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Rain too late to aid stricken corn crop

MARYVILLE, Mo. —With rain on Tuesday and precipitation in the forecast through much of this week, northwest Missouri farmers finally got something of a break during one of the driest growing seasons in recent memory — though for most it was more of a heartbreak.The problem is that the moisture simpl


Fairfax teen seriously injured in crash

A Fairfax teenager suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident near Rock Port Tuesday evening.According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 17-year-old male was headed south on Route J -- about four miles southeast of Rock Port -- around 6:15 p.m.The vehicle traveled off the west side of


Northwest invites registration for career fair

According to a news release from Northwest, the university hopes to connect talent with opportunities when it hosts the Education Expo from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and Career Day from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse.


Man charged with felony in pet slaying case

HOPKINS, Mo. — Three months following an incident in Hopkins, a felony animal abuse charge has been filed against a Pickering man who allegedly hanged a family dog from a tree.Lincoln Pope has been charged with Class E felony animal abuse 2nd/subsequent offense or torture and/or mutilation while ani


Jasinski named COPHE vice chair

“Dr. Jasinski is highly respected among his colleagues in COPHE, and they were very happy that he agreed to serve as vice chair,” said Paul Wagner, COPHE executive director, said.


Public intoxication, unlawful possession arrest made in Red Oak

Buy NowPhoto by Brent Barnett/KMA(Red Oak) -- The Red Oak Police Department is reporting an arrest on multiple charges this afternoon.At approximately 4:28 PM, officers arrested Kirby Stoneking for public intoxication -- 2nd offense -- and unlawful possession of prescription drugs/device.Both are co


Pott rezones potential school site

The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday approved the rezoning of a 72-acre tract in Blue Township for residential development and a proposed new elementary school for Manhattan School District 383.The rezoned tract, southwest of the intersection of Junietta and Moody roads, will accommodate approx


Northwest, NTS partner on farmhouse

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Northwest Missouri State University and Northwest Technical School broke ground on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the site of the new farmhouse at the university’s R.T. Wright Farm.The groundbreaking ceremony was held where building trades students, led by Jay Drake, soon will begin construc


Area schools receive bronze standings from US News - Nodaway News

US News & World Reportreleased the 2018 Best High Schools ranking and Jefferson, Maryville, Northeast Nodaway and South Nodaway received national bronze standings.


What would make your work day better?

Most PopularSchools’ entrances to changeStolen pickup foundEmerald ash borer branches out to Page CountyConcert highlights Veterans Fund eventBank Iowa work begins Aug. 6Tradition continues for Iowa State FairWater district project receives $500,000 grantCharges filed related to Clarinda High School


Mozingo Lake water levels better than they appear - Nodaway News

McDanel said the city does regular testing of the water levels at the lake and as of August 7 the lake levels were at 16.9 feet, slightly lower than the July average of 17.1 to 17.4 feet. The lake is typically at a level of 19 to 21 feet, but recent drought conditions have led to the lower water lev


UPDATED: Maryville School District Bus Routes

This is a tentative schedule for routes and times for the upcoming school year and is subject to change.A.M. P.M.R-1 NORTHWEST RURAL ROUTE1. Village O Drive& Ashwood Circle 7:05 3:202. W 4th Fine Arts Bldg. 7:10 3:173. W 3rd & N. Ray Ave 7:15 3:154. W 2nd & N


Council to vote on use tax ballot measure

MARYVILLE, Mo. —The Maryville City Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m Monday, Aug. 13, at City Hall.Issues before the city’s governing board include an ordinance to place a use tax question on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.The use tax is essentially a sales tax levied on local reside


Tri-State marks 10 years of success, service

MARYVILLE, Mo. —In a town that that has taken its share of economic hits since the 2008 recession, the Tri-State Auto Family dealership is a shining example of business success and private investment-driven economic development.Since Tri-State President Todd Hill, along with his brother and business


Off the Cobb: Which comes first, the jobs or the people to fill those jobs?

This week’s reader poll on asks a question that community leaders in small towns all over the map have been trying to answer for decades: What can we do to retain our young people?Actually, the specific question asks, “What do you feel is the biggest concern facing the Maryville community?”The answ


Two arrested for public intoxication in Red Oak

The Red Oak Police Department is reporting the arrest of two people on early Saturday evening.At approximately 6:05 PM, Dennis Edward Elliott and Valerie Zamora were both arrested for public intoxication.Elliott was charged with public intoxication -- 3rd or subsequent offense -- an aggravated misde


Eating at Grandma and Grandpa's house

Earl and Kitty Summa were my grandparents, my mother’s parents. They lived in Gentry, Missouri. They had four daughters. On holidays or special occasions, we would all be there at the same time.


What's up for Aug. 13

Coloring for adults, 5:30 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, East Hills branch, 502 N. Woodbine Road. For information, call816-236-2107.


Route W to close near Parnell - Nodaway News

Repairs such as these help MoDOT prolong the life of the many bridges that dot the roadways of Northwest Missouri. The bridge, built in 1948, carries approximately 170 vehicles per day.


Former Spoofhound turned pro gives pep-talk to softball squad - Nodaway News

“I contacted her about three weeks ago, knowing we have a group of seniors that is really looking to continue their careers, and knowing these girls knew Taylor in a uniform, but really didn’t know Taylor. I think that prior to listening to Taylor speak to the girls last night, I initially thought h