Responding to trends in the funeral industry, local funeral director Aaron Schroeder is about to construct his own crematory on land near the Super 8. Although the Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home offers cremation and a selection of urns, cremations currently have to be outsourced to a funeral home in Ames. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com The reality of small-town living is that there are a number of things you have to leave Greene County to buy or do.
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Top Dogs: Dennis Hendricks (left) and the Rev. Devin Wolters hope to bring the national Watch D.O.G.S. program to Greene County Schools. The volunteer program puts positive male role models in the schools who also act as extra eyes and ears for teachers and principals. “Women are already in there,” Wolters says. “It’s time that men step up.” ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Is it spring break yet?
Brothers in barbecue: Adam Glawe (left), owner of Bett & Bev’s BBQ in Jefferson, is entrusting longtime employee Kyle Roeder (right) with opening a franchise restaurant in Perry. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Adam Glawe is going to look good someday in a white linen suit with a black string tie. At 37, though, he still has a few years before he’ll be able to officially sport a snow-white goatee.
Karl Harris, who got his start fighting fires with Paton’s volunteer fire department fresh out of Paton-Churdan High School in the 1980s, is now a seasoned wildland firefighter. A fire specialist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Harris has gone to help fight wildfires in the Western U.S. every summer for more than a decade with the U.S. Forest Service. In that time, the fires have only grown in intensity. Scientists say climate change is to blame, and the number of fires is only predicted to ge
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Arguably, if not for global warming, Karl Harris might never have had to defend a nudist colony from an oncoming wildfire.
Responding to trends in the funeral industry, local funeral director Aaron Schroeder is about to construct his own crematory on land near the Super 8. Although the Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home offers cremation and a selection of urns, cremations currently have to be outsourced to a funeral home in Ames. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
Mike Dennhardt
Top Dogs: Dennis Hendricks (left) and the Rev. Devin Wolters hope to bring the national Watch D.O.G.S. program to Greene County Schools. The volunteer program puts positive male role models in the schools who also act as extra eyes and ears for teachers and principals. “Women are already in there,” Wolters says. “It’s time that men step up.” ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Brothers in barbecue: Adam Glawe (left), owner of Bett & Bev’s BBQ in Jefferson, is entrusting longtime employee Kyle Roeder (right) with opening a franchise restaurant in Perry. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Karl Harris, who got his start fighting fires with Paton’s volunteer fire department fresh out of Paton-Churdan High School in the 1980s, is now a seasoned wildland firefighter. A fire specialist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Harris has gone to help fight wildfires in the Western U.S. every summer for more than a decade with the U.S. Forest Service. In that time, the fires have only grown in intensity. Scientists say climate change is to blame, and the number of fires is only predicted to ge

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Maurice Lloyd Dillivan, son of Lloyd Dillivan and Reaka Heuton Dillivan, was born June 18, 1927 on his parents’ farm in Bristol Township, Greene County, Iowa.

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