The Northwest Missouri Beebusters monthly meeting is from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, December 12 at the Nodaway County Administration Building. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. For more information, visit the Facebook page, Northwest Missouri Beebusters.
The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Minecraft Club, 6 to 6:45 pm, Tuesday, December 13. For ages eight to 13. • Book Nibblers, 9:45 to 10:15 am, Thursday, December 15. For infants to age three, must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. • Lego® Club,
The Grinch leads the second annual Christmas parade through downtown Maryville on December 2. Spectators enjoyed the lighted entries traveling the parade route. Santa closed the parade in a fire truck.
Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski welcomes Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to the quarterfinal game on December 3 when the Bearcats beat the Harding University Bisons, 35-0. During a wildcat play, Trevor Zimmerman, Bearcat quarterback, takes a head butt from a Harding defender, an example of the smashmouth football the Bison team tried to hand the
Hopkins City Council aldermen voted to give city employees a three percent raise during closed session of the December 5 meeting. City Clerk Dee O’Riley received a 15-hour bonus of $15 per hour for establishing the city’s website, hopkinsmogov.com. The aldermen also voted to not reduce, or waive, sewer liens on two properties. Shelly and
The City of Pickering may receive money from a class action lawsuit filed in St. Louis against TracFone Wireless, Inc. to collect business license fees. The council agreed to pay the attorneys involved five percent of any money received. White Cloud engineering did not receive payment in October, so the November payment will be twice
The South Nodaway girls basketball team triumphed in the PVI tournament on December 2. The team defeated DeKalb, 58-35, taking the lead and keeping it throughout the game. South Nodaway boys and girls basketball teams were seeded #1. Both teams made it to the final round at Bearcat Arena at Northwest. The boys lost to
Approximately 50 children still need to be adopted for the Nodaway County Adopt-a-Family Christmas program. So far this holiday season, 220 children from 102 families have been adopted. Families, individuals and groups like these Maryville High School students can participate in the program sponsored by Community Services, Inc., Maryville. To adopt or give a donation,
The Northwest Missouri State University football team will host Ferris State on Saturday, December 10 at Bearcat Stadium in Maryville. The game will be the ninth home semifinal for the Bearcats and the 11th appearance all-time. Ferris State defeated Grand Valley State, 47-32. It will be the first all-time meeting between the two programs. Kickoff
By Jacki Wood I find myself feeling a bit cynical right after Thanksgiving each year. I’m not sure why since it doesn’t make much sense logically. We spend time with family and give thanks as we kick off the holiday season and prepare for Christmas, a time of year that I love. It might have