Hoepkers chosen as State Fair Farm Family for Nodaway County

Frank and Heather Hoepker and family, Maryville, were among the families honored during the 59th annual Missouri Farm Family Day, August 14 at the Missouri State Fair. The Hoepker family was selected as the Nodaway County Missouri Farm Family by the Nodaway County Extension Council and local Farm Bureau. Frank, Heather and two of their

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Muskets collect first win with debut of new offense

North-West Nodaway quarterback Korbin Koch misses the pylon by inches as Platte Valley defender Gabe Nothstine forces him out. Koch would go on to score four touchdowns for the Muskets in their 44-34 win over the Longhorns September 1 at Barnard. For more photos and the full sports story, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Nodaway County Commissioners unable to raise tax

The Nodaway County Commissioners were unable to raise their property tax for the county administration building operations, according to the state auditor’s office. When the commission took out the original loan for the building in 2008, they could set the tax at any rate up to 16¢ per $100 of assessed valuation. They originally set

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Betty Kiser

Betty Lee Mowry Kiser, 85, Maryville, died Thursday, August 31, 2017, at Maryville Living Center. Services were September 2 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville, with a private burial to be held at a later date. Memorials can be made to the Heartland Honor Flight. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were under the

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Rep. Allen Andrews works to secure additional funding for Missouri seniors

State Rep. Allen Andrews said September 1 that he is working diligently to find additional revenue sources for programs that provide vital services to Missouri’s senior population. Andrews said a piece of legislation (HCB 3) approved by the General Assembly, but vetoed by the governor, has caused assistance to be cut for more than 8,000

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Memory Cafe provides social outing

Memory Cafe will be held from 10 to 11 am, Thursday, September 14, at the First United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Maryville. The cafe is a social outing for people with memory loss and their care partners. Reservations are welcome, but not required. To register or for more information, call SSM Health at

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Motorcycle group announces supper rides

Freedom of Road Riders, Local 26, Maryville, invites all interested motorcyclists to participate in Tuesday evening supper rides. Kickstands up at 6 pm at Break Time, 1517 East First Street, Maryville. On September 12, the destination is J. Howards, Savannah; September 19, it’s Jays Pizza, Clarinda; and on September 26, it’s B&B BBQ, Albany.

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Beebusters meeting set

The Northwest Missouri Beebusters monthly meeting is from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, September 11, at the Nodaway County Administration Building. Anyone who is interested in bees is welcome to attend. For more information, visit the Facebook page, Northwest Missouri Beebusters.

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Democrats to meet

The Nodaway County Democrats monthly meeting will be from 6 to 8 pm, Monday, September 11, at the Wesley Student Center, 549 West Fourth Street, Maryville. For more information, contact Elyssa Ford at NodawayCountyDems@gmail.com.

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