Skidmore makes slow progress on projects

At the April 11 Skidmore City Council meeting, progress was reviewed on the city’s projects. The council approved the increased cost of the garage door for the Newton Hall basement. The original estimate was approximately $8,500, it will be increased by $843.85 for a larger door with insulation. Work on the wall is supposed to

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5 students receive Stiens Memorial Scholarship

The Cody Lee Stiens Memorial Scholarship committee presented five scholarships this year with an increased amount of $2,000. The recipients are Ryan Allen who will be attending State Tech, Linn, for heavy diesel mechanic training; Emily Holtman who will attend North Central Missouri College at Savannah for radiology; Wesley Snead and Aydan Blackford who both

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Hopkins receives audit results

“This is what you got for your $10,000,” said Sue Wagner to the Hopkins City Council on April 4 as she handed out the two-page report from Allyssa Becker, CPA of Becker Accounting, LLC, of Eveleth, MN. Becker said in conclusion, “It is our opinion that the City of Hopkins lack of record keeping was

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Commissioner’s Minutes April 18, 2024

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. Walk 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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Geography with Goudge

Marathons by State, Per Capita-2024 The oldest continually operating marathon is the Boston Marathon.  The 128th running of the Boston Marathon took place on Monday, April 15th.  This map of the 1,049 marathons by state, scheduled in the U.S. for 2024, is divided by the population. The resulting distribution indicates climate plays a role. The upper

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Ambulance district agrees to adding a pre-hospital RN

The Nodaway County Ambulance District board met to discuss district business on April 10. Jace Pine and Rick Allen were sworn into their positions on the board, as the oath of office was read and signed. The Maryville Rescue Squad has had issues with the batteries for extrication tools. The tools show they have full

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Museum hosts afternoon tea

A formal afternoon tea will be held 2-4 pm, Sunday, April 21 at the Nodaway County Historical Society and Museum, 110 North Walnut Street, Maryville.   It will feature traditional tea sandwiches, pastries and a selection of teas. It will be served on traditional china. Embrace the theme by dressing up. Cost is $10 per

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