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Council approves street closures for fall festival BY PHILLIP HARTMAN Prairie Advocate phartman@saukvalley.com 815-625-3600, ext. 5525

MOUNT CARROLL – People heading to downtown Mount Carroll Oct. 22 will run into some road closures, but it’ll all be in good fun. The City Council approved requested street closures during its meeting Tuesday for the third annual Pumpkin Fest, set for Oct. 22 in the city’s downtown. Activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a zombie 5K run for $15 per person, and free activities, including pumpkin races, a children’s parade, games, historical presentations, and more. Diane Bausman, chairwoman of the festival committee, requested two the children’s parade, which runs from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on a section of West Market Street in front of the Hotel Glenview, at the intersection of Market and Clay streets,

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MOUNT CARROLL – The Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest will be Saturday in the city’s downtown. Activities start at 7:30 a.m., with registration for a 5K zombie run at Raven’s Grin Haunted House, 411 N. Carroll St. The race starts at 9, with a fee charged at registration. The cost is $15. Proceeds will

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Pumpkin racers prepare their wheeled gourds for competition in the 2012 Mount Carroll Pumpkin Drag Race. The races will be part of this year’s Pumpkin Fest, on Saturday. down Market to Main Street, ending at the Mount Carroll Public Library at 208 N. Main. The second closure, for the pumpkin races, was

from the north half of the intersection of Market and Main streets, down to the bottom of Market Street and ending at an alley.

Grade and Intermediate schools equipment program. Other activities, all of which are free, are: • The last farmers market for the year, from

The council approved a closure from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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• A paint-a-pumpkin activity for children in preschool through fourth grade, at 10 a.m. • “Speaking of the Dead – Historic Accounts of Mount Carroll’s Myths & Legends,” from 10 a.m. to Riverview Antiques, 409 N. Main St. Characters in period dress will give historical accounts of some of the city’s historic • A children’s costume parade and Halloween story and craft time, at 10:30 a.m. Children can gather on the east side of the courthouse square, then take part in a parade. The parade will end at the Mount Carroll Library, 208 N. Main St., with Halloween stories and crafts. • Pumpkin Cousin mini gourd races at 10:30 a.m. Children 5 to 10 can pick a gourd and customize it with provided decorations and wheels, and test how it races down the track. • Pumpkin Slingshot competition, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the old burning grounds at the bottom of Market Street. Groups of three people can see how far they can shoot minipumpkins using a threeperson slingshot. • Pumpkin Street Bowling at 11:30 a.m. in front of Mount Carroll Bowling Center, 206 N. Main St. Participants can take part in pumpkin bowling. The center also will sell grilled pork chop sandwiches, and offer Octoberfest beer on tap. • A Spooky Tails pet costume contest, at noon at the courthouse lawn. Prizes will be awarded for best cat, best dog, most unique, and best Me and My Pet costume combo. All pets in costume can enter and compete for prizes, but must remain leashed. Owners are responsible for all clean-up. • A Pumpkin Jam Musical Showcase at noon, highlighting youth musicians at the courthouse bandstand. Street Drags, in front of the Pharmacy Center at 101 W. Market St. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. and racing starts competition brackets. Real pumpkins must be mounted on a chassis or wheels on independent axles, and will be sent rolling down the street. Prizes also will be awarded for best decoration and most innovative design. Visit mtcarrollil.org or the Pumpkin Fest Facebook page for more information.


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Obituaries George D. Hartman

MOUNT CARROLL – George David Hartman, 89, of Mount Carroll, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna. George was born Feb. 28, 1927, in Mount Carroll, the son of George W. and Elsie (Pauley) Hartman. He attended Mount Carroll High School and graduated with the class of 1945. George married Patricia Stiefel on March 18, 1950, in Scales Mound. They celebrated 53 years of marriage until Patricia’s death in 2003. George took pride in putting in a hard day’s work. He farmed, and was a mechanic at Cobine Implement in Elizabeth. He also sold Cen-Pe-Co oil for 20 years until his retirement, and was a member of the Mount Carroll school board for 15 years. George was a lifelong member of First

Baptist Church in Mount Carroll. In his younger years, George enjoyed target shooting, farming trees, and traveling out west to Wyoming. Family meant the world to George. George will be dearly missed by his three sons, Russell (Joan) Hartman and Quinn Hartman, both of Mount Carroll, and Dale (Annette) Hartman of Lanark; three daughters, Georgia (Greg) Brinkmeier of Pardeeville, Wisconsin, Mary (Brad) Lott of Lanark, and Amy (Joshua) Collins of Manuel, Texas; 15 grandchildren; and 10 greatgrandchildren. He also was preceded in death by his sister, Ruth Atkins. Visitation was Thursday at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Mount Carroll. The funeral was Friday at the funeral home. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Mount Carroll. Visit lawjonesfuneralhome. com to send condolences.

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SAVANNA – Linda Kinder, 67, of Savanna,

passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna. Linda was born Jan. 5, 1949, in Savanna, the daughter of George W. Hubble and Georgia F. Hubble (Lingle). She attended Savanna High School and completed her GED. Linda married Bruce Kinder on Oct. 5, 1968, in Mount Carroll. They celebrated 37 years of marriage and raised four sons together. Bruce passed away May 21, 2006. Linda worked at Big Meadows in Savanna for many years as a nurse’s aide and physical therapist. She then transferred to Pinnacle Place, where she later retired. Linda had a great fondness for animals and, like Bruce, especially for Labrador Retrievers. She loved spending time with her family and going on boat rides on the Mississippi River. Linda will be deeply missed by her four sons, Tracy (Natalie) Kinder of Ripon, Wisconsin, and Marty (Betsy) Kinder, Ty (Stephanie) Kinder and

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The council also heard a report from Police Chief Fred Cass about emergency personnel response to students’ accidental exposure to tear gas Thursday. Two dozen West Carroll Middle School students of Thomson Correctional Center when the wind shifted and exposed them to tear gas from a training exercise at the prison. Emergency personnel were later called to the school after students complained of eye, nose, and throat irritation. Two students were taken to CGH Medical Center in Sterling, and 11 were taken to FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport. An additional 13 students and staff, accompanied by emergency workers, were bused to FHN with minor symptoms. “There were six or seven different ambulance crews,

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• Tabled a request from Jim Wooldridge, owner of Senor Wooly LLC, an educational media company which makes story-based music videos for teaching

Spanish. Wooldridge e-mailed the city and asked from dusk until midnight the December in two blocks of the downtown district. Alderman Joe Grim said, “I don’t have any problem with that. You can’t just go poof and close the streets. It’ll be tough to do at 4 p.m. And we don’t know what blocks he’ll want.” Mayor Carl Bates will call Wooldridge and ask for more information on the request. • Approved a request from Boy Scout Troop 51 to camp on Oct. 22 in the woods in the city’s Point Rock Park.

Tony (Lisa) Kinder, all of Savanna; 10 grandchildren, Andrea, Heidi, Michael, Brady, Brandon, Bryson, Katie, Stacy, Jerica, and Sean; one great-grandson, Jaxson; four brothers, Mike (Amy) Hubble, and Todd (Tanya) Hubble of Camanche, Iowa, Lonnie (Tammy) Hubble of Phoenix, and Mark Wagner of DeKalb; one brother-inlaw, Richard (Patty) Kinder of Trinidad, Colorado; two sisters-in-law, Lynda Johnson of San Diego and Kathy Hubble of Carol Stream; and many nieces and nephews. Linda also was preceded in death by her brother, Terry Hubble, and her parents. Services were Friday at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna. Visit lawjonesfuneralhome. com to send condolences.

Sandra K. ‘Sandi’ LaShelle THOMSON – Sandra Kay “Sandi” LaShelle, 57, of Thomson, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016. Sandi was born Feb. 7, 1959,

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APPLE RIVER – Christel C. Kummer, 83, of Apple River, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at Elizabeth Nursing Home. Law-Jones Funeral Homes handled arrangements.

