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cmcdougall@shawmedia.com CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College officials are making the case for expanding health and wellness programs with a multimillion dollar building, a plan some have criticized as wasteful. The college is in the beginning

stages of a feasibility study that will determine whether a planned $42 million building expansion is possible. Preliminary plans call for a 120,000-square-foot building for health sciences and wellness classrooms, labs, a health clinic and a fitness center. “No matter what anybody says, there is no space for us to put those labs,” McHenry County

College President Vicky Smith said. An expansion would allow the college to grow programs in respiratory and physical therapy, and health information technology – programs that have been put on hold for lack of space. To maintain accreditation, health programs require dedicated classrooms. For example, only

nursing lab classes can be held in that space. When the college began its occupational therapy assistant program, it revamped existing classroom space to make room for a laboratory used only for those classes. “If these were business courses or English courses, they could

note to readers This article is part one of a two-day series that will explore McHenry County College’s proposed expansion plan. PaRt tWo: How to pay for any expansion at the college has been an item of contention for local taxpayers. The Northwest Herald will explore financial implications of the health sciences facility at McHenry County College in Monday’s edition.

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fter more than 20 years in a committed relationship with each other, Gale Harris and Deb Glaubke want to get married, but they can’t. Harris, 73, and Glaubke, 69, of Woodstock, are gay. “When you look around and see that 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce – and

we’ve been together for longer – then it shows that we are a stable family unit,” Glaubke said. An Illinois Senate committee voted, 8-5, late Thursday in favor of a bill that would allow gay marriage. But with key supporters absent, Senate Democrats delayed a full floor vote. Senate lawmakers are unlikely to return to Springfield before the session ends Wednes-

day, when new lawmakers will be sworn in and a new legislative session starts. Sen. Heather Steans, the bill’s sponsor, said it was a matter of “when, not if” the measure will pass. She said people across Illinois and state lawmakers are changing their minds every day and supporting gay marriage.

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CHICAGO – Despite setting aside a major sticking point, Gov. Pat Quinn and legislative leaders failed to agree Saturday on the outlines of a deal that might begin to solve Illinois’ massive pension crisis, the worst of any state in the country. Coming out of the meeting, which lasted less than two hours, leaders from both parties said they better understood one another’s positions but that there still were many obstacles to producing a proposal to take to lawmakers before the end of the current General Assembly on Wednesday. “I’m just anxious to pass a bill,” said Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan, who has agreed to drop for now his proposal to shift pension costs for public school teachers from the state to local districts, an idea that has been a major point of disagreement in negotiations. “I think that we ought to find a bill that we can all agree upon and pass that bill. Unfortunately there are still differences among the participants.” Madigan said he believes a deal is possible before Wednesday, and he and Quinn spokeswoman Brooke Anderson said talks would continue until the end of the session.

What’s left Among the remaining obstacles in negotiations are differences over cost-of-living adjustments for employees and retirees, asking workers to pay more, which approach the courts could consider constitutional and whether to include provisions to help Chicago with its pension crisis.

deadline The General Assembly wraps up its lame-duck session Wednesday. Gov. Pat Quinn has said he wants a deal before then.

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ABC’s “This Week” – Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.; Reps. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, and Tom Cotton, R-Ark. NBC’s “Meet the Press” – McConnell; Sen. Angus King, a Maine independent; Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.; Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, leaders of now-defunct deficit commission. CBS’ “Face the Nation” – McConnell; Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Reps. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Rick Nolan, D-Minn., and Matt Salmon, R-Ariz. CNN’s “State of the Union” – Heitkamp; Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C. “Fox News Sunday” – Reps. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.

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Humbled by ‘12 Days of Giving’ The holidays are over. We’re almost a week into the new year. A new Congress was sworn in last week. (Though it looks a lot like the old Congress.) A new General Assembly will be seated this week. (Ditto the above.) I feel like I should use this space to look forward into 2013, perhaps preach about what needs to be done to fix our state’s and our nation’s many economic woes. But the fact is, I don’t want to. I don’t feel like getting on my soapbox today. I’m tired of all the partisanship and fiscal cliff nonsense. Plus, I’ve still got a bit of that holiday cheer lingering. So, taking the lead of both Congress and the state Legislature, I think I’ll kick that can down the road a little longer. Luckily for me, a heartwarming local story just fell into my lap. Krista and Michael Kneip, siblings from Algonquin, were generous enough to share with our readers the details of the surprising “12 Days of Giving” they’ve just experienced. First, some background ... Last May, the Kneips’ mother, Karen, lost her three-year battle with lung cancer. A dental hygienist with offices in Crystal Lake and Elgin, Karen Kneip was an outgoing, caring person – “an extrovert to a fault,” as daughter Krista described her. She was well-thought-of in the community and had many friends. When Karen died, Krista, 23, a master’s student at Aurora University, and Michael, 22, a senior at Eastern Illinois University, were devastated. “Although we always knew her time with us was limited, we never expected her to be taken from us so soon,” said Krista, a Jacobs High School graduate along with her brother. Through Jacobs, the Kneip family had a large circle of friends. The brother and sister were involved in sports and community service projects, and their mom participated with them. After Karen passed, Krista and Michael were overwhelmed with support from that network. Phone calls.

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Visits. Casserole dinners. But as time passed, life went on. So it was with Krista and Michael Kneip, and their community of friends. As December approached, though, the Kneip children realized they were about to spend their first Christmas without their mom. The holidays often are harder on families shortly after losing a loved one. It’s part of life, but that doesn’t make it any easier. When not in school, they’ve continued to live in their mother’s Algonquin home, although it now is going through the foreclosure process. They both go to college, are without full-time jobs, and can’t pay the mortgage. Times were tough. Beginning Dec. 17, however, something special started to happen. On that Monday night, a secret Santa visited Krista and Michael. The doorbell rang, and they found a China-doll Santa on their doorstep. Inside were hundreds of dollars in gift cards. But there was no sign of the gift giver. “I searched and searched for a name tag, but there was no shred of evidence as to whom this generous gift came from,” Krista wrote to the newspaper. “The next night, I received an anonymous text from Secret Santa himself letting me know he paid my house another visit. And then he came again, and again. For 12 days, his gifts magically appeared.” In all, more than $3,000 in gift cards, cash and other presents were left. “We were stunned,” Krista told me. With the last visit last week, the Kneips were feeling overwhelmed. That’s when the organizer of what has been dubbed “The 12 Days of Giving” decided it was time to share the secret. “They were really feeling like they had to thank someone, so that’s when I decided to let them know,” Debbie Krukowski of Algonquin said. The idea started out as a simple – and much smaller – one. “During the summer, I started think-

ing about them,” said Krukowski, mother of one of Krista’s close friends. “Two college kids who just lost their mother, pretty much on their own, living in a house that’s about to be foreclosed on.” Krukowski mentioned to a few friends that she wanted to do something special for the Kneips for Christmas. “All of a sudden, it turned into this huge community event with four main groups of people spreading the word among their group of friends,” Krukowski said. “It seemed like everyone wanted to contribute something, many of them anonymously. All of a sudden, I was collecting quite a bit.” Why the outpouring of support and generosity? Karen’s “children are a great example of her. They are polite, outgoing. They’re such good kids,” Krukowski said. “So I thought, ‘How can we help?’ We just wanted to give something back. ... I grew up in the city, and this would never have happened in the city. This shows how much they mean to us.” Krukowski said she’s confident the Jacobs community will step up again if Krista and Michael lose their home. The Kneips, of course, are beyond thankful. “They have brought back the magic of Christmas to our family,” Krista wrote. “They have reminded us that even when life turns out to be the exact opposite of what you imagined, there are still people who will be by your side in times of need. Their kind and thoughtful gifts have literally changed our lives. ... This year, our mom spent her first Christmas with Jesus, and I am confident that they are both looking down with pride on everyone who has made this Christmas unforgettable, not because it was the first Christmas our mom was not with us, but because Christmas is the season for giving, and they have outdone themselves.” Best wishes to Krista and Michael Kneip, and my thanks to them for sharing another great story about the wonderful people who live in our community.

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Hayleigh Lynn Perez, shown with her daughter, Calleigh, lived in North Carolina, Texas and Iraq while in the Army. When the former sergeant applied to colleges in North Carolina, one said she qualified for in-state tuition and one said she didn’t – an example of how intricate rules governing residency can hurt GI Bill users. tears and deployments.” Until last year, the Department of Veterans Affairs would cover up to the highest rate charged for in-state students at a public school in that state. But under changes that took effect in August 2011, while veterans can receive up to $17,500 a year for study at private schools, the agency will pay only “the actual net cost for in-State tuition and

fees assessed” by the public institution the veteran attends. And if that person is deemed a nonresident, the veteran often must pay the difference out of pocket. Army Staff Sgt. Stephen Lee was in Afghanistan – his second deployment to the war zone – when he began looking at colleges. The California native settled on the University of Wis-

consin-Madison and already had begun his studies when he learned of the coming changes to his GI Bill benefits. He was looking at an extra $20,000 a year out of pocket. Around that time, the university opted into the Yellow Ribbon Program, a provision of the GI Bill under which the school and the VA agree to split the difference between the resident and nonresident rate. There was only a limited amount set aside for the program, but Lee lucked out. “This uncertainty almost took me out of school,” he said. “California’s not home for me anymore. At the same time, I didn’t have any choice of living in Kentucky or Tennessee. That’s where the Army told me I was going.”

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CHICAGO – Shackled in chains and pushed in a wheelchair by U.S. marshals, a bank robber who was captured more than two weeks after fleeing a high-rise Chicago jail was brought back to federal court Saturday to face escape charges. Kenneth Conley, who had disguised himself as an old man with a cane and a beret, scuffled with a resident and officers who gave chase on foot and arrested him Friday outside an apartment complex in suburban Palos Hills. Back in court a day later, a largely silent Conley wore a medical brace on a badly swollen left foot, which was apparently injured during his capture. Conley escaped from a high-rise lockup Dec. 18 along with cellmate and fellow bank robber Joseph “Jose” Banks apparently by smashing a hole in a narrow cell window and climbing down 20 stories using a rope fashioned from bed sheets. Banks was caught two days later at a home on the city’s North Side. When Conley did speak during Saturday’s hearing it was just to acknowledge he understood he could face an

additional five years behind bars if convicted in the escape. “Yes, your honor,” the 38year-old former strip club worker said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. With permission from the judge, Conley’s attorney, Gary Ravitz, photographed his client’s injured foot to ensure Conley gets proper treatment. He was already given Kenneth X-rays and seen Conley by doctors Friday night at Palos Community Hospital. Police officers were responding to a call about a suspicious man spotted sleeping in the basement of a condo under renovation when they confronted Conley, who was dressed like an old man, wearing a beret and glasses, and walking with a limp, said Palos Hills Deputy Chief James Boie. He said Conley pushed one of the officers and led them on a foot chase. Conley then tried to break into an apartment to avoid being captured, but was caught and had a BB gun in his possession.

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be held in a church basement,” MCC Trustee Ron Parrish said. Critics of MCC’s plan maintain that there are not enough health care jobs available in the county to justify expanding the health and wellness curriculum. “This program is a cruel hoax on the students who enroll expecting to be able to find jobs in health care in McHenry County,” Lakewood resident Stephen Willson told MCC trustees at a meeting in October. According to the most recent McHenry County Jobs Report, health care and social assistance jobs will grow by 10 percent, or add more than 1,000 jobs between 2012 and 2015. The college is expecting 1,400 more students each year to move through the programs. Recent letters to the Northwest Herald editor called the fitness center plans an unnecessary duplication of services already offered in the county, and others have said the college’s annual levy increases already are “squeezing the taxpayers” in a difficult economic climate. According to figures provided by the college, classrooms are used at an average of just more than 45 percent throughout a 15-hour, sevenday period. Peak times are from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on weekdays, when that percentage can be as high as 87 percent full. MCC has about 97 gross square feet per student, less than some other community

colleges in the region and less than other comparable colleges. Gross square feet refers to the total amount of space inside a building, including hallways and common areas. It’s not a measurement of usable space. Harper College in Palatine has 134 gross square feet per student, College of DuPage has 115, Moraine Valley Community College has 85, Elgin Community College has 131 and College of Lake County has 169, according to MCC’s facilities master plan. The master plan is a driver for this and future expansion projects. Wight and Co., the college’s Darien-based architecture firm, has recommended MCC plan for between 120 and 125 gross square feet per student as it grows. “As the college sits right now, we are 100,000 square feet below where we need to be,” Smith said. The college’s enrollment figures continue to grow despite local school districts that have posted declines in recent years. “The whole mission and purpose of this college is to provide higher education to McHenry County residents,” Smith said. “All residents, not just recent high school graduates.” According to the college, MCC’s student body increased 1.3 percent over last year. Credit hours jumped 7.2 percent this year. Additionally, college officials believe that with targeted programming, more residents will enroll. “When you deliver programs that people need, people will come,” board Chairwoman Mary Miller said.

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Theresa Volpe (second from left) testifies Thursday alongside her daughter, Ava, as her partner, Mercedes Santos (right), sits with their son, Jaidon, during a Senate Executive committee hearing considering same sex marriage at the Illinois State Capitol.

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SPRINGFIELD – The stalling of Illinois’ gaymarriage push – at least for now – shows the difficulty of approving legislation to legalize it, even with a nudge from the home-state president, steadily rising support in the polls and national momentum from the November elections. Democrats control both chambers of the General Assembly and the governor’s office in the solidly blue state. Yet the margin of support Senate Democrats were able to pull together for a bill last week was so thin that a death in one lawmaker’s family and another senator’s

extended trip to Israel were enough to push the issue into the next legislative session. Supporters downplayed the delay, saying a Senate committee’s vote to advance the measure was history itself. But there’s no denying that even as the nation’s feelings about the issue appear to be shifting, lawmakers have been more reluctant to do so – particularly in the nation’s heartland. No legislature in the middle of the country has approved gay marriage. Of the nine states that allow it, Iowa is the only one not located on the nation’s coasts, and it adopted same-sex unions through the courts, not the Legislature.

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As it became clear last week that Illinois didn’t have a deal and would have to push back a vote until possibly February, Senate President John Cullerton, a Chicago Democrat, mentioned same-sex marriage along with gun control as measures that are “always going to be very, very tough” to pass. Thatmakesapotentialvictory in Illinois even sweeter, advocates say. While President Barack Obama’s home state is known for its liberal policies, its Democratic leadership hails mostly from Chicago while the rest of the state – including fellow Democrats – are far more conservative.

CHICAGO – Three young children in the backseat of a car witnessed a Chicago police officer shoot the driver while he was trying to flee after a traffic stop. A police union spokesman said officers were surprised to realize the children were in the car after the wounded driver crashed it. Police said they stopped the driver about 1 a.m. Saturday on the far South Side and ordered him out of the car. The driver then jumped back inside and tried to flee. Police said an officer dove in an open door and shot him during a struggle after the driver reached for a gun in his waistband. An aunt took custody of the children.

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EAST ST. LOUIS – An East St. Louis woman who had been recognized as the oldest person in Illinois has died at age 111. A funeral home in the city said Mayetta Epps-Miller died Monday. The Belleville NewsDemocrat reported that she was recognized as the oldest Illinois resident in January of last year. At that time, she also was listed as the 14th oldest living American. The supercentenarian – a term referring to anyone over age 110 – was born April 15, 1901.

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KAJAKI, Afghanistan – In the approaching twilight of its war in Afghanistan, the U.S. is forging ahead with a giant infrastructure project long criticized as too costly in both blood and money. It’s a $500 million effort to refurbish the massive Kajaki dam and hydro-electric power system with an extensive network of power lines and transmission substations. It is supposed to bring electricity to 332,000 people in southern Afghanistan, increase crop yields and build up a cohort of trained Afghan laborers in a region badly in need of them. But completion, which originally was envisaged for 2005, now is projected for some time in 2015, the year after most combat troops will have left the country. And there are some crucial ifs: If a convoy carrying 900 tons of concrete can make it up a dangerous road to the dam site without being attacked by the Taliban. If the Afghan army can hold out in an area that took thousands of U.S. Marines to secure. If the Afghan government can take on the management of the dam. “It’s a long-term bet. I’ve said to people: We have to be patient and we have to persevere,” said Ken Yamashita, the head of USAID in Afghanistan. The desire to succeed is understandable. The Kajaki

dam on the Helmand River symbolizes what the Afghans and their American backers had hoped the infusion of U.S. troops and cash would produce nationwide: an Afghan government that can provide for its people and in turn count on its support against the Taliban insurgency. The U.S. has spent $22.34 billion on governance and development in Afghanistan since it invaded the country following the Sept. 11 attacks, much of that on projects to build roads, schools, power plants and irrigation systems. In the past two years alone, $800 million was earmarked for infrastructure projects. Kajaki also is a symbol of the American presence in Afghanistan dating back to the 1950s and the Cold War. That was when the U.S. built the original dam, with a powerhouse added in the 1970s. But before the three turbines could be installed, the Soviets invaded and construction stopped. The dam still was squeezing out a bit of power in 2001 when the U.S. attacked and bombed the dam’s power transmission line. In the latest phase of the Kajaki saga, fighting as well as limited oversight of spending has led to huge delays and cost overruns. Now Helmand province, home of the dam, is seeing the first and largest wave of U.S. troop reductions, with 10,000 of 17,000 U.S. Marines already gone. That means most of the Kajaki project is going forward with Afghan forces providing almost all the security in an area that was a Taliban stronghold until a year ago.

NEW YORK – Every day, throngs of riders stand on the edge of danger in the nation’s busiest subway system, waiting on platforms with nothing between them and the tracks. Dozens of subway and light rail systems around the world have safety barriers with sliding doors on their platforms, but the idea hasn’t gotten traction in New York. Yet transit officials are giving it a new look after two people were pushed and a third fell to their deaths on the tracks since early December. Safety doors would be expensive and difficult additions to the sprawling, 108year-old subway system, but some people are urging the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to try it. A company has proposed to install the barriers for free in exchange for advertising revenue. Being shoved or bumped

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AURORA, Colo. – A gunman barricaded inside his Colorado home fired shots at police from a second-story window before he was killed as SWAT officers stormed the home Saturday. Once inside, they found the bodies of three other adults, authorities said. The suspect, whose name was withheld by police, held officers at bay for nearly six hours after neighbors reported gunfire at 3 a.m. inside the modest townhome in the Denver suburb of Aurora, police Sgt. Cassidee Carlson said. It wasn’t known if officers shot the suspect or if he shot himself. Investigators said two men and a woman appeared to have been killed before officers arrived. The suspect shot at police who approached the front of the home with an armored vehicle and who fired tear gas around 8:15 a.m. He was killed when he fired at officers from the second-story window about 45 minutes later, Carlson said. “After we arrived on scene, there were no more shots fired up until he fired at us,” Carlson said. “During this time

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ROME – Six Russians were killed and two seriously injured when the snowmobile and sled they were riding veered off an Italian Alpine ski slope at night, slammed into a barrier and flew through the air into a ravine. The accident occurred Friday,

and when rescuers arrived at the scene six of the victims were found dead on the slope of Mount Cermis, in northeast Italy, said Cavalese Fire Department Cmdr. Roberto Marchi. “It is clear that the fundamental cause is recklessness and imprudence,” Marchi told Sky TG24 TV in an interview on the slope Saturday. It is

labeled “pista nera” or the black ski run, indicating a level of steepness and other difficult conditions suitable only for the most experienced skiers.

Plane carrying Missoni exec lost in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela – Rescue crews used boats and aircraft Saturday to search for

a small plane that disappeared off Venezuela carrying the CEO of Italy’s iconic Missoni fashion house and five other people. But more than a day after the BN-2 Islander aircraft disappeared from radar screens on its short flight from the Venezuelan resort islands of Los Roques to Caracas, no sign of the plane had been found,

officials said. “We have no other news” about the plane carrying 58year-old Vittorio Missoni, the head of the company; his wife, Maurizia Castiglioni; two of their Italian friends; and two Venezuelan crew members, said Paolo Marchetti, a Missoni SpA official.

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A few near site of school shooting in Conn. called off The ASSOCIATEd PrESS

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Several gun shows, all about an hour’s drive from Newtown, Conn., have been canceled. A show in White Plains, N.Y. – brought back a few years ago after being called off for a decade because of the Columbine shooting – is off because officials decided it didn’t seem appropriate now, either. In Danbury, Conn. – about 10 miles west of Newtown – the venue backed out. Same with three other shows in New York’s Hudson Valley, according to the organizer. Gun advocates aren’t backing down from their insistence on the right to keep and bear arms. But heightened sensitivities and raw nerves since the Newtown shooting have led to toned-down displays at gun shows and prompted some officials and sponsors to cancel the well-attended exhibitions altogether. Some of the most popular guns will be missing from next weekend’s gun show in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., after show organizers agreed to bar the display and sale of AR-15 military-style semiautomatic weapons and their large-clip magazines. “The majority of people wanted these guns out of the city,” said Chris Mathiesen, Saratoga Springs’ public safety commissioner. “They don’t want them sold in our city, and I agree. Newtown, Conn., is not that far away.” The mayor of Barre, Vt., wants a ban on military-style assault weapons being sold at an annual gun show in February. Mayor Thom Lauzon said he supports responsible gun ownership but is making the request “as a father.” The police chief in Waterbury, Conn., just a few miles from Newtown, has halted permits for gun shows, saying he was concerned about firearms changing hands that might one day be used in a mass shooting. In White Plains, in New York’s suburban Westchester County, Executive Rob Astorino had brought back the show in 2010 after a ban of more than a decade following the 1999 Columbine High School shooting in Colorado, but he said the show would be inappropriate now. The shows in the Hudson Valley and Danbury were listed as canceled on the website for Big Al’s Gun Shows. A man who answered the site’s contact number said it was the venues that canceled the shows, not the promoter. In Houston, transportation officials temporarily stopped using electronic freeway signs to give directions to gun shows amid complaints following such a show the day after the Dec. 14 school shooting. State-level transportation officials overruled the decision. The signs are routinely used to direct traffic or tell visitors where to exit freeways for rodeos, sporting events and gun shows. On Wednesday, the City Council in Saratoga Springs urged organizers of a downtown gun show Jan. 12-13 not to display military-style weapons and the high-capacity magazines “of the type used in the Newtown tragedy.” About a dozen people gave impassioned pleas at the meeting. Show organizer David Petronis of New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates agreed to the limit. “I don’t think it’s fair that we’re taking the brunt of the problem,” Petronis said, “but I can understand the reaction of people in doing so.”

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WASHINGTON – Google chief Eric Schmidt’s plan to visit North Korea has put the Obama administration in the awkward position of opposing a champion of Internet freedom who’s decided to engage with one of the most intensely censored countries. The administration is wary for a reason. It fears that Schmidt’s trip could give a boost to North Korea’s young leader, Kim Jong Un, just when Washington is trying to pressure him. It was only last month when North Korea launched a long-range rocket in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. While the U.S. and its allies are seeking harsher penalties against the reclusive communist government. That effort is proving difficult because of a resistance from China, a permanent member of the council. Beijing probably worries that its troublesome ally could respond to any new punishment by conducting a nuclear test. U.S. officials also are concerned that the high-profile visit could confuse American allies in Asia and suggest a shift in U.S. policy as the administration prepares to install a new secretary of state to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton. Obama has nominated Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, the Democratic presidential candidate in 2004. An imminent change of government in South Korea, a close U.S. friend, is raising questions about whether the two countries can remain in lockstep in their dealings with the North. Newly elected

leader Park Geun-hye is expected to seek a more conciliatory approach toward North Korea after she takes up the presidency in February. This helps to explain why the State Department, which has been a vigorous advocate of social media freedoms around the world, particularly last year during the Arab Spring, made clear it was displeased by the planned “private, humanitarian” visit by Schmidt and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson. Their trip is expected this month. “We don’t think the timing of the visit is helpful and they are well aware of our views,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said Thursday. Richardson, a seasoned envoy and a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said Friday that the State Department should not be nervous. In interviews with CBS and CNN, Richardson said they had been planning to visit in December but postponed the trip at the department’s request because of the presidential election that month in South Korea. Richardson said he would raise with North Korea the matter of an American detained last month on suspicion of committing unspecified “hostile” acts against the state; the charge could draw a sentence of 10 years of hard labor. He’ll also try to meet with the detainee. He also said he was concerned about North Korea’s nuclear proliferation and this was a “very important juncture” to talk and try to move the North Koreans in the “right direction.”

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Starbucks enters Vietnam coffee market By MIKE IVES

The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam – Nghiem Ngoc Thuy has been slinging coffees to thirsty Vietnamese for 20 years in her colonial-style villa with peeling shutters, and she and her customers aren’t too worried that the imminent arrival of U.S. giant Starbucks will alter their time-tested coffee traditions. Starbucks announced Thursday that it will open its first cafe in Vietnam early next month in Ho Chi Minh City as part of its strategy to expand across Asia, and plans to add more shops throughout the country. But compared with other Asian markets Starbucks has recently entered, the Seattle-based company faces a unique scenario in Vietnam, where French-inspired coffee culture reigns supreme, two homegrown chains have established presences and family-run sidewalk cafes are as ubiquitous as noodle shops. “Our prices are affordable for average Vietnamese,” Thuy said, pausing for just a moment during an afternoon rush at her family-run cafe in Hanoi, the capital. “Expensive coffee is just for the children of government officials, or people who have lots of money.” Vietnamese coffee, made from ballsy robusta beans,

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rattle tourists’ eyeballs. Dang Le Nguyen Vu, whose Trung Nguyen Group owns 55 cafes in Vietnam, said he welcomes Starbucks and doesn’t view the American newcomer as a threat.

“I could imagine Starbucks opening up to a hundred cafes at most in Vietnam in the next 10 years,” Vu said. “But will people in a country with such a low GDP per capita, and a different taste in coffee, really accept Starbucks?” Unlike China, where tea is the caffeinated drink of choice, Vietnam inherited a coffee culture from French colonizers in the 19th century. Vietnam also is the world’s second-largest exporter of coffee behind Brazil. According to the government, it produced 1.73 million tons of coffee last year, for an export value of $3.7 billion. Starbucks already operates more than 3,300 stores across 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, and its entry into Vietnam marks the latest salvo in a campaign to woo Asia’s emerging middle classes despite a stagnating U.S. economy. Jinlong Wang, president of Starbucks Asia-Pacific, said the company plans to expand across Vietnam in a way that celebrates the country’s “coffee culture and heritage.” “We look forward to growing with Vietnam’s already vibrant coffee industry, and making a positive impact in the communities where we operate,” he said in comments emailed to The Associated Press.

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Chavez allies re-elect legislative chief

CARACAS, Venezuela – Allies of cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez on Saturday chose to keep the same National Assembly president – a man who could be in line to step in as a caretaker leader in some circumstances. The vote to retain Diosdado Cabello as legislative leader signaled the ruling party’s desire to stress unity and continuity amid growing signs the government plans to postpone Chavez’s inauguration for a new term while he fights a severe respiratory infection nearly a month after cancer surgery in Cuba. The opposition has argued

that if Chavez is unable to be sworn in as scheduled Thursday, the president of the National Assembly should take over on an interim basis.

Syrian president to give speech today

BEIRUT – Syrian President Bashar Assad will deliver a speech today in a rare address to the nation, state media said, as rebels fighting to topple his embattled regime pressed ahead with an offensive on the capital. The official SANA news agency said in a brief statement Saturday that Assad will speak about the latest developments in Syria. The speech would be the first by the leader since June, and comes amid intense fighting between government troops and rebels on the outskirts of Damascus. Assad has rarely spoken in public since the uprising against him began in March 2011. In each of his previous speeches and interviews, the president has dug in his heels even as Western powers have moved to boost the opposition in Syria’s civil war.

Rebels in C. African Republic seize town

BANGUI, Central African Republic – Rebels in Central African Republic seized control of another town Saturday, just days before they are to begin negotiations with the government in nearby Gabon. Alindao town was taken by rebels of the Seleka alliance, who now control 11 cities and towns, according to residents of a nearby community.

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If approved, Illinois would be the 10th state to allow gay marriage. But several local lawmakers still are opposed. Sen. Dan Duffy, R-Lake Barrington, said he would try to fight the bill every step of the way, saying it infringes upon religious liberties. “Marriage is a church sacrament,” he said. “This bill tries to redefine church doctrine.” After word spread that the issue might go to a vote, leaders from more than 1,700 faith communities signed a letter encouraging lawmakers to vote against gay marriage. Several local churches were among those that signed the letter, including Evangelical Free Church

of Crystal Lake, First Baptist of Marengo and Outreach Fellowship Christian Center in East Dundee. Marriage is the lifelong, faithful union of one man and one woman, and the natural basis of the family, the religious leaders said. The idea that religious freedom is confined to churches, synagogues, temples or mosques is “wrong and dangerous,” according to the letter. “Thus, the real peril: if marriage is redefined in civil law, individuals and religious organizations – regardless of deeply held beliefs – will be compelled to treat same-sex unions as the equivalent of marriage in their lives, ministries and operations,” the letter reads. “Compulsion of this nature is a violation of personal conscience and of religious

liberty.” In the House, state Rep. Mike Tryon, R-Crystal Lake, said that civil unions, which are legal in Illinois, already have accomplished what gay marriage would. “I certainly respect when two people find happiness together and want to share their lives together,” he said. “I’m certainly going to listen to the debate and listen to what’s contained in the piece of legislation, but right now, I still believe that marriage is between one man and one woman.” State Rep. Jack Franks, a Democrat from Marengo, said he wasn’t prepared to give his opinion on the topic because there are more pressing issues: pensions, which go hand-in-hand with school funding, and the budget. “I think we should be concentrating on those things

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“We’re going to just keep working until we get it done,” Anderson said. Decades of inattention to saving up for state workers’ retirement plans, including years where legislatures and governors skipped payments, means the state’s five pension accounts are short $96 billion. The piling debt has hurt the state’s credit rating, limiting its ability to borrow. It also has threatened to eat up more and more money for education and other public services. Madigan’s compromise, announced a day earlier and praised by Quinn as a breakthrough, would eliminate – for now – one of the reasons reform efforts collapsed in last spring’s legislative session. Chicago schools already shoulder pension costs for their teachers, but Republi-

cans worried that forcing the rest of Illinois to follow suit would result in higher property taxes. Various plans floated in the last year have included bumped-up contributions and less-generous rewards for current employees, raising the retirement age and reducing cost-of-living adjustments for retirees. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton has said he wants lawmakers to pass a more modest alternative that the Senate adopted last spring. That proposal affects only a portion of the workers and retirees but would be a starting point, and Cullerton is concerned that more ambitious efforts could be unconstitutional. Joining Quinn at Saturday’s meeting were Madigan, Cullerton, House Republican leader Tom Cross and Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno.

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“I’m sure there are a lot of things that I get wrong,” she said. “It doesn’t make me angry or anything.” She figures they just need “a little more education.” “If they’re coming from a Bible-based bias, if you want to call it that, they’re going to be looking at that rather than the human being in front of them,” Harris said. She’s the daughter of a southern Baptist minister, but her father never stood in the way of her relationship, she said. The pendulum, Harris said, is swinging toward allowing gay marriage. Glaubke just never really imagined it would be in her lifetime. “I thought maybe the next generation,” she said.

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Thanks to congressman for service The start of a new session of Congress last week meant saying goodbye to a longtime advocate for McHenry County. Don Manzullo represented Illinois’ 16th Congressional District, which used to include much of McHenry County, for two For the record decades. Even if we questioned Don Manzullo is moving some of the decion after 20 years in the U.S. sions he made Congress. We thank him for during those 20 his many years of service years, we can’t to McHenry County and its deny that Manresidents. zullo was an unabashed proponent for McHenry County, even though he lived in Egan. He first took office in 1993, and his tenure was marked by his support in particular for small businesses and manufacturing. He often served Don on House committees that Manzullo focused on those areas, and he founded the House’s manufacturing caucus. He promoted the county’s small businesses at every turn, and secured millions to benefit manufacturing and economic growth in the county. We also have Manzullo (among others) to thank for some of the biggest road projects that have benefited McHenry County residents. Work began this year on the Algonquin Western Bypass: The two-year, $33.3 million project aims to build a four-lane route west of Route 31 to relieve congestion at Routes 31 and 62 in downtown Algonquin. Manzullo started fighting for the bypass as soon as he took office, and helped secure $19 million in federal funding to go toward that project. He helped secure $5.7 million for Route 47 improvements from Reed Road to Kreutzer Road in Huntley. The widening of Rakow Road recently wrapped up: Manzullo secured more than $7 million for that. Among the hundreds of other projects he secured funding for include for water-monitoring wells, security cameras at McHenry County College, and crime-fighting equipment for local police departments. His dedication went beyond dollar signs. He hosted health care forums in 2009 to get an idea of what constituents thought about health care reform. He attended local events. He knew the issues facing his district. In short, he did what we expect our elected representatives to do: champion their districts, and its residents, as often as possible. Even if he remained in Congress, Manzullo would have no longer represented McHenry County: Redistricting due to the 2010 Census shifted the 16th Congressional District completely out of the county. We thank Manzullo for his dedicated service to McHenry County for 20 years. We wish him the best as he starts his new job as president and CEO of the Korea Economic Institute of America. And we hope that the new representatives for McHenry County serve the county as well as Manzullo did. Sixth District Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, and 14th District Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, are now our congressmen. We hope they follow Manzullo’s lead in keeping the best interests of McHenry County in the forefront as they make decisions.

