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Village council clarifies firefighter wages



ONTONAGON — The Ontonagon Fire Department volunteers will now be treated as village employees under action taken by the Ontonagon Village Council Monday. The method by which firemen were paid has been an issue for several months and was highlighted in a television interview of Sue Lockhart.

Lockhart told the council Monday that her interview was “not against the fire department,” but was intended to call attention to the village which she said was “not complying with federal and state laws.”

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