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Last Updated: May 22, 2013
ABG Early Deadline for Memorial Day: Deadline for all ads for the May 29, 2013 issue is 5:00 on Thursday, May 23rd. Our office will be closed on Monday, May 27 for the holiday. Please call 309-359-4561 with questions. Thank you and have a good holiday.
Nanny Available: Very experienced, reliable, and caring. Available full time. For more details call Hannah, 309-202-7439.
12 ft. jon boat with oars. $175. 309-699-0763.
Above ground pool stairs. Paid $200 last summer. $75 OBO. Minier. 309-212-4537.
Kenmore HE gas dryer. Good condition. Burgundy. Paid $1200. $300 OBO. 309-212-4537.
For Sale: Lawn Vac, $175. Lawnmower, $60. Gas blower, $50. Electric string trimmer, $30. Dark brown sofa or beige recliner, $100 each or both for $175. Gas grill w/full tank $75. 309-264-1933.
For Sale: Water pond plants (includes lilies). $5. 309-635-1909.
1998 2BR Layton travel trailer on permanent site at Kentuckiana, Hopedale. ’97 Yamaha golf cart, $12,500 OBO. 309-241-2034.
2x4 scraps sold for firewood. $3/bundle. 205 W. Fast, Mackinaw.
Will buy unwanted trucks & cars, running or not. Best price. 309-267-7616.
Handyman: Roofing, siding, drywall, ceramic tile, kitchens, small electrical & plumbing. 309-267-7616.
Minier: Twice-N-Nice. This week save 20% on your total purchase. Furniture, home décor, glassware, clothing, cards, gifts bags & more. 115 S. Main, Minier. Tues., Wed., & Sat. 9am-2:30pm. Thurs. & Fri. 9am-6pm. Find us on Facebook.
Calling all Cars: Register now for The Cheer Spot Cruise-In, Saturday, June 22nd, 401 S. Leopold, Mackinaw. Registration $20. Call Damian, 309-840-5893 or email: email@example.com.
Spring Cleaning: Antiques. Jelly cabinet, $150. Wooden icebox, $200. Two spinning wheels, $150. Dishes and more. Leave message: 309-925-7409, Tremont.
17 wall scaffold brackets, 35 guardrail posts, mounting access. adaptors. $250. 309-208-0467.
25 adjustable door frame braces for masonry setting. $80 all. 309-208-0467.
Looking for part-time help in Mackinaw, IL for installation and repair of semi truck liners. No previous experience necessary. Will train the right person. Semi-retired person in good physical condition would be a good fit. Self-starter, team player, a knowledge of hand tools required. Must be punctual. Must have own transportation. Call 309-359-8259 for an appointment.
The River Roadhouse on Rt. 9 in Mackinaw: Live music Saturday, May 18, “Cadillac Jack”. Drink specials. Grand Opening: Saturday, June 8. Cruise-in & live music, “Comatose Catfish”. Bands every other weekend. Like us on Facebook for all the happenings. Info: 309-359-3344.
Attention, Woodworkers: Pete’s Sharpening Service. Carbide saw blades, planer & jointer knives, reasonable rates. 309-267-2132. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ptesharpening.com.
Vacation Rental: Branson, MO. 2BR, 2BA lakeside condo. Resort has lots of amenities. Will rent by week. Reasonable. 309-263-2950.
Kerosene heater and kerosene, like new. $60 OBO. 309-925-3065.
For Sale: Gilgetter pontoon with trailer 6’x15’, bimini top, 55 lb. thrust trolling motor, 2 batteries, 2-36” bench seats, 2 fishing seats. Bought new in 2009. $5800. Phone: 309-359-8649.
2001 Windstar luxury model, towing package, 158,000 miles, $1800. 309-382-2861.
Golf Cart: 2007 EZ Go, electric, like new. $2850 OBO. 309-696-8415.
VW Convertible: 1978, fuel injection engine, full cover. $8000 OBO. 309-696-8415.
