Features

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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Ministry Center looks to restock shelves with corporate challenge

The Ministry Center has issued the second annual Corporate Food Fight Challenge to local businesses. The challenge is ongoing until Thursday, March 15 and is still open for businesses to sign up. Each company conducts a food drive within its organization. To level the playing field, points will be figured on a per-capita basis, so

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Rescue squads are here to help: NCAD MCRS is ready to deploy statewide

Editor’s note: Local rescue squads play an important part as first responders in Nodaway County. There are six of these squads. The first article in this series is about the Nodaway County Ambulance District (NCAD) mass casualty response squad (MCRS). By Kathryn Rice MCRS covers Nodaway County and is deployable statewide as required. • Responsibilities:

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Distracted driving speaker comes to Nodaway County

The Distracted Driving Coalition of Nodaway County (DDC) is bringing nationally-known speaker Joel Feldman to Nodaway County on Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14. Feldman is the creator of EndDD.org, End Distracted Driving, and has developed science-based distracted driving presentations as well as other resources used by businesses, schools and community groups in educational

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Kawasaki starts new assembly line, creates new jobs

In a continuing effort to promote economic growth in the Northwest Missouri region, the Kawasaki Maryville plant recently announced the start of a new assembly line. The $520,000 investment is expected to raise production capacity by close to 400 engines per day, once fully staffed. The addition of Kawasaki’s new assembly line has the potential

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