This Week's News

Elmo Christian Church to celebrate 90th anniversary

The Elmo Christian Church will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the current church building’s dedication at 8 am, Sunday, April 30 at the church. Pastor Ron Ford is asking for old photos, news articles and stories about the church for the celebration. For more information, contact Ford at 660.623.0993. Also, a revival will be held

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Wolf continues Weldon Tree Service

By Kathryn Rice Weldon Tree Service is under new management, but still in the family. After her father, Kurby Weldon, died of lung cancer in July 2016, Amy Wolf talked to her mother, Vickie Weldon, and her husband, Brad Wolf, about buying Weldon Tree Service. Wolf had helped her father the last two years by

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Maryville Farmers Market comes back to same location

The Maryville Farmers Market is preparing to start operating at 7:30 am, Saturday, May 6 at the parking lot at Buchanan and Fourth Streets, Maryville. The weekly Saturday market will feature locally-grown food by local vendors along with homemade and repurposed items. Farmers market committee member Sam Mason is expecting asparagus, hot house tomatoes, early

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Hopkins City Council reorganizes

The Hopkins City Council met on April 17 to reorganize and swear in the new council elected during the April 4 election. After receiving 20 write-in votes, Kelly Morrison was sworn in as mayor. Richard Moore and Brandon Kreps were sworn in as aldermen and Rick Gladman was appointed by the council to replace Morrison

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Northwest Regents celebrate national titles, approve fees, laptop upgrades

The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents honored champions during its regular meeting April 17 in the JW Jones Student Union Boardroom, in addition to finalizing the university’s tuition and fees for the 2017-18 academic year and approving an upgrade of its laptop program. Before getting to the business agenda, Regents celebrated the achievements

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Mozingo Board discusses monument sign

Members of the Mozingo Advisory Board looked at three choices for the new monument sign being made by Indigo Designs, De Soto, KS, during its regular meeting April 17. All three sign styles featured a 20-foot vertical sign with a slight left-sided slant, which city administrators said represented the fact that most motorists would turn

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Art students hosting Coffee and Cups fundraiser, art sale

Northwest Missouri State University art students are again giving back to the community while sharing the work they’ve created throughout the year. Northwest’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will sponsor its biannual art show and sale from 11 am to 7 pm, Thursday, April 20, and 11 am to 5 pm, Friday, April 21,

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Celebration show choir to perform annual spring show

Northwest Missouri State University’s Celebration show choir, which recently toured Missouri and parts of Texas, will end its season Friday, April 21, with its annual spring show. Celebration toured March 16-23, performing at five Missouri high schools and presenting a March 18 concert at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Houston, which several Texas-based Northwest alumni

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Maryville council members take oath of office

Newly-elected Maryville City Councilman Benjamin Lipiec and re-elected councilwoman Rachael Martin take the oath of office given by Maryville City Clerk Sheila Smail during the regular city council meeting April 10. Lipiec and Martin will serve three-year terms.

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Third and fourth grade students get KidsFit

Nodaway County third and fourth grade students gathered with the NCAA DII National Champion NWMSU Men’s Basketball Team at the beginning of KidsFit on April 7. The event allowed Northwest education students to help the elementary students as they went through activities to keep fit. Ellie Parsons gives Bobby Bearcat a high five as fellow

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