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Packed in the small Maryville City Hall chambers, a group of about 20 Nodaway County citizens gathered to speak out against an ordinance requiring face coverings in public areas — one that passed unanimously by the mayor and council after 30 minutes of unplanned public discussion. Read more

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The group of protesters, stretched out in a parade of residents that spanned more than 50 yards, rounded the northwest corner of the Nodaway County Courthouse and chanted in remembrance of an unarmed black man who died in Minneapolis May 25 after a white police officer pinned the man face do… Read more

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Northwest students — and some staff members — of all races have expressed outrage in the aftermath of a statement from Northwest President John Jasinski, which addressed the racially-insensitive video that circulated on Twitter last weekend depicting an incoming University freshman who appea… Read more

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KANSAS CITY, MO. — Less than a mile down the road from where protesters gathered for the sixth evening of the Black Lives Matter demonstration in Kansas City, a group of nearly 100 people stood holding black and gold balloons, celebrating and remembering the life of a black man.  Read more

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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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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… 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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She’s closed the Nodaway County Senior Center before in her 13 years as an administrator at the lunchtime refuge for elderly people across the county, usually shutting its doors for a day or two when the weather turns bad and the roads ice over. Amie Firavich knows how her daily patrons will… 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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Three days after organizers in Maryville announced plans to join demonstrators across the country in protesting against injustice and police brutality, the event, first planned to be held on the east side of the Nodaway County Courthouse, has been moved to a virtual setting.

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The Nodaway County Health Department announced May 2 that all 98 tests from an April 28 mass testing returned negative, a statistic health department administrator Tom Patterson said may provide a positive outlook for the community. 

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…