Month: January

Great Northwest Day to see changes

The Great Northwest Day at the Capitol event will look a little different to its guests this February 5 through 6. For the past 17 years, over 300 constituents from across northwest Missouri have made the trip to the Missouri Capitol engaging in conversations with state leadership regarding priorities important to the 19-county region. Great

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Filing closes for candidates

The April 2 General Municipal Election in Nodaway County will include board of education and city council candidates. The following is a list of the seats that are up in April and the candidates who have filed: Jefferson BOE Seat is up: Sherri Ginther and Veronica Luke Filed to run: Sherri Ginther and Veronica Luke

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Eldora Weldon

Eldora I. Weldon, 91, Maryville, died Monday, January 14, 2019, at Oak Pointe, Maryville. Mrs. Weldon’s body has been cremated under the care of Price Funeral Home, Maryville. A graveside memorial service will be held in the spring at the Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.

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Roy Damewood

Roy Dale Damewood, 62, Skidmore, died Monday, January 14, 2019, at the KU Medical Center, Kansas City. Visitation was on January 17 at the United Methodist Church, Burlington Jct. Mr. Damewood’s body has been cremated under the direction of the Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorials are requested to the family to help with final expenses.

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Cynthia Owens

Cynthia Lynn Owens, 58, Maryville, died Monday, January 14, 2019, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. Memorial services will be at 11:30 am, Saturday, January 19 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services on Saturday. Burial will follow the service in Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville.  Memorials

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Jeff Brunk

Jeff Brunk, 64, died Sunday, January 13, 2019, at the Kavanaugh Hospice House in Des Moines, IA. Graveside service was Friday, January 18 at Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville. A memorial service will be held at 1 pm, Saturday, January 19 at the First Christian Church, Bolivar. Memorials may be made to Sling N Stones Ministries,

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Sen. Blunt to speak at Northwest on Monday

US Senator Roy Blunt will hold press events throughout Northwest Missouri on Monday, January 21, including at Northwest Missouri State. His schedule includes the following: – 9 am, Golden Triangle Energy, 15053 MO Highway 111, Craig – 10 am, Northwest Missouri Industries, 18671 Industrial Road, Rock Port – 11:30 am, Northwest Missouri State University, JW

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Skidmore looks at employee benefits

The Skidmore City Council made decisions on employee benefits and compensation during the January 10 meeting. These decisions affected Maintenance Employee Marvin Sumy and City Clerk Laura Stark, who has completed her probationary period. Because of her part-time status, the council approved 20 hours each of vacation and sick leave to be awarded January 1 of

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