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Fire House dedicated during Little Norway Festival

 

Suzanne Ashe

Bert Stedman ‘cuts the ribbon’ at the new firehall dedication during the Little Norway Festival.

Community members flocked on Saturday to the grand opening of the new fire hall. The recently completed volunteer fire department Station One was a $6.7 million Capital Fund project. The new facility replaces the older, smaller downtown location.

“I was reflecting on the dreams we've had about having a facility that met the needs of the volunteer fire department here. I think it started in the 60s or something,” said Mayor Al Dwyer. “They even had a drawing, an artist rendering in 1978, when I showed up, but it never got built,” he added.

“Thanks to Bert Stedman being the co-chai...



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