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NOCOMO board discusses strategy to keep workshop open

The NOCOMO board met on August 2 to work on strategies to keep the successful sheltered workshop in business. Recent federal law changes have caused a stir. Nicki Samson, manager, said Missouri is the only state that has an employee-based sheltered workshop program. Workshops in other states are funded through Medicaid. Samson said she believes

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Weldon dots bins across countryside

By Kathryn Rice It began at a family reunion during a game of horseshoes. An uncle of a family member told George Weldon, Graham, that he should sell StorMor Bins, from Fremont, NE. That was in 1961 and farmers were beginning to shell corn and needed a place to store it. “They weren’t big bins

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Strong, Burns win Nodaway County primary races

With just two contested local races, only 32.52 percent of registered voters in Nodaway County cast ballots in the August 2 Primary Election. In the sheriff’s race on the Republican ballot, Randy Strong defeated Jamie Vicker with 2,168 votes to 1,054. Strong will face incumbent Sheriff Darren White (D), who ran unopposed, in the November

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K-9 Unit to demonstrate skills

Deputy Austin Hann and K-9 Jerik will hold a live demonstration of narcotic detection skills during the Nodaway County Sheriff’s annual garage sale. The seventh annual garage sale will be open 9 am to 8 pm, Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19; and 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, August 20, at the American

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