Eureka! Classifieds 06/30/06



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Antique Auto Appraisals

Area's highest credentialed certified Antique auto Appraisers. Established 1966. Collector Car Appraisals, 815-874-8258. Credit cards welcome. On the web at



Buying pre-1985 Vehicles. Junkers to showcars. Please don't scrap your older car – we can pay more. FINDERS FEES PAID FOR SUCCESSFUL PURCHASES. Keep this voicemail number 815-983-0006.



Mobile air conditioning service will come to you at your home or work. Perform service and repairs on your car, truck, tractor, motor home, mobile home. Fast, friendly service. 874-0055. All American Mechanical. 6/30

Auto Accessories For Sale

Black topper for long bed – S10 or S15 pickup. Gray Dodge Dakota topper for long bed pickup, sliding windows. 963-5274. 6/30

Autos For Sale

Big $995 car sale

1989 Lebaron conv.

1989 Volvo Sedan

1988 Caravan pannel van

1986 Buick Skylark

1985 Olds 88 sedan

1987 Cadillac Fleetwood

1982 Lincoln Salon

1985 Saab coupe

1980 Cadillac DeVille

1974 Chrysler – 440- V8

Plus 20 more – all prices.

All prices good this issue. Must bring ad along.

No trades – cash. Subject to prior sale plus tax, lic. , title, doc. Credit cards welcome. Collector Cars, Ltd.

3500 35th St., Rockford.

874-8258. 7/7

1988 Ford Bronco. Good motor, good transmission. $350 OBO. Call 985-0921. 7/14

1997 Dodge Avenger. Red, 4-cyl., auto, over 100,000 miles. $2,350. 815/299-1960. 7/14

1987 Ford Taurus. Good work car. $150. 962-9646. 7/14

1993 Mazda 929. Fully loaded. Excellent condition, heated seats, 4-door, leather, 10-disc CD player. $3,300 OBO. 815/519-0633. 7/14

1994 Ford F-150. Black, like new cond. Bedliner 300, 6-cylinder motor. Call 316-9280 anytime. 7/14

1986 Toyota MR-2. All rebuilt, red, all power, good cond. Call 316-9280 anytime. 7/14

1993 Chrysler minivan. All leather, all power, no rust, good cond. $2,500. Call 316-9280 anytime. 7/14

1984 Chevy Caprice left & right front fenders, grill, head & tail light assembly, bumper & hood, teal green. $500 OBO. 963-5274. 7/14

1989 Mazda 323. Black, 4-door, new tires, trans. problems. $400 OBO. 282-2980. 7/14

1991 Chevy van. V-6, runs great, $450 or best offer. 282-3525, ask for Dan. 7/14

1992 Chrysler convertible LeBaron in very clean condition, runs excellent with new exhaust system, 4 new tires, $2,000. 815/509-4357. 7/14

1988 Mazda wagon, 5-speed trans. $350. 874-1953. 7/14

1992 Buick Skylark. 4-door, auto, air, p.s. & p.b. Runs & looks great. $1,30. 815/732-2888. 7/7

1996 Cadillac 32V North Star. Low mileage, excellent condition. 397-0274. 6/30

1993 Chevy Tahoe LT. Black, good tires, four-door, auto, air, $2,950. 877-0291. 7/7

1992 Chrysler convertible LeBaron in very clean condition. Runs excellent with new exhaust system, 4 new tires, $2,000. 815/509-4357. 7/7

1996 Cadillac Sedan DeVille. Great condition, elderly owned, low miles, must see to appreciate. $6,900 OBO. 815/519-9908. 7/7

