Sycamore after a nearly six-month deployment with the U.S. Air Force. “He always kisses the phone, but that was the first one when we actually touched,” Nikki said. “It was unreal.” Senior Airman Adam Burton, 24, and Senior Airman Nikki Burton, 23, were deployed to southwest Asia together with the 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron late last year when their son, Liam, was a little more than a year old. In the time they were gone, Liam stayed with Adam’s mom, Kim Mattei, in Sycamore and later Nikki’s mom, Melissa Miller, in Kalamazoo, Mich. He is their first grandchild.

Melissa Miller Nikki Burton’s mom

Liam Burton, 18 months, looks down High Street in Sycamore waiting for the arrival of his parents, Nikki and Adam Burton, both senior airmen in the Air Force, to return from their 167-day deployment in Southeast Asia. Liam had just turned 1 year old when the couple deployed from Travis Air Force Base in California. “I feel really sad they couldn’t be with him,” Miller said. “He’s such a joy to be around.” Adam and Nikki met while stationed together at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif., out-

side San Francisco, and got married about two years ago before having Liam. When they learned of their impending deployment, the military gave them the option to be deployed one after the other

or at once. They chose the latter because it seemed better for Liam and because they knew they would have the support of their families. Facing deployment together also seemed like the best option, they said. Adam’s brother, Jake Burton, traveled to the couple’s home in California last October to take Liam before the couple shipped out. He recalled a beautiful California day marked with silence through the moment when it came time to say goodbye at the airport. “Taking a child from the mother is the hardest thing I’ve ever done,” Jake Burton said.

WASHINGTON – An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds. And the scam is proving too pervasive to stop. A government report released in November said the IRS issued nearly $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds over the previous year to thieves who were using other people’s personal information. Attorney General Eric Holder said this week that the “scale, scope and execution Eric Holder of these fraud schemes” has grown substantially and the Justice Department in the past year has charged 880 people. Who’s involved? In a video message released ahead of the April 15 tax filing deadline, Holder said the scams “are carried out by a variety of actors, from greedy tax return preparers to identity brokers who profit from the sale of personal information to gangs and drug rings looking for easy access to cash.” Even Holder isn’t immune. Two men pleaded guilty in Georgia last year to trying to get a tax refund by using his name, Social Security number and date of birth on tax forms. The IRS says it opened nearly 1,500 criminal investigations related to identity theft in fiscal year 2013, a 66 percent increase over the previous year, and has strengthened filters that help detect where the scams are coming from. It says it stops far more fraudulent refunds than it pays out and is making a dent in the problem. Still, the schemes have grown more sophisticated, attracting criminals with violent backgrounds who see an easy and safe vehicle for theft, according to law enforcement officials who fear that not enough controls are in place. “I’ve been on calls with

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Sexaholics Anonymous-DeKalb: 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Fridays at Christ Community Church, 1600 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. This 12-step recovery program is for Internet addiction. Contact: 815-508-0280. SA.org. Weight Watchers: 8:30 a.m. weigh-in, 9 a.m. meeting Weight Watchers Store, 2583 Sycamore Road (near Aldi), DeKalb. Pass It On AA(C): 9:30 a.m. at DeKalb Area Alano Club, 312 E. Taylor St., DeKalb, 800-452-7990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. Story time: 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 2439 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. Free readings are open to the public. Narcotics Anonymous: Noon at 512 Normal Road in DeKalb; www. rragsna.org; 815-964-5959. There is a Solution Too AA: 12:05 p.m. at DeKalb Area Alano Club, 312 E. Taylor St., DeKalb, 800-452-7990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. ACBL Duplicate Bridge: 12:30 p.m. at Wildwood North Recreation Center, 1 Birch St. in Sandwich. 815-498-4405. Elburn Lions Club Bingo: Doors open at 5 p.m. at 500 Filmore St. Early Bird Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by the first of four progressive raffles. Regular Bingo games start at 7 p.m. and include two split the pot games. Food and drink are available for purchase. 630-365-6315. Bingo license B-04001. Peace vigil: 5 to 6 p.m. at Memorial Park at First Street and Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. DeKalb Interfaith Network for Peace and Justice Peace Circle follows at 6 p.m. 815-758-0796. Troop support rally: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at First Street and Lincoln Highway in DeKalb, across the street from Memorial Park. B.Y.O.B. Big Book – 12 & 12 Discussion AA(C): 6 p.m. at DeKalb Area Alano Club, 312 E. Taylor St., DeKalb, 800-452-7990; www. dekalbalanoclub.com. Big Book Discussion AA(C): 7 p.m. at Newman Catholic Student Center, 512 Normal Road, DeKalb, 800-452-7990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. Friday night activities and gallery hours: 7 to 9 p.m. at DeKalb Area Women’s Center, 1021 State St. All are welcome; programs vary each week. 815-758-1351. La Leche League of Sandwich: 7:15 to 9 p.m. at Valley West Community Hospital. For all interested women, especially before baby’s arrival. Babies also are welcome. For information, call Connie at 815498-3431. Fox Valley AA(C): 7:30 p.m. at Salem Lutheran Church, 1022 N. Main St., Sandwich, 800-4527990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. County Line Group Big Book AA(C): 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 121 N. Sycamore St., Maple Park, 800-452-7990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. One Day At A Time AA(C): 8 p.m. at DeKalb Area Alano Club, 312 E. Taylor St., DeKalb, 800-4527990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. There is a Solution AA(C): 8 p.m. at Kingston Friendship Center, 120 Main St. 800-452-7990; www. dekalbalanoclub.com. Day PAA(C): 9 p.m. at DeKalb Area Alano Club, 312 E. Taylor St., DeKalb, 800-452-7990; www. dekalbalanoclub.com. Saturday Monthly community breakfast: 7 to 11 a.m. at Kingston Friendship Center, 120 S. Main St. Donation is $7 for all-you-can-eat eggs cooked to order, pancakes, waffles, biscuits and gravy, corned beef hash, bacon and sausage, fruit cups, English muffins and drink. Contact: Kingston Friendship Center at 815-784-3921. Weight Watchers: 7:15 a.m. weigh in, 7:45 a.m. and 9 a.m. meetings Weight Watchers Store, 2583 Sycamore Road (near Aldi), DeKalb. Overeaters Anonymous Walkand-Talk meeting: 8 to 9 a.m. at the Northern Illinois University Lagoon, meeting at the NIU Lincoln Highway parking lot. www.oa.org; Contact: Marilyn at 815-751-4822. NICE Food and Clothing Center: 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, by appointment other days, at 346 S. County Line Road in Lee. This nondenominational food pantry serves the southwest part of DeKalb County and the southeast area of Lee County. 815-824-2228. It Is What It Is AA(C): 9 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Church, 340 S. Stott St., Genoa, 800-452-7990; www. dekalbalanoclub.com.

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THE FINE LINE Jason Akst ley Project, which links students and encourages communication. Now, Flat Stanleys (and Flat Stephanies) travel all over the world, making new friends and having great adventures with human hosts. Our son’s second-grade class sent two Flat Stanleys per student to friends and relatives. They came back, and now the paper dolls are teaching children. One of our son’s Flat Stanleys visited my sister in Amarillo, Texas. Flat Stanley came back and taught about: • Route 66, the enormously significant “mother road” between Chicago and Los Angeles; • Palo Duro Canyon State Park, a gorgeous geographic feature that’s the second largest canyon in North America; • Cadillac Ranch, the famous modern art piece famed in song and movie scene; • The American Quarter Horse Museum, where famous race horses are celebrated and documented. All that knowledge courtesy of a paper doll and a kindly aunt. On Wednesday night, I was thinking about this at the Sycamore Public Library. Our son was in a nearby room

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Flat Stanley is simple, fun teaching tool Classroom learning is crucial. As a teacher, I’m not aware of any really effective substitute or replacement for it. But as our son’s education progresses (he’s in second grade), I have begun to realize that learning should occur in as many ways and places as possible, and that whenever possible, it should be fun. Flat Stanley helped me realize this. Flat Stanley is a little paper boy who travels all over with the help of human friends and relatives, having adventures and teaching kids. Flat Stanley is thought to have come from the mind of a dad, Jeff Brown. One night, one of Brown’s two kids was stalling about going to bed (a phenomenon with which I’m oh-so-familiar). The child was nervous that the large bulletin board his dad had installed above his bed would fall on him. Brown assured the child he would be fine, but joked that if it did fall, the boy would probably wake up in the morning a little flat. The children thought that was hilarious. They began making up stories about places they’d go and things they’d do if they were flat. A friend who worked in publishing heard about the flat stories. He suggested that Brown write a book about them, and that’s how the Flat Stanley series originated. Later, Dale Hubert, a Canadian schoolteacher, created the Flat Stan-

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reading aloud … to a dog. Reading to dogs is part of the library’s “Books and Barks” program. Books and Barks fosters a love of reading in children (in second through fifth grades) because they get to read to furry friends. According to the library’s website, the program provides kids “an opportunity to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a dog. The goal of Books and Barks is to create a positive, nonthreatening, and fun environment for independent reading.” That’s the whole program, and like many great ideas, the genius is its simplicity. Anyway, our son is one of my best sources for column ideas. He often suggests that I write about how people need to take better care of the environment. But Wednesday, I told him I was thinking about writing about Flat Stanley. He said, “You mean how it’s not just about a flat kid, but that it’s fun for learning?”

• Jason Akst teaches journalism and public relations at Northern Illinois University. He also serves as a board member for the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association, www.ninaonline. org. You can reach him at jasondakst@ gmail.com or follow him on Twitter @ jasonakst.

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Colbert to replace Letterman on late show By DAVID BAUDER

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The Associated Press NEW YORK – CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert, who will take over the “Late Show” next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy. Colbert, 49, has been hosting “The Colbert Report” at 10:30 p.m. since 2005, in character as a fictional conservative talk-show host. The character will retire with “The Colbert Report.” “Simply being a guest on David Letterman’s show has been a highlight of my career,” Colbert said. “I never dreamed that I would follow in his footsteps, though everyone in late night follows Dave’s lead.” Letterman, who turns 67 on Saturday, announced on his show last week that he would retire sometime in 2015, although he hasn’t set a date. CBS said Thursday that creative elements of Colbert’s new show, including where it will be based, will be announced later. Mayors of New York and Los Angeles have already publicly urged the new “Late Show” host to choose their city. New York would appear to have the clear edge, since Colbert is already based in New York and CBS owns the Ed Sullivan Theater, where the “Late Show” has been taped since Letterman took over in 1993. Letterman offered his endorsement Thursday. “Stephen has always been a real friend to me,” he said. “I’m very excited for him, and I’m flattered that CBS chose him. I also happen to know they wanted another guy with glasses.”

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TV personality Stephen Colbert at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball Sept. 23, 2012, in Los Angeles. CBS announced Thursday that Colbert, the host of “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of “The Late Show.” It’s a rapidly changing period for that time slot. Fallon took over for Jay Leno on NBC’s “Tonight” show in February, and has dominated the ratings since his arrival, with Letterman and Kimmel running neck-and-neck for second. Chelsea Handler has also said she is about to end her talk show on E! Entertainment Television. CBS chose not to break the mold: CBS, ABC and NBC will all compete at 10:35 p.m. with shows hosted by white males. CBS, which has an older audience and generally seeks personalities with the widest appeal possible, is tak-

ing a chance with a personality whose show has a much more specific appeal. But, like Fallon and Kimmel, Colbert is popular with young men and active on the Internet and social media. “Our discussions really centered on finding the most talented, the most creative [choice], the person who was going to conduct the most interesting interviews and be the most interesting person himself, and that’s what led us to Stephen,” said Nina Tassler, CBS entertainment chairman. She said CBS considered several candidates, but did not name them.

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Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel By KARL RITTER The Associated Press BERLIN – It’s Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space. Called geoengineering, it’s considered mad science by opponents. Supporters say it would be foolish to ignore it, since plan A – slashing carbon emissions from fossil fuels – is moving so slowly. The U.N.’s expert panel on climate change is under pressure from both sides this week as it considers whether geoengineering should be part of the tool-kit that governments use to keep global warming in check. Russia, in particular, has been pushing the panel to place more emphasis on such techniques in a key document for policymakers being finalized in Berlin this week. Drafts leaked before the conference

only mentioned one of the options, removing CO2 from the air and storing it underground. Russia, a major oil and gas producer, said the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should also mention solar radiation management, which could include everything from covering open surfaces with reflective materials or placing sun-mirrors in orbit around the Earth. “It is expedient to give a short description of the approach and mention the major ‘pro and contra’,” Russia said in comments submitted to the IPCC and seen by The Associated Press. But even advocates of studying geoengineering express doubts. “Really at the present moment there is a high level of uncertainty surrounding all of these options,” said Steve Rayner, co-director of Oxford University’s geoengineering program. Still, he said it’s worth continuing to research geoengineering “to get a better sense of wheth-

er there’s any merit in pursuing these technologies further.” After discussions among governments and scientists, a mention of geoengineering was added last year to the first of four summaries of the IPCC’s authoritative assessment on climate change. They are now working on the third one, which deals specifically with fighting climate change. The document is important because it will be used as scientific guidance for governments as they negotiate a new global climate pact, set to be adopted in 2015. Some environmental activists watching the talks in Berlin want the IPCC to scratch references to geoengineering altogether. They worry that such technologies would be ineffective, possibly harmful and delay efforts to shift the world’s energy system from oil and coal to low-carbon energy sources like wind and solar power.

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DSW opening draws curious shoppers By ANDREA AZZO aazzo@shawmedia.com DeKALB – Sycamore resident Jeanna Valentin needed to buy sandals Thursday before she got a pedicure and saw comedian Gabriel Iglesias at Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center. Valentin noticed the grand opening of DSW at 2347 Sycamore Road in DeKalb and decided to check out DeKalb’s newest shoe retailer. “You can get really nice shoes here at a better price,” Valentin said. DSW managers are hoping the 12,000-square-foot DeKalb location is here to stay. The store currently has 30 employees, three of them fulltime, said Lester Giedrojc, DSW district manager. The store is in the Oakland Place Shopping Center, the same plaza that houses

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DSW store manager Chris Papanek (left center) cuts a ceremonial ribbon with DeKalb Mayor John Rey (right center), members of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, and employees of the store. DSW, located at 2347 Sycamore Road in DeKalb, opened Thursday morning. Michael’s and T.J. Maxx. Five Below, a store known for selling items for $5 or less, plans to open in the space next door to DSW on April 25. The two retailers will occupy

the space formerly used by an Old Navy store. Store manager Chris Papanek, who has been with the company for five and a half years, said DSW wants cus-

tomers to think of his store when shopping for shoes and accessories. When they choose to shop at DSW, they’ll find friendly employees who love what they do, he said. “They love shoes and fashion,” Papanek said. “They have that passion.” Curiosity led DeKalb resident Daniel Olson to walk into the store and check out the belt selection. Olson, who has already shopped at DSW’s Geneva location, said DeKalb needed a shoe store in addition to those already in town. Although the DeKalb location is smaller compared to the rest of DSW’s locations – the company’s stores are typically 22,000 square feet – Olson said the selection is still impressive. “There’s a lot to choose from,” he said, “and the prices are good. It’s a good value for the money.”

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SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s Chief County Assessment Office is asking people who have moved in the past year to contact the office. The office needs updated addresses to ensure residents get their property tax bill and other important notices in a timely fashion, according to a news release from the assessment office. All address changes must be submitted with the owner’s signature. A form to change addresses is available on the county website at www.dekalbcounty. org/Assessor/forms.html. Residents can then mail it to the Chief County Assessment Office, Administrative Building, 110 E. Sycamore St., Sycamore, or fax it to 815895-1684.

Hydrant flushing starts Monday in Sycamore SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Water Department will flush fire hydrants across the city from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting Monday. Anyone living or working in or near areas where hydrants are being flushed may see discolored water coming out of taps, according to a news release from the water department. The city will be flushing hydrants Monday through Thursday as well as April 21 through April 25. A full list of locations that will be flushed is available online at www.cityofsycamore.com. For more information, call 815-895-2548.

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DeKalb woman faces DeKalb parks adjusts job responsibilities What’s next home invasion charge By ANDREA AZZO aazzo@shawmedia.com

DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District Board on Thursday decided they are looking for more than a new executive director to add to their employee roster. They unanimously decided to create a superintendent of recreation and facilities position, adding an employee who will oversee the recreation, athletic and aquatic programs and special events. With a salary of $65,000 to $70,000 a year, the employee will supervise the district’s recreation centers, Hopkins Pool and marketing efforts. Interim Director Ray Ochromowicz said the district will start advertising for the position with the expectation someone would be hired by the new executive director. The Park Board will start interviewing four executive director candidates this month and

The DeKalb Park District will advertise for the superintendent of recreation and facilities position, which will be filled when the new executive director starts later this year.

expects to have a new director in place by July. “This gives ample time to get the word out and collect those applications so that by the time your next director is hired and acclimated in his or her role, these applications would be on the desk waiting for them,” Ochromowicz said. The superintendent of recreation will report to the executive director and be on the same level as Lisa Wells Small and Brad Garrison, whose job titles were changed Thursday from assistant director to superintendent of finance and superintendent of parks and development, respectively.

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DeKALB – Shakita Scott’s wallet was stolen at a party Sunday night, and after a fight broke out hours later at the DeKalb apartment where she thought she would find it, Scott now faces criminal charges, authorities said. Scott, 18, of the 700 block of North Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, was charged with home invasion and criminal damage to property. She posted $5,000 bail Tuesday in order to be released from jail while her case is pending. DeKalb police said about eight people went with Scott just after midnight Monday to a DeKalb apartment to find and intimidate the people Scott suspected of taking her wallet, court records show. A

fight ensued, and one of the people with Scott hit a man with a blunt object, causing his forehead to swell, court records show. A 50-inch TV and Xbox video game system were damaged during the fight, with damages exceeding $300, court records show. Police are still investigating the incident, said DeKalb police detective Lt. Bob Redel. So far, police have arrested Scott and her boyfriend, Dorian McGee, 21, of DeKalb. McGee remained in jail Thursday, unable to post 10 percent of his $50,000 bond. If convicted of the more serious charge she faces, home invasion, Scott could face between six and 30 years in prison. She is next due in court April 24.

which will shift more to marketing than pool operations. Small, Garrison and deOliveira declined to comment on the changes. Park Board President Phil Young said he didn’t think addressing the organization of the park district in the middle of the nearly year-long executive director search would hinder the process. He said the new structure will give the director a clean slate to work with rather than spending the first months making organizational changes. “I don’t see how this delayed the search at all,” Young said. “If anything, it will speed up the integration of the new director.”

Small’s and Garrison’s salaries were not changed. The new superintendent of recreation position would fit into the budget this year because the district planned to add a new position to the recreation department and is saving money by not having an executive director in place, Ochromowicz said. The board also approved other job title changes, altered job descriptions and adjusted salary ranges for some jobs, although no employee salaries were changed. The most noted organizational change was to Hopkins Park Community Center Director and Marketing Director Scott deOliveira’s duties,

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Illinois House speaker cleared in Metra probe By JOHN O’CONNOR The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD – An investigation into whether Illinois’ powerful House speaker improperly influenced hiring at Chicago’s scandal-tarnished Metra commuter rail agency found no legal violations, according to the Democratic lawmaker’s office. A letter from House Speaker Michael Madigan’s ethics officer, Heather Wier Vaught, released Wednesday, said Legislative Inspector General Tom Homer has closed his investigation into improper involvement by Madigan and Democratic Reps. Luis Arroyo of Chicago and Elizabeth Hernandez of Cicero. Madigan requested the investigation last June after

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ousted Metra CEO Alex Clifford said he was pushed out of the job after he resisted interference from politicians demanding patronage jobs. Clifford, a former California transit executive, was hired in February 2011 with the mandate to clean up Metra after its Metra’s former executive director was accused of defrauding the agency out of about $475,000. Homer on Thursday declined to confirm that his investigation was closed or that Madigan had been cleared, citing confidentiality laws. But in a statement released to reporters, he stressed that he can consider only whether existing laws and ethics rules were broken. “A decision to close an investigation based on insuffi-

cient evidence does not constitute a Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval or a best practices award,” said Homer, a former state lawmaker and appellate court justice. “Moreover, closure does not bar the inspector general from resuming the investigation if circumstances warrant.” Homer said he would recommend that the Legislature reform laws surrounding patronage hiring, conflicts of interest and transparency. He has previously complained that legislative ethics laws are a “toothless tiger.” Spokesman Steve Brown said Madigan would review any suggestions as he has other recommendations from Homer, but generally believes the state’s ethics act is sound.

Dontrell D. Mandley, 20, of the 1100 block of Lincoln Drive North, DeKalb, was charged Thursday, April 3, with underage drinking. Keyonna J. Ridley, 20, of the 800 block of Ridge Drive, DeKalb, was charged Thursday, April 3, with having a dog at large. Alandra A. Oglesby, 19, of the 500 block of North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, was charged Thursday, April 3, with retail theft. Benjamin C. Tishler, 22, of the 800 block of Ridge Drive, DeKalb, was charged Friday, April 4, with littering or dumping. Tameka S. Rogers, 23, of the 500 block of East Taylor Street, DeKalb, was charged Friday, April 4, with possession of marijuana.

