Recent objections to a proposal to move Ripon’s dispatch center from Ripon City Hall to Fond du Lac County have come in the form of first-person testimonials which, while gratifying in their endorsement of Ripon’s stellar emergency personnel, unwittingly make the case for transferring the service to the county.

“I had (or I witnessed) an emergency,” the argument goes. “Ripon police showed up almost immediately and, because EMTs followed not far behind, a life may have been saved”… READ MORE