This Week's News

Mozingo Board discusses monument sign

Members of the Mozingo Advisory Board looked at three choices for the new monument sign being made by Indigo Designs, De Soto, KS, during its regular meeting April 17. All three sign styles featured a 20-foot vertical sign with a slight left-sided slant, which city administrators said represented the fact that most motorists would turn

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Art students hosting Coffee and Cups fundraiser, art sale

Northwest Missouri State University art students are again giving back to the community while sharing the work they’ve created throughout the year. Northwest’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will sponsor its biannual art show and sale from 11 am to 7 pm, Thursday, April 20, and 11 am to 5 pm, Friday, April 21,

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Celebration show choir to perform annual spring show

Northwest Missouri State University’s Celebration show choir, which recently toured Missouri and parts of Texas, will end its season Friday, April 21, with its annual spring show. Celebration toured March 16-23, performing at five Missouri high schools and presenting a March 18 concert at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Houston, which several Texas-based Northwest alumni

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Maryville council members take oath of office

Newly-elected Maryville City Councilman Benjamin Lipiec and re-elected councilwoman Rachael Martin take the oath of office given by Maryville City Clerk Sheila Smail during the regular city council meeting April 10. Lipiec and Martin will serve three-year terms.

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Third and fourth grade students get KidsFit

Nodaway County third and fourth grade students gathered with the NCAA DII National Champion NWMSU Men’s Basketball Team at the beginning of KidsFit on April 7. The event allowed Northwest education students to help the elementary students as they went through activities to keep fit. Ellie Parsons gives Bobby Bearcat a high five as fellow

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Burlington Jct. discusses contracting city maintenance

Burlington Jct. City Council discussed outsourcing its maintenance personnel during its regular meeting April 10. Currently, the maintenance department manages itself. There have been concerns and citizen complaints about the lack of small-scale repairs and street maintenance such as pothole patching being done. And concerns about city aldermen supervising relatives that work in maintenance. There

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Gladys Rickard Trust grant purchases scuba gear and boat

By Christina Rice Maryville Public Safety Sergeant Ryan Glidden applied for a Gladys M. Rickard Charitable Trust grant which provided scuba gear and an inflatable rescue boat for the Midwest Regional Dive Team. The dive team provides water searches and rescues to communities ranging from up to 100 miles away from Clarinda, IA. They are

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Pickering swears in new alderman

At the Pickering City Council meeting on April 6, City Clerk Milt Sovereign swore in Roberta Boyd as alderman. Boyd, who has served on the city council in the past, gave the city enough aldermen to have a quorum to handle the city’s business. The city is awaiting the results of the write-ins on the

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Extended Election Results

The April 4 Municipal Election featured a number of city tax issues and contested races throughout Nodaway County. Contested races Hopkins North Ward Alderman: Richard Moore, 14 votes, defeated Roger Florea, 12 votes. Atchison Township Trustee: Brandon Doughtery, 29 votes, defeated Kaela McClurg, 11 votes. White Cloud Township Board Members: Tim Lance, 45 votes, and

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Books available for Easter baskets

A sweet, but noncaloric treat for children and grandchildren’s Easter baskets is available from the Nodaway News Leader’s collection of books by local authors available for sale. Titles include: • “How the Rabbit Became the Easter Bunny” and “Listen to the Mukies” by Bob Bohlken • “Lily is Wide Awake” by Brandon Brand • “Marriah’s

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