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The Mueller family is pictured with teacher Jodi Hanson and sixth graders at N-K.
Noah Mueller has always looked up to his father.  He loves that Marty Mueller is a U.S. Postal Worker.  As long as anyone can remember, Noah has wanted to be a “Mailman.” For many years, Noah and his family have donated their time in helping out with the U.S. Postal Service by collecting food for...
At their meeting on April 29, the Worth County supervisors heard a report from an auditing firm, and approved a resolution that will extend a water connection to an interchange water tower. Each year, local governments are required to conduct audits to review their financial records and financial...
2024 Northwood-Kensett graduates Addison (Nyx) Mayberry, Emma Hengesteg, Justin Mills and Christopher Madsen.
This Sunday, the 45 members of the Northwood-Kensett class of 2024 will celebrate their graduation. N-K’s commencement ceremony will be held this Sunday, May 12, at 1:30 p.m. in the N-KHS gymnasium. The class flower is the white rose. The class song is “I Lived,” by One Republic. The class quote...
With informational meetings set for later this spring/summer, a pipeline project is in the works that would transport carbon dioxide from ethanol plants to be stored underground in North Dakota. The company recently contacted the Northwood Anchor and Manly Signal to provide information and answer...
Owners of private wells can be connected to local experts and funding to test their well by attending one of several workshops being held across the state. The Private Well Stewardship Program, an educational program offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, teaches well owners...
As electric vehicles (EV) enter our roadways, the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) has introduced a series of free resources, guidelines, and information to help raise awareness about EV fires and safe EV charging practices at home. According to the International Energy Agency, global...
This past February, a group of local snowmobilers was set to take part in a long day of riding for a good cause. Unfortunately winter weather did not cooperate and a lack of snow canceled the trip. While the ride didn’t happen, funds were still raised to support cancer patients. Six members of the...
At their meeting on April 22, the Northwood City Council discussed new water issues at the building used by Worth County deputies. As a part of the law enforcement agreement with the WCSO, the City of Northwood provides the use of the building at the corner of Central Avenue and Ninth Street North...
Peyton Pangburn, from Northwood, has received an award that will take her overseas to teach and act as a cultural ambassador. Pangburn is a 2020 graduate of Northwood-Kensett High School and will receive a BA in international relations from the University of Iowa this month. Pangburn has also...
At their regular meeting on April 16, the Northwood-Kensett Board of Education discussed impacts of education legislation, approved additional staff changes and approved an agreement with the City of Northwood to hire a recreation director. Legislation passed in April made a number of changes...

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