Maryville’s South Main Corridor Improvement Project, Phase I  begins

On September 7, the Maryville City Council unanimously approved construction bids for the South Main Corridor Improvement Project, Phase I. The contract was awarded to VF Anderson Builders, LLC in the amount of $10,697,854. Phase I is designed to enhance the functionality, safety and aesthetics of South Main Street from South Avenue to Highway V.

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USDA invests in rural Missouri businesses

USDA’s  Rural Development Missouri Acting State Director D Clark Thomas announced 19 organizations statewide are being awarded a total of $1,006,698 to create jobs and increase economic opportunities throughout the state. “USDA Rural Development has worked tirelessly to support rural Missouri businesses throughout the pandemic,” said Thomas. “The Rural Business Development Grants announced today will create

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Skidmore mayor speaks to gallery exchange with council

At the Skidmore City Council meeting, October 7, Mayor Robert Manning read a statement detailing residents’ behaviors at meetings. “The City of Skidmore will conduct regular city council meetings with the understanding that citizens do not have the right to interrupt a meeting. Sunshine Law only provides the privilege of attending meetings. There is no

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Mark Younger recognized by BSA

On October 2,  the Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America presented Mark Younger, Maryville with the prestigious North Star Award for his nine years of volunteering as the auctioneer at their annual Sporting Clays Tournament. The North Star Award recognizes individuals for significant contributions over many years to scouting. This award is the highest

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Maryville’s McDanel leads water rate discussion with council

The Maryville City Council October 11 meeting had one business item on the agenda and two complex discussion topics. The council agreed to purchase another batch of powder activated carbon for the water treatment plant from Jacobi Carbons, Inc., Columbus, OH, not to exceed $31,500. City Manager Greg McDanel noted in his report the GAC

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Area high school vocalists make all-district choir

Three area high schools, Jefferson, Maryville and North Nodaway, had students selected for the Northwest All-District Choir sponsored by Northwest Missouri Choral Directors Association. The students will perform at 5 pm, Saturday, October 30 at Platte County High School. Maryville High School has seven students in the all-district choir. They are Cassidy Cline, Emily Pearce,

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‘Make it Maryville’ competes for grant

Make It Maryville has been nominated for the America’s Main Street $25,000 grant contest. The local businesses involved in Make It Maryville have four annual sale events, a constant Facebook and Instagram presence and a campaign to encourage tourism. The group needs local supporters to go to https://bit.ly/3DdTOLY, find the “Make It Maryville” tab and vote

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‘Bud’ Boyles

Carrol L. “Bud” Boyles, 83, Maryville, died Sunday, October 10, 2021, at a care facility in Columbia. He was born March 11, 1938, in Rosendale, to Myrtle “Ruth” Boyles and Boyd “Dale” Boyles. He was raised from infancy by his “Uncle” Dean Boyles. He graduated in 1956 from Rosendale. On December 2, 1962, he married

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Nodaway Valley hosts 2021Homecoming activities

Blake Bohannon, junior Nodaway-Valley quarterback, intercepted this pass on the two-yard-line setting up the Thunder’s first touchdown.  Later in the game, Bohannon suffered a season-ending injury with a broken leg. Thunder lost to LeBlond, 20-40.

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