Garage Sale

325 Elizabeth Dr., Coal City.  Sat., July 28, 8am-1pm.  boy’s clothes 3T-6, toys & misc.  cc30b
460 S. Comet Drive, Braidwood.  Fri., July 27, 8am-5pm, & Sat., July 28, 8am-noon.  Oakley sunglasses, Craftsman & Matco toolboxes; grinder, power washer, high performance parts, tools, jukebox, beer sign, leather Dale Ernhardt coat & misc. household items.  cc30a-b
408 N. Kankakee St., Wilmington.  Sat., July 28, 9am-5pm.  No early birds please.  Multi Family Garage Sale.  Baby & toddler clothing, home decor, some vintage & antique items, furniture, & much more.  Rain or shine!  Everyone have a happy & safe Catfish Days!.  ca30a-b
1220 S. Berta Rd., Garage Sale.  Fri., July 27, 9am-4pm, & Sat., July 28, 9am-1pm.  Huge Multi-Family Barn Sale.  Tools, farm toys, antiques, crafts, Echo string trimmer, DVD’s, lots of boy & girl items from NB-teen.  cc30a-b
21400 W. County Rd., Wilmington.  Fri., July 27, 8:30am-5:30pm, Sat., July 28, 8:30am-2:30pm. 2 Family Sale.  Something for everyone!  30a-b
255 E. Second St., Coal City.  Fri., July 27, noon-6pm, & Sat., July 28, 9am-2pm.  Baby items, toddler girl shoes and clothes, ladies’ clothing, toys, Little Tykes, Pack n’ Play, Vera Bradley and so much more.  Rain cancels sale.  ca30a-b
8100 Valerio Road, Coal City.  Thur.-Sat., July 26-28, 9am-?  Large selection of antique tools, pulleys, cash registers, assortment of tractor seats, wrenches, cream separators, Singer treadle sewing machine, 3 mopeds, ancient dentist drill, even an authentic wooden lobster trays from Rhode Island!  Priced to go.  cc30a-b
611 County Rd. (near Lickety Split), Wilmington.  Thur.-Sun., July, 26-29, Antiques, old bottles, tins, hats, lamps, tiara, amber glass lamps, Boyd Bears, pictures, hall tree, primitive & Victorian decor.  Rain barrel, tools, pond equipment, knives, trolls, antique fishing lures, reels, poles for the “SERIOUS COLLECTOR,” over 20 tackle boxes, China cabinet, dresser, cookbooks, and more.  30 years accumulation.  ck30a-b
Moving Sale: 140 E. 2nd St.,Coal City, Friday, July 20, 4p.m.-7p.m., Saturday, July 21, 8a.m.-noon, womens clothes size M, leather coats, kitchenware, antiques, books, outdoor furniture. ca29b
1360 Widows Rd., Wilmington, Fri., July 20 & Sat., July 21, 8a.m.-3p.m., Jewelry, clothes, household goods, some furniture, lots of misc. cc29a-b
1106 N. Joliet St., Wilmington.  Wed.-Sun., July 18-22, 9am-7pm.  Moving Sale.  Wilmington area collectibles, anitques, furniture, housewares, home decor, tools, too much to list.  cc29a-b
910 Mae St., Wilmington.  Wed, Thur. & Fri., July 18-20, 8am-3pm, & Sat., July 21, 8am-noon.  Household decor, clothes, bedding, collectibles, something for everyone!  Too much to list.  cc29a-b
60 E. Blackstone St., Coal City.  Fri. & Sat., June 29 & 30, 8am-2pm.  Tools, vintage & collectibles, furniture, household items, crafts & jeans.  ca26b
34229 West River Rd., Wilmington.  Fri, & Sat., June 29 & 30, 9am-5pm.  Baby, kids & adult clothes/shoes, toys, baby toys, kitchen & household items.  fr26a-b
275 Quail Ct., Braidwood.  Thur. & Fri., June 28 & 29, 9am-1pm.  Clothing (boy’s 3-8, women’s plus, girls junior) & more.  cc26a-b