1986 Pontiac 6000, $600. 1984 Chrysler LeBaron convertible, $650. 566-5260. 7/7

1977 Chevy pickup 350, V8. Needs work, $350 or best offer. 874-2011 after 11 a.m. 7/7

1992 Mercury Grand Marquis. Full power, newer tires, brakes, exhaust, etc. $2,000 OBO. 282-6883. 7/7

1992 Ford Tempo GL, 4-cyl. radio w/cass., A/C, paint, good graduation car. $1,500. 815/332-3206. 7/7

1984 Buick Century. Six cylinder, white, power windows, power seats, automatic transmission, clean. $500. 815/543-8102. 7/7

1989 Mitsubishi Montero 4×4. Decent shape, runs, needs work. Parts or whole. $500 OBO. 815/645-2203. 7/7

1992 Chrysler convertible Lebaron in very clean condition, runs excellent with new exhaust system, 4 new tires, $2,000. 815/509-4357. 6/30

2002 300M. 1 owner, 9,200 miles, excellent condition, asking $21,000. 961-0201. 6/30

1984 Buick Le Sabre. 815/874-2033. 6/30

1976 Chevy Caprice Classic. 4-door, maroon, excellent condition, needs exhaust work, must sell, $1,500. 815/645-2203. 6/30

1989 Grand Am. Runs good, $550. 815/569-9181, leave message. 6/30

1988 Chevy dump truck, 350, automatic, 10 ft. box, rust free, looks great. 494-8783. 6/30

1982 Chevy small school bus. Engine & trans. great. Everything works. Body rough. $800. 870-1677. tfn

Auto Parts For Sale

Tires, like new Kelly Safari A-T 31×11.5-15LT, white mag rims, 6-lug. $150 PR. 815/397-3213. 7/14

1961 Chevy parts for sale. For info, call Wally, 815/885-2285. 7/14

1961-1966 Ford pickup driver’s front fender. Very good condition, $75. Call 654-9187 after 6 p.m. 7/7

Set of 4 13” nearly new tires w/chrome rims. $100. 399-9410. 7/7

1988 Corsica, parting out. 1988 S-10 pickup, parting out. 965-0119. 6/30

Autos Wanted

Geo convertibles wanted-any condition. Retiree's new hobby. CHEAP. 815/983-0006. 7/7

Body Work Needed

Cheap body repair person wanted. Tight budgeted lady senior needs 1966 Mustang Conv. repaired. 815/983-0006 (voicemail). 7/7



Home based business. Communication company seeks self-motivated individuals. Global business. Invest $399. Call 888/531-2075. 7/14

Financial workers: Private party to pay cash for mortgage leads. JoAnne, 505-3112. 6/30


Open road truck camper, stove, furnace toilet, sink, icebox & jacks. Needs TLC. $500 OBO. 248-4058. 7/7


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Pinnacle Computer Solutions. Sales, networks, Web design, house calls, computer repair. Competitive pricing. 815/490-9109, 815/963-4353. 7/28


Serrano’s Concrete. Specializing in flatwork, concrete tearouts, 4 ft. wall add. Free estimates, driveways, porches, patios, skid loader work, garage floors, basement floors, stoops, dump truck. Martin, cell, 815/509-3592, office, 815/248-9127. 10/20


Do you need a personal creative writer for your rèsumès or ads? My rèsumès will help you get a job. Call Jeannine, 873-0461, leave message. 7/7


Dance/cheerleading with the best for less. All ages. Call 633-0753. 9/22



Commercial space in building needed for charity work. Can be tax write-off or very cheap rent. Long-term lease. 963-0637, leave return number & message. 6/23

Positive Image Holiness Church requires donations to continue free church-based programs. See Community Calendar. Donations can be made to: Positive Image Church, 311 Mulberry St. Rockford, IL 61101 or call 967-9061. TFN


Act now – earn extra cash. I am a work-from-home mom earning $$ around my family’s schedule! $500-$1,500/mo. PT or $2,500+/mo. FT. Training provided! Free info! 888/259-3475. 7/7

Employment Wanted

Dependable lady to care for your elderly loved one. Experienced & references. Bonnie, 397-3446. 6/30

