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Local Civil War re-enactors march into battle season

Local men and women of Nodaway County have dusted off their props in preparation for the Civil War battle re-enactment season. Re-enactors dress in time-period clothing and gear and travel all across the nation performing for audiences and teaching youth about our country’s history. They set up military camps, pitching time-period tents and cooking over

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Area turns out for Farmers Market

The weekly Maryville Farmers Market saw a good turnout May 6. Vendors were selling flowers, vegetable plants, early produce, homemade jams, cinnamon rolls, doughnuts, pallet boxes, crocheted items and more. The market will be open from 7:30 am until supplies run out, every Saturday until the end of September.

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Jefferies writes historical paper

Nodaway-Holt sixth grader Ruel Jefferies researched the history of his school. He compiled his findings into a historical document to preserve the school’s history. It began as part of a class assignment for Stacey Calfee’s gifted student program. The students were researching the school’s use of energy, which sparked the interest for Ruel. He spent

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Musical acts scheduled for ARB

The 2017 Art, Rhythm and Brews on Friday, May 19 in Downtown Maryville will feature six musical acts on three stages. The Third Street Stage will feature Dave Panico, a saxophonist from Kansas City, at 7 pm and the Northwest Jazz Combo, comprised of Northwest students and professors, at 9 pm. The Fourth Street Stage

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Northwest announces free Summer Movie Series

Northwest Missouri State University’s Office of Student Involvement and the Student Activities Council has announced its schedule for the 2017 Summer Movie Series. Movies are shown each Tuesday night, May 16 through June 27. All show times are 7 pm at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts. Dates, movies and film ratings are

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Nodaway County Fair announces entertainment lineup

The Nodaway County Fair Board has announced the entertainment lineup for the fair on July 13-15. Thursday, July 13, entertainment will feature: • The Little Mr. and Miss Nodaway County competition. This is for children ages three to five who reside in, or their grandparents reside in, Nodaway County. Cost is $5 and participants may

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St. Francis announces DAISY Award winners

In recognition of National Nurses Week, May 6-12, SSM Health St. Francis Hospital announced recent winners of the DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. Linda Myers, RN, Ali Ackman, RN, and Pat Giffin, RN, have all earned the DAISY Award recognition for their dedication to patients.  Myers’ nomination was from the family member of a patient

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Deluxe employees brightens seniors’ day

Employees of Deluxe Manufacturing, Maryville, made May Day baskets for all of the 247 nursing home and assisted living residents in Maryville. The baskets were made from plastic cups and hung on doorknobs with a ribbon. Deluxe Foundation Committee members, Curtis Martin, Shirley Heideman, Nichole Lance and Deb DeMott, organized the project. Sutherlands donated all

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Phillips receives awards, accolades for volunteer service

Michael Phillips, Maryville, was recognized by Missouri Lt. Governor Michael L. Parson for his dedication and volunteerism with the Nodaway Chorale on April 24. Nominated by Brian and Cecily Lanier, Phillips traveled to Jefferson City to receive one of 60 Lt. Governor’s Senior Service Awards. He also received a resolution from Missouri House of Representatives

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County FFA members bring home awards from state convention

For more photos see the May 4, 2017, printed Nodaway News Leader. Jefferson’s Caden Farnan is named State Star in agribusiness The Missouri FFA Association recognized Caden Farnan, Jefferson FFA chapter, as the State Star in agribusiness at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention. His parents are Jeff and Joan Farnan, Stanberry. His advisor is Jackie

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