8IT’S YOUR WRITE Great morning

To the Editor: It is my pleasure to share some good news. On Dec. 29, Jon Betts ran another very successful Chris Applegate Memorial Soccer Tournament. Each year, Jon donates all of the proceeds to a different local charitable cause. Jon puts in countless volunteer hours to make sure the event is a success each year. Jon also is a standout teacher for District 300, as well as an outstanding tennis coach for Jacobs High School (girls) and Hampshire High School (boys). Jon does everything with passion, enthusiasm and a smile; and he makes those around him better people! Jon’s a great man and an asset to our community! Have a wonderful New Year! God bless! Rick Ceh Huntley

Anti-gun response

To the Editor: This is to Rudolph Magnani, who wrote in the Dec. 29 “It’s Your Write” column, “Unholy gun connection.” First, let’s start with Chicago, which has the strictest gun control laws in the country. That didn’t stop the 500 murders in 2012. Now that’s interesting. Second point is that there are,

right now, 20,000 gun laws on the books, and now you think there should be more? What, 20,000 is not enough? Yeah right! Third, the FBI estimates there are more than 200 million privately owned firearms in the U.S. That’s a lot, but every anti-gunner still wants to focus on the extreme tragedies committed by a bunch of loonies. Mr. Magnani should go and buy the NRA book about armed citizens and read for himself just how many times a regular citizen’s life has been saved because they had a gun for protection, all while waiting for police. And to end this, according to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, out of 12,998 people killed by drunken drivers in 2007, 311 of them were children under the age of 16. Why doesn’t Mr. Magnani protest drunken driving/drivers, some of whom are on their third, fourth or even fifth DUI. Drunks are killing more children than the guns people are worried about. Complain about drunks and not the law-abiding, gun-owning citizens. Leave us alone. James E. Mertz Algonquin

Agree with writer

To the Editor: “Amen” to Bob Rozycki’s letter to the editor of Dec. 28 regarding outlawing the ownership of semiauto-

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matic, automatic and assault-type firearms. It’s the common-sense thing to do. Carole Elsner Crystal Lake

Problem with Democrats

To the Editor: When Democrats talk about “working families,” they mean union workers. When they talk about “revenue,” they are referring to taxes. They have little use for any human endeavor that might make someone “rich.” They don’t care that when regulations go up, prices go up, and employment goes down. They don’t get that when the “minimum wage” is increased, it creates a shortage of entry-level jobs. They couldn’t care less about our national language being English or that our borders are unsecured. They never have learned to use the military properly, and constantly try to reduce defense budgets. They view the Constitution as an archaic document that

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only applied to this country long ago. Private property is now a passé notion – ask any environmentalist. They believe that there are too many rich people. Anyone who invests in stocks and bonds and pays a dividend tax has gamed the system. They don’t care that people now come to this country for benefits instead of freedoms. They truly think that the war on poverty should go on forever. They have never paid attention to a cost-benefit analysis. They are the redistributionists of wealth, and they fancy themselves smarter than anyone else. They also fancy themselves fairer, more tolerant, and more humane. They demand fairness, a level playing field, and equal results (not equal opportunity). But above all, they want George Bush to admit his mistakes and take the blame for every economic downturn we may experience in the future. Rick Justen Wonder Lake

Sometimes, lawmakers behave and prosecutors do not

WASHINGTON – Writing about the fiscal cliff is futile, especially now that we’re over it. Who wants to spend time with a group of people who voluntarily set up a drop-dead event to force them to act and then decide that, actually, they’d rather drop dead – and take the country with them? Instead, I have opted for a satisfying detour into things that matter. (All-purpose disclaimer: I’m not saying that my usual subject, politics, doesn’t matter. Just that this week it matters less than usual.) A year ago, I wrote about Ammaria Johnson, a first-grader in Chesterfield, Va., who ate a peanut at recess, broke out in hives immediately, went into anaphylactic shock within minutes, and died after being rushed to the hospital. What could have saved her was right at hand: a relatively inexpensive device called an EpiPen. Because it was prescribed to another child, however, the school nurse couldn’t use it. The Virginia Legislature sprang

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into action. In April, it passed legislation that corrected the rules that prevented school officials from treating Ammaria on the spot. Local school boards now must keep EpiPens on hand that can be used on any student. Other states have passed similar laws, and U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, a Democrat and Republican from Illinois, have introduced a bill in Congress to get all states to follow suit. As rare as it is to find a responsive legislature, it’s sadly easy to find prosecutorial misconduct, despite prosecutors’ sworn duty “to seek justice, not merely to convict.” In 2008, Sen. Ted Stevens, an Alaska Republican, was put on trial for not reporting gifts, mostly renovations to his modest house. He was so convinced of his innocence – he’d paid $160,000 to contractors for their work, far more than experts would testify it was worth – that he asked for a quick trial to remove the cloud over his head before the election in November.

Views Margaret Carlson Instead, justice took a back seat to ambition. If you indict a sitting senator, you had better convict a sitting senator. Stevens was found guilty just days before voters went to the polls, largely because the prosecutors let their crucial witness lie on the stand and hid evidence. Stevens lost re- election by about 1 percent of the vote. The verdict eventually was overturned, and a court-appointed special counsel issued a damning report indicting prosecutors for premeditated “concealment of significant exculpatory evidence, which would have independently corroborated Sen. Stevens’ defense and his testimony, and seriously damaged the testimony and credibility of the government’s key witness.” Stevens never got the satisfac-

8THE FIRST AMENDMENT

tion of reading that report. He was killed in a plane crash in August 2010. There was another casualty: Prosecutor Nicholas Marsh hanged himself at home shortly after the report was released. If a senator can’t stand up to ambitious prosecutors, think how hard it is for the rest of us. Or just go see the new documentary “West of Memphis,” about one of the worst cases of prosecutorial misconduct in U.S. history. It was a case that no one wanted to touch – including former presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. It took 18 years, three prior documentaries, and attention from celebrities to get three men out of prison for murders they did not commit. After three 8-year-old boys were killed in 1993 in West Memphis, Ark., passions were high, and the police and prosecutors wanted a conviction. The trial was riddled with perjured testimony, ignored alibis, shoddy forensic work, suppressed evidence, a forced confes-

sion, an inept judge, and incompetent defense lawyers. One man, Damien Echols, was sentenced to death as a result of the trial, while two others, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, received life sentences. Appeals were unsuccessful. Even when DNA tests exonerated the men in 2007, the state stood by its conviction. (Many of the officials involved in the trial had won judgeships or, in one case, a seat in the Arkansas State Senate.) In 2011, having attracted talented and prominent defense lawyers, the men finally were released. Two of the most tired cliches in politics are that prosecutors are well-intentioned and legislators are lazy. The good news, and the bad news, is that neither is always true. Most of the time, maybe, but not always.

• Margaret Carlson is a Bloomberg View columnist.

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8COMMUNITY NEWS

WomaN iNJured iN CL aCCideNt

CRYSTAL LAKE – A 27-year-old woman was taken to the hospital in good condition Saturday after her vehicle flipped over in a car accident at the intersection of Route 14 and Teckler Boulevard, police said. About 1 p.m. Amy Sterne of Crystal Lake was in her Ford Escape in the middle of the intersection facing east waiting to turn left onto Teckler. When she turned left, Michael Gilmer, 59, of Woodstock, who was driving a blue Toyota Camry west on Route 14, struck Sterne’s vehicle, Sgt. Paul Olszak said. Sterne’s Escape flipped over, Olszak said. She was taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock for observation in good condition, Olszak said. Olszak said Sterne will be cited for failure to yield. Traffic at the intersection was tied up for 30 to 40 minutes.

– Joseph Bustos

2 peopLe Hurt iN mcHeNry CraSH

Familiar names on ballot Four vie for three Huntley Trustee seats in April election By StepHeN di BeNedetto

sdibenedetto@shawmedia.com

HUNTLEY – The only contested race in Huntley for the upcoming April election features many familiar faces but only one incumbent, as four candidates vie for three trustee positions. Trustee John Piwko will try to convince voters that he has the most village board experience as he aims for a third consecutive term, while former Trustee Jay Kadakia,

fresh off a November loss for McHenry County Board, attempts a comeback. J.R. Westberg, an Air Force veteran, also returns to the ballot, after unsuccessfully running for trustee in the last local election in 2011. Newcomer Ronda Goldman hopes her civic experience with the Huntley Historical Society and other local groups will be enough to win over voters when they head to the polls April 9. “Anytime you have four

people looking for three spots, it is going to be a challenge,” Pikwo said. “I like what I do, and I want to continue. Being the only incumbent, I do have that experience.” Incumbent Pam Fender decided not to run for reelection, after announcing her campaign to be the next Grafton Township supervisor. Trustee Ron Hahn also declined to pick up a petition, after being appointed to the position in 2011. All of the four trustee

candidates are aware of the math that is going to leave one man, or woman, out of a Village Board spot, once all ballots are counted. Most candidates said they plan to start knocking on doors and meeting with voters and community groups in the months leading up to the April election. Kadakia is familiar with the board, after serving as trustee from 2007 to 2011, before losing to incumbents Harry Leopold, Niko Ka-

nakaris and then-newcomer Nick Hanson. Kadakia also knows about Hahn’s 2011 appointment, after Village President Chuck Sass initially recommended Kadakia to fill the term of Paul Mercer, who resigned after moving to Arizona. Led by resistance from Fender, the board split on Kadakia’s appointment, forcing Sass to recommend Hahn, a longtime Plan Commission

See eLeCtioN, page B6

FROSTy FiSHiNG FAiR

Event reels in budding fishermen

McHENRY – Two males were taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry on Saturday with minor injuries after a car accident at River and Charles J. Miller roads. About 1:45 p.m., the McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded to the accident that left one driver with head and back pain and the other driver with hip pain, Battalion Chief Mike Majercik said. He said both males were in good condition. Neither the Jeep Wrangler nor the white Pontiac involved in the accident were drivable, Majercik said. The names of the people involved in the accident were not available Saturday from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department. Traffic at the intersection was backed up for about 15 minutes as the fire department cleared the area, Majercik said.

– Joseph Bustos

8LOCAL BEST BETS

‘SuNday movieS’ SerieS CoNtiNueS

McHENRY – A “Sunday Movies @ Your Library” event will be from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the McHenry Public Library, 809 N. Front St. The library will show “Hope Springs,” which is rated PG-13 and stars Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones. The event is for those 18 and older. For information, call 815-385-0036 or visit www.mchenrylibrary.org.

Creative proCeSS FOCuS OF EvENT

Author Julian Padowicz will give a talk, “Waltzing with the Muse: One Author’s Take on the Creative Process,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Harvard Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley St. A Holocaust escapee, Padowicz is the author of a three-part memoir of his experiences, “Mother and Me: Escape from Warsaw 1939.” The event is free and open to the public. For information, call 815-943-4671.

8LOCAL DEATHS mary margaret davidson 95, Harvard Ronald A. Peterson 59, Elgin darlene mae Seegert 85, Crystal Lake Dorothy Dam Warren 95, Crystal Lake James “Jimmy” Zeigler 31, Lake in the Hills oBituarieS on pages B3-5

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Briana Juszczyk, 8, pulls a 12.5-inch rainbow trout she caught earlier out of a bag Saturday at the Frosty Fishing Fair at The Hollows Conservation Area at Lake Atwood. The event, hosted by the McHenry County Conservation District, was open to the public.

Anglers beat weather to enjoy event at Lake Atwood

By CyNdi WySS

editorial@nwherald.com CARY – Dawson Gorski held up his thickly gloved hands about 9 inches apart. The Wauconda 13-year-old was indicating the size of the

small largemouth bass he and his friend Pam McLean caught while ice fishing Saturday afternoon on Lake Atwood. Gorski, his best friend and neighbor, 14-year-old McLean, her grandfather, Robert Blass of Lake Zurich, and his brother,

Kerry Blass of Crystal Lake, were among about 200 people who enjoyed MCCD’s first Frosty Fishing Fair. The McHenry County Conservation District hosted the event

See FiSHiNG, page B6

Volunteer recounts hectic Cary golf course 2 months in Sandy relief question may end up on April ballot

By SHaWN SHiNNemaN

sshinneman@shawmedia.com Before there was a particular disaster for which to prepare, Ashleigh Brickley and her FEMA Corps team sorted something like 10 million meals. Brickley, 29, leads a 12-member community relations team of the first-year FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Corps program, a unit of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps. They’d just finished two and a half weeks of sorting meals in Shreveport, La., and left for another mission when the news surfaced that a superstorm was headed for the East Coast. “My boss said, ‘I want you to drop everything,’ ” remembered Brickley, a Harvard High School graduate. The team was told to drive the meals from Baton Rouge

By JoSepH BuStoS

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Photo by Daniel Llargues/FEMA

Ashleigh Brickley (center in hat), part of a FEMA Corps team detailed to FEMA Logistics, helps sort prepared meals to be sent to areas hit by Hurricane Sandy. Brickley is a Harvard native. to Shreveport. “All those meals that we’d organized for a future date – he’s like, ‘Pack ’em all up and ship them off to the East Coast.’ ” That task was supposed to take about a week. By the timeline in Brickley’s ad-

mittedly somewhat jumbled memory – the result of a couple of months of work without a day off – every meal was on the road by the next night at 9 p.m. They’d packed 100 semi-trailers in two days.

See voLuNteer, page B3

CARY – Cary Park District voters might see an advisory question on April’s ballot about the Chalet Hills Golf Course. People who gathered petition signatures from residents saying they are against a proposed purchase of the foreclosed golf course by the park district now want voters to weigh in. The petition drive is being led by Joanne Daubner, a resident who has been adamantly against the proposed purchase. If Daubner and her volunteers gather enough signatures, “Shall the Cary Park District acquire the Chalet Hills Golf Course?” would appear on the April ballot as an advisory question. Advisory questions let voters

To learn more For information about the petition drive, call Joanne Daubner at 847-516-8417.

express their views, but they aren’t legally binding. Daubner is aiming for about 680 signatures, which is a little more than the required amount needed for the question to be placed on the ballot. However, the group remains far from its goal because of the holidays and cold weather. The deadline to file petitions for an advisory question is Monday, according to the McHenry County Clerk’s Office.

See GOLF, page B6


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Turning Point offers ‘a place to call, a place to go’

One of the bright moments as we enter the New Year is the serious attention given to help both adults and children who are victims of domestic violence. Jane Farmer, executive director of Turning Point, McHenry County’s only domestic violence agency, says that many victims are harassed and verbally abused and that domestic violence also includes abuse of the elderly. Turning Point was founded in 1981. Today, it has a staff of 34 – 28 of which are full time. Farmer said Turning Point had 1,820 clients since

ON thE squARE Don Peasley a year ago; this includes 220 children. Farmer, who joined the Turning Point staff in 1992, said, “Turning Point is doing something positive regarding abuse. It’s a place to call, a place to go, because we have rooms available to provide shelter when needed.” She said care frequently begins at a hospital emergency room. With the facility on Route 14 between Woodstock and

Crystal Lake, Turning Point has facilities for 21 women and children who can stay 35 to 60 days during which time any crisis is stabilized. Four Turning Point advocates staff the Turning Point office at the courthouse to obtain orders of protection for victims. Farmer said the crisis line is staffed 24 hours a day. Phone staffers receive 40 hours of training before manning the crisis line. During the past year, the crisis phone line had more than 5,380 phone calls from people needing assistance. Turning Point helps victims build a résumé, job

WOODstOCK: LAND CONsERvANCy Of mchENRy COuNty

Volunteers needed to help at area preservation sites NORthWEst hERALD

WOODSTOCK – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County has three volunteer events planned for the week. Volunteers are needed to help cut and stack brush to help restore nature in these neighborhoods: • PrairieRidgeFenConservation Area: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. This 9-acre wetland was protected in 1996 as part of the adjacent Prairie Ridge subdivision in Woodstock. Interesting species found here include a grove of Scarlet Oaks and a small cluster of Bog Birch. The site is on the northeast corner of Route 14 and Dean Street in Woodstock. Volunteers should park along Wagner Lane. • Windy Knoll: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Workdays will take place here every second

Saturday of the month until March. The two upland seep wetlands in this location were donated to TLC in 2002 as part of the Windy Knoll Estates subdivision. Brush clearing and periodic ecological burns have helped restore this site to valuable habitat. The site is between Crystal Lake and McHenry in the Windy Knoll subdivision off Crystal Lake Road. Volunteers should turn on Coachlight Road (west), take the first right on Blue Pine Drive, then turn onto the first left on Sweet Bay Drive. The park on the side of the road. • Waichunas Conservation Area: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 13. This woodland was donated to TLC in 2002, and while brush was cleared a couple of years ago, it’s time to go back and get all the resprouting brush and new growth. This area

was planted with hazelnut and ninebark shrubs, and there are many baby oaks everywhere, so the hard work that was put in is really making a difference. To get to the site from the intersection of River Road and Dowell Road north of Island Lake, turn onto Dowell and then right onto South Thomas Court. Volunteers should park along South Thomas Court and walk in from there. No experience is necessary. Tools will be provided. Volunteers should wear work shoes and clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is supported by members, donors and fundraising events. For information, visit www.conservemc.org or call 815-337-9502.

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Charities invited to register for event NORthWEst hERALD McHENRY – Charities serving McHenry County are invited to register to participate in the 2013 McHenry County Human Race. The Human Race, a 5K walk/run organized by NotFor-Profit Resources, is an annual event that raises money to benefit local charities and promote volunteerism. In its first two years the race raised $135,000 and helped 48 organizations. Already 39 have registered to participate

in the April 21 race. More than 1,000 racers are expected to participate. Individuals walking or running in the race designate which participating organization will receive the proceeds of their race registration fee and any fundraising they do. All of the proceeds stay in McHenry County. Not-For-Profit Resources provides $2,400 in prize money for agencies: $600 to the Top Fundraising Organization, McHenry County Community Foundation Award, with

$250 for second place; $400 to the organization with most runners, Illinois State Bank Award, with $250 for second place; $400 to the top fundraising individual’s organization of choice, Covidien Award, with $250 to second place; and $250 to the Biggest TEAM’s organization of choice (TEAMs are groups from businesses, families, schools, etc.). Charities should register by visiting www.mchumanrace.org. For information, visit the website or call 815-344-4483.

possibilities and interviewing skills. Support is given to victims to make healthy decisions and work with the children if they have witnessed violence. Farmer has a master’s degree in special education from the University of Illinois in Champaign, where she grew up. ••• Turning Point’s Board of Directors is hosting a wine tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 24 at 31 North Banquets, 217 N. Front St. (Route 31) in McHenry. Attendees will enjoy a variety of wines as well as hot and cold hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $20.

For information, call 815-3388081. ••• The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce is planning its annual dinner Feb. 21 at Woodstock Public House. The Chamber recognizes community leaders by naming the recipient of the Harold Buschkopf Award. Buschkopf, who was a prominent businessman and community leader, was owner of Buschkopf Pharmacy on the Square, for many years. The award was established in 1995 soon after he died. Shari Gray, executive director, said nomination deadline for the Buschkopf

Award is Jan. 31. Nominees are community members who have served the community for several years and have the ability to encourage citizens to become involved in events improving living in Woodstock. Other awards will include Retailer of the Year, Professional Service Provider of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Industry of the Year.

• Don Peasley has been editor, columnist and historian in McHenry County since October 1947. He began his association with Shaw Publications in 1950. He can be reached at 815-338-1533.

8LOCAL BRIEF Municipalities urge holiday lights recycling

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health encourages residents to take advantage of the Holiday Lights Recycling Program offered in area municipalities. Residents can bring holiday light strands, rope lights, LED lights and extension cords. Unacceptable items include garlands, wreaths and other nonrecyclable materials. The following municipalities

offer drop-off locations: • Village of Algonquin, 2200 Harnish Drive; 847-658-2700. • Village of Cary, 655 Village Hall Drive; 847-639-0003. • City of Crystal Lake, 100 W. Woodstock St.; 815-459-2020. • Village of Lakewood, 2500 Lake Ave.; 815-459-3025. • City of McHenry, 333 S. Green St.; 815-363-2186. • Village of Port Barrington, 69 S. Circle Ave.; 847-6397595. • Village of Prairie Grove, 3619 Ames Road; 815-455-

1411. • Village of Spring Grove, 7401 Meyer Road; 815-6752121. If your municipality is not listed, contact local officials for recycling availability. Additional information is provided on the health department webpage – www.mcdh. info (Environmental Health) – or by calling Kristy Hecke, the health department’s solid waste manager, at 815-3344585.

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8OBITUARIES MARy MARGAREt DAvIDsON

Born: June 17, 1917; in Harvard Died: Jan. 5, 2013; in Belvidere

HARVARD – Mary Margaret Davidson, 95, of Harvard, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Home Bridge Center in Belvidere. Mary was born June 17, 1917, to Thomas H. and Emma (Lee) Davidson in Harvard. She was a graduate of Harvard High School and had worked at Lanning Bag for 17 years and then worked at Starline until she retired in 1982. She was the longest surviving continuous member of First Presbyterian Church in Harvard. She also was a past president and member of the church’s EOW and a past member of the 4-H Group, Rural Youth and Farmers Fellowship. She is survived by a brother, Thomas (Betty) Davidson of Capron; a sister-in-law, Wilma Davidson of Harvard; nieces and nephews, Emalee (Larry) Colver, Janet Becker, Bonnie (Dick) Maguire, Connie (Terry) Beard, Don (Chris) Davidson,

Dan (Roberta) Davidson, Linda (Jerry) Reinert, Roger Davidson, Ken Davidson, Nancy (Tony) Groell and Randy (Roberta) Davidson; and many special friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James and Robert Davidson; a sister, Alice Becker; a sister-in-law, Bee Davidson; and nephew, Lester Becker. The visitation will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at First Presbyterian Church, 7100 Harvard Hills Road, Harvard. Interment will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Harvard. The Rev. Dr. Jeff Borgerson will officiate. Memorials may be given to First Presbyterian Church. Call the funeral home for more information at 815-943-5400. Family and friends may sign the online guest book at saundersmcfarlin.net. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits • Continued on page B4

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Brickley’s team woke early the next morning and packed themselves up, not knowing exactly where they’d stay. “They wanted to send us to the East Coast as quickly as possible, but they also didn’t want to send us into the storm,” Brickley said. “They don’t want to deploy people so quickly that they end up creating more victims.” On Halloween night, as the hurricane dissipated over Pennsylvania, about 220 FEMA Corps volunteers stayed in cramped quarters at a veterans’ hospital in Maryland. They drove to Brooklyn the next day and started working. “Certain areas look like a war zone,” Brickley said. “And then another area would be like nothing happened at all.” Finally, Brickley found out that she and the rest of FEMA Corps would be staying in the Bronx on a training ship for local Marines. The same ship was used as disaster relief housing in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Brickley and her team spent the next six weeks – Nov. 3 to Dec. 15 – digging into relief efforts. As community relations representatives, their job in any disaster is to relay information from FEMA to the community, often about how and where families can receive help. They bring information back to FEMA about any critical cases. In New York, the team set up a makeshift disaster recovery center in a local park, and registered more than 500 people for recovery assistance while the state made arrangements for a more permanent center. There were individual stories, too. “Helping an older couple get out of a house that they were staying in way longer than they were supposed to,” Brickley said. “Helping a person get the funding they need-

Speakers tackle environmental topics NORtHWEst HERALD CRYSTAL LAKE – How do we build a more sustainable world? Find out by attending the free Great Lakes Beaming Bioneers Speaker Series beginning at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Luecht Conference Center at McHenry County College. The four-part series continues at 7 p.m. Jan. 29, Feb. 5 and Feb. 12 at the college, 8900 U.S. Route 14 in Crystal Lake. Experts in local and global issues facing our planet today will present information about building the local food network, quantifying the value of natural areas, Loyola University’s path to sustainability, and what is on the horizon for fracking in Illinois. The speaker series is cosponsored by McHenry County College, Loyola University Retreat Ecology Campus, and the McHenry County Conservation District. The lecture Jan. 22 will feature “Toward an Econom-

ics of Shared Prosperity in a Finite World,” presented by Jon Erickson, professor of ecological economics and the interim dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. His presentation will explore the foundations from which to build an economy for the century of the environment, designing resilient systems that align human nature with the realities of growing resource scarcity. Erickson has published widely on energy and climate change policy, land conservation, watershed planning, environmental public health, and the theory and practice of ecological economics. His books include “The Great Experiment in Conservation: Voices from the Adirondack Park” (2009), “Frontiers in Ecological Economic Theory and Application” (2007), “Ecological Economics of Sustainable Watershed Management” (2007), and “Ecological Economics: a Workbook

for Problem-Based Learning” (2005). He also is an Emmy awardwinning producer of films such as the four-part PBS series, “Bloom,” on sources and solutions to nutrient pollution in Lake Champlain. He was the managing director of UVM’s Gund Institute for Ecological Economics from 2009-2012 and is past president of the U.S. Society for Ecological Economics. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania and a visiting professor at several universities overseas. He is a graduate of the doctoral program in natural resource economics from Cornell University. At each presentation, a national Bioneers Conference DVD will be shown, featuring a prominent environmental leader. The speakers via DVD will include Bill McKibben of 350.org, on Jan. 29; Nikki Henderson of People’s Grocery on Feb. 5; and Sandra Steingraber, author of “Liv-

ing Downstream,” on Feb. 12. The following are seminar topics scheduled through Feb. 12: • “Engaging In Transformation” at 7 p.m. Jan. 29, featuring Nancy Tuchman, director of the Institute of Urban Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago (effective Jan. 1). • “Building Bridges With Food” at 7 p.m. Feb. 5, featuring Linda Mallers of FarmLogix. • “Fracking 101: What, Where, and WHY?” at 7 p.m. Feb. 12, featuring Jack Darin, executive director, Illinois Sierra Club. The speaker series is free and open to the public. For information, call Pat Dieckhoff at 815-479-7817 or Kristine Emrich at 815-4797570 or email conferencecenter@mchenry.edu. For information about the speaker series, visit www. mcecoconference.org. For information about the national Bioneers, visit www.bioneers.org.

safety measures; and information about the project’s funding. The district is renovating Harvard High School, including adding 10 second-floor classrooms, more commons space, a new kitchen and central air conditioning. The heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems will be updated at the high school and Jefferson Elementary. Attendees can show up to the event at anytime within the two hours. No registration is required.

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Helped with relief efforts following superstorm Sandy ed to get somebody in there to get the electricity turned back on.” For Brickley, who’d decided about a year ago to leave a corporate position that would send her to Australia and regularly to places such as Las Vegas and New York on business, the whole trip was an affirmation of her decision to seek a more fulfilling job. “It’s a lot different than going to Vegas and having your company take you out to the best restaurant in the MGM Hotel,” she said. “When that person gives you a hug with tears in your eyes and thanks you so much for being there and giving them your time, there’s nothing like it.” Aside from team leaders, FEMA Corps members are 18 to 24 years old, and work 10-month terms for a modest living allowance and an education award of $5,550 for future education or to put toward student loans. Brickley, who’s based in Vicksburg, Miss., doesn’t know what she will do next after her term expires in June. She’s considering teaching in a high-needs area – either domestically or abroad – or working for a nonprofit. Either way, her perspective has been shaped by her time in disaster relief. “I think a lot of people are really cynical. I was a little cynical too in my old job,” she said. “But it’s amazing to see the strength and the power that these young people have in their work, and their ability to inspire other people. It’s breathtaking.”

HARVARD – Community members interested in hearing more about planned District 50 construction can ask their questions at an upcoming open house. School administrators, architects and construction managers will attend the open event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The district will display plans for construction and its benefits; the expected timeline, including times of community and classroom disruption;

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GARDEN PRAIRIE – Stephan Alan Ford, 63, of Garden Prairie, died suddenly Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. He was born April 3, 1949, in Evanston, the son of Bruce and Jean (Conway) Ford II. He graduated from High School in Glenview. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1970 to 1971. He married Cindy Anne Gerbasi on Nov. 16, 1990, in Belvidere. Stephan was a mechanic with Brilliance Honda in Crystal Lake. He was a member of the National Hot Rod Association. He is survived by his wife, Cindy A. Ford; son, Joshua (Heather) Franklin; daughter, Megan (Justin) Franklin Funk; brothers, Bruce (Barbara) Ford III and Mark P. (Marcy)

Ford; and a sister, Constance (George) Pacheco. He was preceded in death by his parents. The visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Belvidere Funeral Home, 203 Logan Ave., Belvidere. Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon Tuesday, Jan. 8, at St. James Catholic Church, Belvidere, with the Rev. Thomas Bartolomeo officiating. Burial will be in Shattucks Grove Cemetery. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obit

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Born: Jan. 11, 1935; in Harvard died: Jan. 2, 2013; in Mascoutah MASCOUTAH – Robert E. “Bob” Hayden, 77, of Mascoutah, was born Jan. 11, 1935, in Harvard, and died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at his residence.

