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Northwest’s Board of Regents — the governing body that oversees the University’s operations and is largely responsible for its sound financial management — could soon have two new members, as Gov. Mike Parson announced the appointment of two additional voting members March 3.  Read more

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Many college students dream of the day when they get to celebrate all of their hard work. The day that they stand up before a crowd, walk across the stage to receive their diploma and finally move their tassel from one side to the other — signifying the completion of their college years. Read more

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It’s not uncommon in Missouri to have teeth chatter and fingers go numb when being outside during the winter, but with the past weeks’ temperatures being consistently subzero — dipping as low as minus 16 degrees in Maryville — students expressed their concern about how Northwest did not canc… Read more

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In spite of COVID-19, Northwest’s St. Jude Up ’til Dawn held a hybrid version of its third annual Cut Loose fundraising event Feb. 18, altering the event from previous years. Members of the St. Jude Up ’til Dawn executive board, 28 hair donors and the donors’ sponsors joined a Zoom session w… Read more

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Northwest canceled all class Tuesday after rolling power outages were initiated by Evergy, a regional electric company with Maryville in its power grid. While the outages were put in place to avoid uncontrolled, extended loss of power to the area, the University was left to make quick decisi… Read more

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After dozens of grim milestones, a score of deaths and more than 10 months of volatile fluctuation, there are fewer active coronavirus cases in Nodaway County now than at any other point since July, bringing a note of good news to a county and city that has been upended and divided by COVID-19.  Read more

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County has a history of bringing people together by providing mentors for children in their service area. With a recent shortage of “bigs” and funds to support the program, the organization is launching a recruiting campaign to bring more mentors and addit… Read more

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Intermittent power outages, or rolling outages, have stopped in Evergy’s power grid for the time being, according to the energy services provider. Evergy is working to restore power in areas that have experienced extended outage times. Read more

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Winter weather conditions in northwest Missouri have led Evergy to conduct rolling power outages starting Feb. 15 and lasting through Feb. 17. Maryville customers can expect sporadic service interruptions lasting 30 to 60 minutes, but the duration of outages are expected to become shorter ov… Read more

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The tenure of John Jasinski, who has served as Northwest’s president since 2009, could soon be over. The 10th president in the University’s 115-year history is one of four finalists to replace the departing president at Minnesota State University, who is set to retire at the end of the acade… Read more

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The St. Francis Foundation modified its annual gala to a completely virtual experience this year in the midst of COVID-19. Guests will gather on a real-time live broadcast via a link sent to them with their ticket and enjoy a tropical vacation “stay in” from the comfort of their own homes.  Read more

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Almost exactly eight months after a racially insensitive video involving an incoming Northwest freshman circulated on Twitter last summer, the University’s Associate Provost of Diversity and Inclusion Justin Mallett presented the office's mid-year report to Northwest’s Board of Regents Jan. … Read more

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Northwest’s Student Activities Council plans on adding events to the University’s calendar through the rest of the semester. None of those events will consist of the organization’s annual concert, which has brought artists such as Bazzi and Blackbear to campus in recent years.

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Northwest is not among the scores of public universities that decided to operate primarily online this academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In doing so, the University may have saved itself from cuts to faculty or staff, among other things, to make ends meet.

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It’s not uncommon in Missouri to have teeth chatter and fingers go numb when being outside during the winter, but with the past weeks’ temperatures being consistently subzero — dipping as low as minus 16 degrees in Maryville — students expressed their concern about how Northwest did not canc…