This Week's News

Patterson announces positive COVID-19

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces a Nodaway County, Missouri resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). There are now twenty-eight confirmed cases for Nodaway County. Twenty of the twenty-eight cases are no longer in isolation. The affected individual is a female between 20-29 years of age, and a resident of

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June 30, 2020

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Bob Stiens, Chris Burns, associate commissioner; Walker and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Commissioner Burns made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Burns made a motion to approve prior commission minutes

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Parnell’s annual Duck Race, Festival is a go

The annual Parnell Duck Race and Festival will be underway on Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12. Festivities begin at 7:45 pm, Saturday evening with a family movie at the bandstand in the park. It’s recommended to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. A freewill donation will be gathered with proceeds going to

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Barnard Processing to celebrate opening July 3

Steve and Kim Wells from King City, are the owners of Barnard Processing in Barnard and they have exciting news to share. They will be soon celebrating the opening of their business, that is a USDA inspected slaughter/processing facility which will accommodate not only individuals but companies. The couple has been involved in locally sourced

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Two additional Nodaway County residents test positive for COVID-19

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces two persons residing in Nodaway County, Missouri, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). There are now twenty-six confirmed cases for Nodaway County. Twenty of the twenty-six cases are no longer in isolation. The affected individuals are a female between 70-79 years of age and a

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NEN graduates 15 on Fathers Day

Because of COVID-19, the Northeast Nodaway Class of 2020 graduated on Fathers Day, June 21, instead of the traditional date of Mothers Day in May. Precautions taken included each graduates’ family was seated together with more spacing between rows in the high school gym. The graduates’ chairs were spaced further apart. Fist bumps instead of

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June 25, 2020

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Bob Stiens, Chris Burns, associate commissioners; Walker, Melinda Patton, county clerk. Burns made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Stiens seconded the motion. The motion passed. Stiens made a motion to approve prior

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Geography with Goudge

Two months ago, based on the Johns Hopkins (CSSE) data, this map displayed the number of deaths in each state divided by the population, deaths per capita. Only seven states were above the national average. They accounted for 73 percent of the deaths. New York was the epicenter and it alone accounted for 45 percent

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Confirmed cases jump to 24

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces a Nodaway County, Missouri resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). There are now twenty-four confirmed cases for Nodaway County. Eighteen of the twenty-four cases are no longer in isolation. The affected individual is a female between 20-29 years of age, and a resident of

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