Viking Bailey Thorson applies the tag to Panther Zari McDonough during action in Manly on Monday.
The Northwood-Kensett Vikings softball team traveled to Manly on Monday, June 3, for a Top of Iowa Conference game against the Class 2A no. 9 Panthers and were defeated 11-0.
Viking Caysen Chodur gets a lead off of second base during Monday night’s game against Central Springs.
The Northwood-Kensett Vikings got their week underway on Monday, June 3, when they traveled to Manly for a Top of Iowa Conference game against Central Springs and lost 12-2.
The N-K trap team for 2024 includes (front row, from left) coach Dean Mueller, Collin Houg, Iver Girouard, Loghan Nelson, Aiden Moretz, Andrew Husske, (back row) Ivy Toresdahl, Trinity Vandiver, Dominick Authier and Keenan Davidson-Jacobs.
On Saturday, June 1, the N-K Vikings Trap Team wrapped up the season at the Iowa Clay Target League State Championship Shoot in Ackley, Iowa.
Karen Byrne’s grandson Graham wanted to know what she did in the cemetery. When she explained it to him, he looked at her thoughtfully. “Grandma,” he said. “You’re a cemetery scientist.”
Vikings eighth grade pitcher Bailey Thorson delivers a pitch during the May 24 home game against West Fork.
The Northwood-Kensett Vikings girls softball team got their season underway on Monday, May 20, when they hosted North Butler in a Top of Iowa Conference game and picked up their first win of the season 7-6.
Seniors on the Northwood-Kensett baseball team picutred are Breydin Meyer and Noah Woltzen.
The Northwood-Kensett baseball team started their season off on Monday, May 20, when they hosted North Butler in a Top of Iowa Conference game that was postponed due to lightening with the scored tied 2-2.
Viking Bailey Thorson applies the tag to Panther Zari McDonough during action in Manly on Monday.
Viking Caysen Chodur gets a lead off of second base during Monday night’s game against Central Springs.
The N-K trap team for 2024 includes (front row, from left) coach Dean Mueller, Collin Houg, Iver Girouard, Loghan Nelson, Aiden Moretz, Andrew Husske, (back row) Ivy Toresdahl, Trinity Vandiver, Dominick Authier and Keenan Davidson-Jacobs.
Vikings eighth grade pitcher Bailey Thorson delivers a pitch during the May 24 home game against West Fork.
Seniors on the Northwood-Kensett baseball team picutred are Breydin Meyer and Noah Woltzen.
Karen Byrne’s grandson Graham wanted to know what she did in the cemetery. When she explained it to him, he looked at her thoughtfully. “Grandma,” he said. “You’re a cemetery scientist.” Byrne is president of the board of trustees for Elmwood-St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Mason City and involved in the...
A man from Manly recently pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges that followed from an officer approaching the man after he ran out of fuel. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Northern District of Iowa, Cory Allen More, 33, of Manly, was traveling in Clear Lake on...
Worth County voters took part in the primary election on June 4, choosing who would represent their political party in the November general election. Out of 5,457 registered voters in Worth County, 1,010 cast ballots in the primary election, for a voter turnout of 18.51%. Of those voting in the...
At recent meetings, the Worth County supervisors discussed a reduction in the hours for the courthouse custodian, and the hiring of services to do some of that work. Also discussed were bridge and water/sewer projects and Recycle Center policy. The supervisors have discussed how County properties...
New rules are in place as a new destination for the city of Northwood’s recycling has been found. In October 2022, the place that the city of Northwood had taken its recycling stopped accepting all recycling, with the exception of paper and cardboard. Since then the City and its garbage...
Worth County voters took part in the primary election Tuesday, choosing who would represent their political party in the November general election. Three county offices will be up for election in November. Current auditor Jacki A. Backhaus ran unopposed to represent the Republican party for re-...
The Worth County supervisors recently approved an agreement to relocate inmates and the authority to borrow funds for new and renovated facilities and discussed the potential future of the compensation board. For several weeks, representatives of the Worth County Sheriff’s Office worked to change...
A discussion of a sport’s support, the purchase of a new school bus and school fees were discussed at the regular meeting of the Northwood-Kensett School board A group of parents, coaches and students on the school’s baseball team were at the school board meeting on May 9 to inquire about a lack of...
As the school year came to an end, several longtime teachers bid farewell to the school. Earlier in the school year, the Northwood-Kensett school district offered an early retirement incentive. The program provides a bonus to teachers in recognition of their service in the district. Several...
This weekend, Northwood-Kensett marching musicians will take part in the 85th North Iowa Band Festival in Mason City, with a theme of “80s Rewind." As N-K joins other area schools, two members of the band, Kenny Conlin and Madalynn Hanson, will represent them for the last time. Each school taking...

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Viking Bailey Thorson applies the tag to Panther Zari McDonough during action in Manly on Monday.
The Northwood-Kensett Vikings softball team traveled to Manly on Monday, June 3, for a Top of Iowa Conference game against the Class 2A no. 9 Panthers and were defeated 11-0. Topanga Hackenmiller...

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Frances E. Guertin, 92, of Mason City passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, June 6, 2024.
A private family service will be held to honor her life.

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