The annual Homecoming festivities will once again include the crowning of the Homecoming royalty. Pictured are the members of the homecoming court, including (from left) Taylor Rodemeyer, Dante Sims, Jadyn Beland, Nicholas Hanson, Teagan Johnson, Dalton Logeman, Jasmine Renteria, Thomas Rodemeyer, Peyton Shoger and Lamonte Sims.
Northwood-Kensett schools and the community are once again celebrating the Vikings with a number of events and activities for this week’s Homecoming.
On Friday, September 9, Northwood-Kensett and Central Springs third grade students once again spent their  morning learning about life on the farm, with a focus on how to stay safe on the farm and how emergency  responders help people.
N-K libero Madalynn Hanson receives a serve last Tuesday night in Mason City. Hanson is having a great all-around season, the talented junior leads the team with 98 digs and is also No. 1 at the service line, going 75-81 with 14 aces in 13 matches this year.
Showing improvement every week of the season so far, the Lady Vikings nonetheless are still looking for that elusive first Top of Iowa Conference East win, something they will have to wait at least another week to achieve after falling to the Knig
Viking QB Colby Eskildsen avoids the West Bend-Mallard rush to complete a 12-yard pass for a first down last Friday night in West Bend. Eskildsen has completed 23-44 pass attempts this season for 229 yards and two TDs, tops on the team that has had four different players under center this year.
Hoping to change its luck with a passing game after being shut down on the ground the last two games, the Vikings came out throwing the ball in last Friday night’s loss at West Bend-Mallard, and while they did have some success in the air, throwin
Heaven Walker loves nature. “I have been fascinated with frogs and snails and pretty rocks my entire life. You could not keep me from the outdoors since I could walk.
As construction was set to begin this week on the main building at Art Farm Iowa, the latest mural addition to the farm  was recently put in place by a visiting Iowa artist.
The annual Homecoming festivities will once again include the crowning of the Homecoming royalty. Pictured are the members of the homecoming court, including (from left) Taylor Rodemeyer, Dante Sims, Jadyn Beland, Nicholas Hanson, Teagan Johnson, Dalton Logeman, Jasmine Renteria, Thomas Rodemeyer, Peyton Shoger and Lamonte Sims.
N-K libero Madalynn Hanson receives a serve last Tuesday night in Mason City. Hanson is having a great all-around season, the talented junior leads the team with 98 digs and is also No. 1 at the service line, going 75-81 with 14 aces in 13 matches this year.
Viking QB Colby Eskildsen avoids the West Bend-Mallard rush to complete a 12-yard pass for a first down last Friday night in West Bend. Eskildsen has completed 23-44 pass attempts this season for 229 yards and two TDs, tops on the team that has had four different players under center this year.
This November a number of county offices will appear on ballots, including those with seats in the courthouse and those representing the county’s townships, commissions and councils. At the county level, appearing on ballots will be, for Treasurer- incumbent  Republican Jake Hanson, Northwood;...
According to a member of the Worth County public health, an ongoing merger between state agencies may have an impact on how the local health agency provides crucial services to Worth County residents. Dr. Stephanie Seemuth, a long time member of the Worth County Board of Public Health, said plans...
The annual Homecoming festivities will once again include the crowning of the Homecoming royalty. Pictured are the members of the homecoming court, including (from left) Taylor Rodemeyer, Dante Sims, Jadyn Beland, Nicholas Hanson, Teagan Johnson, Dalton Logeman, Jasmine Renteria, Thomas Rodemeyer, Peyton Shoger and Lamonte Sims.
Northwood-Kensett schools and the community are once again celebrating the Vikings with a number of events and activities for this week’s Homecoming. Festivities that started earlier this week have included the traditional dress up days at the middle/senior high school. On Monday, students dressed...
Worth County Public Health is currently offering two options for those looking to be protected from two prevailing viruses, the flu and COVID-19. WCPH is hosting several flu clinics throughout the county this week. That starts tomorrow, Thursday, September 22, at the Grafton Community Center, 202...
The deadline to submit grant applications to the Worth County Community Foundation’s 2022 grant cycle is 5 p.m. on Friday, September 30. The online grant application and guidelines can be found on the Community Foundation’s website at www.worthccf.org. Funding for WCCF grants has been made possible...
Heaven Walker loves nature. “I have been fascinated with frogs and snails and pretty rocks my entire life. You could not keep me from the outdoors since I could walk. I enjoy hiking, kayaking, camping or just wandering through a prairie or a state park.” Worth County’s new Naturalist moved from...
For Worth County residents dealing with mental health issues, there are a number of resources available through Care Connections of Northern Iowa, a multi-county agency coordinating services and resources for those in need. Worth County officially joined Care Connections of Northern Iowa in 2020,...
This November, several county elected offices will appear on ballots. Last week was the deadline for those that wanted to be added to the choices before voters at the polls. County offices up for election this year include treasurer, recorder, attorney, supervisor representing District 1 and...
At their meeting last week, the Worth County supervisors discussed proposed taxes to provide for emergency medical services, which will be up for a vote in the November general election. The initial discussion was on a resolution that focused solely on placing a 75 cents per $1,000 of valuation...
Northwood will celebrate its history and community with the 18th annual Founders Day, set for this Saturday. Founders Day will once again include the annual Aristocrats Car Club show, which begins at 8 a.m., with registration lasting until 11 a.m. Trophies will be awarded at 2 p.m. Registration...

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Northwood-Kensett’s current long-distance specialist, junior Megan Ocel, placed 15th in a starting field of 66 runners last Tuesday afternoon in Osage at the Mitchell County Nature Center....

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Agnes “Aggie” Bertina Anderson, 95, of Northwood, Iowa, passed away on September 12, 2022, at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center. 

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