Month: May

Local Civil War re-enactors march into battle season

Local men and women of Nodaway County have dusted off their props in preparation for the Civil War battle re-enactment season. Re-enactors dress in time-period clothing and gear and travel all across the nation performing for audiences and teaching youth about our country’s history. They set up military camps, pitching time-period tents and cooking over

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Nodaway County summertime activities start in June

June signals the start of summer activities in Nodaway County. Following are some of the scheduled events: • June 1-30 – Tri-C Area Flower Bed Cleanup and Revitalization by Tri-C Partners 4 Progress Community Action Renewal Team and Jefferson FFA members. Anyone may pull weeds in the public flower beds when it fits their schedule.

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Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson C-123 School Board approved purchases for the gymnasium during its regular meeting May 18. J& J Painting, Conception Jct., was awarded the $1,440 bid to repaint all of the student lockers a bright blue to match the gym beams. It was approved to add $13,430 worth of concrete around the gymnasium structure as

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Nodaway-Holt BOE

The Nodaway-Holt R-VII School Board met on May 22 to conduct the following business: Superintendent Karma Coleman informed the board that Jeff Holstien donated his time and materials including fertilizer for the school’s acreage. The donated parking lot has been sprayed for weeds and the township will take care of the tubes. Coleman updated the

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Northeast Nodaway

The Northeast Nodaway R-V School Board raised lunch prices during its regular meeting May 18. Lunchtime Solutions will be providing the food service during the 2017-18 school year. They will no longer offer Pizza Hut pizza, but will offer fresh-made pizza instead, which was taste-tested by Maryville students. The upcoming year will also see the

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South Nodaway BOE

South Nodaway The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on May 16 to handle the following school district business: Progress is being made on the Guilford Sports Complex. The building has a roof and the doors are ready to be installed. Student summer employees will work with George Render on completing the inside. The

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Massage therapist practices healing touch

Ashley Feldhacker recently opened Balance of Mind and Body, LLC, a massage therapy and reflexology practice, inside of Northwest Chiropractic at 206 West Second Street, Maryville. Feldhacker has been a licensed reflexologist since 2008. Reflexology applies pressure to specific points on the hands and feet that correspond with certain body organs and systems, improving the

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Rocket scientists stop rot

West Nodaway fifth graders, Sydney Marriott and Ella Grace, placed first in the West Nodaway fifth grade science fair on April 26. Their project, “Stop Rot,” was an experiment in which they tested different types of preservatives to determine which one would keep apple slices the freshest. The science fair encourages and motivates students to

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Four Trojans join the 40 Book Club

Nodaway-Holt elementary students, Kash Johnson, Clay Hanson, Paige Hanson and Lincoln Nielson, were inducted into the 40 Book Club this spring. The 40 Book Club was created during the school year to encourage students to read a variety of book genres. Participants were required to read and pass a quiz on books in multiple genres

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NOCOMO plans Mozingo camping adventure

During the May 23 meeting, NOCOMO Manager Nicki Samson informed the workshop board of directors about reserving the Mozingo Lake Recreation Park group camp area for an overnight camping experience for certified employees. She plans to have various activities available during the June 29 event. She doesn’t anticipate all employees staying overnight. The workshop will

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