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Easter festivities
Members of St. Germain Lions Club greeted parents and children at the St. Germain Community Center April 19 for the Community Easter Egg Hunt. Eggs were hidden on the premises for children to find. The Lions Club also arranged a photo shoot with the Easter Bunny. Above, Chandler (left) and Maya (right) Savel introduce their niece, Tayden Hodgkinson (center), to the Easter Bunny.  —Photo By Wally Geist
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:34 PM
Town negotiates with Integris for purchase of Awasa property

Chairman Walt Camp reported on negotiations with Integris Energy Group, for which Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) is a subsidiary, for the purchase of 286 undeveloped acres known as the Awasa property at the annual St. Germain Town Board meeting held April 15.

Nineteen electors, four St. Germain Town Board members, the clerk, the treasurer and one guest attended the meeting.

WPS and the Town of St. Germain have maintained a hiking trail system and part of a snowmobile trail on the property.

Integris decided to close and sell

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:33 PM
Additional defibrillator to be purchased for St. Germain Golf Course property

The purchase of an additional Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), which would be positioned on the St. Germain Golf Course property, was discussed at the St. Germain Town Board meeting April 15.

Town Treasurer Marion Janssen explained, “I took the first responder class at Nicolet College this winter and realized the importance of having an AED available in public places.”

According to Jansen, one of the two units purchased by the fire department, the Zoll unit, is very user-friendly, and tells the user exactly what to do if someone has a suspected cardiac arrest.

“The unit costs $1,719. Adequate chest compressions and shocking

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:33 PM
Sheriff demonstrates new fuel system
Vilas County Sheriff Joe Fath (left) looks on as St. Germain firefighter Troy Schalinske (right) familiarizes himself with the newly installed gasoline/propane fuel system on one of the   Vilas County Sheriff Department’s squad cars. The system was explained by Fath to the member of the St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department as they gathered for training April 7.  —Photo By Wally Geist

Vilas County Sheriff Joe Fath gave the St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department a close look at the newly installed propane fuel system on his squad car on April 7 during a training session.

The vehicle is equipped with both propane and gasoline fuel systems.

Firemen were shown the fill port on the side of the car, the storage tank, feed lines and elements of the operating system under the hood. Safety regarding for the new fuel system was also discussed.

Fath explained,

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:46 PM
Fire department purchases emergency equipment
Dave Imlah of Allied 100 in Woodruff demonstrates the Zoll automatic external defibrillator unit which the St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department chose to purchase at a meeting held April 7. 				  —Photo By Wally Geist

St. Germain Fire and Rescue Department has decided to purchase automatic external defibrillator (AED) units for use in emergency medical situations such as cardiac arrest.

Dave Imlah of Allied 100, an emergency and medical training equipment company in Woodruff, attended the department’s monthly training session and business meeting April 7 to present information on AED units, for which the department was considering to purchase.

Members present chose to purchase the Zoll

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:43 PM

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