Homes for Rent

Coal City, 860 S. Broadway, 2BR, 1BA, all appliances included, 2 car detached garage, $950/mo w/1-yr lease, first+last & security dep., credit checks, call Terri 815-712-7848. cc14a17b
Braidwood area - 3BR, 2 bath, stove, refrigerator, c/a, washer, dryer, storage shed. Quiet dead end street. Large lot/storage shed. First, last, security. 745 E Mary Lane, Godley. $925. Available April 1st. 815-476-6462

Duplex for Rent

Godley: 2BR, 1BA, water, sewer, and garbage included, no pets, security deposit required. 815-693-9141
Coal City, 812 Covey Ln., 3BR, 2BA, all appliances included, 1 1/2 car att. garage, $1,250/mo w/1-yr lease, first+last & security dep., credit checks, call Terri 815-712-7848. cc13a16b

Help Wanted

Goose Lake Beach is now hiring lifeguards for the 2020 season. Pay depending on experience. Flexible schedule. Applications are available at the club office. 815-942-4879. cc13a16b
Needed: experienced CDL-A driver for MORNING & EVENINGS, local mail delivery, extensive background check, O.L. Thompson Transport Svc. Inc., call 815-726-2569.
The Braidwood Recreation Club is hiring for the 2020 Season. Concession Stand- Must be at least 16 years old. Operating hours are from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day; open daily 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 7 days per week. Must be willing to work flexible hours and duties include stocking, cleaning, and customer service. Shifts will be approximately 5 hours each. One individual will be hired as an Assistant Manager. Custodians- Must be at least 16 years old and be open to a flexible schedule. Certified Lifeguards- All applicants must be CPR and Lifeguard Certified and be at least 16 years of age. Proof of Certification must be provided at time of application. Gate Guards- Average 5 hour shifts. Pro Shop Clerks- Must be 21 years old; duties include stocking, cleaning, and customer service. Must have open availability for holidays, days, evenings, weekends. Applications can be printed off the Club Website at or picked up at the office. Please call with questions (815)458-2150.
Experienced bartenders needed, references required. Apply in person at the Wilmington VFW Post 5422, 557 W. Baltimore St.
The City of Braidwood is accepting applications for the position of part-time Meter Reader (walking route). Applicant must be in good physical condition, able to walk distances, reach, bend, kneel, and possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License. Scheduled hours are the last 2 weeks of each month, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm. Starting wage is $10.00 per hour. Computer skills a plus. Applications may be picked up at Braidwood City Hall, or downloaded from our website; Return completed applications to Braidwood City Hall, 141 W Main St., Braidwood, IL 60408
Lifeguards needed at local sportsmen's club in Wilmington. Must be certified or able to become certified. Please send inquiries to
Office help needed at a local sportsmen's club. Part time hours including every other Friday and Saturday. Experience with computers and knowledge of Excel and Access preferred. Please send inquiries to
Part time maintenance/ grounds keeper needed at local sportsmen's club. Please send inquiries to
Driver Wanted, Seeking an OTR driver with refrigerated trailer experience. Midwest to West Coast and return. Small, family-operated company in rural Sparland. Call Mike at 312-925-0417.
Fry Cook needed. Will train. Apply at Nelly’s, 140 Bridge in Wilmington.
Wanted: Barn Caretaker. Looking for person for stall cleaning, feedings and all around barn duties. Experience preferred but will train the right person. Must be reliable, have transportation and be available some weekends. 815-351-5656 leave message.
Field Tech position available. Apply in person for details. Brown’s Carpet Care, 513 N. Kankakee St., Wilmington.

Garage Sale

3775 E. Booth Rd., Gardner. Sat., March 21 & Sun., March 22, 9am-6pm & Fri., March 27; Sat., March 28 & Sun., March 29, 9am-6pm. Whole house sale. Everything must go.

