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A Worth County woman has won a $50,000 lottery prize. Andrea Enderson of Manly won the sixth top prize in the Iowa Lottery’s “$50,000 Holiday Crossword” scratch game. She purchased her winning ticket at Cubby’s, 1302 First Ave. in Manson, and claimed her prize at the lottery’s Mason City regional...
Happy holidays everyone! We’ve almost made it through this challenging year. It has certainly been a year to remember and made difficult by so many of the adjustments we’ve had to make to keep our families and community safe. Keeping with this trend, the library will not be hosting our annual “...
There is no shortage of holiday cookbooks. Some are large, glossy and fancy.  Some, such as “Your Holiday Chef,” are anything but.  This little gem was published by the Forest City Summit and the Britt News-Tribune in December 1995.  It’s newsprint, yellowed by 25 years of age and stuffed with...
There were a few more volunteers this past weekend helping to decorate the Village of Bolan for the Christmas season.  It is pretty well done, except for some special lighting being added sometime soon, hopefully! Those able to take part from Trinity Church for the First Sunday of the Advent...
Hannah and Charlie Lundeen of Cokato, Minnesota, announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia May, on November 8. She weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Morris and Janelle Medlang of Kensett and Doug and Lori Lundeen of Cokato, Minnesota.
The generosity of the quilting ladies who meet (when possible) at the First Lutheran Church, Northwood will soon be appreciated by soldiers serving in Afghanistan. Melanie (Wallin) Anderson, N-K class of 1985, has a son serving with the 1194A unit. A chance encounter and conversation with...
Mary Stoneking And Cody Lyon were united in marriage on September 19, 2020 in Ames, Iowa. Mary is the daughter of Dennis and Leanne Stoneking of Northwood.  Cody is the son of Corey and Della Lyon of South Carolina and Sandi Saxton of Michigan. Those joining in the bridal party were Hannah...
I took a cooking class once where the instructor convinced us that we could serve pan-seared chicken breast five nights a week and if we used a different sauce each night it would be like five different meals.  That was a bit of an exaggeration but it is true that knowing how to make a flavorful...
Each year, the Caring Tree group invites the community to help make Christmas better for children in the area. The Caring Tree sits in First Lutheran Church in Northwood, with ornaments that represent a child that may not otherwise get a gift on Christmas morning. Members of the community take an...
For those who are not familiar with Amish cooking, it is pretty much parallel to their lifestyle: honest, simple, hearty and nourishing. Yoder’s Dutch Kitchen was an Amish restaurant in Scottville, Michigan, and their cookbook “Country Kitchen Cooking” (self-published in 1987) is filled with...

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