25 years ago
- Pending continued state and federal funding, the process of making U.S. Highway 71 a four-lane road is cleared to start in two years. Friday, the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission approved what is expected to be a $56.4 million program to expand the highway between Maryville and U.S. Interstate 29 to four lanes.
15 years ago
- The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments has a new economic development planner. Josh McKim, originally of Maryville, has accepted the position and began working for the council on Sept. 20.
- The Northwest Missouri State Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to proceed with Phase II of a student residence program that will provide on-campus housing for nearly 500 first-year students by fall 2007.
The $26.6 million projects includes demolition of aging Hudson and Perrin halls on the east side of campus and will replace them with a multi-winged, split-level structure ranging from two to four stories.
5 years ago
- Saturday’s re-naming ceremony at Northwest Missouri State University’s Hubbard Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship wasn’t just about unveiling a new sign in front of a building. It was about honoring a legacy embracing a quarter-century of service that will be remembered for decades to come.
Alumni, faculty, staff, students, families and friends of Northwest gathered at the CIE the morning before the traditional Family Weekend football game to honor the life and career of former President Dean Hubbard, whose name the center — the Dean L. Hubbard Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship — now bears.
- Nodaway-Holt R-VII School District Officials on Wednesday discussed ongoing repairs to remedy damage to the high school and middle school in Graham inflicted by a powerful rainstorm that roared through southern Nodaway County Sept. 9.