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ROCK FALLS – Stacey Avelar, 31, is one of many who might be affected by the government shutdown. For 3 years, the Rock Falls resident has participated in WIC, a program officially known as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. “It’s been very beneficial,” Avelar said. “It helps supplement the lack of income that we have, especially with groceries being so expensive. It
A.J., who will be 3 in 2 weeks. Her husband just got a new It helps supplement job. the lack of income “Times are tough,” she said, that we have, “so it’s definitely a bonus that especially with we’re able to participate.” On Tuesday, the government groceries being so stopped funding WIC. expensive. The program is a governStacey Avelar of Rock Falls, ment service that provides WIC program participant education and vouchers for nutritional food, infant formula, and other necessities to moms and children living helps us make healthier choic- close to or below the poverty line. es.” She’s a stay-at-home mom stopped continued on A54 with two sons, Alex, 1, and
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U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, who represents Whiteside County, will not take her paycheck during the government shutdown after all. “Congressman Bustos took the step of asking the chief administrative officer of the House to withhold her paycheck until the current government shutdown is resolved,” her spokesman, Colin Milligan, said in an email Wednesday. During a telephone news conference, a reporter repeatedly asked the East Moline Democrat whether she planned to accept her pay during the shutdown. Others in Congress have said they wouldn’t. Bustos wouldn’t give the
reporter a yesor-no answer. She said she supported the No Government, No Pay Act, which would bar pay for members Rep. Cheri of Congress Bustos during shutdowns. The Constitution bars any measures from affecting members’ pay during their current terms in office, so the legislation couldn’t take effect until their next terms. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, whose district includes Lee County, announced Tuesday that he would refuse his pay during the shutdown.
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Colin Wright, 6, dances with sisters Madie (middle), 7, and Ana Diedrichs, 5, as they participate in the Jump With Jill Rock and Roll Nutrition Show Wednesday in Dixon. KSB Community Wellness brought the program to the area and hosted a show at the Dixon Elks Club Wednesday before visiting some of the local schools.
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Attorney reminds official about Open Meetings Act Board failed to decide during public meeting BY DAVID GIULIANI firstname.lastname@example.org 800-798-4085, ext. 525
LYNDON – The village acknowledges that its board of trustees made a decision outside of a public meeting. Under state law, the board can take action only at a properly advertised open meeting. Last month, the village responded to a complaint that resident Tracy Shaffer had filed
with the attorney general’s office. At the June 10 meeting of the Lyndon board of trustees, members were asked to approve payment of village bills. Trustee Les Williams questioned a $2,650 bill from Ballard’s Tree Trimming. Williams said the trustees had agreed to cut down only one tree that was split. However, at the meeting, Village President Tim Crady told the board that he had called three of the six trustees and they agreed to have the
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work done. He said he did so because the company offered the village “a really good deal.” In a letter to the attorney general, Tim Zollinger, the village’s attorney, said he discussed the issue with Crady. “I ... reminded him of the obligations under the Open Meetings Act to refrain from contacting trustees developing consensus outside of a meeting properly called under the Open Meetings,” Zollinger wrote. At the same time, Zollinger said the board didn’t approve the expense until the June 10
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meeting. If the bill had been previously voted upon, he said, it wouldn’t appear on the June list. In his response to the complaint, Zollinger noted that Shaffer is the wife of Will Shaffer, who has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the village. Tracy Shaffer questioned whether the board followed proper procedure in holding a closed session during the meeting. act continued on A24
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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama brought congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday for the first time since a partial government shutdown began, but there was no sign of progress toward ending an impasse that has idled 800,000 federal workers and curbed services around the country. Obama “refuses to negotiate,” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio., told reporters after private talks that lasted more than an hour. “All we’re asking for here is a discussion and fairness for the American people under Obamacare.” But Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said moments later, “We’re locked in tight on Obamacare” and neither the president nor Democrats will accept changes in the nation’s 3-year-old health care law as the price for spending legislation needed to end the two-day partial shutdown. With the nation’s ability to borrow money soon to lapse, Republicans and Democrats alike said the shutdown could last for 2 weeks or more, and soon oblige a divided government to grapple with both economy-threatening issues at the same time. The White House said in a statement after the meeting that Obama had made it clear “he is not going to negotiate over the need for Congress to act to reopen the government or to raise the debt limit to pay the bills Congress has already incurred.” It added, “The president remains hopeful that common sense will prevail.” meeting continued on A54
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and released. Skiler D. Smith, 18, of Amboy; 2 p.m. Tuesday in the 1600 block of South Galena Avenue; retail theft; processed and released.
Efrain Ledezma-Hernandez, 29, of Malta; 6:22 p.m. Monday at state Route 64 and Esmond Road in Ogle County; Corrections speeding, no valid driver’s license, no insurance; posted n Kaitlin Marie Barbour, individual bond and given 22, of Dixon, was arrested notice to appear in court. at 1:07 p.m. Sunday by Danielle M. Pace, 52, of Lee County sheriff’s depuPoplar Grove; 6:57 p.m. ties on a charge of domesSunday on Interstate 39 in tic battery. Barbour’s first Ogle County; no valid driver’s name was misspelled in license – expired; posted india police report on Page vidual bond and given notice A2 of Tuesday’s editions to appear in court. because of incorrectly subRobert D. Feiden, 51, of mitted information. Oregon; 11:46 p.m. Saturday n U.S. Rep. Cheri Busat Chana and Honey Creek tos on Tuesday said she roads in Ogle County; drivsupported the No Governing while license suspended, ment, No Pay Act. Sauk DeKalb County warrant for Valley Media mistakfailure to appear; taken to Ogle enly referred to it as the County Jail and given notice to No Budget, No Pay Act in appear in court. Wednesday’s editions. Brett M. Wolfe, 20, of We regret the errors. Oregon; 12:20 a.m. Sunday at Chana and Canfield roads in Ogle County; illegal transportation of alcohol, unlawful conSterling Police sumption of alcohol, unlawful Frederick M. Franzoni, 64, possession of alcohol; posted of Fairview; 10:16 a.m. Tuesday $150 cash bond and given at First Avenue and East Fourth notice to appear in court. Street; disobeying a traffic light; posted individual bond. Oregon Police Lawrence H. Pope, 60, no Jennifer Adcock, 38, of permanent address; 11:15 a.m. Dixon; 7:09 p.m. Sept. 21 in Tuesday at West Third Street; the 100 block of North Fourth retail theft; given notice to Street; operating a vehicle with appear in court. expired registration; issued Jade R. Dowd, 19, of Rock citaiton. Falls; 12:28 p.m. Tuesday at Troy M. Fox, 41, of Oregon; Locust and East Fourth streets; 9:16 p.m. Sept. 23; outstandfailure to carry driver’s license; ing Ogle County warrant; taken posted individual bond. to Ogle County Jail. Audrey M. Mongan, 18, of Dixon Police Oregon; 1:13 p.m. Friday at Joseph H. Wills, 18, of West 604 Franklin St.; domestic battery; taken to Ogle County Jail. Brooklyn; 2 p.m. Tuesday Taylor A. Miner, 19, of in the 1600 block of South Rockford; 10:17 p.m. Friday Galena Avenue; retail theft; at Second and Jefferson processed and released. streets and Third and Jefferson Cody D. Berg, 19, of Amboy; 2 p.m. Tuesday in the streets; disobeying a traffic device; issued citation. 1600 block of South Galena Ryan D. Glassner, 23, of Avenue; retail theft; processed
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Rockford; 2:07 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of South Daysville Road; driving while license suspended; taken to Ogle County Jail. Gerald L. Otten, 55, of Oregon; 2:41 p.m. Sunday; outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear; taken to Ogle County Jail. Diana Azaria, 69, of Byron; 4:47 p.m. Sunday at North Fourth Street; retail theft; taken to Ogle County Jail. Kelly J. Oltmanns, 49, of Byron; 8:53 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Ogle County Jail; driving while license suspended, improper use of registration; taken to Ogle County Jail and issued citation for improper use of registration.
Ogle County Sheriff James Phillips, 26, of Clinton, Iowa; Tuesday; outstanding warrants for failure to appear and petition to revoke; given notice to appear in court. Alberto Lasoya, 31, of Rochelle; 9:47 a.m. Tuesday on state Route 38; speeding, no valid driver’s license, no insurance, and DeKalb County warrant; taken to Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond. Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies and Byron fire and ambulance personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident at 1:23 p.m. Tuesday in the 11,000 block of state Route 2 North. According to the police report, a Buick Enclave driven by Peggy L. Grobe, 75, of Dixon, was driving south when a northbound Chevrolet S-10 truck driven by Timothy L. Ohda, 56, of Dixon, crossed the center line, and struck Grobe’s vehicle. Grobe refused medical treatment. Ohda was treated by Byron EMS for minor cuts to the face and arms, then was released. He was issued a citation for driving in the wrong lane.
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ComEd must refund $37M Customers win appeal in dispute over rate hikes CHICAGO (AP) – An appeals court has ordered ComEd to refund almost $37 million to its northern Illinois customers following a 6-year legal dispute. The utility still can appeal last week’s ruling by the Illinois Appeals Court to the state Supreme Court, according to a report in
about $10 back apiece. “We are disappointed with the Appellate Court’s decision arising from the 2007 rate case,” the company said in a statement. “While we will continue to review the court’s opinion and our options on this matter, ComEd remains focused on modernizing the electric system serving northern Illinois, including the deployment of digital smart meters to give customers greater control over their energy consumption and costs.”
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Zollinger responded that the board followed the law, saying that it cited the personnel and litigation exemptions under the Open Meetings Act. The meeting was limited to Will Shaffer’s lawsuit and a specific employee who believed he was being harassed by Shaffer. The village president has struggled with the
Open Meetings Act before. Last year, he admitted to “dropping the ball” by having a board vote behind closed doors. To correct the mistake, he called a special meeting to revote the issue, which was the firing of an employee, Will Shaffer. A minority of board members criticized the decision, saying Crady hadn’t provided documentation on the reasons for Shaffer’s termination. Then-Trustee
Lyle Armstrong said Shaffer, who is black, had been the victim of discrimination. In his lawsuit, Shaffer said he had been discriminated against because he was black. Many times, he said, employees and even the former village clerk called him the N-word. He also contended that he had not been paid the same wage and benefits that “similarly situated” white employees received.
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Glitches persist in insurance marketplace Lack of certified outreach workers a potential problem CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois officials thanked state residents for their patience Wednesday, the second day of a new online health insurance marketplace where consumers have run into frustrating glitches when they tried to sign up for coverage. For the second day, a new Illinois website routed people to a state Medicaid enrollment site or to a federal website, depending on household income. The Medicaid side of the system appeared to be working smoothly, with more than 5,000 applications submitted online. But problems with the federal website continued to prevent many people in Illinois and elsewhere from setting up accounts, comparing insurance policies and enrolling for coverage under the nation’s new health care law. Federal officials said the delays were caused by the high traffic on the HealthCare.gov site, possibly a sign of intense public interest in the new options offered through the law.
In this screen grab image, the page asking visitors to stay on during the login process of the Health Care Marketplace website Wednesday.
Debora Costa (right) tries to sign up for insurance coverage for her two children, including 2-year-old Victoria, Wednesday, with help from Champaign Urbana Public Health District employee Alice Cronenberg in Champaign. Costa, who recently moved to Illinois from Brazil with her graduate-student husband and children, found after about 10 minutes that she didn’t have all the information she would need to sign up. With prices nearly impossible to access on the site, the federal government released some cost information late Tuesday for policies available in Illinois and more than 30 other states. The new information shows prices by county, in certain age categories and certain family situations. For example, a 27-year-
old Adams County resident can choose from 39 plans ranging in price from $117 per month to $350 per month. That’s before tax credits, which could lower costs. A 27-year-old Cook County resident can choose among 72 plans from $125 per month to $375 per month before tax credits.
The federal government is running the technical side of the Illinois marketplace because state lawmakers didn’t approve a state-run system. By midmorning Wednesday, Champaign Urbana Public Health District employee Awais Vaid said that while people who are eligible
for Medicaid could sign up through the state’s website, the federal marketplace site was still responding with error messages. “I was there for about 45 minutes, and it was still not doing it,” he said, noting very few people had come through the office to try to sign up Wednesday. The Get Covered Illinois website had received more than 231,000 visitors as of 3 p.m. Wednesday, said spokeswoman Kelly Sullivan. A shortage of certified outreach workers is also a potential problem in Illinois. The workers are important because the enrollment process is complicated and many consumers need help navigating their way through the system. Illinois has been able
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DIXON – Two men are accused of hate crimes after a knife was pulled during a fight at Drifters bar. The victim went to the hospital.
Justin S. Roth, 31, of Pekin, and Brandon S. Williams, 33, of Canton, were arrestJustin S. ed about Roth 12:30 a.m. Wednesday after Dixon Police responded to a call about a fight involving a knife, police said. Roth is charged with
committing a hate crime and aggravated battery. Williams is charged with Brandon S. committing Williams a hate crime, unlawful use of weapons, battery, and aggravated assault. Lt. Brad Sibley said the attack appeared to be
racially motivated. The victim, who later went to KSB Hospital where he was treated and released, was black, Sibley said. The victim suffered a cut to his lip after being hit, police said. Both Roth and Williams are in the Lee County Jail on $100,000 bonds. They are set to appear in court Oct. 16.
to certify only 200 outreach workers as of 9 a.m. Wednesday. “We are aggressively moving hundreds more through the queue in the next few days,” Sullivan said. State officials have blamed delays in getting the workers through a federal training program for the lag in certifications. Illinois officials have said 1,200 temporary outreach workers, hired with federal grant money, ultimately would be trained and certified. About 1.8 million Illinois residents are uninsured, about 15 percent of the population. Some of those who are trained said that even 70 hours of training didn’t prepare them for absolutely everything they would see.
ROCK FALLS – A car crash late Wednesday afternoon at West Fifth Street and Eleventh Avenue sent a 5-yearold boy to the hospital, according to a Rock Falls Police news release. Rock Falls Police responded to the accident shortly before 5 p.m. Upon arrival, they found
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OBITUARIES Jon D. Becker DIXON – Jon David Becker, 51, of Dixon, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. He worked for AlliedLocke Industries Inc. in Dixon. Jon was born Aug. 5, 1962, in Geneseo, the son of David T. and Gloria J. (Madsen) Becker. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Geneseo. Jon enjoyed fishing, camping, singing, and playing the guitar. Survivors include his loving companion of 18 years, Robin Brown of Dixon; his mother, Gloria Becker of Morrison; his father, David (Cladene) Becker of Geneseo; one stepson, Robert (Dawn) Reglin of Manlius; one stepdaughter,
Jennifer (Brad) Ferris of Sterling; two stepsisters, Trudee (Joe) Hill of Dixon and Teresa (Bradley) Boraas of Sherrard; and four stepgrandchildren, Benjamin and Griffin Morgan, both of Sterling, and Carly Reglin and Austin MacQuarrie, both of Manlius. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and a prayer service at 8 p.m. Friday at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon, with the Rev. Vincent Marrandino, director of pastoral care at KSB Hospital in Dixon, officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial has been established. Visit www.prestonschillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.
Marion L. Farndale PROPHETSTOWN – Marion L. Farndale, 87, of Prophetstown, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She worked for the former Penberthy Co. in Prophetstown, and as a bookkeeper for her husband’s business, Richards Texaco. Marion was born Aug. 11, 1926, in Manlius, the daughter of Stacy H. and Lena Minnie (Berge) Johnson. She married Richard W. Farndale on Sept. 29, 1946, in Prophetstown. He preceded her in death on March 23, 2007. She was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Prophetstown. Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Johnson and Rosemary
Berge; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Arlyn. She also was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Jane Glassburn; and two brothers, Virden and Delmar Johnson. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and the memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Prophetstown, with the Rev. Andy Ploenzke, pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home in Prophetstown is handling arrangements. Memorials have been established. Visit www.bosmagibson. com to send condolences.
Robert A. Downs AMBOY – Robert A. Downs, 57, of Amboy, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Amboy Terrace. He was born Oct. 19, 1955, in Dallas County, Texas, the son of Vaughn W. and Eileen G. (Farrell) Downs. Survivors include his many friends at Kreider Services. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today and the funeral at 11 a.m. today at Mihm-Jones Funeral home in Amboy. Cremation rites will be accorded. Burial of cremains will be at a later date at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon. A memorial has been established to Kreider Services. Visit www.thejonesfh. com to send condolences.
FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE WEEK t Today’s visitations: Marion L. Farndale of Prophetstown, 9-11 a.m.; at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Prophetstown. Robert A. Downs of Amboy, 10-11 a.m. at Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. Ruth F. Woodring of Sterling, formerly of Rock Falls, 10-11 a.m. at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. Terry D. Hughes of Rock Falls, 4-8 p.m., with a Scripture service at 7:30 p.m., at Jones Funeral Home in Dixon. t Today’s funerals: Robert A. Downs of Amboy, 11 a.m. at Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. Marion L. Farndale of Prophetstown, 11 a.m. memorial service at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Prophestown. Ruth F. Woodring of Sterling, formerly of Rock Falls, 11 a.m. at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. t Friday visitations: Jon D. Becker of Dixon, 5-8 p.m. at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. Arlyn F. Toppert of Prophetstown, gathering of friends and family, 5-8 p.m. at Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home in
Prophetstown. t Friday funerals: Helen D. Oldham of Sterling, 10 a.m. private graveside service at Greenville-Fairfield Cemetery in New Bedford. Terry D. Hughes of Rock Falls, 10:30 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sterling. Jon D. Becker of Dixon, 8 p.m. prayer service at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. t Saturday visitations: Nancy L. Bell of Polo, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Polo Family Funeral Home. Arlyn F. Toppert of Prophetstown, 10-11 a.m. at Leon United Methodist Church in Prophetstown. t Saturday funerals: Arlyn F. Toppert of Prophetstown, 11 a.m. at Leon United Methodist Church in Prophetstown. Nancy L. Bell of Polo, 11 a.m. at Polo Family Funeral Home. t Sunday visitations: Mary Lytle Munn of Mendota, 3-6 p.m. at Merritt Funeral Home in Mendota. t Monday funerals: Mary Lytle Munn of Mendota, 10 a.m. at Holy Cross Church in Mendota.
Mary Lytle Munn MENDOTA – Mary Lytle Munn, 73, of Mendota, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Heritage Health in Mendota. She was born July 4, 1940, in DeKalb, to Edwin and Martha (Sauter) Herrmann. She was a member of Holy Cross Church in Mendota. She was both a homemaker and home health caregiver. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and sister. She is survived by one son, Bruce (Christa) Lytle of Dixon; three daughters, Deborah (Randal) Thorson of Vacaville, Calif., Lisa (Steve) Johnson of Shabbona, and Terri (Greg) Tiffany of Perry, Iowa; 12 grandchildren, Lucas, Derek, Brooke, Jake, McAley, Shannon, Morgan, Tate, Libby, Bryce, Michael, and Hannah; four sisters, Lillian Larson of Heber Springs, Ark., Helen (Mick) Finnes-
tad of Rochelle, Donna (Bob) Waters of Steward, and Ruth (George) Wixon of Mendota; three brothers, Arvene (Loyce) Herrmann and Dean (Joanne) Herrmann, both of Rochelle, and Kenny (Ellen) Herrmann of St. Louis; nieces and nephews; and the father of her children, Don Lytle of Ashton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Munn; one son, Jeffrey; one brother, Vince; and stepmother, Pauline. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Merritt Funeral Home in Mendota. The service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Church in Mendota, with the Rev. Tom Otto officiating. Burial will be at St. James Cemetery in Lee. Memorials may be made to Heritage Health in Mendota or the donor’s choice.
Margaret ‘Marge’ Wiebenga FULTON – Margaret “Marge” Wiebenga, 91, of Harbor Crest Nursing Home in Fulton, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at
Nancy L. Bell POLO – Nancy L. Bell, 56, of Polo, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. She was a service manager for Jewel Food Stores for 37 years before retiring. Nancy was born Dec. 27, 1956, in Chicago, the daughter of Harold Jr. and Eileen (Bower) Luchtman. She was united in marriage to Peter Bell on July 11, 1988, in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Nancy attended Pinecreek Christian Church in Polo. Survivors include her husband, Peter; sons, Keith (Dodie) Witkowski of Montgomery and John (Christina) Witkowski of
Polo; sister, Jayne Luchtman of Beloit, Wis.; sisterin-law, Lilly Luchtman; brothers, Steven (Debi Ortega) Luchtman of Beloit and David (Josie) Luchtman of Hampshire; and grandchildren, Sean, Natalya, Collin, Izabella, and Nina. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Harold III and Randy Luchtman. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday at Polo Family Funeral Home. Cremation rites will be accorded. Visit www.polofamilyfuneralhome.com to send condolences.
Terry D. Hughes ROCK FALLS – Terry D. Hughes, 64, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He fought a courageous battle with a rare autoimmune disease for 5 years. He had a stem cell transplant in April. He was born Aug. 2, 1949, in Lancaster, Wis., the son of William and Blodwyn (Roberts) Hughes. He was a graduate of Lena High School. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and sociology from the University of Wisconsin at Platteville. He worked as a corrections counselor at Dixon Correctional Center for 23 years, retiring in 2008. Terry was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sterling, and American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. He was a singer and guitar player in the Hughes Brothers and Steel River bands for many years. Terry loved coaching his children’s sports teams. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan, and enjoyed
’50s, ’60s, and country music. He married Janell Henry on April 12, 1980, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dixon. Survivors include his wife of Rock Falls; three children, Erin (Bill) Buchholz of Rock Falls, Bill Hughes of Boulder, Colo., and Mary (Kevin) Krell of Dixon; two grandchildren, Camden and Anniston; two brothers, Bob (Suzette) Hughes of Janesville, Wis., and Steve (Sam) Hughes of Lena; two sisters, Diana Williams of Plano, Texas, and Kris (Lyle) Mokros of Platteville; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Pam Blomquist. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., with a Scripture service at 7:30 p.m., today at Jones Funeral Home in Dixon. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sterling. A fellowship meal will follow the Mass. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon. A memorial has been established. Visit www.thejonesfh. com to send condolences.
