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Shop With A Cop

The Tradition Carries On Nicely With A New Look

Sirens were blaring all over town Saturday afternoon, but it wasn't an emergency. It was the annual Shop with a Cop extravaganza.

Fifty-four children from kindergarten to the sixth grade were selected to be the beneficiaries of Shop with a Cop, while 40 children attended the event.

When the local Shopko store closed, Shop With a Cop coordinator Erin Heideman had to re-invent how the program was going to work. Even with the closing of Shopko, donations remained the same.

This year the fireman made hot dogs and macaroni and served the children and a parent. Santa handed each child two gift w...