This Week's News

Prosecutor teaches law enforcement classes

In an effort to help Nodaway County law enforcement agencies provide their officers continuing training required by the state with limited budget resources, Robert L. Rice, Nodaway County prosecuting attorney, is hosting a series of trainings in November on common legal issues in law enforcement at the Nodaway County Administration Center conference room. Trainings are

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Nodaway Township to vote in November election

Residents of Nodaway Township will have the opportunity to vote on a ballot issue during the elections on November 7. The ballot will read “Shall Nodaway Township, Nodaway County, Missouri, incur indebtedness and issue its general obligation road bonds therefore in the amount of $200,000.00 for the purpose of road improvement?” The three-year bond was

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MAC search for leak continues

Maryville Parks and Recreation is continuing the search to find and repair a leak at the Maryville Aquatic Center, 504 North Laura Street, Maryville. The park board has given Director Aaron Dobson and his staff the direction of finding the leak and making the necessary repairs to ensure the aquatic center is operational. On October

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Mice feces found in food establishment

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found mice feces and mold during routine inspections of various food establishments throughout the month of October. Red Roof Inn, 2817 South Main Street, low priority Routine inspection on October 3. Critical: None observed. Non-critical: Observed ventilation grate in breakfast area soiled with dust and debris.

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Meyer Auto wins fourth annual downtown scarecrow contest

The traveling trophy for the fourth annual Downtown Maryville Scarecrow Contest went to Meyer Auto, 204 North Market, for its Bearcat Tailgate complete with a new truck and a football player. Downtown Maryville’s Sam Mason presents the trophy to Bob Yates, Deryk Frueh, JT Titus, Mike Riley, Mary Brown, Cindy Riley, Bill Wilmarth, Sam Thrower,

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Cold, wind did not detour trick or treaters from annual event

The 22nd annual Maryville Downtown Trick or Treat saw record numbers of trick or treaters and participating businesses, organizations, individuals and churches on October 30. Carol and Rod Couts give out pencils and rubber ducks from the doorway of Accent Signs. Not pictured was Melody Blair of Minnie Lane who was also treating the crowd.

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Northwest’s Owens Library to host 17th annual Brick & Click conference

The focus on supporting student learning by Northwest Missouri State University’s BD Owens Library continues Friday, November 3 during the 17th annual Brick & Click academic library conference. The one-day conference draws library professionals from throughout the nation to discuss and explore cutting-edge technologies, practical solutions and peer-reviewed presentations about student engagement, nextgen catalogs, collection

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Haunted Campground sees good turnout

Members throughout the community and as far away as Albany and St. Joseph came to Mozingo Lake Recreational Park for the annual Haunted Campground on October 28. Zoey, Skylar and Conner Pearson, children of Ryan and Kayla Pearson, Pickering, pause for a moment with big smiles before heading to the next RV for trick or

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MoDOT prepares for winter with statewide drill

The chill in the air and the falling leaves mean winter weather will be here soon. To prepare, the Missouri Department of Transportation is stocking salt and preparing equipment to be ready when winter weather arrives. To test crew readiness, MoDOT will hold a statewide drill on Thursday, November 2. The drill tests MoDOT’s winter

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Health board amends budget

The Nodaway County Health Center Board of Directors made four amendments to the 2017 budget at the October 18 meeting. On the income side of the budget, the board increased the amount of income from the School Health Index to reflect the $3,785.24 received, while they reduced Communicable Disease projected income from $68,000 to $60,000

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