This Week's News

NCF honors McPhersons as grand marshals

By Kathryn Rice The 2017 Nodaway County Fair parade grand marshals are the McPherson family in honor of the late Brian McPherson. The parade starts at 9:30 am, Saturday, July 15. The theme is Discover the Magic of Memories and the route is Maryville’s Fourth Street starting at College Avenue continuing east to Buchanan Street

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Horizon Produce duo follows dream at Farmers Market

In our over-processed world, the chance to talk to the person who grows the food or makes the items we consume is provided at the Maryville Farmers Market starting at 7:30 am every Saturday morning now through September at Buchanan and Fourth Streets. This is the third in a series giving NNL readers the chance

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Motorcycle, car ride benefit NN students

The fifth annual Mustang Memorial Scholarship Fund Bike and Car Cruise Poker Run will start with registration from 9 to 10 am, Saturday, July 8 at the North Nodaway High School, Hopkins. Kickstands are up at 10 am. Lunch will be served at the Host Lions Shelter from noon to 2 pm, Mozingo Lake Recreation

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Sheil wins NNL photo contest

Nodaway News Leader Publisher Kay Wilson presents Jessica Sheil, Maryville, $100 in Maryville Chamber Bucks and a certificate as the grand prize winner in the NNL 4th annual photo contest. Sheil entered a photo of leaves on a winter morning titled “Frosted Morning” in the nature category, age 17 and under. For more photos of

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40th annual parade is held on Lisa Lane

Jan Corley, the founder of the Lisa Lane 4th of July parade, gives the royal wave as Tim White squires her along the 40th annual parade route. “I’m thrilled it’s been able to continue,” Corley said, who lives on Lisa Lane, Maryville. “It’s for the kids.” For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Hopkins looks at waste water service

At the July 3 Hopkins City Council meeting, Chris Gutschow, director of business development for People Service, Inc., Omaha, NE, talked about the water and waste water services his company provides to 70 municipalities in the Midwest. The company charges a flat monthly fee and tailors its services to the needs of the city. People

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Remembering a WWII soldier’s service

The Nodaway County Historical Museum is home to several items of World War II memorabilia that have been donated by Nodaway County veterans and their families. Walter Nicholson’s sons have donated items to the museum that Nicholson captured during WWII. Recently, Nicholson’s son, Norm, Jansen, NE, added a Mauser rifle which joins other items from

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Northwest Regents approve 2017-18 budget

Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents, during its regular meeting June 23, approved the university’s 2017-2018 budget totaling about $117.5 million. University staff emphasized Northwest’s focus on balancing the budget with an eye on ensuring access, affordability and quality as well as overall student success. The budget reflects a 6.6 percent decrease in state

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Makaylah Jones travels to Washington, DC, with youth tour

There were 102 high school students participating in Missouri’s 54th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, DC, June 9-15. The local delegate was Makaylah Jones, Maryville, sponsored by United Electric Cooperative. The seven-day tour provided an action-filled week, offering students opportunities to learn what it is like to be involved in politics, leadership positions

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Summertime events sizzle in July

July is the peak of summertime activities in Nodaway County. Here are some of the events scheduled: • July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – Maryville Farmers Market, Fourth and Buchanan Streets, 7:30 am to noon or sell-out. • July 1, 15, 22, 29 – Art Farm Ceramics, Barnard, one-day workshops, Momoko Cotter instructor. July

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