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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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MPAC starts new art installations

New art was installed at the beginning of the Fourth Street corridor on April 24. “Spirit Bear” is the work of artist Del Pettigrew of Kearney, NE. Pettigrew, center, was helped with the installation by Maryville High School football players, Wyatt Walker, Braxton Yount, Peyton Frueh and Jackson Bram. Pettigrew got his inspiration for the

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Heart transplant patient recovers at CH-F cardiac rehab

There is only one word to describe how Bart Young is feeling these days. That word is grateful. Young has had his fair share of difficulties. It started back in 2009 with his first heart surgery, a bypass. Procedures followed in 2014 for an implanted heart defibrillator. And again in 2015 when he had an

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Students collect shoes for Orphan Souls

St. Gregory’s School with St. Gregory Barbarigo Church and the Maryville Rotary Club collected shoes as part of the Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls campaign. The school and church collected 77 pairs of new shoes as part of the student ambassadors’ Lenten service project. Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls provides new shoes and socks to

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Third and fourth grade students get KidsFit

Nodaway County third and fourth grade students gathered with the NCAA DII National Champion NWMSU Men’s Basketball Team at the beginning of KidsFit on April 7. The event allowed Northwest education students to help the elementary students as they went through activities to keep fit. Ellie Parsons gives Bobby Bearcat a high five as fellow

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