Charles Derry is the winner of this week’s newstip for telling about Putnam County firefighters and EMTs helping a comrade. Coverage appeared Monday. Derry asked that the money be given to Hennepin Fire Department.
Each week, readers are invited to call with story or photo ideas that the staff would not learn about from other sources. Checks are mailed to winners. Next week’s tip is worth $25.
Lydia Marie Kamnikar, daughter of Andrew and Patricia Kamnikar of Oglesby, was baptized Dec. 2 in Holy Family Church, Oglesby, by the Rev. Gary Blake, pastor.
Sponsors were Rose Bell and Bob Harback.
Dennis Youngblood, 54, of 1060 Ninth St., La Salle was picked up on a La Salle County warrant for failure to appear (disturbing the peace) at 11:15 a.m. Friday at his home, La Salle police said.
Logan Wallis, 24, of 2101 Creve Coeur St., La Salle was picked up on a La Salle County warrant for failure to appear (theft) at 9:36 a.m. Tuesday in 1200 block of Creve Coeur Street, La Salle police said.
Margarita Ford, 44, of 820 Chapel St., Ottawa was charged with driving with license suspended and cited for failure to notify the Secretary of State of address change at 9:25 a.m. Friday at Fourth and Bucklin streets, La Salle police said.
Robert J. Trump, 45, of 1690 Crosat St., La Salle was charged with a seatbelt violation and picked up on a La Salle County warrant for failure to appear (driving with license suspended and uninsured) at 7:50 a.m. Friday at 5247 Trompeter Road, Peru, Peru police said.
Donald R. Freske, 33, of 3834 E. 2603rd St., Sheridan, was charged with a burning violation Thursday at 14882 Route 89, Spring Valley, according to Spring Valley police.
Julie A. Kohr, 44, of 101 E. Erie St., Spring Valley was charged with improper lane usage after she struck a parked car at 11:44 a.m. Friday on North Greenwood Street just south of Erie Street, Spring Valley, according to Spring Valley police.
PRINCETON — Antonio G. DeGregorio, 56, of Princeton was charged with possession of cannabis at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of West Peru Street, Princeton Police Department said.
TISKILWA — Keith E. Brunswick, 52, of 12605 1000 North Avenue, Tiskilwa was charged with domestic battery at 5:23 p.m. Thursday in his residence, Bureau County Sheriff’s Office said.
PRINCETON — Jacob K. Jaques, 21, of 1103 W. Putnam St., Princeton was charged with driving with a suspended/revoked driver’s license after a single-vehicle accident that occurred at 1:35 p.m. Jan. 26 on 1600 East Street near 1600 North Avenue west of Princeton, Bureau County Sheriff’s Office said. According to the report, Jaques was traveling north on 1600 East Street, when his vehicle went out of control and traveled off the roadway before striking an embankment. Princeton Ambulance responded to the scene, no transport was needed.