July 15, 2021

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. Burns 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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Skidmore hires, fires employees in closed session

The Skidmore City Council met July 8 in open and closed sessions to handle the city’s business. In the June 10 closed session minutes, the council agreed to pay Code Enforcer Andi Thieman, $50 for time and travel to court; pay $7.50 per hour to Chase Goff and Cooper Morrow for reading the meters since

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Slagle announces musical live prison tour

Tim Slagle of Big Dawg Music Promotions, Skidmore, is promoting Amanda Pruitt, writer and vocalist, and announces her Locked up and Live Prison Tour in Kansas. Pruitt and Tim Nowell, another artist Slagle is promoting, will play the women’s Topeka Correctional Facility, July 19; the Lansing Correctional Facility, a men’s minimum security prison, July 20;

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Parnell Duck Race attendees spend Sunday under cloudy skies

The July 11 portion of the Parnell Duck Race saw cloudy skies for the annual parade. Grand Marshals for the event were Bob and Anna Parker, who were chauffeured through the parade by Junior Powell in his 1973 baby blue Cadillac convertible. The Parkers were married in 1977. Anna spent one term on the Parnell

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Upcoming Events

Animal Shelter hosts adoption event The New Nodaway Humane Society Animal Shelter will host the “Home for the Holidays July Edition” from 1 to 5 pm, Saturdays in July. Adoptions will be $20 with approved application. High-profile pets are excluded from this promotion. For more information, call 660.562.3333. Birkenholz family to gather The 41st annual

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4-H members hold annual achievement day

Nodaway County 4-H members held their annual achievement day July 10 in the large meeting room on the lower level of the Administration Center. The projects will be open for public viewing beginning at 5 pm, Thursday, July 15 and continue throughout the Nodaway County Fair.    

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4-H members kick off the fair

The Nodaway County 4-H and FFA members exhibited their livestock July 13-15 at the County Community Building in conjunction with the Nodaway County Fair. Izzy Langford, a Busy Bee 4-H member from Barnard, gets a high-five from Judge Madison Andrade from her exhibiting of a calf during the pee-wee show. Izzy is the daughter of

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NCED announces continuation of ‘Pop-Ups’

Nodaway County Economic Development’s series of “Pop-Up Shops” at 408 North Market, Maryville, has added the following events: Friday, July 16, cinnamon rolls from Goff Grocery; Tuesday and Wednesday, July 20 and 21, Beau’s and Babe’s Children’s Boutique, and Friday, July 23, Pop Henry’s Kettle Corn. Most open at 11 am and remain open while

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Charlotte Dunn

Charlotte A. Dunn, 72, Maryville, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021. She was born March 21, 1949, in Meadow Brook, Long Island, NY, to Michael Chapasko and Mary Patricia Sullivan Wermelskirchen. She graduated from Mt. Alverno Academy, Maryville. In 1968, she married Robert L. Dunn. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 am, Monday, July

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