2017 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball March Madness is now down to the Sweet Sixteen. This proportional-symbol map displays the teams that have amassed the highest AP Top 25 Poll finishes over the past five years. The largest symbols include Connecticut, Notre Dame, Baylor, South Carolina, Maryland, Stanford and Louisville, all teams that are still
Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents, during its regular meeting March 16, approved an increase of the university’s tuition for the 2017-18 academic year in addition to a series of program-specific fees. “What we have done, unequivocally, is fought hard through our budget process to make sure we keep education at Northwest Missouri State
Several Nodaway and Holt County farmers recently felt a calling to aid fellow livestock ranchers in Oklahoma after the devastating wildfires. They began gathering a few bales of hay to truck to Gate, OK. The mission grew into nine semi-loads of hay, a hopper of shelled corn and a semi-truck full of miscellaneous aid items.
Relay For Life is an event led by the American Cancer Society to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost and fund research to fight the disease. The silent auction at this year’s fundraiser goes down to the wire as participants check last-second bids on March 18. Relay offers the opportunity for cancer survivors and
Members of the Mozingo Advisory Board reviewed floor plans and policies for the Mozingo Conference Center during their regular meeting March 20. Maryville City Manager Greg McDanel presented preliminary prices and policies that staff had drafted, which will not be finalized until the Maryville City Council approves them. The banquet hall can be divided into
Nodaway County Lady Democrats will meet for a luncheon at 11:30 am, Thursday, March 30, at A&G Restaurant, Maryville. For more information, contact Julie Farnan, 660.541.1824.
Paws at the Pub is from 6 to 8 pm, Wednesday, March 29, at The Pub, 414 North Main, Maryville. All vaccinated dogs on leashes and their owners, age 21 and older, are invited. Donations will be accepted for the New Nodaway County Humane Animal Shelter. For more information on the event, call 816.294.1976.
The Mires family reunion will be Sunday, March 26 at the Nodaway County Senior Center, Maryville. There will be a carry-in basket dinner at noon. Drinks and table service will be provided. The Trimble branch of the family is hosting.
The Hopkins Community Club will sponsor a Beef and Noodles Dinner from 11 am to 1 pm on Sunday, March 26, at the Hopkins Community Building. The menu of homemade beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, greenbeans, salads and drinks costs $8 for adults and $3 for children. Proceeds support community projects.
The Ravenwood Community Betterment breakfast will be held from 8 am to noon on Sunday, March 26, at the Ravenwood Community Building, on West Hawk Street. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. The breakfast includes: bacon, hashbrowns, biscuits and gravy, fried and scrambled eggs, pancakes, coffee and juice. Proceeds go for the