By MIKKI SCHWARZKOPF
Special to The Jefferson Herald
Jefferson hosted three astronomers from the University of Toronto way back in 1869, when the county was mostly prairie and the new railroad stopped here.
The astronomers’ later report was surprisingly eye-opening and, well, funny.
By MATTHEW REZABm.email@example.com
Jefferson City Clerk Diane Kennedy told the city council Tuesday the total city tax levy for fiscal-year 2018 will be $15.15 per $1,000 in valuation — down $0.07 from 2017.
DES MOINES — The Jefferson Herald’s coverage of agriculture and education was named best in the state in its newspaper class Friday by the Iowa Newspaper Association, and veteran Bee and Herald ad manager Deb Geisler was honored with the INA’s Distinguished Service Award.