Geography with Goudge

NBA All-Star Players, 2001-2020 “The 69th NBA All-Star Game played this past Sunday in Chicago was billed as one of the best ever.  140 different players representing 29 states and 18 countries have made the All-Star roster during the past 20 years.  This map based on the players’ high school state indicates the eastern half of

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A Right Jab

Liberals come tumbling down By Larry W. Anderson Three events closely connected chronologically and politically have contributed to the tumbling down of the liberal machine so long in place. These were Iowa’s Democratic caucus, the awesome State of the Union speech skillfully delivered by President Trump, and the acquittal of Trump of the bogus impeachment

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St. Francis Hospital Foundation honors long-time secretary

Rita Miller, who served as the St. Francis Hospital Foundation secretary for nearly three decades, has retired from her volunteer service with the group. While she is still a great resource, the foundation chose to honor her service as a volunteer with a reception. Foundation board members both past and present recognized her efforts, seated:

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St. Gregory students tie blankets As part of Catholic Schools Week, kindergarten and second graders at St. Gregory Barbarigo School made 10 blankets to donate to the Department of Family Services in Nodaway County. Tying the fleece pieces together are Raelyn Moore, Anna Jordan, Dinah Lance and Kody Gockel. Raelyn and Kody are second graders

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Maryville council agrees to allow short-term rental despite issues

The Maryville City Council voted 3-1 to allow a short-term rental of a property owned by Linda Christensen, located at 1110 East Third, even though a resident of the neighborhood brought many concerns to the meeting. During a public hearing, Christiansen, who resides on Icon Road, explained her plan for Airbnb for the property. A

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Alzheimer’s Support Group to meet

An Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 6 pm, Wednesday, February 19 in the chapel at Oak Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care, 817 South Country Club Road, Maryville. For more information, contact Stephanie Reed, 660.562.2799.

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Library lists week’s activities

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Adult Computer Assistance, 4 to 6 pm, by appointment, Tuesday, February 18 and Thursday, February 20. • Preschool Storytime, “Anyone for Pancakes?” for ages two to six with older and younger siblings welcome, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Tuesday, February 18.

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Northwest to welcome visiting artist Chintia Kirana

The Northwest Missouri State University Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host an exhibition by Indonesian-American multidisciplinary artist Chintia Kirana February 17 through March 27. The lecture begins at 7 pm, Monday, February 17, in the Charles Johnson Theater at the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. The lecture will be followed by a reception

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