This Week's News

State specialist gives Missouri Sunshine Law seminar

By Kathryn Rice Casey Lawrence, director of Sunshine Law compliance with the Missouri Attorney General’s office, presented information, July 30, on the law to members of area city councils, boards of education, taxing entities and other government groups which operate from tax funds. Organized by Northwest Missouri State University Police Lieutenant Amanda Cullin, the two

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Northwest Alumni to honor 7 for success, service

Seven distinguished members of the Northwest Missouri State University family will be honored during the Alumni Awards Banquet this fall for dedicating time, talent and service to the university.The annual event, sponsored by the Northwest Alumni Association, begins at 6 pm, Friday, September 27 with a social in the JW Jones Student Union Ballroom. A

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Putting Northwest Missouri highways back together again

The Missouri Department of Transportation knows the continued road closures due to flooding and flood damage are impacting lives, including its own workers in these affected areas, and MoDOT is working to repair and restore mobility to routes as waters recede. Local maintenance crews are clearing debris and repairing shoulders and minor road surface issues

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Hounds to Cats: Maddie Holtman

By Jacki Wood This is the second in a series on former Spoofhound athletes who are now Bearcats. Frequently called townies, a number of former Maryville High School athletes decided to stay in town and continue their academic and athletic careers at Northwest Missouri State University. Maddie Holtman, daughter of Randy and Susie Holtman, graduated

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Hops Field Day set for August 6

One of the fascinating aspects of horticulture is the amazing number of plants which are grown as crops for income. Many growers keep an eye out for new crops, which may offer revenue potential for their operations. While hops are not a new crop at all, the idea of growing them commercially in Missouri is

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United Fiber expanding in Maryville

United Fiber, a service offered by United Electric Cooperative, Maryville, will be expanding fast internet fiber service to the city of Maryville this summer. Since 2011, United Fiber has constructed over 1,700 miles of fiber and serves over 8,000 residential customers in northwest Missouri communities such as King City, Gower and Stanberry. Within Maryville, some

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Barrier-free playground in Maryville opens to the public 

The Mosaic Preschool & Education Center, in partnership with Maryville Parks & Recreation and the City of Maryville, has announced the opening of the barrier-free/inclusive playground on the grounds of Mosaic Preschool & Education Center to the public on August 3. The playground will be for the center’s use only during regular business hours of

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Hounds to Cats: Elijah Green

By Jacki Wood This is the first in a series on former Spoofhound athletes who are now Bearcats. Frequently called townies, a number of former Maryville High School athletes decided to stay in town and continue their academic and athletic careers at Northwest Missouri State University. Elijah Green, son of Clarence and Chelli Green, graduated

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Historical museum provides information for new Skidmore documentary

“No One Saw A Thing,” will air beginning Thursday, August 1 on the Sundance channel. A new documentary on Ken Rex McElroy, known as the Skidmore town bully who was killed in 1981, will be coming to television beginning Thursday, August 1. The six-part film was produced by a California company which utilized resources from

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