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ROCKFORD (AP) – A Winnebago County judge has denied a marriage license to a northern Illinois couple because a brain injury prevents the man from saying “I do.” The Rockford Register Star reports Colette Purifoy of Machesney Park petitioned Judge Lisa Fabiano to order Winnebago County Clerk Margie Mullins to issue the certificate. In dismissing the petition Wednesday, Fabiano said state law requires a couple to appear before the county clerk together and each sign the marriage application. She said state law doesn’t allow a guardian to act on behalf of Morris, who suffered an anoxic brain injury in November 2009.
CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn has asked the Illinois Supreme Court to hear his appeal of a ruling that his veto of money for lawmaker salaries was unconstitutional. Attorneys for Quinn filed a motion with the court Wednesday. Quinn vetoed money for paychecks in July because he was angry legislators hadn’t addressed Illinois’ nearly $100 billion pension crisis. House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton sued, saying his action was unconstitutional. Last week, a Cook County judge agreed and ordered the state to immediately pay lawmakers.
NEW YORK (AP) — In 1985, a year after the Cold War thriller “The Hunt for Red October” came out, author Tom Clancy was invited to lunch at the Reagan White House, where he was questioned by Navy Secretary John Lehman. Who, the secretary wanted to know, gave Clancy access to all that secret material? Clancy, the best-selling novelist who died Tuesday in Baltimore at 66, insisted then, and after, that his information was strictly unclassified: books, interviews, and papers that were easily obtained. Also, two submarine officers reviewed the final manuscript. In an interview with The New York Times in 1987, he explained that unclassified information can lead to insights about state secrets. “One of the reasons we are so successful is that we have a free society with open access to information,” he said. “If you
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The Rev. Douglas Greenaway, CEO and president of the National WIC Association, said the program has a contingency fund in place for situations like this. But that fund contains only $125 million. WIC is a $7 billion per year operation. Nationwide, 8.8 million mothers and young children rely on the program. Illinois currently enrolls the sixth highest number of WIC participants in America, with 281,000. Greenaway said only a handful of states will be able to last through the month. Illinois is one of them. Still other states face more dire situations with funding expected to last only through the end of the week. “It’s a day-by-day level of uncertainty here,” Greenaway said. Penny Roth, Illinois’ statewide WIC director, says that of the 281,000 participants, 75,000 of them come from the
northwest corner of the state, including Carroll, Lee, Ogle and Whiteside counties. “Over these next days we’ll be looking at what our options are, and, you know, worst case would be we could not operate and that would be very unfortunate because there’s a lot of need,” Roth said. “Especially when it comes to babies that are on special formulas – those can be very expensive.” Roth emphasized that people who are currently in possession of a voucher can continue to use it. Cathy Ferguson, the administrator of the Lee County Health Department, said that during the 2013 fiscal year, her office serviced 1,566 WIC participants. In Whiteside County, that number is a little higher at 1,788.
Beth Fiorini, public health administrator for Whiteside County Health Department, is worried about what could happen if the funds run out. “I just think this whole thing is horrible,” Fiorini said. “These people depend on WIC, and it’s been proven over and over again to help. “I don’t know what we’ll do. I don’t know what people will do. We’ll just have to start facilitating them going to food banks and finding ways to get formula.” On Tuesday, Fiorini estimated her office fielded more than 25 phone calls from participants worried about the effect the shutdown would have on her office. Greenaway said that 53 percent of American infants benefit from the WIC program. “Most of us know somebody who was on WIC, or their mom was on WIC, or someone who will be on WIC,” he said. “It’s stupid,” he said of the defunding. “It is unnecessary, and it’s shameful.”
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks to reporters following a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. Obama and congressional leaders met at the White House on the second day of a partial government shutdown.
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Numbers show certain agencies more essential NASA has sent largest percentage of workers home WASHINGTON (AP) – NASA may have the Right Stuff, but it’s not essential. In fact, of all the larger government agencies, NASA is sending the largest percentage home in the government shutdown because they are considered nonessential. On the opposite end of the spectrum, the Department of Veterans Affairs, which usually doesn’t grab attention unless something goes wrong, has one of the highest percentage of workers considered essential and staying on. In a city where being essential is considered as fundamental as breathing, the essential workers number is the real indicator of importance – politically and otherwise. It’s the essential number on being essential. “It tells you who has juice and who can protect their workers,” said Paul Light, a professor of public service at New York University. “It is an indicator of who is popular, who is homecoming queen, who is homecoming king, and who is coming in last.” NASA comes up last. Only 3 percent of its workers are essential. The space agency doesn’t have a launch scheduled until November. The space shuttle has been retired for a couple of years. The phrase “The Right Stuff” showing astronauts’ can-do spirit dates to a
This October 2009 file photo shows a NASA tent erected on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington in preparation of an event with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, who were joined by local area middle school students to star gaze. NASA may have the Right Stuff, but it’s not essential. Of all the larger government agencies, NASA is sending the largest percentage home in the government shutdown. movie and book that are at least 30 years old. The space agency, which turned 55 on the day it essentially shut its doors, took seriously the threshold of only using workers protecting life or property, so “it doesn’t mean (NASA) isn’t important by any stretch,” agency spokesman Bob Jacobs said Monday before he was deemed nonessential. In general, about 60 percent of the 2.1 million federal workforce is still working during the shutdown. But some not-so-loved federal agencies can’t even muster 10 percent on the essential meter. The Environmental Protection Agency, often a whipping boy for Republicans in Congress, has only 6 percent of its workers listed as essential. So does the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Ever the decimal coun-
ters, the Internal Revenue Service has only 9.3 percent working during the shutdown. On the low side of the essential ranking, you can find the departments of Education (10 percent), Treasury (18 percent), Interior (20 percent), and Labor (22 percent). Even working in James Bond-type agencies doesn’t give you more juice than the people who deal with planes, trains and automobiles – or even tomatoes. About 30 percent of civilian workers in the nation’s intelligence agencies are still working, Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper told Congress Wednesday. That’s about the same as the Department of Agriculture, but nothing compared with the 67 percent of Department of Transportation workers are still on the job.
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The high-level bickering at microphones set up outside the White House reflected the day’s proceedings in the Capitol. The Republican-controlled House approved legislation to reopen the nation’s parks and the National Institutes of Health, even though many Democrats criticized them as part of a piecemeal approach that fell far short of what was needed. The bills face dim prospects in the Senate, and the White House threatened to veto both in the unlikely event they make it to Obama’s desk. Earlier, an attempt by Democrats to force shutdown-ending legislation to the House floor failed on a 227-197 vote, with all Republicans in opposition. That left intact the tea party-driven strategy of demanding changes to the nation’s health care overhaul as the price for essential federal financing, despite grumbling from Republican moderates. The stock market ended lower as Wall Street CEOs, Europe’s central banker, and traders pressed for a solution before serious damage is done to the economy. Chief executives from the nation’s biggest financial firms met Obama for more than an hour Wednesday, some of them plainly frustrated with the tactics at play in Congress and with the potential showdown coming over the debt limit. “You can re-litigate these
House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, with Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to reporters following a meeting with President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership at the White House on Wednesday. policy issues in a political forum, but we shouldn’t use threats of causing the U.S. to fail on its obligations to repay its debt as a cudgel,” Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, said after the meeting. In an interview with CNBC before meeting with lawmakers, Obama said he would not negotiate with Republicans until the government is reopened and Congress votes to raise the
debt limit. “If we get in the habit where a few folks, an extremist wing of one party, whether it’s Democrat or Republican, are allowed to extort concessions based on a threat (to) undermine the full faith and credit of the United States, then any president who comes after me, not just me, will find themselves unable to govern effectively,” he said.
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In a photo from 2009, the Archer Daniels Midland Co. logo is seen outside the company’s corporate headquarters at the ADM plant in Decatur. An Illinois House committee met Tuesday in Chicago to discuss a proposed incentive package created to persuade ADM to keep its global headquarters in the state.
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inanced by a $252,000 state grant, a new Whiteside County Comprehensive Plan is in the works. The plan, which will go before the County Board for approval in June, is supposed to guide land use and growth for the next 20 years. And the Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee wants to know what the public thinks should be in it. One way to elicit feedback is through a citizen survey, which will be mailed to 6,000 county residents and is also available at whitesideplan.com on the Internet. By responding to the survey’s 38 questions, people who live and work in Whiteside County can share infor-
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on whitesideplan.com has to say: “This is one of the best Whiteside officials want to create a 20-year opportunities available comprehensive plan, and they want the to residents to really public’s input. People should leap at the influence the future of the county. chance to help shape the county’s future. “Residents and property owners are typically Ryberg Auditorium at mation and viewpoints most interested in the CGH Medical Center, about future land use future land use map and development, trans- 100 E. LeFevre Road, and policies, which will Sterling. portation, economic establish the land uses Issues and opportudevelopment, housing, that will or will not be nities regarding the agriculture, and natural approved.” county’s future will be hazards. We remember the old discussed at both meetAnother way to get saying, “Those who fail ings. Doors will open at feedback is to schedule to plan, plan to fail.” It’s 6:15 p.m. public meetings. The better to put forethought Afterward, survey steering committee has into development issues two such meetings com- results and public input now so that the county will be reviewed, and ing up this month. draft policies will be cre- can control future The first meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at ated and reviewed before growth opportunities the County Board meet- the comprehensive plan in an orderly fashion, rather than to be caught is finalized. ing room in the county unawares. Why should the public law enforcement center, We encourage the pubbe interested in this pro400 N. Cherry St., Morlic to leap at the opporcess? rison. tunity to help shape the Here’s what a FreThe second will be at county’s future. quently Asked Question 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the
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Retired teacher concerned about future of pension Craig Pence Dixon
I am a retired teacher who will see my pension cut if the General Assembly passes legislation of the sort that has been proposed in the past several legislative sessions. I just received by email a legislative update from my representative, Tom Demmer, and was dis-
turbed to find that he repeats a frequently cited but improper rationale for support of this kind of legislation. (“I’ll continue to work for a reform solution that protects the pension systems from bankruptcy and recognizes the massive financial pressures facing the state.”) It is understandable that politicians would look for cover when supporting legislation that will take away some of the benefits that have been contractually earned by
teachers, policemen, firemen and other public servants during the years they worked. But the rationale for that support should at least be factual. The U.S. Constitution contains no provision for a state to declare bankruptcy, and lacking the ability to do so means that the state cannot legally be relieved of its obligations to any of its creditors – and that includes retired public employees. Therefore, hinting that the pension systems
could become “bankrupt” is not a factual justification for the seizure of the property of retired public servants. You may not be a public employee and may not think you have a reason to care about what happens to those of us who are, but if the General Assembly can confiscate our property to make up for a crisis that they alone created, you might wonder what they can take away from you when they create the next one.
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State forks out for companies to remain here Instead, why not scottREEDER Reeder try to improve the Scott is a reporter business climate? inforresidence the IlliI’m getting oodles of news releases from Gov. Pat Quinn touting all the jobs he is bringing to – or “keeping” in – Illinois. One thing politicians such as Quinn won’t tell you – unless you ask – is how much such endeavors are costing you, the taxpayer. You see, the state of Illinois is paying companies to be here. It’s a rather unseemly affair. If Illinois isn’t attractive enough for businesses in its own right, the state has serious problems that need to be addressed. Don’t get me wrong – there is nothing wrong with the Land of Lincoln putting its best foot forward and showing prospective suitors the advantages it has to offer: a central location, excellent transportation, and a topnotch workforce. But paying companies to locate here? No way. What we are talking about, folks, is the difference between courtship and – paid companionship. Taxpayers are paying for the continued corporate friendship of the likes of Sears, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Continental Tire, Motorola, Ford Motor Co., and many more. Some of these deals happened under Quinn, others under past governors. I don’t care if it was a Republican or Democrat who presided over these forays in cronyism – they are just plain wrong. Government should create a level playing field in which all businesses can compete. But it shouldn’t pick which businesses are winners and which ones will be losers. One of the primary ways Illinois doles out incentives is through the EDGE tax credit, which funnels
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the income taxes paid by employees into their employer’s accounts rather than state coffers. It’s a pretty sweet deal for the companies. “Why do big corporations do things like this? Because they can,” said Greg LeRoy, executive director of the liberal Washington, D.C., think tank Good Jobs First. “Companies like Archer Daniels Midland, Motorola, or some foreign auto manufacturer are trophy companies that politicians like to point to and say they ‘brought’ to the state,” LeRoy said. In fact, Archer Daniels Midland, or ADM, is reportedly looking to move its corporate headquarters out of downstate Decatur to a larger city. The Fortune 30 company is being wooed by Quinn’s administration to relocate to the Chicago area. Other states may be in play as well. ADM, a food-processing and commodities-trading corporation that calls itself “The Supermarket to the World,” is shopping for the best corporate handout. Last year, ADM’s revenues exceeded $80 billion. By comparison, last year Illinois state government had total revenues of $68 billion. So the state is looking at giving a handout to a company taking in more money than all of Illinois state government. That’s an embarrassment. ADM is a private corporation and can locate its top-100 executives wherever it pleases. Instead of cutting sweetheart deals for big companies, Illinois would be better off working for a better climate for all businesses – not just a select few.
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Recreating Richard Widmark Local man gives actor his artistic touch BY GOLDIE CURRIE Shaw News Service firstname.lastname@example.org
RINCETON – Richard Widmark, the famous Hollywood actor, is most likely the biggest name to come out of Princeton. Oddly enough, other than Widmark Wednesdays at the Princeton Public Library, not much has been done to commemorate his connection to Princeton – until now. Well-known local artist Bart Kassabaum has produced a major collage that captures Widmark’s entire filmography and his life in Princeton. “I always had the idea in the back of my mind that one day I was going to do this and do more research on him, but it kept sitting in the background,” he said. Last year, after being approached and asked if he would consider creating a piece on Widmark, Kassabaum knew it was the opportune time to create “The Widmark Look.” Widmark’s family moved to Princeton in 1925. Widmark graduated from Princeton High School in 1932. While in Princeton, Widmark’s family lived in seven different places within the community, some of which still exist. Widmark was a door-
Princeton artist Bart Kassabaum stands with his newest piece, “The Widmark Look.” The collage-styled piece commemorates the movie career of famous Hollywood actor Richard Widmark and his connection to Princeton. Kassabaum is selling 15-inch-by-19-inch prints of his creation, which come with a concise biography of Widmark that Kassabaum compiled during his research into the life of the actor. man at the Apollo Theater around 1930. After high school, he attended Lake Forest College, where he got into acting. He became an overnight success in 1947, when he starred in his first film, “The Kiss of Death.” He won a Golden Globe for his performance and was nominated for an Academy Award that year. Kassabaum remembers growing up and watching Widmark’s movies at The
Grand Theater in Granville in the 1950s. “He just stuck right in my head, and every time he was in a movie, it was, ‘Oh, I’m going to see that,’” he said. “You didn’t know whether he was going to be the good guy or the bad guy. More than likely it was the bad guy.” Kassabaum embarked on his creation last November. He came up with a list of all 72 movies
Widmark had starred in. He watched and studied the movies, watched extras about the movies, listened to interviews with actors who starred with Widmark, collected research from news articles, movie magazines, from city directories and telephone books, and talked with people who had connections to Widmark. “I made a lot of discoveries on my own about
Princeton,” Kassabaum said. “I know every place in this town where this man lived.” Kassabaum’s Widmark project took 9 months to complete. Alongside the art piece, he put together a concise biography about Widmark’s movie career and life in Princeton. Using prismacolor pencils, watercolors and designers gouache, Kassabaum created the
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ART EXHIBITS At Woodlawn STERLING – Woodlawn Arts Academy, 3807 Woodlawn Road, presents its fifth annual juried art show, featuring the works of local artists and photographers, through Nov. 1. Admission is free. The school is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Call 815-626-4278 for more information. Farms and Barns at TNPS DIXON – Farms and Barns 9, which explores the variety of ways farms and barns and the region’s agrarian history inspire and inform artists, ends Oct. 19 at The Next Picture Show, 113 W. First St. During a recent basement remodeling, many gallery-owned pieces were rediscovered, so coinciding with Farms and Barns 9, TNPS is having a Hidden Treasures art sale of works by many well-known artists. TNPS, a nonprofit fine arts center featuring the works of local and regional visual artists, is open
from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment. Admission is free. Go to www.TheNextPictureShow.com or call 815-285-4924 for more information. Art at the Loveland DIXON – The art collection at the Loveland Community House and Museum, 513 W. Second St., and its many other exhibits are available for viewing from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment. Guided group tours can be scheduled by contacting Steve Wilson at email@example.com or 815-284-2741. Go to lovelandcommunityhouse.org for a virtual tour of the museum, and for more information.
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booking number and website or Facebook page, and gig or event schedule, or the bar’s event schedule, to news@saukvalley. com. At Champs STERLING – The Chippendales 9-11 and DJ 815 will be featured Friday at Champs, 216 Locust St. Tickets are on sale at the bar. Knuckle Deep will perform Saturday night. Upcoming: Oct. 11, Noyz Boyz; Oct. 12, Cheese Pizza; Oct. 18 and 19, The Cal Stage Band; Oct. 25, Mighty Short Bus; Oct. 26, Propaganda; and Oct. 31, Halloween Havoc Midget Wrestling (tickets available at Champs). Saturday Lyle Grobe and the Rhythm Ramblers ROCK FALLS – Country gentlemen Lyle Grobe and the Rhythm Ramblers play from 8 to 11 p.m. at Rock Falls American Legion, 712 Fourth Ave. Go to www. rhythmramblers.com to learn more about the band. Upcoming gigs: 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 12 at The Wagon Wheel, 1711 W. Fourth St., in Sterling; 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Sterling Moose, 2601 E. Lincolnway; Nov. 9 back at the Wagon Wheel, and Nov. 16 and Dec. 21 back at the Sterling Moose.
many faces of Widmark’s characters and arranged them around the canvas alongside his movie titles. He also included faces from fellow actors and actresses in his movies, prominent figures in his life, and depictions of the Princeton homes he lived in, the high school he attended and, of course, the Apollo Theater. “I was trying to do a piece of art that not only showed how successful he was in the movies and show a filmography of his life, but also the main thrust was to show his connection to Princeton,” he said. Kassabaum’s “hook” is his own rendition of Widmark, which is the largest face in his piece. After looking through piles of photographs, Kassabaum decided none truly captured the Widmark look he wanted to incorporate. “Those were more formal or informal photos where he was just himself and not Richard Widmark the actor on screen, which is what I wanted to get,” he said. The only regret Kassabaum has about his piece is not doing it sooner. “I really had to dig and scrape to get any information,” he said. “But right now I probably know more about Richard Widmark’s life in this town than any other person.” Kassabaum is hoping to donate a portion of funds raised from selling his prints to a fund that will be used to highlight the life of Widmark in Princeton.
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Oct. 22 Comedian at SVCC DIXON – Lucas Bohn, one of the most popular college comedians in the country, will give a free performance at 7 p.m. in the Mathis Theater at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2. Bohn has performed alongside well-known comedians Dave Chappelle, Pablo Francisco, and Jimmy Fallon. For more information, contact Ana Salgado, SVCC student activities coordinator, at 815835-6432.
CONCERTS Friday First Fridays in Oregon OREGON – First Fridays Open Stage Music Show returns to the Oregon VFW. Each musician or band performs for 15 minutes. Instruments are all acoustic, and a professional sound system is provided. The music is varied and includes country, bluegrass, blues, gospel, folk, soft rock, and eclectic mixes of all of the above. Admission is a donation. All musicians and spectators are welcome. Call 815-973-0942 for more information. Upcoming: Nov. 1
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A welcome punch in face 1984 Sterling High grad honored for fight choreography at festival BY MATT MENCARINI firstname.lastname@example.org 800-798-4085, ext. 529
elly Carter took a punch to the face in the safest way possible, and was given an award for it. Carter, 47, is a Sterling native and a 1984 graduate of Sterling High School. He was honored for his part in the short film “Bad Ass Bikers” by being named the Male Action Performer of the Year by the Action on Film International Film Festival in August. He also received an award for fight choreography. He now lives in Marina del Rey, Calif., where, in addition to his work in films, he runs a holistic medical practice.
Carter moved to California in January 2002 in an effort to break into mixed martial arts, but said he had a “hidden agenda” to use fighting as a way of getting into the film industry. Shortly after his California arrival, he met a chiropractor who helped him build a client list for his holistic health business. “I still have the hay in my hair moving from Illinois,” Carter said. “And I’m working with some of the biggest stars in the world, working with them and training them.” Carter started boxing when he was 8, in part, because he was scared of it and was getting picked on, he said.
Boxing was something he did with his father, Tom Carter, said his mother, Julie Falcon, who still lives in Sterling. “I just support him in everything he gets into,” she said. “He just tries everything. He’s traveled, and he’s just had great opportunities traveling all over and doing things that a lot of people don’t.” In “Bad Ass Bikers,” Carter takes a punch to the face. It was filmed with a slow-motion camera. He got the call about the role while he was back in Sterling for a high school reunion, he said, adding that the phone call from director Nate Adams came on a
Friday and he left for the set on Saturday morning. Falcon saw the scene with Carter’s grandmother, who is 92, and said she had to warn her about what she was going to see and that it was done safely. There’s some strategy to safely taking a punch to the face, Carter said. The key is to take the punch to the softer tissue between the cheek and jawbones. Also key for the scene was for Carter to not anticipate the punch. “I just relaxed,” he said. “I was conditioned for it. I wasn’t scared of it. If I had been scared of it, I probably would’ve flinched.”
