Six contenders have announced their bid against incumbent Missouri Gov. Mike Parson in the 2020 gubernatorial election, the state’s election coinciding with the U.S. presidential election where voter favorites are still unclear both locally and nationally. Read more
While he announced his candidacy publicly the week of Jan. 9, Darren White knew nearly two years ago that he would see his name on the ballot for Nodaway County Sheriff in November 2020. Read more
Maryville R-II Educational Foundation hosted the second annual Holiday Festival of Trees event Dec. 1, where community members bid on holiday trees donated by local businesses and organizations throughout a vocal and instrumental winter concert. Read more
Preparing for a cold, snowy winter, contractors of the new Maryville Public Safety building are working toward having an enclosed building to continue construction on by the time more severe weather hits. Read more
Northwest Missouri Conservationists have been on the lookout for chronic wasting disease, which has touched Missouri’s deer population. Read more
The opioid and crisis of severe drug use reaches far and wide, and can make its way into even the smallest, closest knit communities. The same deteriorating ailment goes for drugs that people don’t talk about. Read more
Missouri Western State University will have a four-day course schedule starting in the fall semester of the 2020-21 school year, possibly due to lack of funding. Read more
In 1883 a northwest Missouri college began providing higher education to students and building up a legacy of achievement in academics and sports, coming to an unexpected halt a century later. Read more
A local pharmacy, along with two other commercial companies, are preparing to take on additional customers after the Maryville Walgreens closes its doors Nov. 7. Read more
As the holiday season rolls around, Nodaway County citizens begin to give some children a better chance at seeing gifts under the tree on Christmas morning. Read more
BURLINGTON JUNCTION, Mo. — Two months after the death of a Nodaway County wrestling legend, the northwest Missouri community gathered for a memorial event featuring a combination of athletics and performance art entertainment, where wrestlers competed in fist-throwing, body-slamming matches … Read more
Northwest students are gaining hands-on experience through real-life crisis scenarios in a volunteer and internship program at a local domestic violence and sexual assault shelter. Read more
Dan Hurd had already attempted suicide three times when his friend, Shawn Carr, dragged him along for a bike ride in Massachusetts in 2017. He was planning his fourth attempt. He had no interest in riding a bike — that’s what his motorcycle was for. But Carr was persistent, so Hurd obliged. Read more
Northwest College Republicans invited Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong to teach students about the sheriff’s department and everything it does Oct. 14. Read more
Emergency responders and trainees in disaster management practiced and applied skills in a midwest disaster simulation with realistic scenarios at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park over three days. Read more
The Downtown Maryville Improvement Organization hosted its fourth annual Glitz and Glam ladies only fundraising event to fund the Pocket Park. Read more
Despite gray, overcast skies and heavy rain, a small crowd gathered for the annual Maryville Fly-In at the Northwest Missouri Regional Airport Sept. 29. Read more
The city of Maryville received an award for its fiscal year 2019 budget, distinguishing its presentation as a document meeting national standards and guidelines worthy of recognition. Read more
When she offered to make dinner for a few University Police officers, junior Lexi Linton had no idea that in less than three years, most of her income at school would come from her soul food business. Read more
An uncommon vehicle and wildlife accident called in to the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 16 leaves many to wonder, where did it come from? Read more
On a warm September night, the aroma of midwestern grilled hot dogs consumed the still air as local firefighters competed in the 7th annual Water Fights hosted by Maryville Public Safety Fire Division. Read more
Spoofhound fans gathered at the town square for a tradition of games, music and the announcement of high school fall sports. A Maryville organization planned and ran the event, one some know better than others. Read more
A crowd stood in a rough circle - hands clenched together, heads bowed - outside of the courthouse minutes before Northwest senior Kylan Harrell accepted a guilty plea agreement to resisting arrest. Read more
More than 175 Nodaway County community leaders and landowners gathered to celebrate the construction of Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center, hearing project leaders and elected officials speak Sept. 10. Read more
