This Week's News

Maryville city manager reviews Hughes Fieldhouse agreement with MPR board

Maryville City Manager Greg McDanel reviewed the Hughes Fieldhouse agreement with members of the Maryville Park and Recreation board during their regular meeting on November 1. The agreement between Northwest Missouri State University and the city of Maryville allows MPR and public use of the fieldhouse for certain activities. The agreement can be reviewed on

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Hegeman re-elected as senate majority caucus chairman

Members of the Missouri Senate’s Majority Caucus returned to the State Capitol on November 8 to elect its new leadership team for the 100th General Assembly. Re-elected by his peers, State Senator Dan Hegeman will continue to serve as the chairman of the senate majority caucus. “It is a tremendous honor to be re-elected by

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Maryville Band Boosters announces capital campaign kickoff

The Maryville Band Boosters have started a capital campaign to raise money for Maryville Bands. The organization hopes to raise $40,000 to purchase band instruments and equipment for concert bands and jazz bands at Maryville Middle School and Maryville High School. In addition, the organization intends to purchase much-needed replacement instruments and equipment for the

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Freemyer is Wendy’s HS Heisman winner for SN

Taylar Freemyer, son of Bryan and Carrie Freemyer and a senior at South Nodaway, was named a 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman School winner. Freemyer was one of over 7,500 scholar-athletes named as a school winner from the nearly 42,000 applicants. To apply, students must be graduating with the 2019 class, have a cumulative high

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Maryville puts away Savannah again to claim C3D8 title

It was a big night for the Maryville Spoofhound football team. Not only did the Hounds put away MEC rival, the Savannah Savages, in a 34-12 contest November 9 that awarded them the Class 3 District 8 title, but there were some big numbers involved. This district title marked the 12th straight for the Spoofhounds,

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Veterans Day is observed throughout the county

With Veterans Day on Sunday this year, observances for Veterans and the sacrifices they have made for our freedom were held over several days in Nodaway County schools and on November 12 at the James Edward Gray American Legion Post 100, Maryville.

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Spoofhound alumni offers a challenge to benefit food pantry

The Ministry Center is teaming up with Maryville High School alumni to create a fundraiser called the Spoofhound Alumni Food Pantry Challenge. This fundraiser will see various graduating classes competing for the title of Most Generous Spoofhound Class by donating money. Totals will be kept and at the end of the competition the first, second

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Northwest to celebrate first-generation students

Northwest Missouri State University’s Academic Success and Retention unit and TRIO, along with collaboration and assistance from various departments on campus, will host a campus-wide celebration of first-generation students on Thursday, November 8. The come-and-go event will begin at 3:15 pm and conclude at 4:30 pm in the JW Jones Student Union Boardroom with a

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Northwest to mark Veterans Day with coffee social, wreaths

Northwest Missouri State University will commemorate Veterans Day by placing wreaths at each of its military markers as a tribute to the men and women who have served the United States. University leaders will place the wreaths, beginning at 8:45 am, Friday, November 9. Northwest began the tribute in 2014 and has continued it annually.

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Northwest to host Native American art exhibit

Northwest Missouri State University will host “Bittersweet Winds,” an art exhibit featuring Native American imagery, Thursday, November 8, as part of Native American History Month activities. The exhibit will open from 9 am to 5 pm in the Tower View Dining Room at the JW Jones Student Union. It is free and open to the

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