Month: January

COVID-19 testing events set for Maryville

The State of Missouri is partnering with the Missouri Primary Care Association and MAKO Medical to continue hosting free COVID-19 testing events throughout the state. The next Maryville test will be from 12 noon to 4 pm, Thursday, January 21 at the National Guard Armory, 1407 N Country Club Rd. Anyone interested can receive a

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County distributes CARES Act monies

Nodaway County Collector Treasurer Marilyn Jenkins reported $2,399,046.15 was distributed to Nodaway County businesses, Northwest Missouri State, towns, fire departments, schools, civic organizations and churches. Jenkins also told there are still masks, hand sanitizer and other cleaning products available for entities which need them. On December 27, Missouri Governor Mike Parson extended the deadline to

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Mobile food pantry to visit Maryville

The fresh food mobile pantry sponsored by the Second Harvest Community Food Bank is open to the general public from 10 am to noon or while supplies last, Tuesday, January 19 at the First United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Maryville. There is a pick up limit of five families per vehicle. Driver examination

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Thursday-Saturday, January 14-16 COVID-19 report: 20 new cases

January 14th, 2021 Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces 11 individuals residing in Nodaway County, Missouri have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) The affected individuals include:  1 female between 10-19 years of age  4 females and 1 male between 20-29 years of age  2 males between 30-39 years

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Mosaic president debunks myths

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville president From the very start of the global pandemic, news and information about COVID has been everywhere. Despite the best attempts of legitimate sources, unsubstantiated rumors and misinformation have also made their way around social media and “news” outlets. With the help of this newspaper and other

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Maryville council has gallery of citizens offering suggestions

There were three discussion items on the brief agenda for the January 11 Maryville City Council meeting, however, the citizens’ gallery had several speakers interacting with the elected officials. Half a dozen citizens interjected ideas, comments and questions throughout the meeting, which were at times pointed directly to council members and city leadership. The first

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Maryville youth raises money for Camp Kesem to aid others

By Kay Wilson Kennedy Walker wanted to help other children who have a parent that is battling cancer, just like she was. The University of Missouri freshman from Maryville heard about Camp Kesem, which is specifically for children to have a place that is free from dealing with the complications of life when a parent

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Filing dates for April municipal election are closing

The candidate filing closing date for the April 6 election where residents are selected to fill positions for their local town’s governing body, is Tuesday, January 19. Nodaway County towns’ positions and the number of openings are: • Burlington Jct, Clearmont, Conception Jct., Elmo, Graham, Maryville, Pickering and Skidmore, two council or board positions. •

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The Northwest Missouri State University’s men’s basketball game at Missouri Western scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 19, has been postponed.

The Missouri Western men’s basketball program has paused full team activities due to positive COVID-19 results among its Tier 1 personnel.  Tier 1 personnel include student-athletes, coaches and any staff member whose job requires close regular contact. The Griffons’ next four games, including the contest with Northwest, have been postponed. Northwest and Missouri Western will

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Northwest campus closing today due to weather conditions

Due to weather conditions and for the safety of its students and employees, the Northwest Missouri State University campus in Maryville is closed today. All on-ground classes and activities on the campus have been canceled. Northwest students should check their University email accounts and Canvas for communication about coursework and other assignments. Bearcat Commons in

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