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Over spring break, a group of Northwood-Kensett students, parents and chaperones spent 10 days on an educational vacation to Costa Rica. During rotating spring breaks students enrolled in Spanish classes at Northwood-Kensett High School are invited to take part in trips to locations where the...
A northern Iowa woman has won a $100,000 lottery prize. Pamela Curtis of Kensett won the 16th top prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “$100,000 Mega Crossword” scratch game. She bought her winning ticket at Casey’s, 505 U.S. Highway 65 S. in Manly, and claimed her prize Wednesday at the lottery’s Mason...
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) has provided an update on the spread of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in dairy cattle and poultry flocks in other states, strongly encourageddairy farmers and poultry producers to heighten their biosecurity and reminded...
From the Iowa DNR: Get out and enjoy the beauty of April tree blossoms across Iowa neighborhoods. Trees quietly enhance our daily lives in many ways. They’re like superheroes for our health and our wallets. Neighborhood trees clean the air we breathe and make it fresher. They help keep our houses...
At their regular meeting on April 8, the Northwood city council continued its discussion of recycling and challenges hiring lifeguards for this summer. Mike Brunsvold, owner of Northwood Sanitation, collects garbage and recycling for the City. He discussed the options and potential costs of...
The Worth County Supervisors recently planned to sell a portion of county property near the casino interchange. However, an existing lease for the use of the land has delayed the process. The County had set a public hearing and a planned auction for roughly 10 acres of land adjacent to the...
The annual fall clean up begins in Northwood next Thursday, April 25, continuing through Saturday, April 27. The City is offering 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 yard,...
The Worth County Sheriff’s plans to house jail inmates at another county’s facilities have been put into question recently, as finding another county has proven challenging. In recent weeks, Worth County Sheriff’s Office and County officials have been working on a plan to relocate inmates from the...
Although walking is a safe activity that benefits health, sometimes it can be difficult to start a walking program and stay motivated. That is why Iowa State University is offering Walk With Ease to help Iowans ease into better health, says Dawn Dunnegan, a human sciences specialist with ISU...
The Worth County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League recently recognized one of its members. Dan Fank was nominated to be recognized as a 2023 Judge John W. Tobin Chapter Volunteer Appreciation Award. The award is named for John W. Tobin, from Vinton, Iowa, where he grew up, worked in his family’s...

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