Chloe Costello was on the winning blue team at the NIACC All-Star Game.
Northwood-Kensett senior Chloe Costello represented N-K Viking basketball for the final time this month. Costello played in the annual All-Star Game hosted by NIACC on April 4.
Pictured are the seniors on the girls track team, along with their coaches, including (from left) Kelsie Liddle, Mallory Rheingans, Morgan Wallin, Emma Hengesteg, coach Troy Einertson, assistant coach Josie Einertson, Lindsey Moore, Chloe Costello and Alexandria Hanson-Brandsoy.
The lady Vikings had a busy week last week competing in four track meets. They traveled to St. Ansgar on April 8, ran in Nashua on the 9th and North Iowa on the 11th and ended the week at home running in the Viking Relays on the 12th.
The Northwood-Kensett golf teams started out last week at home at the Northwood Country Club. The boys won their second meet at home. Viking golfers finished in top spots at both home meets last week.
With their season behind them, Northwood-Kensett’s wrestling team recently held its annual awards banquet. Three student athletes were recognized for special achievements.
A treasured artifact of Northwood Anchor history was recently found in the midst of some home construction.
Chloe Costello was on the winning blue team at the NIACC All-Star Game.
Pictured are the seniors on the girls track team, along with their coaches, including (from left) Kelsie Liddle, Mallory Rheingans, Morgan Wallin, Emma Hengesteg, coach Troy Einertson, assistant coach Josie Einertson, Lindsey Moore, Chloe Costello and Alexandria Hanson-Brandsoy.
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...
On September 6, 2023, the Central Springs Community School District faculty members and on December 13, 2023, Northwood-Kensett Community School District faculty members were trained in General Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution by a representative of Prairie Ridge, an Integrated...
The deadline for county candidates to file to appear on ballots in the June primary election was last Friday. Three county offices will be up for election in the November general election. Before that, the primary election will be held to decide who will represent political parties. County...
The Worth County supervisors were recently updated on the progress toward relocating jail inmates and discussed the sale of county property The Worth County Supervisors will hold a public hearing on April 1, after which they plan to sell county property near the northern wind tower near the...
At recent meetings, the next step in establishing funding for ambulance service in the county was taken by cities and townships. At the March 18 meeting of the Worth County supervisors and the most recent city council meetings in Fertile, Grafton, Hanlontown, Joice and Manly, petitions were...
Representatives of a company looking to build a carbon pipeline that could cross Worth County shared information on the project at a recent meeting of the Worth County supervisors. Summit Carbon Solutions is developing a pipeline that would capture carbon dioxide from ethanol plants and transport...
Challenges replacing an industrial arts teacher, whether to extend the school year, State-mandated teacher pay raises, cameras and paving were on the agenda for the March meeting of the Northwood-Kensett school board. In December, the board approved the early retirements of seven teachers. They did...

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Chloe Costello was on the winning blue team at the NIACC All-Star Game.
Northwood-Kensett senior Chloe Costello represented N-K Viking basketball for the final time this month. Costello played in the annual All-Star Game hosted by NIACC on April 4. Costello, a player...

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Kay A. (Kentner) Ouverson, 86, passed away peacefully in her home in Northwood, surrounded by family on Friday, April 12, 2024.

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