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Community Leaders: Citizens step up to serve in their townships

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

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Community Leaders: Citizens step up to serve on city councils

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.

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An early taste of summer is available with these May events

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

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Maryville’s Farmers Market prepares for season

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

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Maryville Young Players to hold auditions for summer productions

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.

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Volunteers staff AL honor guards

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

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Rescue squads are here to help: Tri-C Rescue

By Kathryn Rice Local rescue squads play an important part as first responders in Nodaway County. There are six of these squads. The sixth and last article in this series is about the Tri-C Rescue Squad. • Responsibilities: The Tri-C Rescue Squad covers the Conception, Conception Jct., Clyde, Guilford and Barnard areas. Members provide medical

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Rescue squads are here to help: Rescue squad covers Ravenwood, Parnell area

Local rescue squads play an important part as first responders in Nodaway County. There are six of these squads. The fifth article in this series is about the Ravenwood/Parnell Rescue Squad. • Responsibilities: The squad covers Jackson and Independence townships. Members provide first responder medical assistance and extrication for vehicle and farm accidents. • Training:

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Filing closes for candidate election

The filings have closed for candidates running in the August  7 primary and November 6 general election. Those individuals who are running for office are: State Representative for District 1: Allen Andrews, Grant City, Republican; and Paul Taylor, Skidmore, Democrat. Nodaway County Recorder of Deeds: Lisa Nickerson, Maryville, Republican; and Sandra “Sandy” Smail, Maryville, Democrat.

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Department heads meet to discuss joint 911 consolidation

Law enforcement leaders met with consultants to discuss the consolidation project of the emergency dispatch 911 March 27. Representatives from the Nodaway County Commissioners, Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department, Maryville Public Safety (MPS), Nodaway County Ambulance District, Maryville Fire Department, Nodaway County Fire Association and Northwest Missouri State University Police Department (UPD) attended the meeting led

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