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Students encouraged to strive for their dreams By Chris Johnson Reporter Remembering where you come from while pursuing dreams were the messages of the day delivered Sunday during the Forreston High School commencement

ceremony. “We must not forget what we have learned growing up in Forreston,� said Valedictorian Megan Gronewold. “We must not take for granted having teachers know us by name and knowing everyone in the

Valedictorian Megan Gronewold addresses the graduates Sunday afternoon. Photo by Chris Johnson

hallway. Today marks the beginning of the rest of our lives.� Gronewold graduated with a GPA of 4.24 and addressed her 55 classmates, friends, and family during the May 18 graduation. “Each of us has a chance to leave a mark on the world,� she said. “ Be compassionate. Stand up for what you believe in. Each of you is special in a unique way.� Gronewold said success is not measured by your salary, it comes from a life of content. “Wake up each day proud of who you are and lIve a life with no regrets,� she said. “Make lifelong friends. Do what makes you happy.� Salutatorian Abbey Osterloo with a GPA of 4.08 also addressed her classmates during the ceremony. Four other students were acknowledged and received honor awards; Caleb Snider with a GPA of 4.05, Amanda Watter with a GPA of 4.03, Marissa Vesey with a GPA of 4.02 and Kali Janicke with a GPA of 3.98. Retiring teacher Chip Braker presented the teacher address to the graduates. “Back in 2010, I focused on two themes, opportunity

Seniors Curtis Rucker and Tim Forney walk into the Forreston High School gymnasium May 18 during the graduation processional. Photo by Chris Johnson

Village approves permit By Vinde Wells Editor

A Forreston business got the nod from the village board Monday night to go ahead with plans to tear down a building in the downtown. The board approved a demolition permit for Turn to A3 Forreston Mutual Insurance Company, 208 S. Walnut Ave., to remove the former Lefty’s building at the corner of South Walnut Avenue and attend school in the district. The school board has been seeking a new superintendent since Superintendent Lowell A. Taylor tendered Forreston American legion his resignation Feb. 4. The Post 308 will hold its annual resignation is effective June Memorial Day observance on 15. Taylor, who had been the superintendent since 2001, stepped down after an extended medical leave. Taylor went on sick leave By Vinde Wells in early August last year, Editor and the board granted him medical leave under the Three people were injured Family and Medical Leave Monday afternoon in a car Act (FMLA) on Aug. 26, versus semi crash west of the same day it hired Jane Polo. Eichman, Rock Falls, as Ogle County Sheriff interim superintendent for the Michael Harn, who was on current school year. the scene at the intersection The board suspended of U.S. 52 and Freeport Taylor without pay in Road, said both drivers and January and later rescinded a passenger in the car were that action to accept his transported to KSB Hospital, resignation, along with a Dixon. lengthy agreement. “The injuries did not appear to be life-threatening,� he said.

District to hire new leader By Vinde Wells Editor The Forrestville Valley School Board expected to make it official Wednesday and hire Sheri Smith, Freeport, as the district’s superintendent for the 201415 school year. Following a closed session at a special meeting May 14, board president Robert Ebbesmeyer said the board was ready to hire Smith at its May 21 meeting. “We’re excited to offer her a contract,� he said. “She’s got a lot of enthusiasm and skills to bring to the district.� The board met in closed session at a special meeting on May 14 to discuss the contract and compensation package it will offer Smith, who is presently an assistant superintendent in the Belvidere School District.

The proposed contract is for three years and includes an annual salary of $136,500 for each of the first two years and $137,865 for the third year. The compensation package also included district-paid Teachers Retirement System and Teacher Health Insurance Security fund contributions; sick leave and vacation; health, dental, vision and life insurance; reimbursement for further education; and reimbursement for a cell phone. Under the terms of proposed compensation package, Smith will start work May 27. From then until June 30, when the school’s fiscal year ends, she will be paid a salary of $10,500 plus the other benefits. Smith resides in the Forrestville Valley School District and her children

A Polo tow truck owner publicly apologized to Ogle County Sheriff Michael Harn Tuesday at the county board meeting for comments made at last month’s meeting. Greg Wagner was one of three tow truck owners who attended the county board meeting April 15 to voice their concern about being taken off the sheriff’s tow rotation list. Wagner said that since that meeting he has been called by the sheriff’s department

for tow service after traffic accidents. He said he spoke to Harn, who told him he had no knowledge of Wagner purposely not being called. “I want to apologize to the sheriff and the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department,� Wagner said. Harn did not attend either county board meeting. At the April meeting, tow truck owner Doug Aken, Oregon, spoke for himself, Wagner, and Stan Ubben, Mt. Morris. Aken told the board all three

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tabled the permit until some concerns over a sidewalk, a street light, and a water service could be resolved. Trustee Mark Metzger said those details have been worked out. In other business, the board approved two other permits. Mario Alba, 401 Maple Ave., was granted a fence permit, and Ashley Loomis, 409 N. Walnut Ave., was granted a swimming pool permit.

Memorial Day service is set Monday, May 26 at 10 a.m. at Auxiliary will serve lunch Forreston City Park. after the service. The public The American Legion is invited.

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Tow owner appologizes to Harn By Vinde Wells Editor

East Cherry Street. Village President Michael Harn said insurance company officials recently purchased the empty restaurant property with plans to eventually expand their present building, which is next door to the north. He said the Lefty’s building will be torn down, and the property will be a grassy area until the firm is ready to build its addition. Two weeks ago the board

Harn said a car driven by James Morgan, 89, Rockton, was northbound on Freeport Road, stopped at the stop sign, and then pulled out in front of the westbound semi, driven by Robert Pottenbaum, 70, Manchester, Iowa. Traffic at the intersection is controlled by stop signs on Freeport Road. Vehicles on U.S. 52 are not required to stop. The semi, which was loaded with sand, came to rest on its side an estimated 150 to 200 feet west of the intersection, partially in a

field. The crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. Morgan and his wife Deloras Morgan, 84, Rockton, a front seat passenger in his car, and Pottenbaum were taken to the hospital by Polo and Mt. Morris ambulances. All were wearing seat belts, and the car’s air bags deployed. The Polo Police Department and Polo Fire Department assisted at the scene. Morgan was ticketed for failure to stop or yield at an intersection.

have been on the rotation list for many years but found themselves being called less frequently under Harn’s administration. Then on March 20, Aken said he received a letter from Harn informing him he was no longer on the list. The letter gave no reason. However, Aken said he believes it was because he supported another candidate in the March 18 Republican primary. Harn was defeated in his bid for a second term in the Three people were transported to area hospitals Monday afternoon after a semi and car collided at the intersection of U.S. 52 and Freeport Road west of Polo. Photo by three-way race.

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Bicycle Skills to be taught May 31 The Forreston Police Department will sponsor a Bicycle Skills Clinic and Safety Inspection on Saturday, May 31 from 9 a.m. to noon at the south parking lot at Forreston Junior and Senior High School. Police Chief Mike Boomgarden said the event will include non-competitive

fun for bike riders ages 6 to 12, along with drawings for new bikes. Helping to sponsor the event are the Freeport Bicycle Company, American Legion Post 308, and the Forreston Cardinals football team. For more information call Boomgarden at 815-6161087.

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Balloonist Eric van Est and it takes to control something More than 50 Forreston High School students hold the certificates they earned this spring when Forreston State his hot air balloon “Holland that big with that much Bank partnered with EverFi, Inc. to bring an interactive financial management program to the school. Through the EverFi platform, high school seniors became certified in more than 600 topics in financial education. Photo supplied Blues� will be a part of the power,� he said.

Lions sponsoring a two-day trip The Leaf River Lions are sponsoring a two-day bus trip to Leader Dogs for the Blind in Rochester Hills, Mich. on July 31 and Aug. 1. Leader Dogs for the Blind originated in 1938 by three Lion members because one of their friends was denied a leader dog when they applied for one on the East Coast. It was then they decided to begin a Leader Dog program. Since then the program has grown tremendously as they have served 14,500 blind individuals around the world with a leader dog. Even in the last few years they have begun training leader dogs for deaf and blind individuals.

Leader Dog for the Blind has volunteer host families caring for breeding stock moms and dads in nearby locations within a short driving distance of Rochester Hills, Mich. They have volunteer puppy raisers in many states in the United States. Puppy raisers pick up their puppies when they are about six weeks old and socialize them for 12 to 15 months before taking them back to Leader Dog for their training. It is always a sad moment when they have to part with their puppies but they all know it is for a worthy cause. They soon pick up another puppy and start all over.

The puppies then go through a lengthy training before being paired with their vision-impaired individuals. The blind or deaf individual is brought to Leader Dog in Rochester and goes through 26 days of training with his or her dog before going back home. Leader Dogs then serve for eight to nine years before being retired. All of this is done at no cost to the individual receiving the leader dog. This is because of what Lions have done over the past 75 years. The Leader Dog program has grown so much that they have had to secure even more funding to assist them.

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Leader Dogs for the Blind is celebrating its 75th year of serving individuals in need. Anyone interested in seeing how this live changing process works is asked to call Lion Paul Lindstrom a call at 815-738-2761 or email him at pandrew@lrnet1.com. The cost for the trip is $260 per couple or $170 for an individual with everything furnished except lunch on the way out and dinner on the way back during the bus ride. The bus will leave from Leaf River early on Thursday, July 31 and will return to Leaf River late on Friday, Aug. 1. Participants will tour the Leader Dog facility, meet with staff and hear from puppy raisers as well as someone that has a leader dog.

German Valley Days festival on Saturday, June 7. Originally from the Netherlands, van Est first saw balloons up close while on a family visit to England in 1987. Chasing balloons to their landing spot and assisting the crew got him interested in the sport. He resided at Lake Summerset for 15 years, taking the name Summerset Ballooning. He has flown in the Freeport and Rockford areas since 1995 and says he became known by many in the area as “the balloon guy�. He likes the fact that balloons are relatively low tech. He said that an altimeter to indicate altitude, rate of climb/descent, and temperature in the balloon is the only instrument needed. “The beauty of hot air ballooning is the views from the basket, the colorfulness of the balloon and the skill

“I hope to keep flying for many more years to come.� He will present more information about ballooning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 at 525 Church Street, across from the fire station. Weather permitting, he will offer tethered rides at a cost of $8. In case of inclement weather, the alternate location for his presentation will be on the park stage. A free giveaway for a twoperson hot air balloon ride is being offered in conjunction van Est’s appearance at German Valley Days. Anyone 16 years of age and older may register at the Information Booth in the Ben Miller Park from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 6 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 7. The ride will be awarded at 7:45 p.m. on Saturday. The ride will be given at the convenience of the winner and van Est.

Half price at plant sale The Forreston FFA and plant classes are in the process of ending their annual plant sale at the school greenhouse located on the southwest corner of the Forreston Junior/ Senior High School property by the bus garage. During the week of May

19, all plants will be sold at half price. Hours for the sale during the school week are from 3 to 7 p.m. The sale will end on Saturday, May 24, when the hours will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There are still a number of vegetables, annuals, bedding

plants, perennials, and hanging baskets left. Call the Forreston High School Agriculture Department at 815-938-2175, or e-mail Robert Nelson, Forreston FFA Advisor, at rnelson@fvdistrict221.org for more information.

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Forreston Journal Serving the Forreston area since 1865 The Forreston Journal is published weekly by Ogle County Newspapers, a division of the B.F. Shaw Printing Co. The Forreston Journal was founded in 1865 by C.E. Slocum as the Forreston Herald. He later changed the name to Forreston Journal. The newspaper was purchased by Wesley W. Buckley in 1910. He died in December 1917, and the newspaper was taken over by his wife, Susan.

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Opportunities will fill the lives of 2014 grads From A1

said. “Who would have thunk that you would hear such a schmaltzy and sappy piece of advice from an old curmudgeon like me.� His advice of love included: love your job, community, home, and life. “Take time to enjoy the arts so life has more meaning and beauty,� he said. Braker pulled a his cell phone when he finished his speech and announced to the crowd that he finished a speech in record time, an act that drew a laugh from everyone in attendance. Before the seniors received a diploma Dr. Jane Eichman, Interim Superintendent of Forrestville Valley addressed the students. “Seniors , congratulations to

each of you. Today is all about you,� she said. “As I read your and motivation,� he said. “I class motto, I was drawn to the thought the best advice was last line.� ‘life has no guarantees but it “We have grown so much always offers opportunity,’ and yet, we will grow forever.� and ‘motivation to get a job “You will take that sentence done no longer comes from to heart and challenge teachers or your parents but yourself,� said Eichman. from within yourselves.’� “Your education should not Braker said those messages end today. It simply marks are important for the graduates. the end of one chapter. A “I have come to realize brand new chapter will begin maybe a more important tomorrow. I challenge you to message is an even more live up to the words of your simple one.,� he said.�So what class motto.� is the last message I want you She said the class of 2014 to hear? What is very the most has options and opportunities. important piece of advice I can “Opportunities are at give you?� your fingertips and the sky The message was simple is the limit,� Eichman said. and something he stressed “So dream your dream and during his 30-year career at set your goals and strive Forreston High School. for them. Work hard and “It is simply love,� Braker do your best. Be proud of your accomplishments and remember to enjoy life along the way.� Eichman and Dr. Robert Ebbesmeyer, Forrestville Valley Board of Education President presented the diplomas. The ceremony concluded with the Forreston High School mixed choir, directed by Tom Miller, performing “It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday�. The American Legion Forreston School Board president Bob Ebbesmeyer Forreston Post 308 presented shakes the hand of Brandice Holland before presenting the colors while Braker directed the National Anthem. her with a diploma Sunday. Photo by Chris Johnson

Salutatorian Abbey Osterloo receives a hug with her diploma from her dad Dennis Osterloo, school board vice president. Photo by Chris Johnson

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Caleb Snider receives his diploma Sunday. Photo by Chris Johnson

County Board approves pay raises for four officials By Vinde Wells Editor Four elected officials in Ogle County will see hefty increases in their paychecks over the next four years. The county board approved raises Tuesday for the clerk, treasurer, circuit clerk, and sheriff by a 20-3 margin. Casting the no votes were board members Skip Kenney, Rochelle, Pat Suanders, Polo, and Pat Nordman, Oregon. Bruce McKinney, Rochelle, did not attend the meeting. The salaries for the clerk, treasurer, and circuit clerk will increase from the current $68,500 per year to $75,000 in 2015, then to $76,500 in 2016, $78,412 for 2017, and $80,765 for 2018. The sheriff’s pay will increase from the present $81,500 to $82,500 next year, $84,150 in 2016, $86,254 in 2017, and $86,842 in 2018. Board chairman Kim Gouker, Byron, said the raises should be looked at as adjustments to make up for recent years when those officials received no raises. “You will notice that in the base salary [$75,000] there is a significant adjustment,� he said. “That is because in the previous

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four years they got increases of only $1,000 for one year. The other three years were frozen.â€? Saunders voiced concern about how the county will pay for the raises. “My question is where will the money come from?â€? she said. “Most of our budget is for salaries‌If we have to make cuts to do this, are you willing to lay people off?â€? Saunders said the county’s tax base is “stagnant,â€? no agreement has been reached with Exelon for the assessed value of the Byron Generating

Station, and the county is currently in union contract negotiations with sheriff’s department employees. She said the proposed increase is 17 percent over the four years. “I agree with raises,� she said and proposed her own wage increase plan. Under her plan, the clerk, treasurer, and circuit clerk would get an additional $1,500 each next year, $1,000 in 2016, $1,000 in 2017, and $500 in 2018. The sheriff would receive an

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He cited high unemployment in the area he represents and that 47 percent of the students in the Forrestville Valley School District qualify for free lunches. “My constituents are hurting,� Gronewold said. Board member Marcia Heuer, Oregon, said she wants to be sure the county’s tax revenues will be sufficient. Saunders asked Gouker if he

had a plan to pay for the raises. Gouker said the county’s tax base has increased somewhat and sales tax and state income tax revenues have stabilized. “I believe out budget will be able to sustain this,� he said. By state statute, salaries for elected officials are set once every four years. The raises will take effect on Dec. 1.

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DUSTOFF crew members Sgt. Robert Silva, Sgt. Jason Blake Daniels, Capt. Doug Hill, Sgt. David Hixson, First Lt. Kelly Ward were recently honored. Photo supplied

DUSTOFF crew recognized A Mt. Morris native is part of a MEDEVAC crew honored in San Antonio, Texas recently at the DUSTOFF Association Conference as the 2013 DUSTOFF rescue crew of the year. First Lt. Kelly Ward, the son of Mike and JoLynn Ward, Mt. Morris, is part of the crew who saved the lives of five U.S. soldiers on May 14, 2013 in Afghanistan during a MEDEVAC rescue mission under adverse conditions. The second pilot of the helicopter, Ward joined the Army upon his 2004

graduation from Oregon High School. He served four years in the Infantry and was deployed to Iraq in 2004-05. Upon completion of four years in the Army he attended and graduated from Western Illinois University, Macomb. He reenlisted and after additional extensive training became an Army MEDEVAC helicopter pilot serving a deployment to Afghanistan in 2012-13. He was promoted May 1 to captain at Hunter Air Base in Savannah, Ga. He received the Air Medal and

Combat Action Badge for his actions in the rescue. DUSTOFF Association is a nonprofit veterans’ organization for Army Medical Department enlisted and officer personnel, aviation crewmembers and others who are engaged in aeromedical evacuation programs in war and peace. DUSTOFF stands for Dedicated Unhesitating Service To Our Fighting Forces.

Kenneth and Stephanie Schubert, Dakota, announce the engagement oftheir daughter Jenna Marie Schubert to Cale Randall Connour, son of Randy and Connie Connour, Green Bay, Wis. Jenna is a 2006 graduate of Dakota High School and a 2010 graduate of Trinity International University, Deerfield. Cale is a 1999 graduate of Southwest High School, Green Bay, a 2003 graduate of Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis., and a 2007 graduate of the North Carolina State University graduate program. Jenna is employed by Milwaukee Jobs.com in Milwaukee, Wis., and Cale is a Program Manager at Quad/ Tech in Sussex, Wis. The couple will wed at Cedarville Emmanuel Church, Cedarville, Wis., on Oct. 11 and will make their home in Milwaukee.

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Ward and his wife, Cheryl, Griffin Jacob live in Savannah, Ga., where Battaglini he is stationed at Hunter Air Molly and David Battaglini Base. are proud to announce the birth of their son Griffin Jacob Battaglini. Griffin was born on April 28, 2014 at 3:48 p.m. at Advocate Condell Medical at Pincrest Community, 414 Center, Libertyville. He S. Wesley, Mt. Morris, IL weighed seven pounds 10 61054. ounces and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Al and Teri Ulferts, Mt. Morris. Maternal greatUnion St., Byron. The complimentary luncheon will catered by the Fifth Alarm Restaurant. Jennifer Harrolle Jennifer Harrolle, Davis Junction, was inducted into the National History Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta, at Rockford University. Tickets may be purchased Phi Beta Kappa is the most from any Lions club member. prestigious honor society in Proceeds go for leisure the United States. reading books to Meridian Harrolle also received Schools, glasses for adults the Francis V. Ellis Award and children that are needy, in Classics for Exceptional Adopt-A-Road, and other Achievement in Greek or programs. Latin Advanced and the Walhout Prize in Philosophy

Frey to celebrate birthday LaVonne Frey will but now makes her home at celebrate her 96th birthday Pincrest Community, Mt. on May 28. Morris. She formerly lived in Polo, Cards may be sent to her

Veterans invited to lunch All area veterans and active military personnel are invited to a luncheon Monday, May 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

immediately following the Byron Memorial Day parade and ceremonies at the American Legion headquarters, 116 N.

Dinnner served in Stillman The Stillman Valley Lions Club will sponsor a spaghetti dinner on Thursday May 29 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Fritz’s Wooden Nickel Restaurant, 208 N. Walnut St., Stillman Valley. The menu will consist

of spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert, coffee, and milk. Advance tickets for adults are $7, or $8 at the door. Children ages 5-12 are $6, and children under 5 are free. Carry-outs are available.