Kelly Carter won Best Fight Choreography and Male Performer of the Year in a Short Film awards at the Action on Film International Film Festival in August.
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CONCERTS Oct. 18 Blues and Bluegrass FRANKLIN GROVE – If it’s the third Friday of the month, it’s Blues and Bluegrass night at the H.I. Lincoln Building, 136 N. Elm St. Open stage acoustic gospel, folk, country, blues, and bluegrass will be performed, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free; donations are accepted to help with the upkeep of the historic building. Go to www.franklingroveil.org for more information. Next concert: Nov. 15. Nov. 3 Chamber music in Clinton CLINTON, Iowa – The Clinton Symphony Orchestra, which includes in its ranks many musicians from the Sauk Valley, will break into smaller ensembles for its annual chamber music concert, which will be held at 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 439 Third Ave. S. Symphony season tickets are $60 for adults, $15 for high school and college students; individual tickets are $15 and $5; students through eighth grade are admitted free. Tickets are available at Tegeler Music in Clinton, Fitzgerald Pharmacy in Morrison, and Grummert’s Hardware in Sterling about 2 weeks before each concert, online and at the door. Go to www.clintonsymphony. org for more information. Dec. 14 Holiday with the symphony CLINTON, Iowa – The Clinton Symphony Orchestra, which includes in its ranks many musicians from the Sauk Valley, presents its popular Holiday Concert, featuring Clinton’s RiverChor as guests, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, at Clinton High School’s Vernon Cook Theater, 817 Eighth Ave. S. Symphony season tickets are $60 for adults, $15 for students through college; individual tickets are $15 and $5; students through eighth grade are admitted free. Tickets are available at Tegeler Music in Clinton, Fitzgerald Pharmacy in Morrison, and Grummert’s Hardware in Sterling about 2 weeks before each concert, online and at the door. Go to www.clintonsymphony. org for more information. March 8 Symphony offers student solo, ballet STERLING – The Clinton Symphony Orchestra, which includes in its ranks many musicians from the Sauk Valley, presents its annual Young Artist concert, featuring an area high school musician in a solo spot accompanied by the orchestra, at 7:30 p.m. in Sterling High School’s Centennial Auditorium, 1608 Fourth Ave. The program will include dancers from the Gateway Contemporary Ballet in two famous story
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pieces from the orchestral literature, Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf”, and Saint-Saens’ “Carnival of the Animals”. It will close with “Symphony No. 2” by Borodin. All students through college will be admitted free to this concert. Otherwise, tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students through college; students through the eighth grade are admitted free. They are available at Tegeler Music in Clinton, Fitzgerald Pharmacy in Morrison, and Grummert’s Hardware in Sterling about 2 weeks before each concert, online and at the door. Go to www.clintonsymphony. org for more information. Also available this year is a bus ride to Centennial, with boarding points in Clinton, Fulton, and Morrison. Call 563-243-5958 for prices and to make a reservation.
CRAFT SHOWS, FLEA MARKETS Friday-Sunday Rummage and bake sale MORRISON – St. Mary’s third annual fall rummage and bake sale will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the parish hall, 13220 Garden Plain Road. Adult, children, and infant clothing; household items; furniture; antiques; toys; gift items; holiday decorations; and sports items will be sold. Friday, all items that fit into a bag will be sold for $2; the price drops to $1 on Saturday. Call 815-772-3095 for more information. Nov. 9 Holiday bazaar DIXON – St. Patrick Catholic Women’s Club’s annual holiday bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Holloway Center, 612 Highland Ave. Crafts, new and gently used items, homemade candy, and holiday decorations will be sold, as will $1 cinnamon rolls and a lunch of vegetable beef soup, ham or turkey sandwiches, and dessert, $6 for adults and $3 for children. A handmade Bears blanket and a St. Patrick rosary bracelet will be raffled. Proceeds will help to support the parish, Meals On Wheels, Dixon Community Food Pantry, Gianna’s House, St. Vincent de Paul, and the Newman Center. Call Josie Whaley, 815-2847197, to donate items or for more information.
DOWNTOWN EVENTS Oct. 12 Second Saturdays in Dixon DIXON – Second Saturdays Art Happenings, featuring art, music, and other cultural events, returns to various venues, mostly from 6 to 8 p.m. downtown, between First and Second streets and Peoria and Galena avenues. Go to www.Second-Saturdays. com or find the event on Facebook for a complete schedule and more details.
Cook-off and Bags Tourney is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Beanblossom parking lot in downtown Dixon. The chili cook-off will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is $20 and ends Oct. 18. Forms can be found online at www.dixonmainstreet.com or www.facebook. com/dixonmainstreet or by emailing email@example.com. Cash prizes of $300 for first place, $150 for second place, and $50 for third place will be awarded. A Best Showmanship and People’s Choice Award will also be handed out. There will be secret judges for the top prizes. Setup for the event will begin at 8 a.m.; all cooks are required to entirely prepare their chili at the event following health department guidelines. More food will be available. Registration for the bags tournament will begin at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $20 per team and prizes will be awarded. NFL games will be displayed on an outdoor television. Admission to the Chili Cook-off is $5 per person and includes tasting. The event is open to all ages. For more information, call Dixon Main Street at 815-288-2308. The Beanblossom parking lot will be closed to cars starting at 6 a.m. Sunday. The event is sponsored by The Stables, Drifters, Alley Loop, Royal Palms, and Zero’s. Oct. 25 Fourth Fridays in Sterling STERLING – Fourth Fridays: Where People and Art Collide brings art and music to a variety of downtown venues. Most events are from 6 to 8 p.m., although many places have musicians performing into the night. Walking maps with a complete list of venues and events, and more information, are available at www.fourthfridayspac.com or at any participating venue, or call Janna Groharing, 815-6251248, email fourthFridaysPAC@ gmail.com or find it on Facebook.
FAIRS AND FESTIVALS Saturday-Sunday Autumn on Parade returns OREGON – The 43rd annual Autumn on Parade will serve up
its traditional fare of fun with some added attractions Oct. 5 and 6 in the downtown. One of the new events for this year is a post-parade show by the South Shore Drill Team on Sunday. The parade, which begins at 1 p.m. Sunday, is shaping up to be one of the largest in recent years. Antique tractors and vintage vehicles, youth groups and marching bands, and other commercial entries also will be participate. Also new to this year’s festival is a 93-foot-long zip line in the Fun Zone, where there also will be a Volcano Adventureland inflatable and a Lil’ Builders Toddler Zone, face-painting, balloon artistry, and cotton candy. The zone will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days and entry wristbands are required; they are $5 in advance at Nash Recreation Center and $8 at the festival. The Illinois Patriot Guard Fallen Heroes Traveling Memorial Wall will be on display both days on the lawn behind the Oregon Coliseum at the corner of North Fifth and Franklin streets. It pays tribute to Illinois military members who gave their lives in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn, and bears the names, portraits, hometowns, ranks and dates of death of each service member. The heart of the festival is the Farmers Market and Craft Show on the Ogle County Courthouse lawn and surrounding streets. More than 180 booths will offer handmade arts and crafts. Stronghold Castle’s annual Olde English Faire will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. A 1-day pass for 13 and older is $9, ages 7 to 12 pay $5, while 2-day passes are $14 and $7. The 24th annual Lions Club Car, Truck and Motorcycle show will be held Saturday at Oregon Park East, just across River Road east of town. The entry fee is $15 a vehicle; registration is from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The first 250 entries will get a commemorative mug; trophies will be awarded. Entertainment will be provided by 3-D Sound, and lunch will be available on site. Proceeds benefit the Lions charitable programs. Contact Doug Aken, dgaken1@frontier. com or 815-440-3581, or Rob Arneson, 815-751-5857, for more information. Restored farm tractors, gas engines and lawn and garden tractors will be on display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Oregon Park East. Owners must register by 9 a.m., and all exhibi-
tors will get a commemorative dash plaque. Concessions will be available. A tractor drive through Oregon will begin about 4 p.m. Entries will be accepted at the park until 9 a.m. Advance registration is welcome but not required. Participants also are invited to enter Sunday’s parade. Call Stan Eden, 815-732-7746, or go to www. autumnonparade.org for more information. The Ogle County Historical Society will present Living History performances from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ruby Nash Home and Museum, 111 N. Sixth St. Actors will portray 10 characters in Edgar Lee Master’s Spoon River Anthology, along with historic Ogle County figures such as harness horse racing’s famous “Grandma” Burright, John Deere and Lorado Taft. Call 815-973-4773 or go to www.oglecountyhistoricalsociety. com for more information. The historic two-room school on River Road in Oregon Park East is celebrating its 130th birthday and will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The 8th annual Autumn on Parade 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 8 a.m. Sunday. The 1-mile course, around the perimeter of Oregon High School, 201 S. 10th St., is first; the 5K begins at 8:30 a.m.. Fun Run registration is $10; finishers get a T-shirt and a ribbon. Online 5K registration is available at PreRace.com through Oct. 3. Race day registration is $25 and runs from 6:45 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the Blackhawk Center at the high school. There’s a charge for registering online; the first 300 to register get a long-sleeved race T-shirt. Numbered ducks will race down a man-made “river” on Franklin Street, just south of Conover Square, after Sunday’s parade. Ducks are now available for “adoption” at local businesses and will be available to buy at the Duck Hut during the festival for $5 each or $25 for a “6-quack.” The first 10 chosen will win cash prizes. Proceeds benefit the festival. Tickets are available in advance at the Oregon Chamber of Commerce office, and will be available at the AOP information booth at the northeast corner of the courthouse square during the festival. Proceeds benefit Autumn on Parade. Go to www.autumnonparade. org or call 815-732-3465 for a complete schedule or for more information on any festival activity. Fulton Fall Festival FULTON – The annual Fulton Fall Festival will be held downtown
Saturday and at Heritage Canyon, 515 N. Fourth St., Saturday and Sunday. Most downtown events will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., including a free classic car cruise-in and an outdoor arts and crafts show. There will be live music on the main stage, and at several bars, dancers, a juggler, a martial arts demonstration, and the Rope Warrior. The library will host a children’s story and craft hour, police will offer public safety information, and there will be inflatables, a petting zoo, train rides, pumpkin painting, games, clowns and balloon artists, a straw bale maze, and make-andtake crafts will be among the other activities. Early American Crafters will demonstrate life in a pioneer village from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Heritage Canyon. There will be a Native American lodge where visitors can learn their crafts, games, and traditions. Saturday, family photos will be taken by the Rosebud Mission Team, the String-A-Longs dulcimer group will perform, and a dulcimer workshop will be offered at 2 p.m.. Admission to the canyon is $2 for adults and $1 for children. Go to www.cityoffulton.us or call 815-589-4545 for all the details.
FALL FUN Through Nov. 3 Navigate a corn maze STERLING – Blue Goose Run, 14609 Blue Goose Road off U.S. Route 30 west of town, boasts the largest corn maze in Illinois. It’s open from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7 for those 12 and older, and $5 for ages 6 to 11. Children 5 and younger are admitted free, will be let in at the latest time each day, and will have about 90 minutes to make it through the maze. Those tackling the maze after dark need flashlights. Hay rack rides and bonfires are available by reservation, and there’s a restaurant on site that’s open Thursday through Sunday. Call 815-772-7200 for more information.
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ANDWICH – Reservations for PR Productions’ next murder mystery dinner are due Monday. “A Day in the Life of Murder” will be performed on Oct. 11 and 12 at Fox Valley Community Center, 1406 Suydam Road, Sandwich. Dinner begins each
night at 7 p.m., with the performance to follow. “This particular production is very unique,” said Christopher Roe, director of the production. “Not only will we give audiences everything they’ve come to expect in a murder mystery comedy, but we will directly involve them in the story.” Much of this performance will be impro-
vised, taking suggestions from the audience on key aspects of the story line. Roe said even the cast won’t know who the murderer is. “We are literally practicing every scenario we can think of,” he said. “But, still, we have no idea who will suggest what outcome and who will be the murderer.” Audience members
will be instrumental in the show’s outcome, but will not participate in a clue hunt as in previous murder mystery productions. “This particular show has been carefully designed with the audience member in mind,” Roe said. “While they won’t hunt for clues this time, they will have the opportunity to interrogate cast mem-
bers, if they choose.” Tickets are $25 each and include a buffet dinner. Dinner includes baked chicken, Italian beef, lasagna, potato salad, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, California vegetables, coleslaw, salad and dressing, rolls and butter, and dessert. Show-only tickets, which do not include dinner or dessert, are
available for $12. A cash bar is available at the performance, and coffee, lemonade, and water are included. To reserve your tickets, go to www.wewantpr. com or call 888-3950797. Go to www.wewantpr. com, call 888-395-0797, or find PR Productions on Facebook for more information or to reserve tickets.
WHAT’S GOING ON FALL FUN Through Oct. 31 Selmi’s Pumpkin Patch ROCK FALLS – Selmi’s Pumpkin Patch, 1206 Dixon Ave., offers horse-drawn wagon rides, a corn maze, a petting zoo, a Disney villain-themed haunted house, and a kid-friendly haunted house from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Admission is $5. Go to www. selmi.com or call 815-626-3830 for more information. Monday and 14 Yogi gets spooky AMBOY – Yogi Bear Jellystone Park Camp and Resort’s haunted barn will be open to the public Monday nights, from 7 to 10 p.m. at 970 Green Wing Road, starting Monday. Admission is $5 per person. Call 815-857-3860 for more information. Friday through Nov. 2 Haunted Haven ROCK FALLS – Haunted Haven, a haunted house at state Route 40 and Grennan Road, opens at 7 p.m. every Friday and Saturday in October, Halloween night and the first weekend in November. Owners promise a high-intensity, truly scary experience featuring fog machines, strobe lights and local actors. It may not be suitable for children; those 13 and younger must be accompanied by a parent. Admission is $10; tickets are sold until 11 p.m.. Find it on Facebook, go to www.huantedhaven.org or call 815-590-2131 for more information. Terror year round Raven’s Grin Inn MOUNT CARROLL – Part performance art, part art gallery, the home of Jim Warfield at 411 N. Carroll St. offers a year-round haunted house that displays his artwork – and his twisted sense of humor. Check out the website before taking the young kids. Raven’s Grin is open from 7 p.m. to midnight daily, and also from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $13. Find it on Facebook, go to www.hauntedravensgrin.com or call 815-244-4746 for more information. Saturday Dash for the pumpkins STERLING – The Sterling Park District’s 22nd annual Pumpkin Dash will be held at Hoover Park,
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behind Woodlawn Arts Academy at 3807 Woodlawn Road. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the races at 11 a.m. There are seven age divisions, and each child, from crawlers through age 14, will receive a pumpkin, free bag of candy, and a free hot dog lunch. There also will be arts and crafts, hay rack rides, horsedrawn wagon rides, barrel rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, tours of a CGH Medical Center ambulance, face-painting, and more. Pumpkin photos will be available for $5. Admission and activities are free; a $1 donation to help defray expenses is appreciated. Call the park district at 815-6226200 or find it on Facebook for more information. Oct. 17 Pumpkin painting and cocktails DIXON – Canvas and Cocktails Pumpkin Painting is planned for 6 p.m. at Tipsy, 79 S. Hennepin Ave. The event is all about decorating for fall by painting a home decorating-friendly pumpkin to hang for the fall. A $50 registration fee includes 2 cocktails of choice and your 16-by-20 acrylic painting to take home. No art experience is needed to participate. All art materials and instruction will be provided. Registration and fee are due by Oct. 12 by emailing brandi.willey@ gmail.com or stopping by the bar. For more information, call 815288-1119. Oct. 26 Let’s do the Time Warp again! MOUNT CARROLL – Timber Lake Playhouse presents an interactive viewing of 1975’s classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 9 p.m. at the theater at 8215 Black Oak Road. Concessions, beer and wine, and a costume contest will be part of the festivities. The 2-hour movie is rated R, so children younger than 17 cannot attend unless accompanied by an adult guardian. Tickets are $15, and an interactive prop bag is available for $10. An interactive script can be downloaded from the website. Rice, hot dogs, and confetti will not be allowed to be thrown, and no outside food or drinks will be permitted. Go to timberlakeplayhouse.org or call 815-244-2035 for more information.
Oct. 31 Trick-Or-Treat downtown ROCK FALLS – All area busi-
nesses and trick-or-treaters are invited to participate in the Rock Falls Uptown Trick-Or-Treat. The event has been organized by Mercy Staffing and the Rock Falls Chamber as a unique way for local businesses to invite people to the Uptown Business District during the Halloween Season. All businesses located on First Avenue from Dixon Avenue to First Street and along the neighboring areas of Second and Third Street in Rock Falls are invited to open their doors to the 4 p.m. event starting time on Halloween. Businesses not located in these areas are invited to join in by setting up a table in these areas and handing out treats. The Rock Falls Chamber will provide signs to uptown businesses that will participate. Businesses with a table will be asked to register with the Rock Falls Chamber. All participating businesses will be encouraged to decorate for the holiday. For more information, contact the Rock Falls Chamber at 815625-4500, or Regina at Mercy Nursing 815-564-0977.
FARMERS MARKETS In Sterling STERLING – The Twin City Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, year round, in the historic Twin City Produce Building, 106 Ave. A. Find the market on Facebook, go to twincityfarmersmarket.com or call 815-499-7268 for a list of vendors, upcoming events and more information. In Rock Falls ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Farmers Market, Fourth Avenue and West Second Street, offers a variety of vendors plying their produce, crafts and other wares, from 7 a.m. to noon or so Wednesday, Friday and Saturday through October or November, depending on weather and interest. Farmers, gardeners, vendors, and crafters are welcome to sell their goods with no need to register or pay fees. Nonprofits also are invited to use the market for fundraisers. Call the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce, 815-625-4500, for more information.
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A fairy blows fairy dust during the parade at the 2012 Autumn on Parade in Oregon. This year’s festival will be Saturday and Sunday. FARMERS MARKETS In Dixon DIXON – The Dixon Farmers Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Saturday through October in Haymarket Square, 317 W. Third St. downtown, and has expanded to add a Wednesday afternoon market, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Dixon Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, 800 Division St.. Call the Dixon Park District, 815284-3306, for more information. In Morrison MORRISON – Locally grown, fresh produce is available at the Morrison Farmers Market, 8 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, rain or shine, now through Oct. 5 at 202 E. Lincolnway, behind the Heritage Museum. Go to www.morrisonfarmersmarket.com or call 815-772-3757 for more information.
FUN FOR A CAUSE Nov. 1 ‘Whacked’ at the Brandywine DIXON – Tickets are on sale for the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home’s first mystery dinner fundraiser, “Whacked at Da Wedding,” being held Nov. 1 at the Brandywine, 441 state Route 2. The evening begins with cocktails at 6, followed by a dinner buffet at 7. It’s a Mystery Quad Cities, a comedy troupe, is providing the entertainment. There is strife in “da family” as Gina Gelatto and Rico Manicotti prepare to tie the knot. Secrets abound as details of this whodunit unravel. Guests are encouraged to interact with the actors as they become familiar with their background stories and personalities and ultimately solve the case. (The show is adult-themed and may be inappropriate for children.) Tickets are $45 through Sept. 15 and $50 thereafter at the Boyhood Home, 816 S. Hennepin Ave. Table sponsorships are $400, and include eight tickets and sponsorship recognition. Businesses that want to donate auction items, display a poster, or sell tickets should call Langner at 815-288-5176. Go to www. reaganhome.org for more information.
KARAOKE Friday and Saturday Party with the James Gang ASHTON – Karaoke with the James Gang from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at Dixon VFW, 1560 Franklin Grove Road; and 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wagon Wheel, 1711 W. Fourth St. in Sterling. Email email@example.com for more information.
Tuesday and Wednesday At the R&R ROCK FALLS – The R&R Lounge, 219 W. Second St., offers karaoke from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Find the bar on Facebook or call 815-625-9095 for more information.
THEATER Oct. 11 and 12 Murder mystery dinner SANDWICH – “A Day in the Life of Murder” will be performed on Oct. 11 and 12 at Fox Valley Community Center, 1406 Suydam Road, Sandwich. Dinner begins each night at 7 p.m., with the performance to follow. Tickets are $25 each and include a buffet dinner. Show-only tickets, which do not include dinner or dessert, are available for $12. A cash bar is available at the performance, and coffee, lemonade and water are included. Reservations are due Monday. To reserve your tickets, go to www. wewantpr.com or call 888-3950797. Go to www.wewantpr. com, call 888-395-0797 or find PR Productions on Facebook for more information or to reserve tickets.
AT THE MUSEUM Lincoln-Manahan Home Museum STERLING – The LincolnManahan Home Museum, 607 E. Third St., the restored home built in 1847 where Abraham Lincoln spent the night on July 18, 1856, is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through October. Admission is free. Group tours are available by calling the Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society at 815-622-6215. Women’s Suffrage exhibit BYRON – The Byron Museum of History, 110 N. Union St., presents “Women’s Suffrage.” The women’s right to vote movement was led by two key figures, Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt; this exhibit focuses on their leadership styles, strategies and differences in seeking the same result. Byron High School alum Lauren Getzelman, a museum studies student at the University of Illinois at Springfield, and a museum intern, put together the exhibit. It ends Nov. 23. Admission is free. Go to www. byronmuseum.org or call 815234-5031 for more information. The Depot is open AMBOY – The Amboy Depot Museum, 99 E. Main St., is open for the season. Admission is free. Go to www.amboydepotmuseum. org or call 815-631-7391 for appointments or more information.
echnically dazzling and emotionally gripping, “Gravity” is a space-age science fiction thriller grounded in something pretty close to reality. A space shuttle / space junk accident picture, Alfonso Cuaron’s movie gives us Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, space-walkers whose ship is wrecked, forcing them to face the ultimate human fear. No one wants to die alone. There is no place lonelier than the cold, silent and airless vacuum of space. Filmed in a stunning “How’d they do that?” 3-D, we meet chatty Matt Kowalski (Clooney) testing a new jet pack, and Dr. Ryan Stone (Bullock), who is wrenching away on the Hubble Space Telescope. It’s a routine spacewalk, with a barely glimpsed third astronaut outside the shuttle Explorer (NASA typically didn’t allow three space walkers out). Just another day of work for STS 157, with Kowalski cracking jokes and telling stories. Mission Control (the unseen Ed Harris) indulges him, bemused as ever. Then, 10 minutes in, comes word of a Russian satellite destruction exercise that’s gone awry. A cloud of deadly debris is racing for them. And before they can abort the spacewalk, get inside the ship and get away, it is trashed, their third space walker is killed, and they’re stranded, with mere minutes of oxygen in Stone’s suit standing
This film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from “Gravity.”
