County tax error affects schools

A computing error on the state-assessed railroad and utility levy by county staff resulted in a tax miscalculation that affected all area schools. The capital projects levy for two school districts, Maryville R-II and Northeast Nodaway R-V, was not entered into the software program that calculates the distribution of tax money to the school districts.

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Don Callow

Don Marvin Callow, 64, Maryville, died peacefully at his home Saturday, February 25, 2017. Visitation was Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorial services were held at 10 am, Wednesday, March 1 at the Bethany Christian Church, Barnard. Inurnment followed services at Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham. In lieu of flowers, donations may

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Alice Gray

Alice Louise McGinnis Gray, Springfield, formerly of Maryville, 92, went to her eternal home on February 28, 2017. Visitation will be at 10 am, Friday, March 3 at the First United Methodist Church, Maryville, followed by the funeral service at 11.  Burial will be at the Miriam Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established in

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Edward Barry

Edward Patrick Barry, 87, Maryville, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Parkdale Manor, Maryville. A Rosary will be held at 5 pm, Sunday, March 5, 2017, followed by a visitation from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at St. Columba Catholic Church, Conception Jct. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 am, Monday, March 6, also at St.

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David Kizer

David V. Kizer, 70, St. Joseph, died Friday, February 24, 2017, at a local hospital. Memorial services will be held from 3 to 7 pm, Saturday, March 18 at Moila Shrine Temple, 701 North Noyes, St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to the Moila Transportation Fund. Online condolences may be left at heatonbowmansmithsidenfaden.com. Arrangements are

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Free heart-health screening to be held at West Nodaway Family Medicine

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 600,000 people die from heart disease each year. Heart disease can be preventable and Community Hospital-Fairfax Family Medicine Clinic wants to help you know your numbers and your risk. From 6:30 to 9:30 am, Wednesday, March 8, Community Hospital-Fairfax (CH-F) West Nodaway Family Medicine will be offering

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North Nodaway

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed session on February 15. The governance and administration report was approved. This report, compiled by Superintendent James Simmelink, outlined the strengths, concerns and recommendations for the NN School District. The one concern expressed in the report was the downward trend in enrollment over

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Registration for Eugene Field Preschool is set

Registration for the 2017-2018 preschool at Eugene Field Elementary will be held Tuesday, March 7, through Thursday, March 9, at the school located at 418 East Second, Maryville. Hours for registration will be Tuesday, 8 am to 3 pm; Wednesday, 8 am to 4 pm; and Thursday, 8 am to 3 pm. Options for preschool

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Maryville Council approves rezoning

The Maryville City Council approved the rezoning of a residential lot, despite the concerns of nearby neighbors during its regular meeting February 27. Brandon and Natasha Brand requested to rezone their R-2 lot that sits on the corner of West Third Street and North Walnut to an R-4 which would allow them to build a

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