CHEAP FIREWOOD,, Half face cords, Full face cords to Full Semi loads, 815-693-0585, Bryan or Melody cc30a-33b
Leather couch with end tables, used 3 months, $200.  Large abstract painting goes with couch $50.  815-926-2390.  cc30a-b
YARDMAN RIDING LAWN MOWER.  Good condition, low mileage, new battery, starter, motor ignition switch & solenoid.  won’t start.  $150.  815-476-2409.  cc29a-30b
FIREWOOD  Dry, seasoned   oak firewood, cherry and oak BBQ firewood, split, $119. Camping Wood $99.  The best firewood & quick, friendly service.  815-260-0108. cc29a-36b
32’ fifth wheel or goose neck tr. 24’ deck, 2-7,000lb axles, elec. brakes, elec. landing gear, state insp. $3,700, 815-476-2805. ca28b-31a
Golf Cart, Yamaha. Very good to excellent condition, new batteries, radio. $1,100.00 OBO. Iphone 6, mint condition. $350.00. Call 815-237-2486. cc28a-30b

Homes for Rent

WILMINGTON, adorable 2 BR w/bonus in law suite, $1,050 mo., first, last and security required, call 815-476-7278. cc 30a-33b
ESSEX:  3 BR, 2.5 CAR GARAGE, large yard, sewer, water, lawn maintenance includeded.  $1,150/month.  No pets, no smoking.  815-252-8517.  cc29a-30b
COAL CITY, 2 BR, 1 BA, BASEMENT, garage, all appliances, no pets.  Available Aug. 1, 815-436-2551.  ck29a-30b
Essex, Reed-Custer schools, 3 BR, 2 BA, garden tub in master bath, kitchen w/bar, 6 panel oak doors, ceramic tile, c/a, dish washer, utility room, 2 car attached garage, rent $1,100 plus sec., 815-365-2569. cc 28a-31b
BRAIDWOOD, 2 BR, 1 BA, 26’x32’ extra large garage, 12’x16’ shed w/ cedar lined room, 12’x8’ shed, stove, refridgerator, w/d, c/a, patio, 2 blacktop driveways, handicap ramp.  302 Oak St. & Rt. 53 across from Polk-a-Dot & Berkots.  $950, 1st, last, sec. deposit + credit check.  815-476-6462.  cc26b-30a
COAL CITY:  2 BR, 1 BA, w/ garage.  New flooring and paint $800/mo.  Sec. deposit and $35 app fee.  NO PETS, non smoking., releaseindustries  815-545-3887.  ch26a-tfn


2015 DODGE JOURNEY, SXT.  Senior no longer drives, 30,000 miles, $2,000 under dealer price, $11,500.  Available 7/23-7/26 only.  815-926-2390 or 815-690-8670.  cc30a-b
2013 Chevy Traverse, Red w/ black leather interior, front/rear sun-roofs, totally loaded, new tires/brakes, new was $46,000, asking $13,500, call 815-941-0405. cc29b-31a
1997 FORD RANGER, 198k miles, 5 spd. stick, 4 cyl., bed liner, tool box, newer tires, exhaust, shocks, battery, good brakes, runs good. $1,700.  815-641-4720.  cc29a-30b
For Sale: 2014 Buick Enclave, leather, 52,000 mi., 3rd row seating, towing, excellent condition, $22,000/obo, 815-942-9030. cc28b-30a
1996 CADILLAC DEVILLE, 110k miles, new tires, new starter, good condition, $2,495 o.b.o., 815-603-6917.  cc28a-30b

