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Pickering Horse Show offers new events

Crowds came out on August 4 to enjoy the draft horse pull at the three-day Pickering Horse Show. Robert Poole drives as his horses complete the required distance. The big horses were eager to pull in the competition. On August 3, new events were tried for the draft horses. These included an obstacle course, log

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4-Hers display their projects at annual achievement day

The following are the results of the 2017 Nodaway County Achievement Day held July 8 at the Administration Center. Clover Kids: McCoy Bowles, flower box, squirrel feeder; Jamen Coston, pumpkin – Frank and ghost wooden blocks, snowman stick, snowman wreath, robin eggs in nest photo; Joel Coston, pumpkin block, veteran fleece tie lap blanket, valentine

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What to do with a tattered flag

With the windy conditions in Northwest Missouri, American flags flown on a regular basis soon become tattered and faded. By allowing these unserviceable flags to remain flying is looked upon as a sign of disrespect by those who are aware of proper American flag etiquette. “Let’s Be Right on Flag Etiquette,” a booklet prepared by

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Mild weather draws crowd to BJ Town and Country Days

West Nodaway youth cheerleaders marched in the parade during the Burlington Jct. annual Town and Country Days on July 29. Members of the team are front: Haylee Dawson, Makenzi Howard, Hadley Fast, Kalynn Godsey, Lilly Embly, Madeline Wilmes, Ellie Wilmes; back: Sydney Marriott, Alivia Ferry, Paidyn Linville, Reganne Fast, Savanna Marriott, Sarah Yount, Anastyn Nielson,

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Dementia simulator offered by Oak Pointe

By Christina Rice Oak Pointe Memory Care, Maryville, hosted a dementia simulation on July 12 for community members. Dr. Sue Myllykangas, NWMSU health science and wellness associate professor, received an internal grant from the university three years ago to purchase equipment and supplies that simulate the symptoms of dementia. The simulation Participants were suited up

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Cline takes first at state with letter to author

Hadley Cline, Maryville, received first place at the state level of the Letters About Literature contest. Hadley is the daughter of Keely and Bradley Cline and is a Horace Mann Laboratory School fifth grader. Letters About Literature is a national reading and writing contest for students in grades four through 12 sponsored by the Library

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Sheil wins NNL photo contest

Nodaway News Leader Publisher Kay Wilson presents Jessica Sheil, Maryville, $100 in Maryville Chamber Bucks and a certificate as the grand prize winner in the NNL 4th annual photo contest. Sheil entered a photo of leaves on a winter morning titled “Frosted Morning” in the nature category, age 17 and under. For more photos of

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Remembering a WWII soldier’s service

The Nodaway County Historical Museum is home to several items of World War II memorabilia that have been donated by Nodaway County veterans and their families. Walter Nicholson’s sons have donated items to the museum that Nicholson captured during WWII. Recently, Nicholson’s son, Norm, Jansen, NE, added a Mauser rifle which joins other items from

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Makaylah Jones travels to Washington, DC, with youth tour

There were 102 high school students participating in Missouri’s 54th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, DC, June 9-15. The local delegate was Makaylah Jones, Maryville, sponsored by United Electric Cooperative. The seven-day tour provided an action-filled week, offering students opportunities to learn what it is like to be involved in politics, leadership positions

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