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The Trinity Church Family had a welcoming and "get acquainted" gathering for  Pastor Cory and her husband, Allan, on Thursday, Aug. 29 in the evening with a picnic-type meal and a "Pantry Pound Shower." Pastor Cory started the "get acquainted" part by telling about herself.  She graduated from...
Phytophthora ramorum (Sudden Oak Death) symptoms in 'Cat Nova Zembla' rhododendron leaves.
According to the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Sudden Oak Death has been confirmed in plants shipped to Midwest region Homeowners, gardeners and landscape managers are advised to be on alert for diseased rhododendrons. A total of six Midwestern states — Iowa, Illinois,...
To earn an academic letter, students must have a 3.5 or better GPA in both semesters of a school year. Northwood-Kensett students earning the academic letter are (front row) Josiah Kliment, Emma Davidson, Lindsey Davidson, Addy Bachtle, Carly Hengesteg, Chloe Luther, Reina Trosper; (second row)...
City and school election positions will be up for election this November. Filing is currently underway for those that want to be included on ballots in the election. The November 5 election will include open city council and mayoral positions and seats on local boards of education. Those that...
Work on Highway 105 is expected to commence between September 10 and 15, according to the Worth County Engineers Office. The work will be starting on the east side of the I-35 over- pass and progress towards  Northwood throughout the fall.
A Kensett woman was killed in a collision in rural Kensett that took place on September 1 at roughly 3 p.m. According to an Iowa State Patrol report, Peggy Julseth, of rural Kensett, was driving westbound in the eastbound lane of 410th Street, west of Kensett. Curtis Johnson, of Lake Mills, was...
This is a story about a young man and an old tractor.  The young man, Ryder Lestrud, an industrious high school junior at N-K, grew up with motorcycles, cars and trucks. The tractor, a 1972 John Deere 4020 High Crop, once a farmer’s pride, now rusty and retired from service, sat behind an old...
The annual Founders Day celebration serves as a way of celebrating what makes Northwood a special community. That includes the people who came before and had an impact on the community, who are remembered with the annual cemetery walk, which will be held at 9 a.m. this Saturday, The event features...
A change in state law opened sports betting in Iowa earlier this year and the Diamond Jo Worth casino took advantage of the change, opening its sportsbook last Thursday, with the help of a Hall of Fame athlete. An Iowa law was passed in May 2019, which opened the state for sports betting. The Iowa...
Rose Marie “Rosie” Kruger was born on March 31, 1936, and named after her grandfather’s favorite song, “Rose Marie,” from the 1936 movie of the same name. She took four years of Home-Ec at the Grafton High School, where she continued the love of cooking first learned from her mother and...

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