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10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Gladys Larem of Chadwick; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peder, in 1996; son, James D. Conlin, on Jan. 30, 2014; and sister, Ethel Taylor. Neither services nor visitation will be held. Cremation is by Anderson Funeral Home Crematory. Interment of cremated remains will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Helen R. Pedersen Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115. For information, visit www. AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022. To sign the online guest book, visit www.legacy.com/daily-chronicle.

Detroit, Mich., with two sisters, Mildred (Scheele) and Marjorie (Nesman). Graduating from Michigan State College in 1939, Dorothy joined Raymond Suchner in a loving marriage of 68 years, ending with his death in 2007. They had three children, Barbara (Don) Wallace of Lakeland, Fla., Robert (Patricia) Suchner of DeKalb and Gale DeMarco of Traverse City, Mich.; six grandchildren, Michael and David Yanko, Sheryl Hindman and Kathryn Suchner, and Tony and Chris DeMarco; and seven great-grandchildren who will miss her greatly. Dorothy taught kindergarten in Livonia, Mich., for 30 years before retiring to Interlochen, Mich., and Lake Wales, Fla. She traveled extensively with Ray, visiting 47 of the 50 states and around the world from Alaska to the Panama Canal, Scandinavia to Greece, New Zealand and Australia, attending the Calgary Stampede, the Rose Parade, and numerous Broadway and West End plays, rafting the Colorado, skiing the White Mountains of New Hampshire, riding horses up Pike’s Peak and mules into the Grand Canyon, sailing on the Windjammer and numerous ocean freighters, hot-

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DeKalb County Miranda N. McCain, 19, of the 400 block of Grape Vine Trail, Oswego, was charged Wednesday, April 9, with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

DeKalb city Denard Brown, 24, of the 800 block of Fotis Drive, DeKalb, was charged Thursday, April 3, with residential burglary and theft over $500.

8OBITUARIES MARY C. KIMERY Mary C. Kimery, 67, of Sycamore, Ill., died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Quiram Sycamore Chapel. Visit www.legacy.com/daily-chronicle.

HELEN R. CONLIN PEDERSEN Born: Dec. 17, 1924, in DeKalb, Ill. Died: April 10, 2014, in DeKalb DeKALB – Helen Ruth Conlin Pedersen, 89, of DeKalb, Ill., died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at home. Born Dec. 17, 1924, in DeKalb, the daughter of Harry D. and Gladys D. (Davenport) Horton, Helen married Peder W. Pedersen on Nov. 28, 1963, in DeKalb. Helen was a master seamstress, known locally as “the zipper lady,” and repaired and sold small household machines through Horton Appliance Shop. She was formerly employed by GE in DeKalb and retired from Northern Illinois University food services. She is survived by her sons, John (Donna) Conlin and Jeff Pedersen, both of DeKalb; daughter, Janet (Tom) Siebrasse of Malta;

DOROTHY MURIEL (PICKETT) SUCHNER Born: April 13, 1918, in Washington, D.C. Died: March 26, 2014, in DeKalb, Ill. DeKALB – Dorothy Muriel (Pickett) Suchner, 95, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away peacefully March 26, 2014. Born April 13, 1918, in Washington, D.C., to Roy and Opha Pickett, Dorothy grew up in

Yaa D. Karikari, 21, of the 300 block of Sunset Pointe, Romeoville, was charged Monday, April 7, with unlawful use of a debit card. Daniel C. Phillips, 26, of the 11600 block of South Justine, Chicago, was charged Monday, April 7, with possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver and possession of marijuana. Justin D. Garcia, 18, of the 4900 block of North Kilpatrick Avenue, Chicago, was charged Monday, April 7, with possession of marijuana and possession of drug equipment.

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it harder to vote since the beginning of 2013 – mostly dealing with requiring identification. Some have implemented or are considering proof of citizenship. Democrats say such measures disenfranchise lower-income people – often Democrats – who don’t have IDs or money to acquire documents.

according to a plea agreement unsealed Thursday. Zambada, 39, was indicted in Chicago and arrested in Mexico City in 2009, and extradited in 2010. Also named in the indictment are cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who was captured in February, and Zambada’s father, Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada-Garcia. He is considered to be a close ally of Guzman’s in running the cartel and is not in custody.

Republican candidate for Congress introduced a proposal to increase the minimum wage for some workers, a plan his Democratic opponent U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says doesn’t go far enough. State Sen. Jim Oberweis, a Republican from Sugar Grove, introduced the measure on Wednesday to gradually raise the minimum wage for workers who are 26 and older. His plan would raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour next year, $9.50 in 2016, and $10 in 2017. The current minimum wage in Illinois is $8.25 per hour.

CHICAGO – A high-ranking member of Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel and son of one of the drug ring’s leaders pleaded guilty to drug trafficking a year ago and has been cooperating with authorities, federal prosecutors in Chicago announced Thursday. Jesus Vicente Zambada Niebla, who described himself as a “trusted lieutenant” of his father, pleaded guilty in April 2013 to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute multiple kilograms of cocaine and heroin between 2005 and 2008,

air ballooning over Traverse City and parasailing over Traverse Bay (purportedly, at 85, the oldest person to have done to date). Dorothy’s joy was caring for and helping people wherever she found them, from nursery school at Westlawn Methodist Church in Detroit every Sunday during the 1940s to volunteering with her husband at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and Bok Tower Gardens in Florida, and performing numerous roles in the Black Hills Passion Play from 1983 through 2007. After moving to the Oak Crest Retirement Center in DeKalb in 2007, Dorothy attended the First Congregational Church, making fruit cakes at Christmas and volunteering year-around. At Oak Crest she volunteered in the library, serving on a number of resident councils, and participating in the pen-pal program with second graders in DeKalb elementary schools. Dorothy loved people, music, dance, travel, African violets, and life. When she was admitted to hospice care, Dorothy said to her daughter-in-law, “Well, dear, life hands us all kinds of new experiences.” Such was her life and the spirit in which she lived it. That spirit will be remembered and missed by all who loved her. Plans for a memorial service are

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great-grandchildren, Brett W. (Molly) Martinson, Holly J. (Thomas) Giardina, Kory W. (fiancée, Maury) and Karlee A. Lynch, and Tyler J., Spencer C. and Cambell R. Lazarz; great-great-grandchildren, Kelly R. and Paige L. Giardina; sister, Lila (Ray) Walsh of Sandwich; sister-in-law, Ginny Walter of Streator; and numerous nieces and nephews. As Lodus leaves her family, another great-great-granddaughter is expected in May. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin; and brothers and sisters. The memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Anderson Funeral Home, DeKalb, with the Rev. Robert Vaughn of Malta Congregational Church officiating. Burial of cremated remains will be at a later date at Fairview Park Cemetery, DeKalb. The visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Anderson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lodus I. Walter Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115. For information, visit www. AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022. To sign the online guest book, visit www.legacy.com/daily-chronicle.

LODUS I. WALTER Born: Nov. 28, 1913, in Round Grove Township, Ill. Died: April 9, 2014, in DeKalb, Ill. MALTA – Lodus I. Walter, 100, of Malta, Ill., died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center, DeKalb. Born Nov. 28, 1913, in Round Grove Township, the daughter of John W. and Sylvia Mae (Coselman) Lockwood, Lodus married Alvin P. Walter on Nov. 5, 1935, in Pontiac. The couple also lived in Yorkville, Waterman, Shabbona and Plano. Before devoting herself to being a housewife, she had been employed as a factory worker at Furnace Electric, Portable Electric Tool, Burgess-Norton and McDonalds in Yorkville. Lodus was a member of Malta First Congregational Church. She enjoyed dancing, and loved to crochet many afghans for grandchildren and friends. She loved her Miller Lite Shorties, too. She is survived by her daughter, Lois J. (Carl W.) Cruse of Malta; grandchildren, Karla L. (Rich) Hardman of Rockford, Cynthia A. (Dale) Lynch of Sycamore and Lana S. Lazarz of Antioch;

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Stabbing suspect ‘deer in headlights’ Obama commemorates signing The Associated Press PITTSBURGH – The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed “like a deer in the headlights” hours later and doesn’t fully grasp what he did, his attorney said Thursday as he sketched out the beginnings of a possible mental health defense. Deepening the mystery of what set off the violence, attorney Patrick Thomassey said Alex Hribal had no history of mental illness or troublemaking, didn’t abuse drugs and was no outcast at school, where the lawyer de-

day’s rampage at Franklin Regional High, about 15 miles from Pittsburgh. Authorities said Hribal armed himself with two kitchen knives and stabbed 21 students and a security guard before an assistant principal tackled him. The slender, dark-haired boy who looks younger than his years was jailed without bail on four counts of attempted homicide and 21 counts of aggravated assault. Authorities are prosecuting him as an adult, but Thomassey said he will try to have the case moved to juvenile court. He said he plans to get his client examined by a psychiatrist before a preliminary hearing on April 30.

Sebelius resigning from top HHS post By JULIE PACE The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as the White House seeks to move past the election-year political damage inflicted by the rocky rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. Sebelius’ resignation comes just over a week after sign-ups closed for the first year of insurance coverage under the so-called Obamacare law. The opening weeks of the enrollment period were marred by widespread website woes, though the administration rebounded strongly by enrolling 7.1 million people by the March 31 deadline, exceeding initial expectations. Enrollment has since risen to 7.5 million as people were given extra time to complete applications. Even with the late surge in sign-ups, the law remains unpopular with many Americans and Republicans have made it a centerpiece of their efforts to retake the Senate in the fall. Sebelius’ resignation could also set the stage for a contentious confirmation hearing to replace her. In a sign that

of Civil Rights Act 50 years ago By JOSH LEDERMAN The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas – A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had “lived out the promise” envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality. Marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, which Johnson signed into law, Obama lauded his Democratic predecessor’s ability to grasp like few others the power of government to bring about change and swing open the doors of opportunity for millions of Americans. “They swung open for you and they swung open for me,” he said. “That’s why I’m standing here today.” Obama spoke at the end of a three-day summit commemorating the landmark law that ended racial discrimination in public places. The anniversary has spurred a renaissance of sorts for

licly supportive of Sebelius throughout the rough rollout, deflecting Republican calls for her resignation. But she was conspicuously not standing by his side last week when he heralded the sign-up surge during an event in the White House Rose Garden. The official said the 65-yearold Sebelius approached Obama last month about stepping down, telling him that the sign-up deadline was a good opportunity for a transition and suggesting he would be better served by someone who was less of a political target.

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Putin: Ukraine debt threatens gas supplies MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin warned Europe on Thursday that it may face a shutdown of Russian natural gas supplies if it fails to help Ukraine settle its enormous Russian gas bill – a debt that far exceeds a bailout package offered by the International Monetary Fund. The Russian president’s letter to 18 mostly Eastern European leaders, released Thursday by the Kremlin, aimed to divide the 28-nation European Union

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scribed him as a B or B-plus student. “In a case like this, it’s pretty obvious to me that there must be something inside this young man that nobody knew about,” Thomassey told The Associated Press. The local prosecutor, meanwhile, said Hribal remained an enigma. “We have very little information about him,” Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck said, “except for the fact that he was a student, his age, and how he was as a student.” Authorities seized the family’s computer as they searched for clues to Wednes-

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In her first nights with Liam, Mattei said she could tell he was stressed and confused by the change in his environment. He would wake up in the middle of the night screaming and cry when the family would go to his crib. Eventually his stress faded. Since last October, Liam’s started talking, sprouted more teeth and learned how to take a selfie, among other things. He has mannerisms like his parents’ and loves riding in his toy car. “He came to us as a baby, and he’s now a toddler,” Mattei said. Liam’s parents talked to him and the rest of their family through video phone calls about once a week. Most of the time the family followed Liam around with a phone so his parents could watch him play. Seeing him was hard at first, but the harder thing was not being able to be there at all, the couple said. “It’s hard to think of all the little things, his feet scampering around, him yelling,” Adam Burton said. “You don’t want to miss that kind of

The Exchange Street location also was not a good fit because participants living there would have likely needed a method of transportation to get there since many of them don’t have cars themselves, said Anita Turner, a District 4 Democrat. The property is about three-tenths of a mile from the county courthouse on State Street. Turner said board members will wait and see what other opportunities arise. “If another property comes up, we’ll consider it,” she said. “Hopefully it goes to the right channels.” Sycamore city manager Brian Gregory said if the sober house is located within the city limits, they’d have to go through many steps to get the sober house on Sycamore city property. In the city of Sycamore’s jurisdiction a sober house would have to be approved on a special use, case-by-case basis and must be located in multi-family home zones in Sycamore. But even then, Gregory said someone has to request a special use permit and make

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Liam Burton, 18 months, kisses mom Nikki Burton after kissing dad Adam Burton Thursday afternoon in Adam’s mother Kim Mattei’s front yard on High Street in Sycamore. and chasing him around top the list of things they want to do. After they were gone for nearly a third of his life, everyone was worried Liam wouldn’t remember his parents. But on Thursday as they arrived in their fatigues, those worries faded and were replaced by hugs, kisses and laughter. “You have that fear that he’s not going to know them,” Mattei said. “But he remembers his mommy and daddy.”

• REFUNDS Continued from page A1 Alabama, Chicago, some other field divisions, where they’re now experiencing people who were from Florida and now moving to other states to conduct this same type of fraud,” said FBI Supervisory Special Agent Jay Bernardo, who works fraud cases in south Florida. “Based on the parameters that are in place now,” he added, “it’s very difficult to stop.” What can taxpayers do? The most important step: Protect their Social Security numbers.

Thieves steal Social Security numbers in any number of ways, including from publicly available sources or workplaces. Victims include school children, prisoners, Medicaid beneficiaries and the deceased. Criminals use the information to file false returns and then pocket the refund checks, in many cases before the legitimate taxpayers have had a chance to submit their own returns. It’s a crime made easier by electronic tax filing, which lets crooks mass-produce fraudulent returns. “Part of what’s happening is people are reverse engineering,” IRS Commissioner

John Koskinen told a House subcommittee this week. “You know, you file a thousand fraudulent returns and then you see which ones go through. ... They can adjust faster than we can adjust.” In a statement Thursday, the IRS said that it has started more than 200 investigations this filing season into identity theft and refund fraud schemes and that enforcement efforts are taking place nationwide. The agency said investigators are especially focused on the misuse of specialized identification numbers assigned to firms that electronically file tax returns.

“We support it, but there are multiple considerations to relocate.” Frank O’Barski D-DeKalb

a petition for a location, tell neighbors within 500 feet of the area, meet with the plan commission for a public hearing, and then the Sycamore City Council would

hear and ultimately consider the request. “It would have to go through the process,” Gregory said. Frank O’Barski, D-DeKalb, said the county’s planning and zoning committee has not yet discussed another location, but whatever is proposed in the future, it should make community members feel secure and protected. “Everybody agrees it’s a great program,” O’Barski said. “We support it, but there are multiple considerations to relocate.”

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8LETTERS TO THE EDITOR warm up, I am looking forward to picnics in the park and teaching my daughter to fish, one of these To the Editor: years we may even give everyAlthough I am not originally one a run in the fishing derby. from Sycamore, I have spent I recently learned of the the last seven years living here Sycamore Park District’s 2020 and am very proud to call it my Vision plan, and the process home. I know many residents that has been unfolding, geared have called this town home for toward giving the community their entire lives here and have more amenities and giving our seen it grow and change with residents some of the functions time and know more about its that we would normally have to history than I can ever begin to go elsewhere to enjoy. imagine. I just wanted to say kudos to There are many reasons to love the Park District for not only Sycamore, from its nostalgic reaching out to the residents to historic district, to its vibrant find out what it truly is that we sense of community. With every desire, but actually taking the Pumpkin Fest, round of golf, and next step in implementing our concert in the park, I feel a larger collective vision and purchasing place in my heart for Sycamore the new “flood-free” piece of and will always remember the property off of Airport Road. great experiences I have had I for one, as a resident starting here. out his family here, appreciate I recently had the opportunity that the park district is looking to attend my first park district toward the future and respondsponsored Daddy Daughter ing to the needs of the commuDance with my little girl who will nity. be turning two this summer. I Thank you for making so many think it is a great tradition to contributions to our commubegin with her and I look forward nity with physical places and to taking her every year ... as coordinated activities, and thank long as she lets me, that is! you for continuing to show your My wife takes my daughter dedication to maintaining Sycaevery week to music class at the more’s sense of community. community center where they clap, sing, and laugh, spending time together and making mem- Jeffrey Keppler Sycamore ories. As the weather starts to

Sycamore Park District is forward-thinking

do not email and are not familiar with the concept of a computer and the source of information it To the Editor: I received an email recently that can be, pooh-pooh my addiction. If I did not have email, where listed items that were not availelse would I learn that around 100 able around 100 years ago. There years ago, women washed their was one glaring omission: email. I hair only once a month with borax am so glad I live in this era. and egg yolks? I admit it – I am addicted to Or, that Coca Cola, back then, email. I am not a phone person contained cocaine instead of and do not like phone calls. That caffeine. insistent ringing demanding that One hundred years ago only 8 I drop everything and answer percent of homes had phones and is very intrusive. But that little a call from Denver to New York “pling” on my computer, gets me cost $11. to it at my leisure. My curiosity does drive me to it quite promptly Forwarded emails often show me wonderful places (with acthough, I will confess. companying music) in the world It’s a great source for jokes, interesting facts and inspiration- that I would never visit. Shopping online is a blessing al messages too. Threatening and not having to deal with emails telling me to forward crowded malls and long waits them or suffer the consequences at the checkout line. Trying on as well as those that promise garments ordered online in the wonderful results get deleted privacy of your own home is immediately. I believe there is a another plus. higher power governing our lives. I also might never have heard It is much simpler to stay in the word lexophile without touch with a friend via email email. Lexophiles like to play with without having to type or handwords. They meet and compete write a letter, print it, address an by coming up with something like envelope, stick a stamp on it, seal the following: A guy fell into an it and carry it to a mailbox or post upholstery machine and is now office to get it on its way. The U.S. fully recovered. Or: A thief who Postal Service does a good job of stole a calendar got 12 months. getting the mail to the addressee promptly, but it’s just not as Mil Misic immediate as email. DeKalb Some of my acquaintances who

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When dealing with the divided government in Washington, D.C., bipartisanship is crucial toward getting anything accomplished. U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a 16th District Republican who represents most of DeKalb County, recognized that truth in his effort to improve career and technical education for young people and job seekers. Kinzinger partnered with two Democrats, U.S. Reps. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts and Jared Polis of Colorado, and fellow Illinois Republican Rodney Davis to introduce the Perkins Modernization For the record Act of 2014 on Tuesday. The Perkins bill, if With luck, the skills-trainenacted, has the potential to boost the value of career ing bill will become law and technical education for and help people fulfill their career and employment people who live in various regions of the country. goals. By using workforce data to ensure that vocational curriculums are aligned with the needs of local employers, it would increase the likelihood that students and job seekers would be hired in the fields for which they trained. “This bipartisan bill will help ensure that skills being taught are actually in demand in the private sector,” Kinzinger said. That strategy makes sense to us. It should make sense to displaced workers who want to train for new careers. It should make sense to young people who want to pursue career and technical education for entry positions in the local economy – the “stayers” who do not intend to earn a bachelor’s degree and move away from the Sauk Valley. And it should make sense for students who intend to pursue college-level career and technical education programs, so they will have the best opportunities to find jobs upon graduation. Rep. Kennedy said the proposal would “arm future generations with the skills they need to compete.” Rep. Polis said it would help young people “succeed in an increasingly global economy.” And Rep. Davis pointed to jobs that go unfilled in Illinois, with a jobless rate just below 9 percent, because “our workforce has not caught up with [21st-century] technical skills.” With two Republicans and two Democrats sponsoring it, the Perkins Modernization Act of 2014 should draw bipartisan support across the Republican-controlled House. That bipartisanship must continue in the Democratic-controlled Senate and White House. With luck, the skills-training bill will become law and help people fulfill their career and employment goals. A further consequence might just be a lower unemployment rate and an improved economy. All because two Republicans and two Democrats decided to give bipartisanship a chance. As we said, it makes sense to us.

