This Week's News

Guilford Fun Day is a family affair

The annual Guilford Fun Day, September 9, celebrated the town’s 130th birthday with the traditional parade led by Winnie Negaard, a long-time educator, as the grand marshal. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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NW’s career program offers students, employees, community members workplace-related learning opportunities

Northwest Missouri State University and the Maryville Chamber of Commerce are inviting students, faculty and staff and area residents to the university’s career pathing program, which includes eight presentations featuring professional development topics. “We are excited to offer these interactive and engaging development opportunities to the students, staff and community,” Northwest Coordinator of Student Employment

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NW’s writers series to host award-winning author Aimee Parkison

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature and Writing will host author Aimee Parkison during its first installment of the 2017-18 Visiting Writers Series at 7 pm, Thursday, September 14 in the JW Jones Student Union Living Room. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include a reading and question/answer

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Burlington Jct. discusses project updates

The Burlington Jct. City Council discussed several potential projects during its regular meeting September 11. Dennis Chitwood, Alliance Water Resources local manager, presented several update ideas to the board for the improvement of water and sewer management. Alliance staff has continued to receive customer complaints about the water quality on the west side of town.

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Northwest to host annual Family Weekend activities Sept. 22-24

Northwest Missouri State University families will gather for a weekend of entertainment, athletic events and fun as the university celebrates its annual Family Weekend September 22-24. “Family Weekend gives students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff a unique way to engage and connect,” Amy Nally, Northwest’s assistant director of student involvement, said. “Since parents play an

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Something Country celebrates 10 years in business

Kandie Lager is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her business, Something Country, at 37799 US Highway 136, Conception, on Friday, September 15. Customers are invited to come to a cookout from 11:30 am to 2 pm or when the food runs out. Larry Jensen’s smoked baby back ribs and pork loin will be featured. “It’s

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Local United Way campaign is underway

The United Way of Nodaway County is officially kicking-off its 2017-18 campaign with a breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 am, Friday, September 15 at the Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville. The official United Way campaign runs from September 1 to October 31, but fundraising happens all year. The goal for the

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Hopkins shops for pick-up

Plans were made for Mayor Kelly Morrison and Sewer/Water Chief Operator Jack Baldwin to look at pick-ups at Tri-State Ford, Maryville, at the September 11 Hopkins City Council Meeting. The council has not approved a pick-up purchase and is still exploring options. Both of the current city-owned pick-ups need repairs. A motion was approved to

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Freedom Rock® pavers, lights, flags are installed

Lions Clubs members and other volunteers work to install pavers at the Freedom Rock® Plaza in Franklin Park, Seventh and Main Streets, Maryville. WR O’Riley sorts the bricks while Larry Wickersham, Chris Davison, Rob Sparks and Ryan Losh lay the pavers. In the background, Doug Thompson and Bob Westfall assist the bricklayers. Sand surrounds the

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County’s senior tax aids center each year

With the slash of $100,000 in state and federal funding, the Nodaway County Senior Center is scrambling for funds to keep its senior meals, both at the center and those that are home delivered, available for Nodaway County citizens. The center receives funding from the Nodaway County Senior Tax, a 5¢ levy per $100 assessed

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