National EMS Week was May 21-27. The Story City/Lafayette Township First Responders provide service to Story City and Lafayette Township, as well as neighboring townships in Story, Boone and Hamilton counties. The all-volunteer staff responds to more than 300 medical calls per year. The organization has 12 members who are certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), certified Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) or certified CPR volunteers. Members pictured are: (left to right) Chris Conklin, Krista Mehl, Dave Kost, Berry Saunders, Mike McGuigan, Tanner Johnson, Kathy Twedt, Adam Tryon, Lee Hayden, Don Olson and Jacob Tryon. Not pictured is Travis Tinken. Contributed photo