Maryville council spends more than $350,000 for improvements

Maryville City Council approved expenditures of $368,066 on street overlays and repairs July 11. The following streets will receive a new overlay: South Davis, South Saunders and Galaxie Drive. Keller Construction, St. Joseph, was awarded the contract not to exceed $99,000. Also approved was a bid from Keller to place a two-inch overlay on a

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County cattlemen to tour facilities

Nodaway County’s Cattlemen’s Association will visit three facilities in Lincoln, NE, August 2. They will visit Geneseek, the world’s largest animal genomics laboratory. It is a comprehensive agricultural biotechnology service provider that performs genomic testing, molecular testing for disease surveillance and antibody-based testing. The cattlemen group will also visit Meed Cattle Company feedlot and Kawasaki

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Fair’s bed turning event to feature 120 year old quilt

The Nodaway County Fair’s annual event, Bed Turning, will be highlighted this year by a 120-year old quilt. The 2 pm, Saturday, July 16 program will be held in the basement of the Administration Center. The quilt was made for Ben and Maggie Wilson in the late 1800s. Ben is a son of Andrew and

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Hy-Vee offers students workplace skills

Six Maryville High School seniors had the opportunity to gain workplace experience over the summer through the Rehabilitation Institute of KC. Rita Wallinga, employer development specialist, placed six students at Hy-Vee, 1217 South Main Street, Maryville. The agency pays for the students and a job coach’s wages. Hy-Vee provides the training and a place for

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Seipels seek donations as bike across US

by Kathryn Rice Ben and Kate Seipel are undertaking a 3,400 mile bicycle trip across the U.S. as part of Ben’s transition from military to civilian life. The couple is also seeking donations for two charitable organizations, Service to School and Team RWB, which help veterans in their transition to civilian life. Links for the

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Jefferson BOE

The school board voted to raise the prices of school lunches 5¢ for the 2016-2017 school year, in a six to one vote with Jeff Farnan voting no. The new lunch prices will be $2 for elementary, $2.10 for high school and $2.70 for adults. Currently, the school has more food service expenditures than revenue.

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Cruise night set

Cruise Night for automobile, truck and motorcycle owners begins at 6:30 pm, Thursday, July 21 on East Fourth Street, Maryville, on the north side of the Nodaway County Courthouse.

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Hopkins Museum is open

The Hopkins Museum on North Third Street will be open from 1 to 3 pm, Tuesday, July 19 and 26. There is no admission fee. Hosts will be Isabel Blackney on July 19 and Pat and Garland O’Riley on July 26.

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Post 464 to host pancake breakfast

American Legion Post 464 will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11:30 am, Sunday, July 17, at the legion post, Conception Jct. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee will be served. Cost is $7 per person; children six and under are free. Proceeds will benefit the Tri-C Memorial Post 464.

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