This Week's News

County installs dropbox for tax payments 

Due to COVID-19, county officials installed a dropboxfor tax payment at the front of the Administration Center. Nodaway County Collector Treasurer Marilyn Jenkins was instrumental in the installation. She noted payments will be processed each morning and several times throughout the day. Receipts will be mailed as soon as they are processed. The county has

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WN’s Tyler Blay signs to compete for MoWEST

Cross Country’s 2020 State Champion Tyler Blay, a West Nodaway senior, is surrounded by his family as he signs his letter of intent to be a Missouri Western State University Griffin runner next year. Family members are his mother, Jill Blay; father, Bill Blay, seated and standing, brother, Riley Blay and grandmother, Judy Blay.

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Jermain enters Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

Jefferson Superintendent Tim Jermain was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, November 15, in Kansas City. He was honored for his 31 years of coaching high school boys’ basketball; he is entering his 20th season at Jefferson C-123 High School. He also coached 10 years at Albany High School. Overall, his record is

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Safety considerations given as COVID-19 cases rise

By Barb Mullock, RN, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville infection prevention specialist You have heard in the past that we need to “flatten the curve” to ensure the healthcare system maintains the capacity to care for those who need our services. The current increase in positive COVID-19 cases and, more directly, the increase in COVID-19

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Maryville leaders request health board to mandate masks throughout county

At the November 18 Nodaway County Health Center Board of Trustees meeting, the topic of a county-wide mask ordinance was discussed and ended with the board making a plea for residents to wear masks. Administrator Tom Patterson took part in a conference call with two Maryville City Council members, Maryville City Manager Greg McDanel, representatives

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Mayor recognizes exceptional employee

“She truly has amazing customer service skills and is a very warm and caring person!  She’s so articulate when explaining things to customers, very patient and thorough in her explanations, yet can handle the disgruntled customers with tact and calmness,” said Maryville Treasurer Denise Town. “I’m so proud of her for recognizing this situation and acting

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North Star intern creates book on domestic violence, sexual assault

North Star Advocacy Center intern and Northwest Missouri State University senior, Gabi Brooks, recently wrote a photo book dealing with domestic violence and sexual assault. She recently donated three copies to the Maryville Public Library. The book, titled, “North Star Advocacy Center and the Realities of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault,” aims to spread awareness

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County calls for CARES Act small business 3rd round monies

Nodaway County Collector Treasurer Marilyn Jenkins reported this week a third round of CARES Act relief for small businesses will be released in early December. Businesses in Nodaway County, which have not applied and received CARES Act dollars earlier from the county’s distribution, are encouraged to make an application for a potential $5,000 grant. The

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Sundell signs to play basketball at Kansas State

Maryville High School Senior Serena Sundell signed her national letter of intent to play D1 basketball at Kansas State University, Manhatten, November 11. At the signing were, front: Kelly Obley, assistant MHS girls basketball coach, Korena Sundell, mother, Serena, Bob Sundell, father; back: Quentin Albrecht, MHS girls basketball head coach, and Rodney Gilyard, head coach

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BJ First Christian announces food pantry hours, Angel Tree project

Through November and December, the food pantry hours for people in the West Nodaway School District will be from 4 to 6 pm, Tuesdays at the First Christian Church, Burlington Jct. Masks are required. Upcoming dates are November 17, 24 and December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. The Walmart drops also for individuals in the

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