This Week's News

Lance donates toys, renews subscription

Sherilyn Lance, Barnard, brought a bunch of toys for the Toys for Tots of Nodaway County campaign to the Nodaway News Leader office. She also renewed her subscription and took advantage of the $5 credit the News Leader offers with the donation. The NNL will accept toys until Tuesday, December 21. Monetary donations are also accepted at the office at

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Rickard Trust benefits water rescue

Maryville Public Safety Officer Josh McMillen applied for and received a Gladys Rickard Charitable Trust grant for $5,832. The grant was used to purchase water rescue equipment to expand Public Safety’s search and rescue capabilities. The equipment will help to keep the rescuers safer during water rescue operations and training sessions. Purchased were two Extractor

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Organizations rededicate playground for all

‘I would not change you for the world…but I will change the world for you.’ Members of Mosaic Medical Center-Maryville, Maryville Parks and Recreation, Lions Club International, and the Michael Baumgartner family joined together October 9, to re-dedicate that name and purpose of the playground outside of MMC-M Outpatient Therapy. The park will now be

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Other NWMSU activities and entertainment

Other activities throughout Homecoming week include the annual canned art contest, a photo contest, a blood drive and the Homecoming Variety Show. Student organizations will compete in the 14th Annual Donation Creation Contest formerly known as the Canned Art Contest Sunday, October 24, in the Student Union. The displays will remain in the Student Union

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Northwest invites families for trick-or-treating in residence halls

Area children and their families are invited to trick-or-treat in Northwest Missouri State University residence halls from 6 to 8 pm, Tuesday, October 26. Families should begin at Hudson and Perrin halls, located on University Drive just north of the campus’ main entrance on Fourth Street, or The Station, located on Northwest Drive adjacent to

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Treats come to Downtown Maryville in 26th annual event

The 26th annual Downtown Maryville Trick or Treat event will be from 5 to 6:30 pm, Thursday, October 28 in Downtown Maryville. There is a total of 64 participants who are welcoming families. Participating “treaters” off the square are: A&G Restaurant, 208 North Main; Bank Midwest, 402 North Main; Bearcat Boogie, 515 N. Main; Carquest

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South Main Corridor Improvement Project, Phase I

Contractor VF Anderson Builders, Inc., SK Design Group, Inc. and the City of Maryville have been working with various utility companies on relocation and working through potential conflicts. The majority of visible work to date involves utility relocation at the South Avenue intersection. Utility relocation will continue from north to south within the right-of-way and

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‘Bearcats Remember When’ for 2021 Homecoming October 22-30

Northwest Missouri State University’s annual Homecoming celebration returns as “Bearcats Remember When,” October 22 through 30, with activities and events planned for students, employees, alumni and friends of the university. The celebration begins Friday, October 22, with the hanging of the banners at the JW Jones Student Union and concludes Saturday, October 30, with the

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Maryville’s South Main Corridor Improvement Project, Phase I  begins

On September 7, the Maryville City Council unanimously approved construction bids for the South Main Corridor Improvement Project, Phase I. The contract was awarded to VF Anderson Builders, LLC in the amount of $10,697,854. Phase I is designed to enhance the functionality, safety and aesthetics of South Main Street from South Avenue to Highway V.

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