Weekly Safety Report: Collision, Arrest, City Projects, and Scams in Nodaway County, Missouri
This week in Nodaway County, Missouri, there were several incidents that occurred, including a two-vehicle collision resulting in injuries, the arrest of a man on multiple driving charges, and discussions by the Maryville City Council regarding reimbursement of city projects and a joint law enforcement agreement. Additionally, there was an increase in scams and fraud, with social media being a common platform for these activities.
The Digital Dilemma: Local Incidents and Global Challenges in Maryville, Missouri
The quiet town of Maryville, Missouri, has recently witnessed a series of events that mirror the complex interplay between local occurrences and broader technological trends. Last week, a major traffic collision on Highway 136 at State Route EE between a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a 2016 Ford F250 highlighted the dangers of severe weather conditions, prompting discussions about road safety during extreme weather. Simultaneously, the Maryville City Council tackled the issue of funding city projects, deliberating over the necessary strategies for the South Main Corridor Project aimed at infrastructure improvement and development.
Gallery | Mel Tjeerdsma Classic
Northwest's track and field teams kicked off their indoor seasons with the Mel Tjeerdsma Classic Dec. 2 in the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse.
Reviving the Soul of the City: The Renaissance of America's Historic Downtowns
America's historic downtowns are the heartbeat of their cities, offering a living narrative of the nation's cultural and architectural evolution. From the cobblestone alleys of Boston's Beacon Hill to the vibrant hues of New Orleans' French Quarter, these districts encapsulate the local history and culture in their centuries-old facades. Charleston's Historic Downtown and San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter exemplify the successful blend of heritage preservation with modern vitality, providing a diverse array of art, music, cuisine, and shopping, all encased in the unique charm of their historical settings.
Maryville’s Turkey Trot has pre-feast crowd
McKenzie Wallace and Keith Florea came in first in the Downtown Maryville Annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. The event had many festively attired participants who enjoyed the community-feel of the event.
State treasurer travels to Maryville to tout MOBUCK$
Missouri Treasurer Vivek Malek visited with Nodaway County officials, bankers and others about the rejuvenation of the MOBUCK$ program, which dates back to Wendell Bailey’s office as treasurer. Malek, who was appointed by Governor Mike Parson last year has worked to allow farmers and small businesses a low interest loan through their local financial institutions. Those attending his presentation were front: David Schmidt, Melinda Patton, Joe Frueh, Malek, Tom Shelton, Chad McCollough; back: Marilyn Jenkins, Bill Walker, Lisa Macali, Randy Luke and Josh McKim. Malek shared there are $8.3 million worth of loans with MOBUCK$ in Nodaway County. He also spoke about the unclaimed property, which his office also administrates. There is $1.6 million of unclaimed property in Nodaway County and he urged citizens to check the showmemoney.com website to search who is listed.
Update: Villisca man injured when a bridge collapsed near Stanton
(Stanton, Iowa) – In an update to a report posted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Friday evening, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said a man from Villisca was flown to a trauma center following a bridge collapse on a private drive Friday morning, northwest of Stanton. 53-year-old Clint A. Means suffered serious injuries after the dry floater fertilizer spreader he was driving fell through a bridge an into the Tarkio River. He was last reported to be in serious, but stable condition.
UPDATE: Local agencies answer Shen nursing home evacuation call
(Shenandoah) -- Numerous local agencies responded to a carbon monoxide leak at a Shenandoah nursing facility Thursday morning. Shortly after 9 a.m., Shenandoah's Fire Department and Shenandoah EMS responded to Accura HealthCare of Shenandoah at 1203 South Elm Street for a reported carbon monoxide leak within the facility. Upon first responders' arrival, nursing home staff were in the process of evacuating residents per protocol. Firefighters entered the building and discovered high levels of carbon monoxide within the structure and confirmed a full evacuation was necessary.
Today the gas price is close to $2.91 in Clarinda as of 2023-12-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Montgomery County Man arrested on Assault Charges
(Red Oak) The Red Oak Police Department arrested 36-year-old Bryce Michael McKinnon of Clarinda on Wednesday for assault and interference with official acts. Officers transported McKinnon to the Montgomery County Jail and held him on a $300.00 bond.
