Once a month, people with diabetes meet at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital to offer each other support and hear from speakers on a variety of diabetes-related topics. “We focus on a different topic every month and bring in speakers from different fields of practice,” Deb Hull, RN BSN, diabetes educator and group leader, said.
At its November 9 meeting, the Nodaway County Health Center Board of Directors voted to keep the current health insurance plan which saw a five percent premium increase. The board considered plans under the Affordable Care Act, but those would have raised the monthly rate from 14.6 to 47.6 percent more than the current plan.
Monday • Jefferson 9th grade practice ACT • Jefferson K-1 Thanksgiving Feast • North Nodaway Picture Day • West Nodaway Jump Rope for Heart • St. Gregory’s Thanksgiving Mass, 8 am • Nodaway-Holt K/1st eye exams, 11:30 am • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Maryville Middle boys basketball at Spring Garden, 5 pm
By Christina Rice Burlington Jct. native Jerod Downing has launched a new business in Nodaway County, Northwest Missouri Aerial Photography. Downing uses a drone to fly above his subjects taking photos and videos. He can record footage of landscapes, property, landmarks, weddings, sporting events and real estate listings. He can also provide photos of hard-to-reach
The five Lions Clubs of Nodaway County are working together to bring a Freedom Rock® to Nodaway County. The large patriotic rock will be painted by Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II, Greenfield, IA, the originator of the Freedom Rock tour. Sorensen decided to expand the Freedom Rocks program beyond Iowa at the same time the Maryville
The Maryville Park and Recreation board adopted a new mission statement during its November 3 meeting. The statement, “we will provide experiences through parks and recreation that enrich our communities,” was presented by MPR Director Aaron Dobson who said it was created with input from the planning committee and staff. The board also approved October
The Jefferson C-123 board met November 15 to discuss insurance and construction updates. The board approved the purchase of cyber security insurance for $750, a decrease from the previous year. High School Principal Charley Burch recognized Ashley Riley who placed sixth and Mallory McConkey who placed 10th at the state cross country competition. Children’s book
By Christina Rice Jesse Ward, Maryville, plays guitar for the metal band Hemlock which is touring Europe for the third time. Ward, originally from Iowa, came to Maryville to attend Northwest Missouri State University and currently works at Wal-Mart. He joined Hemlock when one of the guitar players left and they had an opening. Ward
The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in regular and closed sessions on November 9. Roger Johnson, high school principal, Holly Brady, elementary principal, and Shannon Nolte, superintendent, explained a standards-based evaluation system the district is implementing in the elementary and junior high math curriculums. The addition is part of an effort to improve