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DAILY CHRONICLE DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Department has announced trick-or-treating hours for Halloween this year. Trick-or-treating hours for the city will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, according to a news release from the DeKalb Police Department. Police also discouraged clown costumes this year in the wake of recent “clowning” activity. “Due to recent incidents of ‘clowning,’ clown costumes are discouraged,” the news release said. “While it is not illegal to wear any costume, intentional acts that alarm the public may result in criminal charges.” Dozens of rumors about “creepy clowns” reported across the country have proved to be hoaxes – in some cases, with charges filed against children reporting them. However, with reports of clown sightings spreading, fueled largely by social media, authorities have been forced to take them seriously as a potential threat to public safety, particularly at schools, where principals have conducted lockdowns and canceled classes.

Safety tips The DeKalb Police Department also offered safety tips for those trick-or-treating: • Young children should trick-or-treat with an adult. • Older children should trick-or-treat in large groups. • Children should walk on the sidewalk, not in the street. • Children should cross the street at intersections or crosswalks. • Children should wear reflective clothing and carry flashlights or glow sticks. • Children shouldn’t wear all-black clothing, which makes them virtually invisible to drivers. • Children shouldn’t enter a stranger’s home for any reason. • Parents should inspect their child’s candy before consumption. Police also offered safety tips for motorists: • Drive slowly and be on the lookout for young children. • Enter and exit driveways slowly and carefully. • Back out of your driveway with caution. • Don’t be distracted inside your vehicle with your radio, cellphone or other items. For questions regarding Halloween, call the DeKalb Police Department at 815-748-8400.

GENOA – The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters are teaming up for a meet-and-greet with local candidates and a debate. The Chamber will host a meet-and-greet with candidates from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at Resource Bank, 310 Route 23, Genoa. That will be followed by a debate at 7 p.m. hosted by the


League of Women Voters. DeKalb County Board candidates John Wett and Jonathan Schmarje plan to attend, along with Richard Schmack and Rick Amato, who are running for DeKalb County state’s attorney. The event is open to the public. For information about the events, call the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce at 815-7842212.

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ON THE COVER John Ward of Sycamore uses a combine to harvest corn Saturday at a rented field along Bethany Road in DeKalb. See story page 3.

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ABUNDANCE AND CHANCE Harvest brings good yields, poor crop prices


John Ward of Sycamore is a seventh-generation farmer, working land his family has owned since 1837. Although Ward has been farming for 45 years, he refers to farmers by another title: professional gamblers. Ward and other farmers throughout DeKalb County have been harvesting their crops since late September and early October. They are working hard to harvest quickly because there has not yet been a killing frost. “We are at the mercy of the weather,” said Ward, who grows corn and soybeans. “There have been a few days of rain that affected our farming, but it’s nothing out of the normal. The weather has been average throughout the year, which is good for crops. The yields are very decent, with the moisture within the limits of what we wanted.” John Ruplinger, the grain department manager for CHS Elburn Coop in Sycamore, said that in DeKalb County, about two-thirds of farmers have harvested their soybeans and a third have harvested their corn. Corn, soybean and vegetable farmer Paul Taylor of Esmond said that his harvest was progressing slower than normal because of rain delaying the harvest of his soybean crop, which in turn led to a delay in harvesting his corn. “Harvest is progressing, but we have not had many good harvest days sequentially,” Taylor said. “Rain disrupted and inconvenienced our harvest and is making it slow. The rain here in DeKalb County was nothing like in northern Iowa, where there are inches of standing water and flooded fields.” Spring rain also affected farmers’ planting. Taylor had to replant seeds that he planted over Mother’s Day weekend because of poor emergence. He said that even late-planted crops should have abundant yields because of average to above-average heat during the summer and the fall. With adequate, sunny and warm weather throughout the growing season and not too much rain during harvesting, Ward said, he is pleased with everything about this year’s crops – except the prices they will

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John Ward of Sycamore uses a combine to harvest corn Saturday at a rented field along Bethany Road in DeKalb.

“We are at the mercy of the weather. There have been a few days of rain that affected our farming, but it’s nothing out of the normal. The weather has been average throughout the year, which is good for crops. The yields are very decent, with the moisture within the limits of what we wanted.” John Ward

DeKalb County farmer who grows corn and soybeans fetch. “The price is below the cost of production, and prices don’t look like they will recover at all,” Ward said. “I use some of my crop for livestock feed. I sell to the co-op, and it is exported on river barges or trains. I also have storage on my farm and sell it to the ethanol plant with price warrants. It all depends on who is paying the most at that time.” The approximate local crop market is paying $3.20 a bushel for corn and $9.50 a bushel for soybeans, Ruplinger said. “We’ve had good yields this year, with approximately 200 bushels an

acre of corn and 60 to 70 bushels an acre of soybeans,” Ruplinger said. “There have been good crops across the corn belt. There is a surplus of supply, and global demands continue to be good, especially for soybeans. The prices per bushel are slightly lower than previous years, and farmers aren’t too happy about that.” Even though prices are lower than average, Ruplinger said, with the above-average yields this year, farmers have a good opportunity to make a profit. The profit would depend on each farmer’s input variables, including expenses and the

cost of land, fertilizer, seeds, herbicides and pesticides. Although farmers usually decide what they will plant during the winter months, both Taylor and Ward said that they will plant more soybeans next spring. “We have become very good at producing and, historically, we produce more than the demand, which leads to lower prices,” Taylor said. “We have to think about global stock and inventory and always be mindful and look ahead. In 2012, we had a drought, but we have had good crops since then. You never know what the next year will bring.”

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Work to fix large crack at Founders Elementary expected to cost $160,650 By RHONDA GILLESPIE DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 is moving quickly to repair a large crack in a tower wall at Founders Elementary School, with the school board voting Tuesday for a plan to have a Sycamore-based company start on the work in next two weeks. The area near Door 13, at the rear of the school building, has been boarded up and gated off for weeks, after school officials discovered what they called huge “stair-step cracks” extending down part of the wall in a tower built as part of a late 1990s addition. “This space is a major throughway for students and staff to enter the gymnasium, which is also used as the cafeteria,” interim Superintendent Brad Hawk and Facilities Operations Director Tammy Carson wrote to school board members. “On Monday, Oct. 3, a structural engineer reviewed the structure and determined it was not safe.” Swedberg and Associates will tear down the tower and rebuild it, according to a plan presented to – and approved by – the school board. The work is expected to start by Nov. 1 and be done by Dec. 31 at an expected cost of $160,650. “This funding would be coming out of our operations and maintenance budget,” Carson said. Although the Illinois State Board of Education is not providing any of the funding, the school district had to obtain ISBE approval to expedite selecting Swedberg and Associates to do the work without sending the project out to bid, and to tap into special health and life-safety money. Carson said the ISBE already had signaled, verbally and through email, that it would approve the request.

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Founders Elementary School Principal Connie Rohlman looks down a gated hallway Tuesday where a cracked wall is boarded up in DeKalb. The hallway leads to an alternate gym and cafeteria, but student and faculty traffic is diverted around the corridor. The school board’s vote Tuesday was part of the formal process, as it adopted the required resolution. ISBE did not respond by press time to the Daily Chronicle’s request for comment on its part of this emergency process, as it is called. The school district hopes to beat inclement weather in getting the work done. School board member

Kerry Mellott asked how high the repair costs could rise if weather becomes a factor. Carson said that there was no way to predict that. The outside area where the repair will take place is in proximity to where parents who drive their kids to school drop them off and pick them up. Carson said area will be inaccessible and traffic will be rerouted

during the construction. The tower is more cosmetic than functional, school officials said. However, the structure’s height extensions will be eliminated, and the tower will stop at roof level. “We also lose a lot of heating and air conditioning up into that tall ceiling – that really serves no purpose,” Carson said.

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RODERICK GARLAND GOODNITE Born: July 4, 1946 Died: October 17, 2016

Roderick Garland “Bill” Goodnite , 70, of Kirkland, died Monday, October 17, 2016 in Stephenson Nursing Center in Freeport. He was born July 4, 1946 to Roderick Pearl and Ruth Margaret (Stroup) Goodnite. He was married to Janet Mobley on March 14, 1969 in Kirkland. Survivors include his wife, Janet; children, Ginger (J.D.) Baker of Bardstown, KY, Scott (Denise) Goodnite of Newton, KS and Dan (Andrea) Goodnite of Genoa, IL; grandchildren, Hannah, Holly, Caleb, Carter and Lauren Goodnite; siblings, Brenda (John) Marshall of Kirkland, IL and Larry Goodnite of Rockford, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins, and special friends in Kirkland. Preceded in death by his parents and sister, Barbara Rubeck. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, October 21, 2016 in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Quiram Kirkland Chapel, 309 South Fifth St. Kirkland, IL. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family. Private burial at a later date in Maple Cemetery.


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WILMER HEATH Wilmer “Willie” Heath, 84, of Oklee, MN, formerly of Kingston died Sunday, October 16, 2016 surrounded by his familywife, Jeanie, her son, Robbie and grandson, Robert Survivors include his wife, Jeanie; 4 daughters, Linda, Nancy, Laurie and Connie; 3 sons, Johnny, Wilmer “Richie” and Patrick “Pat”; 14 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Danny; one sister; and 2 wives, Melba and Cordy. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday October 22, 2016 at 11:00AM at the Kingston Park. A memorial for the family has been established in care of the Slater-Butala funeral Home 132 West Main St. Genoa, IL 60135. For info or to sign the online guest book, go to or call 815-784-5191. See OBIUARIES, page 10

of South Normal Avenue, Chicago, was charged Saturday, Oct. 8, with battery. Patrick A. Collier, 18, of the 700 block of Lucinda Avenue, DeKalb, was charged Sunday, Oct. 9, with theft of property valued at $500 or less and possession of marijuana.

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Interim leader: Trust, relationship building needed at District 428 By BRETT ROWLAND DeKALB – School District 428’s interim leader, appointed by the school board after allegations of sexual harassment involving the district’s superintendent, said Tuesday that he is ready to serve “during a time when trust and relationship-building are needed.” Interim Superintendent Bradley Hawk said in an email to parents that the district is in good hands and education hasn’t been affected by the recent scandal, which he didn’t directly mention. “From the perspective of the Board of Education and from my observations, the quality of instruction and service for students in the classrooms of the district has not been negatively impacted by the changes and transition in leadership,” he wrote. “The teachers, buildings staff and principals have done an outstanding job of ensuring that it has been business as usual for our students.” In September, Superintendent Doug Moeller was placed on paid administrative leave after DeKalb High School Principal Michele Albano requested and was granted an order of protection against Moeller – her direct supervisor – by a Kane County judge. In the complaint seeking the order of protection, Albano said that Moeller had become upset with her after she spurned his advances, threatening to ruin her career and intimidating her with a gun. She also alleged that Moeller’s “unstable and very unpredictable behavior” was the result of prescription drug use. Moeller hasn’t been charged with a crime. When Albano failed to show up at a hearing regarding the order of protection on Oct. 6, a Kane County judge dismissed it. Hawk said he had visited each of the district’s 11 schools during his first two weeks and found them to be in “good hands.” “The principals and assistant principals share the belief that ... a school district must do all it possibly can to ensure students are getting a high-quality education,” Hawk wrote. “The relationships between the teachers, staff and students are extremely strong and highly professional. I have, in fact, told many of

“My experience has taught me that in order for a school district to excel, there needs to be a relentless focus on students; a strong culture of collaboration and trust among the staff; and transparency through a partnership with the community.” Bradley Hawk

DeKalb School District 428 interim superintendent in an email to parents the school leaders that I would feel very comfortable with my grandchildren being educated in District 428.” Hawk, who retired in 2009 as superintendent of Burlington Central School District 301, will be paid $925 a day for up to 100 days of work through June 30, 2017, according to terms of his contract with the DeKalb-based school district. He is expected to work two to three days a week during that time. He cannot work more than that, because of his pension rules, district officials have said. Hawk will receive a $160,165 pension benefit in 2016, according to Better Government Association. He also said that transparency would be critical going forward. “My experience has taught me that in order for a school district to excel, there needs to be a relentless focus on students; a strong culture of collaboration and trust among the staff; and transparency through a partnership with the community,” he wrote. Hawk said he wanted to foster open communication with the message to parents. He declined to comment Tuesday on what he called “ongoing personnel” issues. However, when asked specifically whether his pledge for transparency would extend to the issues that prompted Moeller to be placed on leave, he said: “Once it is put to rest, I expect there will be transparency.” Asked, based on his 44 years of public school experience, if he thought the district’s reputation could overcome a string of scandals in recent years, he said: “I see a bright future for this school district.”




