Roger Prokes announces re-election candidacy

Roger Prokes, Maryville, announced February 8 that he will again run for circuit judge on the 2018 Primary/General Election ballots. He is completing his third term, December 2018, as circuit judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Missouri. This circuit is comprised of Atchison, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth counties. Prokes has served in this

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The Northeast Nodaway R-V School Board conducted the following business during its regular meeting on February 13: There were three school board members present for the meeting, with a fourth member participating by telephone. They approved the payment of bills. The first snow day make-up day will be Monday, February 19. Due to the low

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Thornton plans design for Nodaway County Sheriff’s sign

Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong admires the Nodaway County Sheriff’s sign designed and programed for a plasma cutter by Nodaway-Holt senior Derick Thornton. DARE Officer Rick Smail commissioned five signs after seeing the work done by Thornton on a plasma cut sign for the state DARE officers association. The signs will be placed in the

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School events for the week of February 18 to 24

Sunday • Jefferson FFA Breakfast, 7 am • West Nodaway 3/4 BB Tourney, 8 am Monday • Jefferson, Maryville, Nodaway-Holt, St. Gregory’s No School • Northeast Nodaway HS pep rally, 11:30 am • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • Jefferson, Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, West Nodaway V BB – Districts begin

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Gumm receives GMS music awards

Maryville native Bobby Gumm, who currently resides in California, received two Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) awards at the eighth annual awards on February 8. His wife, Merlin, and he are holding the Best Music Supervision in a Trailer for the movie “Baby Driver” and Best Music Supervision in a Promo for the TV series

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Gary Johnston

Gary L. Johnston, 75, Clearmont, died Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Maryville Living Center, Maryville. Services were February 14 with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery, Clearmont. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

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Richard Schmitz

Richard V. Schmitz, 75, Atlantic, IA, formerly of Stanberry and Dearborn, died Thursday, February 8, 2018, at his home. Services are at 10:30 am, Friday, February 16 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Stanberry. Burial with military rites will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Stanberry. A parish rosary will be at 5:30 pm, Thursday, February 15

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Kawasaki starts new assembly line at Maryville plant

The Kawasaki Maryville plant has announced the startup of a new assembly line. The $520,000 investment is expected to raise production capacity by close to 400 engines per day, once fully staffed. The addition of Kawasaki’s new assembly line has the potential to bring up to 55 new jobs to the area. The demand for

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Nodaway-Holt loses Homecoming

NH boys lose to Jefferson 40-74; girls lose 22-49. Seniors crowned as Courtwarming royalty were queen Kaitlynn Grasty, daughter of  Sheri and Dale Grasty, and king Tad Smock, son of Jessie and Josh Smock. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Skidmore sets town hall meeting on bond election

At its February 8 meeting, the Skidmore City Council set a town hall meeting for 7 pm, Thursday, March 15 at Newton Hall, Skidmore, to answer citizen questions about the upcoming $1 million revenue bond issue. The issue will be on the April 3 ballot, with the bond to be used to renovate the aging,

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