Area buyers

You can place your ad online at, by calling 359-4561, by fax (359-3007), or by visiting 603-1/2 S. Orchard St., Mackinaw, next to Casey’s on Rt. 9. Our office is open Monday & Friday 8:30am-1:30pm, Tuesday 1-5pm, Wednesday 8:30am-5pm, Thursday 10am-2pm. What can we do for you? Visa / MasterCard / Discover / American Express accepted.

WIN a large Casey’s pizza from the Area Buyers Guide: To enter, email with your name, address, and phone number, with ‘free pizza’ in the subject line. We’re looking for people who’ve never won before. Pizzas available in Mackinaw, Minier, Hopedale, & Morton. You could be a winner — but only if you enter! CLASSIFIED ADS WITH PICTURES:

1985 Ranger Bass Boat Mer-Cruiser.

Rare classic, I/O 360 185HP V6 230 hrs. Black with white pinstripes, kept in storage 25 years. Painted 2 years ago. Upholstery 2 years old, no cracks. New custom made Ranger boat cover. 4 storage compartments, 1 ice cooler, 2 live wells, new trolling motor, new remote control anchor, 3 new batteries, 2 depth finders. Trailer has 4 new tires and wheel bearings. Everything works. Runs fast and quiet, no leaks, superior condition. Have all paperwork, located in Bloomington. $7900 OBO. 708-833-0225. See picture on Classified Ad Pictures page at

Downsizing & Moving: Some stuff may be free with purchase. Some antiques, small chest freezer $60, Bose sound system, like new, $575, other electronic/sound/video/computer items, exercise equipment, heaters (natural gas & kerosene), camping stove, records/tapes/books/disks/etc., furniture, kitchen items, lawn/garden/indoor/outdoor tools & motorized equipment, various building materials, propane tanks (for grills), office equipment etc., knickknacks and much more. Call 309-392-1695 for additional info, listing of items, or appointment.

Creekwood Apartments, located at 150 W. Yordy Rd., Morton IL, is accepting applications for its newly renovated 1BR apartments. Immediate occupancy is available subject to income and age (62+) guidelines. Call 309-263-2825 or TTY 1-880-526-0844 for more information. Creekwood does not discriminate on the basis of disability status in the admission or access to or treatment or employment in its federally assisted programs and activities. Professionally managed by Related Management Company.

Classified ads in the Area Buyers Guide: Basic pricing, 12 words $7.95 for 2 weeks (35¢ per word after 12). Private party ads with a priced item will run until the item sells (some exclusions apply). Place your ad online 24 hours / day. If an incorrect amount is included, we will revise wording to fit payment whenever possible. If you have questions about pricing as you are composing your ad, please give us a call at (309) 359-4561. Thank you.

The Area Buyers Guide will now run private party classified ads with a priced item until the item sells! Call 309-359-4561 or email to let us know when your item sells and we’ll remove your ad. One item per ad, please. Some exclusions apply – call for details. Price is $7.95/12 words with additional words .35 each. Thank you for your business!

The Area Buyers Guide is a free paper distributed each Wednesday into 30 area communities. With a readership of over 12,500 readers weekly, reasonably priced advertising is our specialty. If you are a business or an individual, let us help you achieve results. Give us a call at 309-359-4561 or fax 309-359-3007 or stop by 603-1/2 S. Orchard St., Mackinaw, next to Casey’s on Rt. 9. Our office is open Monday & Friday 8:30am-1:30pm, Tuesday 1-5pm, Wednesday 8:30am-5pm, Thursday 10am-2pm. You can also place your ad with your credit or debit card online at