2008 Conquest 28’ travel trailer 5th wheel with 12’ slide. GC. $12,500 including slide hitch. 309-745-3018.
1987 Nissan 300ZX 2 door hatchback coupe, 5 speed V6 3.0L, 75K original miles. Excellent condition. White with burgundy interior. Asking $6500. 949-212-4936, leave message.
CarveWright Woodworking System: Used, in great condition. Model CW.01.01 with many extras. Asking $1000. 949-212-4936, leave message.
Exotic Luthier wood. Various types Brazilian Heart, Zebra, and Birdseye. Over 100 pieces. Already cut and planed for front, back and sides. Valued over $5K. Asking $1000. Serious inquires only. 309-968-1363, leave message.
Mausoleum: Park Hill Cemetery in Bloomington. Double crypt side by side. South Addition inside Elevation One. Lettering included. $8000 OBO. Phone 309-657-8908.
DR set, wood & tile, 4 chairs, $95. 309-242-1896.
Haviland china, Blue Garland (Bavarian), full set of 12 settings. Small blue flowers w/silver trim. Extras include 2 serving bowls, large & small platter, sugar bowl & creamer, soup tureen & gravy boat with drip plate. 92 pieces total. $300. 309-241-0480.
Sofa bed, queen size, soft pastel color, VGC. $125 OBO. 309-925-4201.
Twin mattress, barely used, bought new $100. Asking $60 OBO. 309-369-4956.
2003 Yukon, 111,000 miles, GC. Seats 9. 2wd. Great people hauler. $7500. 309-678-4513.
Save the bees. If you see a swarm, call Willie, 309-620-0580.
Exercise Bike: Stationary, recumbent style with rowing feature. Like new. $725 new, asking $350 OBO. 309-231-5810.
One carat diamond wedding ring. Excellent color and clarity. $3200 retail. $1200. 541-260-6525.
Dollhouse twin/full bunk bed. Very cute. New. $550. Bloomington. 309-532-2763.
For Sale: 30”x60” metal office desk. $25. 309-530-4011.
Couch: Sectional, tan, VGC, 1 year old. Bought $2400, asking $900. 309-267-8361.
Compete BR set, dark wood/marble top, $500 OBO. 309-267-8361.
Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Limited FLHTK, 2010: Merlot/Cherry custom color, 11,262 miles. Showroom condition, original owner, stored in heated garage, never been in salt, many accessories--to list a few: Rineheart Eaglebeak Mufflers, H-D Adjustable Passenger Riding Pegs, Highway Riding Pegs, Tour Pack Slide Bracket, Rider Backrest, Fairing Mount Mirrors. $19,950. 309-657-6038 or email@example.com.
Scooter for Sale: Golden Companion II three wheeled scooter. Two years old. Used very little. Perfect for disabled or elderly person. Bought brand new. Paid $3500. Selling for $1500. Call 309-688-2469 after 5:00 p.m.
Duraliner bedliner. Fits VW pickup truck. Excellent condition. $150 OBO. 309-530-1895.
2004 Wilderness travel trailer. 30ft. 5th wheel. Double slide. New tires. Nice for retired travel or set up at a campground. $15,900. 309-453-3053.
2003 Pontiac Montana. Very clean inside and out, well running mini-van. 134,730 miles, new tires, cloth interior, power door on passenger side, rear heat & A/C. $3980. 309-299-4680.
Pentair 100,000 milivolt BTU propane pool heater, barely used. $450. 309-222-0244/309-275-0906.
1982 boat, Sea Sprite, 19ft. w/inboard motor and trailer, $800. As is. Call 309-613-8652, 9am to 6pm.
2003 Ford Windstar SE minivan, tan, 145,000 miles, runs good, $3000. 309-359-3214.
2001 Keystone 29’ travel trailer. Slide-out, 3 rear bunks. Sleeps 9. New tires. Stored inside. VGC. $9250 OBO. 309-253-3202.
