Ravenwood holds 1st Winter Festival

“Walking in a Winter Wonderland” Ravenwood Winter Festival will be held Saturday, December 11 and Sunday, December 12. On Saturday, festivities at the community building include: • 2 to 4 pm: pictures with Santa, hot chocolate and coffee by Northeast Nodaway sophomores, cookie decorating by the freshmen, face painting by NEN cheer and games by the Ravenwood

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Maryville businesswoman to file for state representative post

Holly Kay Cronk, Skidmore, has recently announced her intention to run for District 1 Missouri State Representative, hoping to replace Allen Andrews, who has reached the term limit rule. She and her husband, Scott Cronk, have been married for 36 years and have three children, one grandson and another on the way. Cronk is a

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Nodaway Chorale presents ‘Joyous Voices’ choral concert

The Nodaway Chorale will present a concert of holiday vocal music at 2 pm, Sunday, December 12 at Schneider Performing Arts Center, Maryville High School, 1501 South Munn Street. The theme of the concert is “Joyous Voices.” “Our holiday concert theme has two meanings,” Chorale Music Director Jim Rash said. “Not only will we be

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Book fair, art sale to be held at library

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, will host a book fair featuring seven area authors, Usborne Children’s Book Fair and two award-winning sculptors from 1 to 3 pm, Saturday, December 11. Authors are from St. Joseph, Savannah, Grant City, Cosby and Maryville. They will offer a selection of titles for all ages, including

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Northwest MO Children’s Advocacy Task Force becomes a reality

Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong announced the formation of the Northwest Missouri Children’s Advocacy Task Force on November 24. The task force will serve Nodaway, Atchison, Holt, Gentry and Worth counties. The facility will be housed on the lower floor of the Nodaway County Administration Center with entrance available on the east side of the

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Downtown lights up for Christmas

Warm fall weather and lights everywhere brought out shoppers to the Makers’ Monday event on November 29. Downtown Maryville marked the evening with the lighting of the square. Lights along the top of the buildings joined lighted wreaths, snowflakes and bulbs around each light pole. Businesses joined in by decorating windows with holiday cheer.

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Jermain honored at home basketball game

Platte Valley Head Boys Basketball Coach Tim Jermain was honored at the first home basketball game on November 23. Holding the plaque commemorating his 2020 Missouri State Sports Hall of Fame induction, Jermain is joined by his sons, Ben and Nate. Jermain’s current record is 822-236. His teams have won four state championships and been

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Benefit to help Nadine Clark

The Rolla Dicks American Legion Auxiliary will hold a spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, December 4 to benefit Nadine Clark. The free will donation meal will feature spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drink. The Clark benefit will be held at the AL building in Burlington Jct.

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Graham Lions to sponsor monthly fry

The Graham Lions Club will host an all-you-can-eat fish, mountain oysters and chicken fry from 4:30 to 7 pm, Saturday, December 4 at the Graham Community Building. The cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children age 11 and younger. For takeout orders, call 660.254.0448.

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Discover nature with MDC through Eagle Days

From December through February, Missouri’s winter eagle watching is spectacular. Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) through Eagle Days events around the state or enjoy watching bald eagles on your own. On Saturday, December 4, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City will host a modified event from 9 am to

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