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Parnell’s annual Duck Race, Festival is a go

The annual Parnell Duck Race and Festival will be underway on Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12. Festivities begin at 7:45 pm, Saturday evening with a family movie at the bandstand in the park. It’s recommended to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. A freewill donation will be gathered with proceeds going to

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Barnard Processing to celebrate opening July 3

Steve and Kim Wells from King City, are the owners of Barnard Processing in Barnard and they have exciting news to share. They will be soon celebrating the opening of their business, that is a USDA inspected slaughter/processing facility which will accommodate not only individuals but companies. The couple has been involved in locally sourced

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NNL asks for input on candidate survey

The Nodaway News Leader is readying a survey to be sent out to candidates who are seeking to serve in a Nodaway County position that will be seeing competition during the August 4 Primary Election. There are six running for the South District Commissioner seat, three Republicans and three Democrats. There are three on the

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Tractor Cruise to raise funds for children’s charities

The 15th annual Heart of America Tractor Cruise sponsored by the Heart of America Tractor Club will be underway Saturday, June 27 with some adjustments to the schedule. The 54-mile cruise will begin and end at the community building at Northwest Missouri Regional Airport, 25775 Hawk Road, Maryville. Participants may leave their tractors Friday night

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70th annual Fourth of July celebration is in Elmo

Elmo’s 70th annual Fourth of July Celebration is happening on Saturday, June 27. It is sponsored by Elmo Betterment Club and features: • 5K run/walk start at 7 am, registration at 6:45 am. • Freewill donation pancake breakfast at Elmo Park Shelter, 7 to 9 am. • Concession stand opens, 10 am. • Princess Tea

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Community members organizing peaceful protest Saturday 

A group of local community members, led by Monica Zeigel, Natasha Samudzi and Cayla Vertreese, will come together at 3 pm Saturday on the east side of the Nodaway County Courthouse in Maryville to protest the circumstances surrounding the death of George Floyd. Floyd died on May 25 in Minneapolis as the result of police

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Two routes to close this week

Local maintenance crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will replace two culverts northwest of King City this week. The work will be done under road closures and motorists will need to use alternate routes. Thursday, April 23: Route P in Andrew County will close to all traffic between County Road 102 and County Road

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Interstate 29 to close for emergency repairs tonight

Emergency roadway repairs will close a section of southbound Interstate 29 in Andrew County tonight. After several attempts to temporarily repair the roadway, contractors from Capital Paving and Construction, LLC., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will close I-29 southbound, just north of Hopkins Creek (near mile marker 59), from 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday,

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Maryville Public Library offers virtual storytime

I Love Books Toddler Storytime, 9:45 am Thursday, April 2, on Facebook Live. Watch this storytime you won’t want to miss! We will have songs, stories and demonstrations of activities to do with your kiddos. Tune in for the live version at 9:45 am and if the time doesn’t work for you, pull it up

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