Geography with Goudge

February 1 is National Signing Day. Few events garner as much media attention in the life of a high school senior as Signing Day. This sample of the 300 top high school football recruits according to ESPN highlights the Pigskin Cult. This region indicates the prominent role the southern states play in college football. The

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Annual hospital gala goes under the big top

This year’s Under the Big Top-themed St. Francis Gala is Saturday, February 18 and will be hosted by the St. Francis Hospital Foundation and SSM Health St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary. The annual event is one of the foundation’s major fundraisers, with this year’s proceeds going toward the new SSM Health Preschool & Child Care Center.

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Community Foundation hosts 6th annual event

The 2017 Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Inc. breakfast is Friday, February 10 at the JW Jones Student Union Ballroom on the Northwest Missouri State University campus. The guest speaker is Ron Drake, author of “Flip this Town.” He is also the CEO and founder of Ron Drake Consulting, LLC. His firm provides consulting services

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NOCOMO board works on future

The NOCOMO Board of Directors met on January 24 to review the sheltered workshop’s performance and to consider the future of the facility. “It’s important to have full engagement from the board of directors from here on out,” Nicki Samson, workshop manager, said. Of the nine board members, only five were able to attend the

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Flu numbers jump in county

The number of influenza or flu cases reported to the Nodaway County Health Department has increased in the last week. Flu activity is also increasing throughout Missouri as well as across the United States.    Nodaway County Health Department Public Health Nurse Supervisor Tabitha Frank said the county typically sees an increase in flu cases

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Missouri’s new conceal carry laws addressed locally

On January 1, the state of Missouri made changes to the conceal and carry gun laws. Prior to January 1, it was unlawful for a person to possess any concealed weapon unless they had a conceal to carry weapons permit (CCW). If stopped by law enforcement, the charge was considered a misdemeanor if the weapon

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Nodaway-Holt

The Nodaway-Holt R-VIII School Board accepted resignations during its regular meeting January 18. The retirements for Bob Svoboda and Robin Shamberger were accepted effective at the end of the school year. The State Board of Education accredited Nodaway-Holt. TransCanada donated a pickup to the district. Discussion was held about purchasing a snow plow for the

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Events for the week of 1/29 to 2/4

Sunday • Jefferson StuCo pancake breakfast, 7 am • St. Gregory’s Chris Cakes fundraiser, 8 am • West Nodaway FFA breakfast, 8 am • St. Gregory’s All School Mass – Catholic School Week kickoff, 10:30 am Monday • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Jefferson Write Night,

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