Month: July

Library lists week’s activities

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Tech Demo Day, including Ozobots, Osmo Coding game and Swift on iPad stations, 2 to 4 pm, Monday, July 15. • Story Hour for ages two to eight, 9:45 am, Tuesday, July 16. • Book Nibblers, 9:45 to 10:15 am,

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Masons to meet

The Masonic Lodge Nodaway 470 will have its regular meeting at 7:30 pm, Monday, July 15 at the lodge in Maryville.

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Red Cross issues urgent call for blood and platelet donors

Following a difficult Fourth of July week for blood and platelet donations, and ongoing challenges finding new blood donors, the American Red Cross now faces a blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now and prevent delays in medical care. About 450 fewer blood drives

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Maryville man drowns in Nodaway River

A Maryville man died on July 5 while kayaking in the Nodaway River near Clarinda, IA. At approximately 10:32 am on Friday, July 5, a 911 phone call came into the Page County, IA, PAGECOMM dispatch center of a male drowning at the low-head dam on the Nodaway River on the east side of the

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Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: It makes me squirm

By Kay Wilson While I realize marijuana might have some positive medicinal purposes, I am more than a little skeptical about how medical marijuana is being monitored. Also, I really appreciate it when government stays out of my personal decisions. The state of Missouri is calling out for marijuana facilities to register so they can

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Pickering to repair some streets

At the July 1 Pickering City Council meeting, Mayor Charles Smith said Mid-America Road Builders, Platte City, had assured him the company will work with the city to use the city’s limited street fund resources. Smith said Mid-America plans to be in the Pickering and Hopkins area in the next two weeks. The city currently

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Health department inspects food establishments

The Nodaway County Health Center food establishment inspection reports for June were given by a department official at the following locations: Kool Kats, 811 South Main, Maryville, low priority Routine inspection June 4 Priority: Ice scoop stored directly on top of ice machine, corrected on-site. Fry punch blades soiled with food debris. Sliced tomatoes on

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Nodaway County Habitat for Humanity accepting home applications

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County is now accepting applications for a new partner family and will host meetings this month. The meetings are open to the public and no reservations are required. The informational meeting is designed to give interested parties information they need about the Habitat for Humanity program. Income guidelines, participation requirements

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Community garden thrives at health center

Now in its fourth year, the Nodaway County Health Center community garden is growing vegetables soon to be given to WIC participants and other visitors to the health center. The health center received a needed $300 donation from the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 760, Maryville. This is the second year the donation from

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