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Rescue Squads are here to help: West Nodaway

By Kathryn Rice Local rescue squads play an important part as first responders in Nodaway County. There are six of these squads. The fourth article in this series is about the West Nodaway Rescue Unit 140. • Responsibilities: The squad covers the west side of Nodaway County including the areas of Wilcox, Burlington Jct., Clearmont,

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County Clerk’s office opens on Saturday for absentee voting

Nodaway County Clerk Melinda Patton reported that her office will be open from 8 am to noon, Saturday, March 31 for any registered voter to vote an absentee ballot. Her office is located in the Administration Center, 403 North Market, Maryville. Voters should bring proper identification, such as a driver’s license, non-driver’s photo ID, voter

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Spire receives Leader Legacy Award

By Kathryn Rice Pat Spire received the 2017 Nodaway News Leader Leader Legacy Award at a recent Maryville Optimist Club meeting. “I was shocked,” Spire said, who has been active in 4-H for more than 40 years. “I had no idea. I was surprised and humbled to get it.” The Nodaway News Leader has honored

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Rescue squads are here to help: Rescue squad covers Hopkins, Pickering area

By Kathryn Rice Local rescue squads play an important part as first responders in Nodaway County. There are six of these squads. The third article in this series is about the Hopkins and Pickering Rescue Squad. • Responsibilities: The Hopkins and Pickering Rescue Squad does first response in medical calls, provides extrication and helps in

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Crumb takes over management of clothing room

By Kathryn Rice The Ministry Center, 971 South Main Street, Maryville, offers two services to the citizens of Nodaway County. The more well-known of the two is the food pantry, which provides food to economically disadvantaged Nodaway County citizens. The other is the clothing room, which is open to everyone in the Northwest Missouri area,

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Richard Stratton reflects on capturing notorious thug Ken Rex McElroy

Editor’s note: This article and photos were published in the February 22, 2018, edition of the Bethany Republican Clipper. Because of his law enforcement presence with his service to Nodaway County on the Missouri Highway Patrol, we requested and were granted permission to share this with the Nodaway News Leader’s readers. By Phil Conger, Bethany

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Children’s Business Fair hopes to draw crowd at the library

The Children’s Business Fair, hosted by the Maryville Public Library, will be from 10 am to 1:30 pm, Saturday, March 10 and is free to the public. There are 28 youth who have created 16 businesses. Children ages eight to 18 were eligible to participate. They will be selling their products during the fair and

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Jefferson to host First Impact seminar for young drivers

Jefferson High School FBLA is sponsoring a First Impact program at 6 pm, Monday, March 12 for middle school and high school students and community members. The First Impact program is offered in cooperation with the highway patrol and the Northwest Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety, and is free to the public. Throughout the video

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