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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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Skidmore looks at employee benefits

The Skidmore City Council made decisions on employee benefits and compensation during the January 10 meeting. These decisions affected Maintenance Employee Marvin Sumy and City Clerk Laura Stark, who has completed her probationary period. Because of her part-time status, the council approved 20 hours each of vacation and sick leave to be awarded January 1 of

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USDA to reopen FSA offices for limited services during government shutdown

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers including the Maryville office. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Thursday, January 17 and

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2019 Health & Fitness Fair slated for January 26

The 12th Annual Health & Fitness Fair, sponsored by Rogers Pharmacy, Maryville Parks and Recreation and SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, will be from 8 to 11 am, Saturday, January 26, at the Maryville Community Center, 1407 N. Country Club Road. The goal for the event is to help area residents live healthier and happier

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Maryville’s Mike Baumgartner appointed Regional President of SSM Health

SSM Health has announced that Mike Baumgartner, president of SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville, has been appointed Regional President of SSM Health in Mid-Missouri. He will replace Phil Gustafson, who has been serving as Interim President for the region. Baumgartner assumes the role immediately and will be working with Gustafson over the next several

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Hopkins starts new water, sewer rates with January billing

During a quiet meeting on January 7 of the Hopkins City Council, Mayor Kelly Morrison reminded citizens the new water and sewer rates are reflected on the January billing statement. Also, a reminder about the 2019 city dog tags was put on the billing statement. All residents with dogs are required to register each animal

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MoDOT urges caution with winter weather expected this weekend

A statewide winter storm and playoff football crowds could lead to traffic slowdowns this weekend. The Missouri Department of Transportation urges drivers to use caution as snow is forecast on Friday and road conditions may be slippery at times. If you have to travel, please allow extra time to reach your destination. According to the

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New Pickering property owners visit council meeting

Jerry and Sharon Hopper visited the Pickering City Council meeting on January 7 with questions about the Volner property they have purchased. The Hoppers have begun cleanup on the roughly three city lots they purchased. Plans include removal of the house currently standing and building a new one. City Clerk Milt Sovereign explained the sewer

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