North Nodaway

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed session on January 18. The board approved the 2017 board election ballot for the April 4 election, the agenda and consent agenda. No motions were approved in closed session except for the approval of the December closed meeting minutes. Superintendent James Simmelink is

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Lady Rockets no match for Mustangs

By Dustin Henggeler Despite a lackluster start, it was a dominating performance for the North Nodaway Mustang girls in their 51-20 win over the West Nodaway Rockets January 24. The two teams matched up in pool play of the NWMO Tournament in Burlington Jct. The Rockets held on despite an 0-4 start behind the Mustangs,

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Northeast Nodaway

During the January 18 Northeast Nodaway School Board meeting, a bid was approved to install air conditioning in the old locker rooms, gym and the cafeteria. Al’s Heating and Cooling, Maryville, was awarded the bid for $57,500. The company will do the work during the summer. Incite Design Studio, Kansas City, will be invited to

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Boswell encourages reading

Mary Boswell, Northeast Nodaway library paraprofessional, completed her seventh annual pie challenge to encourage her students to read a book series. Students who completed the challenge are, front: Drexell Neaderhiser, Skyler Florea, Zachary Meyer, Landon Wilmes, Kenneth Schieber, Jake Redden, Kyler Scadden; second row: Corby Baumli, Kaylee Smith, Baylie Busby, Lindsey Jackson, Makenzie Pride, Alex

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Jefferson

The Jefferson C-123 Board of Education met in open and closed session on January 18 to discuss the following school district business: The board discussed expanding the joint Platte Valley athletic teams co-op with South Nodaway R-IV to include both boys and girls basketball. Board members decided by acclamation not to co-op on basketball for

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Maryville

The Maryville R-II School Board met on January 18 to approve personnel changes and conduct the following business: The following individuals were approved for hire: Sara White, middle school family and consumer science, Ellie Martin, elementary lunchroom monitor, and Travis Verdi, middle school assistant track coach. Connor Kellerstrass resigned as the high school head volleyball

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Maryville Public Library in need of operating, maintenance funds

Clarification It has been brought to our attention this article concerning the Maryville Public Library’s need for additional revenue in the January 19 edition of the Nodaway News Leader was not clear about the library as a government entity. The library’s funding is separate from the annual city appropriations, and in fact, the library building

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