After the events of the past week, it’s safe to say winter is moving in. For the Missouri Department of Transportation, that means most major construction projects have finished or been put on hold until the weather warms up and our maintenance crews may be pulled away from their planned road projects for inclement weather.
Brenda Kay Newberry Bettge, 61, Collinsville, OK, formerly of Maryville. Essex, Tabor, Randolph and Shenandoah, IA, died Friday, November 23, 2018, at her home. Services will be at 11 am, Saturday, December 1 at Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. Condolences may be sent to Bill Bettge, 10736 E. 121st North, Collinsville, OK 74021. Online condolences may be
Rita Catherine Heitman Boyd, 83, Maryville, died Monday, November 26, 2018, in Maryville. Services will be at 3 pm, Sunday, December 2 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. The family will meet friends for one hour prior to services on Sunday. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Maryville. Online condolences may be left
Ruth Alice Stelter, 90, Hopkins, died Monday, November 26, 2018, in Pella, IA. Services will be held at 2 pm, Friday, November 30 at Wray Memorial United Methodist Church, Hopkins. Burial will follow at Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 pm, Thursday, November 29 at Wray Memorial United Methodist Church, Hopkins.
Join the Nodaway County Historical Society at 2 pm, Saturday, December 1 to welcome Herb Dieterich into the NCHS’s Stairway of the Stars. He worked at Northwest Missouri State University from 1928 to 1968 as the principal at Horace Mann High School and later as an education professor at the University. Dieterich also was a
The 40th annual Eagle Days at Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) will be from 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, December 1, and from 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday, December 2. Visitors will see wildlife including bald eagles, trumpeter swans, snow geese and ducks. The event is hosted by the US Fish and
Tenaska’s Clear Creek wind project was the topic of a November 27 public hearing at the Administration Center hosted by the Nodaway County Commissioners. Approximately 20 property owners and several government leaders, including the West Nodaway School superintendent. Monte Ten Kley, Tenaska representative, invited Tarkio School Superintendent Karma Coleman to give her account on the
The Nodaway Holt R-VII School Board of Education set dates for board candidate filling, heard reports from both school principals and discussed other business during its regularly scheduled meeting on November 20. Filling dates for board of education membership candidacy will open December 11 and close January 15, 2019. Elementary School Principal Shawn Emerson presented
South Nodaway The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed session on November 15 to handle the following school district business. Superintendent Johnnie Silkett said the district needs to move on with its facilities planning. Instead of being a five-year plan, Silkett is recommending a 10-year plan. He is starting a
The Bearcat Food Pantry has moved to the JW Jones Student Union to offer easier access to students with new hours from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. In conjunction with Northwest’s 10th annual Holiday Tree Lighting at the Thomas Gaunt House, the Jasinski family is again focusing philanthropic efforts on giving to