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Don’t stake relationships on election While a little passion for government is generally a good thing, the outright mania that takes place during a presidential election, particularly this one, is as healthy as a Whopperito. And while I’d like to believe that it will all end in a few weeks, it probably won’t. You’d be hard-pressed to find two more polarizing candidates than Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, who according to social media are personally responsible for most of the world’s ills since the 1980s with the exception of Eddie Murphy’s singing career. That’s fine. People are going to disagree. About half of the country will go one way or another. Happens every four years. But it’s always confused me as to why people take these kinds of races so personally that they’re willing to fight with neighbors, family members, co-workers and complete strangers over people who don’t even know they exist. One of these people is going to be president of the United States. The other one will go back to being a millionaire. When that happens, unless you’re expecting a cabinet post, most people are going back to sitcom viewing. You’ll still be in the same neighborhood.


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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK Kevin Lyons Uncle Bob is still going to sit across from you at Thanksgiving spilling gravy on your best linen. That woman from payroll will still cut you a check although that guy you’ve been shouting at on Twitter has moved on to trolling Dodgers fans. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton isn’t going to let your dog out for you because you’re stuck behind a six-car pileup on I-90. Donald Trump won’t pick up your slack at work while you’re out for back surgery. Neither are showing up at the wake after your father is taken from you unexpectedly. Over these last remaining weeks, I just hope people keep that in mind when speaking with each other.

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Woodstock City Council members unanimously voted on Tuesday to buy 28 body cameras for the Woodstock Police Department. The cameras come at a cost of nearly $32,000 to be offset with a $9,600 grant the department received in July. See story, page A7


Huntley police are investigating a death that occurred Tuesday morning in Sun City Huntley, Deputy Police Chief Mike Klunk said. Huntley police received a call about 5:15 a.m. from a Sun City resident who said his 42-year-old son was distraught and suicidal, Klunk said. Klunk said police found the son’s body about 6:30 a.m. after searching the area. See story, page A14


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WASHINGTON – It will take more than three clicks of the heels to preserve the ruby slippers that whisked Dorothy back to Kansas at the end of “The Wizard of Oz.” The slippers, which for more than 30 years have been one of the most beloved items at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, were crafted almost 80 years ago by the MGM Studios prop department. Like most movie props, they weren’t built to last. Now, the frayed shoes aren’t even ruby-colored anymore – they’re more like a dull auburn. On Monday, the Smithsonian asked the public to help save the slippers, launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise $300,000.

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“Pumpkin Spice violation comin his way. Maybe a Venti suspension too.” Josh Longhi on a story about a vehicle that crashed into the Cary Starbucks. See story, page A9

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Stewart McVicar says he has raised more than that amount for charity over the past three years with his Cubs-themed basement.

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ON THE COVER Die-hard Cubs fan Stewart McVicar relaxes Monday in his ultimate Cubs man cave at his McHenry County home. McVicar has hosted several fundraisers in the man cave to raise funds for those in need. See story, page A3.

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A CLOSER LOOK “I originally built this so I could have a space to call my own, and while it still is that, I also thought I could share it and use it to help other Cubs fans. From that point on, I knew I was also going to use this place for fundraisers.” Stewart McVicar, McHenry County resident

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Lifelong die-hard Cubs fan Stewart McVicar discusses his collection of Chicago Cubs memorabilia, including an autographed giant bobblehead of Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, displayed in his McHenry County home.


McHenry County man hosts fundraisers for fellow die-hards in man cave By NATE LINHART Hidden in McHenry County, Stewart McVicar turned his basement into the ultimate Chicago Cubs lair. “It’s been a four-year project getting it to where it is today,” McVicar said. “The easiest part of building this was putting in most of the collectibles, because I’ve been collecting some of this stuff since I was 8 years old.”

The man cave, nicknamed Club 400, features a bar, remarkable Cubs memorabilia, comfortable seating and, of course, multiple TVs to watch Cubs games on. It also boasts two gaming areas. Just some of McVicar’s displayed items include the ticket from his first Cubs home game, a base from the 100year anniversary of the team, an authentic piece of the Wrigley foul pole, a lifesize Anthony Rizzo bobblehead and

plenty of signed bats, balls and jerseys. “I originally built this so I could have a space to call my own,” McVicar said. “And while it still is that, I also thought I could share it and use it to help other Cubs fans. From that point on, I knew I was also going to use this place for fundraisers.” Since 2014, McVicar has held several fundraising events at Club 400 with the goal of helping other Cubs fans. His first fundraiser at Club 400 was for

his friend, Nick Sheridan, who needed prosthetic limbs after losing parts of his legs and arms to bacterial meningitis. “I know [Cubs owner] Tom Ricketts, and he said he was on board for this event,” McVicar said. “So we ended up raising about $30,000 to get Nick new prosthetics.” To date, McVicar said he has helped raise more than $150,000 in less than

See CUBS MAN CAVE, page A10

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LOCAL NEWS LOCAL BRIEF Catholic women to host prayer breakfast

CRYSTAL LAKE – Magnificat McHenry Chapter, a Catholic women’s ministry, will host the Magnificat Prayer Breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at D’Andrea Banquets & Conference Center, 4419 Route 14. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Robert Thorn, pastor of St. Matthew and Holy Name of Jesus parishes in Wausau, Wisconsin. Tickets are $20 a person. To order tickets, call Dee Slowey at 815-893-4061. For information, visit – Northwest Herald


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Amanda Howland, Peter Roskam vying for seat in House of Representatives By KEVIN P. CRAVER Sixth Congressional District Republican incumbent Peter Roskam and Democratic challenger Amanda Howland are split for the most part along party lines when it comes to the issues in the Nov. 8 election. Roskam, a lawyer from Wheaton, is running for his sixth term representing the district in Congress. The district includes Algonquin Township, and much of Crystal Lake, Lake in the Hills, Algonquin, Cary and Fox River Grove as part of its comma-like curl through the Peter suburbs of Lake, Cook, Roskam Kane and DuPage counties. Roskam and Howland, a lawyer from rural Hawthorn Woods and a College of Lake County trustee, differ on how to attack the country’s national debt, which at $19.7 trillion divides to more than $60,600 for every American man, woman and child. Roskam said reforms are needed to preserve entitlement programs and “responsibly” balance the budget, while making changes over time to give people time to plan and adapt. “We must address the coming fiscal crisis now by making reforms that preserve the long-term health of our entitlement programs,” Roskam said. “And whether you like the idea of cutting government or not, the simple truth is we can’t get a handle on these problems without reducing spending in significant ways.” For Howland, who calls herself a fiscal conservative and social moderate, the tax code should be changed to strengthen the middle class and minimize “loopholes, tax havens and accounting gimmicks” that allow the wealthy to avoid taxes. She also wants to see student debt be addressed and altering what she called

Cold War-era defense spending. “For too long the government has shamefully disregarded future generations – maintaining outdated programs, funding wars ‘off-budget’ with hundreds of billions in deficit spending,” Howland said. “Whatever progress has been made, more must be done.” Both candidates split on what to do about problems with the Affordable Care Act, such as hefty rate increases and a limiting of options in the online marketplaces. McHenry County residents who buy through the marketplaces have one vendor to choose from next year, and rates for the silver median plan will increase an Amanda average of 30 percent – the Howland monthly cost of the bronze plan will increase about 47 percent. Howland wants the ACA reformed to address unintended problems such as high costs, rising premiums and high deductibles for people who cannot qualify for subsidies. She also said that unrestrained prescription drug costs need to be brought under control. “Eliminating the ACA is not the answer,” Howland said. “It has many excellent provisions and has provided health care for millions who were previously uninsured. We can’t take away this vital safety net now that we have it. Too many families will suffer.” Roskam wants the ACA scrapped and replaced. He helped author the GOP’s proposal to replace it, and has in the meantime proposed creating a single, nationwide administrative office to cut down on waste, and to provide data about what works and what does not. “Since the law’s passage in 2010, Americans have seen their health care costs skyrocket and their treatment choices limited,” Roskam said. “Many families in our district have even had their plans canceled altogether. In short,

Online Visit to learn more about the issues and candidates in the Nov. 8 election. far too many families in our community are paying more for less.” When it comes to immigration reform, Roskam said any proposed changes are mostly irrelevant until the U.S. can secure its borders and control who enters and exits. Any opportunity to create a better system, Roskam said, requires a “firm foundation of security.” “This isn’t just an economic and social issue – it’s also a matter of national security,” Roskam said. “In the wake of terrorist attacks in San Bernadino, California, Orlando, Florida, and around the globe, we need to take a long, hard look at our immigration policies and close loopholes that can be exploited by those who mean us harm.” Howland supports a path to citizenship for “responsible” illegal immigrants, and wants to put the onus of enforcement on those who knowingly hire them, but also supports a significant investment in border security. “Immigration reform should incorporate compassionate consideration, economic impact and stiff penalties for employers who knowingly hire undocumented workers,” Howland said. “Naturally, we must ensure we have a strong border, since we have every right and expectation that we will control who enters our country.” Both candidates found common ground with skepticism over the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement with 11 other Pacific Rim countries, excluding China. Roskam opposes the TPP in its current form, while supporting trade in general. Howland, while supporting the idea of opening new markets and eliminating unfair tariffs against U.S. goods, said she is concerned about U.S. concessions, and cited promises of great benefits from previous trade pacts that she said ultimately failed to deliver. The rest of McHenry County is part of the 14th Congressional District, where incumbent Republican Randy Hultgren is running against Democratic opponent Jim Walz.



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ABOVE: Anthony Savage, 9, of Algonquin, checks out a police car Tuesday during class at St. John’s Lutheran School in Algonquin. St. John’s hosted law enforcement and fire officials from surrounding towns to show their appreciation for them and also teach students about them. BELOW: Mckenzie Olofson (left), 10, of Lake in the Hills, and Makayla McCoy, 12, of Lake in the Hills, react after getting locked in a police car. See more photos from the event at

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By HANNAH PROKOP ALGONQUIN – Sirens blared Tuesday in the parking lot at St. John’s Lutheran School in Algonquin. In the back of an Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District ambulance, nine kindergartners sat and listened to Battalion Chief John Greene explain the titles of “paramedic” and “firefighter.” “To me, it’s neat,” Greene said of doing community events. “It kind of rejuvenates your interest in the fire service.” St. John’s Lutheran School Principal Roger Kirsch said the school was hosting about 20 first responders so students could show their appreciation for them and learn about their jobs. “It’s a celebration of who these people are and what they do for us,” Kirsch said. About 70 students from preschoolers to eighth-graders went outside to see the squad cars, armored Humvee, fire engine and ambulance brought

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by officials from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, Algonquin Police Department, Lake in the Hills Police Department and Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District. Seventh-graders Mac Barry and

Nathanael Salazar, both of Algonquin, said it was the first time they had sat in an ambulance. The students learned about the tools kept in the vehicle and


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Harvard police Officer Carmen Sacco wears a clip-on body camera as part of the Harvard Police Department’s pilot program. Woodstock police officers will soon have body cameras, too, after Woodstock City Council members unanimously voted to buy 28 cameras.

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McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Carolin Skrypek brought the department’s armored Humvee, which is mainly used by the SWAT team. Interacting with the students shows them that police aren’t always the “bad guys” who are writing tickets, Skrypek said. “We’re not people to run away from,” Skrypek said. “We want them to run to us, rather than run away from us.”

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how firefighters prepare for emergencies. “They’re giving up all of their time and most of their life to help us,” Mac said. “... A lot of them give their lives for us.” Mac and Nathanael said all of the students had made “thank-you” cards to give the first responders after lunch. “It’s nice that we get recognized,” firefighter/EMT David Kimpel said. “Not that we need it, but it’s nice that they show us [their appreciation] when we come to do stuff like this. It makes us feel wanted.”

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“It’s nice that we get recognized. Not that we need it, but it’s nice that they show us [their appreciation] when we come to do stuff like this. It makes us feel wanted.”

Legal problems have caused hiccups for some departments this year. Round Lake police officers in June sued the department after they said they found out the cameras never turned off and had captured such moments on tape. Officers must inform the people they interact with that they are wearing the


going to the camera, it was recording even if the officer hasn’t told it to record. Just in case something happened, it would still have 30 seconds of footage on the camera.” Officers do have the ability to turn off the equipment if they are undressing or using the restroom, Stelford said.


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WOODSTOCK – City police officers soon will add body cameras to their uniforms in a move intended to increase transparency and add a layer of support for both officers and the public. Woodstock City Council members on Tuesday voted unanimously to buy 28 body cameras for Woodstock Police Department officers for a total of nearly $32,000, to be offset with a $9,600 grant the department received in July. The cost will cover the implementation of the devices, including the necessary software and equipment from Minooka-based Battery Jack Inc., which also provides body camera services to the Harvard Police Department. Officers will receive training on the equipment and departmental policies for use of the cameras. In-car cameras currently record officer interactions, Woodstock Police Chief John Lieb said. The body cameras constantly record, but won’t retain what is captured unless the officer manually turns on the camera. After the camera is turned on, it will retain the previous 30 seconds of footage and continue to tape, City Manager Roscoe Stelford said. “All the systems offered prerecord,” he said. “As long as there is power

device and policy will dictate when the cameras must be activated, the police chief said. “In the general order, it will outline almost every instance that the officer actuates the camera,” Lieb said. The department has been working closely with the city of Harvard’s department, which recently implemented its own body camera pilot program. In Harvard, the guideline is to activate the camera every time an officer goes on a call, he said. “Not only is that in-car camera recording, but so is the body camera,” Lieb said. “So it captures response to the scene, getting out of the vehicle and the manner in which he handles the call.” Woodstock City Council member Mike Turner, who led the meeting in Mayor Brian Sager’s absence, said that while it’s impossible to predict the outcome of any new program, he felt it was a good move to make. “I think there is absolute support for this, and I see the benefits of it,” he said. “If there are any concerns, I would like to see them brought to us. I don’t fear this development. I actually welcome it, but I think we want to do it our way, do it the right way and trust the [department’s] judgment with putting this in place.”


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Respect should be fundamental right The queen of soul, Aretha Franklin, famously sang about “R-E-S-P-E-C-T” and the need for it, crooning that her man should “find out what it means.” Sadly, in the world in which we live, respect is hard to come by. I’m reminded of this because this month marks both Domestic Violence Awareness Month and National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Readers of this column know that these are causes close to my heart. At their core, both come down to a matter of respect. Merriam-Webster defines “respect” as “a feeling or understanding that someone or something is important, serious, etc., and should be treated in an appropriate way.” Each and every one of us is worthy of respect, and that means each and every one of us should be treated “in an appropriate way.” However, it starts with us. We need to consider ourselves worthy of respect. That’s why bullying is so insidious. It has a terrible way of making those

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who are bullied believe that somehow they are not worthy of respect, that they are nothing and nobody and bringing abuse upon themselves. But that’s a lie, a no good, very bad lie that must be rejected. If we see someone being bullied, we need to step in to stop it. We need to reassure those who are bullied that they are, indeed, worthy of respect. If we don’t, then we aren’t showing them – or ourselves – the proper respect. Chances are, too, that a bully becomes a bully because he or she doesn’t have self-respect. That’s why one strategy for dealing with a bully is to ask him or her what’s wrong. Something must be if there’s a need to go pick on someone else. More information on preventing

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HANNAH PROKOP CARY – About two weeks after it opened, Cary’s first Starbucks was damaged after a car drove into it, Cary Deputy Police Chief Jim Fillmore said. About 6:47 p.m. Monday, a white Hyundai crashed through a window and into the west side of the building at 620 Route 14. The driver, 55-year-old Hoon J. Jeong, was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash, Fillmore said.

Continued from page A8 bullying, coping strategies and what we all can do to get involved can be found online at www.stopbullying. gov. Unfortunately, this cycle of bullying finds its way into adult relationships, too. Without self-respect, we can allow ourselves to be treated in “inappropriate” ways. We settle for relationships that makes us feel bad about ourselves. We believe that we aren’t worthy of the love and respect that others around us have. Again, that’s a lie that must be rejected. No one should stand for abuse, whether physical, emotional or financial. We all deserve better. We all our worthy of respect. We are valuable and important, and no one should make us feel otherwise. Lack of self-respect can lead to abusive behaviors, too. That’s why Turning Point of McHenry County, the agency in our area addressing

domestic violence issues, offers programs to help abusers as well as their victims. Domestic violence isn’t just a problem that happens elsewhere; it happens right here in McHenry County. To learn more, visit As adults, we have a responsibility to model appropriate behavior to the children around us. Too bad those who are seeking this country’s highest office are missing the mark. Anger at the status quo is no reason to resort to name-calling and bullying tactics. Neither is retaliation. However, we don’t have to follow their lead; we must not. As human beings, we all are worthy of respect. And it we owe it to each other to treat each other that way, too. Even when we disagree.

• Joan Oliver is the former Northwest Herald assistant news editor. She has been associated with the Northwest Herald since 1990. She can be reached at jolivercolumn@gmail. com.

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He said the car was parked in the lot and the driver’s foot slipped off the brake and hit the accelerator. There were no passengers in the car, Fillmore said, and he did not know Jeong’s address. Cary Fire Protection District Chief Jeff Macko said the driver and one person inside the Starbucks were checked at the scene, and no one was taken to the hospital. Fillmore said that according to Cary building and zoning staff, there was damage to the floor and window of Starbucks, but not its structure.

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Continued from page A3 three years. “My goal is to help raise $1,000,000, hopefully within the next 10 years, for Cubs fans in need,” McVicar said. The last fundraiser McVicar hosted was for Josh Passfield, who has cere-

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McVicar, who owns HVAC company Specialized Testing and Balancing Inc. in McHenry, said he is going to launch a website,, within the next month for future fundraisers. “I want all the Cubs fans to know there are others who need help and end up doing something about it,” McVicar said. Although McVicar has the ultimate

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What role should the state’s attorney’s office play in creating more efficiencies in the criminal justice system and what do you propose? The State’s Attorney’s Office should be a leader in creating efficiencies in the criminal justice system. Jail and prisons currently account for the largest expenditures in the justice system. Limiting the incarceration of non-violent offenders who do not pose a threat to the community and who are not a flight risk is one of the best way to cut costs. As state’s attorney, I will ensure that we seek prison only for violent or dangerous offenders that pose a clear risk to public safety. Moreover, I will end the practice of contesting bond reductions for nonviolent, low-risk defendants who do not pose a threat to the community or their families and who are likely to receive a probationary sentence together with appropriate counseling and/or treatment, as opposed to time in custody. Further, I am currently working with court administration and the Circuit Clerk to implement software that would make all courtrooms and court filings paperless. Fully electronic courtrooms save significant time and costs associated with printing, mailing, filing, and document retrieval. It’s also environmentally smart!

Is incarcerating suspects for user-level possession of narcotics effective overall? Why or why not? Incarcerating nonviolent first-time offenders serves only one group: the people who earn a living running our prisons. I join my opponent in rejecting the notion that sending nonviolent offenders to prison serves any purpose.

Generally no. There are hundreds of statistics demonstrating that some form of probation and mandated treatment is a far less expensive and more effective criminal sentence than incarceration. In most instances and in recognition of the fact that addiction can, in part, be explained as a disease, it is also more humane. In answering the question, however, it’s important to broaden the focus and consider the wider ramifications of drug use. Let’s take heroin for example. A user’s very first dose of heroin 5-10 mg costs only $10. However, long-term users may need as much as 2000 mg to get a comparable high, which costs about $2,000 a day. Because addicts have difficulty maintaining steady employment, they generally must commit crimes (e.g. sell drugs, prostitution, steal, rob) to avoid the torture of withdrawal. The heroin addict who is simply a “user,” therefore, is often a grave danger to society. Overall, recovery and helping people reclaim their lives should be the goal. All user-level defendants should have one or more opportunities to avail themselves of treatment options, especially Drug Court. However, for those who have demonstrated an unwillingness or inability to stay clean, public safety may demand incarceration.