Firestone Destination AT’s. Set of 4 mounted on GMC 1/2 ton rims. Lugs, caps. LN. $600 OBO. 309-253-3202.
Spinet piano, Lester, with bench. Good condition. $25 or make offer. 309-840-4047.
1946 Ford 2N, complete engine overhaul, new rear tires, rims, with 2-12 bottom Dearborn plow. $3500. 309-826-4270.
Entertainment center. Natural maple. 77w x 81h x 20d. TV included. $750 OBO. firstname.lastname@example.org for pictures or 309-531-4417.
3 pc. dining room set. Medium honey color. Table w/4 chairs. Sideboard. Glass curio cabinet. $700 OBO. email@example.com for pictures or 309-531-4417.
Craftsman radial arm saw. Craftsman table saw. Sears jig saw. Craftsman router table w/router. $600 all. firstname.lastname@example.org for pictures or 309-531-4417.
Bowflex Treadclimber TC5000. EC. $1000. 309-447-6703.
Chevy S10 ext. cab, 1997. Red. New tires. Runs good. $1900. 309-263-0875.
2004 Wilderness 5th wheel, 30’, 12 ft. slideout. Many extras included. Slider hitch for truck. $14,000. Phone 309-267-5084.
2011 Coleman 15hp outboard motor, long shaft, electric start, brand new, never been in water. $2100. 309-258-0409.
For Sale: 3 pt. T-6 Harley rake, shed kept, GC. $5000 OBO. 309-208-2536.
HP cartridges for HP Officejet printer, new in box, 940XL Black, 940 Magenta, 940 Yellow. 4 cartridges $10 each or lot for $30. Less than 1/2 price in store. 309-253-6559.
1929 Marquette. Rare, not even in the book. Stored inside 15 years. Needs everything. Only $4950. Have title. 309-530-6277.
German Shorthair Pointer, registered, female, 3 yrs old. Very sweet, just needs more room than we have. Asking $300. 309-219-1161.
Troy-Bilt tiller. 8HP. EC. $1200 OBO. 309-359-9088.
2006 Chrysler 300. Silver, 3.5L V6, RWD, $6800. Featherlite 14’ tandem axle trailer. GVW, 7000 lbs, $4500. 309-846-8009.
Snowblower: 48”. 3pt hitch. $600 or best reasonable offer. 309-846-5852.
1950's drop leaf dining table, 4 padded chairs, cherry finish. Open 44x73. Very good condition. $300. New quilting frame. Never used. $100. 309-369-2542.
Entertainment center, 67x47. Shelves/storage, speaker storage, 2 doors w/shelves, good quality, very good condition. $100. Entertainment center, glass front w/side DVD storage. 43x27. Very good condition. $40. 8 drawer desk, $30. Desk chair, $15. 309-369-2542.
Golf Clubs: Three complete sets, with bags. $35 to $75. 309-346-7025.
Kincaid dresser with hutch/mirror. Solid wood, very nice, few scratches. Floor to top of mirror is 84”; 63”L X 23”W X 35”H. Asking $249. 309-830-1526 or 309-359-4568.
Double-wide, 28x40, 2BR, 1BA, 2008, C/A, shed. In Greenwood Tr. Pk., Bloomington. $38,000. 309-808-2177.
Electric hospital bed, LN, $1200 OBO. Electric recliner chair, $800 OBO. Other misc home items. 309-583-0117.
1992 Harley Davidson FXRS, $8000. Partial trade for a decent 4-wheeler. 309-642-4073.
Organ for Sale: Swinger 600, in good working condition. $400 OBO. 309-925-5308.
Fiberglass topper, fits short bed truck, 72-3/4 W, 83 L. Like new. $400. 309-453-1516.
Scooter, $500. Golden Companion II, 3 wheel, horn, lights. Phone 309-965-2324.
Snowblower: Cub Cadet, electric start, tire chains. $600. Phone 309-965-2324.
