Northwest Missouri State University will “Celebrate Agriculture” with a series of activities Saturday, Nov. 16. “Celebrate Agriculture allows us to come together to recognize the impact agriculture has in the region and at Northwest Missouri State University,” said Rod Barr, director of the School of Agricultural Sciences. “It gives us an opportunity to showcase
Maryville High School is launching a new book-gifting program aimed at older readers. Spoofhound Bookshelf will offer free reading books to interested high school students throughout the school year. The project was a result of collaboration between MHS Librarian Kimberly Offutt and student parent Kelley Baldwin. Inspired by similar book-gifting programs for younger readers, Baldwin
The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce announced the five Grinch Marshal candidates, one of whom will lead the Chamber’s fifth annual Christmas Parade beginning at 6:30 pm, Friday, December 6. The five nominees are Vince Shelby, Nodaway County Fair Board, Kevin Pitts, Maryville Middle School, Tom Beattie, Association of Group Homes, Greg McDanel, Host Lions
Larry Wickersham, Nodaway County Health Department food inspector, saw the following establishments during October. Country Hearth Inn, 222 East Summit, Maryville, low priority Routine Inspection October 1 Priority Violation: None. Core Violation: None. Maryville Middle School 525 South Hills Drive, Maryville, high priority Routine Inspection October 1 Priority Violation: Crispy chicken salad cold held above
The Nodaway-Holt school officials, board members, students, and community celebrated the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the $2.3 million addition to the high school in Graham November 10.
The national Red Ribbon Week’s theme this year is “Send a message. Stay drug free.” Area schools took the opportunity to provide fun activities, including dress-up days, to students urging them to stay drug free. At West Nodaway Elementary October 29, the theme was “I’m too smart to use drugs” and the students dressed up
The Pickering City Council met November 4, at the Community Center. As the meeting began the council announced the town is getting new water meters that will no longer have to be read manually. Roll call was then taken, with all members in attendance. The lights in the city sign were replaced; it is much
The Hopkins City Council addressed a new ordinance concerning the town’s floodplain during their November 4 meeting. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Kelly Morrison. Jenni and Jeremiah Snyder, town residents, were in attendance to address a letter they received from the council. A new floodplain ordinance, #459, was read aloud by Deandra
The cutting of the official ribbon brought the applause and shouts of happiness from all who had worked hard to make the Healing Garden at Mosaic Medical Center-Maryville a reality during the grand opening ceremony November 2.
EL Crawford construction began erecting the steel walls for the Maryville Public Safety facility, located at First and North Vine Streets, October 31. City Manager Greg McDanel noted it is the hope of the firm to have the building “closed in” before winter weather deters construction days.