This Week's News

Grow Native! Workshop set for June 21

Native plants provide many benefits to agricultural producers and recreational landowners alike. Native plants provide pollinator habitat, curb erosion, protect water quality and produce nutritious livestock forage. The upcoming Grow Native! Native Plants for Row Crop Agriculture, Pollinator Enhancement & Livestock Production workshop is on June 21 in Albany. The workshop is intended for row

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MPR prepares for summer swim season

The Maryville Park and Recreation board heard how preparations are progressing with the Maryville Aquatic Center during its May 2 meeting. Recreation Coordinator Maggie Veer reported all lifeguards have been hired for the season and they have begun working at the pool with preparations including painting gutters. Park Supervisor Kavin Dew said all needed mechanical

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Miss Missouri pageant includes Maryville resident, others representing county

Twenty-seven Miss Missouri candidates, their pageant directors and families will travel to the heart of Missouri on June 9 to kick off a week filled with rehearsals, talent performances, interviews and evening gowns at Missouri Military Academy. This year also marks an important milestone for the organization as it’s the 50th anniversary of the event

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MMS sixth grader qualifies for national math contest again

Maryville Middle School sixth grader Raymond Zhao has qualified for the second year to attend the National Math Contest at Texas A&M in College Springs, TX, on June 15. Raymond placed second overall in the sixth grade state math competition sponsored by Missouri Council Teachers of Mathematics math league. He was 0.75 of a point

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Hughes Fieldhouse to close May 28 for rescheduled repair

The Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse on the Northwest Missouri State University will close Tuesday, May 28, to repair a transformer. The University had scheduled the repair for May 21 but postponed the work due to inclement weather. With the exception of May 28, the Hughes Fieldhouse is accessible to community members with a valid

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Boston’s Enel Green Power purchases Tradewind Energy

Enel Green Power North America, Inc., Boston, MA-based renewable company, recently announced it has signed a power purchase agreement between its subsidiary White Cloud Wind Project, LLC, and Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AECI). In line with the agreement, AECI will purchase the entire output generated by the 236.5 MW White Cloud wind project, currently in

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Route 148 resurfacing temporarily suspended in Nodaway County

Herzog Contracting Corporation has made quite a bit of progress on the resurfacing of Route 148 between the Iowa state line and US Route 71 near Maryville. However, due to scheduling issues, the work on Route 148 has been temporarily suspended. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Herzog to complete the 14 mile resurfacing

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Maryville extends open burning period until June 9

The city of Maryville has decided to open the burn period through June 9 to allow citizens more time to clean their yards and burn off permitted refuse. By ordinance, the city has identified three periods a year for burning yard waste. Those periods are between April 1 and April 14, July 17 and July

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Nodaway County Historical Museum acquires lithographs

The Nodaway County Commissioners presented framed lithographs of Mary Graham and Amos Graham to the Nodaway County Historical Museum recently. The Grahams are credited as the namesakes of the towns of Maryville and Graham in the county. Those attending the presentation were: seated, Cathy Palmer and Tom Carneal, museum curators; standing, Bob Stiens, Chris Burns

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Maryville council hears of Vigilant Guard 19

Northwest Missouri State University geography professor Dr. Mark Corson gave an overview to the Maryville City Council at the May 13 meeting of the planned disaster exercise involving the university and the Army National Guard. Vigilant Guard 19 is set for June 2 through 7 and will take place on campus as well as at

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