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Will changes to ambulance service be worth the cost

Will the upcoming changes to the current ambulance service and the money needed to accomplish this, be worth it for Kimball county residents? That is a question that has been on the minds of many Kimball residents in recent weeks.

In the past, the Kimball Ambulance Service was a basic life support service.

Carla Goranson took over the ambulance service in November 2011. Among the many changes made, upgrading the crew became a priority. Currently, the Kimball County Ambulance employs a staff of three drivers, eight EMRs, seven EMTs, one A-EMT and one paramedic.

The drivers not only have clean d...