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Maryville continues budget talks

At the September 12 Maryville City Council meeting, City Manager Greg McDanel went over more of the proposed FY 23 budget. The following numbers are some of the highlights from the budget funds presented. Water Sewer Fund Total expenses, $7,547,635. • $504,336, PeopleService, Inc, contract. • $100,000, Water testing and sampling. • $190,000, Lead Service

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Local rock enthusiast thinks BIG

Filling their pockets of “pretty rocks” is a pastime of many youth and adults but Max Harden, a West Nodaway 1978 graduate, has taken rock collection to a whole new level. Known as the “Rock Man,”  Harden has developed Gemstones on Gemstone Road spanning several years. After the crops come out, Harden employs local bulldozer operators,

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Maryville bounces back in home opener

By Morgan Guyer The Maryville Spoofhound Football Team captured their first win of the season, beating Harrisonville 49-6 at home on September 2. The game couldn’t have started any better for Maryville, when Junior quarterback Derek Quinlin found Junior wide-receiver Delton Davis on the first play from scrimmage for the touchdown. It was all Spoofhounds

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Senior Center progresses on projects

The Nodaway County Senior Citizens Senate board met June 15 to handle the following senior center business. Work continues on the internal audit. The finishing deadline has been extended due to the illness of one of the committee members. Renovations of the restrooms have started. The senior center has lost one of its cooks and

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Elmo hosts 72nd annual 4th of July celebration 

The celebration held June 25 was sponsored by the Elmo Betterment Club, and featured a 5k run/walk, parade, fireworks and a variety of vendors and activities. The Heart of America tractor cruise drove through the Elmo park, and the band Outlaw Creek performed as well.  

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SCB hosts ‘Movie at the Park’

Skidmore Community Betterment is hosting “Movie at the Park” dinner and Kool Kats starts at 7 pm, the family friendly movie will start at 8 pm, Sunday, June 26. Hotdogs, chips and water are free. Kool Kats will be available for purchase. Bring chairs or blankets.

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Cattlemen host annual Beef Cook-Off

The Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association will again host a Beef Cook-Off on Saturday, May 21. The cook-off event will be located at the reserved camping grounds on the east side of Mozingo Lake. Joe Frueh can be contacted for those who want to participate in the contest. The public serving of the entry dishes will

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