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Last week, Worth County Sheriff Dan Fank updated and clarified details of the County’s plans to house inmates in another county’s jail. The situation was discussed at meetings of the Worth County supervisors and Northwood City Council. With legislative changes putting pressure on the county to...
At their regular meeting on April 22, the Worth County supervisors approved salary increases for elected officials for the next fiscal year. Salary increases for elected officials are limited based on the recommendations of the county compensation board. That board is made up of people appointed...
Iowa 4-H youth showcased their leadership, communications and college and career readiness skills in the annual State 4-H Recognition Day interviews in late March. Interviews were held in person at Iowa State University and virtually. This statewide event, held each spring, culminates the year’s...
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) and the Iowa Department of Transportation are partnering to bring attention to a rising trend in motorcycle fatalities and encourage riders to be prepared and protected. In Iowa, motorcycles make up just 0.3% of...
Students in Northwood-Kensett third grade classrooms were once again inspired to create works of art and useful household items while keeping them out of the garbage. Their creative inspirations came after reading the book “Here Comes the Garbage Barge” by Jonah Winter. The book is based on the...
These deer were spotted in a group at the Sunset Rest Cemetery in Northwood recently.
It's as predictable as May flowers - from border to border, the Wildlife Baby Season has arrived in Iowa. From now until at least mid-June, DNR field offices across the state will be inundated with hundreds of phone calls and scores of deliveries regarding "orphaned wildlife." Most calls begin...
Planting season has begun with vigor, and it is crucial for motorists to be aware of safety precautions while sharing the roadways with farm machinery. Steven Freeman, a professor in agricultural and biosystems engineering at Iowa State University, shares his top advice for motorists, along with...
Earlier this spring NIACC showcased the works of area writers with the “This I Believe” writing contest. The contest was based on the “This I Believe” radio series shared by Edward R. Murrow in the 1950s. The series had people read about their lives for those across the country to hear. Based on...
At the April 8 meeting of the Worth County Supervisors, county engineer Rich Brumm shared documents filed with Iowa DOT, which show potential road project plans for the next five years. The document lets the DOT know how the County plans to spend local, state and federal dollars and the projects...
NVFC members at the spring WCDA awards ceremony were (from left) Jake Springer, Brett Backhaus, Jesse Harang, Blake Severson, Jessica Newell, Kory Jaspers and Chad Wurtzel.
On April 15, the WCDA held its spring awards event, announcing the latest recipients of grants for Worth County and regional recipients. During their spring grants, the WCDA awarded a total of $1,230,961.56. Of the spring grants, $1,124,982.61 went to groups in Worth County. The largest grant...

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