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which are near the commercial buildings. City Manager Brian Gregory said facade grants are used to improve the appearance of downtown buildings, but the Hepkers’ plans coincide with interior improvements as well, such as new bathroom fixtures, lighting, drywall, ceilings and floors. Exterior renovations will be based on unifying the appearance of the two properties, including new siding, three new windows, a steel awning and two new doors that meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards. The concrete around the properties is also being repoured to meet ADA standards, Gregory said. “They’ve got two buildings they’re wanting to unify into one look,” Gregory said. He said the grant is for a 50 percent match of renovation costs that are eligible under the facade program. Renovating the 145 S. Sacramento property will cost more than $10,000, while the 139 S. Sacramento property will cost nearly $6,000, according to the grant recommendation. “We’re very fortunate to live in a wonderful town that allows people to make improvements and contribute to the betterment of our community,” Becky Hepker said.





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Born: January 24, 1936 Died: October 15, 2016

Rita J. Massier, 80, of DeKalb, Illinois, died Saturday, October 15, 2016, at her daughter’s home in Cherry Valley. Born January 24, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of John and Margaret (Mentgen) Sullivan, Rita married Ronald Massier on May 10, 1958 at St. Mary Catholic Church in DeKalb. Rita graduated from DeKalb High School Class of 1954. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in DeKalb and was employed by DeKalb Clinic. She enjoyed ceramics, traveling, her grandchildren’s activities, and was a devoted mother and friend. She is survived by four daughters, Joanie (Stephan) Achs of Milwaukee, Patty Massier of Rockford, Kathy (Scott) McLeland of Cherry Valley, Julie (Kenric) Garber of Phoenix, Arizona; nine grandchildren, Alexis, Brianna,

Max, Marcus, Conner, Kaitlyn, Dane, Ethan, Jonathan; several nieces and nephews; and the Henry and Irene Meier family. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two brothers; and three sisters. The Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 321 Pine Street, DeKalb, Illinois, with Fr. Dean Russell officiating. Burial of cremated remains will be at St. Mary Cemetery in DeKalb. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services, Tuesday, at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Rita J. Massier Memorial Fund, addressed to the Massier Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115. For information, visit or call 815-756-1022.


Born: October 24, 1927 Died: October 17, 2016

Bernard Edward “Bernie” McMillan, 88, of Sycamore died peacefully on Monday, October 17, 2016. He was born October 24, 1927 in Black

River Falls, WI to Clifford and Ellen (Savage) McMillan. His family moved to Illinois in 1943 and Bernie was proud to call Sycamore his home for the duration of his life. He married Alice Clarner on May 1, 1948. Bernie graduated from Sycamore High School in 1946 and earned a degree from Moler Barber College in Chicago. In 1951, he opened Bernie’s Barber Shop on State Street, which soon became a meeting place for members of the community to discuss the events of the day. Many Sycamore residents received their first haircut at Bernie’s and he continued in this line of work until shortly before he passed. Bernie represented the 1st ward as alderman on the Sycamore City Council for 23 years and served as mayor of Sycamore from 1992 to 1997. During his tenure, he championed local businesses and helped to create Sycamore’s vibrant downtown business district. He took up golf in his late 60s and played 18 holes a day, choosing to walk the course. Bernie also enjoyed playing in a shuffleboard league during his winters in Sarasota, FL. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Alice McMillan; three children, Connie (Robert) Martin and Dale (Mary Jo Menolascino) of



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By JOHN O’CONNOR The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD – At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency’s training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later, a pornographic clip appeared. Emails obtained by The Associated Press show the Illinois Emergency Management Agency scrambling in late August to disable the video, and its chief of staff ordering an investigation into how the salacious footage was added. Officially, the agency – whose conference last month included a session on cyber security – insists no one “hijacked” the website to tag the lewd material onto the end of Director James Joseph’s video invitation promoting the summit in Springfield. Agency spokeswoman Patti Thompson blames the foul-up on an unfortunate, but random, circumstance created by YouTube, the platform storing the IEMA clip, which ultimately was viewed more than 900 times. YouTube policies prohibit pornography and exclude nudity that is provocative or gratuitous. Stephanie Shih, a spokeswoman for the online video company, said the company depends on viewers to flag questionable


News from across the state


Preservationists raising money to save 130-year-old barn

HAMILTON – A group of preservationists is trying to save a 130-year-old Hancock County barn. Western Illinois Threshers has begun a fundraising campaign to rebuild the loose hay barn built by Alexander Bolton in 1884. Its mortise and tenon joints hold up beams without nails. The Quincy Herald-Whig reported that the group originally had hoped to rebuild the barn’s stone foundation. But Bolton Barn Committee chairwoman Patti Starr said it would cost

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An Illinois Department of Emergency Management vehicle is parked Friday at the entrance to its office in Springfield. videos for review and removal. According to the emails, disclosed to the AP under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, the 2-minute, 17-second video featuring Joseph and Assistant Director Joe Klinger was completed by the first week of August. On Aug. 29, chief of staff Jennifer Ricker emailed Joseph, Klinger and others indicating that she had instructed web developer Brad Brooks to disable the invite.

$200,000, so the group will opt for a $50,000 concrete base. Western Illinois Threshers discovered that the beams of the 40-by-60-foot barn were assembled in either Wisconsin or Minnesota and shipped down the Mississippi River. By tracing that history, researchers were able to establish that the barn is much older than first thought.


Coast Guard rescues man on windsurfer from Lake Michigan

EVANSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a man from Lake Michigan who was stranded after the mast on his windsurfer broke. The Coast Guard posted video online that was recorded during Monday’s rescue, which took place about a mile east of Lee Street Beach in Evanston. The Coast Guard responded after a friend of the man told

“At the end of the video, it goes black and then starts playing porn,” Ricker wrote. “Once the video is down, I have instructed Brad to then start investigating how this occurred.” Less than an hour later, IEMA chief information officer Sreekumar Govindan reported, “It’s back on! We added stricter privacy settings. ... There was no hijacking involved.” There was no need for an investigation because adjusting YouTube view-

Evanston police about the broken mast. He got a text from the man reporting the trouble. The Evanston Fire Department reached the man by mobile phone. He was floating on his windsurfer and had a wetsuit and life jacket. A boat from the Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor arrived a few minutes later to rescue him. The man declined medical help.


Police: 1 killed, 4 hurt in shooting on Chicago’s South Side

CHICAGO – Chicago police said a man was killed and four other people were wounded, including a 13-year-old boy, in a shooting on the city’s South Side. The shooting occurred Monday night in the West Englewood neighborhood as the group was standing in the

er settings solved the problem, Thompson said. Initially, Thompson said that under YouTube’s design, the pornographic feature automatically loaded as the random “next choice” following the IEMA video. Later, she said that when Brooks responded to Ricker’s order, he found that what followed IEMA’s video was a choice of four other videos, featured in “thumbnail” photos. Thompson said Brooks didn’t review the offerings for lewd material. Rather, he unchecked a box allowing suggested follow-up videos and set the system to return the IEMA video to its beginning, Thompson said. YouTube concedes it’s possible objectionable material was posted – users upload 400 hours of new content every minute – but said the company urges viewers to “flag” such visuals so that company monitors can immediately evaluate them and remove them if they violate standards. Thompson said the agency was alerted to the added footage by a viewer who reported it to a regional IEMA office. That was the only complaint the agency received, she said. “We’d been told that this person pulled it up and this porn video started playing,” Thompson said. “I assume it was just from the report that came in and not from anything we saw.”

front yard of a home. Police said another group walked up and started shooting, then ran away. Police said a man in his 20s was shot in the head and died at the scene. The 13-year-old was last listed in critical but stable condition with gunshot wounds the right thigh. Three men in their 20s and 30s also were wounded and taken to hospitals for treatment. No one was immediately taken into custody.


Abbott, St. Jude to sell products to Terumo Corp.

NEW YORK – St. Jude Medical Inc. and Abbott Laboratories have agreed to sell portions of their businesses to medical device maker Terumo Corp. for $1.12 billion in hopes that will clear the way for their buyout deal.

North Chicago, Illinois-based Abbott is buying St. Paul, Minnesota-based St. Jude for $19.3 billion, but the deal faces scrutiny by antitrust regulators. The medical device makers are shedding some units and products to meet regulatory approval for the deal to close. The sale to Japan-based Terumo includes St. Jude’s Angio-SealT and FemosealT vascular closure products and Abbott’s Vado Steerable Sheath. Abbott will retain its vascular closure products, which include the Perclose ProGlide Suture-Mediated Closure System, StarClose SE Vascular Closure System and Prostar XL Percutaneous Vascular Surgical System. Abbott expects the St. Jude buyout to close in the fourth quarter.

– Wire reports

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NATION & WORLD BRIEFS Earth’s record heat streak building, killing all nine people ends but warming remains on board. WASHINGTON – Earth’s 16-month sizzling streak of record high temperatures is finally over, according to one group of federal meteorologists. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month’s 60.6 degrees (15.9 Celsius) was merely the second hottest September on record for the globe. That’s ever so slightly cooler – a few hundredths of a degree – than the record set in 2015. But it was quite a bit warmer – 1.6 degrees (0.9 Celsius) – than the 20th-century average. Global average temperatures include both land and sea surface readings. And while oceans were cooling off a tad, global land temperatures in September still set a record high, NOAA climate scientist Jessica Blunden said. It was an unusually hot month in much of Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.

The four-member safety board also blamed Execuflight, a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, aviation company that operated the jet, for inadequate pilot training and aircraft maintenance and the Federal Aviation Administration for failing to provide proper oversight of the company. The pilot and his captain in charge of the flight were carrying seven employees of a Florida commercial real estate company from Dayton, Ohio, to Akron. The Nov. 10, 2015, crash occurred less than two miles from Akron Fulton International Airport.

Video shows tussle over naked Clinton statue

NEW YORK – A statue of a topless, hoofed Hillary Clinton appeared outside a subway station Tuesday, prompting a tussle after one woman purposely knocked it down and sat on it to prevent others from picking it back up. The display marked the second NTSB blames pilot error for jet crash that killed 9 time a lifesize, exaggerated depiction of a naked presidential CLEVELAND – The National nominee has surfaced outside a Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday concluded that the Manhattan subway stop during pilot in control of a corporate jet the general election campaign. as it approached an Ohio airport In August, an artist’s statue of an unclothed Donald Trump was improperly set the aircraft’s eventually hauled away by city flaps and failed to maintain a proper speed, causing the plane workers. – Wire reports to plunge into an apartment

Obama to Trump: ‘Stop whining’ about election The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON – “Stop whining,” President Barack Obama rebuked Donald Trump on Tuesday, speaking out as seldom before on next month’s election and chiding the Republican for sowing suspicion about the integrity of America’s presidential vote. Obama also accused Trump of cozying up to Russia’s Vladimir Putin to a degree “unprecedented in American politics.” The president said Trump’s intensifying pre-emptive warnings about voter fraud are unheard of in modern politics. The rhetoric is not based on any evidence, Obama said, but is simply aimed at discrediting the outcome before the first votes are counted. “You start whining before the game is even over?” Obama said at a Rose Garden news conference. “If whenever things are going badly for you and you lose you start blaming somebody else – then you don’t have what it takes to be in this job.” Campaigning in Colorado, the GOP candidate repeated his assertions about “corrupt” elections but did not respond directly to the president. Trump vowed to “drain the swamp” in Washington, and for the first time promised to push for a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on all members of Congress. The president’s remarks came as Trump and his Republican allies look for ways to regain momentum after a damaging few weeks in the campaign. Heading into the third and final debate Wednesday night, Trump is trailing in the polls and running out of time for a comeback before Nov. 8. Obama waded into the race to elect a successor, speaking at the White House where he was hosting his final state visit. Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at his side, the president initially said he would

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks Tuesday at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colo. pull his punches when it came to politics, respecting the official setting. But when he was asked about Trump’s rhetoric, he hardly held back. “I would invite Mr. Trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes,” he said. The GOP candidate has ramped up warnings about potential fraud. That’s drawing criticism not only from Democrats, but from his own party, particularly the state and county officials who run local elections, who fear the rhetoric will give losers license to dispute any results. “They even want to try and rig the election at the polling booth, where so many cities are corrupt and you see that and voter fraud is all too common,” Trump said at a rally in Colorado Springs. Independent studies and election officials in both parties say they see no evidence that voter fraud – individuals impersonating others to cast ballots – is a widespread problem. Asked about Trump’s claims on Tuesday, running mate Mike Pence dodged and suggested Trump’s point actually was about the “overwhelming bias in the national media.” Pence spoke after touring the burned-out offices of the

Republican Party in Hillsborough, North Carolina. The GOP office was firebombed over the weekend in what Pence called an “act of political terrorism.” Trump pointed at Clinton supporters, but Pence did not assign blame. Police are investigating. Clinton held no public events Tuesday while she prepared for the debate. She has her own troubles and is certain to be asked about the latest revelations involving her use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state. New FBI documents released Monday revived questions about whether she received classified information and whether State Department allies sought to protect her from criticism over the email arrangement. The FBI notes show a State Department official asked the FBI to lower the classification of a sensitive email found on her server. The email was related to the attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya. The documents revealed discussion of a “quid pro quo” in trying to get the email reclassified, although it’s not clear who first raised the issue. Both State and FBI officials deny any bargaining took place, and the email was not declassified.