‘Gravity’ 3 1/2 stars (Grade: A) Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, the voice of Ed Harris Directed by Alfonso Cuaron, written by Jonas and Alfonso Cuaron. A Warner Brothers release. Running time: 1:30 MPAA rating: PG-13 for intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images, and brief strong language n “Gravity” will be shown in 3D starting Friday at Carmike 8 Sauk Valley, 410 E. 30th St., Sterling. Go to www.carmike.com for showtimes. between her and an even quicker death than the certain doom facing them both. Clooney’s soothing voice is used to wonderful effect as he calms the space rookie down. His Kowalski is Mr. “Right Stuff,” coming up with a plan (jetting over to the International Space Station, which had to be abandoned because of the coming debris assault) and making Stone tell him chunks of her life story to still her panic. Oxygen? “Sip, not gulp. Remember, wine, not beer.” The movie plays out in something like real time as they have 90 minutes before the next space
junk pass to get to safety. But everything, and I do mean everything, stands in their way. The only missing menaces are Darth Vader and the creatures from “Aliens.” Bullock’s Stone speaks for all of us as she deals with each fresh horror with a “What now?” She does some of her best acting in years, her mood shifting from desperation to resignation with just a look. She is well-cast as someone vulnerable, overmatched but with a backbone that surprises. Cuaron, who directed “Children of Men” and the best Harry Potter movie (“Prisoner of Azkaban”), uses the silence of space bril-
liantly – muffled, distant radio transmissions, shockingly violent but silent crashes, with only the sound of panting and faint yelping (in Bullock’s case) from our intrepid space explorers underscoring the disaster. They’re hurled, yanked and thumped, and all we hear is their gasping, their crackling radios and a thunk if they hit compartment of a space ship that has oxygen in it. The parade of accidents takes “Gravity” close to the realm of melodrama, and the physics of it all isn’t flawless. But you’d have to go back to “Apollo 13” and such ’60s epics as “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “Marooned” to find a film this determined to perfectly dramatize the very real perils of spaceflight. Bullock and Clooney make their peril our peril in this absolutely gorgeous, moving, and sometimes exultant reminder that the real terrors of space are scary enough, without throwing in invented bugeyed monsters.
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EPIX, as well as a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. A cash bar, and dessert table from Sugarjones Bakery, will be available at the 7 p.m. performance. Chorus members will perform for the first half of the 7 p.m. session, while the dance band “Tripping Tarzan” will play during the second half. Tickets are $18 for either performance. Call 815-988-1002 for more information.
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Husband’s anxiety may push wife over the edge Dear Abby: I have been married to my best friend, “Blake,” for 2 years. A year ago he started having panic attacks, so I made an appointment for him with his doctor. After checking him for everything, including heart failure, the doctor diagnosed him with anxiety. Since his diagnosis, Blake is scared to leave the house. I have been working two jobs to make ends meet because he says he “can’t work.” This has taken a toll on our marriage. We have three kids and a lot of bills. Blake is on medication and has tried many different ones, but they aren’t working. All he talks about is his anxiety and every little ache or pain.
do have one. Your husband should be seen by a licensed mental health professional (psychologist) who works with a psychiatrist. He may need more than medication to help him conquer his anxiety disorder. He might do better with a combination of talk therapy in addition to his meds. Please urge your husband to do this because the aches, pains, and anxiety he’s experiencing may seem like they’re all in his head to you, but they’re real to him. It could save your marriage.
Support Groups, Clubs, and Services Friday, Oct. 4 Childhood immunization clinic; Women, Infants and Children clinic; and Family Planning Services, all by appointment only, Suite 100, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave., Dixon, 815-284-3371. American Red Cross blood drive, 8:30-11:30 a.m., YMCA, 110 N. Galena Road, Dixon. Appointments: 800-733-2767. Whiteside County Genealogists meeting, 9 a.m., Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce meeting room, 211 Locust St., Sterling, 815-626-2700. Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 9:3011:30 a.m., Oliver’s Corner Market, 748 N. Brinton Ave., Dixon. Bible study, 10 a.m., Oregon Healthcare Center, 811 S. 10th St. Narcotics Anonymous, 10 a.m., open, 403 13th Ave., Sterling. Blood pressure checks, 11 a.m., Robert Fulton Community Center and Transit Facility, 912 Fourth St., Fulton, 815-589-3925. Mercy Nursing free blood pressure clinics, noon-1:30 p.m. County Market, 1380 N. Galena Ave., Dixon. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 114 S. Fifth St., Oregon. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed; 3:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m., closed; 10 p.m., open, candlelight, Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling. Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, open; 6 p.m., open; 10:30 p.m., open, candlelight, 90-92 S. Hen-
invited friends and family to join you, but not your sister, I can see how she might feel snubbed. Has no one told her your reason for not inviting her and her family to join you? If not, someone should, because it might motivate her to assert more control over her children. If she takes offense, however, you will be off the hook because she will be the one who no longer wants to socialize.
are able to be together and relax. Although we have invited friends and family Abigail Van over the years to join us, I Buren’s have never invited my sis(Jeanne ter. She keeps bringing it Phillips) column up and portrays me as the appears snobby sister. during the The truth is she has two week through undisciplined children Universal Press whom I can’t stand to Syndicate. be around. I suspect she just wants to join us so she can pawn her kids off on me while she and her He thinks he’s going to husband relax. have a heart attack. My mother is now tellI am fed up with it, ing me I’m selfish and not while he says I just “don’t being a good sister. Must understand anxiety.” I sacrifice my one week Sometimes I think he’s per year at the beach to making his anxiety worse. Dear Abby: My husband make my sister feel betI don’t know what to believe or what to do. Any and daughters and I enjoy ter? Please advise. – It’s My Vacation a beach trip every year. suggestions? Dear My Vacation: Con– Stressed in Virginia With our busy lives, it’s the sidering that you have one time in the year we Dear Stressed: Yes, I
nepin Ave., Dixon. Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door. Sauk Valley Group Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, closed, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls. FHN Memorial Hospital flu shot clinic, 1-3 p.m., Mest Manor Community Room, 523 Third Ave., Savanna, 815-599-7437. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, 808 Freeport Road, Sterling. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open; 7 p.m., Al-Anon, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 960 U.S. Route 52,, Amboy. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., closed, Rochelle Community Hospital, 900 N. Second St. Reformers Unanimous, an addiction abstinence program, 7-9 p.m., First Baptist Church, 24 N. Mason Ave., Amboy, 815857-2682. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., closed, First Congregational Church, 218 E. Third St., Prophetstown. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed, Church of God, 816 S. Clay St., Mount Carroll. Saturday, Oct. 5 Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., closed, Big Book, United Methodist Church, 201 E. Chicago Ave., Davis Junction. Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., open, women’s; noon, open; 6 p.m., open, 90-92 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon.
Lee County Health Department seasonal flu clinic, 9 a.m.2 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 921 E. Chamberlin St., Dixon, 815-284-3371. Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., open, tradition; 12:30 p.m., closed; 7 p.m. closed (5), Bazaar Americana, 609 W. Third St., Sterling. Alcoholics Anonymous, 9:30 a.m., St. Anne’s Grade School, 32 N. Jones Ave., Amboy, 815857-2315. Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., closed, 808 Freeport Road, Sterling. Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 11 a.m.noon, Walmart, 1901 First Ave., Rock Falls. Reality Check Narcotics Anonymous, noon, 6 p.m., First Christian Church, 506 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, 779-245-8214. Downstairs, west door. Sauk Valley Group Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, open, back door, 1503 First Ave., Rock Falls. Mercy Nursing Services free blood pressure clinic, 1-2:30 p.m., Save-A-Lot, 928 First Ave., Rock Falls. Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., open, First Presbyterian Church, 1100 Calvin Road, Rochelle. Chapter 410 of the Experimental Aircraft Association, 7:30 p.m., terminal building, Whiteside County Airport, 10950 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, 815-626-1249. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., closed, Village of Progress, 710 S. 13th St., Oregon.
Dear Abby: We have a house cleaner once per month. Last month, I offered her some grapefruit from our tree and she took six. This month, she helped herself to all of the fruit that was left on the tree. She didn’t ask permission, and
she didn’t tell me she had done it. I happened to see her put it into her car. I consider this to be stealing, but my husband does not. Because she took the fruit without permission and without telling me, do you consider it stealing? – “Anita” in Florida Dear “Anita”: The woman may have assumed you wouldn’t mind if she took the fruit because you had offered it to her the month before. (Did you say she could take only six?) Rather than call this stealing, I would call it a misunderstanding. Clear it up by telling your house cleaner that you want nothing removed from your premises unless you have specifically told her she may have it.
Community events Thursday, Oct. 3 Open pool, open cards, open Wii games, and computer lab, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-6229230. Open pool, open cards, open Wii games, and computer lab, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-2889236. Pool players, 8:30 a.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252. Stump Jumpers, 9 a.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon. Register: 815-7323252 or 800-541-5479. Bingo and popcorn, 9-10 a.m., Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave., Rochelle, 815562-5050. Line dancing, 9:30 a.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252. 313 card game and Wii Bowling, 10 a.m., Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave.,
Rochelle, 815-562-5050. Community coffee, 10-11 a.m., The Meadows of Franklin Grove, 510 N. State St., Franklin Grove, 815-456-3000. Friendly Needles, 10:30 a.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252. Zumba class, 10:30 a.m., Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St., Dixon, 815-2889236. Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Whiteside County Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230. Lifescape lunch, 11:30 a.m., Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St., Dixon, 815288-9236. Sign up by 10 a.m. previous business day. Organized Wii Bowling games, noon, Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St., Dixon. Card players, 12:15 p.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252. “Hand and Foot” card game, 12:30 p.m., Whiteside County
Senior Center, 1207 W. Ninth St., Sterling, 815-622-9230. Euchre/500 games, 1-2 p.m., Lee County Council on Aging, 100 W. Second St., Dixon. Bingo, 1 p.m., Sterling Women of the Moose, 2601 E. Lincolnway, Sterling. Euchre, 1-3 p.m., Hub City Senior Center, 401 Cherry Ave., Rochelle, 815-562-5050. Chair massage, 1:30 p.m., Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon, 815-732-3252. There is a cost; registration necessary. Exercise group, 4 p.m., Robert Fulton Community Center and Transit Facility, 912 Fourth St., Fulton, 815-589-3925. Mexican food, 5-8 p.m., Rock Falls Veterans of Foreign Wars, 217 First Ave. Mexican Train Dominoes, 6 p.m., Tampico Area Community Building, 106 W. Market St., Tampico, 815-535-3665. Bingo, 7 p.m., Latin American Social Club, 2708 W. Fourth St., Sterling, 815-625-8290.
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“Salute to Veterans” Published on November 9, 2013
John P. Abbott U.S. Army WWII & Korea 1941-1946 & 1950-1954 Passed Away 3-13-2000
SPC. SPC. Greg Adams Aviation 1st A viation Brigade Vietnam Vietnam Served 1969-1971
Staff Sgt. Donald L. Allen U.S. Army 1943-1946 Passed Away 1-1-02
Louis J. Amesquita U.S. Army Cpl. Served 4 Years Years
Robert Eugene Andersen U.S. Army 1956 -1958
Robert E. Anderson U.S. Army - T Tank ank Driver Served 1941 - 1945
Ricky Anspach Jr. USMC Camp LeJeune N.C. Served 2 Years Currently Active
4th Marines Div. Div. Pacific Theater - WWII 1/3/42 - 11/29/46 11/29/46 Passed Away Away June 22, 2001
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Jack Howard Appenzeller James Lester Appenzeller U.S. Marines 1956 - 1958 Passed Away Away 10/22/10
Korea & Japan Served 1948 - 1952
Leslie H. Arvola 7th Inf. Div. U.S. Army Korea Served 2 Years
Wi Willard llard E. Baldwin U.S. Navy Seabee’s Years Served 4 Years Passed away 1995
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Zits® by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman
Arlo & Janis by Jimmy Johnson Garfield by Jim Davis
Freshly Squeezed by Ed Stein Get Fuzzy by Darby Conley
Blondie by Dean Young & John Marshall
Wizard of Id by Brant Parker and Johnny Hart
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Card roles can be obscure at times
Grizzwells by Bill Schorr
Jane Goodall said, “Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference.” A bridge player might add the word “card” after each “individual.” However, sometimes the role of a particular card may be difficult to discern. In this deal, South is in four spades. West leads the club king. How should declarer plan the play? What is the role of South’s heart king? South opens two clubs, strong, artificial and forcing. His hand is a minimum because, when unbalanced, opener will usually have at least nine winners. This hand has only eight and a half: five spades, two diamonds,
one club and half a heart. But it is a sensible opening bid. However, when North raises spades, promising some points, South has to settle for four spades to an-
nounce his minimum. If North has a good hand, he can bid higher. When dummy tables with the spade ace, declarer has nine tricks. Probably his first thought is that he needs East to have the heart ace. Then, after getting to dummy with a trump, a heart lead through East would generate a trick for South’s king. Here, though, you will notice that West has the heart ace. What can South do? Declarer must realize that the heart king is a red herring. He should play to ruff a heart on the board, which generates a seventh trump trick. He takes the first trick (otherwise, West might shift to a trump) and plays a heart. When South wins the next trick, he leads another heart. And in a moment, declarer gains that key ruff. © 2013 UFS
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MONEY & MARKETS The following stock quotations, as of 5 p.m., are provided as a community service by Robert Kim Pettygrove and Chad Weigle of Edward Jones, Dixon and Raymond James and Associates, Sterling.
Market watch Oct. 2, 2013
Dow Jones industrials
Authorities: 8 killed in crash Church bus blows tire, hits oncoming SUV, tractor-trailer
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Commodities The following quotations are provided as a community service by Sterling Futures: Corn: Dec. 4.39; March 4.51 1⁄2; July 4.67 Soybeans: Nov. 12.73 3⁄4; Jan. 13.75 3⁄4; May 12.39 Soybean oil: Dec. 39.38; March 40.06 Soybean meal: Dec. 411.70; March 398.40 Wheat: Dec. 6.86; July 6.81 1⁄2 Oats: Dec. 3.13 3/4; July
2.99 1⁄2 Live cattle: Oct. 127.30; Dec. 131.82; Feb. 133.65 Feeder cattle: Oct. 164.57; Nov. 166.20 Lean hogs: Oct. 90.95; Dec. 86.17; Feb. 88.70 Sugar: Oct. 18.51 Cotton: Oct. 85.22 T-Bonds: Dec. 133 12⁄32 Silver: Dec. 21.78 Gold: Dec. 1317.00 Copper: Dec. 3.3155 Crude: Dec. 103.52 Dollar Index: Dec. 79.97
of singing, laughing and preaching” for “mature and senior believers.” Inside the Statesville church, people were
In this aerial photo, emergency workers respond to a crash involving a passenger bus, a tractor-trailer and an SUV Wednesday near Dandridge, Tenn. Authorities said the bus, carrying members of a North Carolina church group, veered across the highway median and crashed into the other vehicles in a fiery wreck that killed eight people. crying and hugging each other. One woman whispered, “It’s going to be all right” while hugging another woman. A memorial service was held Wednesday evening. Police cordoned off the church to prevent reporters from talking to those who attended. Following the service, Front Street Baptist associate pastor Rick Cruz remarked, “This is a time of difficulty, but we trust in God ... that He’s
fair. ... All your prayers are appreciated.” George Stadfeld, who has been a member of the church for 8 years, said he knew everyone on the bus. “We’re all shaken,” he said. “As bad as it is, they’re all Christians, and I know where they’re at. I’ll join them later.” Dionne Stutts, wife of Front Street Baptist senior pastor Tim Stutts, said her husband and another pastor from the
church were en route to the wreck site. “They had been there, and they were on their way home today,” she said. “We are devastated and just ask for the people to be praying.” Authorities said the bus crossed the median and the cable barriers that divide the interstate about 2 p.m., clipped the oncoming SUV and slammed into the tractor-trailer, which burst into flames.
Some customers with automatic bill payment say the company took more money out of their bank account than it was supposed to. Others have said their bill was double what it should have been.
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Numbers game That’s how many at-bats the Braves’ Dan Uggla had this season. It ties Rob Deer (1991) for the most at-bats by a player who hit under .185 in a season.
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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEWS | WEEK 6 DIXON AT LASALLE-PERU
ERIE-PROPHETSTOWN AT AMBOY
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Making most of every snap Donoho thrilled to never leave field
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Jacob Harrison’s first snap in his first game at center last season sailed over the quarterback. Those occurrences are now few and far between. The Dixon High School junior is in his first year as the varsity starting center, a crucial position in the Dukes’ shotgun offense. “The most Cody important Mighell ingredient to Dixon the gun is the junior center,” Dixon coach Dave Smith said. “He’s extremely intelligent. He’s at the top of his class academically. And he’s quick and tenacious. He’s been a very good surprise for us.” What Harrison is not is a braggart. He’s one of those ownworst-critic types. LINE CONTINUED ON B3
When: 7:30 Friday Where: Fellows Stadium, LaSalle Twitter: Larry Brennan (@LarryBrennan) Radio: 1460 AM
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Amboy’s Damon Quest looks upfield after a catch against Morrison last week. The Clippers are 2-0 in the Three Rivers North and host Erie-Prophetstown in a key conference game Friday.
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How will Amboy solve the Nick Williams problem? BY CHRISTOPHER HEIMERMAN firstname.lastname@example.org 800-798-4085, Ext. 552
Everybody’s had a hard time tackling Nick Williams this season. The good news for Emmitt Hicks? That’s not necessarily his job. Recently moved from defensive end to tackle, the Amboy senior got some great advice from Garrett Liebing, alongside whom he’ll line up when his Clippers entertain Erie-Prophetstown (4-1, 3-0 Three Rivers North) Friday night. “Just stay low, and your job isn’t to make tackles, but to make piles,” Hicks said. Williams leads the area’s
The problem • The Amboy Clippers are charged with trying to stop the area’s leading rusher, Nick Williams, who has 1,077 yards and 17 touchdowns.
Nick Williams Erie-P’town senior
rushers in every category except remorse. A steam engine chugging downhill, the 5-foot-9, 180-pound fullback has piled up 1,073 yards on 109 carries, his 9.9
yards-per-carry clip helping him score 17 – that’s a 1 and a 7 – touchdowns through five games. Liebing checks in at 6-foot-1, 250 pounds, Hicks at 6-2, 230. But plugging the middle only begins to solve the problem that is the Panthers. Quarterback Ethan Howard (61 carries, 547 yards, three TDs) leads a versatile supporting cast to Williams’ star. Fleet-footed backs Chris Bauer and Jordan Chandler demand that linebackers and ends be honest while defending the Panthers’ signature veer option.
Austin Donoho knows he only gets to play so many downs of football before his playing days end. The Rock Falls senior isn’t going to waste any of those valuable snaps on the sideline. Donoho starts at receiver and defensive back for the Rockets (1-4), and doesn’t leave the field for special teams ,either. “You only get to play football Austin for so long,” Donoho Donoho said. Rock Falls “So, I love senior being out there all of the time.” So far, he’s made it count. On the offensive side of the ball, he leads the team with 48 receptions for 432 yards and five touchdowns. The 48 receptions is only eight shy of the SVM areahigh from a year ago of 56 caught by Milledgeville’s Jordan Harris. SNAP CONTINUED ON B4
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GOLF | NORTHERN ILLINOIS BIG 12 MEET
Three a tragic number
Dixon’s Cord Schroeder chips onto the 17th green Wednesday at the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Meet at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Course. Schroeder carded an 11-over 91, and his Dukes took sixth as a team.
Sterling aspired to win title, not place third BY BRIAN WEIDMAN email@example.com 800-798-4085, ext. 551
LASALLE – At the beginning of the day, the Sterling boys golf team had visions of a conference championship. By the end of the day, the Golden Warriors were in anything but a celebratory mood, and looking forward to their next opportunity at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Course. Sterling finished with a team score of 329 at the Northern Illinois Big 12 West Tournament on Wednesday, behind
Top finishers Sterling
Ryan Hurley, 80 (38 putts) Ottawa (319) and Geneseo (324). Streator (353), LaSalle-Peru (359) and Dixon (362) rounded out the field. The conference champion was determined by a combination of regularseason duals, in which teams received two points for each win, and the conference tournament, with three points awarded for each team defeated.
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Ryan Dixon, 87 (40 putts) The standings at the beginning of the day were Geneseo 10, Sterling 8, Dixon 6, Ottawa 4, LaSalle-Peru 2 and Streator 0. By the end, it was Geneseo 22, Ottawa 19, Sterling 17, Dixon and Streator tied at 6 and LaSalle-Peru 5. Ryan Hurley was the top local finisher with an 8-over-par 80. TRAGIC CONTINUED ON B5
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Paging Marty McSorley Wayne Gretzky Vandals spray-paint statue of “The Great One” and his parents the day after it was unveiled at his hometown of Brantford, Canada.
