The Northwest Missouri Beebusters will offer two beginner beekeeper classes from 1 to 5 pm, Saturdays, January 6 and February 3, at the Northwest Technical School. There is a $12 charge. To register for the classes, contact Lori Tally at NTS at 660.582.8311 or 660.562.3022. Hours to register in person are 8 am to 4
The Nodaway County Republican Women will hold a meeting at 11:30 am, Thursday, January 4, at Pizza Ranch, Maryville.
The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Signup is underway through Saturday, January 13, for the Children’s Business Fair, for youth age eight through high school. It’s for youth interested in creating a product or service and earning a profit. • Baby/Toddler Time, 9:45 to 10:15 am,
Hopkins Community Betterment will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, January 3, in the Hopkins Baptist Church basement. All interested individuals are invited to attend.
The Nodaway County Ambulance Board voted to increase rates for the upcoming year during its regular meeting December 13. The base rates for the ambulance have not changed since 2002. The district currently charges less than the amount Medicare will pay for services. The rates were increased to the total that Medicare will pay. Each
The Ministry Center’s closing closet founder Juanita English and her husband, George, sit on the bench that was dedicated to them by The Ministry Center board members on December 18. Board member Kelli Holman stated, “We wanted to honor them for their more than 30 years of very devoted, very selfless dedication to The Ministry
Irish perspective By Stephen Robb, Irish Farmers Journal Having recently spent some time working with the Rosenbohm family on the gently roaming fields of Nodaway County, it has become apparent the stark differences between crop farming in the US and here in Ireland. Perhaps by way of introduction I’ll explain a little about myself. I’m
Members of the Maryville Fire Department donated approximately 20 complete Christmas meals to local families in need. Maryville Hy-Vee donated the food to the department at cost. Each meal consisted of mashed potatoes, ham, green beans, stuffing and a pie. The meal distribution is something the department has done for the past decade. Each year,
Maryville is wrapping up its extensive water meter replacement project this month. The $2,995,173 project contracted Schneider Electric Buildings Americas, Inc., Lenexa, KS, to replace 4,136 water meters within the city limits. The meters were believed to be averaging a 10 percent inaccuracy rate, costing the city income in uncounted water usage. All meter installations
Members of area law enforcement, Maryville Public Safety, Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department, Northwest Missouri State University Police Department and the Missouri Highway Patrol, gathered at Wal-Mart December 17 to play Santa during the fifth annual Santa Cops event. This year saw record-breaking numbers with 50 children, 20 more than last year, shopping with approximately 25