Do people with limited financial means get equal treatment in the criminal justice system? Explain. Hell no. When our current state’s attorney was charged with a crime, he hired the best lawyer that he could find, and he got fantastic results. He got the charges dismissed. It is doubtful that a poor person with limited means would have received the same treatment. In addition, persons without means are less likely to post bond on minor offenses and, therefore, more likely to get a worse result. A person out on bond can work, take care of their family, or attend school while awaiting trial. A person who cannot post $100 to get out of jail will sit there until the State is willing to make a “time served” offer and immediately take that rather than wait the 90-180 days it takes to get a trial setting. True justice is neither affected nor swayed by a person’s finances. My opponent is born from an administration that not only fails to understand that, but has taken advantage of the fact.

In McHenry County, my experience has been yes. Outcomes for indigent defendants represented by the capable and experienced Public Defender’s Office and defendants who can afford private counsel are generally comparable. We, at the SAO, consider it our solemn, ethical responsibility to make decisions based on what is right and fair; whether defense counsel is appointed or “highly paid” does not enter into our decisions. If a defendant, in consultation with his/her attorney, is unwilling to accept the SA’s offer regarding an agreed upon sentence in lieu of trial, the SA will take the case to trial and, mostly, win. Since 2014, we have tried over 60 felony jury trials, mostly against private attorneys, and lost only three. While research is mixed, there are a number of studies that support my experience. One recent study by Richard Hartley found that in Cook County, there was generally no difference between public defenders and private attorneys regarding criminal case outcomes.

What other initiatives do you plan if you are elected state’s attorney? Integrity. The State’s Attorney’s Office is currently reeling from overturned murder cases (two last year alone), political prosecutions (including the former coroner, whose case was dismissed), puzzling decisions (including refusing to charge a Woodstock police officer who sought illicit pictures from an underage minor) and a frightening lack of transparency with respect to its own poor decision making. How much taxpayer money has been wasted for no good reason? The office lacks institutional integrity and is making too many of the wrong headlines. When elected I will change the culture of office. I will eliminate the poor decision makers and other employees who cannot live up to a code of conduct that demands accountability, professional work, and respect to law enforcement at all times.

First, I will cut the budget 10%. In order to fulfill this commitment without jeopardizing public safety or the administration of justice, I will only cut 2 criminal attorneys positions, one investigator position, and two administrative staff positions. I will also bring the nearly $200,000 of legal work the office currently contracts out to private attorneys in-house. Second, I will establish a Sex Crimes Unit. From my work as a prosecutor, I have witnessed the heartbreaking and enduring trauma sex offenders inflict on their victims, especially children. I recognize the sensitivity required and the importance of prosecuting sex offenders, I will appoint two full-time, seasoned felony prosecutors to specialize in these cases. Third, I will start a program, as has been done successfully in other jurisdictions in the country, that calls for cooperation between local hospitals and law enforcement to obtain judicially issued search warrants to obtain blood samples in DUI cases. The investigating officer with the assistance of medical professionals will be able to draw the blood of DUI suspects who refuse to submit to a Breathalyzer. This initiative will be directed at repeat DUI offenders.

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As I mentioned [in an earlier question], I would streamline the system so that defendants were put to a decision point earlier in the process. By providing the evidence against them, including video evidence, and a proposed disposition of the case on the first court date many of these cases can be resolved on the first day, instead of taking very valuable court time at subsequent dates. This is the way it works in many other jurisdictions, and it boggles the mind why the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office (including my opponent, who is currently the first assistant) is so inefficient and so far behind the times. Secondly, I would give authority to assistant state’s attorneys to dispose of minor cases without seeking supervisor review. In many cases, I would waive the jail penalty when it is blatantly obvious that the judge would not sentence the defendant to jail (an 18-year-old kid with a minor infraction, for example). This would disqualify the case for public defender representation and place the case on the fast track effectively saving money from the Public Defender budget and the State’s Attorney’s budget.

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Not voting is not an option Many citizens feel voting won’t make a difference. In 2008, our presidential election had the highest U.S. turnout since the 1968 elections, and yet more than four in 10 Americans age 18 or older still stayed home, according to Daniel Marans from the Huffington Post. Before you wash your hands of this right, consider that it’s not just the president on the ballot. How much the next president can do depends on whether his or her party controls either the Senate or the House. Consider that right now, according to the Cook Political Report, there are eight Senate seats that are too close to call and completely up to the voters, and one is in Illinois. We the people make many decisions with our voting rights. For example, four states have legalized recreational marijuana in the past four years through ballots that did not require any new state legislation, or any action by Congress or the president. There are many very important state and local officeholders on the ballot along with local issues and referendums that directly affect us here in

CHAMBER NEWS Donna Sullivan McHenry County. A 2012 study conducted by economists from Dartmouth and Yale found that elected officials transferred more funding to areas where people bothered to show up. In the 2012 election, 80 percent of the people with a yearly income of $75,000 or higher voted, compared with 60 percent of those earning less than $50,000. So please vote, and if you can’t decide on one of the two major political party candidates and if you just cannot bear the thought of voting for either of the two major parties’ presidential nominees, picking a third party is a perfectly valid option. Not sure where to vote? Visit the Wonder Lake Chamber’s website at www.chamber@ for voter information.


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Text the keyword NWHLITH to 74574 to sign up for LAKE IN THE HILLS news text alerts from the Northwest Herald. Message and data rates apply. “It’s fueled by alcohol, and he starts a fight with her,” Gara said. Gara said Price allegedly slapped and kicked the woman and then grabbed her by her hair and dragged her around the floor in their living room, knocking her glasses off her face. As she got up and attempted to retrieve a spare pair of glasses from her bedroom, the woman felt a push and fell down into her bedroom, Gara said during opening statements. Gara said Price pushed her onto her bed, took off her robe and nightgown and attempted to force sexual contact with the woman even though she told him to stop and attempted to resist. Price also allegedly knelt on the woman’s shoulders, including the arm she thought was broken from the fall, Gara said. Later on, Price told the woman she wanted to go to Meijer to get more al-

cohol so she drove him to the store, Gara said. Once they returned home, the woman asked Price to take her to the immediate care facility in Huntley, and he eventually agreed and dropped her off before he headed back to the residence, she said. The woman testified that she initially told a few hospital employees she fell before she met with Jason Carman, who worked as a certified nurse practitioner. She said she told Carman her boyfriend beat her up. Carman testified Tuesday that the woman was upset and distraught. When he completed his physical examination, he diagnosed that she had broken the upper part of her arm and said the injuries he observed in 2013 were consistent with a battery or domestic battery. Price’s attorney, Mark Facchini, argued in opening statements that the woman’s account of the incident was not true and she contradicted several statements she made between the time of the incident and when she took the stand Tuesday. “When you tell the truth, you don’t have anything to remember. [She] has a lot to remember,” Facchini said in

opening statements. Facchini said his client never pushed the woman and she in fact told police in 2013 that she tripped while heading into her bedroom. He said the woman never told hospital employees that she had been sexually assaulted, nor did she make any attempt to alert anyone what was going on or escape when she waited in the car for Price to return from Meijer. The woman testified that she did not alert anyone while in the parking lot of Meijer because she was scared and didn’t know what to do. “She makes no attempt to get anyone to help her get away from someone who raped and beat her,” Facchini said. Vanessa Sheehan, who also represents Price, said the woman testified that Price had “kicked and slapped her around” but did not tell police that at the time of the incident. Sheehan also asked the woman why she didn’t report the alleged sexual assault to the doctors and she said it was because they didn’t ask. The trial, with McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather presiding, is expected to last through Thursday.

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Troy Biever, age 37 yrs. young, passed away October 13, 2016. Resident of Lake in the Hills, IL. Graduated Harlem High School, Class of 1997. Troy loved watching Chicago Bears, Blackhawks and White Sox games. He enjoyed spending time with his children, family, friends and his dog, Sarge. Troy took pride and was very talented in the home improvement and remodeling projects he did for his family. Survived by his Children, Triniti, Dameon and Tyler; Father, Ted Biever; Mother, Jenny Kleinmaier; Stepfather, Dick Kleinmaier; Sister, April Biever (Marcus); Stepsisters, Jessica Carrier and Katie Price; Stepbrothers, Mike and Tony Krause; Grandfather, Jack Sim and Grandmother, Betty Biever; and Girlfriend, Amber Bowman; Many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends. Predeceased by his brother, Curt Biever; Grandfather, Ted Biever Sr; Grandmother, Mary Lou Sim; and Uncle, Tim Biever. Visitation will be at 11:30 followed by a Church service at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct 21, 2016 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2821 N Bell School Rd. Rockford, IL 61107. Reverend Bill Ward will officiate. Celebration of life will follow at the American Legion Post 1207. Troy was a volunteer at Post 1231. At a later date, a private burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens, where he will be laid to rest with his brother, Curt. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Troy’s memory at Rosecrance Foundation, 1021 N Mulford Rd., Rockford. IL 61107.

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In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society143 First Street, Batavia, IL 60510. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-728-0233, or visit, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.


Born: September 2, 1944; in Stewartville, MN Died: September 16, 2016; in Manteno, IL

1:00 to 4:00 pm at the VFW in Woodstock. There will be a short ceremony at 2:00pm and food will be provided. If you plan to attend, please come with a good story about Jerry to share. In lieu of flowers, the Jordan Family suggests donations be sent to the Illinois Veterans’ Home, Manteno.


Born: August 18, 1981; in Barrington, IL Died: October 15, 2016; in Algonquin, IL

Gerard “Jerry” “Jug” Melvin Alex J. Misurelli, 35, of CrysJordan, 72, of Woodstock, IL tal Lake passed away October died Friday September 16, 15, 2016. 2016 at the Illinois Veterans’ He was born August 18, Home in Manteno, IL. 1981 in Barrington, the son Gerard Jordan was born of Jeffrey Misurelli and Linde on September 2, 1944 in (Peschke) Misurelli. Alex was Stewartville, MN to Lawrence fueled by his love for music and was an avid “Shorty” and DeVera Jordan. musician. He was an entrepreneur and owned He married Lynda Virgina his own business, Turning Solution Inc., in Haack on April 20, 1968. Jerry McHenry. He was a car and motorcycle engraduated from Stewartville ROBERT W. HEUCK thusiast. Alex had a larger than life personality High School and then joined the U.S. Navy at Born: November 4, 1941 who lived life to the fullest. He was one who 18. He received an honorable discharge as a Died: October 16, 2016 would work hard and play hard. Bosun’s Mate 3 in 1965. He attended college Alex is survived by his dad, Jeff; his mom, at Winona State University and received MasRobert W. Heuck, 74, of Wonder Lake, ter’s Degrees from the University of Wisconsin Linde; his sister, Dana (Brian) Marino; his passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 16, Whitewater and University of Notre Dame. niece, Luciana; his longtime girlfriend, Sonia 2016 at his residence. Cruz; his uncle, Joe (Edie) Misurelli; and his Jerry taught geography and economics for He was born in Chicago on November 4, cousins, Joe Jr. and Jason Misurelli. District 300 until his retirement in 2002. He 1941 to William and Alice A. (Karnsli) Heuck. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00pm on was also the head of Dundee Crown’s D.A.R.E. He later met and married the love of his life, program for many years. He worked part-time Friday, October 21 at Querhammer & Flagg FuJosephine Kucera, on March 18, 1972 at Nativ- at JC Penny’s for many years. Jerry lived in neral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal ity Lutheran Church in Wonder Lake. In 1954, Woodstock, IL from 1975 till present and was Lake. There will be a time to share memories Robert and his family moved to Wonder Lake. an active member of the American Legion. at 7:00pm. He graduated from McHenry East Campus in For a full obituary and to leave an online Jerry, or Papa, loved spending time with his 1960 and then went on to attend a year at condolence, visit www.querhammerandflagg. Grandson, Brady, or as he enjoyed calling him, Devry Institute of Electronics and a year at com. Sweet Pea. He was an avid fan of both the Elgin Community College where he studied For information call 815-459-1760. Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Twins. CHRISTOPHER M. DURCAN, mechanics. Robert was employed by Tonyan He also enjoyed many outdoor activities such ESQ. Construction as a cement mason for 18 years, as golfing, fishing, gardening and hunting. Born: November 9, 1971; in Winchester, VA until their closing, and worked for Precision Jerry loved to travel and always knew where a DAVID H. THOMAS Died: October 15, 2016; in Woodstock, IL Twist & Drill in Crystal Lake for 8 years, taking good video poker machine could be found. He an early retirement to care for his wife, Josewould never shy away from a good cigar or a David H. Thomas, 73, of Chicago, passed Christopher M. Durcan, Esq., phine, who passed away in August of 2004. shot of Irish whiskey. away October 15, 2016. was born November 9, 1971 Robert enjoyed fishing, hunting, and the ocJerry is survived by his wife, Lynda and their Loving father of Lisa, Aimee, Joel, Adam and in Winchester, VA to Dr. Frank casional casino trip. He also loved cooking and two sons - eldest, Anthony “Tony” (Molly) Erin; cherished grandfather of Kailey, Danny, and Linda (Hutton) Durcan. gardening, taking great pride in his creations. Jordan; grandson, Brady and granddaughter, Alyssa and Cody; married his high school He passed away peacefully Robert was a devoted husband, loving father, Victoria of Lake in the Hills, IL and youngest, sweetheart, Barbara, nee McElligott in 1966. October 15, 2016 in Woodand cherished grandfather who will be missed Douglas Jordan of Woodstock; siblings, Paul Visitation Saturday, October 22nd, 10:00 stock, IL. but never forgotten. Jordan (Audrey) of Kasson, MN, David (Pat) a.m. until time of prayers at 11:15 a.m. at KolChristopher is survived by his wife of 14 He leaves behind his daughter, Marlene Jordan of Winneconne, WI, Mary Lou (Ed) bus-May Funeral Home, 6857 W. Higgins Ave., years, Martha (nee Van Witzenburg); children, Heuck of McHenry; his grandchild, Taylor Rauen of Rochester, MN and Sandy (Jack) to St. Eugene Church for Mass at 12:00 Noon. James and Matilda; mother, Linda Hutton; Heuck; and his step-grandchildren, Ben and Jordan of Stewartville, MN. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. brother, Dr. Mark and Tracy Durcan; sister, Joseph Robinson. He was proceeded in death by his parents, In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions Sara Durcan; many nieces, nephews, and dear Robert was preceded in death by his wife; Lawrence “Shorty” and DeVera Jordan; two may be made to JourneyCare Hospice, 405 friends. his parents; his step-father, Christopher brothers, Dick Jordan and John “Jack” Jordan; Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010. Memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 Apostolou; his brother, Fredrick Heuck; and his Info., 773-774-3232 or www.kolbusmayfh. and his sister, Jean (Sonny) Golberg. to 8:00pm Friday, October 21 at Davenport step-daughter, Heather. A memorial is planned for October 29th from com. Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave Friends are invited to gather with his family (Route 176), Crystal Lake. The funeral mass on Thursday, October 20 from 5:00 p.m. to No-kill, cageless, non-profit will be at 11:00am, Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Justen Funeral Home & Crematoshelter for dogs and cats. ry, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road in McHenry. St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 451 W. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake. The funeral service will follow at 7:30 p.m. at 815-455-9411 the funeral home. Interment will be at WoodInurnment will be private. • land Cemetery on Friday, October 21, 2016. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may


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WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19 WHERE: Crystal Lake Brewing, 150 N. Main St., Crystal Lake COST & INFO: A stand-up comedy show and silent auction fundraising event for the Boy Scouts of America in McHenry County. Featuring comedian Matt Drufke and friends. There will be a raffle of items donated by McHenry County businesses including hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates, art, climbing wall passes and more. Must be age 21 or older to attend. Tickets: $35 a person, $50 two tickets. Tickets and information:



WHEN: 7 p.m. Oct. 19 WHERE: Woodstock Theatre Classic Cinemas, 209 Main St., Woodstock COST & INFO: Part of The Orson Welles Creative Arts Festival. “Chimes at Midnight” will be shown at 7 p.m. Oct. 26. All films will be introduced by Welles scholar Michael Dawson, followed by a Q&A. Tickets: $6 for students, $8 for adults. Tickets and information: www.classiccinemas. com. Festival information:

HOMECOMING COURT – Marian Central Catholic High School’s 2016 homecoming court included (back row, from left) Daniel Elder, Nicholas Edwards, Patrick Struttman, Davis Meyn, Jack Schneider and Jacob Noe; and (front row) Morgan Litterer, Kaylie Baader, Kelly Mink, Madeline Peters, Alexandria Weck and Karlie Blaz.



• 9 a.m. – Senior coffee, games and lunch, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 9812 St. Albans St., Hebron. Coffee and games at 9 a.m., Salvation Army Golden Diner lunch at 11 a.m. Other activities at noon. Continues every Wednesday. Call 630-232-6676 to reserve a meal. Information: 815-648-2671 or www. • 9:30 a.m. to noon – “The Art of Storytelling,” Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock. Author Joy Aavang, coordinator of the Memory Makers Storytelling Group in Richmond, will encourage participants to tell their stories and practice the art of storytelling. Listeners are welcome. Free. Registration required. Information: www. • 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Harvard Village Quilters meeting, Trinity Lutheran Church, 504 E. Diggins St., Harvard. Marla Hermanson will present “ Exploding Pineapple Block Variations.” Program fee: $5. Information: 815-9430922 or • 2 to 3:30 p.m. – “Build Your Résumé,” McHenry Public Library, 809 Front St., McHenry. Learn how to build a résumé using Learning Express Library’s Job & Career Accelera-

tor. Free. Registration required. Information: 815-385-0036 or • 6 to 8 p.m. – Drop-in family LEGO Earthquake Competition, Algonquin Area Public Library District’s Eastgate Branch Library, 115 Eastgate Drive, Algonquin. Work as a family to build an earthquake-proof LEGO structure. The family constructing the sturdiest building will win a small LEGO set. Space limited to 16 families with children ages 5 to 13. Free. No registration required. Information: 847-458-3139 or • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – World Film Night, Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock. Featuring “Ilo Ilo,” a 2013 Singaporean film. Information: • 7 p.m. – Chain-O-Lakes Eagles meeting, McHenry Township Senior Center, 3519 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg. Learn about building and flying radio-controlled aircraft. Visitors welcome. Free. Information: 815-3075594 or • 7 to 8:30 p.m. – ShutterBugs of Volo Bog nature photography club, Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside. Meetings feature guest speakers, programs and member competitions. Information:

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HALLOWEEN PARTY – Audrey Wise (left) as “Ballerina Panda” and Cameron Wise as “Donald Trump” were the 2015 Halloween costume contest winners at Creative Arts Inc. This year’s Halloween party at the nonprofit art studio, 400 Highland Ave., will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 22. The event will include drawing, painting, sculpting and sewing crafts with art instructors, as well as a costume contest. The cost is $15 a child. The party is open to youth older than 6; 4to 6-year-olds are welcome with a parent or guardian. For information, visit www.

