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Michael Henggeler

Michael G. Henggeler, 55, Ravenwood, died Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at his home. He was born February 5, 1964, in Maryville, to Vincent W. and Anna A. McQuinn Henggeler. He graduated in 1982 from Conception C-123 High School, Conception Jct. He was a lifelong resident of Nodaway County. On February 27, 1988, he married Anita

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James West

James “Jim” Richley West, 74, Shell Knob, died Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was born September 21, 1945, in Dayton, OH, to James Robert West and Anna Laura Fella West. On October 29, 1966, he married Judith Ann Edwards in Columbus, OH Celebration of life will be 7 to 7:30

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Pizza Hut to benefit Boy Scout Troop 131

A pizza night fundraiser will be held from 4 to 9 pm, Monday, October 28 to benefit Boy Scout Troop 131 at the Maryville Pizza Hut. Mention the troop at the time of ordering and it will receive a percentage of the sale. Offer is good for carry out or dine in only.

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Northwest Bearcat football routs Missouri Southern

Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat football stays in first place in the coaches poll after its 63-0 win over the Missouri Southern Lions on September 23. The Bearcats, 4-0 for the year, hold the national winning streak with 34 games. Caleb Mather, a defensive tackle and former Spoofhound, was credited with one solo and one

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Eye safety is critical during upcoming eclipse

The Missouri State Health Department released the following information about the total eclipse: On August 21st, people will gather from coast to coast to view a rare solar eclipse, especially in Missouri. The state will offer some of the best vantage points in the nation for witnessing this historic event. A 50-70 mile wide path

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Totality Preparations

The following information was released from Northwest MoDOT’s communication department, regarding events in St. Joseph: In just six short days the sky will darken in St. Joseph and across Missouri. St. Joseph residents have prepared as best they can as they and thousands of others plan to enjoy eclipse events across the city. But they

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Missouri to see its first total eclipse in 148 years

This is the first total eclipse that residents of Missouri have seen since August 7, 1869, which is 148 years ago. The 1869 total eclipse only crossed the northeast corner of the state. This year’s eclipse will pass over 42 Missouri state parks and historic sites. The next time there will be a total eclipse

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Local businesses gearing up for eclipse

Maryville businesses are making plans for the eclipse. Hotels Sherry Robertson, general manager for the Red Roof Inn and Country Hearth Inn, stated that both hotels have been completely booked for two or three months. She stated reservations started pouring in online as early as January, but the staff didn’t realize how full the facilities

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Here are some eclipse misconceptions

According to NASA, the following are common misconceptions that people have regarding an eclipse. Total solar eclipses produce harmful rays that can cause blindness. During a total solar eclipse, when the disk of the moon fully covers the sun, the brilliant corona emits electromagnetic radiation. Due to the coronal light being a million times fainter

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Nodaway County, nearby towns will see total eclipse

Towns located in the north and eastern part of Nodaway County, including Maryville, will only see a nearly total eclipse. According to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Maryville will experience a 0.999 percent total eclipse, while Hopkins will experience a 0.993 percent total eclipse. DNR stated that the partial eclipse for Northwest Missouri

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