This Week's News

Pickering discusses street repairs

Street repairs and finances were the topics of conversation at the October 1 Pickering City Council meeting. A water leak caused the Nodaway County Public Water Supply District to repair the water line running under Harmon Street. Mayor Charles Smith stated the agreement between the water district and Pickering said the district would repair streets

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Toys for Tots begins collection

Today’s Civic Women (TCW) announced the beginning of the 34th Annual Toys for Tots of Nodaway County campaign. The goal of the program is to ensure that children ages newborn to 12 years old have something under the Christmas tree. Toys For Tots of Nodaway County is one of TCW’s main service projects. In 2017, toys were

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Maryville Chamber is seeking nominations for annual farm awards

Celebrating the agricultural community, the 58th Annual Nodaway County Farm-City Banquet will be held on Monday, December 3, and for the first time, at the Mozingo Conference Center. Doors open at 5:30 pm and dinner begins at 6 pm, followed by the program and awards presentation. The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee is

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St. Francis Preschool, Child Center cuts official ribbon

The grand opening ceremony of the St. Francis Preschool and Child Center was September 27, featuring speakers with diverse backgrounds and experiences to share with over 75 attendees. As a climax of the program, the group of area officials, employees and other entity representatives were a part of the official ribbon cutting. Megan Jennings, St.

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Flu shots made available as the cold season creeps in

With the flu season on the horizon, vaccinations have been made available at clinics, stores and other businesses across Nodaway County. Places in the county offering flu shots include:  Hy-Vee Pharmacy, 1217 South Main; the Nodaway County Health Center, 2416 South Main; Rogers Pharmacy, 125 East South Avenue; SSM Health-St. Francis Hospital, 2016 South Main;

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Missouri official travels to Maryville

Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe visited two operations during his Maryville visit September 20. Besides stopping by Lettuce Dream to learn about the company’s workforce and productivity, he went to Laclede Chain, also on Maryville’s east side. Kehoe was speaking of the importance of the November ballot issue, Prop D and the urging of a “yes”

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Ambulance Board discusses training, equipment

The Nodaway County Ambulance Board reviewed the recent training of rescue squads, equipment needs and one legal settlement. A patient’s attorney sent a settlement offer for the board to consider forgiving the patient of 70 percent of their ambulance charge. The board elected to discuss the matter further in closed session citing legal restrictions of

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Clearmont leaders speak about record-keeping

The Clearmont City Council took time September 18 to discuss the continuity of the water bill waiver policies and the importance of record-keeping. During a light agenda monthly meeting, the council, at the urging of Councilwoman Nell Cowden, spoke freely about the importance of the records, including the minutes and ordinances, to allow for fair

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MPR board discusses dog park, indoor pool again

Maryville Park and Recreation board members worked through a variety of new business items, including discussion on building a dog park and indoor pool again as well as a new outdoor fitness court during their regular meeting on September 6. Board member Adam Teale was approached by a citizen regarding the dog park. He said

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