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STATE State agency: Training video porn from YouTube glitch By JOHN O’CONNOR The Associated Press

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


News from across the state


Man seeks declaration of innocence in 1957 DeKalb County slaying

SYCAMORE – A man whose conviction in the 1957 kidnapping and slaying of a 7-year-old was overturned by a DeKalb County judge earlier this year is asking to be declared innocent of the crime. Attorneys from a free legal clinic at the University of Chicago representing the wrongfully convicted filed a petition in DeKalb County requesting a court hearing for Jack McCullough, the Daily Chronicle reported. McCullough was convicted in 2012 and sentenced to life in

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

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

prison in connection with the death of Maria Ridulph. Attorneys wrote McCullough didn’t commit the crime for which he spent nearly five years in prison and that he wants to move on with his life. Earlier this year, DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack concluded that the combination of FBI reports and new evidence proved McCullough had an alibi. Judge William Brady vacated McCullough’s conviction and dismissed charges, but declined to declare him innocent, saying he didn’t believe prosecutors had ill motives.

windsurfer broke. The Coast Guard posted video online that was recorded during Monday’s rescue, which took place about a mile east of Lee Street Beach in Evanston. The Coast Guard responded after a friend of the man told Evanston police about the broken mast. He got a text from the man reporting the trouble. The Evanston Fire Department reached the man by mobile phone. He was floating on his windsurfer and had a wetsuit and life jacket. A Coast Guard boat arrived a few minutes later to rescue him. The man declined medical help.



Coast Guard rescues man on windsurfer from Lake Michigan

EVANSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a man from Lake Michigan who was stranded after the mast on his

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

CHICAGO – Chicago police said a man was killed and four other people were wounded, including a 13-year-old boy, in a shooting

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

on the city’s South Side. The shooting occurred Monday night in the West Englewood neighborhood as the group was standing in the front yard of a home. Police said another group walked up and started shooting, then ran away. Police said a man in his 20s was shot in the head and died at the scene. The 13-year-old was last listed in critical but stable condition with gunshot wounds the right thigh. Three men in their 20s and 30s also were wounded and taken to hospitals for treatment.


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

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

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

– Wire reports



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NATION & WORLD BRIEFS Earth’s record heat streak building, killing all nine people ends but warming remains on board.

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

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

Video shows tussle over naked Clinton statue

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


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

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

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

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Northwest Herald / • Wednesday, October 19, 2016



Social Security recipients to get tiny increase By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER The Associated Press

WASHINGTON – Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a 0.3 percent increase in monthly benefits next year, the fifth year in a row that older Americans will have to settle for historically low raises. The adjustment adds up to a monthly increase of less than $4 a month for an average recipient. The cost-of-living adjustment, announced by the government Tuesday, will affect more than 70 million people – about 1 in 5 Americans. For recipients, the average monthly Social Security payment now is $1,238. Unfortunately for some seniors, even the small increase will probably be wiped out by an expected increase in Medicare Part B premiums, which are usually deducted from Social Security payments. By law, rising premiums for most Medicare recipients cannot exceed their Social Security cost-of-living increase. That’s known as the “hold harmless” provision. However, new enrollees and high-income retirees are not covered by that provision, so they could face higher Medicare premiums, which will be

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The Social Security Administration’s main campus is seen Jan. 11, 2013, in Woodlawn, Md. announced later this year. There was no Social Security benefit increase this year, and next year’s will be small because inflation is low, driven in part by cheaper fuel prices. The low inflation rate should help keep some older folks’ bills from rising very rapidly. Don’t tell that to Millicent Graves, a retired veterinary technician, who said

Medicare and supplemental insurance premiums eat up nearly a third of her $929 monthly Social Security payment. The 72-year-old from Williamsburg, Virginia, said her insurance premiums went up by $46.50 this year, and her cable TV, internet and phone bill went up, too. “I just lose and lose and lose and lose,” Graves said.

More than 60 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children get Social Security benefits. The COLA also affects benefits for about 4 million disabled veterans, 2.5 million federal retirees and their survivors, and more than 8 million people who get Supplemental Security Income, the disability program for the poor. Many people who get SSI also receive Social Security. Since 2008, the COLA has been above 2 percent only once, in 2011. It’s been zero three times. “This loss of anticipated retirement income compounds every year, causing people to spend through retirement savings far more quickly than planned,” Mary Johnson of the Senior Citizens League said. “Over the course of a 25or 30-year retirement, it reduces anticipated Social Security income by tens of thousands of dollars.” The cost-of-living adjustment is based on a broad measure of prices generated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It measures price changes for food, housing, clothing, transportation, energy, medical care, recreation and education. If prices go up, benefits go up. If prices drop or stay flat, benefits stay the same.

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This image made Tuesday from video by Rudaw News Agency shows a family fleeing Mosul, Iraq. IS released a propaganda video Tuesday showing bustling streets in Mosul, with residents going about their business, with one grilling meat over open coals, and saying all is well. The individuals who spoke to the AP painted a very different picture. They say IS militants patrol Mosul’s streets on bicycles or motorbikes to make for smaller targets from the air. Other fighters are preparing for war

by closing roads with sand berms and concrete walls, and readying barrels of oil and tires to set ablaze in order to obscure the visibility of warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition. The extremists also have grown increasingly paranoid and violent. On Sunday evening, a resident said the fighters shot a man twice in the head in front of his family and neighbors. His crime: possession of a SIM card for a


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BAGHDAD – On the eerily quiet streets of Mosul, fighters from the Islamic State group are killing suspected spies, blocking roads and planting bombs ahead of a showdown with Iraqi forces. Residents who have endured more than two years of militant rule describe a city under siege, and they say a new sense of terror has set in since Iraq announced the start of a long-anticipated operation to liberate its second-largest city. Three residents who spoke with The Associated Press by telephone described a ghost town where people only venture out to buy basic goods that are increasingly running low. They said large groups of IS militants have left the city in recent weeks, but those who remain have become increasingly brutal, killing anyone suspected of trying to communicate with the outside world. For that reason, the residents spoke on the condition of anonymity, fearing for their safety. “The situation inside Mosul is terrifying,” said one of them, a merchant. He said he has stocked food, water and cooking gas for 40 days and bought an oven to bake bread.

cellphone. A few days earlier, five men accused of spying were killed by a firing squad in a public square. Mosul is completely dark at night because IS forbids the use of any generators, fearing the lights could draw airstrikes. “Every minute passes like a year,” a father of three said. Residents heard about the start of the offensive on the radio, he said, with the city rattled by airstrikes on its outskirts. “We have mixed feelings. We are happy that we will eventually be liberated from Daesh and afraid of what will happen afterward,” the father said, using the Arabic acronym for IS. “The recent airstrikes are really shaking the ground and houses,” another resident said. “My wife prays and recites verses from the holy Quran when airstrikes start, while children cry. We are afraid that one of these airstrikes might hit us.” Fearing a mass exodus from the city, which is still home to 1 million people, the coalition has dropped leaflets telling people to stay inside. Human-rights groups worry many will run from Mosul to other areas held by IS out of fear they could be treated even worse by their purported liberators.

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Educate yourselves before vote

Stay home, don’t vote – unless you earn the responsibility through research TV celebrity Mike Rowe – of Ford trucks, dirty jobs and doing it because somebody’s gotta – recently was asked to use his celebrity to encourage people to get out and vote. He declined. His reasons should give us all pause. “Regardless of their political agenda, my celebrity pals are fundamentally mistaken about our ‘civic duty’ to vote. There is simply no such thing. Voting is a right, not a duty, and not a moral obligation. Like all rights, the right to vote comes with some responsibilities, but let’s face it – the bar is not set very high,” he said. Simply said, you shouldn’t encourage someone to vote just to vote. Educating oneself about candidates and issues is a time-consuming task that should not be reduced to a whim inspired by a Hollywood personality’s earnest plea. Our initial reasons for creating a public education system were so we would produce voters capable of evaluating and understanding the choices they were making at the ballot box. Thomas Jefferson wrote in support of public education that: “The functionaries of every government have propensities to command at will the liberty and property of their constituents. There is no safe deposit for these but with the people themselves; nor can they be safe with them without information. Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe.” So despite past exhortation on these pages to get out and vote, you won’t be hearing that this year. Instead, consider this the campaign to get out and read, and then only after you have invested the time to understand the issues and to weigh the choices, should you get out and vote. That will mean you don’t choose someone based on who you think will win. You won’t rule out other-party candidates because they might help or hurt a major party candidate. You won’t just pick the lesser of evils. You will make informed choices because you have earned that responsibility by doing your homework and weighing the information against your values and understanding. You have 23 days to get busy.

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Finally, a database on shootings The Justice Department is moving to fill a giant hole in its accounting of shootings and other violent encounters between police officers and civilians across the country. The complete absence of an official national database has led to lots of speculation and potentially rash assumptions about the rate of police-involved shootings, particularly involving minorities. FBI Director James Comey said the information void is embarrassing for his agency, acknowledging sometimes officials must rely on databases compiled by The Washington Post and The Guardian when tracking violent encounters. The Justice Department now will compile its own database. It’s about time. Ever since the August 2014 death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, police-involved shootings have been the focal point of national debate about perceived police bias against

minority members, particularly blacks. The absence of a federal database has contributed to wild speculation and assertions about whether such incidents are on the rise. Public trust in community police departments depends on accurate data. If, in fact, certain departments have a higher rate of violent encounters with minorities, a statistical database should document it. The database, along with substantiating material from dashboard and body cameras, also is the best way for police departments to defend themselves if the evidence directly refutes the publicly held assumption of bias. Public and FBI reliance on a newspaper database, no matter how authoritative, is a sorry substitute for official data. And significant controversy has swirled around the Post’s database, which was launched in 2015. A Post analysis showed 1,502 people had been shot and killed by on-duty police

officers between Jan. 1, 2015, and July 10. Whites accounted for 732 of the deaths, 381 were black, and 382 were of another or unknown race. The analysis belied the notion more blacks are being killed by police than whites. But, as it noted, when the numbers are computed by proportion to the total population, blacks are 2.5 times more likely to be shot and killed by police officers than whites. The challenges are formidable to produce a user-friendly set of statistics that can generalize in numbers the complex story that unfolds whenever a violent encounter occurs between police officers and civilians. Numbers rarely tell the full story. Finding the right way to reflect the truth in data won’t be easy. Regardless of what emerges, nothing substitutes for the facts verified as accurate and official by the Justice Department.

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Library maintenance critical

To the Editor: As a former employee of the Crystal Lake Public Library in the maintenance department from November 2003 until December 31, 2011, the building is a disaster. We duct taped and jerry-rigged things to make it work. The heating and air conditioning system is so old parts cannot be had. The light system is bad, and lights are no longer made. The north porch is settling. Every spring and summer, curbs, sidewalks and porches had to be repaired. There are building leaks when it rains. The parking lot settled. The sidewalk on the north side is at parking lot level. This is only a few things, and all this after project Shoehorn in 2006. If this is what the people want, vote no. Vote yes, otherwise in 10 more years, it will be a pile of rubble that can’t be repaired. I vote yes. Ray Rudden Crystal Lake

Franks is people’s champion

To the Editor: Congratulations to Jack Franks, who is seeking to become the first popularly elected chairman of the McHenry County Board for his deserved and overwhelming show of support. Franks was glowingly endorsed by the Northwest Herald, the Daily Herald and the Chicago Tribune. Almost every mayor in McHenry County as well as business and labor groups also have endorsed Franks. Franks’ broad appeal is across party lines. It demonstrates that his collabora-

VIEWS Rep. David McSweeney retired teachers and administrators. In 2005, the Illinois General Assembly passed a law prohibiting school districts from inflating teachers’ salaries as a way of increasing their retirement benefits. However, some school districts have found a way to get around the 2005 law. Instead of directly boosting teacher salaries, school districts are paying bonuses to retired educators. Those cash payouts are cleverly set up to make it as difficult as possible for taxpayers

tive, proactive approach to government is what people want. Citizens are tired of ideologues who spout meaningless dogma and refuse to compromise. McHenry County needs a tax fighter who is on our side, not more tired old politicians gaming the system at taxpayer expense. Franks always has been the people’s champion. He is the right person at the right time to take McHenry County to a brighter future with lower property taxes and accountable government. Peyton Velasquez Marengo

Vote Cathy Johnson for District 6

To the Editor: We need effective and common sense member representation on the County Board. Cathy Johnson is running in District 6 and has those qualities. Cathy Johnson has years of experience in the community: serving as Riley Township trustee, Plan Commission appointee, McHenry County Water Task Force appointee and elected board member of Marengo/Union Public Library. Cathy Johnson understands the changes that need to be made by the County Board. Please cast your vote for Cathy Johnson on Nov. 8 not only for the good of District 6 but also for McHenry County.

Juanita Kirkman Marengo

How can you explain Clinton?

To the Editor: A letter writer Oct. 7 wondered how

to follow the money. Some of the payouts are enormous – as high as $60,000 or more. Those bonus payments come from the property tax money school districts collect. Wonder why property taxes are so high in Illinois? As a response to the recent news coverage of these cash payouts, I have introduced legislation (House Bill 6613) to ban suburban and downstate school districts from making bonus payouts to retired teachers and administrators. Teachers provide a tremendous service for their communities and they deserve the utmost respect for the hard work they do. There is nothing at all wrong with school districts

offering competitive salary packages to attract the best and brightest teachers to their school districts. However, the idea of providing cash payouts to administrators and teachers after they have retired is simply not a responsible use of taxpayers’ dollars. Teachers and administrators have pensions so there is no need for taxpayers to provide them with a cash windfall after they have already retired. It is time for school districts to make sure they are using taxpayer dollars wisely. We need to pass House Bill 6613 as soon as possible.

• Rep. David McSweeney represents Illinois’ 52nd House District.

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parents could explain Donald Trump’s public persona to children. Although I am not a Trump apologist, I wonder how parents can explain the lying and unlawful behavior of Hillary Clinton to children. She risked the security of the country and lied to the FBI and was saved from prosecution thanks to the collusion of the present administration and the spinelessness of James Comey, who has sullied the reputation of the FBI. Anyone else would be prosecuted and punished. Just ask Martha Stewart and Gen. David Petraeus. The only lesson they can learn from this debacle is some people are above the laws the rest of us are obliged to follow. What kind of legacy is that to hand on to children? Barbara Klein Woodstock

Let books guide your vote

To the Editor: Even if you believe you have made up your mind about the best alternative for president this election, you should

Oct. 28. All letters are subject to editing for length and clarity at the sole discretion of the editor. Submit letters by: • Email: • Mail: Northwest Herald “It’s Your Write” Box 250 Crystal Lake, IL 60039-0250

read at least one of two books before you vote. Both books were written by former law enforcement officers. Neither has a personal agenda or political bias. But both authors do care a great deal about this country and its future. Their first-hand experiences, over extended periods of time, are more valuable than any opinions issued by the cable TV “talking heads,” partisan politicians or the “objective” media (this paper included). One book, “Unlimited Access,” is written by Gary Aldrich, a former FBI special agent, who was assigned to the White House. The other book, “Crisis of Character,” is written by Gary Byrne, a former Secret Service officer, who was posted in the White House, often outside of the Oval Office. Their first-hand accounts of the conduct in the White House by previous occupants should go a long way in helping you decide who not to vote for. Robert J. Ribeiro Crystal Lake

• Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Property taxes remain one of the top concerns among Illinois citizens. Despite the outcry for property tax relief, though, little has been done to address these concerns. I have sponsored many property tax relief bills and have voted more than 20 times to reduce property taxes, but the General Assembly still has not adopted comprehensive property tax relief legislation. The comprehensive property tax reduction bill we need may be delayed at the moment, but that should not stop us from taking steps to prevent property taxes from going up. One such measure is legislation I have introduced to stop school districts from making cash payments to

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Time to halt post-retirement bonuses


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Several car owners slam VW emissions deal By SUDHIN THANAWALA

“We got played the fool. This settlement does not go far enough.”

The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO – Several angry Volkswagen owners told a federal judge on Tuesday that a $10 billion settlement does not adequately compensate them for the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal, part of a vocal minority who objected to the deal as hundreds of thousands of others signed up for payments. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer will determine whether the settlement is fair to consumers and should receive final approval. He said he was “strongly inclined” to approve it but would make a final decision by Oct. 25, giving him time to consider the owners’ objections and whether he should recommend any changes. “We got played the fool,” Mark Dietrich, an Audi owner from San Francisco, told the judge earlier at a hearing in San Francisco. “This settlement does not go far enough.” Dietrich demanded the full purchase price of his car as well as part of his registration fee. The settlement calls for the German automaker to spend up to $10 billion to buy back or repair about 475,000 Volkswagens and Audi vehicles with 2-liter diesel engines and pay their owners an additional $5,100 to $10,000 each. Any repair options have yet to be finalized. It also includes $4.7 billion for unspecified environmental mitigation to make up for the excess pollution and to promote zero-emissions vehicles. The combined $14.7 billion deal would be the largest auto-scandal settlement in

Mark Dietrich

Audi owner from San Francisco

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The VW sign of Germany’s Volkswagen car company is displayed at the building of a company’s retailer in Berlin. Several angry Volkswagen owners told a federal judge on Tuesday that a $10 billion settlement does not adequately compensate them for the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal. U.S. history. Attorneys who helped negotiate it said it was fair and had received support from the vast majority of eligible car owners. Volkswagen’s lawyer said Tuesday that it was a good deal for buyers and would help the company regain people’s trust. But Blair Stewart, a Volkswagen owner from Palo Alto, said the company engaged in a “program of deception” that should not go unpunished. More than a dozen people spoke against the settlement at the hearing, among them

people who sold their vehicles and objected that the new owner would get a windfall in the deal. The scandal erupted in September 2015 when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Volkswagen had fitted many of its cars with software to fool emissions tests, putting dirty vehicles on the road. Car owners and the U.S. Department of Justice sued. The software recognized when the cars were being tested on a treadmill and turned on pollution controls. The controls were turned off when the cars

returned to the road. The EPA alleged the scheme let the cars spew more than 40 times the allowable limit of nitrogen oxide, which can cause respiratory problems in people. Robert Giuffra, an attorney for Volkswagen, said the deal includes compromises but provides “massive relief” to consumers. “This settlement is something that I think is very good for consumers,” he said. “It’s good for the environment, and it’s a way for Volkswagen to regain the trust of its customers, the American people, regulators and do right by the environment.” As of last week, more than 330,000 people had signed up for settlement benefits, with about 3,200 opting out, said Elizabeth Cabraser, the plaintiffs’ lead attorney. She said the deal’s buyback option would give consumers the “retail replacement value” of their vehicles. “This was a broken situation. It was broken for the environment. It was broken for consumers,” Cabraser said. “I think we’ve all, including Volkswagen – on the 2 liters – put this back together again.” Volkswagen still faces potentially billions more in fines and penalties and possible criminal charges.




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ST. LOUIS – Ninety-year-old rock ’n’ roll legend Chuck Berry is set to release his first new studio album in more than 35 years. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Berry’s album, titled “Chuck,” will be available in 2017. The album was recorded in St. Louis-area studios and will feature mostly original work by Berry, who turned 90 on Tuesday. He is the sole producer on the album. Jimmy Marsala, a bassist in Berry’s longtime band, suggests the new album took so long to come together because Berry wanted to make sure it lived up to everyone’s expectations. His last studio album was “Rock It” in 1979.


