Ten-Squared Women recognized Ark of Freedom’s Christ-centered ministry addiction recovery program with a donation of $8,700. Ark of Freedom board members Paula Bradshaw and Laura Rand look on as President Becky Wyant accepts the donations from 10-Squared Women President Amanda Twaddle. Wyant said the three year-old program had served 100 people in 2022. The donation
Northwest Missouri State University’s demolition of two former residence halls and an academic building is underway this summer as part of a multi-year plan to address aging facilities. The university began preparing North Complex and Phillips residence halls for their removal after the conclusion of the spring semester. The demolition of Phillips Hall began May
After 38 years of service to the community, Phillip Rickabaugh is set to retire June 1. Rickabaugh has served the fire department, first as a volunteer and then as the captain and fire chief for nearly four decades. A retirement reception will be held in his honor from 4 to 6 pm, Friday, June 2
Julie McConkey’s resignation from South Nodaway R-IV was approved at the May 18 school board meeting. She was the business teacher for grades seven through 12 during the 2022-23 school year before that she taught math. She has taught for a total of 32 years, the last 19 at SN. Before that she taught at
College Baseball Top 25 Rankings, May 21, 2023. This week’s map is a proportional symbol map displaying current NCAA Div. I Collegiate Baseball Rankings. Wake Forest, Florida, Stanford, Arkansas and LSU lead the way. Eighteen of the twenty-five teams, are located in the Deep South. Southeastern dominance along with PAC-12 teams correlate with traditional baseball
Heather Townsend was selected to be the 2023-24 North Nodaway Elementary principal at the May 17 NN Board of Education meeting. Townsend has been a part of the NN Mustang family for 10 years, five at the elementary and five at the middle school-high school. She has a bachelor of science in elementary education, one
Josh, the Otter stopped by Eugene Field Elementary School recently with the help of the Nodaway County Health Center staff to teach children about water safety. The students were able to watch a video presentation showing a reading of the “Josh, the Otter” book which showcased some things to know about water safety. Josh also
The last 2023 Nodaway County high school graduation was May 21 as Maryville High School saw 96 graduates receive their diplomas. Additional photos on Page 2 of the NNL.
The start of summer always sees busy plans for summertime fun with the family. All June events submitted to the Nodaway News Leader can be found on Pages 1 & 10 of the May 25th edition of the NNL.
By Beverly Clinkingbeard Today we call it Memorial Day. It’s not a holiday, but a day of remembrance. Civil War mothers and sweethearts created the special observance calling it Decoration Day. There were few families untouched by the war within our nation, and taking flowers to the graves of their loved ones offered the same