MoDOT urges caution with winter weather expected this weekend

A statewide winter storm and playoff football crowds could lead to traffic slowdowns this weekend. The Missouri Department of Transportation urges drivers to use caution as snow is forecast on Friday and road conditions may be slippery at times. If you have to travel, please allow extra time to reach your destination. According to the

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New Pickering property owners visit council meeting

Jerry and Sharon Hopper visited the Pickering City Council meeting on January 7 with questions about the Volner property they have purchased. The Hoppers have begun cleanup on the roughly three city lots they purchased. Plans include removal of the house currently standing and building a new one. City Clerk Milt Sovereign explained the sewer

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PAWs group to gather

People and Wheels (PAWs) will meet at 2 pm, Wednesday, January 16 at New Beginnings Counseling Center, 423 North Market, Maryville, in the southeast room. For more information, contact Kim Wright at 660.853.8096 or find People and Wheels on Facebook.

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Beebusters to meet

The Northwest Missouri Beebusters monthly meeting is from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, January 14 at the Nodaway County Administration Building. Anyone who is interested in bees is welcome to attend. For more information, visit the Facebook page, Northwest Missouri Beebusters.

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Democrats to gather

The Nodaway County Democrats monthly meeting will be from 6 to 8 pm, Monday, January 14 at the Wesley Student Center, 549 West Fourth Street, Maryville. For more information, contact Elyssa Ford at NodawayCountyDems@gmail.com.

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Fish Fry set for Elmo

The Elmo Fish Fry is from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, January 12 at the Elmo Community Building. Besides fish, there will be fried chicken, potatoes, salads and drink. Cost is $9; children 12 and under are $5. Proceeds go toward community service projects and is sponsored by the Elmo Community Betterment.

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Diabetes testing to take place at NW basketball games

The Maryville Pride Lions Club is sponsoring diabetes testing from 1:30 to 4:30 pm, Saturday, January 12 at the Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat men’s and women’s basketball games in Bearcat Arena. The free testing will take place in the southwest corner of the gym and will be conducted by Lions District Diabetes Chairperson Bill

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SCB announces library hours, meeting

The library will be open from 10 to 11 am, Saturdays, January 12 and 26 in Newton Hall, Skidmore. Also, Skidmore Community Betterment will meet at 6 pm, Monday, January 14 at Newton Hall, Skidmore. Interested individuals are invited to attend.

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Library lists week’s activities

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Sign-up is underway through Saturday, January 12 for the Children’s Business Fair for youth age eight through high school. This is for youth interested in creating a product or service and earning a profit. • Winter Wonderland Story Hour, for

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Nodaway County elected officials are sworn in

On January 3, Associate Circuit Judge Doug Thomson swore in the individuals elected to Nodaway County offices during the November 2018 election. Those attending the ceremony were: Prosecuting Attorney Robert Rice, Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker, Recorder of Deeds Lisa Nickerson, County Clerk Melinda Patton and Circuit Clerk Elaine Wilson. Thomson and Circuit Judge Roger Prokes,

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