Feng Shui

Home, office, garden consultations. Quintessential Home Decor. 968-1795. 7/7

For Rent

Source Financial Mortgage. Damaged credit? VA & FHA, lot commercial, exceptional rates. Call for free prequalification. 815/703-0902, Anna Jensen. 7/7

2BR, 1640 Maple Ave., Loves Park. Appliances, air, no pets. $430 a month. $430 deposit. 397-7054. 7/14

2-bedroom apt. Quiet neighborhood, newly remodeled. $550/month + deposit. 395-1186. 7/14

1-bedroom apartment. Excellent, S.E. location. Ground level, off street parking – nice neighborhood. $375 + deposit. 983-0006. 7/7

1-bedroom, nicely furnished apartment. Ridge/Auburn area. Coin laundry, storage, off-street parking, $425 includes

heat, gas, water & garbage. $150 deposit. No pets. 399-5800. 7/7

Semi-furnished apartment for rent, $750, utilities included. Call Bill, 509-2169. 7/21

2 River District storefronts available. $250/mo. each – you build out or contractors available. 400 block of Mulberry St. Part of Church St. Properties renovation. Urban security courtyard available for employees. Perfect for bakery, used CD or bookstore, florist, tailor shop, vintage clothing, sundries & periodicals. Call 964-9767, ask for Frank. TFN

Studio apt. for rent. 1BR, $395 per month includes heat. 222-3734. 6/30

3-bedroom, 2-bath. Near Swedes. Newly remodeled, new carpet, basement, garage. No pets. $625. $325 deposit. 332-3263. 6/30

1- & 2-bedroom apartments. Includes utilities, nice condition, available now. 964-0344. 6/30

1 and 2 bedrooms: $375 and $425. Court Street area. Call Linda, 226-9119. TFN

Clean, 1-bedroom, 1 bath, garage, storage utilities, laundry, cable. $399. 815/963-3250. 7/14

For Sale

Pine twin bedroom set. Nightstand, dresser w/mirror, headboard. Doesn’t include mattress & box spring. $200 OBO. 962-3954. 7/14

Abatta saddle, $250. Circle $500. 874-1953. 7/14

White redline bicycle. BMX. Lightweight. Modified. Sweet. $175. 566-5376. 7/14

Woodworkers: Craftsman 10-inch table saw. Craftsman 12-inch band saw. Sears belt sander. 968-4361. 7/14

Ladies’ speed bike, mint, $85. Dorm fridge, mint, $65. Couch, sage green, good condition. $200. 633-3332. 7/14

Dining room table. 4 chairs on wheels. Walnut. Italian design, brown leather. NMR. $150. 985-2504. 7/14

3 contemporary lighted oak bookcases, like new, $600. 815/218-1000 or 815/218-1051. 7/14

Sony 400 disc CD player. Model CDP-CX400. Barely used. $150. 815/218-1000 or 815/218-1051. 7/14

61” HD big screen TV, $950. 60” big screen TV, $650. 962-5464. 7/14

18 cu. ft. Hotpoint refrigerator, barely used, $350. Sony stereo receiver, $125. Stereo speakers, very nice, $150. 815/964-5702. 7/14

75 miniature cars. 2 motorcycles. Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Lesneny, etc. 815/398-0291. 7/14

Versamec 700 12 ga. shotshell reloader, 15 lb., #7’12 shot, 300 AA wads, 500 primers, 175 12 ga. hulls, $40. 962-0256. 7/14

Big screen RCA color 50” TV. Paid $2,500. Asking $1,000. Good condition. 815/885-3825, Sherry, Tanya. 7/14

2 8-foot step ladders. 5 like new 1-speed bikes, girls’/boys’. 2 karaoke machines w/CD players. 815/962-5376. 7/14

One of a kind Cabbage Patch adoptable doll, Phillips Magnavox Internet on TV, infrared keyboard, horizontal rotisserie. 636-9236. 7/14

