Voters in the Stanberry R-II School District will vote in the office of the County Clerk on Election Day, Tuesday, August 3, 2021.  For this election only, this is your precinct.  Additionally, if you are in Polk C precinct and within the West Nodaway R-I School District, you will vote in the office of the County Clerk for this election only.

Registered voters who need to vote an absentee ballot due to absence or illness on Election Day, that the office of the County Clerk in the Administration Center will be open Saturday, July 31, from 8:00 a.m. until12:00 p.m.  Bring proper identification such as driver’s license, non-driver’s picture ID, voter registration card or utility bill.


Anyone needing curbside assistance because of illness or disability may also request an absentee ballot and vote from their vehicle.


If you have any questions, contact the County Clerk’s office at 660-582-2251.


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


Jail Kitchen updates

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The jail kitchen staff has been busy cleaning and refreshing the kitchen after the recent 

jail fire.  Many updates have been made throughout the jail in preparing for inmates.

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.