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Ron Drake Returns To Maryville Today

Ron Drake will be in Maryville today to help lead the annual fall All-Employee meeting at Northwest Missouri State. Drake’s company “Ron Drake Consulting,

Savannah Baby Born With Half A Heart Survives Reconstructive Surgery In Miami

A Savannah baby that was born with half of a heart at St Francis Hospital in Maryville June 28th has survived reconstructive heart surgery

Fairfax Man Arrested For DWI

40 year old David R Oswald of Fairfax was arrested by Missouri State Patrol last night in Atchison County for driving while intoxicated as

NCMC Named Top 20 Community College In The Nation By WalletHub.Com

North Central Missouri College in Trenton has made a Top 20 list nationally of best community colleges in a survey by WalletHub.com.  NCMC is

Missouri Governor To Answer Questions Live On Facebook

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is holding a question-and-answer session on Facebook. The governor will take questions on Facebook

The Latest: Kansas Death Blamed On Flash Flooding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Kansas’ say a 56-year-old man drowned after his car was swept away by floodwaters caused by

Backlash To Lawmaker’s Trump Assassination Comment Continues

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Backlash continues after a Missouri state lawmaker temporarily posted a comment on Facebook in which she expressed hope that

Latest: McCulloch Confident Inquiry Board Will Confirm Guilt

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says he is confident that a board of inquiry will confirm that the conviction

Suit: Teen Incarcerated Despite Video Proving His Innocence

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a 15-year-old who was incarcerated for three weeks despite dashcam video proving his innocence is suing

Iowa GOP Leader Accused Of Stalking, Threatening Ex-Fiancée

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa Republican Party leader who is running for state treasurer has been ordered to stay away from his

Iowa Submits Final Plan To Stabilize Health Coverage Costs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state official says Iowa’s individual health insurance market under the Affordable Care Act will collapse if the federal

Habitat For Humanity Of Nodaway County Holding Informational Meeting TONIGHT & THURSDAY

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County is now accepting applications for a new partner family and is hosting two informational meetings this week. The

Iowa U-S Senator Charles Grassley In Ringgold County TOMORROW; Taylor County THURSDAY

Iowa U-S Senator Charles Grassley will host a Ringgold County Town meeting in Mt Ayr at the Ringgold County Courthouse Wednesday August 23rd from

Iowa Lt Governor To Accompany Grandfather On Honor Flight Today

Iowa Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg will accompany his grandfather Glenn Gregg, a World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient, on the Midwest Honor

Clarinda Teen Crashes Saturday

Saturday 16 year old Maya Larissa Konstantinov of Clarinda crashed her vehicle in Page County.  Konstantinov was eastbound on 210th Street just west of

Weekend Arrests By The Page County Sheriff’s Office

Early Sunday morning 34 year old Gelena Ann Gladman of College Springs, Iowa was arrested by the Page County Sheriff’s Office for driving while

Missouri Man Charged With Murder, Armed Criminal Action

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A western Missouri man has been charged with murder and armed criminal action. 51-year-old Patrick L. Barkwell has been charged

McCaskill Spending Offers Glimpse At Campaign Groundwork

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is investing in fundraising and campaign management more than a year in advance of

Off-Duty Officer Killed, Woman Hurt In Kansas City Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after an off-duty police officer was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting at

Missouri Prepares To Execute Its 2nd Inmate Of 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri is preparing for its second execution of 2017, even as condemned inmate Marcellus Williams continues to declare his innocence.

Officials Announce new Iowa License Plate Design

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Officials have announced the winner of online balloting for new license plates that will grace Iowa vehicles in the years

Iowa State Fair’s 1.13 Million Visitors Sets Attendance Mark

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — This year’s Iowa State Fair set an attendance record, with more than 1.13 million people visiting the 11-day event

Solar Eclipse TODAY!

The Countdown is on to the first solar eclipse in the United States in 40 years. Maryville/Nodaway County will be a prime spot to

Maryville Spoofhound Marching Band Members Selling Discount Cards

Beginning TODAY through September 5th the Maryville Spoofhound Band will be selling Discount Cards.  Each Discount Card costs $10.  Money raised through this fundraiser

Anti-Bullying/Sexting Awareness Advocate Speaking TONIGHT At Maryville High School

Allyson Pereira is an anti-bullying and sexting awareness advocate.  She is in Maryville TODAY and TOMORROW August 21st and 22nd at the Maryville Performing

MODOT Construction Week Of August 21st

Nodaway County Route U – Slide repair from Route N to Keystone Road, Aug. 22 U.S. Route 136 – Chip sealing from the Gentry

Two Maryville Students Exhibit Grand/Reserve Champion Market Lambs At Missouri State Fair

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Saturday, Aug. 19.  The annual Sale of Champions

Ravenwood Teen Crashes In Nodaway County Saturday Night

17 year old Taylor R Coffelt of Ravenwood was in a single vehicle crash Saturday night in Nodaway County.  Coffelt was eastbound on 290th