Help Wanted

HOME MANAGEMENT ASSISTANTS needed to help seniors in their homes with the day to day activities and challenges they face in every day life.  Assist with light housekeeping, meal preparation, shopping, errands, offer companionship and bring a smile.  Must have valid driver's license, reliable transportation, current auto insurance.  Part-time with flexible hours that fit in your schedule.  AT HOME QUALITY CARE'S PRIVATE DUTY SERVICES  .Please call Terri or Hilary at 815-942-1256, extension 220 or 221 between 8AM-4:30PM Mon-Fri.  E.O.E.  cc30a-33b
Joliet/Coal City Optometric practice: seeking ophthalmic assistant, duties include: helping dr. w/ visual field/o.c.t./fundus photos/optical/billing/marketing/etc. small business environment, accommodations for your available time, committed to your position. Optical, medical office/customer service experience preferred, Training tools provided, dependable, committed, self-motivated, team employee, willing to learn. Management potential.PT or more, Experience in any of the above tasks is a PLUS. Minimum 20-30+ hours/week. 10:00-7:30* M - W; 10:00-2:00* Fri & Sat *or until finished with patients. Thursday in Coal City Fax: 815 476 2020 cc29b-33a
FT General Laborer needed, days, forklift experience a plus, email resume to or fax 815-476-6608. cc29b-33a
SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND 1:1 AIDES NEEDED for the 2018-19 school year: Must have Paraprofessional Certification OR at least 60 college credit hours. Current openings are located in Morris, Coal City and Minooka. Substitute Aides also needed for all Coop programs. Training provided. Competitive wage benefit package. Apply online at or send resume and letter of interest to: Grundy County Special Education Cooperative, C/O Carolyn Elkin, 725 School St., Morris, IL 60450 Phone: 815-942-5780 Fax: 815-942-5782.  cc29a-b
ELWOOD CCSD #203 GROUNDSKEEPER POSITION AVAILABLE Elwood CCSD #203 is seeking qualified applicants to fill a part-time groundskeeper position.  This part-time position is seasonal and runs from April until November, depending on weather.  Person is responsible for mowing, keeping school grounds manicured, taking care of baseball diamond and maintenance on equipment.  This person is not responsible for snow removal in the winter.  If you are interested in applying, please contact Cathie Pezanoski, Superintendent, at 815-423-5187 or or apply online at  Click on the Human Resources link and then the Job Application link to complete application.  ch29a-b
ISO driver to give rides on Saturdays and Sundays for 2 hours each day, if interested call 815-476-9626.cc29a-30b
South Wilmington Grade School has a Janitorial position open for the 2018-2019 school year.  Experience with maintenance and cleaning is preferred but not necessary. The position is 7 hours per day with paid vacation and holidays.  Interested applicants should send a letter of application listing your qualifications along with references to: Cynthia Christensen, Superintendent, 375 5th Avenue, PO Box 459, South Wilmington, IL 60474 or email information to Mrs. Christensen at
HELP WANTED Truck detailer/Shop hand/ Maintenance Apply at Holt & Sons Inc. 504 S. East Street Gardner, 60424 815-237-8450. cc28b-32a  
Restaurant looking for FT/PT dishwashers & Bussers $275-$350 week. Cook positions $385-$525 week.  Health Care, 401K, paid vacations.  Apply at Big Fish Grille 27425 S. Will Rd, Wilmington.  815-476-9331.  cc28a-31b
EXPERIENCED PART TIME COOK.  Apply @ Nellys, 140 Bridge St., Wilmington.  ck26b-30a
OFFERING CNA CLASSES, DAYS, EVENINGS & WEEKENDS.   Home health nurses needed.  Call for class dates, 630-771-1162 or 630-771-9069, cc 11a-37b
NOW HIRING:  Cooks, waitresses, dishwashers, bartenders.  Apply in person 900 N. Union St., Dwight, 815-584-2331.  ch10a-tfn