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SAVANNA – Carroll County Substance Education Coalition will provide Illinois Liquor Control Commission Beverage Alcohol Seller and Servers Education and Training at 10 a.m. Nov. 3. The course will be at Manny’s, 211 Main St. BASSET training now is required under state

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City, park district struggle with Marquette Park water bill Usage at public bathroom there increased significantly BY MICHAEL MILLER For Prairie Advocate

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Chickens owner corrects claim at council meeting BY MICHAEL MILLER For Prairie Advocate

Kirkland wants it on the record that she does not own a rooster at send the park district the Council voted last year to Park District. But the Park District said that bathroom, and not workers. unanimously to waive the $200 bill. bathroom increased by

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A 4-door Ford struck, and ended up inside, Casey’s General Store in Lanark on Friday. No one was injured in the crash.

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the bathroom. But Savanna Fire Chief and Park District board member Shawn Picolotti said the workers denied “As far as the Park District’s concerned, there’s nobody that has permission to use that other than the

property. Kirkland was cited chickens in city limits. The City Council on Sept. 27 discussed her letter intent to have the ordinance violation case dismissed.

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Farm Bureau at a glance

LANARK

Pumpkin decorating contest at Public Library

By Chastity Welch Carroll County Manager

T

he Lee, Carroll, Ogle and Whiteside county Farm Bureaus, along with Country Financial, will host a crop marketing workshop at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at Days Inn, 2105 First Ave. in Rock Falls. “Merchandising Your 2016 Grain” is a 2-hour seminar designed

• Supply, demand and crop price outlook grain ownership • Marketing strategies and tools • Basis trends • Working with your grain merchandiser This presentation will assist producers in designing and implementing a marketing

to help them manage risk associated with the current own operation. It will present low commodity markets, and producers with various options

Farm Bureau Carroll County Farm Bureau members can place up to two (2) free classified ads per week, with a limit of 250 characters per ad (not including spaces). Ads are limited to personal or farm items for sale/ wanted to buy, or farm labor or services available or wanted. No ads for the sale or rental of real estate, garage sales, or commercial businesses will be accepted. To place an ad, call the Farm Bureau office at 815- 244-3001 by 4 p.m. Thursday to get your ad in the following week’s paper.

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LANARK – Kids and adults have until Saturday to enter a Pumpkin Decorating Contest at Lanark Public library. Pumpkins must be

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Statistics. The biggest drops

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according to government but how is that translating to your grocery bill? The

Kirkland noted she had invested in heritage birds that are on the endangered species list, which are

down nearly 7 percent in

quiet. She added said she conducted a poll on Facebook to determine who in the city would support allowing backyard chickens, with a 100-to-6

SAVANNA

Record harvest at Youth Deer Hunt Prairie Advocate staff

SAVANNA – The 32 hunters who participated Oct. 8-9 in the Youth Deer Hunt at the Lost Mound

City Attorney Phil Jensen told Kirkland that he had allowing the ordinance committee time to review

record harvest. Lost Mound Site Manager Alan Anderson said, “The

the largest deer taken in the Mount Carroll, harvested the buck having the largest

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the matter. “But, I think you have an open ear on the council,” he said. “...They have instructed me not to proceed with the ordinance prosecution right now.” Jensen said Kirkland is “absolutely correct” that the nuisance ordinance having the chickens. ordinance that would appear to prohibit it,” he said. “But ... these are the very issues the council has agreed to study.” Mayor Tony McCombie told Kirkland she would let her know when the council will be reviewing the issue.

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Brennon Anderson of Mount Carroll harvested the buck with the largest rack, having 13 tines and a field dressed weight of 185 pounds, during the Youth Deer Hunt Oct. 8-9 at Lost Mount Unit of Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. Lost Mound provides a unique hunting opportunity NOW LEASING outstanding opportunity There were 35 hunt sites to observe and harvest Highland located within areas closed Meadows to public access due to ongoing environmental stated they were selective in APARTMENTS harvesting deer and passed Professional Property Savanna Army Depot. The up opportunities to shoot Management deer population was high 973 Featherstone Road because the area provides Suite 300 hunters were non-residents.

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Calendar of Events

Free Calendar items are for nonprofit organizations when not raising funds. When submitting information please keep it as minimal as possible – Who, What, Where, When and a contact number. That way more items may be listed each week. Send calendar information to: prairieadvocate.com by Friday.

door drive through Oct. 31. The Community Fund is a not-for-profit organization that distributes funds collected back to the community. Last year, funds were distributed to Carroll County Senior Services, CASA, Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois, Hospice, Lutheran Social Services, Rolling Hills Progress Center, Thomson Ambulance Association, Thomson Area Farmers’ Fireman’s Association, Markets Thomson Youth Baseball, Salvation Army, Tyler’s TUESDAY Lanark Farmers Market Justice Center for Children, Riverview Center, Inc. and 200 block of W. Claremont St. in the Lanark City The Thomson Children’s Christmas Fund.Also being Park. One block west of considered for this camstate Route 73. Watch for paign is the Thomson Vetsigns. 3 to 6 p.m. every erans Memorial. Tuesday June through Donations can be sent or October. Like on Facebook dropped off at the Savan– facebook.com/lanarkna-Thomson State Bank in farmersmarket. Phone: Thomson any time during 815-275-4395. the year. The organization was WEDNESDAY established in 1983 and Milledgeville Farmers is aimed at reducing the Market number of solicitations Corner of state Route 40 and Polo Road, Milledgeville, from individual charities and organizations. 3 to 6 p.m. every WednesYou may call Barb Kness day, May through October. with questions, donations, Phone: 815-266-1345 or if you would like to help canvas at 815-259-2192. SATURDAY Mount Carroll Farmers Ultrasounds offered at Market 116 E Market St., Down- Morrison hospital MORRISON – Morrison town Mount Carroll, 8 a.m. Community Hospital offers to 12 noon every Saturday. abdominal, small parts, May to October . Visit gynecologic, vascular and mtcarrollil.org, Email: cardiac ultrasounds from yumcake@angelfoodltd. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday com. Phone: 773-519through Friday – with the 7833 or 800-244-9594 Savanna Farmers Market exception of no service every other Monday. October is 700 block of N. Main Medical Ultrasound AwareStreet next to Shivers Ice ness month. Call extension Cream Shop, Downtown Savanna , 3 to 6 p.m. every 815-772-4003, ext. 465, for an appointment. Saturday, May to October. Visit Savannaillinois.com. ONGOING Phone 815-273-2722 Eastland students’ art on Hanover Farmers Market display at Lanark library Main St. in downtown LANARK – The EastHanover, 9 to 11 a.m. rain or shine, May through Oct. land Jr/Sr High School art 1. Call 815-858-5217. Like exhibit in various media is now on display Lanark us on Facebook. Public Library. Stop by during library Things To Do hours: Noon to 5 p.m. TuesTHROUGH OCT. 31 day, Wednesday and Friday; Thomson Community Noon-7:3 p.m. Thursday; Fund drive and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. SatTHOMSON – The Thom- urday. Artists featured this son Community Fund will month are Logan Miller sevconduct its annual door-to- enth grade, Mara SchmieQUE UNI S! E IT M Savanna

