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COVID-19 Cases – 9/20

COVID-19 Cases – 9/20

Current ACTIVE COVID-19 Cases Nodaway 68 **20 hospitalizations, 5 currently** **9th death, male 80s** Andrew 116 Atchison 7 Gentry 7 Worth 1 Holt 1

Fulltime Child Care Subsidy Benefits Extended For Low-Income School-Aged Students Not Attending In Person

Fulltime Child Care Subsidy Benefits Extended For Low-Income School-Aged Students Not Attending In Person

JEFFERSON CITY, MO –The Department of Social Services is extending fulltime child care subsidy benefits through December 31, 2020 for eligible school-aged students who

Nodaway, Worth, Page & Taylor County Residents Deadline Approaching For Disaster Assistance

Nodaway, Worth, Page & Taylor County Residents Deadline Approaching For Disaster Assistance

SBA Disaster News Release – Deadline Approaching in Iowa for SBA Working Capital Loans Due to Excessive Rain, Flash Flooding, Flooding and High Winds

Missouri Farm Bureau Commentary

Missouri Farm Bureau Commentary

Senator Blunt Receives Farm Bureau’s Top Honor By Spencer Tuma The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has honored Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) with its

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/18

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/18

Hegeman & Andrews Recognized By Missouri Chamber Of Commerce

Hegeman & Andrews Recognized By Missouri Chamber Of Commerce

Missouri Chamber recognizes 116 state legislators as 2020 Business Champions JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recognized 116 members of

Missouri’s Unemployment Rate Ticks Slightly Higher For August

Missouri’s Unemployment Rate Ticks Slightly Higher For August

The pace of Missouri labor market’s recovery was essentially flat in August 2020. Employment, seasonally adjusted, decreased by 1,200 jobs over the month, and

Motorcycle Rally At Lake Of The Ozarks Spurs Concerns

Motorcycle Rally At Lake Of The Ozarks Spurs Concerns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A gathering at the Lake of the Ozarks is bringing tens of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts to Missouri, generating worry

Kansas City Police:  1 Woman Killed, Another Hurt In Shooting

Kansas City Police: 1 Woman Killed, Another Hurt In Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City say one woman has been killed and another hurt when someone fired several gunshots into

Trial Moved For Missouri Man Charged In Brothers’ Deaths

Trial Moved For Missouri Man Charged In Brothers’ Deaths

KINGSTON, Mo.. (AP) — The trial of a Missouri man accused of killing two brothers from Wisconsin is being moved because of extensive pre-trial

Survey:  Economy Sees Improvement In Rural Parts Of 10 States

Survey: Economy Sees Improvement In Rural Parts Of 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey of bankers shows the economy making some improvements but remaining weak in rural parts of 10

Back The Blue – Congressman Sam Graves

Back The Blue – Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, On the evening of September 12, 2020, two Los Angeles County deputy sheriffs were sitting in their parked patrol vehicle when an

Maryville Man Arrested For Possession Of Marijuana

Maryville Man Arrested For Possession Of Marijuana

28 year old Johnny R Rich of Maryville was arrested by Missouri State Patrol early Thursday morning in Buchanan County for possession of a

Former Maryville Resident New Parks & Recreation Director In Clarinda

Former Maryville Resident New Parks & Recreation Director In Clarinda

A former business owner in Maryville is the new Parks & Recreation Director in Clarinda.  Carson Riedel began on Monday following the resignation of

Amazonia Woman Crashes Wednesday In Andrew County

Amazonia Woman Crashes Wednesday In Andrew County

Two from Amazonia were injured following a single vehicle crash Wednesday evening in Andrew County.  52 year old Connie S Harter was southbound on

Top Bills Fail In Missouri Governor’s Special Crime Session

Top Bills Fail In Missouri Governor’s Special Crime Session

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike Parson’s proposal to give the Missouri attorney general the power to intervene in St. Louis homicide cases