Ventless garage heater NG w/fan, 1000 sq.ft., used 1 season, $125. Call 309-966-1774 after 5:00.
2003 Yamaha Raptor 80 ATV. Lots of new parts. EC $1600. 309-840-0961.
Kayak: Perception Carolina, 14.5' with rudder, paddle, life jacket. $450. Call 309-830-6719.
1999 Ford Ranger. 5 spd, approx. 150K miles. $2500. 309-657-4607.
2008 Yamaha Raptor ATV, 90cc. Excellent condition. $2000. 309-657-0859.
1993 Chevy 1500 regular cab, long bed, 2WD. Needs alternator. $2100. 309-645-7136.
Swan Lake plot, Garden of Apostles, value $2100, asking $1200. Two burials allowed. 503-459-1466.
Two pair Apple Bottom jeans, good condition, women’s 13/14. $60 for both. 601-734-6586.
Wells Cargo tool trailer, 7’x12’, dual axle, shelves, $700. 309-208-0467.
Jib boom, 18’, fits forks on JLG Lulls tractors, $300. 309-208-0467.
New Reznor garage heater, Model UDAP75. Power vented, 115V/24V – 1ph. Natural. 75,000 BTU input/62,000 BTU output. 83% efficient. Direct spark. $675. 309-264-4696.
Davey 175 CFM air compressor. GC, $1600. International Super C. Parade ready. $3000. 309-620-6341.
Free to take away: 27 inch RCA color TV. Stereo, about 10 yrs old. Not a flat screen. 309-282-8773 or 309-825-0233.
Large table saw with extra blades $250, radial arm saw $200, 2 types of standing wood planers $150, and piano $300. Motivated seller. All offers considered. 309-208-5211.
51” Hitachi TV, excellent condition. Asking $400. 309-694-9859.
For Sale: Eight 22.5 LP cap trailer tires with steel wheels. $1000. 309-208-2536.
Beautiful king spread, shams purchased Bergners, white eggplant $75. Floral queen comforter, $30. Blue floral full comforter, $20. Denim Days plate, $40, mold broken 1985, not many around. 309-256-8178.
Hydraulic compactor for use on large tracked backhoe. $750. 309-925-5229.
2001 Chevy 3500 cargo van, V-8, auto, air, ladder rack & tool shelves. Runs & drives great. EC. $3200. 309-241-5300.
New digital camera, Canon Power Shot SX40HS. 35zm, 12.1mp, CMOS. $390 OBO. 309-360-1167.
Antique double bed frame, dresser, mirror, chest dresser, nightstand. $1000 OBO. 309-360-1167.
Wanted: Oak baker’s rack, reasonable, good condition. Call 309-253-6559 with details.
Maytag Neptune 220 electric dryer/steamer center, $300. Appliance Depot, Pekin, 309-346-2200.
Club car, Yamaha 2003. Street legal, gas-powered, rear seat kit, windshield, chrome wheels. Immaculate. $3960 OBO. 309-303-4042.
Lean Hol-steen farm fresh freezer beef. Choice cut steaks, roast, and hamburger. Available in any quantity. Also sell by the 1/4 or more. Inspected, all natural. Marvin and Rebecca Baer Family. 309-231-5810 or 309-925-3428.
Twigs Market: Now open for the season. Fresh flower arrangements and delivery. Produce, vintage collectibles, pet rabbits, local artistry including handmade pottery and so much more. 24815 Allentown Rd., Tremont. Open Saturdays 9am-3pm.
Window Cleaning: 20 years experience. Residential cleaning. Call for quote. 309-303-3791.
Generator installation/electrical needs. Prompt service. Call Electrical, Mackinaw. 309-208-1053.
Highest prices paid for junk vehicles. Call Bob, 309-694-0520 / 309-635-6298.
C & N Mini Storage: Indoor/outdoor storage. 309-354-4026 or 309-359-8778 (cell).
