This Week's News

Nodaway County summertime activities start in June

June signals the start of summer activities in Nodaway County. Following are some of the scheduled events: • June 1-30 – Tri-C Area Flower Bed Cleanup and Revitalization by Tri-C Partners 4 Progress Community Action Renewal Team and Jefferson FFA members. Anyone may pull weeds in the public flower beds when it fits their schedule.

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Massage therapist practices healing touch

Ashley Feldhacker recently opened Balance of Mind and Body, LLC, a massage therapy and reflexology practice, inside of Northwest Chiropractic at 206 West Second Street, Maryville. Feldhacker has been a licensed reflexologist since 2008. Reflexology applies pressure to specific points on the hands and feet that correspond with certain body organs and systems, improving the

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NOCOMO plans Mozingo camping adventure

During the May 23 meeting, NOCOMO Manager Nicki Samson informed the workshop board of directors about reserving the Mozingo Lake Recreation Park group camp area for an overnight camping experience for certified employees. She plans to have various activities available during the June 29 event. She doesn’t anticipate all employees staying overnight. The workshop will

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Northwest report illustrates $66M+ savings in four years

With an eye on higher education’s shifting financial landscape and strengthening its foundation for future sustainability, Northwest Missouri State University has realized an estimated $66.5 million in cost containment and efficiencies, according to a review conducted by the university in recent months. “We at Northwest believe in and practice excellence through bold and transformative strategic

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Skidmore transfers ownership of wells

The Skidmore City Council transferred ownership of the city water wells back to the original land owners during the May 15 meeting. The city is now using water from Public Water Supply District #1 and the wells are no longer needed. Ordinance Well 2017 was read twice during the meeting and approved. The city received

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ARB provides evening entertainment

The second annual Art, Rhythm and Brews on May 19 became a progressive party hop when temperatures dipped. With music, beverages and food at The Rose Theater, A Step Ahead Dance Studio and The Pub, attendees moved between venues to take part in all of the experiences.

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Annual Torch Run sees large turnout

The annual law enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics saw a large turn out May 23. James Runde, the coordinator since 2007, stated the run promotes awareness of individuals with disabilities being included in athletics. Runde also stated that Missouri is ranked sixth in the nation for the amount of money it raises for the

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Mark your calendar for The Amazing Lettuce Chase

Maryville’s Lettuce Dream will be hosting The Amazing Lettuce Chase, an event similar to the popular TV series The Amazing Race, later this summer. The Amazing Lettuce Chase will start and end at Lettuce Dream’s production facility, 1623 East Second, Maryville. Upon completion of the chase, participants will be offered refreshments and an opportunity to

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Area turns out for Farmers Market

The weekly Maryville Farmers Market saw a good turnout May 6. Vendors were selling flowers, vegetable plants, early produce, homemade jams, cinnamon rolls, doughnuts, pallet boxes, crocheted items and more. The market will be open from 7:30 am until supplies run out, every Saturday until the end of September.

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Grant allows work to begin on Robertson-Crist Nature Park

Maryville Parks and Recreation (MPR) has received a grant from the Gladys Rickard Trust which is going to allow renovations to begin on the 10.5-acre Robertson-Crist Nature Park. MPR Director Aaron Dobson outlined some of the planned improvements. He stressed that the park will continue to be a nature park and he is applying for

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