Mobile Homes for Rent

Godley - 1BR, small trailer. Recently remodeled. $700/month, 1 yr lease & 1st, last & security required. Gas & electric not included. No smoking, no pets. 815-263-8597

Help Wanted

South Wilmington Grade School is in need of a part-time bookkeeper for approximately 10-20 hours per month. The candidate should have knowledge and experience with payroll, accounts payable, and bank reconciliation. Knowledge of QuickBooks is helpful. Interested candidates should submit a resume to South Wilmington Grade School, 375 Fifth St., P.O. Box 459, South Wilmington, IL 60474 or email Questions can be directed to Superintendent Cindy Christensen at 815-237-2281. South Wilmington Grade School is seeking applicants for the following positions for the 2023-2024 School Year. Certified Paraprofessional-Full Time: Preference given to applicants with a BA and qualify to hold a substitute license. Middle School Language Arts Teacher: Full time starting with the 2023-2024 school year. For all positions, send letter of interest and résumé along with a copy of certification and endorsements if applicable to Mrs. Cynthia Christensen, Superintendent, P.O. Box 459, South Wilmington, IL 60474 by May 1, 2023 or email Please indicate in the heading the position of interest. Start Date for all positions will be August 14, 2023.
Coal City Area Club is hiring Office Admin. Experience with Microsoft Office Apps; $15 an hour; 4 days; 30 hours per week. Application at or send resumes to
Reed-Custer Early Learning Center, located at RCHS and RCMS, is adding a position for a full-time early childhood teacher. Job details: Monday-Friday; 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m; 180 days per school year; $19 per hour. Qualifications: Sixty semester hours of credits from an accredited college or university with six semester hours in courses related directly to child care and/or child development, from birth to age six. If you are interested in working for Reed-Custer CUSD255 and are qualified for this position, please email the director at
ABM is hiring at the Braidwood Constellation Station. Formerly known as Exelon. We have temporary day and evening positions available for the Spring Refueling Outage. We may also have full time positions as well. You can apply online at Search for “Outage Cleaner in Braceville, IL.” Must pass all required training and testing for Constellation. Starting rate is $18-$19 an hour. Benefits and vacation time are included with full time employment. Please contact our Braidwood office with any further questions. (815)417-2293.
NOW HIRING motivated; hard working; honest with a positive attitude; cooks; drivers & bartenders. Apply at Rachetti’s Cafe & Pizzeria, 375 S. Broadway, Coal City.
Cinder Ridge Golf Course is looking for part-time help, must be 21. Pick up an application in the Pro Shop 8am-12pm, Mon.-Fri. 815-476-4000.
Part Time office help. Saturday's required. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Apply in person at Culligan of Coal City, 75 W. Chestnut St. Coal City.
Teresa’s Family Styling has been serving the Wilmington community for the last 23 years on the corner of Water St.(102) & Kahler Rd in Wilmington. We are looking to hire a LICENSED STYLIST. An individual who is upbeat, hardworking & honest. A steady clientele is preferred but we’re willing to work with the right candidate. Commission % based on experience. Please call 815-476-1955.

Apartments for Rent

Wilmington - 2 bedroom, new carpet, freshly painted, upgraded appliances. 815-274-6065.
Wilmington - Beautiful 2 bedroom with all new carpet, 1 car attached garage. $1,200 a month. 618-383-6330


1995 Harley Davidson 1200 Sportster. Only one owner. Low, low mileage. Garage kept. $5,000. Call 815-651-6593.

Real Estate

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT GRUNDY COUNTY - MORRIS, ILLINOIS NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC Plaintiff, -v.- SHIRRELL HALL et al Defendant 2022 FC 59 NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on March 9, 2023, an agent for The Judicial Sales Corporation, will at 11:00 AM on April 26, 2023, at the Grundy County Courthouse, 111 East Washington Street front door entrance, MORRIS, IL, 60450, sell at a public sale to the highest bidder, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 1093 BLACK DIAMOND DR, COAL CITY, IL 60416 Property Index No. 09-02-356-023 The real estate is improved with a residence. 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, including the Judicial Sale fee for the Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds/or wire transfer, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. No fee shall be paid by the mortgagee acquiring the residential real estate pursuant to its credit bid at the sale or by any mortgagee, judgment creditor, or other lienor acquiring the residential real estate whose rights in and to the residential real estate arose prior to the sale. 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, examine the court file, CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Plaintiff's Attorneys, 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100, BURR RIDGE, IL, 60527 (630) 794-9876 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. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. 15W030 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 100 BURR RIDGE IL, 60527 630-794-5300 E-Mail: Attorney File No. 14-22-06330 Attorney ARDC No. 00468002 Case Number: 2022 FC 59 TJSC#: 43-1050 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. Case # 2022 FC 59 I3216169 Published in the Free Press Newspapers on Wed., March 22, 29 & April 5, 2023.

Lost & Found

Lost - Female German Shepherd; 9 years old; black & tan. Lost near Dresden Power Plant on Feb. 25. Her name is Meeka and she is friendly. 815-942-9253

Sporting Goods / Firearms

Newer Beretta 92X 9mm semi 3.75 inch black barrel, 3 mag, $725; Ruger Lc9s 9mm semi, 3.12 inch black barrel, $425. FOID required. 815-838-9466.

Homes for Rent

Braidwood area, 3 BR, 2 bath, stove, refrigerator, C/A, W/D hookup, storage shed. Large lot & deck, 169 N Vernon Dr., Godley. $1,250/mo. 1st, last, security, credit check. 815-476-6462.

Service & Repairs

GOT GRASS Lawn Care Jim Baudino 815-342-6394
FIREWOOD, Cherry BBQ firewood $159. Dry, seasoned, oak firewood $149, mixed woods $129, plus delivery. Quick, friendly service. 815-260-0108.
Gas Fireplace Repair 40 years experience. Licensed, insured & bonded. Call Margo at 708-712-5012 to schedule an appointment. Can repair most brands. Weekends available. Thank you.
Mike Collins Roofing, re-shingles and gutter cleaning, aluminum gutter screen, no repair to small or too big. Don’t let your roof get damaged from black algae. Have it sprayed, low prices. INSULATION. Keep your house cooler in summertime and warmer in the winter. Free estimate for blown in insulation for attics from Mike Collins Roofing. Lic # 104.007296. Ask for Mike at 815-730-1303.