Cooper resident Jack Bucklin recently received a mysterious packet of seeds from China, part of a national trend. Ag officials aren’t sure whether the seeds contain an invasive plant species or a seed-borne disease.
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Just when 2020 couldn’t possibly get any weirder, a little padded envelope from Shenzhen, China, purporting to contain stud earrings arrived in Jack Bucklin’s mail in Cooper.
Ginny Destival, of Jefferson, marches Tuesday around the courthouse square in support of Black Lives Matter. After nine weeks, march organizer Dale Hanaman wants to begin taking more action to advocate on behalf of the poor and vulnerable in Greene County. “It’s not only Tuesdays that lives matter,” he said. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com Dale and Nancy Hanaman clearly possess a wellspring of inner strength in order to parade around the courthouse square Tuesday after Tuesday — for nine weeks now — in a rural community where conformity too often determines status.
A modern makeover is planned for the White Apartments, located just south of the Square. The planned Wilson Street Suites apartment complex would have three one-bedroom apartments, eight two-bedroom apartments and one three-bedroom apartment, with rents ranging from $650 to $900.
By JAKE WEBSTER and DOUGLAS BURNS d.burns@carrollspaper.com A long-standing Jefferson apartment complex moved closer to a dramatic rehabilitation with approval of state grants, said Adam Schweers, managing partner and one-third owner of the Court Street LLC development firm.
Traitor: A Confederate artilleryman poses with a large knife. After 155 years, we’re still actively debating the cause of the Civil War, but history itself sets the record pretty straight.
CHUCK HOLDEN GUEST COMMENTARY In March, while driving across Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, I found myself noticing the occasional Confederate flag flying in yards along the way back to home base, which for me is always Iowa.
Junior Gutierres, a native of Honduras living in Jefferson, has dreams of playing professional soccer. But unlike his classmates in the Greene County High School Class of 2020, his life is on hold pending his application for asylum. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
By ANDREW MCGINN a.mcginn@beeherald.com In retrospect, had Junior Gutierres known the 2020 high school soccer season was going to be sacrificed to COVID-19, he admittedly would have played even harder his junior year.
By RICK MORAIN For The Jefferson Herald The Bee on July 28 will include as a one-page insert an absentee ballot request form which Greene County voters are invited to use. The form is a project of the Greene County Auditor’s Office.
Cooper resident Jack Bucklin recently received a mysterious packet of seeds from China, part of a national trend. Ag officials aren’t sure whether the seeds contain an invasive plant species or a seed-borne disease.
Ginny Destival, of Jefferson, marches Tuesday around the courthouse square in support of Black Lives Matter. After nine weeks, march organizer Dale Hanaman wants to begin taking more action to advocate on behalf of the poor and vulnerable in Greene County. “It’s not only Tuesdays that lives matter,” he said. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD
A modern makeover is planned for the White Apartments, located just south of the Square. The planned Wilson Street Suites apartment complex would have three one-bedroom apartments, eight two-bedroom apartments and one three-bedroom apartment, with rents ranging from $650 to $900.
Traitor: A Confederate artilleryman poses with a large knife. After 155 years, we’re still actively debating the cause of the Civil War, but history itself sets the record pretty straight.
Junior Gutierres, a native of Honduras living in Jefferson, has dreams of playing professional soccer. But unlike his classmates in the Greene County High School Class of 2020, his life is on hold pending his application for asylum. ANDREW McGINN | JEFFERSON HERALD

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The Iowa High School Athletic Association and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released Coronavirus-related guidelines for a return to high school football, cross country, volleyball and 4

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Funeral services for Arline Robbins, 94, who died July 28, were held Aug. 1 at the First United Methodist Church, Jefferson, with words of comfort by the Rev. Julie Poulsen.

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