This Week's News

Veterans Day is observed throughout the county

With Veterans Day on Sunday this year, observances for Veterans and the sacrifices they have made for our freedom were held over several days in Nodaway County schools and on November 12 at the James Edward Gray American Legion Post 100, Maryville.

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Spoofhound alumni offers a challenge to benefit food pantry

The Ministry Center is teaming up with Maryville High School alumni to create a fundraiser called the Spoofhound Alumni Food Pantry Challenge. This fundraiser will see various graduating classes competing for the title of Most Generous Spoofhound Class by donating money. Totals will be kept and at the end of the competition the first, second

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Northwest to celebrate first-generation students

Northwest Missouri State University’s Academic Success and Retention unit and TRIO, along with collaboration and assistance from various departments on campus, will host a campus-wide celebration of first-generation students on Thursday, November 8. The come-and-go event will begin at 3:15 pm and conclude at 4:30 pm in the JW Jones Student Union Boardroom with a

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Northwest to mark Veterans Day with coffee social, wreaths

Northwest Missouri State University will commemorate Veterans Day by placing wreaths at each of its military markers as a tribute to the men and women who have served the United States. University leaders will place the wreaths, beginning at 8:45 am, Friday, November 9. Northwest began the tribute in 2014 and has continued it annually.

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Northwest to host Native American art exhibit

Northwest Missouri State University will host “Bittersweet Winds,” an art exhibit featuring Native American imagery, Thursday, November 8, as part of Native American History Month activities. The exhibit will open from 9 am to 5 pm in the Tower View Dining Room at the JW Jones Student Union. It is free and open to the

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Habitat dedicates 10th home in Nodaway County

Chandra White, mother of two, moved her family into their new home at 416 South Vine, Maryville recently. Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County dedicated its 10th home during a ceremony in her living room on November 4. Reverend Jonathan Mitchell led the service as White and her children watched excitedly with Mike Baumgartner, Habitat

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Pickering needs another alderman

Pickering City Clerk Milt Sovereign announced at the November 5 Pickering City Council meeting Alderman Brad Judd would no longer be able to serve on the council. Judd had expressed willingness to continue to serve but has moved outside of Pickering’s city limits. Sovereign verified with City Attorney David Baird that Judd would not be

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Health inspector uncovers basic cleanliness issues

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found few violations at the establishments he visited over the month of October. Casey’s General Store #3430, 1719 East First Street, medium priority Routine Inspection October 3 Critical: Iced coffee stored in dispenser not properly date marked, corrected on site. Soda cabinet dispensing arms not designed

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Local amusement company under new ownership

Two Maryville residents take on ownership of their second business with plans to acquire more in the future. Snowie owners Adam and Ashley Marriott recently bought K&M Amusements, adding to the list of businesses operated by the couple. The inflatable-focused organization, renamed A&M Amusements, is picking up right where the business left off under its

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Clearmont council speak to water business

The Clearmont City Council addressed the town’s business at its October 23 meeting, which was rescheduled after there could not be a quorum attained on October 16. Citizens Mike and Rhonda Farnan requested the street that previously went to Clearmont Elementary School be closed so they could turn it into a driveway. A fire hydrant

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