Shopsmith made by Powercraft. 1960’s model. Works well. $300 OBO. 961-1318, 961-9737. 7/14

Small Hot Wheels body style sporty go-cart for a child. Uses regular gas, 10 MPH, excellent condition. $950. 815/964-4663. 7/14

Like new Motorola cell phone w/battery charger, games & calculator on it, $20. Call 227-9061, leave message. 7/14

Star Wars, Hulk, Spiderman, WWF Wrestling collectibles. Old coins, comics, cookbooks. Oriental rug, typewriters. 815/962-5376. 7/7

Heavy-duty airless paint sprayer. Used once, paid $269, asking $150. 815/885-3825, Russ. 7/7

3 wet/dry vacuums. Huffy bicycles, 18”-26”, boys’ & girls’. New men’s & women’s rechargeable razors. Free baby stroller. 815/962-5376. 7/7

Air conditioner, Zenith TV, CD players, assorted new CDs, stereo & computer equipment, 3 new 2-wheel scooters. 815/962-5376. 7/7

Estate riding mower, won’t start, $75. Toro self-propelled mower. As is, $35. 815/865-5892. 7/7

Denon Pro Logic receiver, $99. Commercial hanging clothes racks, $45 each. Wood crates, $5 each. Camcorder, $75. 742-6358. 7/7

100 Chuck E. Cheese arcade tokens. $15. 965-9622. 7/7

Toro self-propelled lawnmower. 3.5 HP. Runs great, but needs bag. $65. 398-4553 after 5 p.m. 7/7

Over-stuffed couch, chair and ottoman, $250. Eddie Bauer stroller, car seat combo, $100. 332-7660. 7/7

6-pc. bedroom set, $450. Honey or cherry finish. Still in boxes. Del avail. 815/703-3688. 7/7

Bedroom set, brand new. Sleigh bed, dresser, mirror, chest, nightstand. New,in boxes. $800. 815/703-3688. 7/7

All wood sleigh bed. Luster finish. Never used, in box. $295. 815/703-3688. 7/7

$$$ Tempur-pedic style. $600. Memory foam Swedish sleep system mattress set. New in pkg. w/10 yr. warr. Value $1,799. Can del. 815/375-0774. 7/7

Bed: Queen pillowtop mattress set, $100. Cost $499. Never used, in plastic. W/warr. Del. avail. 815/375-0774. 7/7

King size mattress & box, $200. Brand new in plastic w/warr., retail value, $999. Must sell, can del. 815/375-0774. 7/7

Full size mattress set. Unopened in package, $75. Del. 815/375-0774. 7/7

Firm plushtop queen mattress set. Value, $799. Sacrifice $250. Never opened. 10-yr. warr. Can del. 815/375-0774. 7/7

Large wood dollhouse with furnishing, Effanbee dolls, Toshiba TV, 27”, voice, no picture, offers. 873-9969. 7/7

Windows, new vinyl, various sizes and styles, call for sizes & price. 815/732-2888. 7/7

Gas stove, good shape, $40. 965-0119. 6/30

Italian leather couch & chair, 2 wooden tables w/lamps, asking $700. Wrought iron table w/marble trim, $575. 873-8333. 6/30

Honda lawnmower w/bag, self-propelled, $100. Black & Decker electric lawnmower, $50. Tool maker’s tools. 815/399-2593. 6/30

Desk: Solid maple, 18”x45”. Two drawers each side, 10”x8”. Just $30. Call 962-1667, afternoon, eve. 6/30

Gas stove, 3 years old, white, $350. Inquire at 633-9967. 6/30

3-22” lawnmowers. 1 new, $120. 1 excellent, $75. 1 excellent, $40. Eves, 395-1122. 6/30

Typeset cabinet & drawers w/type. $300. 654-1197. 6/30

Small Hot Wheels body style sporty go cart for a child. Uses regular gas, $1,100. Excellent condition. 815/964-4663. 6/30

