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Light delays prolong Lions halftime victory over Muskets

The St. Joseph Christian Lions put away a 52-6 halftime win over the North-West Nodaway Muskets September 29 in Hopkins during North Nodaway’s Homecoming. The 2017 North Nodaway homecoming king and queen are Wade Torres, son of Ismael and Jennifer Torres and Taylor Combs, daughter of Mike and Shelley Combs. Little Mr. Hopkins Trenton Roberts,

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Remember these breast cancer signs, symptoms

The American Cancer Society gives these tips for early detection of breast cancer. Knowing how your breasts normally look and feel is an important part of breast health. Finding breast cancer as early as possible gives you a better chance of successful treatment. But knowing what to look for does not take the place of

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October fall activities abound in Nodaway County

Following are Nodaway County October events: • October 1-14 – Family Pumpkin decorating contest, turn in pumpkins at Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street. Judging October 17, ribbons awarded. For more information, call the library at 660.582.5281. • October 1 – Santa Cops 4 Kids golf tournament, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park golf course, 25055

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Easter wins regional award

Mozingo Lake Recreational Park Head Golf Pro Kyle Easter won the Midwest Section of the PGA Youth Player Development Award this fall. There were 10 others nominated throughout the region which includes Missouri and Kansas, with Easter winning the prestigious award. This is only the second time that anyone north of Kansas City has ever

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United Way spotlight: Nodaway County school nurses

With the annual United Way of Nodaway County campaign under way, the Nodaway News Leader is featuring a partner agency each week, so that contributors understand how their donations will be used. This week we’re showcasing Nodaway County school nurses. United Way helps eight Nodaway County schools purchase additional supplies to be used by school

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Ministerial Alliance needs donations for families in need

The West Nodaway Ministerial Alliance is in need of donations to help families in need through the winter. The Ministerial Alliance works to share the light of Christ throughout the community by offering families in need financial emergency assistance, funding the angel tree project which provides food boxes for families at Christmas and giving Bibles

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Falcons send cards and money to hurricane victims

St. Gregory’s student ambassadors supported a Hope for Harvey campaign to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The students sent cards with prayers and hopeful messages to those affected and held a prayer assembly. St. Gregory’s students, Brinley Conn, Wesley Snead, Tye Halley and Anna White, pause for a moment during the Taco John’s Crunch

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Unicorns grace Lollipop Parade

Unicorns were spotted at the 17th annual Lollipop Parade in Conception Jct. on September 10. Emersyn McCrary rode Spirit and led Shimmer Shine, both outfitted as unicorns. Emersyn’s mother, Lisa McCrary, was on Axle. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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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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