Burlington Jct. addresses vandalism

Burlington Jct. City Council members discussed multiple accounts of vandalism during their September 14 meeting. The city park’s cook shack door was kicked in, but there didn’t appear to be anything missing. The city’s water plant was broken into and a tool box and drill were stolen. Mayor Justin Plymell reminded citizens to keep valuables

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

Northeast Nodaway R-V Board of Education met September 15 to approve a land survey and conduct the following business: • Kaw Valley Engineering, Kansas City, recommended a land survey be completed for the new track facility before soil samples are taken. The land survey, costing $8,700, was approved 5-1 with Darrin Adwell voting no. •

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School Calendar: Events for the week of 9/25 to 10/1

Sunday • Jefferson Student Council Grotto Walk Monday • Jefferson FCA Global Student Week of Prayer begins • Leet Center Johnny Appleseed visit, 8 am • Maryville High V golf – Districts at Mozingo, 9 am • North Nodaway PK/K Johnny Appleseed Day, 9:45 am • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Platte Valley

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on September 14 to handle the following school district business: Substitute teacher pay will go from $70 to $80 for a 7 1/2 hour day. The board approved spending $5,000 for lighting the steps by the football field. Midwest Road Builders, Platte

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United Way begins fall campaign

The 2016-2017 United Way campaign started September 1 with a goal of $85,000 to help support the following agencies: 4-H, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County, Boy Scouts of America, Children and Family Center of Northwest Missouri, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Community Services, Inc., Girl Scouts of Northeastern Kansas and Northwest Missouri, Health Emergency Lifeline,

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Author writes 6th book

By Kathryn Rice Irene Alexander, Barnard, has authored her sixth book, “The New Student – El Alumno Nuevo,” and it is in English and Spanish. Alexander, the South Nodaway Spanish teacher, explains that the story is about a Hispanic boy who goes to a new school. The book is dedicated to the people of Mercedes,

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Geography with Goudge

The Bearcat Volleyball team is off to an 11-0 start this season and is ranked in the Top 25 for the first time in history. The per capita production of Division II volleyball players is greatest in the Midwest, with Nebraska leading all states. Hawaii and Alaska are also leading producers. Wheeling Jesuit from West

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