Nodaway County represented at 8-man all-star game

Six players from Nodaway County teams participated in the Missouri 8-Man Football Coaches Association Senior All-Star game on June 25. The game was held at Spratt Stadium at Missouri Western University, St. Joseph. The green team came away with the victory over the silver team 34-26. From Nodaway Valley, Mason Chitwood, Will Cordell and Peyton

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Chamber announces new leaders

The Maryville Chamber of Commerce recently had a shift of leadership roles within the board of directors. Tyler Tapps, a Northwest Missouri State University associate professor of recreation, has served on the board since 2020, and was elected to the vice president role earlier this year after serving as secretary/treasurer in 2021. He will now

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Food Pantry available in WN school district

The West Nodaway Food Pantry is open to people living in the West Nodaway school district from 4 to 6 pm, Tuesdays, July 5, 12, 19 and 26 at the First Christian Church, Third and Ballard, Burlington Jct. There is also a food drop at 4:30 pm, Wednesdays, July 13, 20 and 27. There are

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Elmo hosts 72nd annual 4th of July celebration 

The celebration held June 25 was sponsored by the Elmo Betterment Club, and featured a 5k run/walk, parade, fireworks and a variety of vendors and activities. The Heart of America tractor cruise drove through the Elmo park, and the band Outlaw Creek performed as well.  

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Geography with Goudge

The 2022 NBA Draft concluded last week with the selection of 58 players over two rounds.  The past five years (2018-2022) or 300 players were compiled to produce this per capita production map of drafted basketball players based on where they went to high school.  The eastern half of the country indicates an area of

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Maryville Sharks Swim Team competes at Nebraska City  

The Sharks continued their impressive season at the Nebraska City Invite on June 25. In the girls 9-10 100-meter medley relay, the team of Rebecca Thrower, Gabby Schieber, Kyra Schultz and Malexa Aley finished in second. In the mixed 9-10 100-meter medley relay, Creed Wonderly, Roman Gardner and Brewer Honan finished in third. In the

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Tractor Cruise starts from new location

The 2022 Heart of America Tractor Cruise, June 25, saw 95 tractors take part in the 63.5 mile drive, which started from the Northwest Missouri Regional Airport. FCS: Through FCS Financial donation matching, Assistant Vice President Kyle Schieber, center, $25 donation to the Heart of America Tractor Cruise was matched. At the end of the

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What’s happening this weekend?

July 1-31 – Nodaway County Summer Reading Program at the Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main. Library cards for children from birth through sixth grade who reside outside the Maryville city limits will be funded by the Nodaway County Commissioners through the ARPA fund. Prizes are provided with funding from the Maryville Pride Lions Club. Library is open

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June 28, 2022

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Walker, Chris Burns and Scott Walk, associate commissioners and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Burns made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Burns made a motion to approve prior commission minutes

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Maryville Market closes July 2

The Maryville Market in The Hangar parking lot will be closed Saturday, July 2 for the 4th of July weekend holiday. It will resume 8 am to 1 pm, Saturday, July 9.

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