15 in ‘15: Macia Kemper

Posted September 18, 2015 at 8:16 pm

Editor’s note: this series highlights 15 individuals, couples and families who are doing good in their Nodaway County community in 2015.

When Macia Kemper moved to Barnard in 2001, she experienced what she called culture shock, having previously always lived in a big city.

“It was really strange that everyone waved at each other, knew who you were and seemed to know about everything you did,” she said.

A couple of years later, Kemper was injured in a car accident and the support she received from the people in her community afterward was overwhelming to her.

“I started receiving cards, meals, phone calls and even visits,”

Read Full Story…


    Jefferson grad voyages as Alaskan fisherman over the summer

    When 2015 Jefferson graduate Jed Galbraith walked off the stage back in May, he thought his summer would be filled with days spent doing shenanigans one last time before the fall semester began at Northwest. But when he heard about an opportunity to work on a salmon fishing boat in Alaska for the summer, Galbraith made a couple of phone calls, and by early June, he was boarding a plane headed to Alaska.

    “My aunt is neighbors with the

    Read Full Story…

Features Archived

  • Overcast
  • Maryville, MO
  • Temperature: 55°F
  • Wind: N at 13 mph
  • Sunrise: 8:23 am GMT-5
  • Sunset: 7:51 pm GMT-5