This Week's News

Sign-up begins for county elected offices

Several of the Nodaway County elected positions will be placed on the Primary Election and General Election ballots later this year. The following offices will be voted on this year: south district associate commissioner, north district associate commissioner, public administrator, sheriff, assessor, collector-treasurer, coroner and surveyor, The Nodaway News Leader has had articles for several

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MDC congratulates Maryville angler for state-record yellow perch

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) recently congratulated Tye Halley, Maryville, for catching a new state-record yellow perch. Halley, son of Jenni and the late Brian Haley and a sophomore at Maryville High, was fishing on a private pond in Nodaway County when he caught the one pound, 14 ounce fish using the pole-and-line method.

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Three Schools Crown Winter Sports Royalty

Northeast Nodaway High School crowned their Homecoming king and queen in a candlelight ceremony on February 13. Senior Mitchell Sherry, son of Martin and Tina Sherry, was crowned king, while Brea Miller, daughter of Carl and Karen Miller and Jackie Olson, was crowned queen. PV Celebrates a Valentine’s Homecoming Seniors Chase Farnan and Ashley Mattson

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Citizen Bank presents funds to West Nodaway School

Connie Hall of Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Burlington Jct., presented check for $2,594.85 to West Nodaway Superintendent Shannon Nolte at the February 12 board of education meeting. The funds were from the bank’s two Rocket debit card programs. Hall discussed the bank’s willingness to work with the school and students. She mentioned projects which

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Geography with Goudge

NBA All-Star Players, 2001-2020 “The 69th NBA All-Star Game played this past Sunday in Chicago was billed as one of the best ever.  140 different players representing 29 states and 18 countries have made the All-Star roster during the past 20 years.  This map based on the players’ high school state indicates the eastern half of

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A Right Jab

Liberals come tumbling down By Larry W. Anderson Three events closely connected chronologically and politically have contributed to the tumbling down of the liberal machine so long in place. These were Iowa’s Democratic caucus, the awesome State of the Union speech skillfully delivered by President Trump, and the acquittal of Trump of the bogus impeachment

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St. Francis Hospital Foundation honors long-time secretary

Rita Miller, who served as the St. Francis Hospital Foundation secretary for nearly three decades, has retired from her volunteer service with the group. While she is still a great resource, the foundation chose to honor her service as a volunteer with a reception. Foundation board members both past and present recognized her efforts, seated:

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Maryville council agrees to allow short-term rental despite issues

The Maryville City Council voted 3-1 to allow a short-term rental of a property owned by Linda Christensen, located at 1110 East Third, even though a resident of the neighborhood brought many concerns to the meeting. During a public hearing, Christiansen, who resides on Icon Road, explained her plan for Airbnb for the property. A

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Northwest to welcome visiting artist Chintia Kirana

The Northwest Missouri State University Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host an exhibition by Indonesian-American multidisciplinary artist Chintia Kirana February 17 through March 27. The lecture begins at 7 pm, Monday, February 17, in the Charles Johnson Theater at the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. The lecture will be followed by a reception

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