This Week's News

Northwest to host native plant experts, sale at April 14 workshop

Northwest Missouri State University will host the Grow Native! plant marketing and education program, an initiative of the Missouri Prairie Foundation, this spring. The event from 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, April 14, in the JW Jones Student Union Ballroom, will include exhibits and a plant sale as well as six speakers addressing a

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DARE to hold annual dinner, auction

The 26th annual DARE Auction and Dinner will open its doors at 6 pm, Saturday, April 7 at the St. Gregory’s Parish Gymnasium, 333 South Davis Street, Maryville. Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm, with the auction starting at 7:15 pm. The all-you-can-eat smoked pulled pork dinner prepared by Mike Casteel and Phil Smail

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Northwest to present “Footloose: The Musical”

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present the musical version of a hit movie, “Footloose: The Musical,” April 5-7 at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts. “Footloose” is the story of a young man who knows exactly who he is and is on a mission to help the

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Maryville approves rezoning ordinance

The Maryville City Council approved the rezoning of three properties along East First Street during its regular meeting on March 26. The properties owned by Laura Street Baptist Church, located at 1012, 1016 and 1020 East First Street, are currently zoned as R-4 multi-family residential. It was approved to change the zoning to C-3 commercial,

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Ambulance district to purchase new portable shelter

The Nodaway County Ambulance Board approved the purchase of a portable shelter during its regular meeting March 14. The 20-foot by 20-foot shelter will be purchased from Zumro Shelters, Pompano Beach, FL, for $22,004. Insurance adjusted the amount it will give the district to $21,504. The district had a $500 deductible. Unit 139 had an

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Ag and Food Literacy Summit hears from state ag director

By Christina Rice Missouri’s State Agriculture Director Chris Chinn delivered the keynote address at the Agriculture and Food Literacy Summit on March 14. The event was hosted by Northwest Missouri State University School of Agriculture and held at the Mozingo Conference Center. Chinn spoke about the importance of promoting agriculture to others. She encouraged everyone

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Nodaway County Fair board announces fair entertainment

The Nodaway County Fair board announced the main stage entertainment line-up for the 2018 Nodaway County Fair, which will be July 19-21. On Thursday night, fair participants will see Mike Walker, an impressionist, who sings a variety of songs from various artists. He currently lives and performs in Branson. Also that night will be local

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Local churches host Holy Week observances

Churches throughout Nodaway County are announcing plans for Holy Week celebration services. Following are the submitted events: Barnard Barnard Christian Church • March 29 – Maundy Thursday service, 8 pm • April 1 – Easter sunrise service with breakfast following, 7 am; no Sunday school Barnard United Methodist Church • March 29 – Maundy Thursday

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Commissioners to change work days

The Nodaway County Commissioners’ office will change its days of operation beginning the first of April. Currently, the commission meets from 8 am to noon and 1 to 3 pm, Wednesdays and Fridays. The hours will stay the same. However, beginning April 3 they will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Many of the vendors that

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Agency calls for nominations

The Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging is accepting nominations for its board of directors and Silver Haired Legislators (SHL). Individuals who are interested in either of these positions should contact the agency office at 888.844.5626 to request the necessary forms, which will be sent to them. Completed forms must be received in the agency

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