Veterinarian Christy Fields watches as her first unofficial patient — a kitten she has been nursing back to health — investigates an exam room at her new veterinary clinic, Companion Veterinary Clinic, 210 S. Wilson Ave. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com The name of Jefferson’s newest veterinary practice, Companion Veterinary Clinic, pretty much says everything you need to know. Dr. Christy Fields no longer has anything left to prove.
Power Lift, the successful Jefferson company whose strength-training equipment is in use by teams all across the NFL, NBA, MLB and NCAA, found itself participating this year in the Make-A-Wish program for the first time when Moorhead, Minn., high school senior Scott Verkuilen — battling Hodgkin lymphoma at the time — wished he could give his tea
Lt. Claire Wilson tries her hand out on the production floor at John Deere Paton. The naval officer is spending her final days of active-duty service in Paton through the Department of Defense SkillBridge program.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com For generations, men and women have joined the U.S. Navy, in large part, to see the world. Oahu and Sicily. Spain and Japan. Bahrain. Paton, Iowa. No. Really. Paton, Iowa.
Chad Stevens
By RICK MORAIN For The Jefferson Herald The Jefferson city council on Sept. 22 approved the hiring of Chad Stevens as the new city building and zoning official. Stevens, a longtime area resident, will replace Nick Sorensen in that position. Sorensen has accepted an economic development position in Ames. 
Democratic Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield (left) examines weather-diminished crops Saturday south of Jefferson with Greene County farmer and county supervisor candidate Chris Henning. DOUGLAS BURNS | JEFFERSON HERALD
By DOUGLAS BURNS d.burns@carrollspaper.com Through her COVID-19-thwarting mask, Theresa Greenfield took the measure of a hulking Greene County wind-energy turbine just feet from her Saturday morning. She later got to hit the switch turning the blades off and on.
Veterinarian Christy Fields watches as her first unofficial patient — a kitten she has been nursing back to health — investigates an exam room at her new veterinary clinic, Companion Veterinary Clinic, 210 S. Wilson Ave. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
Lt. Claire Wilson tries her hand out on the production floor at John Deere Paton. The naval officer is spending her final days of active-duty service in Paton through the Department of Defense SkillBridge program.
Chad Stevens
Democratic Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield (left) examines weather-diminished crops Saturday south of Jefferson with Greene County farmer and county supervisor candidate Chris Henning. DOUGLAS BURNS | JEFFERSON HERALD

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