Month: November

Tour of Lights, Maryville

  The Tour of Lights in Maryville sign up now until midnight, Wednesday, November 30 at the Facebook Make It Maryville page. The grand prize has been donated by Dr. Stan and Debbie Snyder. This year’s lucky winner will get December’s electric bill paid. Judging will begin promptly after sign-up ends and the winner will

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This week’s map, U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team, 2022

The U.S. Men’s National Soccer team has begun to play for World Cup 2022 in Qatar.  This map displays the hometowns of the players that will represent the United States in this international competition.  The team consists of 26 players. And, is dominated by large urban areas, on the east and west coast. Along with

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November 28 has a variety of activities in Downtown Maryville

  Makers’ Monday and the lighting of Maryville’s downtown will usher in the Christmas spirit on Monday, November 28. The event will begin at 4 to 7 pm, with several pop-up shops of local home-based businesses offering their wares and services in the Northside Mall, Meyer Automotive and A Step Ahead Dance Studio. Then at

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Northwest invites community to Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony

Northwest Missouri State University will host its annual Holiday Tree Lighting Tuesday, November 29, at the Memorial Bell Tower and invites the community to join the celebration of joy and gratitude. The program, which begins at 5:15 pm, includes remarks from Northwest Interim President Dr. Clarence Green, students of diverse religious traditions and music performed

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Conception Abbey, Tri-C Partners 4 Progress to host in-person #GivingTuesday event

Conception Abbey and Tri-C Partners 4 Progress are planning once again to help families in northwest Missouri in need during this year’s celebration of #GivingTuesday, occurring this year on November 29. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy to kick off the

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More postseason awards handed out for local athletes

More athletes from Nodaway County have been given post-season awards. Soccer The Maryville Spoofhound Soccer Team had several players receive MEC All-Conference honors. Juniors Jaxson Staples, Kason Teale, Boyd Gallaher and Senior Truett Haer were named to the first team. Seniors Marcus Henggeler and Quinn Pettlon were named to the second team, and Senior Gabe

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Regional mental health board appoints leadership positions

The Northwest Missouri Cooperative Mental Health Board of Trustees decided on leadership positions at their November 17 meeting. The positions are Anglea Brook, chair, Holt County; Judy Hood, vice-chair, Holt County; Sarah Marsh, secretary, Nodaway County and Julia Schmitz, treasurer, Nodaway County. Other activities of the gathering will be in a future article.

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275 Conference Band Festival sees county schools’ student

High school band students from several county schools attended the festival from the 275 Conference at Northwest Missouri State. After a day of workshops and learning opportunities, they performed in the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center. Dr. Katy Strickland was the director.

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Skidmore announces Food Pantry hours

The Skidmore Food Pantry will be from 4 to 6 pm, Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, November 30 at Newton Hall, Skidmore. Participants are asked to line up coming down the street. Senior boxes of food will be available for those who have signed up. Seniors can also sign up to receive future boxes.

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NH Fourth graders complete health challenge

The Nodaway Holt Fourth grade class completed the Mosaic eight week Fourth Grade Challenge. At the beginning, the students receive a logbook to track their activities. The participants are given weekly challenges. When they meet minimum requirements, the students are given a prize. At the end of the eight weeks, the schools with good class

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