This Week's News

County youth show their livestock during the fair

Several animals were exhibited by 4-H and FFA youth during the Nodaway County Livestock Show July 13 – 15 at the Nodaway County Community Building. After the shows were completed, the annual premium sale, along with the sale dinner, took place in the Nodaway County Administration Center. FFA members also hosted a petting area with

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Sticken receives Best of Show for 57 Triumph

The results of the 2021 Nodaway County Fair Bike show included the award of Best of Show to Everett Sticken for his 1957 Triumph TRW. Other results of the participant voting show are: • American made under 1200cc: first, Rick Hart for his Indian 2021 Scout; second, Charlie Moore, Harley Davidson 2005 Sportster; third, Don

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St. Francis Foundation selects hosts, theme for 2021 Classic

The 31st Annual St. Francis Classic is just six weeks away, August 27, with plans well underway. Early registration numbers indicate that this classic could be the best yet. “After COVID-19 has created such a challenging year for health care workers, I think individuals and businesses across our region really want to show their support

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Sheridans return to home

By Kathryn Rice Ronald and Coral Sheridan have returned to Maryville after living away from the Nodaway County area for 55 years. Ronald was diagnosed with Alzheimers five years ago. During warm weather, he spends four to five hours a day, weeding, watering and working in his flower beds which flow around their house at

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Mosaic leader tells vaccines work

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center-Maryville president This week I’ve been sent dozens of articles with concerning headlines about rising COVID hospitalizations, hospital employee frustrations and burnout and alarming unvaccinated rates from around the country and the region. My good friend and former colleague Dr. Stevan Whitt is MU Health Care’s chief clinical officer and

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Nodaway County Sheriff’s officers are deputized by US marshals

On July 14, US Marshal Mark James swore in Travis L. Cochenour, Austin Hann and Dalton Murphy of the Nodaway County Sheriff’s department as special deputy US marshals. James and Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong have started a new partnership between the United States Marshals Service and the Nodaway County Sheriff department. This collaboration is

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Let me introduce you to Cathy

By Beverly Clinkingbeard There is a new face in Elmo on Sunday morning at the Elmo United Methodist Church. Recently Cathy Riggins, who during the week is working as a veterinary technician at Atchison County Veterinary in Tarkio, was appointed to pastor the Elmo congregation. For Cathy this started several years ago. Her childhood was

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Maryville’s 1st Baptist hosts VBS

During the “Concrete and Cranes: Building on the Love of Jesus” Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church, Maryville, the evenings of  July 11-15, top left, the third and fourth-grade class play a matching game in-between lessons.

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Habitat dedicates home to 12th partner family

On July 18, members of the Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County board joined Mikeala McCoy to dedicate her new home at 114 West Lincoln, Maryville. They are Jeremy Ingraham, Rex Brod, Mark Hornickel, Jim Wiederholt, Nancy Hardee, Mikeala McCoy with her daughter Kimberlynn, Amber Robinson, Georgia Espey and Pam Conley. This year, Habitat for

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