On June 15, the official ground breaking for the Hughes Family Center multipurpose building on the Northwest campus saw Northwest leaders, Crawford Construction Co. general contractor, Northwest alumni, benefactors, Regents, City of Maryville representatives and State Representative Allen Andrews turning over those first shovels of dirt. Northwest President John Jasinski noted Northwest is the “university
The University of Washington won the recently-completed NCAA Women’s Rowing Championship. The per-capita production of Division I women rowers is greatest in the Northeast with the top five states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Delaware and Rhode Island followed by Washington, Kansas, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. There are 88 Division I women’s rowing programs resulting
Residents of Skidmore relaxed, played games and listened to music during Skidmore Community Day June 17. Christian Motorcyclists Association Crosswinds Forming Chapter members, organization President Nate Rice and Chaplain Marty Coston pray with Lindy Blessington as they bless her bike during the Skidmore Motorcycle Show. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The Maryville Sharks swim team had 89 of the 200 participating swimmers in the Maryville Invitational June 17. Nyah Davis takes in a giant breath of water to power her breast stroke, gaining an edge on her competitors. For stats, top scoring youth and more photos see the printed Nodaway News Leader. Save Save
Elmo’s 67th annual 4th of July celebration will be on Saturday, June 24 at the Elmo Park. The event is sponsored by the Elmo Betterment Club. Activities during the day include: • 5K run/walk, 6:45 am registration, 7 am start. For more information, contact Kelli Wilmes, 660.215.2046. • Pancake breakfast, freewill donation, Elmo Park Shelter,
The New Nodaway Humane Society Animal Shelter is observing National Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month in June with half price adoptions on cats six months and older. Until the end of the month, the $30 adoption fee pays for the cats to be spayed/neutered, microchipped and have up-to-date vaccinations. The Animal Shelter is located at 829 South Depot,
Today’s Civic Women is collecting children’s coats from size 3T to small adults. With families having garage sales over the summer, TCW is hoping to acquire some of their too small coats for school children this fall and winter. The Koats for Kids program has been an ongoing enterprise for the organization. Collection points in
A dementia simulation to provide families and caregivers a glimpse of what it is like to live with dementia, begins at 5 pm, Thursday, June 29, at Oak Pointe, 817 South Country Club Road, Maryville. Oak Pointe is partnering with Dr. Sue Myllykangas, CTRS, of the therapeutic recreation department at Northwest Missouri State University. Participants
Paws at The Pub is a monthly social event to benefit the New Nodaway Humane Society. The event will be from 5 to 8 pm, Wednesday, June 28, at The Pub, 414 North Main Street, Maryville. This is a chance for pups and owners to meet in a friendly, relaxed setting while raising awareness and
The First Christian Church 201 West Third Street, Maryville, is hosting a block party from 10 am to noon, Sunday, June 25. This is an opportunity to check out the church and meet neighbors and friends. There will be a cookout with hamburgers, hot dogs, sides and desserts. Door prizes will be awarded.