By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com One hundred thirty-seven times. Each time, a referee took Kyler Kiner’s arm and hoisted it in victory, a hammer who made nails of almost everyone he wrestled.
Matt Gordon, 40, led his first city council meeting Tuesday as Jefferson mayor. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Matt Gordon assumed the duties of Jefferson mayor at just the right time.
Nancy (left) and Dean Rogers have put their vineyard and retreat center north of Scranton up for sale. “It’s been a good time, a good experience,” Nancy says. They’re pictured with a photo of the century-old barn they remodeled for use as a conference/meeting center and lodge. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com It’s no surprise that the owners of John 15 Vineyard are confident that God will send along the right person to buy the 80-acre property north of Scranton.
Cail Calder, owner of Bee Mindful in Scranton, talks in June about beekeeping while nonchalantly holding onto live bees. He fears he’s out of business after the city of Scranton abated what it deemed a nuisance property. HERALD FILE PHOTO
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com SCRANTON — Cail Calder returned home from holiday travels Jan. 2 and thought his beekeeping business on Stanton Street had been looted by thieves.
News broke Tuesday that a second Jefferson band will be inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Elm Street Grocery has been tapped to join the Bushmen (2018 inductees) in the hallowed halls of Iowa rock.
“You see a lot in 100 years,” says Mary Geisler, the matriarch of Cedar Twp. Well-read and still well-spoken, Geisler is now living in the ’20s for the second time. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com As a girl, Mary Geisler found it wildly difficult to imagine a time when Indians roamed freely through her neck of Cedar Twp.
Matt Gordon, 40, led his first city council meeting Tuesday as Jefferson mayor. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Nancy (left) and Dean Rogers have put their vineyard and retreat center north of Scranton up for sale. “It’s been a good time, a good experience,” Nancy says. They’re pictured with a photo of the century-old barn they remodeled for use as a conference/meeting center and lodge. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Cail Calder, owner of Bee Mindful in Scranton, talks in June about beekeeping while nonchalantly holding onto live bees. He fears he’s out of business after the city of Scranton abated what it deemed a nuisance property. HERALD FILE PHOTO
“You see a lot in 100 years,” says Mary Geisler, the matriarch of Cedar Twp. Well-read and still well-spoken, Geisler is now living in the ’20s for the second time. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD

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Greene County High School held its inaugural athletics hall of fame inductions last night.

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Obituaries

A celebration of life service for Robert Lee Billmeier (“Bob”) was held Jan. 19 at the Hastings Funeral Home in Jefferson, with visitation prior to the service.

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