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The annual Founders Day events, set for Saturday, September 10. That includes a look at notable members of the community with the Cemetery Walk at Sunset Rest Cemetery, held at 9 a.m. This year’s Cemetery Walk will share information and memories on Robert “Bob” Wilder, Thomas A. Beckett and Dow...
From the Iowa Department of Education: Imagine having to transport every person in the city of Des Moines – twice a day. Think of the logistics. For school officials, however, there’s nothing to imagine there. That’s because 205,538 Iowa students are transported to and from school. Every school day...
With classes beginning this week, the Worth County Sheriff’s Office offers school supplies for students in need, and looks to the community for help to provide those supplies year round. For several years, working with local donors, the WCSO has been able to help families who may have trouble...
At their meeting last week, the Worth County supervisors were updated on their financial capabilities using future wind turbine tax income. The discussion took place with Heidi Kuhl, a financial advisor from Northland Securities based out of Des Moines. Kuhl was at the meeting with information on...
The board of supervisors of Worth County, along with Winnebago County, recently approved applications to make their counties more inviting to veterans interested in moving to the area. The counties are working to become a part of the Home Base Iowa program, which is an effort to develop incentives...
With the start of a new school year, comes the introduction of many new faces to Northwood-Kensett schools. This year, that includes seven new teachers. With the start of the new school year came the start of the shift to N-K’s middle school approach. Joining the district as middle school teachers...
Worth County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Jacki Backhaus, has announced that pursuant to a Federal Court Order, the filing period for candidates for Non-Party political organization (NPPO) and Non-Affiliated persons for the upcoming General Election, to be held on November 8, 2022, has...
A close-up of Marie Schulte’s candy bar (Photo by Carol  Carpenter Hanson)
During this weekend’s Railroad Ag Days celebration in Manly, a Manly area woman, Marie Kriegel Schulte, who showed her unique support for WWII soldiers, will be remembered with a sweet recreation of her efforts. Marie Kriegel Schulte, a one time Manly area resident, created her own candy bars and...
Northwood-Kensett FFA members recently competed at the Iowa State Fair in the FFA Division with various animal species projects. Macy Thorson, freshman, showed Market Rabbits. Thorson had the Reserve Champion Market Rabbit Pen, Grand Champion Market Rabbit and Grand Champion Overall Market Rabbit...
ADA Enterprises Inc. in Northwood is proof that small-town businesses can succeed and conduct business worldwide, including in Canada, Europe and Saudi Arabia. ADA started in 1974 in Minnesota as an animal flooring manufacturer and later purchased Premier Polysteel to manufacture playground...

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