Police Identify Teen Fatally Shot In Eastern Kansas City

Police Identify Teen Fatally Shot In Eastern Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police have identified a teenager killed in an early-morning shooting Wednesday on the east side of Kansas City. Police

3 Kansas City Council Members Boycott Committee Meeting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three Kansas City Council members boycotted a committee meeting as a dispute with another council member escalated. The three

Judge Awards Tenants $52 Million For ‘Horrendous’ Conditions

Judge Awards Tenants $52 Million For ‘Horrendous’ Conditions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge has awarded $52 million in damages to people who lived in “horrendous” conditions at a Kansas City

Reynolds Defends Using Coronavirus Funds For Staff Pay

Reynolds Defends Using Coronavirus Funds For Staff Pay

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds says there is nothing inappropriate about her decision to spend nearly $449,000 in federal coronavirus relief money

Mizzou Arena To Serve As Polling Location In 2020 Election

Mizzou Arena To Serve As Polling Location In 2020 Election

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Athletics and the Boone County Clerk’s office have announced that Mizzou Arena will serve as a polling location for the 2020

Body Of Missing Grant City Woman Found

Body Of Missing Grant City Woman Found

The body of a missing Grant City woman was found Monday.  42 year old Melissa Chapman was last seen alive August 23rd in Mt

Tarkio Man Arrested For Displaying Plates Of Another Vehicle

Tarkio Man Arrested For Displaying Plates Of Another Vehicle

26 year old Brandon L Harber of Tarkio was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Missouri State Patrol in Nodaway County on a Nodaway County Misdemeanor

Police:  Decomposing Body Found In Vacant Home Ruled Homicide

Police: Decomposing Body Found In Vacant Home Ruled Homicide

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say the discovery of a decomposing body in a vacant Kansas City home marks the city’s latest homicide

Mizzou Journalism School Faculty Criticize System President

Mizzou Journalism School Faculty Criticize System President

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — University of Missouri-Columbia Journalism School faculty members are criticizing the university system’s president for actions and comments that they say

MU Expels 2, Suspends 3 For COVID-19 Rule Violations

MU Expels 2, Suspends 3 For COVID-19 Rule Violations

O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri in Columbia says two students have been expelled and three others suspended for violating rules meant

Trial Delayed Again For Suspect In Death Of Football Player

Trial Delayed Again For Suspect In Death Of Football Player

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A trial has been delayed for the second time for the suspect in the shooting death of a former Washburn

Judge Blocks Release Of Agency Records For Slain Kansas Girl

Judge Blocks Release Of Agency Records For Slain Kansas Girl

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Wyandotte County judge has ruled that state agency records of a 3-year-old girl whose body was found this

Wind Storm Removes 550,000 Iowa Corn Acres From Harvest

Wind Storm Removes 550,000 Iowa Corn Acres From Harvest

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is estimating that 550,000 acres of Iowa corn will not be harvested this fall

Graves Attends Signing Of The Abraham Accords

Graves Attends Signing Of The Abraham Accords

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) released the following statement after attending the signing of the Abraham Accords at the White House today.

July’s Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Award

July’s Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Award

July’s Customer Service Award from Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce is Nodaway County Sheriff’s Deputy Dalton Murphy. Pictured with Chamber President Gentry Martin.

MODOT Construction Week Of September 14th

MODOT Construction Week Of September 14th

Nodaway County Route 46 – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the White Cloud Creek and Big Slough bridges, east of Route AB,

Maryville City Council Extends Mask Mandate Through November 24th

Maryville City Council Extends Mask Mandate Through November 24th

–With a current county infection rate of .54%, City Council approved by a vote of 3-2 to approve an extension of the mask mandate

Remains Of Soldier Killed In Korean War To Be Buried

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The remains of a Missouri soldier who died nearly 70 years ago in the Korean War will be buried Thursday

Man Charged For Standoff Outside Arrowhead Stadium

Man Charged For Standoff Outside Arrowhead Stadium

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 33-year-old Kansas City, Kansas man has been charged with three felonies for his alleged role in a daylong

