Prepping for the Holidays

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Enel Wind Project donation

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The Commission presented Monroe, Polk, White Cloud, Green and Hughes Township representatives with a check from the Enel Wind Project donation given to Nodaway County.  



Nodaway County, Missouri previously adopted a use tax, which is currently in effect. A use tax is the equivalent of a sales tax on purchases made from out-of-state vendors by in-state buyers and on certain taxable business transactions. The use tax rate for Nodaway County is currently on (1) percent which is equal to the total local sales tax rate. Certain purchases from out-of-state vendors will become subject to an expansion of the use tax effective on January 1, 2023, as provided by state law.

If any local sales tax is repealed or the rate is reduced or raised by voter approval, the local use tax rate shall also be deemed to be repealed, reduced, or raised by the same action.

I, Melinda Patton, County Clerk for Nodaway County, Missouri, do hereby certify that the foregoing is, to the best of my knowledge and belief, correct. Dated this 13th day of October, 2021.

Congratulations to Alex Rice

Commissioners Congratulate, Life Scout Alex Rice, son of Robert and Sarah Rice, Maryville, for his completion of cleaning the memorials at the Nodaway County Courthouse.  Alex has been working on his Eagle Scout project this summer.  


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U.S. Marshals Swearing In Ceremony

Click Nodaway County Sheriff_USMS press release to read the press release. 

Nodaway County Sheriff's Deputies are sworn in as Special Deputy U.S. Marshall.  From left to right:  Sheriff Randy Strong, Deputy Dalton Murphy, Sergeant Travis Cochenour and Captain Austin Hann, all of Nodaway County and U.S. Marshal Mark James.

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Happy Independence Day

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Life Saver Award - Sheriff's Department


Presentation of Donations


Brent Cline, representative of Tenaska, presented a $15,000 donation to the County Commission.

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The Commission presented a $2,500 check to Pastor Kim Mitchell and Merlin Atkins, representatives of The Ministry Center.  A $12,500 donation check was presented to Rod Barr, Mitzi Marchant and Dr. John Jasinski, representatives of the Northwest Ag Center.

Life Saver Award - Sheriff's Department

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Life Saver Awards were presented to Deputy Jesse Bolin, Detective Travis Cochenour, Jailer Madison Morgan and Jailer Ty Sturgeon for their part in assisting in clearing inmates from the county jail the evening of January 14, 2021 jail fire.  Awards were presented by Sheriff Randy Strong.

2021 Office Holders Swearing-in Ceremony

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2021 Office Holders sworn in.  Front row:  Dee O'Riley, Public Administrator and Marilyn Jenkins, Collector/Treasurer.  Back row:  Judge Robert Rice, who conducted the swearing in ceremony, Rex Wallace, Assessor; Scott Walk, South District Commissioner; Chris Burns, North District Commissioner and Randy Strong, Sheriff.

Welcome to Nodaway County, Missouri

Nodaway County was Incorporated in 1845 with the county seat located in Maryville, MO. Our current classification is -- Third Class County Township Government. Our 2010 Census population is 23,370 with an assessed valuation of $313,975,586 (2013). With 14 elected Officials our county consists of Agricultural and Industrial Businesses.

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Nodaway County, Missouri Facts

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The area which became Nodaway County was once a part of Indian lands covered with tall waving prairie grasses on the uplifts or "narrows".  Imagine the vast prairies heavy with game and uncluttered by trees, except along the three north-to-south rivers and the small creeks!

Missouri territory became a state in 1821, but the Indians still held the triangle to the northwest, which contained very fertile and desirable land.




Bridge Replacement Grants funded. Read about it here.

Great news!  The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have approved the Nodaway County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.  The Plan will be in effect for five years and will expire September 12, 2023. 

Click here to read the plan.