The “Backroads and Bonfires” Graham Street Fair will be taking place Thursday, August 24 through Saturday, August 26. A coloring contest is due by 3:30 pm, Tuesday, August 22. It is a crayon only contest for ages prekindergarten through sixth grade. First, second and third places will be awarded for each grade. All contestants
The City of Skidmore is conducting leak testing of the sanitary sewer system beginning Wednesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 27. The test consists of blowing smoke into the sewer lines. This will reveal the sources of sewer orders as well as locations where storm and surface water are entering the sanitary sewer system. A
Watkins Mill State Park team members will be hosting another program about Black soldiers in the Battle of Island Mound on June 17. The program, titled Slave to Soldier, will be from 2 to 3 pm, Saturday, June 17. This presentation is about Black soldiers who fought for the Union in the Civil War. Starting
North Nodaway, Platte Valley, Northeast Nodaway and Nodaway Valley all competed at the Worth Country Early Bird Track Meet on March 23 in Grant City. Full coverage can be found on Pages A10 and A11 of the NNL.
Northwest Missouri State University has announced it will close its campus Thursday, Dec. 22, and Friday, Dec. 23, due to forecasted weather conditions. As a result, community hours scheduled at the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse on Thursday and Friday are canceled. All campus facilities will be closed. The Hughes Fieldhouse will open from 9
The National Weather Service has placed Nodaway County in a Winter Storm Watch for Thursday, December 22nd – Friday, December 23rd. A Wind Chill Warning has also been issued for Thursday, December 22nd – Sunday, December 25th. Wind chill temps will reach approximately -40 degrees. To prevent house fires and/or the inhalation of dangerous gases,
The Maryville Spoofhound wrestling team got three wins over Penney, Stanberry and Southwest Valley on December 13 in Maryville.
Home Instead, 217 East First, Maryville, is sponsoring a new Christmas program, “Be a Santa to a Senior” program. The program hopes to provide gifts to senior citizens who are in need, or are lonely during the holiday season. There is a Christmas tree at the Maryville Sears Hometown Store with ornaments describing gifts that
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
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,