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SPRINGFIELD – Several thousand Springfield Clinic patients insured through Illinois’ health plans will be asked to pay hundreds of dollars in co-payments, deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs the clinic hasn’t tried to collect for the past year and a half. The clinic usually waits to bill patients their share of the total cost after the State Employee Group Insurance Program pays for the majority of the cost, The State Journal-Register reported. But payment for certain plans are at a standstill during the ongoing state budget crisis. The clinic, which is owed $68 million, has decided to ask patients to pay their share of bills regardless of whether Illinois’ share has been paid. “Under normal circumstances, Springfield Clinic would not bill the patient’s responsibility (co-insurance) until after the claim had been paid by insurance,” said a letter sent to patients last week. “However, because the state is so delinquent in its payments, Spring-

field Clinic has decided to temporarily deviate from our standard billing practice.” Requesting the payment from patients will help the clinic catch up, said Mark Kuhn, the clinic’s chief administrative officer. He also noted that the clinic does offer payment plans for its patients. “We’re just doing catch-up on member balances,” he said Fully insured plans that cover state workers, which include Health Alliance, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and Coventry Health Care, have continued to voluntarily pay health care professionals and hospitals – despite the fact that the state is far behind on paying the plans their monthly premiums. The clinic’s payment requests will apply to future medical services and for claims remained unpaid for the past 12 to 18 months. The clinic hasn’t decided whether they will ask patients in the future to also pay the state’s share of their bills. However, Kuhn said, the clinic would reimburse patients after receiving the state’s payments.

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to be near family and enjoy their grandchildren. Continued from page 10 He is survived by his wife, Donna; daughters, Samantha (Leonard) Bruce, Aaronette GARY W. WAGENKNECHT (John) Mitchell; son, Erich (Billie) WagenBorn: October 10, 1943 knecht; grandchildren, Thomas (Becca) Died: October 18, 2016 Jansen, Kassandra Jansen, Tatum (Luke) McTyre, Jennifer Bruce, Jacob Bruce, Tricia Gary W. Wagenknecht, Wagenknecht, Christopher Wagenknecht; 73, of DeKalb, Illinois, died three great-grandchildren; sister, Kerrie WaTuesday, October 18, 2016, genknecht; and several nieces and nephews. at Kishwaukee Hospital Gary is preceded in death by his parents; after an 8 month battle with and three sisters, Kay, Ray and Mary Ann. cancer. A Celebration of Life Reception will be held Born October 10, 1943 in from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, OctoRock Falls, Illinois, the son of ber 22, 2016, at Anderson Funeral Home in Weldon and Louise (Wahls) DeKalb. Full military honors will be at 5:00 Wagenknecht, Gary attended p.m. by DeKalb American Legion Post 66. school in Rock Falls. After The family would like to thank the Cancer high school, he joined the Center, Kishwaukee Hospital and Hospice United States Army and served in Vietnam. for their excellent care and support during Gary was a paratrooper in the 101st AirGary’s illness. borne. We thank him for his service. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made Gary spent his working years as a car to the Gary Wagenknecht Memorial Fund, salesman and managing car lots. He was an addressed to the Wagenknecht Family in avid golfer for many years until his retirecare of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box ment at which time his passion became 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL fishing. Gary and Donna moved to southern 60115. Illinois where they were surrounded by For information, visit www.AndersonFumany lakes. They returned to DeKalb in 2014 or call 815-756-1022.

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Wednesday, Oct. 5, with fighting within the city. Continued from page 6 Cheramie L. Ricke, 36, of the 800 block of East Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, was charged Charles D. Gunn, 32, of the 500 block of Wednesday, Oct. 5, with retail theft. East Taylor Street, DeKalb, was charged Michelle A. McDonald, 26, of the 500 Wednesday, Oct. 5, with obstructing block of Normal Road, DeKalb, was charged identification, battery and battery resulting Wednesday, Oct. 5, with violating an order in bodily harm. of protection. Robert T. McDonald, 32, of the 4900 block Allyssa R. Thompson, 20, of the 800 of South Wabash, Chicago, was charged block of Russell Road, DeKalb, was charged Wednesday, Oct. 5, with battery resulting in Wednesday, Oct. 5, with possession of drug bodily harm. paraphernalia. Dylon Collins, 24, of the 900 block of West 116th Place, Chicago, was charged DeKalb County Wednesday, Oct. 5, with possession of Zann A. Fell, 60, of the 800 block of West marijuana. Main Street, Genoa, was charged Saturday, Nathan A. Prehn, 18, of the 500 block of Oct. 8, with driving under the influence of North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, was alcohol. charged Wednesday, Oct. 5, with driving Dylan T. Lee, 18, of the 300 block of Swanunder the influence of drugs and possesson Road, Sycamore, was charged Sunday, sion of less than 2.5 grams of marijuana. Oct. 9, with driving under the influence of Shaheed Stewart, 18, of the 1500 block of Stonefield Drive, DeKalb, was charged drugs.

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Trump a threat to peaceful transition

What has allowed the United States to last for so long as a democracy, when so many other countries have failed? There are many factors, but none is more fundamental than this: When we hold elections, the losing party acknowledges the legitimacy of the winner, and the winner allows the loser to survive to fight another day. Now, for the first time in modern history, a major-party candidate rejects both sides of that equation. If he loses, Donald Trump said, it will be because of cheating that makes the result illegitimate. If he wins, he will imprison his defeated opponent. Many Americans may not have given much thought to what a breathtaking departure this represents because, until now, we have had the luxury of never having to think about such things. We have been able to take for granted the quadrennial peaceful transition of power. We watch from a distance when political parties in one foreign country or another take up arms after losing an election. We look, as if at something that could never happen here, when a foreign leader sends an opponent to jail or into exile. This can happen in Zimbabwe, we think, or Russia, or Cambodia – but not here. Not in the United States. The Republican nominee is saying that he will make it happen here. He tells Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee, that if he were president, “you’d be in jail.” He nods approvingly and chimes in when his crowds chant, “Lock her up.” He warns that a vast, if fuzzily defined, conspiracy of global bankers, media companies and election officials is gearing up to steal the election. “The election is rigged,” he said. “It’s rigged like you have never seen before. They’re rigging the system.” The Washington Post has endorsed Clinton for president, contending that she is well-qualified, well-prepared and likely to do a good job. But to voters who disagree – who never have voted for a Democrat, say, or who question our assessment of her qualifications – we would argue that Trump’s challenge to the very core of our democracy nonetheless provides strong reason to vote for her. You may disagree with Clinton about Obamacare, Russia policy or Planned Parenthood. She may, as president, take actions that deeply upset you. But you can be certain that if Republicans take issue with her, she will not order them jailed. With Trump, if the candidate himself is to be believed, there is no such certainty. A voter’s first obligation should be to preserve the republic that has been, for so long, the envy of the world. The Washington Post



LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Funding critical to curing Alzheimer’s

To the Editor: Recent decades have seen an extraordinary shift in our expectations when we are confronted with what once were terminal illnesses. With increased access to quality health care, diseases that once were death sentences now are treatable. With the dedication and resources that have successfully turned the tables on other previously terminal illnesses, the first Alzheimer’s disease survivor could be alive right now. Americans must understand that finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease is critical. More than 5.4 million people in our country have Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is the only disease in the top 10 causes of death for which no prevention, treatment or cure exists – it is 100 percent lethal. As a result, this year alone, the federal government will spend more than $160 billion caring for people with Alzheimer’s, and as the baby boomer generation ages, this number will grow every year. In my role as an Alzheimer’s Association ambassador, I work with other advocates to build support at the federal level for Alzheimer’s research funding. We’d like to ask our congressman, Adam Kinzinger, to support increasing federal research funds, as we still have yet to hit even half of the $2 billion-ayear level the National Institutes of Health said is necessary to beat this disease.

With the past history of successes that we have seen from the NIH, we can expect our investments to pay off – as long as we make them. Not only is the first survivor of Alzheimer’s out there, millions more are also. Chrisi Karcz

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Foundation offers help for stutterers

To the Editor: International Stuttering Awareness Day is Saturday. Did you know that 70 million people worldwide stutter – more than the population of France? For nearly 70 years, the Stuttering Foundation has offered free information about stuttering and its treatment. To mark this year’s awareness day, we’ve compiled information for all ages from speech-language pathologists around the world who specialize in the treatment of stuttering. This invaluable info can be found at We hope to reach everyone with accurate and informed information about stuttering. Jane Fraser

President, Stuttering Foundation of America Memphis, Tenn.

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VIEWS Leonard Pitts nearly 3,000 lives. And maybe you will find that sufficient to insulate you from feeling, well, anything at his plight. One wonders what you would make, then, of two New York Times reports documenting how torture – at Gitmo and at CIA black sites around the world – destroyed the mental health of numerous detainees, many of whom turned out to be innocent of terrorism. Reporters James Risen, Matt Apuzzo and Sheri Fink introduce us to men who were slammed into walls and had foreign objects shoved into their rectums, who were beaten, kept awake, housed in never-ending darkness or light, forced into stress positions, subjected to nonstop music at ear-splitting levels, injected with drugs, menaced by dogs, locked in boxes the size of coffins and laid out shackled and nude on tarps as

gallons of ice cold water were poured down on them to simulate drowning. One prisoner described being used as a human mop, dragged through his own urine. Now, former prisoner Suleiman Abdullah Salim struggles with depression and PTSD. He was released five years after he fell into U.S. custody, when it was determined he posed no threat. Majid Mokhtar Sasy al-Maghrebi will fly into a rage at the sound of music from a passing car. It takes him back to the prison where music was used to torture him. Hussein al-Marfadi has a permanent headache. Lutfi bin Ali has a recurrent nightmare of suffocating at the bottom of a well. Younous Chekkouri hates to go outside because people in the crowd turn into guards from Gitmo. For at least one prisoner, what made all this worse is that it was America doing it to him. America, the world champion of human rights. America, the nation of laws. “It is very, very scary when you

are tortured by someone who doesn’t believe in torture,” Ahmed Errachidi said. “You lose faith in everything.” He was released without charges after five years. Civilization is a word we use for the rules we impose upon ourselves to protect against our most brutish instincts. And America is fond of thinking itself the most civilized of nations, especially as compared with those countries that breathe terror like air. When the history of this epoch is written, it will tell how our civilization, our righteousness, came under assault by an army of ragtag barbarians one sparkling September morning. It will tell how we swore to defend all that made us what we were. But these reports remind us how readily we gave it all away.

• Leonard Pitts is a columnist for The Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, FL 33132. Readers may contact him via email at


Don’t vote without doing your research

Stay home, don’t vote – unless you earn the responsibility through research TV celebrity Mike Rowe – of Ford trucks, dirty jobs and doing it because somebody’s gotta – recently was asked to use his celebrity to encourage people to get out and vote. He declined. His reasons should give us all pause. “Regardless of their political agenda, my celebrity pals are fundamentally mistaken about our ‘civic duty’ to vote. There is simply no such thing. Voting is a right, not a duty, and not a moral obligation. Like all rights, the right to vote

comes with some responsibilities, but let’s face it – the bar is not set very high,” he said. Simply said, you shouldn’t encourage someone to vote just to vote. Educating oneself about candidates and issues is a time-consuming task that should not be reduced to a whim inspired by a Hollywood personality’s earnest plea. Our initial reasons for creating a public education system were so that we would produce voters capable of evaluating and understanding the choices they were making at the ballot box. Thomas Jefferson wrote in sup-

port of public education that: “The functionaries of every government have propensities to command at will the liberty and property of their constituents. “There is no safe deposit for these but with the people themselves; nor can they be safe with them without information. Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe.” So despite past exhortation on these pages to get out and vote, you won’t be hearing that this year. Instead, consider this the campaign to get out and read, and then only after you have invested the time to

understand the issues and to weigh the choices, should you get out and vote. That will mean you don’t choose someone based on who you think will win. You won’t rule out other-party candidates because they might help or hurt a major party candidate. You won’t just pick the lesser of evils. You will make informed choices because you have earned that responsibility by doing your homework and weighing the information against your values and understanding. You have 23 days to get busy.

