After more than three years in the making, the expanded and renovated emergency department (ED) at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital will be open for patients beginning at 7 am, September 27. Community members were given the opportunity to tour the ED renovations and expanded gift shop on September 9. The new ED space includes
Maryville Church of the Nazarene members recently gathered to fill 60 crisis care kits. They were front: Kyana Scott, Emmalyn Scott, Ben Houtchens, Tavean Scott, Isabelle Auffert, Linda Pitzenberger; middle: Sharon McIntyre, Shauna Scott, Ina Mae Sportsman, Becky Houtchens, Jenevieve Talbot, Bev Eckstein, Rhonda Trillo, coordinator, Joyce Bird, Joyce Ward; and back: Richard Bird, Jim
Maryville City Council met September 14 and voted to approve the development of a new subdivision along Icon. They held a public hearing for a preliminary plat for Ridgeline Estates subdivision, owned by Sarah J. Arnold Trust. The 22 acres along Icon will be divided into 63 R-2 zoned lots. They approved the plat during
Tri-C firefighters and first responders salute the flag during the Conception Jct. Lollipop Parade, September 11. Ten volunteer groups were named as grand marshals during this year’s event themed “A Community of Volunteers.”
At the Heart Walk, held September 10, on the Northwest campus, cardiac rehab graduate Dale Stewart delivered the keynote address.
The sandwich ladies of Nelson’s General Store, Guilford, were grand marshals of the Guilford Fun Day Parade, September 10. They were Sue Ann Pedersen, Madonna Strueby and Macil Laughlin. Their escort was a stucco pig.
Josh Ogle, son of John Ogle, Hopkins, readies his modified Farmall M tractor, Top Chef, for the annual Graham Truck and Tractor Pull, September 10. Josh has been pulling competitively for more than a year.
Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham inspected 22 food establishments in August. La Bonita Mexican Restaurant, 2717 South Main, high priority Routine inspection August 3. Critical: Ice machine baffle soiled, cracked and chipped plates, onion slicer stored with soiled blades, soda machine nozzles soiled, can opener cutting point soiled, employee beverage uncovered
Seven people will be honored for dedicating time, talent and service to Northwest Missouri State University during the alumni awards banquet this fall. The annual event, sponsored by the Northwest Alumni Association, begins at 6 pm, September 16 with a social in the JW Jones Student Union Ballroom, followed by dinner at 6:45 pm and
Jefferson C-123 ag students are raising fish and lettuce through their studies of hydroponics this year. Jackie Carlson, Jefferson ag teacher, used a $1,500 grant from Monsanto to purchase a hydroponic system. The hydroponic process begins with a 400-gallon water tank holding the fish. The water, filled with nutrients from fish waste, runs though a