SVCC recognizes local alum Robert E. Atherton was recognized as Outstanding Alum on May 16 during Sauk Valley Community College’s Commencement Ceremony. Atherton attended Sauk from 1984 until 1986 where

he studied criminal justice. He later earned his bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University in Law Enforcement Administration. Atherton has worked most

  

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Michael Schneiderman Michael Schneiderman, the son of Fred and Peggy Schneiderman, Forreston, graduated magna cum laude May 10 from North Park University, Chicago. He received his bachelor of science degree in business and economics with concentrations of finance and

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Church News ADELINE ZION EVANGELICAL CHURCH 9106 Cedar St. in Adeline Leaf River 61047 Phone 815-541-4863 Sunday Services: Sunday School 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:15 a.m. BAILEYVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH 303 W. Franklin St., Baileyville, 815-232-6222 Pastor Alan Cassel www. baileyvillebaptistchurch.org 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 10:40 a.m. Morning Worship 6:30 p.m. Evening service. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Midweek Bible Study BAILEYVILLE REFORMED CHURCH 400 W. Center St. Baileyville, 815-235-1201 Pastor Bruce Otto 9 a.m. Sunday School 10 a.m. Morning Worship BETHEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 217 S. Hickory St., Shannon Traditional Worship Service 9 a.m. Contemporary Worship 11:15 a.m. BROOKVILLE and ELKHORN UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES Brookville: Adult Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. 17725 W. Chamber St. in Brookville Elkhorn: Worship 9 a.m. Adult Sunday School 10 a.m. Corner of Wilson Mill & Brick Church Roads CHANA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 606 Main St., Chana 61015 815-732-7683 chanaumc@gmail.com Pastor Javier Martinez Adult & Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Education 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion Celebrated the First Sunday of Each Month CHRIST OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH 2035 Ill. Rt. 26, Dixon 815-284-4554 David Andermann, Pastor 815-632-6767 9 a.m. Worship Service 10:20 a.m. Education Hour

Thursday, May 22â&#x20AC;&#x201D;10 a.m. Bible Class Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9 a.m. Worship with Communion; Confirmation Monday, May 26â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Office Closed for Memorial Day CHURCH OF THE OPEN BIBLE 302 S. Franklin St., Polo Monte J. Cox, Pastor 815-946-2848 Sunday Worship 10 a.m. (June, July, August 9:30 a.m.) We include children in our Sunday Worship experience â&#x20AC;&#x153;Kids are People, tooâ&#x20AC;? Ages 3-10 are dismissed right after Praise & Worship. Casual, Contemporary, Non-Traditional Passion for God Compassion for People Visit Our Website: PoloOpenBible.org

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Visit our website: www. crossroadscn.com DISCIPLES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Hitt and Maple Streets, Mt. Morris Phone 815-734-4853 Dwight Stewart, Pastor Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9:30 a.m. Worship; 10:30 a.m. Coffee Hour; 10:45 a.m. Sunday School EAST JORDAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 22027 Polo Rd., Sterling 815-626-0104 9 a.m. Fellowship 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Worship Dave Jungnickel, Pastor EAST OREGON CHAPEL CHURCH OF GOD 107 N. Daysville Rd. East Edge of Oregon Off Ill. 64 815-732-2960 or 815-732-6569 Pastor Guthrie Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Church 10:30 a.m.

METHODIST CHURCH Mission Statement: Loving, Growing & Serving in Faith Handicapped Accessible 702 E. Dixon St., Polo 815-946-3212 Website: faithumcpolo Rev. Derek Rogers, Pastor 9 a.m. Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. Fellowship FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 505 Hill St., Oregon www.fbcoregon.org 800-335-5065 815-732-2642 Rev. Jerry Clark â&#x20AC;&#x153;A Christ-centered, Biblebelieving, family-oriented ministry.â&#x20AC;? Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service 6 p.m.; Prayer Meeting, Wednesday 7 p.m.; transportation and nursery provided for all services. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 609 S. 10th St., Oregon 815-732-2359 Grail Storm, Minister 815-732-7411 Worship Serviceâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;10 a.m. If you havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t found a church home, we invite you to First Christian Church in Oregon, where we accept one another just as Christ accepted us. Come as you are.

EBENEZER REFORMED CHURCH 2997 N. German Church Rd. Two miles east of Oregon on Ill. 64, then three miles north. Pastor Brion Brooks Church Office Phone: 815-732-6313 Director of Ministries for Youth and Christian FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Education CHURCH (USA) David Bordy 200 S. Fifth St., Oregon 9 a.m. Sunday School Pastor Dave Bateman 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 815-732-2894 Roots Youth Ministryâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; www.fpcoregon.com Wednesday 6:30-7:45 p.m. Handicapped Accessible Kids Clubs & Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & Worship 10:30 a.m. Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bible Studyâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; Holy Communion is served the Wednesday from 6:30-7:45 first Sunday of each month. p.m. FIRST UNITED EMMANUEL METHODIST CHURCH EVANGELICAL 402 First Ave., Forreston LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor David Poust Office: 815-732-2424 815-938-2380 764 N. Stillman Road, Thursday, May 22â&#x20AC;&#x201D;7 p.m. Oregon Worship Committee; Herlad (Payneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Point) News Due Pastor Andrew Kayes Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9 a.m. Worship Service 9 a.m. Worship Sunday School 10:15 a.m. Monday, May 26â&#x20AC;&#x201D;8 a.m. AA Open Meeting; 9:30 a.m. Coffee at the Depot EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF MT. MORRIS FLORENCE UNITED 102 S. Seminary St. METHODIST CHURCH Mt. Morris 2649 W. Florence Rd., 815-734-4942 Freeport Senior Pastor Kathleen Brinkmeier, Bruce McKanna Pastor Associate Pastor Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Lance Mennen Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 22â&#x20AC;&#x201D;1:30 p.m. Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bible Study FORRESTON GROVE Friday, May 23â&#x20AC;&#x201D;8:30 a.m. CHURCH Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fellowship Breakfast 7246 N. Freeport Rd., Saturday, May 24â&#x20AC;&#x201D;7 a.m. Forreston Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Accountability Group Presbyterian Church in Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;8:30 America a.m. Sunday School; 9:30 a.m. 815-938-3605 InnerMission; 10 a.m. Worship Jeremy Cheezum, Pastor Service; 5 p.m. Youth Group 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Tuesday, May 27â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Church 10:30 a.m. Worship Service Office Closed Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28â&#x20AC;&#x201D;6 Pioneer Club a.m. Mt. Morris Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Prayer Thursdays, 7 p.m. Adult Meeting Study; 7:45 p.m. Choir Log onto our website at http://www.efcmm.org to check FORRESTON REFORMED out our latest opportunities and CHURCH updates 501 Third Ave. Tim Fry, Pastor FAITH DISCOVERY 9:30 a.m. Worship CHURCH 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 801 W. Oregon St., Polo 815-946-3588 FREEDOM LUTHERAN Jeremy Heller, Pastor WORSHIPPING 9 a.m. Sunday School COMMUNITY, ELCA 10 a.m. Worship Service Pastor Jeff Schlesinger Nursery Available 815-222-7270 We are an independent nonSunday School 9 a.m. & denominational Christian Sunday Service 9:45 a.m. at church. Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Visitors are always welcome. Dining Hall 1834 S. IL Rt. 2 FAITH EVANGELICAL (a mile south of Oregon) LUTHERAN CHURCH Welcome Center 402 Second Ave., Forreston 111 S. Fourth St., Oregon Church 815-938-3203 Pastor Scott Ralston GRACE VALLEY â&#x20AC;&#x153; A Church with a Heart â&#x20AC;&#x201D; CHRISTIAN REFORMED In the Heart of Forrestonâ&#x20AC;? CHURCH 9 a.m. Worship 8210 E. Edwardsville Rd. German Valley Thursday, May 22â&#x20AC;&#x201D;6:30 815-362-6601 p.m. Bible Study Jake Ritzema, Pastor Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9 a.m. Sunday School for All Ages Worship; 10 a.m. Sunday 9 a.m. School Worship Service 10 a.m. Thursday, May 29â&#x20AC;&#x201D;6:30

CROSSROADS COMMUNITY CHURCH, WHITE PINES CAMPUS 205 N. Jefferson Ave., Polo Saturdays at 6 p.m. Sundays at 10 a.m. 815-837-5255 whitepines@crossroadscn.com Campus Pastor Chad Keeteman ext. 302 Youth Pastor Jose Garcia ext. 303 We offer contemporary worship and relevant Bible teaching through engaging messages, and powerful video Join us after the service in our for coffee, snack & fellowship Kidzlink Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ministry (infant-5th grade)-during Adult Services p.m. Bible Study Crave Youth Group (6th-12th grade)- Wednesdays at 7 p.m. FAITH UNITED

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LEAF RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH 6941 N. Mt. Morris Rd., Leaf River - 815-738-2205 Email LRBC@lrnet1.com Pastor Randy Newton Sunday Praise and Worship Service at 9:30 a.m. (Nursery provided) OREGON UNITED Sunday School 11 a.m. METHODIST CHURCH Wednesday Prayer/Bible 200 S. Fourth, Oregon Studies 6 p.m. 815-732-2994 Prayer Chain 738-2205 Barb Good, Pastor or 738-2991 Sunday Worship 9 a.m. Sunday Night Prayer meeting Activities during the Week: 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 27â&#x20AC;&#x201D;6:30 Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Various p.m. Den Meeting Activities 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 29â&#x20AC;&#x201D;7:30 p.m. Choir LEAF RIVER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Pastor David Poust PINE CREEK CHRISTIAN 104 E. Rt. 72, Leaf River CHURCH Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;10:30 5076 S. Lowell Park Rd. a.m. Worship Service & Gregg Downs, Pastor Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Church; 12-3 p.m. 9:30 a.m. Sunday School Schelling Luncheon at Bertolet 10:30 a.m. Worship Service Memorial Building POLO CHURCH OF THE LIGHTHOUSE UNITED BRETHREN METHODIST CHURCH Congress Ave. & Webster St. 4938 S. Daysville Rd., (The church is handicapped Oregon accessible) Pastor Javier Martinez Pastor Leslie Lake Handicapped Accessible 9:30 a.m. Family Worship Worship Service 9 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Fellowship Time Sunday School 10 a.m. 10:45 a.m. Sunday School Age Three through Sixth Grade. PRAIRIE DELL Everyone is Welcome PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 16031 W. Coffman Rd., MT. MORRIS CHURCH Shannon OF THE BRETHREN Pastor Donna Gericke, CLP Pastor Ginny Haney 815-864-2448 409 W. Brayton Road Sunday School 9 a.m. P.O. Box 2055 Worship 10 a.m. Mt. Morris, IL 61054 11:15 a.m. Fellowship Phone: 815-734-4573 Office hours Monday REVIVE COMMUNITY Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon CHURCH Friday, May 23â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9-10:30 8 E. Front Street; Mt. Morris a.m. Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fellowship follow@revivemtm.com Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;8:15 815-994-0428 a.m. Prayer Service; 9:30 a.m. Southern Baptist Worship with Duly Dulabaum Preaching; 10:30 a.m. Saturday Night Revive Service 5:30 p.m. Saturday Fellowship Time; 10:45 a.m. Celebrate Recovery Sunday School for All Ages 6-8 p.m. Monday Monday, May 26â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Church Office Closed for Holiday ST. BRIDEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S Tuesday, May 27â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Quilting; EPISCOPAL CHURCH 2-4:30 p.m. Food Pantry Open 1000 Ill. 64 West Oregon NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY 815-732-7211 or OF GOD 815-732-3328 401 S. Eighth St., Oregon www.saintbrides.org Pastor David Demmer Email:saintbrides@ 815-732-7404 verizon. net 9:30 a.m. New Life Cafe Services 10 a.m. Worship Service Sunday-Holy Communion-8 and 10 a.m. NORTH GROVE Wednesday Healing EVANGELICAL Service-6 p.m. CHURCH Classes 10384 W. Coffman Rd., Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sunday School-9 Forreston a.m. Pastor Tim Hotchkiss Adult Sunday School-9 a.m. Church: 815-938-2194 (2nd & 4th Sunday) Pastorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cell: 815-209-6838 St. Brideâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s follows traditional Saturday, May 24â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9-11:30 church a.m. Food Pantry & Thrift Shop Anglican-Episcopal Open at New Life Community practices; is biblically based and both family and individual Center Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9 a.m. oriented. Visitors are always Sunday School; 10:05 a.m. welcomed. Worship Tuesday, May 27â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9-11:30 ST. JAMES LUTHERAN a.m. Food Pantry & Thrift Shop CHURCH Open at New Life Community West Grove Road at Center Columbine Rd. Pastor Steve Erickson OREGON Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9:15 a.m. CHURCH OF GOD Prayer Ministry Team; 9:30 860 W. Oregon Trail Rd. a.m. Congregational Bible Pastor Michael Hoffman Study, Senior Choir Rehearsal; 815-732-6847 You and your family are 10:30 a.m. Divine Worship; invited to join us in worship on 11:30 a.m. Reception Honoring Sunday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m. Graduates in Narthex Monday, May 26â&#x20AC;&#x201D;10:30 Pastor Michael Hoffman will continue the series of messages a.m. Memorial Day Observance with Pastor Steve Speaking about Perspective. The morning message this Sunday is titled, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The ST. MARKâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S LUTHERAN CHURCH Perspective of the Prophet: 201 N. Division Ave., Polo WHAT?!â&#x20AC;? based on the book 815-946-2919 of Habakkuk. Pastor Terrie Wilder Greeting you will be Phil, Thursday Delene and Conner Young. Prayer Group 3 p.m. During morning worship an Adult Confirmation 4 p.m. exceptionally fine Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sunday Church is offered for children 3 Sunday School 9:15 a.m. years old through Grade 5. Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. and includes classes ST. MARY CHURCH for adults, young adults, teens, 301 N. Fourth St., Oregon children and infants. Father Joseph P. Naill Special attention is given in each class to issues and topics Office Phone 815-732-7383 Office FAX 815-732-4742 related to the particular needs Mass Schedule and interests of each group.

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ST. MARYâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S CATHOLIC CHURCH 213 N. Franklin Ave., Polo 815-946-2535 Rev. Father Louis Tosto Sunday Masses 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Saturday Confession 4:30 p.m. Saturday Night Mass 5:30 p.m. Weekday Masses Tuesday through Friday 8 a.m. Religious Education Youth Program 1st & 2nd Wednesdays 6-7:15 p.m. Adult Bible Study 1st Wednesday 8:30 a.m. Adoration & Benediction 1st Friday & Saturday Immediately after Mass ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon 815-732-2367 Sunday Activities: Worship Services 8:30 & 11 a.m. Coffee & Fellowship 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 10 a.m. Other Activities Include: Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Groups, Confirmation Class, High School Youth Group, Grieving Ministry, Outreach Ministry with Rockford Rescue Mission & HOPE Pregnancy Center, Adult Choir For More Information Call the Church Office ST. WENDELIN CATHOLIC CHURCH Rev. Michael Bolger 18 S. Linn St., Shannon Massesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Saturday 5:30 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. Confessions-Sunday 7:30 a.m. TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH 308 E. Brayton Mt. Morris 815-734-6354 Pastor Josh Ehrler Friday, May 23â&#x20AC;&#x201D;8:30 a.m. Coffee & Bulletin Assembly Saturday, May 24â&#x20AC;&#x201D;10 a.m. Prayer Walk; 5:30 p.m. Worship Service Sunday, May 25â&#x20AC;&#x201D;8:45 a.m. Traditional Worship; 9:45 a.m. Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. Praise Worship Monday, May 26â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Memorial Day - Office Closed Tuesday, May 27â&#x20AC;&#x201D;9 a.m. Dorcas Group Wednesday, May 28â&#x20AC;&#x201D;6:30 a.m. Prayer & Praise; 6 p.m. Chime Choir WEST BRANCH CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN 4014 West Branch Road Southeast of Forreston Pastor Richard Bright 815-734-4411 Sunday Schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;9:30 a.m. Worshipâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;10:35 a.m.

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Bicyclists will share their story of a European trip Bicycle across Europe! Who does that? Pam Steele and Terry Schuster, Oregon, did it in the summer of 2013. On Monday, June 2 at 7 p.m. they will present a program about their adventure at the Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon. Steele and Schuster will be on hand from 6:30 to 7 p.m. to allow guests to see their maps and view a slide show. The program will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. which will allow time for questions from

Items for sale at this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Breast Yard Sale in Town include a palm tree. The sale begins Saturday. Photo supplied

Breast Yard Sale starts Saturday rain or shine Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t miss the Breast Yard Sale in Town â&#x20AC;&#x201C; all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. The huge annual lingerie and barn sale begins Saturday, May 24 and continues through Sunday, June 15 at 1194 W Mud Creek Road, Oregon. The sale is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. rain or shine. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Rummage has been arriving on a daily basis,â&#x20AC;? said organizer Karen Virnoche-Brown. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Car loads of sentimental heirlooms, items from reimaging a room in a home, possessions that accumulate over the years, brand-name cloths that no longer fit, wares from downsizing a property, and bits and pieces of this and that are being delivered

to the barn. As you can see from the picture, we have a variety of things â&#x20AC;&#x201D; even a lit palm tree. Care for a luau anyone?â&#x20AC;? The sale 12th year and this year Virnoche-Brown, a cancer survivor, hopes to top the $100,000 mark in total sales. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Why do we continue to do this? We are grateful for every day,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We plan to â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;pay it forwardâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; through donations so that we can raise funds for the American Cancer Society. During this 12th year, we are aiming for $100,000 target. Did you know that $100,000 is an entry-level grant to an ACS-funded researcher? While we celebrate more birthdays, letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also celebrate that enough money

was raised to fund a research study.â&#x20AC;? No single nongovernmental, not-forprofit organization in the U.S. has invested more to find the causes and cures of cancer than the American Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society has helped make possible almost every major cancer research breakthrough since 1946. Currently, there are 883 grants being funded through dollars donated by citizens. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s put Ogle County on the map as the county that funded a researcherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s grant. Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s help save lives and celebrate more birthdays,â&#x20AC;? Virnoche-Brown said. For more information call her at 815-973-2050.

Bags tournament in Leaf River The Leaf River Lions Club is sponsoring a corn bag tournament on Saturday, May 31 at 10 a.m. with registration at 9 a.m. The tournament will be held on the tennis courts at the Bertolet Park, Leaf River. The entry fee is $25 per

team, two people per team, and participants must be 18 to enter. The tournament is limited to the first 32 paid entries. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place, with amounts based on the number of entries

in the double elimination tournament. For more information go to leafriversummerdaze.org. Events are at Bertolet Park, or call Joe Kerwin at 815631-3522 or John Grove at 815-238-4480.

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the audience. While it started as a whimsy and grew into a dare, it became one of the richest experiences of their lives. A year of planning culminated in a 1,350 mile bicycle vacation across much of Europe. The trip followed the Rhine and Danube rivers from Dusseldorf to Switzerland and then on to Budapest. Their message is about being open to the opportunities for adventure in everyoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lives.

The two will share photos and stories of places they went, things they did, and people they met. They will also be sharing plenty of resources and examples that will allow people to plan their own excursions. Refreshments will be served following the program. Donations will be gratefully accepted. The program is cosponsored by the Friends of the Oregon Library and the Rock River Center.

Saltines to perform May 30 The fans of the special Fifth Friday Music Shows at the historic H.I. Lincoln Building in Franklin Grove will see The Saltines on Friday, May 30. In a special return engagement, Ted Lawrence a Chuck Scordato will perform. The Saltines have a mutual

background in The Uptown Cats as well as other leading blues bands in the region. The group will perform two shows, at 7 and 9 p.m. Seating is limited. Tickets are $10. They can be purchased at the H.I. Lincoln building daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Sundays from

noon to 4 p.m., or by calling 815-456-3030. Caption: The Saltines with Chuck Scardato on guitar and vocals and Ted Lawrence on harmonica will bring their dynamic blues music to Franklin Groveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s historic H.I. Lincoln Building with two shows on Friday, May 30.

Movie night at Hospice Serenity Hospice and Home Movie and Discussion Night will be Monday, June 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Serenity Hospice and Home, 1658 S. Ill. 2, Oregon. Participants will view the movie â&#x20AC;&#x153;Gift of Loveâ&#x20AC;? and then discuss how it relates to grief and healing. Based on a true story,

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Gift of Loveâ&#x20AC;? follows high school football star, Daniel Huffman (Elden Henson), whose grandmother (Debbie Reynolds) is in desperate need of a kidney transplant. Daniel adores his grandmother and decides to give her one of his kidneys, knowing full well it would prevent him from pursuing a

future in football. This family-friendly drama was nominated for two Daytime Emmy awards. As space is limited, call the Serenity Hospice and Home office at 815-732-2499 by noon on Monday, June 2 to reserve a seat. Participants may bring their own snacks and drink.

Festival seeks volunteers Plans for the Fifth Annual Oregon Trail Days Festival are moving forward at a rapid pace. The Native Americans are booked, cowboys are raring to go and the Rugged River Run is finalized. The 2014 festival will surely be an exciting one with the restoration of the Black Hawk Statue getting under way. The festival committee is now working on lining up merchandise, food vendors and demonstrators. Crafters, artisans, demonstrators, restaurants, not-for-profits and Pioneer re-enactors are invited to be involved in the two day event being held on July 19 and 20. Space is available for

individuals who produce artwork, jewelry, clothing, organic products, metal works, soap, and honey. Groups that demonstrate the Native American and Pioneer time periods are also welcome to participate. â&#x20AC;&#x153;While the festival committee prefers items that are Native American and Western themed we are opening the vending area up to homemade items as long as they are American madeâ&#x20AC;? said committee member Amy Trimble. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are really looking to increase our vendor area in an effort to enhance the visitor experience.â&#x20AC;? Trimble also said that people who make products such as brooms, rope,

woodcrafts and other heirloom products would be welcome. The Oregon Trail Days Festival is very interested in helping other organizations benefit from the festival. Many tourists that will be in town during the event. Proceeds earned by vendors can be kept as a fundraising activity. The Festival Committee has the right to refuse any item that does not follow the theme of the festival or is a duplicate of another vendor. All vendor registration is available by calling 815-238-8672 or e-mail amytrimble5@gmail.com. Forms are also available on the web-site at www. oregontraildays.org.

Museum will host antique appraisals The Byron Museum of History presents Byronâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s version of the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Antique Road Showâ&#x20AC;? on Wednesday, June 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the museum, 110 N. Union Street. This annual event is free and open to the public. Visitors are welcome to tour

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Boy Scout works to help clear pines for project An Oregon Boy Scout has chosen Sand Ridge, a prairie preservation project, as his Eagle Scout project. Jon Chapman, a member of Boy Scout Troop 52, and the crew he organized worked May 10 to clear downed overgrown scotch pines and hauled them to a collection site. Chapmanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fellow scouts, friends, and family all pitched in. He said he believed they could meet

his goal of removing several hundred of the 500 trees that previous Eagle Scout candidate Michael Stevens had felled with his crew earlier this spring. Chapman, working to become an Eagle Scout before he turns 18, said his troop leader Ray Gruber had suggested the project. His mother, having worked for the Byron Forest Preserve and planning to pursue a degree in conservation, was

also influential, he said. Sand Ridge, former part of the Sinnissippi Forest tree farm, is owned by the Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County (PPSOC). â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County is grateful to the scouts and to Ray Gruber for the fine work they have done to help restore the ecology of Sand Ridge,â&#x20AC;? said Sonia Vogle, Oregon, a member of the PPSOC.

