This Week's News

Unique, thoughtful Christmas presents are at NNL

Looking for something unique and thoughtful for family members and friends on your Christmas gift list? The Nodaway News Leader has an assortment of books by local authors suitable for all ages and all proceeds go directly to the authors. Children’s books are: “May’s Faith” by Melinda Taylor; “Isabelle’s Search for God” and “Good Morning God” by

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Clement brothers take nice deer

The sons of Sarah Clement and Christ Clement, Hunter Clement, 17 and Parker Clement, 14, both harvested deer this season. Hunter shot this large 11 point deer near Skidmore, November 18. Parker also got a nine point buck in Nodaway County during youth season. They are also the grandsons of Deb and Terry Vaughn.  

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Maryville council mirrors state COVID-19 protocol

The Maryville City Council studied the state-issued executive order issued with their new Emergency Order #7 during the November 23 meeting. After a 45-minute COVID-19 workshop where Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville President Nate Blackford spoke virtually to the council, the new order, which is expected to be enacted November 24 speaks to several new

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Geography with Goudge

“The 2020 NBA Draft concluded last week with the selection of 60 players over two rounds.  The past five years (2016-2020) or 300 players were compiled to produce this per capita production map of drafted basketball players based on where they went to high school.  The eastern half of the country indicates an area of

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Recycling Center altering hours during holidays

Northwest Missouri State University’s Recycling Center will operate with limited hours during the University’s Thanksgiving and winter breaks. The Recycling Center, located in the 1100 block of Icon Road, will close Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Nov. 29. It will resume normal operating hours Monday, Nov. 30. Next month, the Recycling Center will close Wednesday,

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Hounds Football win secures home field advantage for semifinal

The Maryville High School Spoofhound Football team was triumphant November 21 over Summit Christian Academy, 35-9, on the Lee’s Summit High School football field. The win has led to the first football semifinal game to be played Thanksgiving weekend at the Hound Pound. This game will be at 1 pm, Saturday, November 28 against Cassville

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Holly Kay Cronk, Ferluknat Farm owner, has started the sign up for “Tour of Lights Maryville,” a Christmas lights tour through the city of Maryville. Cronk’s long time dream has been to provide a list and map of homes and businesses which are decorated with lights for the Christmas season. This year, to provide some

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Reynolds arranges Thanksgiving Dinners for those in need

By Kathryn Rice Lindsey Reynolds was inspired during her weekly grocery shopping trip to Hy-Vee. When she went into the store she had no intention of shopping for another family’s Thanksgiving dinner. “I’m a religious person and God had his hand in it and led me to this,” she said about her decision when she

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County installs dropbox for tax payments 

Due to COVID-19, county officials installed a dropboxfor tax payment at the front of the Administration Center. Nodaway County Collector Treasurer Marilyn Jenkins was instrumental in the installation. She noted payments will be processed each morning and several times throughout the day. Receipts will be mailed as soon as they are processed. The county has

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WN’s Tyler Blay signs to compete for MoWEST

Cross Country’s 2020 State Champion Tyler Blay, a West Nodaway senior, is surrounded by his family as he signs his letter of intent to be a Missouri Western State University Griffin runner next year. Family members are his mother, Jill Blay; father, Bill Blay, seated and standing, brother, Riley Blay and grandmother, Judy Blay.

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