ANNIE MEHL | DAILY TIMES HERALD David Yepsen talks with State Rep. Joel Fry (left) and mental-health advocate Mary Neubauer (right) before beginning an edition of “Iowa Press” that aired April 27 on Iowa Public Television.
By ANNIE MEHL JOHNSTONa.mehl@carrollspaper.com David Yepsen, widely regarded today as one of the more trusted voices on Iowa politics, spent the hot, humid Hawkeye State summers with his nose buried between the pages of books in the Jefferson Public Library.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com MJGA just doesn’t roll off the tongue quite like MAGA.
Now 92, Cecil Rueter has been in the farm equipment business since 1951, when he opened a successful Massey-Harris implement dealership in downtown Grand Junction. “He’s still got the drive,” says oldest son Kim Rueter. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com Imagine it’s 1946. You’re a young soldier in occupied Japan with the U.S. Army’s signal corps.
John Paschen
By DOUGLAS BURNSd.burns@carrollspaper.com Democratic congressional candidate John Paschen says county sheriffs across the nation should be able to prohibit citizens they identify as unstable from buying handguns.
Congressman Steve King (left) looks at a component of a weightlifting rack during a tour of Power Lift with Jeff Conner, president of the Jefferson company. King said he has traveled past the company dozens of times but Tuesday was the first opportunity to tour the family-owned operation. JEFF STORJOHANN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By DOUGLAS BURNSd.burns@carrollspaper.com
Rockin’ the rink: Elm Street Grocery (from left, Jim Heath, Hank Davis, Steve Hance, Jim Oatts, Rick Arbuckle and Scott Sutherland) play the Greene County Roller Rink (present-day Spare Time Lanes) circa 1968. The band’s ranks included a future Grammy winner, a future Wilson Pickett sideman and a woodwind player who helped bring “SpongeBob SquarePants” to life. Not bad for a bunch of kids from Jefferson.
By ANDREW MCGINNa.mcginn@beeherald.com There’s nary a boomer male alive who doesn’t wish his mom hadn’t thrown out Mickey Mantle’s rookie card or the first issue of “Spider-Man.” But what Steve Hance really wishes he still had from his formative years, he got rid of himself.
ANNIE MEHL | DAILY TIMES HERALD David Yepsen talks with State Rep. Joel Fry (left) and mental-health advocate Mary Neubauer (right) before beginning an edition of “Iowa Press” that aired April 27 on Iowa Public Television.
Now 92, Cecil Rueter has been in the farm equipment business since 1951, when he opened a successful Massey-Harris implement dealership in downtown Grand Junction. “He’s still got the drive,” says oldest son Kim Rueter. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
John Paschen
Congressman Steve King (left) looks at a component of a weightlifting rack during a tour of Power Lift with Jeff Conner, president of the Jefferson company. King said he has traveled past the company dozens of times but Tuesday was the first opportunity to tour the family-owned operation. JEFF STORJOHANN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Rockin’ the rink: Elm Street Grocery (from left, Jim Heath, Hank Davis, Steve Hance, Jim Oatts, Rick Arbuckle and Scott Sutherland) play the Greene County Roller Rink (present-day Spare Time Lanes) circa 1968. The band’s ranks included a future Grammy winner, a future Wilson Pickett sideman and a woodwind player who helped bring “SpongeBob SquarePants” to life. Not bad for a bunch of kids from Jefferson.

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