The Nodaway News Leader invited several citizens again this year to provide their view of the past year. This week and the next we will print penned essays from their varied points of view, which should prove interesting to our readers. This week’s reviews “Our community fosters positive focus” by Linda Mattson, North Star Advocacy
Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville’s first baby of the new year arrived at 5:34 am, Tuesday, January 3. Dutton was welcomed into the arms of his mother, Dayna Rowen of Sheridan. Dutton weighed eight pounds, 15 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Dayna and Dutton were gifted a basket of goodies supplied by local businesses
Before semester break, Northwest Missouri State University recognized 90 employees who have attained milestone years of service at the university. The cumulative years of service for the recognized employees is 1,200 years. Those employees recognized and their years of service are listed below.
At the December 19 Maryville Parks and Recreation board meeting, Eagle Scouts Dayn and Logan Henderson reported their project of cleaning up Robertson Crist Park. Phase one involved cleaning and getting rid of overgrowth, spreading mulch and giving the bathrooms a makeover. Fifty-nine volunteers came to help with phase one. Phase two involved adding in
The Northwest Missouri Cooperative Mental Health Board met December 15 in Albany. Northwest Missouri State University Interim President Dr. Clarence Green donated $250 to the board. Nodaway County Associate Circuit Judge Robert Rice gave an overview of the court programs and statistics. Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville reports approximately 500 children were seen in the
The Nodaway County Historical Society Museum currently is closed for the winter season and will reopen for its regular hours, Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 pm, in March. Because of local interest at the winter bake sale and coffee shop in December, the museum leaders will be holding Second Saturday Coffee from 9 to
Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville (MMC–M) has been recognized as a Health Quality Innovator for 2022. The Health Quality Innovator Award is the annual awards program created by Health Quality Innovators that recognizes and celebrates organizations that are using successful, evidence-based approaches to quality improvement. MMC–M was selected as a runner-up in the rural health
At the December 20 Nodaway County Senior Citizens Senate meeting, it was announced the new walk-in freezer was working. There are still finishing details to complete. Holtman Masonry had reinforced the support beam in the entryway to the freezer. The electrician has miscellaneous wiring to complete. Jason Brown Roofing had flashed between the building and
Hopkins Community Betterment announced the winners in the Christmas Lighting Contest. The contest was judged December 20. First place winner was the Gina and Matt Wray residence.
December 27 marked the end of the candidate filing period for the April 4, 2023 election. Following are the candidates who had filed by the afternoon of December 27. Jefferson C-123, three positions. Candidates are Alan Gockel*, Derrick Schieber* and Travis Angle. Maryville R-II, three positions. Candidates are Kelley Baldwin*, Dale Baker and Isaiah Korthanke.