Harry Shearer sues studio over ‘Spinal Tap’ profits

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Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs June 11 at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. The late rapper Tupac Shakur and Pearl Jam are among the first-time nominees on the ballot for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot NEW YORK – The late rapper Tupac Shakur and Seattle-based rockers Pearl Jam are among the first-time nominees on the ballot for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Nine of the 19 acts nominated are on the ballot for the first time, with Shakur and Pearl Jam in their first year of eligibility. More than 800 artists, historians and music-industry officials vote, with results announced in December and induction next April. Others back for another chance include pop superstar Janet Jackson; she was nominated for the first time last year. Nominations were announced Tuesday. The prolific Shakur was shot and killed at his peak in 1996. His album “Me Against the World” hit the top of the charts when he was in prison for sexual assault. “Keep Ya Head Up,” “Life Goes On,” “Ambitionz Az a Ridah” and “Changes” are among his best-known songs. He recorded so much while alive that releases kept flowing after his death. Pearl Jam would be the second band, following Nirvana in 2014, with roots in Seattle’s grunge scene to make the hall. Behind charismatic frontman Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam was a huge initial success behind songs like “Jeremy,” “Even Flow,” “Alive” and “Better Man.” They consciously stepped back from the commercial world, and persist as a respected and popular touring outfit. And “Don’t Stop Believin’” it’s true: Journey is another first-time nominee. Its members must wait a couple of months to find out whether voters welcome them with “Open Arms.” Other first-time nominees: the hardcore punk pioneers Bad Brains; 1980s synth-poppers Depeche Mode; Jeff Lynne’s 1970s hit machine Electric Light Orchestra; Lollapalooza instigators Jane’s Addiction; 1960s folkie Joan Baez; and Steppenwolf, Canadian rockers of “Born to be Wild” fame.

LOS ANGELES – Comedian Harry Shearer announced Tuesday that he has sued a French film studio over tens of millions in dollars in profits he claims he and his co-creators are owed for creating the classic mockumentary “This Is Spinal Tap.” Shearer’s lawsuit filed in a federal court in Los Angeles on Monday claims the French company Vivendi S.A. and its subsidiary StudioCanal withheld profits from the film, its music and its merchandise. Shearer released a two-minute video on Twitter announcing the lawsuit, urging people to share it with the hashtag #fairnessrocks. Shearer co-created the satire about a British rock band on the decline, which has been featured on numerous top movie lists of all time since its 1984 release. “This Is Spinal Tap” was made for $2.25 million, the lawsuit said.

Tobey Maguire, Jennifer Meyer separate after 9 years LOS ANGELES – Tobey Maguire and Jennifer Meyer have separated after nine years of marriage. Maguire’s representative has confirmed a People magazine report on the breakup. The former couple told People in a joint statement that the decision came “after much soul searching and consideration.” Maguire and Meyer said their “first priority remains raising our children together with enduring love, respect and friendship.” Maguire and Meyer have a 9-year-old

daughter, Ruby, and a 7-year-old son, Otis. Meyer is a jewelry designer and the daughter of longtime Hollywood executive Ron Meyer.

‘Price is Right’ contestants make history with 3-way tie

LOS ANGELES – “Price is Right” history was made on Monday’s episode when a trio of contestants spun different combinations of $1 on the game show’s colorful wheel. The three contestants each landed on spaces adding up to $1 in a pair of spins during one of the show’s showcase showdowns. The game show famously awards contestants who earn $1 on the wheel without going over a $1,000 prize and a chance to spin again. “The Price is Right” host Drew Carey pumped his fist in the air after the contestants achieved the first three-way $1 tie with different combinations in the show’s history.

Broadway concert for Clinton draws huge stars

NEW YORK – Stars of Hollywood and Broadway – including Julia Roberts, Jake Gyllenhaal, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Hugh Jackman, Emily Blunt, Neil Patrick Harris and Helen Mirren – put on a splashy fundraiser for Hillary Clinton. The Democratic candidate could only address the group via a video message Monday evening. But daughter Chelsea and husband Bill were present at the sold-out event at the 1,300 seat St. James Theatre. Billy Crystal was host and Barbra Streisand lent her recorded voice to the show.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS Artist Peter Max is 79. Actor Michael Gambon (“Harry Potter” films) is 76. Actor John Lithgow is 71. Singer Jeannie C. Riley is 71. Singer Patrick Simmons of The Doobie Brothers is 68. Singer Jennifer Holliday is 56. TV host Ty Pennington (“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”) is 52. Actor Jon Favreau is 50. “South

Park” co-creator Trey Parker is 47. Comedian Chris Kattan (“Saturday Night Live”) is 46. Singer Pras Michel of The Fugees is 44. Actor Omar Gooding (“Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper”) is 40. Writer-director Jason Reitman (“Juno”) is 39. Actress Gillian Jacobs (“Community”) is 34. Singer Zac Barnett of American Authors is 30.

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Tactile advancements

Brain implants allow paralyzed man to feel touch through robot hand By LAURAN NEERGAARD The Associated Press

WASHINGTON – A paralyzed man is regaining a sense of touch while using a mind-controlled robotic hand, feeling subtle pressure in his own fingers when the artificial ones are touched. The experiment reported Thursday is an early step in the quest to create prosthetics that can feel. How it works: Tiny chips implanted in Nathan Copeland’s brain are bypassing his broken spinal cord, relaying electrical signals that govern movement and sensation to and from that robotic arm. When University of Pittsburgh researchers blindfolded Copeland, he could correctly identify which robotic finger they touched 84 percent of the time. “The majority of them, it felt like a pressure or a tingling” in his own corresponding finger, said Copeland, 30, of Dunbar, Pennsylvania. When a researcher touched two fingers at the same time, “I just laughed and I said, ‘Are you trying to be tricky or something?’ ” Harnessing brain waves to power prosthetics is a hot field, with a goal of giving the disabled more independence and improving artificial limbs for amputees as well. Headlines in recent years have reported experiments that let paralyzed people move a robotic arm to touch a loved one or take a drink simply by imagining the motion. Their thoughts activate brain implants that relay electrical signals needed to command movement. The signals are transmitted through a computer to the robotic limb. What’s new is recreating sensation using this brain-controlled technology. After all, proper motion depends on more than muscle movement. Reach for something, and that sense of touch helps you naturally grasp with just enough force to hang on while not either dropping something or crushing it. “It’s not only that emotional connection we get,” said Robert Gaunt, a Pittsburgh assistant professor of rehabilitation who led the new study. “People have an incredibly difficult time interacting with objects, picking objects up, manipulating them, doing fairly basic things with the hand if they don’t have a very basic sense of touch.” Step one is placing sensors in prosthetics. The next hurdle is how to allow feedback to and from those sensors. For amputees, some scientists are attempting to wire nerves left in the remaining part of the person’s natural limb directly to the robotic arm.

Photo provided by Timothy Betler/UPMC/Pitt Health Sciences via AP

This image from video taken Oct. 26, 2015, shows University of Pittsburgh researcher Robert Gaunt preparing Nathan Copeland for research testing to determine whether brain implants could help the paralyzed man feel sensation in his own hand while using a mind-controlled robotic arm. That’s not possible if a spinal cord injury has interrupted the messages that normally flash between the hand and the brain. But previous monkey research had suggested brain implants could bridge that gap. So surgeons at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center implanted electrodes in part of Copeland’s brain that controls what his hands feel. Electrically stimulating those cells worked even though the car wreck that left Copeland mostly paralyzed happened more than a decade ago, Gaunt noted. “This shows you can get natural sensation” through the brain implant, added Pittsburgh neurobiologist Andrew Schwartz. Thursday’s report in Science Translational Medicine details the first six months of experiments after Copeland received the brain implants in March 2015. The ongoing research is becoming more sophisticated, as he picks up objects while the electrodes stimulate

different amounts of force, Copeland said in a phone interview. While the work is in just one patient, it’s a step toward creating touch capability, said Richard Andersen, a neuroscientist at the California Institute of Technology whose team also studies mind-controlled prosthetics and is about to begin a similar experiment. “It still needs to be determined if this tactile feedback will improve performance” in using the robotic arm, Andersen cautioned. Copeland doesn’t get to take the robotic arm home but is proud of helping to advance the science. “Technically when it’s over, I will have netted nothing except having done some cool stuff with some cool people,” Copeland said. “It’s cheesy but, Luke Skywalker loses his hand and then basically the next day he’s got a robot one and it’s working fine. We have to get to that point, and to do that, someone has to start it.”

“It’s cheesy but, Luke Skywalker loses his hand and then basically the next day he’s got a robot one and it’s working fine. We have to get to that point, and to do that, someone has to start it.” Nathan Copeland

Received brain implants to test robotic arm technology after paralyzed in car wreck

By LINDSEY TANNER The Associated Press

men who don’t receive surgery or radiation or whose cancer has spread to other parts of the body. It’s typically given in pills and injections for a few months up to a few years, although some men with advanced disease stay on the treatment indefinitely, said Dr. Kevin Nead, the lead author and a cancer doctor at the University of Pennsylvania. Some men who can’t tolerate the harsh treatment because of older age or other health problems sometimes are put on hormone blockers. Nead said the researchers took into account other ailments that also may increase risks for dementia. But he said some conditions may have been missed, and he stressed more research is needed. Some but not all previous studies that also reviewed medical records also have suggested the treatment may increase risks for dementia. Men in the current study were part of a

larger study that included University of Pennsylvania patients and that found an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease, one type of dementia. That study, co-authored by Nead, was published in December in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Such studies typically use diagnosis and billing codes in medical records to gauge treatment risks or disease trends. Nead and colleagues used a newer computerized method that scans electronic records including doctors’ and nurses’ written notes, to find the same kind of information. A JAMA Oncology editorial by Vanderbilt University physicians says the results suggest a link, not a cause. “The authors rightly frame their conclusions as associations in need of further study,” Drs. Colin Walsh and Kevin Johnson said in the editorial.


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CHICAGO – Hormone-blocking drugs for prostate cancer may increase men’s chances for developing dementia, a large study suggests, but researchers say the results aren’t conclusive enough to recommend avoiding a treatment that can improve survival. Cancer patients who used the drugs faced about double the chances of being diagnosed with dementia over five years, compared with nonusers. The actual risk of dementia, though, was quite low for all the men. The researchers analyzed 20 years of electronic health records for almost 9,300 prostate cancer patients treated at Stanford University’s health system. About 20 percent of the men were given hormone blockers, which lower levels of testosterone and other hor-

mones that can fuel cancer growth. After five years of follow-up, about 8 percent of men on hormone blockers were diagnosed with dementia versus almost 4 percent of nonusers. The results were published Thursday in the journal JAMA Oncology. The researchers and others say rigorous studies are needed to prove whether the widely used treatment is risky. About half of all prostate cancer patients in developed countries receive the treatment, including about 500,000 U.S. men currently on the drugs. How the medicines might increase dementia risks is uncertain. One possible explanation is their effect on testosterone levels. That hormone can drive cancer cell growth, but low levels also have been linked with heart and blood vessel problems that also can contribute to dementia. The treatment often is used for


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


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

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

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Golden Eagles shut out Cary-Grove to reach Class 3A CL South Regional final / 2

Cary-Grove goalkeeper Sergio Lemus punches the ball just before Jacobs’ Jacob Sabella can get his head on it Tuesday in a Class 3A Crystal Lake South Regional semifinal in Crystal Lake. Jacobs won, 2-0. Ken Koontz for Shaw Media

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Jacobs’ Noah Melick (right) scores a goal past Cary-Grove defender Kyle Ives and goalkeeper Sergio Lemus (left) on Tuesday in a Class 3A Crystal Lake South Regional semifinal in Crystal Lake. Jacobs won, 2-0.

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Golden Eagles solve stingy Cary-Grove defense By SEAN HAMMOND

Sad to hear the news that @Coach_ Ahsmann will no longer be coaching the Gators. The FVC is losing a coach who is a wonderful role model! – @CoachSchremp (Prairie Ridge football coach Chris Schremp) Follow our writers on Twitter: Joe Stevenson – @NWH_JoePrepZone Sean Hammond – @sean_hammond Alex Kantecki – @akantecki

What to watch NLCS, Cubs at L.A. Dodgers, 7 p.m., FS1 The Cubs’ John Lackey, who lasted only four innings in the deciding Game 4 of the NL Division Series, allowing three runs, faces Julio Urias, 20, who is set to become the youngest pitcher to start a league championship series game.

CRYSTAL LAKE – Jacobs’ Noah Melick couldn’t see the ball. Teammate Noah Perrone crossed a ball from the right side of the box, and Melick was sandwiched between two defenders. “The defenders were in my way,” Melick said. “I was going to try to peek my head and get a header on it.” But Perrone’s pass threaded the needle perfectly, and Melick corralled it and blew a shot past Cary-Grove goalkeeper Sergio Lemus. The goal gave Jacobs a lead it never relinquished in a 2-0 victory in Tuesday’s Class 3A Crystal Lake South Regional semifinal at South. Jacobs will play the winner of Wednesday’s game between Elgin and South. The regional final is at 4 p.m. Friday. Melick scored with 18:20 to play in the first half. It had been a relatively slow first 21 minutes up to that point. “Cary came out very organized, and they defended very tough,” Jacobs coach Anthony Cappello said. “We didn’t create too many chances early like we like to normally. They did a good job. Once we got through and Melick took his chance, it relaxed us a little bit and we started getting into our tempo.” Neither team created many scoring


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Perrone threaded the needle with a perfect pass between two defenders to Noah Melick, who hammered the ball home for the game’s opening goal.



Jacobs goalkeeper Ethan Pickering stopped all five Cary-Grove shots.


Jacobs doesn’t know who it will face in Friday’s regional final, but coach Anthony Cappello thinks it will all come down to pace. “Whoever can set the tempo and the pace of the game will probably have the upper hand,” Cappello said. opportunities early. Jacobs’ Patrick Murphy had the Golden Eagles’ nextbest chance with a rocket from left of the net, but Lemus just got a hand on it. Murphy had to wait until midway through the second half to score his team’s second goal. Colin Walsh duped a defender with a give-and-go to Maxwell McGregor and back to Walsh, who then sent a ball into the box, where Murphy headed it home.

Scoreboard Tuesday’s semifinals Jacobs 2, Cary-Grove 0 Wednesday’s semifinal (3) Elgin vs. (6) Crystal Lake South, 4 p.m. Friday’s championship (2) Jacobs vs. TBD, 4 p.m. “Colin was able to beat his man, and Noah drew, like, three guys to him because he’s been scoring a lot this year,” Murphy said. “Then I was open on the back post.” “The second goal was awesome,” Cappello said. “We got the ball out wide to Walsh, who has 14, 15 assists this season. He just hits a nice service and Patrick Murphy made a great run in and buried the header.” Jacobs (13-5-4) is fresh off its first outright Fox Valley Conference title since 2002. For Cary-Grove (4-11), it was an end to a disappointing season after reaching a sectional final in 2015. “It wasn’t the season everybody had hoped for or wanted, but you have to give them a lot of credit for finishing better at the end,” Trojans coach Mark Olson said. “I like the way our kids battled. Jacobs just came out and was the sharper team. They have a lot of different weapons that you have to account for.”




Axel Solis Huntley, so., M

Solis, one of two sophomores on the Red Raiders’ roster, looked calm on the ball when he came in, played some dangerous passes and ended up earning an assist on Huntley’s fifth goal.



Goals for the Red Raiders, four of them coming in the second half


It’s not unusual for Huntley coach Kris Grabner to be upset with the officials, but one of the penalties – called for a handball in the box – caused him to turn to his assistant coaches and ask whether the three of them wanted to quit coaching the sport and become a crew of referees. final Saturday. Grabner said he thought the Red Raiders were a step slow in the first half before eventually becoming “a little more focused, a little more intense” and “started playing a little bit better soccer.” “One of our goals was to play posses-

Scoreboard Tuesday’s semifinals Huntley 6, Rockford Auburn 2 Guilford 8, Hononegah 1 Saturday’s championship (2) Huntley vs. (3) Guilford, 3 p.m. sion soccer, and I think we got big eyes seeing that we could get behind these guys, and we didn’t do it effectively,” Grabner said. “When we get that first goal, it’s because we played soccer. ... I think that’s really the message going forward is we have to play good soccer against good teams or you’re not going to beat them. You’ve got to probe in different areas, you’ve got to move their defense around and sort it out so you can score.” The opening goal was a result of everything Grabner wanted his team to be doing. It looked like a counter -attack might be on, but when a clear chance didn’t present itself immediately, the Red Raiders slowed play down and worked the ball side to side across Auburn’s end of the field. Eventually, the ball came to Aaron Ruffner at the top of the box. He touched the ball to his right, opening up some space and

sent a powerful shot back across goal through the keeper’s hands. “Overall, we probably knew we were going to figure it out, but in the moment it’s still frustrating. ... If you miss a certain opportunity that’s easy and it keeps on happening over and over again, at least for me it was frustrating,” Huntley senior Zack Whitaker said. “Then Ruffner, of course being a finisher, was able to put one in, and I think that changed the momentum or, like, the attitude of everyone.” Adam Kaster made it 2-0 just before halftime, knocking in a rebound after Whitaker’s shot was saved. The Red Raiders got rolling in the second half. Whitaker won and converted a penalty in the 44th minute, Jakob Kranz scored from close range in the 49th minute, Kaster got his second in the 60th minute and Juan Pablo Franco Gonzalez scored with 1:067 left, icing a 6-2 victory. Both of Auburn’s goals came from the penalty spot. With Eric Pinedo converting penalties in the 47th and 70th minutes. Huntley goalkeeper Michael Parks finished with one save before giving way to Andrew Fulcer, who didn’t need to make a save. Both allowed one penalty goal.


CL Central rallies to reach title match By ERIC INGLES STERLING – Crystal Lake Central’s Gustavo Costa went down in the penalty box in the 52nd minute, and Ryan Nottoli turned that into the winning goal Tuesday as the Tigers beat Dixon, 2-1, in a Class 2A Sterling Regional semifinal. Taking the penalty kick, Nottoli went to his left as Dixon goalkeeper Nicholas LeSage dived the other way. Nottoli and the Tigers had several chances in the first half, but the Dixon defense was able to keep them in check. Nottoli chipped a shot wide of the net in the 25th minute. A flurry of chances came off several corner kicks in the 12th minute. Dixon center back Nathaniel Hawkins made a tackle to deny Nottoli in the 17th minute. “We just had to give it our all,” Nottoli said. “If they brought it to us, we brought it harder. We just needed


Tuesday’s semifinal Sterling 8, Rochelle 0 Crystal Lake Central 2, Dixon 1 Saturday’s championship (2) Sterling vs. (3) Crystal Lake Central, 6 p.m.

to find outside mids and get the ball to the middle.” Central saw more of the ball and more chances on goal in the first half but spent much of the half trailing. “They put in a good effort in the first half, but I don’t think it was our best half of soccer,” Tigers coach Mark Leverentz said. “We made some adjustments at halftime. That seemed to pick things up. We tweaked the formation a little bit because our backline disconnected from our middle, and there was too much empty space between the line.”

