This Week's News

Geography with Goudge

“Beach volleyball is the 90th and newest NCAA sport.  The 5th National Championship was played last weekend in Gulf Shores, AL. The USC Trojans won their third title. The per capita production of Div. I beach volleyball players is greatest in coastal states with the exception of Nebraska. Hawaii leads followed by Nebraska, California, Arizona and Alabama.

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52 FCS community improvement grants awarded to 4-H, FFA Chapters in 2021

Raised bed gardens, building picnic tables and benches, creating an outdoor classroom, and landscaping main streets are a few of the community projects that 4-H and FFA youth will be doing this spring as recipients of a Shaping Rural Missouri Grant. Fifty-two 4-H clubs and FFA chapters received a $500 Shaping Rural Missouri Grant to

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Maryville council hears of downtown summer events

The Maryville City Council heard about three downtown events planned this summer. The events’ leaders all requested specific streets and parking lots to be closed for the safety of the participants. The council approved the Maryville Chamber’s annual summer concert series with the first being Kids Block Party, Thursday, May 27, the preliminary round of

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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

During Motorcycle Awareness Month, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists and motorcyclists alike to “Watch for Motorcycles” in order to help prevent motorcycle crashes, deaths and injuries on Missouri roadways. “Preliminary reports indicate that 13 percent of all Missouri traffic fatalities in 2020 involved a motorcycle, with 117 motorcyclist lives lost,”

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Northeast Nodaway

The Northeast Nodaway School District presented 18 graduates with their diplomas the afternoon of May 9. Salutatorian Angela Standiford and Valedictorian Anne Schieber gave speeches during the ceremony.  

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NCED hosts pop-up stores for local businesses

Nodaway County Economic Development has opened up a pop-up store in the previous location of the Maryville License Bureau, 408 North Market. Wells Locally Sourced Meats from Barnard, will be offering steaks, roasts, ground beef and other special orders from 11 am to 4 pm, or until they sell out on Friday, May 7. Then

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Mosaic president urges vaccination to bring life back to normal

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville president Three weeks ago, we took a moment as a health system to celebrate. After 383 days, we had a brief moment with zero COVID inpatients. We knew the pandemic was not over but felt like it was a milestone worth celebrating. However, since then our system

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Geography with Goudge

“The NFL Draft concluded this past weekend after picking 259 players over 7 rounds, representing 39 states and Canada.  This per capita map displays The ‘Pigskin Cult’ or Deep South producing the greatest number of elite football players.  Two conferences, the SEC (25%) and Big Ten (19%), accounted for 44% of the players drafted.  The

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