Geography with Goudge

FBS Football National Champions, 1998-2020 “The 2021 CFP (College Football Playoff) championship game between Alabama and Georgia was played Monday, January 10th, with Georgia winning 33-18. This week’s proportional symbol map displays the National Champions since the various poll ranking ‘mythical’ champions were replaced with a Bowl Championship Series from 1998-2013 and the current College

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Ministry Center to hold annual meeting

The Nodaway County Ministry Center, also known as the clothing room and food pantry, will hold its annual meeting at 2 pm, Sunday, January 23 at the First Presbyterian Church, 211 South Main Street, Maryville. This meeting is for the purpose of electing the directors and the transaction of other business. Each organized church located

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Missouri legislative leaders release proposed congressional district map

Last week, the respective chairs of the Missouri House Special Committee on Redistricting and Senate Select Committee on Redistricting jointly released their proposed changes to Missouri’s congressional district map. The map, which is treated as a legislative bill, was filed as HB 2117 by Rep. Dan Shaul, R-Imperial. “This is a fair and constitutional map

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County’s Rural Water leaders study Maryville’s new rates

The Public Water Supply District of Nodaway County (Rural Water) was notified in December, as the 25-year contract dictates, of the City of Maryville’s increased water rates which take effect February 1. The 60-day notice gave a 10 percent increase for 2022 and 10 percent for 2023 which are significant increases. Rural Water, while in

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Northwest’s cannabis education program sees success in first year 

By Jacki Wood In an effort to expand non-credit programming, and with a shortage of qualified professionals in the growing cannabis industry, Northwest Missouri State University partnered with Green Flower Media to create an online cannabis education program last year to help meet those needs. One year into the program and around 70 individuals have

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Beebusters meet at Laura Street Baptist Church

The Northwest Missouri Beebusters monthly meeting is from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, January 10 at the Laura Street Baptist Church, 120 South Laura, Maryville. Anyone who is interested in bees is welcome to attend. Beekeeping classes will be offered from 1 to 5 pm, Saturday, January 8 and Saturday, February 12 at Northwest Technical

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Skidmore announces new city hall hours

New hours of operation were announced for the Skidmore City Hall. It is open from 8 am to noon and 2 to 4 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays; 8 to 11 am and 1 to 4 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 8 am to noon and 2 to 3 pm, Fridays. The city clerk can be

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Mosaic Trivia Night approaches

Which fictional city is the home to Batman? Which country gifted the Statute of Liberty to the United States? Questions like those will challenge participants at 7 pm, Saturday, January 15 at the Mozingo Conference Center as the Mosaic Hospice and Home Health Board hosts its annual Trivia Night. Teams of eight members will gather

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Health department announces COVID-19 cases

Numbers from the January 3 Nodaway County Health Department daily report indicated 40 people residing in Nodaway County have tested positive on that day for the novel coronavirus. There are currently nine people hospitalized with 126 active cases in the county. There have been 37 deaths since April 2020. The age breakdowns for positive cases

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