The Nodaway News Leader will be accepting submissions of poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month in April. Young people are encouraged to submit poetry for a chance to win Chamber Bucks and the opportunity to be published in the newspaper. All types of poetry will be accepted. There are three age divisions to the
Nodaway County Clerk Melinda Patton reported that her office will be open from 8 am to noon, Saturday, March 31 for any registered voter to vote an absentee ballot. Her office is located in the Administration Center, 403 North Market, Maryville. Voters should bring proper identification, such as a driver’s license, non-driver’s photo ID, voter
By Kathryn Rice Local rescue squads play an important part as first responders in Nodaway County. There are six of these squads. The fourth article in this series is about the West Nodaway Rescue Unit 140. • Responsibilities: The squad covers the west side of Nodaway County including the areas of Wilcox, Burlington Jct., Clearmont,
By Kathryn Rice Pat Spire received the 2017 Nodaway News Leader Leader Legacy Award at a recent Maryville Optimist Club meeting. “I was shocked,” Spire said, who has been active in 4-H for more than 40 years. “I had no idea. I was surprised and humbled to get it.” The Nodaway News Leader has honored
Sunday • South Nodaway BB banquet, 5 pm Monday • Horace Mann Spring Break begins • Jefferson, South Nodaway FCA Food Kitchen Trip • Jefferson, NN, NEN, SN, WN FFA Contest at Savannah • MHS V track at UCM, 1 pm • Northeast Nodaway HS baseball at Mid-Buchanan, 4:30 pm • Platte Valley JV/V baseball
Burlington Jct. City Council members discussed changes to the derelict vehicle policy during their regular meeting March 12. Mayor Justin Plymell had received some citizen complaints about derelict vehicles around town that were not being moved or fixed. Council reviewed the policy and did not agree with the wording. They discussed various changes; a new
The Northwest Missouri State University mens basketball team fell to Minnesota State 60-50 in the first round of the NCAA Central Region Tournament held in Maryville on March 12. Northwest finished the season with a 27-4 record. Chris-Ebou Ndow shoots from the outside. He scored the most points with 21 and had 13 rebounds. For
March Madness is upon us. This proportional-symbol map displays the NCAA Division I basketball teams that have amassed the highest finishes over the past five years. The largest symbols include Villanova, Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Virginia, Duke and North Carolina. These programs tend to lie within the basketball heartland or core area. Successful teams over this
The Maryville soccer team brushed up on its skills during the first practice on the soccer field March 8. Tori Allen stays in control of the ball as she runs drills. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
Members of the Nodaway County rugby team train hard during practice on March 8. Aiden Cullin and Keiren Watkins reach for a tackle during practice. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.