This Week's News

Clearmont council gets good report from the lagoon samples

The Clearmont City Council met on January 23 to discuss city business. Last month’s minutes were approved, as well as the bills to be paid for the month. The Nodaway County Humane Society reported loose dogs in Clearmont, but the dogs were eventually claimed by the owner. Missouri One Call reported discrepancies in an internal

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Aim Higher’ is gala theme

By Judy Frueh This year the St. Francis Foundation Gala fundraiser is for women’s health care in our area. I am excited to be an ambassador to help raise money for this cause. There are 14 women who have stepped up and agreed to be ambassadors for this cause. Being a women’s health nurse practitioner

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Blood drive happens in Maryville

The Maryville Community Blood Drive was held February 5 and 6 at the First Baptist Church gym. On February 6, Greg Davis, Pickering, donated for the first time in Maryville. He has recently moved from Nebraska where he has donated 67 units. Finishing up his donation, Devin Clinton-Zigler, donor care technician, bandages off his arm.

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

  The print-exclusive article “Remember, good dental health begins in the early years of a child’s life” by Chelsea Ewigman, RDH, Clarinda Family Dentistry, as well as a ‘Salute to Local Dental Professionals’ can be found on Pages 20-21 of this week’s NNL.

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Baylee’s Blessing completes 7th year

The Grady Hilsabeck family and friends conducted the seventh annual Baylee’s Blessing and presented the bounty to the New Nodaway Humane Society Animal Shelter, February 3. In front are Grady and Lisa Hilsabeck, Akasha Schank holding “Misfit,” Malainee and Sam Montgomery. Behind them are other family and friends. Misfit is available for adoption. This year’s

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County commission approves 2024 budget

The Nodaway County Commissioners approved the projected 2024 income and expenditures during their budget hearing January 25. County Clerk Melinda Patton, as the budget official, provided an official budget message, which can be found on page nine of the Nodaway News Leader this week. Federal programs of the recent past have brought millions of dollars into the

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Skidmore City Hall changes telephone service

At the January 16 Skidmore City Council meeting, City Clerk Sadie McHughes reported the telephone lines had been out-of-service for two weeks. The service is provided by FastWyre. The company has not been returning phone calls. The council decided to switch telephone providers and will now use United Fiber. The immunization policy for the city

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Maryville Chamber wraps up 2023 with annual meeting

The Maryville Chamber of Commerce general membership gathered for an annual meeting January 25 at the Nodaway County Administrative Center’s community room. The event reviewed the highlights of 2023 for both the chamber membership and the Missouri Department of Revenue’s license bureau. Some of the variety of events hosted or sponsored by the Maryville Chamber

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SB 40 Board reaches out to schools

After two weather-related cancellations, the Nodaway County SB 40 Board met in open and closed sessions January 22 for the quarterly meeting. Board members contacted local school districts to inform them of the purpose of Senate Bill 40 funds and to ask that the district refer families or individuals that funds may be able to

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GNW Days set for February 6-7

As legislators begin a new session in Jefferson City, citizens from the 19-county region of Northwest Missouri, including multiple communities and representatives from business, education, healthcare and government, will come together in Jefferson City to educate legislators on Northwest Missouri counties and to discuss issues that are critical to the region. The Great Northwest Days

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