Emergency operations directors speak to Maryville council

Posted February 24, 2015 at 7:49 pm

 The Maryville City Council were addressed by the Maryville and Nodaway County emergency managers at the February 23 meeting.

Public Safety Director Keith Wood, who serves as the city’s emergency management director and Nodaway County Emergency Manager Christy Forney spoke to the council about the on-going preparations that both entities have for local emergency operations if the need arises.

The local emergency operating plan covers both man-made and natural disasters, lists situational assumptions and departmental responsibilities. The duo informed the council that they would be involved with any emergency response as the “eyes and ears of the community” and they would be expected to attend the twice daily briefing.

The local emergency planning committee meets quarterly, involves 13 disciplines,

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    Community health heroes recognized

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    St. Francis Hospital recognized two individuals for their work as a volunteer toward community health outcomes in Nodaway County. Margaret Pierson and Teri Harr were honored during the annual gala on February 21 for their extended time

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    Relay for Life announces event schedule

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 7:37 pm

     The Relay for Life of Nodaway County has announced the schedule of events for the March 6-7 event held at Bearcat Arena, Lamkin Activity Center on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.

    These events are

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    Public invited to annual Evening of English Country Dancing

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 7:28 pm

     The public is invited to celebrate Regency England during the sixth annual Evening of English Country Dancing, Friday, February 27, in the gymnasium of Horace Mann Laboratory School, located in Everett Brown Education Hall at Northwest Missouri State University.

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    MHS looks to offer engineering course path

    Posted February 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Maryville High School has begun preparations to offer Project Lead The Way (PLTW) high school engineering program for the 2015-16 school year.

    PLTW is the nation’s leading provider of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. MHS

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    County native pens his memoir

    Posted February 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Marvin Wilmes, son of Alfred and Peggy and a 1973 Northeast Nodaway graduate, has written his debut memoir, “Beyond the Horizon.”

    It is a touching story of his early

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    American Heart Month: Make control your goal

    Posted February 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    More than 67 million Americans have high blood pressure. Left uncontrolled, it is one of the leading causes of heart disease and stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    But changing

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