Sticken receives Best of Show for 57 Triumph

The results of the 2021 Nodaway County Fair Bike show included the award of Best of Show to Everett Sticken for his 1957 Triumph TRW. Other results of the participant voting show are: • American made under 1200cc: first, Rick Hart for his Indian 2021 Scout; second, Charlie Moore, Harley Davidson 2005 Sportster; third, Don

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St. Francis Foundation selects hosts, theme for 2021 Classic

The 31st Annual St. Francis Classic is just six weeks away, August 27, with plans well underway. Early registration numbers indicate that this classic could be the best yet. “After COVID-19 has created such a challenging year for health care workers, I think individuals and businesses across our region really want to show their support

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Geography with Goudge

“The MLB Draft concluded this past week after picking 612 players over 20 rounds. The Draft in a ‘normal’ year includes 40 rounds with over a thousand players. This per capita map represents 45 states.  There were 21 foreign players, primarily from Canada. The map displays the, ‘South’, dominating production of elite baseball prospects along

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Sheridans return to home

By Kathryn Rice Ronald and Coral Sheridan have returned to Maryville after living away from the Nodaway County area for 55 years. Ronald was diagnosed with Alzheimers five years ago. During warm weather, he spends four to five hours a day, weeding, watering and working in his flower beds which flow around their house at

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Soybean field day set for July 28

A morning soybean field day will be held Wednesday, July 28 at Ferguson Farms located 6547 SE Pickett Road at the east edge of St. Joseph. Registration will begin at 8:30 am and the program at 9. Speakers will be from the University of Missouri Extension Service. This meeting is free and open to growers

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Mosaic leader tells vaccines work

By Nate Blackford, Mosaic Medical Center-Maryville president This week I’ve been sent dozens of articles with concerning headlines about rising COVID hospitalizations, hospital employee frustrations and burnout and alarming unvaccinated rates from around the country and the region. My good friend and former colleague Dr. Stevan Whitt is MU Health Care’s chief clinical officer and

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Nodaway County Sheriff’s officers are deputized by US marshals

On July 14, US Marshal Mark James swore in Travis L. Cochenour, Austin Hann and Dalton Murphy of the Nodaway County Sheriff’s department as special deputy US marshals. James and Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong have started a new partnership between the United States Marshals Service and the Nodaway County Sheriff department. This collaboration is

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Lions to hold ice cream social in Pickering

The Pickering Lions Club is sponsoring an ice cream social from 12:30 to 4 pm, Sunday, July 25 at the Horse Show Grounds in Pickering. Freewill donation for ice cream, cake, coffee and tea. All proceeds go to Lions eyesight programs.

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Community breakfast is in Ravenwood

The Ravenwood Community breakfast will be held from 8 am to noon, Sunday, July 25 at the Ravenwood Community Center. The all-you-can-eat breakfast features eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, biscuits and gravy and pancakes. Cost is $8 for adults; $6 for children. Proceeds to benefit Ravenwood Community Betterment.

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Let me introduce you to Cathy

By Beverly Clinkingbeard There is a new face in Elmo on Sunday morning at the Elmo United Methodist Church. Recently Cathy Riggins, who during the week is working as a veterinary technician at Atchison County Veterinary in Tarkio, was appointed to pastor the Elmo congregation. For Cathy this started several years ago. Her childhood was

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