Mound City State Theater presents Julius Caesar

The State Theater, Mound City, will present “Julius Caesar” by the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis at 7 pm, Thursday, March 23. Tickets are $15 for adults; $5 for students K-12; and is a season ticket event. Tickets are available at all Mound City banks and Wells Bank, Oregon, or by calling 660.442.5909. This is sponsored

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Mires family to gather

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 in charge.

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Geography with Goudge

March Madness is upon us. This proportional-symbol map displays the NCAA Division I basketball teams that have amassed the highest finishes over the past five years. The largest symbols include Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Villanova, Duke and Louisville. These programs tend to lie within the basketball heartland or core area. Successful teams over this time period

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Wanda Cozine

Wanda Joyce Cozine, 84, Maryville, died Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Village Care Center, Maryville. Memorial donations may be made to the Holmesville Church of the Brethren or to a charity of your choice. Mrs. Cozine was a member of the Missouri Cremation Service. Online condolences may be left at missouricremation.com.

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Corky Reaksecker

Elenora Louise “Corky” Reaksecker, 99, Springfield, formally of Maryville, died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at James River Nursing Center, Springfield. Her memorial service will be at 2 pm, Saturday, May 27 at the First United Methodist Church, Maryville, 102 North Main Street, with burial immediately following at White Oak Cemetery, Pickering. Her family will welcome

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Missouri Academy students to create prosthetic hand

Missouri Academy students are working on creating a working prosthetic hand to help others. The Missouri Academy of Science, Mathematics and Computing is a college program offered at Northwest Missouri State University for students who are of high school age who qualify. Those who are accepted live on the college campus and attend university classes

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MPR to host summer concert series at Donaldson amphitheater

A concert in the park series will be held this summer at the Donaldson Westside Park amphitheater. MPR Director Aaron Dobson discussed plans with the Maryville Parks and Recreation Board at the regular meeting on March 2. He and Jordyn Swalley, MPR special events and marketing manager, have been working to organize the summer concert

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School calendar for the week of March 13-18

Monday • Nodaway-Holt No School • Jefferson, Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway, Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, West Nodaway FFA Contest at Lathrop • West Nodaway K-12 casual pictures, 1 pm • Horace Mann Bearcat Choir, 3:15 pm • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • West Nodaway TEAM Ice Skating, 4:30 pm • Eugene Field PTO Meeting,

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Illegal use of dicamba kills thousands of acres of crops

By Christina Rice Kevin Bradley, a weed scientist from the University of Missouri Extension, spoke to agriculturists on March 2 in the Nodaway County administration building about the extensive damage to Missouri crops in 2016 caused by farmers and spray applicators illegally spraying dicamba formulations on soybeans. Several weeds including water hemp and pig weed

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Geography with Goudge

The Bearcat men’s basketball team is again sitting on top of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) rankings after their MIAA tournament championship in Kansas City this past weekend. They will be hosting the Central Region championship tournament this weekend, March 11, 12 and 14, at Bearcat Arena. This proportional-symbol map indicates the core

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