Chase Flack (left), a 2011 graduate of Jefferson-Scranton High School and the winningest wrestler in school history, stands in May at the summit of Kala Patthar in the Himalayas with girlfriend Hannah Woods. The mountain known as Lhotse is directly behind them. Mount Everest is off to the left. Flack died June 1 while running the DAM to DSM 20K in Des Moines, a shock to his hometown of Jefferson, where he was known for his athleticism.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Chase Flack was supposed to tell this story himself. About standing on top of the world. Or at least as close to the top of the world as most of us will ever get.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock crouches down Monday at Greene Bean Coffee to talk with Jean Tucker, of Jefferson, during a campaign stop. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Oh, the things you overhear at the coffee shop.
The countdown to the “Sesqui” is on. Scranton will celebrate its 150th birthday — known officially as a sesquicentennial — on June 29. The Scranton Sesqui parade is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. that day, departing from the Community Center.
Nick Nurse helped guide the Toronto Raptors to the 2019 NBA title by knocking off the Golden State Warriors June 13. FILE PHOTO
A lot of people followed the journey of Nick Nurse from high school basketball standout to NBA championship coach – Gary and Sue Kirke were among them for completely different reasons.
“I didn’t think I’d watch him like I do,” Alivya Smith says of Bob Ross, whose old TV show has found a new generation of fans via Netflix and the internet. With the blessing of Paton-Churdan art teacher Tami Minnehan, 10-year-old Alivya  completed a Ross-style landscape painting in the final weeks of school. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com For a generation of us without cable and with too much time on our hands in the summer, Bob Ross was always just that guy with the ’fro and a chipmunk up his sleeve who made painting nature look impossibly easy.
Seven recent graduates of Greene County High School were among the first in Iowa to sport a special medal at graduation signifying them as proficient in two or more languages.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Twenty-five years ago, Amy van der Meer’s dad in North Dakota was totally unconvinced that she could put a college degree in Spanish to use.
Chase Flack (left), a 2011 graduate of Jefferson-Scranton High School and the winningest wrestler in school history, stands in May at the summit of Kala Patthar in the Himalayas with girlfriend Hannah Woods. The mountain known as Lhotse is directly behind them. Mount Everest is off to the left. Flack died June 1 while running the DAM to DSM 20K in Des Moines, a shock to his hometown of Jefferson, where he was known for his athleticism.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock crouches down Monday at Greene Bean Coffee to talk with Jean Tucker, of Jefferson, during a campaign stop. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
Nick Nurse helped guide the Toronto Raptors to the 2019 NBA title by knocking off the Golden State Warriors June 13. FILE PHOTO
“I didn’t think I’d watch him like I do,” Alivya Smith says of Bob Ross, whose old TV show has found a new generation of fans via Netflix and the internet. With the blessing of Paton-Churdan art teacher Tami Minnehan, 10-year-old Alivya  completed a Ross-style landscape painting in the final weeks of school. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD PHOTOS
Seven recent graduates of Greene County High School were among the first in Iowa to sport a special medal at graduation signifying them as proficient in two or more languages.

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Kenneth Dale Hostetler, of Jefferson, son of Willard and Lois Hostetler, was born Sept. 24, 1964, in Ames.

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