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Wrenshall council scrutinizes ambulance service

The city of Carlton may have hit a speed bump last week on its way to adding two full-timers to its ambulance service.

A skeptical Wrenshall city council heard Carlton’s proposal during a special meeting April 19, and Wrenshall’s five-member board remained noncommittal, telling Carlton it would have an answer following its May 3 council meeting.

“Why does Carlton have to be in the ambulance business?” asked Wrenshall councilor Melvin Martindale. “You’re 1,100 people strong and you’re just not big enough to support (it) and you’re raising the taxes essentially on everybody in the 40-mile, 30-mi...

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