This Week's News

Maryville council picks EL Crawford to build public safety facility

The Maryville City Council awarded a $3,779,000 contract to EL Crawford Construction, St. Joseph, during the June 10 regular meeting of the council for the building of the public safety project within a 360-day construction period. There were seven bidders ranging from $3.7 to $4.5 million. Williams Spurgeon Kuhl & Freshnock Architects, Kansas City, reviewed

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Flag Day ceremonies at Franklin Park cancelled

The annual Flag Day ceremonies, which were scheduled for 5:30 pm, Friday, June 14 at the Freedom Rock® in Franklin Park, Maryville, have been cancelled. However, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 760, Maryville, will perform its Flag Day ceremonies at 11 am, Saturday, June 15 at the Freedom Rock. All are welcome to

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Regional Council of Governments hires executive director

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments in Maryville has announced that Jerri Dearmont will fill the executive director position, where she has served as interim since July 1, 2018. On June 4, the board of directors approved her as the official permanent executive director. Dearmont has been with the council since December 1988, also serving

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Health Center leader looks at next steps in CAFO ordinance

With the passage of Missouri Senate Bill No. 391, Nodaway County Health Center Administrator Tom Patterson is looking at the next steps the health board needs to take in consideration of the local ordinance pertaining to large-scale concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO). SB391 was signed by Governor Mike Parson on May 31. The area of

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Food temperatures at fault during food establishment inspections

The Nodaway County Health Center food establishment inspection reports for May were given by a department official: Maryville R-II School District, 1429 South Munn Avenue, Maryville, high priority Routine inspection May 1 Priority: Fajita chicken salad stored above 41 degrees on serving line. Core: Metal ice scoop stored directly on top of ice machine, single

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New lung cancer screening added at CH-F

Community Hospital-Fairfax (CH-F) recently announced the availability of a new screening for smokers and former smokers called the Low Dose CT. The Low Dose CT is a low dose radiation CT which can help detect lung cancer early. If detected early, lung cancer can often be treated successfully. For smokers with Medicare, this screening is

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MYP brings Mary Poppins Jr. to life

The Maryville Young Players’ casts of Mary Poppins Jr. gathered for a historic photo this week. The production marks the largest participation of the area’s youth which involves a two-week camp and performances of the musical. The Mary cast will take the stage at 7 pm, Friday, June 14 and again at 2 pm, Sunday,

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Resurfacing planned for several routes in Nodaway County

The installation of the Clear Creek wind farm project will soon take place through portions of Nodaway County. Before the work begins, Mortensen, the contractor installing the Clear Creek wind farm, has contracted with Herzog Contracting Corp. of St. Joseph to resurface and realign portions of the roads which will be utilized during construction of

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Pressure cooker scene causes police action

At 11:30 am, May 31, Ian Myers, who is a member of the Maryville Public Safety team and the Maryville R-II School resource officer, received a photo from a high school teacher who had traveled through the parking lot of the US Bank north location, 120 South Main. The picture was a pressure cooker/canner at

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Pickering to attempt limited street repair

At the June 3 Pickering City Council meeting, Mayor Charles Smith relayed information received from Mid-America Road Builders, Platte City, on street repairs. The company will be in Hopkins the week of June 10 when the owner will take a look at Pickering streets. The city has $13,030.29 in the street fund as of June

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