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Worth County is currently considering options for a new system for door and surveillance equipment. Discussion continued at a recent meeting of the board of supervisors. The County is looking at a new system for electronic locks and video surveillance at the courthouse, treasurer office, jail and...
The annual Independence Day events once again included the recognition of two members of the community who dedicate their time to the good of their neighbors. Teresa Stehn was recognized as Citizen of the Year by the Northwood Chamber of Commerce. Sue Sandera was chosen as the TUNE citizen of the...
The Worth County 4-H will be inducting Peter Julseth into the Iowa State Fair 4-H Hall of Fame in Des Moines on Sunday, August 21, in the afternoon at 3 p.m. Each year the Iowa State 4-H program recognizes 4-H volunteers from all of the counties in Iowa. Julseth has served as a long time leader of...
The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the launch of 988, The National Suicide Prevention Line (NSPL) three-digit number to call for individuals in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Iowans who contact 988 will be directly connected to trained crisis counselors who...
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host multiple farmland leasing workshops during July and August. The annual meetings will address questions that landowners, tenants and others may have. Core components of the 2022 program include discussion on land values and cash rent trends,...
Iowa delegates competed in a variety of disciplines at the 2022 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships in Grand Island, Nebraska, June 26 - July 1. About 700 4-H youth from 39 states across the country competed in compound archery, recurve archery, air rifle, air pistol, .22 rifle, .22 pistol,...
New rules for how ATVs can be ridden on state and county roads recently went into effect. The new rules don’t impact how and where off-road vehicles can be used within Iowa’s cities, with Worth towns deviating somewhat. In Worth County, cities either follow the State’s rules or alter them to...
Grant applications can now be submitted to the Worth County Community Foundation’s 2022 grant cycle with a deadline to submit applications by 5 p.m. on September 30. The online grant application can be found on the Community Foundation’s website at www.worthccf.org. Grants are awarded to projects...
This November, voters will decide whether or not a tax should be added to pay for EMS (emergency medical services) needs in the county. Before that begins, a committee will hold several meetings to define the EMS needs of the county and the funding and funding methods to support that. The...
At the recent meeting of the Northwood city council, a new street improvement project was approved and the council received an update on the old bakery building. The City plans to undertake a road improvement project for streets parallel to Highway 65, in advance of the Iowa DOT’s plans to...

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