This Week's News

Cattlemen’s Association gears up for annual round-up fundraiser

The Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association invites the public to the fourth annual Cattlemen’s Round-Up steak dinner, Saturday, February 11 at Tri-Meadows, Conception Jct. The Cattlemen’s Round-Up social hour will begin at 5:30 pm and the meal will be at 6:30 pm. Following the meal, there will be fundraising silent and live auctions and the presentation

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County Commission decides against correctional healthcare

After a public hearing on January 27, the Nodaway County Commission approved the 2017 budget that, due to the costs, did not include the funds requested by Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong for the contracted correctional healthcare. The commissioners budgeted $15,000 for inmate health-related expenses for the upcoming year. Last year, there was no budgeted

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On the Spot Designs offers personalized gifts

By Kathryn Rice Sabrina Theas has taken her love of crafting and making presents for friends and relatives to the next level and has opened On the Spot Designs, 215 West Fifth Street, Maryville. Theas took the leap of faith knowing that no business in Maryville offered custom gifts and opened her shop in October

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Relay For Life needs volunteers

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Nodaway County is preparing for its annual event to be held from noon to midnight, Saturday, March 18 in Bearcat Arena at Northwest Missouri State University. According to the ACS, the relay is the largest community event and fundraiser in the world, raising millions of dollars each

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Community members honored at annual Chamber banquet

Monopolize Your Success was the theme of this year’s Maryville Chamber of Commerce annual banquet held on January 30 at the Maryville Country Club.  Several awards were presented to local citizens for their leadership and volunteer efforts. Dave Weigel received the Distinguished Service award for his many years of service to the community. Weigel, who

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Black History Month activities to include Emanuel Cleaver visit

Northwest Missouri State University will host a series of discussions, social activities and speakers, including US Congressman and former Kansas City Mayor Emanuel Cleaver, to commemorate Black History Month. “The Crisis in Black Education” is this year’s nationwide Black History Month theme. “It is important to celebrate black history so we know where we came

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Maryville named a Great Place of Missouri

The Missouri chapter of the American Planning Association recently named Maryville one of three Great Places in Missouri, giving Maryville the Great Street of Missouri award for its Fourth Street renovations. Each year, the association honors one winner in each of three categories including great public space, great street and great neighborhood. Maryville city officials

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Maryville council holds liquor license revocation hearing

Erik Schreiber, owner of The Palms Bar and Grill, LLC, will appear before members of the Maryville City Council at 6 pm, Thursday, February 9 at City Hall to determine whether he will be able to retain his liquor license. During the council meeting on October 24, 2016, Maryville Public Safety Director Keith Wood presented

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Regents approve resolutions, curriculum proposals

During its regular meeting January 27,  Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents approved eight curriculum proposals and authorized the university to apply for a Missouri Department of Natural Resources grant that could partly fund the relocation of an outdoor classroom. The Regents passed the resolution authorizing the university to apply for a grant administered

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Health board changes meeting time, date

The Nodaway County Health Center Board of Directors decided at the January 18 meeting to change their meeting time to 10 am on the third Wednesday of each month. The next meeting will be 10 am, Wednesday, February 15 at the Nodaway County Health Center. Tom Patterson, director, updated the board on the progress of

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