The Nodaway County Association of Retired School Employees will have its last meeting of the school year on Thursday, June 1. It will be a brunch at 8:30 am at the Nodaway County Senior Center. Gay Dittemore, Region 1 vice-president, will be a guest. All new retirees are also invited as guests. Amie Firavich, senior
The Nodaway County Republican Women will hold a meeting at 11:30 am, Thursday, June 1 at Pizza Ranch, Maryville.
The local Masons will meet at 7:30 pm, Monday, June 5 at the Masonic Lodge on North Main, Maryville.
Aaron and Rosey Runde, Ravenwood, announce the birth of a son, Colton James, born on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. He weighed eight pounds and joins a sister, Autumn. Maternal grandparents are David and Lisa Loch, Maryville. Paternal grandparents are Ken and Terry Runde, Parnell. Maternal great-grandmother is Marian Loch,
Maryville’s Lettuce Dream will be hosting The Amazing Lettuce Chase, an event similar to the popular TV series The Amazing Race, later this summer. The Amazing Lettuce Chase will start and end at Lettuce Dream’s production facility, 1623 East Second, Maryville. Upon completion of the chase, participants will be offered refreshments and an opportunity to
Northeast Nodaway’s third graders in Heidi Beatty’s class are learning how to sew and quilt. Beatty began the annual project six years ago when she was teaching at Horace Mann. The class began by reading Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder. In the book, family is highly valued. The students dove
The weekly Maryville Farmers Market saw a good turnout May 6. Vendors were selling flowers, vegetable plants, early produce, homemade jams, cinnamon rolls, doughnuts, pallet boxes, crocheted items and more. The market will be open from 7:30 am until supplies run out, every Saturday until the end of September.
The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and two closed sessions on May 10 to discuss the following school district business: The 2017 senior class was approved for graduation and the eighth grade class was approved for promotion. Superintendent Shannon Nolte presented a plan for curriculum/textbook improvements, which was approved. The plan
Maryville Parks and Recreation (MPR) has received a grant from the Gladys Rickard Trust which is going to allow renovations to begin on the 10.5-acre Robertson-Crist Nature Park. MPR Director Aaron Dobson outlined some of the planned improvements. He stressed that the park will continue to be a nature park and he is applying for
Nodaway-Holt students spent time studying famous historical people of Missouri and the United States. They presented their research using Power Point presentations and historical costumes to portray their characters. Steven Carlson posed as Alexander Hamilton as Natasha Abrams and Mickey Prettyman listened to his life story. For more information and pictures see the Nodaway News