Ear corn for squirrels and birds. 25 lbs. / $10. 309-369-2681.
Independent Concrete Services, Inc.: Specializing in residential & agricultural concrete work. Tear outs/replacement available. Stamping & staining existing concrete, concrete repair. John, 309-634-5140.
Superior Power Washing: Deck, patio restoration. House & driveway cleaning. 15+ years experience. 309-210-3762.
Wanted: Indian artifacts of all kinds. Free appraisals. 309-338-3281.
Central Boiler Classic outdoor wood furnace provides safe, clean heat. Call today. Zimmerman Sales, 309-467-6284.
Storage units in Mackinaw. 10X10, 10X20. Heated storage available. Sky Enterprises, Inc. 217-819-3073.
Computer trouble-shooter: Dial 309-360-1776 for friendly, prompt service. Triple J Computers of Mackinaw makes house calls, fixing your ailing computer, installing an upgrade, adding software, or building a custom system to meet your specific needs.
Now Available: 20 cu. yd. huge haul roll-off dumpsters. Daily, weekly or monthly rental. Ben E. Neville Trucking Service Inc. 309-359-8400.
See us for your business cards, letterhead, computer checks, carbonless forms, labels, and more. Now available: Magnets & decals. Typesetting & layout services available. We now also make color copies. Call for free consultation & pricing. Area Buyers Guide, 309-359-4561 or email@example.com.
Real Estate for Sale or Rent:
For Rent, Mackinaw: Spacious 2BR, 2BA ranch, living/dining room. 1500 sq. ft., wooded area. 309-825-3005.
Brick home in absolutely move in condition. 7 rooms upstairs, 5 rooms in basement. 507 N. School Ave., Minier. 309-267-2522.
Mackinaw: 3BR, 2-1/2 BA home. 10 Summerset, Heritage Lake. Remodeled family room w/ gas fireplace, new roof, fenced back yard. $160,000. 309-965-2814. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mackinaw: 1-story 2BR home, 104 W. 5th St. Carport, stove, refrigerator. $56,000. 309-241-9770.
Pekin: 206 Jane St., Unit A, efficiency apartment. 361 sq. ft. Water paid. Stove, refrigerator, A/C furnished. $360/month + $360 deposit. 309-208-7224.
Lot for Sale, Delavan. Venado Lakes Subdivision. Timber view. Great for walkout basement. Lake rights included. $8000. 309-241-5300.
For Sale: Reduced 3BR ranch, attached garage, appliances stay. Creve Coeur. 309-699-0505.
Deer Creek: 2BR, 1-1/2 BA duplex. Well kept. Appliances, C/A, utility room, garage. No pets. No smoking on premises. References, deposit, lease. $650/month. 309-267-1389 or 309-447-6712.
Mackinaw: Mobile homes for sale or rent, contracts possible. Starting at $375/mo. Sorry, no dogs. 309-530-7939.
Rummage Sale: May 23-25. Thurs. 5-7, Fri. 7-6, Sat. 7-noon. Location: Allentown Hall.
Yard Sale: Friday, 5/24, 9-6. Saturday, 5/25, 9-2. 302 N. Minier, Minier. Vintage: Iron bed, hand corn sheller, wooden chicken crates, metal chicken nests. Riding lawnmower, truck bed toolbox, truck topper, misc. furniture, clothes, housewares, Precious Moments collectibles, computer desk, much more.
Huge Relay for Life Indoor Sale: Tues. 5/28, noon-7pm. Wed. 5/29, 8am-noon. Community Church, 300 N. Main St., Morton. Tons of great items priced to sell.
Yard Sale: Corner of Rt. 9 & Schmidgall Rd. Friday, May 31, 8am til 5pm. Homemade baby quilts, name brand clothes, free books, free jackets.
Large Garage Sale: Friday, 5/31, 9am-5pm. Saturday, 6/1, 9am-noon. 115 North St., Armington (subdivision by old grade school). Large variety of items for sale.
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