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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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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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