Memorial play day is June 14 Serenity Hospice and Home Foundation, along with Doug and Lynn Knodle, Byron, are hosting the 22nd annual Jonathon Knodle Memorial Golf Play Day on Saturday, June 14 at PrairieView Golf Club, Byron. Golfers will play an 18hole best ball scramble with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Registration, practice range, and rolls and coffee will be from 7 to 7:45 a.m. The cost is $75 per person which includes golf, cart,

lunch, and refreshments; $35 for juniors (must be attending school); $55 for PrairieView members ($30 for Junior PrairieView members). Golfers must be 16 and have a valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license to use the carts. Corporate and hole sponsorships are available and may be made in memory or in honor of a loved one. Raffle prizes and oncourse contests will be held. An awards luncheon will be provided at the pavilion.

Doug and Lynn Knodle initiated the annual event to honor the memory of their son, Jonathon, who died in 1990 at the age of 2 and a half. Jonathon and the Knodle family received the compassionate support of Serenity Hospice and Home during his final months. Thanks to golfers, sponsors and other participants, more than $252,000 has been raised for Hospice over the past 21 years.

Petting Zoo If there was ever a proper time to say â&#x20AC;&#x153;Do not try this at homeâ&#x20AC;? this is it. During the Polo FFA petting zoo May 15 a car was parked under a chemical sprayer tractor. Here members of the FFA show the first grade students where the car was parked. At left, a goat did not want to wait to get a pet from first grader Alyna Young. Photos by Chris Johnson

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Newly certified Master Naturalists are: Nancy Keiser, Cynthia Nelson, Susan Woodyard, Jill Bier, Marcia Heuer, and Nancy Etnyre. Not pictured: Phil Bratta, George Thomas.

Master Naturalists were recognized in April 30 University of Illinois Extension celebrated its Master Naturalists with an awards and appreciation evening on April 30 in Oregon. The awards event recognized newly certified master naturalists in Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle counties. The newly certified master naturalists are: Jill Bier, Oregon; Phil Bratta, Davis Junction; Nancy Etnyre, Oregon; Marcia Heuer, Oregon; Nancy Keiser, DeKalb; Cynthia Nelson, DeKalb; George Thomas, Belvidere; and Susan Woodyard, DeKalb. Each received an official certificate and badge to commemorate the achievement. Master naturalist interns are required to complete a rigorous training and 60 hours of volunteer service to the community. Once certified, master naturalists

are required to complete 10 hours of continuing education and 30 hours of volunteer service annually to maintain their certification. This commitment shows their dedication to the master naturalist ideals and our communities. The newlyinducted master naturalists showed true enthusiasm for the program and the communitiesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; needs. University of Illinois Extension appreciates and congratulates the master naturalist volunteers in Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle Counties. Master naturalists share their own time and talents with the communities through natural resources stewardship, educational displays, citizen scientist activities, and other service opportunities. The next master naturalist training will take place in the fall of 2014 in DeKalb

County. For more information contact Michelle Petragallo at mpetra@illinois.edu or visit the website at web.extension. illinois.edu/bdo.

Local supporters of the Ogle County Fair will have a special opportunity to purchase a limited edition collectorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basket to help support the Queen Pageant. The Ogle County Fair is offering the Medium Crock basket as its 2014 (second in the series) Limited Edition Collector Basket. The basket features a commemorative brass tag, iron handle, engraved wooden laser lid, and a plastic protector. The basked measures 7.75â&#x20AC;? x 6â&#x20AC;? x 6.5â&#x20AC;? and will sell for $45. Each basket is hand woven using hard maple and is 100 percent custom made in the U.S.A. Baskets can be registered to receive a lifetime warranty

Limited edition collectors baskets are being sold this year to help fund the Ogle County Fair Queen pageant.

that covers workmanship and materials. Located in historic Canal Fulton, Ohio, American Traditions Basket Company has been producing handmade heirloom quality baskets for customers in all 50 states for more than 16 years. For more information, or to pre-order your basket, call

Sharon Alderks at 815-6451015 or Deana Simpson at 815-645-1491. Cash or checks made payable to the Ogle County Fair will be accepted as payment. For more information about the Ogle County Fair visit www.oglecountyfair. com.

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Tests are complete on foundation By Vinde Wells Editor After several weeks of waiting, Ogle County Engineer Curtis Cook could breathe a sign of relief Monday afternoon. He finally found out then construction can resume on a new storage building at the highway department headquarters at 1989 S. Ill. 2. Construction on the 90 by 150 foot building has been delayed about a month, Cook said Tuesday because the concrete in the walls did not meet the strength requirements specified in the contract. In accordance with building standards, the highway department’s contract with Cord Construction, Rockford, requires that concrete must be tested for strength seven days after it’s poured and again at 28 days. Travis Cunningham receives the John Philip Sousa The concrete in the Award May 9 during the Forreston High School Spring building’s walls, however, Concert. Photo by Chris Johnson did not met the requirements

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at the first test. “It’s in our contract that it needed to meet at the 75 percent level after seven days,” Cook said. “It wasn’t there.” The 28-day test done Monday, however, produced better results. “Structurally the concrete met the strength requirements of the contract,” Cook said. Had the concrete failed the 28-day tests, it would have meant tearing out the walls and probably the footings and underlying pipes. The tests determined that the concrete was mixed with too high a percentage water in it, Cook said. “The contract spelled out the ratio of water. They exceeded that,” he said. The concrete came from the Super Mix plant in Belvidere. The company also has a plant near Monroe Center. It was poured by Preferred Concrete, Freeport. Although the concrete is structurally sound, Cook said it still did not meet the

requirements of the contract. He said he has been working with officials from Cord Construction to resolve the issues. “I’m very pleased with the cooperation we got from Cord Construction. From day one they acknowledged the problem and required the sub-contractors to remedy the situation,” he said. “As difficult as the process has been, they made it much better than it could have been.” As result, the county will not have to pay for the concrete in the walls - roughly estimated at $10,000. The walls will be sealed for extra weatherproofing, at no cost to the county, and the one-year warranty on the concrete has been extended to five years. The big question is whether or not the building will be completed by the June 30 deadline set by the contract. “I think it will be delayed but we’re not sure how much yet,” Cook said.

The timing is crucial because work to reconstruct and pave the parking lot is slated to begin July 7. Cook said Cord officials will provide an updated construction schedule later this week. According to the terms of the contract, the contractor would stand liquidated damages of $1,025 per day after June 30. Once completed, the $700,000 steel building will be used to store road graders and other heavy equipment, some of which currently sits outside. The parking lot work will cost an estimated $278,000 and will be done by Martin and Company. The money to pay for the building will come from the county’s Long Range Planning Fund. Revenues in that fund come from the host fees paid by garbage collection firms to dump refuse in the landfills within the county.

Board authorizes a full tow-fund forensic examination By Vinde Wells Editor It’s official — the Ogle County Sheriff’s Tow Fund will be getting a full forensic examination. By a unanimous vote Tuesday, the county board approved engaging the forensic services of Sikich LLP, Naperville, to examine Tow Fund expenditures and revenues since it was implemented in 2011 to the present.

Sikich is the same firm that does the county’s regular annual audits. The fee for the initial investigation is $7,500 plus out-of-pocket expenses. If fraud is uncovered during the audit, the costs will increase to as much as $300 per hour for the investigators’ services. In their contract with the county, Sikich officials specified that the procedure should be called a forensic “examination,” rather than a forensic “audit.”

Sheriff Michael Harn came under fire in the last several months over expenditures from the Tow Fund, which included purchasing a new vehicle, flowers for Secretaries Day, a tent at the county fair, and $4,000 for the department’s Facebook page to be managed. Last January, board member Richard Petrizzo, Davis Junction, made a motion for a forensic examination of the Tow Fund as well as the sheriff’s credit card expenditures.

However, board chairman Kim Gouker, Byron, said the matter could not be voted on then because it was not on the agenda. Petrizzo’s subsequent efforts to have the matter placed on the agenda were unsuccessful. In February, the board diminished the sheriff’s control over the Tow Fund by limiting how it could be spent and requiring the approval of expenditures by the county committee that oversees the

sheriff’s budget. Gouker called for a forensic examination of the Tow Fund at the April 15 meeting. At that same meeting, the county board approved a resolution establishing the Tow Fund. Gouker said that although the board approved implementing administrative tow fees in 2011, the ordinance governing that did not actually establish the Tow Fund. The new resolution mandated that Tow Fund

deposits are limited to only administrative fees collected when a vehicle is towed, impounded, or seized during a criminal investigation. It further requires that the Tow Fee will be handled by the Ogle County Treasurer’s office, rather than the sheriff, as in the past. Treasurer John Coffman said the Tow Fund was turned over to his office April 15 when received a check for $51,932.07 from the sheriff’s department.

insurance and life insurance. Bring a dish to pass and place service. All are welcome to attend. Every Wednesday we serve popcorn and every Friday, cinnamon rolls are available. Wednesdays at 12 p.m., join in a game of 500. Thursdays at 12 p.m., a group gathers for Mexican Train. Support the Lifescape Meal program by signing up for lunch. Meals are $3. Registration is required by 10

a.m. the day prior to coming for lunch. Menu for the week of May 26 through 30: Monday Closed Tuesday Salisbury Steak Wednesday Beef Manhattan Thursday Baked Ziti W/ Meatsauce Friday Crispy Fish Sandwich Call 815-946-3818 to register for any of the programs or for more information.

Polo Senior Center Line Dancing Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Joanne Bauman will be the leader for this new program. The class is free and is open to members as well nonmembers. Tuesday and Thursday is Exercise Day. The Polo Senior Center has a great exercise program. “Fit For Life”, the exercises are low-impact to combine slow movements with music. The program improves balance, strength, flexibility, and over

all physical health. It can be beneficial for those who have been sedentary, suffer from arthritis, or are recouping from surgery. This class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m., for men and women of any age. The class fee is $20 per month. Cher Weegens, Forreston, is the instructor. Participants should check with their doctor before taking part in any type of fitness class. Medicare Assistance

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Darlene Schafer is a Certified Medicare Specialist. She can help with questions regarding Medicare needs for seniors who are 65 or will turn 65 soon. Call the Senior Center to make a free, confidential appointment. The upcoming calendar of events is listed below. Friday, May 23 Carol Wright, a licensed massage therapist, will give chair massages at 9 a.m. The cost is $7 for ten minutes.

Book Discussion Group to meet at 1:30 p.m. Polo Senior Center has partnered with Polo Public Library to start a book club. “Open Mic” at 7 p.m. Come and enjoy a night of music. Ice cream sundaes will be served. Monday May 26 The senior center is closed for Memorial Day. Tuesday, May 27 PASS Potluck at 11 a.m. This month’s speaker will be Jeanette Linker. She will discuss nursing home

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Summer reading program launches at Polo Library Polo Public Library launches its Paws to Read Summer Reading Program on Tuesday, June 10. Over the next six weeks, the library will host a range of free activities for children and adults that encourage and support a love of reading. Participants also can earn incentives for reaching their reading goals. A great program is planned for kids to make the library their number one destination this summer. Themed events include:

Paws to Read by storyteller, juggler, and magician Bob Kann on June 10 at 10:30 a.m., and later in the summer: K9 demonstration by the Dixon Police Department, and U of I Extensionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ag in the Classroomâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Claws, Paws, Hooves, Wings and Things. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also a serious side to summer reading. Research has shown that reading over the summer prevents summer reading loss. Studies also indicate students who read

recreationally out-performed those who donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t read. Students read more when they can choose materials based on their own interests. The library is committed to supporting lifelong learning and educational enrichment for all families. Registration will be held through May 31. To learn more about summer fun at the library, please call 815946-2713 or check out the libraryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s website www. pololibrary.org.

Choir will perform May 29 A choir concert and a percussion ensemble will perform on Thursday, May 29 at 5:45 p.m. on the Mt. Morris Village Square. A missions team from Shreveport, La., will bring its

high school choir, along with a team called â&#x20AC;&#x153;Upbeat.â&#x20AC;? Upbeat is a percussion ensemble that plays instruments like garbage cans, water bottles, and pots and pans â&#x20AC;&#x201D; everything but the kitchen sink.

No admission will be charged for the concert and free pizza will be offered. For more information call Pastor Billy Fronabarger from Two youngsters stand next to a sign at the Polo Library announcing the Paws to Read Revive Community Church at summer reading program that will be held throughout the summer. Photo supplied 815-994-0428.

Polo Library News Summer Reading Paws to Read is off and running. Both kids and adults are taking on the challenge of taking time to read. Programs for kids ages 5-12 are on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. and there are some very special things planned. Bucket List Bingo cards are available for the adults. Call the library and register to join the fun. Those Marvelous Musicalsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Movie Matinee Series Wednesday, June 4, 12 to 2:30 p.m. Lower level. Free and open to all Bring a lunch and enjoy a movie. The June film tells the story of the daughter of a riverboat captain who falls in love with a charming gambler. Their fairytale romance is threatened when

his luck turns sour. Children under age 14 need to be accompanied by an adult. On the Library Lawn Friday, June 13, 12 to 1 p.m. Free and open to all The 2014 â&#x20AC;&#x153;On the Library Lawn Seriesâ&#x20AC;? kicks off with Quite Contrary. Bring a lunch and bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair. Relax while listening to folk, classical guitar, harp, Indian flute and penny whistle. In the event of extreme heat, cold, or rain the performance will be on the lower level. LEGO Club Saturday, June 14, 1 to 2 p.m. Lower Level Ages 6-12, free, no library card required The LEGO Club will continue through the summer. Kids can come build things

and friendships, too. Bring a bucket of LEGOs or use ours. Therapy Dogs International Thursday, June 19, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Lower level. Free and open to all Registration requested Does your dog have the disposition to be a therapy dog? Cliff Harmon will be here with Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Riley and Reba. Even if you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t own a dog but would like to learn about therapy dogs, call the library and sign up for this program. Book Discussion Groups Monday, June 23, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Lower Level Free and open to all The June selection is Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe by

Jane Goodall. Friday, June 27, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Polo Senior Center The June selection is Merleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Door: Lessons From a Free Thinking Dog by Ted Kerasotes. Reviews and comments are always welcome and will be shared at the meetings, for anyone who would like to read the book but is unable to attend the meeting. Basic Facebook Class Thursday, June 26, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Class size limited to four students. Registration is required for this free class. Learn how to sign in, use the chat feature, load photos and find friends. New to the DVD Collection Mandela Matrix Monsters University Nebraska The Office â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Seasons 2 through 4 Free Copies of Book Page The May issue of â&#x20AC;&#x153;Book Pageâ&#x20AC;? is now available. It is on top of the New Book Shelf and in it are reviews of fiction, nonfiction, teen and childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s books, author interviews and more. Books can be ordered through inter-library loan if they are not available in the library. Pinterest Polo Public Library is on Pinterest. Stay up-to-date Thank you to all the stuffed animals who came to our sleepover. It was fun and you on the latest additions to the were all very well behaved. collection. Check out New

The Cranes Grove Cemetery Association will conduct its 88th annual Memorial Service on Sunday, May 25 at 2 p.m. at the cemetery. The program will include special music, the American Legion Rifle Squad will perform, a blessing of the troops, and Rev. Tim

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Bring lawn chairs and blankets and head for the Polo High School football field. The Polo High School track team will host concessions. Polo Town and Country Day committee members will collect donations onsite during the fireworks and donations of any amount are always appreciated. Back by popular demand again this year is the dunk tank, featuring many well-known participants. The Dunk Tank will be running Thursday, June 12 from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, June

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13 from 12 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 14 from 3 to 7 p.m. Before the fireworks, come to the Festival Tent for the Little Miss & Mister contest at 6 p.m., and then stay to watch the Polo Chamber’s version of the Family Feud. Several of this year’s events require participants to register in advance. For more information, a schedule of events, and registration forms visit the T & C website at www.polodays. org or call Jon Miller 815-9733507.

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Girls track team finished 11th at sectional meet The Polo HIgh School girlsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; track team finished in 11th place during the IHSA Conference sectional at Byron High School on May 16, with a team score of 14 points. The top five schools to finish were Byron, first place, 126.5 points; Oregon second place, 112 points, Rockford (Christian Life), third place, 57 points; Elgin (Harvest Christian), fourth place, 47 points, and Rockord

(Lutheran), fifth place, 42 points. Scores for Polo girlsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; events are listed below. Final event results for the Polo team are listed below. 400 meter dash: Josie Pasch, ninth place, 1:07.38. 800 meter run: Bridget Barry, ninth place, 2:44.12; Kailee Fiorello, 10th place, 2:49.31. 1600 meter run: Haley Cisketti, 18th place, 6:35.56.

300 meter hurdles: Justine Gorzny, 11th place, 55.90; Naeva Groenewold, 15th place, 58.71. 4 x 100 meter relay: Jessica Anderson, Courtney Wolf, Josie Pasch, Serenity Stapleton, sixth place, 56.82. 4 x 200 relay: Bridget Barry, Lana Scholl, Megan Gronewold, Courtney Wolf, ninth place, 2:05.34. 4 x 400 meter relay: Hope Stapleton, Josie Pasch, Kailee Fiorello, Serenity Stapleton,

sixth place, 4:40.58. 4 x 800 meter relay: Hope Stapleton, Kailee Fiorello, Bridget Barry, Peyton Taylor, sixth place, 11:30.69. High jump: Courtney Wolf, third place, 4:10â&#x20AC;?; Serenity Stapleton, fifth place, 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;06â&#x20AC;?. Long jump: Naeva Groenewold, seventh place, 14â&#x20AC;&#x2122;11â&#x20AC;?. Triple jump: Naeva Groenewold, fourth place, 31â&#x20AC;&#x2122;02.50â&#x20AC;?.

Marcos earn victory in Stillman Valley The Polo-Forreston Boys track team scored 115 points to finish first in a meet at Stillman Valley High School on May 8. Other team scores were: Genoa-Kingston, second place, 71 points; LenaWinslow, third place, 42 points; and Stillman Valley, fourth place 26 points. Results for Polo-Forreston team members are listed below. 3200 meter relay: Tristan Aguilar, Micheal Fulton, Mathew Cheeseman, Jesse Ditzler, first place, 10:10.95. 400 meter relay: Matthew Binkley, Juan Dominquez, Steve Christensen, Jacob

Southerland, fourth place, 53.91. 3200 meter run: Miguel Dominguez, third place, 12:02.50; Christopher Rademacher, fifth place, 14:00. 110 meter hurdles finals: Nathan Rinaldo, first place, 18.80; Brian Cavanaugh, fourth place, 19.50; Matt Merlak, fifth place, 19.61. 100 meter dash finals: Brooks Grobe, first place, 11.64; Nathan Stukenberg, second place, 11.83; Max Barkalow, third place, 11.89â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Kevin Cheeseman, fourth place, 12.07. 800 meter run: Ethan Ditzler, fourth place, 2:15.59. 800 meter relay: Preston

Stapleton, Matthew Binkley, Mathew Cheeseman, Tristan Aguilar, fourth place, 1:48.61. 400 dash finals: Kevin Cheeseman, third place, 56.24. 300 intermediate hurdles finals: Kaleb Reining, second place, 46.95; Nathan Rinaldo, third place, 48.11; Ethan Ditzler, fourth place, 48.63. 1600 meter run: Miguel Dominguez, first place, 5:32.39; Micheal Fulton, fourth place, 5:58.49; Max Barkalow, 5:58.76. 200 meter dash finals: Nathan Stukenberg, first place, 24.19; Brian Cavanaugh, second place,

24.37; Brooks Grobe, third place, 24.58. 1600 meter relay: Owen Bailey, Trace LeFevre, Travis VanDrew, Jeff Kimple, first place, 4:01.53. Discus: A.J. Dolmeyer, first place, 119â&#x20AC;&#x2122;10â&#x20AC;?; Juan Dominguez, third place, 109â&#x20AC;&#x2122;09â&#x20AC;?. High jump: Brad Cavanaugh, first place, 6â&#x20AC;&#x2122;. Long jump: Preston Stapleton, third place, 18â&#x20AC;&#x2122;02â&#x20AC;?; Ethan Ditzler, fourth place, 17â&#x20AC;&#x2122;09â&#x20AC;?. Shot put: A.J. Dolmeyer, second place, 42â&#x20AC;&#x2122;03â&#x20AC;?. Triple jump: Preston Stapleton, fourth place, Polo-Forrestonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Naeva Groenewold competes in the Tristan Aguilar, fifth place, triple jump during the Byron Sectional on May 16. Photo by Earleen Hinton 33â&#x20AC;&#x2122;07â&#x20AC;?.

