Month: September

Missouri Good Neighbor Week debuts September 28th

When Missouri Governor Mike Parsons signed HB1738 on July 1, Missouri became the first state to designate a whole week for celebrating neighbors. The bill’s language designated Missouri Good Neighbor Week starting on National Good Neighbor Day, September 28 and continuing for six days. Nodaway County hopes to have several nominations. In 1978, US President

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September 20, 2022

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

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Children’s Advocacy Task Force receives two local grants

The Northwest Missouri Children’s Advocacy Task Force received a $5,000 charitable gift from the Gary G. Taylor Charitable Trust and a $10,000 charitable gift from the Harry and Helena Messick Charitable Trust. Courtney Jimenez, assistant vice president and trust officer of US Bank Private Wealth Management presented the checks to Jackie Cochenour, Children’s Advocacy Task

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USDA grant utilized at Maryville Mosaic for telehealth

Just over a year ago, Mosaic Life Care was awarded a federal grant for $902,000 from the USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine. These funds have been used for telemedicine devices for increased access to quality healthcare within the regional medical centers and their clinics. The telehealth expansion eliminates the need to travel for medical visits

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Clothing Room lists needs

The Clothing Room, part of The Ministry Center located at 917 South Main, Maryville, is seeking fall and winter items including blankets and towels. Current items needed include: • Clothes and shoes of all sizes, including seasonal items such as coats, jackets, sweaters and long pants. • Blankets and towels are always needed, including any

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Skidmore Food Pantry is open

The food pantry will be open from 4 to 6 pm, Monday, September 26 and Tuesday, September 27 at Newton Hall, Skidmore. Line up coming down the street. Participants will have to go in to sign up but there are no income restrictions. The food pantry is open to residents in the Nodaway-Holt school district

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Northwest jazz ensembles to perform concert

The jazz ensembles of Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will perform a concert Monday, September 26. The concert featuring the Northwest Studio Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Ensemble begins at 7:30 pm in Charles Johnson Theater at the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. It is free and open to the

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Nodaway Valley sweeps North Nodaway in Volleyball

By Morgan Guyer The Nodaway Valley Thunder got a 3-0 win over North Nodaway in Hopkins September 20. The Thunder jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead in the first set thanks to some clever serving from Savanna Marriott, sophomore. They kept up that momentum, taking the first set 25-7. The second saw a much

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3rd time is a charm for Sanders family

Lisa and Waylon Sanders thought they were going to be filling out more paperwork for their Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County application, September 15. Instead they were notified the family had been selected for the 2022-23 house. Center in the photo is the Sanders family, front: Teagan Conz, Tanner Conz, Waylon Sanders, Jr.; middle:

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