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Vacation Bible School will have an out-of-this-world theme, held in Bolan on Monday, June 10 through Friday, June 14, the week before the Worth County Fair. A free-will supper and program will be held on Friday, June 14, at 6 p.m. At SCUBA VBS, kids dive into friendship with God.  SCUBA is filled...
The annual Senior Awards Night was held on May 8, with the soon-to-be graduates receiving scholarships and athletic and academic recognitions. Scholarships awarded that night totaled $65,800. Following are the awards given to members of the class of 2024 last Wednesday: Bernie Saggau Award --...
May is School Board Recognition Month, sponsored by the Iowa Association of School Boards, to celebrate the contributions of board members to Iowa public education. The Northwood-Kensett School District is celebrating the work of school board members, who are Propelling Students to New Heights, in...
On Friday, May 3, the Northwood-Kensett High School Band and Choir traveled to Decorah to participate in the Iowa High School Music Association’s Large Group Music Festival. Band and choirs are adjudicated by a panel of three judges using a 40-point scale.  Choirs must present at least 6 minutes...
Northwood-Kensett High School held its annual Fine Arts Awards and Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 7.  The high school band and choir performed, and students were recognized for their accomplishments in Art, Speech, Drama, Choir and Band. Emily Abbas presented four awards for Art. The Distinguished...
The seventh grade class from Northwood-Kensett Middle School hosted a Bake & Craft Sale Fundraiser on Tuesday, April 30. This fundraiser was held by the seventh graders to raise funds in honor of their classmate, Cristal Sanchez-Nava, who passed away on March 13, 2024. While the event was...
The Mueller family is pictured with teacher Jodi Hanson and sixth graders at N-K.
Noah Mueller has always looked up to his father.  He loves that Marty Mueller is a U.S. Postal Worker.  As long as anyone can remember, Noah has wanted to be a “Mailman.” For many years, Noah and his family have donated their time in helping out with the U.S. Postal Service by collecting food for...
At their meeting on April 29, the Worth County supervisors heard a report from an auditing firm, and approved a resolution that will extend a water connection to an interchange water tower. Each year, local governments are required to conduct audits to review their financial records and financial...
2024 Northwood-Kensett graduates Addison (Nyx) Mayberry, Emma Hengesteg, Justin Mills and Christopher Madsen.
This Sunday, the 45 members of the Northwood-Kensett class of 2024 will celebrate their graduation. N-K’s commencement ceremony will be held this Sunday, May 12, at 1:30 p.m. in the N-KHS gymnasium. The class flower is the white rose. The class song is “I Lived,” by One Republic. The class quote...
With informational meetings set for later this spring/summer, a pipeline project is in the works that would transport carbon dioxide from ethanol plants to be stored underground in North Dakota. The company recently contacted the Northwood Anchor and Manly Signal to provide information and answer...

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