Tag: Creston Police Department

  • Girl on Fire: Control the uncontrolled intersections

    [As seen in Creston News Advertiser, July 7, 2015] First, before I start in on my column’s main focus, I’d like to wish my coworker Jake Waddingham all the best as he continues his education at Iowa State University. I truly hope he reaches his goals! Now, I want to apologize to the police officer […]

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  • Girl on Fire: I feel lucky knowing those in law enforcement

    [As seen in Creston News Advertiser, October 16, 2014] Recently, I met a man who had a very cynical view of the world. He thought everyone was out to ruin others’ reputations, and he certainly disliked any and all forms of law enforcement. I will say I’m an idealist, but I’m also a realist. I […]

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  • Girl on Fire: A little down home delicacy

    [As seen in Creston News Advertiser, January 30, 2014] The smell of grease and seasoned flour wafted through the air at Elks Lodge on West Montgomery Street. Tables were filling up with couples and families out for dinner. I bartended and served meals and Eric Shawler, Dick Hammond and Monica Fastenow were sitting at the […]

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