This Week's News

Community Services recognizes Second Harvest with award

Community Services of Northwest Missouri Outreach Director Cathy Rybolt and Operations Director Carla Wetzel present Second Harvest Community Food Bank Director Chad Higdon with the Outstanding Community Service Award on June 22. Second Harvest is one of Community Services partner agencies. The award acknowledges community partners and leaders who are vital to Community Services’ mission.

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Registration opens for second annual Lettuce Chase

Registration is underway now through Tuesday, July 10 for the second annual Lettuce Chase, a fundraiser for Maryville’s Lettuce Dream. The spin-off of the “Amazing Race” will start at Lettuce Dream, 1623 East Second Street, Maryville, on Saturday, July 28. Start times for the two to three hour, 100-mile adventure will be assigned to team

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Local, state officials cut ribbon on Horace Mann outdoor classroom

Despite a sporadic rain shower, Northwest Missouri State University administrators, parents, students and representatives from both the state and local levels gathered to cut the ribbon on Horace Mann’s new outdoor classroom. Dean of the School of Education Timothy Wall, Horace Mann Principal Sandy Seipel, Regents Chair Pat Harr, Northwest President John Jasinski and other

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Smithsonian Exhibit on sports coming to local museum

The Nodaway County Historical Society (NCHS) recently announced the Maryville museum has been selected to host the Smithsonian traveling exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” from October 12 to December 2. The NCHS and the surrounding community have been expressly chosen by the Missouri Humanities Council to host this exhibit, which was created by

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Maryville leaders bring fireworks code into state compliance

The Maryville City Council approved an ordinance on June 27 that will allow local fireworks stands to continue business as usual. During its regular meeting, the council approved an ordinance reducing the distance the city requires fireworks stands to be from fuel sources, schools or healthcare facilities. Previous ordinances stated fireworks stands must be a

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Primary Election ballots can be viewed online

Melinda Patton, Nodaway County clerk, reported copies of the August 7 Primary ballots are available on the county website for viewing at nodawaycountymo.us under the Election Information tab. Voters need to remember the August election is a primary and they will be selecting a party ballot of their choice. The August party ballots selections are:

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Community Services recognizes Second Harvest with award

Community Services of Northwest Missouri Outreach Director Cathy Rybolt and Operations Director Carla Wetzel present Second Harvest Community Food Bank Director Chad Higdon with the Outstanding Community Service Award on June 22. Second Harvest is one of Community Services partner agencies. The award acknowledges community partners and leaders who are vital to Community Services’ mission.

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Northwest Regents approve 2018-2019 budget

Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents approved the 2018-2019 budget, during its June 22 meeting, which includes the education and general budget and the auxiliary services budget, totaling about $119 million. The budget addresses strategic investments, revenues, reallocations and expense reductions based on priorities related to learning experiences, protecting access and affordability, faculty and

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Clearmont council discusses delinquent water customers

The Clearmont City Council spent time at its June 19 meeting discussing water billing issues including three customers who are delinquent in their payments. City employee Kristi Heideman presented the May water-sewer report noting 101 meters had been read and of that 90 were billed. The city billed 187,930 gallons for the month. She also

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Skidmore observes 4th annual Community Day

Cooler temperatures the morning of June 16 brought Skidmore residents to the fourth annual Community Day. The day, which is held the third Saturday in June, saw two new events, a quilt show and pet show. Joann Peter, Maryville, and Christina Charles, Skidmore, stand by their entries in the quilt show. Peter embroidered hexagon quilt

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