La Salle County Newswire

La Salle County Newswire

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  1. John L. 'Jack' Feehan: 1929-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... Savings Bank. He was a past president of the Ottawa Downtown Development Corporation, past president of the La Salle County Independent Insurance Agents Association, a past director of the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce, past president of Greater ...

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  2. Judge tosses SAFE suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    A judge has dismissed a suit brought by La Salle County State's Attorney Karen Donnelly, which sought return of SAFE money passed on to Spring Valley, Ottawa and La Salle. Donnelly filed suit last summer against Spring Valley, Ottawa and La Salle to recover $573,451, which Donnelly claimed the cities improperly received from the now defunct La Salle County State's Attorney's Felony Enforcement unit.

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  3. Police 12-14-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... Jimmie Stillwell, 53, and Victoria Besser, 28, both of Streator, were arrested at 10:14 a.m. Wednesday on La Salle County warrants for a credit card fraud charge. They were taken to La Salle County Jail. Kelly Johnson, 46, Ottawa, was arrested at ...

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  4. Jail 12-12-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | The Times

    The following is provided by the La Salle County Sheriff's Office, listing those processed at the jail, with their age, day of processing and pending charge : Why is Godfry allowed to spread hate on the sight? I will tell you why, because this is the United States of America and he has that right, ju Very nice I'll have to make a note to donate next year. I forget about this it's a very worthy cause for local Marseilles kids & cops.

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  5. Our View: Red Stocking deliveries depend on volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Times

    ... Red Stocking Christmas gifts to more than 1,000 children in Ottawa, Streator and several other towns in La Salle County. If you want to help deliver gifts to more than hundreds of families, please show up at one of two staging areas to pick up ...

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  6. Streator man arrested 3 times over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Times

    The arrests mark the eighth time in about a two-month span James F. Steurer has been arrested by La Salle County agencies. In late October, Steurer was arrested twice on complaints of criminal damage to property for spray painting a door of a Streator motel and a garage door on the 200 block of North Park Street.

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  7. Police 12-11-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Times

    ... Street near Belle Aire Street on complaints of DUI and driving while license revoked. Riley was taken to La Salle County Jail. Alex M. Bentlin, 27, Marseilles, was arrested Sunday on a charge of forgery in the 600 block of Prairie Street. Bentlin ...

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  8. PHOTO: Christmas 4 KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | The Times

    Braiden Morse, 5, throws Batman pajamas into the cart while he and La Salle County Deputy Felecia Rasmussen have a good time shopping during the La Salle County Sheriff's Office unioni 1 2s annual Christmas 4 Kids shopping trip at the Ottawa Walmart Saturday. Braiden Morse, 5, throws Batman pajamas into the cart while he and La Salle County Deputy Felecia Rasmussen have a good time shopping during the La Salle County Sheriff's Office unioni 1 2s annual Christmas 4 Kids shopping trip at the Ottawa Walmart Saturday.

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  9. Not all is fantasy NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | The Times

    ... Rosen did in a poor Florida neighborhood. RODNEY VERDINE, of Ottawa, is a husband, assistant director at the La Salle County Detention Home, and is living the Cubbie dream. He can be reached by emailing [email protected] .

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  10. Dady endorsed by ex-rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | The Times

    ... it was with "great regret" that his bid for the 16th District had fallen short. Arroyave, who spoke to the La Salle County Tea Party in August, said Dady is the "most viable" primary candidate. In an interview, Arroyave said he fell short with the ...

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  11. as it is: More sunshine in prosecutor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Times

    La Salle County State's Attorney Karen Donnelly recently released the full investigatory report in the case against her predecessor, Brian Towne. La Salle County State's Attorney Karen Donnelly recently released the full investigatory report in the case against her predecessor, Brian Towne.

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  12. Big hikes in public salary spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Times

    Last week, the La Salle County Board debated a budget that included a 6 percent jump in salary expenditures. The increase, in part, was due to retroactive pay for employees who had gone two years without raises.

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  13. Picture ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Times

    Daryle Peters , VFW Post 2470, replaces the dress cap of Marine Private First Class Kris Gerkitz after it had blown away while Gerkitz folded the American flag that had been flying in front of the downtown Ottawa courthouse Monday. Ottawa area veterans and the La Salle County Veterans Assistance Commission presented a flag-raising ceremony to kick off a yearlong celebration and countdown to the state's 200th birthday in December 2018.

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  14. Police 12-8-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Times

    ... 2350th Road in Farm Ridge Township on a complaint of driving while license suspended. Davis was given a La Salle County court date. Melissa A. Rancingay, 29, Oglesby, was arrested at 1:05 p.m. Thursday at the Reddick Library in Ottawa on a La Salle ...

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  15. PHOTO: The Prairie Singers performs in StreatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Times

    The Prairie Singers performed "The Wonders of Christmas" at St. Michael the Archangel Parish Church in Streator Thursday. The chamber ensemble is comprised of singers from Grundy, La Salle and Livingston counties and is celebrating its 30th year of music.

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  16. Stop sticks required to end high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Times

    ... The fourth suspect, a female from Ottawa, remains at large. The male juvenile was transported to the La Salle County Sheriff's Office, but was released to his mother after being charged with possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana. Phillips ...

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  17. La Salle murder suspect picked up in MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Times

    Dezzan D. Phillips, 26, Streator was arrested in Memphis on a La Salle County warrant for involuntary manslaughter and aggravated battery. La Salle Police Chief Robert Uranich confirmed the suspect was taken into custody while at a Motel 6 in Memphis by the Memphis Police Department, Crump Task Force and Shelby County Fugitive Apprehension Team, according to the chief.

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  18. No update to building code - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Times

    A La Salle County Board committee on Wednesday placed the issue of updating the county's building code on its long-term to-do list. Development Committee members generally agreed to wait until the county's cities revise their codes to the latest recommended regulations before the county takes up the issue.

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  19. SAFE plaintiff: I filed suit in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Times

    A woman suing La Salle County in federal court over the defunct SAFE anti-drug unit, claims she did not wait too long to file her suit, despite what the county's attorney says. Alyssa Larson, of Torrington Conn., filed suit in June in U.S. District Court for Northern Illinois, saying her constitutional rights were violated during a traffic stop by the State's Attorney's Felony Enforcement unit.

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  20. DeKalb County solar ordinance advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Daily Chronicle

    ... counties without a lot experience, or trial and error, to go on. Hiland said that at a recent meeting in La Salle County, where a solar farm is near Streator, solar firms did not want counties to use that farm as an example. As the committee was ...

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