Holbrook squad receives grain rescue equipment

Members of the Holbrook Volunteer Fire Department and EMS squad gathered last week to learn the procedure to use their newly acquired grain rescue equipment. The equipment was made available to the department after applying for a grant sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America.
According to Wes Hock, training captain of the department, the system is uniquely designed to be used at any size grain storage facility. The basic concept of the unit is to push the outside slides down into the grain which builds a wall to support the grain which allows someone to go inside and rescue the person.

Fun Day helps complete school year

The students at Arapahoe Elementary look forward to the annual Fun Day held each year when school is about to let out for the summer. Kids enjoyed tug of war competition, football toss, egg races, obstacle course, running races, long jump, basketball competitions and more.

 

Elementary Awards given out; one perfect attendance

Only one elementary student was able to make to every single day of classes at Arapahoe and Principal Bob Braithwait  gave out the Perfect Attendance award to Campbell Schutz.

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