Seen here is a painting of the family farm done by Janiece Kinzle in 1982.
Several area farms were recognized for their family legacies during the annual Century and Heritage farm ceremony at the Iowa State Fair. The Anchor continues its look at these farms with the Henry and Louise Walk Family Farm.
A tropical visitor has recently been spotted in some area fields, lawns and other areas. The visitor is the armyworm that has made mass invasions in some local spots recently.
Middle hitter Chloe Costello goes up for a block against the Green Devils in last Tuesday night’s 3-0 (25-8, 25-10, 25-11) loss in Osage. Costello is now third on the team with 57 kills and second with 23 blocks.
For the Lady Vikings of Northwood-Kensett, the final weeks of the Top of Iowa Conference East schedule were not kind, pitting N-K, who finished tied for last at 1-7 with Rockford, against the top two teams in the conference, ending with a 3-0 (25-
Helping a teammate block with one arm and blocking another with his other arm, N-K’s Mason Thofson takes on two defenders in last Friday night’s 35-18 district win in Fort Dodge. Thofson, a senior O-lineman, spends much of his Friday nights taking on multiple defenders at a time, opening holes for the running game that has produced 1,982 yards in just seven games.
Facing a team last Friday night that is balanced on offense, running 29 rushing plays with 20 through the air, the Vikings, who are known to grind it out on the ground, did just that, accumulating 348 rushing yards for five TDs while eating away a
Several area farms were recognized for their family legacies during the annual Century and Heritage farm ceremony at the Iowa State Fair. The Anchor continues its look at these farms with the Everett and Chrystal Braun Farm.
The works of local artist Carolyn Reeder are currently on display at the Albert Lea Art Center. This Sunday, a reception will be held for Reeder at the center.
Seen here is a painting of the family farm done by Janiece Kinzle in 1982.
Middle hitter Chloe Costello goes up for a block against the Green Devils in last Tuesday night’s 3-0 (25-8, 25-10, 25-11) loss in Osage. Costello is now third on the team with 57 kills and second with 23 blocks.
Helping a teammate block with one arm and blocking another with his other arm, N-K’s Mason Thofson takes on two defenders in last Friday night’s 35-18 district win in Fort Dodge. Thofson, a senior O-lineman, spends much of his Friday nights taking on multiple defenders at a time, opening holes for the running game that has produced 1,982 yards in just seven games.
On Tuesday, November 2, voters in Northwood will decide who will fill two open seats on the Northwood city council, as well as the office of mayor. Two candidates filed to appear on ballots for city council, and one filed for the office of mayor. Candidates for council are incumbent Teresa George-...
Voters interested in voting absentee for the November 2 City-School Election may file their requests for absentee ballots with the Worth County Auditor’s Office. Due to recent legislation, the time period to request absentee ballots has been shortened from 120 days to 70 days. Voters may request a...
With two potential courses of action on the agenda on September 27, the Worth County supervisors once again heard from one county official and a wind energy company representative about plans to move forward with some form of regulation that would affect a project that is in the works. In April...
Earlier this week, Worth County Public Health issued a clarification on recent COVID-19 vaccination booster recommenations and how they may not yet apply to those that received the vaccine locally. The CDC recently approved booster doses for those that have received the Pfizer vaccine, with...
After the City began an effort to have sidewalks in the city repaired, the council learned last week that the Iowa DOT may have plans to replace sidewalks along Highway 105. Earlier this year, the council approved plans to enforce the City’s sidewalk ordinance, which had not been pursued in...
Last week the Iowa Legislative Services Agency (LSA) released the proposed plans for new U.S. and Iowa congressional district boundaries. The districts were designed using 2020 Census data, with the goal of creating districts that are as close as equal in population as possible. The results are...
The community of Bolan (current population of 19) will holds its 18th annual fall event this Saturday, September 18, with a variety of food, music, fun, vendors and more. The day begins with the Trinity United Methodist Church’s bazaar, held in the Bolan Schoolhouse and Cultural Center, from 8 a.m...
The city of Manly will have another office on the November city election, following the resignation of its mayor last week. Manly mayor Regan Banks submitted his resignation at the September 7 Manly city council meeting. Banks was serving in his second stint as mayor, having served in the role...
Worth County Public Health will be holding a series of flu clinics in Worth County communities starting on Tuesday, September 21. On Tuesday, a flu clinic will be held at Kensett Town Hall, 207 Fifth Street, from 9-10:30 a.m. The next clinic will follow  in Joice, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 201...
With another young person lost to suicide in the community, the resources available for those with questions about suicide and suicide prevention remain important. Below are a number of online, phone and text options for adults, parents, young people and others who are worried about loved ones or...

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As the season wears on with its end in sight now, the Northwood-Kensett cross country team is seeing some of the benefits of the hard work the team has put in this season. In last Monday’s...

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JoAnn Ciavarelli White, 91, of Grafton, Iowa, passed away on August 6, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in St. Ansgar.

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