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Council considers sale of city-owned property

The Mount Ayr city council discussed future of city-owned properties and held three public hearings at the regular meeting Monday, October 3. With city attorney Erin Hardisty joining the meeting online, the council sought to determine what should be done with three properties currently owned by the city. The properties...

Streaking Martensdale-St. Marys meets fifth-ranked Lenox in non-district contest

(Martensdale) -- Martensdale-St. Marys football is on a three-game win streak as they get set for a non-district matchup with state-ranked Lenox. The Blue Devils (3-3 overall, 3-2 8-Player District 8) have rallied back from a slow start to the season while leaning on a dynamic run game and efficient quarterback play.
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Maryville officers talk domestic disturbance calls

When the police receive a domestic disturbance call, a lot can go wrong. Whenever police show up to a heated domestic situation, whether it be an abusive call or a heated argument, things can go wrong. Domestic disturbance calls happen often in any jurisdiction, and according to Police Chief Ron Christian, Maryville’s jurisdiction is no different.

Looking Back with Lora Stull

(From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, October 11, 1922.) The radio sets around town were centers of interest during the World Series baseball games last week, as the games were reported play by play from Kansas City and part of the time they could hear New York reporting to Kansas City. (New York Yankees lost to the Giants).

Jerry King, 79, Blockton

Happy 79th Birthday to Jerry King of Blockton, IA Love your favorite daughter Kristie and the Searl Clan.

Senior Center sees progress on freezer addition

The addition of a walk-in freezer at the Nodaway County Senior Center is taking shape as the ground has been broken west of the south door and being prepared for concrete. The Nodaway County Senior Citizens Senate also went over some additional factors in the acquisition of the freezer at the September 21 meeting. An account has been set up with US Bank for the Lions Clubs International Hunger grant which is paying for the appliance. Maryville Host Lions member Joe Baumli has been named the construction manager as part of the LCI’s grant requirements. Baumli is also the vice president of the Senior Citizens board.

Meet the Candidates: Jeff Farnan

(Maryville) -- KMA News continues its "Meet the Candidates" series, featuring the candidates running in key races in the November general elections. Today, we turn our attention to the race for the Missouri House's 1st district seat--a position currently held by Allen Andrews, who is stepping away from the legislature due to term limits. Our first report is with Republican candidate Jeff Farnan.

Parker receives scholarship honoring Hopkins native

Northwest Missouri State University student Olivia Parker is the recipient of the Luther C. (Luke) Skelton Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. Parker, a freshman studio art major with a drawing emphasis from Pickering, Missouri, is the daughter of Matthew and Amber Parker. To be considered for the scholarship, students...

Stanton-Essex bounces back with win, readies for pivotal bout with Bedford

(Stanton) -- After a major bounce-back victory, the Stanton-Essex Vikings (4-2) are preparing for a crucial district matchup with Bedford (3-3). Last week, Stanton-Essex took down Murray (3-4) in a 54-42 shootout. “It was a really exciting game for us,” Stanton-Essex head coach Jeff Grebin said. “We got off to...

Annual Glitz & Glam set for October 6

Back for its sixth year, Downtown Maryville’s Glitz & Glam event will be held at 6 pm, Thursday, October 6 at Rose Hill Acres Event Center, First and Main Streets. The annual fundraiser will begin with a cocktail hour, followed by dinner and an auction. Glitz & Glam was first hosted in 2016 as a Piccadilly-style auction, where guests armed with quarters bid on items during a live auction. A purse auction was created in 2021 and guests are now able to purchase raffle tickets for their chance to win designer handbags. Besides the raffle, guests can also participate in games throughout the evening.

September 29, 2022

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the Commissioner’s Office. In attendance: Walker, Chris Burns and Scott Walk, associate commissioners and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Walk made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Burns made a...

Sidney Marching Band

The Sidney Pride Marching Band attended the SWI Band Jamboree in Clarinda on Saturday, Oct. 1. The Pride won 1st place in parade marching out of 19 Class 1A Bands.

Clarinda gearing up for pivotal district matchup with Des Moines Christian

(Clarinda) -- After suffering a tough loss to Greene County two weeks ago, Clarinda is ready to bounce back at home against a hungry Des Moines Christian team. The Clarinda Cardinals (3-3, 2-1) are looking to get above .500 for the first time season but will have to do so in a Class 2A District 8 matchup with the Des Moines Christian Lions (3-3, 2-1). However, Clarinda will need to rebound from a tough 43-12 loss to Greene County (5-1, 3-0).

Maryville recognizes JoAnn Townsend’s property

JoAnn Townsend, owner of the property located at 218 South Munn Avenue, who is shown with her granddaughter Kelby Townsend, was honored by Maryville Mayor Tye Parson as the September winner of the Beautification Award Program. Townsend spends a lot of her free time maintaining her beautiful flowers. Every month from April to October, Maryville awards a property owner for the continued beautification or improvements made to their home or business. The nominations are voted on by the city’s code enforcement officers based on a certain set of criteria.

Activities abound in Nodaway County this fall

• September 29 – October 21 – Today’s Civic Women is collecting children’s hats and gloves to be distributed in Eugene Field Elementary School classrooms. Items can be dropped at the Nodaway News Leader. • October 1 – Junk for Jesus at the First United Methodist...

67th Annual Southwest Iowa Band Jamboree

The three Atchison County high school marching bands traveled to Clarinda, Iowa, on Saturday, October 1, 2022, to compete in the 67th Annual Southwest Iowa Band Jamboree. Although the bands did not place in the event, they did a fantastic job! (Photos by Ken Miller) Rock Port High School Marching...

NW MO Moon Festival features fun, music for the family

Make It Maryville is urging everyone to come out for a day of music and fun activities at the Northwest Missouri Moon Festival Saturday, October 8 at The Hangar and the Fields Paintball Backyard. Gates will open at 10 am, with the musical acts to begin at 11 am. The...

KMAland Soccer (10/4): Teale nets hat trick in Maryville win

(KMAland) -- The Maryville boys rolled to a 9-1 win over Benton in KMAland soccer on Tuesday. Kason Teale had a hat trick while Truett Haer and Quinn Pettlon each scored twice for the Spoofhounds in the win. Landon Baker and Lane Hazen also scored one time each.