Bob was a loving father, grandfather, brother, son and friend. He was born to the late Harold and Evaleen, nee O’Rouke, Hayden. A retired farmer and artist who graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago, Bob grew up in Harvard with one brother, the late Joseph (Alice), and resided in Mascoutah for the past 22 years. He was a father to Edward, Mary Kathleen, Bridget, Brian, Clare, Sarah, Steven, David and John. Bob loved life and enjoyed traveling. He never met an enemy and made friends everywhere he went. He was a member of Holy Childhood Catholic Church in Mascoutah and enjoyed being a part of the Catholic community. The important things in his life were Christ and the church, family and making others happy. Bob will be greatly missed by many. The visitation will be from 9

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a.m. until Mass is celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 206 E. Front St., Harvard. Father Rafael Tunarosa will officiate. Interment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Harvard. Memorials may be made to Holy Childhood Memorial Improvement Fund, P.O. Box 160, Mascoutah, IL 62258, or in the form of Masses. For information, call Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home at 815-9435400. Sign the online guest book at www.saundersmcfarlin.net. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits

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Born: June 4, 1918; in Chicago died: Jan. 3, 2013; in Crystal Lake CRYSTAL LAKE – Adolph A. Jelen, 94, of Crystal Lake, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at The

Springs at Crystal Lake. He was born June 4, 1918, in Chicago, to Thomas S. and Julia (Handzel) Jelen. He began his working career at R.R. Donnelly and retired from there in 1982. He served his country in World War II as a bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Wonder Lake, where he was Fourth Degree with Knights of Columbus Council 13388. He also was a member of the American Legion and VFW. An avid Ham Radio operator for most of his lifetime, he was known by his call letters “W9IT.” Survivors include his daughter, Diane (Earl) Boysen of Marengo; five grandchildren, Jennifer Boysen of Crystal Lake, Kristen (Dan) Kroening of Wonder Lake, Earl Boysen Jr. of Woodstock, Laura Boysen of Chicago and Sarah Boysen of Chicago; a brother, Marion (Mary)

Jelen of Spring Grove; and two sisters, Sr. Julita SSND of Chicago and Theresa (the late Edward) Stachulski of Chicago. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sophie Kusior in 1959; wife, Alice Petrila in 1999; as well as by a brother, Joseph (the late Loretta) Jelen; and a sister, Ann (the late Alex) Kozlowski. The visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Christ the King Church, Wonder Lake. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial with military honors will follow in Christ the King Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home. For information, call the funeral home at 815-728-0233 or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may send his family an online condolence. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits

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BERNICE LAMKIN

Born: June 2, 1927; in Hampshire Died: Jan. 4, 2013; in Elgin

HAMPSHIRE – Bernice M. (Engel) Lamkin, 85, a lifelong resident of Hampshire, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Elgin, with her family at her side. Bernice was born June 2, 1927, in Hampshire, to Ernest and Mary (Herrmann) Engel. Bernice attended St. Charles Borromeo School and Hampshire High School; she graduated from Ellis Business College and first worked as a legal secretary. She married Winfred “Fred” Lamkin on May 21, 1947, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Hampshire. They were lifelong dairy farmers until retirement. She took great pride in everything she touched. She was a caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and loved all unconditionally. She loved her family, friends, camping, playing cards, square dancing, fishing and gardening. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Altar & Rosary Society, Holiday Ramblers, The Golden Agers, Foresters and a lifetime member of the Elgin Moose Club. Surviving are her eight children, Sister Katrina Lamkin of Cary, Peggy (Bill) Freeman of Hampshire, Judy (Gene) Alfonsi of Dublin, Ohio, Dave Lamkin of Elizabeth, Jim (Kathy) Lamkin of Elgin, Sue (Dan) Bauer of Naperville, Linda Lamkin-Coletti of Terre Haute, Ind., and Vince (Nicki) Lamkin of Hampshire; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and another on the way; two sisters, Marcella (George) Drendel and Arlene (Whitey) Reiser, both of Hampshire; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a sister, Dorothy Fay; and a brother, Clarence Engel. The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 297 E. Jefferson Ave., Hampshire. The Rosary will be prayed at 3 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the church. Msgr. Thomas Dempsey will officiate. Burial will be in St. Charles Borromeo

Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bernice’s memory to St. Charles Borromeo School, the Hampshire-Burlington Food Pantry or Provena Hospice. For information, call Fredrick Funeral home at 847-683-2711. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits

LAWRENCE ‘LARRy’ PERKINS

Born: July 5, 1937; in Danville Died: Jan. 1, 2013; Madison, Wis. LA VILLE, Wis. – Lawrence “Larry” Perkins, 75, of La Valle, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Madison, Wis. Larry was born July 5, 1937, to Stanley and Audrey Perkins, in Danville. Larry loved living at the lake with the love of his life and entertaining family and friends from far and near. His greatest joy was his family who will remember his storytelling, happy disposition, love of reading and the kind way he lived his life. He is survived by his wife, Andrea (nee Berg) Perkins; children, Jeff (Ruth) Perkins, Brenda (Kurt) Koenig and Laura (John) Jameson; grandchildren, Rachel, Kathryn and Christine Perkins, Karl, Kevin and Kristian Koenig, Megan, Erin, Shannon and John Jameson; and sisters, Joyce (the late Larry) Keener and Carol Ann Perkins. Larry was preceded in death by his brothers, Keith (Violet) Perkins, Don (Joyce) Perkins and Charlie (Grace) Perkins; and his parents. The memorial visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Historic Campus, 178 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake. Burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 300 S. Pathway Ct., Crystal Lake, IL 60014, 815-459-1441; or Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, www.mskcc.org or 866-815-9501. For information, call Davenport Family Funeral Home at 815-4593411. For online condolences, visit

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RONALD A. PETERSON

Born: June 16, 1953; in St. Charles Died: Jan. 4, 2013; in Elgin ELGIN – Ronald A. Peterson, 59, of Elgin, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at his home. He was born June 16, 1953, in St. Charles, the son of Leon L. “Red” and Wilma Thorgesen Peterson. He had been a resident of Elgin all of his life and was a graduate of Elgin High School in 1971 and Illinois State University with a B.S. in biology. He was an avid fisherman and golfer. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Elgin. Surviving are his wife, Diane Andresen Peterson, whom he married May 31, 1975; three children, Matthew (Cori) Peterson of Elgin, Erin (Kevin) Hiller of Ringwood and Andrew (Jessica) Peterson of Elgin; 5 grandchildren, Cooper, Kayla, Claire, Troy and Landon; his mother, Wilma of Elgin; two sisters, Diane (Gene) Scholinsky of Huntley and Joan (Kurt) Kaldenberger of Elgin; and a brother, Thomas (Carol) Peterson of Elburn. He was preceded in death by his father on Aug. 25, 2012. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Elgin. Burial will be private. The visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ or Provena Hospice. For information, call 847-7418800 or visit www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits

DARLENE MAE SEEGERT

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were together until his death in 1978. In 1985, Darlene married William Carl Seegert, who died in 2007. Having a master’s degree in library science, she began her career teaching school in Elgin, and was the librarian at Northern Illinois University. She also worked part time at the Crystal Lake Library and McHenry County College while she was raising her daughter, Wendy. Having a volunteer spirit, Darlene was very active at First Congregational Church, Crystal Lake, serving as president of Women’s Fellowship, participating on various committees and setting up the church library. She delivered meals to shut-ins, and volunteered at the Sparrow’s Nest, Sherman Hospital Auxiliary, Faith in Action, Crime Stoppers, PADS, and served as past president of her PEO Chapter. In addition to her volunteer commitments, she was an avid bridge player and enjoyed making cut-out Christmas cards, sewing, gardening, baking and spending time with friends and family. She is survived by her daughter, Wendy (Jay) Silverstein of Wauwatosa, Wis.; stepdaughter, Carol (Robert) Richardson of Spring Grove; and her stepson, William (Karen) Seegert of Crystal Lake; her grandchildren, Lee and Amanda Silverstein, Ken (Suzanne) Richardson, Jean (Jim) Valsa, Andrew Richardson, Brad (Erin) Seegert, Eric (Heidi) Seegert and Philip Seegert; and greatgrandchildren, Evan and Avery Seegert. Darlene was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Leon and William; and her brother, Dale Olesen. A memorial celebration will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at First Congregational Church, 461 Pierson St., Crystal Lake. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that any donations be sent to the church’s Memorial Fund in Darlene’s name. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits

Died: Dec. 27, 2012; in Elgin

BERT WALKER

CRYSTAL LAKE – Darlene Mae Seegert, 85, of Crystal Lake, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Sherman Hospital, because of heart failure. She was born in Chicago in 1927, the daughter of the late Ralph and Myrtle (Hyde) Olesen. In 1951, she married Leon Richards and they

WOODSTOCK – Bert Walker, 84, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. He was born Aug. 16, 1928, in

Catholic Church, Belvidere, with the Rev. Thomas Bartolomeo officiating. Burial will be in Shattucks Grove Cemetery. Richard Allen Graf: A memorial service will be Saturday, Jan. 19, in Tennessee. Robert E. “Bob” Hayden: The visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the funeral Mass celebration at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 206 E. Front St., Harvard. Interment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Harvard. For information, call Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home at 815-943-5400. Adolph A. Jelen: The visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Christ the King Church, Wonder Lake. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial with military honors will follow in Christ the

King Cemetery. For information, call the funeral home at 815-7280233. Robert J. Pinnow: Interment will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Harvard. For information, call Brian Mark Funeral Home, Beloit, Wis., at 608-362-2000. Grace Viola (Schrack) Salava: A memorial service with a luncheon afterward will be Saturday, Jan. 26, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 25519 W. Route 134, Ingleside (Long Lake). Call the church at 847-546-2109 for the time. Inurnment will be private in Grant Township Cemetery, off Molidor Road in Ingleside. For information, call K.K. Hamsher Funeral Home at 847-587-2100. Steven Don Santucci: The celebration of Steven’s life will be

Born: Aug. 16, 1928; in Pine Knob, W.Va. Died: Jan. 2, 2013

Pine Knob, W.Va., to Lacey and Myrtle (Brown) Walker. He is survived by a nephew, Denver (Susan) Walker; grandchildren, Christine (Glenn) Guelde and Barbara (Napoleon) Gulley; great-grandchildren, Lea and Lydia Guelde; and nephew, Robert (Norma) Walker and their children, Sharron Ratliff and Johnathan Walker. He was preceded in death by parents; wife, Gladys Walker; and brothers, Dolph and Denver. The visitation will be from 11 a.m. until funeral service at noon Monday, Jan. 7, at Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory Rockford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Parke. Burial will be in Arlington Park cemetery. Honquest Funeral Home was honored to assist the family. To express condolences or share a memory, visit honquestfh.com. For information, call the funeral home at 815-636-5100. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits

DOROTHy DAM WARREN

Born: April 9, 1917; in Kenosha, Wis. Died: Jan. 3, 2013

the Christian Mothers Sodality. She volunteered for many years at Lakeland Hospital in Elkhorn. Dorothy is survived by her children, Audrey (Richard Biggs) Uhrik of Hanover Park, Harlan (Heather) Dam of Naples, Fla., Sharon (David McNeil) Dam of Barrington and Marilyn (Kenneth) Dam Rabolt of Trout Valley; and grandchildren, Laura (Steve) Link, Linda Lemm, Shay (Diego) Nunez and Sara and Brett Rabolt. She is further survived by her greatgrandchildren, Christopher Link and Barbara (Will) Barnett; and a sister, Viola Dam. She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; and a brother-in-law, Leo Dam. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday Jan. 10, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons, Wis., with Father John Baumgartner officiating. For information, call the Schuette-Daniels Family Funeral Home & Crematory at 262-7633434 or visit www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits

JAMES ‘JIMMy’ ZEIGLER Born: Aug. 13, 1981; in Hoffman Estates Died: Jan. 5, 2013

CRYSTAL LAKE – Dorothy Dam Warren, 95, of Crystal Lake, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. She was born April 9, 1917, in Kenosha, Wis., to August and Stella (nee Funk) Neu. Her early life was spent in Kenosha, where she graduated from high school. On June 19, 1937, she was united in marriage to Cornelius “Casey” Dam in Dover, Wis. Casey preceded her in death on Sept. 27, 1987. On Sept. 27, 1989, she was united in marriage to Phillip Warren, who preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1993. Dorothy and Casey farmed in Kansasville, then in 1952 owned and operated a lumber yard in Fox Lake. Later they relocated to a farm in Lyons, then to Burlington. Casey, along with Dorothy – “his able bodied assistant,” was a farmer and an auctioneer in Walworth, Racine, Kenosha, Lake and McHenry counties. Dorothy was a former member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lyons, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Burlington and St. Peter’s in Spring Grove. Dorothy was a devout catholic and a member of

LAKE IN THE HILLS – James “Jimmy” Zeigler, 31, of Lake in the Hills, passed away suddenly Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. He was born Aug. 13, 1981, in Hoffman Estates. He was a dear nephew to many aunts and uncles. Jimmy leaves behind two beloved cats, Ace and P-nut. Jimmy is survived by his loving wife of five years, Wendy; father, Bill (Bev) Zeigler; mother, Krista (Jim) Walsh; sister, Sarah (Nick Olsen) Zeigler; stepbrothers, Nick and Anthony Orsi; grandparents, Josephine and Joe Epps and Sue and John Zeigler; two nephews and many cousins. Services and interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jimmy’s name may be made to Helping Paws Animal Shelter, 2500 Harding Lane, Woodstock, IL 60098. For information, call Davenport Family Funeral Home at 815-4593411. For online condolences, visit www.davenportfamily.com. Sign the guest book at www. NWHerald.com/obits

from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at Four Colonies Clubhouse, 680 Cress Creek Lane, Crystal Lake. Frances R. Siwula: The visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake. Prayers will be at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at the funeral

home, followed by a procession to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2302 Church St., Johnsburg, for the 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Following Mass, the burial service will be in the chapel at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside. For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411.

8FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

Viola I. Brown: The visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. Monday Jan. 7, at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock. Burial will be in McHenry County Memorial Park. For information, call the funeral home at 815-3381710. Mary Margaret Davidson: The visitation will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, 107 W. Sumner St., Harvard. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at First Presbyterian Church, 7100 Harvard Hills Road, Harvard. Interment will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Harvard. Call the funeral home for more information at 815-9435400. Raymond A. “Pops” Donini: The

visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 149 W. Main St. (Lake-Cook), Barrington, and from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial is celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at St. Anne Catholic Church, 120 N. Ela St. (corner of Franklin and Ela streets), Barrington. Entombment will be in Windridge Cemetery, Cary. For information, call the funeral home at 847-381-3411. Wesley E. Eaton: A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Cary. Stephan Alan Ford: The visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, at Belvidere Funeral Home, 203 Logan Ave., Belvidere. Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon Tuesday, Jan. 8, at St. James

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8LOCAL BRIEF Registration dates set for Challenger league

WOODSTOCK – Registration has begun for a special needs baseball league that sends each player to the field with a volunteer helper. Players, volunteer “buddies” and managers can sign up for the Challenger Little League during three walk-in registration dates at the Woodstock VFW, 240 N. Throop St., Woodstock. Registration is open from 3

to 5 p.m. Jan. 19, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 27, and from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Registration also is available online at www.woodstocklittleleague.com. The Challenger league started last year as a way to give special needs children in McHenry County a chance to play little league baseball. To learn more, visit www. woodstockchallenger.com.

– Shawn Shinneman

Volunteers gathering signatures • GOLF

Continued from page B1

Even if golf course opponents garner enough signatures, the issue of whether the park district buys the golf course might be resolved by the time of the April election. “Will we need it by then?” Daubner said. “Will they have stopped? Will it be a done deal?” Opponents say a purchase of Chalet Hills would take the golf course, which has been foreclosed, off the property-tax rolls, and the burden would be spread among other property owners in the area. Daubner has presented a petition with 513 signatures of people who said they are against the purchase. Volunteers gathered signatures by going door-to-door and

by standing in front of local stores, such as the Jewel-Osco, Daubner said. At a previous meeting, residents of the Homeowners Association of Chalet Ridge said they were in favor of the park district buying the golf course. Park district officials have said the Foxford Hills Golf Club, which the park district bought in 2004, has operated as an independent, self-supporting business. Since 2004, the golf club has brought in $1.8 million. The club has helped offset $160,000 in other park district expenses. Foxford also has provided $187,000 since 2004 for the park district’s capital projects fund, which paid for construction of the 1.8-mile Cary Community Trail adjacent to Cary-Grove Park and the Dog Park at Hoffman Park.

4 candidates vie for 3 trustee seats • ELECTION

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member. But Kadakia said that the failed appointment had to do with local politics, not his public service pedigree. Kadakia still serves on the McHenry County Ground Water Task Force and on a transportation panel for the McHenry County Council of Governments. He said that experience, coupled with his trustee term, makes him highly qualified to tackle the issues a growing community, such as Huntley, faces. If elected, his priorities would be expanding the village’s water system and improving Huntley’s infrastructure. “Huntley needs me,” Kadakia said. “With the many candidates on the board, I can do a better or equal job than them. I have the expertise and knowledge to do that.” Goldman, a retired teacher and Chicago Public Schools administrator, is vice president and a founding member of the local historical society. She also is vice president of the Huntley Civilian Police Academy and served on the now-defunct District 158 financial advisory committee. The Sun City resident said she would focus her attention as trustee on economic development, helping a thriving community attract commercial developers and retailers. She also would strive to pre-

serve the village’s rural history. “I have a feeling that Huntley is soaring to greatness, and I want to help map that journey,” Goldman said. After losing two years ago, Westberg said the community has had more opportunities to understand him and his values. The Air Force veteran now serves on the village’s Plan Commission and holds a leadership position with the Huntley American Legion. The former Huntley Jaycees President said he would protect taxpayers, as more developers look to locate to Huntley. He also would maintain the village’s history of fiscal conservatism. Like Goldman, Westberg has never held elected office. “My dedication to Huntley has only increased in the past two years,” Westberg said. “I have learned more about how the village works, as well as I have a better understanding of what our residents care about.” Piwko, who is active with St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Huntley Youth Baseball league, said he would like to see through the competition of the $69 million Interstate 90 interchange and the Kreutzer Road extension. Piwko, who has been serving as trustee since 2007, said he has many pet projects he would like finalized. That primarily includes a more connected sidewalk and bike path system throughout the village.

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Event highlighted recreation opportunities • FISHING

Continued from page B1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at The Hollows in Cary. Event-goers enjoyed demonstrations, a fishing rod raffle, instruction from Crystal Lake Anglers club volunteers and more. “It was something we were planning, but didn’t know if it would be a go until Wednesday because of the ice conditions,” said Mary Kozub, the MCCD education outreach program coordinator who organized the event. The ice on Lake Atwood measured 5 inches thick Saturday, an inch over the district’s safety threshold. A fall stocking of trout helped push the Frosty Fishing Fair onto the district’s calendar, Kozub said. Adding to the fun Saturday was Tim Hicks of Music in Motion, while members of Boy Scout Troop 222 of Crys-

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Park Ranger Chad Secor (left) helps Hunter White, 9, and Elise White, 10, cast their line into the frozen lake for their first ice fishing experience Saturday during the Frosty Fishing Fair at The Hollows Conservation Area. tal Lake served up hot soup, chili and hot dogs, and representatives of Trout Unlimited showed off equipment, offered safety information and presented a fly-fishing demonstration. “We wanted to highlight

the recreational opportunities MCCD has,” Kozub said. “A lot of times, people just don’t realize the things that are available in the county, and the things MCCD does.” A cold rain arrived in the area by late afternoon, but

the sun shone throughout much of the fishing event. And even as clouds and an increasingly frigid wind chill arrived about 12:30 p.m., all was dry except for the auger holes dotting the lake. Seated on 5-gallon buckets near two of those holes were Eric Runck of Huntley and Dave Seimer, a Maple Park resident and Crystal Lake Anglers member who was there to share his ice fishing know-how – as well as some of his equipment. Fifty-year-old Runck, the principal at Fox River Grove Middle School, said he enjoyed the opportunity to learn from a veteran, and added that he was considering taking up the sport. “I haven’t caught anything yet,” he said, gently tugging up and down at the line dangling from a small jigging rod. “But I’ve had several bites. It’s nice just to get out instead of being cooped up in the house all day.”

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Sports

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Sports editor: Jon Styf • jstyf@shawmedia.com BOYS BASKETBAll: WOODSTOCK 62, JOHNSBUrG 52

FIVE ON ONE

Streaks answer Skyhawks By JEFF ARNOLD

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TODAY’S TOPIC: Offspring

Sons of some notable current and former pro athletes have been in the news lately: 1. Nick Montana. Tulane received a national letter of intent from the junior college quarterback, the son of Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Joe Montana. 2. Torii Hunter Jr. A wide receiver who committed to Notre Dame, the son of Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter, broke his left femur Thursday during practice for the U.S. Army AllAmerican Bowl in San Antonio. 3. Barry Sanders Jr. Stanford’s freshman running back played the role of Wisconsin’s Montee Ball during practice for the Rose Bowl. 4. Tim Hardaway Jr. (above). He scored 21 points Thursday to help No. 2 Michigan rout Northwestern, 94-66. 5. Raul Mondesi Jr. The Rays traded reliever Burke Badenhop to the Brewers last month for the minor league outfielder, son of Raul Mondesi, who played 13 seasons in the big leagues. –sportsdesk@nwherald.com

JOHNSBURG – When the Woodstock boys basketball team met some resistance Saturday after building a double-digit lead in its Fox Valley Conference Fox Division opener, guard Jordan Turner knew how the Blue Streaks responded could be a sign of what kind of team they’d be in the weeks to come.

Until Saturday, Woodstock hadn’t faced a team that fought its way back after falling behind early. So when Johnsburg did just that after making some halftime adjustments, the Blue Streaks were provided with a learning opportunity in handling adversity. Lesson learned. Woodstock answered a Johnsburg third-quarter scoring surge with its own 12-2 run to re-establish its cushion in a 62-52 FVC Fox win.

For the Blue Streaks (11-4 overall, 1-0 FVC Fox), Saturday’s win – Woodstock’s 10th in its past 11 games – became an exercise in execution Turner and his teammates know they’ll have to remember as they move into the meat of their conference schedule. “We had to withstand their comeback,” said Turner, who scored a game-high 22 points.

Skyhawks celebration Johnsburg’s 2003 Class AA Elite Eight boys basketball team is honored at halftime of Saturday’s game against Woodstock. PAGE C2

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BEArS COACHING SEArCH

Desperate for offense

THEY WROTE IT From Berry Tramel The Oklahoman

ARLINGTON, Texas – Maybe the realization came when Johnny Manziel scrambled for a 24-yard gain on the Cotton Bowl’s third play. Maybe it came when Johnny Football tight-roped down the Johnny sideline for a Manziel 17-yard touchdown on the game’s first possession. Maybe it came when Johnny Heisman completed his first nine passes of the third quarter, igniting a second-half rout. Whenever it came, rest assured the revelation landed on Bob Stoops. Thank God for conference realignment. Thank God that Texas A&M bolted for the Southeastern Conference and took its freshman wizard quarterback along. Johnny Football ran away from the Sooner defenders all night long, but at least now he’s in OU’s rear-view mirror. He’s the SEC’s problem. And what a problem he is. Manziel ran and passed the Aggies to a 41-13 rout of the Sooners on Friday night. “It was like watching a guy play Madden NCAA,” said OU captain David King, one of the exasperated Sooner defenders who futilely chased Manziel all over JerryWorld.

WHAT TO WATCH NFl wild-card playoffs Seahawks at Redskins, 3:30 p.m., Fox

Star rookie quarterbacks Russell Wilson of Seattle and Robert Griffin III of Washington square off in the first round of the NFC playoffs.

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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden addresses the crowd Dec. 9 in Tampa, Fla., when the Buccaneers honored their 2002 Super Bowl-winning team.

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Gruden worth call, but others might be better for job Musick: Hey, Joe. First things first: Happy New Year! Second things second: What do you make of the Bears’ coaching search? If you were general manager Phil Emery, would you sniff around regarding the availability of somebody such as Jon Gruden? Stevenson: I believe the Bears will look for an offensive coach. Their last three head-coaching hires have been defensive guys, but it’s an offensedriven league now. Gruden fits that profile and is an intriguing possibility, but I’m not sold on him being the right fit. He’ll probably be pretty expensive too. Not sure how much of a consideration that will be for Emery. Musick: I agree with you that the Bears should go after an offensiveminded coach. Another season filled with three-and-outs might give Bill Swerski and all of his Superfan friends another heart attack. Daaa Bears. I would make a call to Gruden to gauge his interest. After all, he’s a Super Bowl-winning coach, and we

TAKE 2

CFL to NFL?

Tom Musick and Joe Stevenson face off all know that he loves to work with quarterbacks. But if Gruden says no thanks or if the price is too steep, which candidate catches your attention the most at this point? Stevenson: I don’t know a lot about some of the candidates, but I like what Mike McCoy has done in Denver and what Bruce Arians has done in Indy. Sure, McCoy has that Manning kid, who’s pretty good, but the Broncos even won a playoff game with Tim Tebow last year. Arians did a heck of a job with a very talented rookie, Andrew Luck, this season and had a head-coaching audition when Chuck Pagano was battling cancer. I’m good with hiring a hot coordinator.

Musick: I’m with you, Joe. McCoy and Arians both come with great qualifications and have proved that they can succeed with a wide range of quarterbacks. When Arians was the Cleveland Browns’ offensive coordinator in 2002, he won nine games with Tim Couch as his quarterback. Imagine what he could do with Cutler. No matter what, I trust that Emery will do his homework before naming the Bears’ next head coach. He really impressed me during his lengthy news conference last week, and I would guess that he selects someone with a similar passion for football and attention to detail. Under Lovie Smith, the Bears almost always were good. Let’s see

The Bears will interview Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman for their head coaching vacancy. PAGE C4 whether the next coach can make them great. Stevenson: It’s encouraging Emery has impressed people so far. This is a huge hire for Emery. He hasn’t been on the job for a full year and this is way more important than a draft pick or signing a game-changing free agent. • Write to Northwest Herald sports writer Tom Musick at tmusick@ shawmedia.com. Write to Northwest Herald senior sports writer Joe Stevenson at joestevenson@ shawmedia.com.

NFC WIlD CArD: PACKErS 24, VIKINGS 10

Packers show no mercy

Webb starts in place of injured Vikes QB Ponder By NANCY ArMOUr The Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. – This rematch was a mismatch. And the rest of the NFC might want to take note. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers showed how dangerous they can be when they’re at full strength Saturday night, overwhelming the Minnesota Vikings, 24-10, in an NFC wild-card game that was never really close. “Playoff victories are always ones AP photo that are very special,” Packers coach Packers fullback John Kuhn celebrates Saturday after scoring a touchdown in the Mike McCarthy said. “Tonight’s win first half of an NFC wild-card playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings in Green definitely starts and ends with our defense.” Bay, Wis. Kuhn scored two touchdowns in the Packers’ 24-10 victory.

Texans advance in AFC

The Houston Texans hold off the Cincinnati Bengals, 19-13, in the AFC wild-card game. PAGE C4

John Kuhn scored two touchdowns, DuJuan Harris added another, and Rodgers connected with an NFL playoff-record 10 receivers as he threw for 274 yards in his first playoff victory at home. Defensively, the Packers (12-5) finally managed to contain Adrian Peterson and were all over Vikings backup Joe Webb, pressed into service because of Christian Ponder’s elbow injury.

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PREPS & PRo CyCling

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Huntley’s Hart cherishes chance to coach all-stars

When you have coached as long and experienced the success Huntley football coach John Hart has, you will be in demand. Hart was asked to coach in the Semper Fidelis AllAmerican Football Game last year when he was the head coach at nationally ranked Warren Central (Ind.). Hart was asked back to Carson, John Hart Calif., for the game again this year and coached with the East squad, which defeated the West, 17-14, Friday night at the Home Depot Center. “For me, this is pretty cool,” Hart said. “At the time last year we were

ranked seventh in the nation and I got selected. They asked me if I’d come back, and I said, ‘Yes.’ ” Hart owns a 244-74 record in 28 seasons as a head coach. His teams also won two state championships in Indiana. In his first year at Huntley, Hart took the Red Raiders from 2-7 to 6-4 and to the Class 7A playoffs. The Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl was one of three national AllStar high school football games over the weekend. The Under Armour All-American Game also was played Friday; the U.S. Army All-American Bowl was played Saturday. “This one is probably the thirdbiggest All-Star game,” said Hart, who was in California for most of

PREP ZONE Joe Stevenson a week for practices and the game. “It’s a great honor to get to do this twice. I may never get to do it again in my life.” Hart enjoys working with athletes he will see playing on Saturdays next season and meeting outstanding coaches. “It’s more about relationships [with coaches] than anything,” he said. “Every kid here, 53 on each team, is playing at a major school in a major conference.” Blanton chooses Madison: Rich-

mond-Burton senior Ryne Blanton, a shortstop-pitcher, has committed to play baseball next year at Madison Area Technical College in Wisconsin. The Wolfpack was fifth in the NJCAA Division II World Series last year. Blanton will be a third-year varsity player this spring for the Rockets. Last season, he was 9-3 with a 1.62 ERA, 79 strikeouts and 12 walks in 691⁄3 innings. He also hit .327 with one home run and 29 RBIs as the Rockets advanced to the Class 2A Augustana Supersectional, where they lost to Rock Island Alleman. “I wasn’t getting a lot of [NCAA] D-I looks, so I decided I can go here and after two years, I hope I can go

somewhere big,” Blanton said. Blanton used to see himself as a position player and hitter at the next level, but that changed in the past year. After his outstanding season as a pitcher with R-B, he continued throwing well for Pro Player Consultants and the Racine Hitters, his two summer teams. “I slumped a little bit with hitting, and I had a good summer pitching,” Blanton said. “I’m going to keep on working on pitching more.” • Joe Stevenson is a senior sports writer for the Northwest Herald. He can be reached by email at joestevenson@shawmedia.com. You also can follow him on Twitter @nwh_ JoePrepZone.

JoHnSBuRg HonoRS 2002-03 BoyS BASKETBAll TEAm

‘Great kids’ reunite

giRlS gymnASTiCS: lAKE FoREST inViTE

Wolves set Skyhawks made run to Class AA Elite Eight record in victory By JEFF ARnolD

jarnold@shawmedia.com

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The new york Times reported Friday that lance Armstrong has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performanceenhancing drugs.

PRo CyCling

Confess? Armstrong may not gain much By Jim VERTuno

The Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas – Lance Armstrong may be considering a change in course, dropping his years of denials and admitting that he used performanceenhancing drugs – though whether such a move would help him is uncertain. The New York Times, citing anonymous sources, reported late Friday that Armstrong has told associates he is thinking about the move. However, Armstrong attorney Tim Herman says that the cyclist hasn’t reached out to USADA chief executive Travis Tygart and David Howman, director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency. A USADA spokeswoman declined comment Saturday, while Howman was quoted by the Sunday Star-Times in New Zealand, where he is vacationing, saying Armstrong has not approached his group. USADA stripped Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles last year and issued a report portraying the cyclist as

the leader of a sophisticated doping operation on his winning teams. Public confessions and apologies have been the route of redemption for several athletes who have gotten in trouble. Armstrong has testified under oath that he never used performance-enhancing drugs, which could theoretically lead to charges if he confessed. Former U.S. track star Marion Jones spent several months in federal prison for lying to investigators about her drug use. And after so many years of vehement denials and sworn statements that he never doped, at this point, what would Armstrong gain from a confession? There would be no guarantee that his personal sponsors would return or that the public would accept it. Is the public even interested in an Armstrong confession? Gene Grabowski, executive vice president of Levick, a Washington, D.C.-based crisis and issues management firm, said “it may be too little, too late because he’s been denying it for so long.”

BoyS BASKETBAll: Cl CEnTRAl 65, HAmPSHiRE 33

CLC starts slow, rolls By mAuREEn lynCH

sportsdesk@nwherald.com

CRYSTAL LAKE – Perhaps it was the 30-second timeout Rich Czeslawski called in the middle of the first quarter when his Crystal Lake Central boys basketball team found itself trailing Hampshire on Saturday. Maybe it was forward Kyle Fleck’s appearance shortly thereafter, or the way the Whip-Purs were abusing the boards. Something, at any rate, jarred the Tigers awake. After a lackadaisical first quarter, Central found its track shoes and rolled over Hampshire, 65-33, at Central Fieldhouse in what was billed as a midseason progress report that could pull the Fox Valley Conference Fox Division race into clearer focus. The Tigers’ seven-point first-quarter showing morphed into a 24-point explosion in the second, punctuated by Fleck’s 10 points off the bench. The momentum swing was enough to overshadow the Whips’ 15-5 rebounding

performance in the first and proved to be all the Tigers needed to distance themselves early. “We were standing around a lot,” said Fleck, who scored a game-high 17 points. “We had to pick up some energy. We weren’t playing with any and that hurt because I think we feed off energy as a team.” Czeslawski noted as much during the only timeout he called all game. “All we talked about was ‘Where is the energy?’” Czeslawski said. “It’s hard to say [what it was]. They knew this was a quality opponent. … I think we were just out of sorts. Our shot selection was not there. On defense we were letting them get over the top. I don’t know what caused it but I know we had to get it fixed.” Central (13-1 overall, 2-0 FVC Fox) trailed 13-7 to start the second quarter and used a 14-2 run to go up 21-15 with 3:56 left in the first half. Hampshire (12-3, 1-1) shot 24 percent (13 for 54) to the Tigers’ 51 percent (24 for 47).

JOHNSBURG – Ed Sennett moved from one familiar face to another, exchanging a handshake and a hug with each encounter, discovering that the past 10 years hadn’t changed much. The players the former Johnsburg boys basketball coach had guided to the Class AA state quarterfinals in 2003 were the same now as they were then, making Saturday’s reunion of the school’s championship contenders even more memorable than Sennett expected. Sennett spent time reminiscing with players from a team that finished 30-2 in the 2002-03 season and that became – at the time – only the fourth McHenry County team to reach the Elite Eight, joining the 1952 Alden-Hebron

squad that won a state title. The Skyhawks were honored in a ceremony at halftime of Johnsburg’s 52-42 loss to Woodstock on Saturday as nine former players – including Northwest Herald Player of the Year and two-time NCAA Division II Player of the Year John Smith and star point guard Brad Preston – received a standing ovation for an accomplishment that remains special a decade later. For Sennett, the team wasn’t so much about the games it won, but about the players to make up the roster. “It’s great because the kids I coached 10 years ago are still great kids today,” Sennett said. “They were great kids and you hope great things happen for those kids, and it did. So it was a special team.” Smith, who went on to win two Division II national titles at Winona (Minn.) State, rel-

ished the opportunity to reunite with his teammates after not seeing many of them much over the past 10 years. Three starters from the squad – including Smith, Preston and Shane Neiss – were part of Saturday’s festivities. Smith started to see the makings of a special team as a junior. The combination of Johnsburg’s dominating post players and a point guard in Preston that held everything together along with a bench full of opportunistic reserves led to the Skyhawks making their run that ended in the quarterfinals in a loss to Glenbrook North. “It was just a really fun time in all of our lives,” said Smith, who spent time in the NBA Developmental League before playing professionally in Portugal, Holland and Austria. “They are memories of a great time that all started here.”

