Staff report Tuesday is the day. Probably. Until then, the U.S. Highway 30 overpass just outside Grand Junction remains temporarily open. Work was slated to begin this week on a $6.5 million overpass replacement project.
Tom Milligan portrays Grant Wood in 2014. The Des Moines actor returns to Jefferson Sunday to portray another famous Iowan: Two-time Pulitzer-winning cartoonist “Ding” Darling. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
Special to The Jefferson Herald Tom Milligan, an outstanding professional actor from Des Moines, has twice before performed one-person programs in Jefferson portraying notable figures of Iowa history — former U.S. Vice President Henry A. Wallace and legendary artist Grant Wood.
“It feels like home, and it did from the start,” city building inspector and former police officer Nick Sorensen says of Jefferson. The Exira native has been at the forefront of the city’s effort to acquire vacant commercial buildings and get them back onto the market, including the 123-year-old building at 205 N. Wilson Ave., which remains a work in progress. For years, the four upper-story windows were paneled over. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com
Jim North
Staff report Retired Jefferson middle school teacher Jim North has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s Greene County Community Impact Award, the award committee announced Sunday. The award honors an individual or individuals whose impact on Greene County residents is easily recognized.
Special to The Jefferson Herald Wild Rose Casino & Resort became the first Iowa casino without live racing to offer off-track betting (OFB) Friday in Clinton.
High winds in 2014 toppled a new camper on display by Holiday RV near the intersection of Highways 30 and 4. HERALD FILE PHOTO
By HARRY HILLAKER Special to The Jefferson Herald March 17, 2016. At 6 a.m., the temperature was 34 degrees, a few high clouds were overhead and a steady wind was coming from the west to put an extra bite in the air. It was a typical early spring day in Jefferson.
Tom Milligan portrays Grant Wood in 2014. The Des Moines actor returns to Jefferson Sunday to portray another famous Iowan: Two-time Pulitzer-winning cartoonist “Ding” Darling. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
“It feels like home, and it did from the start,” city building inspector and former police officer Nick Sorensen says of Jefferson. The Exira native has been at the forefront of the city’s effort to acquire vacant commercial buildings and get them back onto the market, including the 123-year-old building at 205 N. Wilson Ave., which remains a work in progress. For years, the four upper-story windows were paneled over. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Jim North
High winds in 2014 toppled a new camper on display by Holiday RV near the intersection of Highways 30 and 4. HERALD FILE PHOTO

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The 2017 Glidden-Ralston Relays were held April 21 in Carroll. Paton-Churdan, Audubon, Ar-We-Va, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Glidden-Ralston and Boyer Valley all attended. 

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Gladys Luft, 89, died Saturday, April, 8, 2017. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 13 at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson.

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