This Week's News

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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Maryville Young Players holds auditions

The Maryville Young Players will be holding auditions for the 2017 play “Honk Jr.” “Honk Jr.” marks the 11th show that Pat Immel and Vanessa Parsons have produced. They came up with the idea of starting Maryville Young Players around 12 years ago. They had noticed there were a lot of summer activities in the

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DARE holds 25th annual auction dinner

The 25th annual DARE auction and dinner will open its doors at 6 pm, Saturday, April 8 at the St. Gregory’s Parish gymnasium, 333 South Davis Street, Maryville. Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm with the auction starting at 7:15 pm. The all-you-can-eat barbecue feast will be prepared by Mike Casteel and Phil Smail.

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Hopkins appoints Baldwin to cemetery board

At the April 3 Hopkins City Council meeting, Nathan Baldwin was appointed to the cemetery board. Again this year, Marilyn and Carol Oxley will be mowing, trimming and performing other upkeep items for the 15-acre Hopkins Cemetery. They will charge $600 for each mowing. Discussion was held on delinquent water/sewer accounts with six landowners being

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NoCoMo passes inspections

NoCoMo’s General Manager Nicki Samson gave reports during the board of directors’ regular meeting March 28. Samson stated the department of labor conducts random investigations making sure sheltered workshops are meeting all requirements, meeting the needs of the workers and paying adequate wages. Since the board’s last meeting, the department of labor investigated NoCoMo for

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County workers begin bridge construction

Nodaway County road and bridge crew workers, Jason Gray, Brian Ingle and Cody Runde, weld and install cap metal for the county bridge located on 240th Street close to Mahogany Street recently. The crew will construct three bridges this year. This bridge will be built using pre-poured cement slabs while the other two bridges will

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Head Start students get brand new shoes

Student faces lit up the room at Maryville’s Head Start as each child received a new pair of shoes from the non-profit organization Shoes from the Heart on March 23. Donnie Bonuchi and his late wife, Cindy, started the organization in their home town of Macon in 2012. The couple’s Sunday school class at the

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Area youth to perform in Junie B. Jones

The cast of “Junie B. Jones® the Musical” is ready to perform at 7 pm, Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, and at 2 pm, Sunday, April 2 at The Rose Theater, 120 West Third Street, Maryville. Cast members are, front: Wesley Ware, Aikley Nicholson, Kasey Duchien, Kya Komorech, Taylor Bird; back: Lindsey Allee,

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