This Week's News

Bull’s Eye Trading expands to Maryville

By Kathryn Rice Bull’s Eye Trading has opened a new location at 1115 East First Street, Maryville, to expand the company’s operation beyond the original Bethany store. The store specializes in guns, pawn and payday loans. Owner Patrick Miller wanted to expand in the Northwest Missouri region. With the help of Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation,

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Maryville Treatment Center celebrates 20 years

The Maryville Treatment Center celebrated its 20th year on December 8 with a commemorative ceremony. The ceremony honored 14 staff members who have given 20 years of service to the center. In 1995, the facility was purchased from the Sisters of St. Francis who used it as a convent and school. Currently, the campus has

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TIF debt payments cause dispute

A dispute has arisen about whether a portion of the Nodaway County gravel tax, that voters passed in April 2014, can be legally applied toward paying off Maryville’s tax increment financing (TIF) debt for the Town Center redevelopment. During the Nodaway County Commissioners meeting, on December 14, Maryville City Manager Greg McDanel addressed the commissioners

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4-H Legacy Award goes to Nodaway Vet Clinic

Nodaway Veterinary Clinic received the third annual 4-H Leader Legacy Award on December 4. The award is sponsored by the Nodaway News Leader. Nodaway Vet Clinic, under the direction of Joe Powell and his son, Ed, helps with 4-H livestock exhibitions, doing steer weigh-ins and nose prints every January. The clinic has a sheltered, warm

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Ken Grove named new NEN superintendent

The Northeast Nodaway school board appointed Ken Grove as the 2016-17 superintendent after the resignation of current superintendent Jeff Mehlenbacher during the December 12 school board meeting. “The board is excited for him to come in. We have gotten to know him the past few months and I think he would be a good fit

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Annual tree lighting draws crowd

Horace Mann students Kate Wright, Alex Rice, Elena Leonard, Hadley Cline, Taylor McDanel and Nathan Yocom perform with the Bearcat Choir during the annual holiday tree lighting at the Gaunt House on December 1. Members of Maryville High School’s Spectrum choir also performed and refreshments were served. Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski addressed the crowd

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Bearcats qualify for 10th NCAA Championship

For the second consecutive year, the Northwest Missouri State University football team will play for an NCAA Division II national championship at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, KS. The game will be at the home of Sporting Kansas City, one of the premier athletic facilities in the nation. Game time is scheduled for 3

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Maryville council discusses new capital financing instrument

Maryville City Council discussed issuing certificates of participation (COP) during its regular meeting on December 12. City staff worked with Gilmore & Bell attorneys and Piper Jaffray Financial Advisors staff and will issue COPs to finance conference center construction at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. The debt will also include the water meter replacement project and

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Kawasaki funds new on-ramp

Kawasaki is fully funding a new, public on-ramp to Highway 71. The planning stage began a year and a half ago as city and plant staff considered solutions to traffic problems around the plant. Approximately 30 percent of the plant’s truck traffic and 20 percent of its 1,050 employees go south when leaving the facility.

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