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Sheriff demonstrates new fuel system
Vilas County Sheriff Joe Fath (left) looks on as St. Germain firefighter Troy Schalinske (right) familiarizes himself with the newly installed gasoline/propane fuel system on one of the   Vilas County Sheriff Department’s squad cars. The system was explained by Fath to the member of the St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department as they gathered for training April 7.  —Photo By Wally Geist

Vilas County Sheriff Joe Fath gave the St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department a close look at the newly installed propane fuel system on his squad car on April 7 during a training session.

The vehicle is equipped with both propane and gasoline fuel systems.

Firemen were shown the fill port on the side of the car, the storage tank, feed lines and elements of the operating system under the hood. Safety regarding for the new fuel system was also discussed.

Fath explained,

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:46 PM
 
Fire department purchases emergency equipment
Dave Imlah of Allied 100 in Woodruff demonstrates the Zoll automatic external defibrillator unit which the St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department chose to purchase at a meeting held April 7. 				  —Photo By Wally Geist

St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department has decided to purchase automatic external defibrillator (AED) units for use in emergency medical situations such as cardiac arrest.

Dave Imlah of Allied 100, an emergency and medical training equipment company in Woodruff, attended the department’s monthly training session and business meeting April 7 to present information on AED units, for which the department was considering to purchase.

Members present chose to purchase the Zoll

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:43 PM
 
Area donation
Jim Anderson (center) presented a $4,500 donation to the St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department April 7 for its rescue and crowd-control services rendered at the annual Bikini Radar Race held Jan. 31-Feb. 2 on the west bay of Little Saint Germain Lake.  Above, Anderson hands over the check to firefighters Tim Ebert (left) and Jim Sherren (right). For more information and photos of the event, visit radarracers.com.      —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:42 PM
 
Fire department encourages reading
Hot Reads winning St. Germain Elementary School students, St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department volunteers and owners of Knocker’s Pizza Co. in St. Germain, including, from left,  Hayle Bugler, Alyssa Karns, Megan Franke, Barry Hodkiewicz, Aiden Trzebiatowski, Jaydin Ellias,  Allie McHugh, Olivia Eliason, Karlin Williams, Emma Weber, Emma Sima, Jason Ritter, Ross Cooper, Nicholas Bohnen, Shelly Hodkiewicz, Mrs. Brewer and Chief Tim Clark, appeared at Knocker’s as part of the students reward for reading the most out-of-school minutes April 9.  —Photo By Wally Geist

The St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department took thirteen St. Germain Elementary School students to lunch at Knocker’s Pizza Co. in St. Germain April 9 as part of Hot Reads Program.

The program rewards students who read the most parent-certified minutes away from school over the course of the school quarter.

Winning students are recognized in the quarterly Color Day

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:41 PM
 
Thrift shop to move to new location
Volunteer Mark Meyer (left) helped build the new changing room and cashier’s station for St. Germain Community United Church of Christ Thrift Shop while volunteer Judy Manski (center) served customer Dawn Spaeth at the front counter. The thrift shop will move into its new location adjacent to its current location. A grand opening is set for Saturday, May 3.                                  —Photo By Wally Geist

The St. Germain Community United Church of Christ Thrift Shop will move into a new location adjacent to the present store. There will be a grand opening for the new store on Saturday, May 3.

Volunteers met at the new location April 1 to build a cashier’s station, a new changing room and shelving.

“The store has been very successful,” said Jerry Sykora, co-director. “We are happy to have Bruce Web­er’s support and will remodel the old Wooden Nickel for our growing business.”

Proceeds from the thrift shop are used

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:22 PM
 
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