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Line Ads for the week of May 25th

A & G HAULING and clean up. Clean out garages, basements, etc. Reasonable rates. You call, we haul! Arnie 815-222-7072, or Gary 815-979-1075.

HORSES AND MINIS BOARDED: Reasonable rates, reliable care. 4 miles north of Boone County Fairgrounds. Penny, 815-505-1684.

BOB’S MASONRY: Brick, block, stone, chimney repair, tuck pointing, and new construction, call 815-703-6747.

FRANK’S LAWN CARE: Lawn mowing, tree and brush trimming, gutter cleaning and repair, dethatching, fertilization, lawn rolling, edging, aeration. Senior discounts, free estimates. Call cell 815-543-0977.

FOUR W LANDSCAPING: Grading, seed. sod, hardscapes, retention walls, skid loader work. Call 815-703-0811.

QUALITY CARE and reasonable rates. Licensed home daycare has full-time openings starting May 29th for children over 6 months old. Located across from Belvidere Wal-Mart. Call Maureen, 815-566-9225.

J&L TREE REMOVAL: Trimming, brush removal. Free estimates, fully insured. Cheapest rates around. 815-281-2351, 815-281-2352.

AFFORDABLE HANDYMAN AVAILABLE: Electrical, plumbing, carpentry and general household repairs. Tom, 815-871-1438.

NEED PAINTING? Interior and exterior. Local family owned and operated. Call All About Painting, 815-975-9692.

HARDWOOD FLOORS: We install, sand and finish old and new hardwood floors. We also install laminates. 30 years experience. Free estimates. (You have called the rest, now call the best.) Robert’s Hardwood Floors, Bob 815-547-0407 or 815-761-1679.

COMPUTER VIRUS REMOVAL and performance tuning. Top rated and local computer and laptop repair. AIDA Electronics, 13549 Julie Drive, Poplar Grove, 815-765-0300,

18TH ANNUAL plant & garage sale, 3 family. Friday, Saturday, May 26th, 27th 8AM-4PM. 9634 Ricky Trail, Belvidere, follow signs northeast of fairgrounds. Over 300 perennial plants, priced to sell! Books; clothing; toys; pictures; tools and much more. Don’t miss this one!

GARAGE SALE: May 26th and May 27th, 8AM. 624 East 5th Street. Tools; antiques; household. Too much to list.

MULTI FAMILY GARAGE SALE: 5000 Trillium Trail, Poplar Grove. Thursday, Friday 9AM-6PM, Saturday 9AM-2PM. Name brand clothes: boys newborn-12, girls newborn-5, scrubs, juniors, women’s and men’s clothes; toys; household and baby items.

GREAT 4 FAMILY garage sale: Name brand, great condition clothing, girls sizes 6 through women’s XL, boys size 6 through men’s 2X; Washington Academy uniforms; Justice; Nike: American Eagle and much more. Tons of toys; dollhouse; shoes; books; games; movies; tires; twin bed and household items. Thursday 9AM-7PM, Friday 9AM-5PM. 4223 Glenhaven Drive. Don’t miss out!

GARAGE SALE: Saturday 8AM-4PM. 516 Warren Avenue. Girls clothes sizes newborn to size 8; household; miscellaneous.

4 FAMILY GARAGE SALE: Women’s and men’s clothes; girl’s shoes and clothes size 5-6; new items; furniture; variety of items; something for everyone! Craftsman Intek; riding lawnmower with bags, 17.5 horsepower with Briggs & Stratton motor. Thursday and Friday 8:30AM-5:30PM. 436 Andrews Drive, behind Shadley Apartments.

GARAGE SALE: Friday, Saturday 8AM-5PM. 1030 Donna Drive, Belvidere. Baby furniture; knick-knacks; ice fishing gear; tables; lamps; wicker furniture and more.

GARAGE SALE: 3372 Prairie Road, Belvidere. May 26th and May 27th, 8AM-4PM. Priced to go!

GARAGE SALE: Friday 8AM-4PM, Belvidere. 415 Royal Avenue. Clothes; furniture; couch; kitchen set and miscellaneous items.


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LINDENWOOD APARTMENTS: Large 2 bedroom, 1 bath, central air, dishwasher, clean, quiet building. $675/month. Call 815-547-5732

FOR RENT: Large 2 bedroom apartment in Belvidere. Includes heat and gas, $700/month. 815-544-2862.

FOR RENT: Gorgeous 5 bedroom, 3 bath, 2.5 car garage in Belvidere. Call 815-871-4642. See it on Zillow or Trulia!

RESALE / STORE / OFFICE space for rent. Located at 413 East Pleasant Street. 700 square feet. $550 per month. For viewing, phone 815-544-0249.

FOR RENT: 706 1/2 E. Madison Street, Belvidere. 2 bedroom, 1 bath upper unit with 1 car garage. W/S and garbage included. Tenant pays heat and electric. No pets. $550 monthly plus $550 security deposit. Agent owned. 815-985-2118, Kim.

FOR RENT: 3 bedroom, 2 bath, full basement, 2 car garage, Candlewick Lake. Security deposit required, $1,200 per month. Call 815-978-0429.

FOR LEASE: Side-by-side duplex apartment, 1540 Fremont Street, Belvidere, corner of Fremont and Glenwood Streets. 2 bedrooms, office, 1.5 baths, deluxe appliances including dishwasher, garbage disposal, gas stove and built-in microwave, side -by-side refrigerator/freezer with ice/water through door, central air conditioning, basement with washer/dryer, garage. Tenant pays utilities. Security deposit of 1 month’s rent required at time of signing lease. No dogs, no smoking. 815-547-7377, if no answer, leave return number, will return call.


PERSONAL WANT AD Deadline: No later than noon on Tuesdays, for Thursday publication. Must be paid in advance (cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover). Call The Boone County Shopper at 815-544-2166 or visit our website at
2002 DODGE STRATUS SE PLUS: 1 owner, 181,000 miles, rebuilt engine at 164,000 miles. $1,500 or best offer, 815-978-3646.

FOR SALE: 2007 PT Cruiser. 101K miles, over $2,000 in new parts in last 2 years, $900. Call 815-491-3412.

1992 SILVERADO 1500 4X4 extended cab stick shift. New tires, recent work done, $4,000. 815-299-0056, leave message, will call back.

1990 HARLEY DAVIDSON FXR Dyna Glide 1340 CC. Custom paint, floor boards, hard saddlebags. 1 owner, 30,000 miles. $5,500 or best offer, 815-978-3646.

HELP WANTED: Full time mechanic, also need a full time secretary. Apply in person, Curry’s Auto Repair, 1560 N. State Street, Belvidere. 815-544-4445.

WORK TRUCK: 1996 Dodge Dakota, runs good, $1,250. 815-988-5728.

COCOA MULCH SALE: Boone County Gardeners of America. April 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th and June 3rd, 8AM-12PM. $4.50 per bag. Boone County Fairgrounds.

MEAT LOAF SUPPER $6: Friday, May 26th, 4PM-7PM Includes dessert and coffee. To go meals no extra charge. Thank you for supporting your local Veterans! VFW Post 1461, 1310 W. Lincoln Avenue, Belvidere.

FOR SALE: 1991 Ford 150 4X4. Needs engine, not running, or use for parts, $900 or best offer. 815-323-2429.

SUMMERTIME WORK: Automatic Pool Cover Tech. Perfect for student, retiree, teacher. 815-871-4742

CDL-A DRIVERS-OTR: $1,200-$1,300 per week! Dedicated runs. Out one week at a time! Benefits. Pneumatic. Good MVR. 319-754-1944 x112.