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Sheriff’s Department supports cancer awareness

Nodaway County Sheriff Darren White pauses beside his car which sports new pink lettering in support of breast cancer awareness. The department also issued new uniform patches with pink lettering. “We are just trying to do our part to raise awareness. Cancer affects a lot of people,” White said. “You would be hard pressed to

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MDC says fall turkey hunting could be challenging

With fall firearms turkey season running Oct. 1-31, the Missouri Department of Conservation advises hunters it could be a challenging season. This year’s annual wild-turkey brood-survey shows statewide turkey production in 2016 was lower than the five-year average – likely due to poor nesting success. “Although we didn’t have many days with heavy rainfall in

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Maryville Chamber announces new executive director

The Maryville Chamber of Commerce has announced that Lily White, Northwest Missouri State University alumni, has been named executive director. White has previously worked in the Northwest Missouri State University event coordinating department where she oversaw the planning and execution of university events. She has also been the office administrator at Point O’Pines Camp for

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Maryville approves subdivision development

Maryville City Council members met September 14 and voted to approve the development of a new subdivision on Icon Road. They held a public hearing for a preliminary plat for Ridgeline Estates subdivision owned by the Sarah J. Arnold Trust. The 22 acres along Icon will be divided into 63 R-2 zoned lots. They approved

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Maryville Public Library receives donation

Don Weston of AseraCare Hospice Foundation presented a $500 gift to Stephanie Patterson, Maryville Public Library director, for the purchase of ebooks, downloadable audiobooks and children’s books all related to the grief process.

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Northwest names Simmons as VP of diversity, equity, inclusion

Northwest Missouri State University announced the appointment of Dr. Juanita Simmons as its first vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion. This is a new senior leadership role designed to help broaden diversity, equity and inclusion efforts campus-wide for students and employees. The university’s board of regents, which authorized the university to add the position

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Local pilots give aviation scholarships

The Maryville Experimental Aircraft Association chapter, the Hawk Road Flyers, is giving scholarships to individuals interested in becoming pilots. About 50 percent of aviation students who begin private pilot’s license training complete the course.  One challenge potential pilots face is paying for the training. The local organization wants to assist aviation students in hopes of

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