NEN graduates 15 on Fathers Day

Because of COVID-19, the Northeast Nodaway Class of 2020 graduated on Fathers Day, June 21, instead of the traditional date of Mothers Day in May. Precautions taken included each graduates’ family was seated together with more spacing between rows in the high school gym. The graduates’ chairs were spaced further apart. Fist bumps instead of

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June 25, 2020

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

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Geography with Goudge

Two months ago, based on the Johns Hopkins (CSSE) data, this map displayed the number of deaths in each state divided by the population, deaths per capita. Only seven states were above the national average. They accounted for 73 percent of the deaths. New York was the epicenter and it alone accounted for 45 percent

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Confirmed cases jump to 24

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces a Nodaway County, Missouri resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). There are now twenty-four confirmed cases for Nodaway County. Eighteen of the twenty-four cases are no longer in isolation. The affected individual is a female between 20-29 years of age, and a resident of

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Nodaway County Health Center Board of Directors meet

Due to COVID-19, the Nodaway County Health Center staff has not operated the normal school clinics for student immunizations. At the June 17 board of directors meeting, Administrator Tom Patterson said this made for lower expenses in May. However, the center has started to schedule clinics for the immunizations. The state did not waive the

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Nodaway County Health Department announces another positive COVID-19 case

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces a Nodaway County, Missouri resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  There are now twenty-three confirmed cases for Nodaway County.  Eighteen of the twenty-three cases are no longer in isolation.   The affected individual is a female between 30-39 years of age, and a resident of

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Senior Center reopens July 6

The Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville, will reopen Monday, July 6. The decision was made by the Nodaway County Senior Citizens Senate at the board meeting on June 17. Tables will be moved to facilitate social distancing. Masks are recommended but not required. The staff will wear masks. There will be

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NOCOMO announces return of recycling

NOCOMO Industries, 319 South Newton, Maryville, announced the facility will once again begin taking recyclables on Tuesday, July 7.   For small amounts of mixed paper, cardboard and aluminum, collection bins will be set up in the northwest corner of the sheltered workshop property. Drop-off at the bins will be available 24-hours a day. No

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Hospital leader gives a look back 

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville president Over 20 weeks ago, we began actively preparing for COVID-19 at Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville. And, over the past 14 weeks, I have been providing weekly updates via this column. I hope you have found these articles to be informative and helpful. Now, as we

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Two new COVID-19 cases in Nodaway County

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces two Nodaway County residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  There are now 22 confirmed cases for Nodaway County. The first affected individual is a female between 20-29 years of age, and a resident of Nodaway County.  The individual is isolated in a private residence.  

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