By Kathryn Rice This is the second in a series about high school bands in Nodaway County. Bob Svoboda, Nodaway-Holt band director, credits the size of the marching band to encouragement from Principal Ethan Sickels and past Principal Terry Petersen. “All I ask is, if a kid wants to be in band, they can be
By Jacki Wood Editor’s note: this is the last in a series of day trip ideas you can plan for your children or grandchildren. Milk at its finest. It’s the motto of the Shatto Milk Company. And you can test it out on a tour of the family owned and operated dairy farm near Osborn.
By Christina Rice On September 27, author Paula Savaiano delighted children as she brought a pogo stick-riding grandma to the Maryville Public Library for story hour. Savaiano held a book signing for her new books “Gramma and Her Pogo Stick” and “My Gramma Has Ants in Her Pants.” Her main character is a spunky grandmother
Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham inspected 24 food establishments, including county schools, in September. Holiday Inn Express, 2929 South Main, low priority Routine inspection September 2. Critical: None observed. Non-critical: Three-bay washing sink faucet dripping. The Q BBQ, 225 West Main, Clearmont, medium priority Routine inspection September 6. Critical: Observed staff
Nodaway County’s Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board (EEZ) met in September for the first time in three years. The board was started in October 2011 to discuss the possibility of moving wind turbines into the area. Because large businesses often locate in an area based on incentives, the board created an incentive program. The incentive program
By Kathryn Rice Although his work as a pharmacist has taken Rick Carter many places over the past 35 years, he has always lived in the Maryville area. Now the opportunity to live and work in Maryville has brought Carter full circle as he is the pharmacist in charge at Rogers Pharmacy and Home Medical
The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce began Customer Service Week by awarding five individuals for exemplary customer service.
Nodaway County Sheriff Darren White pauses beside his car which sports new pink lettering in support of breast cancer awareness. The department also issued new uniform patches with pink lettering. “We are just trying to do our part to raise awareness. Cancer affects a lot of people,” White said. “You would be hard pressed to