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Meantime, back at Guantanamo ... . Chances are, you haven’t thought of that American gulag – or, for that matter, of “extraordinary renditions,” CIA black sites and torture – for a long time. Not everyone has the luxury of forgetting. In the last few days, some compelling reportage has reminded us of that. In The Miami Herald, we met 48-year-old Mustafa al Hawsawi, a Gitmo detainee who was scheduled for rectal surgery to repair damage done when, his lawyer said, he was sodomized by his captors 10 years ago. As reporter Carol Rosenberg explained, this “sodomy” was, in fact, a “quasi-medical” process of “rectal rehydration” and “rectal re-feeding,” i.e., providing nourishment through a tube in the rectum. The lawyer said this was a means of punishment. It left Hawsawi with what’s called a rectal prolapse. He has bled from the injury for 10 years. Hawsawi, you should know, faces the death penalty for his alleged part in the Sept. 11 attacks that took

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America, the most civilized of nations?


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DeKALB GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY PREPARING FOR REGIONAL, HOPING FOR A HEALTHY TOP SEVEN / 19 DeKalb’s Christina Ryzhov runs in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Cross Country Conference meet Saturday at Hoover Park in Sterling.

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DeKalb girls hoping for full health heading into postseason By EDDIE CARIFIO Whether it’s one thing or another, the DeKalb girls cross country team has not been able to get its top seven through many races this year. As the Barbs prepare for the Class 3A Guilford Regional on Saturday, coach Mike Wolf said he hopes his team is fully healthy – although Katherine Olsen became light-headed and couldn’t finish the conference race last week. She’s set to visit the doctor this week, and her status is up in the air, Wolf said. Injuries have also plagued top runner Christina Ryzhov, freshman Inga Collin and sophomore Jadyn Ensign. “Those girls we’ve been really light with, trying to get them as healthy as possible,” Wolf said. “Hopefully we get a full week of training and get ready to go Saturday.” All three classes have their regionals on Saturday, with the Barb boys and

girls heading to Rockford. In Class 2A, the Sycamore boys and girls will compete in Burlington Central. In Class A, the Genoa-Kingston teams head to Winnebago while Indian Creek and Hinckley-Big Rock go to the St. Bede Regional in Peru. In each class the top six teams and five runners not on a top-six team advance to the sectional. Wolf said he feels the girls team should finish in the top six, and hopes the boys can compete with Huntley and Hononegah for a top-three finish. Seniors Mitch Bishop and Thomas Wuchte has paced the team all year, and the seven runners Saturday will include two sophomores and two freshmen. “They’re senior captains and have been really consistent,” Wolf said. “They’re real strong leaders on the team. It’s been a fun group ’cause it’s really a mix.” The Barb boys were fourth at the conference tournament last week, and Wolf

said the team was disappointed. “We were coming off a real strong week at Sterling, but we didn’t run poorly (at the conference meet),” Wolf said. “I think a couple teams really ran well. Sycamore ran fantastic and did a great job to win the conference. So our guys are a little disappointed but still hungry.” Sycamore coach Mike Lambdin said he hopes the team can keep the momentum going into the regional. “It was probably one of the better team races of the season,” Lambdin said. “Everybody is excited and looking forward to racing at regionals on Saturday.” Stephen Poorten is coming off a second-place finish, behind only Kaneland’s Matthew Richtman. Connor Farrell and Jake Carani also had top 10 showings for the Spartans. The Knights took fifth at the meet. Coach Chad Cleary said freshman Daniel Occhipinti ran well after spending most of the year at the lower level. Cleary said he expects the team to run

better. “We ran a freshman for the first time Saturday. And another sophomore might have a major impact,” Cleary said. “I don’t think we used the power of our pack very well, so we have to run a different race Saturday. Hopefully we’ll finish top six and advance to sectionals.” The Kaneland girls took second, paced by Rachel Richtman – who continued her run of top 5 finishes this year with a third-place showing. “She’s just a good runner,” Doug Ecker said. “She doesn’t overthink things, just goes out there and runs. It’s a good personality for a runner.” Ecker said he expects his Knights to have a strong showing on Saturday. “It’s difficult as it always is this year, the regional and especially the sectional,” Ecker said. “It’s going to be very tough to get through to state. But as always I’m hoping the girls run the best they can. You never know what’s going to happen.”

• Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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Kaneland’s Rachel Richtman runs with Yorkville’s Alysssa Edwards on Saturday during the Northern Illinois Big Xll Conference meet at Hoover Park in Sterling.

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DeKalb’s Jasmine Kemp leaps for a block during the Barbs’ two-match win over the Sycamore Spartans Tuesday at Sycamore High School.

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DeKalb knocks off rival Sycamore By JOHN BUTKUS SYCAMORE – On senior night, the Spartans struggled their way to a straight-set defeat to DeKalb. The Barbs took down the Spartans, 25-22, 25-18, on Tuesday night. Sycamore (13-20-2) and DeKalb (1613) played through two close sets in a rowdy home crowd for Senior Night, but DeKalb found a way to battle through and earn victories in both. Sycamore held the advantage through almost all of the first set, eventually holding a 20-16 lead over DeKalb. The

tide quickly shifted as the Barbs were able to score four straight points to tie the set. The Barbs proceeded to go on a 9-2 run to secure the set victory. “I was super happy with our determination today,” DeKalb coach Jamie DiMaggio said. “We’ve been in kind of a rut lately and I think they finally realized that it was only them that could get them out of that rut and they came out tonight fired up and ready to play.” Hannah Oehlberg of DeKalb finished with six kills while Jasmine Kemp finished with four kills. As a team, the Barbs finished with five to-

tal blocks. Sycamore once again had the early advantage in the second set, but DeKalb fought their way back to a 10-8 lead, and they didn’t look back from there. From that point on, the Barbs consistently held four- or five-point leads, eventually gaining a 22-16 advantage before closing it out with the 25-18 victory. “I think they just trusted each other tonight,” DiMaggio said. “They looked to each other for support and we’ve been really working on minimizing our errors and getting the ball back as much as we can.”

Sycamore held their own in both sets, but gave up the lead two times and was never able to reclaim it against their rivals. “It’s tough to come out on senior night and stay focused and play your rival at the same time,” Sycamore coach Jennifer Charles said. “I think the girls played well, maybe not as well they would have wanted to on senior night, but I thought they did OK. DeKalb is a very good serving team and we knew that coming out of the gate and we needed girls to step up and make plays and pass well; sometimes we had that and sometimes we didn’t.”

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quainted with the Huskies’ coaching staff. He also had heard from Eastern Illinois and Southern Illinois. “I really liked Northern,” Hedmark said. “The coaching staff was great, and I never wanted to go too far away for school. “I always dreamed about playing Division I baseball since I started playing travel baseball. I actually started getting emails two or three years ago to come to this showcase, and I thought, ‘Maybe I have a chance if I keep working hard.’ ” Hedmark was 3-3 in 42 2/3 innings pitched, with 44 strikeouts, eight walks and a 2.13 ERA. He was a Northwest Herald All-Area second-team selection as an outfielder after hitting .342 with a teamhigh 20 RBIs. One of Hedmark’s losses came against McCumber, a 1-0 decision in which Mc-

Cumber pitched a perfect game. “That game was crazy,” Hedmark said. “The night before we lost, 13-0, to Cary-Grove, so I was super fired up to pitch. He pitched his butt off. It is what it is. He’s a good pitcher.” Hedmark pitched with left Danny Denz, who now pitches at NCAA Division I Memphis, the past two years on the Chargers’ staff. “[Hedmark] is a finesse pitcher. He’s not a guy who’s going to overpower you,” Anderson said. “But he knows how to pitch. It’s not just going up there and throwing a strike, it’s knowing when to throw the right pitch, hitting your spot, keeping hitters off-balance. Northern’s getting a fantastic young man, not only as a baseball player, but as an athlete, as a leader, as a student, an overall total package.”


Sexual consent, debated across U.S., key to Derrick Rose case By BRIAN MELLEY

The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES – Months before Derrick Rose took the stand to defend himself in a lawsuit claiming he and two friends raped an ex-girlfriend while she was intoxicated, the NBA star was asked if he understood the word “consent.” “No. But can you tell me?” he asked at a deposition in June. Rose came to court last week with a much better grasp of the word that is central to the $21 million civil case, although his interpretation of the concept could prove costly. No one disputes the New York Knicks player and his friends had sex with the woman in her apartment Aug. 27, 2013. The question is whether she gave her consent — as the men claim — or whether she was too incapacitated to do so — as she insists. There is no commonly accepted definition for consent, which is at the heart of a “patchwork quilt” of evolving laws on rape and sexual assault that in some cases require an affirmative agreement before sex, attorney Rebecca O’Connor said. “It is murky, and I think that’s where we’re seeing a lot states try to clear the weeds, if you will, and take this on and make it clear,” said O’Connor, a vice president at the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. “It’s so complicated we can never just say it’s black and white.” Rape was once defined as intercourse with force against a woman’s will, said

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New York Knicks basketball player Derrick Rose arrives Oct. 6 at U.S. District Court in downtown Los Angeles. Matt Lyon, a law professor at Lincoln Memorial University. Reform efforts in some states led to rape being defined more by the non-consent of the victim than a use of force by the perpetrator. States such as California have gone further in deciding that consent can be withdrawn during sex and that a victim can be too incapacitated to agree to the act. “One of the big criticisms against the modernization is the ‘he said, she said,’ ” Lyon said. “It’s so easy when it’s clear there was force used, but here the woman may say it was rape though there’s no physical evidence of force or that it was

done against her will.” That is the situation in the Rose case, where the woman said she blacked out after drinking earlier in the night and felt drugged after downing a few shots of tequila at Rose’s Beverly Hills mansion. With no physical evidence, the case hinges as much on her credibility as that of the three men. The woman said she went home from Rose’s place, vomited and woke up around 3 a.m. to find Rose, Ryan Allen and Randall Hampton having sex with her and she was too incapacitated to stop it. Rose may have been tripped up by the

word “consent” in his videotaped deposition, but he tried to recover at trial by defining it as both parties being in agreement. He also connected dots he felt outlined consent, including the woman’s racy texts that started 17 hours earlier saying he made her “horny.” “Maybe she sent suggestive texts or emails, but that doesn’t prove she consented to it at the time,” said Evan Lee, a law professor at the University of California, Hastings College of Law. “A woman may be willing to have sex 23 hours in the day, but if he has sex in that 24th hour when she’s not willing, then that’s rape if he knows she doesn’t want to.” Rose testified that he assumed consent based on their sexual history, the fact she had never denied him and because of sex acts she initiated with him and his friends at the Beverly Hills house earlier in the night. He and his friends all said the woman seemed sober and she willingly participated. When the three men entered her apartment that morning, defense lawyer Mark Baute said in closing arguments Tuesday that she told them “one at a time” and welcomed them with “open arms and open legs.” The Associated Press is not naming the woman because it generally does not identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault. Her lawyer argued that the defense concocted a story to show the woman consented through her sexually aggressive behavior, but he said it amounted to blaming the victim.

• Wednesday, October 19, 2016

What Dundee-Crown baseball coach Jon Anderson observed two years ago with Erik Hedmark was poise belying his age. Hedmark, who throws and bats left-handed, was promoted by Anderson to the varsity as a freshman. “His baseball I.Q., when you looked at Erik Hedmark him as a freshman, you didn’t see a freshman,” Anderson said. “You saw somebody out there who was confident, somebody who has baseball ability, had the baseball sense.” Northern Illinois University baseball

coach Mike Kunigonis and his staff saw the same qualities from Hedmark, a junior who committed Monday to pitch for the Huskies. He will join NIU in the 201819 school year. “They liked my maturity and that I have good movement on my fastball,” Hedmark said. “They talked to coaches, and they heard I keep my composure well, and I don’t blow big situations.” Hedmark will join a staff at NIU that will have Cary-Grove’s Matt McCumber and McHenry’s Mike Lasiewicz on it. Both McCumber and Lasiewicz are seniors in the Fox Valley Conference this year. Hedmark plays with the 29ers in travel baseball during the summer, which is where NIU coaches saw him this year. In September, Hedmark attended a camp at NIU and became better ac-

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Junior pitcher-outfielder Hedmark commits to NIU


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Chapman on Dodgers rejection: ‘No ill will’ By GORDON WITTENMYER

LOS ANGELES – If the Cubs win this series, Aroldis Chapman has the chance to be the last man standing on the mound, the man who can pile the final outs onto the Dodgers’ elimination – maybe even make the Dodgers regret bailing on him last winter. The Dodgers had a deal done with the Reds for Chapman before domestic abuse allegations came to light, resulting in an MLB investigation and ultimately a 30-game suspension for the left-hander with the 104-mph fastball. The Dodgers quickly backed out of the deal, and the Yankees accepted the terms of the suspension in completing a discounted trade for the closer. Chapman retired six of the eight Dodgers he faced, pitching in each of the first two games of the National League Championship Series. But it’s not personal, he swears – insisting he’ll find no extra joy in helping eliminate the Dodgers because of what that team might represent to him. “I knew the deal was almost done and it broke apart,” Chapman said in Spanish through team interpreter Mateo Moreno. “But to me it was fine whatever occurred with them. “I don’t hold any ill will toward them at all about that. I know it’s just business.” Cubs teammates are just glad that business kept Chapman from joining Kenley Jansen in the Dodgers’ bullpen. “That’s what me and [Hector Rondon] always say,” reliever Pedro Strop said.”It was better having him on our side than somebody else. “Can you imagine if he went to the St. Louis Cardinals or somebody like that? That would be tough.”


