EFE SWAT team spreads kindness

Eugene Field Elementary second graders Tanner Conz, Reese James and Hanine Meziani and third grader Collin Mayes delivered cookies November 12 to the Nodaway News Leader staff as part of World Kindness Day. The SWAT team stands for Spoofhounds Working As a Team and has 10 students involved in each grade level at EFE. SWAT works

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Common Grounds gives safe space to gather

By Jacki Wood Providing a safe and accepting environment for those in the LGBTQIA+ community has been the goal of a relatively new group in Maryville. Over the past year, Common Grounds has offered a place for community members to gather where they can be their true and authentic selves without fear of reprisal or

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Tourism committee votes to clean up ordinance

At the November 10 Maryville Tourism Committee meeting, members voted to clean up Ordinance Number 7931, 1-23-2017 detailing the make-up of the committee. City Council member Dannon Merrill addressed the committee stating three main issues: • Expansion of committee, yes or no; • Open up to non-city residents; • At-large or organization members. He wanted

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FUMC prepares 500 Thanksgiving meals

Volunteers at First United Methodist Church, Maryville, worked several days to prepare for a special Thanksgiving ChOW community meal on November 17. The church averages 280 delivery and drive-thru meals each week but were preparing 500 for the special holiday menu. Assisting with the pans of dressing were Chuck McIntosh, Christie Ross, Nathan Barnes, LeDonna

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Lower taxes across the county seen

Nodaway County property owners, for the most part, will have a lower tax levy payment than last year. The highest rate is in Grant Township at $9.80 per $100 assessed valuation, which is a 25¢ increase from last year. The taxing entities and rates for taxpayers in the town of Barnard are: state, 3¢; Senate

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AL serves breakfast in Maitland

The Maitland, Graham, Skidmore American Legion Post 256 will serve breakfast from 8 am to 12:30 pm, Sunday, November 21 at the Maitland post. The freewill donation meal is biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, eggs, big delicious homemade cinnamon rolls, coffee and orange juice. Proceeds will be used for building maintenance.

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Local man’s film comes to big screen

In January 2018, the NNL printed an article about Maryville native Clayton Scott who had written a movie script and had been filming the movie throughout various areas of Nodaway County. His film “Below the Fold” will be shown at 7 pm on Friday, November 19 and Saturday, November 20 at The Hangar. There will

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Governor Parson tours Northwest’s ALC

Missouri Governor Mike Parson, along with his wife, traveled to Maryville November 13 to tour the new Northwest Missouri State University Agriculture Learning Center (ALC) and take in a Bearcat football game where he did the coin flip. As he came into the ALC, he commented: “the first thing I noticed was the fine calves

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Is this real life? AKMA debuts two exhibitions that question reality

The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art opens two new exhibitions that aim to challenge viewers’ perception of reality. Refracted Reality: The Work of Jim Cantrell and the 10th Annual Missouri Valley Impressionist Society (MVIS) Juried Exhibition will be on view Saturday, November 20 until Sunday, January 9, 2022. An opening reception will take place from 4

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