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Firefighters are terminated
Soldiers Grove

SOLDIERS GROVE - Following a closed session held at the Soldiers Grove Village Board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 6, the board took action to “terminate” two members of the Soldiers Grove Volunteer Fire Department.

In answer to a request from the Independent-Scout for information about any action taken subsequent to the September 6 closed session meeting of the board, Soldiers Grove Village Clerk Tammy Kepler released the following statement:

“Per attorney, the statement should read; ‘Motion was made and seconded, to terminate Ben Clason and Anthony France from the Fire Department due to insubordination.  Roll call vote, all present aye, motion passed’."

Unfortunately due to a hectic newspaper production schedule this week, this statement was not included in the September 27 edition of the Independent-Scout. It is presented here to add clarity for the public and some of those involved.

The next meeting of the Soldiers Grove Village Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4 at 6:30  p.m.