Gilbert Christianson (Middle), Churdan girls' basketball coach from 1949-1951, is pictured here in the March 2, 1949 issue of the Des Moines Tribune. He led the team to two state tournaments tallying 67 wins. He's pictured with Beatrice McDonald (left) and Alice Webber (right).
By BRANDON HURLEYsports@beeherald.com The queens of the hardwood honed their success on the diamond, paving the way for an unprecedented stretch run.
Maralie (left) and Greg Ruth, of Jefferson, have spent the past several years restoring the old factory building near the overpass. As Pickaway, the building will house an antiques store and a venue that can be rented for events. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com It was on a February night, more than a century ago, when the home of the Iowa Stock Remedy Co. — makers of a popular worm remedy for animals known as Iowa Worm Powder — erupted in flames.
Elm Street Grocery, Mk. 1: Rick Arbuckle (from left), Hank Davis, Jim Heath, Scott Sutherland and Steve Hance. The band will be inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame whenever the pandemic allows.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com This much is certain: if we have any hope of ever visiting the “Land of 1,000 Dances” again, we’ll need to first become a “Land of 100,000,000 Doses.”
By BRANDON HURLEY Sports Editorsports@beeherald.com @BrandonJHurley George D. Smith had the most important job in all of Paton.
’Twas two days before Christmas when frontline staff at the Greene County Medical Center began receiving vaccinations against COVID-19, a sign in more ways than one that our longest year ever is coming to an end.
Steve Kohl (center), general manager of AAI/Spalding in Jefferson, stands in the new gym at Greene County High School with some of the production and office staff who manufactured and donated the Arena Renegade backstop behind them. Spalding’s gift to the school of two backstops is valued at more than $44,000. Pictured (front to back) at left are Tina Meister (production), Gary Bishop (production), Craig Anderson (production) and Jose Guerra (welder). Pictured (front to back) at right are Juhl Carstens (shi
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com The pyrotechnics and the Laker Girls are each sold separately.
Gilbert Christianson (Middle), Churdan girls' basketball coach from 1949-1951, is pictured here in the March 2, 1949 issue of the Des Moines Tribune. He led the team to two state tournaments tallying 67 wins. He's pictured with Beatrice McDonald (left) and Alice Webber (right).
Maralie (left) and Greg Ruth, of Jefferson, have spent the past several years restoring the old factory building near the overpass. As Pickaway, the building will house an antiques store and a venue that can be rented for events. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
Elm Street Grocery, Mk. 1: Rick Arbuckle (from left), Hank Davis, Jim Heath, Scott Sutherland and Steve Hance. The band will be inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame whenever the pandemic allows.
Steve Kohl (center), general manager of AAI/Spalding in Jefferson, stands in the new gym at Greene County High School with some of the production and office staff who manufactured and donated the Arena Renegade backstop behind them. Spalding’s gift to the school of two backstops is valued at more than $44,000. Pictured (front to back) at left are Tina Meister (production), Gary Bishop (production), Craig Anderson (production) and Jose Guerra (welder). Pictured (front to back) at right are Juhl Carstens (shi

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The Paton-Churdan Rockets are off to a 10-2 start. They are 8-1 in Rolling Valley Conference play.

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Travis Christopher Fincel, 46, was born in St. Paul, Minn., on Oct. 28, 1974. He departed this life on Jan. 7, leaving bereft the many lives he touched.

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