Stephen Rosenbohm

Stephen Wayne “Rosie” Rosenbohm, 59, Albany, died Thursday, October 4, 2018, at Rolling Hills Creative Living, Albany. Services were October 9 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial was in Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham. Memorials are suggested to the Rolling Hills Creative Living House/Case Street, 901 N. Case, Albany, MO 64402. Online condolences may be left at

[ Read More ]

Bonnie Pickering

Bonnie Beatrice Pickering, 76, Auburn, NE, died Friday, October 5, 2018, at Bryan LGH East Medical Center in Lincoln, NE. Services will be at 2 pm, Saturday, October 20 at the Ravenwood Christian Church, Ravenwood. There will be no viewing or visitations. Private burial of ashes will take place at a later date. Online condolences

[ Read More ]

Geography with Goudge

The Kansas City Chiefs are off to one of the best starts in the 59-year history of the franchise. This week, the Chiefs 53 active roster players are mapped, based on where they went to high school. Players represent 22 states along with Canada. The pattern is similar to previous NFL player maps, where southern

[ Read More ]

Maryville Council executes agreement for Hughes Fieldhouse

The Maryville City Council made appointments, altered prohibited parking hours and executed agreements, among other business, during its regularly scheduled meeting on October 8. The council voted to execute an agreement with Northwest Missouri State University for the Hughes Fieldhouse. The $21 million facility will feature $150,000 annual payment from the recently implemented Transient Guest Tax

[ Read More ]

Hopkins council approves 15% water, sewer rate increase

At the October 8 meeting, the Hopkins City Council approved a 15 percent increase in the sewer and water rates to take effect January 1, 2019. The last increase in rates was January 2016, and before, that January 2012. There have been increasing costs and will be upcoming major expenses for improvements to keep the

[ Read More ]

Burlington Jct. council to install water filters

The Burlington Jct. City Council discussed future lagoon project funding, signed a grant application and voted to install water filters during its regularly scheduled meeting October 9. During its last meeting, the council voted to install a new water filter for the residence of Cathy Mather in an effort to alleviate water issues related to

[ Read More ]

Northwest, MoWest see uptick in student numbers

Enrollment at Northwest Missouri State University and Missouri Western State University this fall saw increases of 8.2 and 2.6 percent, respectively, over last year’s census. Northwest has 6,857 students and reports an institutional record of 78 percent retention rate, according to results of the university’s fall census. Other increases Northwest boasted were a fall freshman

[ Read More ]

Local political organization continues to grow, endorses candidates

The local chapter of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America (MDA) has shown growth in the area and will be endorsing candidates that support the wants of the organization. MDA stands firmly on a platform centered around gun sense legislation. The non-partisan group has elected to endorse any candidate they award the gun

[ Read More ]

Missouri’s statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill coming up

Registration is now open for the 2018 Great Central US “ShakeOut” earthquake drill on October 18. More than one-half million Missourians participated in last year’s ShakeOut, which teaches people how to protect themselves during an earthquake. More than 300,000 are already registered for this year’s drill. Missouri is one of 14 participating central US states

[ Read More ]

Nodaway-Holt volleyball falls in three sets to SJ Christian

The Nodaway-Holt Trojan volleyball team started out with a strong performance against the St. Joseph Christian Lions October 2 at Graham, but stumbled in the final two sets for the Lions to come away with the win. “Our hits were well timed and we had several great plays in that first set, and we just

[ Read More ]