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Emily Tufte recently accepted the position as director at the Northwood Public Library. The daughter of Dennis and Jill Mellem, she graduated from N-K in 2004 and then went on to attend Riverland Community College, where she earned her Associates Degree as a Medical Administrative Assistant. After...
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...
This Monday, the annual Fourth of July parade will once again be led with a recognition of a group dedicated to guiding, supporting and educating future generations. The teachers and staff of Northwood-Kensett schools have been selected to be the grand marshals this year. Each year, the Fourth of...
By Robin Opsahl Iowa Capital Dispatchwww.iowacapitaldispatch .com Iowa will allocate $100 million in federal funds toward school security and mental health programs, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced [last week]. She proposed the investment, which includes no gun control measures, for prevention of...
A survey is currently online that will give current Northwood-Kensett students a look at where an N-K education can take them. N-K alumni are being asked to fill out the survey, which asks questions about their N-K education and about their lives since. The information will be used to create a...
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...
Sarah Merrifield has been hired to fill a regional director position with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Beginning July 18, Merrifield will serve as director for Region 4, covering Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Mitchell and Worth counties. As regional director, she supervises county...
RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) of North Central Iowa celebrated volunteers in June at their annual volunteer recognition event. Where 289 volunteers were honored. Cumulatively, they served more than 7,000 hours during the 2021-2022 program year throughout six counties (Cerro Gordo,...
From the Iowa DNR: Governor Kim Reynolds recently proclaimed June as Invasive Species Awareness Month in Iowa. Invasive species, like emerald ash borer, Asian longhorned beetle, spongy moth and oriental bittersweet threaten Iowa’s ecosystem by competing with and destroying native trees and...

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