Dombrowski scores 17 points in loss • STREAKS Continued from page C1 “Down the road, other teams are going to do the same thing because this conference is so tight.” Woodstock relied on its perimeter tandem of Turner and Andy Buhrow to outscore Johnsburg (6-8, 0-1) in the second quarter to build a 12-point halftime lead. But the Skyhawks transitioned from depending on 3-point shooting in the second quarter to establishing themselves in the post after the half. Woodstock struggled to defend Mike Conroy and TJ Sigmund (15 points) during the opening

minutes of the third quarter when Johnsburg went on a 10-2 run to get to within four points. Kevin Dombrowski, who connected on five of Johnsburg’s eight 3-point field goals, led the Skyhawks with 17 points. That’s when Woodstock went to an inside-out attack that utilized not only Turner’s outside shooting, but an inside presence that included Damian Stoneking, Mitch Kohley and Mason Sutter – all of whom contributed as Woodstock went on its own run to carry a 13-point lead into the final eight minutes. “It’s really a team effort,” Woodstock coach Al Baker

said. Johnsburg tried to respond down the stretch but couldn’t put enough offense together to make the run it needed to shrink the deficit. Despite playing well in stretches, some of the struggles to produce points Johnsburg has experienced during the first half of the season resurfaced. “We need to learn from our losses and our mistakes, and I don’t know that we’re doing that,” Johnsburg coach Mike Toussaint said. “I think we just ran out of gas – we ran out of time. We’d make a run, they’d make a run. We just didn’t make a run at the right time.”

PREP RounDuP

Gilbert scores 25 as PR routs C-G noRTHWEST HERAlD

CRYSTAL LAKE – Ryan Gilbert seemingly couldn’t miss. His impressive shooting display Saturday carried the Prairie Ridge boys basketball team past Cary-Grove, 57-38. Gilbert shot 10 of 11 from the floor and was 5 for 5 on 3-pointers. He finished with a game-high 25 points as the Wolves (4-10 overall, 1-0 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division) won their division opener. Teammate Steven Ticknor added eight points in the win. Dean Lee scored a teamhigh 12 points for C-G (8-7, 1-1 FVC Valley). Huntley 45, McHenry 41: At McHenry, the Red Raiders scored 26 second-half points to snag an FVC Valley win. Zach Gorney scored a teamhigh 12 points, and Tommy Regan and Bryce Only each added eight points for Huntley (8-5, 2-0). Greg Johnson scored 13, and Shane Varvil hit three 3-pointers en route to 11 points for McHenry (7-6, 0-1).

GIRLS BASKETBALL Woodstock North 41, Woodstock 29: At Woodstock, Sami

Ahr scored a game-high 18 points for the Thunder (11-6, 3-1) in an FVC Fox Division

matchup. Emma Everly and Haley Ahr each added six points. The Blue Streaks (7-11, 1-4) were led by Sydney Haulotte, who scored 14 points, and Sami Ludwig added six.

North Boone 56, Harvard 44:

At Poplar Grove, Bischke Kayle scored a team-high 14 points for the Hornets (3-15, 1-5), and Randi Blazier scored 12 in the Big Northern Conference East Division loss.

BOYS SWIMMING Elk Grove Invitational: At Elk

Grove, Cary-Grove secured a first place finish by a large margin at the eight-team meet with a score of 684; secondplace Highland Park had 592. The Trojans placed first in all three relays, and Michael Hamann won both of his individual events and was part of two winning relays. Sprinter Tyler King also won both of his individual events and participated on two winning relays. “After the last two weeks of training we looked very good at Elk Grove,” coach Rick Schaefer said. Cougar College Events: At Vernon Hills, Woodstock co-op placed fourth in the six-team field, while McHenry placed sixth. The events were much longer than usual as a college-

distance races were used. Trey Schopen placed second in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:45.79 for McHenry and he placed fourth in the 200 butterfly. Woodstock co-op’s Henry Ganter placed second in the 50 freestyle (23.10) and third in the 200 breaststroke.

GIRLS BOWLING Sycamore Matt Clark Invitational: At Sycamore, Marengo

knocked down 5,041 pins to take 11th place. Sophomore Dominique Bailey led the Indians with 1,107 pins, while teammate Susan Anthony was close behind with 1,104. Both girls had a 600 series; Bailey rolled a 610 while Anthony rolled a 600.

WRESTLING Lyle King Princeton Tournament: At Princeton, Harvard

placed seventh in the 31-team field behind solid performances by a number of wrestlers. Anthony Luis took third at 106 pounds. Chance Shelton (126) and Adam Friemund (285) also had third-place finishes for the Hornets, while teammate Travis Heck captured fifth at 152 pounds with a pin. • Patrick Mason and Chris

Burrows contributed to this report.

By JoE STEVEnSon

joestevenson@nwherald.com

LAKE FOREST – Prairie Ridge’s girls gymnastics team recorded its best team score in school history, had sophomores Riley Mahoney and Rachael Underwood finish 1-2 in the all-around and took the team title while facing some of the state’s best competition. “I’d say it was a B-plus,” Prairie Ridge coach Lee Battaglia said. Senior Savanna Mensching also viewed the performance with critical eyes. “Overall, we did OK,” she said. The Wolves’ co-op team, which combines athletes from Prairie Ridge, Cary-Grove and Crystal Lake Central, scored 150 points to win the Lake Forest Invitational on Saturday, edging Lyons, which had 149.675. The tough self-criticism demonstrates how good Prairie Ridge believes it can be. After placing third in last year’s state meet, the Wolves, who are even deeper now, are shooting for the top. Saturday’s meet allowed the Wolves to see how they compare to state power Lyons and defending state champion Carmel, which was third with 145.625. “There is still a lot of improving we can do,” said Mensching, a senior from Central who was fifth on balance beam. “We need to keep going, keep steady on the course. We just saw some competition like we’ll see at state. There was more pressure here than some other meets. The [150] is good, but we can be better.” Battaglia pointed out that the first of Prairie Ridge’s five competitors in each event had mistakes, which then put more pressure on the other athletes. “I felt bad the first person missed, but I felt good that the other ones did so well after that,” Battaglia said. “Riley [Mahoney] had a great meet. She was very strong in all four events. And Rachael [Underwood] was strong in her first three. We’ll get them a little rest in upcoming meets and get them ready for the regional.” Mahoney scored 38.35 to win the all-around, and Underwood had 37.975 for second, despite a fall on the balance beam that cost her at least half a point. Mahoney won the balance beam at 9.45 and placed in the top five in every event. “I felt like I did really well in all four events,” Mahoney said. “They were all clean. There are a couple of things we want to change and add some new skills [before state]. I’m super-proud of everybody, they all did great jobs and contributed and did their part.” Underwood had three topthree finishes and freshman Maddie Solka was fifth in the uneven bars. Battaglia used eight gymnasts in the various events, with only Mahoney and Underwood competing all-around. “We definitely want to be one of the teams other teams fear,” Mahoney said. “We came here and did what we needed to do and proved it to everybody.”


SPORTS

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Sunday, January 6, 2013 • Page C3

8SPORTS SHORTS

PGA Tour’s season opener delayed again

Course at Kapalua. “We tried as best we could,” said Slugger White, the tour’s vice president of rules and competition. Play was delayed three times before it was called for the day. The season now starts today – that’s when most tournaments end – with hopes of playing 36 holes, followed by an 18-hole finish Monday. It will be the first time the Tournament of Champions is reduced to 54 holes since 1997,

KAPALUA, Hawaii – For those who think the PGA Tour season never ends, here’s a new twist: This one can’t get started. The season-opening Tournament of Champions was postponed for the second straight day because of gusts that topped 40 mph and made it impossible to play golf. Unlike the previous day when 24 players managed to tee off, no one hit a shot Saturday on the Plantation

when Tiger Woods hit a 7-iron to a foot to beat Tom Lehman in a playoff when a par 3 at La Costa was the only hole that could be used because of so much rain.

Beckenbaugh convinced the fighting factions to resume faceto-face negotiations Saturday afternoon, they were able to make progress. While no one would comment publicly on what was accomplished, it was reported that headway was being made on key issues such as the pension plan and salary cap limits. The sides began meeting around noon and were still talking at 10:30 p.m. Beckenbaugh held separate

NHL, union make some progress in talks

NEW YORK – Marathon talks between the NHL and the players’ association stretched deep into Saturday night after the sides stayed apart for most of the previous two days. Once federal mediator Scot

meetings with the union and league Saturday before bringing them together.

ing champion Andy Murray advanced to the final. He will next meet Grigor Dimitrov.

Serena wins Brisbane title, Murray into final

U.S. wins gold at junior ice hockey worlds in Russia

BRISBANE, Australia – Serena Williams proved the break between seasons hasn’t hurt her momentum, capturing her 47th career title with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Saturday in the Brisbane International final. In the men’s draw, defend-

UFA, Russia – The United States won the junior ice hockey championships on Saturday after Rocco Grimaldi scored twice and Vince Trocheck added an empty-net goal for a 3-1 win over Sweden in the final.

– Wire reports

nba ROUnDUP

Anthony scores 40 as Knicks rally The aSSOciaTeD PReSS

as the Celtics erased a 19-point deficit in the second half. Lou Williams scored 21 of his 28 points in the first half for Atlanta. Nets 113, Kings 93: At New York, Brook Lopez scored 18 points in 17 minutes to lead six players in double figures, and Brooklyn got a nice effort from its reserves in beating Sacramento for its third straight victory. DeMarcus Cousins had 28 points and 11 rebounds for the Kings.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Carmelo Anthony scored 16 of his season-high 40 points in the fourth quarter, helping the New York Knicks outlast the Orlando Magic, 114-106, on Saturday night. J.R. Smith added 18 points off the bench and Tyson Chandler had 14 points and 12 rebounds. The Knicks have won two straight overall and four in a row over the Magic, dating to last season. Arron Afflalo and Jameer Nelson each had 29 points to lead the Magic, and Nik Vucevic contributed 11 points and 18 rebounds. Pacers 95, Bucks 80: At Indianapolis, Roy Hibbert had 20 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to lead Indiana to a win over Milwaukee. Hibbert grabbed a careerhigh 11 offensive rebounds as the Pacers (20-14) won their seventh straight home game. George Hill added 14 points after missing Indiana’s previous three games with a groin injury. Monta Ellis led the Bucks with 21 points. Celtics 89, Hawks 81: At Atlanta, Rajon Rondo had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and Boston rallied to beat Atlanta. Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 26 points in the third quarter

Rockets 112, Cavaliers 104:

At Cleveland, James Harden scored 29 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter, and Houston defeated Cleveland. Jeremy Lin added 20 points for Houston, which has won 11 of its last 14. Kyrie Irving led Cleveland with 30 points.

Trail Blazers 102, Timbewolves

97: At Minneapolis, Nicolas Batum and Wesley Matthews each made five 3s and scored 26 points to lead Portland over injury-depleted Minnesota. Nikola Pekovic led the Timberwolves with 21 points but left the game in the third quarter because of a left hip strain. Only hours earlier, Minnesota learned it lost star forward Kevin Love to a broken right hand for the second time this season when an MRI confirmed the in-

jury.

Spurs 109, 76ers 86: At San Antonion, Tony Parker had 20 points, Manu Ginobili added 19 and San Antonio routed Philadelphia. Tim Duncan added 16 points, Danny Green had 13 and Gary Neal had 12 for San Antonio. Spencer Hawes had a gamehigh 22 points for Philadelphia. Hornets 99, Mavericks 96 (OT):

At Dallas, Eric Gordon completed a three-point play with 4.7 seconds left in overtime and New Orleans won at Dallas to spoil the Mavericks’ first game this season with Dirk Nowitzki in the starting lineup. After a timeout, O.J. Mayo was beyond the 3-point line when Gordon went up in the air and by him. Gordon’s foot made contact with the ball, knocking it loose. Instead of a foul, officials called it a kicked ball. Nowitzki had a team-high 20 points in 34 minutes, his most extensive action this season. Nuggets 110, Jazz 91: At Denver, Danilo Gallinari scored 26 points and Denver rebounded from a rare home loss to beat Utah. Andre Iguodala added 18 points for the Nuggets. Paul Millsap had 15 points to lead the Jazz, who were without center Enes Kanter (ankle) and guard Mo Williams (right thumb surgery).

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Bears add surprise candidate to their list By TOM MUSICK

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The Bears’ coaching search apparently has extended north of the border. In a surprise twist, the Bears will interview Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman for their head coaching vacancy, the NFL Network reported Saturday. Trestman coached the Alouettes to back-to-back Grey Cup titles in 2009 and 2010 as

the top team in the Canadian Football League. Yet Trestman also knows the rules of American football quite well. He has trained many top young quarterbacks, including Jay Cutler before the 2006 NFL draft and Jason Campbell before the 2005 NFL draft. Among others he has worked with are Tim Tebow before the 2010 NFL draft and Brandon Weeden before the 2012 NFL draft. Before he moved to Mon-

Follow us Follow the Bears Insider feed on Twitter for updates on the Bears online at twitter. com/bears_insider. The Bears Insider blog is online at NWHerald.com/chicago-bears. treal, Trestman spent 17 years in the NFL as an assistant coach. He served as offensive

coordinator of the Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals and Oakland Raiders. During his stint in Oakland from 2001-03, the Raiders appeared in Super Bowl XXXVIII and quarterback Rich Gannon was named 2002 NFL MVP. On Trestman’s official website, a variety of colleagues and players have endorsed him for his aggressiveness as a play-caller and his leadership ability as a coach. Those who

offer praise include Hall of Famer Jerry Rice, who played for Trestman with the 49ers, and ex-coach Jon Gruden, who had Trestman on his staff with the Raiders. “I think he is one of the most creative minds in football,” Gruden said, “and he probably isn’t getting enough credit for what he has done as an offensive strategist in the NFL.” Trestman is the eighth candidate to be linked to the

Nfl playOffS

Bears’ coaching vacancy. Others include Mike McCoy (Denver offensive coordinator), Tom Clements (Green Bay offensive coordinator), Mike Sullivan (Tampa Bay offensive coordinator), Pete Carmichael (New Orleans offensive coordinator), Bruce Arians (Indianapolis of fensive coordinator), Keith Armstrong (Atlanta specialteams coach) and Joe DeCamillis (Dallas special-teams coach).

Nfl NOTES

Rivera to stay with Panthers The aSSOCIaTEd prESS

Seattle Seahawks quarterback russell Wilson (left) and Washington redskins quarterback robert Griffin III are set to go head-to-head today in the playoffs.

RG3 or RW3? By JOSEpH WHITE The Associated Press

WASHINGTON – How convenient. Those who can’t decide between Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson are literally getting a playoff. RG3 or RW3? They’ve only had two of the best two rookie seasons for quarterbacks in NFL history, according to the numbers. Time to compare and contrast as much as possible today as Griffin’s Washington Redskins host Wilson’s Seattle Seahawks in the NFC’s wild-card round. “I don’t play against quarterbacks. It’s not my job to compare us,” Griffin told reporters this week. “You guys will do that. ... I hope you guys have fun.”

OK, Robert, we’ll take you up on that. Hey, Redskins Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams, why is your guy better than theirs? “I definitely would take his hair over Russell Wilson’s hair,” Williams said. “He’s taller. He has a couple of more endorsements than Russell does. That gives you grounds enough to take RG3 over Wilson. Way cooler TV commercials.” Funny, but there might be some truth to that, at least when it comes to getting one’s due. Griffin has the dreadlocks. Wilson has the regular, clean-cut hairdo. Griffin is in your face with his Gatorade commercials and the ubiquitous Subway spots. Wilson did a more subtle bit for Levi’s.

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Rookie quarterbacks lead Redskins, Seahawks

Griffin won a Heisman Trophy, was the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, was anointed as starter from Day one of training camp and was selected as a team captain at midseason. Wilson was a third-round pick who had to wrest the starting job from big-contract free agent Matt Flynn. Griffin’s jersey is the No. 1 seller across the NFL this season, while Wilson’s is a mere No. 19. Griffin’s slogan is “No pressure, no diamonds.” Wilson’s is “Separation is in the preparation.” Unlike Griffin, Wilson hasn’t bothered to trademark it. RG3’s nickname stands alone . Wilson might have been “HW4” had he been born earlier, but it’s his older brother who got the name Harrison

Wilson IV. Wilson also has “DangeRuss” – which he includes in his Twitter handle – while “RW3” is an upstart attempt to play around with Wilson’s jersey number. As for the league’s offensive rookie of the year award, none of the above might win it: Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts could top them both after his sensational debut. Today’s game will be the second in NFL playoff history with two starting rookie quarterbacks, but this is a case where both the winner and loser are expected to prosper. Because of RG3 and RW3 (or whatever nickname sticks for Wilson), the Redskins and Seahawks have a chance to be very good for a very long time.

afC WIld-Card playOffS: TExaNS 19, BENGalS 13

Despite drives stalling, Texans hang on The aSSOCIaTEd prESS

HOUSTON – J.J. Watt swatted away passes, Arian Foster ran away from tacklers and the Houston Texans did just enough to knock Cincinnati out of the playoffs for the second straight year. Matt Schaub made his postseason debut a successful one when Foster’s 1-yard touchdown in third quarter helped the Texans to a 19-13 AFC wild-card playoff win over the Bengals on Saturday. Now comes the big test. The Texans (13-4) move on to the second round on Jan. 13, when they visit the New England Patriots, who beat them 42-14 in Week 14. Shayne Graham kicked four field goals for the Texans, while Foster finished with 140 yards and became the first NFL player to have 100-yard games in each of his first three playoff games. Watt finished with a sack and swatted away two of Andy Dalton’s pass attempts, once wagging

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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) puts up his finger after a play against the Cincinnati Bengals during the third quarter of an Nfl wild-card playoff game Saturday in Houston. his finger at the Bengals quarterback after the play. The Texans had trouble finishing drives and managed three field goals in the first half against the Bengals (10-7). Houston struck first after the break, with Foster scoring the game’s only offensive touchdown to make it 16-7. Schaub, who missed last

year’s playoffs with a foot injury, had an interception returned for a touchdown by Leon Hall before halftime. “It was never easy,” Schaub said. “Cincinnati is a great team. I made a turnover and gave them points. We just had to rally around each other and we did that.” Johnathan Joseph, a for-

mer Bengal, came up with an interception for the Texans, who kept Cincinnati without a playoff win since 1991, the league’s longest current streak. “I think it was a full defensive effort, everybody was flying around and we were getting off the field on third downs,” Watt said. Houston had struggled on third downs lately. This time, the Texans didn’t let the Bengals convert a third down on nine tries. The Texans rebounded from a terrible month where they lost three of four games and the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs. The win came in front of a record crowd of 71,738, including former Oilers great Earl Campbell. “We like to run the ball and play good defense,” Foster said. “It only takes one week to turn things around in the NFL and we did that.” Schaub shook off his firsthalf miscue to finish 29 of 38 for 262 yards.

Eagles en route to Arizona

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AFC Wild Card COLTS (11-5) at RAVENS (10-6), noon, today, CBS SErIES rECOrd – Colts lead 9-3 laST MEETING –Ravens beat Colts, 24-10, on Dec. 11, 2010 laST WEEK – Colts beat Texans, 28-16; Ravens lost to Bengals, 23-17 COlTS OffENSE – OVERALL (10), RUSH (22), PASS (7) COlTS dEfENSE – OVERALL (26), RUSH (29), PASS (21) raVENS OffENSE – OVERALL (16), RUSH (11), PASS (15) raVENS dEfENSE – OVERALL (17), RUSH (20), PASS (17)

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Peterson was held to 99 yards – an improvement after gaining 199 and 210 in the first two games. Webb, who hadn’t thrown a pass all season, was sacked three times and off target all night. His only highlight was a 50-yard scoring pass to Michael Jenkins late in the fourth quarter, but it was far too late for the Vikings (10-7). With a little over a minute left, Packers fans began taunting the Vikings with chants of “Nah-nah-nah-nah ... goodbye.” The win snapped

a two-game losing streak at Lambeau Field in the playoffs, and sends the Packers to San Francisco next Saturday for an NFC divisional game with the 49ers. The teams met in the season opener, with San Francisco winning, 30-22. “The main thing was to come out and help this team get a big win,” said Charles Woodson, playing in his first game since breaking his right collarbone Oct. 21. “This is the first playoff game for us this year and we want to continue to ride.” This was the third game in six weeks between Green Bay

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ron Rivera will return as coach of the Carolina Panthers next season following his team’s strong finish. Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton said Rivera met with owner Jerry Richardson Saturday morning and was informed that he will return for a third season. Rivera has two years on his current contract. “He’s going about normal preparations for next season,” Dayton said. Rivera’s status with the Panthers had been up in the air pending a meeting with Richardson on Saturday morning. Richardson fired longtime GM Marty Hurney after a 1-5 start and informed Rivera at the time Panthers needed to be “trending upward” the rest of the season. The Panthers went 6-4 from that point out, including four straight wins to close the season. It’s unclear at this point if Rivera, who went 13-19 in two seasons with Carolina, will be forced to make any changes to his staff. The Panthers finished this season 7-9, good for second place in the NFC South. Rivera won a Super Bowl with the Bears in 1985 as a linebacker and broke into the coaching ranks shortly after his nine-year NFL career ended, first serving as an understudy to Dave Wannstedt in Chicago.

and the Vikings, and second in six days. The Packers’ loss in Minnesota last weekend cost them the No. 2 seed in the NFC, along with a bye this weekend, and left them looking – dare we say it? – vulnerable going into the playoffs. But with Charles Woodson back from the broken collarbone that’s sidelined him since Oct. 21 and Rodgers having all four of his top receivers for, essentially, the first time since Sept. 30, Green Bay AP photo looked like a team that could make the kind of deep run it Minnesota Vikings running back adrian peterson (left) is taken down by Green Bay packers defensive end ryan pickett during the first half did two years ago when it won of an NfC wild-card playoff game Saturday in Green Bay, Wis. the Super Bowl.

to continue interviews: At Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Eagles’ front-office brass left for Arizona on Saturday to continue interviews for the team’s coaching vacancy. “The Eagles are committed to finding the right fit for head coach and are heading to Arizona now to kick off a week of interviews with a variety of candidates including Denver offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, Indianapolis offensive coordinator Bruce Arians and Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley,” the team said in a statement.

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ing Oregon’s Kelly: At Cleveland, on the 10th anniversary of their last playoff appearance, the Browns may be in an unexpected fight over Oregon coach Chip Kelly. Cleveland has been awaiting a second meeting with Kelly, the Ducks’ offensive mastermind, on Saturday to hopefully complete a deal to make him the Browns’ sixth fulltime coach since 1999. However, Kelly decided to keep a scheduled interview with the Eagles that carried into the night, delaying the Browns’ second chance at signing college football’s hottest coach. Kelly and his representatives met with Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner for a reported seven hours in Arizona on Friday. Kelly also met with the Buffalo Bills on Friday.


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After a loss, a family learns to widen its embrace By JiM LiTKe

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MIAMI – Declan Sullivan would have loved this weekend. For all the doubts his family has confronted in the 27 months since the death of their first-born son, his father is certain about that. “Like a lot of the kids in our neighborhood, Declan grew up a Notre Dame fan,” Barry Sullivan said. “He heard the stories in our house, we took him to games, it was always a part of his experience and in a way, I guess, his identity. That’s what made him so determined to go there. “But as he got a little older, he began to appreciate what made it special, beyond just the football. ... Then he got into business school there and he’d call home, talking about the value of Notre Dame degree. “And what I remember now, thinking about back then,” he added, his voice trailing off, “was how much he’d grown up.”

Declan Sullivan, named after an Irish saint, never got to finish that journey. He was killed in an accident Oct. 27, 2010 – a fall off a 40-foot lift, from atop which he was taping a Notre Dame practice. He was 20. What placed him there on a day when wind gusts pushed past 50 mph was the rambunctious spirit he displayed even as a kid, and the dream of getting himself on the football fields at South Bend one day. His family’s presence at Monday’s national championship game between Notre Dame and Alabama is a way of remembering that spirit, just as they honored his memory by creating a memorial fund – partnering with the Horizons for Youth organization – to help other youngsters set off in whatever directions they chose. “That was the way Declan was,” Barry Sullivan recalled. “When he got something into his head, it was tough to shake.” His father took it as a sign of

his son’s growing maturity when Declan altered his plan to get on the field, telling Barry he planned to trade in his shoulder declan pads and the sullivan football team for a trumpet and the jazz band in his senior year of high school. But his plan to make it into the marching band didn’t pan out, either. Then one of his professors at Notre Dame mentioned there might be a chance to work as a videographer for the football team, and all those days Declan spent lugging his family’s video camera around, filming everything, made it seem a comfortable fit. When his sister, Gwyneth, followed him to Notre Dame, the Sullivans brought along their third child, Macartan, on road trips from their home in suburban Chicago, and the games became family weekends. “He’d be assigned to film dif-

ferent aspects of the games, but we’d always all meet up in the same spot, on the walk between the practice fields and athletic department building where he had to turn in his cameras. When we go back there now,” Barry Sullivan recalled, “it’s still the place we meet afterward.” A memorial plaque marks the spot now, barely two dozen steps from where Sullivan fell to his death. “Sadness, I guess is what I remember most about that time,” Notre Dame lineman Mike Golic Jr., said. “Declan’s a guy we all miss a lot and it’s hard to imagine what they went through. I have all the respect in the world for his family, for the way they carried themselves and how they’ve handled it since.” In the immediate aftermath, there were fingers pointed, calls for accountability and speculation about lawsuits. The Sullivans anguished over mistakes made, knew only too well his death could have been

prevented. Yet they remained quiet throughout. “We heard it, all of it, the speculation, the liability claims, but that was not our first impulse and frankly, we never found reason to think any differently,” Barry Sullivan said. “We kept quiet first out of a respect for privacy and also because an investigation was going on. “But we never felt the need to pursue any legal action. We never felt like we had to teach anybody a lesson. ... At every juncture, they treated us with kindness and concern, sympathy and obviously, they accepted responsibility for what had happened. We had great sorrow of our own to deal with, but it was plain that they were suffering, too. Maybe if we’d been confronted with a cold, unfeeling institution, we would have felt different. “But Alison (Drumm, his wife) and I looked at each other and we just kind of realized,” he concluded. “ ‘If we don’t pursue this, nobody else can,

either.’ ” The state of Indiana and university conducted investigations. Notre Dame paid a $42,000 fine to the state for safety violations. A moment of silence was observed before the next game against Tulsa, when the Irish came out with shamrock decals with Sullivan’s initial on their helmets. The gestures that meant the most to the Sullivans were the private conversations with the Rev. Paul Doyle and university president, the Rev. John Jenkins, whose candid admission in an email sent to the Notre Dame community concluded, “Declan Sullivan was entrusted to our care, and we failed to keep him safe.” Some people are dismayed to this day that was enough for the Sullivans. Yet they never looked back, determined only how they could go forward. They wondered about whether they could return to South Bend and find even traces of the joy the place held for them once.

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BBvA coMPAss BoWL: MississiPPi 38, PiTTsBurgh 17

Bison roll to 2nd straight national title

Ole Miss finishes over .500 for first-year coach By chArLes oduM

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FRISCO, Texas – Quarterback Brock Jensen ran for three touchdowns, Sam Ojuri scored twice and North Dakota State beat Sam Houston State, 39-13, in a title-game rematch Saturday for its second straight FCS championship. Jensen scored the goahead touchdown on a 1-yard sneak in the third quarter, and Ojuri had a 2-yard TD run on fourth-and-1 after the Bison (14-1) got the ball with

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north dakota state’s Brock Jensen (left) hands off to running back John crockett during the first half of the fcs championship against sam houston state on saturday in frisco, Texas. a fourth-down stop. The Bearkats (11-4) had a 40-yard touchdown run by Tim Flanders brought back by a holding penalty on the first possession of the second half, and Brian Bell’s second inter-

ception on the next play led to Jensen’s go-ahead score. The Bison, who won 17-6 a year ago, improved to 10-1 in the FCS playoffs with their eighth straight postseason win.

No. 25 Kent State (11-2) vs. Arkansas State (9-3), 8 p.m. today, ESPN, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Ala.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Bo Wallace threw three touchdown passes and Mississippi beat Pittsburgh, 38-17, in the BBVA Compass Bowl on Saturday to complete an impressive turnaround under firstyear coach Hugh Freeze. Ole Miss (7-6) took a fivewin improvement over its 2-10 finish in 2011. Pitt (6-7) struggled on offense as leading rusher Ray Graham was held out with a hamstring injury he suffered in bowl practice. The Panthers fell behind in the opening minutes after quarterback Tino Sunseri threw his first

Key MATchuP Arkansas State QB Ryan Aplin against the Kent State defense: Aplin has thrown for 10,545 yards and 66 touchdowns in four seasons. His final game will be against a Kent State defense that has forced 38 turnovers this season. – The Associated Press interception since Sept. 15 and trailed the remainder of the game.

Wallace’s 13-yard touchdown pass to Ja-Mess Logan gave the Rebels the 7-0 lead. Wallace added first-half touchdown passes to Randall Mackey, for 27 yards, and Vince Sanders, for 18 yards. Pitt, under first-year coach Paul Chryst, was making its third straight appearance in the bowl. The Panthers lost to SMU in last year’s game. The Panthers played their last game as a Big East team. They are moving to the Atlantic Coast Conference next season. Wallace, chosen the game’s MVP, completed 22 of 32 passes for 151 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions.

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No. 11 IllINoIs 74, No. 8 ohIo state 55

Illini rebound with blowout of Buckeyes by DaVID MeRceR The Associated Press

CHAMPAIGN – Just before halftime Saturday, Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams crashed into the Ohio State bench chasing a loose ball. After bending over in pain for a long minute, he hobbled off the court without the ball. Abrams’ tough play already had the respect of firstyear coach John Groce. And after a game of similar hard-nosed effort by Abrams and his teammates, the 11thranked Illini had a 74-55 blowout win over No. 8 Ohio State just days after dropping their Big Ten opener – and getting out-toughed, as Groce put it – to Purdue. “Oh, I love it – that’s toughness plays, passion, inspiring plays,” Groce said. “Any time a guy sacrifices his

body to make a play for his team, that’s the highest level of teamism – I don’t know if that’s a word.” The win by Illinois (14-2 overall, 1-1 Big Ten) came at the expense of Groce’s former boss, Buckeyes coach Thad Matta. Groce was an assistant to Matta at Ohio State (11-3, 1-1) before taking over as head coach at Ohio. Matta agreed that Illinois earned the win with tough defense. But, as he watched 6-foot-11 sophomore center Nnanna Egwu score a careerhigh 16 points – a number of them on long jump shots – the longtime coach said the game had a sense of inevitability about it, too. “We’d seen that he could shoot, but when he started knocking down 17-footers, it was like, ‘Geez, this is really their day,’” he said.

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MILWAUKEE – Davante Gardner made two free throws with 8.3 seconds left and Marquette had to hang on while No. 15 Georgetown missed a deciding free throw in 49-48 victory for the Golden Eagles on Saturday. WithMarquetteleading49-46, Greg Whittington of the Hoyas was fouled by Trent Lockett on a baseline 3-point shot with 2.3 seconds left. He made the first two free throws and after Marquette coach Buzz Williams called a timeout, hit the front of the rim on the final attempt. Lockett grabbed the rebound, but missed two free throws and the game ended without the Hoyas attempting a final shot. Marquette (11-3, 2-0 Big East) has won four consecutive games. Georgetown (10-2, 0-1) had its seven-game winning streak snapped in its first road game of the season.

TOP 25 No. 21 Notre Dame 93, Seton Hall 74: At South Bend, Ind.,

Scott Martin had a season-high 22 points on a career-high six 3-pointers and Jack Cooley added 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Notre Dame to its 11th straight win. The winning streak is the second-longest for the Irish (131, 1-0 Big East) in 13 seasons under coach Mike Brey. The loss ended a seven-game winning streak for Seton Hall (12-3, 1-1).

