This Week's News

Auditor Galloway reports on local towns, special district financial information

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently issued monthly reports detailing the compliance of municipalities and other political subdivisions with financial reporting laws. One report includes cities, towns and villages while the other lists political subdivisions such as water, fire protection and other taxing districts.  These entities are required to file annual financial reports with the state

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Commissioner Walk visits NOCOMO meeting

At the February 2 NOCOMO Board of Directors meeting, new Nodaway County South District Commissioner Scott Walk attended to gain a better understanding of the sheltered workshop’s purpose and undertakings. In Manager Nicki Samson’s report, the workshop is still following the board approved COVID-19 guidelines for certified employees and staff. She said as long as

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Health official inspects food establishments

The Nodaway County Health Department’s Environmental Health Specialist Jack Hunsucker visited the following food establishments during January. Subway 7325, 1524 North Main Street, Maryville, medium priority Routine inspection on January 5. Critical: Refrigerator food too warm, corrected on site. Non-Critical: None Happy Garden, 514 North Main Street, Maryville, high priority Routine inspection on January 5. Critical: None.

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2021 Great Plains Growers Conference to be held online

Mid-Missouri farmer Liz Graznak is one of the keynote speakers for the 2021 Great Plains Growers Conference, which will be held online February 12-13. Graznak, who owns and operates Happy Hollow Farm of Jamestown, sells produce through a 72-member community supported agriculture program and at the Columbia Farmers Market. Kathi Mecham, a University of Missouri

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Stubblefield works with board on MPR master plan

By Kathryn Rice Maryville Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Stubblefield is developing a long-term master plan for Maryville’s 12 parks and facilities within Maryville city limits. Stubblefield has been MPR director since October 2018. He noted during his interview with the then board members, MPR didn’t have a master plan for the city’s park system.

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Pickering places ‘non-election’ measure on ballot

At the February 1 Pickering City Council meeting, City Clerk Milt Sovereign said the election paperwork, including a ballot measure for a non-election, was turned in to the Nodaway County Clerk for the April 6 election. This measure will allow the city of Pickering to forego elections and the cost of the elections if the

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Category 3 – Serious Risk for COVID-19

On November 24, 2020, the City of Maryville issued the Seventh Emergency Order (EO-7) regarding mitigation efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. EO-7 mirrors the State of Missouri’s Public Health Warning and Local Government Advisory issued November 19, 2020 and includes action steps based on local public health data. Mitigation categories are tied to

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