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Sterling’s Hendricks honored by WIAC Brooke Hendricks, a 2013 Sterling High School graduate, is a member of UW-Whitewater’s doubles team that was named the school’s netters of the week. Hendricks and Crystal Lake South grad Rachel Siemon won their first dual match together 8-1 at No. 3 doubles against Beloit last week. COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Jeff’s Refs offering Illinois-UW trip Jeff’s Refs in Polo has planned a trip to the Illinois-Wisconsin game on Oct. 19 in Champaign. Proceeds go to the Polo girls basketball program and the Red Hots Special Olympics team. Contact Don Vock at 815-9731137 or Jeff Grobe at 815-946-2860 for more information.
Sandusky’s request for new trial denied The Pennsylvania Superior Court has denied convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky’s request for a new trial. The decision Wednesday morning came just 2 weeks after an attorney for the former Penn State assistant football coach argued that mistakes by the judge and prosecutors led a Centre County jury to wrongfully convict Sandusky. MLB
A-Rod tells appeals panel he was duped Alex Rodriguez and his representatives argued in the appeal of a 211-game suspension that the Yankees third baseman thought he was taking legal supplements supplied by the Biogenesis of America clinic. Rodriguez is saying he was duped by Anthony Bosch, the founder of the nowshuttered Florida clinic.
Sox’s Harrelson up for Frick Award White Sox broadcaster Ken “Hawk” Harrelson is one of 10 finalists for the Ford C. Frick Award, presented for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The winner of the award will be announced Dec. 11 at baseball’s winter meetings and will be honored July 26 during the Hall of Fame weekend at Cooperstown, N.Y. Harrelson has been in the Sox broadcast booth for 29 years, has won five Emmy Awards, and twice was named the Illinois Sportscaster of the Year.
Santo family given trashed memorabilia The Ron Santo memorabilia tossed into a dumpster by the Cubs on Monday was fished out by bartenders at Murphy’s bar and will be given to the Santo family. The Cubs threw out several banners and other items, including a giant card signed by fans for Santo at the 2011 Cubs Convention, a couple of months after his death. Cubs spokesman Julian Green told a radio station they retrieved it, only to later admit it was gone. On Wednesday, tavern owner Beth Murphy said she had the memorabilia in her bar, and that she had instructed bartenders Monday to go get the items from the dumpster. They were on display in her bar on Wednesday afternoon.
Reds pitcher’s wife, Dallas, tweets that she was assaulted by a Pirates fan at a bar inside PNC Park during NL wild-card game.
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Finding middle ground Rock Falls 5th, Oregon 6th among 11 at BNC meet By SVM Sports Staff
The Rock Falls girls golfers placed fifth, and Oregon was sixth Wednesday in the Big Northern Conference Tournament at Timber Pointe in Poplar Grove. Oregon’s Ali Scheidecker earned allconference honors with a tie for 10th individually, shooting a 96 on the par-72 course. Rock Falls’ Kara Nehrkorn placed 12th with a 97 to earn an honorable mention all-conference nod. Rock Falls shot 414 as a team, with Liz Lego (102), Jessica Stickel (105) and Tess Schaefer (110) backing Nehrkorn. Oregon finished with a 422, as Abi Scheidecker (101), Abby Martin (108) and Haley Repass (117) scored for the Hawks. Richmond-Burton won the team title with a 361. Burlington Central’s Jenna Kurosky won the individual title with 83.
Ali Scheidecker, Oregon golf, tied for 10th at BNC meet Kara Nehrkorn, RF golf, placed 12th at BNC meet Mary Alice Oswalt, Newman tennis, won 6-0, 6-0 to run her dual-meet win streak to a month Eastland 187, West ninth in a six-team meet Carroll 225, Pearl City at Oregon Park West. 230: The Cougars easily Burkhart covered
won an NUIC triangular, but West Carroll’s Hayley Guilinger was medalist as the Thunder picked up a win for the first time in program history. Guilinger’s 43 was one stroke better than Eastland’s Karissa Freidag at the par-33 Palisades Golf Course in Savanna. Boys soccer Sterling 4, Streator 1:
Tony Diaz had two goals and assisted on the others, both scored by Carlos Gallardo, in Streator. Jose Uresti added an assist for Sterling (8-2-4, 5-0-1 NIB-12 West). Boys cross country Oregon 6th at home:
Austin Burkhart finished
the 3.1-mile course in 18:23.3, a minute and a half behind winner P.J. Nordgren of Hiawatha (16:54.2). Boylan edged Rockford Lutheran 40-42 for the team victory. Girls cross country Oregon 4th at home:
The Hawks didn’t have a top-10 finisher, but their depth was good enough to finish in the middle of the seven-team pack at Oregon Park West. McCahl Sanders led Oregon with an 11thplace finish in 23.:18.6. Kimmie Janke added a 21st-place finish (24:17.6) as the Hawks scored 114 points. Boylan won as a team
(21 points), placing three girls in the top five. Girls tennis
Newman 4, Rochelle 1: The Comets nabbed
two three-set victories at Centennial Park. Anne Vits bounced back from a first-set loss to win 5-7, 6-2, 10-5 at No. 2 singles, while the No. 1 doubles duo of Emily and Christina Long rallied for a 6-7 (1), 6-2, 10-8 win. Mary Alice Oswalt, whose last dual-meet loss at No. 1 singles was Sept. 3, beat Emily Jahrike 6-0, 6-0. The No. 3 team of Lupita Serrano and Taryn McKenna added a 6-3, 6-0 win. Volleyball
Dakota def. Milledgeville 25-14, 25-11:
The Missiles dropped an NUIC East match to the powerhouse Indians. Emily Geison had four kills and five digs, and Kayleigh Leddy stuffed four blocks.
college football | niu (4-0) at kent state (2-3) preview
Opener a Golden Flashback Huskies open MAC play with 2012 title-game opponent And, there’s plenty different about both DeKALB – There’s a lot teams. To start off, to remember about last both have new head season’s Mid-American coaches. Conference ChampionCarey was named ship game. Dave Doeren’s sucNorthern Illinois footcessor 2 days after the ball coach Rod Carey, Huskies beat the Golden then the offensive coorFlashes. Kent State alum dinator, describes the Paul Haynes, who spent game as a roller coaster. last year as Arkansas’ Kent State got out to a defensive coordinator, 10-3 lead before the Huswas named his alma kies’ 14 second-quarter mater’s head coach AP points. Then there was Dec. 18, after Darrell NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch carries the Kent State forcing overHazell took the Purdue ball against Purdue on Saturday at Ross-Ade time with 21 points in job. the fourth quarter, and Stadium in West Lafayette, Ind. The Golden Flashes NIU kicker Mathew Sims lost seven starters on When: 2:30 Where: Dix Stadium, Kent, Ohio sending the game into a defense that ranked double-overtime with a Line: Huskies by 9½ Over/under: 62½ third in the conference 40-yard field goal. “People don’t remem- play Saturday against the in scoring a year ago. Quarterback Jordan But there are some ber that kick by Sims. Golden Flashes at Dix Lynch helped earn the similarities. Lynch is That was a big-time Stadium in Kent, Ohio. Huskies’ second straight back, as is Kent State kick,” Carey said. “Two brand-new MAC title with a gamespeedster Dri Archer, “That’s what I rememteams,” he said. “New winning 2-yard touchber about it. I was so venue, new place. Play- who has his own Heisdown run, and safety man campaign and ing with a whole differDemetrius Stone picked tired after that game. It should play after injurent part of the season off Spencer Keith in the was unbelievable.” ing an ankle last week. NIU opens conference end zone to seal it. upon us.” By STEVE NITZ Shaw Media
On the calendar Local events Today Boys golf 8 a.m.
• Big Northern Conference Meet at Timber Pointe 9 a.m.
• NUIC Tournament at Byron
Girls golf 9 a.m.
• Three Rivers Conference Meet • NUIC Tournament at Byron 4 p.m.
• Rock Island at Sterling
Boys soccer 6 p.m.
• Geneseo at Dixon • Oregon at Winnebago
Girls tennis 4:30 p.m.
• Dixon at Newman
Volleyball 6 p.m.
• Rock Falls at Lutheran • Sycamore at Dixon • Amboy at Bureau Valley • Erie at Fulton • Riverdale at Newman • Morrison at Prophetstown • Orangeville at AFC • Durand at Polo • River Ridge at Eastland
On the tube TV listings Today College football 6:30 p.m.
• Texas at Iowa St., ESPN • W. Kentucky at Louisiana-Monroe, ESPNU 9 p.m.
• UCLA at Utah, FoxSports1
College volleyball 6 p.m.
• Penn St. at Indiana, ESPN2 10 p.m.
• BYU at Pepperdine, ESPNU
Golf 8 a.m.
• European PGA, Seve Trophy, TGC 11 a.m.
• PGA, Presidents Cup, TGC
MLB playoffs 4 p.m.
• NLDS, game 1, Pirates at Cardinals, TBS 7:30 p.m.
• NLDS, game 1, Dodgers at Braves, TBS
NFL 7 p.m.
• Bills at Browns, NFLTV
Tackling a very touchy subject L AKE FOREST – Mel Tucker had nowhere to run. The media horde spotted the Bears’ defensive coordinator near the sideline of the practice field at Halas Hall on Wednesday and cornered him in seconds. All around him, cameras. All around him, microphones. All around him, questions. “You guys want to talk about tackling?” Tucker said with a half-smile, half-grimace. Yes. Well, no. We guys (and gals) wanted to talk about the absence of tackling. The Bears will play the New Orleans Saints this weekend, and you’ll hear all about the chess match between Marc Trestman’s complex offense and Rob Ryan’s complex defense. You’ll hear all about the Saints’ super-thanksfor-asking offense and the Bears’ sneaky counter attacks on defense.
deservedly lost the game, despite a late rally. tomMUSICK “If we just tackle,” Northwest Bears safety Chris Conte Herald said Wednesday, “I sports reporter. think that game is a Reach him different game.” at tmusick@ It’s a better game. shawmedia. com Maybe, just maybe, it’s a winning game. As for this weekend? It will be a more difficult game. But for the most imporThe Saints’ offense is tant key to unlocking packed with playmakSunday’s game, let’s get ers, from Drew Brees to back to the basics. all-purpose waterbug Blocking. Tackling. Darren Sproles to lanky The Bears have to do go-to receiver Marques both. Otherwise, they’ll Colston. And that list be 3-2, with another doesn’t include Jimmy game coming in 4 short Graham, the Saints’ days. 6-foot-7, 265-pound For evidence, see the matchup nightmare at Debacle in Detroit from tight end. Week 4. The Bears’ How in the world do defense played its best the Bears expect to version of zero-hand bring down a guy such touch, allowing Lions as Graham? running back Reggie “That’s easy,” Bears Bush to frolic across the cornerback Tim turf of Ford Field for 173 Jennings said. “The big yards from scrimmage guys are the easy part. and a touchdown. “It’s the small, shifty The Bears surrendered guys that are the prob40 points – 40! – and lem. Trust me.”
Oh. Perhaps now would be the time to mention that Sproles (5-6, 190) is a small, shifty guy. Even still, the Bears have great talent on defense, just like the Saints do on offense. There’s no reason why they can’t wrap up and tackle, a skill that most learned at a young age. In practice, defensive players are not permitted to take down offensive players. In practice, defensive players can do everything in regard to tackling except, well, tackling. “There’s definitely ways you can work on it,” Conte said. “The biggest thing with us is having our feet right when we’re going to make the tackle, closing space and not getting our feet too wide. “There are little things you can work on without the actual contact of hitting, so we’re going to spend some time doing that.” Yes. Do that.
NHL 7 p.m.
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preview capsules | Week 5
Dixon at LaSalle-Peru
Sterling at Streator
Byron at Oregon
Rock Falls at Stillman Valley
Bureau Valley at Morrison
Erie-P’town at Amboy
Where: Fellows Stadium, 541 Chartres St., LaSalle When: 7:30 Friday Radio: 1460 AM NIB-12 West: Dixon 0-1; LP 0-1 Last week: Geneseo 56, Dixon 0; Sterling 21, LP 10 Last meeting: 2012, LP 53-14 Series streak: LP 6 FYI: Dixon has lost six straight NIB-12 West games. … Dukes’ last conference win over team other than Streator was over Ottawa in Week 7 of 2008. … Cavaliers were held to 20 rushing yards by Sterling in Week 5. SVM pick: LP 4-3
Where: 202 W. Lincoln Ave., Streator When: 7:30 Friday Radio: 94.3 FM NIB-12 West: Sterling 1-0; Streator 0-1 Last week: Sterling 21, LaSalle-Peru 10; DeKalb 42, Streator 14 Last meeting: 2012, Sterling 34-15 Series streak: Sterling 9 FYI: Streator’s last win in series came in 2003. The Bulldogs won that meeting 36-24. ... Streator running backs Nick Harcar and Drew Muntz rushed for combined 191 yards against DeKalb. SVM pick: Sterling 7-0
Where: Landers-Loomis Field, 210 S.10th St. When: 7 Friday Radio: 95.7 FM Big Northern West: Byron 1-1; Oregon 0-2 Last week: Stillman Valley 28, Byron 21; Lutheran 48, Oregon 14 Last meeting: 2012, Byron 41-14 Series streak: Byron 1 FYI: Byron shared BNC West title with Lutheran in 2012. … Tigers’ Austin Carlson rushed for 106 yards and three TDs against Stillman. … Both Byron and Oregon lost by seven points to Stillman Valley. SVM pick: Oregon 7-0
Where: 425 S. Pine St., Stillman Valley When: 7 Friday Radio: 1240 AM AP rank: Stillman No. 7 3A Big Northern West: Rock Falls 0-3; Stillman 3-0 Last week: Winnebago 63, Rock Falls 32; Stillman 28, Byron 21 Last meeting: 2012, Stillman 63-27 Series streak: Stillman 2 FYI: Stillman’s Zac Hare has rushed for 607 yards and 10 TDs. … Rock Falls has allowed 185 points in the last three games to Lutheran, Byron and Winnebago. SVM pick: Stillman 7-0
Where: Bud Cole Field, 643 Genesee Ave. When: 7:30 Friday Radio: 98.1 FM Three Rivers North: BV 0-2; Morrison 1-2 Last week: ErieProphetstown 42, BV 29; Amboy 27, Morrison 18 Last meeting: 2012, Morrison 21-6 Series streak: Morrison 6 FYI: Storm’s last win over Mustangs came in 2008 playoffs in a 12-6, 4OT game. It is BV’s only win in last seven meetings. … Mustangs have scored 26 points in four games since scoring 46 in Week 1. SVM pick: BV 6-1
Where: The Harbor, 11 E. Hawley St. When: 7:30 Friday Radio: 101.7 FM AP rank: EP rec. votes in 3A Three Rivers North: EP 3-0; Amboy 2-0 Last week: EP 42, Bureau Valley 29; Amboy 27, Morrison 18 Last meeting: 2012, Amboy 25-14 Series streak: Amboy 10 FYI: EP broke 12-game losing streak to Bureau Valley last week. … Panthers have not scored more than 14 points against Clippers in any of last 10 meetings. SVM pick: EP 7-0
Fulton at Princeton
Riverdale at Newman
Eastland-P.C. at Polo
South Beloit at West Carroll
Orangeville at AFC
Stockton at Milledgeville
Where: 103 S. Euclid Ave., Princeton When: 7:30 Friday Radio: 1390 AM AP rank: None Last week: Newman 55, Fulton 14; Kewanee 36, Princeton 0 Last meeting: NA Series streak: – FYI: Princeton has scored 19 points this season. … Tigers’ opponents are averaging 43.8 points per game. … Combined record of Fulton’s last four opponents is 3-17. Steamers must win each game to make playoffs. SVM pick: Fulton 7-0
Where: Roscoe Eades Stadium, 1608 Fourth Ave. When: 7:30 Friday Radio: 102.7 FM AP rank: Newman No. 7 2A Three Rivers North: Riverdale 0-2; Newman 3-0 Last week: St. Bede 48, Riverdale 18; Newman 55, Fulton 14 Last meeting: 2012, Newman 53-6 Series streak: Newman 11 FYI: Comets have won 15 of last 17 meetings. … Newman has scored 192 points in last four games. SVM pick: Newman 7-0
Where: 100 S.Union Ave., Polo When: 7:30 Friday Radio: None AP rank: EPC No. 3 3A Last week: EPC 34, Lena-Winslow 21; Aquin 18, Polo 6 Last meeting: 2012, EPC 41-7 Series streak: EPC 2 FYI: Wildcatz have outscored Marcos 81-7 in last two meetings. … EPC broke Le-Win’s 19-game home winning streak last weekend. ... Marcos are looking for first playoff berth since 2009. SVM pick: EPC 7-0
Where: 500 Cragmoor, Savanna When: 7:15 Friday Radio: 100.3 FM (delay) NUIC Northwest: South Beloit 1-3; WC 0-4 Last week: Galena 55, SB 15; Dakota 22, WC 14 Last meeting: 2012, WC 25-13 Series streak: WC 1 FYI: Thunder have won five of six meetings with SoBos. … West Carroll’s next four opponents have combined record of 5-15. … South Beloit has not had winning record since winning state title in 2002. SVM pick: WC 5-2
Where: Mel Barron Field, 318 E. South St., Franklin Grove When: 7:30 Friday NUIC Upstate: Orangeville 1-3; AFC 0-4 Last week: Warren 39, Orangeville 22; El PasoGridley 56, AFC 14 Last meeting: 2012, AFC 48-42, 2OT Series streak: AFC 2 FYI: AFC’s offense accumulated 468 totals yards in last year’s doubleovertime win over Broncos. ... AFC running back Jake Kaecker had 215 rushing yards and four touchdowns. SVM pick: Orangeville 6-1
Where: Floyd Daub Field, 100 E. 8th St. When: 7:30 Friday Radio: 100.3 FM AP rank: Stockton No. 1 1A NUIC Upstate: Stockton 5-0; Milledgeville 1-3 Last week: Stockton 30, East Dubuque 0; River Ridge 35, Milledgeville 20 Last meeting: 2012, Stockton 65-12 Series streak: Stockton 4 FYI: Stockton has won last four meetings by combined score of 18830. … The Blackhawks have won 22 straight NUIC Upstate games. SVM pick: Stockton 7-0
Panthers will focus on stopping Bontz question
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Dixon’s Kyle LeBlanc is tackled during last week’s loss to Geneseo. The Dukes are hoping to rebound this week against LaSalle-Peru.
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“I’m not going to lie, our centers have had a hard time,” said the 5-foot-11, 172-pound Harrison, who is also in the linebacker rotation. “But, we’re getting better. There is a lot of pressure playing center. Every play, you’re the first thing that has to go right.” Cody Mighell, another of Dixon’s 14 juniors, stepped into a starting role as a sophomore. “He’s got a very good nose for the ball,” Smith said. “We needed help last year at linebacker, and he came in and played the hammer [an outside linebacker position] for us.” The Dukes (1-4, 0-1 NIB12 West) visit LaSalle-Peru (also 1-4, 0-1) on Friday. “I feel like LP and us are equal,” said Mighell, a 5-10, 202-pounder who also sees time at running back. “We just have to play like we did against Yorkville, and we’ll definitely take them down.” Dixon lost at home to Yorkville 24-14 in Week 3. LaSalle-Peru defeated Yorkville 16-9 the following week.
Though the Dukes have lost four straight since winning their opener, the team has not lost confidence. “We know that we can play better than we have been, and we plan on playing better than we have been,” Harrison said. Dixon’s playoff hopes are still mathematically alive. Are they still thinking playoffs? “Always,” Mighell said. “No matter if you lose by a lot or you win by a lot, that’s how you have to think about it. That always has to be your goal.” Last season, LP thumped Dixon 53-14 in Week 6, with Cavs then-senior quarterback Zack Cinotto throwing for 388 yards and seven touchdowns in less than 3 quarters. This year, LP boasts a lot of size. “They have 6-3 and 6-1 receivers, and a 6-3 tight end,” Smith said. “They have a 6-4, 331-pound guard who also plays nose tackle. Their smallest lineman is 235.” Dixon junior receiver/ defensive back Matt Coffey is questionable with an ankle injury he suffered last week.
“Our job on those is to stay on the back side and keep any counters from coming back,” Hicks said. “The ends and linebackers need to get to the quarterback.” “We have to be very disciplined on defense,” Amboy coach Gary “Tank” Jones said. “That’s how they get ya, when you get two guys going at the quarterback or at the running back.” A rash of injuries led to Jones shifting Hicks to tackle. The Clippers (2-3, 2-0) have won two in a row after dropping their first three, a turnaround Jones attributes to players developing a sense of ownership at their positions. Jason Bontz (93 rushes, 621 yards, 6 TDs), most notably, has taken the role of premier running back and run with it. And fullback Chris Jones – no relation – is playing bigger than his 5-6, 165pound frame. “He’s not a very big kid, but he’s stepped up for us,” Jones said. “In the past, he wasn’t getting those carries. Repetition is huge.” Panthers coach Chuck Milem admits his offense has been more dynamic than he expected this season. But after returning almost its entire defensive line, the defense has underwhelmed its head coach. “We actually can be a lot better than we’ve been,” Milem said Tuesday. “But we had a really good practice today. The guys are being physical with each other and competing in practice.
