The Maryville City Council held its regular meeting on December 28 to discuss three potential proposals for 2017. One of the ideas focused on the Campus Town Redevelopment Incentive Program (CTRIP). In 2012, Maryville created an overlay district for the residential area east of Northwest Missouri State University between Walnut and Fillmore Streets and Twelfth
Tony and Abby Seipel, Barnard, announced the birth of a daughter, Tierney Kay, born Monday, December 12, 2016 at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. She weighed eight pounds and 10 ounces and joined brother, Cameron. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Cindy Merrigan, Barnard. Paternal grandparents are Jeff and Sharon Gormley, Hiawatha, KS, and Bill
The Maryville R-II school board met on December 21 to discuss the following: The following resignations were accepted: Kathryn Goff, fifth grade language arts; Melvin Hurst, seventh grade social studies; Michelle Grudzinski, child care teacher; Keitha Nance, Title I reading support; Janae Renfro, third grade; Amy Helms, kindergarten; Stuart Collins, boys soccer head coach; Jordyn
The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed session on December 21 to discuss the following: The board unanimously approved an election resolution which will put a 59¢ per $100 valuation bond proposal on the April 4, 2017, election ballot. This is a continuation of the current 59¢ levy. The bond
Newly hired Nodaway County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Wedlock met with members of the Nodaway County Ambulance Board during their regular meeting December 14. Discussion was held pertaining expectations in the upcoming year, specifically what the ambulance district is anticipating and what issues are needed to be worked on. The current dispatching methods were an area
Plans are underway for the new SSM Health Preschool & Childcare Center, located on the St. Francis Hospital campus between the SSM Health Medical Group clinic and the Maryville Middle School. Construction is expected to begin in March with a projected opening in January 2018. The new center will double the current capacity to serve
The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on December 18 to handle the following school district business: At the end of December, the school had a higher than normal rate of absenteeism due to illnesses including flu and strep. On December 18, there were 35 students absent. SN will try the Springfield school district’s
The Nodaway County Commission amended the 2017 budget to allow for the additional spending of $260,999.50 during a budget hearing on December 22. Among over-spent funds, the commissioners purchased road rock for an additional $117,492 over the budgeted amount in 2017. The additional funds came from the 1/2 cent capital improvement tax on sales tax.