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Puempel's owner donates to fire dept. after bar damaged in blaze
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NEW GLARUS - Puempel's Olde Tavern caught fire late Friday night, and seven fire departments and three other branches from around the area rushed to save the 124-year-old building. By Monday, with the dust settled and the cleanup underway, owner Chuck Bigler had a decision to make about the dollar bills that famously hang from the ceiling. "They had to come down," Bigler said.