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Students in Northwood-Kensett third grade classrooms were once again inspired to create works of art and useful household items while keeping them out of the garbage. Their creative inspirations came after reading the book “Here Comes the Garbage Barge” by Jonah Winter. The book is based on the...
These deer were spotted in a group at the Sunset Rest Cemetery in Northwood recently.
It's as predictable as May flowers - from border to border, the Wildlife Baby Season has arrived in Iowa. From now until at least mid-June, DNR field offices across the state will be inundated with hundreds of phone calls and scores of deliveries regarding "orphaned wildlife." Most calls begin...
Planting season has begun with vigor, and it is crucial for motorists to be aware of safety precautions while sharing the roadways with farm machinery. Steven Freeman, a professor in agricultural and biosystems engineering at Iowa State University, shares his top advice for motorists, along with...
Earlier this spring NIACC showcased the works of area writers with the “This I Believe” writing contest. The contest was based on the “This I Believe” radio series shared by Edward R. Murrow in the 1950s. The series had people read about their lives for those across the country to hear. Based on...
At the April 8 meeting of the Worth County Supervisors, county engineer Rich Brumm shared documents filed with Iowa DOT, which show potential road project plans for the next five years. The document lets the DOT know how the County plans to spend local, state and federal dollars and the projects...
NVFC members at the spring WCDA awards ceremony were (from left) Jake Springer, Brett Backhaus, Jesse Harang, Blake Severson, Jessica Newell, Kory Jaspers and Chad Wurtzel.
On April 15, the WCDA held its spring awards event, announcing the latest recipients of grants for Worth County and regional recipients. During their spring grants, the WCDA awarded a total of $1,230,961.56. Of the spring grants, $1,124,982.61 went to groups in Worth County. The largest grant...
Jake Hanson, treasurer, Callie Flattum, deputy, driver’s license, Emily Eilertson deputy, motor vehicle and Amy Jorgensen, deputy treasurer.
April is Organ Donation Month, dedicated to encouraging Iowans to sign up to be organ donors. At the Worth County Treasurer’s Office, they are celebrating by sharing the stories of people whose lives were changed or saved by donations and those whose organs were donated to save others. Amongst the...
The annual spring clean up in Northwood begins tomorrow, Thursday, April 25, and continues through this Saturday, April 27. The City offers a chance for residents to dispose of unwanted items as they do some spring cleaning. Dumpsters will be provided for Northwood residents at the Northwood city...
Students at Northwood-Kensett High School will take part in a the annual prom festivities this Saturday. This year's prom will feature a theme of a “Welcome to Fabulous." It will be held this Saturday, April 27, with N-K juniors and seniors and their dates taking part in a variety of activities....
Representatives of local governments and emergency officials have been working to update the county’s hazard mitigation plan. The public is now invited to review the plan and give input. Hazard Mitigation Planning is a process to help local governments. The plans identify potential natural and man...

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