The Cubs wasted no time taking their first hacks at Dodgers Game 4 starter Julio Urias a full day before his playoff start against them. Cubs manager Joe Maddon sent a loud and clear message to the umpire crew during his media session Tuesday when asked about the lefty rookie’s pickoff move that some consider close to a balk. “Close?” Maddon said. ”When you get to see it on TV, it’s pretty obvious, it’s not even close. It’s a very basic tenet regarding what is and what is not a balk. Give him credit, man,

Cubs relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman delivers during the ninth inning Sept. 26 against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. for going through with it. That’s part of the game. “There are certain umpires that are in tune to that, some that are not,” he added. “There are other balks that I always get annoyed with that aren’t called.

“So I’m certain that the umpiring crew has been made aware of it. That’s 101. That’s not an interpretation; that’s Balking 101 for me. So we’ll see how it all plays out.” Notes: Maddon said rookie catcher Willson Contreras is in play to

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Chiefs ship RB Davis to Packers for draft pick

Lacy was their only active running back against Dallas on Sunday, when he rushed for 65 yards on 17 carries in a 30-16 loss. KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Starks will be out a couple of weeks. Lacy Chiefs have traded backup running back Knile Davis to the Green Bay Packers, who was being held out of practice Wednesday because the ankle was “very sore,” coach desperately need to add depth to their Mike McCarthy said. injury-riddled backfield. That means the Packers will have to get The Packers gave up a conditional draft Davis up to speed on the playbook quickly pick Tuesday for Davis, who has already if he’s going to be ready when the Chicago started practicing with his new team. The Packers needed help at running back Bears visit Lambeau Field on Thursday with Eddie Lacy nursing a bothersome ankle night. – Wire report and James Starks undergoing knee surgery.

AP PREP FOOTBALL POLLS 8. Quincy 7-1 19 10 9. Antioch 8-0 17 NR 10. Boylan 7-1 9 9 Others receiving votes: Marmion 7, St. Laurence 5, Oak Lawn Richards 4, Danville 4, Montini 4, Reavis 1. CLASS 5A School W-L Pts. Prev. 1. Peoria Central (11 8-0 110 1 2. Sterling 8-0 99 2 3. Highland 7-1 83 3 4. Peoria Notre Dame 6-2 76 4 5. Washington 6-2 63 6 6. Morris 6-2 55 8 7. Centralia 6-2 41 10 8. Morgan Park 7-1 14 NR (tie) Vernon Hills 6-2 14 NR 10. Solorio Academy 6-2 11 NR Others receiving votes: Belvidere 8, Triad 8, Rochelle 5, Metamora 4, Cahokia 3, Payton 3, Decatur Eisenhower 2, Hillcrest 2, Marian Central 2, Kankakee 1, Glenbard South 1. CLASS 4A School W-L Pts. Prev. 1. Althoff Catholic (9) 8-0 114 1 2. Chicago Phillips (1) 7-1 102 2 3. Rochester 7-1 92 4 4. Johnsburg (1) 8-0 91 3 5. Columbia (1) 8-0 75 5 6. Genoa-Kingston 8-0 64 6 7. Mount Zion 7-1 44 7 8. Canton 7-1 31 8 9. Aurora Cent. Catholic 7-1 21 9 10. Plano 6-2 9 NR Others receiving votes: Rockford Lutheran 5, Herrin 4, Richmond-Burton 3, Breese Mater Dei 2, Geneseo 2, Taylorville 1. CLASS 3A School W-L Pts. Prev. 1. IC Catholic (14) 8-0 140 1

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Cubs 1, Los Angeles 1 Saturday: Cubs 8, Los Angeles 4 Sunday: Los Angeles 1, Cubs 0 Tuesday: Los Angeles 6, Cubs 0 Wednesday: Cubs (Lackey 11-8) at Los Angeles (Urias 5-2), 7:08 p.m. Thursday: Cubs (Lester 19-5) at Los Angeles (Maeda 16-11), 7:08 p.m. x-Saturday: Los Angeles at Cubs, TBA x-Sunday: Los Angeles at Cubs, TBA


(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Cleveland 3, Toronto 0 Friday: Cleveland 2, Toronto 0 Saturday: Cleveland 2, Toronto 1 Monday: Cleveland 4, Toronto 2 Tuesday: Toronto 5, Cleveland 1 Wednesday: Cleveland (Merritt 1-0) at Toronto, 3:08 p.m. x-Friday: Toronto at Cleveland, 7:08 p.m. x-Saturday: Toronto at Cleveland, TBA



CLASS 8A School W-L Pts. Prev. 1. Loyola (9) 8-0 90 1 2. Brother Rice 8-0 81 2 3. Homewood-Flossmoor 8-0 70 3 4. Palatine 8-0 55 5 (tie) Neuqua Valley 8-0 55 4 6. Hinsdale Central 8-0 41 7 7. Edwardsville 7-1 32 9 8. St. Charles East 8-0 20 T10 9. Naperville North 7-1 14 NR 10. Marist 7-1 8 NR Others receiving votes: Oswego 7, Glenbard West 7, Stevenson 6, Barrington 6, Lincoln-Way East 3. CLASS 7A School W-L Pts. Prev. 1. East St. Louis (8) 8-0 89 1 2. Bradley-Bourbonnais (1) 8-0 79 2 3. Fenwick 7-1 70 3 4. St. Charles North 7-1 61 4 5. Rolling Meadows 8-0 47 7 6. Normal Community 7-1 46 8 (tie) Batavia 7-1 46 6 8. Benet 6-2 17 5 9. Lincoln-Way Central 6-2 8 NR 10. Machesney Park Harlem7-1 7 NR (tie) Glenbrook North 7-1 7 NR Others receiving votes: Lincoln-Way West 5, Highland Park 4, Lake Zurich 4, Chicago Mount Carmel 2, St. Rita 2, Hoffman Estates 1. CLASS 6A School W-L Pts. Prev. 1. Sacred Heart-Griffin (7) 8-0 88 1 2. Prairie Ridge (2) 8-0 82 2 3. Cary-Grove 7-1 71 3 4. Lemont 8-0 63 4 5. Rockford Auburn 7-1 47 5 6. DeKalb 7-1 42 6 7. Crete-Monee 6-2 31 7



2. Wilmington 8-0 122 2 3. Monticello 8-0 106 3 4. Byron 8-0 96 4 5. Herscher 8-0 75 6 6. North-Mac 8-0 72 5 7. Newton 8-0 61 7 8. Mount Carmel 8-0 32 10 9. BloomingtonCent.Catholic 7-1 29 9 10. Farmington 8-0 14 NR Others receiving votes: Pana 5, Elmwood-Brimfield 5, Breese Central 4, Westville 4, Williamsville 4, Carlinville 1. CLASS 2A School W-L Pts. Prev. 1. Downs Tri-Valley (11) 8-0 136 1 2. Deer Creek-Mackinaw (3) 8-0 122 2 3. Sterling Newman 8-0 114 3 4. Mendon Unity 8-0 95 4 5. Maroa-Forsyth 7-1 77 6 6. Hamilton-West Hancock 8-0 64 7 7. Fulton 6-2 55 8 8. Wethersfield 7-1 35 9 9. Eastland-Pearl City 7-1 30 5 10. St. Bede 6-2 25 NR Others receiving votes: Carmi White County 6, Red Bud 4, DuQuoin 4, Eldorado 3. CLASS 1A School W-L Pts. Prev. 1. Forreston (11) 8-0 128 1 2. Tuscola (2) 8-0 114 2 3. Ottawa Marquette 8-0 97 3 4. Stockton 8-0 94 4 5. Decatur St. Teresa 7-1 78 6 6. Lena-Winslow 6-2 59 8 7. Decatur Lutheran (LSA) 8-1 38 NR 8. Athens 6-2 37 9 9. Mount Sterling 6-2 27 10 10. Argenta-Oreana 7-1 17 5 Others receiving votes: Freeport Aquin 16, Bureau Valley 4, Camp Point Central 3, Dakota 2, Arcola 1.

North W L T Minnesota 5 0 0 Green Bay 3 2 0 Detroit 3 3 0 Bears 1 5 0 East W L T Dallas 5 1 0 Washington 4 2 0 Philadelphia 3 2 0 N.Y. Giants 3 3 0 South W L T Atlanta 4 2 0 Tampa Bay 2 3 0 New Orleans 2 3 0 Carolina 1 5 0 West W L T Seattle 4 1 0 Los Angeles 3 3 0 Arizona 3 3 0 San Francisco 1 5 0


Pct 1.000 .600 .500 .167

PF 119 114 150 101

PA 63 113 153 143

New England Buffalo Miami N.Y. Jets

Pct .833 .667 .600 .500

PF 159 142 135 116

PA 107 142 78 131

Pittsburgh Baltimore Cincinnati Cleveland

Pct .667 .400 .400 .167

PF 199 94 155 161

PA 166 142 168 176

Houston Tennessee Jacksonville Indianapolis

Pct .800 .500 .500 .167

PF 105 110 153 127

PA 78 137 104 185

Oakland Denver Kansas City San Diego

WEEK 6 Thursday’s Result San Diego 21, Denver 13 Sunday’s Results Jacksonville 17, Bears 16 New England 35, Cincinnati 17 Detroit 31, Los Angeles 28 Miami 30, Pittsburgh 15 Washington 27, Philadelphia 20 Tennessee 28, Cleveland 26 Buffalo 45, San Francisco 16 N.Y. Giants 27, Baltimore 23 New Orleans 41, Carolina 38 Kansas City 26, Oakland 10 Dallas 30, Green Bay 16 Seattle 26, Atlanta 24 Houston 26, Indianapolis 23 (OT) Monday’s Result Arizona, 28, N.Y. Jets 3 Off: Minnesota, Tampa Bay

East W L T 5 1 0 4 2 0 2 4 0 1 5 0 North W L T 4 2 0 3 3 0 2 4 0 0 6 0 South W L T 4 2 0 3 3 0 2 3 0 2 4 0 West W L T 4 2 0 4 2 0 3 2 0 2 4 0

Pct .833 .667 .333 .167

PF 149 162 118 95

PA 91 103 134 164

Pct .667 .500 .333 .000

PF 154 117 109 113

PA 123 115 145 176

Pct .667 .500 .400 .333

PF 108 120 101 160

PA 127 127 127 174

Pct .667 .667 .600 .333

PF 152 140 109 173

PA 163 108 102 155

WEEK 7 Thursday’s Game Bears at Green Bay, 7:25 p.m. Sunday’s Games N.Y. Giants vs. Los Angeles, 8:30 a.m. Minnesota at Philadelphia, noon New Orleans at Kansas City, noon Oakland at Jacksonville, noon Baltimore at N.Y. Jets, noon Washington at Detroit, noon Indianapolis at Tennessee, noon Buffalo at Miami, noon Cleveland at Cincinnati, noon Tampa Bay at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m. San Diego at Atlanta, 3:05 p.m. New England at Pittsburgh, 3:25 p.m. Seattle at Arizona, 7:30 p.m. Monday’s Game Houston at Denver, 7:30 p.m. Off: Dallas, Carolina





Central Division W L Pct Indiana 3 2 .600 Detroit 3 2 .600 Bulls 3 3 .500 Milwaukee 2 3 .400 Cleveland 2 4 .333 Atlantic Division W L Pct Boston 5 1 .833 Toronto 3 2 .600 New York 2 2 .500 Brooklyn 1 4 .200 Philadelphia 1 5 .167 Southeast Division W L Pct Atlanta 4 2 .667 Miami 4 2 .667 Washington 3 3 .500 Charlotte 2 3 .400 Orlando 1 5 .167


Southwest Division W L Pct Memphis 4 1 .800 Houston 4 1 .800 San Antonio 3 2 .600 Dallas 2 3 .400 New Orleans 1 4 .200 Northwest Division W L Pct Portland 3 2 .600 Minnesota 3 2 .600 Utah 3 2 .600 Oklahoma City 3 3 .500 Denver 3 3 .429 Pacific Division W L Pct Golden State 4 1 .800 Phoenix 3 2 .600 Sacramento 3 2 .600 L.A. Clippers 2 3 .400 L.A. Lakers 2 4 .333

Monday’s Results Charlotte 108, Bulls 104 (OT) Boston 120, Brooklyn 99 Detroit 102, Milwaukee 78 Utah 104, L.A. Clippers 78 Tuesday’s Games Washington 96, Cleveland 91 Atlanta 96, New Orleans 89 Miami 107, Orlando 77 Oklahoma City 97, Denver 87 L.A. Clippers at Sacramento (n)

GB — — ½ 1 1½ GB — 1½ 2 3½ 4 GB — — 1 1½ 3 GB — — 1 2 3 GB — — — ½ 1 GB — 1 1 2 2½

W New York 15 New York City FC 14 Toronto FC 13 D.C. United 11 Montreal 11 Philadelphia 11 New England 10 Orlando City 8 Columbus 8 Fire 7

L 9 10 9 9 10 13 14 11 13 16

T Pts 9 54 9 51 11 50 13 46 12 45 9 42 9 39 14 38 12 36 10 31

GF GA 59 44 58 56 48 37 51 43 49 50 52 53 41 54 51 58 49 54 40 55

W 17 15 12 12 13 12 12 8 9 7

L 8 6 6 11 14 13 13 11 15 14

T Pts 8 59 12 57 15 51 10 46 6 45 8 44 8 44 14 38 9 36 12 33

GF GA 50 40 38 31 54 39 43 44 42 42 40 41 47 49 32 38 41 51 38 44


FC Dallas Colorado Los Angeles Real Salt Lake Seattle Sporting K.C. Portland San Jose Vancouver Houston

Note: Three points for victory, one point for tie Sunday’s Games Fire at Toronto FC, 3 p.m. Columbus at New York City FC, 3 p.m. D.C. United at Orlando City, 3 p.m. FC Dallas at Los Angeles, 3 p.m. Houston at Colorado, 3 p.m. Montreal at New England, 3 p.m. New York at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. Portland at Vancouver, 3 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Seattle, 3 p.m. San Jose at Sporting Kansas City, 3 p.m.

