First Responder of the Month

They're the first to answer the call.  The Bill Walsh Automotive Group, Tough Rigs and Starved Rock Media stations salute the men and women who help keep the Illinois Valley safe. 

Luke Ladgenski

Spring Valley Fire Department Captain Luke Ladgenski, January 2020 First Responder of the Month

Our first responder for January is Luke Ladgenski.  Luke is a Captain with the Spring Valley Fire Department.  He started with the department when he was just 16 and is beginning his 17th year of service.  Luke enjoys helping people and giving back to the community he's lived his whole life in.  Thank you for all you do, Luke.  Enjoy your Tough Rigs gift card!

Nominate your favorite First Responder here.  Each month, we'll pick one nominee for a week of on-air recognition and a $100 Tough Rigs gift card.  Thank you to all our police, fire and EMT personnel for always answering the call.  

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