New Craftsman detail sander, cordless drill, Green machine leaf blower. 25’ coil water hose. 815/962-5376. 6/30

Bookcase, $20, table saw, $25, swivel chair, $15, CD player, $25, patio set, $95. 399-8984. 6/30

Oriental dining room set. Buffet & hutch, 8 chairs, red & black, excellent. $500. 397-3844. 6/30

Frigidaire gas range, used 3 mos., $100. Portland DVD player, RF modulator, remote, $30. 398-9094. 6/30

2 26” black his & hers bikes, 10 speed, good condition, $20 each. 12” boys’ bike, black, $10. 877-8279. 6/30

Cherry table & 6 padded chairs, very nice, $250 or best offer. 248-2272. 6/30

Large oak desk w/deep file drawers. Excellent condition, $35. 397-3446. 6/30

Men’s golf set. 2 Woods 10 irons plus extras, large bag, $85. 397-6662. 6/30

Diningroom set, $200. Kitchen cabinets, $100. Gas wall oven, $150. Gas cooktop, $125. 399-3939. 6/30

(1) each NES Nintendo, Sega Genesis & Super Nintendo Systems, $25 each. Games for above units, $4 each. 815/963-5603. 6/30

Double crypt in Sunset Memorial Gardens (inside) crypt. Paid $3,874.36 asking $1,650. 874-9833. 7/14

Must sell Older model JC Penney VCR. Works good, $15. Must sell antique rocker, $25. If interested call 961-9193 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon.-Sun. 524 S. Horace. Call before coming out. 7/14

Must sell new 15 speed girl’s mountain bike, $25. If interested call 961-9193 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon.-Sun. 524 S. Horace. Call before coming out. 7/14

Garage Sale

Household furniture, toys, clothing, stereos, laptop, bar tables & chairs. 2918 Sandy Hollow Rd. Apt. 7. Thurs., Fri., Sat. 9:30-5. 6/30


No job too small! Flowers, vegetable, herb gardens! Planting, wedding, mulch, etc. “Your garden grows.” – Peggy. 229-1325. 7/14

Gold Plating

24 karat gold plus metal effects. New. Will detail car rims, motorcycles & parts, awards, sports equipment, jewelry, etc. Drop off at business with this ad – save. 144 E. Riverside Rd., Route 4, Rockford, IL 61114, Boone/Winnebago county line. By I-90 & Indoor Sports Center. 815/885-3825. 7/7

Great Gift


Creative gift products for sale to the public. Includes clocks and glassware. Reseller or wholesaler accounts available. E-mail me at 7/14

Gutter Cleaning

The Home Detailer. Gutter cleaning only. Serving the Metro-area since 1980. Have references. Quality work and fai

r prices. Free estimates. Year-round service. Ask for Denny “Justin” Case, 815/231-2218. 9/1


Powers Pride

Home Improvements

Kitchens • Electric

Baths • Plumbing

Basements • Doors

Roof Repair • Windows

All types of flooring

No job too small.

Free Estimates

Eric, 505-3453. 7/14

Larry’s Helping Hands. Lawnmowing, painting, window washing, almost anything you need. Reasonable rates. 962-5367. 7/21

Budget handyman service. Decks, doors, drywall, framing, insulation, plastering, painting, drain cleaning, window wells, complete gutter work, paneling & general carpentry. 399-2345. Free estimates, Jeff. 6/23

Help Wanted

Rock River Distribution Company is looking for sales person/sales manager for rack placement & sales for periodicals. Base + commission. Must have letter writing, public relations, computer skills. Send resumè & references to Rock River Distribution Company at 128 N. Church St., 61101.

