N-K’s Drake Tiedemann controls the action in last week’s state wrestling tournament held at Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines. Tiedemann went 3-2 over the course of the tournament and placed seventh overall.
If you have followed the career of Northwood-Kensett’s Drake Tiedemann at all you would have had to conclude that he would one day make it to the state tournament.
The Vikings' Jason Hanson slides in the lane for a short jumper last Tuesday night in Janesville. Hanson scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in N-K’s 69-41 loss to the Wildcats.
Coming into this season the Vikings had one thing on their minds, win more than three games. That’s the most wins Northwood-Kensett has had since 2015, when it won nine games.
Pictured are event organizers Tracy McCoy and Kris Ritzert with the family of Kelyn Meyer, the seven-year-old boy who was named a "hero" of the event, and who received assistance for his ongoing expenses.
This year’s “hero” recipient of the Dave Waters and Alex Ritzert Memorial Bowling Tournament contribution is seven-year-old Kelyn Meyer.
Angela and Brad Wright have made great strides in improving the Northwood Community Center in the past couple of years.
Students in Northwood-Kensett's Ecology class have recently taken part in a unit that has provided them with some knowledge about some fine feathered friends.
First baby Scottlyn Jane Kunz is pictured with her sister, Quinnleigh. Quinnleigh welcomed her new sister on the birthday they now share, January 16.
It took 16 days, but the first baby of 2021 has arrived in the Northwood-Kensett school district. Scottlyn Jane Kunz was born at 6:13 p.m. on January 16. She was 8 lbs., 10 oz. and 20 3/4 inches long.
N-K’s Drake Tiedemann controls the action in last week’s state wrestling tournament held at Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines. Tiedemann went 3-2 over the course of the tournament and placed seventh overall.
The Vikings' Jason Hanson slides in the lane for a short jumper last Tuesday night in Janesville. Hanson scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in N-K’s 69-41 loss to the Wildcats.
Pictured are event organizers Tracy McCoy and Kris Ritzert with the family of Kelyn Meyer, the seven-year-old boy who was named a "hero" of the event, and who received assistance for his ongoing expenses.
First baby Scottlyn Jane Kunz is pictured with her sister, Quinnleigh. Quinnleigh welcomed her new sister on the birthday they now share, January 16.
Friends and residents of Worth County- Many of you have heard or read the post below regarding the beginning of Phase 1B- effective February 1, individuals and/or COVID-19 vaccinations to those age 65 and older or individuals that fall into the Tier 2 group of individuals in some other way....
A special election to fill the vacancy of Worth County's District 2 supervisor will be held on Tuesday, March 23. Those wishing to file as candidates have until this Friday to do so. The last day to file nomination papers with the auditor is this Friday, February 26. This includes non-party...
The Northwood-Kensett Board of Education on Thursday approved a bid for a project that will include a variety of sports and fitness resources for school students and members of the community. The project, known as the Vikings Activity Center, is a two level addition to the junior/senior high...
The process of filling the vacancy of Worth County supervisor representing District 2 continued on Friday as a hearing was held to consider the validity of petitions filed to hold a special election. The District 2 supervisor position was set to be filled by Gary Hanson, after he was elected in...
A special election to fill the vacancy of Worth County's District 2 supervisor will be held on Tuesday, March 23. The precincts in District 2 will vote in this election. District 2 consists of the cities of Fertile, Hanlontown, Joice and Kensett; and the townships of Bristol, Brookfield, Danville...
With state mask and gathering requirements no longer in place, the Northwood-Kensett Board of Education discussed whether to make any changes at its February 11 board meeting. With Iowa's COVID-19 safety measures lifted on February 5 by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, school board member Susan Kliment...
Worth County's District 2 supervisor seat may once again be up for election, after the current officeholder was appointed in January. In November 2020, Gary Hanson, rural Northwood, was elected to be the new District 2 supervisor. However, he was not able to assume the office and the position was...
As of this past Sunday, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds had lifted COVID-19 safety restriction in the state. While state rules have been lifted, Northwood-Kensett schools will keep most precautions in place. On Monday, superintendent Michael Crozier announced that the district will maintain its social...
On Friday, February 5, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued her latest Proclamation of Disaster Emergency, essentially eliminating the existing COVID-19 safety requirements previously in place. Instead, the governor is encouraging Iowans to take measures to keep each other safe. In the new...
From the Iowa Department of Public Health: The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), in partnership with Walgreens and CVS announce the availability of COVID-19 vaccine for approximately 32,000 Iowans age 65 and older. Unused vaccines which were originally allocated to the Long-Term Care...

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In a year where the team could manage just six wins it was inevitable that the Northwood-Kensett girls basketball team would come up on the short end of the stick when it came to postseason honors...

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Dennis Hauge, 71, died on February 14, 2021, in Ronan, Montana. He was born on March 15, 1949, in Albert Lea, Minnesota. 

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