No. 16 Creighton 79, Indiana

State 66: At Omaha, Neb., Doug McDermott had 25 points and nine rebounds, and Creighton used a 19-4 run to break open a close game in the second half. The Bluejays (14-1, 3-0) are off to their best start in Missouri Valley Conference play since 2003-04. The Sycamores (9-5, 2-1) lost for the 14th straight time in Omaha since 1999. No. 17 Butler 57, New Orleans 44:

At Indianapolis, Kellen Dunham scored 15 points and Khyle Marshall added 13 to lead Butler. The Bulldogs (12-2) are 7-0 at home this season and will take a nine-game winning streak into their Atlantic 10 debut Wednesday night at Saint Joseph’s. The Privateers (3-10) were led by Lovell Cook with 11 points.

BIG TEN No. 18 Michigan State 84, Purdue 61: At East Lansing, Mich.,

freshman Gary Harris scored a season-high 22 points and Michigan State used a 28-7 run in the second half to pull away. The Spartans (12-3, 1-1 Big Ten) missed their first 10 shots from the field after halftime, but it didn’t much matter in what quickly became a free throw contest. Michigan State finished 18 of 22 from the line. Branden Dawson had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Spartans. A.J. Hammons scored 20 points for the Boilermakers (77, 1-1).

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Illinois guard D.J. Richardson brings the ball downcourt during the first half against No. 8 ohio state on saturday in champaign. No. 11 Illinois won, 74-55. Brandon Paul led Illinois with 19 points and had seven rebounds. Abrams added 13 points and five assists, and reserve Joseph Bertrand scored 12 points. Egwu also had eight rebounds. Wednesday’s 68-61 loss to

Purdue – a team with a .500 record heading into Big Ten play – was Illinois’ second loss in three games after a 12-0 start. It left the Illini and their fans with questions about how good this team might be, and with Ohio State on the

schedule, a tough test ahead. The Buckeyes had won six of the last seven games between the teams. But the Illini started fast and led 37-25 at halftime. They used a 13-2 run early in the second half to build a 50-27 lead. Illinois’ stingy defense shut down the Buckeyes, who shot just 33 percent from the field and turned the ball over 16 times. Groce said the Buckeyes’ turnovers were a gift his team used early. “We got some points off turnovers in the first half that I think ignited us,” he said, adding that he didn’t expect Ohio State to cough up the ball. “No – in fact, I said before the game they’re going to take care of the ball, that’s what [Matta’s teams always do.”

The efforts of Illini big men – Egwu, Sam McLaurin and Tyler Griffey – were a big part of Illinois’ defensive success. Ohio State had just 10 points in the paint in the first half. Deshaun Thomas led Ohio State with 24 points, but beyond him the Buckeyes had no one to turn to for offense. Aaron Craft had a quiet 11 points and Lenzelle Smith Jr. finished with eight, all in the first half. “They played good defense and we could never get that one bucket to kind of free us up a little bit, free our minds a little bit,” Matta said. Illinois added to its edge early in the second half with a 13-2 run. Bertrand finished it, driving to the basket and hitting a short jumper as the shot clock wound down for a 50-27 lead with 15:05 to play.

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James Anthony scored 19 points each as Northern Iowa defeated Illinois State. Marc Sonnen added 16 points for the Panthers (8-7, 1-2 Missouri Valley). Jackie Carmichael had 19 points and 12 rebounds and Tyler Brown added 12 points for the Redbirds (9-6, 0-3).

Evansville 85, Southern Illinois 68: At Evansville, Ind., Evans-

ville got 26 points from Colt Ryan and had an overall strong shooting effort, earning an victory over Southern Illinois. Evansville (9-6, 2-1 Missouri Valley) shot 57.7 from the floor. Jeff Early scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to pace Southern Illinois (7-7, 0-3).

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Morehead State 65, Eastern Illinois 50: At Morehead, Ky.,

Morehead State had three players score in double figures and the Eagles used their rebounding advantage to beat Eastern Illinois in Ohio Valley Conference play. Morehead State (8-8, 2-0) got 11 points apiece from starters Drew Kelly and Angelo Warner. Eastern Illinois remained winless in conference play (3-13, 0-3).

Eastern Kentucky 78, Southern

Illinois Edwardsville 72: At Richmond, Ky., Mike DiNunno finished with 17 points as Eastern Kentucky held on to beat Southern-Illinois Edwardsville in an Ohio Valley Conference showdown. Corey Walden added 16 points for Eastern Kentucky (123, 2-0). Jerome James led the Cougars (4-12, 0-2) with 15 points.

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3-point field goals: Woodstock 7 (Kaufmann, Turner 2, Buhrow 4), Johnsburg 8 (Ridout 2, Dombrowski 5, Sigmund). Total fouls: Woodstock 12, Johnsburg 20. Fouled out: Ridout (J).

huNTLEY 45, mchENRY 41 HUNTLEY (45) Regan 3 2-2 8, Adams 0 4-5 4, Only 4 0-1 8, Wagner 3 0-0 6, Gorney 4 4-6 12. Totals 14 10-14 45. McHENRY (41) Skinner 1 0-0 2, Zalewski 2 1-2 5, freund 0 2-2 2, Johnson 5 1-1 13, Varvil 4 0-0 11, Partenheimer 3 0-0 7, Byers 0 1-2 1. Totals 15 5-7 41. Huntley McHenry

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Three-point goals: Huntley 0, McHenry 6 (Partenheimer, Johnson 2, Varvil 3). Total fouls: Huntley 10, McHenry 14.

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HAMPSHIRE (33) Waterworth 1 0-0 3, Cork 2 0-0 4, Dumoulin 1 0-1 2, Hernandez 4 0-0 8, Crater 3 4-6 10, Bridges 1 0-1 2, Tuttle 0 0-0 0, Bender – 0-0 0, Gogoel 1 0-0 2, Bamas 0 0-0 0, Elliott 0 0-0 0, Diaz De Leon 0 0-0 0, Maizonet 0 2-2 2. Totals 13 6-10 33. CL CENTRAL (65) Co. Murphy 5 3-4 13, Thomas 0 2-2 2, Knoeppel 4 1-1 9, Panicko 2 0-0 4, Vanscoyoc 4 3-4 11, Fleck 6 5-5 17, Ca. Murphy 0 0-0 0, J. Murphy 0 0-0 0, Hobson 1 1-1 3, Duffy 0 0-0 0, Vesely 0 0-0 0, Cadieux 1 0-0 3, Peisker 1 0-0 3, Larkins 0 0-0 0, Brandwein 0 0-0 0. Totals 24 15-17 65. Hampshire CL Central

13 6 9 5 – 33 7 24 21 13 – 65

Three-point goals: Hampshire 1 (Waterworth), CL Central 2 (Cadieux, Peisker). Total fouls: Hampshire 13, CL Central 13. Fouled out: None. Technical fouls: Knoeppel (CLC).

PRAIRIE RIDgE 57, cARY-gRoVE 38 PRAIRIE RIDGE (57) Perhats 3-0-0-6, Bradshaw 2-2-3-6, Delage 0-2-2-2, Peterson 1-4-4-6, Meikel 2-0-0-4, Ticknor 3-2-3-8, Gilbert 10-0-225. Totals: 21-10-15-57. CARY-GROVE (38) Szydlo 2-2-5-6, McDonough 1-0-0-3, Gregoire 0-2-2-2, Marunde 0-4-4-4, Motzel 2-0-0-5, Krich 1-0-0-3, Lee 5-1-212, Plazak 1-0-0-2, Splitt 0-1-2-1. Totals: 12-10-15-38. Prairie Ridge Cary-Grove

9 7 11 5

15 26 – 57 11 11 – 38

Three-point goals: Prairie Ridge 5 (Gilbert 5), Cary-Grove 4 (McDonough, Motzel, Krich, Lee). Total fouls: Prairie Ridge 13, Cary-Grove 16. Technical fouls: Motzel (CG).

hILLsTRIDERs mARch mADNEss RAcE The Hillstriders Running Club will take entries on-line starting at 6 a.m. on Dec. 31 for its March Madness Half Marathon race on March 17. The race starts and finishes at Cary-Grove High School. The entry fee is $40. Runners will receive a hoody commemorating the 35th running of the race and all runners who complete the race will receive finishing medals. For anyone who does not get in on Dec. 31, there will be 20 first come-first served VIP entries available on Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. Entries will be sold at The Running Depot in Crystal Lake for $125. The course is considered one of the most challenging half marathon courses in northern Illinois. Splits will be given at each of the odd-numbered mile markers. Water and PowerBar Performance drink will be provided at the 2 1/2-mile intervals and at the finish line. Power Bar Gels will be distributed at the 7-mile mark. Money raised from the race will go toward the Hillstriders scholarships awarded to five local high school runners this spring.

BAsKeTBALL cRYsTAL LAkE PARk DIsTRIcT AFTER schooL LEAguE Participants will develop basic individual basketball skills and team concepts all while having fun in a no pressure environment. Practices are held directly after school in District 47 elementary school gymnasiums, and five officiated games will be scheduled during the season at various schools to give the player a chance to use his newly acquired skills in game situations. Parents are responsible for transportation to all away games. All teams will practice from 3:30-5 p.m. from Jan. 11 through Mar. 15 with fourth graders meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays and fifth and sixth graders practicing Wednesdays and Friday. Team shirts are included in the $80 fee, and sixth grade players may select to play at the grade school of their choice. This program will not meet on half days of school or when district 47 does not meet. Teams are being formed at Canterbury, Coventry, Husmann, North, South, West, Indian Prairie, Woodscreek and Glacier Ridge Schools. Call Joe Davison at 815459-0680 ext. 228 for more information. Register online at www.crystallakeparks.org. Registration deadline is Jan. 4.

GirLs BAsKeTBALL wooDsTock NoRTh 41 wooDsTock 29 WOODSTOCK NORTH (41) Braun 0-1-2-1, S. Ahr 6-6-7-18, Zieman 0-2-2-2, Jones 1-0-3-2, Everly 2-1-4-6, Abbate 1-0-0-2, Parlogean 1-0-0-2, Ortiz 1-0-0-2, H. Ahr 2-2-3-6. Totals: 13-12-21-41. WOODSTOCK (29) Taborn 0-1-2-1, Haulotte 7-0-0-14, Ludwig 2-0-0-6, Jacobs 0-0-2-0, Brand 2-0-04, Roberts 2-0-0-4. Totals: 13-1-4-29. Three-point goals: Woodstock North 1 (Everly), Woodstock 2 (Ludwig 2). Total fouls: Woodstock North 7, Woodstock 18.

NoRTh booNE 56, hARVARD 44 NORTH BOONE (56) P. Morris 6-3-6-15, Key 1-0-0-2, Pa. Morris 1-0-0-2, Boyce 1-0-0-2, Loeding 1-0-0-2, JOhnson 2-0-0-4, Lee 1-1-2-3, Martin 3-2-5-9, Ernest 7-1-4-15, Benitez 1-0-0-2. Totals: 24-7-17-56. HARVARD (44) Hernandez 1-1-2-3, Bischke 6-2-5-14, Mercado 0-0-2-0, Blazier 5-1-2-12, McCloud 2-0-1-4, Linhart 4-0-0-11. Totals: 18-4-12-44. North Boone Harvard

23 6 2 9

15 12 – 56 15 18 – 44

Three-point goals: North Boone 1 (Martin), Harvard 4 (Linhart 3, Blazier). Total fouls: North Boone 14, Harvard 12.

GirLs BOwLinG sYcAmoRE mATT cLARk INVITATIoNAL Team results: 1. Oswego East 5974; 2. Freeport 5367; 3. Jefferson 5367; 4. Oswego 5351; 5. Morris 5310; 6. Belvidere 5298; 7. Dixon 5231; 8. Plainfield East 5136; 9. DeKalb 5134; 10. Sycamore 5053; 11. Marengo 5041; 12. United Township. 11. Marengo (5041): Anthony 215206-179-148-190-166 1104, Bailey 197207-206-124-215-158 1107, Nakoneczny 179-202-171-137-113-138 940, Hanelt 198-148-132-126-146-104 854, Krenzelok 166-179-138-178 661, Iversen 188-187 375. Totals: 977-929-875-714-802-744 5041.

200 medley relay: 1. Cary-Grove (Schaefer, Eibel, Hamann, Brierton) 1:42.01. 200 freestyle: 1. Nick Jessee (HEHS) 1:48.26; 3. Gaynor (CG) 1:53.56; 5. Hopkins (CG) 1:55.12. 200 IM: 1. Hamann (CG) 1:58.86; 2. Eibel (CG) 2:12.26. 50 freestyle: 1. King (CG) 22.51; 5. Brierton (CG) 23.34. 100 butterfly: 1. Hamann (CG) 52.57. 100 freestyle: 1. King (CG) 50.91; 3. Betz (CG) 51.90 4. Gaynor (CG) 51.91. 500 freestyle: 1. Goldberg (HP) 5:00.66; 2. Hopkins (CG) 5:11.54. 200 freestyle relay: 1. Cary-Grove (Gaynor, Betz, King, Brierton) 1:32.60. 100 backstroke: 1. Laedlein (HP) 55.04; 3. Schaefer (CG) 58.67; 4. Betz (CG) 59.41. 100 breaststroke: 1. Han (HEHS) 1.00.33; 2. Eibel (CG) 1:04.54. 400 freestyle relay: 1. Cary-Grove (King, Breirton, Eibel, Hamann) 3:23.

VERNoN hILLs cougAR coLLEgE EVENTs Team results: 1. Libertyville 138, 2. Buffalo Grove 100, 3. Glenbrook North 92, 4. Woodstock North 63, 5. Vernon Hills 54, 6. McHenry 53. 1000 freestyle: 1. Johnson (GBN) 10:14.15; 2. Schopen (MCHS) 10:45.79; 3. Braun (MCHS) 10:48.86; 8. DeWane (WNHS) 11:26.60; 11. Harter (WNHS) 13:01.67. 400 medley relay: 1. Libertyville 3:45.30; 3. Woodstock North (Hofmann, Steinken, Gantner, Tempin) 3:58.66; 6. McHenry (Dunn, Matthys, Frost, Smith) 4:49.19. 400 IM: 1. Rush (LIB) 4:36.63; 4. Steinken (WNHS) 4:45.47; 8. Jensen (MCHS) 5:02.21; 10. Peck (MCHS). 5:18.43; 11. Harter (WNHS) 5:48.17 50 freestyle: 1. Fu (LIB) 22.63; 2. Ganter (WNHS) 23.10; 5. Braun (MCHS) 23.83; 11. Jagman (WNHS) 25.29; 12. Matthys (MCHS) 29.02. 200 butterfly: 1. Schulstad (BGHS) 2:00.55; 4. Schopen (MCHS) 2:07.21; 6. Hofmann (WNHS) 2:21.76; 9. Tempin (WNHS) 2:36.96; 11. Smith (MCHS) 2:43.97. 200 freestyle: 1. Qiao (GBN) 1:47.15; 3. Jensen (MCHS) 1:55.03; 7. DeWane (WNHS) 2:01.51; 10. Frost (MCHS) 2:21.12; 11. Jensen (WNHS) 2:23.03. 400 freestyle relay: 1. Libertyville 3:26.64; 3. Woodstock North (Steinken, DeWane, Hofmann, Gantner) 3;34.86; 6. McHenry (Schopen, Peck, Smith, Braun) 3:47.39. 200 backstroke: 1. Snarski (LIB) 2:00.05; 7. Hofmann (WNHS) 2:15.69; 9. Tempin (WNHS) 2:30.48; 10. Frost (MCHS) 2:31.37; 11. Dunn (MCHS) 2:44.92. 200 breaststroke: 1. Schulstad (BGHS) 2:20.50; 2. Steinken (WNHS) 2:23.57; Gantner (WNHS) 2:27.04; 7. peck (MCHS) 2:39.11; 12. Matthys (MCHS) 3:03.34. 800 freestyle relay: 1. Glenbrook North 7:35.29; 4. McHenry (Jensen, Schopen, Dunn, Braun) 8:23.00; 6. Woodstock North (Harter, Tempin, Price, DeWane) 9:14.25.

wresTLinG sYcAmoRE INVITATIoNAL Team scores: 1. Hononegah 679; 2. Grant 591.5; 3. Sycamore 567.5; 4. McHenry 502.5; 5. Cary-Grove 472; 6. Rock Island 461.5; 7. Granite City 452; 8. Willowbrook 426.5; 9. Kaneland 363.5; 10. Minooka 341; 11. Downers Grove South 339.5; 12. Bloomington 334; 13. Moline 317.5; 14. Huntley 305.5; 15. Sterling 298; 16. Mundelein 278.5; 17. Pontiac 240.5; 18. Marengo 229; 19. Chicago Heights Marian 207.5; 20. York 204; 21. Woodstock North 162; 22. Belvidere 120; 23. Belvidere North 112.5. McHenry Results 106: B. Sikula (third) 113: Duh (12th) 120: M. Sikula (second) 126: Infelise (second) 132: Ostdick (seventh) 138: Herber (sixth) 145: Lardy (first) 152: Patchett (15th) 152: Hellios (19th) 160: Pait (13th) 170: Roewer (fourth) 182: Britt (13th) 195: Grannemann (11th) 220: L. Hernandez (third) 220: Wyckes (11th) 285: A. Hernandez (ninth) 285: Ulloa (17th) Marengo Results 113: Graham (fourth) 120: Miller (14th) 126: Golden (18th) 138: Knaak (16th) 145: McMackin (23rd) 152: Cloe (fourth) 160: Gara (14th) 170: Szflarski (15th) 182: Dauphin (ninth) 195: Paducci (12th) 220: Caskey (21st) Cary-Grove Results 106: J. Cullen (fifth) 113: M. Cullen (first) 120: Hanselman (eighth) 132: Scrima (23rd) 138: Underwood (second) 145: Hoscheit (18th) 152: Glueck (fifth) 160: Hughes (seventh) 170: Kersten (ninth) 182: O’Malley (fourth) 195: Bozeman (19th) 220: Huff (ninth) 285: Dermont (eighth) Woodstock North Results 106: Fiorito (19th) 113: Doyen (20th) 120: Brucki (16th) 138: Walker (13th) 152: Davis (13th) 160: Kline (eighth) 195: Barnes (13th) 220: Martinez (17th)

Huntley Results 106: N. Meyer (ninth) 113: Stenger (ninth) 120: Vigil (seventh) 126: B. Meyer (eighth) 132: Gamboa (11th) 132: Ernst (19th) 138: Walker (eighth) 138: Kitsis (19th) 145: Symbal (15th) 152: Schofield (12th) 160: Reif (19th) 170: Walker (21st) 182: Thompson (14th) 195: Mabry (fifth) 195: Ellison (22nd) 220: Caridai (12th) 285: Scarbro (19th)

GirLs GYMnAsTiCs LAkE FoREsT INVITATIoNAL Team scores: 1. Prairie Ridge 150.000, 2. Lyons 149.675, 3. Carmel 145.625, 4. St. Charles North 142.100, 5. Conant 139.000, 6. Lake Park 135.700, 7. Warren 132.700, 8. Vernon Hills 132.000, 9. Deerfield 131.625, 10. Lake Forest 131.175, 11. Niles North 117.950. Vault: 1. Feely (Car) 9.85, 2. CohenSmith (Car) 9.80, 3. Underwood (PR) 9.7, 4. Mahoney (PR) 9.65, 5. Kurfirst (Lyons) 9.6. Uneven bars: 1. Cozza (Lyons) 9.7, 2. Underwood (PR) 9.65, 3 (tie). Mahoney (PR) 9.6, Kurfirst (Lyons) 9.6, 5. Solka (PR) 9.45. Balance beam: 1. Mahoney (PR) 9.45, 2. Choen-Smith (Car) 9.3, 3. McKeon (LF) 9.2, 4. Ryser (Lyons) 9.175, 5. Mensching (PR) 9.15. Floor exercise: 1. Kurfirst (Lyons) 9.85, 2. Cozza (Lyons) 9.775, 3. Underwood (PR) 9.75, 4. Cohen-Smith (Car) 9.725,5. Mahoney (PR) 9.65. All-Around: 1. Mahoney (PR) 38.35, 2. Underwood (PR) 37.975, 3. Kurfirst (Lyons)37.950, 4. Cozza (Lyons) 37.775, 5. Cohen-Smith (Car) 37.775.

sCheDuLe moNDAY

Boys Basketball: Faith Lutheran at Keith School, 6 p.m. Girls basketball: Dundee-Crown at Huntley, Johnsburg at Grayslake Central, Marengo at Prairie Ridge, 7 p.m. Boys bowling: Huntley at McHenry, 4:30 p.m.; Woodstock at Bartlett, 5 p.m. Girls bowling: Kaneland at Huntley, 4:30 p.m.

TuEsDAY

Boys basketball: Woodstock at Grayslake Central, McHenry at Jacobs, Crystal Lake South at Huntley, Crystal Lake Central at Woodstock North, Prairie Ridge at Dundee-Crown, Harvard at Kirkland Hiawatha, Johnsburg at Grayslake North, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Aurora Central Catholic at Marian Central, 6:30 p.m.; Kirkland-Hiawatha at Harvard, RichmondBurton at Marengo, 7 p.m. Wrestling: Marian Central at Belvidere North Tri, 5 p.m. Boys bowling: Huntley at St. Charles East, 4:30 p.m. Girls bowling: Dundee-Crown at Jacobs, Huntley at McHenry, Oregon at Marengo, Johnsburg at Grayslake North, Grayslake Central at Woodstock, 4:30 p.m.

wEDNEsDAY

Boys basketball: Marengo at North Boone, 7 p.m. Girls basketball: Cary-Grove at Dundee-Crown, CL South at Jacobs, Prairie Ridge at McHenry, CL Central at Johnsburg, Hampshire at Woodstock North, 7 p.m. Wrestling; Johnsburg at Marian Central, 5 p.m.; Woodstock at AldenHebron, 6 p.m. Boys swimming: Huntley at Jacobs/ Dundee-Crown, 4:30 p.m.; Woodstock Co-op at DeKalb, 5 p.m. Boys bowling: Marengo at Johnsburg, Woodstock at Huntley, 4:30 p.m. Girls bowling: Belvidere at Marengo, 4:15 p.m. Fencing: Marian Central at New Trier, 4 p.m.

ThuRsDAY

Girls basketball: Christian Life at Alden-Hebron, 7 p.m.; Marian Central at Immaculate Conception, 7:30 p.m. Wrestling: CL South at Jacobs, 5:30 p.m.; Prairie Ridge at McHenry, CL Central at Johnsburg, Hampshire at Woodstock North, Cary-Grove at DundeeCrown, 6:30 p.m. Boys swimming: Huntley at McHenry, 4:30 p.m.; Woodstock Co-op, Sterling at Harlem, 5 p.m. Girls bowling: Dundee-Crown at Huntley, McHenry at Johnsburg, Jacobs at Woodstock, 4:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Boys basketball: Montini at Marian Central, Woodstock North at Johnsburg, Crystal Lake Central at Woodstock, CaryGrove at Crystal Lake South, Huntley at Prairie Ridge, Dundee-Crown at McHenry, Harvard at Rockford Christian, Hampshire at Grayslake Central, RichmondBurton at Genoa-Kingston, Montini at Marian Central, 7 p.m.; Alden-Hebron at Christian Liberty, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball: Alden-Hebron at Christian Liberty, 6 p.m.; Marengo at North Boone, Rockford Christian at Richmond-Burton, 7 p.m. Wrestling: Huntley at Jacobs, 5:30 p.m.; Woodstock at Cary-Grove, 6:30 p.m.; Burlington Central at Harvard, 7 p.m. Boys bowling: Bartlett at Marengo, Woodstock at Libertyville, 4:30 p.m. Girls bowling: Woodstock at Wheeling, 4:30 p.m.

EASTERN CONFERENCE Central Division W L Pct 20 14 .588 18 13 .581 16 16 .500 13 22 .371 8 27 .229 Atlantic Division W L Pct New York 23 10 .697 Brooklyn 19 15 .559 Boston 16 17 .485 Philadelphia 15 20 .429 Toronto 12 21 .364 Southeast Division W L Pct Miami 22 9 .710 Atlanta 20 12 .625 Orlando 12 21 .364 Charlotte 8 24 .250 Washington 4 27 .129 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct San Antonio 27 9 .750 Memphis 20 10 .667 Houston 20 14 .588 Dallas 13 21 .382 New Orleans 8 25 .242 Northwest Division W L Pct Oklahoma City 25 7 .781 Portland 18 15 .545 Denver 19 16 .543 Minnesota 15 15 .500 Utah 17 18 .486 Pacific Division W L Pct L.A. Clippers 26 8 .765 Golden State 22 10 .688 L.A. Lakers 15 17 .469 Sacramento 13 21 .382 Phoenix 12 22 .353

Indiana Bulls Milwaukee Detroit Cleveland

Saturday’s Games Boston 89, Atlanta 81 Indiana 95, Milwaukee 80 New York 114, Orlando 106 Houston 112, Cleveland 104 Brooklyn 113, Sacramento 93 Portland 102, Minnesota 97 New Orleans 99, Dallas 96, OT San Antonio 109, Philadelphia 86 Denver 110, Utah 91 Golden State at L.A. Clippers, (n) Today’s Games Oklahoma City at Toronto, Noon Washington at Miami, 5 p.m. Charlotte at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Memphis at Phoenix, 7 p.m. Denver at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m.

Men’s COLLeGe AP ToP 25 FARED GB — ½ 3 7½ 12½ GB — 4½ 7 9 11 GB — 2½ 11 14½ 18 GB — 4 6 13 17½ GB — 7½ 7½ 9 9½ GB — 3 10 13 14

Saturday 1. Duke (14-0) beat Wake Forest 80-62. Next: vs. Clemson, Tuesday. 2. Michigan (14-0) did not play. Next: vs. Iowa, Sunday. 3. Arizona (14-0) beat Utah 60-57. Next: at Oregon, Thursday. 4. Louisville (13-1) did not play. Next: at Seton Hall, Wednesday. 5. Indiana (13-1) did not play. Next: at Penn State, Monday. 6. Kansas (11-1) did not play. Next: vs. Temple, Sunday. 7. Syracuse (13-1) did not play. Next: at South Florida, Sunday. 8. Ohio State (11-3) lost to No. 11 Illinois 74-55. Next: at Purdue, Tuesday. 9. Minnesota (13-1) did not play. Next: vs. Northwestern, Sunday. 10. Gonzaga (15-1) beat Santa Clara 81-74. Next: vs. Saint Mary’s (Cal), Thursday. 11. Illinois (14-2) beat No. 8 Ohio State 74-55. Next: vs. No. 9 Minnesota, Wednesday. 12. Missouri (11-2) beat Bucknell 6664. Next: vs. Alabama, Tuesday. 13. Florida (9-2) did not play. Next: at Yale, Sunday. 14. Cincinnati (13-2) lost to St. John’s 53-52. Next: vs. No. 21 Notre Dame, Monday. 15. Georgetown (10-2) lost to Marquette 49-48. Next: vs. No. 24 Pittsburgh, Tuesday. 16. Creighton (14-1) beat Indiana State 79-66. Next: vs. Drake, Tuesday. 17. Butler (12-2) beat New Orleans 5744. Next: at Saint Joseph’s, Wednesday. 18. Michigan State (12-3) beat Purdue 84-61. Next: at Iowa, Thursday. 19. San Diego State (12-2) did not play. Next: at Fresno State, Wednesday. 20. New Mexico (13-2) did not play. Next: vs. UNLV, Wednesday. 21. Notre Dame (13-1) beat Seton Hall 93-74. Next: at No. 14 Cincinnati, Monday. 22. Oklahoma State (10-3) lost to No. 25 Kansas State 73-67. Next: vs. TCU, Wednesday. 23. N.C. State (12-2) beat Boston College 78-73. Next: vs. Georgia Tech, Wednesday. 24. Pittsburgh (12-3) lost to Rutgers 67-62. Next: at No. 15 Georgetown, Tuesday. 25. Kansas State (12-2) beat No. 22 Oklahoma State 73-67. Next: at West Virginia, Saturday.

FIVE-DAY PLANNER TeAM

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bIg TEN coNFERENcE Michigan Indiana Minnesota Wisconsin Illinois Michigan St. Ohio St. Purdue Iowa Nebraska Northwestern Penn St.