Seventh graders compete at conference track meet A total of seven teams competed in the Rt. 72 Conference boysâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; track meet in Winnebago on May 13. Seventh grade team scores were Byron, first place, 96 points; Winnebago, second place, 73 points; Meridian, third place, 70.5 points; Forreston, fourth place, 66.5 points; Pecatonica, fifth place, 46 points; Aplington, Polo, sixth place, 42 points; and DLR Junior High, Oregon, seventh place, 40 points. Results for Forreston and Polo and Oregon 7th grade boys are listed below. 100 meter dash: Brady Webb, Polo, first place, 13:42; Calvin Sullivan, Oregon, eighth place, 14.94; Pierce Ruit, Oregon, ninth place, 14.96; Draven Wells, Polo, 11th place, 15.16; Dom Christensen, Forreston, 12th place, 15.17; Gabe Owens, Forreston, 14th place, 16.78. 200 meter dash: Brady Webb, Polo, first place, 27.32; Cailean Davids, Forreston, third place, 29.76; Luke Martin, Oregon, fifth place, 31.01; Jackson Buck, Oregon, eighth place, 32.18; Tucker Mumford, Polo, 10th place, 32.81; Kolten Rudy, Forreston, 13th place, 34.91. 400 meter dash: Evan Kelsey, Forreston, second place, 1:03.36; Chase Greenfield, Forreston, eighth place, 1:13.61; Draven Wells, Polo, ninth place, 1:14.42; Calvin Sullivan, Oregon, 10th place, 1:16.92; Caleb Scott, Polo, 12th place, 1:21.49; Brigham Finch, Oregon, 13th place, 1:32.88. 800 meter run: Evan Kelsey, Forreston, second place, 2:31.29; Jake Mennen, Oregon, fifth place, 2:39.11; Ryan Lazansky, Oregon, sixth

place, 2:43.68; Dan Hanson, Forreston, ninth place, 2:56.48; Caleb Scott, Polo, tenth place, 2:59.20. 1600 meter run: Ryan Lazansky, Oregon, second place, 5:40.54; Kolton Dorty, Forreston, sixth place, 6:22.98; Brigham Finch, Oregon, ninth place, 6:52.30. 100 meter hurdles: Garret Badertscher, Forreston, second place, 20.46; Luke Martin, Oregon, third place, 20.88; Connor Young, Oregon, sixth place, 21.58; Ethan Phillips, eighth place, Polo, 21.96; Kaleb Almasy, Polo, 13th place, 23.86; Kolton Dorty, Forreston, 14th place, 23.88. 200 meter hurdles: Connor Young, Oregon, sixth place, 37.42; Ethan Phillips, Polo, seventh place, 37.55; Adam Merrill, Oregon, eighth place, 40.32; Jace Coffey, Polo, ninth place, 40.79; Mavric Rudy,

Forreston, 10th place, 41.27. 4 x 100 meter relay: Aplington, Ethan Phillips, Tucker Mumford, Draven Wells, Brady Webb, third place, 58.37; Oregon, Adam Merrill, Connor Young, Jackson Buck, Jake Mennen, sixth place, 1:02.51; Forreston, Zach Cederholm, Jeremey Beltran, Jakob Boomgarden, Kolten Rudy, eighth place, 1:08.02. 4 x 200 meter relay: Forreston, Dom Christensen, Garret Badertscher, Chase Greenfield, Cailean Davids, first place, 2:01.21; Oregon, Adam Merrill, Calvin Sullivan, Luke Martin, Pierce Ruit, fifth place, 2:09.45. 4 x 400 meter relay: Forreston, Dom Christensen, Garret Badertscher, Cailean Davids, Evan Kelsey, first place, 4:29.47; Oregon, Connor Young, Jackson Buck,

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Jake Mennen, Ryan Lazansky, fourth place, 4:55.20. High jump: Jake Mennen, Oregon, fifth place, 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;04â&#x20AC;?; Chase Greenfield, Forreston, sixth place, 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;; Mavric Rudy, Forreston, seventh place, 4â&#x20AC;?. Long jump: Brady Webb, Polo, first place, 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122;04â&#x20AC;?; Evan Kelsey, Forreston, fourth place, 14â&#x20AC;&#x2122;06â&#x20AC;?; Cailean Davids, Forreston, sixth place, 13â&#x20AC;&#x2122;10â&#x20AC;?; Pierce Ruit,

Oregon, ninth place, 13â&#x20AC;&#x2122;02â&#x20AC;?; Tucker Mumford, Polo, 10th place, 12â&#x20AC;&#x2122;09â&#x20AC;?; Jackson Buck, Oregon, 12th place, 12â&#x20AC;&#x2122;06â&#x20AC;?. Shot put: Garret Badertscher, Forreston, first place, 37â&#x20AC;&#x2122;01.5â&#x20AC;?; Carson Sweeney, Oregon, fourth place, 30â&#x20AC;&#x2122;05.5â&#x20AC;?; Jace Coffey, Polo, seventh place, 26â&#x20AC;&#x2122;07.5â&#x20AC;?; Carter Fruin, Oregon, ninth place, 25â&#x20AC;&#x2122;.00.5â&#x20AC;?; Tucker Mumford, Polo, 12th place,

20â&#x20AC;&#x2122;07â&#x20AC;?; Zach Cederholm, Forreston, 14th place, 19â&#x20AC;&#x2122;06â&#x20AC;?. Discus: Carson Sweeney, Oregon, third place, 73â&#x20AC;&#x2122;09â&#x20AC;?; Ethan Phillips, Polo, fourth place, 70â&#x20AC;&#x2122;10â&#x20AC;?; Jace Coffey, Polo, fifth place, 66â&#x20AC;&#x2122;03â&#x20AC;?; Dom Christensen, Forreston, ninth place, 59â&#x20AC;&#x2122;10â&#x20AC;?; Carter Fruin, Oregon, 10th place, 56â&#x20AC;&#x2122;. Eight grade results will be published in the May 29 edition.

Baseball regionals underway In baseball regional action, five seed Oregon picked up a 5-2 win over four-seed Morrison to start the Stillman Valley Regional Oregon will face number one seed Byron on Wednesday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Stillman Valley.

The regional final will be played on Saturday, May 24 at 11 a.m. Other local teams will be at the Warren Regional. Two-seed ForrestonPolo will face three-seed Winnebago on Wednesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m.

The winner of this game will advance to the regional final on Saturday, May, 24 at noon. They will play either five-seed Pecatonica, four-seed West Carroll, or one-seed Warren. The winner of both of these regionals advance to the Morrison Sectional.

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At the River Valley Complex & Bertolet Memorial Library 12:00 – Dusk FFA Alumni Antique Tractor/ Engine Show North of Library 4:00 Boy Scouts #601 Food Booth @ RVC Concession Stand 5:00 FFA Alumni Tractor Rodeo @ RVC track 7:00 Lions Club pre-fireworks Food Stand @ Library 7:30 4-H pre-fireworks Games Fireworks @ Dusk (Rain Date – Sunday) 8-12 Fully Loaded inside Rumors (Downtown)

SATURDAY – MAY 31ST At the Bertolet Park – Old Fire Station – Downtown 9:00 – 3:00 Lions Club Car Show on Main Street 9:00 – 5:00 Craft Show @ Park 9:00 – 5:00 Book Sale @ OFS (proceeds to Museum) 9:00 – 4:00 Historical Museum Open 9:00 Bake Sale at Historical Museum 9:00 Cornbag Registration @ Park 10:00 Cornbag Tournament @ Park 10:00 – 5:00 Merry Martha Club Quilt Raffle @ Park 10:00 – 6:00 Busy Beavers 4-H Ice Cream @ OFS 11:00 – 4:30 Bounce House & Slide @ Park 11:00 – 7:00 LRUM Church Italian Beef Sandwiches @ OFS 12:00 – 1:00 Fire Department Water Fights – Registration 1:30 Fire Department Water Fights @ Park 3:00 Car Show Winner Announced 3:00 LR Grange Presents Citizen of the Year @ Car Show 5:00 – 5:50 The Magic of Brian Holt @ Park–Bring Lawn Chairs 8:30-12:30 Beer Garden @ Rumors (Downtown) Featuring Primetime Live Food Concessions Available @ Park (times will vary) Louisiana Snowballs with Wylie Lynch Pontnack Carnival Food J&M Snack Shack serving Carnival Food

At the River Valley Complex 9:00 – 8:00 Boy Scouts Troop #601 Food Booth @ Concession Stand -- Serving Breakfast & Lunch 9:00 – Dusk FFA Alumni Antique Tractor/Engine Show 10:00 – 3:00 LRUM Church Italian Beef Sandwiches 12:00 Popcorn & Ice Cream Concessions 12:00 FFA Alumni Tractor Pulls Start $8 admission @ gate 12:00 FFA Alumni Tractor Pulls – Antique Pull 2:00 FFA Alumni Tractor Pulls – Farm Class 3:00 Ogle County Pork Producers Pork Chop Sandwiches 4:00 FFA Alumni Diesel & Street Truck Pulls 6:00 FFA Alumni Antique Tractor Prade 6:00 BADGER STATE TRACTOR PULLS 7:00 River Demons vs. Barbed Wire Betties Roller Derby Bout - doors open @ 6:00, admissions $8.00 (5 and under is free)

SUNDAY – JUNE 1ST At the Bertolet Park – Old Fire Station – River Valley Complex 7:00 – 1t0:00 LR Fire Department Pancake Breakfast @ RVC 9:00 – 4:00 Antique Tractor Show @ RVC 11:00 – 1:00 Lions Club Pork Chop Dinner @ Bertolet Bldg 11:00 – 4:00 Busy Beavers 4-H Ice Cream @ OFS 11:00 – 4:00 LRUM Church Italian Beef Sandwiches @ OFS 11:00 – 4:00 Merry Martha Club Quilt Raffle @ Park 11:00 – 5:00 Craft Show @ Park 1:00 – 5:00 Book Sale @ OFS (proceeds to Museum) 2:00 – 5:00 Historical Museum Open 2:00 GRAND PARADE – Line-up @ RVC, End @ Bertolet Park featuring the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corp Sponsors – LR Communications and Exelon Nuclear FREE Face Painting & Balloon Creations @ Park Following Parade 4:30 Lions Club Raffle Drawing @ Park - Grand Prize: 42”VIZIO HDTV 4:30 Merry Marth Club Quilt Raffle @ Park 4:30 Leaf River Museum Quilt Raffle @ Park Food Concessions Available @ Park (times will vary) Louisiana Snowballs with Wylie Lynch Pontnack Carnival Food J&M Snack Shack serving Carnival Food

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SPORTS

SECTION B

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Polo-Forreston boys track wins NUIC conference By Andy Colbert Reporter The seedings for the Northwest Upstate Illinois boys track and field conference had PoloForreston and PecatonicaDurand in a dead heat for the team title. With P-F holding a slim 127-124 lead going into the final event of the night, those predictions proved true. Any suspense over which squad would emerge as champion was soon erased in the 1,600 relay, as Kevin Cheeseman, Max Barkalow, Brian and Brad Cavanaugh destroyed not only P-D, but every other team in the race. Their time of 3:38 was six seconds better than secondplace Lena-Winslow, giving P-F a 137-125 final margin of victory. Le-Win had won the last two NUIC titles, with P-F last winning in 2011. “This feels so good,” said first-year P-F coach Ryan Deets. “All the credit goes to the kids. They worked so hard to earn this.”

If there was such a thing as a pivotal moment in the meet, it may have been in the 800 meters, where Jesse and Ethan Ditzler placed third and fifth. “That was the swing race,” Deets said. “Neither of them was expected to place. Those are the little things you don’t see in the box score.” Right after the 800, P-F put additional pressure on P-D, who had a bad handoff between legs two and three, by beating them in the 800 relay, 1:33.46 to 1:33.73. Brad Cavanaugh, Barkalow, Nathan Stukenberg and Brooks Grobe combined to also best the state-qualifying standard of 1:33.70. After Brian Cavanaugh and Cheeseman both placed in the 400, P-F had what appeared to be a safe 112-84 lead over P-D. In the next two events, the 300 hurdles and 1,600 run, P-D scored 34 points to take a 3-point lead and give Deets a few anxious moments. Turn to B2 Polo-Forreston’s Nathan Rinaldo eyes the finish line as he leaps over a hurdle Monday evening in Milledgeville. Photo by Chris Johnson

Tough competition greeted Polo athletes in Byron By Andy Colbert Reporter

ahead with three events left, but star distance runner Kelsey Hildreth got the lead back for Byron in the 1,600 and a win in the 200 by Challen Jackson over Cydney Long of Oregon sealed the title. Byron had 126.5 points to win its 11 sectional in 12 years. Oregon had 112, the closest margin between the two schools in several years.

“You never see the full Byron team until the sectional,” Oregon coach Track sectionals are Lynn Ahlgrim said. “To stay primarily about sending this close to them with such qualifiers downstate, but a small and young team was team titles are a nice plus. a great accomplishment for After finishing second to us.” Byron the last three years, Byron won all four relays Oregon was poised to be top and had double place winners girls team at the 1A sectional in over half of the events. on May 16. “It took our whole team The Lady Hawks were then,” Byron coach Scott McMullen said. “Winning that 200 for big for us. We knew it would be tight. Oregon is so good in the field events and with Cydney.” Long won her specialties, the 100 hurdles (15.48 seconds) and 300 hurdles (48.28), to make it 13 events qualified for in four years at Oregon. She also took third in the long jump (16’) and fourth in the 200 (27.61). “By the 200, Cydney’s legs were done,” Ahlgrim. “Doing six long jumps takes a toll on you.” Oregon had another double winner in Shannon Cullen, though she did put a scare into her throwing coach Doug Engle. Coming in as the No. 1 seed in the discus, Cullen scratched on her first two attempts and was one throw away of missing the finals. “On the last one, I told her she could either make a full turn, which is more risky, or try to qualify from the standing position,” Engle said. Polo-Forreston’s Megan Gronewold shows her form in Cullen opted for a full the long jump during the Byron Sectional on May 16. turn and managed to keep Photo by Earleen Hinton the discus within three feet

Polo-Forreston’s Courtney Wolf concentrates on clearing the bar in the opening rounds of the high jump competition at the Byron Sectional on May 16. Photo by Earleen Hinton

of going out-of-bounds and advanced to the finals. There, she won with a personal best of 120’-2”. “It takes guts to make a full turn throw with the nerves and frustration she was had,” Engle said. “In the discus, she is just starting to see how good she can be.” In her specialty, the shot put, the returning state medalist hit the 39-foot mark to win by nearly five feet. Earlier in the week, she went over 40 feet for the first time. Oregon’s Sarah Lauer added a triple jump (33’-7”) win and Kelsey Pudlas did the same in the pole vault (8’-6”) to give each both conference

and sectional titles. Whitney Long added to Oregon’s field event point total and qualified for the state meet with a second place in the high jump at 5’. Another Lady Hawk second-placer was Mackenzie Skoumal in the 400. After dropping the baton in the 400 relay, Oregon’s 800 relay of Erica Grace, Pudlas, Sarah Harris and Brianna Horn redeemed itself with a 1:54.64 clocking, edging West Carroll for the secondplace qualification. The 1,600 relay of Skoumal, Whitney Long, Pudlas and Horn were the beneficiaries of a disqualification of

Harvest Christian to move up from third place to second and also make state. Other meet placers for Oregon were Harris, fifth in the 100, Adena Burger, fifth in the pole vault and a third by Karisa Corbin in the shot put. Corbin’s final throw was a personal record of 34’-1” and only two inches from the 34’-3” by state qualifier Lauren Twardoski of Byron. “You couldn’t ask for more,” Engle said. “That’s not bad for a bowler in her first year of track.” Besides Cullen and Long for Oregon, the meet’s other double winner was Hildreth Turn to B2

Oregon girls are ready to head to state finals By Andy Colbert Reporter As has been the case all year, it will be Shannon Cullen and Cydney Long leading the Oregon girls track team at the IHSA 1A meet. The pair had third-place finishes last year at the state meet. The preliminary round is Thursday on the campus of Eastern Illinois University, with the finals on Saturday. In the shot put, Cullen was the top returning placer from 2013, but a couple of youngsters have stepped into the limelight. Based on sectional results, Cullen’s mark of 39-feet sits third behind freshman Kathleen

Young of Warrensburg (42’2”) and sophomore Rachel Clowers of Pleasant Hill (39’-4”). Cullen has also advanced in the discus for the first time in her throwing career and has the No. 5 seed with a personal best of 120’-2”. Young and Clowers are 1-2, with throws of 130’-5” and 129’-8”. The third, fourth and sixth seeds are also sophomores, leaving Cullen as the veteran of the bunch. Having competed the last two years at Charleston will be an advantage to her, as she hopes to become the first throwing state champ in either the boys or girls programs at Oregon.

Long brings the third-best time (15.48 seconds) in the 110 hurdles. That race looks to be wide open between No. 1 seed Erin Johnson of Trenton (15.28), last year’s second-place finisher, Jenny Kimbro of Sidell (15.36) and last year’s champ, Peyton Wade of Aurora Christian (15.64). Long is also entered in the 300 hurdles and is No. 15 seed, two and half seconds behind Kimbro. Oregon is also sending another veteran in junior Sarah Lauer. A 3-time sectional champ in the triple jump, Lauer is looking to advance to Saturday’s finals for the first time. Turn to B2

Regional Postponed The IHSA 2A Regional softball game between Byron and Forreston-Polo that was scheduled for Tuesday, May 20 at 7 p.m. in Davis Junction was postponed due to severe weather. The game was rescheduled to Wednesday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Davis Junction. Pictured above, Paige Peterson takes a swing during an at bat earlier this season. Photo by Chris Johnson


Ogle County Newspapers, Thursday, May 22, 2014, Page B10

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REAL ESTATE 200 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 15TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OGLE COUNTY - OREGON, ILLINOIS HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORP III, PLAINTIFF vs. RICK S. PAYNE; DEFENDANT

13 CH 159 Address: 6375 North River Drive Oregon, IL 61061 Judge John B. Roe NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on March 14, 2014, I, Sheriff of Ogle County, Illinois, will on June 20, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 AM at the Ogle County Courthouse, 106 S. 5th Street, Oregon, IL 61061, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of Ogle, State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: COMMON ADDRESS: 6375 North River Drive, Oregon, IL 61061 P.I.N.: 09-02-403-008 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. THE JUDGMENT AMOUNT WAS: $46,158.36 Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds; the balance, by certified funds, is due within twenty four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "as is" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after Confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and Plaintiff makes no representations as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512, the amounts of any surplus bid will be held by the sheriff until a party obtains a Court Order for its distribution, or for 60 days following the date of the entry of the order confirming sale, at which time, in the absence of an order directing payment of the surplus, it may be automatically forfeited to the State without further notice. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Johnson, Blumberg & Associates, LLC, 230 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606, telephone 312-541-9710. Please refer to file number IL 13 8237. Sheriff of Ogle County, Illinois Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite 1125 Chicago, Illinois 60606 Ph. 312-541-9710 Fax 312-541-9711 JB&A # IL 13 8237

TAKE NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. 2010-00082

May 22, 29, June 5, 2014

TAKE NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. 2010-00165

TO: Connie Zimmerman Spouse of Connie Zimmerman Occupant City of Oregon

TO: Estate of Marion L. Hefley Charles Hefley Occupant Clonnie Hefley

TO: Barbara Greenawalt Spouse of Barbara Greenawalt Occupant Discover Bank

Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property; Unknown owners or parties interested in said land or lots.

Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property; Unknown owners or parties interested in said land or lots.

Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property; Unknown owners or parties interested in said land or lots.

A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed with the Circuit Clerk of OGLE County, Ill. as Case No. 14 TX 7

A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed with the Circuit Clerk of OGLE County, Ill. as Case No. 14 TX 5

A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed with the Circuit Clerk of OGLE County, Ill. as Case No. 14 TX 6

The property is located at: 300 N. 7th St., Oregon

The property is located at: 117 E. South Park Dr., Byron

The property is located at: 810 S. Congress Ave., Polo

Permanent Index Number: 16-03-115002

Permanent Index Number: 09-11-306006

Permanent Index Number: 14-16-330004

Said Property was sold on 11/3/2011 for Delinquent Real Estate Taxes and/or Special Assessments for the year 2010.

Said Property was sold on 11/3/2011 for Delinquent Real Estate Taxes and/or Special Assessments for the year 2010.

Said Property was sold on 11/3/2011 for Delinquent Real Estate Taxes and/or Special Assessments for the year 2010.

The period of redemption will expire on 9/30/2014. On 10/21/14 at 3:30 p.m. the Petitioner will make application to such Court in said County for an Order for Issuance of a Tax Deed.

The period of redemption will expire on 9/30/2014. On 10/21/14 at 3:30 p.m. the Petitioner will make application to such Court in said County for an Order for Issuance of a Tax Deed.

The period of redemption will expire on 9/30/2014. On 10/21/14 at 3:30 p.m. the Petitioner will make application to such Court in said County for an Order for Issuance of a Tax Deed.

