Month: August

Burlington Jct. council hears of festival details

At the August 13 Burlington Jct. City Council meeting, Deb Hull spoke about the upcoming Farmers Fall Festival. The event is slated for Saturday, September 14 with a tenderloin dinner kicking off the festival on Friday, September 13 at the legion building. Saturday events include a parade, 5K run, tractor cruise, smoker contest, vendors and

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Governor appoints Tjeerdsma to Northwest Board of Regents

Gov. Mike Parson has announced the appointment of Mel Tjeerdsma, Maryville, to Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents. As an interim appointment, Tjeerdsma can begin serving immediately but must be confirmed by the Missouri Senate for his appointment to become official. Tjeerdsma, a Republican, fills the Board seat of Dr. Patrick Harr (D), for

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US Route 136 to close near Conception Jct.

A culvert replacement will close US Route 136 next week. Local maintenance crews from Missouri Department of Transportation will close US Route 136 between Route P, south of Clyde, to 310th Street at Conception Jct. on Tuesday, August 20 from 8:30 am to 3 pm, weather permitting. During this closure, motorists will need to use an

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Hounds to Cats: Debrielle Patee-Merrill

By Jacki Wood This is the last in a series on former Spoofhound athletes who are now Bearcats. Frequently called townies, a number of former Maryville High School athletes decided to stay in town and continue their academic and athletic careers at Northwest Missouri State University. Debrielle Patee-Merrill, daughter of David and Jean Merrill, graduated

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Wind farm donates to Nodaway County schools

The Clear Creek Wind Project team of Mortenson, Tenaska and trade partners sponsored a school supply and personal care product drive over the past few weeks. The entire project donated about $5,000 in school supplies along with gift cards which can be used by the North Nodaway Elementary School and Eugene Field Elementary School students,

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Tax sale signs go up in Nodaway County

Nodaway County Appraiser Kevin Hartman and Collector Treasurer Marilyn Jenkins placed signs on properties in Nodaway County which will be sold at 10 am, Monday, August 26 in the community room at the county’s administration center. Among the 39 to be sold is this property at 212 West Second, Maryville. Owned by Ronald C. and

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Dr. George English

Dr. George William English, 90, Maryville, died Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in Maryville. Services will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, August 17 at the First Baptist Church, Maryville. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville. A visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 pm, Friday, August 16 at the

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James O’Brien

James Charles O’Brien, 72, formerly of Kansas City, KS, and Albany, died Friday, August 9, 2019, at LaVerna Senior Living, Savannah. At Mr. O’Brien’s request, there will be no services. After cremation, interment will be in the Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Arrangements are under the direction of Bram Funeral Home, Maryville.

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‘Puddy’ Pierson

E. Margaret “Puddy” Pierson, 88, Maryville, formerly of Barnard, died Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville. Services and burial will be at 11 am, Saturday, August 17 at the Barnard American Legion Cemetery, Barnard. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm, Friday, August 16 at the funeral home. Memorials

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Kiptyn Webster

Josh and Heidi Webster, Maryville, announce the birth of a son, Kiptyn Joshua, born Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Mosiac Life Care, St. Joseph. He weighed six pounds and nine ounces and joins brothers, Crosby, three, and Corby, two. His grandparents are Lori and Darwin Shires, Corning, IA, and Chris and Kevin Webster, Mound City.

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