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With just nine days before he makes his global journey, Santa Claus will make two more visits to Northwood's Swensrud Park. While Santa can't welcome children in his village in Central Park, he has been able to take precautions and will be welcoming young visitors at the shelter house in Swensrud...
With COVID-19 limitations in place, Northwood-Kensett Elementary wasn't able to fill the gym for its student holiday performances this year. Instead, students were recorded in the classroom and their talents will be shared online. Students in grades K-1 and 2-4 had their performances recorded...
The N-K FCCLA group is taking part in Operation Gratitude, an organization that seeks donations for items and expressions of thanks, and then shares them in the form of care packages for those serving in the military and their families, veterans and first responders. The local FCCLA group is...
This year's holiday concerts will not be held in person, with the exception of limited guests of high school students. However, others will still be able to see N-K students perform online. The junior high and high school bands and choirs will hold their concerts in person this Sunday. However,...
The Northwood Theatre is once again offering free movies as Christmas approaches. An ongoing difficulty getting movies to show other days has kept the theater closed, but local businesses have sponsored the showing of some holiday movies through Christmas day. This Saturday, December 12, at 10 a....
Santa is once again making visits to Northwood to check in with local children, with some COVID-19 safety measures in place. While Santa can't welcome children in his village in Central Park, he has been able to take precautions and will be welcoming young visitors at the shelter house in Swensrud...
Worth County 4-H will not be holding the traditional Fair Calf Weigh-in for 2021. However, all steers and market heifers that plan to be exhibited at the Iowa State Fair must be weighed in and retinal scanned to be eligible to exhibit in Des Moines next summer.  Worth County Fair 4-H and FFA...
With Christmas just over three weeks away, the Northwood Chamber of Commerce is once again holding its lighted parade, and welcoming visits from Santa, starting this Saturday. The annual holiday kick-off will take place this Saturday, December 5, with the lighted parade at 6 p.m. It will travel...
The Northwood Theatre is once again offering free movies as Christmas approaches. An ongoing difficulty getting movies to show other days has kept the theater closed, but local businesses have sponsored the showing of some holiday movies through Christmas day. This Saturday, December 5, from 10 a...
Santa will once again be visiting Northwood a few times before his big day of travel and deliveries arrives. While Santa can't welcome children in his village in Central Park, he has been able to take precautions and will be welcoming young visitors at the shelter house in Swensrud Park. Santa...

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