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NEN graduates 15 on Fathers Day

Because of COVID-19, the Northeast Nodaway Class of 2020 graduated on Fathers Day, June 21, instead of the traditional date of Mothers Day in May. Precautions taken included each graduates’ family was seated together with more spacing between rows in the high school gym. The graduates’ chairs were spaced further apart. Fist bumps instead of

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Maryville Pool to open

The Maryville Aquatic Center, 502 North Laura Street, plans to open at 1 pm, Monday, June 15. “It’s been crazy,” Maggie Veer, second year aquatics manager, said about prepping for the late opening. Several changes have been instigated in pool operations for summer 2020. The pool will open at 50 percent occupancy and will be

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Avis Jean Parman

On Monday, May 19, 2020 Avis Jean Parman, longtime Albany resident and civic pioneer, died peacefully at the age of 96 years. During her lifetime, Avis experienced most of the history of the 20th century; nearly a hundred years of fascinating change and challenge. And she loved being part of it. Her greatest legacy is the

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Karen Auten

Karen Sue Auten, 68, Barnard, died Saturday, June 6, 2020, at Mosaic Life Care – St. Joseph. She was born July 20, 1951, in St. Joseph to Elmer F. and Rosa Christena Pierce Harman. She graduated from North Andrew High School, Rosendale, in 1969. On November 22, 1969, she married George Auten, Jr. at the

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Helen Farnan

Helen Elizabeth Spire Farnan, 89, Richmond, died on Friday, May 29, 2020. A private funeral Mass was celebrated with her family on May 31, 2020. Memorials may be made to the Helen Farnan Memorial Scholarship at stcharleskc.weshareonline.org/ To read Fr. Don’s blog about his mother, please go to link chargedwithstcharles.blog/2020/05/30/a-mothers-beauty/. Online condolences may be shared

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Sew Strong Together mask project completes 10,000th

The Ferluknat Farms’ Sew Strong Together mask project has completed 10,000 fabric masks. The mask was sold for a $200 donation to Roberta O’Connell on May 29 to commemorate the milestone. O’Connell has also sewn masks for the project. Seamstresses with high totals of completed masks are the Mt. Moriah ladies with 3,150, Cathy Bowen,

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Mayor issues fifth emergency order

WHEREAS, on January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Director General  declared the outbreak of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, advising countries to prepare for the containment, detection, isolation and case management, contact training, and prevention of onward spread of disease; and,  WHEREAS, on March 11, 2020,

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Inclement Weather Information

County schools give weather-related notice information West Nodaway If school is closed or delayed due to inclement weather, a WN Rockets Text Alert will be sent. It will also be on the following radio/TV stations and their websites: KNIM 97.1 FM/95.9 FM, KMA 960 AM and 99.1 FM, KKJO 92.7 FM/105.5 FM, 68 KFEQ 680

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TCW to gather

Today’s Civic Women will meet at 5:30 pm, Tuesday, February 4 in the Nodaway Valley Bank conference room. Everyone is welcome.

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St. Gregory Barbarigo School to host Mom & Son Date Knight

St. Gregory Barbarigo School in Maryville invites moms to take their knight in shining armor out for a special evening of dancing, medieval games and fun at the annual Mom & Son Date Knight. The event, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 6 to 8:30 pm, Friday, January 31, in the school

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