This Week's News

Pickering gains new alderman

At the May 6 Pickering City Council meeting, the newest alderman, Brennon Allen, along with Mayor Charles Smith were sworn in. The official election results were reviewed. The only bid received for mowing service for this year was from Brennon Allen Mowing Service. It was for $135 per mowing for all properties and was approved

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Hopkins works to right City Hall finances

The Hopkins City Council has met three times, April 10, April 15 and May 6, to conduct business with O’Tax, the city’s hired manager, to get the city back on track. March expenses were corrected and approved at the April 10 meeting. The April 2 election results were presented. Allan Thompson and Rick Gladman were

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NNL’s annual photo contest seeks entries through June 14

The Nodaway News Leader’s 11th Annual Photo Contest will be accepting entries through Friday, June 14. “We welcome entries from all ages and pictures from a variety of subject matters,” said Kay Wilson, NNL publisher-owner. The entry submission deadline is 3 pm, Friday, June 14. The NNL is requesting an 8×10 photograph and a digital copy either on a USB

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Clearmont city council prepares to install new water meters

The Clearmont City Council reorganized for the year April 16 during their monthly city council meeting. Incumbent Mayor Byron Clark was sworn in, and councilman Herb Snodderley was also sworn in. Last month’s minutes and bills were approved, including the anticipated bill for water meters. The Nodaway County Tax Collector sent the tax collection report

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NNL on the honeymoon

Newlyweds Grant and Emily Gauthier perused the Nodaway News Leader while on a wine tasting tour in Sedona, AZ. If you are traveling this summer, take us with you!  NNL on vacation – where will we show up next?

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Arnold Family presents scholarships

Two scholarships in memory of Bryan Arnold were presented, May 3, by his family to honor his passion for the trades. The two $1,000 scholarships were presented to Mason Brumley who plans to work on windmills, and Wesley Snead, who is attending State Tech and studying HVAC. At the presentation were family members Keith Arnold,

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Financial Advisor Janette Padgitt receives Certified Financial Planner (TM) distinction

Financial Advisor Janette Padgitt of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Maryville, has received the Certified Financial Planner (TM) or CFP®, certification, granted by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. Becoming a CFP® professional expands a financial advisor’s knowledge base in the following areas: financial management, tax-sensitive investment strategies, retirement savings, insurance planning,

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It’s time to enter a giant pumpkin growing contest

A giant pumpkin growing contest is being sponsored by Downtown Maryville. Entry must be made by Wednesday, May 15 online at downtownmaryvillemo.com/pumpkin-contest. Cost is $10. Seedlings must be picked up from 8 am to noon, Saturday, May 18 or 1 to 5 pm, Sunday, May 19 at Maryville Glass and Lock, 114 West Fifth Street. Weigh-in

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