8 ANOTHER VIEW

Seeing life elsewhere, one reader at a time E-cigarettes could be A few years ago, a columnist who works for one of the largest newspapers in the country told me over breakfast that he never checks reader response to his work. “Too many personal attacks,” he said. “They’re mean.” I suggested that couldn’t possibly be true of every reader who weighs in. Surely, I said, we can learn from how people respond to our work. “I’m not going to let them in my head,” he said, shaking his head. “I don’t need to know what’s on their minds.” I’m no stranger to the angst of journalists wringing their hands over what the Internet has wrought. I’ve been one of them, particularly when it comes to anonymous comments on news websites. Still, I think journalists should pay attention to how readers respond to their work. Why are we still in this business, if not to connect? As a columnist, I can’t respond to every email and comment, and I happily skip past the trolls, but I do try to get a feel for what readers are thinking. We can’t have a conversation, even a virtual one, if I’m doing all the talking. Having said that, I admit that it took me too long to get here, Web-wise. Over the past six years, I went from vowing never to join Facebook to using it as a primary way to interact with readers, one link and discussion at a time. I started small, but after it became clear that a columnist can’t expect privacy on Facebook, I made all my posts public and opened my page to subscribers. I have no idea why more than 126,000

sampling, using only first names because they didn’t sign up for this column: Carol: “Why still no answers in the plane disappearance? And glad it’s Friday.” Mark: “Nonstop overtime, but layoff comes August. But it’s a good job and good people. So I need to be thankful.” subscribe or whether most of them are Amber: “I was legally wed to my love even real. What I do know is that over time, yesterday, the weight of it is setting in enough people have participated to build today.” a community willing to discuss just about Michelle: “I am getting divorced and I anything. saw my ex driving yesterday. That hurt For the first year, I posted regular very much. I have to let go and face life reminders to keep it civil – no personal again but I feel lost and alone.” attacks, no misogyny or bigotry – but I Judy: “And I wish I could help Michelle rarely do that now. Regular visitors help and take her pain away ... she is not alone.” to moderate by either publicly calling out Mike: “My kids, wife, grandkids, being inappropriate posts or sending me alerts in around to see them grow up, being mobile private messages. I had no idea this could happen, and I am enough to not burden anyone, and how great my heart doctor is.” moved by the efforts of strangers to preOn and on it went. Worry for the grievserve what we’ve built. It tells me that many people long for a safe place for conversation, ing at Fort Hood. Hope for a new business. Despair over the U.S. Supreme Court’s wherever it may take place. It tells me, too, campaign finance ruling. Joy at the beginthat news organizations could benefit from ning of baseball season. Some posted words investing the resources to build the same of encouragement to those facing divorce, sort of community on their sites. surgery and tough decisions. So often, our Facebook community One post at a time, these readers remind makes me think differently – often just me that most of life is happening somewhen I thought my mind was all made up. Readers also remind me that on any day I’m where else. Somewhere other than in my own head, opining for Creators Syndicate or sharing to be precise. a personal story for Parade magazine, I’m competing for attention with the daily mess of their busy lives. • Connie Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winNowhere is this more evident than it is ning columnist and an essayist for Parade in the responses to a question I post every magazine. She is the author of two books, month or so: “What’s on your mind today?” including “...and His Lovely Wife,” which Life unfolds, one comment at a time. chronicled the successful race of her husOn April 4, more than 340 weighed in. A band. Reach her at con.schultz@yahoo.com.

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a risk worth taking If electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes, live up to their potential, millions of nicotine addicts in the United States will use them. To some public health advocates, that sounds terrible. People should kick nicotine rather than cultivate their dependence with a barely regulated product that seems designed to addict children. The concentrated, nicotine-laced liquid that these devices vaporize is also toxic when inappropriately consumed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just reported that, with the rise in the use of e-cigarettes over the past several years, the number of calls to poison control centers stemming from misuse of e-cigarette liquid also has increased, from about one a month in 2010 to 215 a month now. “These poisonings will continue,” CDC Director Tom Frieden ominously warned. But, in the fight against the profound misery and death that conventional cigarette smoking causes, even an imperfect tool is worth welcoming if it can reduce smoking. The CDC news does not disqualify e-cigarettes from helping – as long as the government regulates them. Good thing, then, that several years ago Congress gave the Food and Drug Administration wide latitude to regulate the production and sale of products made of or derived from tobacco. Once the agency begins regulating – and it soon will, it said – it can make e-cigarettes less attractive to teenagers, require childproof containers on e-cigarette liquid, demand appropriate warning labels on packaging and figure out what is in e-cigarette vapor. More serious regulation of combustible cigarettes – from the FDA and from the states – is also necessary to maximize the potential public health benefits and minimize the drawbacks. Washington Post

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Prosecutor mocks Pistorius’ version of events By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY The Associated Press PRETORIA, South Africa – The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete’s murder trial Thursday, mocking the man who shot his girlfriend. The judge sternly instructed the prosecutor to restrain himself and he apologized – then went right back to trying to pick holes in the testimony of the double-amputee

runner. It was a harsh day of cross-examination for Pistorius, challenged relentlessly about his account of the moments just before he killed Reeva S t e e n k a m p , Oscar as well as cir- Pistorius cumstances related to several firearms charges against him, including the firing of a gun in a crowded restaurant. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel

often sought to goad Pistorius, accusing him of being self-obsessed and hiding the truth about the death of Steenkamp, a 29-year-old model whom he shot through a closed toilet door in his home. Dressed in a dark suit, Pistorius, 27, responded methodically and in a soft monotone, and only occasionally did his voice rise. He did not break down in tears as he has previously this week in the witness box and did not look at Nel, instead facing the red-

robed judge, Thokozile Masipa, on the dais. The prosecutor seized on virtually every opportunity to challenge the star athlete’s credibility, asserting that he had a string of unlikely excuses for why he wasn’t to blame in the gun charges he faces on top of murder. In casting doubt on the Olympian’s honesty, Nel was pushing the prosecution’s argument that Pistorius is also lying that he killed Steenkamp by mistake, thinking she was an intruder, in the pre-dawn hours of

Valentine’s Day last year. Nel briefly erupted in laughter after Pistorius suggested that two witnesses who said they once saw him shoot out of a car sunroof had collaborated and fabricated their accounts. “I apologize for laughing, I won’t do it again,” Nel said after people in the gallery murmured in surprise at his outburst. Masipa sternly cautioned him: “If you possibly think this is entertaining, it’s not. So please restrain yourself.”

In the cross-examination, Nel asserted that Pistorius will not “accept responsibility for anything.” He reacted incredulously to the athlete’s explanation of why a gun he was handling went off under a table in a packed restaurant. The incident, for which he was charged with firing a gun in public without good reason, happened weeks before Steenkamp died. Pistorius said a friend’s pistol, a Glock, went off while he was holding it but insisted that he hadn’t pulled the trigger.

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NOTICE OF POSSIBLE REFUND OF ADDITIONAL UNCLAIMED PROPERTY FOR PERSONS WHO PREVIOUSLY RECLAIMED SECURITIES If you previously reclaimed securities from the State of Illinois through the Unclaimed Property Division, you may be entitled to additional funds from the State for dividends that may have been received on your securities while they were in the State’s custody as a result of a settlement in a class action lawsuit, captioned Canel v. Rutherford, Case No. 00 CH 13279, in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. If you would like to claim these additional funds to which you are entitled under the settlement, please call the Unclaimed Property Division at (217) 785-6998 to receive a claim form and instructions or complete the claim form at https://icash.illinois.gov/notice.asp and submit it as stated in the instructions. DEKALB COUNTY Act I Acquisitions Inc 7216 Fairview Dr Adams Kendra Apt 714 Albert Eric 838 W Hillcrest Dr Apt E Alfred Malloy 112 E Taylor St Alioto Genevieve 722 N 4th St Almeda A Bridge Trust 1 235 N 1st St Apt 7 Anderson Lisa J 831 Crane Dr Apt 301 Apostolos Breanna T 1121 S 9th St Apostolos Kelly L 1121 S 9th St ‰„gŠ‘ |‘„ w |€ ››– ›˜˜h nƒ…ƒ Baggett Mckinley P 521 E Taylor 10 Ballee Tina M 955 E State St Lot D5 Ballee William D 955 E State St Lot D5 Barajas Gabriela 907 Kimberly Apt 8 Barrett Veronica E 3203 Ernest Dr Beach Krisin I 32581 N State Rd Becker Doris 3080 North First Street Belford Scott J 669 Lasalle Dr Benton Linda D Best Properties Of Sycamore Llc 7901 Baseline Road Boyer Michelle 914 Beckingham Dr Bradley Sarah 118 S 7th Street Brian Bemis Collision Center 1825 Dekalb Ave Bridge Almeda A 235 N 1st St Apt 7 Briggs Sonja 1608 Grange Rd Brown Aaron 807 Ridge Drive Byro Betty C 10654 Old State Road Carlson Shirlene A 228 E High St Carnahan Reed 229 Somonauk St Carr Christine M Carr Mariangela 326 Edward St 2 Cartee Jeremy A 723 Hawthorne Ln Casique Jose Louis 641 N 4th St Casique Maria G 641 N 4th St Cassidy Virginia R 212 Laurel Ln Charles W Otto Trust 320 Knollwood Drive Chefalo Laurence Po Box 612 Chefalo Nicholas Po Box 612 ‡„ uŒ ›—š— n~„fƒt †Œ} Chou Samuel 242 Augusta Ave Coleman Clint 565 N Strack Street Unit 104 Coleman Kenneth 336 Seventh St Collins Cager 125 Cook Ct Country Mutual Insurance 1344 Park Pl Cr Vision Inc 866 W Lincoln Hwy Credit Recovery Inc Dahl Kevin N 715 Dekalb Ave

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7-DAY FORECAST TODAY

TOMORROW

SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

Mix of sun and clouds; mild

Partly sunny, breezy and warm

Periods of rain and t-storms; cooler

Cloudy and windy with areas of light rain

Partly sunny and chilly; some light rain

Partly sunny and a little warmer

Partly sunny with a chance of showers

High pressure will dominate south of the area keeping under a mix of sun and clouds. This will also continue to bring winds from the southwest keeping temperatures on the mild side. Breezy and warm temperatures Saturday with a chance of showers by late afternoon. Most of the rain arrives Saturday night through Sunday with 1-2 inches of rain.

66

72

56

42

44

48

55

43

48

34

28

27

34

44

Winds: SW 10-15 mph

Winds: S 10-20 mph

UV INDEX

ALMANAC

Winds: NE 10-20 mph

Winds: N 15-25 mph

Winds: W 10-15 mph

Winds: E/NE 10-15 mph

Winds: E/SE 5-15 mph

REGIONAL CITIES

REGIONAL WEATHER

DeKalb through 4 p.m. yesterday

Temperature High ............................................................. 63° Low .............................................................. 42° Normal high ............................................. 57° Normal low ............................................... 36° Record high .............................. 83° in 2011 Record low ................................ 19° in 1997

Precipitation 24 hours through 4 p.m. yest. ......... 0.00” Month to date ....................................... 0.72” Normal month to date ....................... 1.02” Year to date ............................................ 4.65” Normal year to date ............................ 6.31”

Sunrise today ................................ 6:21 a.m. Sunset tonight ............................. 7:31 p.m. Moonrise today ........................... 4:10 p.m. Moonset today ............................. 4:20 a.m. Sunrise tomorrow ........................ 6:20 a.m. Sunset tomorrow ........................ 7:32 p.m. Moonrise tomorrow .................. 5:10 p.m. Moonset tomorrow .................... 4:49 a.m.

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The higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index™ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.

AIR QUALITY TODAY

Apr 22

Rockford 67/40

Source: Environmental Protection Agency

Dixon 67/41

POLLEN INDEX

Joliet 65/41

La Salle 66/44

Evanston 64/43 Chicago 66/44

Aurora 66/40

Streator 67/43

Source: National Allergy Bureau

Waukegan 62/41

Arlington Heights 67/42

DeKalb 66/43

Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

Hammond 66/43 Gary 67/44 Kankakee 66/40

Peoria 67/45

Watseka 67/41

Pontiac 67/42

May 6

NATIONAL WEATHER

Hi 66 70 67 66 67 66 65 66 67 62 68 67 66 67 67 69 60 66 67 69 68 66 62 65 66

Today Lo W 40 pc 48 pc 42 pc 42 pc 42 pc 41 pc 41 pc 40 pc 43 pc 40 pc 45 pc 43 pc 41 pc 43 pc 43 pc 48 pc 42 pc 41 pc 40 pc 45 pc 41 pc 41 pc 41 pc 41 pc 41 pc

Tomorrow Hi Lo W 71 47 pc 77 58 pc 71 47 sh 72 47 c 75 56 pc 72 46 pc 71 47 pc 73 52 pc 72 48 pc 69 51 pc 73 50 pc 72 48 pc 72 45 pc 73 49 pc 73 49 pc 74 56 pc 63 42 pc 71 46 pc 72 48 pc 76 58 pc 73 48 pc 72 45 pc 65 43 pc 71 44 pc 71 47 pc

RIVER LEVELS

WEATHER HISTORY

First

Apr 29

Lake Geneva 65/41

Main ofender ................................................... N.A.

A swarm of 37 tornadoes swept across the Midwest on April 11, 1965, from Iowa to Ohio. Nearly 300 people were killed and 3,000 others injured.

Apr 15

Kenosha 63/39

8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.

0-50 Good, 51-100 Moderate, 101-150, Unhealthy for sensitive groups, 151-200 Unhealthy 201-300 Very Unhealthy, 301-500 Hazardous

SUN and MOON

Full

Janesville 67/42

City Aurora Belleville Beloit Belvidere Champaign Elgin Joliet Kankakee Mendota Michigan City Moline Morris Naperville Ottawa Princeton Quincy Racine Rochelle Rockford Springield Sterling Wheaton Waukegan Woodstock Yorkville

Location

7 a.m. yest.

Kishwaukee Belvidere Perryville DeKalb

2.20 6.60 3.50

Flood stage

9.0 12.0 10.0

24-hr chg

-0.02 -0.09 -0.02

DRAW THE WEATHER Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.

-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s

Cold Front

Warm Front

Stationary Front

T-storms Rain Showers Snow Flurries

City Atlanta Atlantic City Baltimore Boston Bufalo Charleston, SC Charlotte Chicago

Hi 75 64 68 60 57 78 78 66

Today Lo W 56 s 49 c 49 t 45 c 38 pc 58 pc 50 s 44 pc

Tomorrow Hi Lo W 78 57 s 59 48 pc 71 48 pc 62 47 r 66 50 pc 79 59 s 78 53 s 72 45 pc

Ice

City Cincinnati Dallas Denver Houston Indianapolis Kansas City Las Vegas Los Angeles

Hi 66 80 76 80 64 73 86 75

Today Lo W 45 t 62 pc 44 pc 64 pc 47 pc 54 pc 66 pc 59 pc

Tomorrow Hi Lo W 73 55 pc 83 66 pc 71 36 pc 80 67 pc 72 56 pc 74 55 pc 83 68 pc 68 55 pc

City Louisville Miami Minneapolis New Orleans New York City Philadelphia Seattle Wash., DC

Hi 68 81 67 75 67 68 61 73

Today Lo W 52 t 72 pc 48 c 63 pc 48 sh 50 sh 42 c 54 t

Tomorrow Hi Lo W 76 59 pc 83 73 s 61 33 r 78 64 pc 66 48 pc 70 49 pc 62 43 pc 73 55 pc

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Legend: W-weather, s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow lurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

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Bach: IOC sending troubleshooter to Rio BELEK, Turkey – The International Olympic Committee is sending a senior troubleshooter to Brazil next week as part of a series of emergency measures to tackle the delays threatening the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday that Gilbert Felli, the IOC’s executive director of the Olympic Games, is being dispatched to Rio several months earlier than scheduled to begin dealing with the construction holdups and political paralysis that is putting some sports venues at risk. The IOC also is sending several task forces to Rio, hiring a local project manager to oversee construction and urging Brazil to set up a special high-level decision-making body for the games. “We believe that Rio can and will deliver excellent games if these appropriate actions are being taken now,” Bach said at a news conference after a two-day meeting of the IOC executive board. Bach, however, stopped short of ruling out the Olympics being taken away from Brazil if the delays persist. Asked if he could categorically state that the games would take place in Rio, he said: “What I can say categorically say is we will do everything we can to make these games a success.” – Wire report

turns along the way,” he said. “But, it’s like, one guy has a good day, and the other guy who didn’t have as good of day, next time he comes out and has a good day.” Each one of the quarterbacks is a good fit for NIU’s spread offense, although offensive coordinator Bob Cole said Maddie, who arrived at NIU last fall after transferring from Western Michigan, still is picking things up. Each player shows a good amount of athleticism, and Cole said there isn’t one who stands out in front of the others in terms of athletic ability. “They all can run,” he said. “It’s going to come down to who can be the most accurate making throws and making the best decisions. They’re good athletes, that’s not an issue.”

AUGUSTA, Ga. – If you had the pleasure and terror of being 20 yards ahead of Patrick Reed on the eighth hole Thursday, then you know what a golf ball sounds like when it’s moving at Mach 1. It sounds a bit like an angry snake, but mostly it sounds like you made a smart decision by ducking behind a tree. Reed, a cocky 23-year-old, had pulled his drive into the pine straw on the par-5 and was looking to A) get Patrick Reed the ball on the fairway and B) hit the bejesus out of it. As choices go, A) was smart and B) was, well, there was no way he wasn’t going to try to rip it, never mind the trees. It’s not that he’s so young that he doesn’t know any better. It’s that he does know better and doesn’t care. The ball went where Reed wanted it to go, past us jittery spectators, and it went far, which, given his full windup, seemed to be just as important to him. He would end up birdying the hole. It was a Masters adventure. For the gallery, it was a trip to the future. Reed, who has won three tournaments in the past eight months, was playing with 20-year-old Jordan Spieth, last year’s PGA rookie of the year, and 24-year-old Rory McIlroy, winner of the 2011 U.S. Open and the 2012 PGA Championship. Masters officials put great thought into who plays with whom on the first two days of the tournament, and the message that came with this grouping was simple: This is what’s to come in golf. Enjoy the time travel. Hours earlier at Augusta National, honorary starters Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus had teed off to get the tournament rolling. The Masters does this better than anybody in any sport, this handshake across generations. It bows to yesterday and nods to tomorrow. McIlroy got most of the attention from the crowd Thursday, which is what happens when you’re one of the best golfers in the world, when tennis standout Caroline Wozniacki, your fianceé, is in attendance and when your fianceé has dyed her long hair bright pink. She’s what a human flare gun would look like. In spite of that star power, it says something that fans knew all about Reed and Spieth, who were making their Masters debuts. They’ve made names for themselves, in capital letters.

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8WHAT TO WATCH Pro hockey Blackhawks at Washington, 6 p.m., CSN, NBCSN The Hawks still can move into second place for the playoffs in the Western Conference. They’ll have to take care of business in the nation’s capital, then can watch the Avalanche take on the Sharks in San Jose afterward. Also on TV... Pro basketball Detroit at Bulls, 7 p.m., WGN Pro baseball Boston at N.Y. Yankees or Tampa Bay at Cincinnati, 6 p.m., MLB Cleveland at White Sox, 7:10 p.m., WCIU Cubs at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m., CSN+ Pro hockey Colorado at San Jose, 9 p.m., NBCSN Golf Masters, second round, 2 p.m., ESPN Auto racing NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Southern 500 practice, 10:30 a.m., and 1 p.m.; qualifying, 5 p.m., FS1 NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Help a Hero 200, 7 p.m., ESPN2 Boxing Super middleweights, Gilberto Ramirez (27-0-0) vs. Giovanni Lorenzo (32-6-0), 9 p.m., ESPN2

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Northern Illinois University quarterback Matt McIntosh throws during the first spring practice March 18 in the Chessick Center in DeKalb.

Carey: No one has set himself apart from others By STEVE NITZ snitz@shawmedia.com DeKALB – Rod Carey’s stance on his three-man quarterback competition hasn’t changed. Since the start of spring practice, junior Matt McIntosh and sophomores Drew Hare and Anthony Maddie have been taking equal reps Huskie with the first team. Bowl It will be the same way during the Huskies’ Black team vs. scrimmage at 7:50 p.m. Cardinal team, today at Huskie Stadi3 p.m. April 19 um. To Carey, nobody has done anything to set himself apart from the others during NIU’s first 11 workouts. Carey said

More online For all your Northern Illinois University sports coverage – including stories, features, scores, photos, videos, blogs and more – log on to HuskieWire.com. Hare was solid throwing and made good decisions Thursday morning, while Maddie had a good practice in terms of decision making but didn’t throw the ball exceptionally well. McIntosh didn’t practice – Carey said he tweaked his back, but he’ll be ready for today’s scrimmage. “I think they’ve all been improving. They just haven’t skyrocketed as a group. They’ve been taking dips and

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Injury sidelines Garcia for season By DARYL VAN SCHOUWEN dvanschouwen@suntimes.com CHICAGO – There are losses and then there are losses that punch a baseball team in the gut. Avisail Garcia might not be the face of the White Sox franchise, but the 22-year-old outfielder certainly is the face of the club’s makeover that began when general manager Rick Hahn traded Jake Peavy to get him last July. The Sox were dealt a significant blow on several fronts when an MRI performed Thursday morning revealed a torn

of Hahn’s rebuild. And although the Sox’s marginal hopes of being a contender took a hit, taking vs. Cleveland, a full year out of Garcia’s devel7:10 p.m. today, opment is a significant blow for WCIU, AM-670 the longer-term, more reasonable plan to contend in 2015 and labrum in Garcia’s left shoul- ’16. der, the result of an all-out at“Obviously, it’s lousy,” said tempted diving catch in right Hahn, who was having one of field Wednesday afternoon in his rougher days since he took Denver. over on the job before last seaNot only does the injury take son. “It stings for the kid, who is an important middle-of-the-or- crushed right now, who is very der bat out of the Sox’s lineup, disappointed. He’s taking it very it halts the progress of a young hard.” player who, side by side with See WHITE SOX, page B2 Jose Abreu, is the centerpiece

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White Sox trainer Herman Schneider (right) escorts Avisail Garcia off the field after Garcia jammed his left shoulder on a diving catch during the sixth inning against the Rockies on Wednesday in Denver. An MRI Thursday showed Garcia tore his labrum and will miss the remainder of the season.


