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EMS will hire two technicians

Emergency Medical Services Director Ed Debesis was given permission by the Marion County Board of Commissioners during a May 31 payday session to hire two full-time paid medical technicians for the currently all-volunteer ambulance service. The commissioners specified that current volunteers be given first chance at the paid positions. The decision was made following a 15-minute executive session for personnel. […]

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Debesis named director for county EMS

Emergency Medical Services Interim Director Ed Debesis was named EMS director Monday by the Marion County Commis?sion following a 15-minute executive session. County Commission Chairman Randy Dallke said Debesis has accepted an annual salary of $65,000 plus $2,500 one-time moving allowance. Debesis has been attempting to upgrade and coordinate the county?s services located in diverse communities. Ted David, an EMS […]

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Marion County hires interim EMS director

Marion County Board of Commissioners Monday named Ed Debesis interim Emergency Medical Services director for at least two days a week, or more if needed, until a permanent EMS director is hired. Debesis, EMS director for Hoisington, lives in Beloit. Commission Chair Dan Holub said Debesis was one of two finalists. Holub said commissioners expect to select a full-time permanent […]

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County could name new EMS director Monday

The Marion County Board of Commissioners announced Monday it plans to name a new Emergency Medical Services director soon, probably publicly at the Dec. 21 meeting. Following a 20-minute executive session for personnel to complete the selection process, Commissioner Randy Dallke said the final two candidates have been chosen, with one preferred pending verification of personal data. On another issue, […]

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County hires EMS adviser from Lyons

Terry L. David, Rice County Emergency Medical Service director at Lyons and Region III EMS Council coordinator, was appointed Monday by the Marion County Board of Commis?sioners to develop options for a long-term emergency management program at a consulting price of no more than $2,500. EMS Director Brandy McCarty, who was in her last day in that position after resigning, […]

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Commissioners fire EMS’s Larsen

Commissioners fire EMS’s Larsen

LarryLarsenMug306 The Marion County commissioners fired Larry Larsen Oct. 26 from his duties with Marion County Emergency Medical Services and as assistant county coroner. Commissioners had called for an executive session of 20 minutes, but after six minutes, the commissioners returned to open session, according to County Clerk Tina Spencer. They allowed the remaining time to elapse before voting 2-0 […]

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FAIR TURNOUT

FAIR TURNOUT

In the top photo, Claudia Soo Hoo adds to her collection of giveaways at the booth sponsored by LifeTeam, a critical transport service. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press It may be that the Marion County Health Fair had no antidote for an outbreak of spring fever, considering the near-perfect weather on a weekend when most area schools were on spring […]

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Commissioners call for change with Tampa EMS

Marion County Commis?sioners, during their Feb. 27 payday meeting, notified Jesse Brun?ner, Emergency Medical Services ambulance crew chief at Tampa, to resign his position. They also notified the Tampa ambulance crew to come up with a new crew chief within 72 hours. If the Tampa crew failed to comply, the commissioners voted 3-0 to have EMS Director Brandy McCarty remove […]

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Subdivision residents at county lake may change addresses for EMS clarity

Subject to approval by 911 Emergency Medical Services, residents living in the Wilden Subdivision at Marion County Lake will have their addresses changed to Lois Lane rather than Lakeshore Drive. The Marion County Commission voted 3-0 Monday to make the change. Commissioner Randy Dallke said that a previous commission had decided not to allow driveways on Lakeshore Drive prior to […]

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County responders developing Ebola protocols

Marion County Emer?gency Management has been working with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the local public health system to effectively respond in the event of a local case of Ebola. Kansas has not had any confirmed cases of Ebola at this time. MCEM is working closely with first-responders and all medical providers to help guard residents and […]

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