This Week's News

Senior Center has ‘positive year’

At the May 22 Nodaway County Senior Citizens Senate meeting, it was announced the senior center had a positive $7,644 for the July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 fiscal year. The Form 990 had been returned to the center by Marsh, Espey and Merrill PC. It showed total revenues of $387,631 and total expenses

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WN institutes college, career Mondays

West Nodaway R-I high school and junior high students had the opportunity to explore job fields this past school year. The “College and Career Monday” is the brainchild of PK-12 counselor Lani Clayton. This past school year she organized field trips for one Monday a month through the school year. WN has a four-day school

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Clearmont hears about meter pits

The Clearmont City Council met on May 14 to discuss city business. Last month’s minutes were approved, as well as a motion to pay the bills. West Bend sent a bond certification to City Clerk Linda Babcock. The installation of water meters was discussed. Alderman Herb Snodderley suggested that the city order six more meter

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Maryville Sculpture Walk to unveil 3 new installations

The Maryville Sculpture Walk announces the addition of three remarkable sculptures set to enrich the city’s cultural landscape starting this week. Intending to foster artistic expression and community engagement, these installations promise to captivate viewers and stimulate thought-provoking conversations. Leading the trio of new sculptures is “Dystopia,” located near the corner of Fourth and Buchanan

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MHS Spectrum performs at Walt Disney World Resort

The #SingingSpoofhounds from Maryville High School have successfully completed their spring 2024 tour to the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando, FL, and have returned home with suntans, souvenirs and memories to last a lifetime. Leaving MHS after school on May 21st, anxious energy, and luggage filled two yellow school buses bound for the Kansas

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FFA blue jacket worn by 3 generations

One of the prized possessions to a FFA member is their blue FFA jacket complete with their name, office and their chapter’s name across the back. The iconic jacket can be spotted across a crowded convention center or on an urban sidewalk. One Nodaway-Holt family has donned the same blue jacket through three members’ FFA

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Health Board orients new members

At the May 15 meeting, the Nodaway County Health Center board and Administrator Tom Patterson shared background information for the new board members, Chris Turpin and Jayne Vest. Patterson will bring copies of the last audit and information about the ongoing projects at the health center to the June meeting. The meeting dates and times

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

Paula Goodridge, remembers the phone call from her mother well. As the Maryville Mosaic emergency department and respiratory therapy director, she recognized the symptoms her mother shared about her father’s stroke. “I was getting ready for work when my mother called, saying my father had fallen,” says Paula. “I heard my father’s voice in a

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