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Presentation says EMS millage is vital


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IRONWOOD — Members of the Gogebic County Ambulance Committee outlined the purpose and need for renewing a two-year emergency medical service millage this week at events in Watersmeet and Ironwood.

Gogebic County Board Chair James Lorenson, who also chairs the county ambulance committee, said that county officials cannot encourage people to vote yes or no for any ballot item. The EMS millage presentations were to educate voters on the purpose and need to support rural EMS.

“The ambulance services currently provided are high quality and fiscally res...