Conf. W L PCT 1 0 1.000 1 0 1.000 1 0 1.000 1 0 1.000 1 1 .500 1 1 .500 1 1 .500 1 1 .500 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 1 .000

All Gms W L PCT 14 0 1.000 13 1 .929 13 1 .929 10 4 .714 14 2 .875 12 3 .800 11 3 .786 7 7 .500 11 3 .786 9 5 .643 9 5 .643 8 5 .615

Saturday’s Games Michigan St. 84, Purdue 61 Illinois 74, Ohio St. 55

bIg EAsT coNFERENcE Marquette Louisville Notre Dame Syracuse Villanova Cincinnati Seton Hall Rutgers DePaul St. John’s South Florida Georgetown UConn Pittsburgh Providence

Conf. W L PCT 2 0 1.000 1 0 1.000 1 0 1.000 1 0 1.000 1 0 1.000 1 1 .500 1 1 .500 1 1 .500 1 1 .500 1 1 .500 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 2 .000 0 2 .000

All Gms W L PCT 11 3 .786 13 1 .929 13 1 .929 13 1 .929 10 4 .714 13 2 .867 12 3 .800 10 3 .769 10 5 .667 9 5 .643 9 3 .750 10 2 .833 10 3 .769 12 3 .800 8 6 .571

Saturday’s Games Rutgers 67, Pittsburgh 62 Notre Dame 93, Seton Hall 74 Marquette 49, Georgetown 48 St. John’s 53, Cincinnati 52 DePaul 83, Providence 73

mID-AmERIcAN coNFERENcE East

Conf. W L PCT 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 Conf. W L PCT W. Michigan 0 0 .000 Cent. Michigan 0 0 .000 E. Michigan 0 0 .000 Ball St. 0 0 .000 Toledo 0 0 .000 N. Illinois 0 0 .000

Akron Kent St. Ohio Miami (Ohio) Bowling Green Buffalo West

Saturday’s Games Ohio 94, Marshall 57 UMass 75, E. Michigan 61

mIssouRI VALLEY coNFERENcE Creighton Wichita St. Bradley Indiana St. Missouri St. Evansville N. Iowa S. Illinois Illinois St Drake

All Gms W L PCT 11 4 .733 10 5 .667 10 4 .714 10 4 .714 11 5 .688 9 6 .600 8 7 .533 6 9 .400 4 12 .250

Saturday’s Games Detroit 84, Green Bay 76 Youngstown St. 68, Loyola Chicago 66 Wright St. 53, Milwaukee 51

Conf. W L PCT 3 0 1.000 2 0 1.000 2 0 1.000 2 1 .667 2 1 .667 2 1 .667 1 2 .333 0 3 .000 0 3 .000 0 3 .000

All Gms W L PCT 14 1 .933 13 1 .929 10 4 .714 9 5 .643 4 11 .267 9 6 .600 8 7 .533 7 7 .500 9 6 .600 6 8 .429

Saturday’s Games Creighton 79, Indiana St. 66 Missouri St. 77, Drake 65 N. Iowa 70, Illinois St. 60 Evansville 85, S. Illinois 68

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hoRIZoN LEAguE Conf. W L PCT Wright St. 2 0 1.000 Detroit 2 0 1.000 Ill.-Chicago 1 0 1.000 Loyola, Chicago 1 1 .500 Valparaiso 1 1 .500 Youngstown St. 1 1 .500 Cleveland St. 0 1 .000 Green Bay 0 2 .000 Milwaukee 0 2 .000

All Gms W L PCT 9 4 .692 9 5 .643 9 5 .643 5 7 .417 5 8 .385 5 9 .357 All Gms W L PCT 8 5 .615 7 6 .538 7 7 .500 6 6 .500 4 7 .364 2 10 .167

W. Illinois N. Dakota St Oakland S. Dakota S. Dakota St IPFW IUPUI UMKC Neb.-Omaha

Conf. W L PCT 5 0 1.000 4 0 1.000 2 1 .667 3 2 .600 2 2 .500 1 2 .333 1 4 .200 1 4 .200 1 5 .167

All Gms W L PCT 12 3 .800 13 3 .813 7 10 .412 7 10 .412 11 6 .647 8 9 .471 6 13 .316 4 12 .250 4 14 .222

Saturday’s Games IPFW 96, Nebraska-Omaha 78 Alabama 65, Oakland 45 South Dakota 74, S. Dakota St. 71 N. Dakota St. 63, UMKC 44 W. Illinois 57, IUPUI 53, OT

TuesDAY

cLEVELAND 7 p.m. WGN AM-720

weDnesDAY

ThursDAY

mILwAukEE 7 p.m. CSN AM-1000

okLAhomA cITY 4 p.m. CN100

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4 p.m.: Oklahoma City at Wolves, CN100

NFL FooTbALL

Noon: AFC Wild Card Game, Indianapolis at Baltimore, CBS, AM-670 3:30 p.m.: NFC Wild Card Game, Seattle at Washington, Fox, AM-670

mEN’s coLLEgE bAskETbALL

11 a.m.: Iowa at Michigan, BTN 3:30 p.m.: Temple at Kansas, CBS 3:30 p.m.: Wisconsin at Nebraska, BTN 4:30 p.m.: Florida at Yale, NBCSN 4:30 p.m.: Wichita State at Bradley, ESPNU 6 p.m.: Northwestern at Minnesota, BTN, AM-720 7 p.m.: North Carolina at Virginia, ESPNU 7 p.m.: Tulsa at SMU, FSN 9 p.m.: Oregon at Oregon St., FSN

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2 p.m.: PGA Tour, Tournament of Champions, third round, NBC 5 p.m.: PGA Tour, Tournament of Champions, third round, TGC

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womEN’s coLLEgE bAskETbALL

1:30 a.m.: Dakar Rally, stage 2, NBCSN (delayed tape)

10:30 a.m.: St. John’s at Rutgers, ESPNU 12:30 p.m.: Florida State at Maryland, ESPNU 1:15 p.m.: Penn State at Michigan, BTN 2:30 p.m.: Vanderbilt at Mississippi, ESPNU 4:30 p.m.: Oklahoma St. at Baylor, FSN

coLLEgE FooTbALL

8 p.m.: GoDaddy.com Bowl, Kent St. vs. Arkansas St., ESPN

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WESTERN CONFERENCE Midwest Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Grand Rapids 32 20 10 1 1 42 101 85 Milwaukee 33 16 13 2 2 36 87 93 Rockford 35 17 16 1 1 36 106 105 Wolves 31 14 11 4 2 34 78 87 Peoria 34 14 16 2 2 32 79 107 North Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Toronto 33 21 9 1 2 45 115 83 Abbotsford 33 16 10 3 4 39 77 73 Lake Erie 36 18 15 2 1 39 111 114 Rochester 32 17 12 2 1 37 110 101 Hamilton 34 12 18 1 3 28 74 109 South Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Charlotte 35 19 11 2 3 43 106 93 Houston 34 18 11 2 3 41 101 93 Texas 34 18 11 3 2 41 88 89 Ok. City 34 18 12 1 3 40 112 102 San Antonio 36 14 18 0 4 32 89 102 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Portland 34 20 12 1 1 42 100 99 Worcester 32 17 12 1 2 37 86 92 Providence 31 17 12 0 2 36 78 84 Manchester 35 16 15 2 2 36 94 92 St. John’s 36 15 19 1 1 32 86 105 East Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Syracuse 34 22 7 2 3 49 122 91 Binghamton 31 21 7 1 2 45 102 75 Hershey 33 16 15 1 1 34 86 83 W.B./Scrantn 33 15 15 2 1 33 83 88 Norfolk 32 14 16 2 0 30 82 97 Northeast Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Springfield 32 18 9 2 3 41 105 78 Bridgeport 34 17 14 1 2 37 106 106 Albany 30 12 11 1 6 31 73 78 Connecticut 34 14 17 3 0 31 93 109 Adirondack 33 14 17 1 1 30 79 96

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NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Saturday’s Games Grand Rapids 4, Wolves 3, SO Toronto 5, Rockford 2 Albany 4, Springfield 1 Manchester 3, St. John’s 2, OT Lake Erie 3, Hamilton 2, SO Adirondack 2, Connecticut 1, OT Binghamton 3, Hershey 1 Portland 2, Bridgeport 1 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3, Worcester 0 Syracuse 4, Norfolk 3, OT Oklahoma City 3, Milwaukee 2, SO Texas 5, Peoria 2 Houston 1, San Antonio 0 Rochester at Abbotsford, (n) Today’s Games Oklahoma City at Wolves, 4 p.m. Norfolk at Charlotte, 12:30 p.m. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at Connecticut, 2 p.m. Springfield at Providence, 2:05 p.m. Grand Rapids at Milwaukee, 3 p.m. Binghamton at Albany, 3 p.m. Peoria at San Antonio, 3:30 p.m. Worcester at Hershey, 4 p.m. Houston at Texas, 5 p.m.

gRIFFINs 4, woLVEs 3 (so) Grand Rapids 2 Chicago 1

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First Period–1, Chicago, Kassian 7 (Ebbett, Hunt), 9:22 pp; 2, Grand Rapids, Glendening 2 (Ferraro, Hoggan), 11:46; 3, Grand Rapids, Nyquist 11 (Smith, Tatar), 12:53 pp. Second Period–4, Grand Rapids, Glendening 3 (Hoggan, Evans), 1:12. Third Period–5, Chicago, Ebbett 7 (Hunt, Sterling), 8:37 pp; 6, Chicago, Matheson 4 (Kassian, Joslin), 12:29. Overtime–None. Shootout–Grand Rapids 2 (Jurco, NG; Smith, NG; Nyquist, NG; Ferraro, NG; Tatar, G; Billins, G), Chicago 1 (Sterling, NG; Haydar, G; Schroeder, NG; Kassian, NG; Ebbett, NG; Davies, NG). Shots on goal–Grand Rapids: 8-7-63-1--25. Chicago: 10-9-7-1-0-28. Power plays–Grand Rapids: 1-3. Chicago: 2-6. Goalies–Grand Rapids, McCollum (2528). Chicago, Climie (21-24). A–15,155. Referee–Joe Sullivan. Linesmen–Alex Stagnone and Peter Cichy.

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Saturday’s Games Wheeling 5, Trenton 0 Greenville 2, South Carolina 1 Orlando 4, Toledo 3, SO Gwinnett 4, Florida 3, OT Reading 6, Elmira 4 Kalamazoo 7, Evansville 3 Fort Wayne 5, Cincinnati 4 Ontario 2, Alaska 1, SO Idaho 8, Bakersfield 3 Utah at Las Vegas, (n) Colorado at Stockton, (n)

TrAnsACTiOns prOs BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with 1B Mark Hamilton on a minor league contract. NEW YORK YANKEES — Designated OF Chris Dickerson for assignment. SEATTLE MARINERS — Assigned RHP D.J. Mitchell outright to Tacoma (PCL). National League PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Released RHP Rick van den Hurk. FOOTBALL National Football League CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed LB Kion Wilson to a reserve/future contract. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed LB Ricky Elmore and LB Marcus Benard to reserve/future contracts. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed WR Brittan Golden and TE Zach Miller to reserve/future contracts. NEW YORK JETS — Signed DE Jay Richardson to a reserve/future contract. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Signed QB Mike Kafka and CB Cliff Harris to reserve/ future contracts. TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed CB Chris Hawkins to a reserve/future contract. WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed DB D.J. Johnson to a reserve/future contract. HOCKEY National Hockey League DETROIT RED WINGS — Reasigned RW Andrej Nestrasil and D Gleason Fournier from Toledo (ECHL) to Grand Rapids (AHL) and RW Willie Coetzee from Grand Rapids to Toledo.

COLLeGe RUTGERS — Announced RB Jawan Jamison will enter the NFL draft.

Wild-card Playoffs Saturday Houston 19, Cincinnati 13 Green Bay 24, Minnesota 10 Today Indianapolis at Baltimore, Noon (CBS) Seattle at Washington, 3:30 p.m. (FOX) Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 12 Baltimore or Indianapolis at Denver, 3:30 p.m. (CBS) Green Bay at San Francisco, 7 p.m. (FOX) Sunday, Jan. 13 Washington or Seattle at Atlanta, Noon (FOX) Houston at New England, 3:30 p.m. (CBS) Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 20 AFC, TBA (CBS) NFC, TBA (FOX) Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 27 At Honolulu AFC vs. NFC, 6 p.m. (NBC) Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3 At New Orleans AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 5 p.m. (CBS)

TExANs 19, bENgALs 13 Cincinnati Houston

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First Quarter Hou–FG S.Graham 48, 7:49. Second Quarter Hou–FG S.Graham 27, 13:07. Cin–Hall 21 interception return (Brown kick), 9:30. Hou–FG S.Graham 22, 2:19. Third Quarter Hou–Foster 1 run (S.Graham kick), 10:31. Cin–FG Brown 34, 7:48. Fourth Quarter Hou–FG S.Graham 24, 14:17. Cin–FG Brown 47, 9:03. A–71,738. First downs Total Net Yards Rushes-yards Passing Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interceptions Ret. Comp-Att-Int Sacked-Yards Lost Punts Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Time of Possession

Cin 12 198 16-80 118 3-12 6-156 1-21 14-30-1 2-9 5-46.6 1-0 5-51 21:11

Hou 24 420 39-158 262 2-14 2-47 1-14 29-38-1 0-0 3-42.0 0-0 7-55 38:49

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING–Cincinnati, Green-Ellis 11-63, Dalton 4-15, Leonard 1-2. Houston, Foster 32-140, Martin 1-16, Schaub 4-1, Tate 2-1. PASSING–Cincinnati, Dalton 14-30-1127. Houston, Schaub 29-38-1-262. RECEIVING–Cincinnati, Green 5-80, M.Jones 3-34, Hawkins 2-15, Gresham 2-7, Green-Ellis 2-(minus 9). Houston, Daniels 9-91, Foster 8-34, Johnson 4-62, Walter 4-26, G.Graham 3-29, Casey 1-20. MISSED FIELD GOALS–None.

PAckERs 24, VIkINgs 10 Minnesota Green Bay

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First Quarter Min–FG Walsh 33, 9:26. GB–Harris 9 run (Crosby kick), :28. Second Quarter GB–FG Crosby 20, 3:25. GB–Kuhn 3 run (Crosby kick), :38. Third Quarter GB–Kuhn 9 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 9:25. Fourth Quarter Min–Jenkins 50 pass from Webb (Walsh kick), 3:39. A–71,548. First downs Total Net Yards Rushes-yards Passing Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Interceptions Ret. Comp-Att-Int Sacked-Yards Lost Punts Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Time of Possession

Min 17 324 29-167 157 3-25 3-73 0-0 11-30-1 3-23 5-49.6 2-2 4-30 27:02

GB 20 326 31-76 250 4-17 2-28 1-0 23-33-0 3-24 8-37.8 0-0 2-10 32:58

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING–Minnesota, Peterson 22-99, Webb 7-68. Green Bay, Harris 17-47, Rodgers 2-12, Grant 7-7, Cobb 2-6, Kuhn 3-4. PASSING–Minnesota, Webb 11-30-1180. Green Bay, Rodgers 23-33-0-274. RECEIVING–Minnesota, Jenkins 3-96, Rudolph 3-42, Simpson 2-21, Wright 2-13, Peterson 1-8. Green Bay, Harris 5-53, G.Jennings 4-61, J.Jones 4-51, Nelson 3-51, Kuhn 2-15, Grant 1-16, Crabtree 1-10, Finley 1-10, Cobb 1-7, Taylor 1-0. MISSED FIELD GOALS–None.

NFL DRAFT Early Entries Keenan Allen, WR, California Stedman Bailey, WR, West Virginia Le’Veon Bell, RB, Michigan State Gio Bernard, RB, North Carolina Knile Davis, RB, Arkansas Mike Edwards, DB, Hawaii Matt Elam, S, Florida Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida Travis Frederick, C, Wisconsin Johnathan Hankins, DT, Ohio State William Gholston, DE, Michigan State Jawan Jamison, RB, Rutgers Stefphon Jefferson, RB, Nevada Jarvis Jones, LB, Georgia Joe Kruger, DE, Utah Marcus Lattimore, RB, South Carolina Corey Lemonier, DE, Auburn Kevin Minter, LB, LSU Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia Justin Pugh, OT, Syracuse Jordan Reed, TE, Florida Eric Reid, S, LSU Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State Da’Rick Rogers, WR, Tennessee Tech Logan Ryan, CB, Rutgers Tharold Simon, CB, LSU Dion Sims, TE, Michigan State Akeem Spence, DT, Illinois Spencer Ware, RB, LSU Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State Brad Wing, P, LSU

Semifinals Friday, Dec. 14 North Dakota State 23, Georgia Southern 20 Saturday, Dec. 15 Sam Houston State 45, Eastern Washington 42 Championship Saturday At FC Dallas Stadium Frisco, Texas North Dakota State 39, Sam Houston State 13

N. DAkoTA sT. 39 sAm housToN sT. 13 Sam Houston St. 0 10 0 3 — 13 N. Dakota St. 3 7 15 14 — 39 First Quarter NDSt–FG Keller 32, 3:49. Second Quarter SamH–FG Antonio 38, 14:18. NDSt–Jensen 20 run (Keller kick), 3:09. SamH–K.Williams 1 pass from Bell (Antonio kick), :33. Third Quarter NDSt–Jensen 1 run (Keller kick), 8:30. NDSt–Ojuri 2 run (Hardie pass from Keller), 2:08. Fourth Quarter SamH–FG Antonio 32, 13:20. NDSt–Jensen 1 run (Keller kick), 10:13. NDSt–Ojuri 11 run (Keller kick), 6:00. A–21,411. First downs Rushes-yards Passing Comp-Att-Int Return Yards Punts-Avg. Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Time of Possession

SamH 23 38-116 275 20-35-4 0 2-45.0 0-0 7-80 29:47

NDSt 22 45-300 141 10-17-0 54 4-42.0 0-0 4-38 30:13

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING–Sam Houston St., Flanders 19-53, Sincere 10-33, Bell 6-26, T.Williams 1-2, Grett 2-2. N. Dakota St., Ojuri 14-92, Crockett 11-82, R.Smith 5-47, Jensen 8-44, Lang 5-37, Grothmann 1-0, Wentz 1-(minus 2). PASSING–Sam Houston St., Bell 19-33-3-255, Grett 1-2-1-20. N. Dakota St., Jensen 9-16-0-115, Crockett 1-1-0-26. RECEIVING–Sam Houston St., Sincere 4-83, Diller 4-46, T.Williams 4-41, Wilkerson 2-39, Flanders 2-35, Nelson 2-9, Young 1-21, K.Williams 1-1. N. Dakota St., Vaadeland 2-34, R.Smith 2-30, Crockett 2-24, Okland 2-17, Vraa 1-31, Gebhart 1-5.

bowL gLANcE Tuesday, Jan. 1 Heart of Dallas Bowl At Dallas Oklahoma State 58, Purdue 14 Gator Bowl At Jacksonville, Fla. Northwestern 34, Mississippi State 20 Capital One Bowl At Orlando, Fla. Georgia 45, Nebraska 31 Outback Bowl At Tampa, Fla. South Carolina 33, Michigan 28 Rose Bowl At Pasadena, Calif. Stanford 20, Wisconsin 14 Orange Bowl At Miami Florida State 31, Northern Illinois 10 Wednesday, Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl At New Orleans Louisville 33, Florida 23 Thursday, Jan. 3 Fiesta Bowl At Glendale, Ariz. Oregon 35, Kansas State 17 Friday, Jan. 4 Cotton Bowl At Arlington, Texas Texas A&M 41, Oklahoma 13 Saturday, Jan. 5 BBVA Compass Bowl At Birmingham, Ala. Mississippi 38, Pittsburgh 17 Today GoDaddy.com Bowl At Mobile, Ala. Kent State (11-2) vs. Arkansas State (9-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Monday BCS National Championship At Miami Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Alabama (12-1), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 19 RAYCOM College Football All-Star Classic At Montgomery, Ala. Stars vs. Stripes, 2 p.m. (CBSSN) East-West Shrine Classic At St. Petersburg, Fla. East vs. West, 3 p.m. (NFLN) Saturday, Jan. 26 Senior Bowl At Mobile, Ala. North vs. South, 3 p.m. (NFLN) BBVA Compass Bowl

mIssIssIPPI 38, PITTsbuRgh 17 Pittsburgh Mississippi

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First Quarter Miss–Logan 14 pass from Wallace (Rose kick), 10:16. Miss–Mackey 27 pass from Wallace (Rose kick), 5:22. Second Quarter Pitt–Street 10 pass from Sunseri (Harper kick), 7:13. Miss–Sanders 18 pass from Wallace (Rose kick), 6:02. Pitt–FG Harper 47, 1:56. Miss–FG Rose 31, :00. Third Quarter Miss–Brunetti 1 run (Rose kick), :21. Fourth Quarter Miss–Mathers 62 run (Rose kick), 8:48. Pitt–Shanahan 16 pass from Sunseri (Harper kick), 2:23. A–59,135. First downs Rushes-yards Passing Comp-Att-Int Return Yards Punts-Avg. Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Time of Possession

Pitt 17 36-81 185 16-32-1 12 6-48.3 1-1 3-26 28:36

Miss 23 49-224 163 24-37-2 54 3-39.7 3-0 8-66 31:24

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING–Pittsburgh, Shell 25-79, Crockett 5-18, Sunseri 6-(minus 16). Mississippi, Mathers 6-96, Walton 10-56, Mackey 8-36, Wallace 8-27, Brunetti 7-22, Je.Scott 6-18, Neat 1-(minus 5), Team 3-(minus 26). PASSING–Pittsburgh, Sunseri 16-321-185. Mississippi, Wallace 22-32-2-151, Brunetti 2-4-0-12, Team 0-1-0-0. RECEIVING–Pittsburgh, Street 7-83, Shanahan 4-57, Crockett 2-24, Tinker 1-14, Jones 1-4, Holtz 1-3. Mississippi, Logan 6-36, Moncrief 6-31, Sanders 5-39, Je.Scott 3-2, Neat 2-13, Mackey 1-27, Allen 1-15.


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INSIDE TODAY BUSINESS 2 BUSINESS Travel Show Jan. 13. Page D2 • Susong promoted to VP. Page D2 • Chamber calendar. Page D2

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Clock starts ticking for financial aid

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More than 17 million college students started applying Jan. 1 for financial aid available for the next academic year. Access to most of the $236 billion in financial aid requires preparing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid application, which asks more than 130 asset, income and dependency questions. Financial aid, available to nearly all students regardless of income, can significantly reduce students’ out-of-pocket college costs. According to Student Aid Financial Services Inc., in the 2011-12 academic year, undergraduate students on average received $13,218 in aid, including free grants; low-cost, federal education loans; and work-study opportunities. Students, who receive education support from military aid programs, also may increase their aid award by submitting a FAFSA. The free U.S. Department of Education FAFSA website is www.fafsa. ed.gov. Preparing a FAFSA pays off in another significant way for firsttime college students. A 2011 study published by the Journal of Student Financial Aid showed first-year students who submit a FAFSA are 72 percent more likely to continue in college than students who do not file the aid application. Preparing a FAFSA is even more significant for lower-income students who are eligible for free Pell Grants. They are 122 percent more likely to remain in college compared to students who do not submit a FAFSA. Accuracy is essential. Mistakes often can significantly reduce a student’s financial aid award. Timing also is important. Most aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Many states and colleges have specific financial aid deadlines. A free hands-on workshop to complete the federal financial aid form online using college computers will be from 5-8 p.m. Feb. 21 at McHenry County College in Room A123. Appointments are required. Staff members from the Office of Financial Aid and Veteran Services at MCC will help students and/or parents complete the online form for the 2013-14 FAFSA. Call 815-455-8761 beginning Feb. 1 to schedule an appointment. Elgin-based College Funding Team holds free workshops to explain students’ options for applying for financial aid and tips for maximizing an aid award. All workshops begin at 7 p.m., and students and their parents are encouraged to attend: • Feb.7 at the Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock. • Feb. 28 at the Huntley Park District, 12015 Mill Street, Huntley. • March 7 at the Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock. For more information, call 800713-2151 or visit www.collegefundingteam.com. Other resources include Student Financial Aid Services, which has assisted more than a million families prepare and file the FAFSA via the phone and Internet. The organization offers FAFSA preparation online for $79.99 and telephone preparation for $99.99. call toll-free 1-877-323-7224 or visit www.fafsa.com. Professional FAFSA preparation can save time. Students new to the FAFSA spend about 78 minutes to complete a FAFSA alone, according to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Repeat FAFSA applicants shave only 11 minutes off that time. In comparison, Student Financial Aid Services walks a student (or parent) through FAFSA preparation in about 20 minutes by telephone.

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Sam Conners, program director and co-owner of Corkscrew Gymnastics & Sports Academy, works with Jenelly Rios, 8, Lexi Belyaev, 6, and Riley Ten Bruin, 5, all of McHenry, on the uneven bars during a beginner’s gymnastics class.

Fun and fitness

Corkscrew Gymnastics equipped for recreation Corkscrew Gymnastics & Sports Academy

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editorial@nwherald.com McHENRY – Eleven-year-old Gabby McMillan bounded off the gym floor at her mother’s call, then paused to catch her breath as she pondered a question. “I like how the people teach you how to do stuff that you don’t know how to do yet, and there’s a lot of fun activities, like dodgeball,” said the Wonder Lake girl, still breathing hard after running around the gym at Corkscrew Gymnastics & Sports Academy with two of her three siblings. The new business is located at 2309 N. Ringwood Road, Suite Q, McHenry. It is a dream come true for Karina Pauly, her husband, Rich Pauly, and their business partner, Sam Conners, aka Coach Sam, aka program director. Along with the Paulys and Conners, the gym employs trainer Alexis Madura. Corkscrew Gymnastics opened Dec. 3, about a year and a half after the Paulys and Conners shared chilled treats and conversation. “We were out for an ice cream cone one day and Rich said ‘Hey, would you like to open a gym?’” said Conners, who is USA Gymnasticscertified and at that time had been coaching the Paulys’ daughter, Ava, for about four years. The gym at which Ava had been learning had closed. So the three decided to give the business a shot, melding Conners’ gymnastics expertise with Rich Pauly’s business acumen and Karina Pauly’s desire to provide a venue appealing to parents. Karina Pauly, also a dental hygienist, manages the sports academy office. Rich Pauly, who works in project management at an area firm, composed the trio’s winning business plan. Used to obtain a small business

Location: 2309 N. Ringwood Road, Suite Q, McHenry Office hours: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Information, class schedules: 815345-5400; www.corkscrewgymnastics.com

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Sam Conners and Karina Pauly, co-owners of Corkscrew Gymnastics & Sports Academy in McHenry. loan, the plan benefited from free resources available at the Shah Center for Corporate Training in McHenry, Karina Pauly noted. “They helped guide us as to what we needed to add to the business plan, what we needed to take out. They also helped us find bankers to approach,” she said. Conners said the partners’ biggest investment to date has been in equipment. Visitors at Corkscrew Gymnastics will find a 42-by-42-foot competitive gymnastics floor, Spieth Anderson uneven bars, a competition beam, mats, a 30-foot-long tumble track (like a rectangular trampoline), a pommel horse and more. They even have an object that

looks like a cushioned, three-dimensional, open-mouthed Pac Man symbol, which Conners referred to as a back handspring machine. Corkscrew offers lessons for all skill levels and ages, from 16 months to adult. Ten-week sessions range from $115 to $150, and new enrollees can join mid-session at a pro-rated fee. Also offered are twice weekly twohour, supervised open gym times. Visitors pay $5 for one hour or $10 for two. Dodgeball is offered at 5 p.m. Saturdays. The fee is $10 for a twohour session. Birthday party packages and private lessons also are available. Conners said that for now, the partners are focusing on recreational rather than competitive gymnastics. “Everyone’s out to build that next Olympian,” Conners said. “That’d be great, but we’re more into physical fitness, getting back into health … something besides video games.” After becoming established, they hope to expand and build competitive programming. Meanwhile, it’s purely about fun and fitness. “I’m learning how to do a cartwheel,” said 11-year-old McMillan, and she headed back toward the mats.

WOODSTOCK – The popular monthly Dynamic Living Series resumes at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Northwest Healthcare Center, 800 E. South St. in Woodstock with “Five Tips for Healthy Eating and Weight Loss for the New Year.” “This time of year many of us make resolutions to try to drop a few pounds and adopt a healthier lifestyle,” said Clinic Director Dr. James Kearns. “Our staff will help answer your concerns and questions in order to create a new you.” Chiropractor Dr. Luke Smith will be discussing the revolutionary “Wheat Belly” diet, which turns the USDA Food Pyramid Guidelines upside down. “If you’ve been on diet after diet over the years with little or no success, learn what cutting-edge science is finding out about how what you eat affects your physiology in ways that sabotage all your hard work and best intentions,” Smith said. Dr. Kearns will separate myth from fact as they relate to how diet and exercise change the metabolism. Staff reflexologist Emilee Bozic will demonstrate referral points on the soles of the feet to increase over all well being and complement a diet and exercise regime. The program is free and open to the public. Pre-register by calling 815 337-7109, or visit www.nwhealthcarecenter.com.

2013 Tax Law Changes at chamber Lunch N’ Learn McHENRY – The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a Bring Your Lunch N’ Learn on “2013 Tax Law Changes “ from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the chamber office, 1257 N. Green St. Speaker Joe Gleba, CPA at Porte Brown LLC, will discuss how tax law changes will impact you this year. The event is free and registration is required. Call 815-3854300 or register online at www. mchenrychamber.com.

volunteers sought for Royal Bunco Bash McHENRY – Adult & Child Therapy Services, Court Appointed Special Advocates and the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association will host their annual Royal Bunco Bash fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at The Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 W. Bull Valley Road, McHenry. The event will include Bunco, refreshments, wine and raffles. Cost is $30 per person. Volunteers are being sought to sell raffle tickets and serving refreshments to the 400 women expected to be in attendance. To volunteer, email Shannon Thennes at sthennes@ adultchildtherapy.org. For more information about the event, visit royalbuncobash. com.

Chamber hosts luncheon Jan. 17 at Papa Saverio’s RICHMOND – The Richmond/ Spring Grove Chamber Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 17 at Papa Saverio’s Pizzeria, 5600 Kenosha St., Richmond. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. RSVP at info@rsgchamber. com or call 815-678-7742.

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Properly reporting charitable contributions

Being a self-proclaimed “Tax Geek” is a bit like being a 3-year-old: I don’t just follow the law, I have to ask, “Why?” That has certainly come in handy when digesting and understanding the myriad of regulations enforced by our friends at the IRS. And just to be clear, your beef should not be solely directed at the IRS. Congress makes up the laws, the IRS is the agency charged with implementation and enforcement. So back to the “Why?” Often IRS rules seem silly or punitive or both. But not if you take Nancy’s Toddler Approach to Tax Law and ask, “Why?” For example, a few months ago, this newspaper published a Letter to the Editor that caught my eye. It was written by an esteemed colleague and fellow CPA. She had learned of a recent court case that disallowed a tax deduction for a charitable contribution because the donor did not have a “contemporaneous written acknowledgement,”

or CWA. To most of us, that is called “a thank you letter.” My colleague wanted to give our community a heads-up: For every contribution you make, you must have a written acknowledgement from that charitable organization. In fact, for contributions of $250 or more, your canceled check will not suffice – you must have a CWA in order to claim the deduction. At first glance, you may be perplexed by this requirement but when you understand its purpose, it makes perfect sense. In 2006, Congress passed the Pension and Protection Act of 2006. Sweeping reforms were made with respect to tax-exempt organizations in an attempt to curb abuses by taxpayers. There are recordkeeping and substantiation rules imposed on donors of charitable contributions and disclosure rules imposed on charities that receive certain quid pro quo contributions:

NONPROFITS Nancy Gonsiorek • A donor must have a bank record or written communication from a charity for any monetary contribution before the donor can claim a charitable contribution on his/her federal income tax return. • A donor is responsible for obtaining a contemporaneous written acknowledgment (CWA) from a charity for any single contribution of $250 or more before the donor can claim a charitable contribution on his/her federal income tax return. • A charitable organization is required to provide a written disclosure to a donor who receives goods or services in exchange for a single payment in excess of $75. • A donee organization must state in the CWA whether goods or ser-

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Home State promotes Susong to assistant VP

Better to be safe than sorry Dear Dave,

My wife and I are 70, and we have $950,000 in annuities in the market, plus $68,000 in our emergency fund. The only debt we have is our mortgage. I’m considering converting our stocks to a money market account to lower the risk. What do you think?

– Howard

Dear Howard,

There are two sides to this. One is the asset allocation method, where as you grow older you move away from equities like mutual funds toward safer, more conservative investments like money markets, bonds and certificates of deposit. This is standard financial planning theory. I disagree with that theory, and here’s why. Statistics show that if you make it to 72 years of age and are in good health, you have a high probability of living into your 90s. If you’re making around 1 percent on your money market and inflation is 4 to 5 percent, then your money isn’t going to be worth a lot. You need to outpace inflation, at least with your investments, in order to break even. You might move some cash over to money markets and CDs for your own peace of mind, but I’d also recommend growth and income mutual funds along with some balanced funds. You want the entire group to be hitting the 4 to 5 percent range over the next several years, so you can at least keep up with the rising costs of gas and bread. In my mind, you’re avoiding one type of risk by moving everything to money markets, but you’re taking on a different kind of risk – the chance you’ll get tackled from behind by inflation. My advice is to balance things out so you can sleep better at night, but at a pace where you and your money stay ahead of the curve!

CRYSTAL LAKE – Steven L. Slack, president and CEO of Home State Bank, announced the promotion of Diane Susong to assistant vice president/ Senior Class executive director. Susong is responsible for the planning, delivery Susong and success of all elements of the Senior Class Club at Home State. The Senior Class Club is an organization (members aged 55 and better) which has many privileges and benefits ranging from a free monthly movie hosted at the Raue Center in Crystal Lake to toured vacations in different countries around the world. Susong has been an employee of Home State Bank for nearly 23 years and has been an active director of the Senior Class Club at the bank for more than 16 years.

vices have been given or received in exchange for said contribution. You can see that the IRS has placed responsibility on both the donor and the donee organization to properly report charitable contributions. Seems crazy? Not really. I call this the “Golf-Outing Rule.” The federal government loses millions every year from improperly prepared tax returns. One area of concern is the deduction allowed for a charitable contribution as it pertains to fundraising events. This is your golf outing, dinner dance, silent-auction purchase, or any other creative avenue of fundraising activity conducted by an exempt organization. These are quid pro quo contributions: part purchase, part contribution. Many taxpayers want to claim a deduction for the total ticket price for the event; however, the allowable deduction is the difference between the consideration given

She currently is the chairwoman of the Heritage Clubs International Advisory Board. HCI is a targeted marketing solution for community banks interested in building new relationships, solidifying existing relationships, and building core deposits, the cornerstone on which banks are funded. International travel is a key component of the club’s offerings. In addition to managing the Senior Class Club, Susong has been instrumental in the bank’s marketing functions including event planning. She also has been active with Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County for many years.

Family Alliance receives CARF accreditation WOODSTOCK – Family Alliance Inc. has received a three-year Commission Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities certification for the following programs: Case

and the value of goods and services received. Plain and simple, the purchase (i.e. round of golf, dinner, et. al.) is not an allowable deduction. So now it all makes sense. You may call it crazy, but I call it genius – the federal government has essentially “deputized” tax-exempt organizations and tax preparers as enforcers of the Golf-Outing Rule. Whether you are an individual, organization, or a tax return preparer, take notice: You will probably be affected by the 3 G’s of Charitable Contributions – Golf, Giving and Gratitude. • Nancy Gonsiorek is a Certified Public Accountant providing audit, tax and consulting services to nonprofit organizations. Her firm, Nancy L. Gonsiorek, CPA, LLC is based in Crystal Lake. She can be reached at 815-455-9462 or via email at NancyGonsiorek@ comcast.net.

Management/Services Coordination, Day Treatment, Outpatient Treatment, Adult Day Services, and Dementia Care Specialty Program. CARF is an independent organization that accredits several types of specialized services. The CARF evaluation process required Family Alliance to demonstrate high quality, measurability, and accountability in programs, business practices, and services. Family Alliance is a nonprofit organization founded 30 years ago as a program enabling mature adults to remain at home and active in their community. Programs include: R.E.A.C.H. and dementia day programs with door-to-door transportation, recovery/mental health services, counseling and community support. For more information about Family Alliance Inc. and its programs, call 815-338-3590, or visit www. FamilyAllianceInc.org.