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friend. There will be a guest speaker SATURDAY The business meeting Fall Bazaar and Lunwill be held at 5:30 p.m. cheon at Savanna church Members and friends are TODAY SAVANNA – The Savanna welcome. Carroll County 4-H United Methodist Church NAMI Sauk Area is an affiliFoundation to meet Women will have their Fall ate of the National Alliance MOUNT CARROLL – The Bazaar and Luncheon. The on Mental Illness and NAMI Carroll County 4-H Founda- bazaar will be open from Illinois, serving residents of tion will meet at 7 p.m. in 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with Ogle, Lee, Carroll, Whiteside the Extension office meeting lunch being served from 11 counties, and surrounding room. Anyone who would a.m. to 1 p.m. areas. For more information, like to work with this group Lunch is available for call Mary Brokaw at 815in support of the Carroll dine-in, carry-out or deliv284-6417 or e-mail namisCounty 4-H program is wel- ery within Savanna’s city aukarea@gmail.com. come to attend. For more limits. information, call the UniverThe menu features Test your Wits Fitness sity of Illinois Carroll County the famous homemade in Sterling Extension office at 815-244- chicken soufflé, fruit salad, STERLING – Join Uni9444 or email Leanne Rahn vegetable, rolls and butter, versity of Illinois Extension at lrahn@illinois.edu. apple and pumpkin bars, educator Karla Belzer from and a beverage. 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Sterling THURSDAY Tickets cost $8 for adults, Public Library as she leads Brain Health workshop and $5 or children 12 and participants through interin Thomson younger. active activities designed to THOMSON – The UniLuncheon reservations exercise the brain to mainversity of Illinois Extension are encouraged, especially tain and enhance cognitive will offer a three-session for deliveries. However, function and memory. The Brain Health workshop at walk-ins are most welmonthly Wits Fitness class 9:30 a.m. Thursdays from come. To reserve your is free and open to the Oct. 20 through Nov. 3 at ticket or to arrange for a public. Register online at Thomson Public Library, delivery, call the church go.illinois.edu/witsfitness 1005 W. Main St. The office at 815-273-2345 or free interactive series will contact a UMW member. Put Your Garden to Bed discuss brain health and All proceeds from the in Morrison activities to challenge the annual bazaar and lunMORRISON – Join Unibrain as we grow older. cheon will support United versity of Illinois Extension Pre-register at http://web. Methodist Women’s local master gardeners from 6 extension.illinois.edu/clw or and global mission projto 8 p.m. at Odell Public call 815-632-3611. ects. Library as they explore garFriends of the Lanark Public Library to meet LANARK – The Friends of the Lanark Public Library will meet at 6 p.m. at the Lanark Municipal Building, 111 S. Broad St. New members are welcome. NARFE meeting in Savanna SAVANNA – The future of the Palisades chapter of National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will be determined during its meeting at noon at Manny’s Pizza. Linda Bass, vice president of State Federation District 2, will report on the August National Convention and install new officers if a successful election occurs. All active and retired NARFE members, spouses, spousal survivors may attend and participate. Those not on the permanent list must call 815-273-2184 to make

OCT. 25 ‘Worship Night’ at Lanark church LANARK – Lanark United Methodist Church, 405 E. Locust St., will participate in the nationwide video presentation of “Worship Night in America,” with Christian singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin, at 7 p.m. The presentation will address issues in the coming election. Tickets are $7 at www.christomlin.com, or by calling John Lamoreux at 815-493-6460. NAMI Sauk Area Support Group to meet in Dixon DIXON – The NAMI Sauk Area Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Sinnissippi Centers, 325 state Route 2. The support group meeting provides education as well as support to families struggling with a diagnosis of mental illness in a relative or

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dening chores for fall. Discover monthly gardening care and planning activities for putting the garden to

bed for the season and preparing for the coming growing year. The program is free, but advance registration is appreciated by calling the library at 815772-7323. OCT. 26 Grief support group meets in Thomson THOMSON – Beyond the Broken Heart, a new support group for those grieving the death of a loved one, will have its first meeting from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Oct. 26 at Thomson United Methodist Church. To register, call Merrie Jo Pauley at 815-273-3030 or simply come to the meeting. Scriptual wisdom and specific coping strategies will be discussed. Go to Backyard Apple Tree School ELIZABETH – The University of Illinois Extension will host a Backyard Apple Tree School from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Elizabeth Community Building. The program is for new growers and homeowners and will provide an overview of production, weed and insect control, and general management suggestions for apple trees. Register at https://web.extension. illinois.edu/jsw or by calling 815-858-2273. Registration fee is $15.

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Putting a mask on safety

MORRISON

Musician-scholar to discuss migrant culture Prairie Advocate staff

MORRISON – A traveling authority on French Creole music and the culture of southern Illinois, Missouri, and Indiana will speak from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the program room at Odell Public Library, 307 S. Madison St. Dennis Stroughmatt will present “Mussels, Moonshine, Music: Mississippi Valley Migrants in the 20th Century.” Stroughmatt was born and raised in southeastern Illinois. He attended Southeast Missouri State University, earning a degree in historic preservation. While at the university, Stroughmatt learned to speak Illinois-

Missouri Creole French, to play his traditional songs of the Mississippi Valley. Stroughmatt will use artifacts, during the program. There will be a question-and-answer session after the presentation. The program is free, through a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council’s Road Scholars Speakers Bureau. Reservations are requested, but not required. To sign up, call the library at 815-772-7323. Call the library or visit its Facebook page for more information.

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Touring fiddler Dennis Stroughmatt will perform music and discuss migrants in the Mississippi Valley on Thursday at Odell Public Library in Morrison.

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West Carroll Middle School students heard a presentation on personal protective equipment Oct. 4 from Charlotte Halverson with Agrisafe Co. (standing, at left). Halverson demonstrated the proper way to wear a two-strap mask for protection from dust, mold, and other contaminants. She also spoke about safety glasses, goggles, and earplugs.

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Morrison Tech receives anonymous gift of $25,000 Prairie Advocate staff

MORRISON – Morrison Institute of Technology has received $25,000 from an anonymous donor to help fund a program that exposes high school students to engineering and manufacturing. During the past several years, Morrison Tech has implemented programs designed to create student excitement for the subjects taught at its Morrison campus. Seventh-graders from area schools participate in hands-on activities during Morrison Tech’s Engineering Technology Days. Topics during this event have included principles of building design, design process/prototyping, manufacturing, construction materials and engineering lab bridge design. “The positive reaction of both educators and students to the Engineering Technology Days indicated that it was time to introduce another strategy to expose

students to engineering technology,” Morrison Tech President Chris Scott said. The second phase of the college’s plan involves exposing high school students to engineering technology. During the 2016 fall semester, eight students from local high schools – Morrison, Prophetstown, Erie and River Bend (Fulton) – enrolled in “Principles of Engineering: Concepts and Projects,” a dual credit course at Morrison Tech. They will receive high school credit plus three college credits for the class that meets for an hour on weekday mornings. A second course, “Parametric Modeling,” will be offered during the 2017 spring semester. The donation will help fund the estimated $53,000.00 worth of equipment and materials used in the high school courses, including 3D printers, wind tunnels, CNC mills and a router and computer tablets.

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS Boden Eric Russell

Zane and Stacey Russell of Mount Carroll are the parents of a son born Sept. 30, 2016, at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport. Boden Eric Russell weighed 8 pounds at birth and

was 19 inches in length. He is welcomed by Zayden, 2. Maternal grandparents are Debra Larem and Patrick Larem, both of Mount Carroll. Paternal grandparents are John and Willow Russell of Mount Carroll.

Maternal great-grandparents are Carl and Patricia Drehmer of Shannon, and Stan and Nancy Larem of Chadwick. Paternal great-grandparents are Carol Russell of Mount Carroll, and Richard and Tena Harris of

Mount Carroll.

Ellison Ryan Zmich

Andrea Eggers-Zmich and Tim Zmich of Savanna are the parents of a son, Ellison Ryan Zmich, born Oct. 12, 2016.

Maternal grandparents are Gaylynn and Hope Eggers of Thomson. Paternal grandparents are Diane and Nik Brosamer of Scales Mound, and Joe Zmich, also of Scales Mound.

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Attend sessions in advance of referendum Grounds, 1709 S. West Ave. • An ASK ME! information booth from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at 9 East Coffee, 9 E. Stephenson St. • An ASK Me! information booth from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Logan’s Bar & Grill, 1805 S. West Ave. • A town meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas St. There will be a presentation about the managerial and other forms of government. Panelists representing area communities will share how the managerial form of government works in their communities. There also will be a question-andanswer session.