Real Estate

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF GRUNDY - MORRIS, ILLINOIS JPMORGAN CHASE BANK NA; Plaintiff, vs. BRITTNEY E. ROBIDA; JOHN K. SERENA; Defendants, 17 ch 118 NOTICE OF SALE  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause Intercounty Judicial Sales Corporation will on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the hour of 2:00 p.m. in the office of Donald F. Black, 201 Liberty Street, Suite 211, Morris, Illinois 60450, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: P.I.N. 01-18-200-006.  Commonly known as 8415 Airport Road, Morris, IL 60450.  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 Department at Plaintiff's Attorney, Manley Deas Kochalski, LLC, One East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601. (614) 220-5611. File Number 17-041403 I3092755  Published in the Free Press Newspapers on July 18, 25 and Aug. 1, 2018.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT GRUNDY COUNTY - MORRIS, ILLINOIS U.S. BANK N.A. IN ITS CAPACITY AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MASTR ASSET BACKED SECURITIES TRUST 2005-WMC1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES Plaintiff, -v.- KRISTIN B. OLSEN, DAMEN H. OLSEN Defendant 16 CH 73  NOTICE OF SALE  PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on February 17, 2017, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 9:00 AM on August 3, 2018, at the Grundy County Courthouse, 111 East Washington Street front door entrance, MORRIS, IL, 60450, sell at public auction to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 121   W. HIGH STREET, Morris, IL 60450 Property Index No. 05-04-277-003.  The real estate is improved with a single family residence.  The judgment amount was $151,810.27. Sale terms: 25% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the sale payable to The Judicial Sales Corporation. No third party checks will be accepted. The balance in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court.  Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale.  The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information.  If this property is a condominium unit, 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 this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by           The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1).  IF 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.  You will need a photo identification issued by a government agency (driver's license, passport, etc.) in order to gain entry into our building and the foreclosure sale room in Cook County and the same identification for sales held at other county venues where The Judicial Sales Corporation conducts foreclosure sales.  For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: POTESTIVO & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 223 WEST JACKSON BLVD, STE 610, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 263-0003 Please refer to file number 112624.  THE JUDICIAL SALES CORPORATION One South Wacker Drive, 24th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-4650 (312) 236-SALE  You can also visit The Judicial Sales Corporation at for a 7 day status report of pending sales. POTESTIVO & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 223 WEST JACKSON BLVD, STE 610 Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 263-0003 Attorney File No. 112624 Case Number: 16 CH 73 TJSC#: 38-5406 NOTE: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are advised that Plaintiff's attorney is deemed to be a debt collector attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. I3092412  

Lost & Found

LOST: Engagement ring lost Tuesday, July 10 in Coal City area, possibly Berkots, BP or K&W Bakery. Reward! Carol: 815-416-0037. nc29b-31a

For Free

Free: Hot tub & startup chemicals, in good working order, you must haul, in Wilmington, Call Eric 815-476-7966. nc29b-31a

For Rent

FARM SHED & BARN 2 overhead doors, 60x80 metal building, concrete floor, office space 20x20, $1,000/mo. BARN 30x60, cement block, hayloft, cement floor, $200/mo. Both on 8615 E. Spring Rd. 815-482-5880. cc29b-33a

Homes for Sale

4040 Wood St., Morris, 1.3 miles east of IL Route 47, off of Pine Bluff Road, 2 or 3 bedroom with 1.5 baths, 2 car detached/heated garage. Completely remodeled (all flooring-HVAC-water heater), thermopane windows, vinyl siding, interior paint, ceiling fans and bath fixtures. Asking $156,000. cc29a-32b  
CUSTER PARK, 1 BR ON BOATABLE PART OF RIVER, beautiful view from 2 decks and large picture window, 20934 HWY 113.  815-922-2895 Leave msg. 29a-32b
DIAMOND:  New construction, single family home, 2 story, 3 BR,  2.5 BA, basement.  815-474-0409.  29a-31b