Cary Travel Express hosts Travel Show Jan. 13 CRYSTAL LAKE – Cary Travel Express will host the 15th annual McHenry County Cruise, Tour and Honeymoon Travel Show from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 13. at the Holiday Inn, 800 S. Route 31, Crystal Lake. Admission is free and there will be one-day “show specials” for attendees. Free travel seminars will include information about river cruising, Alaska and cruising, Africa exotics, Australia, and Hawaii. A drawing grand prize will be a three-night getaway for two to Iberostar Cancun with roundtrip air from Funjet. Cary Travel Express, 9 Jandus Road, Cary, has been recognized the past three years as “Best of the Fox” travel agency. For more information, call 847639-3300, or visit www.carytravelexpress.com.

– Dave

Dear Dave,

My wife just had our first child. As a result, we now have $2,500 in medical bills not covered by insurance. We’ve got $7,000 in our emergency fund, and I make about $25,000 a year. Should we dip into our savings for this or set up a payment plan with the hospital?

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Cary Travel Express will host its annual Travel Show Jan. 13 at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake. Cary Travel Express staff includes (from left) Neelie Kruse (owner), Diego (office mascot), Margaret Skoulund, Diane Rowe, Dana Prichard, Maureen Brommel, Ursula Mata, Gail Timmer, Mary Jo Babiarz, Carolyn Cuttle, and Kathy Kadlec. Not pictured: Judi Connolly and Shobha Mirchandani.

– Matthew

Dear Matthew,

Congratulations on your new baby! I know this is going to make the new year extra-special for you. If I were in your situation, I’d write a check today and knock out that hospital bill. This definitely falls under the heading of “emergency” in my mind, so pay the bill and jump back into rebuilding your emergency fund. You’ve done a good job of saving on $25,000 a year, but let’s look around and see what you can do about making more money, too. Additional classroom education or extra training in your field could increase your income pretty quickly. Your emergency fund probably needs to be a little bit bigger as well, and it’ll be a lot easier to make this happen if you’re bringing in more cash. I’m sure you’re a hard-working guy, but the truth is it’s going to be pretty tough for even a small family to make it on what you’re bringing home now. Life happens, and the unexpected can become a common occurrence when there’s a little one loose in the house!

– Dave

• Dave Ramsey is America’s trusted voice on money and business. He’s authored four New York Times best-selling books: “Financial Peace,” “More Than Enough,” “The Total Money Makeover” and “EntreLeadership.” The Dave Ramsey Show is heard by more than 5 million listeners each week on more than 500 radio stations. Follow Dave on Twitter at @DaveRamsey and on the web at daveramsey.com.

8CALENDAR Monday, Jan. 7

• 7 to 8 p.m.: McHenry chamber SOHO meeting, Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois, 2006 N. Richmond Road, McHenry. Call 815-385-4300 or www.mchenrychamber.com.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

• 7 a.m.: LeTip of Algonquin/Lake in the Hills, Colonial Café, 2555 W. Bunker Hill Road, Algonquin. Information: Mark Sessa, 847-409-6383; www.letip.com. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815455-3000. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Network, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

• 7 to 8:30 a.m.: Woodstock LeTip, Vaughan’s Restaurant, 790 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock. Information: Richard Toepper, 815338-9900. • 7 a.m.: McHenry County LeTip, Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake. Information: Donna Nilsson, 815-206-5600; dnilsson@amfam.com. • 8 a.m.: Cary Grove Referral Network, Cary Bank & Trust, 60 E. Main St., Cary. Information: Shirley Rochford, 847-341-4104. • 8 a.m.: Lighthouse Business Networking, St. Barnabas Lutheran Church, 8901 Cary-Algonquin Road, Cary. Information: Richard Sansone, 847-516-0433; Steve Randahl, 847-769-6285. • Noon to 1 p.m.: McHenry chamber “Tax Law Changes” at Bring Your Lunch N’ Learn, chamber office, 1257 N. Green St., McHenry. Free.

Thursday, Jan. 10

• 7 a.m.: LeTip of Algonquin/Lake in the Hills, Colonial Café, 2555 W.

Bunker Hill Road, Algonquin. Information: Mark Sessa, 847-409-6383; www.letip.com. • 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.: The Business Connection - McHenry meets at the Brunch Café in McHenry. Speaker will be Norm Roth with Roth Sales Enhancers, who will discuss “How to Maximize Using LinkedIn.” Guests must register by calling Don Reinboldt 815-2191078. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Information: Kevin Bruning, 815455-3000. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Business 2 Business Network, Benedict’s La Strata, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Information: Mike Daniele, 815-356-2126. • 7:45 a.m.: Power Partners of

Cary Grove meets at Century 21/ Sketchbook 20 Northwest Hwy., Cary. Call Ryan Fain of The Mailroom, 815-353-8600. • 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Cary Grove chamber Network Scramble, D’Andrea Banquets & Conference Center, 4419 Northwest Hwy., Crystal Lake; $35 includes lunch and networking with businesses throughout McHenry County. Reservation forms available at www.carygrovechamber. com.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

• 7 a.m.: LeTip of Algonquiin/ Lake in the Hills, Colonial Café, 2555 W. Bunker Hill Road, Algonquin. Information: Mark Sessa, 847-409-6383; www.letip.com. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake Business Network, Algonquin Bank & Trust, 4049 West Algonquin Road, Algonquin. Information: Laura Sinnaeve, 847-204-4899. • 7:30 a.m.: Crystal Lake chamber’s Referral Exchange Network, Exemplar Financial Network, 413 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake.


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Auto comeback Chevrolet Sonic tells story of GM’s revival The Associated Press

DETROIT – When the word reached the Orion Assembly Plant, it spread along the serpentine assembly line like news of a death or natural disaster: General Motors, the biggest automaker in the world, had filed for bankruptcy protection. On that grim day in 2009, Chevrolet and Pontiac sedans kept rolling down the line. And 1,700 worried workers stayed at their stations even as GM announced it would close the plant in a desperate bid to survive. “The unknown was the scariest part,” recalled Gerald Lang, who had worked at Orion for two years installing dashboards and doors. “We really had no clue what was going to happen.” There was something else that the workers didn’t know: They were witnessing the opening act of one of the greatest recovery stories in American business. Nearly four years later, Chevrolets are still moving down the assembly line under the plant’s 82-acre roof. Lang and his co-workers now build the Sonic, the best-selling subcompact car in the nation. It’s a vehicle no one thought could be made profitably in the U.S., by a company that few people thought would last. But GM has not only survived, it has earned $16 billion in profits in the past three years. And the industry is on track to make this year its best year since 2007. Detroit’s improbable comeback is the work of many: President George W. Bush, who authorized the first bailout loans; President Barack Obama, who made more loans; workers who took lower wages and focused more on quality to compete with foreign rivals; and executives and designers who developed better cars amid the financial maelstrom happening around them. To be sure, there were victims: shareholders, auto-parts makers and other suppliers who went out of business, as well as taxpayers who will never get all their money back. But there is no denying

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A drive train assembly moves in to be mated with a Chevrolet Sonic at the Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich.

that American carmakers have made a remarkable recovery. Nearly 790,000 people now have jobs building cars, trucks and parts, up 27 percent from the dark days of 2009. The story of the Sonic shows how the industry, along with a community in a downtrodden state, got there. The collapse of the industry in 2008 that nearly put GM and Chrysler out of business and cost Ford billions of dollars came from a perfect storm that included the Great Recession, expensive gasoline and the financial meltdown that dried up funding for car loans. But the automakers’ problems were years in the making. They had business models that couldn’t generate enough cash to cover expenses. They had too many factories making too many cars and trucks. They sold too many vehicles at discounts or even steep losses just to move them out of showrooms to make room for more. And their workers earned more in wages and benefits than Japanese competitors. Even when autoworkers were laid off, companies couldn’t get them off their books. Union-mandated “jobs banks” forced automakers to keep paying workers whose plants had been shut down. They got paid to sit in rooms and do crossword puzzles. Years of losses caused the three U.S. automakers to

rack up $200 billion in debt, about half the liabilities that are now strangling Greece. GM alone lost $82 billion in the four years before bankruptcy. All three companies had to pay escalating health care costs for workers and a staggering half-million retirees — a number about equal to the population of Portland, Ore. At GM, medical costs for workers and retirees added $1,500 to the price of a car. An increasingly bad situation turned worse during the 2001 recession, which was followed by rising gas prices that lasted for most of the decade. Then came the 2008 financial meltdown. As GM and Chrysler careened toward bankruptcy, President Bush stepped in, loaning $17.4 billion to GM and Chrysler just before he left office. But auto sales remained in a free fall, plummeting to a 30-year low of 10.4 million by the end of 2009. At the Orion plant, the recession had slowed sales of the midsized Pontiac G6 and Chevrolet Malibu cars that were made there. In February 2009, the company eliminated a shift and laid off 400 workers. The outlook darkened even more when GM announced it would dump the Pontiac brand. Since the G6 made up half of Orion’s production, workers feared the plant was doomed. It didn’t take long for issues inside the plant to ripple outside to the surrounding concrete industrial parks. Dozens of auto-parts companies laid off workers. At Casey’s Chicken, a barbecue joint in a nearby strip mall, a healthy side business catering GM birthday and retirement parties dried up. About that time, Orion Township’s chief executive, Matt Gibb, got a call from Ed Montgomery, President Obama’s auto-recovery czar, telling him the plant was on a secret list of GM factories to be closed. The factory was the township’s largest employer and taxpayer. About a third of its 35,000 residents work for GM, Chrysler or parts suppliers. As Gibb watched the local economy unravel, he was haunted by a documentary

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Tammy Ballard works on a Chevrolet Sonic at the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. Nearly four years after GM filed for bankruptcy protection, the automaker is building the Sonic, the best-selling subcompact car in the nation. he had seen about Janesville, Wis., where another GM plant had closed, leaving behind empty industrial parks and ball fields overgrown with weeds. “I don’t want to be Janesville,” he told friends. GM, meanwhile, was drowning, even with emergency loans from the government. On June 1, 2009, it became the largest American industrial company ever to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It had just $2 billion in cash and $172.8 billion in liabilities. The bankruptcy wiped out GM’s debts, allowed it to shed 21,000 jobs, dump 2,600 dealers and close factories, including Orion. “It was like somebody just took the heart out of you,” recalled Mike Dunn, the chief United Auto Workers union bargainer at Orion. “You didn’t really know if you would have a future.” As lawyers for GM and its creditors fought in court over scraps of the company, Orion’s second chance emerged. In exchange for its $50 billion bailout, the government got a 60 percent stake in the company and GM agreed to build a tiny car known as the Sonic at one of the U.S. plants it was closing. Smallcar production had long been relegated to other countries where wages weren’t as high. But GM couldn’t take government money and build a small car overseas. For folks in Orion like Dunn and Pat Sweeney, the lo-

cal union president, the mission was clear: Get the Sonic. First, they met with Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and other state officials, who promised GM a $779 million, 20-year tax credit. Gibb spent all spring organizing petition drives and thinking of ways to cut the plant’s costs. So when an army of GM lawyers and tax experts showed up at his office, he was ready with a generous package of tax incentives. The township also promised a new $4.5 million water-storage tower and pledged to buy water at off-peak hours so GM could get lower rates. The tax abatement cost the township and its schools about $780,000 per year, but Gibb said it was worth it to save the plant’s roughly 3,600 jobs. If the plant closed, he estimated that half of the area’s commercial properties would be vacant within two years. Plus, the township was competing with Janesville and Spring Hill, Tenn., which had a newer factory than Orion. At the end of June, GM made up its mind: The Orion factory would get the small car. But there was a catch. The plant had to shut down for more than a year to be revamped — a closure that would further threaten businesses in a fragile economy. Dunn watched as workers removed the plant’s equipment, knowing GM could pull out of the deal at any time. “You could see from one end to the other,” he said.

“There was nothing in there but cement and pillars.” Early in 2010, Americans began returning to car dealerships as the economy improved. Sales were nowhere near pre-recession levels, but they were enough for GM to celebrate its first quarterly profit in three years. As a dreadful winter ended, GM delivered on its promise to invest at Orion. Crates of robot arms, carts and conveyor parts arrived, filling the vast open space that had frightened Dunn just a few months earlier. By midyear, Lang, the assembly line worker, got an offer from GM to move 160 miles away to Lordstown, Ohio, to work on the Chevrolet Cruze. By then, it was clear Orion would reopen to build the Sonic, and there were hopes of getting another car, the compact Buick Verano. Lang and his wife had saved some money and decided to stay in Michigan, foregoing GM pay and benefits until he was called back to work at his home plant. By summer of 2011, he was back on the job testing the assembly line. “Pack your lunchbox and head off to work. That’s a great feeling,” he said. Gradually, all the older workers who wanted to return to the plant were hired back at the same pay as when they left. New workers were added at the lower wage, adding up to 1,800 on two shifts. The first Sonic, a white hatchback, rolled out of the Orion factory in August 2011.

Why car sales are strong in the U.S. The Associated Press

DETROIT – It’s not quite boom times for the U.S. auto industry. But it’s getting there. Sales of new cars and trucks rose 13 percent to 14.5 million in 2012. And if they climb much beyond that, they’ll be closing in on a high set in 2005. Cheap loans, a host of new cars and greater confidence in the economy are drawing buyers into showrooms. Plus, Americans who hung on to aging cars during the recession are ready to trade them in. Here are the highlights and lowlights of 2012, and what’s coming from the industry in 2013:

WINNERS

Volkswagen saw a 35-percent jump in sales in 2012, one of the biggest increases in the industry. The new Passat midsize car was the driver, with sales up 413 percent over 2011. Chrysler’s sales jumped 21 percent thanks to strong sales of the Dodge Caravan minivan and the Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV.

LOSERS

Both General Motors and Ford gained sales in 2011 when the earthquake hurt their Japanese competitors. But the Japanese snatched those sales back in 2012, and GM and Ford lagged behind the industry. GM saw a 4 percent sales increase for the year, hurt by weak truck and Cadillac sales. Ford’s sales were up 5 percent after new versions of some of its biggest sellers — the Ford Escape SUV and Fusion sedan — had to be recalled for safety problems. But they still had plenty of bright spots. Car and

SUV sales were solid. New models like the Ford C-Max hybrid and the Buick Verano small car were well received.

WELCOME BACK, JAPAN

Those who wrote off Japanese carmakers after Toyota’s recalls in 2010 and earthquakerelated car shortages in 2011 were wrong. Japanese companies, who struggled after the earthquake, got their U.S. supplies back to normal in the first few months of 2012 and never looked back. Toyota’s U.S. sales rose 28 percent and the Camry sedan had its best year since 2008. Honda’s sales rose 24 percent, while Subaru was up 26 percent.

HOT CARS

The Chevrolet Sonic, GM’s first really competitive small car, quickly became the bestselling subcompact in the U.S. last year. Sales hit 81,247. Sales of the Volkswagen Beetle surged 400 percent to 28,654 after a more aggressive, masculine design hit showrooms. The latest version of the Honda CR-V, a favorite family hauler, set an annual sales record of 281,652. The Toyota Prius jumped 73 percent to 236,659 thanks to new wagon, subcompact and plug-in versions.

SLOW STARTERS

The new Dodge Dart, a compact that was rolled out with much fanfare last summer, didn’t start gaining momentum until the end of the year. December sales were 6,105, or more than double those in August, but still just a fraction of competitors like the Chevrolet Cruze. Sales of the new Chevrolet Malibu were up just 3 percent in 2012. The new Nissan Altima, which has a more dramatic design and a host of

advanced features like a lane departure warning system, has struggled in a crowded market. Altima sales were flat or down for three of the last four months of 2012.

THINKING SMALL

Small cars were big sellers as gas reached $3.60 per gallon, which AAA said was the most expensive annual average on record. The Ford Focus compact jumped more than 40 percent and outsold Ford’s midsize Fusion. Honda Civic AP file sales jumped 44 percent and nearly outsold the Accord. A lift brings a Volkswagen Beetle from a tower at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany. Beetle sales surged 400 percent last year. Sales of the Fiat 500 mini car more than doubled.

PICKUPS PICK UP

After four years of lackluster sales, big pickups started to gain traction late in the year. Home construction began to recover. That directly affects pickup sales because builders feel more confident and replace old trucks. Those trucks needed replacing; the average U.S. pickup is more than 11 years old. Sales of Ford’s F-Series rose 10 percent for the year. Chrysler Ram sales rose 20 percent, and the Toyota Tundra was up 23 percent. Jesse Toprak, vice president of industry trends for the TrueCar.com auto pricing site, said businesses buy trucks when they see new ones on the road.

POWER OUTAGE

Electric cars continued to struggle because of high price tags and worries about a lack of places to charge up batteries. GM cut production of the Chevrolet Volt in the spring and later began offering big discounts to juice sales. The Volt ended 2012 with total sales of 23,461, which was triple its sales in 2011.

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HEAD START

TEACHER - Requires Bachelors in ECE, P/T, AM. TEACHER ASSISTANT - Requires high school diploma, P/T, AM & PM. BUS AIDE - Harvard area. All positions bilingual preferred. Apply at: 100 N. Benton St, Woodstock.

Sales

MOTORCYCLE SALES

Seasonal Position. Full / Part time. Weekends a must! Bilingual a plus. Call Jeff or Charlie to set up appointment. Woodstock Harley-Davidson 815-337-3511

HVAC Subcontractor Needed Please call 815-790-7886

Personal Assistant Part-Time

Full-time receptionist needed for busy law office in Woodstock. Must be fluent in Spanish / English. Please contact Marci at: 815-338-3838

★ RN / LPN ★

All shifts. Pediatric exp. Wknds. McHenry & Kane Co. 815-356-8400

Semi Driver/Mechanic

needed for Nursery and Contractor in Wonder Lake, IL. Knowledge about CAT and John Deere equipment a plus. Fax resume to Kevin at: 815-578-8993 or email: kkruse@nrbland.com

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / BOOKKEEPER Part Time Must know QuickBooks. Real estate property management knowledge is required. Good people skills. Fax resume: 815-759-8992

CAREGIVERS

The Village of Huntley has a full-time opening for Chief Water Operator. Apply at: www.huntley.il.us

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Traveling required. Mechanical ability. Call 815-923-2534

Sun-Thurs, 8:00pm – 10:00pm. Sat & Sun, 8am – 10am. Woodstock Area 815-338-6254

DOVENMUEHLE MORTGAGE, INC.

JJOB OB O BF FAIRS A IR S

REPAIR TECHNICIAN Industrial Ladder Maintenance Repair

Remember: Skills can be learned, but your passion is a part of who you are. The reality is you can do whatever you want to do and set your mind to do. The old adage, “Do what you love, the money will follow” is actually very good advice. It may take

Experienced & Loving Caregivers Serving McHenry County Hourly & Live-In Assignments Visiting Angels of Crystal Lake VA175.ersp.biz/employment 815-479-0312

McHenry. 13 yrs experience. 6 wks to school age. License Pending, Special needs experience. Reasonable rates. 815-307-6326

The Village of Huntley has an opening for a Part-time Custodian. Apply at: www.huntley.il.us

MORTGAGE LOAN PROFESSIONAL

Tired of Your Loan Files Taking Too Long to Close?

Castle Bank, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, is seeking an experienced Mortgage Loan Originator to join our team and be responsible for loan generation in our Huntley and Lake in the Hills branch market areas. The Mortgage Loan Originator will initiate and develop relationships with branch customers, realtors, and industry related representatives to identify and close loan opportunities. At Castle Bank, we are guided by one driving principle throughout our company: provide our customers with quality products and pricing while delivering a world class service experience. To deliver on that promise, we offer local processing and sales support to ensure the process is smooth and runs on time. We have the size, operational support, broad line of products/services and excellent pricing you need to succeed, yet nimble enough to manage your pipeline in a timely manner. Our loan originators have excellent reputations as a result. If you are an industry professional, with a passion for the community in which you serve and possess a strong background in mortgage origination including thorough knowledge base, this may be the opportunity for you. Our benefit and salary package is designed to give you a solid foundation for financial protection for you are your family. For consideration, please visit our website at www.castlebank.com and select Careers to apply on-line.

West Highland Terrier

Affirmative Action/ EEO Employer

Spacious 2BR, 2BA, D/W, W/D, C/A. Approx 1000 sq ft. starting @ $875/mo. 847-526-9228

PLEASE CALL: 815-790-3370

WOMEN'S GLASSES - LOST Pair of women's glasses lost either by the Public House in Woodstock Square or by Party City or Bed Bath and Beyond on Shoppers Drive in Johnsburg. Clear plastic prescription lenses with gold temples. $50 reward. Call Paula at 224-500-6674

PRAYER

TO THE HOLY SPIRIT Holy Spirit you who help me see everything and you who show me the way to reach my goal & my ideal, you who give me the Divine gift to forgive and forget the wrong that is done to me. You who know my innermost thoughts and desires. I thank you for everything and confirm that I never want to be separated from you, no matter how great my material desires may be. Thank you for your love for me and my loved ones in your perpetual glory. Amen

100% Satisfaction Guar! POLISH LADY will clean your home/office. FREE ESTIMATES! Great Ref. 224-858-4515

Become a State Licensed REAL ESTATE HOME INSPECTOR Learn how at our FREE Open House 1pm Sat. Jan. 26th 700 N. Lake St, Mundelein, IL. 847-322-9467 www.LearnInspections.com State Licensing Class Begins 2/22

Repaired and Re-Stretched 815-219-2823

Cleaning Lady

Reasonable Rates 815-861-3850 Experienced, compassionate, live in Caregiver. Good cook, good English, medical background, call Lana 773-672-9758

Pray this prayer 3 consecutive days without asking your wish. After the 3rd day your wish will be granted, no matter how difficult it might be. Promise to publish this dialogue as soon as your favor has been granted.

Thank You St. Jude L. W.

JOHNSBURG/MCHENRY

Woodstock Studio $585/mo+sec. Efficiency $550/mo + sec.1-BR $650/mo + sec, all 3 furn'd w/all utils incl. No Pets. 815-509-5876

Large 1Bedroom. Next to WalMart. Patios/Balconies. 735 sq ft. Lndry in building. Starting at $695/month 847-202-4550 www.landmarkmminc.com

ALGONQUIN - 2 BEDROOM

$515/mo incl water & garbage. 815-651-6445

MARENGO 1 BEDROOM

Quiet and clean building with storage, laundry and parking. $800/mo. 847-401-3242

MARENGO 2 BEDROOM

Crystal Lake 1BR Walk-up.

1 bath, stove, refrig, attached 1 car garage, laundry hook-up. 815-568-6107 Marengo Large 1 & 2 BR most utilities included Broker Owner $650 & UP 815-347-1712

CRYSTAL LAKE 2BR

C/A, fresh paint, lndry, 1 car gar. Walking distance to town. No pets. $750/mo+sec. 815-568-7347 or 815-482-5942

CAPRON/HARVARD 2BR, 1BA

HEAT INCLUDED. Near bike bath. $700/mo. Senior Discount, $50. 815-382-7667 $750/mo. New kitchen. Heat and parking incl. 1 mo sec dep, no pets. Agent Owned 773-467-3319

No smoking/pets. $795/$810 + sec. 815-893-0059 Crystal Lake: XL 2BR, dwntwn, Victorian House + formal DR, encl porch, $875+util., no dogs, Agent owned 815-814-3348

FOX LAKE 1 BR,

Laundry on-site, no pets, Sect 8 OK, $690/mo + sec. 847-812-9830

MARENGO ~ 2BR, 1BA

McHenry $199 Move-In Special Large 1BR, from $699. 2BR, 1.5BA from $799. Appl, carpet and laundry. 815-385-2181

McHenry -Large 1BR some utilities include $700 and up Broker Owned 815-347-1712

MCHENRY 2 BEDROOM $705/mo. 815-363-1208 or 815-353-1203

Near lake, all utilities incl except electric, $800/mo + sec. No pets. 847-393-6001

FOX LAKE ~ LARGE STUDIO With utilities, laundry, balcony. No dogs. Agent owned. 815-814-3348

Fox River Grove 2BR Unit

Newly remodeled, c/a, $775 + util. Available now. 815-236-4051

McHenry - Route 31 IRISH PRAIRIE APTS

HAMPSHIRE 2BR DUPLEX

Live-in companion for active elderly lady in Florida. Must drive to doctor's appts, theater, ocean walks, pool, dining out, etc. Airfare, food, room, etc paid + salary. Refs req. 407-234-8993

2 bath, full basement, 2 car garage, appliances, no pets/smkg. $975/mo + sec, available Jan 1st. 847-683-1963

SPECIALS ON 1BR

Include W/D & Fitness Center 815/363-0322 cunatinc.com

OPEN HOUSES

Watch for the Northwest Classified Open House Directory every Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Include your listing by calling 800-589-8237 or email: classified@shawsuburban.com

COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER CRYSTAL LAKE

Northwest Herald is seeking an ambitious Community Relations Manager with strong ties to McHenry County and the surrounding area. This high profile individual will coordinate sponsorships of local events, solidify our partnerships with local non-profit organizations, and plan various community events, contests and promotions.

Harvard 3BR $625/mo + sec. Woodstock 1BR $575/mo + sec. New carpet/paint. 815-354-6169 HARVARD Autumn Glen Spacious 2 bdrm Apts avail Free extra storage Free heat!! Pets welcome! Rents from: $800.00 1st month free ~or~ Free 55” flat screen TV CALL TODAY! 815-943-6700 www.gallinacos.com M-F: 10am-6pm Sat: By Appt

McHenry Next to Riverwalk

1BR, 1BA, quiet, secure building. Ground flr, lndry, no pets. $715. Avail Jan 1st. 847-347-8808

MCHENRY QUIET BUILDING

1 bedroom, heat and water incl. $675/mo, security deposit req. NO PETS. 815-382-6418

In addition, the Community Relations Manager will represent the Northwest Herald (and its family of publications) at local events throughout the year, both during and outside of standard business hours. We're seeking an individual with excellent networking skills, and the ability to foster strong relationships within the communities we serve. A degree in marketing, communications or a related business field is required, with previous experience in a marketing or public relations department strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of all forms of media, and will be comfortable using various print and digital mediums to connect with our audience. The successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, reliable transportation and acceptable motor vehicle record.

Interested candidates may send their resume to: Recruitment@shawmedia.com or Apply now at: www.shawsuburbanmedia.com/careers

EOE/M/F/D/V

Island Lake Luxury Apt.

White. Lost 1/31 around 7pm, near Chapel Hill Golf Course on the Fox River. Older male dog, blind & deaf. About 20 lbs, no collar. If you have any information at all,

FOX LAKE ~ 2 BEDROOM

CARPET INSTALLED CUSTODIAN - PART TIME

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WOODSTOCK

SILVERCREEK ❍ ❍

1 & 2 Bedroom

Affordable Apts. Garage Included

815-334-9380 HUNTLEY STUDIO

First floor, laundry on premise. Gas heat included, no pets. $625mo + sec. 847-669-3691

ISLAND LAKE 2 BEDROOM Quiet building, no pets. $825 + security. 847-526-4435

WE'VE GOT IT!

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Marengo 2BR, 2BA TH

Appliances, only Cable/TV furnished, no pets, $825 + sec.

815-568-6924 ~ 815-568-5307

MCHENRY 2BR + LOFT TH

Autumnwood Apt.

SPECIAL

2BR - $715/mo Elevator Building

3.5BA, 2 car garage, finished basement, $1300/mo + security. 815-909-6343 Prairie Grove/Cobblestone Woods 3BR, 2.5BA TH. $1200-$1250 + utilities. Fireplace, 2 car attach gar. 815-378-6208

815-334-9380 www.cunat.com

Woodstock Modern Loft Apts 1BR & 2BR ~ Historic Rogers Hall. $700-$825/mo. 815-482-4909

Crystal Lake: spacious 2BR, 1BA, tri level, comp. remod., lrg kitch/ DR, lndry rm, W/D, A/C, close to shopping, no pets/smoking, $1075+sec. 847-736-1424 HUNTLEY - DUPLEX 3 BR 1 BA, attached garage, all appliances. Avail Feb 1. $1,110/mo. 727-726-8782 Woodstock 2/3BR $790-$975/month Broker Owned 815-347-1712

WOODSTOCK 3 BEDROOM

1.5 Bath, A/C, Stove, Refrigerator, Garage, No Pets. Broker Owned. 847-683-7944 HURRY!! WOODSTOCK ~ 704 BROWN ST. Upper 2 bedroom, 1 bath, no pets. $625/mo + sec. Utilities not incl. 847-691-6046 WOODSTOCK-1/2BR, quiet, priv, wooded location. Heat, sewer, water, trash incl. W/D on location. No pets. $725. 815-482-1600 Woodstock: 2BR duplex, 1 BA, all appliances, W/D, A/C, 1 car garage $885 + sec., nice neighborhood. 815-482-6616

CRYSTAL LAKE - $1100 / 2 BED 2 BATH - Condo with 1 car garage. Large 2nd floor unit in great condition. Owner is a licensed real estate agent. Call 224-622-0050.

HEBRON 2BR CONDO

All appl, patio, private entrance. $900 - $750, garage available. 815-455-8310 Lake in the Hills 2BR +den, 3 walk in closets, W/D in unit, all appl., fireplace, deck, small pets ok, $1200/mo. 847-530-7385 Lakemoor. Large 2nd floor condo. $1400/mo+utils. 2BR, 2BA, 2 car garage. All appls, fireplace. 708-209-5240

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ALGONQUIN 2BR, C/A, W/D 2 car gar, rural area, $1000/mo. 847-854-6740 ~ Aft 5PM

Crystal Lake 4BR On Fox River Boat dock and deck, 200 ft of waterfront, 1.5 acre, 2BA, C/A. $1395/mo. 708-296-4476

Crystal Lake Charming Vintage Coach House - Can be Artist Quarters. Large 2 Story Space! 1BR with den, great yard. $825 + all utilities. No dogs. Agent Owned 815-814-3348 Crystal Lake. 3BR deluxe ranch. Hardwood flrs, fenced yard. Extra parking. Near Canterbury School. $1365/mo. 815-354-5526

Crystal Lake/Burton Bridge

2 bedroom, 1 bath, W/D, A/C. Pets OK with deposit, $1150/mo + security. 815-459-4807

Fox River Grove Cozy 2-3BR

In quiet neighborhood. Nice yard. Walk to train and parks. Great schools, 2.5 car gar, all appl incl. Pets considered. $1050/mo + sec. Available now! 847-639-0699 Harvard 2+BR, 1.5BA. Fin Bsmnt, 2 Car Gar, New appls. Avail. 1/1. $825/mo + utils. 815-912-2799 blfiegel@hotmail.com

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Harvard Great Rental! 3BR, 2BA 2 car garage, finished basement with fireplace, C/A, propane heat. W/D, $1100. 847-404-3665 Harvard. 2BR, 1BA. Close to downtown & schools. 1 car garage All appls incl W/D. Available 1/1. $850/mo+utils. 815-338-8176 HEBRON: Very nice 1BR. New paint throughout, new LR rug. Hardwood floors. Full basement, W/D. Garage, asphalt drive. No pets or smoking. $750/mo+sec incl water & sewer. 815-690-5653 HUNTLEY - SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3 BR, 2 bath, remodeled home on large lot, attach garage, shed, fin bsmt, near park, Rt 47 & I-90. $1450/mo + sec. 847-669-0542 Johnsburg. Ranch on a fenced double lot with 3BR, 1BA on crawl space w/1.5 car attchd gar & shed. $1045/mo. Land Management Properties 815-678-4771 MARENGO 4BR, 1BA, 2000SF 5-7 acres, newly remodeled, totally private farmette.1000 sq ft wrap-around deck, heated garage. 2 story building,1300 sq ft heated. $1500/mo. 312-607-6406 MARENGO HOUSE FOR RENT nice 3 BR, garage, appliances, no pets. $975 mo. security dep. and proof of empl. req. 815-404-1158 Marengo, Newer 3BR, 2.5BR, 2 car gar., $1050/month Broker Owned 815-347-1712

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Wonder Lake. 3BR, 2BA, 2 car garage, hrdwd flrs, bsmnt. Giant deck. Near beach, lake access. No pets. $1100/mo. 815-382-5614 or 815-236-9764

Wonder Lake/East Side

2 bedroom with garage. Pets OK, available immediately. 815-459-4144 ~ Lv Msg Wonder Lake: 2/3 BR, new paint & carpet, hardwood floors $790-$975/month Broker Owned 815-347-1712 Wonder Lake: Half a house for rent. 1 bed, large living room and kitchen, 1 bath, $550/mo plus utilities. 815-355-0746

McHenry small 1BR, gar, nice area, avail 2/1 $850/mo. Dep, 815-385-4424

MCHENRY~ REMODELED 2BR Good Value! $875/mo + garage and yard. NO DOGS. Agent Owned. 815-814-3348 Wauconda. Newly decorated. Adult community. No pets. Units from $645-$795/mo+sec. 847-526-5000 Leave Message.

