School events for the week of September 17 to 23

Sunday • Jefferson FFA BTS Bash, 4 pm • MHS International Club potluck, 6 pm Monday • All County Public Schools No School • MHS V soccer vs Lafayette, 4 pm • MHS V tennis vs LeBlond, 4 pm • MHS C FB at Cameron, 5 pm • MHS F/JV/V VB vs Lafayette, 5 pm

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Guilford Fun Day is a family affair

The annual Guilford Fun Day, September 9, celebrated the town’s 130th birthday with the traditional parade led by Winnie Negaard, a long-time educator, as the grand marshal. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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SHNH handle Platte Valley in halftime shutout

Spartan running back Westyn Williams takes a handoff from quarterback Eric Ottman against Platte Valley September 8 at Graham. Williams led the team with four touchdowns as the Spartans went on to defeat the Longhorns 54-0 by halftime. For the full story and more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Jane Lager

Barbara “Jane” Elmore Lager, 58, Maryville, died Monday, September 11, 2017, at her home. Services are at 11 am, Friday, September 15 at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Maryville, with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville. Memorials may be made to the Jane Lager Memorial Fund in care of Bank Midwest, Maryville. Online condolences

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Historical arts come to museum

In celebration of Nodaway County residents who create materials using crafts from the past, the Nodaway County Historical Society Museum will be open at 2 pm, Saturday, September 16, at 110 North Walnut Street, Maryville. Visitors can enjoy demonstrations of weaving, tatting, chair caning and other interesting old crafts. This program will end at 4

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NW’s career program offers students, employees, community members workplace-related learning opportunities

Northwest Missouri State University and the Maryville Chamber of Commerce are inviting students, faculty and staff and area residents to the university’s career pathing program, which includes eight presentations featuring professional development topics. “We are excited to offer these interactive and engaging development opportunities to the students, staff and community,” Northwest Coordinator of Student Employment

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Geography with Goudge

The NFL season is now in full swing.  Which region of the country produces the highest quality football players? The Southern Slant is evident in this week’s professional football player map. This per-capita map is based on where the currently-active players went to high school. The leading southern states account for 42 percent of all

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Wickersham medals at golf match

With a score of 43, Spoofhound golfer Laurelle Wickersham earned a medal during the golf meet with LeBlond. Maryville won over LeBlond 187-229 on September 11 at Mozingo Lake Recreational Park.

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NW’s writers series to host award-winning author Aimee Parkison

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature and Writing will host author Aimee Parkison during its first installment of the 2017-18 Visiting Writers Series at 7 pm, Thursday, September 14 in the JW Jones Student Union Living Room. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include a reading and question/answer

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Burlington Jct. discusses project updates

The Burlington Jct. City Council discussed several potential projects during its regular meeting September 11. Dennis Chitwood, Alliance Water Resources local manager, presented several update ideas to the board for the improvement of water and sewer management. Alliance staff has continued to receive customer complaints about the water quality on the west side of town.

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