This Week's News

Extended Election Results

The April 4 Municipal Election featured a number of city tax issues and contested races throughout Nodaway County. Contested races Hopkins North Ward Alderman: Richard Moore, 14 votes, defeated Roger Florea, 12 votes. Atchison Township Trustee: Brandon Doughtery, 29 votes, defeated Kaela McClurg, 11 votes. White Cloud Township Board Members: Tim Lance, 45 votes, and

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Books available for Easter baskets

A sweet, but noncaloric treat for children and grandchildren’s Easter baskets is available from the Nodaway News Leader’s collection of books by local authors available for sale. Titles include: • “How the Rabbit Became the Easter Bunny” and “Listen to the Mukies” by Bob Bohlken • “Lily is Wide Awake” by Brandon Brand • “Marriah’s

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Route 113 to close April 13

Routine maintenance work will close Route 113 in Nodaway County this week. On Thursday, April 13, local maintenance crews from MoDOT will close Route 113 for a culvert replacement between US Route 136 and 210th Street. The road will be closed from approximately 8 am to 3 pm, weather permitting. During this closure, motorists will

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Water meter replacement project begins in Maryville

Maryville is embarking on a comprehensive improvement program to modernize the city’s aging water meter and distribution system to advanced metering infrastructure (AMI). The city has partnered with Schneider Electric to replace nearly 4,200 water meters, integrate these meters into an AMI platform and provide leak detection technology to specific areas along the water mains.

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Maryville City Council reappoints McDowell as mayor

During their regular meeting April 10, members of the Maryville City Council reappointed Jason McDowell as Maryville’s mayor and Rachael Martin as the mayor pro-tem. Martin and Lipiec were elected as council members during the April 4 election. Also approved by voters in the April election was the 20-year extension of the one-half of one

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Nodaway County clerk resigns effective immediately

Nodaway County Clerk Karen Leader submitted her resignation to Governor Eric Greitens on April 10, effective immediately. In her letter to the governor, she wrote: “I took this position believing that I could handle the work but I am overwhelmed by the stress and it is affecting my health.” She also stated she will becoming

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Allen presents biofilm paper at science convention

Nodaway-Holt freshman Dakota Allen spoke and presented her research paper during the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Columbia. Individuals who placed in the top six in each category of the Missouri Junior Academy of Science District III competition were invited to speak at the symposium. Allen was the only freshman who qualified and she

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Voters approve Maryville library, CIP, North Nodaway bond

In an election with some big implications, just under 19 percent of registered Nodaway County voters cast ballots on April 4. And those who did said yes. The Maryville Public Library tax levy increase passed with 72 percent of the vote. The Maryville capital improvement sales tax issue also passed with nearly 70 percent of

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Unlabeled chemicals found in food establishments

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found unlabeled chemicals during routine inspections of various food establishments throughout the month of March. Pagliai’s Pizza, 611 South Main, medium priority Routine inspection March 1. Critical: Dusty ventilation grates on duct work in kitchen. Non-critical: Repair made to soda dispenser machine in kitchen made with

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Local churches host Holy Week observances

Churches throughout Nodaway County are announcing plans for Holy Week celebration services. The following are the submitted events: Barnard Barnard Christian Church • April 16 – Easter sunrise service with breakfast following, 7 am; no Sunday school Barnard United Methodist Church • April 13 – Maundy Thursday service, 6:30 pm Bethany Christian Church • April

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