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Pictured are the teams that represented N-K at the Engineering Machine Design Contest, including (front row, from left) Wyatt Willand, Emma Davidson, Nathan Hannemann, Mrs. Willert, Ms. Della Vedova, (middle row) Kenny Conlin, Weston Willand, Jadyn Beland, Madalynn Hanson, Chloe Costello, Teagan Johnson, (back row) Hayden Moore, Thomas Block, Kayla Senne, Ruthie Conlin and Evelyn Ocel.
On Friday, March 12, St. Ansgar High School hosted the third annual Engineering Machine Design Contest in conjunction with the Minnesota State Engineering Center of Excellence. Amongst those taking part were three teams from Northwood-Kensett, coached by Annika Della Vedova and Lori Willert. They...
The Northwood-Kensett Board of Education will hold a public hearing at its regular meeting on Thursday, April 8, to discuss the district's proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2021, and ends on June 30, 2022. Taxies levied on property in the district will decrease slightly...
Two men were apprehended in March after stealing catalytic converters from vehicles located at properties in the Manly area. One of the men is currently facing charges related to the thefts. According to criminal complaints, in the early morning hours of January 29, Jacob Allen Smith, 30, and...
Worth County officials recently opted to retain COVID-19 safety measures for at least one more month. The County has been requiring employees and visitors to wear masks in buildings, especially when interacting within 6 feet of each other, revisiting the policy on a monthly basis. At the March 22...
A spree of city hall break ins took place last month in North Iowa. That included two city halls in Worth County, and a near miss in Northwood. Worth County Sheriff Dan Fank detailed the incidents during a recent report to the Northwood City Council. According to Fank, two people took part in a...
In the past three weeks, Worth County's COVID-19 rates have remained at nearly 0 percent, continuing with low numbers as vaccinations continued. As of March 11, Worth County's seven day COVID-19 rate fell to 0.7%, accounting for the number of positive test results out of those taken since March 4...
Nathaniel Julseth of Nate's Powder Coating (pictured with his prize) took first place in the Pitch Competition at the Spring 2021 Venture School.
The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center held its Pitch Competition for the Spring 2021 Venture School on Thursday, March 25. "Every team impressed us with their progress and dedication over the last 11 weeks. This was a great cohort of passionate entrepreneurs who are going to bring new...
On March 23, voters living in Worth County's District 2 supervisor district chose who would represent them as supervisor. Gary Hanson had been elected to fill the seat in November 2020, but could not fill the position. Incumbent Mark Smeby was appointed to continue in office after the position...
The Worth County Emergency Management Agency, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD), National Weather Service (NWS), and Iowa Emergency Management Association (IEMA) have joined together to promote Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa. Severe Weather Awareness Week...
The Northwood-Kensett school board recently gave their support for limited field trips, while learning about how COVID-19 impacted the search for the district's new math curriculum. At the meeting on March 9, Director of Curriculum Kimberly Odegaard discussed how the district's new math curriculum...

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