ND Firefighter’s Museum announces 2020 Hall of Fame inductees

GARRISON – The North Dakota Firefighter’s Museum has announced its 2020 inductees into its Hall of Fame.

Terry Hartman of Regent and Oliver Repnow of Underwood are the 2020 inductees.

Hartman was an active firefighter with the Regent Rural Fire Department from 1979 until he retired in 2019. He served as fire chief and training officer for 40 years.

Repnow has been an active firefighter since 1980 with Underwood Fire & Ambulance and Nodak Speedway Fire/Rescue, serving as fire chief, Fire District board member, past president and trustee of N.D. Firefighter’s Association and past N.D. Emergency Medical Services Association board member.

Induction into the Hall of Fame is granted to outstanding individuals whose contributions to and leadership of the fire service within the state of North Dakota have been a milestone in the development of those services; whose actions have served not just their community, but have contributed significantly to the fire service on a regional, statewide, or national basis; and, whose leadership and accomplishments in these areas are widely recognized and respected in the North Dakota fire service.

Jay Wolsky of Carrington and John Hocking of Minot, 2019 inductees, will also be recognized.

The Hall of Fame induction and banquet is open to the public and will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, in Garrison City Auditorium.

The event will begin with an open house at the N.D. Firefighter’s Museum at 4:30 p.m., Fallen Firefighter’s Remembrance Ceremony at 5 p.m., followed by a social, and supper to be served at 6 p.m. with the banquet and induction ceremony to follow.

Tickets for the event are $25 each and kids 12 and under are $10. The banquet meal will include prime rib, baked potato, vegetable, and coleslaw. Reservations and tickets can be obtained by contacting McKaila Behles at 463-2345 or by e-mail at ndfm@restel.com.


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