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Townships decide on Red Wing fire contracts

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Fire service contracts with two nearby townships were up in the air after potential fee increases, and the results look to be coming back mixed.


Diamond Bluff decided to sign a contract with Ellsworth Fire Department instead of renewing with the Red Wing Fire Department.

While Jeff Holst, Diamond Bluff Town Board chairman, said the township was happy working with Red Wing, price was the ultimate factor.

"It was solely a cost matter," Holst said.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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