This Week's News

LaRose donates stuffed toys to TCW

Thomas LaRose, Pickering, donated over a 100 stuffed toys to Today’s Civic Women’s Toys for Tots of Nodaway County campaign. TCW is accepting donations through Monday, December 10. LaRose took advantage of the $5 credit offered by the Nodaway News Leader for his new subscription.

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United Electric members to see fee deduction

Thanks to the success of its United Fiber program, United Electric Cooperative will be waiving a fee for each of its meters. In December, United Electric will be waiving the service availability charge daily fee for each of its 9,819 meters. For residential customers, this charge is $1.50 per day adding up to about $45

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Maryville council handles business

The Maryville City Council met on November 13 with a short agenda addressing purchases, contracts, a property lot split and a change order for concrete streetwork. • Approved a purchase/maintenance agreement with The Victor L. Phillips Company, Kansas City, for a Takeuchi trackloader with an annual lease of $12,232.68 for 36 months. • Signed a

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Annual Holiday Tree Lighting set at Gaunt House

Local residents are invited to join the Northwest Missouri State University community Thursday, November 29, for the 10th annual Holiday Tree Lighting on the lawn of the Thomas Gaunt House. The event, hosted by the Jasinski family, will begin at 5:15 pm. Weather permitting, Santa Bobby Bearcat also will welcome guests for photos after the

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NEN board names McDowell interim superintendent

With the pronouncement of Dr. Ken Grove’s paid administrative leave on October 17 during a closed session of the board of education, the board has appointed Jason McDowell as the interim superintendent effective immediately. McDowell is also serving as the head principal of the school. “I’m lucky to have a fantastic assistant principal in Bryan

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Maryville city manager reviews Hughes Fieldhouse agreement with MPR board

Maryville City Manager Greg McDanel reviewed the Hughes Fieldhouse agreement with members of the Maryville Park and Recreation board during their regular meeting on November 1. The agreement between Northwest Missouri State University and the city of Maryville allows MPR and public use of the fieldhouse for certain activities. The agreement can be reviewed on

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Hegeman re-elected as senate majority caucus chairman

Members of the Missouri Senate’s Majority Caucus returned to the State Capitol on November 8 to elect its new leadership team for the 100th General Assembly. Re-elected by his peers, State Senator Dan Hegeman will continue to serve as the chairman of the senate majority caucus. “It is a tremendous honor to be re-elected by

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Maryville Band Boosters announces capital campaign kickoff

The Maryville Band Boosters have started a capital campaign to raise money for Maryville Bands. The organization hopes to raise $40,000 to purchase band instruments and equipment for concert bands and jazz bands at Maryville Middle School and Maryville High School. In addition, the organization intends to purchase much-needed replacement instruments and equipment for the

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Freemyer is Wendy’s HS Heisman winner for SN

Taylar Freemyer, son of Bryan and Carrie Freemyer and a senior at South Nodaway, was named a 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman School winner. Freemyer was one of over 7,500 scholar-athletes named as a school winner from the nearly 42,000 applicants. To apply, students must be graduating with the 2019 class, have a cumulative high

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Maryville puts away Savannah again to claim C3D8 title

It was a big night for the Maryville Spoofhound football team. Not only did the Hounds put away MEC rival, the Savannah Savages, in a 34-12 contest November 9 that awarded them the Class 3 District 8 title, but there were some big numbers involved. This district title marked the 12th straight for the Spoofhounds,

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