Dredge property selected for award

Posted July 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Justin Dredge’s home at 239 White Ridge Drive is the June winner of the Maryville Beautification Awards Program. He received his certificate from Mayor Renee Riedel while his son, Jackson Dredge, five, looks on. Every month from April to October, Maryville recognizes a property owner for the continued beautification or improvements made to their home or business. The nominations are voted on by the city’s code enforcement officers based on a certain set of criteria.

Those who would like to nominate a property owner for this award should contact City Hall at 660.562.8001 or visit and follow the link to the Pride of Maryville page to fill out an online nomination form.


    Work toward Maryville’s Fourth Street improvements begin

    A crew from Harris Milling Company, Grandview, began milling existing roadway at the intersection of Fourth and Dunn July 15 to begin the Fourth Street Improvement Project roadwork. Once completed, the current multi-intersection portion of the road at Fourth and Dunn will be a “T” intersection. The project is one of the larger partnerships between the city and Northwest Missouri State University as both have sought out funding toward the estimated $2,184,069.61 project.


    Winter Wonderland 5K announces results

     The Second Annual Winter Wonderland 5K was held July 12 in Maryville.

    Sponsored by Maryville Parks and Recreation and Girl Scout Troop 3375, the proceeds from the event will assist with the purchase of new decorations for Winter Wonderland in Franklin Park.

    The overall winner was Nolan Zimmer,

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    Local girl named third runner-up in Miss Outstanding Teen Pageant

     Maryville High School student, Debrielle Patee-Merrill, recently competed at the Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen Pageant in Mexico, where she was chosen as the third runner-up for the title of Miss Missouri’s Outstanding Teen. Patee-Merrill was crowned Miss Audrain’s Outstanding Teen 2014 on November 9, 2013.

    As Miss Audrain’s Outstanding Teen, Patee-Merrill competed against 21 other regional title holders for the title of Miss Missouri’s Outstanding Teen 2014. Arriving in Mexico on June 2, Patee-Merrill finalized her preparation for the pageant

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    Annual 4-H Achievement Day sees busy members, leaders

    Nodaway County 4-H members brought examples of their year’s work to the annual achievement day on July 12 at the Administration Center. BJ Lucky Shamrocks member Riley Linville explained her crochet project to Charlotte Stiens, judge.


    Hopkins Picnic involves many people

    During the Hopkins Picnic on July 12, the Little Mr. and Miss were crowned. Little Mr. for the 126th annual Hopkins Picnic is Jordan DeLeon, son of Stephanie DeLeon. Little Miss is Addalea Barcus, daughter of Scott and Krista Barcus. Standing behind them is the 2013 Little Miss Chaselynn Wymore, daughter of Jamie and Codi Wymore.


    August 2014 Election- Kathy DeVault: ‘merit, not money’

    This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the four Republican candidates running for the State Representative – District 1 office.

    Graham resident and lifelong Nodaway County resident, Kathy DeVault, would like to be elected on merit, not money, and has been speaking out against big money campaigns.

    “I do not believe our forefathers intended for politics to become such a money-driven machine,” DeVault

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    Maryville City Council selects Riggs to fill council spot

     During a work session meeting prior to the July 14 city council meeting, members of the Maryville City Council and city staff read through nine letters of intent from citizens interested in serving on the city council.

    After reviewing each of the letters, the council settled on Gerald “Jerry” Riggs to fill the vacancy that will expire now in April 2015.

    “With so much interest in the vacancy on the

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    4-Her’s project brightens friend’s day

    Exploring new learning adventures makes Nodaway County 4-H members loyal. Gunnar Grispino, 11-year-old son of Frank Jr and Susan, Maryville, is a prime example.

    Gunnar, a Maryville Saddle 4-H Club member, has three projects this year in 4-H: entomology, goats and electricity. While goats, which he has had as a project for a couple of years, is his favorite, the electricity project opened a new learning experience for him.

    He has

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    Seipel is new Horace Mann principal

     Sandy Seipel, a Nodaway County native, has started in her new position as principal at the Horace Mann Laboratory School on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.

    The school, which is for preschool through sixth grade elementary students, serves as a lab for university education major students or those thinking about entering the field.

    “I’m excited to be given this opportunity to lead Horace Mann,”

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    Geography with Goudge

    Posted July 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Summer is the time to swim for most of us. College swimmers, on the other hand, train year round. Access to indoor swimming facilities is more common in the north and suburban areas, resulting in the swimming

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    Geography with Goudge

    Posted July 11, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    The 85th Annual Major League Baseball All-Star game will be held Tuesday, July 15. This week’s map of Major League Baseball All-Star players over the past 10 years, a total of 280 players, is based upon where

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    Trojanettes team wins in Columbia

    Posted July 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    The Trojanettes 10U team went undefeated and brought home another championship trophy from the Show-Me Shootout in Columbia June 21-22. The Trojanettes have finished first in its last two tournaments. The team is front: Aubrey Watkins, Shaley

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    Geography with Goudge

    Posted July 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    This map displays the hometowns of the United States Men’s National Soccer Team. Team USA is made up of players from throughout the country as well as four players who were born overseas to at least one

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    Local team wins tournament held in Hopkins

    Posted July 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    The Northwest Shockers were the winners of the State Line League Tournament held June 28 in Hopkins. The team, coached by Gene Steinmeyer and Jeff Patton, is front: Cameron Staples, Sam Steinmeyer, Zach Patton, Quentin Ternus, Chance

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    Geography with Goudge

    Posted June 27, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    Soccer, the world’s most popular sport, is known as football to the rest of the world. It is definitely in the news as the World Cup plays out in Brazil through July 13. This map of men’s

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