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With the new school year underway, Northwood-Kensett found itself with more students in classrooms after the first week. Based on the unofficial count taken last week there were 511 students in N-K classrooms, compared to 500 at the start of the school year in 2021. That was an increase of 11...
The Landfill of North Iowa’s Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Trailer will be in Northwood this Monday, September 12, from 3-6 p.m., at the City’s maintenance shop, at 1611 Central Avenue. Residents of Northwood can dispose of materials that day. That includes oil-based or latex paint,...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 123 people, on average, die by suicide each day in the United States. It’s the 10th leading cause of death in America, the second leading cause of death for people age 25-34, and the third leading cause of death for those age 15-24. To...
Worth County Recorder Teresa Olson was recently honored for completing the Iowa County Recorders Association’s Certification program, earning her continued status as an Iowa Certified County Recorder. The graduation event occurred in conjunction with the Iowa State Association of County’s Annual...
The Grafton Heritage Depot Museum remains a hidden gem of North Iowa, standing firm in its original location by the railroad tracks. While passenger transits stopped running in 1938, the building stayed open until 1974, when the last depot agent left. Motivated by the fact that Grafton was founded...
Trinity Health, one of the largest not-for-profit Catholic health systems, announced last week that the agreement to acquire MercyOne is completed and MercyOne is now a full member of the Trinity Health system, based in Livonia, Michigan. The news follows an April announcement that Trinity Health...
This November, Worth County voters will decide whether or not to support an addition to taxes to support the county’s emergency medical services (EMS). This past May the Worth County supervisors passed a resolution that set EMS as an essential service of Worth County. The official recognition...
On Saturday, September 10, an event will be held at the North Iowa Events Center, Stomping Out Childhood Cancer. The event is organized by Worth County and North Iowa families to benefit the families of children with cancer and support childhood cancer. The Stomping Out Childhood Cancer group...
At their recent meeting, members of the Northwood city council discussed sewer issues or the lack thereof, grant applications, progress on solar energy, potential dumpster issues and the forthcoming street resurfacing. First up was a discussion of the City’s sewer system. Members of the council...
Last week the Northwood Anchor shared an introduction to the teachers that have joined the faculty at the Northwood-Kensett middle school and high school at the secondary building. This week features two alumni that are returning to the district as elementary teachers. Joining the N-K Elementary...

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