Wonder Lake 3BR, 1BA Lovely Lake view, lrg yrd, hrdwd flrs in BR. Lots of storage. $875/mo + sec + background chk. 815-814-2007

'70's to '90's. Mint collectibles. 5 for $25. 815-459-7485

Woodstock 2BR, 1.5 car gar.

2000 Lexus RX 300 $2500 OBO Transmission Needs Work. 173K. Call: 847-445-3174

C/A, $850/mo., Sec. 8 OK, NO PETS, 815-351-4120

Lakemoor. Nice home, quiet subdiv Incl house privileges, utils, private family rm. $500/mo. 847-727-1889

McHenry ~ Private Room

Private entrance, refrig, microwave, incl utils. Non smoker, no pets. $385/mo+sec. 815-482-6404

Cabo San Lucas Playa Grande Resort Suite Available. 2/23-3/1 815-385-5817

McHenry Patriot Estates 1BR, 2BA, $1100. Lrg 2BR, 2.5BA, Bsmt, $1250. Age Restrictions May Apply. Free Health Club Membership. Pet Friendly. 815-363-5919 or 815-363-0322

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MCHENRY – LOOK!! Must Sell! 1,500 sf Ind. space with overhead door and Loft Office $114,500. 815-900-1183

Woodstock 308 Dacy. Quaint 3BR, 1BA, quiet street. Appl, C/A, laundry H/U, 2 car gar., lrg. back yard. $995/mo + sec. 815-382-0015

HARVARD Large home, house privileges, close to train. $400/mo, includes utilities. Call 847-404-7930

MCHENRY/RINGWOOD Office & Warehouse w/14'OH Doors.1800sf $750/mo. 3600sf $1650/mo Zoned I-1/B-3. 815-482-7084

Crystal Lake Hurry Last One Left Clean Office Suite. 400 SF. Incl. all utils + High Speed DSL. $525/mo. 815-790-0240

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2005 CHEVROLET TAHOE LT Leather, DVD, 3rd row seats and all the toys. 194k highway miles. Excellent. $8850. 630-251-1511

(4) Tires & Wheel for Ford Explorer 22570R 15” w/90% tread, flotted aluminum, $400 815-315-3047

Rain Gutter Roof Rack made by Yakima $50 815-315-3047 Reeze Ball & Hitch $15 815-575-5924

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2000 Pontiac Grand AM GT

4 door, white, very good condition! New tires and brakes, sunroof, $3,500. 847-530-8334 Call to advertise 800-589-8237 The Illinois Classified Advertising Network (ICAN) provides advertising of a national appeal. To advertise in this section, please call ICAN directly at 217-241-1700. We recommend discretion when responding. Please refer questions & comments directly to ICAN.

McHenry 4BR, 2BA Ranch 2.5 car attached gar, fenced yard, Parkland grade school, W. Campus H.S. New kitchen. Wood floors. 1/2 block from park. $1295/mo. 563-581-2844

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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Regular cab, SLT, short bed. 132k. $2,800 or best offer. Call 815-529-1307, please leave message.

LIKE NEW! Only on vehicle for 2 mo, 5 lug, 16' aluminum. $350. 815-790-3518 Skid Pan for Volkswagon Bug or Dune Buggy, $75. 815-575-5924 Lv Msg

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2001 TOYOTA TUNDRA fully loaded, 92K mi., 4 door, 4 wheel drive $10,000/OBO 815-385-9603 Call 7am-7pm

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I BUY CARS, TRUCKS, VANS & SUVs 1990 & Newer

Will beat anyone's price by $300. Will pay extra for Honda, Toyota & Nissan

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OTTO'S FIREWOOD SEASONED 4x8 FC

Mixed Oak, Maple Cherry $105 FREE DELIVERY 815-943-6103

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TODAY - Remain optimistic while looking for upswings in both your personal and financial affairs in the year ahead. Adopting some positive convictions is one of the quickest ways to attract good things in ways you might never suspect. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Your enthusiastic nature is exceptionally contagious, and it won’t take much to get others involved in whatever interests you. However, you’ll be selective as to whom you enroll. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) -- This could be one of those strange days when you might not do much right, yet everything will

turn out OK. Work on something big while Lady Luck is with you. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- What makes you so effectively persuasive is your ability to isolate a key person and turn him or her into your ally. This person will convince others to join your cause. ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Something you’re trying to put together with another has a good chance of succeeding if you plan your strategy while your mind is rested and, consequently, a bit sharper than usual. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- If you’re required to make an important decision that

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Recently valued to $700-$1500. Asking $395/obo, Woodstock 630-815-9581 TELEPHONE DESK - Vintage telephone desk painted in a pretty red, quite charming! Comes with matching chair, could also be used as a desk, night stand or side table, excellent. $145. 815-477-9023 WHEATIES BOXES - 19 sports figures incl Jordan, Bulls, Payton. $25 obo. 847-909-4964

CUFFLINKS, mens black and silver, worn once and still in box. $15 708-602-8353 Men's Leather bomber jacket brown with lining, Size L, Excellent $40, 815-477-9023 MENS CLOTHING - Includes size large sweaters, size 15.5 long sleeve shirts and 38/30 and 36/30 pants. $30. 815-363-8559 Mink Jacket. Ladies' Size Sm/Med. $50. 815-455-3555

MINK WRAPS (3)

$30/ea. 815-455-3555 PICTURE FRAMES - Large lot of photo picture frames in very good / like new condition size 8x10. $50. 815-363-8559

Dishwasher/Kenmore - Almond Good condition, $60. G. E. Gas Range - Almond. Self-cleaning, exc cond, $200. 847-639-1112

DOUBLE OVEN

KEGERATOR – Keg refrigerator which holds a quarter barrel, with 2 CO2 bottles, empty 1/4 barrel, regulator & tap handle. $145. 815-790-1722

Upright Freezer ~ Frigidaire

Frost free, 4.5'Hx2'W, $75. 815-385-1396 WASHER / DRYER - Whirlpool Heavy Duty Super Capacity Plus Washer/Electric Dryer. Great Condition. $250. 815-338-1199

Baseball Cards '08 Topps Heritage. 600+ cards. Book price $150. Asking $50. 815-338-4829 Baseball Cards '12 Topps Stars & Inserts. 130+ cards. Book price $200/Asking $99. 815-338-4829 Basketball Cards. '91-'92. 4800+ Wild Card. Incl Striped, Pippin, $99. 815-338-4829 Basketball Cards. Topps Factory Set. 92-93. Shaquille O'Neal RC Asking $20. 815-338-4829 Basketball Cards. UD. No Carolina. '10-'11. Incl MJ, '82 Nat Champs Patch. $50. 815-338-4829 Doll - Porcelain Doll World Galleries Collectibles. Pictures avail upon req. $15. 815-404-9765

MIXED FIREWOOD Oak - Maple - Cherry $90/FC or 2FC $170. Free Delivery and Stacking. 815-528-0586

SCOTT'S TREE SERVICE Mixed, Seasoned Hard Wood. $85/FC Delivered 847-497-3494

BARSTOOL - High end classic press back 24 in. oak swivel barstool, features an etched back with 8 baluster spindles connecting to the seat contained by 2 baluster rails on its sides. $75. 815-477-9023 BEDROOM SET - girls, solid pine, whitewash/light oak finish, heavy duty: armoire with shelves and drawers, nightstand, headboard / footboard, rails and slats, self standing dressing mirror; $350, can send pictures. 815-477-8928

Bedroom Set

Vintage 5 piece set, mahogany. $400 815-385-1157 BEDROOM SET ~ Queen size. 4 pieces, Amish Style. Must see! $350/firm. 847-804-2999

BUFFET - Solid Oak, Buffet server 2 pieces, leaded glass doors, 56"L 18"W Like New cond. asking $125/obo. Call 815-321-3963 or 815-385-6501

Car Seat Britax Marathon $100.

815-382-2455

Crib Mattress. Like New. $10 847-409-6477 DIAPERS ~ 100% COTTON New in package, flat 27”x27”. $8/dozen, pre-fold, 14”x20”. $9/dozen. 630-721-0068 INFANT CARRIER - Graco, with cozy cover, all in excellent condition. $40. 815-363-8974 INFANT SWING and CARSEAT with 2 pods in excellent shape. $85. 815-900-1183 WINTER JACKET - Carters Girls 3-in1 - Size 5/6, super cute navy with colorful polka dots. Inner fleece jacket comes out for wear alone. We love these coats for just that reason! NEW, never worn. $25. 815-477-9023

Price Pfifter Brass, Pforever finish for sink, 4” centers, brand new in box, $40. 847-380-0870

Girl's Twin Four Poster Bed Frame. Cream colored wood. $35. 847-409-6477 Leather coat: fitted, hooded, waist length, medium, Marono $8/OBO 630-346-2476 Living Room Lamp. Yellow & Cream China. $100. 847-345-9920 Mattress. King Serta Set w/frame. Very good cond. $185. 815-245-7365 Pedestal Table ~ 5' Round Old pine. Incl 3 chairs. $100/obo. 815-575-5924 Lv Msg ROCKER, blue oak with cushions Johnsburg area. $25. 708/602-8353 SOFA, LOVESEAT, CHAIR matching set, beige, can send pictures (picture on-line). Will deliver in Crystal Lake area for full price offer, $220. 815-477-8928 TABLE & CHAIRS - great for a country cottage kitchen appeal. Perfect for that first apartment, college dorm room or your vintage space! Sturdy, well made, excellent condition. $195. 815 477-9023.

Tufted Chair

Floral Blue and Taupe, $60 815-385-1157 WICKET SET - 4 piece white wicker set, includes sofa, 2 chairs & coffee table. All in great condition and only used indoors. Includes cushions. Would be perfect in sun room or on porch. $100. 815-363-8559

Coffee Table. 2 Tiered. Glass & Marble. $250 847-345-9920 CORNER HUTCH - $95. 2 upper glass doors with unique swirls, middle part is a shelf, and lower section has 2 shutter style doors, cherry stain finish. Will deliver for full price offer. 815-477-8928

BAR STOOLS - Quality, Set of 3 durable hardwood 2 bar height stools, plus 1 counter height stool, classic style, larger seating area. Excellent $95. 815-477-9023

Desk ~ Wood

Ceiling Light for LR, BR or Hall Stylish antique black metal frame & chain. Side light panels transparent blue/green. $30. 815-455-3555

Contemporary, 3 pieces. Excellent condition, $40. 815-899-1701 Desk. Vintage early 40's. Dark wood. 8 drawers. Good cond. $225. 815-385-9327 or 815-953-9350 Dining Room Chairs (6). Oak. 2 with arms. Beige cushion seats. $150/all. 847-802-4949

DINING ROOM SET

Mission Style with 6 chairs in perfect condition, excellent finish, custom cushions, $150. 00. 815-341-7018 Dining Room Table 5' L x 3' W Metal & Glass w/4 Chairs (+ cushions) All From Pier 1, Seats Up To 8 $350. 815-370-4165

Ceiling Light for LR, BR or Hall Stylish antique black metal frame & chain. Side light panels are transparent gold, $20. 815-455-3555

DISHES - Set of Tuscan Harvest Dishes. Used once or twice so like new. This print is discontinued. Includes 4 Dinner plates, 4 Salad plates & 4 mugs. Very sturdy earth ware. $15. 815-363-8559 ICE CRUSHER Portable Electric Use on counter for drinks or fancy food. Works good, $15. 815-455-3555 Pillsbury Dough Boy Kitchen Items. Cookie Jars, Gumball Machine, Etc. $2-$20. 847-409-6477 SmartWater dispenser – GE. Hot & Cold. $50. 815-385-1732

SUN ROOM CHAIRS - metal quality set of 4 chairs, solid construction, very comfortable, amble room, excellent cond. $85. 815-477-9023 TWIN BED WOOD HEADBOARD mattress, like new. Very good condition. $50. 815-455-7192 VINTAGE GLASS PEDESTAL CAKE STAND AND COVER - Large glass cake plate pedestal with a dome handle at the top and a lip along the inside of the cake plate. Imagine how cute to serve at your next tea party. Very good condition. $15. 815 477-9023

Automatic Welding Wire, 30 lb. copper spool, 1/16", AWS A5.l8 E70S 1B, heat: 661C275, made by Raco, USA. (new/old). $150. 847-487-1650

DEER FOUNTAIN - concrete; greyish-brown color with buck statute approximately 5 feet tall. $250. 708-602-8353 HEART GRAPEVINE WREATH Simplistic & lovely. $15. 815-477-9023 WICKER CHAIRS SET, Lime Green, sturdy construction, durable, classic, very cute shabby chic! $195. 815-477-9023

Luggage Set Top Brand and cond. American Tourister. Not canvas sides, 2 pieces 7x24”, 7x20”, $35. 815-455-3555 PAINTING, RACEHORSES - large acrylic, artist-Ferrante, can send picture. $50. 815-477-8928

CONCEALED CARRY CLASS IL residents. Country Inn, Crystal Lk. Jan 27th or Mar 24th 9am-1:30pm. $80/pers Register@608-577-1917

PUZZLES (3)

Ravensburger, 300 piece, $5. 630-624-8250 Salt Lamps, 2 4-6lbs, $25/each 1 7-10lbs $30, 1 basket lamp $40 Free lightbulb replacement 815-370-4165

Steel Cabinet

21X36x27, 2 doors, lexan top. Very nice, $60. 815-459-7485 TOILET ~ GERBER White, 1.6GPF. $20. 847-802-4949 VHS Movies ~ About 50 Movies from classic to martial arts to action. $25/obo, Woodstock. 630-815-9581 WATER PURIFICATION SYSTEM EdenPURE Aqua 2000, brand new still in box, sits on counter and hooks to kitchen faucet. Sells for $100, asking $50. 815-363-8974

451 Keyboard ~ Casio CTK 61 key, portable, makes great sound, music making features. $60 847-380-0870

GUNNER 4 year old male Chihuahua mix. Like is watered-down love. It's mediocre. Love changes, upsets and conquers things. LOVE. Now that's powerful stuff. I'm ready. www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400

Neumatic framing nailer, Bostitch w/ 10 cases of 8D sheating nails. $300/obo or possible trade 708-363-2004

POCKET KNIVES - 3 total, including one Sharper Image in box 3 for $25 or $10 each. 708-602-8353 Johnsburg area JOSEPHINE 1 year old female Black & White DSH. I believe hard times make you stronger. I had a difficult personal year last year and felt pretty down. I need to deepen my true relationships! www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400

Bicycle - MOTOmed. Stationary computerized bike. Attaches to wheelchair. Asking $1000. Brand new! 847-997-7109

With pick up, great for Blues/Folk/ C/W custom hard case, very nice. $150/obo. 815-575-2458 $80

FLUTE

Adorable Puppies

Scooter Outdoor ~ Rascal Works great, $400 firm. Also handicapped lift plateform for Rascal Scooter, hitch mounted. $400. 815-653-4612

All puppies come with * Health Warranty * Free Vet Visit * Free Training DVD * Financing Available

Wheelchair -Cardiac style - Rehab custom made,allows mobility. Full tilt. Gel Seat. Individual cones. Will take Best Offer. 847-997-7109

6126 Northwest Hwy (Next to Jewel, Rt 14 & Main 815-455-5479

Baker Burn Out Oven & Stand for jewelry Honeywell, DCP100, Digital controller, programmer, $300 847-476-6771 CERAMIC TILE Cobalt blue and hunter green. $15/box, 20 boxes total. 815-653-4612 DOG NAIL TRIMMER, battery operated and as seen on TV, new in box Johnsburg area 708-602-8353

NORMAN 5 month old male Tabby & White DSH. The best thrill is roller coasters. I love being a kid and anticipating the stomach drop. If you don't love coasters, we just can't be friends. www.helpingpaws.net 815-338-4400

CHRISTMAS DISHES NIKKO, 28 plates, cups and saucers, $225. 847-854-7980

Petland

Canary Breeding Unit: 4 divisions on casters, 18x30x72, $100 815-648-2501 Complete starter fish tank all accessories included $40 815-404-9765

Send your Help Wanted Advertising 24/7 to: Email: helpwanted@ shawsuburban.com Fax: 815-477-8898

SNOWBLOWER M.T.D. 5.5HP, 22” cut. REDUCED PRICE $225 OBO 815-728-0809 or 815-271-0783

Snowblower: Lawn Boy 320E 3HP, runs good, $50 815-508-1114

The Baby Jogger. Great shape! $40. 815-701-1172

Fly indoors or out, includes radio and chargers, $125/obo. 815-245-0717 SLEEPING BAG - Disney Ariel Sleeping Bag NEW, never been used. $20. 815-477-9023

ANTIQUE & Modern Guns

Civil War Items, Military Souvenirs, Old Hunting & Fishing Items. 815-338-4731

Lionel & American Flyer Trains 815-353-7668

WANTED TO BUY: Vintage or New, working or not. Bicycles, Outboard motors, fishing gear, motorcycles or mopeds, chainsaws, tools etc. Cash on the spot. Cell: 815-322-6383

Winchester Pre '64 Rifles and Shot guns, Belgium Brownings and Old Colts. FFL license. 815-338-4731

HOT TUB - FREE, no pump. You Haul. 815-363-8559 Hot Tub Dynasty, 5 Person with cover. Needs minor work. $300. 630-643-4336

BRIDGESTONE MOTOCROSS TIRES M604 100/90 57M & 110/90 19 62M Good condition $15 each Johnsburg area 708-602-8353

Jogging Stroller

Doll House ~ Newly Built Wrap around porch, 6 rooms. $100. 847-854-7980

RC Helicopters (2)

815-701-1172

KEYBOARD - Full-Size Yamaha PSR 290 keyboard/synthesizer. Great for budding musician! $100. 815-363-8559 KEYBOARD, CASIO CT-510, w/ adapter. Unique feature is the 8 drum pads. $65. 815-477-8928

Pool Table. All accessories, incl overhead light. Slate. Like new! $1000. 847-826-3573 YAMAHA MOTOCROSS STOCK MUFFLERS; HAVE 2 $40 EACH; JOHNSBURG AREA 708-602-8353

Dora The Explorer talking kitchen w/ play food. $45. 847-302-4511

Acoustic Guitar/Yamaha For a child, $10 630-624-8250

NO FEAR MOTOCROSS HELMETS SIZE LARGE HAVE 2; $35 EACH; 708-602-8353 JOHNSBURG AREA

PIRELLI MOTOCROSS TIRE MT 450 Scorpion Gross 100/90 19 good condition $15. 708-602-8353

Acoustic Guitar

Battery Screw Driver. Dewalt. 12v. 2 batteries & charger. $30 847-658-4720 CIRCULAR SAW - Dewalt DW713 10" circular saw - never used, new in box. $200. 847-363-8903

Ice Shanty. Small. One man. $50 815-575-5924 KOHO HOCKEY PANTS black size large 28-30; and shin and elbow pads and 2 pucks for $25. 708-602-8353 KOHO HOCKEY PANTS size large (28-30) and shin and elbow pads and two pucks for $25. Johnsburg area. 708-602-8353

ECKEL'S MCHENRY FLEA MARKET

3705 W. ELM SAT & SUN 8-5 Spaces Start As Low As $10 815-363-FLEA (3532)

DON'T NEED IT? SELL IT FAST! Northwest Classified Call 800-589-8237

Insulating Blankets (80)

For covering concrete, 6'x25' $20/ea. 847-514-4989

Whirlpool Tub new $1950 66x42 Navy Blue $1200/OBO 815-653-4612

Golf Rd. (Rt. 58) • Hoffman Estates, IL

800/935-5909

www.motorwerks.com

Greenwood Cemetery near Woodstock. 2 plots in scenic location. Grave #s 27 & 30. $400/ea. 815-455-3555

ANDERSON BMW

360 N. Rte. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL

888/682-4485

www.andersoncars.com

FLOWER PLANTER - Cute piggy, absolutely adorable handcrafted pig artistically painted onto metal, solid construction, quality made unique piece, excellent condition. $25. 815-477-9023

BILL JACOBS BMW

1564 W. Ogden Ave. • Naperville, IL

800/731-5824

Barrington & Dundee Rds. Barrington, IL

800/935-5913

www.motorwerks.com

MOTOR WERKS CERTIFIED OUTLET Late Model Luxury PreOwned Vehicles

1001 W. Higgins Rd. (Rt. 71) or 1000 W. Golf Rd. (Rt. 58) • Hoffman Estates, IL

Kindle with Leather Cover. Like new. In original box. $60. 847-409-6477

STEREO/TV ~ PHILLIPS $35

815-701-1172

TV - FREE LARGE SCREEN TV Toshiba 50" works fine NOT HD Large & heavy. 50”x43”x14”. Free, you haul. McHenry. 815-363-7285

Typewriter/Electric - IBM

With table, $40. 815-385-1157

www.avenuechevrolet.com

SPRING HILL FORD

www.infinitihoffman.com

MARTIN CHEVROLET

888/600-8053

815/459-4000

RAY CHEVROLET

39 N. Rte. 12 • Fox Lake, IL

866/561-8676

www.raychevrolet.com

RAYMOND CHEVROLET 118 Route 173 • Antioch, IL

REICHERT CHEVROLET

2145 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL

815/338-2780

www.reichertautos.com

800/628-6087

www.antiochfivestar.com

888/800-6100

REICHERT BUICK

www.reichertautos.com

AUTO GROUP - GARY LANG CADILLAC Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry

5404 S. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL

www.clcjd.com

FENZEL MOTOR SALES

206 S. State Street • Hampshire, IL

MOTOR WERKS CADILLAC

200 N. Cook St. • Barrington, IL

800/935-5923

www.motorwerks.com

www.zimmermanford.com

105 Rt. 173• Antioch, IL

www.sunnysidecompany.com

AUTO GROUP - GARY LANG GMC Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry

888/794-5502

MOTOR WERKS HONDA

Barrington & Dundee Rds. Barrington, IL

800/935-5913

105 Rt. 173 Antioch, IL

800/628-6087

5404 S. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL

888/800-6100 www.clcjd.com

River Rd & Oakton, • Des Plaines, IL

888/538-4492

www.garylangauto.com

ARLINGTON KIA IN PALATINE

1400 E. Dundee Rd., Palatine, IL

847/202-3900

www.arlingtonkia.com 119 Route 173 • Antioch, IL

881 E. Chicago St. • Elgin, IL

www.elginhyundai.com 775 Rockland Road Routes 41 & 176 in the Knauz Autopark • Lake Bluff, IL Experience the best…Since 1934

847/234-2800

www.knauzhyundai.com River Rd & Oakton, • Des Plaines, IL

300 East Ogden Ave. • Hinsdale, IL

888/204-0042

www.billjacobs.com

LAND ROVER LAKE BLUFF

375 Skokie Valley Hwy • Lake Bluff, IL

847/604-8100

www.knauzlandrover.com

LAND ROVER HOFFMAN ESTATES

800/407-0223

www.bullvalleyford.com

BULL VALLEY FORD/ MERCURY

1460 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL

800/407-0223

BUSS FORD LINCOLN MERCURY

www.billjacobs.com

BUSS FORD LINCOLN MERCURY 815/385-2000

111 S. Rte 31 • McHenry, IL

ANDERSON MAZDA

Barrington & Dundee Rds. Barrington, IL

800/935-5913

www.motorwerks.com

AUTO GROUP GARY LANG SUBARU

Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry

888/794-5502

www.garylangauto.com

815/385-2000

RAY SUZUKI

23 N. Route 12 • Fox Lake

BILL JACOBS MINI

1564 W. Ogden Ave. • Naperville, IL

888/446-8743 847/587-3300

www.raysuzuki.com

800/295-0166

www.billjacobs.com

KNAUZ MINI

409A Skokie Valley Hwy • Lake Bluff, IL

847/604-5050

www.Knauz-mini.com

ELGIN TOYOTA 1200 E. Chicago St. Elgin, IL

847/741-2100

www.elgintoyota.com

AUTO GROUP GARY LANG MITSUBISHI Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry

1035 S. Rt. 31, One Mile South of Rt. 14 Crystal Lake, IL

815/459-7100 or 847/658-9050 www.paulytoyota.com

888/794-5502

www.garylangauto.com

LIBERTYVILLE MITSUBISHI

ANDERSON VOLKSWAGEN

847/816-6660

www.andersoncars.com

1119 S. Milwaukee Ave.• Libertyville, IL

www.libertyvillemitsubishi.com

360 N. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL

888/682-4485

BILL JACOBS VOLKSWAGEN 2211 Aurora Avenue • Naperville, IL

800/720-7036

MOTOR WERKS PORCHE

www.billjacobs.com

Barrington & Dundee Rds., Barrington, IL

866/469-0114

www.rosenrosenrosen.com

PAULY SCION

1035 S. Rt. 31, One Mile South of Rt. 14 Crystal Lake, IL

815/459-7100 or 847/658-9050

111 S. Rte 31 • McHenry, IL

800/731-5760

ROSEN HYUNDAI

771 S. Randall Rd. • Algonquin, IL

MOTOR WERKS INFINITI

1460 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL

847/234-1700

www.Knauzcontinentalauto.com

1051 W. Higgins • Hoffman Estates, IL

www.oharehyundai.com

CALL FOR THE LOWEST PRICES IN CHICAGOLAND

800/935-5393

PAULY TOYOTA

BILL JACOBS LAND ROVER HINSDALE

www.sunnysidecompany.com

BULL VALLEY FORD/ MERCURY

409 Skokie Valley Hwy • Lake Bluff, IL

www.raymondkia.com

815/385-7220

www.piemontegroup.com

KNAUZ CONTINENTAL AUTOS

www.oharehonda.com

888/553-9036

847/426-2000

www.motorwerks.com

200 N. Cook Street • Barrington, IL

www.st-charles.mercedesdealer.com

866/480-9527

224/603-8611

CRYSTAL LAKE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE

Route 120 • McHenry, IL

1107 S Rt. 31 between Crystal Lake and McHenry

O’HARE HONDA

O’HARE HYUNDAI

5404 S. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL

AUTO GROUP GARY LANG KIA

RAYMOND KIA

www.antiochfivestar.com

www.clcjd.com

MOTOR WERKS SAAB

877/226-5099

225 N. Randall Road • St. Charles, IL

www.antiochfivestar.com

www.motorwerks.com

KNAUZ HYUNDAI ANTIOCH CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP

MERCEDES-BENZ OF ST. CHARLES

www.bullvalleyford.com

847/888-8222

888/794-5502

770 Dundee Ave. (Rt. 25) • Dundee, IL

630/584-1800

815/385-7220

Route 120 • McHenry, IL

SUNNYSIDE COMPANY CHRYSLER DODGE

AL PIEMONTE CHEVROLET

CRYSTAL LAKE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE

2525 E. Main Street • St. Charles, IL

ELGIN HYUNDAI

888/800-6100

www.garylangauto.com

ZIMMERMAN FORD

www.TomPeckFord.com

SUNNYSIDE COMPANY CHRYSLER DODGE

AUTO GROUP - GARY LANG CHEVROLET Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry

800/628-6087

847/683-2424

888/794-5502

www.garylangauto.com

ANTIOCH CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP

847/669-6060

13900 Auto Mall Dr. • Huntley, IL

www.garylangauto.com

www.garylangauto.com 2145 S. Eastwood Dr. • Woodstock, IL

TOM PECK FORD

ANTIOCH CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP

CRYSTAL LAKE CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE

815/338-2780

www.springhillford.com

888/280-6844

www.raymondchevrolet.com

Route 31, between Crystal Lake & McHenry

888/794-5502

800 Dundee Ave. • East Dundee, IL

847/395-3600

105 Rt. 173 • Antioch, IL

AUTO GROUP - GARY LANG BUICK CAMERA - Canon A-1 complete set all in excellent condition! Includes Canon A-1 35mm film camera with a Canon FD 50mm 1:1.4 lens, Sunpak Auto 422 D multi position flash, shoulder strap, UV lens,camera bag & all manuals. $150. 815-363-8974 GATEWAY COMPUTER & HP PRINTER Gateway 510X/ P42.8/ 512MB/ 120GB/ DVD RW/ R/CDRW Rec/ XP Home 17 LCD Blk Flat Panel Display (17 Viewable) 2 piece Speaker Solution HP2410 All-In-One Photosmart Printer with Belkin 10FT USB Printer Cable Along with original cables and Restoration Cds $150. 847-669-1643 HP Deskjet Ink Cartridge #96 black. New. Expiration 6/2013. $25. 815-382-7278 JEWEL CASES - 50 Used full-size in good condition. Good for storing CD/DVD's. $10. 815-363-8559

1075 W. Golf Rd. Hoffman Estates, IL

800/935-5909

www.motorwerks.com

INFINITI OF HOFFMAN ESTATES

www.bussford.com

www.martin-chevy.com

847/604-5000

111 S. Rte 31 • McHenry, IL

815/385-2000

866/233-4837

5220 W. Northwest Highway Crystal Lake, IL

407 Skokie Valley Hwy. • Lake Bluff, IL

BUSS FORD

1998 W. McKee at Randall Road Batavia, IL

KNAUZ BMW

MOTOR WERKS BMW

MINERALS- FOSSILS Meteorites, Gemstones, Amethyst, Roman Coins, Dinosaur Teeth, Birthstones, Quartz, Amber + more. $2 on up. 500+ specimens! East State Antique Mall: 5411 East State St., Rockford. 10am-7pm 7 days/week. AND a case at the Volo Antique Mall III - 7 days a week 10am-5pm

AVENUE CHEVROLET

www.billjacobs.com

www.KnauzBMW.com

White, clean, works perfect! Whirlpool, electric, fits standard 30” space, $225. 847-380-0870 Fridge 20 cu ft. Kenmore, good condition, white, $150. 815-3859327 or 815-953-9350

Firewood Guaranteed Dry! Oak, Cherry & Walnut. Stacked & Delivered. $100 for 1 FC or $190 for 2 FC. 815-494-1054

ANGEL DRESS UP PLAY - So sweet girls size medium 2-3T pure white guardian angel dress fully lined with faux fur on collar, sleeves and hemline, includes wings and headpiece. New with tags, never worn. $15. 815-477-9023

815-455-3555

Women's Lambs skin leather jacket by Worthington size Medium. Great condition! $75. 815-363-8559

Nordic Track Pro $100/OBO 815-568-6494

DRESSER, LARGE, 9 DRAWERS medium oak finish, can send picture (picture on-line), $75. 815-477-8928 End Table. Rosewood. 30” square. $75 847-345-9920 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER WE Smithe ent center w/ hutch $375 OBO. 847-515-8083

BOOKCASES - Set of 3, 30 W x 15 D x 77 H, classic style, well made, very sturdy, walnut finish, trim molding at top with arched design, bottom doors offer add'l enclosed storage. $250. 815-477-9023

Silver Fox Fur Ladies' Wrap. $80

Dining Room Table. Mid-Century. Maple. Leaves, Pads, 6 Chairs. $400. 847-345-9920

Y2K Collectibles. Sealed product and rare publications. Price for teachers, $50/obo. Woodstock 630-815-9581

FAUCET

SPA – FREE. 6 person spa, needs work, you pick up & haul. 815-338-2036

BOWFLEX ULTIMATE – Exercise machine. $2700 new, must sell. $350/obo. 815-307-2479

360 N. Rt. 31 • Crystal Lake, IL

888/682-4485

www.andersoncars.com

BIGGERS MAZDA

1320 East Chicago Street The Mazda Machine on Rt. 19, Elgin, IL

847/628-6000

800/935-5913

www.motorwerks.com

MOTOR WERKS CERTIFIED OUTLET Late Model Luxury Pre-Owned Vehicles

1001 W. Higgins Rd. (Rt. 71) or 1000 W. 1000 W. Golf Rd. (Rt. 58) Hoffman Estates, IL

800/935-5909

www.motorwerks.com

PRE-OWNED KNAUZ NORTH

2950 N. Skokie Hwy • North Chicago, IL

847/235-8300

www.knauznorth.com

BARRINGTON VOLVO

300 N. Hough (Rt. 59) • Barrington, IL

847/381-9400


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