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When the Greene County Historical Society learned that native son Chuck Holden, a college history professor teaching in Maryland and the author of three books of history, was spending the summer here, the group asked if they could interrupt...
RIPPEY, Iowa -- Nancy Hanaman of rural Rippey will lead a program on “Farming in Greene County: From Horse and Plow to GPS in the Fields” at the Greene County Historical Society meeting Friday, Oct. 4 at 12:45 p.m....
It was another amazing day in Jefferson Wednesday as the community was given another big boost forward toward becoming a genuine information technology (IT) hub --with a development project that is already being watched and envied by small communities...
The annual Pleasant Hill Memorial Homecoming service and potluck dinner will be held Sunday, May 26, at the 138-year-old pioneer church located about five miles southeast of Jefferson. The event is presented by the Pleasant Hill Memorial Inc. committee, with...
In the fall of 1966, Greene County hosted a two-day “Agri-rama U.S.A.,” showcasing the newest and best equipment available for farming as well as enhancements for rural life — and more than 150,000 people attended! There were also plowing competitions,...
Nancy Bardole Hanaman and Cindy Anderson Cole grew up as daughters of the competing bankers in the town of Rippey. They’ll come together to share the fascinating banking history of the community in a Greene County Historical Society program...
JEFFERSON -- Nationally known political commentator David Yepsen, who later this month becomes the new host of the weekly “Iowa Press” show on Iowa Public Television, is returning to his hometown of Jefferson Sunday, Jan. 22, to reflect on...
Only eight of the Raccoon River Valley Trail’s crossings of gravel roads in west central Iowa remain to be paved before all the trail’s road crossings have a concrete surface. And in order to make that happen quicker, the...
It’s almost time for the Major League Baseball playoffs, and the Greene County Historical Society is going to help set the mood with a Friday, Oct. 7 program on one of this area’s best baseball stories – the grand...
JEFFERSON -- The Republican Party here in Greene County apparently is not acknowledging that there is a GOP primary race for the 4th district seat in the U.S. Congress. In early April, Greene County Republicans held their annual spring rally,...