Deputy Won’t Be Charged In Missouri Woman’s Shooting Death

Deputy Won’t Be Charged In Missouri Woman’s Shooting Death

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a Missouri woman after a traffic stop will not be charged in her

EPA Sides With Farmers On Ethanol, Rejects Refinery Waivers

EPA Sides With Farmers On Ethanol, Rejects Refinery Waivers

Federal regulators have handed a victory to corn farmers by refusing to allow a group of petroleum refiners in 14 states to forego requirements

To Veto Or Not To Veto – State Senator Dan Hegeman

To Veto Or Not To Veto – State Senator Dan Hegeman

Every year, the Missouri General Assembly returns to Jefferson City in September to reconsider any legislation vetoed by the governor. This is part of

Habitat For Humanity Of Nodaway County Announces Partnership With 12th Family

Habitat For Humanity Of Nodaway County Announces Partnership With 12th Family

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County has named Mikeala McCoy and her family as its 12th partner. Habitat for Humanity of

Ambassador To China – Former Iowa Governor – Stepping Down Next Month

Ambassador To China – Former Iowa Governor – Stepping Down Next Month

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to China will step down early next month, ending a three-year tenure marked by a trade war and

Pop-Up Mobile Food Drop In Maryville Tuesday

Pop-Up Mobile Food Drop In Maryville Tuesday

Second Harvest Community Food Bank is hosting a Pop-Up Mobile Food Drop tomorrow (Tuesday) in Maryville from 10:00-NOON at United Methodist Church.  The event

House Fire Sunday Evening In Sidney, Iowa Kills Two Dogs

House Fire Sunday Evening In Sidney, Iowa Kills Two Dogs

Sunday evening the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a house fire in the 1000 block of Filmore Street in Sidney. The

Donald Trump, Jr Making Campaign Stop Near Council Bluffs

Donald Trump, Jr Making Campaign Stop Near Council Bluffs

Donald Trump, Jr will be campaigning in Iowa Monday on behalf of his father, President Donald Trump.  Trump, Jr will be at the Treynor

Missouri Spends $1.3M Defending Marijuana Permit Decisions

Missouri Spends $1.3M Defending Marijuana Permit Decisions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri regulators have spent $1.3 million to defend themselves in court against a wave of lawsuits filed by businesses

Man Arrested After Standoff Outside Arrowhead Stadium

Man Arrested After Standoff Outside Arrowhead Stadium

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who fired shots at employees outside Arrowhead Stadium was arrested Saturday after a daylong standoff.  Kansas City

Man Arrested After Kansas City Officer Shoots At Him

Man Arrested After Kansas City Officer Shoots At Him

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police arrested a man who was shooting at another person after an officer shot at the man,

Missouri Substitute Teacher Requirements Relaxed Temporarily

Missouri Substitute Teacher Requirements Relaxed Temporarily

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is temporarily making it easier for people to become substitute teachers in anticipation of a potential shortage because

KCK Police Investigate Fatal Shooting Of 41-Year-Old

KCK Police Investigate Fatal Shooting Of 41-Year-Old

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police are investigating after a 41-year-old man was found dead inside an apartment in Kansas City, Kansas, on Sunday.

Missing Page County Man Found Dead After Auto Crash In Oklahoma

Missing Page County Man Found Dead After Auto Crash In Oklahoma

Press release from the Page County Sheriff’s Office

Tarkio Tech Holding Open House Saturday

Tarkio Tech Holding Open House Saturday

Tarkio Tech would like to invite the public to their Grand Re-Opening and Rededication ceremony to celebrate the recent relaunch of the campus tomorrow

Northwest Removes ACT, SAT Requirement For Prospective Students Entering In 2021

Northwest Removes ACT, SAT Requirement For Prospective Students Entering In 2021

MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University is not requiring prospective students to submit ACT or SAT test scores for admission to the University