Service & Repairs

Alling Handyman Service Over 30 yrs. exp., call Jason for all your renovations or repairs, full insured, fast service, 815-263-6081. cc29b-33a
Are you in need of a cleaning person? I have 30 years experience.  Call Veronica 815-326-5010. ch28a-31b
THE LAWN GUY $25 lawn cuts, hedge trimming 815-780-7663.  cc26b-30a
The Lawn Guy Full service landscape company Spring clean ups 815-780-7663
Mike Collins Roofing,  re-shingles and modified rubber and gutter cleaning, aluminum gutter screen, blown-in insulation in attics. INSULATION. Get a free estimate for blown in insulation for attics from Mike Collins Roofing. Keep your house cooler  in summertime and warmer in  the winter. lic # 104.007296. Ask for Mike at 815-730-1303. 17a-42b
Bohac Dirtworks, excavating, grading, dozer work, sand • gravel, black dirt, private ponds and lakes, ditch cleaning, demolition. Office: 815-458-2542 Cell phones: 405-5981 - John, 791-0153 - John Jr., 791-0750 - Justen

Elder Care Providers

Will care for your elderly loved one.  Cheaper than an agency.  Dependable & Trustworthy.  Have references 815-634-2455.  ca29a-32b
CNA with over 18 years experience, excellent references. certified. Get peace of mind with Mary’s Peace of Mind Home Health. Not an agency just someone who likes to give you peace of mind when you need it most.  Exp. in all phases of home health. Reasonable rates so call 815-651-6772. cc 28b-32a

Duplex for Rent

COAL CITY:  3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 story duplex in quiet neighborhood near high school.  Updated in 2015, move in ready.  Two car attached garage, spacious backyard and lots of storage space.  No pets.  $1,200/mo plus sec. deposit.  Available Sept. 1st.  For info and showing call 815-693-5644.  fr29a-30b
Diamond, 1570 Patmore, 2 BR, 1 BA, decent kitchen w/ all appliances, 1 car garage, repainted and new floors. No pets. $900, call 815-941-4832. cc28a-31b
2 & 3 BR DUPLEX RANCH STYLE, Only 2 units per building.  1/2 Mile from I-55 (Diamond). Attached Garage, Large Backyard. Oak Cabinets, Concrete Drive, W/D Hook-up.  All Maintenance included. 3 BR available August 1st at $975/month. 2 BR available now at $900/month. Plus sewer and water.  No Smoking or Pets & Year Lease. Call 815-351-2494.  ck27b-31a


1996 HONDA GOLDWING SE, garage kept, runs great, many options including 2 helmets, plus intercom hookup, $5,500.  815-365-2236 leave message.  cc29a-32b
For Sale: 2003 Honda Gold Wing, 90,000 mi, in good condition, $6,800/obo, 815-942-9030. cc28b-30a

Lawn & Garden

BAD BOY LAWNMOWER, like new. 4800 MZ Pro Series ADS 48” deck. 26 HP Briggs & Stratton. Very clean.  In Coal City.  Call Mark (815) 735-2632.  Leave message.  Asking $3,000.  cc 28a-30b

Apartments for Rent

1 BR apt. in the country.  Elec., garbage & water included.  $650/month + deposit.  815-941-4985.  27a-30b
COAL CITY, newer 2 BR, 1 BA, eat in kitchen, gas heat, CA, laundry facility, pet friendly, ample parking, close to schools and park, $790 to $815/mo., 815-634-4244. See pictures at ch 48b-tfn
Gardner: 2 BR, $725 per month. First/mo  and security deposit. 815-690-6977,   ch25a-tfn


Large Selection of Dog and Cat Food, treats, accessories, health aids, clothing, Birthday treats, wall art, jewelry, gifts, greeting cards and Home of Fritters for Critters Pet Treats. New! Brew and Chew Dog Treats. Trinity Barkery 240 W. Baltimore Wilmington., Il 60481 815-476-5104  ch22b-tfn