McFall Man Airlifted To K-U Medical Center After Four-Wheeler Crash Saturday

46 year old Stephen C Jameson of McFall was seriously injured after crashing his four-wheeler in Gentry County Saturday morning. Jameson was northbound on

Andrew County Deputy Not Injured After Two Car Crash Sunday Night

An Andrew County Sheriff’s deputy was not injured Sunday night after a two car accident on Route D at Route E, 5 miles east

Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day TOMORROW

The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Graves-Chapple Research Center will bring a variety of agricultural topics to its annual

Unemployment Taxes For Employers In Iowa To Decrease In 2018

Friday the Iowa Governor’s office announced Beginning January 1, Iowa employers will see unemployment insurance taxes decrease an average of 25% on 2018 wages.

Kansas City Confederate Memorial To Be Moved After Vandalism

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Parks officials in Kansas City, Missouri, say an 83-year-old Confederate memorial will be moved after it was vandalized. The

Police: Man Pushing Disabled Car On Freeway Hit, Killed

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say a man pushing his disabled car on Interstate 70 was killed when he

Senator Who Hoped For Trump Assassination In Post Apologizes

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated is apologizing

Officials: No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Swells To $650M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation’s largest

Doctor: Ragweed Pollen Affecting Omaha, Council Bluffs

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska doctor says ragweed pollen is showing up in significant numbers in Omaha and western Iowa. Dr. Linda

Rural Missouri Gets Ready For Influx Of Eclipse Watchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rural Missouri is preparing for its moment in the sun. Check that: Its moment out of the sun. A diagonal

Maryville Schools CLOSED Monday

Due to safety concerns with the solar eclipse glasses Maryville R-2 Schools distributed, classes have been CLOSED Monday (8/21).

Solar Eclipse Is Tomorrow!!

The Countdown is on to the first solar eclipse in the United States in 40 years. Maryville/Nodaway County will be a prime spot to

August Maryville City Beautification Award Winner

Marilyn Ingels pictured with Mayor Jason McDowell. City of Maryville news release below: Aug 2017- 1615 N College Dr- Ingles

Federal Judge Denies Request To Dismiss Lawsuit After Maryville Teen Is Tazed

A federal judge has denied requests of five law enforcement officers named as defendants to dismiss charges against them after a Maryville autistic teen

Northwest Missouri State Ranked In Top 10 For Colleges In Missouri

College Consensus is a unique new college ranking website and has posted their ranking of the Best Colleges in Missouri for 2017-18.  Northwest Missouri

Maryville Man Overturns Vehicle In Burlington Junction Thursday

72 year old Paul D Reedy of Maryville was in a single vehicle crash Thursday morning in Nodaway County.  Reedy was westbound on Highway

Sunday Program At Nodaway County Historical Society Museum

Sunday Tom Carneal will be presenting a program on the changes around the Maryville courthouse square.  The program will be held at the Nodaway

Iowa U-S Senator Charles Grassley To Be In Shenandoah Thursday

Next Thursday (August 24th), Iowa U-S Senator Charles Grassley will be in Shenandoah for a tour and Q&A with employees at the Shenandoah Medical

Trump Signs Bill To Help Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — World War II veterans exposed to mustard gas by the military will find it easier to receive help under

McCaskill, Possible Rival Hawley Meet At Missouri State Fair

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill and her potential Republican rival Attorney General Josh Hawley are meeting at the Missouri State

New Charges In Shooting Of Western Missouri Officer

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A man accused of providing the weapon used to kill a western Missouri police officer is facing new charges, and

The Latest: Greitens Tells Senator To Resign For Trump Post

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is calling for the resignation of a Missouri legislator who posted on Facebook that

4 Days Until The Solar Eclipse!!

The Countdown is on to the first solar eclipse in the United States in 40 years. Maryville/Nodaway County will be a prime spot to

Guilford Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Child Molestation

65 year old Gerald “Rick” Pedersen of Guilford was sentenced Wednesday in Clay County Court to 20 years in prison for 2 counts of

Maryville School Board Notes

During the monthly scheduled meeting of the Maryville School Board Wednesday, the board approved the tax levy for the 17-18 academic year at a

Maryville High School Softball/Baseball Field Lights To “Burn” For 24 Hours

The installation of lights at the Maryville High School softball & baseball field will be completed this week.  Upon completion, the lights will remain

Amazonia Native Named Recipient Of Matthew White Memorial Scholarship

Amazonia native Mason DeVooght has been named the recipient of the Matthew White Memorial Scholarship at Northwest Missouri State for the 2017-18 academic year.

