Viking Aydan Schutz takes a swing during substate action on Saturday afternoon in Northwood.
The Vikings baseball team had their season come to an end with a Class 1A Substate 4 first round loss to Janesville on Saturday, July 6, by a score of 10-0.  See next week’s edition for more information.
Viking Bailey Thorson applies the tag to the Lake Mills runner during Monday night’s game.
The Northwood-Kensett girls hosted Central Springs in a Top of Iowa Conference game on Monday, June 24, falling 12-0. Bailey Thorson had one single and one stolen base for the Vikings.
2024 TUNE volunteer of the year “mr. John Greve,” tune members deb brockman and tanna moretz
The annual Independence Day celebration once again honored people that have made their community a better place.
Iowa delegates volunteer to clean up brush, branches and trash at Common Good Farm in Washington, D.C. Included in the picture are Worth County 4-H’ers Sydney Schilling (left) and Weston Willand (pictured in back).
The Iowa 4-H Healthy Living Ambassadors participated in the national Ignite by 4-H Summit – developing an action plan, sharing ideas and connecting with peers from other states.
Aden Bice stands on third base during conference action against the Panthers on Monday evening.
The Northwood baseball team hosted Central Springs in their first game of the week on Monday, June 24. The Vikings fell to the Panthers in the Top of Iowa Conference game 10-8.
Viking Macy Thorson fouls off a pitch during Monday night’s game against Central Springs.
The Northwood-Kensett softball team is now 4-16 overall and 2-12 in the Top of Iowa Conference after losing three games last week. On Monday, June 24, the Vikings hosted Central Springs in a TIC game and fell 12-0.
Viking Aydan Schutz takes a swing during substate action on Saturday afternoon in Northwood.
Viking Bailey Thorson applies the tag to the Lake Mills runner during Monday night’s game.
2024 TUNE volunteer of the year “mr. John Greve,” tune members deb brockman and tanna moretz
Iowa delegates volunteer to clean up brush, branches and trash at Common Good Farm in Washington, D.C. Included in the picture are Worth County 4-H’ers Sydney Schilling (left) and Weston Willand (pictured in back).
Aden Bice stands on third base during conference action against the Panthers on Monday evening.
Viking Macy Thorson fouls off a pitch during Monday night’s game against Central Springs.
In recent weeks Worth County Public Health officials have been discussing ways to offset a budget decrease and more recently how to replace a director position and board member. The situation began at a May 13 board of supervisors meeting. On the agenda was a budget amendment. That included...
At their June 24 meeting, the Northwood city council heard a request for an alternate use for the last remaining dollar lot. The council heard a request from a landowner to purchase the last remaining property that was acquired by the city in the dollar lot program. The City’s dollar lot program...
2024 TUNE volunteer of the year “mr. John Greve,” tune members deb brockman and tanna moretz
The annual Independence Day celebration once again honored people that have made their community a better place. Two people or groups of people are honored each year. That includes the Citizen of the Year award, selected by the Northwood Chamber of Commerce. The TUNE group also chooses people for...
At their July 1 meeting, the Worth County supervisors  discussed how they will proceed with a county compensation board, as well as the process of establishing EMS districts and tax levies. At a previous meeting, the Worth County supervisors approved the continued use of a compensation board in the...
Senator Waylon Brown (R-District 30) recently announced his departure from the Iowa State Senate, effective July 10. Brown has served districts that included Worth County since 2016. He recently won the Republican nomination in the June primary. A nominating convention of the Iowa Republican...
Grafton will hold a number of events and activities as a part of the annual celebration of turkey production heritage with Turkey Days 2024, hosted by Grafton Community Action. That begins on Friday, July 19, with a beer garden and music, which opens at 7 p.m. Food available will include cold...
Pictured is the newest audition to Art Farm Iowa, which can be seen during the 4 Days of 4th Fun events. Pictured is artist Lucretia Torva, with her mural “Fields of Time,” based on Grant Wood’s painting “FallPlowing.”
Art Farm Iowa will host a variety of arts and entertainment to compliment the Fourth of July weekend events in Northwood, with 4 Days of July 4th Fun. Art Farm Iowa, located at 4953 Olive Avenue, will host art, live music, food and vendors, July 4-July 7. The activities begin tomorrow, Thursday,...
The Worth County supervisors recently discussed if they would maintain a board to help set elected raises each year, as well as confusion slowing the process of raising interchange water and sewer rates. A change in state law that recently went into effect has given Iowa supervisors options when it...
Worth County Public Health’s director and the chair of the public health board resigned last week. This follows a budget dispute that led county supervisors to require a reduction in the WCPH budget. In recent weeks a dispute arose over the purchase of a vehicle by WCPH. A vehicle was purchased in...
Earlier this week, a number of new laws and changes to other rules and regulations went into effect in Iowa. July 1 is the date that many legislative actions go into effect across the state, including: Amongst those are portions of the legislation that drew the majority of attention during this...

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Viking Aydan Schutz takes a swing during substate action on Saturday afternoon in Northwood.
The Vikings baseball team had their season come to an end with a Class 1A Substate 4 first round loss to Janesville on Saturday, July 6, by a score of 10-0.  See next week’s edition for...

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Phyllis Elaine Lau, 92, formerly of Northwood, Iowa, surrounded by family, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 30, 2024, at Mitchell County Regional Health Center in Osage, Iowa.

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