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Defense stands tall for East Mills in crucial win over Bedford

(Malvern) -- The Class 8-Player District 9 playoff picture got a little clearer on Friday night thanks to a stingy defensive effort from East Mills. The Wolverines (4-2, 2-2) stifled Bedford's offense in a 24-18 victory to stay afloat in their quest for a postseason berth. "We knew coming in...
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Spoofhound infielders get together in a huddle before the first pitch

The Maryville Spoofhound Softball Team beat Bishop LeBlond 7-4 September 27 in Maryville to move to 6-10 on the season. It’s been an up-and-down season for the Spoofhounds, now with a couple weeks left in the season, it feels like it’s all coming together for first year coach Sammey Bunch. After going on an eight game losing streak during two weeks in the start of September, the team has now rattled off three straight wins, including a 19-4 drumming over St. Pius X September 22. Bunch is feeling good about how her first year has gone so far.
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Maryville football crowned winners of Homecoming with a blow out victory over Benton

After coach Matt Webb finished meeting with his team on the northeast corner of the field inside the ’Hound Pound, the players dispersed throughout the field and the stands. Some of the players talked to their parents, some took group pictures and some went back to the locker room to change out of their now-dirtied green and yellow uniforms. While the activities after the game looked different for some of the players, the contest ended the same for all 66 of them — with a Maryville football win over Midland Empire Conference foe Benton 55-13 Sept. 30.

Band Jamboree visitors reminded of parking restrictions

(Clarinda) -- Clarinda officials hope visitors to the community this weekend have a great time--without getting their vehicle towed. Thousands of middle school and high school musicians, family members and general spectators are expected to pour into Clarinda Saturday for the Southwest Iowa Band Jamboree. Clarinda Police Chief Keith Brothers is issuing his yearly reminder of parking restrictions associated with the parade portion of the competition beginning around the city's square at 9 a.m. Brothers tells KMA News vehicles are not allowed on the following streets Saturday between 7:30 a.m. and noon: the 100 through 800 block of West Main Street, the 100 block of East Main Street, the 100 block of North 15th Street, the 100 block of East Washington Street, the 100 through 300 block of West Washington Street, and Cardinal Drive or 24th Street from Garfield to State Street--which is reserved for school bus parking.

Audio: North Central Missouri College nursing instructors assist passenger on aircraft after he collapses

Three North Central Missouri College nursing instructors helped revive a man on an airplane on September 15th. Simulation Skills Lab Coordinator Vel Westbrook from the Trenton campus and Cydney Bestgen and Sophia Swink from the Maryville campus were on their way back to Kansas City from a simulation nursing conference in Houston, Texas when the event happened.

Griswold takes on unblemished Lenox Tonight

(Griswold) Griswold travels to Lenox tonight for an 8-player District #9 match-up. Lenox is undefeated heading into week 6, and Griswold is 0-5. Griswold Head Coach Chase Wallace says Lenox is well-coached with many good athletes and few weaknesses. Isaac Grundman and Keigan Kitzman lead the team in rushing with 541 and 358 yards, respectively.

Blotters for the week of 9/29

Northwest Missouri State University Police Department. There is a closed investigation for a fire alarm in Perrin Hall. There is a closed investigation for a fire alarm in Tower Suites West. Sept. 24. There is a closed investigation for a fire alarm in South Complex. There is a closed investigation...

Early turnovers doom Cameron during 49-0 Maryville blowout

Motivated by their loss to St. Pius X the week prior, Maryville wasted no time in dispatching Cameron High School Dragon Foottball last Friday in a 49-0 rout. A slew of Cameron turnovers deep in their own territory, allowed Maryville to quickly jump out to a 28-0 lead by the end of the first quarter leading to the Dragons’ third consecutive blowout loss, and their second straight shutout.

New Market under boil order

(New Market) -- New Market residents must boil their water until further notice. City officials announced the boil order Wednesday morning, after repairs forced a temporary shutdown of the city's water system. Again, the boil order is in effect until further notice. Anyone with questions should contact New Market City Hall at 712-585-3479.

Register to vote deadlines loom for 1st time voters

The deadline for first-time voters to register to vote is Wednesday, October 12. This deadline also applies to voters who are registered outside of Missouri but have moved into the state. To register, bring ID to the Nodaway County Clerk’s office in the Nodaway County Administration Center, 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Registration can also be completed on the Missouri Secretary of State’s website,
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Sixth-ranked UNK volleyball team turns back 10th-ranked Northwest Missouri

KEARNEY — Tenth-ranked Northwest Missouri had the momentum and needed just one more break to get over the hump. But the Bearcats didn’t have the home-court advantage and they didn’t have Emersen Cyza. Cyza’s kill from the middle gave the sixth-ranked University of Nebraska at Kearney an...

Clarinda Council holds capital projects planning workshop

(Clarinda) – Clarinda city officials are beginning the process of identifying capital projects for the next fiscal year and beyond. Meeting in regular session Wednesday, the Clarinda City Council held their first in what is expected to be multiple capital projects planning workshops. The council holds the workshops every year in preparation for the next fiscal year’s budget to identify and prioritize improvement projects throughout the community. City Manager Gary McClarnon started by reviewing projects completed in fiscal year 2022, which ended June 30th. McClarnon says the city continued construction of its new wastewater treatment facility, completed multiple street overlays, a taxiway project at the airport, new carpeting at the library and water and sewer infrastructure upgrades for a total of $7.5 million in improvements.

Hartley, Eichhorn blow away field as Glenwood sweeps team titles at Shenandoah XC Invitational

(Shenandoah) -- Glenwood took home team titles from both the boys and girls races at the Shenandoah Cross Country Invitational Thursday. In the girls race, it was a comfortable victory for Glenwood, which finished with 32 points to second-place Clarinda’s 83. But while the Rams dominated the team standings, Clarinda’s Mayson Hartley (19:39) dusted the field individually.

Lady Dragons sweep Maryville

The Cameron High School Lady Dragon Volleyball Team continued their run through the Midland Empire Conference last Thursday with a sweep of the Maryville Lady Spoofhounds 25-16, 25-18 and 25-22. Last Thursday’s victory, and their sweep of Carrollton Monday, improved the Lady Dragons’ record to 13-6 overall and 4-1 in...

Clarinda board approves home school assistance teacher contract

(Clarinda) -- Clarinda school officials have backed providing academic assistance to multiple home school students. Meeting in regular session Wednesday evening, the Clarinda School Board approved a teacher contract for Lexy Davies to serve as a home school assistant to several students currently enrolled in "Competent Private Instruction." Clarinda School Superintendent Jeff Privia says 19 students that reside within the district are presently enrolled in CPI, while two are enrolled in "Independent Private Instruction." Privia says a home school assistance program is one of the ways the Iowa Department of Education allows CPI students to receive instruction.

The Glenn Miller House and Museum

When I attended the Glenn Miller Festival in June in Clarinda, Iowa, I visited his namesake museum, located directly behind the house in which he was born. First, a little about the house, located at the southwest corner of 16th and Clark Streets. 16th, the main north-south street in town, has been renamed Glenn Miller Avenue, at least in the immediate vicinity of the house. There’s also a Glenn Miller Drive in town, but it’s a short side street.

Page County auditor reports brisk absentee ballot requests

(Clarinda) -- Keep those absentee ballots coming in--that's the message from Page County Auditor Melissa Wellhausen. Wellhausen tells KMA News her office received 237 ballot requests as of Friday. And, she expected that number to clear 250 as the November general election approaches. Wellhausen tells KMA News there's still time to request a ballot via mail.