Children still need to be ‘adopted’ for Christmas program

Approximately 50 children still need to be adopted for the Nodaway County Adopt-a-Family Christmas program. So far this holiday season, 220 children from 102 families have been adopted. Families, individuals and groups like these Maryville High School students can participate in the program sponsored by Community Services, Inc., Maryville. To adopt or give a donation,

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Bearcats to host Ferris State in NCAA semifinal on Saturday

The Northwest Missouri State University football team will host Ferris State on Saturday, December 10 at Bearcat Stadium in Maryville. The game will be the ninth home semifinal for the Bearcats and the 11th appearance all-time. Ferris State defeated Grand Valley State, 47-32. It will be the first all-time meeting between the two programs. Kickoff

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St. Joseph region works toward Agri-Business Expo

The Midland Empire region has been supporting a new and innovative project for several years called the Agri-Business Expo. This multi-million dollar development will be a place for agriculture enthusiasts to meet, educate, promote, advance and grow. The effort is expected to improve the region’s economy and quality of life by celebrating the history of

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The Care Clinic celebrates 10 years

The Care Clinic, 106 East Edwards, celebrated ten years of business on December 1. Family Nurse Practitioner Leslie Luke began her own business 10 years ago to become the only medical provider in Maryville not connected to SSM Health St. Francis Hospital. Luke, originally from Kansas, received her bachelor’s of nursing from Pittsburg State, Kansas,

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Mozingo board to focus on promoting Watson 9

During the Mozingo Advisory Board meeting November 21, board members and city staff discussed marketing for the Watson 9 golf course. Board members said the public views the Watson 9 as a youth course. They plan to increase marketing, promoting the course as suitable for adults and youth in hopes of increasing traffic. Maryville reimburses

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Local authors to be at Hy-Vee

Maryville Missouri Writer’s Guild members will be at the Maryville Hy-Vee from 8 am to 4 pm, Saturday, December 3 for book sales and signing. Event authors are Susan Cronk, Richard Eisenberg and Lee Jackson, 8 to 9 am; Eisenberg, Jackson, Don and Sue Nothstine, 9 to 10 am; Eisenberg, the Nothstines and Amy Houts,

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Rusty screws found in food establishment ice machine

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham inspected nine food establishments during the month of November. Happy Garden, 514 North Main, high priority Routine inspection November 28. Critical: Observed uncovered cup of tea in kitchen. Non-critical: Observed frost in deep freezer, deep freezer missing thermometer and board behind electrical panel with unfinished wood.

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Christmas Calendar: December 2-9

The following events will be held this week in Nodaway County: December 2 Jefferson’s Books and Bears collection, now through December 14. Elementary students will collect new books and stuffed toys for children at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville, and Northwest Medical Center, Albany. Monetary donations welcome. Today’s Civic Women continue collection for Toys

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Geography with Goudge

As November comes to a close, the college basketball season is in full swing. November 9-16 was the early signing period for recruits from the class of 2017. Eighty-five out of the top 100 high school players have made commitments, primarily to perennial contenders like Arizona, Kentucky, Duke and UCLA.  This small sample indicates the

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