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8PREP SCHEDULE TODAY Baseball Indian Creek at Paw Paw, 4:30 p.m. Hinckley-Big Rock at Newark, 4:30 p.m. Alden-Hebron at Hiawatha, 4:30 p.m. Softball DeKalb at Hinsdale Central, 4:30 p.m. Indian Creek at Paw Paw, 4:30 p.m. Hinckley-Big Rock at Newark, 4:30 p.m. Alden-Hebron at Hiawatha, 4:30 p.m. Marengo at Kaneland, 4:30 p.m. Girls Soccer Hinckley-Big Rock at Harvest Christian Academy, TBD Boys Track Genoa-Kingston, Indian Creek at Seneca Invite, 4 p.m. Girls Track Genoa-Kingston, Indian Creek at Seneca Invite, 4 p.m.

SATURDAY Baseball Sycamore at Ottawa, 10 a.m., noon DeKalb at Belvidere North, 10 a.m., noon Genoa-Kingston at Mendota, 10 a.m., noon Kaneland at Sterling, 10 a.m. St. Edward at Indian Creek, 10 a.m. Westmont at Hinckley-Big Rock, 10 a.m., noon Softball DeKalb at Cary-Grove, 10 a.m., noon West Chicago at Sycamore, noon, 2 p.m. Batavia at Kaneland, 10 a.m. Girls Soccer Harlem at DeKalb, noon Stillman Valley at HinckleyBig Rock, 10 a.m. Sycamore at Hononegah, 12:30 p.m. Kaneland at West Aurora Invitational, TBA Boys Track Kaneland at East Moline Invite, 10 a.m. Girls Track DeKalb, Kaneland, Sycamore at Kaneland’s Jill Holmes Invite, 10 a.m. Boys Tennis DeKalb at Crystal Lake South quad, 9 a.m. Badminton DeKalb at Yorkville Invite, 9 a.m.

8SPORTS SHORTS NIU’s Gooden selected for USA Volleyball team Northern Illinois volleyball coach Ray Gooden was selected as an assistant coach for USA Volleyball’s Collegiate National Team on Thursday. Gooden is one of nine coaches on the squad, which will compete in the USA Volleyball Girl’s Junior National Championships from June 22 to July 1 in Minneapolis. This upcoming season will be Gooden’s 14th campaign at NIU.

Molinari steps down at Western Illinois MACOMB – Jim Molinari has resigned as Western Illinois’ basketball coach. Athletic director Tommy Bell announced the resignation Thursday night and said associate head coach Wade Hokenson will serve as acting head coach. The Leathernecks were 10-20 last season and 79-104 overall in six seasons under Molinari. He’s 302-290 in 20 years at Northern Illinois, Bradley and Minnesota – where he was interim head coach in 2006-07.

Longtime basketball coach Waltman dies at 72 INDIANAPOLIS – Royce Waltman captivated Indiana’s basketball fans with his folksy attitude and a penchant for winning. Being Bob Knight’s right-hand man helped, too. On Monday night, the man who became a familiar face on college basketball sidelines throughout the state died at age 72 after a long battle with health problems. – Staff, wire reports

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Cubs still just a place-holder By GORDON WITTENMYER gwittenmyer@suntimes.com CHICAGO – The current events and celebrity faces around Wrigley Field have changed. Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo hung out in the owner’s seats Thursday. Ryan Dempter watched from the bleachers. One of the Cubs’ owners, Pete Ricketts, is hanging out with Sarah Palin while he runs for Next governor of Neat St. Louis, braska. And the Cubs’ answer to a 7:15 p.m. faceless, do-nothtoday, CSN+, ing offseason is a AM-720, pants-less, do-nothing mascot. But don’t be fooled. Nothing has changed with this team since last year except a handful of names on the jerseys. Nothing’s different when it comes to the lack of scoring, the blown leads and the generally outmanned look of a place-holder club trying to compete against teams that actually have MVPs, home-run champs and playoff aspirations. If this season-opening 3-6 run against Pennsylvania’s finest wasn’t convincing enough, the Cubs now hit the road for three against the division-favorite Cardinals and two against the $209 million Yankees. “Every road trip is tough. There’s no easy game in the big leagues,” eternal optimist/ manager Rick Renteria said. “Every major-league baseball game is tough to win.” Certainly from where he sits. When the Cubs blew a fourrun lead in the span of seven batters in the seventh inning to lose

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Cubs baserunner Nate Schierholtz (back) scores on a wild pitch as Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole makes a late tag during the fourth inning Thursday at Wrigley Field. The Cubs lost, 5-4. 5-4 to the Pirates, it sent them to their eighth consecutive lost series, dating to Sept. 9-11, 2013. They haven’t won a home series since the last one that started in August last year. One of their hottest hitters, Starlin Castro, said that despite the remarkable similarities, this feels nothing like last year – though it might be easier for him to say, given he’s 11 forhis last 21 as he puts a personally rough 2013 behind him. “This is [feels like] closer

against really good teams,” he said. “We’ll see where the team is at; we’ll see what we can do, where we can be better. Against less touted teams, the same level of intensity doesn’t always show, he said. “Sometimes you go to home plate like it’s easy because they don’t have a good team” he said. “But you play against good teams like the Yankees or St. Louis, you have to put 200 percent on yourself to win the game.” Where they’ll any extra is unclear at best. Nine games into the season, Renteria already has shown a tendency to lean hard on four bullpen guys, with Justin Grimm, James Russell, Brian Schlitter and Pedro Strop having worked six games each. Russell, the most heavily used reliever in the league over the past two years, gave up the go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh on the first pitch he threw to the first batter he faced, Pedro Alvarez. He credited Alvarez with jumping on a bad pitch. “It’s tough,” said the workhorse lefty, “especially as well as [starter Travis Wood] pitched, you never want to mess [that] up. … It’s one of those deals. It happens. We live to see another day.” Renteria: “Everybody in that [clubhouse] kept battling. They fought. We fell short. I’m sure we’ll think about it a little bit, and then put it to bed and get ready for [today].” And hope that by the time they get back from this trip that Wrigley’s so-called Party of the Century won’t already be over.

games, more intensity in every game,” he said. “We’ve got energy in the dugout, [a feeling] we can tie the game or [come back and] win the game. It’s tough sometimes losing a game like [Thursday’s], but that’s the game.” But Castro’s not going to try to claim this upcoming trip is like any other. If these guys want to • Gordon Wittenmyer covers prove their defiant optimism has any reality behind it, the next the Cubs for the Chicago SunTimes. Follow him on Twitter week of games is their chance. “It’s good when you go play @GDubCub.

Barney still trying to figure out his role By GORDON WITTENMYER gwittenmyer@suntimes.com CHICAGO – Three series into a new season with a new manager and coaching staff, second baseman Darwin Barney doesn’t know much about his tenuous hold on the starting job he’s owned for the past three years. “Obviously, it’s not the same,” said Barney, who was out of the starting lineup Thursday for the fourth time in nine games. Since earning the starting job a week into the 2011 season, Barney hasn’t missed as many starts in a similar stretch that didn’t involve an injury. “But that’s the nature of the

game,” he said. “And last year happened. So I have to continue to show that’s not who I am.” Barney, who hit .276 in 2011 and .254 in 2012 as he developed into a Gold Glover, slumped to .208 last year while trying to adopt changes to his Darwin Barney hitting style that previous management wanted to see. This spring, his approach looked more like the 2011-12 version. He saw more pitches and drew more walks. On Wednesday, he singled and walked twice (one intentional). He walked again Thurs-

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Abreu hits 2 more HRs, Sox top Indians The ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – Rookie Jose Abreu connected for his second multihomer game in three days and the White Sox ended a 14-game losing streak against Cleveland, beating the Indians, 7-3, Thursday night. Abreu hit tape-measure drives in the second and fifth innings and drove in three runs. The Cuban slugger hit the first two homers of his major league career Tuesday in Colorado. Jose Abreu Abreu has four homers and 14 RBIs in 10 games. Alexi Ramirez homered and drove in three runs for the Sox. The Indians had outscored the Sox 102-45 in a streak that dated to June. Sox starter John Danks (1-0) got off to a rocky start, but settled down to allow three runs and six hits in six innings. Indians starter Danny Salazar (0-1) struck out 10 in 3⅔ innings. He also gave up five runs and six hits, including homers by Abreu and Ramirez. Salazar fanned eight through three innings, with the only nonstrikeout out coming when Adam Eaton tried to

Next vs. Cleveland, 7:10 p.m. today, WCIU, AM-670 stretch a single into a double in the third inning. Salazar’s problem was that when the Sox made contact, it was solid contact. Cleveland staked Salazar to a 2-0 lead by scoring twice in the top of the first. Abreu homered to lead off the bottom of the second to cut the lead in half, but Asdrubal Cabrera got the run back with a homer leading off the third. The Sox tied it 3 in the bottom of the third on a leadoff homer by Ramirez and an RBI single by Eaton. The Sox took a 5-3 lead and chased Salazar in the fourth as Ramirez drove home a pair with a double. Abreu later homered to left field off left-handed reliever Josh Outman. Notes: With INF Lonnie Chisenhall beginning a three-day paternity leave Thursday, the Indians called up Justin Sellers from Triple-A Columbus. ... In the second game of the series tonight, the Sox send ace LHP Chris Sale (2-0) to the mound against RHP Carlos Carrasco (0-1).

day after coming off the bench as part of a double switch, giving him a team-high six. Barney is hitting only .200, but he has a .429 on-base percentage. Manager Rick Renteria has been noncommittal about his plans at second base, but he has been clear about finding a place in the field every day for leadoff man Emilio Bonifacio, who can play six positions. He has started in center field and at second for the Cubs, with a late-inning cameo at third Thursday. Barney likely would be a good fit as an everyday second baseman in a contender’s lineup, where he might benefit offensively from bigger bats around him. He’s one of at least

seven players who could be on the trading block by July. Barney has said he wants to stay with the Cubs and win with the Cubs, even if it means proving himself as a big-league starter all over again. Even if it means Bonifacio or Luis Valbuena are in the mix for playing time at second – with top prospect Javy Baez knocking at the door from Triple-A Iowa. “I’m a part of this team, just like anybody else,” Barney said, “and my job is to help this team win when I’m out there in any situation that they need me.”

• Gordon Wittenmyer covers the Cubs for the Chicago SunTimes. Follow him on Twitter @GDubCub.

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have opportunities every time you step to the plate.” It was the first opportunity for Garcia, who was acquired from the Tigers, to be a fulltime player. “It’s harder on him, especially him getting his first shot at it for a full year,” manager Robin Ventura said. “Guys just have to keep going. But it’s tough.” How or if Garcia’s swing is affected when he returns to full health next year remains to be seen. Hahn said he expects Garcia to be without restrictions by spring training next year. On the plus side, it’s not his throwing shoulder. “The one thing, even in our disappointment, that’s important not to lose sight of is the fact Avi remains with us (under control) for the next five seasons,” Hahn said. “We would rather have him out there playing on an everyday basis here in Chicago and continuing to show some of the progress he’s shown as recently as the last few days in Colorado. But it’s not the kind of thing he can’t come back from; it’s not the kind of thing that’s going to have lingering effects on his ability or his ceiling. It’s just an unfortunate development that’s pushed him back a year in terms of being an everyday guy in Chicago.”

The Sox were borderline unwatchable last season, but they’ve been worth watching with new, young players such as Abreu, Garcia and Adam Eaton. Abreu should sell tickets, and if you like watching big, fast and strong athletes play baseball, Garcia is one you will buy a ticket to see. “It stinks for White Sox fans who are going to be deprived of the opportunity of seeing this kid on a daily basis this year,” Hahn said. “It’s really just one of the crueler realities of sports and the business we’re in. At the same time, it does provide some opportunity. We get a chance to see if Dayan Viciedo at age 25 can make the improvements that he’s shown signs of making already.” Garcia was showing signs of promise when he hit two home runs Tuesday night. Without him in the lineup, more responsibility apparently falls on Viciedo, who struck out three times Wednesday and misplayed Justin Morneau’s deep fly that went for a double – three batters before Garcia was unsuccessfully trying to secure the third out by diving face-first into the ground. “It’s something you don’t want to wish on anybody, much less on a teammate,” • Daryl Van Schouwen covViciedo said. “You’ve got to take advan- ers the White Sox for the Chitage of those opportunities. cago Sun-Times. Follow him Since you make the team, you on Twitter @CST_soxvan.

EASTERN CONFERENCE y-Indiana y-Miami x-Toronto x-Bulls x-Brooklyn x-Charlotte x-Washington Atlanta

W 54 53 46 46 43 40 40 35

L 25 25 32 32 35 38 38 43

Pct .684 .679 .590 .590 .551 .513 .513 .449

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New York Cleveland Detroit Boston Orlando Philadelphia Milwaukee

33 32 29 23 23 17 14

45 47 50 55 55 61 64

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Memphis 46 32 .590 14½ Minnesota 39 39 .500 21½ Denver 34 44 .436 26½ New Orleans 32 46 .410 28½ Sacramento 27 52 .342 34 L.A. Lakers 25 53 .321 35½ Utah 24 54 .308 36½ x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division Thursday’s Results San Antonio 109, Dallas 100 Denver at Golden State (n) Today’s Games Detroit at Bulls, 7 p.m. Washington at Orlando, 6 p.m. New York at Toronto, 6 p.m. Atlanta at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Indiana at Miami, 6:30 p.m. Houston at Minnesota, 7 p.m. New Orleans at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Memphis, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Milwaukee, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Utah, 8 p.m. Golden State at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

NHL WESTERN CONFERENCE y-Anaheim x-St. Louis x-Colorado x-San Jose x-Blackhawks x-Los Angeles x-Minnesota Dallas

GP 80 80 79 80 80 81 81 80

W 52 52 51 49 46 46 43 39

L 20 21 21 22 19 28 26 30

OT 8 7 7 9 15 7 12 11

Pts 112 111 109 107 107 99 98 89

GF 259 248 243 241 262 203 204 231

GA 204 185 210 197 209 170 199 226

Phoenix Nashville Winnipeg Vancouver Calgary Edmonton

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36 36 36 35 35 28

29 32 35 33 38 44

15 12 10 11 7 9

87 84 82 81 77 65

212 202 222 187 205 198

227 234 234 213 231 268

EASTERN CONFERENCE z-Boston y-Pittsburgh x-Montreal x-N.Y. Rangers x-Tampa Bay x-Philadelphia x-Columbus x-Detroit

GP 80 80 81 81 80 80 80 80

W 53 51 45 45 44 41 42 38

L 18 24 28 31 27 30 31 27

OT 9 5 8 5 9 9 7 15

Pts 115 107 98 95 97 91 91 91

GF 255 244 214 218 236 227 226 218

GA 173 200 204 192 213 226 211 228

Washington 80 37 30 13 87 231 239 New Jersey 80 34 29 17 85 192 203 Ottawa 80 35 31 14 84 232 263 Toronto 81 38 35 8 84 231 255 Carolina 80 34 35 11 79 199 224 N.Y. Islanders 80 32 37 11 75 218 262 Florida 81 29 44 8 66 194 265 Buffalo 80 21 50 9 51 153 240 Two points for win, one point for OT loss x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division; z-clinched conference Thursday’s Results Ottawa 2, New Jersey 1 (SO) Winnipeg 2, Boston 1 (SO) N.Y. Rangers 2, Buffalo 1 Washington 5, Carolina 2 N.Y. Islanders 2, Montreal 0 Tampa Bay 4, Philadelphia 2 Florida 4, Toronto 2 Nashville 2, Phoenix 0 Minnesota 4, St. Louis 2 Los Angeles 3, Edmonton 0 Colorado at Vancouver (n) Today’s Games Blackhawks at Washington, 6 p.m. Carolina at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Columbus at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, 6:30 p.m. St. Louis at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Winnipeg at Calgary, 8 p.m. Colorado at San Jose, 9 p.m.

MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit White Sox Cleveland Kansas City Minnesota New York Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore Boston Oakland Seattle Los Angeles Texas Houston

Central Division W L 5 2 5 5 5 5 4 4 3 6 East Division W L 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 4 6 West Division W L 6 3 5 3 4 5 4 5 4 6

Pct .714 .500 .500 .500 .333

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Pct .500 .500 .500 .444 .400

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Pct .667 .625 .444 .444 .400

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Thursday’s Results White Sox 7, Cleveland 3 Oakland 6, Minnesota 1 N.Y. Yankees 4, Boston 1 Houston 6, Toronto 4 Today’s Games Cleveland (Carrasco 0-1) at White Sox (Sale 2-0), 7:10 p.m. Boston (Lester 0-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 1-1), 6:05 p.m. Toronto (McGowan 0-1) at Baltimore (Tillman 1-0), 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 1-0) at Cincinnati (Cueto 0-1), 6:10 p.m. Houston (Feldman 2-0) at Texas (Darvish 1-0), 7:05 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 0-0) at Minnesota (Gibson 1-0), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 0-0) at L.A. Angels (Skaggs 1-0), 9:05 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 1-0) at San Diego (Cashner 0-1), 9:10 p.m. Oakland (Milone 0-0) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 2-0), 9:10 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Central Division W L 7 2 6 3 5 4 3 6 3 6 East Division W L Washington 7 2 Atlanta 5 4 Miami 5 5 New York 4 5 Philadelphia 3 6 West Division W L San Francisco 6 3 Los Angeles 6 4 Colorado 5 5 San Diego 3 6 Arizona 3 8 Milwaukee Pittsburgh St. Louis Cubs Cincinnati

Pct .778 .667 .556 .333 .333

GB — 1 2 4 4

Pct .778 .556 .500 .444 .333

GB — 2 2½ 3 4

Pct .667 .600 .500 .333 .273

GB — ½ 1½ 3 4

Thursday’s Results Pittsburgh 5, Cubs 4 Washington 7, Miami 1 Milwaukee 6, Philadelphia 2 N.Y. Mets 6, Atlanta 4 Arizona at San Francisco (n) Today’s Games Cubs (Samardzija 0-1) at St. Louis (J.Kelly 1-0), 7:15 p.m. Miami (Fernandez 2-0) at Philadelphia (Burnett 0-1), 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 1-0) at Cincinnati (Cueto 0-1), 6:10 p.m. Washington (Roark 1-0) at Atlanta (Teheran 1-1), 6:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Liriano 0-1) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 0-0), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 1-1) at Arizona (McCarthy 0-1), 8:40 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 0-0) at L.A. Angels (Skaggs 1-0), 9:05 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 1-0) at San Diego (Cashner 0-1), 9:10 p.m. Colorado (De La Rosa 0-1) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 1-0), 9:15 p.m.


