Clear Lake Fire Department hosted a special ceremony on Sept. 11, featuring New York firefighter Joe Torrillo. Reporter photo by Chris Barragy.

Upcoming Events

     Friends of Olin Emergency Services Winner’s Choice Mower Raffle, $25 each ticket, 3 winners, can only win once. 1st winner receives choice of X590 lawn tractor with 54” deck or Z740R Z Trak zero turn mower, 2nd winner receives Stihl weed eater, and 3rd winner receives Stihl Chainsaw. Contact Allen Rix 319-480-3052 or Matt Koch 319-310-8078. Sponsored by P&K Midwest.

Nov. 6-7, 2021: Regional Fire School, Osage County.

     Nov. 13, 2021: Forest City Firefighters Association, Inc.’s 30th Annual Soup Supper, 4-7 p.m., at the Forest City Emergency Services Center (fire department side), serving chili, oyster stew, cheese soup and homemade desserts, free will donations accepted.

Nov. 13-14, 2021: Recruitment and Retention Workshop, Columbus Fire Department, 4630 Howard Blvd., Columbus.

     Dec. 4-5, 2021: SFM Training Division Course – Preparation for Initial Company Operations, Kearney Fire Department, 2211 Avenue A, Kearney. Register early.

Dec. 4-5, 2021: Regional Fire School, Larned.

     Jan. 8-9, 2022: SFM    Training Division Course – Decision Making for Initial Company Operations, Columbus Fire Department, 4630 Howard Blvd., Columbus. Register early.

     Jan. 13, 2022: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Association meeting, Scottsbluff (city) Fire Department.

     Jan. 18, 2022: Firefighter Day on the Hill, Chili Cookoff.

     Mar. 17-20, 2022: Mid-Year Meeting, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames.

Apr. 22-23, 2022: 145th MSFDA Annual Conference and Fire School, Willmar.

May 20-22, 2022: 2022 Nebraska Fire School, Grand Island.

Oct. 20-22, 2022: NSVFA Annual Conference, Norfolk, (hosted by Battle Creek).


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