Month: August

Keep your eyes safe during the eclipse

Looking at the sun during an eclipse can be tempting but can cause permanent damage to your eyes if you do not take the proper precautions. Jeff Farnan, owner of The Spec Shoppe in Maryville and Stanberry, stated that that there are misconceptions regarding materials that are safe to use for viewing an eclipse. Individuals

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What is a solar eclipse?

On Monday, August 21, North America will be able to view an eclipse of the sun. Solar eclipses happen when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth, covering up part of the sun. During a total eclipse, the moon will align perfectly with the sun, completely covering it, causing complete darkness. While the

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MoDOT gears up for heavy traffic

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has been preparing for the influx of heavy traffic throughout the state as visitors come to view the eclipse. Traffic Operations Engineer for MoDOT’s Northwest District Jose Rodriguez, St. Joseph, stated his office was told by officials to expect anywhere from 50,000 to half a million visitors to the

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Hawk Road Flyers to host CAP program

A presentation describing the history, purpose and activities of the Civil Air Patrol will be presented from 6:30 to 8 pm, Tuesday, August 15 at the Northwest Missouri Regional Airport (KEVU), just west of Maryville on Highway 46. The EAA Hark Road Flyers are hosting. The presenter will be Col. David E. Plum, chief of

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Hot Dogs at the Pool benefits for humane society

The Maryville Pride Lions will be serving hot dogs from 5 to 8 pm, Monday, August 14 at the Maryville Aquatic Center, 502 North Laura Street. All proceeds from the free-will donation supper will benefit the New Nodaway Humane Society. Participants need not be part of the Paws at the Pool event.

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WN Flag Football holds team sign-up

The West Nodaway Flag Football League invites area schools and teams to join in the league season which extends three to four weeks starting at 1 pm, Sunday, September 10. The program is for students in grades three through six and the basics of 8-man football are taught. All games are played on Sundays at

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Lucille Henggeler

Lucille Agnes Henggeler, 94, Stanberry, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at a Maryville nursing home. Services will be at 10 am, Friday, August 11 at St. Columba Catholic Church, Conception Jct., with burial to follow in St. Columba Cemetery, Conception Jct. Memorials may be made to St. Peter’s Catholic Church, St. Columba Catholic Church and/or

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Janice Fleming

Janice Yvonne Fleming, 81, Grant City, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Worth County Convalescent Center, Grant City. Services will be at 11 am, Saturday, August 12 at Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home, Grant City, with burial at a later date at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Evergreen, CO. Arrangements are under the direction of Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home, Grant

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Sr. Margaret Mary Bielinski, OSB

Sr. Margaret Mary Bielinski, OSB, 94, Clyde, died Monday, August 7, 2017, at Our Lady of Rickenbach Benedictine Convent of Perpetual Adoration, Clyde. She was born Monica Bielinski on April 12, 1923, in Milwaukee, WI, to Alex and Veronica Chuchn Bielinski. She joined the Benedictine Convent of Perpetual Adoration on January 14, 1944, and was given the

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Nina Miller

Nina Faye Harper Miller, 81, Maryville, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at Parkdale Manor Nursing Home, Maryville. Services are at 10 am, Monday, August 14 at the First Baptist Church, Maryville, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Clearmont. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be

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