Realtax Developers, Ltd., Petitioner

Realtax Developers, Ltd., Petitioner

Realtax Developers, Ltd., Petitioner

May 22, 29, June 5, 2014

May 22, 29, June 5, 2014

May 22, 29, June 5, 2014

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Marcos won the NUIC From B1

Polo-Forrestonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Ethan Ditzler lands in the pit to complete his long jump attempt Monday evening in Milledgeville. Photo by Chris Johnson

Byron runner ended up being story of the meet

Polo-Forrestonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best finish was a tie for third by of Byron in the 1,600 and Courtney Wolf in the high 3,200 runs. jump. Wolf only had a seed In the 3,200, she lapped of 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;-6â&#x20AC;?, but went 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;-10â&#x20AC;? for every competitor at least once a huge personal record. and finished with a time of â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pretty impressive,â&#x20AC;? Jenkins said. Naeva Groenewold took fourth place in the triple jump at 31â&#x20AC;&#x2122;-2â&#x20AC;? and Serenity Stapleton fourth in the high jump at 4â&#x20AC;&#x2122;-6â&#x20AC;?. Jenkins was also pleased to have three of his relays place sixth. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Naeva was our best seed coming in,â&#x20AC;? Jenkins said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whatever we placed in was good, since our seeds werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t that high. We did about as well as expected.â&#x20AC;? Running the 400 relay (56.82) was Jessica Anderson, Josie Pasch, Serenity Stapleton and Wolf. The 1,600 relay (4:40) consisted of Hope Stapleton, Serenity Stapleton, Kaille Fiorello and Pasch and the 3,200 relay (11:30) had Bridget Barry, Hope Polo-Forrestonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kenzie Heinz competes in the shot put Stapleton, Peyton Taylor and during the Byron Sectional on May 16. Photo by Earleen Fiorello. From B1

10:32, good for top 40 in the nation according to dyetstat. com. That time also beat half of the 3,200 relay entrants. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the story of the meet,â&#x20AC;? Polo/Forreston coach Terry Jenkins said.

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Deets said. Cavanaugh also had a season best in the triple jump with a leap of 42-2 to win that event. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He right where he needs to be to get downstate,â&#x20AC;? Deets said. His brother Brad got second in the high jump to give P-F 18 valuable points. The other field event first place was AJ Dollmeyer in the discus. In windy conditions, which have been problematic for him, Dollmeyer managed a 126-2 effort. â&#x20AC;&#x153;AJâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been in a discus slump and this was a good win for him. The windâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not his thing,â&#x20AC;? Deets said. A decision made by the Polo track staff a couple years ago proved to be a deciding factor in the meet. Instead of automatically giving up 18 points in the pole vault to P-D every year, Polo became

the second school in the conference to offer that event. Ethan Cain went a personal best of 10-0 to take second and Jesse Ditzler added a third, giving their team 14 points. Considering P-F won the meet by 12 points, they would have lost had not they had pole vaulters. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We knew we get places, but Ethanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 10 feet was unexpected,â&#x20AC;? Deets said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The core strength from wrestling has transitioned well to vaulting.â&#x20AC;? Other individual placers were Miguel Dominguez (5th in the 3,200), Brad Cavanaugh (4th triple jump), Dollmeyer (5th shot put), Ethan Ditzler (5th 1,600) and Reining (6th 300 hurdles).

â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was hoping we would have wrapped this up after the hurdles,â&#x20AC;? said Deets, nervously tapping away at his clipboard. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a different feeling as the head coach.â&#x20AC;? When Stukenberg and Grobe went 2-4 in the 200 and put P-F back in the lead before the 1,600 relay, Deets could breathe a little easier. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re so deep at the 200. If there was a 6 X 200 relay instead of 4 X 200, I think we could maybe win state,â&#x20AC;? Deets said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what we base our training regimen around.â&#x20AC;? In the 100, Grobe and Barkalow were neck-andneck (11.62-11.68) to place third and fourth. Tristian Fox of Le-Win won the 100 P-F will contend with (11.49), 200 (22.83) and 400 Byron, Oregon, and North (51.27) dashes and would Boone for the 1A sectional have probably won the 800 if title at Oregon on Friday. he entered it, as he is several seconds better than any other runner in the conference. He did anchor Le-Win to an 8:43-8:46 win over P-F in the 3,200 relay. The Ditzlers, Stukenberg and Kaleb Reining ran on the relay for P-F. The P-F also finished second in the 400 relay, this time to P-D, 44.60-45.25. The field events were equally fruitful, as Brian Cavanaugh came up big. He cleared 6-2 to win the high jump and barely miss tying the meet record of 6-3. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He had two great attempts at it. His hips were over, but Nathan Stukenberg runs in the 200 meter dash Monday he caught it with his knees,â&#x20AC;? night. Photo by Chris Johnson

Girls to compete at state From B1 A jump of at least 33 feet will likely be needed and Lauer has done that many times. The other field event entries are Kelsey Pudlas in the pole vault and Whitney Long in the high jump. Also competing will be Mackenize Skoumal in the

400 run and the 800 relay of Erica Grace, Sarah Harris, Brianna Horn and Pudlas. In the 1,600 relay, it will be Pudlas, Skoumal, Whitney Long and Horn. One of the most anticipated events of the meet is the 3,200 run where senior Kelsey Hildreth of Byron will face star freshman Anna

Sophie Keller of Effingham St. Anthony. Hildreth comes in with a time of 10 minutes 32 seconds compared to 10:37 by Keller. The last time the two raced against each other was at the 1A state cross-country meet where Keller won 16:35 to 17:20 for second-place Hildreth.

Or, what about all the area coaches I have became close friends with. Could I call them to task on any sort of questionable activity? And, where is the line between what I should be doing as a reporter versus what is the responsibility of the school board? Maybe something is none of my business. While I admire what Giuliani did during his tenure at SVM, I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if it is in my blood to do the same because of the interpersonal relationships with not only coaches and athletic directors at various schools, but the parents and the athletes. However, if there is something in the interest of the general public that needs to be told, what about my responsibility to the readers of the newspaper? If I am to abide by all things spiritual, as this column has constantly espoused on, perhaps I should look at my motives first.

Am I writing about a sensitive or controversial subject for my own personal prestige and is undue harm being done to others because of my rush getting that â&#x20AC;&#x153;scoopâ&#x20AC;?? Conversely, I am not writing about something I should be writing because of fear of what others would think of me? As always, I pray that the Spirit would guide me to a decision.

Sports Column Citizenry needs investigative reporting By Andy Colbert Reporter In last weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dixon Telegraph, David Giuliani announced he would be leaving us to take a newspaper position with in the suburbs. In his three years with Sauk Valley Media (our parent company), Giuliani did exemplary work in exposing and uncovering shortcomings in public government in Whiteside, Lee and Ogle counties. Whether it was the city council, county board, township meetings, park districts, fire departments, sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office, etc., Giuliani demonstrated why newspapers are so vital to the citizenry. Had he not investigated and put into print all of the questionable

practices and abuses by elected officials and governmental employees, the general public would likely have no knowledge of their existence. The fact that Giuliani was the one usually pointing out these shortcomings demonstrates the lack of responsiveness and just plain ignorance by governmental bodies. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s something newspapers have been doing for centuries and will continue to do, as long as they remain financially viable. Without newspapers as watchdogs over the public trust, I shudder to think of who would be an advocate for how tax dollars are being spent. In my 18 years of working part-time for either Sauk Valley Media or the Register Star, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve never done any sort of investigative reporting, such as Giuliani tackles. After reading his material, it has inspired me to be somewhat more attentive.

Are there similar abuses or questionable practices by school administrators or coaches or that needs to brought to light? Many of us on the high school sports beat are reluctant to tackle serious issues because of personality conflicts. We become too closely intertwined with the players, coaches and athletic directors and it affects our impartiality. For example, a few years ago I planned to re-visit a basketball teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s revolt against its coach and the hoopla surrounding it. It happened at Rock Falls and was front-page news in the mid 1970s. I thought it would make for interesting reading material, especially after getting perspective decades later from the parties involved. To that end, I contacted athletic director Rich Montgomery for further information and perhaps some leads. He was none too happy that I wanted to pursue this

subject and felt it would do a disservice to Rock Falls by hashing up such a controversial subject. I had a friendly relationship with Rich and because of that, I did not want to do anything to offend him. So, I dropped that idea. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just one of many instances over the years that I did not pursue sensitive subjects. Sports editors and reporters are dependent on athletic directors and coaches for much of what we do. Likewise, it is important for them to have good repoire with the media, a sort of symbiotic relationship. Here at Oregon, I have had the extreme pleasure of working with Vern Welp, Kip Crandall and Mike Lawton, each an outstanding athletic director. With the respect I have towards each of these men, would I be willing to that watchdog over how they run (or ran) their departments?

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Music about Rock River Valley will be performed To kick off the Byron Forest Preserve Districtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual free Summer Concert series, a special showing of â&#x20AC;&#x153;Old River Talesâ&#x20AC;? will be held inside the Jarrett Prairie Center on Sunday, June 1 at 7 p.m. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Old River Talesâ&#x20AC;? is an original musical play about life around Rockford and the Rock River Valley from the frontier beginnings in

the 1830s up until 1900 as it was settled by many different ethnic groups. The play includes famous characters such as Abraham Lincoln, the warrior Black Hawk, Albert Spalding, and Jane Addams. Also included are lesser known, yet fascinating, local historical figures such as Jennie Hodgers, a young woman who fought as a Civil

War soldier by pretending to be a man, and Jacob Schweinfurth, an infamous religious cult leader. The play is packed with dates and facts, yet is full of humor to deliver the information in an interesting and entertaining format. Additional characters, the Irish, the Swedes and emancipated African American slaves represent

the many diverse populations who, while risking everything, fled to the Rockford area for a better life. The three-person cast includes Carolyn Cadigan, David Causey, and Andrew Harth with narration by Sue Crandall and Jenniel Wright. The performance also contains music, with Betsy Kaske playing a variety of instruments. The result is a

celebration of the Rockford areaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rich and diverse history. The play runs for two hours with one intermission. Between and during dramatic scenes, the performers will sing 15 well-known 19th century songs such as â&#x20AC;&#x153;Down by the Riverside,â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Rock of Ages,â&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;Swing Low Sweet Chariot.â&#x20AC;? The audience will always

be encouraged to sing along with the performers. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Old River Talesâ&#x20AC;? was written and directed by Rockfordâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sue Crandall and Rufus Cadigan and has been performed at Midway Village Museum, Rockford University and other Rockford area locations. The program is sponsored by Byron Bank and admission is free.

$1,200 probation fee, and $100 to the VCVA Fund. One count of unauthorized video recording and five counts of child pornography were dismissed per a plea agreement.

public service work. He must pay a $180 probation fee, $50 to Crimestoppers, $50 to the VCVA Fund. Deopere also pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis. He was sentenced to a concurrent 12 month conditional discharge. He must submit to random drug testing, and pay $50 street value fine, $300 drug assessment, and $100 lab analysis fee. One count of obstructing justice was dismissed per a plea agreement.

Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Attorney Ogle County States $360 probation fee, $50 to Attorney Michael Rock Crimestoppers, and $50 to reports the following pleas. the Violent Crime Victim Assistance (VCVA) Fund. May 12 Matthew Thomas, 18, Polo, David Echelbarger, 23, pleaded guilty to theft. Rochelle, pleaded guilty to Ogle County Associate unlawful failure to register as Circuit Court Judge John C. a sex offender. Redington sentenced him to Ogle County Circuit 30 months probation and 52 Court Judge Robert Hanson days imprisonment. sentenced him to 24 months He must submit to DNA conditional discharge and 60 testing, random drug testing days imprisonment. and breathalyzer testing. He He must submit to DNA must cooperate and complete testing and random drug psychological or substance testing. He must also pay a abuse assessment. He must

perform 100 hours of public service work, have no contact with the victim, no consumption of alcohol, and obtain a diploma or GED. He was ordered to pay a $100 fine, $750 probation fee, $100 lab analysis fee, $100 to the VCVA Fund, and $1,800 in restitution. One count of unlawful possession of cannabis was dismissed per a plea agreement.

Polo, and a 2001 Jeep driven by Marlin C. Wallgren, 55, Oregon. Cain was issued a Oregon Police Chief Darin citation for failure to yield at DeHaan reports the following an intersection. police activity for May 12 May 15 through May 18. Scott A. Ghibellini, 19, Oregon, was arrested at 8:19 May 12 At 3:45 p.m., police p.m. on an outstanding Ogle investigated a two-vehicle County warrant for failure traffic crash at the intersection to appear on a driving while of Fifth and Hill Streets under the influence charge. Ghibellini was transported involving a 2005 Toyota to the Ogle County jail. driven by Ronald G. Cain, 47,

Lisa L. McGee, 47, Sterling, was arrested at 8:36 p.m. on an outstanding Lee County warrant for failure to appear on an operating an uninsured motor vehicle charge. McGee was transported to the Ogle County jail.

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May 13 Oscar Gomez-Diaz,

Rochelle, pleaded guilty to one count of child pornography. Ogle County Circuit Court Judge Robert Hanson sentenced him to 48 months probation and 180 days imprisonment (served). He must submit to DNA testing, random drug testing and breathalyzer testing, and have no consumption of alcohol. He must also comply with a supplemental sex offender probation order, and comply with recommendations from psychosexual evaluation. 22, He must pay a $1,000 fine,

May 16 Joseph A. Soukup, 35, Colona, was issued a citation at 7:30 p.m. for operating a truck that was overweight on

May 16 Roy Deopere, 41, Oak Lawn, pleaded guilty to resisting a police officer. Ogle County Associate Circuit Court Judge John C. Redington sentenced him to 12 months conditional discharge, and 100 hours of

registration. This violation p.m. for possession of drug occurred in the 700 block of paraphernalia and possession Adams Street. of cannabis less than 30 grams. Bruce A. Soukup, 65, East Grace was transported to Moline, was issued a citation the Ogle County jail. at 7:30 p.m. for operating a truck that was overweight on Nineteen warnings were registration. This violation issued May 12-18. occurred in the 700 block of Adams Street. Please note: Any arrests listed are merely accusations May 18 and the defendant is presumed Benjamin J. Grace, 21, innocent unless proven guilty Oregon, was arrested at 7:45 in a court of law.

General calls for service May12-18 Citizen Complaints .......11 Juvenile Complaint .........1 Animal Complaint ..........2 Assist Ambulance/ Other Depts.....................8 Citizen Assist..................5 Domestic / Disturbance calls ............2 911 Hang-ups/ Open phone lines ............4 Alarm Response/Open Door or Window.............1 Traffic Stops .................13

Sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Arrests Ogle County Sheriff Ruben Contreras, 36 of Michael Harn reports the Rochelle, was arrested on a following activity. warrant for resisting a peace officer. Contreras posted 10 May 13 percent of a $5,000 bond and John Goluszka, 37, is scheduled to appear in court Rochelle, was arrested on on June 6. a warrant for possession of Christina L. Smith, 30, drug equipment. He posted 10 Cherry Valley, was arrested percent of a $15,000 bond and on a warrant for petition to is scheduled to appear in court revoke. Smith posted 10 at a later date. percent of a $3,000 bond and Trishia Casinger, 21, Byron, is scheduled to appear in court was arrested on a warrant for on June 6. failure to appear. Casinger At approximately 10:42 posted $250 full cash for bond p.m., deputies responded to and has no further court date. the 5500 block of S. Ill. 26 in Jean Bennett, 40, Rock reference to a single vehicle falls, was arrested on a accident. warrant for failure to appear. After an investigation it Bennettâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond was set at was learned that Shanna M. $2,579. pending a May 13 Hillers, 30, Polo, struck a deer court date. while driving southbound on David Durbin, 30, Rochelle, Ill. 26. Hillers was transported was arrested on a warrant for to KSB Emergency driving while license revoked. Department by Polo EMS for Durbinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond was set at precautionary reasons. Pines $3,000 pending a May 14 Auto removed the vehicle court date. from the location. Dontae Bell, 33, Rockford, was arrested on a warrant for May 15 failure to appear. Bellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond Jennifer L. Pruitt, was set at $564 pending a 34, Dixon, was arrested on May 14 court date. an outstanding warrant for Marlena Poyer, 21, (no theft when she turned herself town provided) was arrested in at the Ogle County Jail. on a warrant for failure to She posted 10 percent of a appear. Poyerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond was set $3,000 and is scheduled to at $477 pending a May 14 appear in court on June 6. court date. Austin G. Ungar, 21, Rochelle, was arrested May 14 Tanner L. Herlihy, 20, Davis Junction, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. Herlihyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond was set at $261 pending a May 14 court date. James Wilder, 41, Chicago, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. Wilderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond was set at $2,828 pending a May 14 court date. Lee Curry, 62, Rockford, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. Curryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond was set at $733 pending a May 15 court date. Israel Garcia, 26, Rockford, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. Garciaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond was set at $921 pending a May 15 court date. Kevin Krich, 32, Rockford, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. Krichâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond was set at $1,957 pending a May 15 court date. Cody L. Huff, 21, Rochelle, for Failure to Appear. Huff did not post $250.00 full cash for bond and will appear in court on 5-16-14 at 1:00 pm.

on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on a contempt of court charge when he turned himself in at the Ogle County Jail. He was unable to post the $746 full cash bond and appeared in court on May 15. Ungar was released on a $1,000 recognizance bond and is scheduled to appear in court on June 30. William Cupp, 51, Rockford, was arrested at the Ogle County courthouse on a failure to appear warrant for contempt of court. He was unable to post the $195 full cash bond and was scheduled to appear in court on May 19. Belaw R. Htoo, 27, East Moline, was arrested at the Ogle County courthouse on a warrant for driving while under the influence. He was unable to post 10 percent of a $10,000 bond and was scheduled to appear in court on May 16. At approximately 6:42 p.m., deputies responded to a disturbance at 10467 N. Tower Road. After an investigation, Roger Henson, 65, Byron, was arrested for criminal trespass to property. He was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond. May 16 At approximately 3:31 a.m.,

deputies responded to 3290 N. East Line Road in reference to a domestic call. After an investigation, deputies arrested Richard Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Onofrio, 55, Esmond for disorderly conduct. Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Onofrio was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond. Mark Pickett, 21, Rockford, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for a suspended/revoked driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. Pickett posted 10 percent of a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on June 6. Christopher Erd, 34, Kirkland, who is currently in the Ogle County Jail, was served with a warrant for petition to revoke. Erdâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s bond was set at $25,000 and was scheduled to appear in court on May 19. At approximately 11:33 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a rollover accident in the 11000 block of Baileyville Road. Deputies arrived on scene finding the vehicle on its roof and unoccupied. Pursuant to an investigation, deputies were later able to locate the driver, Melissa N. Nowicki, 37, Freeport, who was cited for leaving the scene of a property damage accident, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and failure

to notify the Illinois Secretary Annen told police he was of State of an address change. unable to see the juvenile, who was also wearing dark May 17 clothing, until the last minute. At about 6:29 p.m., Zachary Annen struck the junveile M. Guetschow, 21, Lake in with the passenger side of his the Hills, was arrested for vehicle. possession of cannabis after a The juvenile was traffic stop in the 11,000 block transported to Rochelle of E. Ill. 64. Also arrested were Community Hospital for nontwo passengers in the vehicle, life threatening injuries. No Samantha L. Clark, 23, Lake citations were issued. in the Hills, and Christopher P. Watson, 24 also of Lake in May 18 the Hills. Clark and Watson Araseli Rice, 40, Stillman were charged with possession Valley, was arrested at 10:20 of drug paraphernalia. p.m. for domestic battery Guetschow, Clark, and after deputies investigated a Watson were transported to domestic disturbance call in the Ogle County Jail where Stillman Valley. She was held they were held in lieu of bond. at the Ogle County Jail in lieu Guetschow was also cited for of bond. speeding. Bobby Hamilton, (no age At about 11:54 p.m., provided), Rockford, was deputies along with the arrested on a warrant for Oregon Ambulance were failure to appear. Hamiltonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dispatched to a crash involving bonds as set $1.633 pending a injury in the 3700 block of S. May 19 court date. Chana Road. After an investigation, it May 19 was determined that Ethan J. After investigation Annen, 19, West Brooklyn, Deputies arrested Andrew was southbound in a 1997 Targosz, 44, Winnebago, was Chrysler when he can upon arrested at 3:05 p.m. for not an individual riding a non- having a valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license, motorized scooter on the no insurance, and defective roadway. The scooter was windshield after deputies not equipped with lights or conducted a traffic stop in reflectors and was being the 7000 block of N. Ill. 251. ridden by a 15-year-old Chana Targosz was transported to male from Chana. the Ogle County Jail.

