Spoofhound volleyball defeats East Buchanan at home

The Maryville High School volleyball team beat East Buchanan in two games, 25-18 and 25-15, on August 22. Maryville senior Abby Loe keeps her eye on the ball as she moves into position for a volley. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Maryville BOE

The Maryville R-II Board of Education set the 2017-18 tax levy and school tuition during its regular meeting August 16. For the upcoming year, the student tuition for students living outside of the district will be $9,000. The 2017-18 tax levy was set at a total of $5.0807 per $100 of assessed value. The transportation

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Campbell attends National Boy Scout Jamboree

Local Boy Scout Leader John Campbell attended the National Scout Jamboree held at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve near Glen Jean, WV, in July. For Campbell, who is a program manager, the event is a two and a half week adventure he has been attending since 1997. The Pony Express Council took a

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Health board to rebid lift project

The Nodaway County Health Center board voted to refuse all bids received for the health center’s lift project at the August 23 meeting. With information from the architect, the board had estimated the cost of installing a lift to make the second story of the structure accessible and ADA compliant to be $40,000 to $50,000.

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Eagles rally behind LaMaster in win over Shamrocks

By Dustin Henggeler Platte Valley sophomore Kaylin LaMaster had her hands in four of the five runs the Eagles collected in their 5-3 win over the North Harrison Shamrocks August 22 at Conception Jct. The early-season win was their regular season opener, moving the team to 2-3 after tournament play over the weekend. Platte Valley

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Northeast Nodaway BOE

The Northeast Nodaway R-V Board of Education set the tax levy during its regular meeting August 17. The Northeast Nodaway School Board set the 2017-18 tax levy at $5.8331 per $100 of assessed evaluation, which is the lowest levy the district has seen since 2010 due to an increase in the state railroad and utilities

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Hope Lutheran Church celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

Hope Lutheran Church, Maryville, has been celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation throughout 2017. The Reformation began when a young Augustine monk named Martin Luther posted his thoughts about theological topics and the practices of the Catholic Church to the door of a castle church in Wittenberg, Germany. That simple action on October 31,

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School events for the week of 8/27 to 9/2

Sunday • Jefferson FFA National Officer BBQ Monday • Horace Mann 1st day of school • South Nodaway four-year-old preschool begins • Nodaway-Holt class pictures • North Nodaway JH/HS pictures • St. Gregory’s All School Assembly, 7:50 am • Jefferson, Nodaway-Holt, South Nodaway FFA National Officer Visit at Barnard, 8:30 am • Maryville High golf

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Spartans outmatched in season-opener against Tigers

By Dustin Henggeler The South Holt/Nodaway-Holt Spartans opened their season with a 56-6 loss in one half at the hands of the Worth County Tigers August 18 at Graham. The co-op basically hit the reset button on their program, returning only one starter from the season before. And the Tigers’ own roster of returning players

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Pearl Pike

Pearl Preston Pike, 96, Elmo, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Goldenrod Manor, Clarinda, IA. Services are at 10:30 am, Saturday, August 26 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, with Pastor Don Barnett officiating. Burial with military rites will be at the LaMar Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm, Friday, August 25 at

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