This Week's News

Skidmore hires new city clerk, meets with resident

The Skidmore City Council met on August 30 to set tax rates, accept the 2018-19 city budget and discuss meeting with Skidmore resident Rick Stanton. Mayor Tracy Shewey and Aldermen Tim Slagle and Rick Allen met on August 29 with Stanton at Skidmore City Attorney Bob Sundell’s office to discuss the nuisance ordinance violations on

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Food establishment inspections see dirt, debris

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found minor infractions at the establishments he visited during the month of August. Chris Cakes/Alley Enterprises, 29242 Jade Road, Maryville, low priority Routine inspection August 1. Critical: Observed cleaning chemicals stored over three-bay sink, corrected on site. Non-critical: None observed. Subway 7325, 524 North Main Street,

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Clearmont council hears from residents about water bills

The Clearmont City Council held its monthly meeting on August 22. Two residents came to the council meeting to discuss water bills. Faye Smith requested clarification on the charges on her water bill and she told the council she did not appreciate the registered letter that was sent to her. She noted she realized her

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St. Francis’ main entrance closes for roof replacement

SSM Health St. Francis Hospital will once again be closing the hospital’s main entrance to complete roof replacement over the front lobby area. Beginning Tuesday, September 4, through October 5, patients and visitors will be temporarily diverted to alternate entrances. The north end of the north wing and the old front entrance south of the

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Maryville City Council discusses trail system

The Maryville City Council approved events’ use of streets, made committee appointments and discussed the city’s trail system at its regular meeting August 27. The largest portion of the meeting was devoted to discussion of the city’s trail system. City Manager Greg McDanel brought the discussion to the council in hopes of securing upcoming grants from

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County Farm Bureau celebrates 100th birthday

The Nodaway County Farm Bureau recognized their 100th birthday with a party of over 160 members and their supporters at the Mozingo Conference Center August 21. The event was filled with awards, dignitaries, scholarship presentation and a meal catered by B&G Catering, Ravenwood. A traditional ribbon cutting was held on the deck with longtime member

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Mozingo board discusses budget

The Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Advisory Board went over highlights from last year’s budget and discussed goals for its upcoming budget. Assistant City Manager Ryan Heiland gave the board an overview of last year’s budget that was focused intently on designing, building and opening the new conference center. He also mentioned the work done on

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St. Francis Hospice takes home satisfaction award

Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) presented St. Francis Hospice with an award for overall patient satisfaction. SHP is a national organization that tracks records of hospices across the country and gives each a satisfaction rating based on responses from patients. SHP awarded St. Francis for ranking in the top 20 percent of overall patient satisfaction, scoring

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Local organizations, producers come together to host BLT Festival

Lettuce Dream, in partnership with Backyard Vine and Wine, will host Maryville’s first ever bacon, lettuce and tomato festival (BLT). The event will feature BLT sandwiches, wine, cheese and sausage trays, games, live music and prizes. It will take place from 5 to 10 pm, Friday, September 14 and from 4 to 10 pm, Saturday,

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