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Local fire departments receive grant funding
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The Gratiot Fire Department recently received a grant as part of Compeer Financial’s Fund for Rural America. Pictured, from left, are Kayla Ruf, Compeer Financial crop insurance officer, firefighters Ralph Stietz and Lucas Stietz and fire chief JR Kingery.
SUN PRAIRIE — Compeer Financial’s Fund for Rural America, the farm credit cooperative’s giving program, has awarded 165 grants as part of their Emergency Response Equipment Program, totaling $448,544. Fifty-five Wisconsin departments received over $150,000 in grant funding.