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School bus accident results in no injuries

At 3:45 pm, Thursday, January 31, a South Nodaway R-IV school bus, owned by Jarnik, was involved in an accident on County Road 360, just west of Route J, near Guilford. The 2009 Blue Bird bus, driven by Roger Nelson, 64, Guilford, was going west when it was hit at the crest of a hill

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Clearmont leaders hear of water tower maintenance plan

The Clearmont City Council attended to the business of the city on January 29. Suez Water System Consultant Tom Stechmann, Liberty, addressed the council about his company’s option to maintain the town’s water tower. His services would include inspections, repainting the inside and out and any repairs which would be included in the maintenance program.

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Nodaway County ag update slated for February 5

The Nodaway County Ag Update will be held Tuesday, February 5 at the Nodaway County Administration Center. It will begin at 8:30 am with private pesticide applicator training. For the applicator training, a training manual is required for licensing and a fee is charged. Those who have an old manual should bring it and they

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SAC speakers, comedians, artists coming to campus this spring

The Student Activities Council (SAC) at Northwest Missouri State University is bringing another slate of comedians, inspirational speakers and artists to campus this spring. All SAC lectures and comedians are free and open to the public. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. SAC plans and administers activities for Northwest students to contribute to

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Winter storms, frigid temperatures keep blood donors away

Winter storms, frigid temperatures and widespread flu are making it harder for Kansas City to maintain its critical blood supply. As Community Blood Center (CBC) and area hospitals continue to operate in a state of blood emergency, CBC urges new and existing donors to donate and for businesses and community groups to organize life-saving blood drives in

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SB40 Board struggles with fund distribution rules

The quarterly meeting of the Nodaway County SB40 Board was January 15. Questions have risen recently about the distribution of the tax levy funds by the board. Senate Bill 40 was enacted in 1969 to allow the citizens of Missouri counties to vote on a tax levy to support various local services for individuals with

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Senior Center board discusses insurance

Kevin Henry of Jackson RMI Insurance met with the Nodaway County Senior Center Board of Directors at the January 16 meeting to discuss the senior center’s insurance. The center’s insurance is carried through Missouri Rural Services, a company which covers other senior centers, non-profits and governmental entities. Henry stated the company offered the best pricing

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Maryville ranks in top 10 of Missouri’s safest cities

The city of Maryville has been ranked the ninth safest city in Missouri for 2019 by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Annual rankings are based on statistics provided by the FBI Uniform Crime Report for violent and property crimes. According to the data, Maryville had 24 violent crimes and 151 property crimes

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Extension agronomist urges monitoring soybean storage

By Wayne Flanary, field specialist Check stored soybeans every two weeks during winter. Soybeans had quality and moisture issues in some harvested fields. Given these situations, it is critical for growers to monitor grain storage. When outside temperatures change, temperature and moisture can change within grain bins. During winter, it is recommended to cool soybeans

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Filing closes for candidates

The April 2 General Municipal Election in Nodaway County will include board of education and city council candidates. The following is a list of the seats that are up in April and the candidates who have filed: Jefferson BOE Seat is up: Sherri Ginther and Veronica Luke Filed to run: Sherri Ginther and Veronica Luke

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