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NIU SPRING FOOTBALL NOTES

DeKalb shuts out Jefferson

Wimann, Logan top picks for Huskie Bowl

Snead drives in 5 runs in Barbs’ victory By DAILY CHRONICLE STAFF sports@daily-chronicle.com The DeKalb baseball team improved to 5-1 with a 13-0, five-inning win over Rockford Jefferson on Thursday in Rockford. Josh Snead finished 3 for 3 with two doubles, two runs scored and five RBIs for the Barbs. Patrick Aves and Logan Haring each went 2 for 4. Jake Cook earned the win, throwing four innings. “It was nice to see a lot of guys contributing,” DeKalb coach Jake Howells said. “It’s not one or two guys doing all the damage, it’s a lot of guys up and down the lineup and that’s great as a coach.” Spartans win again: Alec Kozak was 4 for 4 with two triples for Sycamore in a 15-5 win over Rockford Guilford. Cooper Vinz went 2 for 4 with a double for the Spartans (5-1), and Ian Kidd and Kye Schlosser were each 2 for 4. Mark Skelley earned the win, giving up a run and striking out two in two innings. “It was a very sloppily played baseball game but we were able to spring some hits together and put up a bunch of runs today,”

MASTERS Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 (36-36) First Round a-amateur Bill Haas 34-34—68 Adam Scott 33-36—69 Louis Oosthuizen 33-36—69 Bubba Watson 35-34—69 Kevin Stadler 35-35—70 Jonas Blixt 33-37—70 Gary Woodland 36-34—70 Jimmy Walker 36-34—70 K.J. Choi 36-34—70 Brandt Snedeker 33-37—70 Marc Leishman 36-34—70 Fred Couples 34-37—71 Rickie Fowler 36-35—71 Miguel Angel Jimenez 32-39—71 Matteo Manassero 34-37—71 Rory McIlroy 35-36—71 Jordan Spieth 35-36—71 Stephen Gallacher 33-38—71 Francesco Molinari 35-36—71 John Senden 36-36—72 Graeme McDowell 36-36—72 Steve Stricker 34-38—72 Kevin Streelman 37-35—72 Nick Watney 37-35—72 Sang-Moon Bae 36-36—72 Bernhard Langer 36-36—72 Stewart Cink 35-38—73 Boo Weekley 36-37—73 Roberto Castro 37-36—73 Mike Weir 36-37—73 Jamie Donaldson 37-36—73 Charl Schwartzel 37-36—73 Patrick Reed 35-38—73 Thomas Bjorn 37-36—73 Thongchai Jaidee 38-35—73 Matt Kuchar 36-37—73 Henrik Stenson 37-36—73 Russell Henley 37-36—73 Lee Westwood 36-37—73 Steven Bowditch 37-37—74 Brendon de Jonge 37-37—74 Webb Simpson 35-39—74 Jim Furyk 37-37—74 Thorbjorn Olesen 36-38—74 Larry Mize 35-39—74 Matt Jones 36-38—74 Jose Maria Olazabal 37-37—74 Darren Clarke 39-35—74 Sergio Garcia 35-39—74 Hunter Mahan 37-37—74 Victor Dubuisson 36-38—74 Harris English 37-37—74 John Huh 39-35—74 Mark O’Meara 36-39—75 Martin Kaymer 38-37—75 Scott Stallings 36-39—75 Billy Horschel 39-36—75 Ken Duke 39-36—75 Lucas Glover 35-40—75 Vijay Singh 37-38—75 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 39-36—75 Chris Kirk 36-39—75 Jason Day 37-38—75 Joost Luiten 37-38—75 Keegan Bradley 39-36—75 Ernie Els 39-36—75 Ian Poulter 37-39—76 a-Matthew Fitzpatrick 37-39—76 Sandy Lyle 35-41—76 a-Garrick Porteous 40-36—76 Oliver Goss 39-37—76 Derek Ernst 42-34—76 Phil Mickelson 39-37—76 Justin Rose 40-36—76 Ian Woosnam 36-41—77 Y.E. Yang 39-38—77 Matt Every 38-39—77 Ryan Moore 36-41—77 Dustin Johnson 38-39���77 David Lynn 38-40—78 Tom Watson 38-40—78 Angel Cabrera 39-39—78 Zach Johnson 40-38—78 D.A. Points 40-38—78 a-Michael McCoy 38-40—78 Peter Hanson 37-41—78 Tim Clark 41-38—79 Trevor Immelman 41-38—79 Luke Donald 43-36—79 a-Chang-woo Lee 39-41—80 Hideki Matsuyama 40-40—80 Jason Dufner 36-44—80 Graham DeLaet 42-38—80 a-Jordan Niebrugge 39-42—81 Craig Stadler 42-40—82 Ben Crenshaw 41-42—83 Branden Grace 41-43—84

Sycamore coach Jason CavaT’wolves nudge Paw Paw: naugh said. “Kozak was a huge Olivia Harvell finished 2 for 3 spark at the top of the lineup with a double and three RBIs with four hits and two triples.” in Indian Creek’s 11-10 win Royals remain unbeaten in over Paw Paw in Shabbona. LTC play: Dutch Schneeman Kayla Kauffman was 3 for 3 struck out eight batters in a with a double. complete-game effort as HinckSamantha Fleming earned ley-Big Rock beat Newark, 8-1. the win, striking out eight in Hunter Seierstad had an seven innings. RBI double for H-BR (3-3, 3-0 Indian Creek is 2-2 and 1-2 Little Ten Conference). The in the LTC. Royals walked 11 times. T’wolves in in five: Indian GIRLS SOCCER Creek defeated Paw Paw, 12-1, Grimm’s goal beats Byron: Gein five innings. David Emanu- noa-Kingston defeated Byron, el earned the win for the Tim- 1-0, with the lone tally coming berwolves, striking out four in from Ashley Grimm, with an three innings. David Boehne assist from Viviana Beltran. was 3 for 3 with four RBIs. The Cogs’ Alyssa Edwards Knights top Indians: Kaneland had the shutout in goal. beat Rockton Hononegah, 3-2. “I think we were a little Anthony Holubecki earned the tired from the two other games win for the Knights, striking this week and we were playing out four in three innings while back more than normal,” G-K improving to 1-1 on the season. coach Randy Tate said. “We Tyler Carlson went 1 for 4 weren’t able to muster up any with an RBI and a run scored good attacks, but the girls did a for Kaneland (2-3), and Jacob real good job of hanging tough Bachio was 1 for 3 with an RBI. and managing the clock to get the win.” SOFTBALL The Cogs are 5-2 and 3-1 in Cogs win BNC East game: Ge- conference play. noa-Kingston beat Rockford Spartans win: Sycamore Christian, 14-0, in five innings. defeated Yorkville, 4-0, in a Rachel Joos allowed one hit Northern Illinois Big 12 match. and struck out three in three Diddell leads Knights past innings to improve to 2-0. Lexi West Aurora: Courtney Diddell Howie threw the final two in- had both goals for Kaneland nings, striking out four while in a 2-1 win over West Auronot allowing a baserunner. ra. Brittany Olson and Holly Offensively, Kelly Marshall Collingbourne had the assists. had a homer for the Cogs (7-2, 2-1 Big Northern East) while BOYS TRACK AND FIELD Royals compete at Lisle: Karli Lakasti had a double.

Hinckley-Big Rock’s Zach McNanna finished second in both the high jump (5 feet, 8 inches) and 110 hurdles (18.64 second) in a quadrangular at Lisle. The Royals’ Sean Gavin took second in the shot put with a mark of 35-2.

GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD Kramer leads Cogs at Stillman: Brianna Kramer won both the 100- and 300-meter hurdles for Genoa-Kingston at the seven-team Stillman Valley Invite. Carly Fischer was second in the discus for G-K while Felicia Olson took second in the triple jump. The Cogs’ 4x100 relay took second as well. “We are making steady improvement every meet, which is great to see,” G-K coach Barry Schmidt said.

Four winners for H-BR at Lisle: Hinckley-Big Rock competed in a five-team meet at Lisle, and the Royals had four event winners – Courtney Carls (triple jump, 32-8.25), Audrey Harrod (800, 2:26.07), Kristen Clark (400, 1:05.48) and Katie Hoffman (300 hurdles, 53.23).

LATE WEDNESDAY SOFTBALL Ottawa tops G-K: Ottawa beat Genoa-Kingston, 8-3. Lexi Howie went 1 for 3 with a homer for G-K, while Paige Keegan finished 1 for 3 with a double. Baylie Ullmark was 2 for 3 with two singles.

By STEVE NITZ snitz@shawmedia.com DeKALB – After Thursday morning’s football practice at Huskie Stadium, each of the two Huskie Bowl squads split up and practiced on their own for about 15 minutes. The Black Team, led by offensive line coach Joe Tripodi, practiced on the turf of the stadium while Kelvin Sigler’s Cardinal Team went inside the Chessick Center. Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey said tight end Shane Wimann (Black) and Paris Logan (Cardinal) were the top picks in Wednesday’s draft. They each posed with a No. 1 jersey. Both teams will spend a few minutes after each practice on their own leading up to the Huskie Bowl, which will be played at 3 p.m. April 19. Other notes from Thursday’s practice: • Drew Hare is the only quarterback for Tripodi’s team while Matt McIntosh and Anthony Maddie both are with Sigler. Carey said

Thursday that the quarterback battle is even, a position he has held throughout the spring. Hare has had a good spring, and Carey liked what he saw from the sophomore Thursday, but don’t read too much into Hare being the lone QB on his team. “That’s how they drafted it,” Carey said. • Spoke with offensive coordinator Bob Cole after practice, and one player who he said has had a good spring is sophomore tailback Joel Bouagnon, who saw the field as a true freshman. Cole said Bouagnon has had “a heck of a spring.” Other players Cole mentioned as having good springs so far were wideouts Kenny Golladay (transfer from North Dakota who will have to sit out 2013 but will have two seasons of eligibility remaining) and Malik Mitchell (redshirt freshman). • The Huskies will hold a scrimmage at 7:50 p.m. today. Carey said the quarterbacks will continue to get equal reps with the first team, as has been the case in the first two scrimmages.

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Haas leads after 1st round Pair of Masters champs 1 back By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. – No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable. With his green jacket upstairs in the locker room for Masters champions, Scott made only one bad swing that cost him two shots in a round of 3-under-par 69. It was the lowest opening score by a defending champion in 13 years, and it left Scott one shot behind Bill Haas leader Bill Haas on an otherwise demanding day. “It was really how you hope to come out and play at any major, and especially the Masters,” Scott said. “And there’s no doubt winning the Masters last year had me a little more comfortable on the first tee than I’ve ever been in the past, because I didn’t have the legs shaking and nerves jangling for six or seven holes like usual.” Haas, with a rich family his-

Thursday at Augusta AUGUSTA, Ga. – A brief look at the first round of the Masters on Thursday: Leading: Bill Haas at 4-under-par 68 Trailing: Adam Scott, Louis Oosthuizen and Bubba Watson at 3-under 69 Grinding: The four rounds in the 60s were the fewest for an opening round at Augusta National since there were two rounds in 2007. Lefty’s lament: Phil Mickelson had a pair of 7s on his scorecard – triple bogey on No. 7, double bogey on No. 15 – for the first time in a major since the 1997 PGA Championship at Winged Foot. Family ties: Bill Haas has had a great uncle (Bob Goalby), father (Jay Haas) and two uncles (Jerry Haas, Dillard Pruitt) play in the Masters. Shot of the day: Bae Sang-moon holed a pitch from about 40 yards behind the green for the only eagle on the par-5 15th. tory at Augusta that includes a green jacket for his great uncle Bob Goalby, settled down after an opening bogey with a collection of good birdie putts and an 8-iron to 5 feet for birdie on the 18th for a 68. It was the first time in 18 majors that Haas has had the lead

after any round. That only gets him a crystal vase for the low round of the day at the Masters. Haas knows better than to put too much stock into what happens Thursday. He was leading after the opening round in Houston last week and tied for 37th. “There’s tons of golf left,” he said. Only one first-round leader in the past 30 years has gone on to win the Masters. Former Masters champion Bubba Watson, who slipped that green jacket on Scott last year, played his first bogey-free round in a major since the 2009 U.S. Open and shot a 69. So did Louis Oosthuizen, whom Watson beat in a playoff at Augusta. They were the only players to break 70, the fewest for an opening round at the Masters since 2007. “No one is really going crazy out there in perfect, perfect conditions,” Graeme McDowell said after fighting to salvage a 72. But there was something about the way Scott played that grabbed most of the attention on such a gorgeous spring day in the South. Golf has been waiting for a star to take control all year, even more without Tiger Woods at Augusta for the first time in 20 years because of back surgery.

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NIU quarterback Drew Hare readies to throw during the first spring practice March 18 in the Chessick Center in DeKalb.

Hare will QB Black Team • HUSKIES Continued from page B1 At the Huskie Bowl, Hare will take all the reps for Joe Tripodi’s Black Team, while Maddie and McIntosh will be with Kelvin Sigler’s Cardinal squad. Carey said that wasn’t designed, it was just the way the draft worked out. Fall camp is shaping up for an intersting quarterback competition, and It’s looking like it will be a three-man

race in August. It’s possible three-star quarterbck prospect Landon Root out of Wichita, Kan., could find his way into the mix as well. Carey might not name a starter until the week of the season opener against FCS Presbyterian at Huskie Stadium. “We want a body of work to judge them,” Carey said. “Instead of a practice, or 11 practices, we want a body of work.”

Golf ’s future in good shape with these guys • MORRISSEY Continued from page B1 McIlroy and Spieth each shot 1-under-par 71s. Reed’s 73 would have looked a lot different if he hadn’t bogeyed each of the last three holes. All three golfers are within striking distance of first-round leader Bill Haas, who shot 68. Nobody knows if they’ll be battling each other for years to come. Golf is a capricious game. Bobby Clampett was supposed to be the next Nicklaus. It turns out he wasn’t even the next Howard Twitty. But there was a ton of talent in that threesome Thursday, a ridiculous amount of potential and possibility. The Masters champion easily could come out of this group, and I’m not sure it would be a huge upset if the winner

ended up being Reed or Spieth. They’re playing that well. When Reed won his first PGA tournament, the 2013 Wyndham Championship, he did it by beating Spieth in a playoff. Spieth has made $4.7 million the past 15 months. You don’t hear many people complaining he should be getting a college education instead of playing a game for a living. Apparently, there are different standards for young golfers and young basketball players. Age is a number. So is $8 million, the Masters’ purse this year. “There’s a lot of good guys coming up and coming through,” McIlroy said. “I feel like I’m one of the older of that … well, not older ...” No, you can’t be old when you’re 24. It’s not allowed. But you can be gaining in wisdom.

On the par-4 17th, Spieth unwisely went for the hole on his approach shot and found himself dealing with a difficult ridge on his putt. Neuroscience confirms that the decision-making ability of a 20-year-old brain isn’t always the best. It explains why Spieth just couldn’t help himself. McIlroy hit his shot 15 feet to the left of the pin and had an easier putt. “He knows the golf course, and we’re still learning it,” Spieth said. “But if in the process of learning you can shoot under par, then I think I’m in good shape.” So is golf’s future. One group showed us that Thursday.

• Rick Morrissey is a Chicago Sun-Times columnist. Write to him at rmorrissey@suntimes.com.

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Sharp leads late push

Bulls better since Deng trade

mlazerus@suntimes.com By human standards, Patrick Sharp is quite young. By professional athlete standards, he’s a veteran. By Blackhawks standards, he’s downright old. But at 32 years – among the Hawks’ 17 forwards, only he, Michal Handzus and Marian Hossa are older than 28 – Sharp is in the best shape of his life and might be playing the best hockey of his career. And with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane out of the lineup, he’s stepped up and played a major role in turning a three-game losing streak into a four-game winning streak, carrying the Hawks into the playoffs with a surge of momentum. Sharp has three goals and two assists in the past three games. His 34 goals are two off his career high set in 2007-08. His 44 assists beat his previous best by three. And his 78 points (so far) have shattered his previous best of 71 set in 2010-11 – so-called Stanley Cup hangovers seem to suit him well. “I like the responsibility shown,” Hawks coach Joel Quenneville said. “His leadership as part of the core group, in absence of two of our top guys – I think Sharpie’s stepped up to the plate and responded.” Sharp’s always been a goal-scorer. This is his fourth 30-goal season since being traded from Philadelphia to Chicago during the 2005-06 season. His 311 shots on goal are second only to Alex Ovechkin (whom the Hawks will face tonight in Washington), and are by far the most on the team (Marian Hossa is second at 236). Heck, even his dog is named Shooter. So it’s the passing numbers that really stand out. Yes, Sharp scored the game-winning goal in overtime Wednes-

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3 named in police report No charges have been filed By CURT ANDERSON The Associated Press MIAMI – Three NFL players are named in a police report involving a woman who passed out in a hotel and later woke up in a hospital not knowing how she got there, though no one has been charged with a crime, authorities said Thursday. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and receiver Quinton Patton, and Seattle Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette were with the woman at a Miami hotel where Lockette lives, according to the Miami Police Department report. Police stressed that the report contained only unproven allegations at this point. “As far as whether there was a crime committed, it’s too early to say,” police spokeswoman Kenia Reyes said. The account of the woman, who was not identified by police, is described in the report: The woman mixed drinks and gave the men shots, and the men told her “in order to drink the shots she had to ‘hit’ the bong which contained marijuana.” The woman began feeling light-headed and went to lie down in a bedroom. Kaepernick came into the room, began kissing her and undressed her completely. The woman told police that they did not have sex, and that Kaepernick left the bedroom saying he’d be right back. A few minutes later, the woman told police, the other two men “peeked” inside. She said to them, “What are you doing? Where is Colin? Get out.” The report says the woman does not remember anything after that and later woke up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there. She told police she has had a sexual relationship with Kaepernick in the past.

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Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp looks down during a game against the Predators on March 14 at the United Center. Sharp has three goals and two assists in the past three games.

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Like Toews and Kane and so many other Hawks, Sharp has logged a lot of miles in the past 15 months. That’s where all the office work has paid off. During training camp, Sharp earned the title of “Fittest Hawk,” testing through the roof. Sharp didn’t try to hide the fact that he was proud of it – especially given the competition on the team, and especially at his advanced (by his teammates’ standards, at least) age. “I think that helped out quite a bit, the training I did not only this summer, but all through my late 20s,” he said. “When you build that base and that foundation, you can always fall back on it. I feel good. Energy level’s high. Mentally, I’m motivated, I’m ready to play. I’m excited about the playoffs coming around. It’s a great time of year here in Chicago, and I just want to play as well as we can and have all those good feelings carry on into the playoffs.”

day night against Montreal. But it was his deft centering feed to Hossa for the game-tying goal in the final minute that was the play of the night. Certainly it helps that he’s spent most of the season on the Hawks’ top line with Toews and Hossa, as well as on the point on the power play. But although he always will be a shooter, he’s thinking pass a lot more than he did earlier in his career. “Yeah, I think that’s something that’s improved,” Sharp said. “Probably credit my linemates and the power play for a lot of those assists, because guys are putting the puck in. And I guess I’m a little bit older, a little more patient with the puck, and able to make those plays and not so excited to shoot. I know I shoot the • Mark Lazerus covers the puck a lot, but that used to be my main focus – just get it on Blackhawks for the Chicago net any way. Now I feel like I Sun-Times. Follow him on Twitter @marklazerus. try to make that extra play.”

First, there’s a slight pause. There’s always that slight pause. Then the reply comes with a preface, something along the lines of: “We all love Luol . . .” Followed by a ubiquitous “but” before an attempted vague explanation. That’s how the Bulls handle being asked about life without Luol Deng these days and becoming a better team without him. Deng, a two-time AllStar, was traded Jan. 7 to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and words such as “tanking” and “lottery” were being thrown around in the immediate aftermath. And why not? Derrick Rose (right knee) was lost for the season, the team was 14-18 and although Deng still was “the glue,” he had said no to a last-minute extension of three years and $30 million. That’s some expensive “glue.” So he was dealt. All the Bulls have done since is go 32-14, move into a tie for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs and earn the label ‘‘the team no one wants to face in the playoffs.” There’s your tanking. “I feel like answering that question about why we’ve played better without Lu could lead to a lot of bad things,” swingman Jimmy Butler said. “But I feel like the simple answer is, we just kept playing. We didn’t give up. Even today, look where we are. People still don’t expect us to win, but somehow, someway we find a way to do just that.” Well, there’s more to it than that. With Deng this season, the Bulls’ defense was holding opponents to 92.2 points a game.

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less resistance in the paint. Defensively, Butler can do what Deng did – guard the opposition’s best scorer – and he might be an even better oneon-one defender. But Noah has been the most affected and effective without Deng. Thibodeau has been closing games with Butler, Gibson and Noah and the two-point-guard attack of D.J. Augustin and Kirk Hinrich. That means a lot of pick-androlls with Noah, who makes teams pay with his passing. As opposed to making sure Deng was getting his touches, this offense is simply more efficient. “We had guys just step up, not make excuses,” Butler said. “Everybody just fell into a new role, and it happened so quick that you just had to adjust to it. It wasn’t something you had time to sit and think about. “But we love Lu.” And there it is. There’s always that but. Note: The Bulls announced that Mike James and Lou Amundson were signed for the rest of the season.

Since his exit, opponents are down to 91.2 points, not a huge difference but still a better defensive effort. The big change is offensively. The Bulls were averaging 91.3 points with Deng and are averaging about 95 points without him. “Guys are just stepping up, guys are getting more playing time, more shots,” backup big man Taj Gibson said. “Guys are taking advantage of it. Early on, we just learned from our mistakes, learned how to play without players, and our confidence has just been growing. Guys have been developing into their own great players.” Call it the Mike Dunleavy effect. “No one is going to leave Mike Dunleavy unguarded from the outside,” coach Tom Thibodeau said. That has been huge for the starting unit’s spacing, mean• Joe Cowley covers the Bulls ing power forward Carlos Boozer and center Joakim Noah have for the Chicago Sun-Times.


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Avi Bass, a retired Northern Illinois University journalism professor, sits with a few of his favorite books of Haggadah, a Jewish text that is read during at a Passover Seder. Bass has collected about 40 Haggadah books from around the globe.