Route YY To Close Tomorrow & Saturday In Atchison County

Route YY in Atchison County is scheduled to close tomorrow morning as part of the wind farm installation.  Rock Creek Wind Project plans to

17 Year Old Charged In Iowa State Fair Stabbing

17 year old Yuri Green has been charged with 2 counts of willful injury in a Tuesday night stabbing of 21 year old Tay

Hindering Charge Filed In Killing Of Missouri Officer

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A 27-year-old man has been charged with hindering prosecution in the killing of a western Missouri police officer. The Missouri

Missouri Regulators Reject Massive Midwest Wind Power Line

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri utility regulators have rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern

Truck Crash Closes Interstate Near Kansas City Overnight

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Police say a fiery crash of a semi-trailer truck closed one direction of Interstate 435 near Kansas City through

FBI Identifies Remains As Those Of Missing Missouri Teen

BELTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say human remains found in April in rural northwest Missouri are those of a 17-year-old girl who was last

The Iowa State Fair Is Open. Time To Visit The Butter Cow

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair annually, and sometimes it seems like all of

Iowa’s Last Statewide Exchange Insurer Seeks Higher Hike

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The last health care insurance company to sell policies to individuals in Iowa through the Affordable Care Act says

Small Patch Of Iowa Ground To Be In Path Of Total Eclipse

HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) — Big crowds are expected in parts of Nebraska and other states that will experience a total solar eclipse next week,

5 Days Until The Solar Eclipse!!

The Countdown is on to the first solar eclipse in the United States in 40 years. Maryville/Nodaway County will be a prime spot to

Nodaway County Prosecutor Updates

From The Office Of Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice: 55 year old Robert D. McElroy of Burlington Junction, was found guilty of possessing a

Mobile Home In Graham Catches Fire Tuesday Afternoon

A mobile home in Graham owned by Gina Doolin caught fire Tuesday afternoon.  Doolin and her son were not home at the time the blaze

Damage Estimates From Clarinda High School Vandalism July 30th

Monday Clarinda School Board members were given a financial estimate from vandalism at the high school that occurred early July 30th.  $30,000 to $50,000

Clarinda Police Announce DWI Saturation Over Next Two Weeks

Clarinda Police announce they will be conducting DWI saturation patrols at various times during the period of August 18th through September 3rd in conjunction

Missouri Unemployment Down 1 Point Since July 2016

According to seasonally adjusted data released Tuesday by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, the state’s unemployment rate for July was 3.8 percent.  July’s

Iowa Lieutenant Governor To Ride On Honor Flight With Father

Iowa Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg will accompany his grandfather Glenn Gregg, a World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient, on the Midwest Honor

Hawley’s Election Vote Raises Residency Concerns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley voted in Boone County’s special election last week, reviving questions about whether he is

Iowa Governor Reynolds Criticizes Planned Tuition Increases

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds criticized proposed tuition increases at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University but didn’t

Man Pleads Guilty In Iowa Jail Escape That Killed Deputy

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A judge has accepted the guilty pleas of a man charged with killing a sheriff’s deputy and wounding another

6 Days Until The Solar Eclipse!

The Countdown is on to the first solar eclipse in the United States in 40 years. Maryville/Nodaway County will be a prime spot to

Nodaway County Prosecutor Updates

25 year old Jordan A. Burgher of Maryville, was found guilty of assault in the second degree and was sentenced to 4 years in

Maryville City Council Notes

–City Council approved an ordinance to execute a contract with JD Bishop Construction, LLC for On-Call Concrete replacement.  Each year the city budgets $75,000

EAA Hawk Road Flyers Hosting Civil Air Patrol Program TONIGHT

The EAA Hawk Road Flyers is hosting a presentation on the Civil Air Patrol Tuesday August 15th from 6:30-8:00 at the Northwest Missouri Regional

Clarinda Police Make Drug Arrest Early Monday

Early Monday morning Clarinda Police arrested 36 year old Eric Lee Adams of Clarinda for possession of a controlled substance, believed to be methamphetamine

Iowa U-S Senator Grassley Holding Ringgold & Taylor County Meetings

Iowa U-S Senator Charles Grassley will host a Ringgold County Town meeting in Mt Ayr at the Ringgold County Courthouse Wednesday August 23rd from

Missouri District Strips 2 Gay Students’ Yearbook Quotes

KEARNEY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri school district is apologizing for removing the senior quotes that two openly gay students wanted printed under their

University Of Missouri Adjusts To Budget Cuts

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Administrators at the University of Missouri in Columbia are working to maintain research and education opportunities despite proposed budget cuts

Widow Of Slain Missouri Police Officer Sues Defendant

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — The widow of a western Missouri police officer fatally shot during a traffic stop has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against

Univ. Of Iowa Proposing Annual 7 Percent Tuition Increases

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is proposing a 7 percent increase in tuition annually for five years. President Bruce Harreld

Lag In Trump’s Condemnation Frustrates Iowa GOP Sen. Ernst

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst says “it’s very frustrating” that it took President Donald Trump two days to specifically denounce