This Week's News

Pickering council relieves Moyer of sewer duties

At the March 1 Pickering City Council meeting, the council voted to remove Mike Moyer from sewer duties. Pickering City Clerk Milt Sovereign will once again take over the sewer upkeep of replacing and repairing sewer pumps. Sovereign will be looking for someone to do the duties, hopefully by summer. He’s looking for someone to

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Rickard Trust helps Fire Dept. gain a Mule, trailer

With a Rickard Trust Grant of $24,000, the Maryville Fire Department was able to acquire “Brush 10,” a Kawasaki Mule and trailer, purchased from Northwest Implement, Maryville. On March 2, its first day of service, fire department personnel including Captain Phil Rickabaugh, Firefighter Jace Pine, Polk Township Volunteer Fireman Brandon Gumm; thanked Gladys M. Rickard

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Children’s Business Fair announces information portal

Things will be easier and more streamlined for children and their families who are interested in participating in the 2021 Nodaway County Children’s Business Fair sponsored by the Maryville Public Library. Youth Services Coordinator Elizabeth Argo has put together a portal with all of the information needed to participate. It also has additional resources. The

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Health board discusses COVID costs to health center

At the February 18 Nodaway County Health Center Board of Directors meeting, Board President Marlin Kinman and Treasurer Charlotte Knorr said they wanted to see how much of the health center’s budget was being used for COVID-19 tasks. Administrator Tom Patterson said the amounts were intertwined across several expense categories and would take hours to

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Clearmont leaders speak to litigation issues

The Clearmont City Council had litigation issues on their February 23 agenda. Within the correspondence portion of the meeting, Councilman Herb Snodderley received a letter from an attorney, Miles Figg, Smithville, requesting negotiation for two reasons in representing Jack McElroy. The issues are an unpaid water bill and the placement of a building in an

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New local cancer support options announced

A cancer diagnosis can be one of the most stressful experiences of a person’s life. Support groups help many people cope with the emotional hardships of cancer by providing a safe place to chat and share some of the challenges being faced with others who are also on a cancer journey. Mosaic Cancer Care –

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Dr. Fillingane opens Continuum Family Care

On February 15, Dr. Chip Fillingane opened his own practice, Continuum Family Care, to provide simplified, preventive care for long-term wellness and health for every stage of life, from newborns to seniors, to residents of Maryville and Northwest Missouri. Fillingane is taking a comprehensive approach, going past treating symptoms to help its community thrive. “Navigating

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Maryville enters into agreement with rural water group

The Maryville City Council approved a joint funding agreement with the Public Water Supply District No. 1 of Nodaway County for a granular activated carbon (GAC) Adsorber Project to address the smell and taste issue of Mozingo Lake’s water during the February 22 meeting City staff along with Mayor Ben Lipiec and Councilman Tye Parsons

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County commissioners proclaim farmer’s week

On February 23, Presiding Commissioner, Bill Walker signed a proclamation recognizing the Celebrate Agriculture – Thank a Farmer Week! Nodaway County Farm Bureau Vice President Bob Stiens, standing, delivered the proclamation to the commissioners. The official week is February 28 through March 6 to honor the productivity of Missouri farmers. Missouri continues to rank among the

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