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Backus council approves new fire fighters

The Backus City Council on Monday, March 3, agreed to hire two firefighters.

Wayne Norman and Roland Orth will join the department pending their completion of physicals and approval from their doctors.

In other business, the Backus City Council:

• Approved radio purchases for the fire department.

• Approved the lowest of three bids to install flooring in a vacant town home. MCI Carpet One of Baxter submitted the low bid for $2,554.