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Obituaries Richard H. Adams Richard H. Adams, 85, Oregon, died early on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 after a stroke. He was born to Lois (Negley) and Harry Adams Aug. 30, 1928 in Canton, and was raised in Normal, where he graduated from high school. He married Betty Jean Petefish, Jacksonville, in 1948. He graduated from Normal State University with a degree in industrial arts. Richard enlisted in the Army during the Korean War and served in Tokyo as the manager of the craft shop on base. He and Betty lived in Tokyo for a year and a half. He began his career teaching graphic arts and practicing his printing craft at a weekly newspaper. For seven years he owned Adams Print Shop, Minot, N.D., and in 1964 moved to Oregon, to work at Kable Printing Company, Mt. Morris, for 14 years. From 1978-1993, he served the farming community as the

Annabel Cunningham Annabel Cunningham, 99, Polo, died on Friday, May 16, 2014. She was born Jan. 18, 1915, in Polo, to Bertha (Gilbert) and Henry M. Stauffer. She married John Cunningham, Jr. on Oct. 6, 1933, and to this union were born three children: Carolyn (Kenneth) Hillsten, Dean (Nancy) Cunningham, and Sylvia (Thomas) Howell. John and Annabel farmed for over 40 years in the Polo area, moving into Polo in 1981 for retirement. Annabel was a lifelong member of the Church of the Brethren and was very active in the life of the church, teaching Sunday School, serving on many committees, and helping to cook many dinners. She was the longest active member of the Polo Garden Club. She loved flowers and gardening, growing many

Harriet M. Fletcher Harriet Mae (Kielsmeier) Fletcher, 84, Mt. Morris, died on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Pinecrest Community following a battle with cancer. Harriet was born May 19, 1929 in Mt. Morris Township, the daughter of Clarence and Hazel (Bearman) Kielsmeier. Harriet is survived by her children, Donna Jacobs Dietrich, Mt. Morris, Diane Jacobs Burd, Pewaukee, Wis., Dale (Kathy) Baker, Dixon,

joint owner of K&M Feed Store, Oregon. Richard’s life reflects his faith and his convictions. He believed that service to others was a responsibility and that all work was honorable; both were a source of fun and pleasure. His time was never wasted. He was a Melvin Jones Fellow of the Oregon Lions Club where he started the annual Rock River Canoe Rally. He was a leader in his church, a Cub Scout Pack Master for eight years, a board member for Ogle County Habitat for Humanity and Ogle County Hospice, and a joint founder of the Fields Project and the Community Arts Legacy. At the age of 80, he and Betty led their extended family on a mission trip to Arica, Chile. In 2000 the Oregon Chamber of Commerce recognized Richard and Betty as joint Citizens of the Year. His marriage to Betty was a 65-year collaboration in parenting, entrepreneurial endeavors, and community service. Richard was never afraid of a challenge; if he thought it could be done, then he taught

himself how to do it. One interest led to another, then another, then another, from restoring a Model A Ford, to restoring a wooden canoe, to building a splitlevel log cabin, to learning to play the tuba in his 80s. He was a natural teacher who taught his children and grandchildren his values and his skills. He wanted to learn, then do and understand, and finally, share. He is survived by his beloved wife Betty, Oregon; his sister, Donna (Allan) Allers, Boise, Idaho; his children, Martha (Tim) Bohrer, Chicago, Linda (Charlie) Adams, Sheboygan Falls, Wis., and Jeffrey (Kathy) Adams, Oregon; and five grandchildren, Anna Bohrer, Chicago, Greg (Tova) Bohrer, Minneapolis, Minn., Karl Schleevogt, Appleton, Wis., Michelle Schleevogt, Chicago, and Jacob Adams, Oregon. A memorial service was held May 17 at the Oregon United Methodist Church with Rev. Barbara Good officiating. Memorials may be directed to the Community Art Legacy, Oregon.

varieties and happily sharing them with others. For more than 20 years Annabel was a 4-H leader, mentoring many students and providing leadership to adults through the Ogle County Extension Service. She is survived by her children; her grandchildren, Kevin (Catherine) Hillsten, Denise (Jim) Taylor, Jennifer, Alyssa, and Michael (Kathleen) Cunningham, Alexander (Priscilla Goble) Howell, Anthony (Allison) Howell, Kim (Veikko) Mielonen, Christopher (Cathy) Derner; great-grandchildren Brian (Ashley) Hillsten, Troy Hillsten, Nichole Dean, Veikko, Megan, and Jenna Meilonen, Mick and Zach Derner, and Alissa (Ryan) McCaffrey; and two greatgreat grandchildren, Braden Hillsten and Madison Dean. She was predeceased by her husband, John; her parents; four brothers and spouses, Wilbur (Elvina), Robert

(Hazel), Harold (Pearl), and James (Helen) Stauffer; as well as a granddaughter, Monica Howell. Visitation and the funeral service was May 19 at Polo Church of the Brethren. Burial followed at Fairmount Cemetery. Arrangements were completed by Polo Family Funeral Home. To send condolences visit www. polofamiliyfuneralhome. com. Memorial donations may be made to any of the following: Polo Church of the Brethren, 401 S. Congress Ave., Polo, IL 61064; Polo Ambulance Fund, c/o Polo Fire Department, 200 S. Franklin Ave., Polo, IL 61064; Ogle County 4-H Foundation, P.O. Box 293, Oregon, IL 61061; or Polo Community School Foundation, Polo Community Unit School District #222, 100 Union Avenue, Polo, IL 61064.

and Dean Fletcher, Mt. Morris; seven grandchildren, Tracy (Dietrich) Sabathne, Michael Dietrich, Mark Dietrich, Jim Burd, Jackie Burd, Cindy (Baker) Arduini, and Joe Baker; 11 greatgrandchildren; three sisters, Jane Dietrich, Carolyn Johnson, and Dorothy Stahl, and two brothers, Ralph Kielsmeier and Melvin Kielsmeier; other relatives, friends, acquaintances; and her dear friend, George Remour.

from 5 to 7 p.m. at Burke Judie Lamia Visitation for Judie Tubbs Funeral Home in (Duitsman) Lamia, 71, will Forreston. The funeral and burial be held on Friday, June 6 of her ashes will be held at

Harry R. Noble Harry R. Noble, 77, Forreston, died on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center, Oregon.

Doris J. Sandvik Doris J. Sandvik, 85, Davis Junction, died on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, with her daughters at her side. Doris was born Nov. 8, 1928 in Rockford, to Robert J. and Dorothy (Dickinson) Peters. She married John “Lucky” Sandvik on Sept. 10, 1949. He preceded her on Jan. 2, 2008. She was a member of the Rochelle Chapter of the D.A.R., Scott Township Historical Society, Davis Junction United Methodist Church, and active in and past president and secretary of the United Methodist Women’s Organization. Doris is survived by two daughters, Barb Sandvik,

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He was born on March 12, 1937 in Detroit, Mich. He was a United States Army veteran and drove a taxi in Chicago for many years. Cremation rites have been Davis Junction, and Joan (Mike) Adamson, Monroe Center; brother, Ronald (Pat) Peters, Winnebago; two grandchildren, Valerie (Neil) Doty, Monroe Center, and Brent (Charlene Figueira) Adamson, Monroe Center; one great-grandson, Brody Adamson; two nephews, Richard McCaslin and Donald Peters; niece, Teresa (Steve) Severson; and several great-nieces and nephews. Doris is also predeceased by her parents and nephew, Robert McCaslin. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the UngerHorner Funeral Home, 400 N. Sixth St., Rochelle with Rev. Vern White officiating. The visitation will be Thursday, May 22 from 5 to 8

John L. Brockwell John L. Brockwell, 90, Polo, died on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care, Polo. He was a farmer in the Polo area all of his life. He was born on Dec. 14, 1923 in Polo, to Thomas and Mary (Deaderick) Brockwell. He married Lois M. Montgomery on April 6, 1947 at the First Presbyterian Church in Oregon. She preceded him in death on Oct. 23, 2007. John served in the United States Army during World War II where he served in the Anti-Tank Company 272nd Regiment 69th Infantry. He received the Good Conduct Medal, the American Theater Service Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal. John was the past

Rhonda K. Comer Rhonda Kay (Wassilak) Comer, 44, Mt. Morris, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Wisconsin University Hospital, Madison, Wis. Rhonda graduated from St. Anthony’s School of Nursing in December 2013 with a bachelor of science in nursing degree. Her formal graduation was held at the Coronado Theater, Rockford, on May 17. Her diploma was received by her husband Jim. Rhonda’s classmates honored her with a bouquet of roses, a prayer, and a poem. Rhonda was a loving wife

County Record commander and member of the Polo American Legion Post 83 and he had also served on the Polo Fire Department Board and was past president of the Polo Co-Op. He loved the farm and was truly blessed to have all of his children living nearby. He had also spent six months a year in Florida where he enjoyed times with his extended family there. He is survived by his daughter, Kenda (Larry) Kersten, Polo; a son, Kevin (Shirley) Brockwell, Polo; and two granddaughters, BreeAnn Brown and Devin Brockwell. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; a brother, James Brockwell; and a sister, Gladys Welch. Funeral services were held on May 17 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Dixon, with Rev. Gene Schmidt officiating. and mother. She was kind and never knew a stranger. Rhonda is survived by her husband, Jim Comer; daughter, MacKenzie Comer; sons, Dalton and Kenton Comer; parents, Betty and Jim Wassilak; brother, Derek Wassilak; mother-in-law, Sharon Comer; close friend, Ladell, and many friends and family. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 24 at 10 a.m. at the Evangelical Free Church, Mt. Morris. A luncheon will follow. Formal attire is requested if possible. A celebration of her life will be held May 24 at 6 p.m.

Interment was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon, with full military rites by the Polo American Legion Post 83. Memorials may be directed to the Polo American Legion Post 83. Online condolences may be left for the family at www. chapelhilldixon.com.

at her home, 6625 W. Ill. 64, Mt. Morris. All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, make donations to the family via Jim Comer, 6625 W. Ill. 64, Mt. Morris IL 61054.

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Lois Margaret Cunningham, 89, died peacefully after a long illness on Thursday, May 17, 2014 at Brookfield Rehabilitation and Nursing Home, Brookfield, Wis. Lois was born Aug. 3, 1924 in Madison, Wis., the daughter of Arthur and Jane (McGettigan) Kearns. She graduated in 1942 from Holy Angels Academy, Milwaukee, Wis. She continued her education, graduating from KSB School of Nursing in 1947. She married Willis A. Cunningham on Oct. 19, 1947 in Dixon, and they farmed outside Polo for 30 years. He Harriet is preceded in death preceded her in death. by her parents; stepmother, A homemaker and Ruth Kielsmeier; brother, registered nurse, in her Bruce Kielsmeier; and infant son, Donnie Jacobs. Jeannette H. Joiner Visitation with family and Jeannette Hughes Joiner, friends and time to remember 101, Polo, died on Thursday, Harriet will be held on Friday May 15, 2014 at Serenity May 23, 2014 from 12 to 2 Hospice and Home,Oregon. p.m. at the Mt. Morris Moose She was born Sept. 2, Lodge, Mt. Morris 1912 in Colon, Panama, the A light lunch and daughter of Charles R. and refreshments will be Nellie (Keator) Hughes. served. No public funeral or She married Alvin (Bob) burial service is planned. Joiner on July 19, 1936 in Polo. Jeannette taught Forreston Grove Church on eighth grade English in Polo Saturday, June 7 at 11 a.m. for 26 years. A luncheon will be served She received a masters at the church following her degree in literature while burial. teaching full time and raising four children. Until approximately three accorded. No visitation or weeks prior to her death, services will be held. Visit www.burketubbs. she lived alone in the home com to sign his online she shared with her husband guestbook and to share and in which she raised her children. memories. She was a world traveler,

movies, decorating her home, and was an avid reader. She was a talented sketch artist. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She will be missed dearly. Survivors include two daughters, Susan (Albert) Botros and Diane Campbell, both of Brookfield, Wis.; one brother, Arthur Kearns, Belen, N.M.; two granddaughters, Kerri Mangold, Glenview, and Bridget (John) Gilligan, Traverse City, Mich.; two step-granddaughters, Eleni Botros, Korinthos, Greece, and Danae Botros, Athens, Greece; two greatgrandchildren, Austin and Lillian; and two step-greatgrandchildren, Demmy and Bobby. Honoring Lois’s final

an avid reader, and a very special lady. Her greatest accomplishment was, in her words, her children. Jeannette is survived by her daughters, Karen (Douglas) Hunter, Colorado, and Jeannette (Douglas) Ebelhar, Tennessee; a son, Hughes (Cheryl) Joiner, Polo; grandchildren, Sean and Chad Joiner, Christopher Bonde, Douglas and Trevor Kensil, Jennifer Ebelhar McDaniel, and Erin Ebelhar; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, in 2000; her oldest daughter, Randi (Roger) Kensil; and her two sisters, Ruth and Ann. At her request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, direct memorials to Serenity

wishes, cremation rites are being accorded and no services will be held. Church and Chapel, Brookfield, Wis., are handling arrangements. Private graveside services for family will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Polo, at a later date. Visit churchandchapel.com to send condolences.

Hospice and Home, Oregon, and Polo Public Library. Arrangements were completed by Polo Family Funeral Home. To send condolences visit www. polofamiliyfuneralhome. com. Memorials can be made to the family and/or to Pinecrest Community.

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p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow the funeral at Big Mound Cemetery, Davis Junction. Memorials may be made to Scott Township Historical Society or Davis Junction United Methodist Church. Visit www.ungerhorner. com to sign the on line guest book.

With Memorial Day approaching, Ogle County Clerk & Recorder Rebecca Huntley reminds veterans to record their important documents, such as Reports of Separation and DD214s. “In appreciation to those men and women who served our country, copies of these valuable documents are placed on permanent and secure record in the county recorder’s office. Copies are provided at no charge to the veteran, with proper identification,” Huntley said. For more information call Ogle County Recorder’s office at 815-732-1115.

On Memorial Day, we pause to honor the memories of so many brave soldiers who lost their lives defending our nation’s freedoms. On Memorial Day, we thank our brave veterans for their service to our country. On Memorial Day, let’s also remember to show our support for our courageous troops who continue to uphold the values and protections of our great nation today. Thank you to our men and women in uniform.

Scott Stephens, Agent 500 Gale St., Oregon 815-732-6690 scott.stephens.nghi@statefarm.com


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Green Tree Servicing, LLC, quit claim deed to Federal National Mortgage Assn., 7455 Oak Dr., Stillman Property transfers are Valley, Marion Township. listed according to the date May 12 they were filed in the county Ogle County Sheriff and recorderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office. Jeffrey P. Mahaffie, sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s The name of the grantor deed to First National transferring the property is Bank Rochelle, property in listed first, followed by the Rochelle, Flagg Township, type of transaction, the name no address given. of the grantee, the address Ogle County Sheriff and and township of the property, William T. Daub, sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and the price of the transfer. deed to First National Bank of Rochelle, property in May 9 Rochelle, Flagg Township, Richard M. Hughes and no address given. Gilma E. Hughes, warranty Ogle County Sheriff, Joe deed to Joshua D. Schier, 108 S. Congress Ave., Polo, Contarino, Inc., Country Homes, Ill., Joseph F. Buffalo Township, $3,500. Contarino, Squires Landing, Michael J. Thornberry, LLC, Squires Land East warranty deed to Jose Homeowners Assn., sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s A. Rodriguez and Maria deed to First State Bank, G. Rodriguez, 7613 E. property in Flagg Township, Wildwood Rd., Stillman no address given. Valley, Marion Township, Donna P. Mogge and $182,500. Donna P. Jacobsen, warranty Marilyn F. Burright, quit deed to John D. Zuber and claim deed to D. Michael Amanda R. Bordner, 507 N. Burright, property in Mt. Sixth St., Oregon, OregonMorris Township, no address Nashua Township, $105,000. given. Christina M. Lee-Grogan Gerald L. Smith, quit claim and Christinqa M. Lee deed to Gaylene A. Penoske Grogan, warranty deed and Michael R. Smith, 404 to Travis Zabran, 106 S. Davis Dr., Leaf River, Leaf Mulberry, Mt. Morris, Mt. River Township. Morris Township, $77,000.

Jean M. Messer by attorney fact, warranty deed to Paul D. Holden, 309 N. Seminary St., Mt. Morris, Mt. Morris Township, $15,000. Ogle County Sheriff and N. Michael Berger, sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deed to Illinois Community Credit Union, 405 Phyllis Ave., Rochelle, Flagg Township. May 13 Denny R. Borgmann and Valerie A. Borgmann, warranty deed to John M. Morrissey and Jan M. Morrissey, 11657 N. Adeline Rd., German Valley, Maryland Township, $81,000.

King Benson, and George B. Benson, quit claim deed to Carol King Sovern, 80 acres on Kings Road, Rochelle, no address given, White Rock Township. Carol King Sovern, Linda M. King Benson, and George B. Benson, warranty deed to Laurie King, 64.75 acres, Rochelle, no address given, White Rock Township. Laurie King and Carol King Sovern, quit claim deed to Linda M. King Benson, 80 acres on Kings Road, Rochelle, no address given, White Rock Township.

Kevin S. Atchison and Kari J. Atchison, warranty deed Ogle County Sheriff and to Jeffrey W. Jones, 18508 Issac Carcasses, sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s E. Crill Rd., Monroe Center, deed to Federal Home Loan Monroe Township, $405,000. Mortgage Corp., 420 Phyllis Jeffrey W. Jones and Tracy Ave., Rochelle, Flagg L. Jones, warranty deed Township. to Richard L. Himebaugh Ogle County Sheriff, and Helene B. Himebaugh, Duane Lloyd and Tracy 459 Birchwood Ln., Davis Lloyd, sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deed to Junction, Scott Township, Federal National Mortgage $168,000. Assn., 107 Windward Ave., Holcomb State Bank, Rochelle, Flagg Township. warranty deed to Victor H. Ogle County Sheriff and Ochoa and Alissa E. Ochoa, Henry Grobe, sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s deed 503 S. Regulators, Creston, to Federal National Mrotgage Dement Township, $129,500. Assn., 412 E. Dixon St., Polo, May 14 Buffalo Township. Francis A. Romanowski Laurie King, Linda M. and Bette E. Romanowski,

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warranty deed to Johnathan no address given. Taylor, 502 S. First Ave., Charles A. Bigelow, Jr., Forreston, Forreston and Laurie J. Bigelow, Township, $105,000. warranty deed to Cole J. Ogle County Sheriff and Henert, 307 N. Walnut St., Gloria J. Pritchard, sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lindenwood, Lynnville deed to Wells Fargo Bank, Township, $123,000. 113 N. Daysville Rd., Oregon-Nashua Township. Margaret W. Dantzer, quit claim deed to Margaret W. Betty L. Bunger, quit Dantzer, trustee, and Margaret claim deed to Glenn H. W. Dantzer, declaration Bunger, property in Monroe TR101, property in Byron Township, no address given. Township, no address given. Anthony T. Smith and Lisa Spencer L. Hayden and K. Smith, warranty deed to Lisa K. Smith and Anthony T. Timothy J. Hayden, quit Smith, two parcels in Lincoln claim deed to Karen A. Township, no address given. Hayden, Fenwick Farms, Inc., Danny R. Harper, and Mary K. Harper, property on May 15 Marian J. Asselborn, Kuehl Court, Rochelle, Flagg quit claim deed to Marian Township, no address given. J. Asselborn, trustee, Jane Donna M. Dodson, Cassidy, trustee, and Marian J. Asselborn, irrevocable warranty deed to T&R trust, 3405 S. White Rock Rd., Rentals, LLC, 521 N. Third St., Rochelle, Flagg Rochelle, Flagg Township. Township, $22,000. Timothy Brosch, quit claim deed to Linda Brosch, Premier Growth Properties, property in Byron Township, LLC, quit claim deed to no address given. Pineapple Development, LLC, 118 W. North St., Gregory Brosch, quit Creston, Dement Township. claim deed to Linda Brosch, property in Byron Township, Mark Hibshman, quit no address given. claim deed to Pineapple Kristen Ducharme, quit Development, LLC, 126 W. claim deed to Linda Brosch, North St., Creston, Dement property in Byron Township, Township.

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Fines The following individuals paid fines in the Ogle County Circuit Court. The name, age, and address of the individual is listed along with the offense, the date the fine was paid, the date the offense occurred in parenthesis, and the amount of the fine. Brian J. Maynard, 36, Oregon, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and disregarding stop sign, May 15, 2014 (Nov. 2, 2004), both charges dismissed. Craig E. Point, 58, Polo, carry/display license; disregarding stop sign, transportation/carry alcohol, driver, all charges dismissed; charge of DUI, $2,469, May 12, 2014 (Nov. 17, 2013). Samara A. Goff, 36, Mt. Morris, passing a school bus in a loading or unloading zone, amended or reduced to disregarding official traffic control device, May 15, 2014 (Nov. 13, 2013) $256; one charge of operating an uninsured motor vehicle, May 15, 2014 (April 2,

2014), dismissed. Alyssa M. Trotter, 21, Polo, improper lane usage, no valid registration, both charges dismissed; driving under the influence of alcohol, blood alcohol count .08, $2,641, May 12, 2014 (Feb. 1, 2014). John S. Fager, 31, Forreston, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, $266; driving 15-20 mph over the speed limit, $120; expired registration, dismissed, May 12, 2014 (Feb. 12, 2014). James P. Kaltenbrun, 38, Byron, expired registration, May 14, 2014 (Feb. 20, 2014), dismissed. Joshua L. Johnson, 29, Davis Junction, driving 1520 mph over the speed limit, May 13, 2014 (Feb. 27, 2014), $160. Megan M. Foley, 32, Mt. Morris, driving on suspended license, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, May 16, 2014 (March 12, 2014), both charges dismissed. Deana E.F. Beach, 23, Polo, use of electronic communication device, May 15, 2014 (March 14, 2014), $120.

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Selena A. Hancock, 50, Stillman Valley, unlicensed driver, dismissed; fail to yield right-of-way, intersection, $286, May 15, 2014 (March 14, 2014. Marissa A. Meiter, 21, Stillman Valley, driving 1520 mph over the speed limit, May 15, 2014 (March 23, 2014), $321. Jerry T. Devlieger, 53, Leaf River, driving 11-14 mph over the speed limit, May 15, 2014 (March 31, 2014), $120. Jesse A. Slupianek, 34, Davis Junction, unlicensed driver, dismissed; improper overt RT/drove off roadway, $120, May 13, 2014 (April 8, 2014. John F. Filkins, 47, Oregon, driving 15-20 mph over the speed limit, May 14, 2014 (April 11, 2014), $281. Quentin L. Cobb, 22, Leaf River, unsafe equipment, May 12, 2014 (April 10, 2014), $120. Timothy D. Dial, 29, Mt. Morris, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, dismissed; driving 15-20 mph over the speed limit, May 14, 2014 (April 19, 2014) $286 i-bond/recog.

