By RICK MORAIN For The Jefferson Herald The Greene County board of supervisors and the Jefferson city council this week approved a temporary joint 28E agreement under which the Greene County Sheriff’s Office will supplement law enforcement in Jefferson until the end of September 2021.
Republican congressional candidate Randy Feenstra examines biodiesel produced at the Western Iowa Energy plant in Wall Lake. DOUGLAS BURNS | JEFFERSON HERALD
By DOUGLAS BURNS d.burns@carrollspaper.com
John Muir, a lifelong local farmer and current chair of the Greene County board of supervisors, stands on a dreary day last week next to what appears to be the last-standing stalk of corn in a field. Muir gets anxious when he thinks about trying to harvest corn flattened by last month’s derecho. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com With more rain in one week than in the entire month of August, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday that Iowa farmers had just 1.4 days suitable for fieldwork the week of Sept. 7-13. That left 5.6 days to sit and fret.
Democratic congressional candidate J.D. Scholten, pictured in 2019 on his “Don’t Forget About Us” tour of cities under 1,000, says President Donald Trump’s statement that people should try to vote twice is illegal. HERALD FILE PHOTO
By DOUGLAS BURNS d.burns@carrollspaper.com Iowa Democratic congressional candidate J.D. Scholten urges all voters to “have a plan” for casting their ballots amid the COVID-19 pandemic and heated rhetoric about the integrity of the election.
Suffragists rally in Russell Park ahead of a statewide referendum in 1916 on giving women the right to vote. Greene County men approved the measure — 1,692 to 1,018 — but the issue failed statewide by 10,000 votes. The question of women voting wouldn’t be settled until Aug. 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment was adopted as part of the U.S. Constitution.
By MIKKI SCHWARZKOPF Special to The Jefferson Herald 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s constitutional right to vote.
Phil Thompson
By JAKE WEBSTER For The Jefferson Herald Republican incumbent Phil Thompson is seeking another term in the Iowa House of Representatives.
Republican congressional candidate Randy Feenstra examines biodiesel produced at the Western Iowa Energy plant in Wall Lake. DOUGLAS BURNS | JEFFERSON HERALD
John Muir, a lifelong local farmer and current chair of the Greene County board of supervisors, stands on a dreary day last week next to what appears to be the last-standing stalk of corn in a field. Muir gets anxious when he thinks about trying to harvest corn flattened by last month’s derecho. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
Democratic congressional candidate J.D. Scholten, pictured in 2019 on his “Don’t Forget About Us” tour of cities under 1,000, says President Donald Trump’s statement that people should try to vote twice is illegal. HERALD FILE PHOTO
Suffragists rally in Russell Park ahead of a statewide referendum in 1916 on giving women the right to vote. Greene County men approved the measure — 1,692 to 1,018 — but the issue failed statewide by 10,000 votes. The question of women voting wouldn’t be settled until Aug. 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment was adopted as part of the U.S. Constitution.
Phil Thompson

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Raymond Clair “Bud” Haley, age 84 years, eight months and three days, of Jefferson, died from complications of pneumonia on Sept.

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