U.S. Paralympics Track & Field recently announced the 34 athletes who earned spots on its prestigious 2022 High School All-American roster.
In the midst of the holiday shipping season, several Northwood-Kensett students recently had a chance to practice their packing prowess.
The Vikings’ Dagen Peterson picks up the team’s first win of the season in last Thursday’s quad at North Butler. Peterson beat North Union’s Kacey Hamsmith in an 11-6 decision.
Anyone who knows high school wrestling also knows that it takes a full roster, and then some, to have any shot at team success in this highly competitive sport, something that the Northwood-Kensett squad, despite the talent that is on the team, ju
By Joanne Lower In spite of the cold temperatures, dozens gathered at Swensrud Park on the evening of November 19 for a dedication of the holiday light display celebrating the memory of Lowell Gangstad. 
North Central’s Ava Woltzen does her best work on the mat in last Tuesday’s Riverhawk Girls Invitational. Woltzen went 4-0 on the day and took home a first place medal after winning all of her matches by fall, tops for all wrestlers on the day.
In the North Central Trailblazers’ first meet of the young season they used their sheer numbers to dominate the rest of the field in Decorah, but in last Tuesday night’s second meet of the year, this group of talented female wrestlers from Northwo
Along with her stifling defensive pressure, N-K junior Morgan Wallin can handle the ball as well. Here she drives the baseline while keeping an eye out for any Lady Vikings cutting to the basket. Wallin scored four points and had a game high eight steals in the Lady Vikings’ 40-39 opening night loss in Buffalo Center.
The Lady Vikings’ Chloe Costello poured in a game high 18 points and grabbed a team high eight rebounds in the team's opening night loss to North Iowa, eventually falling to the Lady Bison by just a single point, 40-39 in non-conference action.
The Vikings’ Dagen Peterson picks up the team’s first win of the season in last Thursday’s quad at North Butler. Peterson beat North Union’s Kacey Hamsmith in an 11-6 decision.
North Central’s Ava Woltzen does her best work on the mat in last Tuesday’s Riverhawk Girls Invitational. Woltzen went 4-0 on the day and took home a first place medal after winning all of her matches by fall, tops for all wrestlers on the day.
Along with her stifling defensive pressure, N-K junior Morgan Wallin can handle the ball as well. Here she drives the baseline while keeping an eye out for any Lady Vikings cutting to the basket. Wallin scored four points and had a game high eight steals in the Lady Vikings’ 40-39 opening night loss in Buffalo Center.
With Thanksgiving behind them, many have turned their attention to the Christmas holiday and finding something special for celebrations and for those they celebrate with. Fortunately, many local businesses offer plenty of ways to find what they're looking for close to home. For gifts with an Iowa...
The Worth County Board of Supervisors recently discussed the impending need to fund ambulance service in the county, and an unexpected equipment issue that provided a learning experience for the County’s call center. Supervisor AJ Stone shared an update on ambulance providers in the county that may...
By Joanne Lower In spite of the cold temperatures, dozens gathered at Swensrud Park on the evening of November 19 for a dedication of the holiday light display celebrating the memory of Lowell Gangstad.  The display was sponsored by the Northwood Lions Club, of which Gangstad had been a member...
With the election just passed, a newly re-elected local legislator visited the Northwood-Kensett school board at their November meeting to discuss potential legislation prior to the upcoming session. Iowa Representative Jane Bloomingdale, of Northwood, was at the board meeting to talk about local...
The holiday season officially begins in Northwood this Saturday, with a number of events to kick off the season. Chapter ES PEO will offer its Cookies to Go event from 9-11 a.m. at City Hall. The day’s activities include a free movie, showing “Noelle” at 3:15 p.m. at the Northwood Theatre. The...
After several months of discussion, meetings and consultation with local governments, the Worth County supervisors recently took action on steps needed to borrow against taxes on new wind turbines, and to spend those funds on several projects planned in the county. The supervisors have been...
The second round of grants from the WCDA were announced in the fall awards ceremony, held on November 15. Representatives of communities throughout the county and the region were on hand to share information  on and receive funds for their projects. The WCDA announced $1,211,918.12 in awards to...
The Trailblazers Mya Howes battles it out in her opening match last Saturday in Decorah. Howes took home a third-place medal at 120 pounds. Howes won five in a row after her first round loss and finished her day at 5-1.
With girl’s high school wrestling now a sanctioned sport in Iowa, the winter season is going to be full of firsts for this talented group of young ladies who hail from five schools in northern Iowa, including Northwood-Kensett, Central Springs, Saint Ansgar, Lake Mills and Forest City. The North...
Voters in Worth County cast ballots on November 8 for a number of national, state and county elected offices and to decide their support for taxes that would fund EMS needs in Worth County. According to unofficial results, 3,273 out of 5,621 registered county voters cast ballots for the November 8...
This Saturday, November 19, a special dedication will be held to honor a man that brought decades of music and service to his community. From the Northwood Lions Club:   "River City" (Mason City) had its music man named Meredith Willson, as did Northwood with "LT" Dillon, who won over school...

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U.S. Paralympics Track & Field recently announced the 34 athletes who earned spots on its prestigious 2022 High School All-American roster. The list recognizes the top high school track and field...

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Frank Edward Brcka, 86, died peacefully at his home under hospice care on Monday, November 28, 2022.

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