Group looks for pee wee football players

Northwest Pee Wee Flag Football is looking for boys and girls in kindergarten to third grade to play pee wee football. Cost is $65 and includes jerseys, equipment costs, field usage and end of year party. Volunteers are also needed. First practice will be 6 to 7 pm, Thursday, August 18 at Beal Park in

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Public safety trains with life-like scenarios

Maryville Public Safety recently trained with a real-life simulation program. The force and firearm video training program, Milo Range, is offered through Maryville’s insurance company, Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (MIRMA). Once a year, Loss Control Specialist Jeff Arp, hosts a training session for Maryville Public Safety. The Milo Range projects life-sized interactive scenarios onto

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Geography with Goudge

With the Bearcats starting practice this week for the anticipated 2016 season, it’s time to turn our attention to Division II college football. This proportional symbol map is based on team success over the past decade. One point is awarded for each round a team makes during the post-season playoffs. Six points are possible if

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Maryville Public Library receives donation

Don Weston of AseraCare Hospice Foundation presented a $500 gift to Stephanie Patterson, Maryville Public Library director, for the purchase of ebooks, downloadable audiobooks and children’s books all related to the grief process.

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Maryville, Northwest plan new multipurpose complex

The Maryville City Council may place a tax question on the November 8 ballot. A simple majority would be needed to pass the proposal which would raise $215,000 annually from Maryville hotel guests. The five percent lodging tax would be placed on occupants of Maryville’s 249 hotel rooms and cabins. The current occupancy rate is

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Northwest names Simmons as VP of diversity, equity, inclusion

Northwest Missouri State University announced the appointment of Dr. Juanita Simmons as its first vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion. This is a new senior leadership role designed to help broaden diversity, equity and inclusion efforts campus-wide for students and employees. The university’s board of regents, which authorized the university to add the position

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Veterans’ golf tournament draws a crowd

Cameron’s Veteran Assistance League held a golf tournament fundraiser August 4 at Mozingo Golf Course. Money raised provides enriching activities for veterans residing at the Cameron Veterans’ Home such as TV’s and sporting events tickets. State funding pays for food, clothing and facility staff, but does not provide money for life-enriching activities. The tournament raised

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