This Week's News

Salvation Army seeks donations, bell ringer volunteers

The annual Salvation Army Bell Ringing Campaign has begun in Maryville and volunteers are needed for the fundraising drive which keeps all donations in Nodaway County. The money raised in the Red Kettle Drive is distributed in partnership with Community Services, Inc., and is used to directly benefit the local community. These funds provide emergency

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MDC reports November firearms deer harvest ends with 199,427

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows deer hunters in Missouri harvested a near-record 199,427 deer during the November portion of fall firearms deer season, November 10 through 20. Of the deer harvested, 102,930 were antlered bucks, 19,924 were button bucks and 76,573 were does. Top harvest counties were Franklin, with 4,021

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Hospital foundation funds medical equipment purchases

Recent technology and equipment purchases at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital were made possible due to the generosity of donors to the St. Francis Hospital Foundation. This year’s equipment support, valued at over $230,000, assisted patients across the spectrum of hospital services. The 2018 investments included equipment for the medical/surgical floor, obstetrics unit, surgery, imaging

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Museum to honor Herb Dieterich

Join the Nodaway County Historical Society at 2 pm, Saturday, December 1 to welcome Herb Dieterich into the NCHS’s Stairway of the Stars. He worked at Northwest Missouri State University from 1928 to 1968 as the principal at Horace Mann High School and later as an education professor at the University. Dieterich also was a

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40th Annual Eagle Days at Mound City

The 40th annual Eagle Days at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) will be from 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, December 1, and from 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday, December 2. Visitors will see wildlife including bald eagles, trumpeter swans, snow geese and ducks. The event is hosted by the US Fish and

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Tenaska wind farm calls on school superintendent

Tenaska’s Clear Creek wind project was the topic of a November 27 public hearing at the Administration Center hosted by the Nodaway County Commissioners. Approximately 20 property owners and several government leaders, including the West Nodaway School superintendent. Monte Ten Kley, Tenaska representative, invited Tarkio School Superintendent Karma Coleman to give her account on the

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Bearcat food pantry relocates to improve student accessibility

The Bearcat Food Pantry has moved to the JW Jones Student Union to offer easier access to students with new hours from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. In conjunction with Northwest’s 10th annual Holiday Tree Lighting at the Thomas Gaunt House, the Jasinski family is again focusing philanthropic efforts on giving to

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Community invited to register for kickball tournament at Hughes Fieldhouse

Northwest Missouri State University is inviting the community for a family-friendly kickball tournament on Sunday, December 9 at the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse. The non-competitive kickball tournament is open to teams comprised of all individuals in fifth grade and older. Games will be played between 2 and 7 pm, with each lasting 20 to

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40th Annual Eagle Days set for this weekend

The 40th annual Eagle Days at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) will be from 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, December 1, and from 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday, December 2. Visitors will see wildlife including bald eagles, trumpeter swans, snow geese and ducks. The event is hosted by the US Fish and

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Clearmont council hears reports

At their regular monthly meeting on November 20, the Clearmont City Council listened to reports from the water-sewer department, street ditching report and tabled the drought-based water ordinance. Correspondence was shared by City Clerk Linda Babcock including: a sewer infiltration report which is due and a public water ballot issue appeal letter. She also noted

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