The July 10 regular meeting of the Clearmont City Council was set in a hot room, and before the meeting was over, heated debates boiled into rants across the table. After about 30 minutes, Patty McElroy, resident, in attendance at her third consecutive meeting, addressed the council about several items that she felt was unfair
With the ongoing drought plaguing Northwest Missouri farmland, producers find themselves scrambling to combat depleted water and feed sources for livestock. Fortunately for area farmers, Nodaway County has already been approved for one drought response program and administrators at the Nodaway County Farm Service Agency (FSA) are hopeful at least one more will be approved.
Due to summer heat raising lake water temperatures, Mozingo is going through the process of lake turnover, which, thanks to a recent algae bloom, may have an effect on the taste of drinking water coming from Mozingo. Lake turnover occurs naturally twice a year when the temperatures change drastically and forces the cold and warm
Erin Mullins, Ravenwood, is presented a a certificate and $100 in Maryville Chamber Bucks by Nodaway News Leader Publisher Kay Wilson as the grand prize winner of the NNL fifth annual photo contest. Mullins entered a photo of sprouting beans titled “Seedling at Sunset” in the 18-and-over digital enhancement category. See this year’s winners of
Northwest Missouri State University has suspended its Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity chapter for a period of two years, citing violations of the University’s policies against hazing and alcohol, among other risk management violations. The suspension is effective immediately. As a result, the chapter loses its recognition as a registered student organization and all privileges associated
During its regular meeting, the Burlington Jct. City Council discussed a litany of topics including fielding citizen concerns regarding firework ordinances. A rousing discussion occurred during the meeting when a concerned citizen rose to debate the need for the city to better regulate when residents can and cannot shoot fireworks. The discussion centered around an
The Missouri Department of Conservation will meet at 8:30 am, Friday, July 13 at the Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Conference Center for a regular open meeting. The meeting will open with comments from Conservation Director Sara Parker Pauley. Within the consent calendar are the revocations of hunting, fishing and trapping privileges of individuals due to
An Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 6 pm, Wednesday, July 18 in the chapel at Oak Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care, 817 South Country Club Road, Maryville. For more information, contact Stephanie Reed, 660.562.2799.
The Pickering Christian Church is conducting an outreach mission. Free bread and sweets may be picked up from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, Monday, July 16 at the east basement door.
The Elmo Fish Fry is from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, July 14 at the Elmo Community Building. In addition to fish there will be fried chicken, potatoes, salads and drink. Cost is $9, children 12 and under are $5. Proceeds go toward community service projects and is sponsored by the Elmo Community Betterment.