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New WFD chief ready to lead

By on January 17, 2018 at 4:19 pm

Aaron Shive

Since 2005, Aaron Shive has been among the dozens of devoted volunteers who have given their time as Waterloo firefighters. His most recent role, which he has reprised for the last three years, has been second assistant chief.

Following a vote by the department’s membership, the 36-year-old Shive will take the reigns next Thursday as the new chief.

He replaces Brett Wiegand, who has served as  Waterloo’s fire chief since 2015.

“It’s a rewarding position,” Shive said of the opportunity…>>>

Read the rest of the story in the January 17, 2018,  issue of the Republic-Times.

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Sean McGowan

Sean is a die-hard Cubs fan, despite the relentless peer pressure coming from the rest of the Republic-Times staff. He and his wife, Jacqui, have been married for two years. Originally from the west suburbs of Chicago, Sean and his wife moved down to Normal to attend Illinois State University and stayed central Illinois residents for the past four years.