This Week's News

Mozingo Advisory Board discusses policies

The Mozingo Advisory Board recently discussed possible improvements and policy changes to be implemented after peak season ends. Assistant City Manager Ryan Heiland suggested implementing a survey to all current campers as well as emailing a survey to past campers asking about park improvements and what they think staff could do to make Mozingo better.

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Cattlemen host annual beef cookoff at Mozingo

The annual Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association beef cookoff was held at the Mozingo Lake equestrian campground on May 19. Ten teams competed in three categories: beans, brisket and sirloin tip roast. The meat was provided by the association. The public had the opportunity to sample the delicious offerings after judging was complete. Debbie and Kenny

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New GO Art sculptures are installed

Northwest Technical School Welding Instructor Nick Sherlock adds the finishing weld to “Generations” on May 15. The sculpture is a bronze by Ben Hammond, and has been set up in downtown Maryville. The juniors in the NTS welding class helped with the morning installation of three sculptures. Sherlock said his afternoon class was made up

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Burlington Jct. looks at preliminary budget

Burlington Jct. City Mayor Justin Plymell presented the city council with a preliminary budget during the regular meeting May 14. Plymell estimated the total income for next year at approximately $370,000, with $250,000 coming from water sales, $24,000 from KCP&L Franchise, $21,000 from gasoline tax and $75,000 from taxes. The total estimated expenses were listed

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Skidmore city clerk resigns

City Clerk Jennifer Poland resigned on April 13. At the May 10 meeting of the Skidmore City Council, the closed session minutes from the April 12 meeting were released. Mayor Tracy Shewey had taken over city clerk responsibilities after Poland was in an accident. Shewey found discrepancies including unsanitary conditions in city hall, filing not

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Maryville council speaks to annexation properties

Cleaning up annexation issues including public hearings, ordinances and resolutions was on the May 14 agenda of the Maryville City Council. Three properties were the subject matter of a public hearing held at the onset of the open portion of the meeting. They addressed South Depot, South Country Club Drive and property owned by the

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Knights of Columbus council wins state award for service program

The Maryville Knights of Columbus Council #1339 won the service program award for best council activity in Missouri for the 2017-18 fraternal year at the state convention held April 28 and 29 in Jefferson City. The knights received the award for their service in operating the Patient Assisted Transport (PAT) van program. The van takes

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Legislature will hold special session

By Annika Merrilees, Columbia Missourian A special session of the Missouri legislature will begin later this month to decide whether to discipline Governor Eric Greitens for the misconduct detailed in reports released by the House Investigative Committee. “This path is not the one that I would have chosen for Missourians or my colleagues. I had

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St. Francis announces new bone health clinic opening

SSM Health Medical Group and St. Francis Hospital are pleased to announce the opening of a bone health clinic on May 11 led by orthopedic nurse practitioner Eric Willoughby, DNP. “One in two women over the age of 50 can be expected to sustain an osteoporosis related fracture in her remaining lifetime,” Willoughby stated. “Osteoporosis

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ARB features local home brewers

By Kathryn Rice Art, Rhythm and Brews is adding the opportunity for attendees to sample home brewed beers at the third annual event from 7 to 11 pm, Friday, May 18 on the square in Maryville. Brett Chloupek and Mat Beu are bringing samples of their brews. Chloupek is bringing dunkelweissen, a dark wheat ale

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