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New announcements from pharmaceutical companies and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over the last few weeks have brought a new wave of hope in the fight against COVID-19 in Nodaway County, where Health Department Administrator Tom Patterson’s optimism has ebbed and flowed with… Read more

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Justice is a criminal getting a deserving sentence. Justice is releasing innocent people from captivity. Justice is feeling safe in your own home. And for some crying out to the world in peaceful anguish, justice is simply — as two students 6,508 miles away from home put it — being recognize… Read more

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Throughout the fall 2020 semester, North Complex has housed on-campus residents who must quarantine or isolate when they test positive or are deemed a close contact if they can’t go home. These students are called by a health official, given a certain amount of time to pack up essential item… Read more

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Joined by several state military officials and a local representative, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson attended a Veteran’s Day ceremony in Northwest’s Valk Center Nov. 11. An exhibit detailing military experiences and the newly renovated Veterans Commons became the centerpiece for conversation an… Read more

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With COVID-19 halting all student organizations from traveling and preventing many groups from meeting in person, the primary function of Northwest’s Student Senate has been stunted, but the group’s leadership has tried to be creative in getting its funds to students. Read more

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Four years after ousting former Sheriff Darren White and electing former Maryville Public Safety detective Randy Strong, Nodaway County residents showed up in record numbers Nov. 3 to reaffirm the decision they made in 2016, re-electing Strong by more than 4,500 votes to serve as sheriff unt… Read more

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Nodaway County voters went to the polls starting at 6 a.m. to vote in an election that has been unlike any other. In Missouri, 827,978 had already voted prior to Election Day. Even in the middle of a pandemic, the polls in the county were still lined with eager voters casting ballots and wal… 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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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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Justice is a criminal getting a deserving sentence. Justice is releasing innocent people from captivity. Justice is feeling safe in your own home. And for some crying out to the world in peaceful anguish, justice is simply — as two students 6,508 miles away from home put it — being recognize…

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Throughout the fall 2020 semester, North Complex has housed on-campus residents who must quarantine or isolate when they test positive or are deemed a close contact if they can’t go home. These students are called by a health official, given a certain amount of time to pack up essential item…

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Joined by several state military officials and a local representative, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson attended a Veteran’s Day ceremony in Northwest’s Valk Center Nov. 11. An exhibit detailing military experiences and the newly renovated Veterans Commons became the centerpiece for conversation an…