The Viking restaurant was a community staple for many years. The building hadn’t been a community gathering place for some time, and it was recently demolished.
With just a few finishing touches left, the Viking Activity Center is set to open soon. Northwood-Kensett will host a grand opening on Thursday, August 18, to give the community and potential members a chance to look at the amenities.
Last week, two state elected officials paid visits to Worth County to speak with constituents and/or recognize the implementation of a state program locally.
Dick Hagen, Lois Hogen, Alan Stevens and Helen Mueller represented the NHS class of 1952 at a recent get-together.
The Northwood HighSchool class of 1952 celebrated their 70 year class reunion with a meal at the Corner Post and then refreshments and a visit at the Commons in Maple Court in Northwood on Friday, August 5, 2022.
Loren Stene was 65 years old when a picture of a bear climbing a tree inspired him to create his first intarsia picture. “Intarsia,” he explains, “is the art of creating a mosaic-like picture from pieces of wood.”
Three Worth County residents were recently recognized as the recipients of scholarships through the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Those receiving scholarships included Tianna Charlson, Emma Davidson and Mallory Wilhelm.
Dick Hagen, Lois Hogen, Alan Stevens and Helen Mueller represented the NHS class of 1952 at a recent get-together.
A potential replacement of park equipment, stray cats and a change in policy for a new cemetery feature were discussed at the recent meeting of the Northwood city council. The Northwood Parks and Rec board was at the July 25 council meeting to follow up on an earlier request to replace the batting...
Two Fertile residents were dead following a single vehicle crash on Friday, July 22. According to reports, at approximately 8:15 p.m., a pickup truck was traveling on Fir Avenue when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it entered the ditch, before coming back onto road and ending up in the...
An accident on Friday night led to the death of two and injuries following two collisions on Highway 65. On Friday night, July 29, at 10:20 p.m., according to an Iowa State Patrol crash report, a vehicle driven by Maggie Harvey, 24, of Northwood, was traveling north on Highway 65, a half mile...
The Worth County supervisors recently lent their support to a grant application to help Iowa counties develop safety plans and qualify for federal funds. They also approved a bid that will upgrade county facility security equipment. County engineer Rich Brumm explained that there may be...
This November, voters will decide whether or not a tax should be added to pay for EMS (emergency medical services) needs in the county. Before that begins, a committee will hold several meetings to define the EMS needs of the county and the funding and funding methods to support that. The...
At the recent meeting of the Northwood city council, a new street improvement project was approved and the council received an update on the old bakery building. The City plans to undertake a road improvement project for streets parallel to Highway 65, in advance of the Iowa DOT’s plans to...
After a little over 14 months, Worth County has officially put in place its measures to regulate future wind developments in the county. The process began in April 2021, when interest in a new wind development in the northwest corner of the county and issues with the previous development...
This weekend’s celebration of the Fourth of July will once again include a variety of entertainment and activities for the whole family. That includes two musical acts highlighting events on Friday and Saturday. Events start on Friday night with a pool party for kids in grades K-12, with music,...
With the Fourth of July on the way Monday, four days of events and activities are planned in Northwood. That starts with a pool party for kids in grades K-12 this Friday, July 1, with music, games and food at the Northwood Swimming Pool. From 6 p.m. to midnight, the beverage garden will be open...
A new state law is in effect that will change how ATVs and UTVs can be used on some Iowa roadways. The law was passed earlier this year in response to requests to allow the vehicles to be used on more state and county roads and to be able to ride in all 99 counties under one uniform statewide law...

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Despite finishing the summer season with a combined 0-42 record, the Northwood-Kensett baseball and softball teams were still able to secure some spots on the coveted all-conference teams at season...

Obituaries

Marlin Duane Liljedahl, 85, of rural Northwood, Iowa, passed away on his birthday, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at his home following a long battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

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