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NW Regents approve partnership to support recruitment, policies

Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents during its regular meeting October 28 approved a contract with an online vendor to provide support and services to increase online enrollments. The Regents also approved revisions to two policies related to anti-discrimination and free expression and a charter to establish a new staff council. The Regents authorized

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SAVE duo update program

By Kathryn Rice “Let’s start the conversation about sexual assault so we can be comfortable discussing it,” is the mantra of Meghann Kosman, Children and Family Center court/victim advocate, and Sarah Kahmann, Maryville Public Safety officer, the founders of Sexual Assault and Violence Education (SAVE). Kosman and Kahmann continually update the SAVE program they give

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Route NN now closed in Nodaway County

The Platte River Bridge on Route NN near Parnell is now closed. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation closed the bridge to all traffic today to make deck repairs. The bridge will remain closed until approximately noon on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. During the work, motorists will need to use an alternate route. All

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Stream bank stabilization project to begin

Travelers on Route C west of Clearmont will see crews working on the banks of the Nodaway River in the coming weeks. Contractors working with the Missouri Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service plan to begin a stream bank stabilization project on Monday, Oct. 31. Crews from Above

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Conception Seminary College Regents to guide priestly formation

The board of regents of Conception Seminary College met for its annual fall meeting on October 14 and 15. Focus centered again on developing the strategic plan that will guide the seminary into the future. Regent Jan Lewis, Overland Park, KS, has been leading the institution in this process. In a breakout activity, Lewis challenged

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Kander Issues Alert About Deceptive Business Mailer

Secretary of State Jason Kander today alerted Missouri business owners about a deceptive mailer that claims to be a “Notice of Potential Compliance Violation” from a group calling itself the “Compliance Division.” These postcards are not affiliated with any state or federal agency, including the Corporations Division of Kander’s office. “These mailers are deliberately sent

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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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