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Butterfield native becomes first female Windom firefighter

The first in our Women at Work series focuses on Kristen Porath.

Kristen Porath wanted to do something for the community. For her, that meant becoming a firefighter for Windom Fire Department.

A conversation with a former fire chief set her on the path to achieve her goal.

For more on this story and this series, see the April 4 Observer Advocate.