Thursday morning, Shelby Electric Cooperative with a matching grant from CoBank donated $26,000 to the Shelby County Dive Team. After responding to a rescue at Kaskaskia river last summer, one of their vehicles blew an engine. The $26,000 will go toward the cost of a new vehicle. Shelby county board member Dave Cruitt on why there is a need for the new vehicle.
Aaron Johnson with CoBank explains why they got involved despite being from Denver.
Austin Prichard of the Shelby County Dive Team explains how much the donation means to him and his team.