WNBA FINALS (Best-of-5) Los Angeles 2, Minnesota 2 Sunday, Oct. 9: Los Angeles 78, Minnesota 76 Tuesday, Oct. 11: Minnesota 79, Los Angeles 60 Friday: Los Angeles 92, Minnesota 75 Sunday: Minnesota 85, Los Angeles 79 Thursday: Los Angeles at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

WEDNESDAY Girls volleyball: North Boone at Marengo, 6 p.m. Girls swimming: Jacobs at Huntley, 4:30 p.m.; Dundee-Crown at Woodstock North, 4:30 p.m. THURSDAY Girls volleyball: McHenry at Hampshire, Dundee-Crown at Jacobs, Prairie Ridge at Huntley, Crystal Lake South at Cary-Grove, Woodstock at Richmond-Burton, Harvard at Woodstock North, Johnsburg at Burlington Central, 6 p.m. Girls swimming: Cary-Grove at McHenry, 4:30 p.m. FRIDAY Football: Rock Falls at Woodstock North, 6:30 p.m.; Harvard at Burlington Central, Marengo at Johnsburg, Richmond-Burton at Woodstock, Westminster Christian at Alden-Hebron, 7 p.m.; McHenry at Huntley, Crystal Lake Central at Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake South at West Chicago, Prairie Ridge at DundeeCrown, Jacobs at Hampshire, 7:15 p.m.; Girls volleyball: Dundee-Crown at Lake Park Invite, 4:30 p.m.; Johnsburg at IC Catholic Tournament, 5 p.m.


Central Division GP W L OT Pts St. Louis 3 3 0 0 6 Dallas 3 2 1 0 4 Colorado 3 2 1 0 4 Minnesota 3 2 1 0 4 Blackhawks 4 2 2 0 4 Winnipeg 3 1 2 0 2 Nashville 3 1 2 0 2 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts San Jose 4 3 1 0 6 Vancouver 2 2 0 0 4 Edmonton 3 2 1 0 4 Arizona 2 1 1 0 2 Calgary 3 0 2 1 1 Anaheim 4 0 3 1 1 Los Angeles 3 0 3 0 0

GF GA 11 6 11 9 10 11 12 9 16 15 9 12 7 9 GF GA 12 12 6 4 14 13 8 10 8 14 7 12 6 12


Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 3 3 0 0 6 13 9 Ottawa 4 3 1 0 6 17 16 Florida 3 2 0 1 5 9 6 Montreal 3 2 0 1 5 11 5 Boston 3 2 1 0 4 11 8 Toronto 2 1 0 1 3 8 6 Buffalo 2 1 1 0 2 7 6 Detroit 3 1 2 0 2 10 11 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 3 2 0 1 5 7 4 Pittsburgh 4 2 1 1 5 9 12 N.Y. Rangers 3 2 1 0 4 14 10 Philadelphia 3 1 1 1 3 11 13 New Jersey 3 1 1 1 3 5 6 Carolina 2 0 0 2 2 7 9 N.Y. Islanders 4 1 3 0 2 9 12 Columbus 2 0 2 0 0 5 9 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesday’s Games Blackhawks 7, Philadelphia 4 San Jose 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 Washington 3, Colorado 0 New Jersey 2, Anaheim 1 Ottawa 7, Arizona 4 Montreal 4, Pittsburgh 0 Tampa Bay 4, Florida 3, SO Minnesota 6, Los Angeles 3 Dallas 2, Nashville 1 Buffalo at Calgary (n) Carolina at Edmonton (n) St. Louis at Vancouver (n) Wednesday’s Games Toronto at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. Detroit at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Monday’s Results Colorado 4, Pittsburgh 3, OT N.Y. Rangers 7, San Jose 4 Detroit 5, Ottawa 1 Boston 4, Winnipeg 1


WEST MAC All Games W L PF PA W L PF PA W. Michigan 3 0 135 40 7 0 310 123 Toledo 1 0 35 20 5 1 258 140 C. Michigan 2 1 68 98 5 2 226 198 E. Michigan 2 1 75 80 5 2 221 188 Ball St. 1 2 76 76 4 3 199 168 N. Illinois 1 2 89 103 1 6 191 261 EAST MAC W L PF PA Akron 2 1 66 81 Ohio 2 1 67 58 Kent St. 1 2 85 69 Miami (Ohio) 1 2 38 66 Buffalo 0 2 41 75 Bowling Green 0 2 49 58

All Games W L PF PA 4 3 226 242 4 3 214 184 2 5 161 196 1 6 120 190 1 5 97 190 1 6 145 321

Saturday’s Games Cent. Michigan at Toledo, 11 a.m. Miami (Ohio) at Bowling Green, 11 a.m. Ohio at Kent St., noon Akron at Ball St., 2 p.m. Buffalo at N. Illinois, 2:30 p.m. E. Michigan at W. Michigan, 2:30 p.m.


• Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday Golf 9:30 p.m.: PGA Tour, CIMB Classic, first round, at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, TGC 1:30 a.m. (Thursday): LPGA Tour, Blue Bay LPGA, first round, at Hainan Island, China, TGC MLB 3 p.m.: AL Championship Series, Game 5, Cleveland at Toronto (if necessary), TBS 7 p.m.: NL Championship Series, Game 4, Cubs at L.A. Dodgers, FS1 NBA 6:30 p.m.: Preseason, New York at Boston, ESPN 9 p.m.: Preseason, Golden State vs. L.A. Lakers, at San Diego,

TORONTO 6 p.m. WGN AM-720


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Kaneland, Sycamore set for state tourney By EDDIE CARIFIO Aside from last year, when the Spartans sent all six players to the state tournament, the Sycamore and Kaneland tennis teams have always had problems getting players to state. With the IHSA splitting the sport into two classes for the first time this year, that changed in a big way. Both teams each qualified a singles entry and a doubles entry for the Class 1A State Tournament, which runs Thursday through Saturday in Buffalo Grove. Sycamore’s Laurynn Mize beat Kaneland’s Elizabeth Towell, 6-2, 6-2, in the third-place match, and both will earn a trip to the finale. In doubles, Brooklynn Scott and Kate Majerus took fourth for Sycamore, while Lauren Karolewicz and Marley Schultz were second for the Knights. Overall in the sectional, the Spartans were third and the Knights second behind champion Boylan Catholic. For Kaneland, they entered the year sending five players to state in its history. That number is now eight. “We’re very happy with how things turned out, placing second in that regional,” Kaneland coach Tim Larsen said. “The girls just all played well, and when we won all our first-round matches, we got really happy and thought we could have gotten all four through. But we’re pretty happy with the result.” Mize will face the No. 9 seed, Joliet Catholic freshman Mia Mertino, in the first round. Scott and Majerus will face Althoff Catholic seniors and No. 3 seeds Emma Melichar and Madelyn Skinner. Towell will face Rogers Park junior and No. 6 seed Nicole Lao, while Karolewicz and Schultz will face Maggie Stopa and Charlie Satoris, the No. 15 seeds from Bloomington Central Catholic. Sycamore had a big year last year, with six players going to state – two single sand two doubles teams. But all those players except Mize moved

“We’re very happy with how things turned out, placing second in that regional. The girls just all played well, and when we won all our first-round matches, we got really happy and thought we could have gotten all four through. But we’re pretty happy with the result.” Tim Larsen

Kaneland coach on. One of the new players, Majerus, hadn’t played tennis before this summer. “It’s been quite the experience,” said Majerus, who also plays basketball for the Spartans. “I never thought I’d be playing tennis this year. It’s been a lot of fun. I’ve enjoyed it and it’s a complete honor I’m getting to go my first year.” First-year Sycamore head coach Jen O’Sullivan said Majerus and Scott have a good chemistry. “(Majerus is) a total athlete, and they both get along well,” O’Sullivan said. “I think they’re going to go in and give it there best shot.” Larsen said projecting how any athlete will finish this year is particularly hard, given the split of the two classes. “There’s no way to tell, especially with it being split in to two classes now,” Larsen said. “I’m familiar with it as one class, and the level of difficulty when we get there. With the separate classes, I don’t know. We could look around and say we have a shot. But we could also see a lot of tough players. We’ll be surprised one way or another, I guess.

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By SEASON STEPP More Content Now

Mushrooms are one of those crazy foods that people either love or hate: mushrooms are neither fruit nor vegetable, have weird textures, and grow in dead and decaying plant matter. But fungus or not, mushrooms have been part of the human diet for thousands of years and continue to rise in popularity. As interest in food has become trendier and the local food movement has grown, so has the interest in local, unusual mushrooms. Today most areas have multiple mushroom growers that sell to nearby restaurants, markets and to the public. Additionally, many of these farms offer classes or workshops to teach an aspiring fungivore the art and science behind growing their own. Wild mushrooms are most common in the spring and fall months but cultivated and dried mushrooms can be found throughout the year. The specifications of choosing fresh mushrooms depend mostly on the species but overall, choose those with unblemished caps and smell earthy, never fishy. Refrigerate in a single layer, covered loosely with damp paper towels, allowing for air to circulate around the mushrooms. Save woody Johan Bolhuis - stems for stock, and dry or freeze Using mushroom stock enhances the depth of flavor to any recipe, and can make vegetarian cooking much more exciting. Shiitake unused mushrooms, such as shiitakes, mushrooms (pictured) add flavor to a Coconut Tom Yum Gai Soup recipe. for later use. Mushrooms complement many 2 cups green beans, cut into bite-sized 4 cloves garlic, peeled and grated Season the soup to taste with kosher salt, other ingredients, either adding to or pieces 1 Thai chili, seeds removed and sliced Sriracha and lime juice. Garnish the finished pairing with the earthiness inherent 1 zucchini, diced thinly soup with the cilantro leaves. in foods such as roasted meats, root 3 ears corn, kernels removed 1 teaspoon brown sugar vegetables and herbs including thyme, 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk sage and rosemary. Using mushroom Mushroom, Summer Corn and Place a Dutch oven or heavy stew pot Sriracha hot sauce stock enhances the depth of flavor to Fingerling Potato Ragout any recipe, and can make vegetarian over medium heat. When the pan is hot, add 6-8 tablespoons lime juice Olive oil cooking much more exciting. enough oil to lightly cover the bottom. 2 onions, peeled and diced

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Coconut Tom Yum Gai Soup

5 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 stalks lemongrass, bruised 4 kaffir lime leaves 2 inches ginger, peeled and sliced 8 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and caps sliced thinly 3 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon soy sauce ¼ cup cilantro leaves, stems removed and leaves chopped roughly Canola oil, for sautéing vegetables 3 shallots, peeled and minced

Place the stock in a sauce pan with the lem4 garlic cloves, pressed or peeled and ongrass, kaffir lime leaves, ginger, mushroom grated stems, fish sauce, soy sauce and cilantro 4 carrots, sliced into ½-inch pieces stems. Bring to a simmer and reduce to low 4 celery ribs, chopped to keep warm. 2 bay leaves Heat a large soup pot over medium heat. 2 sprigs thyme Add oil to the pan. Once hot, add the shallots 2 cups red wine and sauté until softened, about 3 minutes. 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, cleaned Add the sliced mushroom caps and cook and sliced until most of the moisture has evaporated 2½ cups fingerling potatoes cut into and mushrooms have started to brown, about chunks 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until 3 tablespoons tamari soy sauce fragrant, about 1 minute. 1½ cups chicken stock Strain the chicken stock mixture. Add stock, 3 tablespoons tomato paste sliced chili and brown sugar into the soup 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard pot. Bring to a simmer for 5 minutes. 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar Reduce the heat and add coconut milk. 2 tablespoons molasses

When the oil is hot, add the onions, garlic, carrots and celery; cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add the bay leaves, thyme, and red wine and simmer uncovered for about 3 minutes. Reduce heat, and place the corn and mushrooms in the pan. Cook until the corn and mushrooms are soft, about 5 minutes. In a small bowl, whisk together the tamari, stock, tomato paste, Dijon, vinegar and molasses. Add mixture to the pot, along with the potatoes. Simmer until potatoes are soft, about 15 minutes. Add the green beans, zucchini and corn; cook until the green beans are just slightly tender, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve over polenta.