Craig M. Spickler, 34, Byron, unlicensed driver, May 13, 2014 (April 12, 2014), dismissed. Taylor M. Hensen, 18, Davis Junction, driving 1520 mph over the speed limit, May 13, 2014 (April 19, 2014), $120. Jose Monarrez, 33, Davis Junction, driving 15-20 mph over the speed limit, May 12, 2014 (April 19, 2014), $120. Cody A. Lopez, 21, Stillman Valley, driving 1520 mph over the speed limit, May 16, 2014 (April 20, 2014), $160. Kyle J. Erickson, 23, Davis Junction, driving 15-20 mph over the speed limit, May 14, 2014 (April 27, 2014), $175. Michael F. Broderick, 73, Mt. Morris, driving 11-14 mph over the speed limit, May 14, 2014 (May 3, 2014), $120. Arnold H. Engelkens, 77, Polo, disregarding official traffic control device, $160; operating vehicle without safety certificate, dismissed, May 13, 2014 (May 1, 2014). Aaron D. Beach, 18, Kings, driving 15-20 mph over the speed limit, May 12, 2014 (April 26, 2014), $120.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 15TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OGLE COUNTY - OREGON, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION S/B/M CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC S/B/M CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION Plaintiff, -v.BRUCE W. MCKINNEY AKA BRUCE MCKINNEY, MARGUERITE MCKINNEY AKA MARGUERITE M. MCKINNEY, CHASE BANK USA, N.A., UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendant 13 CH 112 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on December 20, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on June 12, 2014, at the Ogle County Courthouse, 106 5th Street front door entrance, OREGON, IL, 61061, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 1406 BROOKSIDE DRIVE, Rochelle, IL 61068 Property Index No. 24-13-457-010. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $106,623.25. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, or a unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g) (4). In accordance with 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c)(1)(h-1) and (h-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the property, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subsections (g)(1) and (g)(4) of section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. Effective May 1st, 2014 you will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver's license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: Anthony Porto, FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC, 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333, NAPERVILLE, IL 60563, (866) 402-8661 For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois.com.. Please refer to file number F13060185. If the sale is not confirmed for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale may be entitled at most only to a return of the purchase price paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Mortgagee's attorney, or the court appointed selling officer. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333 NAPERVILLE, IL 60563 (866) 402-8661 E-Mail: foreclosurenotice@ fal-illinois.com Attorney File No. F13060185 Attorney ARDC No. 3126232 Case Number: 13 CH 112 TJSC#: 348203 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. May 22, 29, June 5, 2014

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JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff, vs. Christopher Pantoga; Townhomes of Rochelle; Unknown Owners and Non-Record Claimants; Lake Lida Homeowners' Association Defendants. 13 CH 170 434 West Willis Avenue, Rochelle, IL 61068 Judge John B. Roe, IV NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on January 10, 2014, Ogle County Sheriff will on June 6, 2014, at the hour of 10:00AM at Ogle County Sheriff's Office, Administration Building, 103 Jefferson Street, Oregon, IL 61061, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: Lot 3 in Town Homes of Rochelle in the City of Rochelle as shown on the Plat thereof recorded as Document No. 0206754 and filed in Plat File D page 45, Ogle County, Illinois. Commonly known as 434 West Willis Avenue, Rochelle, IL 61068 Parcel Number(s): 24-36-127-012 The real estate is improved with a Single Family Residence. Sale terms: Bidder's must present, at the time of sale, a cashier's or certified check for 10% of the successful bid amount. The balance of the successfully bid shall be paid within 24 hours, by similar funds. The subject property is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the Court. The property will NOT be open for inspection. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than the mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by the Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). For information call Plaintiff's Attorney, Manley Deas Kochalski LLC, One East Wacker, Suite 1250, One East Wacker, Suite 1250. Phone number: 312-651-6700. Attorney file number: 13-026827. Alan S. Kaufman MANLEY DEAS KOCHALSKI LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff One East Wacker, Suite 1250 Chicago, IL 60601 Telephone: 312-651-6700 Fax: 614-220-5613 Attorney. No.: 6289893

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 15TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OGLE COUNTY - OREGON, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION S/B/M CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC S/B/M CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION Plaintiff, -v.BRUCE W. MCKINNEY AKA BRUCE MCKINNEY, MARGUERITE MCKINNEY AKA MARGUERITE M. MCKINNEY, CHASE BANK USA, N.A., UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS Defendant 13 CH 112 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on December 20, 2013, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 1:00 PM on June 12, 2014, at the Ogle County Courthouse, 106 5th Street front door entrance, OREGON, IL, 61061, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT 12 IN MEADOWBROOK SUBDIVISION NO. 1, TO THE CITY OF ROCHELLE BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 13 IN TOWNSHIP 40 NORTH, RANGE 1, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, IN OGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN BOOK H OF PLATS ON PAGE 85A IN THE RECORDER'S OFFICE IN SAID COUNTY. Commonly known as 1406 BROOKSIDE DRIVE, Rochelle, IL 61068 Property Index No. 24-13-457-010. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $106,623.25. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, or a unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). In accordance with 735 ILCS 5/15-1507(c)(1)(h-1) and (h-2), 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(5), and 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1), you are hereby notified that the purchaser of the property, other than a mortgagee, shall pay the assessments and legal fees required by subsections (g)(1) and (g)(4) of section 9 and the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of section 18.5 of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. Effective May 1st, 2014 you will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver's license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: Anthony Porto, FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC, 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333, NAPERVILLE, IL 60563, (866) 402-8661 For bidding instructions, visit www.fal-illinois.com.. Please refer to file number F13060185. If the sale is not confirmed for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale may be entitled at most only to a return of the purchase price paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, the Mortgagee's attorney, or the court appointed selling officer. THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at www.tjsc.com for a 7 day status report of pending sales. FREEDMAN ANSELMO LINDBERG LLC 1807 W. DIEHL ROAD, SUITE 333 NAPERVILLE, IL 60563 (866) 402-8661 E-Mail: foreclosurenotice@ fal-illinois.com Attorney File No. F13060185 Attorney ARDC No. 3126232 Case Number: 13 CH 112 TJSC#: 34-8203 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. May 22, 29, June 5, 2014

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815-284-7653 or 815-626-7653 "THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE" W09-3634 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 15TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT, CHANCERY DIVISION Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee, for the Certificateholders, MASTR Asset Backed Securities Trust 2007-NCW Mortgage PassThrough Certificates Series 2007-NCW; Plaintiff, VS. Michael J. Couto; Defendants.

09 CH 249 NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE OF REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to a judgment heretofore entered by the said court occurred in the above entitled cause, Sheriff Michael R. Harn, Sheriff of Ogle, Illinois, will on June 6, 2014, at the hour of 11:00 AM at Sheriff of Ogle County, 103 Jefferson Street, Oregon, IL 61061, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, all and singular, the following described real estate in the said judgment mentioned, situated in the County of Ogle, State of Illinois, or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to satisfy such judgment to wit: PART OF THE EAST HALF OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 40 NORTH, RANGE 1 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT A FOUND IRON PIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 7, THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 7, A DISTANCE OF 2201.51 FEET TO THE SOUTHEASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD SAID POINT BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED TRACT OF LAND; THENCE CONTINUING SOUTH 0 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID EAST LINE, A DISTANCE OF 553.14 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 90 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 233.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 0 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 7, A DISTANCE OF 710.70 FEET TO THE SOUTHEASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD; THENCE SOUTH 55 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID SOUTHEASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 290.40 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF OGLE AND THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. C/K/A: 4500 South Skare Road, Rochelle, IL 61068 PIN: 24-07-200-004-0000 The person to contact regarding information regarding this property is: Sales Dept., The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 W. Monroe St., Suite 1140, Chicago, IL 60603. Any questions regarding this sale should refer to file number W09-3634. The terms of the sale are Cash. 10% at time of sale, with the balance due within 24 hours. The property is improved by: SFH. The Property is not open for inspection prior to sale. The real estate, together with all buildings and improvements thereon, and tenements, hereditament and appurtenances thereunto belonging shall be sold under such terms. Russell C. Wirbicki (6186310) The Wirbicki Law Group LLC Attorney for Plaintiff 33 W. Monroe St., Suite 1140 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312-360-9455 Fax: 312-572-7823 W09-3634 pleadings.il@wirbickilaw.com

May 8, 15, 22, 2014

STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 15th JUDICAL CIRCUIT COUNTRY OF OGLE STILLMAN BANCCORP, N.A., a National Banking Corporation Plaintiff, vs.

NO. 14 CH 37

PADDLE WHEEL INN, LLC, an Illinois Limited Liability Company, LILA V. KAUFMAN, JAMES D. KAUFMAN, CAROL K. BUSH, MATIN A. BUSH and UNKNOWN OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION STATE OF ILLINOIS, COUNTY OF OGLE, in the Circuit Court of Ogle County, Chancery Division. STILLMAN BANCCORP, N.A., a National Banking Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. PADDLE WHEEL INN, LLC an Illinois Limited Liability Company, LILA V. KAUFMAN, JAMES D. KAUFMAN, CAROL K. BUSH, MARTAIN A. BUSH and UNKNOWN OWNERS, Defendants, Case No. 14 CH 37. The requisite affidavit for publication having been filed, notice is hereby given you, UNKNOWN OWNERS Defendants in the above-entitled suit, that the said siut has been commenced in the Circuit Court of Ogle County, Chancery Division, by the said plaintiff against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows: to-wit: PARCEL I: Lot Two (2) of Maxson Subdivision, a subdivision located in part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 24 North Range 10 East of the Fourth Principal Meridian, Ogle County, Illinois, the Plat of which was recorded August 9th, 1955 PARCEL II: A 24 foot ingress and egress easement for the benefit of Parcel I, 12 feet either side of the centerline described as follows: Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 24 North, Range 10 East of the Fourth Principal Meridian, Ogle County, Illinois , described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the said Southeast Quarter of Section 33; thence North 89 degrees 30 minutes 25 seconds East, 322.92 feet; thence South 41 degrees 30 minutes 19 seconds West, 20.44 feet; thence extending South 41 degrees 30 minutes 19 seconds West, 34.56 feet; thence South 7 degrees 42 minutes 59 seconds East 343.04 feet; thence South 6 degrees 26 minutes 54 seconds East, 356.76 feet to a point on the Easterly Right of Way line of Illinois Route 2, said point being the termination of the centerline of said easement situated in Ogle County, Illinois. Common address or location or mortgaged premises: 1457 North Illinois Route 2, Oregon, Illinois 61061 PIN No.: 09-33-426-007 Mortgage was recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds in Ogle County, Illinois as document number 200800808846. And for other relief; that summons was duly issued out of the said Court against you as provided by law, and that the said suit is now pending. Now therefore, unless you, the said above named defendants, file your answer to the Complaint in the said suit of otherwise make your appearance therein, in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Ogle County, Chancery Division, in the Courthouse in the City of Oregon, Illinois, on or before the 15th day of June, 2014, default may be entered against you at any time after that date and the decree entered in accordance with the prayer of said Complaint. Dated at Oregon, Illinois April 29, 2014 Kim Stahl, Circuit Clerk PREPARED BY: Stephen G. Balsley Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera 6833 Stalter Drive P.O. Box 17109 Rockford, IL 61110-7109 (815)962-6611


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MONTHLY MEETING DATES OREGON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES MAY 1, 2014 THRU APRIL 30, 2015 Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Tuesday Wednesday Tuesday

May 14, 2014 June 11, 2014 July 9, 2014 August 12, 2014 September 10, 2014 October 8, 2014 November 12 2014 December 10, 2014 January 14, 2015 February 11, 2015 March 10, 2015 April 8, 2015 May 12, 2015

ALL Meetings called to order at 7:00 P.M. special or adjourned meetings may be called from time to time. ALL Meetings to be held in the office of the Trustees, Oregon Fire Protection Administration Building, 106 South First Street, Oregon, Illinois. VENDORS shall submit bills for payment on the above dates by 12 o'clock noon on Friday, prior to trustee meeting. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, OREGON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT, IN MEETING ASSEMBLED DATED MAY14, 2014 ______Brian Stuart____ Secretary May 22, 2014 STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OGLE COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of WALTER P. HOWALD, Deceased. IN PROBATE, NO. 2014-P-27 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of Walter P. Howald, of Forreston, Illinois. Letters of Office were issued on April 23, 2014, to Rose Mary Howald, 307 S. Ash Avenue, Forreston, IL 61030. The attorney for the estate is David D. Shockey of Shockey & Cox, LLC, 208 West Stephenson Street, Freeport, IL 61032. Claims against the Estate may be filed in the office of the Clerk of the Court at Ogle County Courthouse, 106 S. Fifth Street, Suite #300, Oregon, IL 61061, or with the representative, or both, on or before November 11, 2014, or within three (3) months from the date of mailing or delivery of Notice to creditors, if mailing or delivery is required by Section 5/18 of the Illinois Probate Act (755 ILCS 5/18-3), whichever date is later. Any claim not filed within that period is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney for the estate within ten days after it has been filed. David D. Shockey, Attorney for the Estate of Walter P. Howald, Deceased May 8, 15, 22, 2014 STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 15TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF OGLE IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: KATHLEEN R. MONGAN, Deceased NO. 14-P-29 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death of Kathleen R. Mongan. Letters of office were issued on April 30, 2014, to Ruth Ann Canfield, 5555 E. Canfield Road, Chana, Illinois 61015, and Dan Mongan, 851 N. Blackhawk Road, Oregon, Illinois, 61061, as Co-Executors, whose attorney is Kim D. Krahenbuhl, Williams McCarthy LLP, 607 Washington Street, P.O. Box 339, Oregon, Illinois 61061. Claims against the estate may be filed in the office of the Clerk of Court, Ogle County Courthouse, Oregon, Illinois 61061, or with the representative, or both within six months from the date of first publication of this notice, and any claim not filed within that period is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the clerk must be mailed or delivered to the representative and to the attorney within ten days after it has been filed. Dated this 8th day of May, 2014. RUTH ANN CANFIELD and DAN MONGAN Independent Co-Executors For the Estate of Kathleen R. Mongan Deceased Kim D. Krahenbuhl WILLIAMS MCCARTHY LLP P.O. Box Box 339 Oregon, IL 61061 815-732-2101 Fax 815-732-2289 clindsey@wilmac.com May, 8, 15, 22, 2014

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TAKE NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. 2010-00016

TO: Heartland Bk & Tr. Co., Tr #4055 Old Second National Bank Leaf River Materials, Inc.

Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property; Unknown owners or parties interested in said land or lots. A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed with the Circuit Clerk of OGLE County, Ill. as Case No. 14 TX 4 The property is located at: 4440 Lightsville Rd., Leaf River Permanent Index Number: 03-23-200013 Said Property was sold on 11/3/2011 for Delinquent Real Estate Taxes and/or Special Assessments for the year 2010. The period of redemption will expire on 9/30/2014. On 10/21/14 at 3:30 p.m. the Petitioner will make application to such Court in said County for an Order for Issuance of a Tax Deed. Realtax Developers, Ltd., Petitioner May 22, 29, June 5, 2014 LEGAL NOTICE BEFORE THE REGIONAL BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF LEE/OGLE COUNTIES IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION FOR DISCONNECTION FROM KINGS CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 144 AND CONNECTION TO ROCHELL COMMUNITYCONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 231. PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 24th day of April, 2014, an Order was filed with Paul J. McMahon, Ex-Officio Secretary of the Regional Board of School Trustees of Lee and Ogle Counties, Illinois, praying that the following described territory, to wit: The South Half (1/2) of the Northwest Quarter (1/4), all the Southwest Quarter (1/4) and the West 80 acres of the Southeast Quarter (1/4) of Section 11, all in the Township 40 North, Range 1 East of the Third Principal Meridian; situated in the Township of Flagg, Ogle County, Illinois. be disconnected from Kings Consolidated School District No. 144 and connected to Rochelle Community Consolidated School District No. 231. The hearing on this Petition will be held on the 3rd day of June, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Lee/Ogle Regional Office of Education before the Regional Board of School Trustees of Lee/Ogle Counties. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my official signature the 20th day of May, 2014. Paul J. McMahon, Regional Superintendent of Schools, Lee/Ogle Counties, Illinois. May 22, 2014 LEGAL NOTICE BEFORE THE REGIONAL BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF LEE/OGLE COUNTIES IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION FOR DISCONNECTION FROM FORRESTVILLE VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 221 AND CONNECTION TO PECATONICA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 321 AND FOR DISCONNECTION FROM PECATONICA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 321 AND CONNECTION TO FORRESTVILLE VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 221. PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 10th day of July, 2013, a Petition was filed with Paul J. McMahon, Ex-Officio Secretary of the Regional Board of School Trustees of Lee and Ogle Counties, Illinois, praying that the following described territory, to wit: Tract I: 2.1 acres more or less with residence and buildings located at 10271 East Lamm Road, Pecatonica, Illinois, and part of the NW Quarter of Section 13, Ridott Township, Stephenson County, Illinois And Tract II: 157.89 acres, more or less of farm real estate situated in the Southwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 26 North, Range 9 East of the 4th Principal Meridian, Ridott Township Stephenson County, Illinois be disconnected from Forrestville Valley School District No. 221 and connected to Pecatonica School District No. 321; and that the following described territory, to wit: Tract III: 195 acres, more or less, of farm real estate situated in the West Half of Section 11, Township 26 North, Range 9 East of the 4th Principal Meridian, Ridott Township, Stephenson County, Illinois Be disconnected from Pecatonica School District No. 321 and connected to Forrestville Valley School District No. 221. The hearing on this Petition will be held on the 3rd day of June, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Lee/Ogle Regional Office of Education before the Regional Board of School Trustees of Lee/Ogle Counties. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto affixed my official signature the 20th day of May, 2014. Paul J. McMahon, Regional Superintendent of Schools, Lee/Ogle Counties, Illinois. May 22, 2014

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS IN PROBATE IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF HORTENSE G. LUDWIG, DECEASED. NO. 14 P 28 CLAIM NOTICE Notice is given of the death on December 9, 2013 of HORTENSE G. LUDWIG of Forreston, Illinois. Letters of Office as Independent Executor were issued on April 29, 2014 to EDWARD L. LUDWIG, 10912 W. Apple Road, Forreston, IL 61030, whose attorney is ROBERT E. EDEN, 106 W. Market, Box 522, Shannon, IL 61078.

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF OGLE - OREGON, OGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. BLANCA REYES AKA BLANCA E. ANTUNES, Defendant. CASE NO. 13-CH-107 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 200 W. AVENUE H ROCHELLE, IL 61068 PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of the above Court entered in the above entitled cause on March 14, 2014, the following described real estate, to-wit: Permanent Index Number: 24-25-280-015 Commonly known as: 200 W. Avenue H, Rochelle, IL 61068

Claims against the Estate may be filed in the office of the Clerk of Court, Ogle County Courthouse, Oregon, IL, or with the executor, or both on or before November 7, 2014, or within 3 months from date of mailing or delivery of notice to creditors, if required by Section 18-3 of the Probate Act (755 ILCS 5/18-3), as amended, whichever date is later. Any claim not filed on or before that date is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the executor and to the attorney withing 10 days after being filed. Clerk of Circuit Court May 8, 15, 22, 2014

will be offered for sale and sold at public vendue on June 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM, at the North Door of the Sheriff's Office, 103 Jefferson Street, Oregon, Illinois.

TAKE NOTICE CERTIFICATE NO. 2010-00251

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.

TO: Connie Blake Spouse of Connie Blake Occupant, Unit 1 Illinois Attorney General Illinois Department of Revenue City of Oregon Occupant, Unit 2 Occupant, Unit 3 Occupant, Unit 4 James Brown John Long Quinn Magne Karen S. Otten

Persons in occupancy or actual possession of said property; Unknown owners or parties interested in said land or lots. A Petition for Tax Deed on premise described below has been filed with the Circuit Clerk of OGLE County, Ill. as Case No. 14 TX 8 The property is located at: 503 S. 8th St., Oregon Permanent Index Number: 16-04-432002

The Judgment amount is $81,122.66. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: The bid amount, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, shall be paid in certified funds immediately by the highest and best bidder at the conclusion of the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate, and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to the Plaintiff. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the Court.

The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. For information, contact the Plaintiff's Attorney: Heavner, Scott, Beyers & Mihlar, LLC, 111 East Main Street, Decatur, IL 62523, (217) 422-1719. The purchaser of a condominium unit at a judicial foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, who takes possession of a condominium unit pursuant to a court order or a purchaser who acquires title from a mortgagee shall have the duty to pay the proportionate share, if any, of the common expenses for the unit which would have become due in the absence of any assessment acceleration during the 6 months immediately preceding institution of an action to enforce the collection of assessments, and which remain unpaid by the owner during whose possession the assessments accrued. If the outstanding assessments are paid at any time during any action to enforce the collection of assessments, the purchaser shall have no obligation to pay any assessments which accrued before he or she acquired title. If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by the Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5 (g-1). If the sale is not confirmed for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the purchase price paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701 (c) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW.

Said Property was sold on 11/3/2011 for Delinquent Real Estate Taxes and/or Special Assessments for the year 2010.

Note: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act you are advised that the Law Firm of Heavner, Scott, Beyers & Mihlar, LLC, is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt, and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

The period of redemption will expire on 9/30/2014. On 10/21/14 at 3:30 p.m. the Petitioner will make application to such Court in said County for an Order for Issuance of a Tax Deed.