Haggadah tradition Families mark Passover with Seder guided by Jewish text By KATIE DAHLSTROM kdahlstrom@shawmedia.com

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vi Bass pours over the 40 copies of the Jewish texts known as books of Haggadah in his DeKalb home that he has collected from around the world. When the sun sets on Monday he and his family will read from their favorite Haggadah as they celebrate the freedom Jews were granted more than 3,000 years ago. Sunset on Monday marks the beginning of Passover, an eight-day celebration commemorating the emancipation of Isrealites from slavery in ancient Egypt following 10 plagues God inflicted as told in the Book of Exodus. “It’s a celebration of freedom,” said Bass, a member of Congregation Beth Shalom in DeKalb. “But you have to realize there are people in the world who are not free. Freedom is a virtue.” During the first two nights of Passover, Jews hold a special meal known as a Seder, which means “order” in Hebrew. Families mark the meal with prayers, songs, rituals and readings that are guided by the Haggadah. Thousands of versions of Haggadahs exist, Bass said, as he glanced through a few of his own. Among his collection is a Haggadah from Rome, which he said has a lot of features and an English translation he likes, along with another from Sarajevo. “It started as sort of a hobby, but then I began to wonder, ‘which one would you want to use at your own Seder?’” Bass said. “It becomes sort of a game to see how they’re different and compare them.” He also has one that looks like a medieval manuscript, though his favorite is a copy from not so far away that was published in 1972. That particular Haggadah, he said, has some sense of tradition and good notes. Each member of the family gets one, which is read for around an hour before the Seder meal begins, during the meal and for another 30 minutes or more following the meal, he said. Families will hold one Seder at home on Monday and Beth Shalom will host two community Seders, one on Tuesday that Bass will lead and another on Friday for the Northern Illinois University students in the Jewish organization, NIU Hillel. Beyond the Haggadah, Passover also is marked

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Avi Bass shows one of his many books of Haggadah, this one given to him by his father and originally passed out to Jewish soldiers in the military. Bass’s father worked for the National Jewish Welfare Board. The Haggadah is read at traditional Passover Seders. by the special foods that Jews must eat or refrain from. Before Passover begins, foods with risen yeast are to be removed from the house to commemorate the Jews leaving Egypt in such a hurry they did not have time to let the bread in their homes rise. The foods eaten during the meal itself evoke memories of a time before Jewish people were free, Congregation Beth Shalom President Rob Feldacker explained. The meal consists of an egg, to symbolize life; bitter herbs, to remember the bitterness of slavery; parsley, dipped in salt water to remember the tears of the enslaved; a pasty mixture of apples, nuts and honey known as charoset to represent the mortar mixture used by slaves in Egypt; and a lamb shankbone that represents the pascal lamb sacrifice that

took place the night ancient Hebrews fled Egypt. Matzo, an unleavened bread, as well as four glasses of wine also complete the meal. While Passover is steeped in tradition, some things have changed over the years, including the number of foods deemed not Kosher to eat during Passover, Feldacker said. As more foods come into public use, Jews are prompted to ask if they are suitable to eat during the holiday, which is determined by a council. Some things, however, don’t change. “For me, it’s always been this idea that you’re supposed to remember you were a slave in Egypt,” Feldacker said. “While you are sitting free and merry, there are those around you who are not. You have to look to those in bondage and work to make them free.”


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Page C2 • Friday, April 11, 2014 DEKALB Baptist Campus Ministry 449 Normal Road www.niu.edu/student_orgs/judson 815-756-2131 judson@niu.edu Pastors: Dwight and Rene Gorbold Bethlehem Lutheran (ELCA) 1915 N. First St. BethlehemDeKalb.org 815-758-3203 belcdekalb@comcast.net Pastor: Dan Wynard Worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sunday; 10:30 a.m. coffee and fellowship; 10:45 Sunday school; 11 a.m. adult Sunday forum Highlight of the week: A Procession of Palms will begin the Palm Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Confirmation will be Sunday with a reception following the service. Holy Week will be observed with Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Vigil services all at 7 p.m. at the church. Easter Sunday services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Cathedral of Praise 1126 S. First St. www.dekalbcop.org 815-758-6557 ericwyzard@dekalbcop.org Pastor: Eric Wyzard Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Bible study Wednesday. Christ Community Church (DeKalb Campus) 1600 E. Lincoln Highway www.ccclife.org 815-787-6161 Worship schedule: 5 p.m. Saturday; 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday Church of Christ, Scientist 220 N. Third St. 815-787-3792 jocelyn.green2@frontier.com Pastors: King James Bible, “Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures” by Mary Baker Eddy The message: “Are Sin, Disease and Death Real?” Worship schedule: 10 a.m. church and Sunday school services; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday testimony meetings Highlight of the week: The Christian Science Reading Room is open noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. The public is welcome to come in and browse. Community of Christ 1200 S. Malta Road www.chicagomissioncenter.org 815-756-1963 roger@hintzsche.com Pastor: Roger Hintzsche Worship schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 9:30 a.m. Sunday school Congregation Beth Shalom 820 Russell Road www.bethshalomdekalb.org 815-756-1010 info@bethshalomdekalb.org Rabbi: Maralee Gordon DeKalb Christian 1107 S. First St. www.forministry.com/USILCCACCDCC1 815-758-1833 tomndcc@aol.com Pastor: Tom J. Hughes Worship schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 9:15 a.m. Sunday school DeKalb Wesleyan 1115 S. Malta Road www.dekalbwesleyan.com 815-758-0673 Pastor: Dean Pierce Worship schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday Evangelical Free 150 Bethany Road 815-756-8729 efreesd@comcast.net www.efreesd.com Pastor: Martin Jones, lead pastor; Paul Rogers, worship pastor; Gary Lisle, youth pastor; Terry Gin, children’s ministry director Worship schedule: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday school First Baptist 349 S. Third St. www.fbcdekalb.org 815-758-3973 churchinfo@fbcdekalb.org Pastor: Bob Edwards Worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sunday; 10:45 a.m. Sunday school First Church of the Nazarene 1051 S. Fourth St. 815-758-1588 secretary@dekalbnaz.com Pastor: Todd Holden Worship schedule: 10:40 a.m. Sunday; 9:30 a.m. Sunday school First Congregational 615 N. First St. www.uccdekalb.org 815-758-0691 congdek1@gmail.com Pastors: Joe Gastiger, Judy Harris The message: “Triumphal Entry” Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday Highlight of the week: Palm Sunday donkey procession starts at 9:45 a.m. from the Rolfing Chapel. Chapel Communion at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Centering Prayer at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Maundy Thursday Soup Supper and Service at 6 p.m. Good Friday service at 7 p.m.

First Lutheran (ELCA) 324 N. Third St. www.firstlutherandekalb.org 815-758-0643 office@firstlutherandekalb.org Pastor: Janet Hunt Worship schedule: 9 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. Sunday coffee fellowship; CrossWalk activities 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday and 5:30 to 7:30 Wednesday; confirmation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Wednesday; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. youth group Highlight of the week: Maundy Thursday service will be held at 7 p.m. A Good Friday Prayer Vigil will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Good Friday Tenebrae Service will begin at 7 p.m. The Easter Vigil will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday. First United Methodist 321 Oak St. www.firstumc.net 815-756-6301 office@firstumc.net Pastors: Senior Pastor Jonathan Hutchison, Associate Pastor Brian Gilbert The message: “And Yet I Am Saved,” based on Psalm 31:9-16 Worship schedule: 9 a.m. Sunday traditional service; 11:30 a.m. Sunday contemporary SHINE service; 7 p.m. fourth Sunday each month REAL Community Worship; 10:20 a.m. children and youth Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. adult Sunday school; 8:45 a.m. Thursday Communion service Highlight of the week: Holy week worship includes Maundy Thursday Communion worship at 8:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. Good Friday features a service of music and readings at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Foursquare Church 210 Grove St. 815-756-9521 Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday; 7:30 a.m. weekday Bible study; TBA Sunday Bible study Glad Tidings Assembly of God 2325 N. First St. 815-758-4919 Pastor: W. Michael Massey Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday Highlight of the week: All ages family night is 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays Grace Free Lutheran 1121 S. First St. www.gracefreelutherandekalb.org 815-758-2531 Pastor: Michael Hodge Worship schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 9:30 a.m. Sunday school Harvest Bible Chapel 2215 Bethany Road www.harvestdekalb.org 815-756-9020 Pastor: Jason Draper Worship schedule: 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday Hillcrest Covenant 1515 N. First St. www.hillcovch.org 815-756-5508 hillcrestcovenantchurchdekalb@ gmail.com Pastor: Steve Larson, Associate Pastor Jennifer Zerby Worship schedule: 10:45 a.m. worship; 9:30 a.m. Sunday school Immanuel Lutheran 511 Russell Road www.immanueldekalb.org 815-756-6669, 815-756-6675 office@godwithusilc.org Pastors: Marty Marks, Ray Krueger Worship schedule: 8 a.m. Sunday traditional worship; 9:15 a.m. Sunday school and adult Bible study; 10:30 a.m. contemporary worship Highlight of the week: Palm Sunday will be obvserved with 8 and 10:30 a.m. services. The Maundy Thursday service with Holy Communion will be held at 7 p.m. Good Friday services will be held at 1 and 7 p.m. Kishwaukee Bible Church 355 N. Cross St. (Cornerstone Christian Academy) www.kishwaukeebiblechurch.org 815-754-4566 Worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sunday New Hope Missionary Baptist 1201 Twombly Road www.newhopeofdekalb.org 815-756-7906 newhope@tbc.net Pastors: Leroy A. Mitchell, G. Joseph Mitchell Worship schedule: 7:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday Highlight of the week: Wednesday, Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. and Youth Ministry is at 6 p.m. Newman Catholic Student Center 512 Normal Road www.niunewman.org 815-787-7770 Pastor: Matthew McMorrow Worship schedule: 4:30 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Sunday; 12:05 p.m. daily St. George Greek Orthodox 320 S. Second St. 815-758-5731 Pastor: John A. Artemas Worship schedule: 9 a.m. Sunday Orthos; 10 a.m. Sunday Divine Liturgy; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school St. Mary Parish 321 Pine St.

www.stmarydekalb.org 815-758-5432 Frparker@stmarydekalb.org Pastor: James Parker The message: “Jesus, humbling himself out of love for us, did not shield his face from buffets and spitting, but offered his life on the cross.” Worship schedule: 8 a.m., 4:30 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. Sunday; 7 a.m. Monday through Wednesday; 7 p.m. Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper; 3 p.m. Good Friday Word and Communion service Highlight of the week: Volunteers are needed to help with Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter Decorating. Call the church office with any questions. St. Paul’s Episcopal 900 Normal Road www.stpaulsdekalb.org 815-756-4888 parishoffice@stpaulsdekalb.org Rector: Stacy Walker-Frontjes Worship schedule: 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. Sunday Seventh-day Adventist 300 E. Taylor St. 815-758-1388 Pastor: Leonardo Oliveira Worship schedule: 11 a.m. Saturday; Sabbath school 9:30 a.m. Highlight of the week: Open Closet hours are 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday The Rock Christian Church 300 E. Taylor St. http://therockchristianchurch.com 815-758-3700 Pastor: Jerry Wright Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sundays. Highlight of the week: For a ride to this growing, Bible-believing, nondenominational church, call 815-758-3700 or 815-748-5611. Trinity Lutheran (LCMC) 303 S. Seventh St. 815-756-7374 www.trinitydekalb.com Worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sunday; contemporary worship on second and fourth Sunday each month Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 158 N. Fourth St. www.uufdekalb.org 815-756-7089 uufdchurchoffice@aol.com Pastor: Linda Slabon The message: “Earth: Our Fragile Home” Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday Highlight of the week: The RE team needs some helping hands to organize and help move items in the basement. Cleaning will be done from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Dinner will be served. United Pentecostal Church 1120 S. Seventh St. www.dekalbupc.com 815-901-0699 Pastor: Greg W. Davis and Maurice McDavid, assistant pastor Worship schedule: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. (Spanish) and 6 p.m. Sundays; 6 p.m. Saturday (Spanish) Victory Baptist 1930 Sycamore Road VBC-DeKalb.org 815-756-6212 victorybaptistdekalb@gmail.com Pastor: Ngum Eric Mangek Worship schedule: 10:45 a.m. Sunday; 9:30 a.m. Sunday school Vida Nueva/New Life 316 N. Sixth St. vndekalb@frontier.com 815-787-7711 Pastor: Rodrigo Azofeifa Worship schedule: 12:30 p.m. Domingo (Sunday) Vineyard Christian Fellowship Haish Gymnasium, 303 S. Ninth St. www.vineyarddekalb.org 815-748-8463 Pastor: Joe Holda Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday Westminster Presbyterian 830 N. Annie Glidden Road www.westminsterdekalb.org 815-756-2905 secretary@westminsterdekalb.org Pastor: Blake Richter The message: “Hosanna!” Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. adult Sunday school Highlight of the week: Chancel Choir performance of Requiem by G. Verdi on Good Friday at 7 p.m.

SYCAMORE Bethel Assembly of God 131 W. Elm St. www.bethelofsycamore.org 815-895-4740 Pastor: William Mills Worship schedule: 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 9:30 a.m. Sunday school Christian Senior Ministries P.O. Box 479 815-895-6784 Worship schedule: This nondenominational outreach program serves seniors through Bible studies, personal visits and worship services: 3:30 p.m. Mondays at Lincolnshire Place, Sycamore; 5 p.m. Tuesdays at Lincoln Manor, Rochelle; 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Pine Acres, DeKalb; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bethany Health

Care, DeKalb; 3 p.m. Wednesdays at Heritage Woods, DeKalb; 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Grand Victorian, Sycamore; 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at Bethany Health Care, DeKalb; 2 p.m. Thursdays at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center, DeKalb; 3 p.m. Thursdays at DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center, DeKalb. Church of Christ 109 Swanson Road www.sycamorechurchofchrist.com 815-895-9148 sycamorecoc@comcast.net Evangelist: Phillip Vermillion Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday Church of Christ (Edgebrook Lane) 2315 Edgebook Lane www.sycamorechurch.com 815-895-3320 info@sycamorechurch.com Preacher: Al Diestelkamp Worship schedule: 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday Federated Church 612 W. State St. www.sycamorefederatedchurch.org 815-895-2706 info@sycamorefederatedchurch.org Pastor: Dennis Johnson Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday with nursery child care; 10:15 a.m. Kids Club; 11 a.m. fellowship Highlight of the week: Love Offering for April is School Supply Pantry. New members session after worship. Library Spring Open House displays new books. Fellowship Baptist 2425 Bethany Road www.fbcofdekalb.com 815-517-1569 Pastor: Kevin D. Spears Worship schedule: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. Sunday school; 7 p.m. Wednesday prayer and Bible study FBC of Sycamore 530 W. State St. www.fbcnewsong.com 815-895-3116 fbcnewsong@gmail.com Worship schedule: 9 a.m. Sunday traditional service; 10:30 a.m. with signer for hearing impaired and 5 p.m. contemporary services Grace Life Church 425 W. State St. www.gracelifeinchrist.org 815-757-3570 Pastor: Stephen J. Moll Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday Harvest Time Fellowship 203 S. Sacramento St. 815-899-2529 Pastor: Michael Schumaker Worship schedule: 9 a.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Thursday prayer Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 675 Fox Ave. www.mormon.org 815-895-2277 jrbentley1208@gmail.com Bishop: John Bentley Worship schedule: 11 a.m. Sunday Sacrament meeting; 12:20 p.m. Sunday school; 1:10 p.m. Relief Society, Priesthood Mayfield Congregational 28405 Church Road www.mayfieldchurchucc.org 815-895-5548 Pastor: Martha Brunell The message: “The How-Can-ThisBe-Celebration” with reading from Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 (translation by Norman Fischer) and Matthew 21:1-11 (NRSV) Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. Sunday school for children and adults Highlight of the Week: Hospitality will be furnished by Ann Werhane and Jan Wylde. North Avenue Missionary Baptist 301 North Ave. 815-895-4871 Worship schedule: 11 a.m. Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Sunday school St. John’s Lutheran (Missouri Synod) 26555 Brickville Road www.stjohnsycamore.org 815-895-4477 office@stjohnsycamore.org Pastors: Robert W. Weinhold, Marvin Metzger Worship schedule: 6 p.m. Saturday; 8 and 10:30 a.m. service Sunday; 9:20 a.m. adult Bible classes; St. Mary’s Sycamore 322 Waterman St. www.stmarysycamore.com 815-895-3275 Churchofstmary@stmarysycamore.com Pastor: Paul M. Lipinski Worship schedule: 7:30 a.m. daily; 5 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday; and 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. Holy Days St. Peter’s Episcopal 218 Somonauk St. www.sycamorestpeters.org 815-895-2227 office@sycamorestpeters.org Clergy: David Hedges Worship schedule: 7:30 and 10 a.m. Sunday Holy Eucharist; 8:45 a.m. Sunday school

Daily Chronicle / daily-chronicle.com Salem Lutheran (ELCA) 1145 DeKalb Ave. www.SalemSycamore.org 815-895-9171 salem@salemlutheransycamore.org Interim Pastor: Robert C. Kinnear Ministry staff: Carla Vanatta The message: “Truly this man was God’s Son” Worship schedule: 5 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 9:15 a.m. Sunday school Highlight of the week: Help keep the Salem Food Pantry stocked with needed supplies. Drop off new or gently worn shoes for “Share Your Soles.” Celebration of first Communion coffee hour Sunday at 9:15 a.m. Sycamore Baptist Church 302 Somonauk Street www.sbcsycamore.org 815-895-2577 sycamorebap@yahoo.com Interim Pastor: Art Aviles Worship schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 9:30 a.m. Bible study Sycamore United Methodist 160 Johnson Ave. www.sycamoreumc.org 815-895-9113 sumc@sycamoreumc.org Pastor: GaHyung Kim, Harlene Harden Worship schedule: 5 p.m. Saturday; 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. Sunday school; 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday; 7 p.m. Good Friday; 5 p.m. Easter Saturday; 8:30 and 10 a.m. Easter Sunday

NEARBY Calvary Lutheran (LCMC) (Lee) 19 Perry Road, at County Line Road www.calluth.org 815-824-2825 calluthch1@aol.com Pastor: Craig Nelson Worship schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 9:15 a.m. children’s Sunday school; 9:30 a.m. adult Sunday school; Noon new member class Cortland United Methodist 45 W. Chestnut Ave. www.cortlandumc.com 815-756-9088 bgilbert@firstumc.net Pastor: Brian Gilbert Worship schedule: 9 a.m. Sunday Faith UMC (Genoa) 325 S. Stott St. www.genoafaithuc.com 815-784-5143 faithchurch@rocketmail.com Pastor: Melissa Meyers Worship schedule: 9 a.m. Sunday; 9:30 a.m. Sunday school First Congregational UCC (Malta) 210 S. Sprague St. 815-825-2451 Pastor: Robert L. Vaughn The message: “Who Could Forget” Worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sunday First Lutheran (NALC) (Kirkland) 510 W. South St. www.kirklandflc.org 815-522-3886 jo@kirklandflc.org Pastor: Carl L. M. Rasmussen Worship schedule: 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. Sunday; 9:15 a.m. children’s sermon First Evangelical Lutheran (Lee) 240 W. Hardanger Gate www.flcinlee.com 815-824-2356 Interim Pastor: Chris Heller Worship schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. fellowship time First United Methodist (Hinckley) 801 N. Sycamore St. 815-286-7102 hinckleyumc@frontier.com Pastor: Laura Crites Worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sunday; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school First United Methodist (Kirkland) 300 W. South St. www.kirklandumc.org 815-522-3546 office@kirklandumc.org Pastor: Kyeong-Ah Woo Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. Sunday school Hope Anglican Church (Elburn) Meeting at Community Congregational, 100 E. Shannon St. www.hopeanglican.org 630-802-4424 Pastor: David Kletzing Worship schedule: 5 p.m. Sunday Holy Communion, nursery

Malta United Methodist 210 E. Sprague St. www.gbgm-umc.org/maltaumc 815-825-2118 maltaumc@aol.com Pastor: Noah Panlilio Worship schedule: 9 a.m. Sunday at Malta UMC; 11 a.m. Sunday at Northwest Malta UMC Peace United Church of Christ (Genoa) 301 E. First St. 815-757-5917 PastorLauriAllen@gmail.com Pastor: Lauri Allen The message: “Lilies Do It” Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday St. Catherine (Genoa) 340 S. Stott St. www.st-catherine-genoa.org 815-784-2355 stcatpast@frontier.com Pastor: Donald M. Ahles The message: “Palm Sunday” Worship schedule: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. (Spanish) Saturday; 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 8:30 a.m. Monday to Friday Highlight of the week: Stations of the Cross at 6 p.m. in Spanish, 7 p.m. in English today. Palm Sunday services 5 p.m. April 12 and 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Thursday Mass and Adoration 7:30 to 10 p.m. (bi-lingual). St. James (Lee) 221 W. Kirke Gate 815-824-2053 stjames@heartlandcable.com Pastor: Bonaventure Okoro Worship schedule: 5 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. Tuesday to Friday; with confession from 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. Saturday and 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. Sunday. St. John’s Lutheran (Creston) 126 E. South St. stjohns.worthyofpraise.org 815-384-3720 Pastor: Ronald Larson Worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sunday with fellowship following, 10:30 a.m. Sunday school; 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday; 7 p.m. Good Friday; 8 a.m. Easter breakfast; 9:30 a.m. Easter service St. Paul’s UCC (Hinckley) 324 W. McKinley Ave. 815-286-3391 stpaulshinckley@gmail.com Pastor: Kris Delmore Worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sunday Salem Evangelical Lutheran (Sandwich) 1022 N. Main St. 815-786-9308 Pastor: Wayne Derber Worship schedule: 8 a.m. Sunday traditional service; 10:30 a.m. contemporary service; 9:15 a.m. Sunday education hour for all ages Trinity Lutheran (Genoa) 33930 N. State Road www.tlcgenoa.org 815-784-2522 trinity@tlcgenoa.com Pastor: Senior Pastor Jeremy Heilman Worship schedule: 5:30 p.m. Saturday blended worship; 8 a.m. Sunday traditional worship; 10:30 a.m. Sunday contemporary worship. United Church of Christ (Shabbona) 104 E. Navaho Ave., Box 241 815-824-2359 office.shabbonachurch@gmail.com www.shabbonachurch.org Pastor: Jim Allen Worship schedule: 8 a.m. Sunday assisted living service; 9:30 a.m. Sunday; 10:30 a.m. Sunday school United Methodist (Waterman) 210 W. Garfield www.watermanumc.com 815-264-3991 watermanumc@gmail.com Pastor: Hyerncherl Paul Lee Worship schedule: 9:45 a.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. Sunday school United Presbyterian (Somonauk) 14030 Chicago Road www.somonaukupchurch.com 815-786-2703 Worship schedule: 9:30 a.m. Sunday; 10:45 a.m. Christian education. Village Bible Church (Shabbona) Indian Creek Campus 209 N. Nokomis St. 815-824-2425 Pastor: Dave Haidle Worship schedule: 10 a.m. Sunday

Immanuel Lutheran (Hinckley) 12760 Lee Road www.immanuel-hinckley.org 262-825-7501 office@immanuel-hinckley.org Pastor: Christopher Navurskis Worship schedule: 10:15 a.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. adult Bible study; 9 a.m. Sunday school; 5 p.m. Saturday

Waterman Bible Church 500 S. Birch St. 815-264-3908 www.watermanbible.org wbcheart@frontier.com Pastors: Pastor Craig Miller Worship schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 9:30 a.m. Sunday school

Kingston United Methodist 121 E. First St. 815-784-2010 Pastor: Jackie Wills Worship schedule: 11 a.m. Sunday; 9:30 a.m. youth group and Upper Room Bible study; 10:15 a.m. children’s Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. prayer circle Highlight of the week: Communion is served on the first and third Sundays. All are welcome to the table.

