Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce announced a new program called Lunch Local, where it will dedicate the last week of each month to a different eating establishment. It started the first month off with Clear Creek Catering. Read moreNew program helps small businesses in Maryville
Girl Scout Cookie season is about to make its way to Maryville. This season is a huge opportunity for Girl Scouts to make advancements. Read moreGirl Scouts learn business skills during cookie season
The end of December, for most, means celebrating the holidays and bringing in the new year. For one store in Maryville, it also included their closure announcement. Following Sears Hometown Stores Inc. declaration of bankruptcy in December 2022, the Maryville location is the final store of i… Read moreChain businesses shut down rural locations, impact local economies
January marks the annual celebration of Mentoring Month, a time to recognize and appreciate the critical role mentorship plays in personal and professional development. Read moreBig Brothers Big Sisters celebrate its mentors
Maryville Public Library, located on Main Street, has been actively contributing to the community through hosting different activities, serving families in poverty and developing literacy and workforce skills. Read moreMaryville Public Library serves families in need through free library cards
Thousands of men, women and children are working in terrible conditions, being treated like animals and forced to sell their bodies every year. Many trafficking victims lose hope after not being treated like a human, possibly for years. Read moreHuman trafficking awareness reaches campus, community
In just over 20 minutes, the City Council approved two contracts and an agreement for upcoming improvements throughout Maryville. Read moreCity Council approves agreement, contracts for maintenance
Just over a year since the proposal, the Northwest Missouri Cooperative Mental Health Board has its first plan in the works to help bridge the gaps in mental health services in the area. Read moreMental health board works to add telehealth units in Northwest Missouri schools
Low teacher compensation is not a new issue in the United States, but within the last couple of years, it is becoming more urgent. It not only affects the current teachers trying to make a living, but also future generations by making it difficult to live off of a teaching career. Read moreNorthwest teaching programs still advancing despite low Missouri teacher salaries
Mosaic Life Care was awarded with Innovator of the Year for its successful efforts in the past couple of years to decrease readmission rates. Read moreMosaic Medical Center - Maryville receives health quality award
When driving down Main Street, people will pass dozens of storefronts and businesses each labeled with their own unique logo and window decorations. Looking through the windows, those passing by can peer into each store. Read moreThe Person Behind the Painting: Local artist supports herself through art
Animal shelters in the area are facing overcrowding after the holiday season. New Nodaway Humane Society Manager Wendy Combs said in a couple of months there will probably be several animals returned to the shelter. Read moreHolidays bring overcrowding to local animal shelters
Maryville City Council passed its first ordinance of the year with the approval of a 3% sales tax on adult-use marijuana within the city to appear on the April 4 municipal election ballot. Read moreMarijuana sales tax to appear on April ballot following city approval
Following a tour of the new Water Pilot Treatment Plant, City Council discussed and approved multiple contracts for improvements around town. Read moreCouncil approves contract for road fixtures
The University's Show-Me Gold Program, Student Veterans Association and the Missouri Army National Guard held a come-and-go celebration to celebrate Veteran’s Day 7-10 a.m. Nov. 11 in the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse. Read moreUniversity honors Veterans Day in Fieldhouse
Over the last two weeks Skidmore, a small town west of Maryville, was put under two boil advisories, which is only the latest in the town’s water troubles. Last month the town had been charged for over 700,000 gallons of water by the Public Water Supply District No. 1 of Nodaway County for t… Read moreSkidmore water system to be repaired
Agriculture is one of the leading industries in the United States with more than 43,000 different jobs. Within this industry, there has been an incline of suicide rates in rural areas, especially in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Agriculture has created a new hotline called AgriStress … Read moreAgriStress is planting seeds of mental health awareness in rural communities
The Maryville Public Library is hosting the first Dinovember, an event happening all throughout November which allows children in pre-K through sixth grade to participate in various activities, such as a scavenger hunt and voting on their favorite dinosaur. This event is not only for the stu… Read moreMaryville Public Library hosts first Dinovember
Many parts of the United States can expect a cold and stormy winter, according to the Farmers’ Almanac. Harsh winters can put a damper on all sorts of construction projects, but if things don't get too severe, the construction of South Main Street will go along according to plan. Read moreSouth Main Phase I nears completion as winter approaches
Walking into the flower shop on Main Street, people are met with the smell of fresh flowers, welcomed by joyful workers and a Christmas surprise in every corner. Read moreMaryville Florist opens their doors for christmas deals
Missouri publicized a sum of grant money to be available for local Emergency Medical Services agencies, local law enforcement and fire services. There is $10 million total grant money for each department with $30 million in total grant money available. Each local emergency response service i… Read moreEmergency Medical Services allowed $20,000 in grant money each
Maryville City Council held a packed meeting Nov. 14. There were many members of the Maryville community who were in attendance. There were many items discussed, but some of the important matters were an ordinance and resolution regarding Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. Read moreCity Council approves grant for new playground at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park
At Fantastic Fido's canines are welcome with smiles and unconditional love, they are a group of dog lovers looking to build a better dog community in Maryville. Those same smiles welcomed the community at their one year open house. Read moreFantastic Fido’s celebrates one year anniversary
