This Week's News

Sen. Blunt to speak at Northwest on Monday

US Senator Roy Blunt will hold press events throughout Northwest Missouri on Monday, January 21, including at Northwest Missouri State. His schedule includes the following: – 9 am, Golden Triangle Energy, 15053 MO Highway 111, Craig – 10 am, Northwest Missouri Industries, 18671 Industrial Road, Rock Port – 11:30 am, Northwest Missouri State University, JW

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USDA to reopen FSA offices for limited services during government shutdown

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers including the Maryville office. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Thursday, January 17 and

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Maryville council sets 2019 action items

Maryville City Council members gave the nod to place the use tax on the April 2 Municipal Election ballot during the January 14 meeting. The ballot issue, which went down in November by a slim margin, 1,396 to 1,704, will authorize a 2.375 percent sales tax on items purchased from out-of-state vendors. Without a use

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Maryville’s Mike Baumgartner appointed Regional President of SSM Health

SSM Health has announced that Mike Baumgartner, president of SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville, has been appointed Regional President of SSM Health in Mid-Missouri. He will replace Phil Gustafson, who has been serving as Interim President for the region. Baumgartner assumes the role immediately and will be working with Gustafson over the next several

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Nodaway County elected officials are sworn in

On January 3, Associate Circuit Judge Doug Thomson swore in the individuals elected to Nodaway County offices during the November 2018 election. Those attending the ceremony were: Prosecuting Attorney Robert Rice, Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker, Recorder of Deeds Lisa Nickerson, County Clerk Melinda Patton and Circuit Clerk Elaine Wilson. Thomson and Circuit Judge Roger Prokes,

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Health inspections yield food establishment violations

The Nodaway County Health Center food establishment inspection reports for December given by a department official: Sonic Drive-In, 721 South Main Street, Maryville, high priority Routine inspection December 3 Priority: Bulk container of lime juice stored in walk-in cooler without date mark, soda fountain cabinet soiled with syrup and debris adjacent to nozzles, both corrected

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Hy-Vee voluntarily recalls cheesecakes

Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, IA, is voluntarily recalling its cheesecakes made with Diamond Crystal Brands cheesecake mix due to the potential that they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s attention after receiving a letter from the supplier. The voluntary recall includes 32 varieties of cheesecakes in

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Maryville council chooses Riedel’s replacement

During a city council workshop prior to the December 27 Maryville City Council meeting, the council reviewed four letters of interest for the open council seat to be vacated by Renee Riedel, who is moving out of town. Tye Parsons, 637 West Grant, was selected to replace Riedel, whose term will expire in 2019. He

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MHP urges drives to make smart choices this New Year’s

Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to make good decisions regarding their New Year’s celebration. Last year over the 2018 New Year’s holiday counting period, nine people died and 291 people were injured in 845 traffic crashes. This New Year’s holiday counting period begins at 6

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