Nothing screams summer like homemade ice cream

Posted July 22, 2016 at 1:49 pm

Editor’s note: this is the last in a series of articles about summer ideas found on our Pinterest page.

July is National Ice Cream Month, but no special designation is needed to know that summer is a perfect time for ice cream.

Growing up, from Memorial Day to Independence Day to Labor Day, my family enjoyed making homemade ice cream when we all got together. So ending this series with ice cream seemed appropriate.

My husband and kids helped me with these three recipes, ice cream in a bag, Jell-O sherbet and strawberry frozen yogurt.

As a bonus, there’s no need for an ice cream maker

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    Local ‘Rosie the Riveter’ rides in WWII plane

    Katie “Toots” Sherrow, 95, a local Rosie the Riveter, recently rode in an aluminum overcast B-17 in Topeka, KS. The B-17 was the type of plane she worked on during World War II more than 70 years ago.

    Sherrow, a Graham native, went to work for Agriculture Adjustment Association, Maryville, after graduating from high school in 1939. While working for the association, determining crop acreage from airplane photos, Sherrow became fascinated with planes.

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    County schools announce registration dates

     Nodaway County schools gear up for the start of a new year with registration dates and open houses.

    Jefferson C-123

    •School starts Thursday, August 18.

    •Registration is 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday, August 11.

    •Open house is Wednesday, August 17; elementary is at 6 pm and junior high and high school are at 7 pm.


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    Mozingo board adamant about fixing shoreline

     During the July 18 meeting, the 2016-2017 Mozingo Advisory Board budget priorities differed from those of Assistant City Manager Ryan Heiland.

    Board members debated items Heiland proposed as priorities for the upcoming budget.

    Heiland’s list included:

    •finishing the conference center

    •driving range additions

    •adding shoreline rip-rap

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    Skidmore to accept asbestos removal bids

     The Skidmore City Council voted to accept bids for asbestos removal from the old city hall at the July 14 meeting.

    Skidmore citizen Don Richardson, a retired building inspector, was asked to inspect the building and gave a detailed report on the building condition. Aside from the roof, which Richardson said was in good shape, the building needs extensive repairs. Council members discussed salvaging building materials, after the asbestos removal, to off-set repair costs.

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    Community Services holds poverty simulation as a learning exercise

    Community Services, Maryville, held a poverty simulation June 27. Participants were given scenarios for families or individuals dealing with poverty. Kelly Quinlin and Karen Kepka discuss strategy before beginning the “fourth week.” Each week is a 15-minute segment and the simulation runs for a month. Quinlin is portraying a 42 -ear-old husband who is jobless and Kepka is the 39-year-old wife who is still employed. The couple has three children, including a pregnant 16-year-old, are now homeless and have had their car stolen.

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    Kinman creates CASPER

    “I saw a need,” said Caitlin Kinman, Maryville Public Safety (MPS) dispatcher since September 2015. “I saw a potential problem area for the department and the citizens of the community.”

    To address that problem area, Kinman developed Communication Awareness and Safety Procedures for Emergency Responders (CASPER).

    “As the number of individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities increase, we at MPS would like to become more informed and trained on the best

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    Multiple towns in county lost power with July 7 storm

     All KCP&L customers in Skidmore, Maitland, Graham and Quitman lost power due to the July 7 storm.

    Several other towns in the county had areas where power was lost including portions of Maryville. The county’s emergency management team brought the Red Cross supply trailer to Skidmore. It was set up in front of Newton Hall.

    “We chose to bring the trailer to Skidmore because the entire town had lost power,” said Christy

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    4-Hers display year-end projects

    Nodaway County 4-H members display their projects for the annual Achievement Day contest July 9 in the Administration Center. These exhibits will be on display for public viewing during the Nodaway County Fair beginning at 5 pm, Thursday, July 14. Graham 4-H Club member Ryan Allen, 10, Skidmore, performed a working demonstration on making camp fire starters. Ryan has been in 4-H for four years and is taking the following courses: BB guns, rabbits, arts and crafts, fashion revue and electricity. He is the son of Michelle

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    Hy-Vee offers students workplace skills

     Six Maryville High School seniors had the opportunity to gain workplace experience over the summer through the Rehabilitation Institute of KC.

    Rita Wallinga, employer development specialist, placed six students at Hy-Vee, 1217 South Main Street, Maryville. The agency pays for the students and a job coach’s wages. Hy-Vee provides the training and a place for the students to work for 16 hours per week for the six-week program.

    The individuals trained as

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    2016 Maryville Girls Softball Tournament lists winners

    Posted July 22, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    Stanberry took first place at the 2016 Girls 14U Softball Tournament, hosted by Maryville Parks and Recreation, at Donaldson Westside Park, June 20 to 24. Team members are front: Sadie Runde, Tarynn Mattson, Riley McQueen, Hannah White; back: Bailey

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    Geography with Goudge

    Posted July 22, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    A good example of a regional sport is water polo. There are 32 NCAA Division I teams that play women’s water polo. Most are located in California or on the east coast. Since 2001, when the NCAA

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    Geography with Goudge

    Posted July 18, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    The 87th Annual Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game was July 12 in San Diego, CA. This week’s map of MLB All-Star Players over the past 10 years, a total of 328 players, is based on where

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    NW Force completes summer

    Posted July 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    season with 3rd place finish

    The NW Force finished the final summer season softball tournament with a third place finish in Blue Springs this past weekend. Playing in the

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    Geography with Goudge

    Posted July 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    The fortnight of Wimbledon is upon us, June 27 through July 10. The oldest tennis tournament in the world was first played in 1877. This map displays the hometowns of the 29 tennis players from the United

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