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Amboy’s Jason Benhoff records a sack during the Clippers loss to Hall earlier this season. The Clippers host Erie-Prophetstown in a key Three Rivers North game on Friday. We competed from the scout team to the starters. You’ve gotta give that look that Amboy’s going to throw at you – being physical and getting in your face.” One sophomore who’s still learning how to unleash the inner beast is Dylan Binion, who filled in at linebacker as a freshman on last year’s playoff squad when the injury bug bit. “It was nerve-racking,” Binion said of his first varsity game. “It was important having good leaders to help get me
through it. They just told me to do my job.” This week, that means focusing on the Clippers’ iso looks and, when they give to Bontz on a power play, taking away any cutback lanes. “If the play goes away, I’ve got to have the cutback,” Binion said. “I’ve just got to read the guard and see what they’re doing.” Jones says he’s had no issues getting his guys fired up for a matchup of conference unbeatens. “I told the kids, ‘We’re
both undefeated. We’ve got the best back in the area coming here,’” he said. “Good teams like a challenge and step up. How good are we?” He’ll have a much better idea after Friday night. For the Panthers, what better place to become playoff eligible than a tough place to win like The Harbor? “I definitely think all the kids know it’s a big game for us, especially against a team that has such a deep, rich history,” Milem said.
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Thursday, October 3, 2013
we pick ’em | Week 6
Class 8A W-L Pts Prv School 1. Loyola (7) (5-0) 70 1 2. Bolingbrook (5-0) 60 2 3. Naperville Central (5-0) 58 3 4. Home-Flossmoor (5-0) 49 5 5. Neuqua Valley (4-1) 39 7 6. Oak Park River Forest (5-0) 32 8 7. Waubonsie Valley (4-1) 28 10 8. Marist (3-2) 18 4 9. Niles Notre Dame (5-0) 13 — 10. O’Fallon (3-2) 6 6 Others receiving votes: Stevenson 5, Palatine 3, Hinsdale Central 2, Gurnee Warren 2.
Class 7A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Chi. Mt. Carmel (6) (5-0) 69 1 2. Lake Zurich (1) (5-0) 64 2 3. Edwardsville (5-0) 46 5 4. Glenbard West (4-1) 38 7 5. Lincoln-Way East (4-1) 32 3 6. Belleville West (5-0) 29 8 7. Wheaton North (4-1) 24 9 8. Benet (5-0) 23 10 9. Wh.Warrenville S. (4-1) 22 4 10. St. Rita (4-1) 21 6 Others receiving votes: Schaumburg 8, Glenbard North 6, Batavia 2, Maine South 1.
Class 6A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Boylan (7) (5-0) 86 1 2. Rock Island (1) (5-0) 75 2 3. Crete-Monee (4-1) 67 5 4. Providence (1) (3-2) 54 7 5. Grayslake North (5-0) 45 8 6. Normal Community (4-1) 44 10 7. Lake Forest (4-1) 36 4 8. Oak Lawn Richards (4-1) 33 3 9. Marmion (4-1) 13 9 10. Oak Forest (4-1) 12 — Others receiving votes: Lincoln Way North 11, De La Salle 7, Normal West 7, East St. Louis 4, Yorkville 1.
Overall Last week Dixon (1-4) at LaSalle-Peru (1-4) Sterling (3-2) at Streator (0-5) Byron (1-4) at Oregon (2-3) Rock Falls (1-4) at Stillman Valley (5-0) Bureau Valley (1-4) at Morrison (2-3) Erie-P’town (4-1) at Amboy (2-3) Fulton (1-4) at Princeton (0-5) Riverdale (0-5) at Newman (4-1) Eastland-P.C. (5-0) at Polo (2-3) South Beloit (1-4) at West Carroll (0-5) Orangeville (2-3) at AFC (0-5) Stockton (5-0) at Milledgeville (1-4)
Class 5A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Montini (12) (5-0) 120 1 2. Joliet Catholic (5-0) 106 2 3. Kaneland (5-0) 93 3 4. Sycamore (5-0) 77 4 5. Sacred Heart-Griffin (4-1) 67 5 6. Washington (5-0) 54 6 7. Chatham Glenwood (5-0) 51 7 8. Normal University (5-0) 42 8 9. Highland (5-0) 28 9 10. Woodstock Marian (4-1) 10 10 Others receiving votes: Lincoln-Way West 9, Brooks 1, St. Francis 1, Decatur MacArthur 1.
Class 4A W-L Pts Prv School 1. Rochester (12) (5-0) 120 1 2. Alleman (4-1) 93 2 3. Columbia (5-0) 84 3 4. Mahomet-Seymour (5-0) 82 5 5. Evergreen Park (5-0) 76 8 6. Geneseo (4-1) 59 7 7. Rochelle (4-1) 36 4 8. Rockford Lutheran (4-1) 32 9 9. Bishop McNamara (3-2) 24 10 10. Quincy Notre Dame (4-1) 22 — Others receiving votes: Harvard 18, Olney East Richland 7, Jacksonville 5, Plano 2.
Larry Brennan 380 pts 51-14
354 pts 44-21
Patrick Petrosky 352 pts 46-19
Brian Weidman 367 pts 48-17
SVM Photo Dan Staff Woessner 335 pts 384 pts 46-19 51-14
72 pts 77 pts 77 pts 78 pts 78 pts 77 pts 78 pts 10-2 11-1 11-1 12-0 12-0 11-1 12-0 LP DIXON LP LP LP DIXON DIXON 5 pts 1 pt 1 pt 4 pts 6 pts 1 pt 1 pt STER STER STER STER STER STER STER 7 pts 9 pts 12 pts 8 pts 9 pts 11 pts 12 pts OREGON OREGON OREGON OREGON OREGON OREGON OREGON 1 pt 6 pts 2 pts 3 pts 7 pts 5 pts 3 pts SV SV SV SV SV SV SV 10 pts 12 pts 11 pts 10 pts 11 pts 9 pts 11 pts BV BV BV BV BV BV MOR 3 pts 2 pts 3 pts 5 pts 1 pt 3 pts 2 pts EP EP EP EP EP EP EP 4 pts 4 pts 7 pts 6 pts 5 pts 4 pts 7 pts FULTON FULTON FULTON FULTON FULTON FULTON FULTON 8 pts 7 pts 6 pts 9 pts 3 pts 6 pts 8 pts NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW NEW 12 pts 11 pts 10 pts 12 pts 12 pts 12 pts 10 pts EPC EPC EPC EPC EPC EPC EPC 9 pts 8 pts 9 pts 7 pts 8 pts 8 pts 9 pts WC WC WC WC SB WC SB 2 pts 3 pts 4 pts 2 pts 2 pts 2 pts 4 pts OVILLE OVILLE OVILLE AFC OVILLE OVILLE OVILLE 6 pts 5 pts 5 pts 1 pt 4 pts 7 pts 5 pts STOCK STOCK STOCK STOCK STOCK STOCK STOCK 11 pts 10 pts 8 pts 11 pts 10 pts 10 pts 6 pts
SVM FOOTBALL STAT LEADERBOARD Rushing yards Nick Williams, Erie-P’town Austin Regenwether, Fulton Jason Bontz, Amboy Ethan Howard, Erie-P’town Jake Snow, Newman Donny Groezinger, EPC Draque Penaflor-Heier, Sterling Eric Schaney, EPC Nick Newman, Oregon Parker Neuhalfen, BV Brendon LeBarron, RF Daniel Walker, M’ville Devin Kuehl, Fulton JD Gieson, Dixon Brody Grobe, Polo Austin Schoup, Morrison Jeff Kimpel, Polo Brady Rude, Newman
Att Yds TD 109 1,073 17 109 682 6 93 621 6 61 547 3 64 550 9 50 493 8 58 411 5 62 398 6 66 395 2 81 380 5 83 351 2 56 330 3 47 302 1 57 296 5 54 272 4 53 270 0 60 243 4 17 238 2
Passing yards Jacob Mammosser, RF JD Gieson, Dixon Parker Neuhalfen, BV Bryant Lilly, Sterling Shaun Magill, WC Deven Heeren, EPC Brody Grobe, Polo A.J. Sharp, Newman Jordan Harris, M’ville Liam Ohlendorf, Amboy Tyler Blume, Oregon Mason Sitzmore, Morrison Joey Brackemyer, Morrison Tanner Mortonson, RF Ethan Jones, Fulton Kameron DawTyne, M’ville Ethan Howard, Erie-P’town Jake Hilliker, AFC
C-A-I Yds TD 124-193-10 1,265 14 62-118-7 809 4 38-83-2 714 7 40-65-6 594 6 36-80-4 522 3 32-54-2 476 7 17-43-2 451 7 21-37-1 389 2 38-96-6 343 3 21-40-1 297 4 11-33-3 284 4 16-27-2 277 3 17-25-0 258 2 13-24-0 235 2 15-23-1 199 3 8-17-0 170 1 6-24-0 123 0 4-13-1 121 1
Austin Donoho, RF Daegan Wharff, RF Matt Coffey, Dixon Trevor Jones, WC Connor Cain, RF Quinton Douglas, Dixon Tommy Johnston, BV Logan Wharff, Sterling Ryan Mayberry, Morrison Donny Groezinger, EPC Dustin Huycke, RF Jake Smith, BV Kyle LeBlanc, Dixon Kolton Morgan, M’ville Brian Cavanaugh, Polo Josh Mead, BV Tanner Mortonson, RF Caleb Skoog, M’ville
Rec Yds TD 48 432 5 31 396 4 23 312 0 22 345 3 19 216 4 18 229 2 16 320 3 15 308 5 13 241 3 12 192 3 12 148 1 11 216 2 11 173 1 11 120 0 10 333 6 10 140 2 10 130 1 10 109 1
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Class 3A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Aurora Christian (10) (5-0) 107 1 2. Wilmington (5-0) 90 2 3. Carterville (1) (5-0) 82 3 4. Williamsville (5-0) 67 4 5. Mt. Carmel (5-0) 65 5 6. Winnebago (5-0) 51 6 7. Stillman Valley (5-0) 43 8 7. Tolono Unity (4-1) 43 7 9. Monticello (5-0) 25 10 T9. Greenville (5-0) 25 9 Others receiving votes: Erie-Prophetstown 5, St. Joseph-Ogden 2.
Class 2A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Maroa-Forsyth (10) (5-0) 109 1 2. Mercer County (5-0) 95 2 3. Eastland-P.C. (1) (5-0) 78 3 4. Clifton Central (5-0) 73 4 5. Rockridge (5-0) 68 5 6. Chester (5-0) 50 6 7. Newman (4-1) 44 7 8. Cerro Gordo (5-0) 31 8 9. Elmwood-Brimfield (5-0) 28 9 10. Tri-Valley (5-0) 18 10 Others receiving votes: BismarckHenning 7, Eldorado 2, Gillespie 1, Carlyle 1.
Class 1A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Stockton (8) (5-0) 115 1 2. Casey-Westfield (2) (5-0) 98 2 3. Forreston (1) (5-0) 92 3 4. Camp Point Central (5-0) 80 4 5. Stark County (1) (5-0) 79 5 6. Carrollton (5-0) 58 6 7. Argenta-Oreana (4-1) 44 9 8. Leo (5-0) 37 — 9. Aquin (4-1) 20 — 10. Sidell-Salt Fork (4-1) 11 7 Others receiving votes: Fisher 8, Brown County 5, Arthur-Lovington 5, Greenfield-Northwestern 2, River Ridge 2, Orion 2, Heyworth 2.
Ty Reynolds 366 pts 48-17
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Rock Falls’ Dustin Huycke fights for yards after making a reception during the Rockets’ 22-21 victory over Marengo in Week 2. Huycke is tied for 10th in the area with 12 receptions, while teammate Austin Donoho leads the area with 48 grabs.
Harris isn’t at the top of that list this year, as he has had to take the lion’s share of snaps at quarterback for Milledgeville after Kameron DawTyne was injured in Week 2. Donoho’s offensive production also helps replace the void left by Alex Leaf, Steven Armoska and Austin Babcock. The three graduates combined for 153 receptions in their senior season. This season, Donoho has seen a lot of targets, but quarterback Jake Mammosser has also completed 31 passes to Daegan Wharff and 19 to Connor Cain. “It’s not really about stats for us,” Donoho said. “I think we all have a great relationship with Jake, and he does an excellent job of spreading the ball around to everyone.” The offense has had to work the last 3 weeks, as Lutheran, Byron and Winnebago have combined to score 185 points. “It’s not really the
We can’t focus too much on what they are doing. It’s about focusing on what we are doing and getting better.
Rock Falls senior Austin Donoho
offense that I am worried about,” Rock Falls coach Scott Berge said. “We’ve been able to move the ball and score. It’s just that we haven’t been able to stop anyone.” Next up on the list is the undefeated Stillman Valley Cardinals, who host the Rockets on Friday. The Cardinals have escaped close conference games with Oregon and Byron by seven points to remain at the top of the Big Northern race. “We can’t focus too much on what they are doing,” Donoho said. “It’s about focusing on what we are doing and getting better.” Stillman is led by fullback Zac Hare, who has rushed for 607 yards and 10 touchdowns. “The fullback is a load,” Berge said. “We’ll try to sneak a few guys up in the box, but it’s about playing strong up front. He’s going to get a few yards, but you just can’t let him get going, because then he’s really hard to bring down.” With four losses, the Rockets know that the playoffs start now. A fifth loss would eliminate them from playoff contention. “We definitely know the importance of this game,” Donoho said. “We want that chance for the playoffs and know we can’t lose again.”
Conf. All 1-0 4-1 1-0 3-2 1-0 1-4 0-1 1-4 0-1 1-4 0-1 0-5
Geneseo Sterling Ottawa Dixon LaSalle-Peru Streator
Friday’s games • Dixon at LaSalle-Peru, 7:30 • Ottawa at Geneseo, 7:30 • Sterling at Streator, 7:30 Friday, Oct. 11 • Ottawa at Dixon, 7:30 • Sterling at Geneseo, 7:30 • Streator at LaSalle-Peru, 7:30
NIB-12 East Kaneland Sycamore Yorkville Rochelle DeKalb Morris
Conf. 1-0 1-0 1-0 0-1 0-1 0-1
All 5-0 5-0 4-1 4-1 3-2 2-3
Friday’s games • Yorkville at Rochelle, 7 • Kaneland at DeKalb, 7:30 • Sycamore at Morris, 7:30 Friday, Oct. 11 • Sycamore at Rochelle, 7 • Morris at DeKalb, 7:30 • Yorkville at Kaneland, 7:30
Big Northern West Stillman Valley Winnebago Rkfd. Lutheran Byron Oregon Mendota Rock Falls
Conf. 3-0 3-0 2-1 1-1 0-2 0-2 0-3
All 5-0 5-0 4-1 1-4 2-3 2-3 1-4
Friday’s games • Byron at Oregon, 7 • Lutheran at Mendota, 7 • Rock Falls at Stillman Valley, 7 • Winnebago at Genoa-Kingston, 7 Friday, Oct. 11 • Byron at Lutheran, 7 • Oregon at Winnebago, 7 • Mendota at Rock Falls, 7:15 • Stillman Valley at Marengo, 7:15
Three Rivers North Erie-P’town Newman Amboy Morrison Bureau Valley Riverdale Fulton
Conf. 3-0 3-0 2-0 1-2 0-2 0-2 0-3
All 4-1 4-1 2-3 2-3 1-4 0-5 1-4
Friday’s games • Bureau Valley at Morrison, 7:30 • Erie-Prophetstown at Amboy, 7:30 • Fulton at Princeton, 7:30 • Riverdale at Newman, 7:30 Friday, Oct. 11 • Amboy at Bureau Valley, 7:30 • Newman at Erie-Prophetstown, 7:30 • Riverdale at Fulton, 7:30 • Rockridge at Morrison, 7:30
Three Rivers South Rockridge Kewanee Orion St. Bede Sherrard Hall Princeton
Conf. 3-0 2-0 2-1 1-1 1-2 0-2 0-3
All 5-0 4-1 3-2 4-1 3-2 2-3 0-5
Friday’s games • Fulton at Princeton, 7:30 • Hall at Sherrard, 7:30 • Orion at Kewanee, 7:45 Saturday, Oct. 5 • Rockridge at St. Bede, 2 Friday, Oct. 11 • Kewanee at Sherrard, 7:30 • Princeton at Orion, 7:30 • Rockridge at Morrison, 7:30 • St. Bede at Hall, 7:30
Eastland-P.C. Forreston Lena-Winslow Galena Dakota South Beloit Durand West Carroll
Conf. 4-0 4-0 3-1 2-2 2-2 1-3 0-4 0-4
All 5-0 5-0 3-2 3-2 2-3 1-4 0-5 0-5
Friday’s games • Lena-Winslow at Forreston, 7 • South Beloit at West Carroll, 7 • EPC at Polo, 7:30 • Galena at Dakota, 7:30 Saturday’s games • LeRoy at Durand, 1:30 Friday, Oct. 11 • Dakota at Forreston, 7 • River Ridge at South Beloit, 7 • Durand at EPC, 7:30 • Lena-Winslow at Galena, 7:30 Saturday, Oct. 12 • West Carroll at Lexington, 1
Stockton Aquin River Ridge East Dubuque Polo Orangeville Milledgeville Warren AFC
Conf. 5-0 4-1 4-1 2-2 2-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 0-4
All 5-0 4-1 4-1 3-2 2-3 2-3 1-4 1-4 0-5
Friday’s games • Aquin at Warren, 7 • East Dubuque at River Ridge, 7:30 • EPC at Polo, 7:30 • Orangeville at AFC, 7:30 • Stockton at Milledgeville, 7:30 Friday, Oct. 11 • Milledgeville at Aquin, 7 • River Ridge at South Beloit, 7 • AFC at East Dubuque, 7:30 • Orangeville at Polo, 7:30 • Warren at Stockton, 7:30
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Sauk Valley Media • B5
MLB | AL Wild-Card Game
Cobb ties up Indians Rays roll past Cleveland, advance to ALDS BY TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer
CLEVELAND – The Tampa Bay Rays’ road show rolls on. Next stop: Boston. Alex Cobb dodged trouble for nearly seven innings, and the Rays pitched their way to another must-have win on the road, beating the Cleveland Indians 4-0 Wednesday night in the AL wild-card game. Cobb, who missed a chunk of the regular season after he was hit in the head by a line drive, quieted a thundering Cleveland crowd and ended the Indians’ unexpected season. Delmon Young homered in the third inning off rookie Danny Salazar as the Rays, playing in their third city over 4 days, advanced to face the AL East champion Red Sox in the division series starting Friday. Cobb’s comeback in August from his frightening injury helped stabilize
The Rays’ Yunel Escobar (11) welcomes home Delmon Young after Young’s solo home run off Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar in the third inning of the AL wild-card game Wednesday in Cleveland. The Rays won 4-0 to advance to the ALCS. the Rays, who have spent the past 2 weeks winning crucial games to make the postseason for the fourth time in 6 years. Cobb pitched out of massive jams in the fourth and fifth, and allowed two
runners to reach in the seventh before turning it over to Tampa Bay’s dependable bullpen. Joel Peralta struck out Nick Swisher on three pitches, ending Cleveland’s last real chance.
