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.
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
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
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
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