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Before Maryville can make a decision on how to reopen or lessen the toll on local operations restricted by COVID-19 social distancing measures, the city is waiting to hear the results of 98-resident coronavirus tests provided by the Nodaway County Health Department on April 28. Read more

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Scott Copeland, the owner of Board Game Cafe, loads up the last of his deliveries into his car and hops into the driver seat. He has a few orders to deliver to his customers who made purchases from his new online store. Copeland drives to his destination and grabs the package from the back o… Read more

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Doctors swarm to their patients while nurses scramble in every direction to other patients who are struggling just to catch their breath. Bed after hospital bed is filled with patients showing symptoms of COVID-19. Paramedics rush to their ambulances to assist what sounds like another corona… Read more

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Children and teens of Maryville were left with more questions than answers when all Nodaway County school districts announced closure through April 3, forcing the cancellation of activities, including regularly-scheduled sports, and further widening the umbrella of uncertainty for families a… Read more

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The city of Maryville has decided to implement several recommendations for citizens regarding the monitoring of COVID-19, a pandemic that’s effects are now touching small rural communities during a wavering national economy. Of these recommendations, the most heavily discussed were the advic… Read more

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The Northwest Missourian will provide as-they-happen updates on University response to the coronavirus. Several staff are contributing to the updated report. Read more

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Three days removed from the Iowa caucuses, no victor has been declared. Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., sit neck-and-neck with 26.4% and 25.7% of the delegates, respectively, with 96% of precincts have reported, according to the New York Times… Read more

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DES MOINES, Iowa — As college-aged students flock toward the most progressive candidates in the field of 2020 Democratic hopeful, the party’s more moderate candidates and their campaign representatives made last-ditch pleas to likely Caucus-goers and pitches to young voters nationwide ahead … Read more

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The last few weeks had been slow. Scott and Thuy Copeland sat their employees down and told them the news — they decided to close the Board Game Cafe for a month. Owners Scott and Thuy Copeland officially laid off each of their employees in hopes that they would decide to return when the caf…

After Maryville announced a second COVID-19 emergency order March 29 requiring citizens to shelter in place except for when traveling for essential activities, which will go into effect 12:01 a.m. April 1, City Manager Greg McDanel spent much of his day March 30 answering questions.

Citizens of Maryville will be required to shelter in place and avoid public places starting 12:01 a.m. April 1, according to a second emergency order issued by the city March 29 in response to the continued spread of COVID-19.

Twenty-four hours after a lengthy discussion regarding citizen health and projected effects on the community, Maryville officially declared COVID-19 a public health emergency March 19, its second special meeting of the week.

Children and teens of Maryville were left with more questions than answers when all Nodaway County school districts announced closure through April 3, forcing the cancellation of activities, including regularly-scheduled sports, and further widening the umbrella of uncertainty for families a…

As of March 18, Nodaway County Health Center has two COVID-19 test kits and Mosaic Medical Center has five. Two people have been tested for coronavirus with two different kits and came back negative.