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
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
Don’t miss the print-only two-part series on the county’s childcare status by Kathryn Rice. This exclusive feature is available in this week’s and next week’s NNL.
Nodaway County’s agriculture future was on display during the 4-H/FFA show in mid-July. The ‘Print Exclusive’ 3-page feature of the Youth Livestock Show can be found only in the NNL on pages 21-23.
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
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,
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,
By Kathryn Rice Nodaway News Leader columnist, Beverly Clinkingbeard, has published her third book “Possum Walk,” under the childhood and pen name of Jeannie Edwards. “Possum Walk” is a fictionalized story set in the rural school setting of LaMar Station, a pioneer settlement in Nodaway County. It takes place during the Great Depression in the 1930s.
By Morgan Guyer Last fall, it was announced that Virginia and George Gumm, Maryville, were voted into the Missouri State Softball Hall of Fame for their long-time coaching of the Citizen State Banksters nearly 50 years ago. On January 28, the Gumms, alongside family and friends enjoyed an induction ceremony in Jefferson City to officially
On a typical school day, students are busy with learning opportunities in Nodaway County schools. From grade school to high school, we have examples of students in their school environments. Pictured: At South Nodaway on January 20, Nicco LaBryer is practicing to take part in the four-state honor band at Northwest Missouri State University on