Legislative issues set for region’s Jefferson City visit

As legislators are gearing up in Jefferson City, so are the citizens of Northwest Missouri. Over the past few months, the Great Northwest Day at the Capitol Steering Committee has gathered and prioritized legislative issues for the region’s annual visit to the state capitol city on February 6 and 7. Great Northwest Day at the

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Skidmore votes to put bond issue on April ballot

At the January 15 meeting, the Skidmore City Council voted to put a $1 million revenue bond issue on the April 3 ballot to renovate the aging, out-of-compliance city sewer system. Civil Engineer Emily Wicoff of Snyder and Associates, Inc., St. Joseph, spoke to the council about the dollar amount and wording on the ballot

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Geography with Goudge

The 2017-18 Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team was recently announced. Twenty-eight players representing 15 states from throughout the country were named to the first team and are mapped based on where they went to high school. The best of the best hailed from the “rust belt,” the Deep South and the West Coast. The states

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Joint 911 center talks begin again with Maryville, county

Nodaway County Commissioners Chris Burns, Bill Walker and Bob Stiens met with Maryville City Manager Greg McDanel, Maryville Police Chief Keith Wood and Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong during their meeting January 17 to discuss the possibility of creating a joint 911 call center. The center would include the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department, Maryville Public

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Filing ends for BOE, city council seats

The filing period for a board of education or city council seat in the April 3 general municipal election ended January 16. The following is a list of those who filed: • Jefferson – two seats available – Danny Collins and Jared McQueen • Maryville – two seats available – Frank Grispino and Elaine Wilson

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Jefferson FFA members go for the gold

More than 4,500 first-year FFA members from more than 320 Missouri high schools had the opportunity to learn about being positive role models, making sound choices, becoming active team members and making a positive difference in their lives, school and community at the recent annual Greenhand Motivational Conferences. MFA Incorporated and FFA state officers conducted

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School events for the week of January 22 to 27

Monday • Jefferson V BB – North Platte Tourney begins • MHS V BB – Cameron Tourney begins • NH, NN, SN, WN V BB – NWMO Tourney begins • NEN V BB – Gilman City Tourney begins • Nodaway-Holt elementary class pictures • Jefferson Early Childhood meeting, 5:30 pm Tuesday • Jefferson casual/group pictures,

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Dorothy Schmidt

Dorothy A. Clark Schmidt, 84, Maryville, formerly of Pickering, died Sunday, January 13, 2018, at the Maryville Living Center, Maryville. Graveside services and burial will be at 1:30 pm, Saturday, January 20 at the Maitland Cemetery, Maitland. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 pm, Saturday, at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Online condolences may

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