Dixon took the lead in the fourth minute when Bryson Forrest sent a cross to Caleb Carlson, who tapped it in. The Tigers tied the score with 4 seconds left in the half off a long free kick, directed into the net by Willem Bracher. “It takes a toll,” Dixon coach Josh Brigl said. “When you couple that with the physical play, it hurts a little bit. We lost some momentum, but I thought we did a good job keeping the intensity coming out in the second half. We made some adjustments. We saw some things on set pieces, and we were able to shut it down on the second half, but one poor call gives them a penalty kick and doesn’t give us one. That’s kind of the difference tonight.” Dixon had a few chances in the attacking third in the closing minutes of the game but could not convert. A handful of passes were behind the intended recipient. A few others came

on balls that players couldn’t settle. Forrest was able to get a shot off in the 69th minute, but the Tigers’ defense deflected it wide. Dixon often tried to play long balls over the Central defense to either Carlson or Remington LeRette. Often, the Tigers’ backline stifled the chance. “We had to make sure we were composed,” Central center back Kareem Castaneda said. “We had to focus on the ball all the time, watch our man, and we were fine with that.” When Dixon did get a shot off, goalkeeper Drew Dayton did plenty to deny them. “I saw a lot from him,” Castaneda said. “He was very composed. He knew what he was doing, and he just played one of the best games.” Central will face Sterling in the regional final Saturday after Sterling beat Rochelle. 8-0, in Tuesday’s other semifinal.

• Wednesday, October 19, 2016

ROCKFORD – For the first 20 minutes of Tuesday’s Class 3A Guilford Regional semifinal, Huntley missed chance after clear chance in front of goal: a shot cleared off the line in the second minute, tripping over the ball just yards from an open goal, a bad touch too wide to get a shot off despite getting around the goalkeeper. The kinds of scoring chances you can’t miss too often in the postseason. “I wasn’t real happy with the way we started; we were a little lackluster,” Huntley boys soccer coach Kris Grabner said. “It was kind of one of those things that we really need to, as we go along we’re going to have to take care of our business. ... We’re going to take care of business as we move on from here. We can’t have those misses anymore. It’s a matter of focus and being able to handle the pressure when it comes.” Once the first goal came in the 25th minute, however, Huntley seemed to settle into the game. The goals began flowing and, despite even a few more missed chances, the Red Raiders beat Rockford Auburn, 6-2. The Red Raiders advance to face Guilford in a regional


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Dodgers lead series, 2-1


Cubs have forgotten how to hit

LOS ANGELES – The Cubs tried not to suck. They did anyway. They find themselves down 2-1 in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series because they’ve forgotten how to hit, or as they call it, “the act by which the baseball avoids the strange wooden things in VIEWS our hands.” Manager Rick Morrissey Joe Maddon’s cute “Try Not to Suck” T-shirts feel like hair shirts after a 6-0 loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday night. What has happened in the postseason can no longer be considered a small sample size, and it no longer can be dismissed with a shrug as baseball being baseball, all weirdness and statistical flukiness. The Cubs don’t remember how to hit. Anthony Rizzo doesn’t. Ben Zobrist doesn’t. Dexter Fowler doesn’t. And Addison Russell might as well be staring down at a grocery list at home plate for all the production he has offered. When the Cubs brought in massively struggling Jason Heyward to hit for epically struggling Russell in the seventh inning Tuesday night, some natural law was broken. We humans may never be the same again. Heyward struck out to end the inning, and all that was left was a crater near the plate. The Cubs are in trouble, serious trouble. Clayton Kershaw-on-the-horizon trouble. The loss to the Dodgers has turned this series and maybe this season upside down for the Cubs. Their kingdom for a hitter. “I have no solid explanation,” Maddon said. “It’s happening at the wrong time obviously,” said third baseman Kris Bryant, one of the few Cubs who is hitting in the postseason. “We’ve got more games to play, more time to get that confidence back and figure things out. I’m sure we will. We’ve done it all year. We’re here for a reason. Belief is very powerful, and I think we all have that here.” Maddon tweaked his lineup Tuesday, hoping it would shake things up. It didn’t. Rizzo batted in the fourth spot, instead of third, and all that meant was that he led off the second and fourth innings. You’d prefer to have your power hitter at the plate with runners on base. You’d prefer more than four hits from the team in the biggest game of the

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year to date. The Cubs are hitting .185 in the postseason. “I think we’re trying to do too

much,” catcher Miguel Montero said. “I think we’re all trying to be heroes here.” The Cubs needed starter Jake Arrieta to be better than Rich Hill, and he wasn’t. They needed more from the reigning NL Cy Young winner, but he wasn’t why they lost Tuesday. Even if he had duplicated his no-hitter of Aug. 30, 2015, at Dodger Stadium, the last time he pitched here, it might not have been enough. He wouldn’t criticize the Cubs’ hitting. “It can happen in the postseason in these sort of games,” he said. “These things are possible at any moment, in any game. Our guys are prepared, our guys are ready, our guys are doing everything they can to prepare for the ballgame. When a guy makes good pitches like Rich did along with their bullpen, it’s going to be tough on us.” Let’s not turn Hill into Sandy Koufax. The former Cub pitcher is good and he throws a nice curveball, but a team that led the NL in on-base percentage shouldn’t be struggling this much. Hill gave up two hits in six innings, and both of those hits were by Bryant. The Cubs hadn’t seen Hill this season, but that doesn’t explain them getting only two more hits after he departed. Bryant (.357) and Javy Baez (.333) are

the only position players hitting above .179 in the playoffs. You’re not going to win anything that way. You’re not going to impress anyone at the neighborhood batting cage either. What gives the Cubs hope is that they’ve hit most of the year. They tore through NL pitching this season. “I’ve seen it before,” Fowler said. “You go in ruts and you snap back out of them and then score five or six runs.” The Cubs will face 20-year-old Julio Urias in Game 4. And at some point, they’ll again have to face Kershaw, who shut them down in Game 2. Whether that’s Game 5 or 6 isn’t known yet. But they had better get their act together at the plate or else their season is going to end sooner and more painfully than they ever could have imagined. Maybe Maddon should try a more positive T-shirt: “Try to Hit.” “We’ll figure it out,” Bryant said. “We’re all very confident here. Peaks and valleys of this game will sometimes make you go crazy, but we’ve got more games to play.” How many more depends on their hitting. • Rick Morrissey is a Chicago SunTimes sports columnist. Write to him at

Dodgers lead series, 2-1


Former Cub Hill outpitches Arrieta By BETH HARRIS

The Associated Press


Ex-Cub Monday on Kaepernick: ‘I don’t get it’ By GORDON WITTENMYER

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Cubs outfielder Rick Monday is honored by the Brooklyn, N.Y., chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars before a game with the New York Mets on Sept. 24, 1976. Earlier that season, Monday rescued a flag that protesters in Los Angeles were trying to burn on the field during a game against the Dodgers.

LOS ANGELES – Rick Monday still has the flag. He asked for it the day after he snatched it from two guys who had run on the field at Dodger Stadium and tried to burn it during a game on April 25, 1976. Monday, the Cubs’ center fielder that day, thinks about that when he sees 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other athletes sit or kneel during the pregame performances of the national anthem in protest. “My thoughts have not changed from the time I was raised to that moment in 1976 here when those two guys were trying to ignite

the American flag and disrespect those that have stood up for us and represent the rights and freedoms that all of us have,” said Monday, now a Dodgers broadcaster, who threw out the ceremonial first pitch and was honored before Tuesday’s game. “Someone asked me about the football player,” he said. “My concern is not with him sitting down. My concern is what’s he going to do once he stands up? I’m going to watch what he does when he finally stands up.” Monday’s wife, Barbaralee, has taken the flag Rick saved on fundraising tours to more than a dozen states in support of veterans issues. “The irony of it is that the very

symbol that those guys were trying to desecrate that afternoon still has a life,” he said. “She’s raised a great deal of money for military charities. It’s been a very positive influence and something we’re very proud of.” Asked about the possible value in the national conversation Kaepernick has sparked, Monday said he has not followed that part of the issue, “because it irritates me to begin with. “For me it disrespects everyone who has served in this country of ours,” he said. “I cannot understand the argument. I’ve lost friends protecting the rights and freedoms we have in this country. I’ve attended funerals at Arlington National Cemetery. I don’t get it.”

• Wednesday, October 19, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Rich Hill never strayed from his mindset of pitching in the moment, even when he was far from the major leagues playing independent ball with the Long Island Ducks. Convinced there would be another opportunity to get back to the big leagues, he focused on executing pitches without worrying about his current circumstances. Fourteen months later, Hill allowed two hits over six innings to beat Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta and the Cubs, 6-0, Wednesday, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 2-1 NL Championship Series lead. “It’s the biggest game of my career,” Hill said. “It’s just putting in the work, putting in the time, having a routine, persevere, all those things that you can say to sum up some kind of endurance or resiliency. For me, that’s all I’ve ever known is just work.” Rookie Corey Seager had three hits, including a go-ahead single in the third, and Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer in the fourth. After winning a big league-high 103 games during the regular season and sparking belief they could win the World Series for the first time since 1908, the

Sports Bureau. “More than anything, I think we need to get a couple runs and hits and runs early to try to get that kind of feeling back,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said, “because, obviously, when you’re not scoring any runs, it makes it even more difficult in the dugout.” Hill, who made two starts in the independent Atlantic League in August 2015 before signing a minor league deal with Boston, struck out six and walked two. Joe Blanton, Grant Dayton and Kenley Jansen finished. Playing their 200th postseason game, the Dodgers posted consecutive shutouts for the first time. Julio Urias starts Game 4 for the Dodgers on Wednesday and at 20 years, 68 days will become the youngest starting pitcher in postseason history. John Lackey starts for the Cubs. “He’s not scared of the moment,” Seager said of Urias. “He’s not scared of anything.” Hill was strong from the start against one of his former teams, retiring the side AP photo to open the game and later eight in a row. Cubs manager Joe Maddon takes starter Jake Arrieta out of the game during the sixth He’s given up one run in 23 innings over inning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers on four home starts for the Dodgers, lowering his ERA to 0.39. Tuesday in Los Angeles. Grandal was 0 for 5 with three strikeCubs have been shut out in consecutive gles. Their 18 straight scoreless innings outs against Arrieta in his career before games for the first time since May 2014, mark the longest postseason drought in he launched a 3-2 pitch into the rightmanaging just six hits – five of them sin- franchise history, according to the Elias field pavilion in the fourth for a 3-0 lead.

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Jays stave off elimination, avoid sweep By NOAH TRISTER

The Associated Press

TORONTO – Just in time, Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays broke out the bats to save their season. Now they have a chance to really make things interesting in this AL Championship Series. Donaldson backed up his fiery pep talk to teammates before the game, hitting a home run and turning in a timely diving stop Tuesday to help the Blue Jays avert a sweep with a 5-1 win over the Cleveland Indians. The Indians still lead the matchup, 3-1, but with a couple of big hits and a strong outing by Aaron Sanchez, Toronto handed them their first loss of this postseason. “I’m not going to give too much away of what I had to say, but just more so getting everybody’s attention and focus and understanding,” Donaldson said. “I mean, everybody knew coming into today how important today was. But at the same time I just wanted to kind of reiterate that and let the boys know that I was coming to play today.” Cleveland will try again Wednesday

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The Blue Jays’ Edwin Encarnacion celebrates Tuesday after his two-run double against the Cleveland Indians during the seventh inning in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series in Toronto. to win to earn its first World Series trip since 1997, but the big concern for the Indians coming into the series – an in-

jury-riddled rotation – still lingers. In Game 5, Cleveland will start Ryan Merritt, who has pitched just 11 innings in the majors, against Marco Estrada. It was an emotional day all around at Rogers Centre, where the home crowd had fallen silent watching the season slipping away because of a slumbering offense that totaled only three runs in the first three games of the series. “I thought we battled pretty good today, with the bats,” Toronto manager John Gibbons said. “Naturally, when you score, which we haven’t been doing, it always looks good.” Donaldson’s solo shot to left-center field off Corey Kluber in the third put the Blue Jays ahead for the first time all series. Two innings after that, the star third baseman made an outstanding play to preserve a one-run edge. Sanchez, the American League ERA champion, allowed a run and two hits in six innings, and the bullpen finished with three perfect innings. Kluber was starting on three days’ rest for the first time in his career. “I felt fine. I don’t think it physically affected me. I made a mistake to Donaldson,” Kluber said. “We’re one win away


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from the World Series and that’s what we’re focused on.” Kluber hadn’t allowed a run in either of his first two starts this postseason. Donaldson, the reigning AL MVP and sporting a still freshly shaved face, opened the scoring with his first home run of these playoffs. The wild-card Blue Jays made it 2-0 in the fourth when Ezequiel Carrera’s blooper fell between three Cleveland fielders in left-center for an RBI single. Roberto Perez hit an RBI double in the fifth off Sanchez. Carlos Santana’s two-out grounder to the left side might have had a chance to score him, but Donaldson made the play to his left , then popped up and danced off the field with a bit of a fist pump. “I was locked in,” Donaldson said. “It helps when you have a guy like Sanchez in the zone, where you can really focus in on a certain area of the strike zone. And I was able to get a really good read off the bat, and I was fortunate enough to be able to make the play.” The Indians didn’t have another baserunner after that. Brett Cecil, Jason Grilli and Roberto Osuna pitched an inning each in relief for Toronto.




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First Period–1, Chicago, Kane 1 (Anisimov, Seabrook), 0:56. 2, Chicago, Rasmussen 1, 17:26. 3, Chicago, Panarin 1 (Seabrook, Keith), 18:12 (pp). Penalties–Motte, CHI, (hooking), 6:37; Gostisbehere, PHI, (closing hand on the puck), 17:59. Second Period–4, Chicago, Hossa 1 (Campbell, Anisimov), 5:04 (pp). 5, Philadelphia, Read 2 (Voracek, Giroux), 18:23 (pp). Penalties–Gordon, PHI, (hooking), 3:07; Manning, PHI, (interference), 12:48; Kane, CHI, (interference), 17:31. Third Period–6, Philadelphia, Read 3 (Gostisbehere, Giroux), 0:37. 7, Philadelphia, Couturier 3 (Konecny, Schultz), 1:54. 8, Philadelphia, Simmonds 2 (Giroux, Voracek), 3:49 (pp). 9, Chicago, Anisimov 1 (Kane, Panarin), 10:24. 10, Chicago, Panarin 2 (Kane), 16:03. 11, Chicago, Anisimov 2 (Kane, Seabrook), 19:15. Penalties–Kempny, CHI, (high sticking), 3:03; Motte, CHI, (hooking), 11:20. Shots on Goal–Philadelphia 8-10-9–27. Chicago 1111-6–28. Power-play opportunities–Philadelphia 2 of 4; Chicago 2 of 3. Goalies–Philadelphia, Mason 0-1-1 (11 shots-9 saves), Neuvirth 1-0-0 (16-12). Chicago, Crawford 1-2-0 (27-23). A–21,263 (19,717). T–2:25. Referees–Trevor Hanson, Dan O’Rourke. Linesmen– Lonnie Cameron, Scott Driscoll.

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Matt Read had two goals for PhilThe Blackhawks’ Marian Hossa acknowledges the crowd in the second period adelphia, which dropped two of three Tuesday against the Flyers at the United on its season-opening road trip. Center after scoring his 500th career goal. Claude Giroux had three assists, and

Steve Mason made nine saves in relief board. We didn’t give up a ton and we of a shaky Michal Neuvirth. The 37-year-old Hossa slid a backgenerated some high quality stuff as

• Wednesday, October 19, 2016

CHICAGO – Marian Hossa was almost headed for an awkward celebration of his 500th career goal. Then the Blackhawks put together one final push, making sure it was a sweet night for their accomplished winger. Artem Anisimov snapped a third-period tie with his first goal of the season and then had an empty-netter with 45 seconds left, helping the Blackhawks beat the Philadelphia Flyers, 7-4, Tuesday. Artemi Panarin added two goals and an assist for the Hawks, who blew a 4-0 lead before closing strong for their second straight win after dropping their first two. NHL MVP Patrick Kane scored his first goal of the season and collected three assists, and Dennis Rasmussen also scored during the Hawks’ three-goal first. “Kind of reminded me of our last game, when we were in a really good spot and we let the other team get back in the game,” Hawks coach Joel Quenneville said. “But tonight I thought we did some better things across the

hander through Neuvirth’s legs at 5:04 of the second, becoming the 44th player to reach 500 career goals. The rugged forward, long one of the NHL’s best two-way players, then skated behind the net and threw his arms in the air before celebrating with his teammates in front of the Hawks’ bench. The crowd of 21,263 at the United Center roared when the milestone goal was announced, and Hossa waved his stick to acknowledge the standing ovation. “What an amazing moment that was,” Kane said. “You could tell he was excited. The crowd was excited. Pretty cool celebration with him coming over to the bench and getting everyone involved, too.” Hossa left in the third period after blocking a shot and said he would know more about the injury Wednesday. After picking up an assist in each of the Hawks’ first three games, he was happy to get No. 500 out of the way. “It feels great. Doing it at home in front of our fans, I can’t be happier,” he said. “And the guys end up winning this game. It feels great.”

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Hornets, Thunder head to overtime

Match suspended with score tied at 1 By TIM SIECK WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock North and Harvard soccer teams are no strangers. The two schools met twice this season in matches that were dominated by Harvard. Regional play is a different animal, however, and the ninth-seeded Thunder played like a team that didn’t want its season to end just yet. Thanks to darkness and some stellar goalkeeping, Woodstock North and the second-seeded Hornets will get to play at least one more day. The Thunder and the Hornets couldn’t finish after 80 minutes because of darkness and will need at least two 10-minute sessions of overtime play at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to determine a winner in a semifinal of the Class 2A Wood-


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Guanci made five point-blank saves in the first half to help keep the game scoreless at halftime.


Tuesday’s semifinal Harvard 1, Woodstock North 1 (suspended until 4:30 p.m. Thursday) Wednesday’s semifinal (3) Belvidere vs. (6) Marian Central, 4:30 p.m. Saturday’s championship Semifinal winners, 4:30 p.m.



Total goals scored by Harvard in its first two matchups this season against Woodstock North.


Guanci set the school record with four shutouts this season for Woodstock North.

stock North Regional. Thursday’s winner will face the winner of Wednesday’s semifinal between Marian Central and Belvidere in Saturday’s regional final. Tuesday’s first half was spent mostly in the Woodstock North end, and keeper AJ Guanci needed to be on his game. The sophomore picked the perfect op-

portunity to play his best half of the season. Guanci stopped six great first-half Harvard scoring chances and kept his team in the game. “I really stayed mentally focused today,” Guanci said. “I came in ready to make any save I needed. Even though we played them a few times, we watched film and really studied them the past few days, and that really helped me know what to expect.” The Harvard offense was finally able to solve Guanci just over four minutes into the second half. Sophomore Adrian Gorostieta took a pass from Alonzo Carrillo and buried it in the back of the net

to give the Hornets (16-3) a 1-0 lead. Woodstock North (7-12-1) started to get scoring chances in the second half and got the tying goal with 12:26 remaining when Edder Tapia scored on a breakaway. The Thunder clearly held the momentum when regulation had ended. With the sun already set, it was decided to suspend the game until Thursday. Harvard coach Victor Gonzalez was disappointed with his team’s performance. “We didn’t play to our level today and missed a lot of good scoring opportunities,” Gonzalez said. “We kept them in the game, which gave them a lot of confidence. We definitely need to come out and play with more energy on Thursday.” Woodstock North coach Lauren Farley was pleased with the effort given by the Thunder. “I am really happy with how we played today,” Farley said. “We struggled in two games against them this season but came out motivated and really stepped up our play today. We need to continue this level of play on Thursday.”