Delivery Driver Wanted. Apply at Slice of Italy, 5506 N. 2nd St., Loves Park. Apply after 4 p.m. 7/14

Full/part-time internet position. E-bay/other listings – auto related. Some homeowork, web exp. helpful. Have own computer, phone & can type. 888/724-3211, ext.100118. Rockford, IL. 7/7

$10 an hour appointment setters needed. No selling. Local firm hiring superstars. Don’t call unless you are a star and can prove it. Call RSA, 963-1497. Ask for Robert. 7/7

Avon. Great discounts, no inventory, $10 start up fee. Call Peggy, 234-2866. 7/14

Accountant/Bookkeeper: Experienced person, preferably with medical background, for multi-office position. Must be able to deal with complicated payable/receivables, with international business. Send salary requirements, rèsumè and references to 910 N. Court St., Rockford, IL 61103.


5-year-old painted mare horse, gentle and loves attention. $700, boarding available. Call anytime. 815/962-2272. 6/30

House For Sale

Source Financial mortgage Company. What is your current mortgage payment? 100% Financing Available, Conventional FHA/VA. For a better rate call 815/243-2400, An Illinois and Wisconsin Mortgage Licensee. TBA

H.O.M.E. (Home Ownership Made Easy). Home & apartments: lease w/option to buy. Financing available. Bus: 815/964-HOME (4663). Se habla Espanõl. 962-CASA (2272). 7/14

I buy homes. Any location or condition. Call Tim, 815/558-4663. 8/26

We pay cash $$$ for houses, apts., used lumber, logs, log cabins/Jerry, 815/985-7881. 7/28


“Inventor-Mentor”™ Have a good IDEA? I am a successful inventor and not a lawyer. I’ve been through the inventor wars and paid my dues. With 20 years experience, I offer grassroots coaching, support and information to help you find direction and success with your idea… Fly while you still have wings. Call for appointment, 815/963-9590. 7/7

Jury Member’s Rights

Jury duty? Know your rights they WILL NOT tell you. JUROR'S HANDBOOK, $1 c/o P.O. Box 306, Rockford, IL 61105. 7/7

Lost Pets

Lost male Sheltie. Black, tan & white. Has tag that says “Larry Boy.” Reward. 815/654-0433. Lost 6/10/04 near Westchester & Rural. 7/7

Massage Therapy

Soothe your mind and body with hands on by Geni. $60/one hour in total comfort. 873-0461, leave message. 7/7

Creative Touch Therapy: Alleviate stress, muscle tension, improve circulation, encourage overall well-being. Techniques meet your needs. Gift Certificates Available. Contact Glenn, CMT. 815/965-1787. 9/1


1986 Honda CRX-SI. Sun roof, 5-speed, 35 MPG, runs, drives, new. Has low mileage motor. ($1,500 OBO). Don 247-8437, 262-0214. 7/14

Motor/Mobile Homes

1976 Winnebago 26’ motorhome. Sleeps 8, generator, air, 520 Riverside. Runs great! $5,500. 316-9899. 7/14

Ford Estate motorhome, $5,000. Contract terms, $300/mo., $500 down, 0% interest. Quiet country setting. Se habla Espanõl. 815/962-2272. 7/14

Attractive mobile home. Porch. Central air, washer-dryer, stove, refrigerator & ceiling fans, ADT. 229-1036. 6/30

Live cheap! 1989 Commodore 70×14, 3-bdrm, 2-bath, CA, $12,500. 815/231-4139. 2/23

Motorhome Wanted

Used newer 20 foot mini motorhome. Must have roof, air, generator & be clean. Budget-minded senior. 815/983-0054, voicemail. 7/7


Guitar. Fender Strat, American Standard “Fat Strat” Texas Blues. Black. $500 ($1,175 new). Bryan, 558-1325. 7/14

Electric guitar, 1960s Teisco-Delree & case. Disassembled, $100. Nice guitar. Kingston electric guitar & case, $100. 865-5892. 7/7

Piano and bench. Wurlitzer walnut. Excellent condition, $950. 37-inch Spinet. 332-5874. 7/7

