By Kris Kenison One of the Worth County Sheriff’s Office’s most dedicated officers has been made safer on the job thanks to a donation of an armored vest from a family in Garner.
The Vikings’ Nick Hanson looks to sink his putt last Monday afternoon at Manly’s Pioneer Town and Country Club. Hanson shot a 50 on the day as the Vikings won the meet with a team score of 190.
After quite a few seasons competing without the required number to register a team score the Northwood-Kensett boys and girls golf teams have seen a quick turnaround from its last year of competition, which is two years now because of COVID-19’s c
N-K’s Ben Yezek competes in the long jump last Thursday in Manly at the annual TIC East Meet. Yezek, just a freshman, placed 12th with a jump of 16-06.
Facing some pretty stiff competition in last week’s two meets, the Northwood-Kensett boys track team didn’t fare so well, placing seventh in last Monday’s Don Hoppel Coed Relays in Garner and, in one of their lowest finishes ever in the event, the
Lady Viking Teagan Johnson throws the shot in last Thursday night’s TIC East Meet held in Manly. Johnson placed 13th in the event with a throw of 26-02.
Finishing up what’s left of the 2021 high school track season the Northwood-Kensett girls track team took to the oval twice last week with great success.
A lifelong love of the outdoors and a life of service brings Jeff Harrison to Worth County in a role that has gone unserved for several years.
Juniors Carly Hengesteg and Mason Thofson are ready for this weekend's 2021 Prom, "Welcome to the Jungle."
Northwood-Kensett students will take part in prom festivities this Saturday, with a tropical tinge.
The Vikings’ Nick Hanson looks to sink his putt last Monday afternoon at Manly’s Pioneer Town and Country Club. Hanson shot a 50 on the day as the Vikings won the meet with a team score of 190.
N-K’s Ben Yezek competes in the long jump last Thursday in Manly at the annual TIC East Meet. Yezek, just a freshman, placed 12th with a jump of 16-06.
Lady Viking Teagan Johnson throws the shot in last Thursday night’s TIC East Meet held in Manly. Johnson placed 13th in the event with a throw of 26-02.
Juniors Carly Hengesteg and Mason Thofson are ready for this weekend's 2021 Prom, "Welcome to the Jungle."
While vaccinations have been available to all Americans above the age of 16 and available locally to anyone over 18, the rate of those in Worth County that have been vaccinated remains low. Meanwhile, the rates of new COVID-19 cases in Worth County continue to increase at a steady rate. According...
In recent weeks, the Worth County Planning and Zoning Commission has been working to be well informed as it considers possible zoning changes to address wind turbine projects in the county. Zoning, especially that focused on wind turbines, has been a topic of conversation for several weeks, as the...
Concerned providers and parents came to the Northwood city council last week to protest a decision against transporting students between daycares and the school. At their previous meeting, the council had acted on a question from the Northwood-Kensett school district, asking if the City would...
FEH Design, located in Dubuque, Iowa, is set to host interactive community workshops in Kensett this Tuesday, May 11, and Thursday, May 13. The Worth County Supervisors have identified the need to invest significant dollars to address facility needs. With the goal of not wasting taxpayer dollars,...
Over the course of recent meetings, members of the public have gathered to take part in the process of investigating options that address issues with current Worth County facilities. Worth County is working with FEH Design to involve the public as much as possible in the process. The first public...
The Northwood Lions Club will hold its next opportunity for potentially lifesaving blood donations on Thursday, May 6. The Northwood Lions Club and the N-K High School coordinate their respective blood drives five times each year so that each of these drives will not conflict with each other. This...
The WCDA once again awarded funds with spring 2020, after canceling the fall 2020 awards following the impacts of COVID-19 on the Diamond Jo casino. The WCDA receives 5.76% of casino revenue. Part of the funds it receives are made available to Worth County and regional groups for their projects...
Citing a lack of personnel, the demands on their staff and retaining a service’s intended focus, the Northwood City Council agreed last week that it should stay out of the school transportation business. Mayor Doug Moehle brought a question to the council at their regular meeting on April 12....
At last week’s meeting of the Worth County Board of Supervisors, members of the public shared concerns, the developer of a project in the works asked the County to reach an agreement to address concerns and ultimately a moratorium was passed that halts County action on projects, for now. Concerns...
The Worth County supervisors discussed the possibility of a moratorium on renewable energy projects, along with expanded zoning, recently. At their April 5 regular meeting, two members of the public spoke for and against establishing a moratorium that would halt the addition of new renewable...

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The Vikings participated in a dual shoot hosted by the Osage Green Devils on May 3. Osage won the shoot with a 223. The high scores for the Osage team were Alex Heman, 47, Ben Popp, 47, Conner...

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Graveside services and burial for Arthur Senne will be held on May 22, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Silver Lake Cemetery.

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