This Week's News

Golfers get onto the course for practice

Maryville High School Head Golf Coach Brenda Ricks said with spring weather cooperating, her athletes are able to practice on the Mozingo Lake Golf Course. This will give them valuable experience for upcoming competitions.  

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22.7% registered voters cast presidential primary ballots

Nodaway County saw 2,797 registered voters come out March 10 to choose their party’s nomination for the US president. The Democrat Party had 22 people and an uncommitted line on their ticket; all but two have dropped out. The highest vote-getter was Joe Biden, 974; Bernie Sanders had 484, Elizabeth Warren, 32, Michael R. Bloomberg,

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BJ leaders tweak pending contract

The Burlington Jct City Council revised the draft contract with the Public Water Supply of Nodaway County (Rural Water) during the March 10 meeting, then decided it would be best to negotiate in person. The leaders had planned for a long time to sell water to the Rural Water distribution however, now that the Rural

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Capitol Report 

Legislative leaders issue statement on coronavirus By Allen Andrews, State Representative Missouri’s first confirmed cases of coronavirus have led legislative leaders from both parties, in both chambers, to consider steps to minimize exposure to the virus among Capitol lawmakers, staff and visitors. The Missouri Senate has made the decision to adjourn a week early for

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Raymond Zhao advances to the National Spelling Bee

By Kathryn Rice Raymond Zhao, a seventh grader at Maryville Middle School, took first place in the regional spelling bee on March 7. His winning word was “sporadically.” Raymond is the son of Gary Zhao and Cindy Tu, Maryville. The first place win entitles Raymond to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee which will

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Missouri opens novel coronavirus information hotline

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) activated a statewide public hotline for citizens or providers needing guidance regarding the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. This week, the hotline opened and can be reached at 877.435.8411. The hotline is being operated by medical professionals and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a

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Geography with Goudge

Bearcat Men’s Basketball Roster, 2020 “After winning the MIAA Men’s Post-Season Tournament in Kansas City last weekend, Northwest will serve as host for the fourth straight year in this week’s 2020 NCAA Division II Central Region Basketball Tournament in Maryville (Mar 14-17).  This map displays the hometowns of the twelve players in the Bearcat men’s

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Maryville R-II Office of School Superintendent issues letter to community

Dear Spoofhound Parents, Staff and Community: The safety of our students, staff and community is Maryville R-II’s highest priority. I want to assure you that we are taking this evolving health situation very seriously, keeping close communication with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as health organizations. We are monitoring websites such as the

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Northwest postponing in-person classes until March 23 due to coronavirus

Northwest Missouri State University announced it is postponing the resumption of in-person classes to protect the health and safety of its students and employees from the spread of COVID-19. Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski informed the campus community, through an email, that classes at its Maryville and Northwest-Kansas City locations will resume Monday, March 23. Students

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Maryville High recognizes academic awards

Maryville High School recognized the following students during the February 5 Academic Awards Assembly. Academic Letter: Students who earned a 3.70 or higher grade point average for both semesters of the 2018-2019 school year include Victoria Allen, Avery Baker, Matthew Belanger, Jackson Bram, Caitlyn Burke, Blake Casteel, Lauren Cullin, Trevin Cunningham, Davin Davis, Kelby Derr, Kasey

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