Wanted: Bass player for well-established, local classic new rock band. If interested, please call 633-9967. 6/30

Pianist wanted by voice teacher to accompany students. Approx. 4-7, Tues., Wed., Thurs. Every week or every other week. Negotiable days & hours. Must sight read & transpose. $10/hour. We also do big shows that pay extremely well. 226-3676. 7/14

Voice lessons. Development of the singing voice. 25 years experience. All ages. All styles Private instruction. Money back guarantee. 226-3676, call after 10 a.m. please. 6/30

Music Lessons

Guitar, bass guitar, drum lessons. All styles, levels. Highcrest/Guilford area. Weekdays, afternoons, evenings. Call Doug Janicke, 815/965-6788. 7/7

Naturopathic Medicine

Discovering wellness has expanded! A progressive naturopathic health care clinic and “Get well soon” nutritional store for all of your foundational support, natural medicinals, healing therapies. 815/963-1585. discovering 6/30

Organ, Tissue,

& Blood


Lady with blood type B positive needs kidney transplant. If you want to help, call 815/227-5619. 4/14

26-year-old man in need of a kidney transplant. Please call 961-1686 if interested. 4/7

The Rock River Times

is now offering a special classifieds section reserved for individuals or families seeking organ donations.

This is a totally free service for those who are in need. Please feel free to call: (815)964-9767, fax: (815)964-9825, or e-mail:

your FREE 15-word ad for this special section. For more information on organ & tissue donation, visit To contribute to The Angela Rushford Children’s Organ

Donation Fund, visit the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois’ Web site:


Fancy Pants Murals by Deb Zahniser. Original works of art, hand-painted in your home, office or garden! I can match your fabrics and themes or create something brand new. Beautiful! 815/494-3178. 7/14

“We care.” Painting, inside/outside, one room/whole house. Free estimates. John Powers, Jr. 815/505-3453. 7/14

Kenny’s Paint & stain. Interior, exterior professional service. No job too big or small. Call Kenny 316-0427. 6/30


Whips, scars, chains & bars… Circuses are no fun for animals. Boycott cruel fund-raisers. 7/14

Hi, I’m looking for R. Jones. She’s about 5’8”, hazel eyes, brown hair, has 2 kids – a 9-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl. If anyone has seen this description, please call David at 815/226-9356. 7/7

Curious? Free Wiccan classes. Join us for coffee, North End Cafe, Tues. at 11. 6/30

My name’s Ebony – 19 yr. old, black female ISO male & female friend age 19-29. 962-8233. 6/30

Young, smart, sophisticated, intelligent woman looking for smart, sophisticated, intelligent guy. Call Tina at 815/262-8309. 6/30

Handsome, 42-year-old white male seeking attractive female for friends hanging out, maybe more. Call 815/316-9280. 6/30

Free to the right woman,: Single male, 54, seeking long term relationship. I enjoy gardening & fishing, etc. 654-7915. 6/30


Persian Himmy blue & blue tabby, 2 males, 8 weeks old. $350, AFCA registered. 309/275-6878. 7/14

Don’t breed or buy while homeless pets die. Adopt from a shelter or rescue group. 7/14

Do you know a chained and lonely dog? Go to 7/14

Free kittens to good home. Born 3/17/04. Joyce, 703-1178, 964-8364. 7/14

Free to good home. Prefer farm or hunter, male, full blooded beagle. Hunting or breeding. 815/963-0568. 7/14

Free puppies. ½ Shepherd, ½ Chow. Ready to go. 963-8936. 6/30

Free to good home, cat. Female, spayed, 6 years, declawed, gray stripes, fat. 227-4241. 6/30

Birds for sale. Finches, male & female, $7 each. 815/569-2775. 6/30

Now that you know the truth about puppy mills & pet stores, do you want to do

something about it?. 7/7

Real Estate

We buy homes for cash. Will also purchase land contracts. M-F, 9-5 p.m. 815/623-2273. 9/22

Sale or long term lease: 1,200sf ground floor retail/office with 37,000 cars per day. 1,200sf second floor loft. Off-street parking. Own your home business. $98,500. 815/961-0504. 7/7

Real Estate


we buy homes

for cash, m-f, 9-5 pm.



