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Memory Café offers social outing

Memory Cafe, a social outing for people with memory loss and their caregivers, will be from 10 to 11 am, Thursday, January 12, in the Gathering Space at the First United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Maryville. The Memory Cafe is recommended for individuals with early to moderate memory loss as well as others

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County’s school classrooms to get trauma kits

Every classroom in the county will soon receive a specialized trauma kit to prepare it for emergencies. Maryville Public Safety Detective Sergeant Ryan Glidden was awarded $27,848 to purchase 400 trauma kits to be placed in every classroom and administrative office in all six Nodaway County school districts and in each Maryville school. He partnered

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Rotavirus is going around

By Kathryn Hawley, Nodaway County Health Department RN, health educator Children are most likely to get rotavirus disease in the winter and spring, December through June. Rotavirus is a virus that causes severe diarrhea and vomiting. It affects mostly infants and young children. Diarrhea and vomiting can lead to serious dehydration, meaning loss of body

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Community invited to discuss upcoming MoDOT project

Plans are underway to replace the bridge on US Route 136 over the East Fork of the Little Tarkio Creek near the Nodaway County line. The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold two community briefings on Tuesday, January 17. The first will be from 4 to 5 pm at the Tarkio R-1 School. The second

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Deluxe contributes to local non-profits

Deluxe Corporation Foundation, Maryville, recently made its annual contributions to area non-profit programs. Deluxe committee members Charla Wiederholt, Nichole Lance, Curtis Martin, Shirley Heideman and Deb DeMott present a $5,000 check to Lynette Harbin, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County director. Deluxe also contributed $7,500 to Junior Achievement of Middle America Inc., St. Joseph.

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Health inspector finds food stored in chemical closets

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found food stored in chemical closets, refrigeration condensation dripping on uncovered vegetables and gasoline stored in food establishments during routine inspections in December. Junction T, 19534 US Highway 71, Burlington Jct., low priority Routine inspection December 2. Critical: Slice of pizza in display case being held

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Ambulance board meets with new deputy

Newly hired Nodaway County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Wedlock met with members of the Nodaway County Ambulance Board during their regular meeting December 14. Discussion was held pertaining expectations in the upcoming year, specifically what the ambulance district is anticipating and what issues are needed to be worked on. The current dispatching methods were an area

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Mozingo construction makes headway

The Mozingo Conference Center and the Boulders Inn and Suites projects are making strides in their construction progress this month at Mozingo Lake and Recreation Park. Conference Center On November 9, EL Crawford Construction Inc., St. Joseph, was awarded the bid for the building of a conference center. The original bid from the contractor was

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Is mold making you sick?

By Christina Rice Have you been feeling sick and doctors keep telling you that you are fine; that it is in your head? Do you feel like you have lost your personality? Could you be reacting to mold or have Lyme disease? If you had told me six years ago that all my ailments stemmed

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Maryville receives top community award

The Community Blood Center, Kansas City, recently recognized the Maryville community for the blood drives it has held at the First United Methodist Church. Betty Tinker, Blood Center account manager for Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas, presented the 2015 Top Community award to Evie Church, Business Women of Missouri, Maryville Chapter. In 2015, Nodaway County

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