Prairie Advocate staff

FREEPORT – The Committee to Change City Government has a number of educational events and presentations scheduled in advance of next month’s referendum. Voters will be asked Nov. 8 whether to change Freeport’s form of government to Managerial (council-manager), which features a trained, professional city manager to lead daily operations of the city while an elected council and mayor set the course through long-term planning. Upcoming events include; • An ASK ME! information booth from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. today at High

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Plan your fall foliage trip (Metro) – Come autumn, thousands of motorists take to the highways and backroads to experience the everchanging landscape made beautiful by leaves changing colors. Fall foliage road trips make for a fun way to spend a weekend afternoon. With cameras in hand and provisions at the ready, motorists can make the most of their next fall foliage road trip. • Know when to go. Learn the best times of the year to see the peak

leaf colors. Mountainous regions and many located in northern latitudes will see changes in leaf color earlier than other regions. Drivers living in certain areas of Canada, regions of the Rocky Mountains or in particular parts of New England can expect to witness leaves changing color as early as September, while much of the midwest can expect peak color in midto late-October. FOLIAGE CONTINUED ON A13

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Growmark announces 2017 essay contest theme The theme for the 2017 GROWMARK Essay Contest is: “What value do cooperatives provide to today’s farmers?” The contest is open to all high school FFA members in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin. This is the 24th year for the program, sponsored by the GROWMARK System and FS member cooperatives, in conjunction with state FFA leaders, to help young people develop their writing skills, learn about current issues affecting agriculture, and understand the unique role of cooperatives. Students will explore ways in which cooperatives help farmers remain competitive, and describe the value

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Southern regions may not see leaves change color until November. • Aim for a weekday. Many people plan fall foliage road trips on the weekend. These “leafers” or “peepers,” as they’re sometimes referred to, flood normally empty rural areas and can easily cause traffic jams. Schedule your own trip for a weekday so you can avoid most of the crowds and enjoy a more serene environment

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Take your pick of apple history and trivia (Metro) – Though apples are enjoyed across the globe, many people associate apples with the United States of America. That’s in spite of the fact that the

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In the United States, the Red Delicious is the country’s most popular grown apple. It was called the hawkeye when discovered in 1872. The Golden Delicious is the second most popular grown apple in America. The Delicious apples tend to have mild, but grainy cooked, so they’re best used Empire, Fuji, Gala, McIntosh, and Macoun popular varieties. Those interested in baking with apples can select among Granny Smith, Jonagold and McIntosh. These apples tend to be crisp and tart and hold up better in recipes. Apples have been enjoyed autumn, they can be enjoyed all year long thanks to their widespread availability.

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Three pre-winter lawn care pointers (Metro) – Winter weather can be harsh, especially on lawns. Homeowners who spend much of spring and summer tending to their lawns may fear the impact that winter will have on their once-lush landscapes, making the fall a great time to fortify lawns against any harsh conditions to come. Homeowners must take grass type into consideration before taking steps to prepare their lawns for the winter. Some grasses are best fertilized in late-summer, while others should be fertilized in autumn. Coolseason grasses, including fescue and bluegrass, are best fertilized sometime between the months of September and November. Warm-season grasses, such as Bermuda or zoysia, should be fertilized between July and September.

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• Gutters and downspouts should be in good condition. A roof is the sum of its parts, and that includes downspouts and gutters. If the gutters are clogged or damaged, they cannot direct water away from the house properly. Snow, leaves and other

debris needs to be cleared from gutters to help them function at optimal capacity. • Animals and insects can cause damage, too. It’s not just poor weather that homeowners need to consider with regard to roof damage. Boring insects and animals may cause problems with roofs as well. A roof inspection may shed light on potential pest problems.

Holes or nesting materials may indicate that an animal or animals are using the attic as a shelter from the elements. Get to the root of issues with your home’s roof before they become bigger problems once winter arrives. A thorough inspection can reveal problems that may prove costly if ignored.

Once homeowners have gained a greater understanding of their lawns, they can begin exploring the various ways to prepare their lawns for whatever winter has in store. 1. Explore winterizing fertilizers. Homeowners who want to make their grasses more winter hardy can consult landscaping professionals to determine if winterizing fertilizers will work for their lawns. These specially formulated fertilizers, many of which are made exclusively for cool-season grasses, contain higher levels of potassium and lower levels

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Leaves left laying on lawns for long periods of time can contribute to the same types of damage as leaves left on the lawn throughout winter, so do your best to remove leaves as they fall. mold. Homeowners who live in regions where snow falls into spring or where spring tends to be cold and damp may want to take steps to prevent snow mold. Gray snow mold typically looks fuzzy and gray, and lawns infested with snow mold may develop

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1BR upper- stove, refrig., garage incl. $420/ mo. Dep. & refs. req. 815-9463191 after 5pm.

ROCK FALLS Beautiful 2BR w/ butcher block counter top & skylights. $500/mo. + dep. Call or text 815-716-6150 or 815-535-8693.

HOMES FOR RENT

310

MT. CARROLL 3BR, country, 2 car garage $650/mo. + dep. 815-499-0463

503

Sterling Public Schools is looking for substitutes for teachers as well as support staff. *Teacher subs,$75.00/day, minimum of Bachelor degree *Sub aides make$9.00/ hr. Nurse subs $12.00/hr. *For Sub aides a paraprofessional license is needed which can be obtained at the Regional Office of Education in Sterling. Nurses need a current LPN or RN IL license For questions, call SPS district office at 815-6265050

EMPLOYMENT

505

OREGON 3BR 1BA, recently quiet, refreshed, $600/mo., ref. & 1 mo. dep. required. Call for showing 815-661-6423

ROCK FALLS 1BR, 700 5th Ave. very remodeled small. $400/mo. 815-625-4596. Cute 3BR, very nice, Why Rent?™ $598/mo. 815-878-7399

STERLING 2 BR, 1 Bth, no garage $550 month + $550 deposit 815-440-7985 Small 1BR with 2 car garage & remodeled kitchen 1005 W. 9th. Avail now 815-625-4596

MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT

315

LOANS

402

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Bay Valley Foods is now hiring for GENERAL LABOR and MAINTENANCE MECHANIC at it's facility in Dixon, IL. Successful candidates will have basic industrial and/or maintenance skills, the ability to work independently, read and interpret instructions/ manuals/procedures, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. Previous experience in food manufacturing and SAP environment, knowledge of PLCs and HACCP programs preferred. Must be willing to work any shift including nights and High weekends. School diploma or (GED) equivalent required. Pre-embackployment ground check and drug screen required. Bay Valley Foods in Dixon is a union facility offering competitive wages and benefits inmedical, cluding dental, vision, life insurance and 401 (K). Apply online at: www.tree housefoods.com EOE/M/F/D/V CDL-A Drivers: Pay and Great bonuses PLUS up to $10,000 Sign On Bonus. WEEKLY HOME TIME! Call 877-277-7298 or DriveForSuper Service.com Construction Worker pay $10$20/hour based on experience. Must have valid driver license. Vacation and holiday pay. Send resume to: Construction Position, PO Box 604, Dixon Illinois 61021. MAKE $1,000 WEEKLY! Paid in advance! Mailing at Brochures Home! Easy pleasant work. Begin Immediately! Age unimportant! www.homemoney77.com (MCN)

EMPLOYMENT

505

Cliff Viessman Inc. is accepting applications for Regional Tanker Drivers for the Cedar Rapids terminal. $1,000 Sign On Bonus. $50 K+ per year. Health, Dental, 401K. Profit Sharing. Paid Weekly. Monthly safe driving bonus. CDL with tanker endorsement required. Two yearsexperience required or driving school graduate with six months experience. Some weekend work required. Contact Nate at 800-3530344. Option 5. natev@viessman trucking.com. www.viessman trucking.com. "A Driver Friendly Company" (MCN) Drivers / Owner operators wanted Regional/OTR Bonus programs tank / hazmat endorsements Twic 1 year tractor trailer experience Owner operators 5000 sign on bonus. www.work4qc.com 1-877-967-5472 Entry Level Heavy Equipment Operator Career. Get Trained - Get Certified - Get Hired! Bulldozers, Backhoes & Excavators. Immediate Lifetime Job Placement. VA Benefits. 1-866362-6497 Harbor Crest Home An 84-bed skilled nursing care facility in Fulton IL, 61252 (815)589-3411 Is seeking qualified nurses licensed to work in Illinois to join our team, full-time RN & LPN all shifts Competitive salaries Apply in person or submit resumes to harborcrest2 @mchsi.com EOE McFarland Truck Lines drivers were averaging over $.50/mile and are now getting a new bonus for high miles! Drive the newest trucks, be home when needed. WWW. MCFGTL.COM Call now 507-4379905 (MCN) Over the Road carrier seeking experienced drivers. Midwest and west coast, no east coast. Drivers average 3,000+ miles per week, loaded and empty miles paid. Call recruiting 1-800-6453748www.gfltruck.com (MCN) Owner Operators, Lease and Company Drivers Wanted! Sign On Bonus, Mid-States Freight Lanes, Consistent Home Time, No Northeast. www.Drive4Red.com or 877-811-5902, CDL A Required

