Features

Atkins to retire from The Ministry Center

By Kathryn Rice The Ministry Center Director Merlin Atkins has announced his retirement as of Tuesday, October 31. His replacement will be Tim Deen, Maryville, who begins his tenure as director Wednesday, November 1. Deen has volunteered at the center and went to school with Merlin’s oldest son. Deen has been approved by The Ministry

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Glen Ulmer American Legion Post 288 makes a comeback

By Kathryn Rice American Legion Post 288 Commander Kenny Pettlon, Adjutant Roger Florea and other members are working to get the Glen Ulmer American Legion back to having a presence in Hopkins. The AL post was started in 1939 and named after a young soldier who died in France in 1918 during World War I.

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Namaste India Co comes to the Market Street Store

By Kathryn Rice The Namaste India Co is bringing Indian food staples to the Market Street Store at 408 North Market Street, Maryville. Managers are the husband and wife team of Ajay Bandi and Sri Sailaja Kodali. They have started the store in the old license bureau location next  to the Maryville Chamber of Commerce, to

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Local woman takes part in climbing for a cause

By Kathryn Rice Lori Harr Sheehan, daughter of Dr. Pat and Terri Harr, Maryville, took part in the Lions International Kili4Kids, “a monumental trek up Mount Kenya aimed to raise awareness and funds to create a school and a safe place for kids with albinism in Tanzania.” The climb took place August 28 to September

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Back to School nutrition could be a key to a successful start

Don’t miss the ‘Back to School Nutrition’ feature by Deanna Bowers, RD, LD, Registered Dietitian, Nodaway County Health Center on Page 11 of this weeks NNL. With the start of the school year quickly approaching now is the time to dial in on your family’s nutrition. Too often parents overlook what kids are eating because

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Honor Flight takes 5 Nodaway County veterans to Washington, DC

By Kay Wilson One hundred ninety-two veterans including five from Nodaway County boarded a jet at KCI April 18 to travel to Washington, DC as a part of the Heartland Honor Flight travels. Honor Flight volunteer personnel arrange for veterans to see the many veteran memorial sites in the nation’s capitol in one day. Four

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Sunrise Dispensary draws customers from afar

By Kay Wilson A relatively new business concept, Sunrise Dispensary, located on Maryville’s south side, has seen growth in client counts astronomically since adult-use marijuana became legal just a month ago. Sunrise opened its doors, located at 2316 South Main, just a year ago with medical marijuana offered to customers who received doctors orders. Now,

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Mosaic Medical Center provides CharacterStrong program for area schools

By Kathryn Rice Through funds gained from the St. Francis Foundation galas’ past three years and a rural mental health grant provided by UMKC, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville is going to provide nine area schools with the CharacterStrong program to help with students’ mental health. The Nodaway County schools participating are Nodaway-Holt, South Nodaway,

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