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At their regular meeting on June 10, the Northwood city council discussed rising insurance costs and sidewalk repairs and lawn maintenance. During the discussion of claims to be paid, council member Mike Bode asked for more discussion on the payment of the insurance bill, higher than expected. The...
In recent weeks Worth County Public Health officials have been discussing ways to offset a budget decrease and more recently how to replace a director position and board member. The situation began at a May 13 board of supervisors meeting. On the agenda was a budget amendment. That included...
At their June 24 meeting, the Northwood city council heard a request for an alternate use for the last remaining dollar lot. The council heard a request from a landowner to purchase the last remaining property that was acquired by the city in the dollar lot program. The City’s dollar lot program...
As of the start of July, Northwood’s recycling switched providers, bringing some new rules for the service. The City of Northwood’s garbage and recycling contractor Northwood Sanitation has reached an agreement with Absolute Waste in Clear Lake to take recyclable materials, after more than a year...
2024 TUNE volunteer of the year “mr. John Greve,” tune members deb brockman and tanna moretz
The annual Independence Day celebration once again honored people that have made their community a better place. Two people or groups of people are honored each year. That includes the Citizen of the Year award, selected by the Northwood Chamber of Commerce. The TUNE group also chooses people for...
At their July 1 meeting, the Worth County supervisors  discussed how they will proceed with a county compensation board, as well as the process of establishing EMS districts and tax levies. At a previous meeting, the Worth County supervisors approved the continued use of a compensation board in the...
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for help with its annual wild turkey production survey. During the months of July and August wild turkey sightings are recorded to estimate this year’s nesting rates and nest success. Participation is easy – just note the date and county in...
Senator Waylon Brown (R-District 30) recently announced his departure from the Iowa State Senate, effective July 10. Brown has served districts that included Worth County since 2016. He recently won the Republican nomination in the June primary. A nominating convention of the Iowa Republican...
Iowa delegates volunteer to clean up brush, branches and trash at Common Good Farm in Washington, D.C. Included in the picture are Worth County 4-H’ers Sydney Schilling (left) and Weston Willand (pictured in back).
The Iowa 4-H Healthy Living Ambassadors participated in the national Ignite by 4-H Summit – developing an action plan, sharing ideas and connecting with peers from other states. They were among 37 4-H youth in grades 7-12 who were selected to represent Iowa at the teen summit, held March 13-17 in...
Grafton will hold a number of events and activities as a part of the annual celebration of turkey production heritage with Turkey Days 2024, hosted by Grafton Community Action. That begins on Friday, July 19, with a beer garden and music, which opens at 7 p.m. Food available will include cold...

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