Month: February

Dallis Oelze

Ethan and Jessi Oelze, Maryville, announce the birth of a daughter, Dallis Renee, born Sunday, February 4, 2018, at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. She weighed seven pounds and six ounces and joins siblings, Gracie and Paizley. Maternal grandparents are Dennis VanFossen and Christie Swalley, Clarinda, IA. Paternal grandparents are Chris and Cathy Oelze,

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Northwest Medical Center holds groundbreaking

Northwest Medical Center (NMC) broke ground for renovations and improvements for the hospital February 16 with a ceremony to officially kick off construction. This renovation will expand the Albany hospital’s same-day surgery, outpatient and emergency services. Those wielding shovels for the event were: Jon Doolittle, Mark Parman, Serena Naylor, Dixie McGinley, Denise Manion, Bonnie Noble,

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MoDOT announces 2018 projects

Several highway construction projects are planned across Northwest Missouri during the 2018 construction season. These projects, administered by the MoDOT Northwest District, range from resurfacing to bridge reconstruction to safety improvements. With more than 35 projects planned to begin this season, the department is making an investment of more than $64 million to infrastructure improvements

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Wolters receives pork association scholarship

Maryville High School senior Shelby Wolters is the recipient of a $250 Missouri Pork Industry scholarship from the Missouri Pork Association. Wolters is a member of the National Technical School Honor Society, A+ Program, Future Business Leaders of America and the Maryville 4-H Saddle Club. She also serves as the reporter for the Maryville FFA

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Jones places at districts for VFW, AL speech contests

Makaylah Jones, Maryville High School senior, placed third in the VFW district Voice of Democracy contest and second in the American Legion Zone Oratorical contest. Jones is the daughter of Aaron and Angie Jones, Maryville. The Voice of Democracy topic was “My Vision for America.” Each contestant produced an original, typed essay delivered on a

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Roger Prokes announces re-election candidacy

Roger Prokes, Maryville, announced February 8 that he will again run for circuit judge on the 2018 Primary/General Election ballots. He is completing his third term, December 2018, as circuit judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Missouri. This circuit is comprised of Atchison, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth counties. Prokes has served in this

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The Northeast Nodaway R-V School Board conducted the following business during its regular meeting on February 13: There were three school board members present for the meeting, with a fourth member participating by telephone. They approved the payment of bills. The first snow day make-up day will be Monday, February 19. Due to the low

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Thornton plans design for Nodaway County Sheriff’s sign

Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong admires the Nodaway County Sheriff’s sign designed and programed for a plasma cutter by Nodaway-Holt senior Derick Thornton. DARE Officer Rick Smail commissioned five signs after seeing the work done by Thornton on a plasma cut sign for the state DARE officers association. The signs will be placed in the

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School events for the week of February 18 to 24

Sunday • Jefferson FFA Breakfast, 7 am • West Nodaway 3/4 BB Tourney, 8 am Monday • Jefferson, Maryville, Nodaway-Holt, St. Gregory’s No School • Northeast Nodaway HS pep rally, 11:30 am • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • Jefferson, Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, West Nodaway V BB – Districts begin

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Gumm receives GMS music awards

Maryville native Bobby Gumm, who currently resides in California, received two Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) awards at the eighth annual awards on February 8. His wife, Merlin, and he are holding the Best Music Supervision in a Trailer for the movie “Baby Driver” and Best Music Supervision in a Promo for the TV series

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