Harold Magnuson was recently awarded with a Distinguished Service Award from the North Dakota EMS Association for his 50 dedicated years to the Tioga Fire and Ambulance Service. In 1957 Harold was a founding member of the Tioga Rural Fire Department. In doing so he also joined the Tioga Fire Department which was involved in ambulance operations since 1952. His involvement has been key to the development of the Tioga Ambulance Service as we know it today. He has served as a fireman, EMT, EMT instructor, Squad leader for many years, and has been awarded EMT of the year by the NDEMSA. The Tioga Fire and Ambulance department would like to extend a much deserved congratulations to Harold Magnuson for his continued service!