This Week's News

Nodaway County Health Center Board of Directors meet

Due to COVID-19, the Nodaway County Health Center staff has not operated the normal school clinics for student immunizations. At the June 17 board of directors meeting, Administrator Tom Patterson said this made for lower expenses in May. However, the center has started to schedule clinics for the immunizations. The state did not waive the

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Nodaway County Health Department announces another positive COVID-19 case

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces a Nodaway County, Missouri resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  There are now twenty-three confirmed cases for Nodaway County.  Eighteen of the twenty-three cases are no longer in isolation.   The affected individual is a female between 30-39 years of age, and a resident of

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Senior Center reopens July 6

The Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville, will reopen Monday, July 6. The decision was made by the Nodaway County Senior Citizens Senate at the board meeting on June 17. Tables will be moved to facilitate social distancing. Masks are recommended but not required. The staff will wear masks. There will be

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NOCOMO announces return of recycling

NOCOMO Industries, 319 South Newton, Maryville, announced the facility will once again begin taking recyclables on Tuesday, July 7.   For small amounts of mixed paper, cardboard and aluminum, collection bins will be set up in the northwest corner of the sheltered workshop property. Drop-off at the bins will be available 24-hours a day. No

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Hospital leader gives a look back 

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville president Over 20 weeks ago, we began actively preparing for COVID-19 at Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville. And, over the past 14 weeks, I have been providing weekly updates via this column. I hope you have found these articles to be informative and helpful. Now, as we

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Two new COVID-19 cases in Nodaway County

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces two Nodaway County residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  There are now 22 confirmed cases for Nodaway County. The first affected individual is a female between 20-29 years of age, and a resident of Nodaway County.  The individual is isolated in a private residence.  

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Nodaway County Sheriff’s office purchases sonar equipment

With a grant from the Gladys Rickard Charitable Trust, Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong was able to help the Midwest Regional Dive Team buy a Dual Frequency Side Scan Sonar-Computer sonar view with GPS and Ipad backup. Behind the sonar equipment is Red Oak, IA Fire Chief John Bruce, Red Oak Fire Captain Greg Vetter,

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June 23, 2020

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Bob Stiens, Chris Burns, associate commissioners, Walker and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Stiens made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Stiens made a motion to approve prior commission minutes dated

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NNL asks for input on candidate survey

The Nodaway News Leader is readying a survey to be sent out to candidates who are seeking to serve in a Nodaway County position that will be seeing competition during the August 4 Primary Election. There are six running for the South District Commissioner seat, three Republicans and three Democrats. There are three on the

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Summer Water Safety Tips

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, is encouraging everyone to incorporate safety into any plans to enjoy Missouri’s waterways. Troopers patrol the state’s waterways to enforce Missouri’s boating laws and assist where needed. Everyone enjoying these areas is asked to do their part! Swimming Safety Wear a life jacket, take

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