Wednesday’s scoreboard Boys golf
Tuesday’s late results
at Walcamp, Kingston Team scores 1. Marengo 32; 2. Harvard 98; 3. Burligton Central 103; 4. Hampshire 103; 5. Rock Falls 103; 6. Richmond-Burton 117; 7. Byron 130; 8. Huntley 202; 9. Genoa-Kingston 253; 10. Belvidere 270; 11. Rochelle 322 Top 10 runners 1. Allen (M) 18:36.1; 2. Sprague (M) 18:36.3; 3. Makaley Velazquez (RF) 19:05.0; 4. Bush (BC) 19:14.0; 5. Punotai (M) 19:18.0; 6. Broling (M) 19:19.0; 7. Katie Anderson (RF) 19:32.0; 8. Peterson (Hvd) 19:42.0; 9. Spohr (RB) 19:52.0; 10. Sztukowski (Hamp) 20:00.0
Northern Illinois Big 12 Tournament West Division at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Course, LaSalle Par 72 Team scores 1. Ottawa 319; 2. Geneseo 324; 3. Sterling 329; 4. Streator 353; 5. LaSalle-Peru 359; 6. Dixon 362 Top 5 finishers 1. Eric Dellett (Geneseo) 76, 2. Carter Piercy (Ottawa) 77, 3. (tie) Ryan Hurley (Sterling), Dane Lehr (Ottawa) 80, 5. (tie) Ryan Ford (Geneseo), Blake Johnson (Ottawa), Ben Calkins (Ottawa) 81 Other Sterling scores: Kyle Sinn 82, Trevor Sisson 83, Zach Rehmert 84, Austin Cook 84, Nick Abele 93 Dixon scores: Ryan Dixon 87, Cord Schroeder 91, Jacob Bonnell 91, Cole Ruckman 93, John Brechon 96, Austin Thomas 97
Girls golf Wednesday’s results
Big Northern Conference Tournament at Timber Pointe, Poplar Grove Par 72 Team scores 1. Richmond-Burton 361; 2. Burlington Central 369; 3. Byron 398; 4. Rockford Lutheran 410; 5. Rock Falls 414; 6. Oregon 422; 7. Genoa-Kingston 438; 8. Stillman Valley 439; 9. Harvard 461; 10. Marengo 486; 11. Winnebago 512 Top 10 individuals (All-conference selections) 1. Jenna Kurosky (BC) 83; 2. Blake Betke (RB) 84; 3. Andrea Strohmaier (GK) 85; 4. Mackenzie Hahn (RB) 86; 5. Josie Kurosky (BC) 87; 6. Rachel Hopkins (Byr) 88; 7. Kelsey Page (RL) 90; 8. Katie Cummings (RB) 93; 9. Sofia Kaplanes (RL) 94; 10. (tie) Ali Scheidecker (Ore), Katie Thurlby (GK) 96 Rock Falls scores: Kara Nehrkorn* 97, Liz Lego 102, Jessica Stickel 105, Tess Schaefer 110, Payton Law 129, Destinee Schumaker 131 Other Oregon scores: Abi Scheidecker 101, Abby Martin 108, Haley Repass 117 * – Honorable mention all-conference at Palisades, Savanna Par 33
EASTLAND 187, WEST CARROLL 225, PEARL CITY 230 Medalist: Hayley Guilinger (WC) 43 Eastland scores: Karissa Freidag 44, Izy Todd 46, Sam Feltenz 46, Kori Freidag 51, Grace Norton 53, Gabby Sheddan 54 Other West Carroll scores: Christy Ralston 56, Alyssa Smith 62, Rachel Dykstra 64 Records: Eastland 12-1, West Carroll 1-3
Boys cross country Wednesday’s results
Oregon Meet at Orgon Park West 3.1 miles Team scores 1. Boylan 40; 2. Rockford Lutheran 42; 3. North Boone 85; 4. Durand-Pecatonica 103; 5. Mendota 113; 6. Oregon 147 Top 5 runners 1. P.J. Nordgren (Hiawatha) 16:54.2; 2. A.J. Engelson (Boy) 17:20.1; 3. Matthew Kortze (Luth) 17:43.9; 4. Skyler Yunk (NB) 18:01.7; 5. Josh Stim (Luth) 18:09.7 Oregon runners: 9. Austin Burkhart 18:23.3; 47. Jacob Harshman 21:28.5; 56. Ricky Greenwood 22:37.0; 57. Jacob Ebens 22:39.7; 67. Adam McFalls 24:42.1 Tuesday’s late results
Matt Walter Invite at Walcamp, Kingston Team scores 1. Burlington Central 53; 2. Huntley 57; 3. Richmond-Burton 95; 4. Rock Falls 108; 5. Belvidere 154; 6. Harvard 165; 7. Hampshire 172; 8. Marengo 177; 9. Rochelle 180; 10. Byron 250; 11. Genoa-Kingston 290 Top 10 runners 1. Smith (Hun) 15:14.0; 2. Kaht (RB) 15:22.0; 3. Musial (BC) 15:33.0; 4. Pichardo (Hvd) 15:44.0; 5. Brayden Hamblen (RF) 15:49.0; 6. Nordgren (Hia) 15:56.0; 7. Libby (Bel) 16:01.0; 8. Schwarting (BC) 16:04.0; 9. Conroy (Hun) 16:10.0; 10. Seth Williams (RF) 16:14.0
Girls cross country Wednesday’s results
Oregon Meet at Orgon Park West 3.1 miles Team scores 1. Boylan 21; 2. Rockford Lutheran 44; 3. Stockton 107; 4. Oregon 114; 5. Mendota 131; 6. Durand-Pecatonica 158; 7. North Boone 175 Top 5 runners 1. Delaney Appino (Boy) 20:21.5; 2. Emma Fenelon (Luth) 20:39.3; 3. Erica Lowry (Boy) 20:55.9; 4. Diedre Coyle (Boy) 21:08.4; 5. Michaela Heit (Luth) 21:36.4 Oregon runners: 11. McCahl Sanders 23:18.6; 21. Kimmie Janke 24:17.6; 37. Kelci Foss 25:55.3; 51. Rosie Sarantakos 27:33.4; 61. Madeline Sanders 29:06.7
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Girls tennis Wednesday’s results at Centennial Park, Rock Falls
NEWMAN 4, ROCHELLE 1 Singles 1. Mary Alice Oswalt (N) def. Emily Jahrike 6-0, 6-0 2. Anne Vits (N) def. Erin Esgar 5-7, 6-2, 10-5 Doubles 1. Emily Long, Christina Long (N) def. Haley Griffith, Whitney Steichen 6-7 (1), 6-2, 10-8 2. Lisa Noggle, Rina Eraas (R) def. Rachel Heiderscheit, Chantel Ordean 6-4, 6-1 3. Lupita Serrano, Taryn McKenna (N) def. Tatum Wagner, Sarah Antolik 6-3, 6-0 Record: Newman 8-3
MLB playoffs Tuesday’s result NL Wild Card • Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 2 Wednesday’s result AL Wild Card • Tampa Bay 4, Cleveland 0 Today’s games NL Division Series • Pittsburgh (Burnett 10-11) at St. Louis (Wainwright 19-9), 4:07 p.m. (TBS) • Los Angeles (Kershaw 16-9) at Atlanta (Medlen 15-12), 7:37 p.m. (TBS) Friday’s games NL Division Series • Pittsburgh (TBA) at St. Louis (Lynn 15-10), 12:07 p.m. (MLB) • Los Angeles (Greinke 15-4) at Atlanta (Minor 13-9 or Teheran 14-8), 5:07 p.m. (TBS) AL Division Series • Tampa Bay at Boston (Lester 15-8), 2:07 p.m. (TBS) • Detroit (Scherzer 21-3) at Oakland (Colon 18-6), 8:37 p.m. (TBS) Saturday’s games AL Division Series • Tampa Bay at Boston (Lackey 10-13), 4:37 p.m. (TBS) • Detroit (Verlander 13-12) at Oakland (Gray 5-3), 8:07 p.m. (TBS) Sunday’s games NL Division Series • St. Louis (TBA) at Pittsburgh (TBA), TBA • Atlanta (Minor or Teheran) at Los Angeles (Ryu 14-8), TBA Wednesday’s box score
RAYS 4, INDIANS 0 Tampa Bay Cleveland ab r h bi ab r h bi DeJess lf 4 0 0 0 Bourn cf 4 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 Swisher 1b 4 0 0 0 WMyrs rf Kiermr cf 0 0 0 0 Kipnis 2b 4 0 0 0 Loney 1b 4 1 1 0 CSantn dh 4 0 2 0 Longori 3b 4 1 1 0 Brantly lf 4 0 1 0 Zobrist 2b 4 1 1 0 Raburn rf 3 0 1 0 DJnngs cf 3 0 2 2 AsCarr ss 4 0 0 0 Fuld pr-cf-rf 1 0 0 0 YGoms c 4 0 2 0 DYong dh 3 1 1 1 Chsnhll 3b 4 0 3 0 YEscor ss 4 0 1 1 JMolin c 3 0 0 0 Totals 34 4 8 4 Totals 35 0 9 0 Tampa Bay 001 200 001 — 4 000 000 000 — 0 Cleveland E–Chisenhall (1). DP–Tampa Bay 1, Cleveland 1. LOB–Tampa Bay 6, Cleveland 9. 2B–De.Jennings (1), C.Santana (1), Raburn (1), Y.Gomes (1). HR–D.Young (1). CS–J. Molina (1). IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Cobb W,1-0 6 2/3 8 0 0 1 5 Jo.Peralta H,1 1 1 0 0 0 1 McGee H,1 1/3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 Rodney Cleveland Salazar L,0-1 4 4 3 3 2 4 Rzepczynski 1/3 0 0 0 0 1 Shaw 1 2/3 1 0 0 0 2 Masterson 2 1 0 0 0 2 Allen 1/3 1 1 0 0 1 J.Smith 2/3 1 0 0 0 1 Salazar pitched to 1 batter in the 5th. Shaw pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBP–by Masterson (DeJesus). T–3:40. A–43,579 (42,241).
WNBA playoffs FINALS (Best-of-5) Sunday’s game: Atlanta at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8: Atlanta at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10: Minnesota at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13*: Minnesota at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16*: Atlanta at Minnesota, 7 p.m. * – if necessary
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Toronto 2 0 0 4 7 4 Detroit 1 0 0 2 2 1 Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 Florida 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ottawa Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 Buffalo Montreal 0 1 0 0 3 4 Metropolitan Division W L OT Pts GF GA Carolina 0 0 0 0 0 0 Columbus 0 0 0 0 0 0 New Jersey 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.Y. Islanders 0 0 0 0 0 0 N.Y. Rangers 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 Philadelphia 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 4 6 Washington WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 1 0 0 2 6 4 Winnipeg 1 0 0 2 5 4 Colorado 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dallas 0 0 0 0 0 0 Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 Nashville 0 0 0 0 0 0 St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pacific Division W L OT Pts GF GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 Anaheim Calgary 0 0 0 0 0 0 Los Angeles 0 0 0 0 0 0 Phoenix 0 0 0 0 0 0 San Jose 0 0 0 0 0 0 Vancouver 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 5 Edmonton NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Wednesday’s results Toronto 3, Philadelphia 1 Detroit 2, Buffalo 1 Anaheim at Colorado, late Today’s games Tampa Bay at Boston, 6 p.m. New Jersey at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m. Calgary at Washington, 6 p.m. Los Angeles at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Nashville at St. Louis, 7:30 p.m. Florida at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 9 p.m.
NFL AMERICAN CONFERENCE
East W L T Pct PF PA 4 0 0 1.000 89 57 3 1 0 .750 91 91 2 2 0 .500 68 88 2 2 0 .500 88 93 South W L T Pct PF PA 3 1 0 .750 105 51 Indianapolis Tennessee 3 1 0 .750 98 69 Houston 2 2 0 .500 90 105 Jacksonville 0 4 0 .000 31 129 North W L T Pct PF PA Baltimore 2 2 0 .500 91 87 Cleveland 2 2 0 .500 64 70 Cincinnati 2 2 0 .500 81 81 Pittsburgh 0 4 0 .000 69 110 West W L T Pct PF PA Denver 4 0 0 1.000 179 91 Kansas City 4 0 0 1.000 102 41 San Diego 2 2 0 .500 108 102 Oakland 1 3 0 .250 71 91
New England Miami N.Y. Jets Buffalo
East W L T Pct PF PA 2 2 0 .500 104 85 1 3 0 .250 99 138 1 3 0 .250 91 112 0 4 0 .000 61 146 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 4 0 0 1.000 108 55 Carolina 1 2 0 .333 68 36 Atlanta 1 3 0 .250 94 104 Tampa Bay 0 4 0 .000 44 70 North W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 3 1 0 .750 122 101 Chicago 3 1 0 .750 127 114 Green Bay 1 2 0 .333 96 88 Minnesota 1 3 0 .250 115 123 West W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 4 0 0 1.000 109 47 San Francisco 2 2 0 .500 79 95 Arizona 2 2 0 .500 69 89 1 3 0 .250 69 121 St. Louis Today’s game Buffalo at Cleveland, 7:25 p.m. Sunday’s games Detroit at Green Bay, noon New Orleans at Chicago, noon Kansas City at Tennessee, noon Jacksonville at St. Louis, noon New England at Cincinnati, noon Seattle at Indianapolis, noon Baltimore at Miami, noon Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, noon Carolina at Arizona, 3:05 p.m. Denver at Dallas, 3:25 p.m. Houston at San Francisco, 7:30 p.m. San Diego at Oakland, 10:35 p.m. Open: Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay, Washington Monday’s game N.Y. Jets at Atlanta, 7:40 p.m.
Dallas Philadelphia Washington N.Y. Giants
MLS Friday’s matches Chicago at D.C. United, 7 p.m. Montreal at Houston, 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s matches New England at New York, 6 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Columbus, 6:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m. Seattle FC at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Sterling’s Trevor Sisson putts Wednesday at the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Meet at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Course.
Sterling disappointed with finish tragic Continued from B1 It tied Hurley for third place with Ottawa’s Dane Lehr, but the round had potential. Hurley hit 12 of 14 fairways and 13 of 18 greens, but needed 39 putts on the sloping, quick Oak Ridge greens. “Early on, I lipped out some putts and kind of lost confidence,” Hurley said. “The greens at Emerald Hill are really fast, and when they’re really fast, they break a lot. These don’t break as much, and I never adjusted to that. My speed was pretty good, but I had a lot of putts that just missed.” Kyle Sinn was next for Sterling with an 82; Trevor Sisson had an 83; Zach Rehmert and Austin Cook had 84s; and Nick Abele added a 93. The Golden Warriors will be returning to Oak
Ridge twice in the next 5 days, first for the L-P Invitational on Saturday, and then for the Class 2A LaSalle-Peru Regional on Tuesday. The top three teams and 10 individuals not on those teams advance to the Freeport Sectional on Oct. 14. “[Wednesday] and Saturday are definitely practice rounds for Tuesday,” Sterling coach C.J. Wade said. “By then, we should know the course pretty well, and what kind of shots we need to work on. Especially putting. I heard a lot of putting issues out there today.” “We will have seen the course twice already,” Hurley added, “and we’ll be ready to go. If we can all play good at the same time, we should have no problem getting out.” Dixon entered with a dual win over tournament champ Ottawa, but the Dukes struggled all day, with just one score
in the 80s. That was from Ryan Dixon, who carded an 87, with a whopping 40 putts. “Putting was rough,” Dixon said. “I was hitting the ball well, but I did not putt well at all. It just killed me.” Cord Schroeder and Jacob Bonnell each had 91s for Dixon, and Cole Ruckman added a 93 to round out the counting scores. John Brechon (96) and Austin Thomas (97) also competed. The medalist was Geneseo’s Eric Dellett with a 4-over-par 76, one fewer than Ottawa’s Carter Piercy. The NIB-12 East Tournament was also held at Oak Ridge, with Yorkville (308) edging out DeKalb (312) for the title. The Foxes had the day’s top two performers in Fred Washburn (70) and Evan Dill (71).
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 15TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT LEE COUNTY-DIXON, ILLINOIS
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., PLAINTIFF vs. JASON A. CONN; KAREN CONN; DEFENDANTS 12 CH 153 Address: 739 E. Main St., Amboy, Illinois 61310
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on July 9, 2013, I, Sheriff of Lee County, Illinois, will on October 17, 2013 at the hour of 10:00 AM at the Old Lee County Courthouse, 112 E. Second Street, Dixon, IL 61021, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of Lee, State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: A PART OF LOTS 11 AND 12 IN THOMPSON'S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF AMBOY, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT POINT ON THE NORTHERLY LINE OF LOT ELEVEN (11) 65 FEET SOUTHWESTERLY FROM THE NORTHEAST CORNER THEREOF, THENCE SOUTHERLY PARALLEL WITH THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT ELEVEN (11), A DISTANCE OF 278 FEET, THENCE WESTERLY PARALLEL WITH THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT ELEVEN (11) TO THE WESTERLY LINE THEREOF, THENCE ALONG SAID WESTERLY LINE OF LOT ELEVEN (11) TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT AND THENCE ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE THEREOF TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SITUATED IN THOMPSON'S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF AMBOY, SITUATED IN THE COUNTY OF LEE, IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. COMMON ADDRESS: 739 E. Main St., Amboy, Illinois 61310 P.I.N.: 02-15-14-356-015 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. THE JUDGMENT AMOUNT WAS: $129,936.35 Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds; the balance, by certified funds, is due within twenty four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "as is" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after Confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and Plaintiff makes no representations as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512, the amounts of any surplus bid will be held by the sheriff until a party obtains a Court Order for its distribution, or for 60 days following the date of the entry of the order confirming sale, at which time, in the absence of an order directing payment of the surplus, it may be automatically forfeited to the State without further notice. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 15-1701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Johnson, Blumberg & Associates, LLC, 230 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606, telephone 312-541-9710. Please refer to file number IL 12 4094. Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 2013
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The requisite Affidavit having been duly filed in my office, NOTICE is hereby given you, UNKNOWN OWNERS; UNKNOWN TENANTS; UNKNOWN SPOUSES; UNKNOWN HEIRS and NONRECORD CLAIMANTS, Defendants in the aboveentitled suit, that the said suit has been commenced in the Circuit Court of Whiteside County, by the said Plaintiff, against you and other Defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain mortgage concerning the premises described as follows, to-wit: Lots 1, 2 and 3 in Block 1 of Oltman Park Subdivision, located in the Northeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 21 North, Range 7 East of the 4th P.M., Whiteside County, Illinois; according to the Plat thereof recorded January 12, 1931 in Plat Book 8, page 11. COMMON ADDRESS: 1408 First Avenue, Rock Falls, Illinois PROPERTY CODE: 11-33-276-023 And for other relief; that Summons was duly issued out of the said Court against you as provided by law, and that the suit is now pending. NOW, THEREFORE, unless you, the said above-named Defendants, file your Answer to the Complaint of said suit or otherwise make your appearance therein, in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Whiteside County, Whiteside County Courthouse, 101 East Third Street, Sterling, Illinois, on or before the 19th day of October, 2013, default may be entered in accordance with the prayer of said Complaint. SUSAN E. OTTENS, Clerk of the Circuit Court, 14th Judicial Circuit, Whiteside County, Illinois PREPARED BY: Matthew M. Hevrin (ARDC #6256083) HINSHAW & CULBERTSON LLP 100 Park Avenue P.O. Box 1389 Rockford, IL 61105-1389 PHONE: 815-490-4900 FAX: 815-490-4901 email@example.com Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 2013
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W13-0255 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 15TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF LEE DIXON, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, NA; Plaintiff, vs. TERRY V. WEST; ROBYN A. WEST; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF TERRY V. WEST IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF ROBYN A. WEST, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 13 CH 11 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on May 2, 2013, Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at the hour of 2:00 p.m. in the office of Patrick E. Ward, Ward and Ward, 316 South Peoria, Dixon, Illinois 61021, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: PART OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 21 NORTH, RANGE 9 EAST OF THE FOURTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS; COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE NORTHERLY, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST QUARTER, 261.69 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED TRACT OF LAND; THENCE WESTERLY, PERPENDICULAR TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, 253.06 FEET, THENCE NORTHERLY, PERPENDICULAR TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, 192.32 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY, PERPENDICULAR TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, 253.06 FEET TO THE SAID EAST LINE OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE SOUTHERLY, ALONG SAID EAST LINE 192.32 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 1.12 ACRES MORE OF LESS. ALSO AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE SAID SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE NORTHERLY, ALONG THE SAID EAST LINE, 454.01 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE WESTERLY, PERPENDICULAR TO THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, 52.11 FEET; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY AT AN ANGLE OF 52 DEGREES 50 MINUTES 47 SECONDS, MEASURED COUNTERCLOCKWISE FROM THE LAST DESCRIBED COURSE, 41.40 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY, PERPENDICULAR TO SAID EAST LINE, 27.10 FEET TO THE SAID EAST LINE, THENCE SOUTHERLY, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, 33.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING ALL SUBJECT TO THAT LAND USED FOR PUBLIC ROAD PURPOSES AND ANY EASEMENT OF RECORD, ALL IN LEE COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as 1207 IL Route 26, Dixon, IL 61021. P.I.N. 18-08-33-400-004. The improvement on the property consists of a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance within 24 hours, by certified funds. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection. For information call Sales Clerk at Plaintiff's Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 3609455 W13-0255. Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 2013
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT WHITESIDE COUNTY, ILLINOIS Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee for Carrington Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2006-RFC1, Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates PLAINTIFF VS Randy S. Pursell; Carolyn L. Pursell f/k/a Carolyn L. Adams; Unknown Owners and Non-Record Claimants, DEFENDANT(S) 13 CH 124 NOTICE OF PUBLICATION NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU: Randy S. Pursell; CAROLYN L. PURSELL F/K/A CAROLYN L. ADAMS; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD CLAIMANTS; defendants, that this case has been commenced in this Court against you and other defendants, asking for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, to wit: Commonly known as: 1311 14th Ave, Rock Falls, IL 61071 and which said mortgage was made by, Carolyn L Pursell and Randy S Pursell; Mortgagor(s), to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Decision One Mortgage Company, LLC, its Successors and Assigns;Mortgagee, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Whiteside County, Illinois, as Document No. 1644-2006; and for other relief. UNLESS YOU file your answer or otherwise file your appearance in this case in the Office of the Clerk of this County, 200 E. Knox St., Morrison, IL 61270 on or before October 21, 2013 A JUDGMENT OR DECREE BY DEFAULT MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF ASKED IN THE COMPLAINT. RANDALL S. MILLER & ASSOCIATES, LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 120 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1140 Chicago, IL 60602 Phone: (312) 239-3432 Fax: (312) 284-4820 Attorney No: 6238055 File No: 13IL00119-1 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act you are advised that this firm may be deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained may be used for that purpose. September 19, 26, October 3, 2013
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BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., PLAINTIFF vs. JASON A. CONN; KAREN CONN; DEFENDANTS 12 CH 153 Address: 739 E. Main St., Amboy, Illinois 61310 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on July 9, 2013, I, Sheriff of Lee County, Illinois, will on October 17, 2013 at the hour of 10:00 AM at the Old Lee County Courthouse, 112 E. Second Street, Dixon, IL 61021, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of Lee, State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: COMMON ADDRESS: 739 E. Main St., Amboy, Illinois 61310 P.I.N.: 02-15-14-356-015 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. THE JUDGMENT AMOUNT WAS: $129,936.35 Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds; the balance, by certified funds, is due within twenty four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "as is" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after Confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and Plaintiff makes no representations as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1512, the amounts of any surplus bid will be held by the sheriff until a party obtains a Court Order for its distribution, or for 60 days following the date of the entry of the order confirming sale, at which time, in the absence of an order directing payment of the surplus, it may be automatically forfeited to the State without further notice.
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W13-0255 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 15TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF LEE DIXON, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, NA; Plaintiff, vs. TERRY V. WEST; ROBYN A. WEST; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF TERRY V. WEST IF ANY; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF ROBYN A. WEST, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NONRECORD CLAIMANTS; Defendants, 13 CH 11 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on May 2, 2013, Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at the hour of 2:00 p.m. in the office of Patrick E. Ward, Ward and Ward, 316 South Peoria, Dixon, Illinois 61021, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: Commonly known as 1207 IL Route 26, Dixon, IL 61021. P.I.N. 18-08-33-400-004.
If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW.
The improvement on the property consists of a single family residence. If the subject mortgaged real estate is a unit of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by subsection (g-1) of Section 18.5 of the Condominium Property Act. Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds, balance within 24 hours, by certified funds. No refunds. The property will NOT be open for inspection.
