Viking Weston Willand keeps the lead pack in his sights while competing in the 3,200-meter run last Thursday afternoon at Saint Ansgar’s state qualifying meet.
After a week full of golf with the Top of Iowa Conference Meet, regional and district play, the season has now come to an end for most players that hit the links this season, but for the fortunate and talented few, the season lives.
N-K senior Chloe Costello takes her turn in the sprint medley relay at last Thursday’s state qualifying meet in Saint Ansgar.
The Northwood-Kensett girls track team had one heck of a day on the oval last Thursday in Saint Ansgar at the state qualifying district meet, earning spots in seven different events, including the No. 1 seed in the shuttle hurdle relay.
Starting on May 15, the absentee voting process began for the June 4 primary. The candidates for contested county office were sent questions by the Northwood Anchor and Manly Signal.
 Valedictorian, Iowa Bar, Swensrud
Northwood-Kensett’s class of 2024 graduated this past Sunday. During the commencement ceremony, scholarships and scholarly recognitions were announced.
On Friday, May 3, the Northwood-Kensett High School Band and Choir traveled to Decorah to participate in the Iowa High School Music Association’s Large Group Music Festival.
Northwood-Kensett High School held its annual Fine Arts Awards and Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 7.  The high school band and choir performed, and students were recognized for their accomplishments in Art, Speech, Drama, Choir and Band.
Viking Weston Willand keeps the lead pack in his sights while competing in the 3,200-meter run last Thursday afternoon at Saint Ansgar’s state qualifying meet.
N-K senior Chloe Costello takes her turn in the sprint medley relay at last Thursday’s state qualifying meet in Saint Ansgar.
 Valedictorian, Iowa Bar, Swensrud
The Mueller family is pictured with teacher Jodi Hanson and sixth graders at N-K.
Noah Mueller has always looked up to his father.  He loves that Marty Mueller is a U.S. Postal Worker.  As long as anyone can remember, Noah has wanted to be a “Mailman.” For many years, Noah and his family have donated their time in helping out with the U.S. Postal Service by collecting food for...
2024 Northwood-Kensett graduates Addison (Nyx) Mayberry, Emma Hengesteg, Justin Mills and Christopher Madsen.
This Sunday, the 45 members of the Northwood-Kensett class of 2024 will celebrate their graduation. N-K’s commencement ceremony will be held this Sunday, May 12, at 1:30 p.m. in the N-KHS gymnasium. The class flower is the white rose. The class song is “I Lived,” by One Republic. The class quote...
With informational meetings set for later this spring/summer, a pipeline project is in the works that would transport carbon dioxide from ethanol plants to be stored underground in North Dakota. The company recently contacted the Northwood Anchor and Manly Signal to provide information and answer...
At their regular meeting on April 16, the Northwood-Kensett Board of Education discussed impacts of education legislation, approved additional staff changes and approved an agreement with the City of Northwood to hire a recreation director. Legislation passed in April made a number of changes...
Last week, Worth County Sheriff Dan Fank updated and clarified details of the County’s plans to house inmates in another county’s jail. The situation was discussed at meetings of the Worth County supervisors and Northwood City Council. With legislative changes putting pressure on the county to...
At their regular meeting on April 22, the Worth County supervisors approved salary increases for elected officials for the next fiscal year. Salary increases for elected officials are limited based on the recommendations of the county compensation board. That board is made up of people appointed...
After the second driest February on record, above-normal rainfall in March helped improve some drought conditions across Iowa, according to the latest Water Summary Update. The Update shows that drought conditions in Worth County had improved since reports issued in February. March’s preliminary...
At the second meeting in April, the Northwood City Council will hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2024, and ends on June 30, 2025. The budget reflects the total amount of money that the City plans to collect and spend in the coming...
At their regular meeting on Monday, April 22, the Worth County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to discuss their proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, 2024, and ends on June 30, 2025. The local government's budget includes increases in levy rates and in the...
Area Christian churches will hold special services this weekend to observe Christ's crucifixion and resurrection. Following is a list of when area churches will hold Easter holiday celebrations this year: First Lutheran in Northwood- Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m., Good Friday at 7 p.m. at Deer Creek...

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Viking Weston Willand keeps the lead pack in his sights while competing in the 3,200-meter run last Thursday afternoon at Saint Ansgar’s state qualifying meet.
After a week full of golf with the Top of Iowa Conference Meet, regional and district play, the season has now come to an end for most players that hit the links this season, but for the fortunate...

Obituaries

A celebration of life will be held for Adrian Crooks on Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. with visitation at 10 a.m. prior to the service at Bethany Lutheran Church in Kensett, Iowa. 

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