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Iowa now has thirty-six infested counties after discovery at Lake Iowa Park   DES MOINES – Emerald ash borer (EAB), a very destructive, exotic insect pest of ash trees, has been confirmed in Iowa County. This finding brings the total to thirty-six counties in Iowa. On a national scene, EAB has been...
Nodaway Valley vs. St. Albert
photo by Dan Dickinson
Nodaway Valley kicks off following the safety in the game against St. Albert.
The first play of the game pretty much set the table for the district opener for the Nodaway Valley Wolverines against Class A No. 5 Council Bluffs St. Albert.  Jake Carley intercepted a Spencer Lamb pass on the first play of the game to set up a short drive by the Falcons, which resulted in a Luke...
Shane Breheny, Nodaway Valley

Nate Venteicher cheers on Nodaway Valley's Shane Breheny as he runs to a first place finish at West Central Valley.

  If last Thursday’s cross-country meet is any indication of what to expect this year, it’s going to be some fun times for Nodaway Valley faithful. Wolverine runners captured first place in both the girls’ and boys’ races. The top-rated NV boys started defending their state title with a first place...
photo by Steve Thompson/Adair County Free Press
The Wolverines battled the Blue Devils Aug. 30 at home.
Anyone that left early last Thursday night missed a come-from-behind win for the Nodaway Valley volleyball team against MSTM. The Wolverines dropped the first two sets before rallying to win the next three to gain the win. “This is my first win at Nodaway Valley,” said coach Allison Bjork. “These...
Trent McIntosh and Nate Blaine with their Special Olympics medals.
photo by Steve Thompson/Adair County Free Press
Trent McIntosh and Nate Blaine with their Special Olympics medals.
The dictionary defines the word “inclusion” as the act of including. It’s a pretty simple definition on the surface, but quite a more complicated definition beneath the surface. Inclusion is the theme for this year’s Iowa Special Olympics program. It could be the theme in any given year. “A lot of...
The O-M Bulldogs placed three players on the all-conference first team, two more on the second team and also had one on the honorable mention list. Dylan Nichols, Jackson Mikkelsen and Jesse Johnson were first team picks, while Triston Davidson and Keaton Eslinger were second team picks. Joey...
Nodaway Valley golfers brought home the third place trophy from state golf competition.
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Nodaway Valley golfers brought home the third place trophy from state golf competition, making school history in the process. From left: Spencer Lamb, Sam Marnin, Noah Cooper, Jackson Lamb, Wes Davis and Coach Steve Shantz.
The Nodaway Valley boys finished third at the state golf meet, which was held in Marshalltown last Friday and Saturday.  It’s the highest finish at state for the boys. NV finished the first day of competition in third place, just five strokes out of first.  Freshman Spencer Lamb was in ninth place...
U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senators Steve Daines (R-MT), Mark Warner (D-VA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) Joni Ernst (R-IA) Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) today introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that directs the president to elevate...
NV's Jared Corder captures a silver at state track.
photo by Dan Dickinson
Jared Corder, second from left, Nodaway Valley, captured a silver medal in the 800m and broke the school record in the process.
Nodaway Valley’s Jared Corder finished second to three-time state champion Kyle Dolecheck of Mt. Ayr in the 800m run at the state track meet last Saturday.  The Wolverine junior crossed in 1:59.03, breaking the school record of 2:01.13 set by TJ Bower in 2014.  Corder finished third in the 800m...
NV distance medley team
photo by Dan Dickinson
The distance medley team of Destiny Scar, Kenna Lundy, Rachel Scheel and Sadie Marnin captured second place at the state track meet.
Nodaway Valley’s distance medley team of Sadie Marnin, Rachel Scheel, Kenna Lundy and Destiny Scar came home with a silver medal in hand from the state track meet.  The foursome crossed in 4:19.33. Scar was also the center of attention with three individual medals at the three-day event held at...

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