Schools

Local teams run in Conference 275 Championship

The Platte Valley, North Nodaway and Nodaway Valley cross country teams all competed at the Conference 275 Championship in Maryville October 17. The Platte Valley girls team took home the team title. Freshman Mylie Holtman finished in 8th with a time of 23:42.6. Freshman Emalee Langford finished in 5th, with a time of 22:45.5. Senior

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Maryville soccer continues to roll

By Morgan Guyer The Spoofhounds soccer team routed St. Pius X for a 7-0 win at Bearcat Pitch October 13. It would be an understatement to say that Maryville has been dominant in the MEC this season. The Spoofhounds are now 10-4 overall on the season. Throughout the conference season, Maryville has scored 43 goals,

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e2 Fellowship begins with 2 county schools sending students

Mosaic Life Care Foundation’s e2 Fellowship high school leadership program began September 27. e2 Fellowship is a high school intergenerational leadership program that meets four times throughout the academic year. This year, emPowerU welcomes 14 regional schools including Northeast Nodaway and Jefferson for the program. In 2020, The Foundation’s Board of Trustees approved funding to

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Northwest jazz ensembles to perform concert

The jazz ensembles of Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will perform a concert Monday, September 26. The concert featuring the Northwest Studio Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Ensemble begins at 7:30 pm in Charles Johnson Theater at the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. It is free and open to the

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North Nodaway celebrates homecoming in a big way

The entire North Nodaway school turned out to celebrate the Platte Valley Homecoming, September 16. All students, teachers and staff gathered in front of the high school in Hopkins for a large group photo. This was a redo of a photo taken in the early 80s. After the photo, the homecoming parade was held with

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Schools encourage free, reduced price lunches to families

After two school years of students receiving free lunches provided by USDA, the lunch program in area schools has gone back to pre-pandemic status. With lunches costing between $2 to $3, families need to look into the revised free and reduced price policy for school children who might qualify for the program and not pay

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Platte Valley remains undefeated

By Morgan Guyer Platte Valley moved to 3-0 on the season after beating the Nodaway Valley Thunder 52-0 September 9 in Graham. The game started as many do for Platte Valley, with a Carter Luke touchdown. The senior running back ran the ball 17 times for 198 yards, finishing with five touchdowns. His four touchdowns

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Controlled chaos reigns on EFE’s 1st Day of School

Eugene Field Elementary, August 23, saw students and parents walking up to one of three entrances on the first day of school. With buses waiting to unload and cars with drop-offs, the East Second Street in front of EFE was teeming. Teachers, principals and the school resource officer were out welcoming students to a new

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