This Week's News

Maryville Public Safety gets trauma go-bags

Several local businesses donated funds and supplies to Maryville Public Safety allowing it to purchase and equip a trauma go-bag for each officer on the squad. A trauma go-bag is a first-aid bag filled with medical supplies. Because officers are usually the first person on the scene of an accident, their ability to provide prompt

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Northwest to host Extension council meeting

Steve Devlin, MU Extension program director and assistant dean for industrial relations and entrepreneurship, will meet with local business leaders and organizations at Northwest to discuss creating research-based, high-technology businesses. Interested individuals are invited to the meeting at 1 pm, Monday, September 12 at the Dean L. Hubbard Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, located at

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Northwest student arrested after armed robbery hoax

Northwest Missouri State University Police arrested a student today for filing a false police report of armed robbery. Teoz Mauney was arrested and confessed that he falsely reported the armed robbery after evidence was collected and he was interviewed. Mauney reported the robbery on September 3 alleging three suspects demanded money and a gun was

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Commissioners set 2016 tax rate

The Nodaway County commissioners set the property tax for the coming year during a public hearing on August 31. The commissioners approved a total tax rate of 22¢ per $100 assessed value with 5¢ for the Senior Citizen Fund, 5¢ for the Senate Bill 40 fund and 12¢ for the county tax. County Clerk Karen

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Montgomery takes on Leader Dog puppy training

Jeanine Montgomery, Maryville, is training a puppy for Leader Dogs for the Blind. Leader Dogs for the Blind, Rochester Hills, MI, raises and trains dogs for blind and visually impaired individuals. The business raises 500 puppies a year and places 250 of them with clients annually. Montgomery, a member of the Maryville Pride Lions Club,

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Former Maryville city councilman charged with Child Porn Possession

Possession of child pornography charges were filed Wednesday against a former Maryville city councilman in the 4th Circuit Court in Nodaway County. Shawn D. Wake, 48, Maryville, was charged with two counts of Class B Felony Possession of Child Pornography – 2nd or Subsequent Offense or Possession. His initial arraignment has been set for September

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Community supports BBBS

The weather cooperated with mild temperatures and clear skies for the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Glow For Kids Sake 5K run/walk on August 27. Approximately 190 people participated beginning the run at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. “This is a great family event which is why we do it,” Lynette Harbin, BBBS of

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Graham Street Fair wraps up summer

Anna Jones drives a tub of ice water through the bathtub race obstacle course at the Graham Street Fair, August 27. Jones’ teammates were Chase Atkins, Trey Plumber, Tyler Steel and Cody Plumber.

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