Waterman Presbyterian 250 N. Cedar St. www.watermanpres.com 815-264-3491 wpc_office@frontier.com Pastor: Roger Boekenhauer The message: “Jesus’ Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem” Worship schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 9 a.m. children’s Sunday school Highlight of the week: Joint Worship at 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday.

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FAITH

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Waterman Presbyterian hosts Indian Creek choir The Waterman Presbyterian Church will welcome the Indian Creek High School Concert Choir, under the direction of John Feken, for concert at 3 p.m. Sunday as part of the church’s upcoming sesquicentennial celebration. The church is located at 250 N. Cedar St. in Waterman. The choir will perform music from their recent concert tour. The choir’s 18 members are freshman through seniors. They have performed for the ICHS annual Christmas and spring concerts, Fine

Arts Festival and a number of theater class productions. The choir has been served as a “clinic choir” at Northern Illinois University, to assist the choral conducting majors practice with a live choir. In the past, the choir has participated in a joint choral festival with the Northern Illinois Children’s choir, has been invited to sing at the Kishwaukee Barbershop concert and with the DeKalb Festival Choir. The Concert Choir has earned several first-place ratings at the Illinois High

School Association Organizational State Contest since 1993. Several members of the choir participate in IHSA Solo and Ensemble Contest as well as the Illinois Music Educators State Conference Choir. The choir has had members selected for AllState Choir in 2012, 2013 and the District 8 Jr. Mixed and Senior Level Choirs this past year. The concert is free. A light reception will follow in the church Fireside Room. The church is handicapped accessible.

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The Indian Creek High School Concert Choir will give a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Waterman Presbyterian Church, 250 N. Cedar St. in Waterman.

SUMC holds spring choral celebration this weekend “Steps,” the SUMC Spring Choral Celebration, will feature a wide variety of musical groups at all three worship services on Saturday and Sunday. The Saturday service is at 5 p.m., and will be followed by refreshments. The Sunday services are at 8:30 and 10 a.m., with a coffee fellowship between the services. This Palm Sunday program, assembled by music director Bev Rauch, was inspired by a sermon that SUMC member Cheryl Callighan preached about a year ago called “Are You Wearing the Right Shoes?” In the process of helping Callighan pick music for the service, Rauch discovered a multitude of songs related to walking with God. The pieces include a wide diversity of styles, including the gospel numbers “Order My Steps” and “Just a Closer Walk with Thee,” which features saxophonist Jim Selig.

Children are an important part of the service, including a palm processional to Michael W. Smith’s “Hosanna,” Kid’s Choir, directed by Phyllis Horst and Cris Woodin, and “When You Believe” for Junior and Adult Choir, from “The Prince of Egypt.” Peggy Carey and Jesse Martin direct the Junior Choir. Adult Handbells, directed by Mary Thomas, also will be featured for the first time in the spring cantata. The 40-voice Adult Choir is accompanied by Craig Fritz. The Spring Choral Celebration also features small groups, such as Good News! Men’s Quartet, directed by Doug Elder, and the folk sounds and harmonies of Marcia Watson, Paul Watson and Phyllis Horst. Diane Markwell and Larry Welch serve as narrators. Sycamore United Methodist is located at 160 Johnson Ave. Child care is provided at the 10 a.m. Sunday service. For more information, call the church office at 815-895-9113.

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8BRIEFS Choir cantata highlights Maundy Thursday service The community is invited to attend a dramatic and emotional Maundy Thursday tenebrae service at The Federated Church in Sycamore at 7 p.m. Thursday. Featured will be the cantata, “Song of The Shadows,” by Joseph M. Martin, performed by the chancel choir. The cantata follows the progression of Holy Week events from Jesus’ triumphant Palm Sunday procession through his crucifixion. Communion will be observed at the appropriate time in the cantata, as Jesus serves the Last Supper to his disciples. As the mood gets darker, so does the sanctuary, as eight candles are extinguished one by one. The Federated Church is an open and affirming congregation and welcomes any and all who wish to worship with them. The church is located at 612 W. State St., Sycamore. Parking is available behind the building.

FUMC schedules Good Friday service

DeKalb Wesleyan invites community to serices DeKalb Wesleyan Church invites the community to Good Friday and Easter services. The church will host Messiah in the Passover at 6:30 p.m. April 18. The presentation is a powerful visual message not only of Israel’s freedom from slavery in Egypt, but of the redemption of individuals from the bondage of sin through the atoning work of Jesus. The program is designed to give participants a deeper understanding both of Passover and of the Communion table. The resurrection of Jesus will be celebrated at a free Easter breakfast and Kids Alive Easter program. The breakfast begins at 9:15 a.m. April 20, followed by the Easter service at 10:30 a.m. Kids Alive children will have their Easter celebration in the Kids Alive area when breakfast is complete. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 1115 S. Malta Road, DeKalb. For more information, call 815-758-0673 or visit www. dekalbwesleyan.com.

Trinity Lutheran to host Easter Egg Hunt Trinity Lutheran Church will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Good Friday, April 18, at the church at 303 S. Seventh St. in DeKalb. Area children, ages 12 and younger and their families are invited. There will be songs, games and stories as a warmup to the hunt. Children need to be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian and should bring their own bag or basket for goodies. Refreshments will be served. The event is free.

St. John sets Holy Week services The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) in Sycamore will hold the following services during Holy Week. Maundy Thursday: Services at noon and 7 p.m. with Holy

Communion. Good Friday: Service at 7 p.m. April 19 Saturday Easter Vigil: 6 p.m. April 20 Easter Sunday: Service at 6 a.m., 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., all with Holy Communion. Breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. Menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage links, biscuits and gravy, fruit cup, toast, coffee cake, orange juice, milk and coffee. The congregation invites the community to worship with them at St. John, 26555 Brickville Road. For more information, call 815-895-4477 or email office@ stjohnsycamore.org.

St. Paul’s celebrates Easter Triduum St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road, will celebrate the Easter Triduum with several creative services to bring people closer to the Easter story. On Maundy Thursday, April 16, a family-style Mediterranean meal will be served in the parish hall at 6 p.m., in the spirit of the last supper Jesus ate with his disciples. Holy Communion will be presented in the second half of the service. Good Friday services will be held at noon and 6 p.m. At noon, the congregation will pray the Stations of the Cross and read the Passion narrative. At 6 p.m., there will be music and a reading of the Passion narrative from the Gospel of John. Child care will be available at the evening service. The Easter Vigil liturgy begins in darkness, with song and story reminding people of mankind’s journey from Creation to Easter. There also will be a renewal of baptismal vows and a celebration of the first Holy Communion of Easter. A reception follows the service. Children are welcome at all services, and encouraged to attend and participate. Easter Day Services will be at 8 and 10:30 a.m. An Easter egg hunt will follow the 10:30 service. Children should plan to join the congregation for worship. The Easter Story for Children will be told from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. in the St. Timothy Center.

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First United Methodist Church invites the community to a special Good Friday service of music and readings at 7 p.m. April 18 in the church’s main sanctuary. Music that evening will be provided by the Chancel Choir under the direction of Eric Johnson, as well as special guest soloists, a string quartet, and piano and organ accompaniment. Featured musical selections will include Mozart’s “Lacrymosa,” Faure’s “Pie Jesus,” Martin’s “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross,” and Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater.” In addition, several selections from Handel’s “Messiah” will be performed. The congregation will be invited to join in the singing of several well-known seasonal hymns. The remainder of the service will be readings from the Gospel of John as the story of Good Friday is recorded and remembered. First United Methodist Church, 321 Oak St., DeKalb, is handicapped accessible through the Fourth Street entrance. For more information on this – or any other aspect of the church,

call the church office at 815756-6301.


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State of modern marriage mirrors society Dear Abby: My wife and I were discussing our sons-inlaw, and young men in their 20s and 30s in general. We were wondering where the attitude of “any money I earn is mine” in a marriage or live-in situation got started. For the first few years of my daughter and her husband “Joe’s” marriage, Joe resented giving her any of the money he earned. My other daughter’s husband thinks nothing of spending money on himself and his friends without consulting her. We have seen this attitude reflected in their friends as well. They don’t seem to discuss with each other how each is spending their “joint” income. There seems to be an element of selfishness, too. My wife and I have been married 40 years and from

DEAR ABBY Jeanne Phillips the beginning I have always considered what each of us earned was OURS, not mine or hers (when she worked). We always discuss any significant purchases, and I have always believed it was my responsibility to support my family. I realize the current economic situation has made that difficult, but the attitude should still be there. – Wondering in Washington Dear Wondering: You have raised an interesting subject. There is a difference between living together and being married because of our legal system. Because people who co-habit without benefit of

marriage are considered individuals in the eyes of the law, it is probably prudent to keep their financial affairs separate. However, each person should contribute to the expenses they share. In a marriage, the situation is different: The law assumes that the man and wife are one unit. This is the mindset you adopted when you and your wife were married. There is a tendency among young couples, not only because of the high divorce rate, but also what they have been exposed to in the media from the time they were born, to view marriage as something that might not last. There is also a sense of entitlement among many – NOT ALL – that makes them centered on themselves. We have become a society in which disposability has spread from material

possessions to relationships. I would LOVE to hear what my readers’ – particularly my younger readers’ – views are regarding this. Click on the link “Write to Dear Abby” at www.DearAbby.com or write to P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Dear Abby: We are fortunate to have great friends and relatives who invite us to their homes for parties, celebrations, overnight stays, etc. often. The problem is, their houses are cluttered and dirty. We see spilled food in the refrigerator, showers caked with grime and years of stains on upholstery. Money and time are not issues for these folks. If this was a hotel or restaurant, we would leave immediately. My husband and I have been unnerved by the conditions in these houses. We would

like to spend time with these people and don’t wish to offend. Subtle hints don’t help. We try our best to enjoy their company and ignore the rest, but it can be difficult. What can we do, Abby? – Neat in New York Dear Neat: When you go to visit, stay in a nearby hotel or motel. If you know food will be served, fortify yourself beforehand and eat as little as possible without being rude. If you’re afraid you might soil your clothing sitting on their furniture, leave anything that isn’t washable at home.

• Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Use precautions when taking acetaminophen Dear Dr. K: As I’ve entered my 50s, I find myself reaching for Tylenol more often for my aches and pains. Should I be aware of any safety precautions? Dear Reader: Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in Tylenol and several other over-the-counter medications. As with all medications, you should use it cautiously. But if you stick to the guidelines, there’s little need to worry. Acetaminophen controls pain and fever; it is an important drug for controlling chronic pain. But taking too much acetaminophen can damage the liver. In extreme cases, this liver damage can require a liver transplant, or even cause death. For the average healthy adult, the recommended max-

ASK DR. K Anthony L. Komaroff imum dose is no more than 4,000 milligrams (mg) per day from all sources. Some of my patients who regularly take between 3,000 mg and 4,000 mg have had abnormalities of the liver that show up on blood tests. I think their livers are particularly sensitive to acetaminophen. So I recommend that all my patients try to stay below 3,000 mg per day. If they need more than that for adequate pain relief, I monitor their liver tests carefully. There are many pills available over-the-counter that contain acetaminophen

– more than 600 products. This includes many pain pills and sleep-aid pills. For any non-prescription medicines that you take regularly, be sure to check the bottle to see if it contains acetaminophen, and how much. The combination of these pills plus regular acetaminophen pills can nudge you into the red zone. If you have concerns, ask your doctor how much acetaminophen you should be able to tolerate safely. And check with your doctor if you need to take acetaminophen regularly for chronic pain. Here are some general precautions for avoiding an accidental overdose: • Cold and flu remedies count. When you reach for an over-the-counter cough, cold or flu product, look at the

label. Does it contain acetaminophen? • Know the dose of your pills. Acetaminophen pills available over the counter may contain 325, 500 or 650 mg of the drug. On my website, I’ve put a table showing how often and how much you can safely take of each dose. • Stick to recommended doses. Don’t be tempted to take more than the recommended dose. Take only as much as you need. Try not to exceed 3,000 mg a day if possible. • Go easy on the alcohol. Drinking alcohol causes the liver to convert more of the acetaminophen you take into toxic byproducts. • Know if your medications interact. Ask your doctor if any of your prescription med-

ications could interact badly with acetaminophen. Non-prescription medicines available over the counter are generally safe when taken as directed on the bottle. But that doesn’t mean that they’re safe in any amount. About 10 years ago, the sister of a close colleague was having terrible back pain and took 8,000 mg per day of acetaminophen for several days. It caused liver failure, from which she died. Respect the directions on all over-thecounter medicines. They are there for a reason.

• Dr. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. Visit www. AskDoctorK.com to send questions and get additional information.

Alcohol is a depressant. Just stop drinking Dr. Wallace: I’m 16 and have been dating my boyfriend for five months, and I really love him. I was a virgin when we met, and then about a month ago we had sex. If we hadn’t been drinking, I don’t think I would ever have let this happen. But since then, we had sex a couple of more times and I thought he was really in love with me, too. Now he is always doing things with his male friends and hardly ever calls me. I keep calling him, and he

’TWEEN 12 & 20 Robert Wallace says he still loves me and says we’ll go out on the weekend, but then he calls and cancels. I’m starting to think his friends are more important than I am and he doesn’t seem to have much time for me. In fact, now I think he is really avoiding me. My mother thinks he is

8ASTROGRAPH By BERNICE BEDE OSOL Newspaper Enterprise Association

TODAY – This will be a very promising year for you. Your work ethic and dependability will put you in high demand. The number of options available to you will only keep increasing. Follow your intuition, and you will triumph in your personal and professional lives. ARIES (March 21-April 19) – Keep an up-to-date record of your business contacts. Don’t be shy if you are looking to change or advance your career. Networking with friends can prove beneficial, as well. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) – You will feel energetic and in high spirits. Get together with a close friend for a day of fun and laughter. A shopping spree or sightseeing excursion could lead to romance. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) – Your home may not be the safe haven that you’d like it to be. Minor disagreements could develop into major arguments. You can avoid trouble if you keep your opinions to yourself. CANCER (June 21-July 22) – Stop hesitating and take the plunge. Your life is not going to change if you wait for others to make the first move. Take the initiative and chase your goals. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) – Keep your eyes and ears open to any financial suggestions you receive. Be ready to take action. Moving decisively and quickly could pave the way to an unexpected moneymaking venture. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – Overindulgence is not an answer to your problems. If you are distressed or confused, talk it out with someone you trust. Someone from your past is likely to want to re-enter your life. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) – You may discover some money that you had forgotten about. Now is the best time to complete any unfinished chores or tackle tasks that you have been putting off. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) – Find an imaginative way to sell your ideas. Your talents will go unnoticed unless you market your skills effectively. Take any opportunity to help others in your community. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) – You should remain observant and tight-lipped today. If you are too open, you will leave yourself open to criticism. Don’t give anyone the chance to use your words against you. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) – Changes are happening all around you. Now is a good time for reflection and contemplation. Imagine ways to improve your life, and examine different avenues that will help get you there. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) – You may be intrigued by a fascinating opportunity. Before you sign something or make an investment, look into the legal details. Rather than take a gamble, you should make an informed decision. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) – You are likely to meet someone who will take a special place in your heart. Talking about your intentions will lead to long-term plans. Put love and romance first.

just a typical 16-year-old boy and his friends are important to him, but she doesn’t know about the sex. I really feel guilty about what happened because I planned to be a virgin when I got married and now I am starting to drink almost every day which makes me feel even worse instead of helping me forget my troubles. Do you think I should try to get him back or just forget about him? Please hurry with your answer. – Nameless, Baltimore, Md.

8SUDOKU

Nameless: You made a mistake, but you must learn from your mistake and get on with your life. Drinking is not the way to do this. It might make you forget your unhappiness for a short time, but afterward you’re even worse off. Alcohol is a depressant; all it’s doing is digging you into a deeper hole. The best thing to do is to stop chasing this boy. The two of you got into something over your heads – and that something was not love.

He knows it and so do you. But if you do go out with him again, DO NOT HAVE SEX! As I have mentioned many times in this column, sexual activity does far more harm than good in a relationship. And, again, lay off the alcohol!

• Although Dr. Robert Wallace is unable to reply to all letters individually, he will answer as many as possible in this column. Email him at rwallace@galesburg. net.

8CROSSWORD

BRIDGE Phillip Alder

This deal defeats many players William Shakespeare wrote, “Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends.” How wrong could he be when applied to bridge? Many players make mistakes because they play too quickly. In particular, when a defender is on lead, a delay or two ... or three ... for analysis is rarely a bad idea. In this deal, for example, West leads the heart two against four spades. What should East do? North responds with four clubs, a perfect splinter bid, showing at least four-card spade support, game-going values and at most a singleton in clubs. East was tempted to overcall four hearts. However, the vulnerability was unfavorable, East presumably had two cast-iron defensive tricks (so the opponents did not have a slam), and North-South owned the master suit. (Note that if East does intervene with a four-heart bid, South should pass. North would be delighted to double for penalty and the price would be 1,100 or 1,400.) East knows that his partner has led a singleton. So, many a defender wins with his heart ace and immediately gives his partner a ruff. After that, there is no longer a defense. East should consider his target. Four tricks are needed, not three. From the pointcount, West is known to have a Yarborough. So, East must organize his diamond ruff before giving West his spade ruff. At trick two, East should shift to his diamond. Declarer will win in the dummy and play a spade, but East takes the trick and leads the heart eight, a suit-preference signal for diamonds. West, after ruffing, returns a diamond, and East’s ruff defeats the contract.


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1 Bedroom, Income Based Community Room, Laundry Facility Must be 62 years of age or older, or handicap/disabled, regardless of age.

Child Spiderman Rectangular Table With Solid Steel Construction & Wooden Table Top New In Box, $12, DeKalb. 815-739-1953. Little Tikes Teal Coupe Car Has Floor Board & Handle For Parent To Push Smaller Child & Floor Board Can Be Taken Out & Child Can Move "Ride or Drive" The Car Around With Their Feet. Car Has Steering Wheel & A Beeping Horn, $25, DeKalb. 815-739-1953. Mega Blocks Child Storage Chair With Over 100 Duplos & Mega Blocks That Store Under Seat In Chair, Good for Child Ages 1-3, $15. DeKalb. 815-739-1953. NEW American Girl Bitty Baby Doll Set w/ Doll, Book & Star, Includes Deluxe 15 Piece Layette Collection; Dress, Cardigan, Pants, Tights, Shoes. Rattle, Bottle, Bib & Hangers All In a Satin Storage Suitcase. All new & in original packaging $150 for all, 815-739-1953

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Hinckley ~ Rimsnider Road Becherer Farm, approx 80 acres. 76.6 tillable acres with 2 story farm house and ranch house. $1,725,600. 859-630-5920

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Dryer, electric, Kenmore, good condition. $75. 815-756-6832, leave message.

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LORD OF THE RINGS CHESS SET Collectible Limited Edition Chess Set from Noble. Pewter Pieces with 3D Board. MINT $400. 815-754-6081 Precious Moments Dated 1987 Club Figurine "Love Is The Best Gift Of All", Great Condition, No Box, $8, DeKalb. 815-739-1953.