Johnsburg falls; Eastland steps down as coach By TIM FROEHLIG ANTIOCH – Shortly after his team dropped a 4-0 decision to Grayslake Central in a Class 2A Antioch boys soccer regional semifinal Tuesday, Johnsburg coach Rob Eastland stood near the south end of the field and praised his players. It was a somber but heartfelt moment, as it also was his final game coaching the Skyhawks boys after 12 seasons. Eastland will coach Johnsburg’s girls soccer team in the spring, then step down to spend more time with his family, he said. The legacy he will leave behind is a sizable one. “A lot of these guys have been playing on the same team as each other since they were 9 or 10 years old,” Eastland said. “And I’ve been coaching many of them at the club and high school levels for quite some time, so saying goodbye isn’t easy. “We’ve always been a small school and a small program, but we’ve always managed to bring through enough quality players. I take pride in these guys. We haven’t finished outside the top


Nicholas Craun Johnsburg, jr., GK

Craun held the Rams’ powerful offense to one goal in the first half. He robbed Austin Rockel from point-blank range in the 32nd minute and had two other strong diving stops



Free kicks for Johnsburg, thanks in large part to Grayslake Central’s physical style, which resulted in plenty of contact


Neither team had a corner kick until the 51st minute, when the Rams were awarded one. They wound up getting another corner kick 30 seconds later. three in a conference in nine years. And that includes big conferences, too. But as a coach, you just kind of know when it’s time to move on.” The sixth-seeded Skyhawks, who finished the season with a 12-11-0 record, knew they had their hands full against the top-seeded Rams on Tuesday. Grayslake Central kicked off the

Scoreboard Tuesday’s semifinals Grayslake Central 4, Johnsburg 0 Grayslake North 3, Antioch 1 Friday’s championship (1) Grayslake Central vs. (4) Grayslake North, 4 p.m.

scoring in the ninth minute on a one-timer off the foot of Juan Mata, who later added a second goal less than a minute into the second half to give the Rams a 2-0 lead. The Rams controlled the tempo throughout, and continued to push the pace during the second half, which led to a pair of goals by midfielder Trevor Veenstra in the 53rd and 69th minutes, putting the game out of reach for good. Senior defender Keith Adamkiewicz, a three-year varsity player, was thankful to be a member of the Skyhawks’ soccer program. “It means everything to me that I got to be a part of this team,” Adamkiewicz said. “Soccer is such a big part of my life, and it’s a huge part of the lives of so many of these guys who just played

their final high school game tonight. We’re so grateful for everything that Coach Eastland taught us, too, and for him believing in us and pushing to make us all better people and soccer players.” Johnsburg also will lose four other players who started Tuesday to graduation in Todd Dombrowski, Andrew Calhoun, Logan Andersen and James Griffin. But they also expect plenty of talent to return in 2017. One of those players is junior goalkeeper Nicholas Craun, who made six saves, including a two-handed diving beauty to rob Rams forward Leo Orozco of a goal in the first half, when it was still a one-goal game. “Nicholas was great for us this season, and really grew as a player,” Eastland said. “There’s quite a few guys who I expect will take on leadership roles a year from now. Seth Billig – and Dean Wiersum, who had more than 20 goals. Cody Dschida and Will Conroy. All four are experienced juniors who should have a big impact on this team in the future.” Grayslake Central will face No. 4 seed Grayslake North in the regional title game at 4 p.m. Friday.



GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Marian Central 2, Benet 1: At Wood-

stock, Marian Central captured the East Suburban Catholic Conference championship with an 18-25, 25-23, 25-23 victory over Benet on senior night. Led by 15 kills from senior outside hitter Sydney Nemtuda, the Hurricanes (34-1, 7-0 ESCC) finished the conference season with a perfect record and earned their 18th straight win overall. Benet

aces, Morgan Madsen had four blocks, Casey Smith had seven assists and Adisyn Illg had five assists. Woodstock 2, Harvard 0: At Woodstock, the Blue Streaks beat the Hornets, 25-13, 25-11, on senior night in KRC play. Georgia Wicker had 20 digs for Woodstock, Patience McKenzie had 10 assists, Hanna Berry had four kills, Julia Langton had three kills and Autumn Overly added six assists. Christine Merryman had two kills to pace the Hornets, Hannah Baird had four digs and a block and Judy Solorio had four assists and one ace. Marengo 2, Woodstock North 1: At Woodstock, the Indians came back and beat the Thunder, 23-25, 25-22, 25-17, in KRC play. Bailey Bertrand led Marengo with 12 kills, five blocks and two aces, Lillie Simons had 15 blocks and Abi Vito added four aces and seven assists in the win. Madisyn Selof had 10 digs and 13 assists for the Thunder (10-22, 3-8), Emily Haynes added 22 digs on defense, Allison Spitson had seven kills and six digs, and Veronica Grover had two kills, nine digs and four aces. Huntley 2, Crystal Lake South 1: At Huntley, the Red Raiders beat the Gators in a three-set thriller, 25-20, 33-35, 25-16, to earn at least a share of the Fox Valley Conference title. The Raiders (23-7, 13-2 FVC) can earn the outright title with a win over Prai-

rie Ridge on Thursday. If Prairie Ridge beats Huntley, Crystal Lake Central and Huntley will share the conference title.

Crystal Lake Central 2, Prairie Ridge 1:

At Crystal Lake, the host Tigers beat the Wolves, 25-21, 16-25, 25-17, in FVC action. Olivia Doak led the Tigers (23-8, 13-3) with 21 assists, Emily Kelly led the attack with 14 kills, Megan Kelly had 12 assists, 11 digs, 11 kills and two aces, Kendall Lownds added two aces and 18 digs, Madde Blake had 18 digs and six kills, and Camryn Hausler and Olivia Anderson (nine blocks) each had five kills. Allie Cole led the Wolves (18-12, 114) with seven blocks and six kills, Erin McNeil added 10 kills, Maddie McGuire had four blocks and five kills, Olivia Annen had nine kills, Mackenzie Garis had 16 digs, and Jayden Otto had 10 digs, 30 assists, two blocks and two kills in the loss. Cary-Grove 2, Hampshire 1: At Hampshire, the Trojans beat the Whip-Purs, 25-13, 21-25, 25-20 in FVC play. Louie Peralta led Hampshire with six kills and one block, Riley Seagren had five kills, Olivia Magnussen had four kills and one block, Sam Berggren led the defense with seven digs, and Meagan Heine had seven assists. Harvest Christian 2, Alden-Hebron 0: At Elgin, the Giants dropped a Northeastern Athletic Conference match, 25-11, 25-17.


9 players miss practice, including 3 CBs By KEVIN FISHBAIN LAKE FOREST – Nine Bears missed practice Tuesday, two days before they head to Lambeau Field to take on the Packers. Cornerbacks Deiondre’ Hall, Bryce Callahan and Tracy Porter, running back Jeremy Langford, receiver Eddie Royal, quarterback Jay Cutler, guard Josh Sitton and linebacker Sam Acho (noninjury related) did not practice. RB Ka’Deem Carey, tight end Zach Miller, and linebackers Jerrell Freeman and Leonard Floyd were limited, although it was a light, nonpadded practice. “You know, a lot of it’s mental. We do a lot of walk-through tempo,” coach John Fox said. “These guys are still recovering. We just found it’s been a scheduled formula that’s worked pretty good turnaround quickly for

a Thursday night game, in particular on the road. But it’s a lot mental. At this stage, guys have a pretty good idea of what we’re doing, so basically just customizing our game plan.” If Sitton can’t go against his former team, the Bears have Ted Larsen or Eric Josh Sitton Kush, a waiver claim from the Rams after cut-downs. “He has position flexibility. He has the ability to play center, guard, even mix in at tackle some,” offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains said of Kush. “He’s an explosive athlete. He can get to the second level, and we think he’s strong enough to anchor at the point of attack as well.” If Porter and Callahan are out, the Bears’ corners against Aaron Rodgers will be Cre’Von LeBlanc, Jacoby

Glenn and De’Vante Bausby. If Royal is unable to play because of his toe injury, look for Deonte Thompson and Josh Bellamy to pick up the slack at receiver. In Green Bay, the Packers will be without RB James Starks and CB Sam Shields for the game. RB Eddie Lacy, WR Davonte Adams, TE Jared Cook and CBs Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins did not practice Tuesday. The teams will provide a player status report Wednesday afternoon. Third-and-short: The Bears were 0 for 7 on third down against Jacksonville after halftime, which included a few completed pass attempts on routes short of the first-down marker. Loggains explained the philosophy. “There’s a lot that plays into that,” he said. “The defense also understands where the sticks are, as in when you try to layer people and create different levels of defense and

different levels of offense, sometimes the coverage dictates that you check it down underneath. If that does happen, if the defense gets too deep, you’re going to have to throw the ball underneath, and we’re going to have to run for a first down, run after the catch and pick those things up.” What worked on Thanksgiving: Last year, the Bears stunned QB Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio recalled what led to the strong defensive effort. “Well, I think anytime you play any good offense, if you can keep the big plays to a minimum, that always helps,” he said. “If you can take the ball away a couple times that always helps. And I think that’s the key. You gotta play good. I know that sounds like a generic nothing answer, but you gotta be able to win your one-onone battles.”

• Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Junior midfielder Mario Solano scored the go-ahead goal Tuesday to lead Dundee-Crown to a 4-3 upset victory against No. 1 Streamwood in a Class 3A Streamwood Regional boys soccer semifinal in Streamwood. Julian Ajroja added two goals and two assists in the win for the seventh-seeded Chargers (12-8-1). Eric Martinez also scored in the win for D-C. D-C led, 2-1, at the break before Streamwood answered with the equalizer in the second half. The Chargers led again, 3-2, on Ajroja’s second goal with 28 minutes left. After Streamwood tied it again at 3, Solano scored the game-winner with 22 minutes remaining. The Chargers advance to play the winner of Wednesday’s second semifinal between fourth-seeded Larkin and fifth-seeded South Elgin at 3 p.m. Saturday.

(29-5, 6-1) won the ESCC last year with a victory over Marian Central in the teams’ final conference match. The Hurricanes have won 42 of their past 43 matches dating to last year. Middle blocker Rachel Noonan had six kills and four blocks, setter McKayla Wuensch had six kills, 27 assists, and three blocks, libero Meghan Schwallie led the defense with 16 digs, and rightside hitter Lauren Hanlon had four kills and 11 digs in the victory. Marian, the defending Class 3A state champion, will next play in a Class 3A Vernon Hills Regional semifinal against the winner of Intrinsic Charter and Alcott on Oct. 25. Richmond-Burton 2, Johnsburg 0: At Richmond, the Rockets defeated the Skyhawks, 25-19, 25-19, to clinch the outright Kishwaukee River Conference championship. R-B can wrap up an undefeated conference season with a victory against Woodstock on Thursday. Bailey Dean dished out 16 assists for the Rockets (18-13, 11-0), Addie Halverson led the attack with nine kills, Cameron Bayer and Kaitlyn Suhr each added four kills, and Abby Svenson had 13 digs on defense. Abby Wemple led the Skyhawks (1214, 8-3 KRC) with four kills and three blocks, Kimmy Hammond had three kills and six digs, Megan Madsen and Meghan Cronin had three kills apiece, Molley Whitlock had six digs and three

SPORTS | Northwest Herald /

D-C soccer team advances with upset



* Northwest Herald / • Wednesday, October 19, 2016





at L.A. Dodgers 7:08 p.m. FS1 AM-670, AM-1000

at L.A. Dodgers 7:08 p.m. FS1 AM-670, AM-1000




L.A. DODGERS^ TBA FS1 AM-670, AM-1000

L.A. DODGERS^ TBA FS1 AM-670, AM-1000

at Green Bay 7:25 p.m. CBS, NFLN AM-780, 105.9-FM at Columbus 6 p.m. CSN AM-720 vs. Atlanta* 7 p.m. (Omaha, Neb.) CSN AM-890


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

TORONTO 6 p.m. WGN AM-720

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs have traded backup running back Knile Davis to the Green Bay Packers, who desperately need to add depth to their injury-riddled backfield. The Packers gave up a conditional draft pick Tuesday for Davis, who has already started practicing with his new team. The Packers needed help at running back with Eddie Lacy nursing a bothersome ankle and James Starks undergoing knee

^–If necessary; *–Preseason


NHL 7 p.m.: Detroit at N.Y. Rangers, NBCSN Soccer 1:30 p.m.: UEFA Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain vs. Basel, ESPN2 1:30 p.m.: UEFA Champions League, Barcelona vs. Manchester City, FS1 1:30 p.m.: UEFA Champions League, Arsenal vs. Ludogorets Razgrad, FS2 1:30 p.m.: UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich vs. PSV Eindhoven, FSN 8 p.m.: Women, International friendly, United States vs. Switzerland, at Sandy, Utah, ESPN2

surgery. Lacy was their only active running back against Dallas on Sunday, when he rushed for 65 yards on 17 carries in a 30-16 loss. Starks will be out a couple of weeks. Lacy was being held out of practice Wednesday because the ankle was “very sore,” coach Mike McCarthy said. That means the Packers will have to get Davis up to speed on the playbook quickly if he’s going to be ready when the Bears visit Lambeau Field on Thursday night.

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

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


– Wire report

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




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



Chiefs ship RB Davis to Packers for draft pick


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

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


Pct 1.000 .600 .500 .167

PF 119 114 150 101

PA 63 113 153 143

New England Buffalo Miami N.Y. Jets

Pct .833 .667 .600 .500

PF 159 142 135 116

PA 107 142 78 131

Pittsburgh Baltimore Cincinnati Cleveland

Pct .667 .400 .400 .167

PF 199 94 155 161

PA 166 142 168 176

Houston Tennessee Jacksonville Indianapolis

Pct .800 .500 .500 .167

PF 105 110 153 127

PA 78 137 104 185

Oakland Denver Kansas City San Diego

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

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

Pct .833 .667 .333 .167

PF 149 162 118 95

PA 91 103 134 164

Pct .667 .500 .333 .000

PF 154 117 109 113

PA 123 115 145 176

Pct .667 .500 .400 .333

PF 108 120 101 160

PA 127 127 127 174

Pct .667 .667 .600 .333

PF 152 140 109 173

PA 163 108 102 155

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





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


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

Southwest Division W L Pct GB Memphis 4 1 .800 — Houston 4 1 .800 — San Antonio 3 2 .600 1 Dallas 2 3 .400 2 New Orleans 1 4 .200 3 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 3 2 .600 — Minnesota 3 2 .600 — Utah 3 2 .600 — Oklahoma City 3 3 .500 ½ Denver 3 3 .429 1 Pacific Division W L Pct GB Golden State 4 1 .800 — Phoenix 3 2 .600 1 Sacramento 3 2 .600 1 L.A. Clippers 2 3 .400 2 L.A. Lakers 2 4 .333 2½ Tuesday’s Results Washington 96, Cleveland 91 Atlanta 96, New Orleans 89 Miami 107, Orlando 77 Oklahoma City 97, Denver 87 L.A. Clippers 92, Sacramento 89 Wednesday’s Games New York at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Toronto at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Indiana at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Memphis at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Houston at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Utah, 8 p.m. Golden State at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m.

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

L 9 10 9 9 10 13 14 11 13 16

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

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

W 17 15 12 12 13 12 12 8 9 7

L 8 6 6 11 14 13 13 11 15 14

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

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


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

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

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

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


Central Division GP W L OT Pts St. Louis 4 3 0 1 7 Colorado 3 2 1 0 4 Dallas 3 2 1 0 4 Minnesota 3 2 1 0 4 Blackhawks 4 2 2 0 4 Winnipeg 3 1 2 0 2 Nashville 3 1 2 0 2 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts Vancouver 3 3 0 0 6 San Jose 4 3 1 0 6 Edmonton 4 3 1 0 6 Calgary 4 1 2 1 3 Arizona 2 1 1 0 2 Anaheim 4 0 3 1 1 Los Angeles 3 0 3 0 0

GF GA 12 8 10 11 11 9 12 9 16 15 9 12 7 9 GF GA 8 5 12 12 17 15 12 17 8 10 7 12 6 12


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


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

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

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

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NORTHWEST HERALD POWER RANKINGS (Through Monday) 1. Jacobs (12-5-4, 7-1 Fox Valley Conference): The Golden Eagles were denied a perfect conference season by DundeeCrown but still took the title outright. They closed the regular season with a 3-2 loss to Glenbrook North, one of the top teams in the state. 2. Harvard (16-3-1, 11-1 KRC): After beating Burlington Central on Oct. 11, the Hornets had a perfect KRC season spoiled in the regular-season finale, losing, 3-2, to Johnsburg. Still, the Hornets won the inaugural KRC title. Alonzo Carrillo had three goals in the two games, and Alfredo Pichardo had two assists. 3. Huntley (14-5-1, 6-2 FVC): The Red

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK LOGAN ANDERSEN Johnsburg, sr. M Anderson scored a pair of crucial game-winning goals for the Skyhawks this week. He had the game-winner against Harvard, spoiling the Hornets’ perfect Kishwaukee River Conference record, and then scored the only goal in a regional quarterfinal win over Richmond-Burton, keeping the Skyhawks’ season alive.

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NEW YORK – If you buy tomatoes from John Banscher at his farmstand in New Jersey, he’ll recommend keeping them out of the fridge or they’ll lose some of their taste. Now scientists have figured out why: It’s because some of their genes chill out, says a study that may help solve that problem. Cooling tomatoes below 54 degrees stops them from making some of the substances that contribute to their taste, according to researchers who dug into the genetic roots of the problem. That robs the fruit of flavor, whether it happens in a home refrigerator or in cold storage before the produce reaches the grocery shelf, they said. With the new detailed knowledge of how that happens, “maybe we can breed tomatoes to change that,” said researcher Denise Tieman of the University of Florida in Gainesville. She and colleagues there, in China and at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, report their findings in a paper published Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. They showed that after seven days of

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storage at 39 degrees, tomatoes lost some of their supply of substances that produce their characteristic aroma, which is a key part of their flavor. Three days of sitting at room temperature didn’t remedy that, and a taste test by 76 people confirmed the chilled tomatoes weren’t as good as fresh fruit. Tomatoes stored for just one or three days didn’t lose their aroma substances. Further research showed the pro-

longed chilling reduced the activity of certain genes that make those compounds, Tieman said. Her lab already is looking into the possibility of breeding tomatoes that don’t lose flavor in the cold, she said. In the meantime, “Just leave them out on the counter, or leave them in a shaded area, something like that,” said Banscher, whose farm is in Gloucester County. “A tomato has a decent shelf life.”

Tomatoes do double duty in coconut rice By MEERA SODHA

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I eat tomatoes in every way I can: I fry them for breakfast, slow-roast them for salads, add them to sandwiches and make tomato chutney. But when big groups of friends come over, I love whipping up South Indian tomato and coconut rice. Tomatoes work in a couple of different ways in this recipe: They create a wonderful sauce alongside the coconut milk, which is used to flavor and cook the rice, then they float to the top to decorate the dish. The end result is a dish delicious enough to stand on its feet without the need for anything else (which is especially good if you have vegetarians or vegans at the table) but also will complement grilled meat or salad. As a side benefit, it’s inexpensive to cook a mountain of it and uses just a single pot.

