NW launches inaugural agriculture academy

Posted June 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm

 Twenty-four area high school students received hands-on lessons in the ever-changing world of precision agriculture technologies when Northwest Missouri State University hosted the first AgriVision Equipment Group Precision Agriculture Summer Academy.

The summer academy was June 21 – 23 on the Northwest campus.

“We were excited to host the AgriVision Equipment Group Precision Agriculture Summer Academy for high school students and agricultural educators,” said Rod Barr, director of Northwest’s School of Agricultural Sciences. “The collaborative efforts of AgriVision Equipment Group and the School of Agricultural Sciences at Northwest exposed students and agricultural educators to some of the latest technologies being utilized in agriculture today. Our goal is to expand the awareness of students and agricultural educators on the impact that technology has

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    BJ has Town, Country parade

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    The Burlington Jct. American Legion Junior Auxiliary members were showing their patriotic best for the BJ Town and Country parade June 18. The girls were joined in the parade by other organizations, businesses, tractors, horses, fire trucks and political

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    FUMC cuts ribbon on church expansion

    Posted June 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    After nearly a year of construction and over six years of planning, the First United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Maryville, held the ribbon cutting June 19, for the completion of the new building addition and renovation of

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    FUMC has gathering space

    Posted June 21, 2016 at 6:14 pm

    Guests and parishioners enjoy the expansive Gathering Space, June 19, at the First United Methodist Church open house. After almost a year of construction and six years of planning the space and new entrance are open. FUMC is located

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    Mozingo hotel breaks ground

    Posted June 21, 2016 at 6:12 pm

    Maryville leaders and Boulders Inn and Suites officials garnered shovels to take part in the official groundbreaking for the 40-unit Boulders Inn and Suites at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. Maryville city staff and councilmembers worked over five years with

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    Nodaway Countians assist Camp Quality

    Posted June 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    The 30th Anniversary Camp Quality got underway on June 12 at Camp Farwesta near Stewartsville. The theme for this year’s camp is “Around the World in Six Days.” This camp allows children with cancer to have a summer camping

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    Showdown preliminary winners advance

    Posted June 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    Showdown preliminary winners advance

    Twelve performers of the Country Showdown Preliminaries held June 11 in Maryville’s downtown will advance to the 35th Annual Country Showdown at the Nodaway County

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