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We are excited!  The fair is almost here and we’ll be there!  The theme is “Celebrate Iowa’s 175 Years.”  If you are interested in trivia, information will be posted about Iowa’s history.  We are once again sponsoring a guessing game of pigs in a jar.  Please stop by and try your skills.  Hope to...
Our Summer Reading program is almost ready! The kick-off is scheduled for Thursday, June 9 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. This will be the first day you can officially sign up, but of course any day after works as well. You may come and go as you please that day and we will have some crafts and snacks to...
Clara Davidson was named to the University of Sioux Falls' Spring 2022 Dean's List. Davidson, of Northwood, is majoring in English and Theology & Youth Ministry. Davidson was among more than 600 students named to the Spring 2022 Dean's List. To qualify, students must earn a term GPA of 3.5 or...
Northwood-Kensett graduating seniors were recognized during a ceremony held on Senior Awards on May 11. A number of academic awards and scholarships were announced. Following are the awards announced: Aristocrats Car Club Scholarship, to Dylon Freerksen Bernie Saggau Award, to Emma Davidson...
At the two North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 6, nearly 750 graduates were recognized as earning nearly 900 degrees, diplomas and certificates during the 2021-22 academic year.    Several Honors and Awards were also presented. NIACC’S Class of 2022...
Local students were recently inducted into honor societies at NIACC. Inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society for two year colleges were Ross Fairbanks DeArmoun, Dedra R. Harris, Hannah Jae Obermeyer and Jaela Jill Parks, all of Northwood, and Kelsie Arlene Kinne, of...
Minnesota State University, Mankato awarded 2,797 degrees to 2,467 students at the end of the spring 2022 semester. Of those awarded were  Erika Hertel, BS, Elementary Education, CERT, Elementary Education STEM, Summa Cum Laude, of Northwood.
The Mason City Area Retired School Personnel Association awarded its annual Merit Awards to Marli Backhaus, a student at Northwood-Kensett High School, and Kennedy Schwiesow, a student at St. Ansgar High School, at their May 16 dinner meeting. This year's $500 award is given to applicants chosen...
There was a Vacation Bible School meeting on Tuesday evening, May 24, held at Bolan Trinity UMC.  Many of the crew leaders, volunteers, plus two pastors, came to receive information from VBS Coordinator Lori Willert regarding the "ZOOMERANG, Returning to the Value of Life!" theme for this year.  It...
National Nursing Home Week this year was from May 8-14. The residents at the Lutheran Retirement Home had many fun filled days. Each day had a different theme, with activities that went along with that theme. Monday was patriotic day, where residents and staff were able to decorate patriotic...

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