Tomato and Coconut Rice Start to finish: 45 minutes Serves: 4

2 cups of basmati rice 2 tablespoons canola oil 12 fresh curry leaves 1 cinnamon stick, approx. 2 inches 1 large onion, finely sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 green serrano chilies, finely sliced

1 handful of cashews, unsalted 12 ounces fresh baby plum or cherry tomatoes, halved 1 14-ounce can coconut milk 1¼ teaspoons kosher salt 1 cup water Wash the rice in a few changes of cold water until the water runs clear, then leave to soak in cold water to one side. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan. When oil is hot, add the curry leaves and cinnamon stick. Stir-fry for one minute, then add the onions. Cook the onions until they begin to turn golden brown and are soft enough to cut with a wooden spoon, then add the garlic, chilies and cashews. Cook for another two minutes, then add the tomatoes. Cover and cook for around eight minutes until the tomatoes are soft around the edges. Drain the rice and add it to the pan. Stir to mix. Then add all of the coconut milk, a cup of water and the salt to the pan. Stir again and bring the mixture to a boil for two minutes, cover and then turn the heat to low and cook for another 15 minutes without lifting the lid. Turn off heat. Keep covered for an additional 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition information per serving: 652 calories; 245 calories from fat; 27 g fat (17 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 0 mg cholesterol; 498 mg sodium; 90 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 12 g protein.

By KATIE WORKMAN The Associated Press

A while back, in honor of Julia’s Child’s birthday (she would have been 104 this year), I created a dish that embodies one of her many excellent sayings: “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” You can fuss all you want with fancier dishes, exotic ingredients and new techniques, but isn’t it true that when you make something super-homey, super-comforting, that’s when everyone ask for seconds? When in doubt, choose comfort food. Here, thinly sliced chicken breasts are enveloped in a creamy, cheesy sauce peppered with wilted spinach and sundried tomatoes. Sundried tomatoes were all the rage years ago, and then they faded out of fashion, but it seems a shame to turn your back on a great ingredient just because it was a little overexposed for a while. If you can find real sundried tomatoes – which won’t be hard little dried-up disks but rather pliant, brick-red, chewy bites – then that will make all the difference. Look for them in a store that sells good Italian ingredients. Oil-packed sundried tomatoes also can be used, but use paper towels to blot excess oil before chopping them. You can buy thin-sliced chicken cutlets at the market or butcher, or use a steady hand and a large sharp knife to cut regular chicken breasts horizontally into thinner slices. Depending on how thick your chicken breasts are, you will get two or three slices per breast, about a half-inch thick apiece. And if you don’t have fresh herbs, dried are perfectly acceptable here. This makes a nice amount of sauce, which is a good thing, because when you serve up this chicken over a plate of steaming pasta or rice you’ll want to have lots of starchiness alongside the chicken, and you can ladle the luscious sauce over it.

Chicken With Spinach and Sundried Tomatoes in a Cheesy Cream Sauce Start to finish: 25 minutes Serves 4 to 6

2 tablespoons olive oil 1½ pounds thin-sliced boneless, skinless chicken cutlets 2 large shallots, chopped 3/4 cup chicken broth 1 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme 1/2 cup grated Fontina cheese 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese 2 cups roughly chopped spinach 1/2 cup roughly chopped sundried tomatoes Hot cooked rice or pasta to serve In a very large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Sear the chicken for about 3 minutes on each side, or until browned and just barely pink in the center. Do this in batches if needed, and remove the chicken to a plate and set aside. Return the skillet to medium heat, add the shallots, and sauté for 2 minutes until they start to become tender. Add the chicken broth and bring to a simmer, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom. Stir in the heavy cream, oregano and thyme,

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and heat until the edges of the sauce start to bubble. Sprinkle in the Fontina and Parmesan cheeses and stir until they are melted. Stir in the spinach and sundried tomatoes, and keep at a very low simmer until the spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes. Return the chicken to the pan and allow it to heat through, about 2 minutes. Serve the chicken with the sauce over hot rice

or pasta.

Nutrition information per serving: 524 calories; 330 calories from fat; 37 g fat (20 g saturated; 1 g trans fats); 189 mg cholesterol; 494 mg sodium; 11 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 37 g protein.

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Cream sauce spells comfort

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Chicken Tikka Masala both easy, full of flavor By MELISSA D’ARABIAN The Associated Press

I’m a big fan of saving takeout and delivery food for true cravings, not convenience. Even the healthiest of eaters has a few culinary vices – for us, it’s Indian and Thai food and pizza delivery. Sometimes, we just want our favorite pizza delivered (“doorbell pizza” my girls called it when they were younger), and no homemade version will scratch the itch. Fine. But calling in an order of pad thai and dumplings just because we can’t be bothered to spend a few minutes to make our own food is a troubling slippery slope. Delivery isn’t the devil; but save it for cravings. The key to fending off the temptation to order in takeout as a convenience on a busy weeknight is to have a few easy recipes in your toolkit you can whip out at a moment’s notice. And, it has to be easy enough to execute, even if I don’t think of it until 5 p.m. For me, bonus points if it’s ethnic food. Since we don’t have an Indian restaurant within a 20-minute radius of my house, I’ve been recreating the flavors at home. Today’s recipe, Weeknight Chicken Masala, is a bit of a recipe hack; not fully authentic, I’ll admit. But the spices are easy to keep on hand (and truth: if you are missing one of them, make the recipe anyway and the world will continue to spin), the recipe is fast to prepare. This dish hits all the marks – full of flavor, easy, inexpensive, healthy and quick. Serve it over brown rice, zucchini noodles, cauliflower rice or just plain raw baby spinach leaves for extra nutrition.

Weeknight Chicken Tikka Masala Start to finish: 1 hour Servings: 4

Marinade: 1/4 cup plain yogurt (Greek or regular) 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons fresh ginger 3 chicken breasts, cut into 1½ inch cubes 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger 3 cloves garlic, minced

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2 teaspoons paprika 1½ teaspoons coriander 1½ teaspoons cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (or cinnamon) 3/4 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon sriracha (optional) (or dash cayenne) 1/4 cup tomato paste 1 14-ounce can crushed tomatoes 3 tablespoons heavy cream (or 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt) Chopped cilantro, for garnish Lime wedges, for garnish In a medium bowl, whisk together all the marinade ingredients, and stir in the chicken cubes to coat. Let sit for at least 10 minutes or refrigerate up to a few hours. In a large heavy sauce pan, cook the onion in half the oil over medium high heat until onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the ginger and garlic and stir. Add in the dry spices and stir with a wooden spoon until very fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the sriracha and tomato paste and cook until tomato paste has deep color and aroma, stirring, about 2 minutes. Add the crushed tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick sauté pan, heat the remaining oil over medium high heat and brown the chicken (remove any excess marinade). Cook the chicken on all sides until golden – it will not be fully cooked in center. Pour the chicken cubes into the bubbling sauce, add between 1/3-3/4 cup water and let it all cook together for 10 minutes, or up to 30 minutes. Remove the pot from the heat, stir in the heavy cream or Greek yogurt and serve with chopped cilantro and lime for garnish.

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Chocolate, chicken together in amazing mole sauce 1/2 cup raw, unsalted almonds 4 cloves garlic, whole 1 teaspoon cumin seeds Don’t be fooled into thinking mole 1 teaspoon coriander seeds (pronounced mole-EH) is just a Mexican 2 to 4 Thai red chilies (depending on desired chocolate sauce. To start with, though heat) it is rich and decadent, it is savory, not 1/2 cup orange juice sweet. In fact, depending on how it is 1½ cups low-sodium chicken broth or stock made, it can pack significant heat. Most 6 ounce can tomato paste varieties involve some sort of ground 1 teaspoon dried oregano nuts or seeds, which give these sauces a 2.7-ounce disk Mexican chocolate (such as stick-to-your-ribs thickness that begs to Taza) be paired with hearty meats. 1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil There are many ways to make mole. 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs This version uses raw almonds, which Kosher salt are sautéed with onion, garlic, a few spices, a few chili peppers, some orange Cooked brown rice, to serve By J.M. HIRSCH

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juice and tomato paste. The result is balanced and rich, and it won’t overwhelm. You will, however, want some warm flour tortillas to sop up the excess. It’s that good. It’s worth going out of your way to get Mexican chocolate for this recipe. It’s less sweet than most chocolates, and it has a pleasantly grainy texture that – like the almonds – adds body to the finished sauce. If you can’t find it, opt for a semi-sweet dark chocolate.

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Start to finish: 30 minutes Servings: 6 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large yellow onion, diced

In a large skillet over medium-high, heat the oil. Add the onion and sauté for 3 minutes. Add the almonds, garlic, cumin, coriander and chilies, then cook, stirring often, for 6 minutes. Add the orange juice and chicken broth, then stir to deglaze the pan. Bring to a simmer, then stir in the tomato paste and oregano. Transfer the mixture to a blender, then add the chocolate. Blend until smooth, then set aside. Return the skillet to medium-high and heat the vegetable oil. Season the chicken with salt, then add it to the skillet and cook for 3 minutes per side. Return the sauce to the skillet, stirring gently to cover the chicken. Return to a simmer, then reduce heat to maintain. Cover and cook for 5 minutes, or until the chicken reaches 165 degrees F. Serve the chicken over rice, spooning mole sauce over the top.

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Flavorful meets fast in pork tenderloin By DORIE GREENSPAN The Washington Post

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I’m a slow cook, but even I can get this to the table in under 20 minutes. Someone with kids clamoring for dinner probably can top my personal best time. Because the dish is based on pork tenderloin, it starts off with an advantage. The tenderloin is a quick-cooking cut that, when sautéed, as it is here, should be kept over heat for only a few minutes. Because the meat is cut into two-bite morsels, its total cooking time is even faster than usual. But speed is a convenience; taste is the reason to make this dish. The pork gets three layers of flavor: a spice rub that includes chili powder, ginger, cumin and curry powder; a saucy gloss of honey and apple cider vinegar; and a couple of spoonfuls of Dijon mustard. Quickly mixed in the pan, these ingredients coat the meat and create a sauce that’s good straight.

Dorie Greenspan’s Quick-Cook Honey-Mustard Pork One-pound piece pork tenderloin, trimmed of silver skin and excess fat 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt, or more as needed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard Freshly ground black pepper White sesame seeds, for serving (optional) Chopped cilantro and/or parsley, for serving

Combine the chili powder, ginger, cumin, curry powder and the 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a small bowl, then sprinkle the mixture over the pork, tossing to coat evenly. Heat the oil in a large skillet, preferably nonstick, over medium heat. Once the oil shimmers, add the pork and cook for a minute or so, turning the pieces so they brown lightly all sides. Pour in the honey, stir to coat the meat and cook for 1 minute. Add the vinegar, quickly followed by the water; stir to deglaze the pan, dislodging any browned bits. Reduce the heat to medium-low; whisk in the mustard to form a smooth sauce, cooking and whisking for a few minutes, just until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat. Taste, and season lightly with salt and/or pepper; it probably will need both. Transfer to a serving platter; sprinkle with the sesame seeds, if using, and the cilantro and/or parsley. Serve warm.

Cut the meat in half lengthwise, then cut it crosswise into slices about 1/2-inch thick. Pat the slices dry with paper towels, then toss them into a mixing bowl.

Nutrition information per serving: 250 calories, 23 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 10 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 55 mg cholesterol, 650 mg sodium, 0 g dietary fiber, 17 g sugar.

4 servings

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YOUTH CARE WORKER aka MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST Allendale Association, a Child Welfare, Mental Health and Special Education facility currently has full time rotating second shift positions for Youth Care Workers aka Mental Health Specialists at our Lake Villa IL, North Chicago IL, and Benet Lake WI locations, to work actively with high end “at risk” children & adolescents ages 7 to 21 years of age within our Residential Units. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or related Human Service field, or 5 years of related equivalent social service experience, Per DCFS regulations, must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and be at least 21 years of age. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an education assistance program.

Please visit to download our application, and email or send it with a copy of your resume to:

Please visit to download our application, and email or send it with a copy of your resume to:

ALLENDALE ASSOCIATION Attn: HR Dept P.O. Box 1088, Lake Villa, IL 60046 Fax: 847-356-0290 AA/EEO

ALLENDALE ASSOCIATION Attn: HR Dept P.O. Box 1088, Lake Villa, IL 60046 Fax: 847-356-0290 AA/EEO

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Part time driver for mornings needed for courier service based in Algonquin. Please contact Stan at: 847-458-8282

Now Hiring

Front End Loader Operators Skid Steer Operators Salt Truck Drivers w/ Clean MVR Laborers to shovel Sidewalk Crew Leaders TOP PAY WEEKLY


Part-time School Bus Driver, CDL license required, Gavin School District 37 in Ingleside,

Apply at:

SUBSTITUTE CUSTODIAN Flexible hours. $12.90/hr

McHenry Elementary School District 15

Call 815-469-8001 or email

Contact Dawn at: or (815) 385-7210


With our Great Garage Sale Guarantee you'll have great weather for your sale, or we'll run your ad again for FREE. Call to advertise 877-264-2527

Shur-Lock Self Storage, a self-storage & truck rental business located at Routes 45 & 132. Manage office phones, maintain rental records, rent storage units, schedule truck rentals & complete contracts. Must be able to park straight truck on the lot. Hours are Friday and Saturday 8a-5p and Sunday 9-12noon. May be asked to cover additional hours as needed. Skills preferred: Microsoft Word & Excel, customer service. Call 847-223-2400 - or - email resume:


Must be available afternoons, evenings and weekends. Must be 21 years old. Call: 815-385-0044

or apply in person: Riverside Bake Shop 1309 N Riverside Drive Mchenry IL 60050 or email:

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BRIDGE by Phillip Alder


Up to $12.25/hr for Night Shift! or Up to $11.75/hr for Evening Shift!

We are looking for experienced and dedicated professionals to assume key full-time and part-time positions on our nursing team. If you are committed to team-oriented outcomes and quality care, we can offer: Excellent Starting Pay! Quarterly Pay Increases! Shift Differentials! Dental and Vision!

Vacation, PTO, Holiday! 401k! Advancement Opps! And Much More!

For an immediate and confidential interview, apply in person or call Dan at 815-459-7791 You may also fax your resume in confidence to 815-459-7680 or complete an online application at

Crystal Pines Rehabilitation & Health Care Center 335 North Illinois Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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PART TIME PRODUCTION/SANITATION POSITIONS Kikkoman Foods, Inc. is currently in search of candidates to fill 1st shift part-time production/ sanitation positions in our Walworth,WI. plant. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, a strong work ethic, an excellent attendance record and a safety-conscious attitude. Applicants must be able to lift over 50 lbs. Kikkoman Foods, Inc. is a growing company and we are offering an excellent starting wage of $13.33 per hour, along with paid holidays. Interested candidates can apply in person at:

Walworth County Job Center

400 County Rd. H • Elkhorn, WI 53121 Apply on-line at: Or email/fax your resume to: Fax: 262-275-1475 Kikkoman Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer


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Cat “Ernie”

Male, White with Black & Grey Markings. 6 Toes On Each Front Paw. Lost Friday Morning 9/2/16, Corner of Route 12 & 31 in Richmond. 815-678-4303


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Woodstock Estate Sale FRI & SAT, Oct 21 & 22 9-4

Holiday, toys, figurines, kitchen, furniture, collectibles, linen, artwork, metal, bric-a-brac. Party & Play House: Pool Table, Air Hockey, It's all old and ready to go home with you. Polaris 4 Wheeler, Go-Cart, Bikes, Games & Holiday Shopping....DO IT HERE! Toys, Dining Room Set, Kitchen Set, Sofas. Lots of Power tools & much more! CRYSTAL LAKE GARAGE SALE

White Maltese – Pink Collar W/ Rhinestones.

Timid & Shy – Dont Chase! Please call if you see her! 630-479-5989

Illinois Waterfront & Recreational Land Absolute Auction 10/22 -10AM 4 Tracts - 112.68+ acres United County – Auctions, Appraisals & Realty 812-243-1303 David Shotts, Jr., Auctioneer IL Lic#440.000310 Terms: Visit website or call for complete terms

Algonquin Estate Sale Fri & Sat, Oct 21 & 22 9-3 Very Nice Furnishings, Tools & More!

Municipal Vehicle/ Equipment Auction October 22nd – 9:00am Lake County Fairgrounds Grayslake, IL OBENAUF AUCTION SERVICE 847-546-2095 10% Buyers Fee - 7% Sales Tax Round Lake, IL #444.000105

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Schultz Estate Service 847-902-6518 2055 Willow Brooke #1B

Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 9-12 Antiques, Silver, Vintage Purses, Home Decor, Furniture, Collectibles, Kitchenware, and Clothing.

Our Great Garage Sale Guarantee!

CARY GARAGE SALE VINTAGE – ANTIQUE Fri, Oct 21 9AM-Dusk 927 Mayfield St Greenfield Subdivision

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LOST DOG Lost In CL Near The Holiday Inn on 10/12/16


Come For A Snack...

Apple Cider Donuts or Cookies! Apple Cider & Coffee!

Come For Fun...

Scavenger Hunt, Raffle Drawing & More! -Raffle Prize & Pumpkin Giveaway!In Woodstock On Route 14 East Of Route 47 Next To Farm & Fleet!

Saturday, October 22nd 12:30p-3:30p RICHMOND OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET Come have some fun this fall! Lots of vendors, Lots of treasures! $1 Admission $5 Vendor Spaces Sundays 8AM-3PM Location: Gardner's Corner5511 US Hwy 12 Richmond, IL

Bring In This Add To Receive 1 FREE Admission! (815) 675-6083

If it rains on your sale, we will run your ad again the next week for FREE! Call 877-264-2527 or email:

ALGONQUIN – 10158 Haegers Bend Rd

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2 Family Garage Sale

Thurs 10/20 9am-4pm, Fri 10/21 9am-4pm, Sat 10/22 9am-12pm. Appliances, Furniture, Household Items and More.


1590 Haverford Drive Friday, Oct 21 – 9AM-4PM


******GARAGE SALE******

960 White Pine Dr, Cary

Thursday 10/20 8-4 Friday 10/21 8-4 Saturday 10/22 8-1 Housewares, Halloween and Christmas decorations, sporting goods, antique glass, games. Too much to list. This sale is for everyone. We are motivated to sell!! Come on out and check us out!!

SATURDAY ONLY 8AM-3PM 47 ORIOLE TRAIL Kid's Clothing, Toys, Furniture, Home Décor, Lawn Equipment & MORE

CRYSTAL LAKE GARAGE SALE FRI & SAT 8A-3P 984 Cambridge Lane Clothing, Household, Athletic & Misc. CRYSTAL LAKE MOVING SALE 211 Glen Ave.

Friday 10/21 & Sat 10/22 8am-4pm Pots/pans, dishes, furniture.... and everything else! Young married couple of five years relocating!


SAT, OCT 22 9-3 Breakfast Refreshments 9-11 Lunch 11-2:30 Crafters Food Raffle 815-943-7433 UNION GARAGE SALE 7511 Dunham Road (Rt 20 & Coral Road)

Oct 21st & 22nd 9am-4pm

Two households combined into one! Lots of household items, collectibles, antiques, printers, hunting clothes & equip, fishing items, golf clubs, sofa, dining room table, meat slicer, crafting items, hand tools, decor, kitchen carts. WAY TOO MUCH TO LIST!

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Woodstock Collectors Sale THURS FRI, SAT, SUN

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Couch - Sectional

17 feet, clean, durable fabric, deep seats. CLEAN..CLEAN...CLEAN! $100/obo 810 Meadow Ln. Marengo IL 60152

Curio Cabinet - Solid Oak

With curved glass door with lock and light with a matching mirror, $120. Woodstock area. 714-329-5059

Dressers - 5 Drawer, Good Condition! Lots of Toys (Mint in Box), Hot Whels, Matchbox, G.I. Joes, Barbies & Vintage Barbies Barbie Clothes, Polly Pockets (Mint in Box) Christmas...Vintage Christmas Ornaments, Comic Books, Transformers, Disney & More!

