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The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department partners with the Platte County Sheriff's Department through the Western Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force, which provides cyber crime tips to Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department, but Nodaway County does not have a full-time officer on the task force. Read more

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Due to the state revenues improving, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will unfreeze funds that he placed expenditure restrictions on near the start of the pandemic, returning more than half a million dollars to Northwest’s budget. The Springfield News-Leader reported that Parson will return a porti… Read more

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Sigma Society hosted their annual Car Smash for breast cancer awareness. Students could pay $1 for one swing or $5 for a whole minute’s worth of swings. Several students paid to smash a car provided by Kizer Collision & Towing. Sigma Society leaders said not only was the car smash a grea… Read more

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In the last several weeks, The Northwest Missourian has published in-depth political profiles of each candidate running for Nodaway County Sheriff, Republican incumbent Randy Strong and former sheriff Darren White, a Democrat, who have each made claims about their opponent in interviews with… Read more

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Randy Strong doesn’t consider himself a politician. He never has, and he likely never will. In fact, he winces at the sound of his name and “politician” in the same sentence. Even so, being a politician in at least the slightest of ways became necessary for Strong to hold the position of Nod… Read more

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After the seven-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases in Nodaway County continuously stayed between five and seven for 16 consecutive days and the county's active case count dipped below 60 in mid-September, the virus is starting to surge again. The seven-day average hit double digits fo… Read more

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As the green leaves fade to bright yellows and reds to brown, they fall and the crisp air sweeps them away. With this change comes pumpkin patches, leaf piles and autumn holidays. A variety of fall events take the place of summer fun in the sun, but the joy of summer still wavers in the air … Read more

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Just past the front doors of the new Maryville Public Safety building, guests walk over the agency’s logo, printed large on the floor and glance at a plaque solidified on the wall next to them. “R. Keith Wood Public Safety Facility” it reads, commemorating the work of the long-time public sa… Read more

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Darren White tends to tell stories as he explains his campaign platforms and thoughts on policing. In fact, he tends to tell stories when he explains just about anything, outlining his views on things as pertinent as the duties of a sheriff’s office or as unconnected as the rising cost of hi… Read more

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Joseph Tomasso, assistant professor, is working to improve the reed section of Northwest bands, especially the Northwest Wind Symphony Orchestra, by purchasing $8,000 worth of high-end machinery to help students better learn how to fabricate their own reeds. 

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The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department partners with the Platte County Sheriff's Department through the Western Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force, which provides cyber crime tips to Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department, but Nodaway County does not have a full-time officer on the task force.

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Due to the state revenues improving, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will unfreeze funds that he placed expenditure restrictions on near the start of the pandemic, returning more than half a million dollars to Northwest’s budget. The Springfield News-Leader reported that Parson will return a porti…

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Sigma Society hosted their annual Car Smash for breast cancer awareness. Students could pay $1 for one swing or $5 for a whole minute’s worth of swings. Several students paid to smash a car provided by Kizer Collision & Towing. Sigma Society leaders said not only was the car smash a grea…