For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Johnson, Blumberg & Associates, LLC, 230 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606, telephone 312-541-9710. Please refer to file number IL 12 4094. Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 2013
For information call Sales Clerk at Plaintiff's Attorney, The Wirbicki Law Group, 33 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603. (312) 360-9455 W13-0255. Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 2013
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Gordon Trucking CDL-A Drivers Needed A better Carrier. A better Career. Up to $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS! Earn Up to .46 cpm. Excellent Hometime No East Coast. EOE Call 7 days/wk! GordonTrucking.com
HVAC Technician Must have at least 2-3 years experience and able to work independently. Apply at 106 Short St., Prophetstown or fax resume to 815-5372125. Mr. Nifty Cleaners needs a counter person & presser. Please apply in person, 1102 E. 4th Street, Sterling. 815-625-9386.
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Eikenberry Sheet Metal 412 E. 3rd, Sterling Service work heating & cooling; gas, electric. Free estimates Accept Visa & MC on all new installations. CALL 815-625-0955
FARLEY'S APPLIANCE Heating & Cooling Sale & Service Free Estimates New & Replacement Units We service all brands! Call Today (815)284-2052
TELEVISION IN HOME REPAIR All Types Brands & Models Over 25 yrs. Exp. Call Ron for a free quote at 815-561-0011
PROFESSIONAL LOT MAINTENANCE *Seal Coating *Crack Repair *Asphalt Repair *Line Striping *Infrared heat patching License, Insured & Bonded 815-632-9555 T & M PAVING
*Asphalt paving & Patch work * Seal Coating *Skid loader/ Dump Truck Work (Concrete Removal, Dirt and Gravel Hauling) Call for free, no obligation estimates 815-499-7195. Locally owned And Operated. Over 20 Years Asphalt Exp. Fully Insured
Car Audio/Video/Starters LOW PRICE GUARANTEE Complete Automotive Detailing & Accessories
Brick & Masonry LAUTS MASONRY & GENERAL CONTRACTING •Brick Block Stone & Cultured Stone Work •Tuck Pointing Chimney Repair & Removal Over 35 Years Experience Quality work for a reasonable price. Bonded & Insured 815-718-4885 MASONRY PRO'S •Brick-Block-Stone •Chimneys repaired or rebuilt •New Masonry or restoration & tucpointing Get masonry repairs done before winter. Free estimates-25 yrs. exp. Insured & bonded. 815-564-8754 Simon Masonry New Work, and repair work, brick, block stone, patios, chimneys, basements, tuck point. Free estimates Call Cris Sosa 312-771-1310 (Sterling, IL)
Carpentry KRIS’ KARPENTRY (815)564-9576 For all your building needs incl. kitchens, baths, basements, siding, replacement windows, additions & trim carpentry. It's time to replace those old windows to save money on heating. Call for a free estimate. No job too large or too small. Kris is a craftsman with 30 yrs. exp. Licensed, Bonded, Insured.
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CLOCK, WATCH & JEWELRY REPAIR •We repair and restore all brands and types of clocks and watches •We make house calls on Grandfather clocks •We repair all types of jewelry, and all work is done on premises Professional Jeweler for over 25 years. KRIEGER TIME AND JEWELRY CO. 618 S. Main St. Princeton, IL 815-872-8321
AAA Concrete •All types of concrete work & tear outs •Decorative concrete •Area's premiere concrete contractor •Quality work, accept no imitations!
Licensed, bonded & insured. 815-626-1156
CONCRETE • Driveways • Sidewalks • Patios
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OSMER WOODWORKING For all your home repair and remodeling needs. Additions, Decks Drywall, Siding and More! Licensed, insured & bonded. *Free Estimates *Satisfaction Guaranteed Now accepting credit cards. 815-973-5809
RAM CONSTRUCTION •Carpentry •Concrete •Drywall •Texturing •Painting Licensed, Insured & Bonded 815-285-8148
Basement Waterproofing Prater Paint & Waterproofing We Dry Up Basements & Crawl Spaces, Remediate Mold & Install E-Z Breathe™ Ventilation Systems 815-626-5165 www.praterpaintand waterproofing.com
QCarpet/ Upholstery QMaid/Janitorial Specials for carpet & housecleaning Available Now 815-632-3822 www.advanced cleaners.biz
HProfessional H HCleaning H ]$20/ hr. flat rates available ]Weekly/ bi-weekly/ monthly 815-564-7345.
Dumpster Rental for Clean-ups & Construction Small & Large containers avail. Tidy Bug Inc. Dixon, IL tidybuginc.com 815-456-3001
Electricians C.P. ELECTRIC For Your Electrical Needs. New Homes, 100 amp. Service Updates, Rewires 25 Yrs. Experience •Licensed •Bonded •Insured Musky & Bass Fishing Consultant Leave Message 815-626-6219 The Affordable Electrician Our rates will not “shock” you. Call Dwayne at River Cities Electric 815-284-9193 or Mike at 815-440-5236 Licensed • Bonded Insured
1807 Locust St. Sterling IL
We specialize in exterior decks & privacy fences “You’ll always be a winner if we cut the deck” 815-288-4089 www.cosscustom woodworking.com
COOK'S QUALITY CONSTRUCTION Your Area Leader in Home Repair, Remodeling, Siding, Decks, Drywall, Elect., Plumbing and much more. Int./ext. painting, power washing, houses, decks, RV's, etc. 10% Summer Disc., additional 5% for Seniors. Affordable, reliable, professional. Free estimates. All calls returned. Licensed, Insured, Bonded. 815-535-0248 Gilbertson Construction Residential & Commercial. Remodeling, house additions, windows, siding & doors. Also mobile home repairs. Licensed, Bonded, Insured. No Job Too Small. 30 yrs exp. (815)6220087.
Handyman B&S HANDYMAN SERVICE •Maintenance •Auto repair •Hauling Reasonable Rates 815-501-6994 HANDYMAN/ GENERAL Contracting, siding, drywall, concrete work, decks, flooring (tile, linoleum, carpet, wood), bathroom and kitchen, complete remodels, additions all types of home repairs. Free Estimates and Insured-Bonded 815-564-7428
PAUL’S HANDYMAN SERVICE “Anything Your Husband Won’t Do!” •Experience On All Manner of Home Repairs & Maintenance since 1986 (815)625-2607
ALL - AROUND LAWN CARE Bush trimming Fall leaf clean-up Mowing Gutter cleaning Snow plowing 25 yrs. exp. Free estimates Fully insured 815-456-3335
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A-1 HAULING Small or Large Truck Rentals Estate Clean-ups Garage & Building Demolition Construction Complete Septic Skid Loader & Back Hoe Work Materials Hauled Firewood 815-626-1956
Interior & Exterior Light Carpentry Pressure Washing 35 Years Experience Insured - References Cell #815-440-2202
Haul/Clean Service JOHN'S CLEANUP & REMOVAL Anything goes!! Estate Cleanups PHONE 815-622-0240
For all your home improvement jobs Remodeling of baths, basements & kitchens Custom showers Siding-decks etc. NO JOB TOO BIG OR SMALL Licensed-InsuredBonded 815-440-3519
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SOLLARS PAINTING & Home Improvements •Commercial, residential •Interior & exterior painting •pressure washing - siding & decks •Remodeling •Carpentry •Decks- sealing & staining Free Estimates
Plumbing ALWAYS PLUMBING Commercial & Residential For all of your plumbing, mechanical and septic needs. 815-973-5298 lic.#058-183732
“Area's #1 Roofing Contractor IL Lic# 104-015191 Licensed, Bonded & Insured CALL NOW FOR End of Summer Specials on Steel Roofing, Windows & Siding •Roofing •Siding •Windows •Decks •Additions •Garages & More Residential & Commercial Call now to schedule your FREE Estimate! Will beat any leading competitor price 815-590-2677 Got Leak? 20 yrs. exp. Specializing In Roof Repairs Call Bob 815-440-7075
Illinois License #104.016127 Bonded/Insured •Roofing •Siding • Windows •Doors •Additions• Garages •Drywall• Decks and more Free Estimates 815-213-0556
Roofing/Siding *ALL SEASONS* CONSTRUCTION *Custom Siding *Windows * All Doors- Aluminum, Steel, Wood* Soffit *Fascia Roofing* Family Owned and Operated. Over 30 Years Experience Licensed, Bonded, and Insured 815-590-2231
Landscaping DREAMSCAPES BY DENNIS, INC Complete Landscape Services & Designs www.dreamscapes bydennis.com
(815) 857-3281 Lawn & Landscape Service Backhoe, Skid Loader, Excavator, Dump Trucks, Deep Trenching, 4' Depth, Tree Scrub Trimming or Removal, Disposal of all foliage, Weed Spraying, Fertilizing, Edging (Seed Drill), Mulching, Tractor Rototilling, Mowing and Trimming, Pressure washing. Free Estimates! References moderate Rates. Call 815-626-0967 or 815-631-5262 or email kcinsemreh@ gmail.com
Lawn Care Nic's Mowing & Clean-Up SW Dixon Area 779-245-1151
KRATZNER'S PLUMBING 24 HOUR SERVICE Now Offering Sewer Camera Service Visa, MC, Discover 815-285-7999 Lic# 058-172719
Lewis Plumbing 815-288-0028 Serving All of the Sauk Valley Area Lic.#058-173956
Power Washing Frank's Anything Power Washing Stripping Paint & Cleaning Homes, Decks, Driveways Call 815-213-0675
Mobil Pressure Wash Service • Commercial, • Residential & • Semis You name it.... we clean it! Call Ben 815-590-2694
Stump Removal CLARK'S
815-739-2089 Working Girl Painting *Int. & Ext. painting *Wallpaper removal *Decks *Basement sealing Free estimates Credit Cards OK 815-508-6131
“Area's #1 Roofing Contractor IL Lic# 104-015191 Licensed, Bonded & Insured CALL NOW FOR End of Summer Specials on Steel Roofing, Windows & Siding •Roofing •Siding •Windows •Decks •Additions •Garages & More Residential & Commercial Call now to schedule your FREE Estimate! Will beat any leading competitor price 815-590-2677
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Area's Fastest Growing Roofing Company Tri-City Licensed & Bonded There's still time to replace that old roof! Call for Free Estimate •Roof •Siding •Gutters Your Home is Your Castle, We Treat It Like One 1-815-529-1743 Lic.# 104-013582
Specializing in: •Seamless Gutters •Siding •Roofing •Doors/Windows General Contracting & Construction 815-625-6142 Free Estimates •Licensed •Bonded •Insured
PCORNERP STORAGE Dixon near Walmart Sterling near Menards Various Sizes
• Stump Grinding • Small Trees • Clean Up • Bush Removal 815-718-2663 or 815-590-0423
A&M TREE SERVICE WE'LL BEAT ALL WRITTEN BIDS! Free estimates 25 yrs Experience Fully Licensed/ Insured Serving Sterling / Rock Falls/ Whiteside County Area 815-590-1677 DDDDDDDDDDDD
BRAD'S TREE SERVICE Tree & Limb Removal Stump Removal Storm Clean-up Mulch & Firewood •Free Estimates •Fully Insured 815-857-3674 Amboy, IL _MORGAN'S_ TREE SERVICE FULLY INSURED FIREWOOD Trimming of all kinds! Complete Removal Storm Clean-Up Free Estimates Mark Milburn owner 815-590-2323
815-973-3613 Franklin Storage Sizes 10x10 thru 10x40 2011 N. Brinton Ave. Dixon (815)285-0201 or (815)440-9563 STERLING CENTERS, INC. 301 W. Third St. Sterling Warehousing & Storage Solutions 490,000 sq.ft. Avail Dedicated areas for Vehicles, Boats Rvs, Trailers & Motorcycles 1.815.441.3916 Email: info@ sterling-centers .com
www.allsafe center.com High-Security Storage Solutions and Much More! •Climate Controlled Storage •Low-Cost Moving Truck Rental •Confidential Document Shredding •We Ship FedEx & UPS! •Expert Packaging Services •Value Boxes & Packaging Supplies •EBAY and EMOTORS Internet Auction Sales Over 15,000 Sales •Office Hours: Mon-Fri. * 8:306, Sat. * 8:30noon 690 Timber Creek Rd. Dixon, (815)285-2212
TIMBER TREE SERVICE Tree & Limb Removal Stump Removal Storm Clean-up Free Estimates Fully Insured Tom May 815-238-7277 Dixon, Illinois
Water Softeners The Softener Man Repair on all makes & models Service Call Special $19.95 Over 30 years experience 815-323-1622
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Moring Disposal is accepting applications for drivers with a minimum of a Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement for work performed out of our Rock Falls facility. We offer an excellent compensation and benefit package. Our benefit package includes uniform, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, and 401-K with employer match. Apply in person only at our Forreston location at 306 E. Main, Forreston, IL, or our Rock Falls location at 2110 McNeil Road, Rock Falls, between the hours of 8:00 and 4:30 Monday through Friday. Moring Disposal, Inc. conducts pre-employment and random drug screens. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
â˜… NEW TODAY â˜… Northern Grain Marketing is seeking Experienced CDL drivers. Immediate openings for temporary local grain hauling. Hours may vary. To inquire call Tom Wilson @ 815-973-3016. OTR Truck Drivers Full/Part time. Min. 2 yrs. flatbed exp., good record. 815248-4601 ext. 0#, 7am-5pm, Mon-Fri. Sterling Rock Falls Child Care looking for Early Childhood qualified teacher. Supply transcript w/application. Apply within, 1840 W. LeFevre, Sterling. TO OUR
READERS: Sauk Valley Media does not knowingly accept advertising which is in violation of the law. Likewise, we do not knowingly accept advertising which is fraudulent or has malicious intent. While we attempt to screen advertising with potential fraud, it is impossible to screen all potential problems. We strongly encourage our readers to exercise caution and common sense, particularly when dealing with companies with which you are not familiar. We are looking for a part time transportation coordinator. Must be available nights, weekends and on call. Must have a current CDL-C license and above and pass a criminal background check. Interested persons may apply at Coventry Living Center during regular business hours 8amâ€“7pm. Coventry is a EOE employer
Welders, Millwrights, Fabricators Local Mechanical Construction Co. Looking for skilled welders, millwrights & fabricators. Apply in person 8320 Martens Dr., Savanna, IL 8:30-3:30. Or send resume judyh@ imcontractors.com Must have valid drivers license!
Accountant or CPA with a 4 year degree. Pay Commensurate with experience.
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Licensed Daycare has openings for children, 4C's Ok, Sterling area. 815535-0588 L506966
NO INDIVIDUAL, unless licensed or holding a permit as a childcare facility, may cause to be published any advertisement soliciting a child care service.* A childcare facility that is licensed or operating under a permit issued by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services may publish advertisements of the services for which it is specifically licensed or issued a permit. Sauk Valley Media strongly urges any parent or guardian to verify the validity of the license of any facility before placing a child in it's care. *Family homes that care for no more than three (3) children under the age of twelve or which receive only children from a single household, for less than 24 hours per day, are exempt from licensure as day care homes. The three children to whom this exemption applies includes the family's natural or adopted children and any other persons under the age of 12 whether related or unrelated to the operator of the day care home. (DCFS Rule, Part 377.3 (c))
Estate Auction Saturday, October 5-10:00 am 1705 S. River Rd. Libertyville, IL 60048 The Estate Of Henry Rehm Antique Cars & Collectibles OBENAUF AUCTION SERVICE, Inc. www.ObenaufAuctions.com
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DIXON GARAGE SALES 624
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Thurs. & Fri. 8â€“2 320 E. 6th St. Huge Moving Sale Everything must go Gas stove, TV's, large china cabinet, bakers rack, storage chest, fat chef dĂŠcor, Paris dĂŠcor, curtains, comforter sets, tools, fire pit table w/chairs, garden, board games, Nintendo Wii, X-Box 360 & games, lots of DVDs, videos, 8' pre-lit Christmas tree, lots of Christmas & Halloween dĂŠcor. Don't miss!
Fri. 9-5 & Sat. 9-? 2207 Steven St. winter coats, Dixon bowling jacket, women's clothes, men's 2x shirts, misc. household items, 2 exercise machines, holiday items, table w/ 2 leaves, vacuum, healthcare items, adjustable bedside table, donut cushion, swivel seat, highrise toilet seat, couponer bargains, motorcycle windshield,
BIG CONSIGNMENT ESTATE MOVING SALE Wed., Thurs. & Fri. 10:30-6, Sat. 9-4 All items must go! (Early Sales Welcome Tuesday Bizarre Americana 609 W. Third St. By Steel Worker's Credit Union bottom Ave. G Bridge Clean twin, full, queen, king beds $90. Dresser $50, double reclining sofa $120, twin sz. sofa sleeper, Futon bunk beds $150, table & chairs $60, computer desk, washer & elec. dryer $190/ set, coffee & end tables, recliner $60, new flat screen TV stand, sm. & lg. glass hutch, dresser w/ hutch & mirror, full & queen headboards, gun rack, Kerosene heater. 815-7184385.
FRANKLIN GROVE GARAGE SALES 624 Sat. 9-3 114 E. Brown St. The usual stuff, plus sofa, futon, chord organ, shop vac, dehumidifier, student desk & drawers, computer desk, and end tables.
ROCK FALLS GARAGE SALES 624 Fri. 4-7 & Sat. 8-1 1004 W. 2nd St. Sauk Valley Friends of Ferals is holding a mostly donation only garage sale. Lots of books & misc. Fri. 7:30-4 & Sat. 7:30-1 28095 Logan Road (Off Buell Rd.) MOVING SALE! Like new swivel & reclining chairs, computer desk & chair, roll top desk, sectional sofa, end tables, 2 TV cabinets, gun cabinet, pack n play, infant carrier, infant items, clothes, craft supplies, Christmas items, lots of tools, radial arm saw, 10â€? table saw, utility trailer, 3 whl motorized handicap cart, lots of misc.
Fri. 8-3, Sat. 8-noon 715 E Chamberlin Multi-Family Sale. Mens & womens clothes, household items, seasonal items, lots of misc. Fri., Sat. 8-4, Rain date Sun. 8-4 1709 W. Ninth St. Estate Sale Furniture, collectibles, pictures, glassware, craft supplies, costume jewelry, junior (L to XL), Misses (12 to 14) clothes. Much misc. No early sales.
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Local Manufacturer seeking Controls Engineer JOB SUMMARY: The controls engineer will be responsible for the development, design and implementation of controls systems for custom automated machines. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Select, specify and size electrical devices, including PLC, motion control and pneumatics - Develop electrical schematics, panel layouts, pneumatics diagrams and bill of materials - Release complete electrical design packages and BOM for purchasing and fabrication - Manage own project tasks and activities to meet project schedule and budget goals QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED SKILLS: - 3+ years design experience with electrical controls for automated equipment - 3+ years experience with the development, implementation, troubleshooting of controls software - Fluency with AutoCAD or equivalent drafting package
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Fri. & Sat. 8-5 909 W. 15th St. Estate Sale All household goods, from dishes to furniture, Everything Must Go!
Bronze baby shoes, 10 pr., various styles, $100/obo. 815973-7807. I Buy: Antique furniture, fishing tackle, toys, post cards junk. 815-445-6151
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Thurs. & Fri. 8-5 Sat., 8-12 1808 Kelly Court Back Nine of Rock River Golf Multi Family Sale Antique collectibles and furniture, 1999 Yamaha V-Star 1100 motorcycle, lg. Harley helmets, XL leather motorcycle jacket & chaps (M & XL), surround sound speakers & cables. Holiday, seasonal and Americana dĂŠcor, leather coats & scrubs, baskets, purses, craft supplies, household items, much more!
Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-11 1809 6th Avenue Multi-Family Sale 6 tables of all seasons boys clothes & shoes 0-4T, toys, books, maternity, womens, shoes, quilts, red granite wear.
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Fri., 8-5 703 W.19th St. 3 Family Sale Baby, kids & adult clothing, shoes, boots, winter items, books, toys, dishes, Holiday dĂŠcor, rugs, rocking chair, videos, misc.
AREA GARAGE SALES 624 DIXON GARAGE SALES 624
Fri. only, 8-? 1425 N. Ridge Dr. Garage Sale. Color TV, golf balls, Christmas & Halloween decorations, clothing, girls winter coats, TV stand, Kuerig coffee maker.
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1992 GMC Sonoma 4 wheel drive 4.3L V6 engine. 170k miles new battery, brake lines/ pads/cables/ rotors $2200 OBO. (815)677-2796
2008 Buick Lucerne CXL 2008 Buick Enclave 2005 Chrysler Sebring Convertible 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT Sunroof & Leather 2002 Pontiac Montana 2002 Pontiac Bonneville
1995 Dodge Dakota SLT. Runs good. V-8. $750 OBO. 815-626-6082. 2007 CHEVY Colorado Pickup. New Low Price! 38K mi. $9,999 815-284-1135
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1997 Chrysler TC, 137K mi., exc. cond., $2900/obo 815-631-7720.
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado Regular Cab, Low Miles, Half Ton 1998 Mercury Mountaineer 4x4
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2013 Honda Rancher ES. Green 2wd. Great shape, still under factory warr. $4200. 815441-0941. Web# 522585.
1990 20' Maxum Bow Rider. 4.3L Mercury I/O, low hrs., seats 9, cover, Bimini Top, anchor, dock bumpers & lines, life vests, skis, trailer w/new tires. 815-625$3700. 7429. W#522183
16' Dual Axle Utility trailer, $850 OBO 815-590-9511 1990 35' Dutchman Camper. Qbed, 3 bunks, full bath, Kit and living area. $4,000 815-284-3579 1998 Coachmen camper, Royal. $2800. 815-7185128 or 5721. 2004 Damon Intruder motor home. 37', 2 slides. Less than 16K mi. Smoke free. Very clean. $45,000. If interested call 815772-2127.
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