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Northwood’s Swensrud Park will play hosting to weekly markets for those that grow, make or bake items for sale, with Makers Markets. The Makers Markets will be held on Thursdays, between May 2 and September 26, from 4-6 p.m. Organizers are inviting vendors to sign up for spaces for the season....
Worth County officials continue to look at ways to reduce budgets as they work to comply with changes to the property tax levy process implemented last year. One potential savings method was discussed at a workshop last week, which could have inmates relocated to neighboring counties. The...
This Friday and Saturday, Northwood-Kensett students will perform on stage, with the play “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring. Two performances will be held, on Friday and Saturday, February 23 and 24, at 7 p.m. each night in the N-K Elementary gym. Tickets are $5 at the door each night....
A carton carried a dozen visitors to third grade classrooms in Worth County recently. They were there to provide an eggs-cellent embryology lesson. The visitors in question were a dozen leghorn chickens, which started their morning at Hoover’s Hatchery before being picked up by Teresa Stehn, with...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig encouraged Iowa horticulture food crop producers to participate in a statewide industry survey aimed at capturing fresh data on the diversity, growth and economic impact of horticultural food crop production in our state. This is the first Iowa survey of its...
Raising children can be rewarding but it also can be challenging for families, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. To better handle the challenges, parents and caregivers are invited to the next virtual sessions of “ACT Raising Safe Kids...
Embark on a historical journey and follow the race to develop a reliable tractor in Iowa PBS's new documentary, Tractor Wars. The hour-long program will premiere Monday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. on the statewide network. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, March 3 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 9 at 1 p....
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that most farm loan borrowers will be able to make payments to their direct loans online through the Pay My Loan feature on farmers.gov in early February. Pay My Loan is part of a broader effort by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) to...
As Northwood-Kensett celebrates National FFA Week, it will be the last for the school’s longtime FFA coach/advisor Marty Cotter, who retires at the end of the school year. The N-K FFA Chapter has been in place for 81 years. For 32 years, Cotter has served as the chapter advisor. This year the...
The driver of a vehicle that crossed lanes and led to two collisions and the death of two people has been sentenced after entering a guilty plea in December. According to court documents, on July 29, 2022, a vehicle driven by Maggie Harvey, 24, of Northwood, was traveling north on Highway 65, when...

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