Rob Schultz
By JARED STRONGj.strong@carrollspaper.com The Pizza Ranch owner accused of helping set fire to his restaurant in January will claim he is innocent because he was not at the restaurant when it ignited, court records show.
Chris Conner of Power Lift talks about the importance of employees while sitting in the Jefferson company’s showroom. JEFF STORJOHANN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By DOUGLAS BURNSd.burns@carrollspaper.com After the success of D-Day, a reporter asked Ida Eisenhower, mother of the commander of the Allied invasion of Europe, if she was proud of her son.
Lisa Jaskey
By MATTHEW REZABm.rezab@beeherald.com The Jefferson city council unanimously approved the $468,920 contract Tuesday with the Iowa Economic Development Authority for Jefferson’s half of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to improve business facades downtown.
Thomas Jefferson Gardens board member John Turpin mows Monday near the site’s new playable contrabass chimes (left). A new grant will allow the board to finish remodeling the building on site to serve as a Greene County welcome center and a Thomas Jefferson interpretive center. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com The hope is that once the building at the center of the Thomas Jefferson Gardens finally opens to visitors, memories of the in-fighting that plagued the project will fade.
By BRANDON HURLEY Sports Editor  sports@beeherald.com   Chris Guccione will take the tennis court in Rio de Janeiro this weekend with hopes of recapturing his Olympic magic after an eight year absence.
By MATTHEW REZABm.rezab@beeherald.com The Pay It Forward Committee presented a school bond issue petition with 614 signatures to the Greene County Board of Education July 20 at the board’s regular meeting.
Rob Schultz
Chris Conner of Power Lift talks about the importance of employees while sitting in the Jefferson company’s showroom. JEFF STORJOHANN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Lisa Jaskey
Thomas Jefferson Gardens board member John Turpin mows Monday near the site’s new playable contrabass chimes (left). A new grant will allow the board to finish remodeling the building on site to serve as a Greene County welcome center and a Thomas Jefferson interpretive center. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD

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The dawn of the 2016 football season brings a new, 16-team playoff format across the five Iowa High School divisions - a move that should be met with resounding applause. 

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A Celebration of Life was held for Thomas Richard Monthei Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 209 Main Restaurant in Paton, Iowa. Monsignor Kevin McCoy was the presider.

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