Platte Valley girls use strong defense for sectionals win

By Morgan Guyer The Platte Valley Girls Basketball Team defeated St. Joseph Christian, 41-28, in front of a packed-house at Jefferson High School on February 26. Coming into the game against St. Joseph Christian, Platte Valley beat Nodaway Valley 45-41 on February 23 to capture the district title. Platte Valley has been without one of

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Roush continues nursing education

Don’t miss this Print-Exclusive Feature Article by Morgan Guyer, which can be found on Page A11 in the Career & Technical Education Special Edition of the NNL. Mia Roush, a Maryville native, has been enrolled in classes at North Central Missouri College, Trenton, since her sophomore year in high school.She has already completed several hours

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Tillie Snyder

Norma L. “Tillie” Snyder, 91, Barnard, died Thursday, February 22, 2024. She was born July 25, 1932, in Skidmore, to Frank and Minnie Hitchcock Messner. She attended school in Graham, and was a lifelong Northwest Missouri resident. On June 19, 1949, she married Billy Snyder. He preceded her in death in 2004, after 55 years

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Burlington Jct. council receives details about lagoon changes

The Burlington Jct. City Council  hears a lagoon report about breaking up the sludge at the bottom. City Manager Jo Anna Marriott gave the financial report. All the bank accounts were reconciled for January. She reported that the city’s profit and loss report reflects a total net income of $29,558.60 for January. Council member Martha Greeley

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Habitat hosting information sessions in March

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County invites all individuals and families interested in purchasing a home or who want to learn more about Habitat for Humanity to attend its upcoming informational meetings. The meetings are open to the public and no reservations are required. The informational meetings are designed to give interested people the information

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Ambulance board hears district updates

The Nodaway County Ambulance District Board met on February 14 to discuss district business. Bryan Sobotka, Jackson Township Rescue Squad member, was in attendance to ask the board and administration for stress and mental health support for the rescue volunteers in the county. He volunteered to help set up a program to assist the volunteers

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Parties begin to choose presidential candidates

Three of the political parties that are active in Missouri will have their parties’ faithful to decide who will be the preferred presidential candidate for the state. The Republican caucus for Nodaway County will be Saturday, March 2 in the Nodaway County Administration Center. The doors will be open at 8 am and will close

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Commissioner’s Minutes February 20, 2024

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Walker and Chris Burns, associate commissioner 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 dated 2/15/24.

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Geography with Goudge

Bearcat Men’s Basketball Hometowns, 2023-24 The Bearcat Men’s basketball team’s regular season is winding down with the last home game against Missouri Western on Saturday, Feb 24th.  They are currently ranked #2 in the Central Region with an 21-4 overall record and first in MIAA conference play with a 17-2 record. The MIAA post-season tournament

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