This Week's News

NERDS advance to Missouri Kansas State Championship

The NERDS (Novice Engineers Robotics Design Society) or Team 9960, a robotics club with members from South Nodaway and Northeast Nodaway, was among the winners of the First Tech Challenge Northwest League Championship, March 6, and will participate in the state championship, Saturday, April 24. NERDS members are Nathan Meyer and Colton Swalley, both from NEN,

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Maryville council denies request to rescind the mask mandate

The Maryville City Council opened their meeting with Mayor Ben Lipiec telling the gallery there had been a social media announcement that face masks were on the evening’s agenda. They were not. Lipiec recommended if there was anyone in the gallery who wanted to address the council, to speak up under the agenda item, “Citizens

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500 openings available for the community vaccine clinic on Monday, March 15th

We currently have over 500 openings still available for the community vaccine clinic on Monday, March 15th, at the Hughes Fieldhouse at Northwest Missouri State. The clinic has also extended hours, until 6 p.m., for after school or work opportunities.  Individuals can go to www.mymlc.com/vaccine and sign up for a vaccine appointment. This tier includes the

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Geography with Goudge

“Now that March is here, and it’s beginning to feel like spring, it’s time to turn our attention to college basketball and the return of March Madness.  This week’s AP Top 25 Poll is mapped by proportional symbols.  Gonzaga leads the way, followed by Baylor, Illinois, Michigan and Iowa.  Gonzaga, in the west, is the

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34th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade to be March 13

The official length of this year’s World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade is 80 feet. The parade will honor the area’s first responders and healthcare workers as the grand marshals. “2020 was a very trying year and these individuals worked tirelessly throughout it all,” said organizers of the parade. “We want them to know they

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Health official inspects food establishments

The Nodaway County Health Department’s Environmental Health Specialist Jack Hunsucker visited the following food establishments during February. Good Time Charlie’s, 103 South Walnut, Skidmore, high priority Routine inspection on February 3. Critical: Wiping cloth sanitizer too strong both at the bar area and the bus cart, unlabeled spray bottle on bus cart. Non-Critical: Unrestrained hair/beard on

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Geography with Goudge

“The 70th NBA All-Star Game was played Sunday, March 7th in Atlanta.  144 different players representing 29 states and 18 countries have made the All-Star roster during the past 20 years.  This map based on the players’ high school state indicates the eastern half of the country (particularly the southeastern states) stands out as the leading

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Archer takes over as The Source CEO

Heather Archer has taken on the position of CEO at The Source Medical Clinic, Maryville. At the March 1 “Meet and Greet,” staff members of The Source were Morgan Hoza, clinic coordinator; Archer; Gwen Knowles, past CEO; Sonya Holmes, stenographer; and Nancy Drake, advocate. Archer is an RN who works at Mosaic in emergency and

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County 911 Oversight Board works through organization, procedures

The consolidated 911 emergency dispatch oversight board which has representation from Nodaway County Commission, ambulance and Maryville met February 25 to further organize. The group elected a chairman, Chris Burns and vice-chairman, Ben Lipiec, to lead the group. Either the city clerk or county clerk will be the official minute taker depending on the location

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Mosaic hospital leader express appreciation to community

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville president The past two weeks at Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville have been incredibly busy. And I am incredibly proud of our team, our community and our partners. Let me explain. On February 19, we hosted our annual St. Francis Foundation Gala. But, due to COVID-19, it

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