Students at Northwood-Kensett Elementary recently received their first free books in what will be a monthly occurrence this school year, thanks to donations from local families and businesses.
Children at Northwood-Kensett Elementary recently received an early gift as the holiday season approaches.
The Northwood-Kensett girls basketball team continued its domination over the Lady Bison of North Iowa, winning its opening night game last Monday in Northwood, 43-32.
Dan Hendrikson, Northwood’s Carquest owner for the past 37 years, is retiring. “A big chapter is closing, and I’m looking forward to the next one,” he smiles.
The N-K Stunt Group poses with its fifth-place trophy at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines. The team had to compete against 13 other teams in a one-minute routine and earned fifth place. Team members include Ashlyn Rollene, Haddie Hanson, Hayley Wallin, Lindsey Moore and Emily Hannemann.
After a few years’ absence at the state championships the Northwood-Kensett cheerleaders once again made their presence known in Des Moines when this talented group of five placed fifth at the ICCA State Cheerleading Championships.
With harvest winding down, the results of the year’s efforts have fluctuated across the county, especially compared to other seasons in recent memory.
Dennis Tenold (left), Roger Oleson and Marvin Everhart recently met while serving with the military in Viet Nam. This picture and article were featured in the May 11, 1967, Anchor.
Modern Editor's Note: The following was submitted as a story for Veterans Day, about an overseas Worth reunion during the Vietnam War, originally printed in the May 11, 1967, Northwood Anchor.
Students at Northwood-Kensett Elementary recently received their first free books in what will be a monthly occurrence this school year, thanks to donations from local families and businesses.
The N-K Stunt Group poses with its fifth-place trophy at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines. The team had to compete against 13 other teams in a one-minute routine and earned fifth place. Team members include Ashlyn Rollene, Haddie Hanson, Hayley Wallin, Lindsey Moore and Emily Hannemann.
Dennis Tenold (left), Roger Oleson and Marvin Everhart recently met while serving with the military in Viet Nam. This picture and article were featured in the May 11, 1967, Anchor.
The Worth County supervisors may have the final form of a proposed wind ordinance in hand after details were finalized at their meeting held last week. In April, the supervisors passed a moratorium on new wind development in the County. Shortly after that the county’s planning and zoning...
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, local businesses offer plenty of ways to find what they're looking for close to home. For gifts with an Iowa flair...
A former business location may be an ideal spot to relocate some local government facilities, as discussed at the most recent meetings of the Northwood-Kensett school board and Worth County supervisors. The former TS Express location and offices on the north end of Northwood were the subject of...
Downtown Northwood kicks off the holidays on Saturday, December 4, with a variety of events and activities. Dewey Kruger Music will be celebrating 40 years in business with an open house from 10 a.m. until noon. Chapter ES P.E.O. of Northwood will host its annual cookie and bake sale from 10 a.m...
Last week the WCDA announced the latest grants awarded to Worth County and regional recipients. Area fire departments were amongst the largest beneficiaries of the fall grants. The WCDA receives 5.76% of casino revenue. Part of the funds it receives are made available to Worth County and regional...
Worth County’s potential wind turbine ordinance returned to the hands of the county’s planning and zoning commission as they reviewed notes from the board of supervisors. After a moratorium on wind projects was passed by the supervisor in April, the commission took on the process of research and...
While welcoming a new member, Bradley Christianson, the Northwood-Kensett school board discussed the status of the district’s planned transportation facility and road project, impacts of the federal vaccination requirement and whether or not e-learning would be an option for snow days at N-K this...
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced last week that, effective immediately, they recommend the Pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine series for everyone ages 5 years and older, under Emergency Use Authorization. COVID-19 vaccines may be administered without regard to timing of other...
On November 2, voters took to the polls to decide who would represent them in city and school governments. Ballots included a number of contested races, as well as several potentially filled via write-in vote. In the city of Fertile, Nick Bailey was re-elected mayor, receiving 76 votes. Sophie...
James (Jim) Hanson grew up in Northwood, graduated from N-K in 1973, a football, basketball, track and baseball star. While still in high school, he started dating Kathy, a beautiful girl whom, as fate would have it, he would one day marry. “I worked construction the summer after graduation, and...

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The Northwood-Kensett girls basketball team continued its domination over the Lady Bison of North Iowa, winning its opening night game last Monday in Northwood, 43-32. The win gives the Lady Vikings...

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Jerry Allen Grundel, 68, of Northwood, died on Friday, November 26, 2021.

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