Month: June

BJ council approves tiny house ordinance

The city council leading Burlington Jct met June 8 to address the following business. • The first and second reading of Ordinance 584, setting and regulating manufactured, mobile, tiny skid homes was discussed and approved. • Accepted the 1,000 gallon bid of propane from MFA at $1.55. Reports Melissa Cook, city clerk, reported the bond

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Skidmore has new mayor

Due to the resignation of Skidmore Mayor Sandy Wright at the May 28 city council meeting, Robert Manning stepped into the roll of mayor. Jill Wieland was appointed as mayor pro tem. Marvin Sumy was appointed to serve as the alderman to fill the term of Manning. After the May 13 meeting, the council went

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County still waiting on FEMA dollars from 2019 flood

The Nodaway County Commissioners have exhausted several avenues including US Senator Josh Hawley and US Congressman Sam Graves’ offices, to retrieve Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster dollars when spring 2019 flood waters took out a bridge in Atchison Township. “We have appealed twice, which is the most we can, to FEMA about their decision

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Amy Houts pens historical children’s book

Amy Houts, Maryville author of over 100 children’s books, cookbooks and board games, has penned a new book which has local historic tones. Vera Maye Shipps is a 19-year old trombone player who yearns to do something important in the rural area where she lives here in Nodaway County. As a member of the Missouri

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June 17, 2021

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Walker, Chris Burns, Scott Walk, associate commissioners and Melinda Patton, county clerk. From 8 am to 1:45 pm., the commissioners attended the northwest commissioners meeting in Andrew County. Burns made a motion to approve the

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June 15, 2021

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Walker, Chris Burns, Scott Walk, associate commissioners and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Burns made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Walk made a motion to approve prior commission minutes dated

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NCED tackles several business options

Josh McKim, Nodaway County Economic Development (NCED) director, held a press conference June 14 to announce several business enchancement moves his office has undertaken within the last few weeks. “Uniquely Maryville,” a slogan which drove a local Christmas shopping experience last year has been updated with several new entertainment options, restaurants and retail offerings being

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Skidmore has new mayor

Due to the resignation of Skidmore Mayor Sandy Wright at the May 28 city council meeting, Robert Manning stepped into the roll of mayor. Jill Wieland was appointed as mayor pro tem. Marvin Sumy was appointed to serve as the alderman to fill the term of Manning. After the May 13 meeting, the council went

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Maryville council says ‘yes’ to paintball park

Before the June 14 session, the Maryville City Council held three public hearings with only one having any feedback from the public. Renee Schlag, East Crestview Drive, spoke about the placement of the The Fields Paintball Park. She was concerned about the closeness of the park to her property’s backyard. She requested a buffer zone

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Emma Pruitt

Emma Mae Pruitt, Nichols, IA, left this earth on Sunday, January 24, 2021, after a battle with various physical illnesses. Emma Mae was surrounded to the end by her loving family as she proceeded to her new home with God. A private interment was held January 30, 2021 at Lamar Cemetery near Elmo. A memorial

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