Rock Port students, staff endure construction 'new normals'
(Rock Port) -- Construction work continues unabated in the Rock Port R-2 School District. Back in April, voters approved a $6.5 million bond issue for numerous facility upgrades. Speaking on KMA's "Morning Line" program Friday morning, Rock Port R-2 Superintendent Dr. Rex Bollinger says contractors recently poured the slab for a new facility replacing the former dome structure demolished last summer. Bollinger says the district now awaits steel studs for walls to be erected. One recent setback involves some construction-related damage to the high school gym floor.
Pitt State Men’s Basketball Falls to Northwest
MARYVILLE, MO – Pitt State men’s basketball fell to Northwest Missouri Saturday night. The Bearcats had the lead for pretty much the entire first half, but the Gorillas inched closer via the offensive attack from Max Alexander and Deshaun English. Despite the offensive surge, the Bearcats would match the Gorillas with the work of Byron […]
Platte Valley Invitational Championships in Bearcat Arena
In between doubleheaders for Northwest's basketball teams, the Platte Valley Invitational wrapped up Dec. 1 in Bearcat Arena. A couple of the area's Class 1 high school teams battled for a chance to own some hardware. And, for one of those squads, that chance became a reality.
Unyielding Spirit and Strategic Coordination: Key Drivers in Craig, Missouri's Recovery from the 2011 Flood
In 2011, the small town of Craig, Missouri faced a test of resilience when the Missouri River floodwaters ravaged the area, leaving a path of destruction in their wake. The local community, with the Drewes family at the forefront, fought valiantly to safeguard their livelihoods—crops, livestock, and heritage. This battle against nature's fury was emblematic of the town's unity and the steadfast commitment of its residents to overcome adversity.
These maryville, MO based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of maryville..
Page County board planning hearing on wind ordinance
(Clarinda) -- Page County officials expect a public hearing and first reading of an updated wind turbine regulation later this month. During its regular meeting Thursday night, the Page County Board of Supervisors continued its review of updates to a 2019 ordinance governing commercial wind energy conversion systems. The board spent several months earlier this month breaking down the ordinance by section and proposing changes before having County Attorney Carl Sonksen put together a rough draft that the supervisors have now been tweaking for the past three months. Supervisors Chair Jacob Holmes says the remaining piece of the puzzle was how much money a developer would need to set aside in an Escrow account for repairs on any county roads. Holmes suggested a formula based on the miles of road planned for haul routes and the estimated cost per mile to fix the respective roads.
Shen pregnancy center project nears finish line
(Shenandoah) -- Officials with Shenandoah's new pregnancy and resource center are planning a late-January opening. Finishing touches remain for the new building located at the corner of 300 North Sycamore Street and 505 West Valley Avenue. Shenandoah's City Council sold the parcel to SPARC last year for $100. After several months of work, SPARC Spokesperson Kathy Langley says the project is nearing completion.
Clyde's Journey: Embracing Agricultural Resilience in the Face of Change
Clyde's agricultural heritage has long been a cornerstone of its identity, with its narrative deeply rooted in the farming tradition. As the 20th century progressed, the town maintained its rural spirit amidst change, symbolized by the bustling Clyde railhead, the repositioning of the Post Office in 1913, and the foundation of Clyde Primary School No.3664. Despite the ebb and flow of ownership and the emergence of varied businesses, agriculture persisted as the lifeblood of Clyde, illustrating a community adept at preserving its history while nurturing progress.
Insurance company won’t pay for Senior Center roof replacement
Administrator Amie Firavich reported AmeriTrust Insurance wouldn’t pay for the replacement of the Nodaway County Senior Center roof after the April 4 hail storm. A roofer had inspected the roof to verify hail damage. At which time an adjuster had been sent who also said there was hail damage. The insurance company had not liked the conclusions, so had sent an engineer to inspect the roof. His inspection said there was damage to the vents but the roof damage was old and not covered.
Students raise support for cancer research, treatments during annual plunge
Colden Pond was almost as smooth as glass and temperatures were in the high 40s Thursday afternoon as 11 students leaped into the campus landmark to raise awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The annual Colden Pond Plunge is organized by St. Jude Bearcats and raised $1,405 this...