EMPLOYMENT

505

PAID IN ADMAKE VANCE! $1000 Weekly!! Mailing Brochures From Home. Helping home workers since 2001. No Experience Required. Start Immediately! www.centralmailing.net (VOID IN SD, WI) (MCN) The Carroll Co. Highway Dept. is accepting applications for a Mechanic. EOE. Contact the Co. Hwy. Office, 10735 Mill Rd., Mt. Carroll, IL 61053 between 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. 815-244-3195 The Carroll Co. Hwy. Department is accepting applications for a Engineering Technician. EOE Contact the Co. Hwy. Office, 10735 Mill Rd. Mt. Carroll, IL 61053 between 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. 815-244-3195 Wanted: Light Warehouse with forklift experience Part-time 6am-12pm, Mon.-Thurs Please send replies to Box #1350, c/o Sauk Valley Classifieds, P.O.Box 498, Sterling, IL 61081

CHILD CARE

512

Babysitter wanted for new born. Sabula area. Non smoker, clean home needed. 30-40 hours/week 608-604-0791

AUCTIONS

615

LIVE & ONLINE COIN & CURRENCY AUCTION 12th November 1pm LaSalle, IL *** 500+ LOTS *** Including a . . . 1797 PE Half Cent PCGS Au 53! 815539-6300 www. Sonnyhenry auctions.com State of Illinois Property Surplus Online Auction Equipment, watches, boats, vehicles, knives, jewelry and much more iBid.illinois.gov

AREA GARAGE SALES 624 MILLEDGEVILLE GARAGE SALES 624 Friday, 4-6:30 & Saturday, 8-11 1263 Sunshine Road 1998 Chevy truck name topper, brand Jr. & mens dress clothes, Christmas décor, furniture, dorm refrig. All clean and in great condition.

LANARK

GARAGE SALES 624 Friday & Sat. 9-4 301 West Locust Street Close out Sale everything goes! Make Offer!

LANARK

GARAGE SALES 624

Garage & Christmas Craft Sale 10/21-10/22 & 10/28 – 10/29, 8-4 407 S. Broad St. Christmas Crafts and supplies, sleds, windows, lights, trees and more! Bi-fold closet door, Amana HD clothes dryer, electric Stove, upright freezer, water cooler, new dish washer (never out of box) lots of mens items but no clothes.

POLO GARAGE SALES 624 The Christmas Cupboard is open at 116 N Franklin in Polo through December with gifts and antiques for all occasions. Tues - Sat.10-5 815-440-7618

APPLIANCES

710

Reliable, LIKE NEW used appliances, cmsappliance.net (815)626-1003

CLOTHING

730

Lanark Shoe Repair- Complete shoe repair plus zippers replaced in most items. Connie Holbrook, 815-493-6296. RIP -N- TEAR: Sewing RepairsBlue Jeans, Work Clothes & Zippers Replaced. In Thomson area 815-541-3178

FURNITURE

755

Beautyrest kingsized mattress and boxspring. 1 year old. $900 OBO. 815-973-1654

HEALTH & FITNESS

761

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HEALTH & FITNESS

761

Viagra!! 52 Pills for Only $99.00! Your #1 trusted provider for 10 years. Insured and Guaranteed Delivery. Call today 1-888-4037751 (MCN)

PETS & PET SUPPLIES 775 KITTENS, KITTENS, KITTENS and Cats too ... ALL are in need of a great home! HEARTLAND PET WELFARE is located at 2720 Wacker Rd. in Savanna, IL. Please call 815990-5780 or 815244-6543 to make an appointment or to get additional information about our felines. Check us out on Facebook!

LAWN & GARDEN

781

D & G TREE SERVICE : Free Estimates. Insured. Call 815-213-1015 or 815-213-1014

TICKETS / TRAVEL 787 & EVENTS Are you getting TIRED of the COLD WINTERS where you are? Why don't you get in your RV Camper and come to J-5 in Mission TX. We are located in the Rio Grande Valley. Average winter temps are 70 degrees daytime and 50 nighttime. We are a small park in a country setting but have stores and restaurants near by. We have specials for first time visitors. Call us at 956-682-7495 or email info@j5rvpar texas.com or www.j5rvpark texas.com, Tom and Donna Tuttle, Managers (MCN)

MISCELLANEOUS 796 FOR SALE

MISCELLANEOUS 796 FOR SALE

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DISH Network -NEW FLEX PACKSelect the Channels You Want. FREE Installation. FREE Streaming. $39.99/24 months. ADD Internet for $14.95 a month. CALL 1-800-390-3140 (MCN)

ADT Security protects your home & family from "what if" scenarios. Fire, flood, burglary or carbon monoxide, ADT provides 24/7 security. Don't wait! Call Now! 1-888-607-9294 (MCN) ALL THINGS BASEMENTY! Basement Systems Inc. Call us for all of your basement needs! Waterproofing, Finishing, Structural Repairs, Humidity and Mold Control. FREE ESTIMATES! Call 1-800-640-8195 (MCN) CASH PAID for unexpired, sealed DIABETIC TEST STRIPS! 1 DAY PAYMENT & PREPAID shipping. HIGHEST PRICES! Call 1-888-389-0695 www.cash4diabeticsupplies.com (MCN) DIRECTV. NFL Sunday Ticket (FREE!) w/Choice All-Included Package. $60/mo for 24 months. No upfront costs or equipment to buy. Ask about next day installation! 1-800-203-4378 (MCN) Free Pills! Viagra!! Call today to find out how to get your free Pills! Price too low to Mention! Call today 1-877-560-0997 (MCN)

Exede High Speed Internet. Plans from $39/mo. Blazing Fast Broadband in areas cable can't reach. Great for business or home. We Install Fast. 1-888-800-8236 (MCN) FAST Internet! HughesNet Satellite Internet. High-Speed. Avail Anywhere. Speeds to 15 mbps. Starting at $59.99/mo. Call for Limited Time Price 1-800-715-1644 (MCN) GET HELP NOW! One Button Senior Medical Alert. Falls, Fires & Emergencies happen. 24/7 Protection. Only $14.99/mo. Call NOW 1-888-840-7541 (MCN) Heat your entire domestic home, water and more with the Classic Outdoor Wood Furnace. Dual fuel models ready available. Northwest Plumbing, Heating & Pumps (815) 684-9977. Heavy Duty flat bed trailer solid steel sides, tall back gate. 6.5' & 10'. $1000 815-535-2647 Hot Tub Viking Legend, 6-7 person with cover & lift. $1,500. Call 815-501-9292 Looking for Ford F150, 2010-2015 in exc. cond. 75K mi. or less. 815-535-8343

WANT TO BUY 795 NEWSPAPERS, aluminum cans for Senior Services recycling project. Will pick up in Lanark & Milledgeville on the 2nd Sat. of month; Chadwick on the 3rd Sat. In Lake Carroll, take to the Conference Ctr. Shed. In Mt. Carroll, take to the Sr. Center from 8AM -1PM, Mon. thru Friday. 244-1800

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Pleasant View Rehabilitation & Health Care Center is looking for caring & dedicated

RNs - LPNs

Full-time, Day Shift Current IL License Required To apply, contact Amie Behrens, Administrator 500 N. Jackson St. • Morrison, IL 61270 (815) 772-7288 EOE www.petersenhealthcare.net


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Please Don't Quote Me, the book $25. Available at The Prairie Advocate, 104 N. Broad St., Lanark or call 815-4932423. By mail add $5.00. A GREAT GIFT IDEA!