Career Services Offers Opportunities To Practice Networking, Interviewing, Dressing For Success

Career Services Offers Opportunities To Practice Networking, Interviewing, Dressing For Success

MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University students have a chance to seek internship opportunities and network with prospective employees during the University’s annual

Nebraska Man Falls Asleep At Wheel In Andrew County Crash

Nebraska Man Falls Asleep At Wheel In Andrew County Crash

A Nebraska man fell asleep at the wheel Thursday morning and crashed in Andrew County.  43 year old William J Loomis of Cortland, Nebraska

Mizzou Leader Backtracks After Blocking Students On Twitter

Mizzou Leader Backtracks After Blocking Students On Twitter

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The leader of the University of Missouri is backtracking after blocking students who criticized his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic

Bringing Jobs Back From China – Congressman Sam Graves

Bringing Jobs Back From China – Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, There’s been a lot of talk lately about the need to bring jobs back from China and make things in America again.

Update From Iowa 3rd District Congresswoman Cindy Axne

Update From Iowa 3rd District Congresswoman Cindy Axne

Friends, The CDC and FEMA recently announced some new assistance programs to help Iowans through financial difficulties and recover from the recent derecho. I’m

Free COVID-19 Testing In Maryville Monday

Free COVID-19 Testing In Maryville Monday

The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services and the Missouri National Guard is providing free drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the Missouri National Guard

Man Convicted Of Rape In Nodaway County Wanted On Warrant For “Non-Compliance”

Man Convicted Of Rape In Nodaway County Wanted On Warrant For “Non-Compliance”

A man convicted in Nodaway County of second degree rape in 2017 for the 2015 sexual assault of a Northwest student is listed as

Third Person Charged In Murder Of St Joseph 2 Year Old

Third Person Charged In Murder Of St Joseph 2 Year Old

The Buchanan County Prosecutor’s Office has charged a third person for the death of a 2 year old St Joseph girl on August 9th. 

Josh Hawley Named By President Trump As Potential Candidate For Supreme Court

Josh Hawley Named By President Trump As Potential Candidate For Supreme Court

Missouri U-S Senator Josh Hawley was one of 3 Senators mentioned and among 20 people overall that were named Wednesday as potential appointees by

Clarinda City Council Notes

Clarinda City Council Notes

During Wednesday night’s Clarinda City Council meeting, council approved a modified Clarinda High School homecoming parade around the town square September 25th.  The only

Missouri Democrat Running For Governor Unveils Health Agenda

Missouri Democrat Running For Governor Unveils Health Agenda

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Democratic candidate for Missouri governor Nicole Galloway says she wants a state law that protects health insurance for people with

Missing Page County Man

Missing Page County Man

Donald Eugene Ripley is been a long time Page County resident and has been missing since the early morning hours of Thursday September 3rd.

Northwest Remembering Fallen Firefighters, 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

Northwest Remembering Fallen Firefighters, 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State University community is invited this week to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001, and pay tribute

Maryville Downtown Improvement Organization To Take Over Christmas Parade

Maryville Downtown Improvement Organization To Take Over Christmas Parade

During last Thursday’s Nodaway County Commissioner’s meeting, Stephanie Campbell of the Maryville Downtown Improvement Organization reported her organization will now organize the annual Christmas

Savannah Teen Injured In Three Vehicle Crash

Savannah Teen Injured In Three Vehicle Crash

A three vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon in Andrew County sent three to the hospital, including a Savannah teen.  17 year old Breckan B Basler

Teen Crashes Vehicle Into St Joseph Pond

Teen Crashes Vehicle Into St Joseph Pond

A 16 year old crashed his Jeep Tuesday night into Krug Pond in St Joseph.  The accident happened around 6:00.  Police say the teen

St Joseph City Council Indefinately Extends Mask Order

St Joseph City Council Indefinately Extends Mask Order

St Joseph City Council voted to extend the mandatory mask mandate until further notice during their meeting Tuesday evening.  The vote was 5-3.  It

