U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, addresses a concern Friday by Louis Swanson, of Jefferson, that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs won’t recognize the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War on Guam, where he was stationed. Ernst led a panel discussion at the Greene County Community Center with veterans from across Iowa. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com The takeaway Friday from a panel discussion in Jefferson with U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst about veterans issues? In combat or out, serving your country is hazardous to your health.
Dr. Keith Van Beek (left), secretary Kristy Scheuermann and dental assistant Jessica Lestina stand at the front desk of the newly opened Jefferson Family Dentistry on Tuesday, the first day the office was open for business. MATTHEW REZAB | JEFFERSON HERALD
By MATTHEW REZABm.rezab@beeherald.com When dentist Keith Van Beek and his wife Kelsie discovered she was pregnant while the couple was living in Ankeny almost two years ago, they began thinking about how they wanted their child to grow up.
Mint juleps and colorful hats could fill Wild Rose Jefferson next May if a simulcast wagering plan is in place. Gamblers will be able to watch races on TV screens and place bets in the casino.
By DOUGLAS BURNSd.burns@carrollspaper.com
Reid Lamoureux was selected  to represent Greene County High School.
Staff report The top seniors in each of Iowa’s high school graduating classes were honored May 1 in Des Moines at the Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony.
Sculptor and poet David Williamson needs our memories of the Bell Tower to create an original poem to commemorate the tower’s 50th anniversary.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com The creative process is typically a one-person undertaking. It somehow means more knowing one guy alone cut off his ear. If that one guy gets a group of people to help cut off his ear, it’s called performance art.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, addresses a concern Friday by Louis Swanson, of Jefferson, that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs won’t recognize the use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War on Guam, where he was stationed. Ernst led a panel discussion at the Greene County Community Center with veterans from across Iowa. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Dr. Keith Van Beek (left), secretary Kristy Scheuermann and dental assistant Jessica Lestina stand at the front desk of the newly opened Jefferson Family Dentistry on Tuesday, the first day the office was open for business. MATTHEW REZAB | JEFFERSON HERALD
Mint juleps and colorful hats could fill Wild Rose Jefferson next May if a simulcast wagering plan is in place. Gamblers will be able to watch races on TV screens and place bets in the casino.
Reid Lamoureux was selected  to represent Greene County High School.
Sculptor and poet David Williamson needs our memories of the Bell Tower to create an original poem to commemorate the tower’s 50th anniversary.

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Carol Delone Evers was born November 20, 1926 to Ivan Clinton Kinney and Annie Margaret Kahoe Kinney on their farm near Jamaica, Iowa and died May 11, 2016 at Sunny View Care Center in Ankeny, Iowa

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