Month: November

Veterans dedicate Freedom Rock

Veterans Day, November 11, saw many veterans and family members turn out for the dedication of the Nodaway County Freedom Rock® in Franklin Park, Seventh and Main Streets, Maryville. Members of the American Legion Posts in Nodaway County stand at parade rest for the ceremony. The Freedom Rock® is the Centennial Legacy Project of the

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Geography with Goudge

As we move into the middle of November, the college basketball season is in full swing. In addition, it was also the Early Signing period, November 8-15, for recruits from the class of 2018. Seventy-eight out of the Top 100 high school players have already made commitments. Primarily to perennial contenders like Duke, Kansas, Kentucky,

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Skidmore City Council meets at Newton Hall

The Skidmore City Council held its first meeting at Newton Hall after completion of renovations to the facility on November 9. Newton Hall provides a larger venue than the city hall allowing more Skidmore citizens and guests to be accommodated. At the meeting, Mayor Tracy Shewey requested that City Clerk Jennifer Poland find the agreement

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Worth County Tigers advance to 8-Man State Championship game

The Worth County Tigers including several Northeast Nodaway boys won the privilege to play in the Show-Me State Football Championships by winning 58-14 against the North Andrew Cardinals. The Tigers will face Sedalia Sacred Heart at 3 pm, Saturday, November 18 in Springfield. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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KCP&L sends reps to Hopkins City Council meeting

KCP&L sent representatives to the Hopkins City Council meeting on November 13 to answer questions on the lighting and billing changes and discrepancies. Dan Hegeman, north district community affairs manager, and Larry Stuart, area manager, explained that street lights were being changed from 150 watt HPS fixtures to Class C LED, Type III, 82 watt

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National collection week for Operation Christmas Child is underway

Maryville families are on a mission to make an impact in the lives of children in need. They are donating colorfully-wrapped shoebox gifts to be sent to children around the world — many of whom have never received a gift before and have little to call their own. Now through Monday, November 20 is the

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Missouri Winter Weather Awareness Day serves as reminder to be prepared

This past January, Missourians were reminded of the hazards that can come with a Show-Me State winter and the importance of being prepared and monitoring the weather forecast. Beginning January 12, much of the state was impacted by freezing rain and accumulating ice that impacted roads and power lines. Missourians responded by limiting travel and

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Maryville wins 19-13 over Kansas City Center in quarterfinals

The Maryville High School Spoofhound football team was triumphant with a 19-13 Kansas City Center High School Yellowjackets on November 11. The team’s helmets had a red, white and blue sticker for commemorating Veterans Day, along with the Hounds carrying the American flags when the team took the field at the beginning. For more photos

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Ploghoft Lecture to feature principal of North Kansas City school

A Northwest Missouri State University graduate, Kate Place, will speak about her experience working in a diverse school setting for the university’s fall Ploghoft Diversity Lecture. The lecture is at 7 pm, Thursday, November 16, in the Charles Johnson Theater. It is free and open to the public. Place grew up in the rural community

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Tickets on sale now for Northwest’s first round playoff game

Tickets for the Northwest Missouri State University football playoff first round game at Ashland University are now on sale. The game on Saturday, November 18, will be played at 11 a.m. CST. Bearcat fans are encouraged to sit on the visiting sideline. All seats on the visiting side are general admission. Tickets can be purchased here.

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