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Gogebic County seeks funding for EMT training


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BESSEMER — Gogebic County Board of Commissioners Chair Jim Lorenson is working with Emergency Management and 911 Coordinator Heidi DeRosso to secure grant funding from the state for first responder training.

At the board’s meeting on Wednesday, Lorenson said there are two requirements for the grant: one is that the governmental units have a per capita taxable value of under $15,000, the other is that the training be completed by the end of the fiscal year.

Lorenson said it would be wonderful if state money could fully cover the cost of recruiting an...