Ella Mae McGinness

Ella Mae McGinness, 90, died Thursday, January 17, 2023, at Oak Park Senior Living, Oak Park Heights, MN. She was born October 27, 1932, in Sidney, IA, to Arlie and Florence Noakes Shelman. She graduated from high school in Grant City. On April 20, 1951, she married Bill McGinness in Maryville. Funeral services will be

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Thomas Hinton, Jr.

Thomas Ross Hinton, Jr., 58, Maryville, died Friday, January 20, 2023, at his home. He was born July 19, 1965, in Modesto, CA, to Tommy R. and Hazel L. Caldwell Hinton, Sr. He was a graduate of Martin Luther King, Jr. High School, Modesto. Mr. Hinton worked for Burger King in Modesto; after moving to

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Annual Cattlemen’s Round-up slated for February 4

The 10th Annual Cattlemen’s Round-up, hosted by the Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association (NCCA), will be Saturday, February 4 at the Northwest Ag Learning Center, Maryville. The event will begin with a social at 5:30 and a steak dinner will follow at 6:30 pm. The program will include the 2023 scholarship presentation, a live and silent

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January 19, 2023

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Walker, Chris Burns and Scott Walk, associate commissioners and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Walk made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Walk made a motion to approve prior commission minutes

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Geography with Goudge

This week’s map, Bearcat Men’s Basketball Hometowns, 2022-2023 Now that the college football season has come to an end, we can devote our attention to college basketball. Northwest Missouri Men’s Basketball is currently ranked with a 15-2 record. This map displays the hometowns of the sixteen players in the Bearcat men’s basketball program.  The roster

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SB40 meets to end 2022, start 2023

The Senate Bill 40 Board met in open and closed session, January 10 to close 2022 and start 2023. President Larry Redford presented the NOCOMO Sheltered Workshop 2023 contract along with a letter written by Workshop Manager Nicki Samson for the SB40 Board records. Jeanette Schieber shared the revenue and disbursement for 2022. The board will

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County, Maryville, ambulance leaders address Joint 911 future funding

The 911 Joint Oversight Board met January 17 with the topic of future funding as the primary agenda item. A report was given by the finance subcommittee to the leaders of Nodaway County, City of Maryville and Nodaway County Ambulance District. The committee proposed a sales tax, the amount to be determined later, be placed

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Skidmore questions sewer project costs

At the January 12 Skidmore City Council meeting, the council questioned the need for all the processes in the sewer project which has been ongoing since 2016-17. Tim Trigg of Smico Services, Odessa, attended the meeting. He had two recommendations. One, the trickle wheel filtration system to be repaired and put into service. Two, the

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