This Week's News

June 16, 2020

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Bob Stiens, Chris Burns, associate commissioners; Walker and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Stiens made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Stiens made a motion to approve prior commission minutes dated

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Northwest reopening recycling center with limited hours

Northwest Missouri State University will reopen its recycling operation to the public on Monday, June 22, with a new drop-off process and limited hours. Beginning Monday, the Recycling Center, located in the 1100 block of Icon Road, will open to the public from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to

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Maryville council gets a peek at public safety facility

The Maryville City Council toured the new public safety facility prior to the June 8 council meeting. Council meeting agenda items which were addressed included: • Re-appointed Tim Conn and Rachelle Wilmes and appointed Shannon Pruitt to three-year terms on the Maryville Parks and Recreation board. • Declared the results of the June 2 Municipal

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Virus hits #19 in county

There have been four new positive COVID-19 cases from Nodaway County reported by Nodaway County Health Department Administrator Tom Patterson June 15 and June 17. The affected individuals are a female between 50-59 years old; a male between 30-39 years of age and two females between 1-10 years of age. The woman is isolated in a

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June 11, 2020

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Bob Stiens, Chris Burns, associate commissioners; Walker and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Commissioner Burns made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Stiens made a motion to approve prior commission minutes

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Second Harvest continues pop up food drops

The Second Harvest Community Food Bank of St. Joseph is continuing Pop Up Mobile Food Drops in Nodaway County. Three food drops had been scheduled. The pop up mobiles are open to the general public. There are no income guidelines to participate. Second Harvest recognizes the need within the area and is bringing food to

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Nodaway County sees 16th positive COVID-19

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces a sixteenth individual in Nodaway County, Missouri has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).   The affected individual is a female between 50-59 years of age.  The individual is isolated in a private residence.   The health department is currently working to notify those that have been deemed

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MHS basketball continues training with Zoom

By Kathryn Rice Maryville High School Girls Basketball Head Coach Quentin Albrecht has incorporated Zoom sessions into the team’s summer workout sessions. With COVID – 19 restrictions put in place starting March 16, area teachers began using the Zoom app for classroom instruction and social interaction with their students. Albrecht wondered why Zoom couldn’t be

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Covid-19 map June 12, 2020

“This week’s Covid-19 map, based on the Johns Hopkins (CSSE) data displays the number of deaths in each state divided by the population (deaths per capita). The pattern is very similar to previous maps. The states in the highest category, account for 71% of the deaths. Midwest and Upper Plains states remain low but continue

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Blackford speaks out about diversity in the workplace

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center president On Saturday, I joined more than 250 Northwest students and community members to stand with those impacted by racism and acknowledged the need for change in our society, both locally and nationally. I am proud of our community as we work together to understand and address years of

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