Three members of the West Nodaway FFA Chapter were Santa’s elves December 17 delivering 30 frozen turkeys to the Nodaway County Sheriff Department. The turkeys were purchased by an anonymous donor. Those present for the delivery were Nicki Honan, FFA advisor; Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong and FFA members Peyton Stahl, Willy Cordell and Reagan
With what may become a new Christmas tradition, the Northeast Nodaway elementary classes each decorated a tree at the Ravenwood City Park for the drive-through Christmas lights event on December 17. Graham Coffelt receives a bag of reindeer food from Santa to scatter in his yard on Christmas Eve.
Second graders Macie Baumli, Kyle Lane, Madison Lager, Grace Sturm, Anna Henggeler, Trenton Carlson, Nora Walker and Jolee Hauber parade through the gym in their best Christmas attire.
The winners of the junior high and high school Christmas attire were Mylie Holtman, seventh; Stephanie Turpin, junior; Sydnee Deen and Chelsea Greer, seniors; and Aubrey Mattson, sophomore.
Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department’s Resource/DARE Officer Rick Smail came to Nodaway-Holt elementary to assist Kristen Roger’s kindergarten class and make a missing persons report for the 13 missing gingerbreads that disappeared. They have been wreaking havoc around the school and making messes leaving clues.
More photos of the seniors in our 12.23 edition.
By Kathryn Rice Veterinarian Dr. Gina Stoll has returned to her roots in Nodaway County upon her 2020 graduation from the University of Missouri. Stoll has joined Maryville Veterinary Clinic LLC which was established in 1994 by Dr. David Frueh. It was a single veterinarian practice until 2008 when Dr. Patrick O’Connell joined him. Like
Administrator Tom Patterson reported flu cases and vaccinations are both below normal at the Nodaway County Health Center Board of Trustees meeting, December 9. The health center has the vaccine available and has been doing clinics at workplaces and schools. “We are focused on preparing for the COVID-19 vaccines,” Patterson said. “First rollouts should begin
Northwest’s Recycling Center will operate with limited hours during the university’s winter break. The center will close Wednesday, December 23, through Sunday, December 27. It will reopen Monday, December 28, and Tuesday, December 29, to accommodate community recycling after the Christmas holiday and close again Wednesday, December 30, through Monday, January 4. During its normal
Maryville City Manager announced at the December 9 Tourism Committee meeting that the city would be launching the tourism website. The city has hired a Northwest Missouri State University student intern to help work on the website. There will be a press release with detailed instructions on how to use the “list my business” button