This Week's News

Elks give to area charities

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 760 gave $4,000 to Santa Cops for Kids at the December 6 meeting. Attending the presentation were, front: Corporal Shadoe Miller, Nodaway County Sheriff Department; Elks Exalted Ruler James Richardson; Ian Myers, Maryville Public Safety; Trooper Anthony Kempa, Missouri State Highway Patrol; Sergeant Jeremy Staples, and behind him, Sergeant

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Downtown Maryville announces window display winners

Downtown Maryville announced the Christmas window display contest winners. Winner of the People’s Choice award was Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments. They are, front: Amy Dowis, Rita Wallinga, Leah Powers; back: Sarah Prickett, Kim Mildward, Jessie Smock, Cheyenne Murphy and Jerri Dearmont. Not pictured is Steve Houts.The lights are at 116 West Third Street.

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2022 Becomes History, 2023 Begins Fresh

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.  

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Burlington Jct. council makes one-time water bill adjustments

Two homes in Burlington Jct. had a higher than usual water bill following water leaks. Jim and Suzanne Rasmussen, residents, attended the council meeting December 12 to ask the board for a one-time water bill adjustment, and another resident, Stephanie Marsh contacted the board before the meeting also asking for a one-time water bill adjustment.

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Downtown Maryville achieves Main Street affiliate tier status

Downtown Maryville, the local Main Street program for Maryville, has achieved the affiliate tier following a program assessment by Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC). To reach the affiliate tier status, a community must meet or exceed the Main Street criteria covering various aspects of revitalization work that help create a sustainable, community-driven Main Street program.

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Tourism Committee recommends Zech for board

  The Maryville Tourism Committee, at the December 14 meeting, voted to recommend Mike Zech, Maryville, to the open position on the board. The Maryville City Council will take up the recommendation at the next city council meeting in January. Also, Greg Hansen, Northwest Missouri State University assistant vice president of student affairs, and Josh

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Reports presented at Ambulance district meeting 

At the December 14 Nodaway County Ambulance meeting, reports were presented to the board. Director of Operations Bill Florea. The sales tax payment for the month was $163,188.83. The LED lighting installation is still not completed. The ESO Personal Management and scheduling modules are ready for setup and training. PRN EMT Kari Taylor will start full

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Tax credits offered for North Star

As the end of 2022 approaches, those individuals and companies who are looking to make donations have three local projects where state tax credits are available to help with their tax burden. An opportunity for a local donation and tax credit is with the North Star Advocacy Center. With a minimum of $100 donation, a

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Health Board meets twice to review financials

The Nodaway County Health Center Board of Trustees at the December 8 meeting reviewed the financial report for the January through November 2022 fiscal year, then at the December 15 meeting, the 2023 budget was approved. The 2023 budget is based on the 2022 income and expenses. Administrator Tom Patterson estimates income low and expenses

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County’s drop box readied for tax payments

Nodaway County Collector Treasurer Marilyn Jenkins reminds taxpayers the drop box located at the Administration Center’s front door can accept tax payments. She noted payments will be processed each morning and several times throughout the day. Receipts will be mailed as soon as they are processed. The county also has credit card payment as an

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