by Steve Peterson
The Hawarden Fire Department held its 124th Annual Fireman’s Dance Jan. 30 at The Other Bar.
Randy Ballard was presented the 2015 Firemen of the Year Award by last year’s winner Jamie Bushby.
Ballard has had a 30-year career with the Hawarden Fire Department. He was also presented with a golden axe by Fire Chief Jon Strong.
“It was a big surprise,” said