The holiday season is filled with traditions and customs involving plants, notes University of Missouri Extension Horticulturist David Trinklein. Mistletoe has a particularly rich history in European folklore, said Trinklein. In 18th-century England, people fashioned mistletoe into balls adorned with ornaments, ribbons and evergreens. Legend has it that kissing under a mistletoe ball would lead
New Medicare cards are on their way to everyone enrolled in the program. The new cards will contain a new unique Medicare number that is randomly generated. The new numbers will replace social security numbers on the card. The change is being made to protect people from identity theft and illegal use of Medicare benefits.
The Maryville Knights of Columbus Council #1339 won the service program award for best council activity in Missouri for the 2017-18 fraternal year at the state convention held April 28 and 29 in Jefferson City. The knights received the award for their service in operating the Patient Assisted Transport (PAT) van program. The van takes
The Printery House at Conception Abbey is making waves – airwaves, that is – to market new and upcoming stationery in preparation for their attendance to the National Stationery Show in New York later this month. Printery House Director, Fr. Guerric Letter, OSB, recently traveled to Florida to talk to the Home Shopping Marketplace about
The Nodaway News Leader has compiled a list of those individuals serving in each of the 15 townships in Nodaway County. The Nodaway County Clerk’s Office provided the information. Atchison Township Trustee: Brandon Doughtery Board Members: Mike Coleman and Scott Linville Clerk: Hailey Newton Grant Township Trustee: Jim Farnan Board Members: Gary Dougan and Mike
The Nodaway News Leader has compiled a list of those individuals elected to serve in their towns and villages in Nodaway County. Arkoe Mayor: Darrell Cronk Road Commissioner: Steve Conz Chairman: Joe Partridge Clerk: Megan Partridge Treasurer: Joyce Cronk Barnard Mayor: Mike Murphy Council Members: Zeb Coleman, Glenn Miller, Deb Snyder, Ned Waterman Burlington Jct.
May activities abound in Nodaway County. The following are some of the scheduled events: • April 30-May 7 – Skidmore citywide cleanup, two trash receptacles by old arena, one for trash, one for metal. No tires accepted. • May 1-4 – Horace Mann Art Show, Northwest Missouri State University, during school hours. The artwork produced
Maryville Farmers Market leaders announced the market will be open from 7:30 am to noon, every Saturday starting May 5, in the city parking lot at Buchanan and Fourth streets. The market, hosted by the Maryville Host Lions Club, features farm-fresh produce, locally made crafts and jewelry, fresh coffee and handmade donuts. It provides an unique opportunity for people
Maryville Young Players has announced auditions for its upcoming musical theatre production “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” Any student in grades second through ninth interested in performing in MYP’s first show of the 2018 season are invited to audition April 19, 20 or 21 at the fine arts building on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.
American Legion members volunteer for honor guard duties throughout Nodaway County and beyond as the need arises. In addition to the traditional funeral honor guard, members honor service, the military and veterans at parades, Flag Day, Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies and other occasions where they are asked to participate. This year, the honor