This Week's News

ARB brings festivities to downtown square

The second annual Art, Rhythm and Brews (ARB) will be from 7 to 11 pm, Friday, May 19 on the Maryville Downtown Square. Sponsored by the Maryville Public Arts Committee (MPAC), the festivities include three stages of live music with at least six performers and bands. Attendees will be able to sample food from local

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Northwest closing St. Joseph facility, moving programs to Maryville, Kansas City campuses

Northwest Missouri State University will close its Northwest-St. Joseph location later this year, citing the movement of programming to other locations and students’ desires for access to the experience and services provided on the university’s Maryville campus. Additionally, the university is focused on creating efficiencies amid a shifting financial landscape that is straining resources at

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Citizens step up to serve on city councils

The Nodaway News Leader has compiled a list of those individuals elected to serve in their towns and villages in Nodaway County. Arkoe Mayor/Road Commissioner: Darrell Cronk Commissioner: Joe Partridge Clerk: Megan Partridge Treasurer: Joyce Cronk Barnard Mayor: Mike Murphy Council Members: Zeb Coleman, Glenn Miller, Ned Waterman City Clerk: Teresa Coleman Burlington Jct. Mayor:

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May activities abound in Nodaway County

The following are some of the scheduled events: • May 3 – Boulders Inn and Suites community open house and tours, Boulders Inn and Suites, 2 Fall Drive, Mozingo Lake Recreation Park, 11 am to 3 pm. For more information, contact Sharlet Dumke at 660.224.2222. • May 4 – MPAC installation of new art pieces,

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Skidmore continues work on water, sewer for city

The Skidmore City Council made progress on water and sewer issues during its meeting on April 17. A legal description is still needed for a water well that the city is transferring ownership back to the original landowners. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources grant application for the renovation of the city’s sewer is due

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MPAC starts new art installations

New art was installed at the beginning of the Fourth Street corridor on April 24. “Spirit Bear” is the work of artist Del Pettigrew of Kearney, NE. Pettigrew, center, was helped with the installation by Maryville High School football players, Wyatt Walker, Braxton Yount, Peyton Frueh and Jackson Bram. Pettigrew got his inspiration for the

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Maryville Public Safety taking back unwanted prescription drugs on April 29

From 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, April 29, Maryville Public Safety and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their houses of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring pills for disposal to Maryville Public Safety,

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Parnell woman dies in highway collision with farm equipment

A Nodaway County woman was killed in an accident April 24 on Highway 46 when her vehicle, a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe, was hit head-on by a 2011 Case IH Steiger pulling an anhydrous applicator. Virginia C. Burns, 60, Parnell, was southbound when the tractor driven by Marlin F. Meyer, 71, Ravenwood, crossed the center line

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Maryville annexes property

The Maryville City Council approved the annexation of approximately 20 acres of real estate during its regular meeting April 24. The tract of 20.87 acres is owned by Randy and Susie Holtman and located along the corner of South Hester Street and East South Avenue. The city will not be extending municipal services such as

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