State Patrol:  13 Die On Missouri Highways Over Labor Day Weekend

State Patrol: 13 Die On Missouri Highways Over Labor Day Weekend

Missouri State Patrol reports thirteen people died in traffic crashes during the 2020 Labor Day holiday weekend.  Last year, there were nine fatalities. The

Kansas City Police:  2 Separate Deaths Considered Homicides

Kansas City Police: 2 Separate Deaths Considered Homicides

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City are investigating two unrelated deaths on Labor Day as homicides. The first was reported late

Three Quarters Of Missouri Students Have In-Person Option

Three Quarters Of Missouri Students Have In-Person Option

O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Nearly three-quarters of public school students in Missouri have the option to attend classes in person this fall. Missouri’s 518

Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Award For June

Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Award For June

Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce announces the Customer Service Award for June. Dr. John Terry Symonds of Mosaic Medical Center in Maryville. Pictured with

Addressing Violent Crime In Missouri – State Senator Dan Hegeman     	    

Addressing Violent Crime In Missouri – State Senator Dan Hegeman  

For a little more than a month, the Missouri Legislature has been taking a careful look at ways to curb violent crime throughout our

Stanberry Man Arrested For DUI

Stanberry Man Arrested For DUI

67 year old Milton R Pratt of Stanberry was arrested by Missouri State Patrol Monday afternoon in Gentry County for driving while intoxicated.  Pratt

Maryville High School Students Begin Hybrid Teaching Today (Tuesday)

Maryville High School Students Begin Hybrid Teaching Today (Tuesday)

During a special meeting of the Maryville School Board Friday, the board approved that high school students move to a hybrid-teaching format beginning today

Weekend Auto Accidents

Weekend Auto Accidents

An Albany man and his passenger were seriously injured Friday night after crashing a motorcycle in Andrew County.  31 year old Clay T Hornbeck was

Albany Woman Arrested For DUI

Albany Woman Arrested For DUI

39 year old Samantha L Greenwell of Albany was arrested by Missouri State Patrol Friday evening in Gentry County for driving while intoxicated.  Greenwell

State Revenues Up 23% In August

State Revenues Up 23% In August

State Budget Director Dan Haug announced Thursday net general revenue collections for August 2020 increased 23.1 percent compared to those for August 2019, from

Lincoln, Nebraska Police Officer Dies From Gunshot Wounds; Attended Mid-Buchanan High School

Lincoln, Nebraska Police Officer Dies From Gunshot Wounds; Attended Mid-Buchanan High School

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Nebraska police officer who was shot two weeks ago while attempting to arrest a 17-year-old on an

Kansas City Police:  2 Hit While Pushing Out-Of-Gas Car

Kansas City Police: 2 Hit While Pushing Out-Of-Gas Car

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say two people have been hospitalized after being hit by an SUV while pushing their car

Several People Shot, Injured At Kansas City Park

Several People Shot, Injured At Kansas City Park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting that left several people injured at Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri. 

2 Men Die In Exchange Of Gunfire In Kansas City, Kansas

2 Men Die In Exchange Of Gunfire In Kansas City, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say two men have died in an exchange of gunfire in Kansas City, Kansas.Police said in a news

Missouri Woman Dies After Golf Carts Overturns

Missouri Woman Dies After Golf Carts Overturns

Authorities say a Missouri woman died after she was ejected from a golf cart, The Missouri State Highway Patrol said 75-year-old Donna Young of

MODOT Construction Week Of September 7th

MODOT Construction Week Of September 7th

Nodaway County Route 46 – CLOSED for a bridge replacement project at the White Cloud Creek Bridge, east of Route AB, and Stream and

Missouri Farm Bureau Commentary

Missouri Farm Bureau Commentary

Missouri Farm Bureau Celebrates Friends of Agriculture By BJ Tanksley We thank nurses, police, waiters and other service providers. We designate one week a

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