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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, many local businesses offer plenty of ways to find what they're looking for close to home. For gifts with an Iowa...
The Worth County Board of Supervisors recently discussed the impending need to fund ambulance service in the county, and an unexpected equipment issue that provided a learning experience for the County’s call center. Supervisor AJ Stone shared an update on ambulance providers in the county that may...
As many may have noticed during their visit to this past Saturday’s holiday events in Northwood, there have been some changes and relocations of the city’s holiday decorations, as the City plans to get the community more involved for next year’s celebration. City council member and Northwood...
Northwood’s river-adjacent historic building, the Stromstein Building, is once again occupied this holiday season. Over the course of several years, construction and restoration has been underway on the Stromstein Building, owned by the Worth County Historical Society and located next to Northwood...
The Worth County Board of Supervisors is taking applications for various county board and commission appointments for the coming year. Worth County appreciates diversity in these appointments and welcomes all applicants at least 18 years of age. Terms and dates of appointments vary. These are...
Alliant Energy seeks applications for their 2023 Innovation Scholarships. Up to 25 students will receive $1,000 scholarships to help reach their academic goals.  Applicants for the annual scholarships are asked to write an essay that identifies a problem in their community and present their own...
In the midst of the holiday shipping season, several Northwood-Kensett students recently had a chance to practice their packing prowess. The students took part in a project called “Ship the Chip.” The project challenged the creativity and engineering skills of the students. Brooks Fierova, Graham...
Governor Kim Reynolds recently signed an extension of the proclamation relating to the weight limits and transportation of grain, fertilizer and manure. The proclamation is effective immediately and continues through December 22, 2022. The proclamation allows vehicles transporting corn, soybeans,...
The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced last week the first influenza-related deaths confirmed as occurring during the 2022-23 influenza season: both elderly people (81 years and over) from northern Iowa with underlying conditions. The current flu season began on October 3...
By Joanne Lower In spite of the cold temperatures, dozens gathered at Swensrud Park on the evening of November 19 for a dedication of the holiday light display celebrating the memory of Lowell Gangstad.  The display was sponsored by the Northwood Lions Club, of which Gangstad had been a member...

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