COVID-19 Updates

CRHC offering drive-thru COVID-19 testing

If you have a cough, fever, sore throat or have had a COVID-19 exposure, you may meet the criteria for testing. Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is now offering drive up COVID-19 testing for patients who have had a televisit with a provider and meet criteria. Those with orders will be scheduled for the convenience

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Library postpones Children’s Business Fair

By Elizabeth Argo, Maryville Public Library youth coordinator While it is not my desire to add to the growing list of disappointing postponements, we must once again postpone our 2020 Children’s Business Fair to a later date in the interest of public health and in accordance with local ordinances and best-practice recommendations. We hope that

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Information update on local mask sewing project

Ferluknat Farms’ Sew Strong Together mask project is now accepting money donations to provide the 50+ home seamstresses with material to produce the now needed 5,000 masks. Owner Holly Kay Cronk said people can donate in person or mail a check to 805 South Main Street, Maryville, MO 64468, or PayPal or Venmo using the

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Health Department announces third positive COVID-19 case

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces a third Nodaway County, Missouri resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The affected individual is a female between 30-39 years of age and a resident of Nodaway County. The individual is a household contact to a positive case, and is isolated in a private

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Geography with Goudge

“This week’s Covid-19 map, based on the Johns Hopkins (CSSE) data displays the number of deaths in each state divided by the population of that state (deaths per capita). The pattern is very similar to last week’s map. Only eight states are above the national average.  They account for 72% of the deaths.  The New

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County’s officeholders gather to speak to COVID-19 procedures

Nodaway County elected officials gathered April 2 for their quarterly meeting and the topic from each leader was how their office was handling COVID-19. Recorder of Deeds Lisa Nickerson told that marriage licenses are still coming in and several urban area county recorders have been sending couples to Nodaway County. She has elected to process

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Churches report on Easter services

During this time of shelter-in-place because of COVID-19, area churches are responding with steps taken to celebrate the holy holiday. Many churches are using live-stream on Facebook pages to reach members. The churches which responded follow: St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville, has Triduum live-stream services at 7 pm, April 9 for Holy Thursday; 5:30 pm,

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MSHSAA Cancels Spring Post-Season Events

Following Governor Parson’s announcement this afternoon, of in-person school closure for the remainder of the school year, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) announces the cancellation of all remaining post-season events for the 2019-20 school year. “This decision is very difficult for all involved especially given the impact it will have on our

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Governor Parson Orders Schools Remain Closed for Remainder of Academic Year

In today’s COVID-19 briefing, Governor Mike Parson announced that all Missouri public and charter school buildings will remain closed through the remainder of the academic year. This recommendation was made to Governor Parson today by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and several school superintendents from rural and urban areas across the

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