Jerry Good

Higgins fire district back to full force in March

After almost two years of operating at two-thirds capacity, and contending with approximately 12-minute response times as a result, Higgins Area Fire Protection District will retur ...

Higgins fire district receives $966,000 FEMA grant

A federal grant has cast a light at the end of the tunnel for the Higgins Area Fire Protection District, which may be able to rehire the six full-time firefighters it laid off in 2 ...

Higgins fire district forms committee to track down funding options

Two months after it narrowly failed to pass a new tax proposal for the second time in two years, Higgins Fire Protection District is cautiously exploring new options to restore ope ...

Higgins fire tax fails by 29 votes

Voters turned down a new tax proposal by a margin of 1.1 percent this week to restore Higgins Fire Protection District service to what it was last spring. If it had passed, Measur ...

Voters mum on Higgins fire tax proposal

Voters have been silent on Higgins Fire Protection District’s new tax proposal so far, but officials are taking steps to educate the public about what’s at stake in the ...