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New county clerk appointed by governor

Melinda Patton, Maryville, was recently appointed Nodaway County Clerk by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. She will start her new position on Monday, June 12. Patton is a Northwest Missouri State University graduate with a degree in journalism. She is married to Jeff Patton and the couple has three children, Josie, Zach and Adam. She is

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MoDOT to host job fair in Maryville

The Missouri Department of Transportation is hosting a job fair from 3 to 6 pm on Thursday, March 16 at the Maryville Maintenance Facility, 28320 250th Street, Maryville. MoDOT is hiring for seasonal and summer maintenance workers. For more information or to apply, visit modot.org/jobs. Save

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NW students, COOL kids work together to help families

A group of Northwest Missouri State University education students have partnered with a Maryville church program. The students in Northwest’s School of Education recently worked with children at the Maryville First United Methodist Church’s COOL Kids program to create and plan a project that resulted in purchasing turkeys to help local families with their holiday

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County sheriff implements new policies

Newly-elected Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong plans to make multiple changes to department policies and procedures. According to Strong, the department has not had a standard, adopted operating policy. He has been working with his administrative team to create a standard operating procedure manual. He is contacting another sheriff in the state and using his

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Bradshaw receives seven years for baby’s death

A Nodaway County resident will spend seven years in prison for the 2014 death of a 10-month-old baby. Nicholas “Nikki” L. Bradshaw, 27, Ravenwood, was sentenced by Presiding Judge Roger Prokes on January 12 in the Fourth Circuit Court. Bradshaw pleaded guilty in November to Class C Felony Involuntary Manslaughter in the 1st Degree for

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Sen. Dan Hegeman appointed Local Government and Elections Committee chair

State Senator Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, was recently appointed chairman of the revamped Senate committee on local government and elections. Committee appointments are made by the president pro tem. “I am honored to have been appointed to a chairmanship and I am excited about being able to put my past experience running elections and working in

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Senior Citizen Tax Board allocates annual tax dollars

The Nodaway County Senior Services Fund Tax Board met January 9 in the county’s Administrative Center to divide the senior citizen tax monies. These monies were gathered from the 5¢ per $100 assessed valuation across Nodaway County. The tax has been collected annually since 2000 and each year the senior services tax board designates the

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