The Turtle Lake Fire Department paid reccognition to two firefighters who have retired from the department. Dan Helling, top, and Fred Cross were presented plaques of appreciation Saturday evening, February 12. Dan is retiring after 35 years of service, which includes being named the 2022 Firefighter of the Year. Fred is retiring after 22 years of service. Pictured with both are, left to right: Assistant Chiefs Travis Helling and Alan Gabe, along with current Fire Chief Ray Helling.