A Little Bit of Everything! WOODSTOCK


2420 Mustang Trail

Thur 10/20 & Fri 10/21 8am-3pm Wireless microphone and speaker, tools, generator, household items, dresser, office chairs, rocking chair, window treatments, patio furniture, canning supplies, sporting goods, weight bench, games, quality clothing, fabric, storage, manufacturer's surplus, TV, dishes, fans, cabinet frames. Advertise here for a successful garage sale!

Call 877-264-2527

Treadmill - Pro Plan, Sears

Needs some adjustment. 815-459-4742 Freezer - White Upright

16 cuft, not a frost free, works great, $85. 815-251-8686

Gas Stove - Whirlpool

Works great! $120/obo. 815-759-3790

Stove - Electric, Hotpoint Works great, $50. 815-728-7616


Reconditioned Appliances Sales and Service Lakemoor 815-385-1872 WASHER & DRYER - Whirlpool Duet. Good condition. $425 obo. Call or text 815/790-2138

Mountain Bike, Trek 930

Chromoly frame, aluminum rims, new tires /gel seat. Shimano hardware, exc cond, $140. 815-444-7506 Woodstock Memorial Park (4) Plots - Section 7 Lot 60, $900/ea or 4 for $3000. 815-568-8247



Entryway Cabinet

Transport Wheelchair - MedLine, New In Box, 19in Wide, Weighs 15lbs, Holds up to 300lbs Max, cost over $200, sell for $100. 815-701-7369

4 Door Alarms - $40 Each

2 Exit LED Lights, Battery Backup, $35. 815-363-9203

Crock for Brining and Canning, $90. 815-385-1432

Federal Duck Stamp Collection – Signed & Unsigned – Current to 2012, w/ 25 Unsiged Xtra & 20 Signed Xtra. $5500/obo 815-575-6047

Maytag Washer Model E2L - $55/obo, 2 tone wood with 2 shelves, $90. Works Great! 847-426-5995 Woodstock Area 714-329-5059 Standard Size Microwave, $25 - Dog Kennel Midwest King Bed w/Mattress & Boxspring, Paul Bunyon Model 99 54Lx37Wx45H $45. 630-204-1552 with Head/Foot Board, $1000. 815-814-8542 815-338-4400 Marble Top Coffee Table, End Table & Sofa DRUM SET, 5 PIECE Table. $280 847-515-1839 Cat - Grey Tabby Female With cymbals including hardware, $225/obo. 5 years old, spayed, front declawed, best if only Quality Oak Kitchen Table – 48in Round. 24In 815-338-6460 cat in house. 815-814-8414 Leaf. 4 Chairs. $325/OBO 847-515-1839 Gulbransen Baby Grand Piano - $300 Recliner - Extra Large, Rocks & Swivels 815-385-1140 $150. 815-382-8175 Need a Second Guitar Combo for Home/Rehersal/ Walnut Buffet Server – Opens Up For Serving. Like Student use? New Dean Vendetta XM Guitar, Tremolo, Humbuckers with Fender Mustang 1 AMP Dsp 20. New. $170 ( Woodstock ) - 714-329-5059 Exc cond. Sell as combo, $275. 815-444-7506 Cannons Civil War & Pirate Type,

starting @ $195.00, Woodworking Avai. Call Paul Locascio 708-363-2004

Custom Rifle & Pistol Cases made out of domestic & exotic hardwoods, starting @ $150. 708-363-2004 JOHN DEERE RIDING MOWER. 23HP 48” Deck with leaf bagger. $1,000. Call: 815-943-6330

Samson Wireless Guitar System 2 system, original packaging, $65/ea.

Excllent conditioin.


AKC Dobermans – All Ages. Blacks & Reds. $600-$1000 Call For Pics 847-774-8815

Outdoor log 4' rocking love seat – 2 end tables. Fair condition. $100/OBO 815-568-7643 Simplicity riding lawn mower – 17hp, hydro regent series tractor. Good condition. New battery. $375/OBO 815-568-7643


Evergreens 6'-8', Buy 3 or More $199/ea, delivered & planted. 815-378-1868 Weber charcoal grill- Good condition. Plus charcoal & lighter fluid. $20 815-568-7643 Weber Genesis E-310 Natural Gas – Must Sell! Moving! $350/OBO 630-743-1878

15 Leg Horn Hens – 815-260-0579 815-338-4400

Meet Keanu! 4mo Old Orange & White Kitty 815-338-4400

All NIU Sports... All The Time

Nordic Track E -5.7 Elliptical – Good Cond! $175 847-658-3005

TEETER HANG UPS EP-950 Inversion table w/Ergo Embrace Ankle System, includes instructional DVD. $300 815-337-6316

Fireplace Insert - Lopi 29' W 38.5' D 28' H. $1000 New. Asking $100 815-338-2951 aft 5pm Firewood - Mix Cord/Maple, Ash & Oak

Regular Cord/Oak, Cherry & Birch. 815-943-6960 Follow the Northwest Herald on Twitter. McHenry County area breaking news, entertainment news, feature stories and more! @NWHerald

Scroll Saw, Dremel 16” 2 Speed

with stand and chair, retired crafter, $110. 815-385-1432

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Wood Lathe & Assorted Tools $85 847-515-8012 Huntley

Hospital Bed Frame – Electric, Adjustable, $300. 815-334-9620

Hospital Bed, $100

815-477-8523 - Call after 12-Noon Find !t here!

My Brother & I Are Looking For Our Forever Home, Separately Or Together! Upload photos of your family and friends with our online photo album. Share your sports team, birthday party, big catch, pets, or vacation!

Adoption Hours Mon & Wed 6:30-8:30PM & Saturday 9AM-Noon Find !t here!

Northwest Herald / • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 • Wonderful Kittens To Place. Can Trill. 815-206-0149 or 815-687-0838


2000 Chevy 2500 ¾ Ton, 4WD, Rack & Box Mounted Bridgestone Blizzacks – P235, 65R 18's 172K miles, $3800/obo. 815-728-0586

16' cedar Chesapeake Bay kayak. Hand made stitch and glue with cargo hatch and paddles. First $300 takes it. Call 815-560-2516.

Ladies Light & Easy, complete set of Golf Clubs, Miller Pro Model Bag & 2 wheel fold down handle carrier. Like new must sell ! Value $640 $60 for all. 815-382-6379

SportCraft Turbo Air Hockey Table - $100/OBO 815-459-3974 Rescue Heroes – Includes 2ft Tower, 10+ Figures & 6+ Riding Vehicles. $50/OBO 815-679-6998


Antique and Modern Guns

Old Lever Actions, Winchesters, Marlins, Savages, etc. Old Pistols and Revolvers. Cash for Collection. FFL License. 815-338-4731

Harvard – Beautiful, Lower 1BR, Includes Partial Heat & Garbage, SEC DEP, No Pets. As Low As $650mo! 847-899-5463

MARENGO LRG 3BR, 2ND FLR, SEWER & WATER INCL. LRG YARD $900/mo, avail now. 815-575-2446 Richmond Lrg Victorian 2BR in a 3 Flat, Hardwood Flrs

W/D, storage, large yard, porch, bsmt, 2 car gar. $875/mo, background check. 815-814-2007

A-1 AUTO With storage, laundry and parking, $875/mo. 847-401-3242

$400 - $2000

“don't 2day”!!

2007 Mitsubishi Endeavor – 4x4, loaded, V6, Leather looks/runs great, sattelite radio, free 3 mo warranty, financing available. $6700. 815-344-9440


2012 Chevy Silverado Wheels & Tires


2002 Ford Explorer – 1 Owner, Looks/Runs GREAT, 92K ONLY, 4x4, FREE 3mo Warranty. Financing Avail, $4900. 815-344-9440 2007 Ford Escape LXT – 1 owner, 4x4, looks/runsgreat, free 3 mo warranty, financing available, $6500 815-344-9440

Harvard Quiet Large Studio, Frplc, W/D, C/A

Fish/Swim, Pets OK, $640/mo.

(P265-70R17) 1984-'88 Corvette Wheels & Tires 1968-'82 Corvette Alloy Wheels & Tires 6 Lug GM Alloy Wheels w/LT 315/75R16 Tires 2 Firestone Nos F-70-15 Tires 4 1956-'62 Corvette Hubcaps 1981-'91 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Misc Parts. Call for pricing. 815-578-8807


2014 FORD FOCUS SE 4DR - 5,500 miles, Like New. Auto, AC, Cruise, PW & PD, Heated Seats $13k. 815-546-3322

CRYSTAL LAKE ~ 3BR, 2BA 2nd Floor Condo

2006 Chrysler Town & Country – Sto & Go, rear Woodstock Studio $600/mo + Security entertainment system, looks/runs great, free 3mo Efficiency $575/mo + sec, 1BR $700/mo + sec. All warranty, financing available. $5900. 815-344-9440 3 furnished with all util incl, no pets. 815-509-5876


2009 Crysler PT Cruiser – Looks/Runs GREAT, Free 3mo Warranty. Financing Avail. $4100/OBO 815-344-9440


2004 Ford Freestar – front & rear heat, 75k only, looks/runs great, free 3mo warranty, financing available $4700. 815-344-9440

Antiques, Video Games, Outboard motors, Fishing Gear, Motorcycles or Mopeds, Chainsaws, Tools etc. Cash on the spot. Cell: 815-322-6383

2007 Ford Taurus – Look & Runs Great! 1 Owner. Free 3mo Warranty. Financing Avail. $3700/OBO 815-344-9440

From $865-$885.

FOX LAKE 1 BR, Laundry on-site, no pets, Sect 8 OK, $730/mo + sec. 847-812-9830

2002 Ford Windstar SE - $2200 Front/rear heat and air; captain seats, 159k miles, one owner very clean! ZX2. 815-236-7172

WANTED TO BUY: Vintage or New, working or not.

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Cary - 2BR Apts with Heat, Parking

Kit has eating area, W/D, attach gar, storage, no pets. $1600/mo + sec. 630-605-2776

W/ TMPS, Came Off Cadillac SRX, Less Than 8k 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT Model Miles, $1000/OBO 815-714-4302 3 doors, 83K mi, $6000/obo. 815-568-9077 Silver Formal Holiday Party Items – 3 Tier Dessert 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 – 4x4, 4d, no rust, looks/runs And App Tray, 35in Champagne/Wine Fluted Stand, Exquisite 20in Cake Platter, 5 Piece Coffee great, free 3mo warranty, financing available. $9500. 815-344-9440 & Tea Set. Perfect for Holiday Party! Call For Photos. $125 For It All! 847-707-8022 (CL) 2005 Chevy Silverado Z71, Off-Road Package Ext Cab 4x4, Leather, Loaded, Bose Stereo, On Star, Heated Seats, 1 Owner, Looks & Runs Snowblower - Yard Machine, 21” Electric Start Great! Free 3 Mo Warranty, Financing Available. Single Stage, Excellent Condition! $170. $9,900. 815-344-9440 847-854-7980 KAYAK FOR SALE:


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West Harbor Residences Brand New Construction Your new home is almost complete! West Harbor Residences at Reva Bay is a brand new apartment community in beautiful Fox Lake, IL. 5 minutes from Metra station. Shopping and entertainment is just minutes away. Typical unit is 2 bedrooms with 2 baths in a spacious 1,250 square feet. All new stainless steel appliances with washer/dryer included. Boat slips available right at your back door. Additional storage available. - Monthly rent begins at $1,425.

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McHenry – In town, 900ft, store/office by Walgreens. $595mo, Broker, 815-575-6869

New Carpet, $865/mo + Utilities + 1 month sec dep. 815-347-0790 Marengo, 2BR, 1-½ BA, gas, high eff. heat, C/A, D/W, W/D, $795/mo.+sec. dep, & utilities no dogs. 815-540-3295

McHenry - Irsh Prarie 2BR Condo, 1st Floor 2 bath with walk-in tub, $950/mo, available 10/1. Call T. J. 847-899-3414

The Villas of Patriot Estates 829 Ross Lane

Newly Constructed Townhomes in McHenry

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

Visit Today to Take a Tour of our Community Wildwood - 17647 West Warren Ave.

Call For Details

779-704-2123 Crystal Lake - Newly Remodeled 3BR, 2BA

Fin bsmt, 1 car, $1475/mo.Broker Owned 847-639-9404

Woodstock – 2BR, Appls, Very Clean, No Pets/Smoking, $745mo + Sec. Avail Now. 815-943-6941 CRYSTAL LAKE - HOUSE FOR RENT 3-4 bed, 2 ba., rec. room fireplace, all appliances, deck, 2 car garage, close to schools. $1600./mo. 815-670-4741

Harvard 3BR, 1BA, C/A, Full Bsmt, 2 Car Gar

$975/mo + 1.5 mo dep, avail 11/1. 847-489-4946

McHenry - In Town 2BR, 1BA, $1175/mo.

bonus 3 season room, garage, fenced yard, painted, clean, A/C, W/D. Broker Tom 815-388-5314

McHenry/Johnsburg 4BR, 2478 Sq Ft on 1.5 AC

1.5BA, new appl & carpeting, freshly painted, screened porch, $1475/mo. Broker Tom 815-388-5314

McHenry/McCullom Lake 4BR Log Cabin Wood floors, frplc, A/C, pets OK, W/D hook-up. Yard and large shed, $1250/mo. 773-510-3643

RENT TO BUY 815-814-6004

Gary Swift Berkshire Hathaway Starck Realty Woodstock – Near Square, 1000+sqft, 2 Car Garage, Electric Only, $550mo. 815-353-0056 Crystal Lake LOW RENT! Approx 200 SF, Great Office Suite incl all util and high speed DSL, $350/mo. You Want It?

We've Got It!

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4BR, 2BA Quad Level, 2.5 car gararge, Gages Lake with water rights, $223,000. 847-245-7155

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bar in accordance with the plans prepared by the Crystal Lake Park District, dated October 17, 2016 and any authorized change orders which have been signed by both parties. Work must be performed by December 30, 2016. 3. INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS All proposals must be accompanied by a Bidder's Bond, a Certified Check, Cashier's Check or Bank Draft for 10% (ten percent) of the total bid made payable to the Crystal Lake Park District. Each bid shall also include three (3) references of clients for which similar work was performed, listing the name, address and telephone number of the client, a description of the work, and the construction cost. 4. ILLINOIS PREVAILING WAGE ACT - All contracts for the Construction of Public Works are subject to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/1-12). 5. BID PACKET AVAILABLITY Specifications are available at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office, One East Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM 5:00 PM or online by emailing 6. REJECTION OF BIDS - The Crystal Lake Park District reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive technicalities. Dated at Crystal Lake, Illinois, this 19th day of October 2016.

1. TIME AND PLACE OF BID OPENINGS - Sealed proposals for Flooring Replacement at Park Place Banquets, 406 W. Woodstock Street, Crystal Lake, IL McHenry County, Illinois, will be received at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office, One East Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, until November 10, 2016 at 2:00 PM and at that time will be publicly opened and read aloud. The contract will be awarded at a Board Meeting of the Park Board of Commissioners on November 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM. 2. DESCRIPTION OF THE WORK The scope of work involves furnishing all of the required labor, materials, equipment, implements, parts and supplies necessary for, or appurtenant to, remove and replace /s/ Jason Herbster existing flooring in Banquet Room, Secretary Randall Room, office and behind (Published in the Northwest Herald October 19, 2016) 1235329

PUBLIC NOTICE Annual Treasurer's Report Village of Prairie Grove Fiscal Year Ending April 30, 2016 Revenue & Other Receipts Summary: Property Taxes $404,335; Sales Tax $676,718; Fines & Forfeitures $117,123; Income Tax $203,306; Permits & Fees $94,724; Motor Fuel Tax $48,797; Utility Tax $41,857; Fed & State Grants $98,707; Use Tax $43,817; Telecom Tax $7,635; Replacement Tax $9,678; Interest $1,914; Sale of Assets $1,458; Other Revenue $55,832 Total Revenue: $1,805,901

PUBLIC NOTICE ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on October 17, 2016, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and post-office address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as

Compensation Summary: Under $25,000: Paul Acutt, Oscar Baez, Lisa Behm, Michael BreseACE ELECTRICAL man, Roy Cipri, Antonio Colatorti, Peter Davies, Paula Dorion-Gray, Stanley Duda, Sean Eby, Joseph Fiore, Michael Freese, Bob Gray, Todd Greenwald, Charlotte Kremer, Mike Magnussen, Andrew Mickan, Steven located at: Pirtle, Jeff Pokorney, Everett Pratt, Todd Price, Daniel Radmer, Edward 4522 WILDWOOD DR Radwanski, Beth Robak, David Robak, Bob Saley, Jean Smith, Frank CRYSTAL LAKE IL 60014 Stefka, Danielle Stevens, James Walton, Ryon Yemm, Jeff Wilkes Dated October 17, 2016 $25,000 thru $49,999.99: Steven Fenton, Laura Jonasen, Ron Lyons $50,000 thru $74,999.99: Tim Carone, Kim Minor $75,000 to /s/ Mary E. McClellan $99,999.99: Jeannine Smith McHenry County Clerk Total Compensation: $483,184 Expenditure Summary: Aflac $3,734; Azavar $5,116; Baxter & Woodman $61,526; Behm Pavement Maintenance $32,102; Ben Arvidson & Sons $9,118; Blue Cross Blue Shield $28,482; Bobcat of Rockford $6,145; Bond Trust Services Corporation $180,486; City Electric Supply $10,083: City of McHenry $9,964; Comcast $4,368; ComEd $6,679; Crystal Lake Chrysler-Jeep $270,942; Eder, Casella & Co. $9,225; EFTPS $122,876; First Midwest Bank $3,515; Geske & Sons $188,230; HiViz Inc. $3,670; ICMA $13,914 ; IL Dept of Revenue $16,724; IMLRMA $44,555; K-Tech Specialty Coatings, Inc. $4,682; Lauderdale Lakes DBA The Boat House Chicago $13,001; Leach Enterprises $20,321; Local Roofing Co. $161,336; M&A Precision Truck Repair $3,805; McHenry County Sheriff $20,995; McHenry Saving Bank $24,003; Meyer Materials $2,531; Michael Forti $7,731; Morrow Brothers Inc. $54,525; Morton Salt $21,278;; Nunda Township Road District $40,082; Petroliance $5,796; Ray O'Herron Co. Inc. $3,935; Santander Leasing LLC $23,713; Second Chance Cardiac Services $7,590; Sprint $3,255; Taser International $6,308; Ultra Strobe Comm., Inc. $8,166; Visa $16,425; WEX Bank $12,333; Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle $65,490; All other disbursements in an amount less than $2,500 - $60,818 Total Vendor Expenditure: $1,619,573 (Published in the Northwest Herald October 19, 2016) 1235392

CLASSIFIED 15 CRYSTAL LAKE IL 60014 Dated October 6, 2016 /s/ Mary E. McClellan McHenry County Clerk (Published in the Northwest Herald on October 12, 19, 26, 2016) 1232920

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PUBLIC NOTICE ASSUMED NAME PUBLICATION NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that on October 6, 2016, a certificate was filed in the Office of the County Clerk of McHenry County, Illinois, setting forth the names and post-office address of all of the persons owning, conducting and transacting the business known as SALON C located at: 62 N. WILLIAMS ST.,

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Lynn Caccavallo

Cheryl Kranz

Carmen Boyer

Suzanne Hoban

Robin Doeden

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Financial Advisor Edward Jones

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Executive Director Family Health Partnership Clinic

Executive Director McHenry County Community Foundation

President Caldwell Consulting Group

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