Maryville council hires consulting firm for Walnut Street project

The Maryville City Council has moved forward on improvements to Walnut Street. During the May 9 regular meeting, city council members approved an agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Kansas City, for professional consulting services for the North Walnut Street upgrade in an amount not to exceed $39,500. The agreement includes identifying storm drainage solutions and

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Long Branch Bridge on US Route 136 is now closed

Due to structural concerns, the Long Branch Bridge east of Maryville on US Route 136 is now closed. Contractors from Phillips Hardy, Inc., working with MoDOT, closed the bridge to all traffic May 11. Crews have been carefully monitoring the existing bridge during construction and noted stress fractures in the existing bridge girders which prompted

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May 10, 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. Walk made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Walk made a motion to approve prior commission minutes

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Elmo hosts fish fry

The Elmo Fish Fry will be serving from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, May 14 at the Elmo Community Building. Indoor seating or carryout is available. The menu is fried fish, chicken, potatoes, salads and drink. Cost is $12 for ages 12 and up; children 11 and under are $5. Money raised goes to community

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Governor Parson tours NTS

Missouri Governor Mike Parson flew into Maryville May 6 to tour the Northwest Technical School. Maryville Superintendent Becky Albrecht greeted the governor prior to the tour where the engineering curriculum was emphasized with the Project Lead The Way program. Keaton Stone, a junior who is part of the robotics team, demonstrated to the honored guest

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Maryville Florists chosen as Chamber’s Business of the Month

The Maryville Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently chose the first Business of the Month award to Maryville Florists. The criteria for the nomination of Maryville business include: • Businesses must be in good standing with the Chamber • Have demonstrated outstanding support to the community or to the Chamber. • Provide superior customer service and/or

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DAR meets at new location

The Nodaway Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10:30 am, Saturday, May 14 at St. Oswalds in-the-fields church, 30996 X Avenue, Skidmore. Guests are welcome to the salad luncheon meeting.

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SCB presents ‘Pelts at the Park’

Skidmore Community Betterment is presenting Pelts at the Park starting at 10 am, Saturday, May 14 at Wildcat Park, Skidmore. The Missouri Department of Conservation will teach about wildlife in Missouri and will allow interaction with pelts.

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