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Volunteer Wanamingo firefighters pose in front of firetrucks in a photo from the late 1940s. The department now has a fleet of fire and rescue vehicles housed at Station Number 3 on Main Street. (photo courtesy Gary Bakko)

Celebrating 100 years of service

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WANAMINGO -- A good reputation is something that has to be earned. For the Wanamingo Fire Department, its reputation was built on a century of service by scores of volunteer firefighters.

Founded in 1913, the Wanamingo Fire Department celebrates its 100-year anniversary this year. The department will commemorate the milestone at its annual Benefit Dance Wednesday July 3 at the fire station on Main Street.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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