The 19th Annual Heart of America Tractor Cruise will take place on June 29, departing from Stanberry at 8 a.m. and take Highway 169 to Highway BB for a break at Brad Law’s Popcorn Place. It will then travel to Jefferson C-123 via Route P, Route J and Highway 136. The tractors will proceed to…

Library to host stop motion workshop

Maryville Public Library will be hosting The Stop Motion Workshop once again. The workshop will be June 6 at 6 p.m. in the basement of the Maryville Public Library. Attendees will learn animation techniques and create an original short film. Registration is required and can be completed at the link on the library’s website or…

NWMSU Hires Familiar Face

Michael Johnson is returning to Northwest Missouri State University as its vice president of university advancement and executive director of the Northwest Foundation Inc. The hire was approved at Northwest’s Board of Regents meeting last week. Johnson is set to return on Aug. 5. He previously served in this role from 2011 to 2018.