With the turnover Skidmore has had in the city clerk position, the city council decided at the January 9 meeting to organize the city ordinances. This is to allow the creation of a reference work to be used when someone has a question and for the council to utilize when enforcing the ordinances. Alderman Tim
Nodaway County Clerk Melinda Patton pointed out the dates to be aware of for citizens taking part in the upcoming elections. Nodaway County currently has 12,334 registered voters. With three elections on the calendar, it is important for citizens to be registered to vote. There are three ways to register in Nodaway County. You may
Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released her office’s annual review of local property tax rates. The State Auditor’s office reviews rates to determine if they are compliant with state law and to monitor rate adjustments to ensure revenue neutrality, as required by law. The office does not make recommendations on property tax rates or
By Beverly Clinkingbeard Don Whitehill, of rural Elmo, is a collector of sorts; he probably hasn’t seen an old tractor he doesn’t like. Tucked away in farmyard sheds are 41 tractors, though the day I visited there were only 40 because one was visiting the repair shop. Assuming this documentation is somewhat accurate, the collection
4-H youth and others will be able to take part in a SPIN Beekeeping 4-H Club. Beekeeper Erin Mullins will teach the class from 1 to 2:30 pm, Saturdays on January 25, February 22, March 21, April 4, May 16 and June 27 at the Wilcox United Methodist church, 22413 Galaxy Road, Maryville. The classes
Flu activity is currently widespread throughout Missouri. 11,171 cases of influenza have been reported in Missouri so far. Eleven people have died from influenza-associated illness this season. Nationally, influenza activity remains high, and forecasts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that it will remain elevated for several more weeks. As of
The Nodaway County Ambulance board discussed ice rescue equipment during their regular meeting January 18. In December, the department participated in an ice rescue in an area pond. During the rescue, they discovered one of the rescue suits has a hole in it. Fire Chief Phil Rickabaugh, who serves on the ambulance board, will check
The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Preschool Storytime, “Popcorn and Pajama Party,” for ages two to six with older and younger siblings welcomed, 5:30 to 6:30 pm. • Morning Toddler Storytime, 9:45 am, Thursday, January 23. • Adult Computer Assistance, by appointment, 4 to 6 pm,
The Pickering Christian Church is conducting an outreach mission. Free bread and sweets may be picked up from 2 to 4 pm, Monday, January 20 at the east basement door.
The Masonic Lodge Nodaway 470 will meet at 7:30 pm, Monday, January 20 at the lodge in Maryville.