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Northwest junior guard Trevor Hudgins drove straight at the Northern State player directly in front of him. With the defender off-balance, Hudgins planted his right foot, angling back and left to create separation. Hudgins exploded upward, releasing his shot several feet behind the 3-point a… Read more

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Rain meant no farming would get done on that particular, strangely chilly September day. Interrupting the quiet surrounding, an engine croaked up the side of the house. In his Polaris four-wheeler, which was covered in dust and filled with loose tools, sits Larry Ecker, a more-than-classic-f… Read more

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A raucous sitcom starring four elderly friends first hit the air in 1985. “The Golden Girls” was known for its raunchy plotlines, one-liners and a cast well into their AARP memberships that acted as though they were just out of college. Four women with a passion for Northwest didn’t set out … Read more

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Sitting at a corner table in Board Game Cafe as the large rectangular windows displayed rows of small businesses at his back, Dannen Merrill spoke of the importance of supporting them. For Merrill, the desire to serve and his experience in finances and accounting pushed him to run for a City… Read more

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Though it’s barely a mile north of Maryville’s town square, Oak Hill Cemetery is easy to miss. Tucked between Main and Dewey streets, this 28.46-acre property where slimly paved roads dissect small patches of grass dotted with tombstones is not the kind of graveyard one would consider remark… Read more

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I am no stranger to awful relationships, but I just have to come out and say it: Maryville, you gotta step up your Tinder game, we are getting bored out here. 

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I suppose it all started at 6:30 a.m. when I rolled out of bed. I had a vision. Through the haze, I saw an Instagram account that shared the unspoken truths of Northwest. It took me three minutes to do what had to be done. I gave birth to Bearcat Facts.

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On the bottom floor of the Nodaway County Administration Center sits a large room full of old letters, collections of wills and dozens of large books full of court records going back to the county’s formation in 1845. To most people, this place would be something more elaborate than someone’…

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Everyone seems to be all up in arms about this email we got on April Fools’ Day. I mean, I don’t even know what a regent — sounds like some pimple medicine honestly — is, and I’m sure they do suck as much as you guys say. But can we appreciate President John Jasinski’s all-time April Fools’ joke?

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If you read old versions of this ridiculous satire piece read by three people, you won’t actually find satire. You’ll find one person writing about things they saw on campus. It’s wild; they would use names and everything. Essentially, this part of the newspaper was for a stalker to publish …

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On Tuesday – also known as twosday – the people of Maryville awoke to an unexpected inch of ice on their windshields. Not only did we get to spend half an hour scraping it off of our cars, we were also blessed with testing out the theory of death while driving to our morning classes.

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Most of you are liars. In recent weeks, I have conducted a poll of those around me — they're likely more accurate than the polls Hillary Clinton did in 2016. And the data shows me that you all claim to like the Winter Olympics more than their summer counterparts. You don’t; none of you are w…