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f Pa00e 28 Community" Kimball Fire Department rolls out new rescue truck By Pat Garry, staff writer The Kimball Fire Department is anxiously awaiting the arrival of its new rescue truck, which is scheduled for delivery July 29. Completely outfitted with all of the necessary medical equip- ment, the 2013 1-ton Dodge truck was purchased from AM Maus and Son of Kimball, and it fea- tures a mounted Wheeled-Coach Box. The funds for this truck are derived from gambling dollars and donations which total $84,000. The remaining $10,000 will come from the City of Kimball, Maine Prairie Township, Kingston Town- ship and Fairhaven Township, for a total cost of $94,000. This truck will go on an average of 130 calls a year, as it responds to almost all the calls received by the depart- ment. Fire Chief John Gohmann is excited and very appreciative of the citizens' generosity. "We received about $7,000 so far in donations, and anyone donating more than $100 will get their name on a donation plaque. We would The new Kimball rescue truck has been spotted on calls in and around town during the past two weeks. Here it is in the Kimball Days parade Sunday, Aug. 11. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua. love to thank everyone that has donated money to help purchase this truck, and we really appreci- ate the support we always receive from our community." Another check card winner with Harvest Bank and Shazam*! Sarah Sneller of Kimball won a $500 Amazon gift card as part of Shazam's "Explore the Rewards" sweepstakes.* Shazam* awards prizes to Mastercard check card holders monthly, and one of our check card holders won this month. $11AZAM Your check card is personalized with ]four pmto for added security. I Easyto use. Easyto carry. Photo security Use your photo check card instead of paper checks for purchases wherever MasterCard debit cards are accepted Use your photo check card at ATM's for cash or making deposits, even after banking hours Avoid the delays of check writing and check aFgaoval with the check card [] All  ientty  on your rrK)nthty statement Signifcant savings on check winting costs No int ta It looks like a credit card but acts like a checld Stop/n to app/y for your ca today! HARVE S T BANK KIMBALL 398-3500 ST. AUGUSTA ATWATER KANDIYOHI 251-6100 974-8861 382-6100 www.har yes tb an kmn .co m II Thursday, August 15, 2013 Tri-County News www. Mid-Summer Blast featured 'Warrant' DJ Stewart and Deshaun James are the Royal Boyz. These EV-W high school students were the opening act for Mid-Summer Blast in Eden Valley Saturday evening, Aug. 10, with Warrant as the headline band. (DJ's grandparents were Bill and Toni Stewart of Kimball's famous Bill & Toni's Cafe.) Staff photos by Anton Matua. it was a beautiful evening for an outdoor concert. This view is from backstage. "Warrant" played last and delivered their signature '80s hard rock. The Mid-Summer Blast was a fundraiser with Healthy Communities Partnership. Results are not yet in as to how well they did. zO fm +fsr.ti00 ira. Im Fam!!kms Children HS Seniors -+.+. . Downtown Kimball