Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County will host its annual fundraiser, Bowl for Kids’ Sake, on Friday, April 8 at Bearcat Lanes in Maryville. The event will include a silent auction which is open to the general public and not just for those bowling. “Bowl for Kids’ Sake is actually Big Brothers Big Sisters
VFW Post 442 will meet at 4 pm, Wednesday, April 6 in Room 127 of the Valk Building on the Northwest Missouri State University campus. If interested in finding out more or how to join VFW, contact Jeremy Cobb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 573.418.1671.
The track season officially got underway in Northwest Missouri on March 28 at the Worth County Early Bird which hosted 23 area teams.
In the first battle of the valleys on the baseball field, Platte Valley defeated Nodaway Valley 14-4 on March 28 at Guilford.
Northwest Missouri State University’s Tower Choir will return to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception at Conception Abbey to present a concert on Sunday, April 3. The Tower Choir is under the direction of Dr. Stephen Town, a professor of music at Northwest who is retiring this spring after 36 years of service at the
American Legion Post #528 will hold a freewill donation breakfast from 8 am to noon, Sunday, April 3 at the AL Post. The menu includes pancakes, biscuits and gravy, eggs made to order, bacon, sausage, coffee and orange juice.
The Nodaway County Commissioners, with the aid of Collector Treasurer Marilyn Jenkins, printed a new guide to Maryville and Nodaway County as a resource for travelers arriving in the county. With the theme of “Eat, Play, Shop, Stay,” the tourism brochure was created by Diane Leight, a local designer, and printed by Rush Printing Co.
Candidate filing for those seeking election of county and state offices closed on March 29. Individuals who filed to run are listed with their party affiliation. The Primary Election, where voters choose only one party ballot to vote from, is August 2 and the General Election is November 8. Nodaway County Presiding Commissioner Republican: Bill
The Graham Lions Club will host a fish and chicken fry from 4:30 to 7 pm, Saturday, April 2 at the Community Building in Graham. The menu features carp, catfish, chicken, mountain oysters, salad and potatoes. Adults are $12 and ages 11 and under are $5. For takeout orders, call 660.254.0448.
The Northwest Missouri State University men’s basketball team made NCAA Division II history by becoming the first program to produce three consecutive national championships with a 67-58 victory over the Augusta University Jaguars at the Ford Center in Evansville, IN. The Bearcats, 34-5 overall, captured their fourth championship in five years, 2017, 2019, 2021 and