In this 2014 file photo, a crowd gathers at the Greene County Community Center to hear about ongoing building projects from Ken Paxton, executive director of the Greene County Development Corp.
Special to The Jefferson Herald What’s The Big Idea? That’s the question the Greene County Development Corp. (GCDC) board of directors chewed on last Tuesday at its monthly meeting.
Former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb (left) admires the height of a Greene County wind farm. Webb stopped Monday at the Rippey Wind Farm near Grand Junction as part of a swing through Iowa.
By KILEY WELLENDORFk.wellendorf@carrollspaper.com GRAND JUNCTION — Former Democratic Virginia Sen. Jim Webb paid a visit Monday morning to the Rippey Wind Farm as he continues to test the waters for a presidential bid.
Mike Couch, general manager of Wild Rose Jefferson, speaks Monday on the casino floor to members of the media. The $40 million casino-events center will open Aug. 1, with concerts and fireworks Aug. 7-8.
By ANDREW McGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com Wild Rose Jefferson will open as scheduled on Aug. 1, with fireworks and nationally known entertainment the following weekend, casino management told those gathered Monday for “media day” at the $40 million facility still under construction.
Allison Tucker
By JARED STRONGj.strong@carrollspaper.com A 21-year-old woman was paranoid that someone was following her when she drove her friend’s two young children from Jefferson to the eastern edge of Iowa and back, which set off a statewide search for them, according to court records.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com
Staff reportJust consider yourself warned: The kids (and probably a few parents, too) are all gonna sing along to “Let it Go” when “Frozen” lights up the screen this month at the Sierra Community Theatre.
In this 2014 file photo, a crowd gathers at the Greene County Community Center to hear about ongoing building projects from Ken Paxton, executive director of the Greene County Development Corp.
Former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb (left) admires the height of a Greene County wind farm. Webb stopped Monday at the Rippey Wind Farm near Grand Junction as part of a swing through Iowa.
Mike Couch, general manager of Wild Rose Jefferson, speaks Monday on the casino floor to members of the media. The $40 million casino-events center will open Aug. 1, with concerts and fireworks Aug. 7-8.
Allison Tucker

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