The Rev. Kim Nofel, new pastor of Greater Greene County Presbyterian Ministries, holds up her son’s target practice from over the holidays. With the property committee’s blessing, Matt Nofel used the Fellowship Hall at First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson to maintain his practice regimen. A member of the U.S. Archery Team, Matt Nofel is among the top-ranked men’s archers in the nation. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Between the open books on her desk and the punctured archery targets on the floor, Kim Nofel’s office at First Presbyterian Church looks pretty much like you’d expect a pastor’s office to look.
Travis Fincel, of Grand Junction, is pictured with his oldest granddaughter Makia at a recent daddy-daughter dance.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com GRAND JUNCTION — Chances are, the sidewalk on 16th Street North will be covered with snow, water or mud. That probably explains why Travis Fincel was walking on the side of the street that night in mid-December.
Gilbert Christianson (Middle), Churdan girls' basketball coach from 1949-1951, is pictured here in the March 2, 1949 issue of the Des Moines Tribune. He led the team to two state tournaments tallying 67 wins. He's pictured with Beatrice McDonald (left) and Alice Webber (right).
By BRANDON HURLEYsports@beeherald.com The queens of the hardwood honed their success on the diamond, paving the way for an unprecedented stretch run.
Maralie (left) and Greg Ruth, of Jefferson, have spent the past several years restoring the old factory building near the overpass. As Pickaway, the building will house an antiques store and a venue that can be rented for events. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com It was on a February night, more than a century ago, when the home of the Iowa Stock Remedy Co. — makers of a popular worm remedy for animals known as Iowa Worm Powder — erupted in flames.
Elm Street Grocery, Mk. 1: Rick Arbuckle (from left), Hank Davis, Jim Heath, Scott Sutherland and Steve Hance. The band will be inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame whenever the pandemic allows.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com This much is certain: if we have any hope of ever visiting the “Land of 1,000 Dances” again, we’ll need to first become a “Land of 100,000,000 Doses.”
By BRANDON HURLEY Sports Editorsports@beeherald.com @BrandonJHurley George D. Smith had the most important job in all of Paton.
The Rev. Kim Nofel, new pastor of Greater Greene County Presbyterian Ministries, holds up her son’s target practice from over the holidays. With the property committee’s blessing, Matt Nofel used the Fellowship Hall at First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson to maintain his practice regimen. A member of the U.S. Archery Team, Matt Nofel is among the top-ranked men’s archers in the nation. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Travis Fincel, of Grand Junction, is pictured with his oldest granddaughter Makia at a recent daddy-daughter dance.
Gilbert Christianson (Middle), Churdan girls' basketball coach from 1949-1951, is pictured here in the March 2, 1949 issue of the Des Moines Tribune. He led the team to two state tournaments tallying 67 wins. He's pictured with Beatrice McDonald (left) and Alice Webber (right).
Maralie (left) and Greg Ruth, of Jefferson, have spent the past several years restoring the old factory building near the overpass. As Pickaway, the building will house an antiques store and a venue that can be rented for events. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
Elm Street Grocery, Mk. 1: Rick Arbuckle (from left), Hank Davis, Jim Heath, Scott Sutherland and Steve Hance. The band will be inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame whenever the pandemic allows.

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