Apartments for Rent

Braidwood, 2 BR, stove and refrigerator, w/d hookup, C/A, garbage included, $750/mo. plus security, no pets, call 815-458-6208.
Coal City, 550 Daisy Place Apt. #2, 1 BR, 1 BA, nice kitchen, w/d connection, stove & refrigerator, $700/mo., avail. now, 815-941-4832.
Coal City, newer 2 BR, 1 BA, eat in kitchen, gas heat, CA, laundry facility, pet friendly, ample parking, close to schools and park, $850 to $875/mo., 815-634-4244. See pictures at

Service & Repairs

SPRING HAS SPRUNG! Call THE LAWN GUY today! To schedule your spring clean up or lawn care, free estimates: 815-780-7663.
GOT GRASS, Lawn Care, Jim Baudino, 815-342-6394
Alling Handyman Service. Over 30 yrs. exp., call Jason for all your renovations or repairs, fully insured, fast service, 815-263-6081
Handyman Work, Sheet rock repair, Exterior/Interior Painting, Flooring and Siding, 779-249-9019 Ask for James
Ron’s Drywall, Hang, Tape & Paint, 25 years experience. Reasonable rates including drywall repairs, plaster repairs, cracks, holes, & patches. Carpenter available by request. 815-549-5136.
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
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. 44a-15b
Bradley Pest Control Termite/Pest Specialist. Real estate inspection, Rodent Control and Exclusion Call Phil at 815-405-5020 cc38a-
Julie’s Remodeling Siding, soffit, roof repairs, painting,welding repairs, seamless gutters, fencing, tree removal, Complete Handyman service! Bonded and Insured, 20 yrs., call 815-791-5731. cc19a-19b

Wanted to Buy

Fossils wanted. Paying cash for local fossils. Call Pat at 630-632-9292.


Wanted-midsize dump truck in good condition. Around 2000-2010ish. Also, selling 2005 Chevy shortbed 4X4 5.3 auto. 177,000 miles. Nice shape, runs and drives great. $7,300. Call 815-941-0405,

For Free

Free for the hauling, horse manure, Wilmington area, call 815-931-0098.


RV for sale, URGENT MUST GO. 05 Jayco, 29BHS, 1 slide out, sleeps 6. Excellent condition, clean, smoke free, ready to use. Located in Lake Point Club but can be moved. Price negotiable. 815-603-0544

Mobile Homes for Sale

Beautifully remodeled, 3BR, 2 bath, double wide mobile home. 24 ft x 60 ft. New cabinets, countertops, new laminate flooring throughout. Remodeled bath. New 50 gallon hot water tank. Central air, refrigerator, stove. Shed on site and much more. $43.000 price negotiable. Site rent $500 includes water, sewer, trash removal. Located in Bookwalter Woods in Gardner. Must be approved through management. Call Eric at 815-237-2290 for more information.

Mobile Homes for Rent

Braidwood- 2BR, 1 bath. Large corner lot. C/A, covered deck, lg living room, dining room, kitchen with stove, refrigerator. Washer, dryer, storage shed. Mobile home, 495 W Sixth St at Division. First, last, security, credit check. $850. 815-476-6462 by appointment only. Available April 1st

Situations Wanted

Wanted: Stories about local people, organizations and events. If you know a neighbor with an interesting hobby, collection or cause, give the editor a call at 1-815-634-0315 or 1-815-476-7966.

Lost & Found

Have you found a lost pet or lost a pet in Will County? Please call Will County Animal Control. We may have your pet. We want to reunite your family, 815-462-5633.

Homes for Sale

Home for Sale by Owner, Wilmington, brick, 1-2 BR, 113 S. Water St., needs TLC. Zoned commercial so would make good rental income property with fix up; or good starter home. $67,000 Call Eric, 815-922-7966.


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


Foid Photos We take color photographs for gun owners’ cards (FOID), plumber cards, ID’s and more. $8 each for FOID (2 pics) for $10. Taken throughout the week, from 8:30 a.m - 4 p.m., usually available within 24 hours. Please do not wear white or very pale colors. Call 815-476-7966 or stop by the Free Press office, 111 S. Water St., Wilmington.
Hall Rental - Available for parties, showers & meetings. Seats 100 people, full kitchen available. If interested call New Hope Presbyterian Church in Coal City, 815-634-8332.