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Earlier this year, a call went out to Northwood-Kensett alumni to respond to a survey about their time at N-K and where their education has taken them. The goal of the survey was to provide current students with a look at where former students have gone using what they learned at N-K. The surveys...
Heaven Walker loves nature. “I have been fascinated with frogs and snails and pretty rocks my entire life. You could not keep me from the outdoors since I could walk. I enjoy hiking, kayaking, camping or just wandering through a prairie or a state park.” Worth County’s new Naturalist moved from...
For Worth County residents dealing with mental health issues, there are a number of resources available through Care Connections of Northern Iowa, a multi-county agency coordinating services and resources for those in need. Worth County officially joined Care Connections of Northern Iowa in 2020,...
As construction was set to begin this week on the main building at Art Farm Iowa, the latest mural addition to the farm  was recently put in place by a visiting Iowa artist. Chris Norris came to Art Farm Iowa recently as Iowa’s first Iowa native to add his work to the property. Norris’ life and...
The Worth County Historical Society works to preserve all aspects of life within the county’s history, including farming, school, business, military and much more. The group was formed in 1970, and members stored artifacts in local homes. Now, the society is based in the Worth County Museum in...
 The Iowa Department of Education recently released new spring 2022 assessment results from the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress for Iowa public school students in grades 3-11. The results show signs of recovery and progress with the majority of grades improving from the previous year...
Forty Iowa youth, including three from Worth County, are beginning their new terms as State 4-H Council members. These young leaders will serve as ambassadors for the 4-H Youth Development program throughout the state and in their local counties this year. To be considered for the State 4-H...
This November, several county elected offices will appear on ballots. Last week was the deadline for those that wanted to be added to the choices before voters at the polls. County offices up for election this year include treasurer, recorder, attorney, supervisor representing District 1 and...
At their meeting last week, the Worth County supervisors discussed proposed taxes to provide for emergency medical services, which will be up for a vote in the November general election. The initial discussion was on a resolution that focused solely on placing a 75 cents per $1,000 of valuation...
Northwood will celebrate its history and community with the 18th annual Founders Day, set for this Saturday. Founders Day will once again include the annual Aristocrats Car Club show, which begins at 8 a.m., with registration lasting until 11 a.m. Trophies will be awarded at 2 p.m. Registration...

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