Maryville council discusses plans for 2017

The Maryville City Council held its regular meeting on December 28 to discuss three potential proposals for 2017. One of the ideas focused on the Campus Town Redevelopment Incentive Program (CTRIP). In 2012, Maryville created an overlay district for the residential area east of Northwest Missouri State University between Walnut and Fillmore Streets and Twelfth

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Tierney Seipel

Tony and Abby Seipel, Barnard, announced the birth of a daughter, Tierney Kay, born Monday, December 12, 2016 at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. She weighed eight pounds and 10 ounces and joined brother, Cameron. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Cindy Merrigan, Barnard. Paternal grandparents are Jeff and Sharon Gormley, Hiawatha, KS, and Bill

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Maryville BOE

The Maryville R-II school board met on December 21 to discuss the following: The following resignations were accepted: Kathryn Goff, fifth grade language arts; Melvin Hurst, seventh grade social studies; Michelle Grudzinski, child care teacher; Keitha Nance, Title I reading support; Janae Renfro, third grade; Amy Helms, kindergarten; Stuart Collins, boys soccer head coach; Jordyn

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed session on December 21 to discuss the following: The board unanimously approved an election resolution which will put a 59¢ per $100 valuation bond proposal on the April 4, 2017, election ballot. This is a continuation of the current 59¢ levy. The bond

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Ambulance board meets with new deputy

Newly hired Nodaway County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Wedlock met with members of the Nodaway County Ambulance Board during their regular meeting December 14. Discussion was held pertaining expectations in the upcoming year, specifically what the ambulance district is anticipating and what issues are needed to be worked on. The current dispatching methods were an area

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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on December 18 to handle the following school district business: At the end of December, the school had a higher than normal rate of absenteeism due to illnesses including flu and strep. On December 18, there were 35 students absent. SN will try the Springfield school district’s

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Commissioners amend present budget to cover $260,999 in additional spending

The Nodaway County Commission amended the 2017 budget to allow for the additional spending of $260,999.50 during a budget hearing on December 22. Among over-spent funds, the commissioners purchased road rock for an additional $117,492 over the budgeted amount in 2017. The additional funds came from the 1/2 cent capital improvement tax on sales tax.

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Rugby now available for area HS students

With the beginning of the Spoofhound Rugby Club, a new sport is available to area high school students. Students who want to participate must be in high school and not over the age of 19. Rugby is not a Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) sponsored sport, so it will be played as a

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Jefferson BOE

The Jefferson C-123 school board held its regular meeting on December 21. Jefferson’s school board approved its audit which received good reviews. Tyler Pedersen shared some of the ways he helps students engage their brains. His students begin each class with “brain gym” warm-ups. Students participate in brief exercises that involve their mind and body.

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