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Local realtor earns state award

The winner of the first Bruce Aydt Code of Ethics Leadership Award is Larry Apple, Northwest Missouri Chapter of the Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors. Following is a list of Apple’s accomplishments: Missouri Realtor president, 2003; Realtor of the Year, 2010; board of directors member; professional standards committee member; bylaws and policy committee member;

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Maryville launches health awareness program

The City of Maryville launched an employee health awareness plan this fall. A wellness committee created the program to inform employees about healthy choices, in turn promoting better health, fewer insurance claims and lower premiums. Several services will be offered to full-time employees throughout the year. They are: •health risk assessments •biometric screenings •blood pressure

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21st annual Downtown Trick or Treat will see some closed streets

Streets around the square will be closed for the 21st annual Downtown Trick or Treat event from 5 to 7 pm, Thursday, October 27 in Maryville. Just before 5 pm, the Maryville Street Department will block all four streets surrounding the Nodaway County Courthouse. Intersections and all other area streets will remain open. The annual

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Kander reminds Missourians of voter registration deadline

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander recently reminded Missourians the voter registration deadline for the November 8 general election is October 12. Missourians can visit GoVoteMissouri.com for more information. In 2013, Kander made Missouri the 16th state in the country that allows eligible voters to fill out their voter registration forms, including change of address

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Time to get your flu shots

Nodaway County residents may get the flu vaccine at the following Maryville locations: Hy-Vee Pharmacy, 1217 South Main, The Nodaway County Health Center, 2416 South Main, Rogers Pharmacy, 125 East South Avenue, SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, 2016 South Main, Walgreen Drug Store, 1114 South Main, and Walmart Pharmacy, 1605 South Main. According to Tabitha

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Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board to begin meeting regularly

Nodaway County’s Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board (EEZ) met in September for the first time in three years. The board was started in October 2011 to discuss the possibility of moving wind turbines into the area. Because large businesses often locate in an area based on incentives, the board created an incentive program. The incentive program

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Sheriff’s Department supports cancer awareness

Nodaway County Sheriff Darren White pauses beside his car which sports new pink lettering in support of breast cancer awareness. The department also issued new uniform patches with pink lettering. “We are just trying to do our part to raise awareness. Cancer affects a lot of people,” White said. “You would be hard pressed to

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MDC says fall turkey hunting could be challenging

With fall firearms turkey season running Oct. 1-31, the Missouri Department of Conservation advises hunters it could be a challenging season. This year’s annual wild-turkey brood-survey shows statewide turkey production in 2016 was lower than the five-year average – likely due to poor nesting success. “Although we didn’t have many days with heavy rainfall in

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