Exactly a month after a gunman killed 22 people at Walmart in El Paso, Texas, the CEO of Walmart issued a new policy discouraging customers from openly carrying guns in stores and no longer selling certain types of ammunition. Read more
A loud “ping” resonated from her pocket, and fear filled a void her thirst for knowledge used to inhabit. She knew it wasn’t her friend texting again about the new homework assignment. Looking down at her phone, her eyes moved slowly across piercing words, and suddenly her fear morphed into … Read more
A new Maryville business provides pediatric-based treatments for speech, language and reading disorders, serving as the only clinic in the area providing care designed to help children overcome communicative setbacks. Read more
Two significant projects will take shape in Maryville during fiscal year 2020, affecting city-wide traffic flow, local businesses, local consumers and the city budget. Read more
A new farmhouse sits atop a grassy hill on Northwest’s R.T. Wright Farm, where the community celebrated its completion with a ribbon cutting and detailed tour of the farm manager’s countryside home. Read more
The family of a former Northwest student is suing for wrongful death against Maryville SSM St. Francis Regional Health Services. Read more
Maryville’s Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America chapter discussed gun violence and current gun legislation in Missouri and across the United States with a guest speaker Aug. 26. Read more
“Saber es poder. Knowledge is Power.” She stood before her 9 a.m. Spanish IV class, reiterating her motivating montre, three simple words that cure baggy eyes and high school stereotypes, as these students want to know more. Eager for what is to come and where life will take them, a classroo… Read more
In a dark room featuring stress-inducing surround-sound gunfire and screams, a projector produced interactive scenarios that Maryville Public Safety officers played out as a part of their yearly training Aug. 20. Read more
About 150 participants sporting gray t-shirts and luminescent glow sticks eagerly awaited the start of the 6th annual Glow for Kids’ Sake 5K and Fun Run hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County outside of Mosaic Medical Center Saturday, Aug. 24. Read more
A “now hiring” sign plastered to the side of the former Outback Bar’s weathered white facade keys into some of the changes taking place at one of Maryville’s most frequented college bars. Read more
A Maryville, Missouri, man barricaded himself in his home with the possession of a firearm near Third and Mattie streets Tuesday. Read more
A Maryville, Missouri, man was arrested by Maryville Public Safety Aug. 8, three days after the agency requested public assistance identifying and locating the man via Maryville Public Safety’s Facebook page. Read more
Payden Harris isn’t quite sure how old he was when he was playing a game of catch with his dad, Rodney Harris, in the front yard of their home in Albany, Missouri. Old enough to catch a baseball, he recalled, and old enough to throw one back. Read more
A suspicious package was found around 11:30 a.m. May 31 in the US Bank parking lot on South Main Street. Read more
Closing its doors for the chilly winter months, Kool Kats in Maryville will return to a seasonal business, seeing the winter as an opportunity to make improvements for the spring and summer when the small business profits the most.
The opioid and crisis of severe drug use reaches far and wide, and can make its way into even the smallest, closest knit communities. The same deteriorating ailment goes for drugs that people don’t talk about.
Missouri Western State University will have a four-day course schedule starting in the fall semester of the 2020-21 school year, possibly due to lack of funding.
In 1883 a northwest Missouri college began providing higher education to students and building up a legacy of achievement in academics and sports, coming to an unexpected halt a century later.
A local pharmacy, along with two other commercial companies, are preparing to take on additional customers after the Maryville Walgreens closes its doors Nov. 7.
As the holiday season rolls around, Nodaway County citizens begin to give some children a better chance at seeing gifts under the tree on Christmas morning.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Stephanie Campbell held the front door to her new boutique open for a line of women gathered outside, ‘support local’ reusable shopping bags lining her arm.
BURLINGTON JUNCTION, Mo. — Two months after the death of a Nodaway County wrestling legend, the northwest Missouri community gathered for a memorial event featuring a combination of athletics and performance art entertainment, where wrestlers competed in fist-throwing, body-slamming matches …