THE EARLY LEAD
Greene County’s Nick Breon paused to take a deep breath before glancing toward the heavens.
The Rams were still a few weeks shy of the school’s first playoff victory, but the impact of two brave youths weighed heavily on the senior and his teammates.
By JARED STRONG
Larry Gregory was home from Florida and chatting with his folks at their farmstead near Ralston when his older brother — who had been harvesting corn that day — barged through the door.
“There’s an emu in my field!”
Greene County farmer and former Iowa House candidate David Weaver announced his endorsement of Montana Governor Steve Bullock, a Democratic candidate for the presidency.
Bullock has now received the endorsement of 21 Iowa Democratic officials, activists, and community leaders.
By ANDREW MCGINN
Late this past summer, volunteer firefighters with the Jefferson Fire Department gathered on the elementary school playground in full gear and prepared to embark on an obstacle course with their face masks obscured by plastic wrap.
Certificates of valor were presented Monday to Greene County Sheriff’s Deputy Shane Allen and Churdan firefighter Nate Byerly (second and third from left, respectively) for saving the life of a driver whose Jeep Liberty plunged into West Buttrick Creek on Oct. 10.
Greene County’s inspired modern makeover: 10 years, $46 million