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Taxi drivers help community during heavy snowfall Submitted: 01/22/2018
Taxi drivers help community during heavy snowfall
Erin Beu
Erin Beu
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ebeu@wjfw.com

EAGLE RIVER - Even with the snow falling down Monday, some people can't take a snow day.

Taxi drivers in the Northwoods can help people who can't drive make it to doctor's appointments, grocery stores and even lend a hand when their car breaks down.

Eagle River Taxi Service driver Kurt Schels says the snow is just another part of his job.

"Us not driving in the snow is not an option. When people call us one way or the other we are going. It might take us longer because of the road conditions but we are going to pick them up somehow. We will not leave somebody stranded."

Schels says a common call he gets is taking people to a rental car shop after they slipped into a ditch while driving.

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