By Kathryn Rice The Baker sisters of Thankfully Gobbled have worked to provide fresh turkeys for area dinner tables this Thanksgiving. Josie, 12, and Lily, 7, are the daughters of Matthew and Jackie Baker, Barnard. Thankfully Gobbled was started in 2019 when Josie decided she wanted a way of raising funds. She became involved in
Pat Spire donated toys to Toys for Tots of Nodaway County when she renewed her subscription to the Nodaway News Leader. NNL offers $5 off of a subscription if a toy is donated during the visit. The Toys for Tots program is a project of Today’s Civic Women. The NNL also will accept monetary donations for the
Among this week’s winners of the gift certificate drawing was Allison Otte, who is represented by her mother, Terina Sunderman. Otte received $25 gift certificates from three participating businesses.
Northwest Missouri State University is postponing its winter commencement ceremonies out of an abundance of caution for its community and others during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Northwest’s winter commencement ceremonies were scheduled for Nov. 20-22 at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts. Graduating students will receive additional information, via their Northwest email, and
Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces 49 individuals residing in Nodaway County, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). • 1419 confirmed cases; 184 probable cases • 321 active cases • 1271 released from isolation • 72 total hospitalizations • 5 current hospitalizations • 11 deaths The affected individuals include: • 1
All four bridge replacements on Route 46 west of Maryville have been completed and are open to all traffic. Contractors from Boone Construction Co., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, reopened the final two bridges located east of Route AB over White Cloud and Big Slough Creeks this afternoon ahead of schedule. Crews reopened
Norma Jean Vore, 67, Maryville, formerly of Hopkins, died Friday, November 6, 2020, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. She was born April 26, 1953, in Placerville, CA, to Lloyd Darrel Huntsman and Madylene Joyce Hawhee Huntsman. She had lived in California and Montana; before settling in this area in 1966. She graduated from Bedford,
Valeria Norine Alexander, 84, Elmo, died Thursday, November 5, 2020, at the Mosaic Health Care ER, Maryville. She was born February 11, 1936, in Elmo, to Harlan Pike and Bertha Ann Seaton Pike. She graduated high school in Elmo, and was a lifelong resident of the area. On November 26, 1954, she married William Clarence
Vernal E. Barrett-Lawnick, 98, Maryville, died Saturday, November 7, 2020, at Maryville Living Center, Maryville. She was born October 9, 1922, in Tribune, KS to James Monroe and Effie Mae Patterson Clardy. She was a graduate of the Skidmore High School. Mrs. Barrett-Lawnick was an LPN in Sheridan, WY and at the Fairfax Community Hospital.
Lotus Sharon Nelson, 81, died Thursday, November 5, 2020. She was born November 3, 1939, to Orval and Ruby Bland Nelson. She graduated from South Nodaway High School and the LPN program at Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville. On April 3, 1981, she married Dale Nelson. Graveside services were held Monday, November 9 at Oak