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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports three arrests on Saturday and Sunday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a resident of the northwest Missouri community of Clyde, 36-year-old Hayden Everton, was arrested Saturday morning in Nodaway County. Everton was accused of driving while intoxicated, driving while suspended, following too closely, failure to drive on the right half of the road, failure to signal, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, stopping in the middle of the road, failure to stop at a red light, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, littering, resisting arrest, and sexual assault. Everton was taken to the Nodaway County Jail.
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2022 Adams County Fair begins Friday

(Adams Co.) The 2022 Adams County Fair kicks off this Friday in Corning. Evy Ganfield, Adams County Youth and Outreach Coordinator, said although the fair officially starts Friday, anyone wanting to participate in the open class judging should bring their exhibits to the Adams County 4-H building at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday.
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Wylene Bix, 87, of Maryville, Missouri

Visitation Location: Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa. Visitation Start: 1:00 p.m. Visitation End: 2:00 p.m. Funeral Home:Ritchie Funeral Home of Clarinda, Iowa. Wylene passed Thursday, June 30, 2022 away at her home in Maryville. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Tractor Cruise starts from new location

The 2022 Heart of America Tractor Cruise, June 25, saw 95 tractors take part in the 63.5 mile drive, which started from the Northwest Missouri Regional Airport. FCS: Through FCS Financial donation matching, Assistant Vice President Kyle Schieber, center, $25 donation to the Heart of America Tractor Cruise was matched. At the end of the month, a drawing was held for an additional $500. Schieber was drawn as the winner and the tractor cruise received a $550 donation from him and FCS.

10-run 3rd inning, savvy pitching rolls CAM into district semifinal

(Anita) -- After a close two innings, CAM exploded offensively to take home a dominant Class 1A District 14 opening win over Bedford. The Cougars (24-2) picked up their ninth straight win in dominant fashion over the Bulldogs (7-16) 14-1, after a 10-run third inning. "We've said we've got to...

New Market Fourth Celebration ready to roll this weekend

(New Market) -- One of the area's biggest Fourth bashes is back for another year. New Market's Fourth of July Celebration is set for this Saturday, July 2-Monday, July 4. The event is one of the most popular of the Independence Day holiday and sees big crowds each year. Joining the KMA "Morning Show," Steve Cabbage says that the town's ready for three full days of festivities.

GRM Networks awards $3,750 in Community Improvement Grants

GRM Networks has awarded a total of $3,750 as part of the company’s Community Improvement Grant program. Organizations receiving funding for the first 2022 semiannual distribution included the Harrison County Historical Society in Bethany, Missouri, the Lamoni Food Pantry in Lamoni, Iowa, and the Princeton, Missouri, Chamber of Commerce. Each of these organizations received $1,000 grants. Receiving a $750 grant was the City of Pleasanton, Iowa.

Clarence Green officially starts as interim president for Northwest

(MARYVILLE, Mo.) July first was the official first day for Clarence Green as interim president of Northwest Missouri State University. "We have an outstanding Northwest leadership team at the university that's always in place, outstanding working relations with my colleagues, and so tons of support," Green said. Green sent an...

Geography with Goudge: NBA Draft Map, 2018 - 2022

(KMAland) -- Dr. Ted Goudge, a Shenandoah native and Associate Professor of Geography at Northwest Missouri State University, has released his latest geography map. The 2022 NBA Draft concluded last week with the selection of 58 players over two rounds. The past five years (2018-2022) or 300 players were compiled to produce this per capita production map of drafted basketball players based on where they went to high school. The eastern half of the country indicates an area of higher production. 34 percent of the draftees were college freshmen, only 21 percent seniors. Foreign players account for over 22%, of the draftees. Canada, France and Serbia accounted for almost 40% of the foreign players.

Lenox 150th celebration kicked off Thursday

Lenox will celebrate its 150th Sesquicentennial Celebration June 30 through July 3. The committee has been planning for months and came up with a busy schedule for the weekend. The Depot Welcome Center will be open all weekend. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday...

Chamber announces new leaders

The Maryville Chamber of Commerce recently had a shift of leadership roles within the board of directors. Tyler Tapps, a Northwest Missouri State University associate professor of recreation, has served on the board since 2020, and was elected to the vice president role earlier this year after serving as secretary/treasurer in 2021. He will now undertake the presidential reins of the organization with the resignation of David Baker.