Month: March

Mayor issues second emergency order 

WHEREAS, on January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General declared the outbreak of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, advising countries to prepare for the containment, detection, isolation and case management, contact training, and prevention of onward spread of disease; and, WHEREAS, on March

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Geography with Goudge

Lost Revenue NCAA Tourney, 2020 “This proportional symbol map displays the projected revenue loss by conference school due to the Covid-19 forced cancellation of ‘March Madness’.  The NCAA’s Basketball Fund consists of tournament revenue which the NCAA distributes to conferences over a six-year period based on the number of tournament games played by respective conference

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Prosecutor charges Ravenwood man with felony stealing

Shawn DeFreece, 49, Ravenwood, was arrested March 21 by the Nodaway County Sheriff’s department for stealing water, tampering with the water service and receiving stolen property from the Public Water Supply District No. 1 of Nodaway County (PWCD #1) for over 10 years amounting to over $20,000 worth of product. DeFreece faces two felony charges

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A Day in the Life: Dealing with schoolwork at home

By Kathryn Rice Maryville Middle School Math Teacher Amy Wolf has started a diary of how she and her family are handling the restrictions placed upon them by COVID-19 and school closures. She and her husband, Rod Wolf, have daughters Allie, 17, and Delaney, 13. They attend South Nodaway R-IV. She has graciously agreed to

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Maryville Public Library offers virtual storytime

I Love Books Toddler Storytime, 9:45 am Thursday, April 2, on Facebook Live. Watch this storytime you won’t want to miss! We will have songs, stories and demonstrations of activities to do with your kiddos. Tune in for the live version at 9:45 am and if the time doesn’t work for you, pull it up

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Geography with Goudge

Men’s Basketball Coaches Salaries, 2020 “March Sadness is upon us, due to the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament amid coronavirus concerns. This proportional symbol map displays the NCAA Div. I Basketball coaches base salaries according to the annual survey compiled by USA Today. Coach pay continues to increase in spite of widespread cheating allegations. Twenty-nine

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Vincent Schieber

Vincent Aloysius Schieber, 62, Maryville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, the 14th of March 2020 at his home in Maryville. Vincent was born in Maryville on the 24th of February 1958 to Leo A. and Eulalia (Merrigan) Schieber and was raised on the Schieber family farm in Conception. He graduated from Jefferson High School in

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Joanne Smith

Barbara Joanne Smith, 45, Maryville, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at her home in Maryville. She was born December 23, 1974, in St. Joseph, to James Elliott and Joyce Ann McIntyre Smith.  She was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a graduate of Clinton High School, Clinton and attended Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville.

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Ed DuFrain

George Edward “Ed” DuFrain, 79, Maryville, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at his home. He was born November 2, 1940, in Newton, IL, to Paul “Sooner” and Katherine DuFrain. He graduated from Newton High School in 1958. He graduated from Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL, then attended post-graduate school at Northwestern University School of

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United Electric adjusts to new realities

United Electric Cooperative is adjusting to the new realities brought on by COVID-19. There is an old saying, ‘In order to move forward, we have to give back’, and that’s what we plan to do here at United. Watch this video for an important announcement. https://www.facebook.com/UnitedElectricCoop/videos/2965887590137798/?t=60

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