State Representative Travis Tranel (R-Cuba City) presented a citation to Jim Matthes of Viola on behalf of Governor Scott Walker, Senator Howard Marklein, Representative Lee Nerison, and himself.

“It was an honor to present this citation to Mr. Matthes, who deserves much recognition for his service and dedication to his community,” said Tranel.

The citation was presented to Matthes at a gathering with friends and family on August 19 to celebrate his retirement from the Kickapoo Valley Rescue Squad after 45 years of service.