East Atchison proves too much for North-West Nodaway

The East Atchison Wolves turned a dominating first half into an early-ending game August 25 at Tarkio, defeating the North-West Nodaway Muskets 66-20 early in the fourth quarter. Brody Beason beats two defenders after making the catch to score North-West Nodaway’s opening touchdown against East Atchison August 25 at Tarkio. The Wolves would go on

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Skidmore approves budget, tax levy

The Skidmore City Council approved the city budget, held the tax levy hearing and approved the tax rate for 2017 at its August 23 meeting. The tax rates are $1 per $100 assessed valuation for the general fund and $1 per $100 assessed valuation for the road and street fund. Estimated revenue from each is

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Nodaway County Senior Center to become privatized

Senior citizen centers across the state are having to get creative to fund their programs due to a decrease in federal and state allocated funds for the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) combined with an increase in the number of clients using services. Across the state, senior citizen centers, and in particular the Northwest Missouri AAA,

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BOE West Nodaway

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on August 16 to handle the following school district business: At the tax rate hearing, Superintendent Shannon Nolte proposed $3.6429 per $100 assessed valuation for the incidental fund and 53.5¢ per $100 for the debt service fund for a total of $4.1779.

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BOE Jefferson

The Jefferson C-123 Board of Education set its tax levy during the regular meeting August 23. After making the $0.366 Proposition C Rollback adjustment, the adjusted levy included $5.4939 under the operating fund and $0.75 in the debt service fund for a total tax levy of $6.2439 per $100 of assessed valuation for the upcoming

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Government funding cuts to impact senior centers

Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) across Missouri and the nation will see many changes over the course of the next few years as they try to accommodate increased budget cuts while serving an expanding population of elderly. Northwest Missouri AAA Executive Director Rebecca Flaherty, Albany, explained how the agency has seen a decline in funding

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DiStefano breaks record in boys soccer

Thomas DiStefano comes away from the net after scoring one of his eight goals in the Maryville High School Spoofhound soccer 10-0 win over Benton on August 29. This broke an MHS school record. For more information and photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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School events for the week of September 4 to 9

Monday • All Schools No School • Maryville High V tennis at Benton, 3 pm • Maryville High C/JV football vs Chillicothe, 4 pm Tuesday • St. Gregory’s 8th DARE, 7:50 am • Maryville High V golf at Fairview, 4 pm • Maryville Middle XC at Clarinda, 4 pm • Platte Valley XC at Chillicothe,

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Spartans stomp SW Livingston 64-16

The Nodaway-Holt/South Holt football team beat SW Livingston 64-16 on August 25. Spartan quarterback Eric Ottman prepares to receive the ball from Treyton Plummer as Westyn Williams focuses on his opponent. Tristan Steinert, Colton Egbert and Reagan Morris take down the opposition in a group tackle. Dakota Cain and Egbert line up and get down

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