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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Area youth design businesses

Fourth grade student Jarrett Holmes and second grade student Jaclyn Holmes, children of Jared and Holly Holmes, present their business plan for Pedlar Creek Dog Treats to Amy Klaas, owner of Pagliai’s, who gave them advice during the Maryville Public Library youth business fair entrepreneur work night. Area youth have been challenged to design their

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Geography with Goudge

Just like the northern countries are dominating the 2018 Winter Olympic medal tally, northern states dominate this per-capita map. It is based on the state where the Olympic medalists went to high school. Team USA has collected a total of 282 gold, silver and bronze medals since the Winter Olympic era began in 1924. There

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NW alumni group accepting nominations for annual awards

The Northwest Missouri State University Alumni Association is seeking nominations for individuals to be honored at its annual awards program next fall. The awards are annually presented to alumni, faculty and friends of the university who have demonstrated professional achievement or extraordinary dedication to Northwest. “The Northwest Alumni Awards is an important part of the

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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, February 22 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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Alzheimer’s support group to meet

An Alzheimer’s support group will meet at 6 pm, Wednesday, February 21 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.

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Local Masons to gather

The local Masons will gather at 7:30 pm, Monday, February 19 for regular communications at the Masonic Lodge on North Main, Maryville.

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Motorcycle groups announce meetings

The Crosswinds Chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association will meet at 7 pm, Monday, February 19 at Pizza Hut, 732 South Main Street, Maryville. Freedom of Road Riders, Local 26, will meet at 6 pm, Tuesday, February 20 at Pizza Hut. Rides will be planned for the first half of riding season. All interested motorcyclists

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