Pre-Vatican II church is alive and well. St. Sebastian. Call 636-8073. 6/30


Myers Roofing. Residential repairs & complete re-roofing. Free estimates, insured. 963-6586, 566-5720. 7/28


Need a ride? From Oregon or Mt. Morris to Rockford every day. 734-6000. 7/7

Plaster & stucco repair. Small sidewalk repair and chimney repair. Free estimates, senior discount. 965-0119. 6/30

Support Groups

Al-Anon, support group for families and friends of alcoholics. Help-line: (815)399-0456. TFN

Thrift Shop

Crusader Thrift Shop, 310 7th St. is open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Used clothing, linens, toys, dishes, etc. TFN


Heartland Hospice is an organization that provides a unique type of care to clients with a limited life expectancy, as well as support to their loved ones. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced through supportive care designed to meet the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of the patients and caregivers. Volunteers play a vital role in our organization and are rewarded with the kind of gratification that comes from helping others. Volunteers offer support, companionship and practical, caring help to Heartland Hospice clients. We also welcome volunteers to help in the hospice office with answering the phones, filing, photocopying and faxing. We invite you to become a Heartland Hospice volunteer. Please call 227-4917 for more information about this volunteer opportunity. 7/7

Lockwood Park needs volunteers for park maintenance & animal chores. 987-8809 or 969-4091. 7/7

Girl Scouts need volunteers to organize and lead Hispanic troops call Leticia Maldonado, 962-5591 ext. 125. TFN

Girl Scout necesita lideres hispanas voluntarias, que formen grupos de ninas Leticia Maldonado, 962-5591 ext. 125. TFN


Wanted: Riding lawn mower in good cond. Call 316-9280 anytime. 7/14

Looking to buy four-string tenor banjo. Good condition. Reasonable. 815/946-2296. 7/14

Want trailer hitch for 1994-2003 Ford Windstar minivan. 877-6768. 7/7

Your old, unused monitors, towers, complete systems, computer parts. Cash paid. 815/490-9109, 815/963-4353. 7/7

Bottles, unopened, of booze. Older one preferred. Reasonable. Tires, good, 225-60-R16. 865-5892. 7/7

Guitar, trumpet, drum, accordion, also machinist tools. 815/865-5892. 7/7

Want to buy old NES Nintendo and Sega Genesis systems and games. 815/963-5603. 6/30

Had a garage/yard sale & have leftover items? Donate them to a charity thrift shop. Will pick up one item or many. HFC Thrift Shop. Thank you & God bless. 963-0637. 6/30

Senior citizen needs apartment gas stove in good condition. Call 399-2995. 6/16

Wanted: 9’x4’ or 9’x6’ sheets of canvas. Could be on roll also. Cheap or free. 964-9767.

Wanted: Woman’s sewing patterns 1950s and before. 965-5671. TFN

wanted: 16 or 18’ pontoon boat trailer with wheels under pontoon. Cheap or free. Call Frank, 964-9767. TFN

Snowmobiles & minibikes from the 70s, 623-6591. Save this ad, I buy all year. 7/28

Wanted to buy: Used Hawaiian lap steel guitars and old amps. 399-1917. 6/30

Museum wants to buy military relics (U.S., German, Japanese), helmets, medals, uniforms, guns, daggers, etc. John Coy, 815-732-2091,61601. TFN


Lot-A-Wood Creations. Specializing in: Cabinets, entertainment centers, shelves, wood furniture, wood trim, etc. 815/703-8659. 7/7

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