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Watkins Mill State Park hosts Slave to Soldier program

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

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Northwest amends winter break hours for Hughes Fieldhouse

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

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Winter Storm Watch

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,

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ comes to Maryville area

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

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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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