United Way Making a Difference: Building a better world through funding of scouting

Posted September 19, 2014 at 2:19 pm

 Contributing to the United Way of Nodaway County is one of the best ways to build strong communities and help people who are in need.

It is a system based on the principle that united, we are stronger than we can ever be alone. The campaign officially kicked off September 12 and will run through November 12. Every donation counts and goes directly to the agencies throughout the Nodaway County community.

When asked about the importance of the United Way to Nodaway County Boy Scout troops, Scout Executive Alan Franks stated, “For more than 100 years, boys involved in Scouting have been putting into place and doing their best to practice the Scout slogan, ‘Do a good turn daily.’ This could be

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    Maryville projects: making progress in summer/fall 2014

    The city of Maryville is currently taking on a grocery list of projects to make improvements to the infrastructure, roadways and trail system around the community. While it seems like several sections of the city are nothing but construction zones, in a matter of weeks, those construction sites will be complete and will bring out the best Maryville has to offer. Here are a few of the ongoing projects around town:

    Wastewater Treatment Plant:

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    Conservation Kids Day allows experiences in nature

    Conservation Kids Day allowed area Nodaway County fourth graders to experience hands-on learning at Nodaway Lake from September 10-11. On the 11th, students from Eugene Field Elementary, Nodaway-Holt and Northeast Nodaway rotated between stations involving bees, soils, wildlife, aquatics and forestry.

    Eugene Field Elementary fourth graders in Tracey Wallace’s, Kaylee Harkrider, Kensley Wood, Maddie Vore, Lynn Gray, class respond with questions for beekeeper, Keith Dougan, of Black Bee Honey Farm, Ravenwood.

    EMD seeks $4M from SEMA

     Christy Forney, emergency management director for Nodaway County, has requested $4 million to the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to cover the damage caused by the September 9 storm that blew through Nodaway County.

    Damage from the storm was caused by up to seven inches of rain, hail, winds up to 80 mph and a tornado spotted near Maitland.

    Forney stated that Larry Dougan, Nodaway County road and bridge supervisor, made a survey of damage to the

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    County health center gives tips to avoid EV-D68 virus

     As the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) becomes a regional health situation that includes Missouri with cases confirmed in places as close as Kansas City, the Nodaway County Health Center wants to inform the area of EV-D68’s symptoms and ways to limit the spread of the illness.

    From August to September 16, a total of 130 people from 12 states, including Missouri, were confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control, (CDC) Atlanta, GA, to have respiratory illness caused by EV-D68. It does take a while for the

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    Arkoe celebrates 140th birthday

    Arkoe resident and native Jo Ann Outs explains to historian Bob Bohlken and his wife, Mary, some of the founders of the town during the 140th birthday celebration of Arkoe on September 13. Sixty-five to 70 people came for the celebration.


    Mozingo board talks 2015 fiscal budget

    The Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Advisory Board met September 11 to discuss the 2015 budget as City Managers Greg McDanel and Ryan Heiland presented the preliminary budget to the group. Highlights to note include $25,000 toward website design, $15,000 toward the design of a new welcome center, $15,000 toward design of a new point pavilion, $5,000 toward new signage for Mozingo and $10,000 toward new programming material for Mozingo including a movie screen and projector for the RV campsite for movie nights.

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    New owners revamp hotel as Days Inn

    Joanna Zastocka and Derek Chojnowski are the new owners at Days Inn and Suites, located at 1700 East First Street, Maryville.

    Derek Chojnowski and his fiance, Joanna Zastocka, were looking to make a move to a more rural area.

    The couple from Toledo, OH, were wanting a smaller community to raise Alexis, their 20-month-old daughter. Because Chojnowski had been in the hotel industry for over 20 years, the couple went looking to buy

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    Great Northwest Wine Fest set for September 27

     When you think of great wines, don’t forget to think of Missouri having some of the best wines available.

    Several award-winning wines will be featured amongst the eight wineries participating in Missouri’s Great Northwest Wine Fest, scheduled from noon to 8 pm, Saturday, September 27 in Mound City’s North Griffith Park.

    With this being Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation’s biggest fundraiser, the committee is pleased with the increase in new wines

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    Hounds can’t handle second half surge by Hornets

    Posted September 19, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    Maryville’s Dimitri Filopoulos takes a strike from outside the box against Chillicothe’s defense. He had both of Maryville’s assists in the Hounds’ 2-8 loss to the Hornets at Maryville September 16. Holding on to a 3-2 deficit early in

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    Northeast Nodaway unable to handle Pattonsburg in 0-11 loss

    Posted September 16, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    Northeast Nodaway Head Coach Darlene Conover congratulates Jill Spire on her triple hit early in the game against Pattsonburg. The Bluejays would lose 0-11 to the Panthers in the September 15 game played at Ravenwood.

    Longhorns taken down by Pirates

    Posted September 9, 2014 at 10:12 pm

    Linebacker Logan Murphy and defensive end Trey Farnan trap the Norborne running back and take him down for a loss in the third quarter. South Nodaway would go on to lose 36-46 to the Norborne Pirates September 4

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    Northwest handles Nebraska Kearney in season opener

    Posted September 9, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    Quarterback Brady Bolles completes a pass on the run during the third quarter against Nebraska Kearny that put the Bearcats in the red zone. He passed for 257 yards and a touchdown in Northwest’s 31-7 season-opener win over Nebraska

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