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3 == r CA O 4 A Second Over-Sized Load from ADM moved through Mt. Pulaski April 22. The equipment is headed to Iowa. A third - and final - load moved through Mt. Pulaski the week of the 282 . There was a hold-up at the turn from McDonald to Vine, but the driver threaded his way onto Vine. An Illinois State Police Officer said that on the highway the procession can move at about 50-miles per hour. He said the unit is 16'-wide, highway lanes are 12'-wide, but with officers well preceding the  load, they are able to move traffic over to maintain that 50-milesper hour. Due to the height of the load, it cannot be moved on the interstates. The load was certainly a "tree trimmer" as it moved along Vine. Students at Zion lined the curb to watch the pas- sage of the load and were awarded with a horn "bamp!" from the driver. By Mike Lakin Times Photos MT PULASKI RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT Trustees: Leslie =Foxie" Hild, Michael Morris, Richard Voile 612 East Dekalb Street Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548-1286 (217) 792-5222 (Answering Machine) mpfiredist@yahoo.com For Sale by Bid Sealed Bids for the Sale of Real Estate at 201 South Lafayette Street, Mt. Pulaski, IL will be re- ceived by the Mt. Pulaski Rural Fire Protection Board of Trustees at the Distdct Office, 612 East Dekalb St., Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548, until 7:30 P.M., Tuesday, May 20, 2014, and at that time be publicly opened and read. Bidders may verbally raise their bid after the initial bid opening. Envelopes with bids enclosed should be clearly marked "Sealed Bid.  Terms of Sale: Successful Bidder shall enter into a contract with the Fire District immediately after the sale, with a deposit of ten percent (10%) of the purchase price, with the balance to be paid at clos- ing. Possession of the property is to be given at closing. 13tle In- surance will be provided by the Seller. Since property is currently tax-exempt, property taxes for 2014 will become the responsibil- ity of the Buyer. There is no minimum bid; howev- er, the Board of Trustees reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive technicalities. The site may be inspected at any time. Legal Description: Lots 4 and 5 in Block 33 in the Original Town, -now City of Mt. Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois, commonly known as 201 South Lafayette Street; parcel number 0633300400. The lots are zoned B-l, and are approximately (each) 59.2 feet by 140 feet deep. This property was the former Dick Shull garage lot on the Southeast comer of Cook and Lafayette Streets in Mt. Pulaski, IL, on the Southeast corner of the Square, near the historic courthouse. The vacant lots were purchased by the Fire Distdct for a new firehouse; since then, the new firehouse was built at another location, and this property is now surplus. Mt. Pulaski Rural Fire Protection District Board of Trustees Richard Voile, Secretary Next Issue... Monday May 19 Deadline is Monday May 12. Publica- tion of any article submitted at deadline is subject to space available. Oklahoma has registered 48 earthquakes of 2.5 magnitude or higher in April. The IRS missed the Windows XP deadline and mustpay Microsoft millions of dollars for security_patches.