Janice Wolbrecht

Janice Elaine Edwards Wolbrecht, 81, Platte City, died Saturday, October 5, 2019. Online condolences may be left at rollinsfuneralhome.net.

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Randy Brodrick

Curtis Raymond “Randy” Brodrick, 62, Goodland, IN, formerly from Maryville, died Wednesday, October 2, 2019. A service of remembrance will be held from 2 to 5 pm, Sunday, October 13 at the United Methodist Church in Burlington Jct.

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Geography with Goudge

The undefeated Bearcats are scheduled to play unbeaten Pitt State at Arrowhead Stadium this weekend. The Bearcats are ranked #7 in the AFCA Coaches Top 25 Div. II Football Poll this week. Three teams represent the MIAA Conference (center of map) among the Top 15 including Pittsburg State at #13 and Central Missouri at #15.

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County officeholders share their department news

Nine Nodaway County elected officials presented the news from their departments at the quarterly meeting October 1. Sheriff Randy Strong presented a three-page report that spoke to the trainings he and his deputies have attended since the last meeting. Most of the trainings dealt with human trafficking, which is a growing crime across the state.

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Health center board completes first reading of revised CAFO ordinance

The Nodaway County Health Center Board of Trustees completed the first public reading on September 18 of the proposed revised health ordinance on concentrated animal feeding operations or CAFOs. Members of the public attending were Terry Ecker, Elmo, and Chad McCollough of FCA Financial. The health center board undertook the revision of ordinance 03152006-02 upon

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3rd graders rock kindness at NEN

Northeast Nodaway third graders are rocking kindness. The students have painted colorful rocks with the inscription “NEN Rocks FB.” These have been placed in the Ravenwood and Parnell communities. If someone finds one of the rocks, they are asked to take the time to post about the experience on the class’ Facebook page, “NEN Rocks.”

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Northwest to host fair for part-time job seekers

Northwest Missouri State University Career Services will host its annual part-time job fair Thursday, October 10, to connect individuals with employers offering part-time jobs. The job fair will take place from 2 to 6 pm at the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse. It is open to all students and local residents. “Northwest Missouri is brimming

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Local woman breeds unique felines

By Michaela Bowyer Shelbie Moore, born and raised in Burlington Jct., owns and runs the Naked Ladies Cat House, where she breeds and sells hairless cats. Moore spent some of her teenage years living in Dayton, OH, but recently moved back to Burlington Jct. with her boyfriend, Gerald Coffman, to begin her cat breeding business.

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Maryville BOE

The Maryville board of education met in the Lee and Nina Schneider Performing Arts Center September 18 with several classes from Northwest Missouri State University’s education department attending. Prior to the business session, the board recognized three students for their art class efforts. They were Kelsie Bailey, 10th grade, Alana Crawford, eighth grade, and Kalani

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Dale Collinsworth

Vernon Dale Collinsworth, 75, Henderson, NV, died Sunday, September 29, 2019, at his home. A celebration of life was held Monday, September 7 at the family home with Pastor Paul Carter, chaplain, with Affectionate Care Hospice officiating. Condolences may be left at dignitymemorialpremier.com/palm-eastern-mortuary-and-cemetery/en-us/index.page.

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