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Visiting Writers Series to feature fiction author

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature and Writing will host fiction author Jennifer Latham to continue its 2018-19 Visiting Writers Series. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 pm on Wednesday, February 20 in the JW Jones Student Union Living Room. Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corporation, GreenTower Press

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Library lists week’s activities

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Book Nibblers, 9:45 to 10:15 am, Thursday, February 21. For infants to age three, must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. • Preschool Storytime, “All about Birds,” for infants to age six, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Tuesday, February 19.

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Church gives away bread, sweets

The Pickering Christian Church is conducting an outreach mission. Free bread and sweets may be picked up from 2 to 4 pm, Monday, February 18 at the east basement door.

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AL breakfast raises funds in Maitland

The Maitland-Graham American Legion Post 256 will hold a free will donation breakfast from 10 am to 1 pm, Sunday, February 17 at the legion post in Maitland. The menu features sausage, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, eggs, coffee and orange juice. Proceeds will go for building maintenance.

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Cattlemen host 6th annual round-up

The Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association will host the 6th Annual Cattlemen’s Round-Up with the social beginning at 5:30 pm and meal at 6:30 pm on Saturday, February 16. The new location for the event is the Maryville Community Center, 1407 North Country Club Road, Maryville. The 2019 scholarship presentation and auction will follow.

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AL Post 256 looks for new members

The American Legion Post 256 in Maitland is looking for new members who are veterans. Meetings are the first Sunday of every month at 6 pm at the Maitland AL building. For more information, contact Richard Warner, 816.390.7791 or Sandy Wright, 660.928.3444.

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Library lists week’s activities

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Book Nibblers, 9:45 to 10:15 am, Thursday, February 14. For infants to age three, must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. • Lego Club, 6 pm, Thursday, February 14. For students in grades kindergarten to six; advance registration is

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Beebusters to gather

The Northwest Missouri Beebusters’ monthly meeting is from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, February 11 at the Nodaway County Administration Building. Anyone who is interested in bees is welcome to attend. For more information, visit the Facebook page, Northwest Missouri Beebusters.

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