Three resolutions were passed by the Spring Lake Park Council commending the Spring Lake Park Jaycees, Mrs. Jaycees, and Kraus-Hartig VFW Auxiliary for the services performed the past year in the city.
Today’s fire departments encounter many challenges, including recruiting capable volunteers, funding issues and finding ways to work together. In a special three-part series, editors from many ECM Publications have worked together to bring our readers a comprehensive overview of the problems – and opportunities – our fire departments are facing. Week one looks at recruiting and retention of firefighters. Week two addresses budget restraints and issues. Week three discusses the future of firefighting.
A three-day “Fill the Boot” campaign by the Coon Rapids Fire Department raised more than $20,000 for the Muscular Dystophy Association.