Staff report State health officials Tuesday evening confirmed the first death in Iowa related to COVID-19. The Iowa Department of Public Health said the individual was an older resident of Dubuque County, 61-80 years of age.
By RICK MORAIN and ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com The Greene County board of supervisors Monday approved the hiring of Ashley Wilson as a deputy sheriff effective March 30. Wilson is currently a Jefferson police officer making $42,554 annually.
Keith Voss is the new manager at Fareway. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Keith Voss is such a gifted grocer that he recently managed to unload every last roll of toilet paper at his store. Well, maybe you heard there were extenuating circumstances.
A sign announcing a halt to dine-in service greets customers at the Junkyard Cafe. Co-owner Karla Holman said the cafe had to ask guests to leave Tuesday in order to comply with Gov. Kim Reynolds’ noon order moving all restaurants in Iowa to drive-through, carry-out and delivery only until 11:59 p.m. March 31. The Junkyard is still taking orders for delivery and pickup. Beginning Friday, the cafe’s temporary new hours will be daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 8 p.m. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Staff report Life in Greene County is largely on hold in hopes of halting the spread of COVID-19.
Betty Kuebler, of Jefferson, came for a visit from Northern Ireland in 1957 and never left. Despite being an American citizen for decades, there’s still a part of her that longs for Ireland. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Betty Kuebler sometimes feels like she’s between a rock and a hard place — specifically, Plymouth Rock and the Blarney Stone. She still misses her native Ireland something fierce, even after a lifetime in the United States.
A dog looks out recently from the Greene County Animal Shelter. If she can make it through to adoption without getting stitches, she’ll be one of the lucky ones at the local shelter.
By RICK MORAIN For The Jefferson Herald For Alice Walters, it just seemed like the right thing to do.
Keith Voss is the new manager at Fareway. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
A sign announcing a halt to dine-in service greets customers at the Junkyard Cafe. Co-owner Karla Holman said the cafe had to ask guests to leave Tuesday in order to comply with Gov. Kim Reynolds’ noon order moving all restaurants in Iowa to drive-through, carry-out and delivery only until 11:59 p.m. March 31. The Junkyard is still taking orders for delivery and pickup. Beginning Friday, the cafe’s temporary new hours will be daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 8 p.m. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Betty Kuebler, of Jefferson, came for a visit from Northern Ireland in 1957 and never left. Despite being an American citizen for decades, there’s still a part of her that longs for Ireland. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
A dog looks out recently from the Greene County Animal Shelter. If she can make it through to adoption without getting stitches, she’ll be one of the lucky ones at the local shelter.

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Francis Jimmy Gorman (Jim) was born April 2, 1933, in Lake City. He was the youngest of five children born to Alvin L. Gorman and Elma Zane Gorman. 

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