Trailer Sale! 12 Different styles of DUMP trailers $2,799.00 and up! 2017 6X12 V-nose ramp door $2,750.00; 7'X16' V-nose ramp door $4,169.00; 150 trailers in-stock, Trailer Repairs & parts, 515-9724554 Prices & Inventory: www. FortDodgeTrailer World.com

LIVESTOCK / SUPPLIES

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2 Registered Quarter Horse, 2 yr Philly out of World Stud. Champion Call 815-535-3444

FARM EQUIPMENT

855

•NH 455 Sycamore. •1969 656 Farmall tractor. •WF Gear Dr. 1950 Farmall M WF. •1956 CA AC WF. 815-443-2450

CLASSIC CARS

904

Red, 83' Mustang GLX convertible V6, auto. White leather interior, 51k mi. Excellent cond. $5,700 OBO 815-625-7936

AUTOMOBILES

905

'00 Mercury Grand Marquis 79,772 mi. asking $1500 cruise & horn do not work 815-440-3501 1994 Mustang GT convertible, red. 34,600mi. Exc. cond. Florida car. $11,000. Call 815499-7430. 1995 Camero Z28 convertible, triple black, leather, LT1 engine, 44k mi., asking $14,500 / obo 815-626-7278 after 5 pm

AUTOMOBILES

905

2004 Taurus, gold, garage checked, runs great! $1200 779-245-8070 2008 Grand Prix, 4dr, V6, brown, sunroof, heated leather, 124k, perfect cond. $7350 obo. 815-378-5847 2010 Toyota Prius 4Dr. Hatch. 170mi. Ex. Cond. $7,000 5¼% 60 mo. w/ good credit. 815-379-2528

2003 Subaru Legacy AWD, $3500/ obo. Call 815-625-3928.

2011 Cadillac SRX leather, loaded, sun roof. Asking $21,500. Like new. 39,800mi. Call 815535-1021.

2004 Saturn 4DR L300, power everything, alum. wheels, 3.0 V6 engine. NICE CAR. 137,800mi. $3400 815-625-9490

Price Reduced! 1999 Buick LeSabre, 140k mi. Many new parts. $1450 or make offer. 815-677-1637

AUTOMOBILES

905

DONATE YOUR CAR TO CHARITY Receive maximum value of write off for your taxes. Running or not! All conditions accepted. Free pickup. Call for details. 855-752-6680 (MCN) DONATE YOUR CAR, TRUCK OR BOAT TO HERITAGE FOR THE BLIND. Free 3 Day Vacation, Tax Deductible, Free Towing, All Paperwork Taken Care Of. 1-800283-0205 (MCN)

S.U.V.S

S.U.V.S

909

2004 Buick Rainier. All wheel Dr. heated leather sun roof, very well maintained. $4,800. 815-632-0780 2005 Dodge Durango, 168K mi. V8 4whl.dr. $1500 firm 815-973-9466 or 815-944-2531.

VANS

911

912

1997 Ford Ranger 4x4, 4.0, flatbed/ sidestep box, new brakes, drums, rotars & ujoints, rebuilt trans., new Meyer 6 ½ ft. plow, new paint, $3900 815-626-2461

2006 24ft. Pontoon 90HP Evinrude E-Tec motor. Some work needed. $6,500 815-973-6778

935

TOP CASH PAID! FOR OLD MOTORCYCLES! 19001979. DEAD OR ALIVE! 920-3710494

BOATS/MOTORS

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940

1989-1990 Lowe Back-Troller, 40hp Johnson, w/ 6hp Yaht Evinrude, Club Trailer, asking Call $3500/obo, 815-631-2510

2010 Harley Davidson Limited. 62K mi. Has extras. $13,500 815-499-3924 2000 Ford Conversion Van, white, 124,000 miles, 4 Captain's chairs + bench converts to bed. VGC, $6,900. 815-535-2380

BOATS/MOTORS

1989 Ford F150 4x4, Needs brakes, 4.9 engine, runs. 5sp. Transition like new. $800 for all, or will part out. 815-284-1128

MOTORCYCLES

909

1997 Chevrolet Blazer LS, 4WD, 4DR, great condition, 150,159 miles, $2300 obo 815677-2098

4X4S

940

16' Black bottom Bass Tracker w/ motor & trailer. Mercury 30HP. $1,500 OBO. 630-774-0885

PERSONAL WATERCRAFT 941 2007 Sea Doo RXP, only 106 hrs., Runs Great!! $4000/obo 815-631-8325

TRAILERS/RVS

945

2010 Cameo 36 FWS 5th Wheel, self leveling, central vac, 2 A/C, double ref., king bed, washer/dryer, like new furniture, much more. $34,900 815-440-4666.

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SAVANNA

Art show and sale this weekend Prairie Advocate staff

SAVANNA – The Palisades Art League’s 55th Art Show and Sale will be held this weekend in the West Carroll Primary School on Wacker Road. Open to the public with no admission charge, the show will run from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Fayellen Sanetra of Mount Carroll will have a handson demonstration in the use of salt, string and feathers to give different textures to your painting, starting at 1 p.m. Sunday. She will also show you how to use numbers and letters to create art. League President Sandra Dunlap of Mount Carroll will present a Best of Show ribbon and a $50 award to four winners – chosen by judges of both artistic and photographic divisions – during the award ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The Peer Award medal will go for the favorite PAL member’s artwork. A People’s Choice Award will be chosen by the guests of the show voting for their

LANARK

Businesses wanted for holiday festival Prairie Advocate staff

LANARK – The Transformers Team will have a Jingle Fest and Small Business Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 26. A craft and vendor fair will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center, 106 S. Broad St. Santa will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to take photos at Lanark Public Library, 11-B S. Broad St. Children also will receive treat bags at the library. Food items can be brought to the library for donation to local food pantries. Holiday music will play throughout the downtown. Flyers listing events and participants will be distributed, and information released to area media. Groups and businesses which wish to be included or want ideas for their own participation, can contact Denise Krysiak at gdkrysiak@gmail.com or 815-493-2175 by Oct. 28. Contactees are asked to include the name of their contact person, planned hours for the day, their location if different from their business address, and any special activity or discount they plan to offer. Groups and businesses not taking part are asked to respond with “no, thank you.”

favorite piece of art and photography. A progressive painting created by nine league Tickets are $1, or $5 for seven. You don’t need to be present to win. There also will be door prizes given away around 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Joyce Kuhle, of East Dubuque, is this year’s featured artist. Some of her artwork will be displayed in the entrance hall of the school. This accomplished artist and teacher has worked in many different mediums, but most enjoys oil, pastel and watercolor. Students in Dawn Hansen’s third-grade art class will compete in a contest where they can use their imagination, and any medium, to create a piece from one of some ideas supplied by the league. Three winners will be

chosen. Heartland Pet Welfare will have a concession stand with baked goods, barbecue sandwiches, pop, coffee and welfare of the animals at their shelter. Artists who have registered by the Thursday deadline should bring their artwork to

the WCPS between 5 and 8 p.m. Friday. For more information about the show or the Palisades Art League’s monthly meetings, call Sandy Dunlap at 815 2444507 or Judy Gentile at 815 273-1143, or email PalisadesArtLeague1961@ gmail.com.

