Denver Man Charged With Kidnapping and Domestic Assault

A Denver, Missouri man is in custody following an investigation by the Worth County Sheriff’s Department. According to a probable cause statement filed with the court, Ronald Angle, Sr. is alleged to have been involved in an altercation with his girlfriend. The victim told officers Angle had assaulted her at their residence in Denver on Sunday. Officers say the assault resulted in fractures to the victim’s rib and nose.
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Page County Attorney's report

(Clarinda) -- The Page County Attorney's Office released its latest report of court activities Tuesday afternoon. At KMA, we attempt to be accurate in our reporting. If you see a typo or mistake in a story, please contact us by emailing
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County still waiting on FEMA dollars from 2019 flood

The Nodaway County Commissioners have exhausted several avenues including US Senator Josh Hawley and US Congressman Sam Graves’ offices, to retrieve Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster dollars when spring 2019 flood waters took out a bridge in Atchison Township. “We have appealed twice, which is the most we can,...
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Skoglund prepares to lead South Nodaway

BARNARD, Mo. — Just a little over 17 years after graduating from South Nodaway, current high school Principal Dustin Skoglund will be taking over as superintendent for his alma mater on July 1. The school’s selection of the incoming superintendent was announced a month after Superintendent Johnnie Silkett announced his...

William LeRoy Welton

Of Stanberry, formerly of Worth, died Sunday June 20th. Visitation Wednesday June 23rd from 5:00-7:00 at Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City. Burial at Barnes Cemetery in Worth at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the funeral home. William was 76.

Meet the Clarinda A's: Reid Fagerstrom

(Clarinda) -- Throughout the course of the summer, KMA Sports is introducing you to members of the Clarinda A’s with our annual Meet the A’s series. Today, we introduce right-handed pitcher Reid Fagerstrom. The Atlanta native just finished up his freshman season at Jacksonville State. “It was definitely an interesting...
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Page County Supervisors make VA Commission appointments

(Clarinda) -- The Page County Board of Supervisors has appointed one new member and reappointed a member to the county's Veteran's Affairs Commission. Meeting in regular session Tuesday morning, the supervisors unanimously approved the reappointment of Ron Gibson to the commission, as well as the new appointment of J.D. Kennedy. Kennedy takes the place of Gary Alger, who is retiring after nine years on the board. Alger says he has enjoyed his work serving veterans in Page County, but as he nears his 80th birthday, he feels it's time to step away.

Amy Houts pens historical children’s book

Amy Houts, Maryville author of over 100 children’s books, cookbooks and board games, has penned a new book which has local historic tones. Vera Maye Shipps is a 19-year old trombone player who yearns to do something important in the rural area where she lives here in Nodaway County. As...

Regents approve budget showing $1 million increase in state funds

The Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve the budget for fiscal year 2022. The total budget was $128.4 million. An overview and summary of the budget took up the bulk of the June 21 meeting in the J.W. Jones Student Union. Stacy Carrick, vice president of finance and administration, presented the budget before the regents. The budget includes a 4.9% increase in revenues and expenses compared to the previous year.
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District baseball assignments released

The district baseball assignments are full of familiar opponents for Page County Newspapers schools. The Iowa High School Athletic Association released district baseball assignments for Classes 1A and 2A Friday, June 18. Pairings will be released the week of June 28, following coaches’ seeding meetings. Clarinda and Shenandoah are together...

Clarinda vs. Red Oak 06-22-21

Clarinda survived Red Oak, LC took down Harlan, Underwood moved past Treynor, Lenox stopped Nodaway Valley, Riverside outscored Griswold and more from the Tuesday in KMAland baseball.

Newborn’s face cut during emergency C-section, requires 13 stitches

DENVER (KDVR) — A Denver family is seeking help after they went into an emergency cesarean section and their baby came out with a cut across her face. “It’s upsetting; she’s not comfortable,” said the baby’s father, Damarqus Williams. Instead of pure joy and celebration, the Williams family met their...
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Page County to digitize materials in Recorder's Office

(Clarinda) -- Page County officials are planning to use COVID-19 relief funds to make all of the county's records digital. Meeting in regular session Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved using funds from the American Rescue Plan to digitize all of the materials stored in County Recorder Brenda Esaias' office. Supervisor Alan Armstrong says the county has already received around $1.4 million from the federal government. He says the funds can be used for a project like this because it would make the records accessible if the courthouse had to close in a future pandemic.
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Stanberry events coming up

1. Youth Golf Camp (Session Three); 2. "Bearcat Marching Band: "The Musical Pride of Northwest"; 3. MKYRA Youth Rodeo Weekend Series, June 26 and 27th, High Stakes; 4. 2021 Northwest Missouri Grazing School; 5. Hello Summer Door Hanger Class;

Voting law change review set for Shen council meeting

(Shenandoah) -- Shenandoah residents will learn more about recent changes in Iowa's voting laws at Tuesday night's city council meeting. Mace Hensen is a member of a local nonpartisan committee working with Page County Auditor Melissa Wellhausen to educate the public on changes approved by the Iowa Legislature and signed by Governor Kim Reynolds. Hensen is expected to give a powerpoint presentation on the changes during the council's 6 p.m. meeting at Shenandoah City Hall. Among other things, the sweeping election reform bill shortened the window for absentee voting and moved the poll closing time from 9 p.m. to 8 p.m. In a recent interview with KMA News, Wellhausen says another change is the period of time her office can mail an absentee ballot to a voter.