Month: April

Geography with Goudge

The Boston Marathon is the oldest continually operating marathon. The 122nd running of the Boston Marathon will take place this Monday, April 16. This map indicates cooler climates host more marathons than warmer climates. The number of marathon race finishers across the nation has steadily grown over the past 40 years. Since 1976, the number

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Burlington Jct. councilmen take oath of office

Rich Cook and Darby Grace, Burlington Jct. newly-elected council members, were sworn in during the regular city council meeting on April 9. Cook received 54 votes, Grace had 68 and Jon Mires had 42. Mayor Justin Plymell ran unopposed and was re-elected. The voters approved the street tax in the amount of 70¢ per $100

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Martin to lead Maryville council

During the April 9 Maryville City Council meeting, the result of the April 3 election was accepted with Matt Johnson and Jason McDowell taking the oath of office to become members of the council. Next, Rachael Martin was selected as the new mayor of the city while Ben Lipiec was chosen as the mayor pro-tem.

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Dean Carlson

A celebration of life for Dean Carlson, former resident of Elmo, will be held from 1 to 3 pm, Saturday, April 21 at the Little Red Schoolhouse in Clearmont. Written notes sharing favorite memories of Carlson are requested for the family.

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Larry Protzman

William L. “Larry” Protzman, Jr., 70, Maryville, died Friday, April 6, 2018, at his home. Mr. Protzman’s body has been cremated. A private burial will be held at a later date at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville. The family suggests memorials to SSM Hospice of Maryville. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under

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George Livengood

George M. Livengood, 64, Pickering, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, at his home. Graveside services and burial will be 2 pm, Tuesday, April 10 at the White Oak Cemetery, Pickering. Memorials can be directed to the funeral home to help with final expenses. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Bram

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Eugene McCown

Eugene J. McCown, 77, St. Joseph, formerly of Burlington Jct., died Thursday, April 5, 2018, at LaVerna Village, St. Joseph. Services were Monday, April 9 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial was in the Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Jct. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Price Funeral Home.

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Gary Cook

Gary Luther Cook, 83, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, at his home. Funeral services will be 10 am, Wednesday, April 11 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial was in Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins. Visitation will be from 5 pm to 7 pm, Tuesday, April 10 at Price Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to SSM Hospice.

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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets at Senior Center

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet at 6 pm, Thursday, April 19 at the Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville. Caregivers around the area come together to provide support, become informed and find strength in numbers while progressing forward in dementia and Alzheimer’s awareness. For more information or to RSVP, contact

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Gifts, books available at hospital

The St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary will host a Collective Goods sale of gifts and books from 10 am to 5 pm, Wednesday, April 18 and 7 am to 1 pm, Thursday, April 19 in the SSM Health – St. Francis Hospital lobby.

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