Month: April

School events for the week of April 8 to 14

Sunday • Jefferson, MHS, NH, NEN, NN, SN FBLA state leadership begins Monday • MHS Speech & Debate Student Congress • MHS V soccer at Excelsior Springs Tourney • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • MHS V tennis at Cameron, 4 pm • NEN, NWN, PV, SHNH JH track at Mound City, 4 pm

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Bed and Breakfast venue gives travelers lodging in Burlington Jct.

Travelers coming to or just passing through Burlington Jct. now have a lodging option, The Carter House. The establishment is owned by Dean and Collette Kelly, who are in the process of renovating the historic home. The duo have adventurous spirits. Collette, originally from England, retired in Venezuela. She met Dean on a vacation in

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Biofilm, dog food debris found in food establishments

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found biofilm and loose dog food in local food establishments throughout the month of March. Domino’s Pizza, 1006 South Main Street, high priority Routine inspection on March 1. Critical: Observed none. Non-critical: Observed water standing in the bottom of prep table; corrected on site. Observed prep

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Geography with Goudge

Now that college basketball is over, another winter sport, college ice hockey, is having its Frozen Four this weekend. Michigan, Minnesota-Duluth, Ohio State and Notre Dame are in the finals. The per-capita production of hockey players by high school state/country is a good example of a regional sport. Obviously, the availability of ice is important

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MPR helps sponsor Easter bone hunt

Registration for the Dog-Gone Easter Bone Hunt will begin at 1:30 pm, Sunday, April 8 at Sunrise Park, 1316 East Halsey, Maryville. The event is sponsored by Maryville Parks and Recreation and the New Nodaway Humane Society. Entry fee is $5 or four cans of dog food. The hunt begins at 2 pm. Dogs must

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Hopkins looks forward to completing street project

The Hopkins City Council decided at the April 2 meeting to not add any streets to the 2017 street improvement project. Mid-America Road Builders, Platte City, was unable to complete the 2017 Hopkins street project due to adverse weather at the end of the year. There are 19 blocks on that street project. The pump

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Public invited to annual Evening of English Country Dancing

The public is invited to celebrate Regency England during the ninth annual Evening of English Country Dancing, Friday, April 6 in the gymnasium of Horace Mann Laboratory School, located in Everett Brown Education Hall on the Northwest Missouri State University campus. The evening will include dance instruction, beginning at 6:30 pm with dance caller Jerome

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BlueJay 5K registration is underway

The Northeast Nodaway 5K BlueJay Glow Run has a new town only route and is registering participants for the Saturday, April 14 run/walk. Registration is $25 for adults and $20 for ages 18 and under includes T-shirt and glow sticks. Children age three and under are free. Age 12 and under must be accompanied by

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Annual yard sales to be held on Highway 48

Annual Highway 48 yard sales consisting of over 25 locations are from 8 am to 5:30 pm, Friday, April 13 and 8 am to 4 pm, Saturday, April 14. Highway 48 is located on Highway 71, 20 miles south of Maryville. Turn east toward Rosendale.

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County sheriff, deputies make a drug bust

Two Barnard residents were arrested on drug and weapon charges following an investigation by the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies responded to a call from the Children’s Division about the safety of two minor children on Sunday, April 1 at 24794 250th Street, Barnard. While taking the children into protective custody, the deputies observed firearms in the

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