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The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department partners with the Platte County Sheriff's Department through the Western Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force, which provides cyber crime tips to Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department, but Nodaway County does not have a full-time officer on the task force. Read more

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In the last several weeks, The Northwest Missourian has published in-depth political profiles of each candidate running for Nodaway County Sheriff, Republican incumbent Randy Strong and former sheriff Darren White, a Democrat, who have each made claims about their opponent in interviews with… Read more

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Randy Strong doesn’t consider himself a politician. He never has, and he likely never will. In fact, he winces at the sound of his name and “politician” in the same sentence. Even so, being a politician in at least the slightest of ways became necessary for Strong to hold the position of Nod… Read more

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After the seven-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases in Nodaway County continuously stayed between five and seven for 16 consecutive days and the county's active case count dipped below 60 in mid-September, the virus is starting to surge again. The seven-day average hit double digits fo… Read more

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As the green leaves fade to bright yellows and reds to brown, they fall and the crisp air sweeps them away. With this change comes pumpkin patches, leaf piles and autumn holidays. A variety of fall events take the place of summer fun in the sun, but the joy of summer still wavers in the air … Read more

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Just past the front doors of the new Maryville Public Safety building, guests walk over the agency’s logo, printed large on the floor and glance at a plaque solidified on the wall next to them. “R. Keith Wood Public Safety Facility” it reads, commemorating the work of the long-time public sa… Read more

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Darren White tends to tell stories as he explains his campaign platforms and thoughts on policing. In fact, he tends to tell stories when he explains just about anything, outlining his views on things as pertinent as the duties of a sheriff’s office or as unconnected as the rising cost of hi… Read more

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University Police Department Lt. Amanda Cullin sat behind her desk with a black mask and a black T-shirt with the letters “NW” encompassed by a green heart. Her shirt showed her love for the Northwest community and her passion to aid survivors of sexual assault. Cullin’s passion is also show… Read more

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Two weeks ago, Nodaway County Health Department Administrator Tom Patterson wasn’t yet sure what to make of the sudden drop in COVID-19 cases throughout the county. He had watched the seven-day rolling average of positive cases drop into single digits for the first time in weeks Sept. 9, and… Read more

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Over 200 boot and sneaker soles clanged against damp bleachers against the backdrop of an appropriately overcast sky on a somber anniversary. Where normally fingers and toes would grow numb throughout the course of a Bearcat football game, sweat dripped instead onto the stairs as students an… Read more

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Ten Maryville R-II School District students have tested positive for COVID-19 and 128 students are quarantined district-wide, as of Sept. 9. Before the Board of Education voted to adjust Maryville High School into a hybrid teaching model, the Nodaway County Commission passed a declaration al… Read more

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It’s been a full week since the 7-day rolling average of daily COVID-19 cases in Nodaway County first trekked into the twenties Aug. 26 with 24.7 cases per day. In the seven days since then, the county has averaged at least 25 cases a day, as the total case count has more than doubled since … Read more

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The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department partners with the Platte County Sheriff's Department through the Western Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force, which provides cyber crime tips to Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department, but Nodaway County does not have a full-time officer on the task force.

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After COVID-19 cases both at Northwest and throughout Nodaway County had largely subsided in the middle and late parts of September, the seven-day rolling average of new virus cases in the county has continued to increase throughout the month of October. 

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Around 30 Maryville community members gathered at rain-soaked Sunrise Park to hear Nicole Galloway, the Democratic candidate for Missouri governor, speak as part of her preelection bus tour Oct. 21.

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From a cursory glance,  3, proposed on the 2020 Missouri ballot, appears to propose campaign finance restrictions, but the second half of the amendment regards the separate issue of redistricting.