This Week's News

Hopkins adopts law, discusses buildings

The Hopkins City Council approved to amend ordinance No. 385 by adopting subsection U that authorizes the city to impose a lien upon real property served by public sanitary sewer services for non-payment of sewer account received after its third reading at the November 7 meeting. Judy and Don Crane, Hopkins Community Betterment, discussed a

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Operation Christmas Child collection is November 14-21

By Dustin Henggeler With the holiday season drawing nearer, our thoughts may be turning toward thankfulness for what we have and how we can bless others. One way to do that is through Operation Christmas Child (OCC), a Samaritan’s Purse project that brings shoeboxes filled with gifts to children in struggling countries around the world.

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Election officers on duty to receive fraud complaints

Tammy Dickinson, US attorney for the Missouri Western District, announced that Assistant US Attorney Patrick D. Daly will serve as the Missouri Western District election officer and will oversee the district’s handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses. The department of justice seeks to ensure public confidence in the integrity of the

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Mold, insect debris found in food establishments

In October, Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found mold and insect debris during routine inspections of area food establishments. Hy-Vee Chinese Express, 1217 South Main, high priority Routine inspection October 3. Critical: None observed. Non-critical: Crumbs and debris beneath serving counter, debris between steam table and serving counter, thermometer not reading

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Nodaway County groups, schools to honor veterans

The annual Nodaway County Veterans Day observance will be at 11 am, Friday, November 11 at the American Legion Post 100 Hall, 1104 East Fifth Street, Maryville. The event is coordinated by the James Edward Gray American Legion Post 100, Maryville. The welcome and introduction of dignitaries will be conducted by Allen Chesnut, commander. The

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Voters to decide on six ballot measures

In addition to the local, state and national races, Missouri’s November 8 general election ballot will feature six unique issues. Constitutional Amendment 1 Official Ballot Title: Shall Missouri continue for 10 years the one-tenth of one percent sales/use tax that is used for soil and water conservation and for state parks and historic sites and

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St. Francis Hospital Foundation contributes over $690,000 to hospital upgrades

The St. Francis Hospital Foundation Board of Directors recently presented a $690,000 check to SSM Health St. Francis Hospital for technology purchases and equipment upgrades. Seven hospital departments benefited from the foundation’s funding. The imaging department received $90,000 for equipment upgrades including the new 3D mammography unit. The advanced mammography technology is 40 percent better

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Lettuce Dream harvests first crop

By Christina Rice The Lettuce Dream foundation harvested its first crop of approximately 200 lettuce plants on October 19. The growing process takes six weeks and each week new seeds are sown ensuring a consistent supply of plants. In addition to lettuce, the foundation grows basil, butterhead lettuce and mini romaine. The plants are grown

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Local law enforcement officers help build Habitat house

By Christina Rice Local law enforcement officers volunteered their labor on October 21 for the Habitat for Humanity house. The house, located at 1315 East Jenkins in Maryville, is the ninth house built by Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County and is projected to be finished by Christmas. This year’s recipient family is Josh and

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