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Fungi rising in popularity

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Braised cauliflower mixes up the flavor By KATIE WORKMAN The Associated Press

Any time capers mingle with anchovies and garlic, I’m happy. You might think these are very strong flavors, but when they are used sparingly they add a lovely layer of salty/savory flavor to whatever dish they grace. When I serve this to my family, do I mention there are anchovies in it? Nope, I don’t. Do they think it’s delicious? Yup, they do. The cauliflower is browned in the pan before it’s braised, and don’t cook it too long in the liquid or it will lose its great, firm texture. If you want a vegetarian version, skip the anchovies and use vegetable broth. I was making this for the second time when I realized I didn’t have fresh parsley, so I grabbed a bag of baby arugula from the fridge and it was a happy amendment.

Braised Cauliflower with Anchovies and Capers AP photo

Braised Cauliflower with Anchovies and Capers Start to finish: 20 minutes Servings: 6 to 8

1 large head cauliflower 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic 2 tablespoons capers, drained Coarse or kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 4 anchovies, rinsed and minced Splash dry white wine 1 cup less-sodium vegetable or chicken broth

1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley or 1 cup baby arugula leaves, roughly chopped (optional) Cut the cauliflower into small florets. Heat the olive oil in a large Dutch oven or heavy stockpot over medium high heat. Add the cauliflower and cook, stirring occasionally until it starts to lightly brown in some spots. Shove the cauliflower to one side and add the garlic, capers, and anchovies so that they hit the bottom of the pan, and season with

salt and pepper. Stir into the olive oil until the garlic turns golden and you can smell everything. Stir the mixture into the cauliflower, and season with salt and pepper, so the anchovy mixture coats the vegetables. Pour in the wine and give everything a stir. Add the broth and bring to a simmer. Cover the pan, and reduce the heat so the liquid remains at a simmer. Cook until the cauliflower is just tender but not mushy, from 8 to 10 minutes. If there is more than ½ cup liquid left, remove

the cauliflower with a slotted spoon and simmer the remaining liquid until there is less than ½ cup, then pour it over the cauliflower. Stir in or sprinkle over the parsley or arugula (if using). Serve hot or warm.

Nutrition information per serving: 84 calories; 43 calories from fat; 5 g fat (1 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 2 mg cholesterol; 255 mg sodium; 7 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 4 g protein.

Tuna never tasted as good as in this Asian-inspired salad By MELISSA D’ARABIAN The Associated Press

Canned tuna is underrated. Sure, we keep a can or two on hand for the occasional tuna salad sandwich, but most of us don’t stray far from the sandwich for this tasty and versatile protein. Canned tuna can be used as a protein swap in many recipes (tuna tacos are amazing!), and it’s shelf-stable, inexpensive and chock-full of protein. One cup of drained canned tuna packs in about 40 grams of protein, so it’s a filling enough for either lunch or dinner. Budget cooks take note: Tuna is easy to nab on sale for a buck or so a can, even for name brands, so load up when it’s on sale since it has an incredibly long shelf life. Most tuna seems to be packed in water these days to save calories. But

I personally like the flavor better of oil-packed fish – it tastes more like fresh fish – so I usually keep a couple of oil-packed cans around for some recipes where I want a richer flavor, and I just drain the oil away. Also, I always keep a can (or jar) of high-end tuna in my pantry – a quality tuna packed in good olive oil will turn your tuna dishes into restaurant quality, but you’ll definitely pay several dollars more. Your call. Once you have a nice stock of canned tuna in the pantry, get creative. Consider almost any recipe where you use chicken or fish, and see if you can’t substitute tuna. If you are worried about having taste flashbacks to your childhood of eating pink-spiky tuna-flecked mayo slathered between slices of white fluffy bread, my suggestion is to think about ethnic flavor profiles to redirect your tastebuds – Italian

(mix tuna into spicy tomato sauces), Thai, Chinese, and Mexican dishes made with canned tuna are some of my favorites.

Chopped Albacore Salad with Asian Dressing Start to finish: 15 minutes Servings: 4

4 cups chopped romaine lettuce 3/4 cup chopped green beans 3/4 cup chopped carrots 1/2 cup chopped red sweet pepper 1/4 cup quartered grape tomatoes 1/2 avocado, cubed 1/4 cup chopped almonds (or cashews) 2 scallions, chopped 3 5-ounce cans albacore tuna, drained 1/4 cup chopped cilantro For the dressing: 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger

1 garlic clove, finely minced (or 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic) 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon sriracha, or other hot sauce (or more if desired) 1 teaspoon sesame oil 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil, or other neutral oil Place all the salad ingredients in a large bowl. In a small bowl, vigorously whisk together the dressing ingredients. Spoon about half of the dressing onto the salad and toss to coat. Taste, and add more dressing as desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition information per serving: 300 calories; 150 calories from fat; 17 g fat (2 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 47 mg cholesterol; 379 mg sodium; 11 g carbohydrate; 5 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 28 g protein


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3M awards stethoscopes to KC nursing students DAILY CHRONICLE

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The Community Support Group at 3M in DeKalb has awarded Littmann Stethoscopes to five first-year nursing students at Kishwaukee College. Pictured (from left) are Marcus Lee, 3M Community Support Group; Terry Bunger, Rochelle; Lanee Faivre, DeKalb; Jordan Damisch, Kirkland; Courtney Tucker, Oregon; Soscha Lucero, Malta; Bette Chilton, Dean of the Health and Education Division at KC; and Donna Engh, 3M Community Support Group.

Five first-year nursing students at Kishwaukee College were the recipients of Littmann Stethoscopes from the Community Support Group at 3M. Donna Engh and Marcus Lee from the 3M Community Support Group were on campus on Sept. 6 to award the stethoscopes to the students. The nursing students who received Littmann stethoscopes are: Terry Bunger, Rochelle; Jordan Damisch, Kirkland; Lanee Faivre, DeKalb; Soscha Lucero, Malta; and Courtney Tucker, Oregon. The Community Support Group is the local arm of 3M that provides charitable assistance and support. Although the national 3M Corporation provides

recognizable support in a variety of ways, including scholarships to Kishwaukee College and other educational institutions across the country, the Community Support Group is designed to be community-specific by volunteering, assisting and donating in ways that are unique to the local community. Since 2010, the 3M Community Support Group in DeKalb has been awarding Littmann stethoscopes to deserving KC nursing students each semester. The Littmann Stethoscope is manufactured by 3M and is considered the “Cadillac” of stethoscopes. For information on Kish. College, visit; for more information on the 3M Corporation, visit

SMS names September Students of the Month

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Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for September. The sixth-grade students are Jaila Hiller, Jeffery Hillmer, Sabrina Ezell and Owen Piazza. The seventh-grade students are Taryn Sibley, Nathan Lee, Penelope Giese and Sam Crutcher. The eighth-grade students are Katie Theriault, Max Wray, Anna Carpenter and Hunter Alexander.

St. Mary’s Sycamore selling holiday greens DAILY CHRONICLE St. Mary’s Catholic School in Sycamore is selling fresh evergreen wreaths, swags, garland, centerpieces, festive decorations and more for the holiday season. St. Mary’s has participated in this annual fundraiser for more than 30 years using Sherwood Forest Farms in the Pacific Northwest. Orders will be accepted through Nov. 4. Greens pick-up will take place the week of Nov. 28 for local orders. Di-

rect shipment items are also available for out-of-town relatives or friends. Greens make excellent holiday gifts. Brochures and order forms are available at St. Mary’s School, 222 Waterman St., in Sycamore. Materials can be picked up at the school between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday though Friday. Sales packets also can be delivered to your home or business. Contact Lauren at 630-707-8110 or or Michelle at 309645-7535 or to place an order.

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The Sycamore High School Marching Band performs at the Rochelle Field Show.

Sycamore High Marching Band performs at Rochelle Field Show DAILY CHRONICLE The Sycamore High School Marching Band, under direction of Ken Goodman and Ashley Miceli, recently performed at the annual Rochelle Field Show held at Rochelle High School. This year’s show titled, “A Salute to Heroes” led by Drum Majors Madeline Kessler and Matthew Rogers, features songs including, “Homefront,” “It’s a Wonderful World,” “Great Balls of Fire” and “Danger Zone/Top Gun Anthem.” This annual event allows students the experience to perform their

show for other area bands, family and friends. It is a critiqued, non-competitive event. The SHS Marching Band will be performing this Halftime Show at two remaining home football games and at the Marengo Field Show Competition, all in October. For more information about the Sycamore district music programs, upcoming performances, Sycamore Music Boosters and more, visit and follow Sycamore Music Boosters on Facebook and Twitter.


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ASK DOCTOR K Anthony L. Komaroff symptoms, and now is over, does it matter? For example, are you more likely to die from heart disease in the future? The research team compared three groups: 1. People hospitalized for heart attacks that caused symptoms. 2. People with silent heart attacks. 3. People without heart attacks. Not surprisingly, the risk of death in the first group was nearly five times as high as in the third group. Surprisingly and unfortunately, the risk of death in the silent heart attack group was three times as high as in the third group. Older studies had more or less come up with similar findings. The current study extended these observations to a much more diverse population. The excess risk associated with silent heart attacks was found to be present in both men and women. And it was found in both white and African-American patients. Other races were not examined in this study. So having a silent heart attack is a serious warning sign. It might not be quite as serious an omen as a heart attack that did cause symptoms. But it’s a lot more serious than never having had a heart attack. It means it is much more important for you to observe a healthy lifestyle, and to treat any conditions (like high blood pressure or high cholesterol) that put your heart at risk. • Write to Dr. Komaroff at or Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.

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Dear Dr. K: I recently had an ECG in preparation for a surgical procedure. The doctor said it showed I’d had a silent heart attack. How could I have had a heart attack and not known about it? Dear Reader: I know it sounds strange. After all, on television, heart attacks are portrayed in rather dramatic fashion. Typically, you see a person clutching their chest in agonizing pain. This mental image is embedded in our culture. But my colleague, Dr. Deepak Bhatt, a cardiologist at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital, cites a recent study that is the latest to show heart attacks often can be “silent.” Silent heart attacks are real. That is, the blood supply to a part of the heart has been shut down, and a part of the heart muscle dies as a result: That’s what a heart attack is. However, in silent heart attacks, people often experience symptoms other than severe chest pain. Instead, they may have just a pressure or heavy feeling in the chest, or pain in the neck or jaw, or shoulder and arm. Or they may have shortness of breath, sweating, extreme fatigue, dizziness or nausea. Whatever the symptoms, they may not attribute them to a heart problem. They may not even bring the symptoms to the attention of a doctor. Or they even may have a heart attack that causes no symptoms. The recent report from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study was a large one: Nearly 10,000 healthy people were followed for nearly a decade, on average. In nearly half (45 percent) of those who had a heart attack, the heart attack was “silent.” If a heart attack didn’t cause any


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My boyfriend and I are mature adults who enjoy photography. He brings his camera when we go to the beach or sporting events – even to the store. He’s learning all the time about how to use light correctly and his zoom lens. When we get back and I download the pics from his camera, the majority of shots are of women’s chests, behinds and pretty faces. He has snapped many of them while they were standing right next to me. (There are very few shots of me – ever.) When I ask if he wants me to delete the photos, he says no. I don’t understand why he would keep pictures of strangers. He says he’s like any photographer – he likes to review his photos. I tell him it hurts my feelings to think he enjoys looking at other women more than at me. It would be different if they were beautiful portraits, but they’re not. It is painful I’m not included. Am I wrong to feel unimportant and ignored? – Out Of The Picture Dear Out: You are entitled to your feelings, and they might be justified. Because you identify this man as your boyfriend, I assume you have an exclusive relationship. There always will be women around who are younger and prettier. That’s life. Because you can’t control his taste in subjects, my advice is to quit downloading his pictures for him if they make you uncomfortable. Dear Abby: My fiancé and I have a loving relationship. He is affectionate – hugging, kissing, etc. But he doesn’t have a high libido, which I am concerned about because he’s only 26. He has confessed to me he’s had relations with men in the past, and I’m thinking he might be bisexual. While that does not concern me whatsoever (after all, it’s one thing to be attracted to someone and another thing entirely to cheat), I worry he thinks he couldn’t share this with me, and it may lead to lies. I also am worried if I confront him with this, he may be offended or think I think less of him. What should I do? – Loving Relationship In Michigan Dear Loving: You and your fiancé are overdue for a frank talk. He has told you he has had more than one same-sex relationship, so it’s fair to consider him to be bisexual. That he didn’t use that word doesn’t mean he was dishonest. That you have continued your relationship after learning about his sexual history should indicate to him you don’t think less of him. As to the strength of his libido, no two individuals are alike. If he is able to provide you with what you need, I don’t think you need to be concerned. If not – as I said before, you have to talk with him about it. Dear Abby: How do you get a man to help you financially? – Anony-miss In Beverly Hills Dear Anony-miss: Tell him you need his help and hope he’s the type who likes rescuing women.


