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Owners of private wells can be connected to local experts and funding to test their well by attending one of several workshops being held across the state. The Private Well Stewardship Program, an educational program offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, teaches well owners...
As electric vehicles (EV) enter our roadways, the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) has introduced a series of free resources, guidelines, and information to help raise awareness about EV fires and safe EV charging practices at home. According to the International Energy Agency, global...
This past February, a group of local snowmobilers was set to take part in a long day of riding for a good cause. Unfortunately winter weather did not cooperate and a lack of snow canceled the trip. While the ride didn’t happen, funds were still raised to support cancer patients. Six members of the...
At their meeting on April 22, the Northwood City Council discussed new water issues at the building used by Worth County deputies. As a part of the law enforcement agreement with the WCSO, the City of Northwood provides the use of the building at the corner of Central Avenue and Ninth Street North...
Peyton Pangburn, from Northwood, has received an award that will take her overseas to teach and act as a cultural ambassador. Pangburn is a 2020 graduate of Northwood-Kensett High School and will receive a BA in international relations from the University of Iowa this month. Pangburn has also...
At their regular meeting on April 16, the Northwood-Kensett Board of Education discussed impacts of education legislation, approved additional staff changes and approved an agreement with the City of Northwood to hire a recreation director. Legislation passed in April made a number of changes...
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...

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