AUCTION SAT., OCT. 22 10:00 AM (STARTING W/CAR & VAN) JOYCE WHITE EST. 1935 MESA DR., FREEPORT, IL Still sorting, many surprises CAR & VAN SELLING AT 10:00 (BOTH SMOKE & PET FREE): 2010 Nissan Altima, leather, 39,992mi., white; 2010 Town & Country Touring, Stow-n-Go seating, p. everything, grey cloth, 98,800mi.; HOUSEHOLD: curio cabinet; rd. table, 4 chairs; kneehole desk; (2) office chairs; Benina sewing machine; adjustable dbl. bed; queen bed; cradle; ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: 20gal. crock; oak dressers; Duncan Phyfe drop-leaf table; (2) walnut chairs; (2) Barrister cabinets; oak arm chair; glassware; blk. amethyst; Dept. 56 Snowbabies; 1878 History of JoDaviess Co.; quilts; dolls; STILL SORTING TERMS: CASH OR CHECK MUST HAVE PHOTO ID TO REGISTER JIM CALHOUN, AUCTIONEER IL LIC.440000333 MT. CARROLL 815-244-9660 FOR FULL LISTING & PICTURES www.calhounauction.com

FARM LAND AUCTION F R I . , N O V. 1 8 1 0 : 0 0 A M

V I R G I N I A M . B E T T N E R E S TAT E

AUCTION HELD AT L ANARK HERITAGE CENTER

106 S. BROAD ST., LANARK, IL

Parcel No. 06-11-18-300-002

Paracel 1: 136.76 acres (M.O.L.) bare farm land. 105.22 tillable w/wooded waterways. Carroll County, Lima Twp., Sec. 18, R.7E. Located corner of Shannon Rt. & Willow Rd. Soil types include Flagg, Osco, Lawson & Ogle silt loams

Parcel No. Part of 06-10-400-001

Parcel 2: 27 acres (M.O.L.) bare farm land. 21.67 tillable. Offered in 2 parcels, 11.5A. and 15.5 A. Ogle Co., Brookville Twp., Sec.10, R.7E Located W. Lanark Rd. & N. Fork Creek Rd. Soil types include Osco, Fayette, Dodge, Birkbeck silt loams

TERMS:

Nonrefundable 10% down day of auction. Balance due at closing, approx. 45 days. Taxes prorated at closing. Seller has the right to accept or reject bids. Property sells “AS IS.” Nonrefundable 10% down day of auction. Balance due at closing, approx. 45 days. Taxes prorated at closing. Seller has the right to accept or reject bids. Property sells “AS IS.”

Call Jim Calhoun, Auctioneer 815-244-9660 for land packet IL Lic. 440000333 www.calhounauction.com Attorney for Estate, David A. Smith, Oregon

REAL ESTATE AUCTION Saturday, OCTOBER 22, 2016 10:00AM Peugh Family Farming LLC 939 Stover Avenue, Milledgeville

3 Bedroom, 2 Car Garage, Brick Home is located in a great neighborhood with schools just a few blocks. Legal: 94 Wysox 947 Lot 10 & .04 AC Adj. to Lot 10 Highland Est. #3 Dining Room: 10’ x 12’ Living Room: 13’ x 16’ 6” Family Room: 10’ 6” x 19’ Galley Kitchen: 8’ x 10’ 6” Bath:5’ x 7’ 6”

Master Bedroom: 12’ x 13’ Master ¾ Bath: 4’ x 7’ 6” Bedroom: 10’ x 13’ Bedroom: 9’ 6” x 10’

Electric Baseboard Heat, Exterior: Brick/Shutters, Central Air, 2- Car Garage, Foundation: Poured Concrete, 100 Amp Service, Windows Dbl. Hung, Alum. Gutters/Down Spouts, Roof: Approx. 8 Yrs., Granite Countertops, City Water & Sewer, Main Floor Laundry, Water Softener 3 Yrs., Mature Trees & Shrubs

Owner: Peugh Family Farming LLC Attorney William Shirk

Terms Real Estate: $6,000 down day of auction, balance on or before 30 days; when possession will be given, taxes to be prorated to date of closing, seller will provide Warranty Deed and title insurance policy, buyer will enter into contract to purchase immediately following the auction. All announcements made day of auction take precedence over written material and final bid subject to seller’s approval. Everything sols “As Is”, “Where Is”. Down payment is non-refundable. Not responsible for accidents or theft. Auction Conducted By:

DAVID DAMHOFF AUCTIONEERING & APPRAISAL SERVICE Auctioneer David Damoff Frank Tipton

18661 Holly Road, Morrison, IL 61270 Office: 815-772-8850 • Cell: 815-535-1470 IL Licensed Auctioneer #440-000345

Clerks: D.A.S. Computerized Auction Sales

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ALL NEW

Milledgeville Auction House

Location: 326 N. Main St., Milledgeville, IL. 61051 View sale bill and photos on Auction Zip (#41970) and Facebook: Chuck Lindsay Auctions

Wednesday October 26th @ 5:30pm Antiques and Collectables

We will sell the following items of Gerald & Karen Brown & Others. Nice collection of antiques and collectables: western 8 gal. pickle crock with wire and wooden handles (sharp). Macomb 4 gal. crock, Buckeye 3 gal. crock, Redwing and Ruckles 2 gal. crocks, Cained chairs, dressers, small secretary cabinet, crystal glassware, Hull and Hager pieces, baker’s rack, cedar chest, wicker furniture, oil cans, bottles, buttons, egg crates, Indian blankets, collector plates, asst. of tin boxes, picture frames, 3 Whitman oil painting with certificate of authenticity, lg. steamer trunk, lg. wood parlor stove, Christmas items and more items coming in. Please contact:

Chuck Lindsay Auctions- 815-441-8681 chucklindsayauctions@gmail.com Chuck Lindsay Auctioneer Illinois License #441002125

Terms: Cash or Good Check. Number system will be used. Must have Photo I.D. Not responsible for accidents or merchandise after sold. All announcements day of sale supersede print and pictures. We act as agents only.

Auction

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Personal Property sold at 9:30am Real Estate sold at 12:30pm The surveyed 2.384 acres [1249 N. IL Rt 26, Polo, IL 61064] includes a 2 story house, 2 car unattached garage, 5 bay machine shed, chicken house and corn crib. The house was built in the early ‘40’s and is located in the Polo fire and school districts. This nicely shaded acreage has been family occupied and owned since the early ‘40’s.

Real Estate Terms - The property is sold as is, where is. Owner will guarantee a clear title. Successful buyer required to put 10% down and enter into a purchase agreement day of auction; balance of purchase price due at closing on or before November 21st, 2016. Taxes will be prorated. Owner has right to accept or reject bid. All announcements made the day of the sale take precedence over all printed materials. For more information or inspection of the property, contact any of the numbers below. Household - Magic Chef refrigerator; elec stove; microwave; Maytag washer; Roper gas dryer; Kelvinator upright freezer; dishware; pots, pans, sm appliances; kitchenware; glassware; flatware; various cabinets; cookbooks; recliner; Electrolux vacuum; VCR; CD’s; lots of pictures & paintings; floor lamp; 14 various chess sets; chest of drawers; tall chest of drawers; 2 double beds; rollaway bed; wardrobe; bedding & linens; office equip; desk chair; 2&4 drawer files; book shelves; combination safe; Comcast computer; HP printer; Cannon BJC-7000 printer; camera; leather attache case & others; knick knacks; jig saw puzzles; costume jewelry; lots of art books; inlaid artist gouges, chisels & misc tools; yarn; handi-work; sewing machines plus new mini sewing machine; baskets; 2 sleeping bags; croquet set; lawn chairs; sump pumps; assorted hand & power tools; heavy duty lawn roller; lawn & garden tools; sm anvil; bicycle built for 2; walkbehind rototiller; garden plow; cast well pump w/pump jack; chicken waters & feeders; 2 riding mowers for parts. Farm Equipment – Cars - AC D17, WF, 3pt, set duals (28761D); AC wheel disk; AC snap coupler 3B plow; AC snap coupler 4R cultivator; 3pt blade; drag section; 2 wheel trailer; ‘95 Caprice wagon; ‘95 Buick Roadmaster wagon; ‘68 Ford Econoline for parts; [cars sold following Real Estate]; plus lots more sheds are full. Collectibles - Zenith table model radio; dinner bell; double rinse tubs; Standard Oil thermometer; wicker fern stand; armed rocker; cane back rocker; trunks; dome sewing machine; oak chair; smoking stand; telephone bench; lots of old books; kids books; series of 78 records; Aladdin lamp (rough); barn lantern; kerosene lamp; metal cans; 12 gal crock; ruby dish set; blue glassware; rose glasses; pitcher & bowl set; 2 silver trays; silverware in chest; tea pots; plus lots more.