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Dishwasher, Kenmore, white, great condition. $50. 815-756-6832, leave message.

Microwave, white SYCAMORE COMMUNITY FLEA MARKET Saturday, April 12 8 AM - 3 PM St. Mary's Parish Center 322 Waterman, Sycamore

2600 North Annie Glidden Rd DeKalb, Illinois 60115 OR Fax resume: 815-217-0451 Attn: Steve O' Bryan

Jovani Gold Sequins Mermaid Dress, Sz. 8, Pageants/Prom. Entire torso is covered in gold sequins, has cluster of beadwork on top of both strapes, deep V-neckline & deep back to match. With a dropped waistline, skirt is designed by layering Bronze Organza to make tierred ruffles. $395 obo. See picture at online ad. Call or text: 815-404-3141

Flat-top stove, self-clean oven, Kenmore, great condition,Includes separate stove hood - $125. 815-756-6832, leave message

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Position requires performance of basic maintenance in a 190 bed nursing home. Duties include basic electric, plumbing, HVAC, drywall / finishing, grounds keeping, snow removal, and custodial services. The right candidate must be a self-starter who can problem solve and work independently. This position requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with nursing home residents. This is a full time AFSCME union position with an on-call schedule.

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Rent Starting at: 1BR - $524-$544 2BR - $560-$580 On-site Management On-site Laundry Off Street Parking No Pets Temporarily accepting applications from households who are not income eligible Please stop by or call for an application 1117 S. Cross St. Sycamore, IL 815-895-9594 Professionally managed by: WI Management Co. Madison, WI An Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.


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Malta- 116 S. 3rd St. Spacious 3 BR, 1 BA $750/mo 1st/lst/sec. Absolutelty no Pets. 630-365-9215 WATERMAN 3 BEDROOM RANCH Partial finished basement, appl, W/D, 1 car gar, C/A, no pets/smkg. $900, avail 6/1. 815-756-1940

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PUBLIC NOTICE DOCUMENT 000020 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID OWNER: Sandwich Pubic Library District, 107 E. Center Street, Sandwich, IL 60548 ARCHITECT: apaceDesign Architects + Engineers, 2112 E. War Memorial Drive, Peoria, IL 616148002, (309)685-4722 DATE: 04 April 2014 Pre-Qualified Library Shelving Dealers are invited to submit sealed bids to the Owner at 107 E. Center Street, Sandwich, IL before 1:00 PM local time on 18 April 2014 for the following project: NEW BOOK SHELVING New Sandwich Public Library District 925 South Main Street Sandwich, IL 60548

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Education of Indian Creek Community Unit School District No. 425, Shabbona, Illinois is seeking bids for asphalt maintenance and repairs at the Indian Creek High School parking lots located in Shabbona, Illinois, as well as for asphalt maintenance and repairs at the Waterman Elementary School parking lot located in Waterman, Illinois. Bid information is available at the district office at 506 S. Shabbona Road, Shabbona, Illinois 60550, phone: 815824-2197. Bids must be received in the district office by Friday, May 9, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

All submitted bids shall be publicly opened and recorded at the time, date and place noted above.

The work will be subject to the prevailing wage requirements of the Illinois Department of Labor. All applicable state and federal laws regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, affirmative action, and a drug free work place must be observed and kept. (Published in the Daily Chronicle, April 11, 2014.)

PUBLIC NOTICE DeKalb County Government

B. Relocation: Relocation Assistance will not be required.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY-THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS

D. Comprehensive Planning: This project is in conformance with comprehensive transportation planning in the area. II. At the hearing the DeKalb County Highway Committee of the DeKalb County Board will afford an opportunity for interested persons or agencies to be heard with respect to the social, economic and environmental aspects of the project. Interested persons may submit orally or in writing, evidence and recommendations with respect to said project. III.A copy of the application for a state grant for the proposed project for the intended service area will be made available for public inspection at:

(Published in the Daily Chronicle, April 11, 2014.)

On: May 01, 2014 Time: 6:05 pm Where: DeKalb County Highway Department, 1826 Barber Greene

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IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF: JACOBE LEE FRANCIS WEINSTOCK FOR CHANGE OF NAME PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that on May 28, 2014, at 9:00 A.M. at the DeKalb County Courthouse, 133 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois, 60178 in the courtroom occupied by the presiding judge, Constance B. Christian will file his/her petition requesting that his/her child's name be changed from JACOBE LEE FRANCIS WEINSTOCK to JACOBE LEE FRANCIS CHRISTIAN pursuant to the statute in such case made and provided. Any persons interested in said request for change of name may appear at said time and place, if they so desire. Constance B. Christian 205 A South Shabbona Rd. Shabbona, IL 60550

Voluntary Action Center Tom Zucker, Executive Director 1606 Bethany Rd. Sycamore, IL 60178 (815) 758-3932

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY-THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by: DeKalb County Government.

Alma Lugo 1401 Oakwood Ave DeKalb, IL 60115 (Published in the Daily Chronicle, March 28, April 4 & 11, 2014.)

PUBLIC NOTICE

RE: State of Illinois Section 5311 Rural/Downstate Operating Assistance Combined Application.

y A.M. at the DeKalb County Courthouse, 133 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois, 60178 in the courtroom occupied by the presiding judge, Alma Lugo will file his/her petition requesting that his/her child's name be changed from BRIAN SALAZAR to BRIAN MALAGA pursuant to the statute in such case made and provided. Any persons interested in said request for change of name may appear at said time and place, if they so desire.

A. Description of Project: Application is being made for federal and state financial assistance funds for demand response public transportation services in the non-urbanized areas of DeKalb County, Illinois. The hours of operation will be Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Notice of Public Hearing

Pamela Ottengheime Secretary Board of Education

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I. For the purpose of considering a project for which financial assistance is being sought from the Illinois Department of Transportation for State of Illinois public transportation operating assistance grants from the FY 15 Section 5311 and Downstate Operating Assistance Program, pursuant to the Illinois Department of Transportation's general authority to make such grants, and which is generally described as follows:

C. Environment: This project is being implemented to minimize environmental impact.

The project generally consists of provision and installation of new metal cantilever book shelving and wood end panels to be installed in the new library.

Electronic version of the Bid Documents are available from the office of apaceDesign Architects + Engineers, 2112 E. War Memorial Drive, Peoria, IL 61614. Paper prints of the Bid Documents will be the responsibility of the bidders.

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Sycamore $209,900 1113 Daniel Ct…Off Rt.23 - End-unit ranch townhouse in Foxpointe. 1,680 sq ft, Pella windows, 2br, ceramic baths, 14x29 liv/din combo w/fpl, bsmt. MLS ID 08543064

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Genoa $269,900 1303 Secretariat Dr...Off Rt.23 - New ranch in Derby Estates! 3br, 2 baths, fam rm fpl, Andersen wood windows, energy efficient. MLS ID 08433038

Sycamore $224,900 141 E Elm St...At corner of Locust - For Sale or Rent! Remodeled office/legal/medical/retail building near downtown. MLS 08517587

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Sycamore $159,900 717 Edward St…Completely redone! Hardwood flrs thruout, 4br (2 up & 2 down), ceramic baths, granite counters, bsmt, 29x30 heated gar w/walkup attic. MLS ID 08569959

Sycamore $225,000 314 E Maplewood Dr…In Townsend Woods, approx 1,700 sq ft, great rm w/fpl, fin bsmt w/media area, craft rm, kitchenette, 4th bedroom & 3rd bath. MLS ID 08570996

Sycamore $1,089,000 27877 Pleasant Hill Rd…45+ acres, rental income from 35+ acres, 6,300+ sq ft incl fin bsmt, 7 upstairs bedrooms, 6.5ba, 32x24 barn, 40x56 pole bldg. MLS ID 08561202

Sycamore $169,900 721 Dolores Ln…End-unit ranch townhouse, 1,530 sq ft, 2br, vaulted liv rm w/gas fpl, oak hardwood flr in kit, 3rd bath in bsmt. MLS ID 08577492

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Sycamore $85,000 460 E Exchange St…Ranch duplex condo in Old School Condos, 1,236 sq ft, 2br, large open liv/din, all appliances, 1 car gar. MLS ID 08575988 Nancy Watson 815-756-2557

Sycamore $208,500 929 Scott Dr…Approx. 2100 sq ft home on 80x115 lot. 24x13 bonus rm over garage currently used as 4th bedroom, 2.5 baths, liv rm fpl. Part fin bsmt. MLS ID 08570244

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Sycamore $386,375 445 Viking Dr…In Heron Creek Estates, 1st flr master suite, 4br plus bonus rm up, hardwood thru main level, 2 fpl, office, vaulted fam rm, 54x12 deck. MLS ID 08546689

Sycamore $159,000 740 Amherst Dr…End-unit townhouse in North Grove Crossings, 1,470 sq ft, 3br (master has bath & walk-in closet), bsmt, private patio. MLS ID 08566273

Sycamore $242,000 1920 National St…Custom JC Farley home in Sycamore Creek, 3br incl luxury master, great rm w/fpl, kit has maple cabinets & hardwood flr. MLS ID 08481594

DeKalb $205,000 DeKalb $87,900 596 Bayfield Dr…Approx 2,200 sq ft, 4br incl vaulted 13x20 627 N 14th St…Great starter, new flooring thruout, 2br, liv/din master w/bath & dual walk-in closets! 14x18 fam rm, bsmt. combo, fam rm, bsmt, 2 car gar. MLS ID 08441288 MLS ID 08562342

DeKalb $112,900 1499 Stonefield Dr…Townhouse near I-88 & NIU, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, new dark wood laminate flrs thru most of home. Liv rm skylights & fpl. MLS ID 08444147

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DeKalb $139,900 235 1st St…Brick 2 unit near town & NIU is great investment, each apartment has 3br & 1.5ba. Bsmt w/laundry, onsite parking. MLS ID 08467246

DeKalb $114,500 909 Sunnymeade Trl…Split-level w/sub-bsmt, hardwood flrs in all 3br, kit & vaulted liv & din rms. 25x10 fam rm, bsmt has rec rm, office & storage. MLS ID 08417984

Genoa $199,900 311 Stearn Dr…In Riverbend, many upgrades! 1,792 sq ft, 15x15 master suite has Jacuzzi. Vaulted liv rm w/fpl, cherry cabs & Pergo flr in kit, bsmt. MLS ID 08577499

Genoa $324,500 1008 N Oakview Ln…Over half acre in Genoa Woods, 4br, loft, hardwood flrs in liv/din & fam rm w/fpl. Bsmt, screened porch. MLS ID 08563775

Sycamore $174,900 1021 Michael St…3br, 2.5ba, vaulted liv rm leads to fam rm w/fpl & sliding dr to deck, partly fin bsmt w/rec rm & bonus rm. MLS ID 08570813

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Sycamore 1032 S. 7th St. DeKalb From Southmoor Estates, Office Staff, 815-756-1299

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Waterbury West Lane Sycamore 2 2 $156,900+ Directions to Somerset Farm: Rt. 23 to Bethany E to Somerset Lane S Century 21 Elsner Realty, Linda Tillis, 815-751-3159

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$176,900 2137 Waterbury Ln E Sycamore 2 2 Century 21 Elsner Realty, Linda Tillis, 815-751-3159

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850 Sycamore Rd. DeKalb 2 1 RE/MAX Experience, Dorothy, 815-757-5217

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$176,000 518 Park Ave. Sycamore 4 2.5 Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Mary Maxted, 815-985-5538

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$155,000 138 Mattek Ave DeKalb 3 2 Signature Real Estate Pro., Mary Short, 815-761-6672

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2127 Waterbury Ln. Sycamore 2-32 Elm Street Realtors, Nancy, 815-739-1923

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$209,900 1113 Daniel Ct. Sycamore 2 2 Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Brenda Henke, 815-739-5222

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$229,862 218 E Becker Place Sycamore 3 2.5 Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Melissa Mobile, 815-501-4011

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$169,900 1360 Omega Circle DeKalb 3 2 Century 21 Elsner Realty, Sue Elsner, 815-739-8796

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3028 Fairway Oaks Dr. DeKalb 2 2 $189,000 McCabe Realtors, Chuck Lindhart, 815-762-1054

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478 Turnbury Ct. DeKalb 4 3.5 RE/MAX Experience, Rorry, 815-751-4171

$195,000

19431 Hahn Dr DeKalb 3 2 Elm Street Realtors, Evangeline, 815-762-1322

$198,900

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$245,000 227 Forsythe DeKalb 4 3.5 McCabe Realtors, Sharon Rhoades, 815-739-6251

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301 S Main St. Kingston 4 2 $144,900 Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Joline Suchy, 815-751-6101

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$269,900 1303 Secretariat Dr. Genoa 3 2 Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Kelly Miller, 815-757-0123

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Meet Sue Englert

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$210,000 • Finished look-out basement • 1st year association fee paid by seller • End unit townhome w/fireplace • 1st floor laundry; all appliances Call Sharon Rhoades: 815 739-6251

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• 3 Bed - 2.5 Bath - 2nd Floor Loft • Sunroom - Custom Concrete Patio • New Paint & New TOM Carpet - Move IN!

$214,900 815-751-4631

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Harry Leffler

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• Country Living On 1.24 Acre • Master suite-finished look-out basement • Huge deck with poolopen floor plan

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Harlan Scott

$195,000

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$154,900 RORRY 815-751-4171

Patty Hamer 27 Years Exp.

• 4 Bed - 2.5 Bath Country Setting • New Paint & New Carpet - Full Basement • Large Rooms Hardwood

Dorothy Hitzeroth 15 Years Exp.

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815-895-8900

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138 Mattek Ave., DeKalb $155,000

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DeKalb County Property Transactions

February 3 - 13, 2014

Date

Seller Full Name

to

Buyer Full Name

Type

at

Property Address

in

City

SALE PRICE

2/3/2014

FGT Holdings, LLC

to

Arc Dbpgdyroo1, LLC

Commercial

at

3095 Corporate Dr

in

DeKalb

46,173,220.00

2/3/2014

C Richard Peifer

to

Michael Cullison; Eldon Cullison & Janet

Residence

at

2318 Monticello Dr

in

DeKalb

102,500.00

2/3/2014

Linda L Pool

to

Mzn Holdings, LLC

Residence

at

521 N Seventh St

in

DeKalb

78,000.00

2/3/2014

August Kramer & Nancy

to

Michael Cummings & Melissa

Residence

at

426 Fairmont Dr

in

DeKalb

105,000.00

2/3/2014

Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

to

Theresa Johnson

Residence

at

120 Loraine Dr

in

Genoa

105,000.00

2/3/2014

George Neuman & Lisa

to

John Yerly & Dolores

Residence

at

1184 Golf Ct

in

DeKalb

135,500.00

2/3/2014

Dan Haug & Christy

to

Kevin Noe

Residence

at

1519 Sparkhayes Dr

in

Sycamore

159,900.00

2/3/2014

Thomas S Dwyer & Elaine M

to

Jmann Management, LLC

Residence

at

516 Center Cross St

in

Sycamore

89,900.00

2/3/2014

James W Phelps & Tracy A / Tracie A

to

Scot F Mersman & Carol

Residence

at

2265 Chicago Rd

in

Earlville

290,000.00

2/4/2014

Secretary Of Housing & Urban Devel

to

Katrina Tutt, Charlene Tutt, Bradley Tutt Sr

Residence

at

300 Forest Dr

in

Kirkland

86,000.00

2/4/2014

Betty L Tasao

to

Marilyn Yin

Residence

at

1014 E State St

in

DeKalb

61,500.00

2/4/2014

Shihai Wang & Limei Li

to

Eddie Gavin & Dawn N

Residence

at

2412 Meadow Creek Dr

in

Sycamore

2/4/2014

Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC

to

Jose Luis Salinas

Residence

at

311 S 8th St

in

DeKalb

35,500.00

2/4/2014

Sheriff of DeKalb County

to

Russell E Burns

Residence

at

416 Terrace Dr

in

Sycamore

37,000.00

2/4/2014

Federal National Mtg Assoc

to

Benjamin J Simon & Julie A Haller

Residence

at

180 E Meadow Dr

in

Cortland

2/5/2014

Federal National Mtg Assoc

to

Brian Stupec & Dina

Residence

at

520 W 2nd St

in

Sandwich

44,525.00

2/5/2014

Federal National Mtg Assoc

to

Kathleen Mennerick

Residence

at

568 S Elizabeth St

in

Maple Park

109,500.00

2/5/2014

Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC

to

David Dulceak

Residence

at

125 N Nina St

in

Cortland

150,000.00

150,000.00

119,000.00

2/5/2014

Rosalie Hewitt

to

Lynne Waldeland Trust & Anne Kaplan Trust Trustees Residence

at

1433 Reserve Ln

in

DeKalb

2/6/2014

Federal Home Loan Mtg Corp

to

Judah Ben Sameth & Hannah A

Residence

at

366 Chautauqua Ln

in

Sycamore

13,000.00

2/7/2014

Secretary Of Housing & Urban Devel

to

Michael Scott Durdan & Donald Durdan

Residence

at

607 Leonard Ave

in

DeKalb

2/10/2014

Milburn Crawford & Eleanor

to

Mark Perkiser & Bonnie

Residence

at

212 Adams St

in

Genoa

2/10/2014

Federal National Mtg Assoc

to

Amy Pfaff & Richard Mcdowell

Residence

at

1004 Bayberry Ct

in

Sandwich

197,530.00

2/10/2014

Amanda C Tures Nka Amanda C Monney

to

James W Hungerman & Doris Jeanne

Residence

at

307 N Charles St

in

Cortland

126,000.00

2/10/2014

Vandelay Industries, LLC

to

William F Mcginnis & Donna M

Residence

at

316 W Ashton Dr

in

Maple Park

204,000.00

2/10/2014

Bettyann M Walker Revoc Trust By Trustee

to

Jennifer L Miller

Residence

at

417 Forest View Dr

in

Genoa

130,000.00

2/10/2014

Daniel R Crackel & Sandra K Crackel

to

Sara M Hoecherl

Residence

at

409 S Sandra St

in

Kingston

140,000.00

2/10/2014

Valerie Anne Heintz, Arnold L Larsen III, Anna L Zantout Trustees Trusts

to

Easton Enterprises, LLC

Commercial

at

830 S Fourth St

in

DeKalb

75,000.00

2/10/2014

DeKalb County Sheriff

to

American Homes 4 Rent Properties Four LLC

Residence

at

532 S Elizabeth St

in

Maple Park

73,863.00

2/10/2014

DeKalb County Sheriff

to

American Homes 4 Rent Properties Five, LLC

Residence

at

117 Evergreen Dr

in

Kirkland

94,000.00

2/11/2014

Kenneth H Kock Trustee Trust

to

Arlo J Klock & Doris Trustees Trusts

Farmland

at

17430 Derby Line Rd

in

Genoa

2/11/2014

Prairie State Securities LLC

to

Jeffrey Paton

Residence

at

315 Delcy Dr

in

DeKalb

2/11/2014

Heartland Bank & Tr Co

to

Walter H Rud

Lots

at

West Lisbon St / Hendee St / Charlotte St

in

Sandwich

120,000.00

2/11/2014

Bradley R Burns

to

Keleen E Burgess

Residence

at

52 E Daisy Ave

in

Cortland

137,000.00

2/11/2014

Secretary Of Housing & Urban Devel

to

4w Properties, LLC

Residence

at

517 Victor St

in

Sycamore

30,401.00

2/11/2014

13324 Baseline Cloud View, LLC

to

Walter A Seyller

Residence

at

13326 Base Line Rd

in

Kingston

47,500.00

195,000.00 50,000.00 68,000.00

274,500.00 68,250.00

Sycamore Creek Homeowners Assn

to

Sycamore Park District

Land

at

Heron Cfeek Dr

in

Sycamore

10,000.00

2/11/2014

Dwite O Fernald & Sherry A Joyner nka Sherry A Bouchard

to

Richard A Szymanski & Samantha D

Residence

at

1830 Brower Pl

in

Sycamore

215,000.00

2/13/2014

Frieders IV, LLC

to

Conserv FS, Inc

Land

at

Preserve Rd

in

Waterman

150,000.00

2/13/2014

Detination LLC Series

to

Eric Buckman & Karrie

Residence

at

165 N Hickory St

in

Cortland

145,000.00

2/13/2014

Louis Sulaver & Judith Lynn Sulaver Trustees Trusts

to

Donald S Zinger & Caroline

Residence

at

1103 E Lincoln Hwy

in

DeKalb

18,500.00

2/13/2014

Milan Sulaver & Corrine L

to

Donald S Zinger & Caroline

Residence

at

1103 E Lincoln Hwy

in

DeKalb

18,500.00

2/13/2014

Fischer Family Farm LLC

to

Harbecke Enterprises LLC

Farmland

at

16109 Mt Hunger Rd

in

Sycamore

1,135,497.00

2/13/2014

Bernard R Fischer Trust By Trustee Mary E Fischer

to

Harbecke Enterprises LLC

Farmland

at

16109 Mt Hunger Rd

in

Sycamore

725,973.00

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2/11/2014


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