After 18 years the Nodaway County Crusade Against Cancer (NCCAC) has disbanded, but members believe their accomplishments will carry on. The volunteer community-based cancer coalition formed in 1998. The group made colorectal cancer awareness their main cause because, as Sue Gille, chairperson, said, no one talked about it and doctors didn’t encourage patients to have
The Maryville City Council considered placing a bed tax on the November 8 ballot during the August 8 meeting. The proposed bed tax would be a five percent tax on all lodging rooms in Maryville. The money generated would help Northwest Missouri State University fund a $20 million multipurpose complex. Council members will vote at
Cody Gray, Villisca, IA, led his horses Rex and Baldy. The team won second place. Gray has competed at the Pickering draft horse pull for 12 years. He wrangled his first team at age nine.
Cheryl Ann Piveral, 64, Maryville, died on August 8, 2016, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. Celebration of Life Services will be at 2 pm, on Friday, August 12, 2016, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Thursday, August 11, 2016, at the funeral home. Memorials are
The Maryville City Council may place a tax question on the November 8 ballot. A simple majority would be needed to pass the proposal which would raise $215,000 annually from Maryville hotel guests. The five percent lodging tax would be placed on occupants of Maryville’s 249 hotel rooms and cabins. The current occupancy rate is
Being bored one day, friends Dalanie Acklin and Brylin Jones decided to go door-to-door in Barnard selling lemonade and cookies to benefit the New Nodaway County Humane Society Animal Shelter. The girls raised $244 for the shelter. Dalanie, daughter of Paul and Melanie Henggeler and Wes and Casey Acklin, is a seventh grade student at
The announcer said, “Go.” Children ages two to 11 rush to pick up $600 in coins scattered onto Main Street, Ravenwood. Tri-State Ford and the Ravenwood Festival committee donated the money. This was a highlight of the August 5-6 Ravenwood Festival.
The Maryville Aquatic Center held the 10th annual Mini-Triathalon August 6. The event started with a 400-meter swim. Competitors then bicycled 10 kilometers and ran five kilometers. Look in this week’s NNL for complete results.
Marguerite K. Groeteke Knapp, 96, Maryville, died Sunday, August 7, 2016. Funeral services were Thursday, August 11 at Hope Lutheran Church, Maryville with burial in Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. Graveside flag presentation was by the James Edward Gray American Legion Post #100, Maryville. Memorials may be made to Hope Lutheran Church, 931 South Main Street, Maryville
Scott Wayne Gallagher, 59, Maitland, died Saturday, August 6, 2016, at his home. Funeral services were Wednesday, August 10 at the Christian Church, Maitland, with burial in the Maitland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Maitland Fire Department or Maitland Tri-City Nutrition Center. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under the direction