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MOUNT CARROLL Spooktacular 5K and 1-mile run, walk will be Oct. 28, Carroll Middle School, 633 East St. Race-day registration and packet pick-up will be from 3 to 3:55 p.m., with the race starting at 4 and the awards ceremony at 4:45. Medals will be awarded to the top three winners of each age division; categories include 1-8 years, 9-11, 12-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60-plus. Top male and female will receive The race is costume-themed, and runners are encouraged to dress up, but it is not

required. Light refreshments and water will be provided after the race. There will be a water station on the course. Mile markers and LED race clocks will be at miles 1 and 2, and a LED race clock at will professionally time the race. Visit wc314.org for advance registration. Preregistration for the 5K is $20, and $25 on race day. Advance sign-up for the run, walk is $5, and $10 the day Carroll Primary School’s positive behavior program and to the middle school for playground equipment. Visit the above website for more information.

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As I ride or drive around the surrounding towns, cities and states, I see some Trump signs. I cannot help but wonder what these people are thinking of. Are there women and children living there? I have been in many locker rooms starting in high school,

continuing in the armed forces, colleges and various factories. I was fortunate and never encountered anyone like Donald Trump. I would not have trusted him with any of my girls, relatives or friends; what husband or father would? I cannot believe any religious person would want to be associated with Donald Trump, or his name. This is my opinion, and I am sticking with it.

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SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS

By Craig Lang Prairie Advocate Sports

Varsity volleyball schedule

Today River Ridge at Pearl City Oct. 20 Eastland at Galena Polo at Milledgeville Pearl City at Le-Win West Carroll at Stockton Morrison at Rockridge Forreston at AFC Sterling at LaSalle-Peru Princeton at Sterling Newman Rockford Jefferson at Freeport

Area volleyball scores

Oct. 10 Warren 2, Scales Mound 1 (25-14, 22-25, 25-23) Durand 2, East Dubuque 0 (25-16, 25-17) Oct. 11 Amboy 2, Milledgeville 1 (2325,25-22, 25-22): Delaney Wilhelm paced a balanced attack with nine kills and seven digs as the Clippers held off the visiting Missiles. Also for Amboy (9-7, 5-5 NUIC), Hallie

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blocks, Karlee Doege had six kills kills, and Emma Lindenmeyer had 29 assists. Eastland 2, Stockton 0 (25-5, 25-15): Makenzie Fink had 14 kills and Katie Krogman added nine digs as the Cougars (18-8, 9-1 NUIC West) handled the Blackhawks in Lanark. PearlCity 2, West Carroll 0 (25four kills, three assists, one ace and one block as the Wolves silenced the Thunder in Pearl City. AFC 2, Forreston 0 (25-21, 25-23): Madeline Prestegaard had seven kills and two blocks as the Raiders went on the road and topped the Cardinals. Also for AFC (16-9, 6-4NUIC East), and four blocks, Emily Shrimplin had 13 assists, and Alanna Thomas (10), Lexi Meurer (nine) and Bryce Gittleson (eight) combined for 27 digs. For the Cardinals, Keileigh Kloepping had eight kills, and

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EPC’s Brayden Smargiassi looks to throw a pass while Forreston’s Sam Barkalow tries to tackle Smargiassi during Friday night’s game in Lanark. West win over the Wolves. Gabby Brooke Huizenga’s nine kills and Snyder had 14 digs for the Cougars. four digs led the Steamers in a Makenzie Fink had 15 kills, and Three Rivers West win in Erie. Ashley Beyers had 19 assists and three aces. Le-Win 2, West Carroll 0 (2522,25-22) Amboy 2, Forreston 1 (24-26, 25-19,25-18): Shannon Lytle’s 13 kills and six blocks led the Clippers to a comeback win in NUIC play on the road. Delaney Wilhelm added nine kills, and Karlee Doege spiked seven for Amboy (10-7). Emma Lindenmeyer dished 22 assists, Hallie Nauman led the way with seven blocks, and Mackinzie Hamlink chipped in eight digs. AFC 2, Polo 0 (25-21, 25-19): The Raiders beat the Marcos in an NUIC match in Polo. Jaynee Prestegaard had six kills a block, Grace Friday had six digs, and Bryce Gittleson had seven digs. Rilley Peterson and Justine Gorzny had seven kills each for Polo, and Kenzie Dusing dished 17 assists. Fulton 2, Erie 0 (25-18, 25-9):

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SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS Continued . . .

Morrison fell to Kewanee in the 15-9. The Prophets fell to Galva 25-23, 25-12 in the seventh-place 25-17, 25-23 in the championship. Thunder third at Pecatonica: West Carroll went 2-3 in the Pecatonica Varsity Classic. The Thunder fell to tournament

2- Indian Creek vs. Mooseheart, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 3- AFC vs. match #1 winner, 5:30 p.m. 4- Sterling Newman vs. match #2 winner, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 5- Match #3 winner vs. match #4 winner, 6 p.m.

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p.m. 2- Warren vs. Rockford Christian Life, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 3- Freeport Aquin vs. match #1 winner, 5:30 p.m. 4- Durand vs. match #2 winner, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 5- Match #3 winner vs. Match #4 winner, 6 p.m. Class 1A volleyball STOCKTON REGIONAL regional schedules Oct. 24 POLO REGIONAL 1- Stockton vs. Scales Mound, Oct. 24 5:30 p.m. 1- Polo vs. Kirkland-Hiawatha, 2- River Ridge vs. East Dubuque, 6 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 Oct. 25 2- Eastland vs. game #1 winner, 3- Galena vs. match #1 winner, 5:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 3- Amboy vs. Milledgeville, 6:30 4- Le-Win vs. match #2 winner, p.m. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 Oct. 27 4- Match #2 winner vs. match #3 5- Match #3 winner vs. match #4 winner, 6 p.m. winner, 6 p.m. ROCKFORD CHRISTIAN LIFE AFC REGIONAL REGIONAL Oct. 24 Oct. 24 1- Paw Paw vs. Hinckley-Big 1- Pearl City vs. Orangeville, 5:30 Rock, 5:30 p.m. champion Winnebago, split with Faith Lutheran and North Boone, got swept by Rockford Christian, and beat Pecatonica in three sets. Pearl City third at Durand: The Lady Wolves topped host Durand, Polo, Orangeville, and Inidan Creek before falling to Stillman Valley.

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4 p.m. Sunday at the Heritage Center. The community is invited. Refreshments and treats will be provided. – Prairie Advocate staff

Oct. 14 Forreston 21, EPC 7 West Carroll 48, Galena 3 Dakota 27, Milledgeville 0 Orangeville 36, River Ridge 20 West Hancock 40, Morrison 35 Fulton 28, Rockridge 27 Le-Win 43, East Dubuque 0 Stockton 60, Freeport Aquin 22 Amboy 7, Pecatonica 0 Warren 46, Durand 8 Sterling 56, Ottawa 12 Dixon 42, Rock Falls 36 Belvidere 62, Freeport 28 Oct.15 Sterling Newman 56, Spring Valley Hall 8

DAKOTA REGIONAL Oct. 24 1- Forreston vs. West Carroll, 6 p.m. Oct. 25 2- Dakota vs. match #1 winner, 5:30 p.m. 3- Oregon vs. Pecatonica, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 4- Match #2 winner vs. match #3 winner, 6 p.m. PORT BYRON/RIVERDALE REGIONAL Oct. 24 1- Bureau Valley vs. Rock island Alleman, 5:30 p.m. 2- Prophetstown vs. Morrison, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 3- Port Byron/Riverdale vs. match #1 winner, 5:30 p.m. 4- Fulton vs. match #2 winner, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 5- Match #3 winner vs. match #4 winner, 6 p.m.

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