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Maryville Florists has a ‘flower for that,’ plus gifts

By Kathryn Rice Maryville Florists has been a community staple since 1967 offering fresh and silk flower arrangements for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, funerals, proms, graduations and other important events in area residents’ lives. Under the guidance of the current owner of 17 years, Keitha Clapp, the shop has expanded to include gifts and features the

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Care Clinic takes ‘the time to care’

By Kathryn Rice “Taking the time to care” is the motto of The Care Clinic owned by Leslie Luke. The clinic is manned by Luke, a board certified family nurse practitioner, Carla Schneider, who does billing, coding and the front office, and Luke’s daughter, Hannah Tucker, a part-time receptionist. The clinic’s clientele ranges from babies,

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MHS basketball continues training with Zoom

By Kathryn Rice Maryville High School Girls Basketball Head Coach Quentin Albrecht has incorporated Zoom sessions into the team’s summer workout sessions. With COVID – 19 restrictions put in place starting March 16, area teachers began using the Zoom app for classroom instruction and social interaction with their students. Albrecht wondered why Zoom couldn’t be

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Tessa Mayne undertakes video interviews

By Kathryn Rice Nine-year-old Tessa Mayne has stayed busy through the school shutdown because of COVID-19 by trying out what she one day wants to become, a television news anchor. Tessa, the daughter of Kortney and Chad Mayne, has made Maryville her home for almost two years. She has an older brother, Connor, who is

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Hineline reopens to fulfill area’s furniture needs

By Kathryn Rice The Maryville Hineline Home Furnishings Inc. store reopened May 4 to once again offer furniture, accessories and flooring. General Manager Kyle Beggs said Hineline’s two Iowa stores in Shenandoah and Harlan reopened May 1. Beggs had J&S Cleaning Service clean and disinfect the front entryway and carpet throughout the store on May

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Youth utilize extra time with entrepreneur tasks

By Kathryn Rice With schools not being in session, some students have pursued business opportunities or have expanded on previous ideas. Following are two such entrepreneurs. Mattie Dimmitt Mattie Dimmitt, the daughter of Elizabeth and Travis Dimmitt, is a 10-year-old Horace Mann Laboratory School fourth grader, who started Smile More Cards as her entry in

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Church responses to Holy Week activities

First United Methodist Church By Pastor Kim Mitchell While our Maryville First United Methodist Church building is closed for church services, small groups and the many community organizational events we host, we are not closed as a church. We are doing everything we can to make sure we are connecting with our community. Volunteers are

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A Day in the Life: Dealing with schoolwork at home

By Kathryn Rice Maryville Middle School Math Teacher Amy Wolf has started a diary of how she and her family are handling the restrictions placed upon them by COVID-19 and school closures. She and her husband, Rod Wolf, have daughters Allie, 17, and Delaney, 13. They attend South Nodaway R-IV. She has graciously agreed to

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Farm economy outlook depends on new trade agreements, evolution of disease outbreaks; FAPRI releases Annual US agricultural market outlook report

The outlook for the United States farm economy depends on the implementation of new trade agreements and the evolution of animal and human disease outbreaks, according to the latest analysis of national and global agricultural trends from the University of Missouri. While net farm income increases in 2020, under a baseline assumption of continued trade

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New program offers activities for age 55+

Adults, age 55 and older, are invited to take part in Nodaway County Active Adults programs and offerings. The new program is the result of the collaboration of five local entities: Maryville Parks and Recreation, Northwest Technical School, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville, Nodaway Economic Development and the School of Health Science and Wellness at

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