Northwood-Kensett’s class of 2022 graduated this past Sunday. During the commencement ceremony, scholarships and scholarly recognitions were announced for the 43 members of the class.
N-K’s long distance runner Aiden Bice takes off at the sound of the gun in last Thursday night’s 3,200-meter run at the Northwood-Kensett district track meet.
Viking seniors Josiah Kliment and Thomas Block came up big for the team in last Thursday night’s class 1A district 8, state qualifying meet, punching their tickets to Des Moines in two individual events and one relay each.
N-K’s Drew Wilder lines up his putt on hole no. 9 last Monday at the TIC Meet at Northwood’s Country Club. Wilder placed third overall with a score of 83.
The Northwood-Kensett boys and girls golf teams had a very successful week on the links, both finishing in the top four in the Top of Iowa Conference at last Monday’s conference championships.
N-K sophomore Mallory Rheingans keeps pace with the pack in the 4x800-meter relay in last Thursday’s district track meet.
The Northwood-Kensett girls track team had a very successful day last Thursday at the district track meet in Northwood, placing third as a team with 79 team points, finishing behind second place Bishop-Garrigan (97) and district champions Saint An
Northwood-Kensett High School 2022 graduates Hayden Moore and Emma Logeman will join their classmates as they take part in commencement exercises this Sunday, May 15.
This Sunday, the  43 members of the Northwood-Kensett class of 2022 will celebrate their graduation. N-K’s commencement ceremony will be held this Sunday, May 15, at 1:30 p.m. in the N-KHS gymnasium.
N-K senior Josiah Kliment crosses the finish line ahead of the rest of the pack in the 400-hurdles at last Thursday’s TIC Meet in Osage. Kliment ran the event in 57.44 to take home the TIC title.
After losing almost half of the season to the poor weather conditions, the Northwood-Kensett boys track team wrapped up the regular season last week with a fifth place finish at Garner-Hayfield/Ventura’s Don Hoppel Relays and then closed it out wi
N-K’s long distance runner Aiden Bice takes off at the sound of the gun in last Thursday night’s 3,200-meter run at the Northwood-Kensett district track meet.
N-K’s Drew Wilder lines up his putt on hole no. 9 last Monday at the TIC Meet at Northwood’s Country Club. Wilder placed third overall with a score of 83.
N-K sophomore Mallory Rheingans keeps pace with the pack in the 4x800-meter relay in last Thursday’s district track meet.
Northwood-Kensett High School 2022 graduates Hayden Moore and Emma Logeman will join their classmates as they take part in commencement exercises this Sunday, May 15.
N-K senior Josiah Kliment crosses the finish line ahead of the rest of the pack in the 400-hurdles at last Thursday’s TIC Meet in Osage. Kliment ran the event in 57.44 to take home the TIC title.
Last week the Worth County supervisors considered a wind development agreement, and recent action with no public awareness led to a stumbling block. On the agenda for the supervisors meeting was a Worthwhile Wind Development agreement. It was the first time such an agreement had been on a regular...
The Worth County Supervisors recently continued with the process that would allow them to establish tax funding for emergency medical services (EMS). At their meeting on May 9, the supervisors passed an initial reading of a resolution that would make EMS an official county service, which the...
Northwood-Kensett’s class of 2022 graduated this past Sunday. During the commencement ceremony, scholarships and scholarly recognitions were announced for the 43 members of the class. This year’s graduating class received $465,765.19  for their first year of college and $649,765.19 in scholarships...
Absentee voting began today for the Tuesday, June 7, primary election. There are no contested races at the county level and only one at the state level to represent Worth County as Iowa Representative for the newly formed District 60. The district was redrawn after the 2020 census. Two candidates...
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At a recent meeting of the Worth County Board of Supervisors, county engineer Rich Brumm presented documents to be submitted to the Iowa Department of Transportation, outlining potential road and bridge projects, as well as spending in the coming fiscal year. Potential projects were outlined in...
Heavy rains and strong storms have left flooding damage across the county. That includes several areas where corn stalks were washed from fields and deposited in county ditches. How to clean up those areas was recently the focus of discussion with the Worth County supervisors. At the May 2 meeting...
This Monday, May 16, the Worth County supervisors will have an initial public hearing as they consider the prospect of expanding the zoning ordinance to apply countywide. The zoning expansion was first considered after the supervisors were advised that a proposed ordinance regulating wind turbines...
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Recently, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation relating to the weight limits and hours of service requirements for the transportation of crop inputs for planting season. “Unprecedented economic and foreign policy challenges have disrupted the food supply chain and worsened the...

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In recent coverage of the success of Northwood-Kensett athlete Wyatt Willand at the Drake Relays, the Anchor recognized the most recent winners at the event, but neglected to mention the school...

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Dianne Kathleen (Brunsvold) Ellis died on March 12, 2022, surrounded by her family in the beautiful home she provided for her loved ones in Alaska.

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