After entering a guilty plea of invasion of privacy Oct. 3, Logan D. Fainter has been sentenced to 45 days in jail along with five years of probation with supervised parole by 4th Circuit Judge Corey Herron Nov. 7. Read moreFainter sentenced following guilty verdict in invasion of privacy case
As absentee ballots are sent in and days count down toward election night Nov. 8, people are finalizing their votes not only for local representatives, but also for the U.S. State Senator, State Auditor and a seat in the House of Representatives for the Sixth Congressional District. Read moreA look at candidates for statewide representative seats
Just over 16 miles down U.S. Highway 136, sits a farm in Conception Junction, Missouri, where Jeff Farnan and his wife, Joanne, have raised their family. As the polls open across the state, Farnan hopes to snag the spot in the Missouri House of Representatives for District 1. Read moreJeff Farnan looks to build a better future through seat in House of Representatives
Rusty Black has been interested in politics for a long time — ever since he was in high school. Being involved in student government and being active in teacher organizations during his time as an ag teacher, Black has mainly focused on advocacy for ag teachers, including the Missouri Farm Bureau. Read moreRep. Rusty Black runs for senator
Jessica Piper grew up in several southern states before moving to Maryville, Missouri, and during that time she taught English to high schoolers for 16 years. Piper is currently running as a democratic candidate for state representative for the 1st District of Missouri, the northwest corner … Read moreJessica Piper talks education reform
Nov. 5, all around Maryville holiday deals will be happening. Make it Maryville is hosting a Christmas Open House. Starting at 9 a.m., 28 stores across town will welcome customers into new holiday inventory and giveaways. Read moreHoliday season kicks off with Make it Maryville open house
Melinda Patton is the current County Clerk and will be running unopposed as a Republican in the Nov. 8 election. Read morePatton plans to prosper in race for clerk
A third-generation Nodaway County native, Robert Rice has served as associate circuit judge since 2020 and is running unopposed this year as a Republican. Read moreRobert Rice to continue services for mental health in 4th circuit
Nodaway County Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker, Republican, is running for his third term. A Nodaway County native, Walker raised his family of two daughters, alongside his wife, Stephanie. Before becoming Presiding Commissioner, Walker built an auto repair shop that ran for 38 years. Read moreNodaway County native Bill Walker runs for third term as commissioner
Censorship has been a commonly debated topic in libraries. Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft recently proposed a new rule that would prevent state funds from going towards purchasing books that might be seen as prurient to minors. Read moreNew rule doubles down on censorship in libraries
The last day to vote in the midterm elections is right around the corner. For the state of Missouri specifically, there are a lot of ballot initiatives that will be voted on in this election. Read moreState treasurer reform, recreational marijuana on state midterm ballot
Skidmore, a small town 14 miles west of Maryville, is suffering a huge loss of water. It was announced at the Oct. 18 City Council meeting that Public Water Supply District No. 1 of Nodaway County billed Skidmore for over 700,000 gallons of water. Skidmore residents were billed with the typi… Read moreSkidmore maintenance operator discusses water losses
27 miles southeast of Maryville sits an 81,700-square-foot structure built for the Swiss-American Congregation of the Benedictine Confederation. Conception Abbey is a Benedictine Monastery located in Conception, Missouri. Read moreNodaway County Historical Society hosts history of Conception Abbey
Missouri is still struggling with the ongoing teacher shortage caused by inadequate pay, and while this has a great effect on K-12 educators from schools of all sizes, the shortage has also taken a toll on substitute teachers. Read moreMaryville R-II discusses substitute teacher shortage
Kansas and Missouri are experiencing another severe drought. The drought has resulted in federal aid to help the farmers that are experiencing heavy losses with their land. Read moreDrought in Missouri, Kansas affects northern farmers' crops
Maryville City Council has agreed to contract with HDR Engineering Inc. for engineering services at Mozingo Lake. HDR will work to develop services for a Water Treatment Alternative Analysis and other improvements. Read moreMaryville receives grant for Mozingo treatment
Maintenance, big and small, has been taking over the Maryville School R-II district to improve the lives of students and faculty as discussed at the Maryville Board of Education meeting Oct. 19. Read moreMaryville R-II discusses maintenance and testing
Thousands of men, women and children are working in terrible conditions, being treated like animals and forced to sell their bodies every year. Many trafficking victims lose hope after not being treated like a human, possibly for years.
Just over a year since the proposal, the Northwest Missouri Cooperative Mental Health Board has its first plan in the works to help bridge the gaps in mental health services in the area.
Low teacher compensation is not a new issue in the United States, but within the last couple of years, it is becoming more urgent. It not only affects the current teachers trying to make a living, but also future generations by making it difficult to live off of a teaching career.
Mosaic Life Care was awarded with Innovator of the Year for its successful efforts in the past couple of years to decrease readmission rates.
When driving down Main Street, people will pass dozens of storefronts and businesses each labeled with their own unique logo and window decorations. Looking through the windows, those passing by can peer into each store.
Animal shelters in the area are facing overcrowding after the holiday season. New Nodaway Humane Society Manager Wendy Combs said in a couple of months there will probably be several animals returned to the shelter.
Maryville City Council passed its first ordinance of the year with the approval of a 3% sales tax on adult-use marijuana within the city to appear on the April 4 municipal election ballot.