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Newspaper Enterprise Association TODAY – You’ll have plenty of options when it comes to work, money and the opportunity to find your niche. Romance, contracts and investments look promising, but don’t take someone else’s word as gospel. Do your own research to avoid a mistake due to false information or insincere gestures. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) – Check out an opportunity that can lead to extra income, but don’t sign up for something that doesn’t have anything in it for you. Focusing on equality, sharing and getting your facts straight will be necessary. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) – Keep an open mind,

but don’t be too willing to share what you discover or think. Listen attentively and act accordingly. Secure your home and personal effects. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) – You need to gather information and find out what is fact and what is fiction. Staying on top of the truth will be your best way to avoid confusion and interference. Romance is highlighted. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) – A last-minute change will cause you to overreact or lead you into battle with someone who won’t adjust to your way of thinking. Opt not to argue. Do your own thing. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) – Check out an investment that interests you. Work on honing or picking up skills that will help you achieve your financial goals. Love is highlighted.

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) – You need to keep your distance and think matters through. Someone will make demands or dump responsibilities that don’t belong to you into your lap if you aren’t careful. ARIES (March 21-April 19) – Live a little. Get together with friends or make romantic plans with a loved one. A promise will be made if you discuss your feelings, objectives and personal desires. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) – Get involved in events that are geared toward education, communications or strategic business solutions. You will gain valuable knowledge that will help you get ahead in a competitive situation. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) – Engaging in social events, dealing with children and expressing

your feelings to a loved one all are favored. Let your voice be heard if you want to be granted favors and support. CANCER (June 21-July 22) – Put a little thought into how you do your job. Look for alternative methods that will make your work better and help you achieve your goals. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) – Your stamina and insight will make you a great collaborator and ally for someone who could help you as well. Love and romance are highlighted and will improve your personal life. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – Don’t give in to unreasonable demands. Take care of your responsibilities before tackling someone else’s. Networking and participating in work-related events will be helpful and inspirational.

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DeKalb Stacy Keach said, “I can’t think of anything that requires more finesse than comedy, both from a verbal and visual point of view.” In bridge, everyone is taught how to finesse very early, and -- no joke -almost everyone, especially below the expert level, loves to finesse. But do you know anyone who was warned that unless the contract is on the line, not to finesse when the failure of that finesse would result in more tricks being lost than if the finesse had never been taken? Today, South is faced with two minor-suit finesses. Which should he take, if any, in either six no-trump or seven no-trump after West leads the spade jack to declarer’s ace? North’s weak-two opening promised a good six-card suit and 6-10 high-card points. South, wishing to protect his ace-queen minor-suit holdings at trick one, jumped to six no-trump. South starts with 11 top tricks: three spades, six hearts, one diamond and one club. To get a guaranteed 12th trick is easy: Cross to dummy with a heart and run the diamond jack. Even if the finesse loses, declarer gets a second diamond trick to bring his total up to 12. In seven no-trump, though, South seems to have a choice -- but he doesn’t. If the club finesse is winning, that only gets him up to 12 tricks. Declarer needs to assume that the diamond finesse is working. Then he gets three diamond tricks and 13 in all. If you are thinking about contracting for a grand slam that needs a finesse to work, bid it when the finesse is winning and do not bid it when the finesse is losing!

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IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION PUBLIC NOTICE FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION THE 23RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS DEKALB COUNTY MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. SYCAMORE, ILLINOIS For information: Examine the U.S. Bank Trust, N.A., as Trustee for court file or contact Plaintiff's LSF9 Master Participation Trust attorney: Codilis & Associates, P.C., PLAINTIFF 15W030 North Frontage Road, Vs. Suite 100, Burr Ridge, IL 60527, Nicholas Gerts; et. al. (630) 794-9876. Please refer to DEFENDANTS file number 14-16-04756. 16 CH 00092 I705306 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE (Published in the Daily Chronicle, PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY October 12, 19, 26, 2016) GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on 9/22/2016, the Sheriff of DeKalb County, Illinois will on 11/10/16 at the hour of 1:00PM at Public Safety Building, 150 North Main Sycamore, IL 60178, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of DeKalb and State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: PIN 08-22-457-019 PUBLIC NOTICE Improved with Single Family Home IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR COMMONLY KNOWN AS: THE 23RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 829 S. First Street DEKALB COUNTY Dekalb, IL 60115 SYCAMORE, ILLINOIS Sale terms: 10% down of the U.S. Bank Trust, N.A., as Trustee for highest bid by certified funds at the LSF9 Master Participation Trust close of the auction; The balance, PLAINTIFF including the Judicial sale fee for Vs. Abandoned Residential Property Nicholas Gerts; et. al. Municipality Relief Fund, which is DEFENDANTS calculated at the rate of $1 for each 16 CH 00092 $1,000 or fraction thereof of the NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE amount paid by the purchaser not OF REAL ESTATE to exceed $300, in certified funds, PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY is due within twenty-four (24) GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment hours. The subject property is of Foreclosure and Sale entered in subject to general real estate taxes, the above cause on 9/22/2016, special assessments, or special the Sheriff of DeKalb County, Illinois taxes levied against said real estate will on 11/10/16 at the hour of and is offered for sale without any 1:00PM at Public Safety Building, representation as to quality or 150 North Main Sycamore, IL quantity of title and without 60178, or in a place otherwise recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" designated at the time of sale, condition. The sale is further subject County of DeKalb and State of to confirmation by the court. Illinois, sell at public auction to the If the property is a condominium highest bidder for cash, as set forth and the foreclosure takes place after below, the following described real 1/1/2007, purchasers other than estate: the mortgagees will be required to LOT 7 IN BLOCK 11 IN pay any assessment and legal fees TAYLOR'S ADDITION TO DEKALB, due under The Condominium PropACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREerty Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) OF RECORDED IN BOOK "B" OF and (g)(4). PLATS, PAGE 104, ON DECEMBER If the property is located in a 27, 1889, IN DEKALB COUNTY, common interest community, purILLINOIS. chasers other than mortgagees will PIN 08-22-457-019 be required to pay any assessment Improved with Single Family and legal fees due under the Home Condominium Property Act, 765 COMMONLY KNOWN AS: ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). 829 S. First Street If the sale is set aside for any Dekalb, IL 60115 reason, the Purchaser at the sale Sale terms: 10% down of the shall be entitled only to a return of highest bid by certified funds at the the deposit paid. The Purchaser close of the auction; The balance, shall have no further recourse including the Judicial sale fee for against the Mortgagor, the MortAbandoned Residential Property gagee or the Mortgagee's attorney. Municipality Relief Fund, which is Upon payment in full of the calculated at the rate of $1 for each amount bid, the purchaser shall $1,000 or fraction thereof of the receive a Certificate of Sale, which amount paid by the purchaser not will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to exceed $300, in certified funds, to the real estate after Confirmation is due within twenty-four (24) of the sale. The successful purhours. The subject property is chaser has the sole responsibility/ subject to general real estate taxes, expense of evicting any tenants or special assessments, or special other individuals presently in taxes levied against said real estate possession of the subject premises. and is offered for sale without any The property will NOT be open representation as to quality or for inspection and Plaintiff makes quantity of title and without no representation as to the condirecourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" tion of the property. Prospective condition. The sale is further subject bidders are admonished to to confirmation by the court. check the Court file to verify all If the property is a condominium information. and the foreclosure takes place after

pla 1/1/2007, purchasers other than the mortgagees will be required to pay any assessment and legal fees due under The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If the property is located in a common interest community, purchasers other than mortgagees will be required to pay any assessment and legal fees due under the Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after Confirmation of the sale. The successful purchaser has the sole responsibility/ expense of evicting any tenants or other individuals presently in possession of the subject premises. The property will NOT be open for inspection and Plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE

(HOMEO ), RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Codilis & Associates, P.C., 15W030 North Frontage Road, Suite 100, Burr Ridge, IL 60527, (630) 794-9876. Please refer to file number 14-16-04756. I705306

Sy courtroom occupied by the presiding judge, Tiffany J. Schultz will file a petition requesting that the minor's name be changed from SKYLAR MYKENZIE ARMSTRONG to SKYLAR MYKENZIE SCHULTZ pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/21-101 et seq. Any person interested in said request for change of a minor's name may appear at said time and place, of they so desire. Date October 10, 2016 at DeKalb, Illinois. Tiffany J. Schultz

(Published in the Daily Chronicle, (Published in the Daily Chronicle, October 12, 19 & 26, 2016.) October 12, 19, 26, 2016) 1232833





Public Notice is hereby given that on October 7, 2016 a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of DeKalb County, Illinois, setting forth the names and post office address of all persons owning, conducting, and transacting the business known as: PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that BUMP TO BUM located at 360 Eli on December 2, 2016, at 9:00 Barnes Ct., Sycamore, IL 60178. a.m., at the DeKalb County Courthouse, 133 West State Street, Dated October 7, 2016 Sycamore, Illinois, 60178 in the ourtr pied by th id IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF: TIFFANY J. SCHULTZ ON BEHALF OF: SKYLAR MYKENZIE ARMSTRONG, A MINOR

/s/ Douglas J. Johnson DeKalb County Clerk & Recorder (Published in the Daily Chronicle, October 12, 19 & 26, 2016.) 1233126 Publisher's Notice: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation of discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE The following are the times and locations of Early & Grace Voting Sites in DeKalb County for the General Election being held on November 8, 2016. Sycamore Campus Legislative Center's Gathertorium 200 N. Main St. Sycamore, IL 60178 Early & Grace Period Voting Serving ALL County Precincts September 29th & 30th 8:30am-4:30pm October 3rd - October 23rd M-F Only 8:30am-4:30pm Grace Period Registration Begins (October 12th) October 24th - October 28th M-F Only 8:30am-4:30pm October 29th, Saturday 9:00am-Noon October 30th, Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm October 31st - November 4th M-F Only 8:30am-7:00pm November 5th, Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm November 6th, Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm November 7th, Monday 8:30am-7:00pm DeKalb Township Building 2323 S. 4th Street, DeKalb, IL 60115 Early & Grace Period Voting Serving ALL County Precincts October 24th - October 28th M-F Only 8:30am-4:30pm October 29th, Saturday 9:00am-Noon October 30th, Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm October 31st - November 4th M-F Only 8:30am-7:00pm November 5th, Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm November 6th, Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm November 7th, Monday 8:30am-4:30pm

NIU-Holmes Student Center Blackhawk Annex, DeKalb, IL 60115 Early & Grace Period Voting Serving ALL County Precincts October 24th - October 28th M-F Only Noon-7:00pm October 29th, Saturday 9:00am-Noon October 30th, Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm October 31st - November 1st Mon & Tues Noon-7:00pm November 2nd - November 4th Wed, Thurs, Fri 10:00am-5:00pm November 5th, Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm November 6th, Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm November 7th, Monday 8:30am-4:30pm Kirkland City Hall 511 W. Main Street, Kirkland, IL 60146 Early & Grace Period Voting Serving ALL County Precincts October 24th - October 28th 8:30am-4:00pm Mon, Wed, Fri Tues, Thurs Noon-7:00pm October 29th, Saturday 9:00am-Noon October 30th, Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm October 31st - November 4th Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30am-4:00pm Tues, Thurs Noon-7:00pm November 5th, Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm Sandwich Fire Station 310 E. Railroad Street, Sandwich, IL 60548 Early & Grace Period Voting Serving ALL County Precincts

(Published in the Daily Chronicle & Midweek, September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26 & November 2, 2016.)1226383

October 24th - October 28th Mon, Wed, Fri Tues, Thurs October 29th, Saturday October 30th, Sunday October 31st - November 4th Mon, Wed, Fri Tues, Thurs Noon-7:00pm November 5th, Saturday

8:30am-4:00pm Noon-7:00pm 9:00am-Noon 10:00am-4:00pm 8:30am-4:00pm 9:00am-5:00pm

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