Month: February

Geography with Goudge

“The 2020 AP (Associated Press) NFL All-Pro Team was recently announced.  28 players representing 16 states were named to the 1st Team and are mapped based on where they went to high school.  The ‘Best of the Best’ hailed from the ‘rust belt’, the Deep South and West Coast.  The state of California led with seven

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Daily average of home-delivered meals increases at senior center

At the January 20 Nodaway County Senior Citizens Senate meeting, Senior Center Administrator Amie Firavich reported the home-delivered meals daily average had increased to 96 per day, the highest average for the first half of the 2020-21 fiscal year. The daily average for congregate or meals served at the senior center averaged 26 per day.

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St. Francis Foundation Mental Health Ambassadors share stories

Cayla Vertreese Cayla’s journey with mental health began in high school and is ongoing. As a junior at Northwest Missouri State University, Cayla took the lead in creating a mental health awareness organization on campus, joining the international organization, Active Minds. Cayla hopes to proactively change the conversation, awareness, and education for the mental health

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SN board tour new greenhouse

After the board meeting, the South Nodaway BOE toured the new greenhouse located to the west of the school. Board members, Rick Holtman and Pat Swinford, listened as Superintendent Johnnie Silkett explained the benefits of an installed overhead door. Completion of the project is expected by mid-February when FFA and ag classes will be able

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County commission approves 2021 budget

The Nodaway County Commissioners approved the projected 2021 income and expenditures during their budget hearing January 21. The $11.1 million budget projects $176,000 more in sales tax revenue compared to last year. The road and bridge gravel taxes are expected to come in about $3,650 more and $150,000 in additional use tax monies than in

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NH, WN selects name, mascot, colors for sports co-op

On January 22, West Nodaway Superintendent Mitch Barnes announced the decisions made by the West Nodaway and Nodaway-Holt sports co-op advisory committee. The co-op team will be known as Nodaway Valley with a mascot of Thunder. The colors are black as primary, kelly green as the secondary with white for accents. Mascot drawings were accepted

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