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Realtax Developers, Ltd., Petitioner May 22, 29, June 5, 2014 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE City of Oregon, Illinois The City of Oregon, Illinois will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 29th at 10:00 a.m. in the Oregon City Hall located at 115 N 3rd Street to provide interested parties an opportunity to express their views on the proposed federal funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project. Persons with disabilities or non-English speaking persons who wish to attend the public hearing and need assistance should contact City Clerk, Charlene Ruthe at 115 N 3rd Street, Oregon or 815-732-6321 no later than Friday, May 23rd. Every effort will be made to make reasonable accommodations for these persons. On or about June 2, 2014, The City of Oregon intends to apply to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for a grant from the State CDBG program. This program is funded by Title 1 of the federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. These funds are to be used for a community development project that will include the following activities: Reconstruction of Well House 2 located between Washington & Franklin Streets. The total amount of CDBG funds to be requested will be $429,750. The amount of CDBG funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit low-to-moderate income persons is at least $230,775.75. The City of Oregon also proposes to expend $143,250 in nonCDBG funds on the project. These nonCDBG funds will be derived from the following sources: The Water and Sewer Fund. Information related to this project will be available for review prior to the public hearing as of Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the office 115 N 3rd Street, Oregon between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4p.m.. Interested citizens are invited to provide comments regarding these issues either at the public hearing or by prior written statement. Written comments should be submitted to City Clerk, Charlene Ruthe at 115 N 3rd Street, Oregon, IL 61061 no later than Monday, May 26th, 2014 in order to ensure placement of such comments in the official record of the public hearing proceedings. A plan to minimize displacement and provide assistance to those displaced has been prepared by The City of Oregon and is also available to the public. This project will result in no displacement of any persons or businesses. For additional information concerning the proposed project, please contact City Clerk, Charlene Ruthe, 815732-6321or write to City Clerk, Charlene Ruthe at 115 N 3rd Street, Oregon, IL 61061. May 22, 2014

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF OGLE - OREGON, OGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. BLANCA REYES AKA BLANCA E. ANTUNES, Defendant. CASE NO. 13-CH-107 PROPERTY ADDRESS: 200 W. AVENUE H ROCHELLE, IL 61068 PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of the above Court entered in the above entitled cause on March 14, 2014, the following described real estate, to-wit: Lot Six (6) in Block Seven (7) as designated upon the Plat of Vassar Addition in the City of Rochelle, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Book B of Plats, Page 44 in the Recorder's Office of Ogle County, Illinois; situated in the County of Ogle and State of Illinois. Permanent Index Number: 24-25-280-015 Commonly known as: 200 W. Avenue H, Rochelle, IL 61068 will be offered for sale and sold at public vendue on June 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM, at the North Door of the Sheriff's Office, 103 Jefferson Street, Oregon, Illinois. The Judgment amount is $81,122.66. The real estate is improved with a single family residence. Sale terms: The bid amount, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, shall be paid in certified funds immediately by the highest and best bidder at the conclusion of the sale. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate, and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to the Plaintiff. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the Court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. For information, contact the Plaintiff's Attorney: Heavner, Scott, Beyers & Mihlar, LLC, 111 East Main Street, Decatur, IL 62523, (217) 422-1719. The purchaser of a condominium unit at a judicial foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee, who takes possession of a condominium unit pursuant to a court order or a purchaser who acquires title from a mortgagee shall have the duty to pay the proportionate share, if any, of the common expenses for the unit which would have become due in the absence of any assessment acceleration during the 6 months immediately preceding institution of an action to enforce the collection of assessments, and which remain unpaid by the owner during whose possession the assessments accrued. If the outstanding assessments are paid at any time during any action to enforce the collection of assessments, the purchaser shall have no obligation to pay any assessments which accrued before he or she acquired title. If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by the Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5 (g-1). If the sale is not confirmed for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the purchase price paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee's attorney. IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701 (c) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. Note: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act you are advised that the Law Firm of Heavner, Scott, Beyers & Mihlar, LLC, is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt, and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I605538

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OGLE COUNTY - OREGON ILLINOIS JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff, vs. Christopher Pantoga; Townhomes of Rochelle; Unknown Owners and Non-Record Claimants; Lake Lida Homeowners' Association Defendants. 13 CH 170 434 West Willis Avenue, Rochelle, IL 61068 Judge John B. Roe, IV NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above entitled cause on January 10, 2014, Ogle County Sheriff will on June 6, 2014, at the hour of 10:00AM at Ogle County Sheriff's Office, Administration Building, 103 Jefferson Street, Oregon, IL 61061, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: Commonly known as 434 West Willis Avenue, Rochelle, IL 61068 Parcel Number(s): 24-36-127-012 The real estate is improved with a Single Family Residence. Sale terms: Bidder's must present, at the time of sale, a cashier's or certified check for 10% of the successful bid amount. The balance of the successfully bid shall be paid within 24 hours, by similar funds. The subject property is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the Court. The property will NOT be open for inspection. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than the mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by the Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). For information call Plaintiff's Attorney, Manley Deas Kochalski LLC, One East Wacker, Suite 1250, One East Wacker, Suite 1250. Phone number: 312-651-6700. Attorney file number: 13-026827.

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"THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE" W09-3634 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 15TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT OGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS COUNTY DEPARTMENT, CHANCERY DIVISION

09 CH 249 NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE OF REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that pursuant to a judgment heretofore entered by the said court occurred in the above entitled cause, Sheriff Michael R. Harn, Sheriff of Ogle, Illinois, will on June 6, 2014, at the hour of 11:00 AM at Sheriff of Ogle County, 103 Jefferson Street, Oregon, IL 61061, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, all and singular, the following described real estate in the said judgment mentioned, situated in the County of Ogle, State of Illinois, or so much thereof as shall be sufficient to satisfy such judgment to wit: C/K/A: 4500 South Skare Road, Rochelle, IL 61068 PIN: 24-07-200-004-0000

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NO INDIVIDUAL, unless licensed or holding a permit as a childcare facility, may cause to be published any advertisement soliciting a child care service.* A childcare facility that is licensed or operating under a permit issued by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services may publish advertisements of the services for which it is specifically licensed or issued a permit. Sauk Valley Media strongly urges any parent or guardian to verify the validity of the license of any facility before placing a child in it's care. *Family homes that care for no more than three (3) children under the age of twelve or which receive only children from a single household, for less than 24 hours per day, are exempt from licensure as day care homes. The three children to whom this exemption applies includes the family's natural or adopted children and any other persons under the age of 12 whether related or unrelated to the operator of the day care home. (DCFS Rule, Part 377.3 (c))

Alan S. Kaufman MANLEY DEAS KOCHALSKI LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff One East Wacker, Suite 1250 Chicago, IL 60601 Telephone: 312-651-6700 Fax: 614-220-5613 Attorney. No.: 6289893

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The real estate, together with all buildings and improvements thereon, and tenements, hereditament and appurtenances thereunto belonging shall be sold under such terms. Russell C. Wirbicki (6186310) The Wirbicki Law Group LLC Attorney for Plaintiff 33 W. Monroe St., Suite 1140 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312-360-9455 Fax: 312-572-7823 W09-3634 pleadings.il@wirbickilaw.com

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 15TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OGLE COUNTY - OREGON, ILLINOIS HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORP III, PLAINTIFF vs. RICK S. PAYNE; DEFENDANT

13 CH 159 Address: 6375 North River Drive Oregon, IL 61061 Judge John B. Roe NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on March 14, 2014, I, Sheriff of Ogle County, Illinois, will on June 20, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 AM at the Ogle County Courthouse, 106 S. 5th Street, Oregon, IL 61061, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of Ogle, State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: LOT 7 OF IRWIN ACRES SUBDIVISION, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE EAST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 AND PART OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 24 NORTH, RANGE 10 EAST OF THE FOURTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN BOOK H OF PLATS PAGE 30 IN THE RECORDER'S OFFICE OF SAID COUNTY, ILLINOIS. SITUATED IN OGLE COUNTY, ILLINOIS. COMMON ADDRESS: 6375 North River Drive, Oregon, IL 61061 P.I.N.: 09-02-403-008 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. THE JUDGMENT AMOUNT WAS: $46,158.36 Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds; the balance, by certified funds, is due within twenty four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "as is" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after Confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and Plaintiff makes no representations as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512, the amounts of any surplus bid will be held by the sheriff until a party obtains a Court Order for its distribution, or for 60 days following the date of the entry of the order confirming sale, at which time, in the absence of an order directing payment of the surplus, it may be automatically forfeited to the State without further notice. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Johnson, Blumberg & Associates, LLC, 230 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606, telephone 312-541-9710. Please refer to file number IL 13 8237. Sheriff of Ogle County, Illinois

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Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite 1125 Chicago, Illinois 60606 Ph. 312-541-9710 Fax 312-541-9711 JB&A # IL 13 8237

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HOROSCOPES 2nd Week of May

ARIES - Mar 21/Apr 20 No matter how challenging it may be, slow down and give yourself time to reflect, Aries. You’re always on the go, but it’s important to slow down every now and then. TAURUS - Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, steer clear of added responsibilities this week, as you already have enough on your plate. Some alone time might be worth its weight in gold. GEMINI - May 22/Jun 21 You’re not easily overwhelmed by intense people or things, Gemini. Use this resilience to sail through a particularly challenging task that gets sent your way this week. CANCER - Jun 22/Jul 22 There is no need to figure out all of the answers in the next few days, Cancer. If something is on your mind, then take

your time to weigh all of your options. LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23 It could be challenging to be playful and lighthearted this week, Leo. Take every situation seriously and give ample thought to each and every decision you must make. VIRGO - Aug 24/Sept 22 Make the best of a delicate situation at work, Virgo. Although you may not be ready for more responsibility, your reaction will be noticed by your bosses. LIBRA - Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, hold tight to your beliefs this week and don’t let anyone sway your opinion. You will serve as an example to others who bend whichever way the wind blows. SCORPIO - Oct 24/Nov 22 Scorpio, you may not have all of the solutions, but rest assured that you have been moving in the right direction. An interesting conversation illuminates the situation.

SAGITTARIUS - Nov 23/Dec 21 You have gained a new sense of purpose, Sagittarius, and you’re ready to put some of your plan into action. Expect a few raised eyebrows, but most people will be receptive. CAPRICORN - Dec 22/Jan 20 Capricorn, you are ready for a well-deserved vacation or retreat. But you cannot run away from your responsibilities this week. Just hold out a little longer. AQUARIUS - Jan 21/Feb 18 Your finances seem to be a constant source of aggravation, Aquarius. This week you are ready to take care of business and hammer out a foolproof budget. PISCES - Feb 19/Mar 20 Pisces, your energy level will be quite high, making it vital for you to do something productive before your stamina slows down.

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IN THE CLASSIFIEDS

ONE GOAL

of Hassle Free Buyi e n om

DIXON FORD

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YOUR ONE PRICED DEALERSHIP

ONE TEAM

489 ILLINOIS ROUTE 2, DIXON, IL 61021

CONVENIENTLY LOCATED ON RT. 2 BETWEEN DIXON & STERLING BUSINESS HOURS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 8AM-8PM SATURDAY 8AM-5PM

www.DIXONFLM.com 815-288-3366

2014 Ford Focus S

2014 Ford Fiesta SE

MSRP MSRP....................................$17,635 $17,635 Dixon Discount........................$876 MFG Rebate ............................$1,500 Ford Finance ...........................$1,000

YOUR PRICE

14,259*

$

2014 Ford Fusion SE FWD Stk# AE8179

MSRP MSRP....................................$25,035 $25,035 Dixon Discount........................$1,614 MFG Rebate ............................$2,000 Ford Finance ...........................$500 Farm Bureau...........................$500

YOUR PRICE

20,421*

$

2014 Ford Escape SE FWD Stk# BE7994

MSRP MSRP....................................$28,780 $28,780 Dixon Discount........................$1,642 MFG Rebate ............................$2,000 Farm Bureau...........................$500

YOUR PRICE

24,638*

$

2014 Ford Explorer FWD Stk# BE8109

MSRP MSRP....................................$30,495 $30,495 Dixon Discount........................$1,393 MFG Rebate ............................$2,000 Farm Bureau...........................$500

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Stk# AE8027

Stk# AE8211

YOUR PRICE

26,602*

$

MSRP MSRP....................................$17,630 $17,630 Dixon Discount........................$627 MFG Rebate ............................$1,000 Ford Finance ...........................$500 Farm Bureau...........................$500

YOUR PRICE

15,003*

$

2014 Ford Taurus FWD SEL Stk# AE7915

MSRP MSRP....................................$32,015 $32,015 Dixon Discount........................$2,146 MFG Rebate ............................$3,750 Ford Finance ...........................$1,250 Farm Bureau...........................$500

YOUR PRICE

24,369*

$

2014 Ford Edge AWD SEL Stk# BE8286

MSRP MSRP....................................$39,815 $39,815 Dixon Discount........................$2,515 MFG Rebate ............................$2,000 Ford Finance ...........................$500 Farm Bureau...........................$500

YOUR PRICE

34,300*

$

2014 Ford F-150 Super Cab 4x4 Stk# BE8232

MSRP MSRP....................................$40,760 .$40,760 Dixon Discount........................$3,336 MFG Rebate ............................$3,000 Ford Finance ...........................$1,000 Farm Bureau...........................$500 Trade in Assistance...................$750

YOUR PRICE

32,174*

$

* Not including tax, title, license or doc fees. All rebates and incentives applied. **Finance rate varies depending on credit worthiness of customer as determined by bank approval. Some customers will not qualify. Photos for illustration only. Offer ends 05/31/2014.


Ogle County Newspapers, Thursday, May 22, 2014, Page B12

Chevrolet | Cadillac | Buick | GMC | Chrysler |

Dodge

|

RAM

| Jeep | Toyota | Nissan

928-1100 N. Galena a Dixon, IL 815-288-4455

12 SCION TC

11 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

www.KenNelsonAuto.com nAut

11 BUICK REGAL

07 FORD F-350

13 GMC SIERRA

FRESH TRADE

Stock# ND152A

13,997

*

$

Stock# CYE089A

31,995*

$

10 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

11 BUICK LACROSSE

FRESH TRADE

Stock# VTD380A

19,495

16,476

*

$

FRESH TRADE

$

*

20,970

FRESH TRADE

Stock# CYE161A

25,498

*

$

Stock# XTC791A

10,495

FRESH TRADE

$AVE

$

*

11 TOYOTA CAMRY

FRESH TRADE

*

$

12,995

Stock# CYE218A

14,321

$

12 CHEVROLET IMPALA

Stock# TE002A

Stock# BE036A

13,989

20,995

$

$AVE

FRESH TRADE

Stock# XT4775A

*

$

9,995

$

*

Stock# XPD710

20,995

19,995

Stock# CE015A

14,995

13 CHEVROLET EQUINOX

Stock# BE064A

18,995

$

*

Stock# XPD700

27,499

*

$

*

$

Stock# BE036A

13,989

Stock# XPD699

23,995

Stock# VT8390A

*

$

25,995

21,416

*

$

12 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN

FRESH TRADE

14,995

7,995

*

$

*

$

Stock# TE155A

21,995

36,995

$

$

05 JEEP LIBERTY

19,995

$

>HYYLU .YPKSL` General Mgr.

Mike Freeman General Mgr.

Stock# JE061A

15,995

Stock# XPE707

19,995

*

$

Stock# GF014A

34,995

Stock# DE072A

Stock# IT7403A

13,995

Rick Pontnak Sales Mgr.

Rich Vogeler Sales Mgr.

17,999

Stock# NE097A

9,995

18,995

$

Brad Claussen Sales Mgr.

Stock# TE182B

7,995

Sherry Law Business Mgr.

Bob Pilling Sales Mgr.

37,995

*

$

Stock# TE240A

15,495

*

$

32,495

*

$

Stock# CYE266A

24,995

Denny Bellows Sales

Stock# TE265A

21,995

Ron Stephenitch Sales

Steve Acree Sales

$

$

Stock# CYE283A

33,995

*

$

Stock# GF005C

7,749

*

$

Stock# XPE693

Stock# DE036A

31,995

20,495

$

Joe Patzer Sales

Stock# GE154A

20,995

Mike Baker Sales

Chad Conderman Sales

*

$

Stock# XPB704A

12,995

$

*

$

Stock# GE100C

14,102 *

FRESH TRADE

Stock# TE244A

18,995

*

$

09 CHEVROLET CORVETTE

Stock# CYE125A

24,995 *

08 HYUNDAI SANTA FE

FRESH TRADE

Stock# CYE265B

16,995

*

$

Stock# XPC695A

37,995

*

13 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

Stock# CYE266A1

10,995

$

Stock# NE158A

13,495 *

12 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

FRESH TRADE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

*

$

08 BMW 750IC

Stock# CYE271A

35,995

*

$

13 CHEVROLET CAPTIVA

Stock# CYE249A

29,995 *

08 DODGE AVENGER

FRESH TRADE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

*

$

Stock# TE293A

24,998

*

$

07 GMC SAVANNA

Stock# XPD708

19,995

*

$

Stock# NE162A

8,995 *

07 CADILLAC SRX

09 TOYOTA RAV4

FRESH TRADE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

*

$

Stock# GE128A

9,995

*

$

12 GMC YUKON

Stock# TE281A

20,995

$

*

Sara Martinez Sales

Stock# DE032A

35,995

Stock# XPB696A

17,995 *

12 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

FRESH TRADE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO $

1LɈ +L^L` Sales

Thais Fazekas Sales

1LɈ >PSZVU Sales

Stock# TE283A

14,495

*

Rusty Baker Sales

$

*

06 TOYOTA TACOMA

FRESH TRADE

Jamie Curia Sales

09 HYUNDAI SANTA FE

11 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

*

2,995 *

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

FRESH TRADE

10 GMC TERRAIN

Stock# XP4706A

$

*

11 BUICK REGAL

06 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

FRESH TRADE

$

FRESH TRADE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

12 DODGE RAM 1500

*

42,499*

04 CHRYSLER PACIFICA

FRESH TRADE

06 CHEVROLET AVALANCHE

FRESH TRADE

Carl Buehler Sales

19,995

FRESH TRADE

14 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE

*

Stock# DE052A

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

*

Stock# ND102A

$

*

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

FRESH TRADE

$

Stock# XPD688

07 TOYOTA CAMRY

09 HUMMER H3

12 NISSAN ROGUE

*

15,999

*

14 CHEVROLET IMPALA

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO $

Brett Simpson Business Mgr.

Stock# XPC695A

$

FRESH TRADE

18,498 *

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

06 PONTAIC TORRENT

*

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

*

Craig Buchanan Sales Mgr.

$

13 GMC SIERRA

11 FORD FIESTA

*

Stock# TE257A

13 CHEVROLET IMPALA

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

06 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER

FRESH TRADE

*

Stock# XPD712

$

*

10 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN

FRESH TRADE

*

22,994*

$

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

FRESH TRADE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO Stock# CYE264A

*

05 ACURA TL

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

09 LINCOLN MKX

$

$

14 CHEVROLET IMPALA

*

Stock# CYE287A

Stock# XPD684A

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

12 DODGE JOURNEY

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO Stock# ND232A

*

07 PONTIAC G6

FRESH TRADE

Stock# GE094B

18,597

Stock# GD245B

12 DODGE RAM 2500

FRESH TRADE

FRESH TRADE

FRESH TRADE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

08 DODGE AVENGER

$

13,122

$AVE

14 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO $

Stock# VPB320A

$

10 TOYOTA PRIUS

09 CHEVROLET CORVETTE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

09 GMC SIERRA

*

$

13 CHEVROLET CRUZE

Stock# KD032A

*

07 CHEVROLET IMPALA

FRESH TRADE

FRESH TRADE

Stock# GE135B

$

FRESH TRADE

FRESH TRADE

12 CHEVROLET IMPALA

12 CHEVROLET SILVERADO

$

*

Stock# VPA369

37,474

*

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

08 CADILLAC ESCALADE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO $

14,495

Stock# GE102A

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

*

12 TOYOTA CAMRY

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO $

7,995

$

*

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

13 CHEVROLET CAPTIVA

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO *

Stock# DD117A

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

10 BUICK LACROSSE

FRESH TRADE

Stock# TE294A

$

10 DODGE CHARGER

08 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY

07 PONTIAC G6

10 BUICK LACROSSE

$

19,941

*

Stock# GE133A

*

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO $

Stock# BE055A

FRESH TRADE

FRESH TRADE

*

Stock# NE160A

10 JEEP WRANGLER

FRESH TRADE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

*

$

07 DODGE CHARGER

12 CADILLAC SRX

13 CHEVROLET MALIBU

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO Stock# XPC685B

15,995

*

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

Stock# XPC713

*

Stock# CYD199C

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

12 CHEVROLET IMPALA

12 CADILLAC CTS

08 CHEVROLET IMPALA

$

$

11 BUICK ENCLAVE

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO Stock# CYE225A

39,995

12 BUICK VERANO

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

*

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO

13 CHEVROLET CAMARO

$

Stock# GE159A

07 BUICK TERRAZA

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO $

Stock# NE117A

10 CHEVROLET TAHOE

05 NISSAN ALTIMA

TOO NEW FOR PHOTO $

WE BUY VEHICLES! Call Chuck 815-973-0000

Alex Riley Sales

Chase Von Holten Sales

$

*

Stock# BE024A

24,995 *

Clayton Bonnell Sales

.HYYL[[ >PSSPHTZ Sales

Adam Chapman Sales

*Plus tax, title, license and doc fee. Dealer not liable for pricing errors.

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