By REBECCA Jefferson’s city budget is up slightly this year — although tax rates have dropped a tad. Casino revenues and a proposed water and sewer increase will help to make up the difference, City Clerk Diane Kennedy said.
Staff reportWild Rose Jefferson this week announced the dates for a two-day job fair to fill positions at the $40 million casino and events center taking shape at U.S. Highway 30 and Iowa Highway 4.
Tina Meseck is the proprietor of Better For You Bakery, a new local bakery.
By AUDREY GLIDDEN — Glidden-Ralston principal Kreg Lensch will take over as the shared superintendent for Glidden-Ralston and Paton-Churdan community school districts on July 1.
Staff report No pressure or anything — but the future of downtown Jefferson is now in your hands. Jefferson Matters: Main Street has kicked off its study to explore what the future holds for the historic Square, and help is needed by completing a survey.
By ANDREW GRAND JUNCTION — Multinational agribusiness Cargill, the nation’s largest private company, is exploring an area near Grand Junction for the site of a new feedmill.
Tina Meseck is the proprietor of Better For You Bakery, a new local bakery.


Senior Emma Saddoris practices the back squat lift at Greene County's weight room. Saddoris broke the national back squat record for 123 pounders by lifting 242 pounds at a NASA competition held in Des Moines.

On March 14, six Greene County Power Lifters attended a competition sponsored by the Natural Athlete Strength Association (NASA) in Des Moines.


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Jon Allan Park, age 54, of Scranton passed away on March 20, at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson.

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