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KOA event raises $20,000 for emergency service

Three quarters of the money that was raised during the Devils Tower KOA fundraiser on Independence Day will be going towards the county’s firefighters.

The remaining money, Ogden Driskill told the county commissioners last week, will be donated to EMS agencies.

“This money is all totally unrestricted, you can buy food with it, you can buy equipment, you can buy gas,” Driskill told the commissioners of the $15,000 that will be given directly to the county.

The donation can be utilized or divided up as the commission sees fit, he said.

Commissioner Jeanne Whalen expressed appreciation for this,...

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