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KNWA Today: Golden Apple Award, November 2021 Buffy Kable

West Fork School's Debbie "Buffy" Kable is recognized as the KNWA/ Post Consumer Brands Golden Apple Award recipient for November 2021. → Read More

Crystal Bridges Museum celebrates 10 years

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art celebrates its 10th anniversary on Thursday, November 11, 2021. → Read More

No-Shave November campaign aims to raise awareness about men’s health

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/ KFTA)— During the month of November, men across the country will forgo shaving and grooming to bring conversations about men’s health and prostate cancer awareness to the table. The goal of the nationwide campaign is to grow awareness by embracing your hair and donating the money you typically spend on shaving and […] → Read More

Latin Art Organization of Arkansas to host Día de los Muertos celebration

The Latin Art Organization of Arkansas will host its Día de los Muertos celebration on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Shiloh Square in Downtown Springdale from 12P.M. to 7P.M., featuring crafts, face painting, food vendors and traditional music & Ballet Folklorico dance. → Read More

Healthier options for Halloween treats & eats

Northwest Health Registered Dietitian Candace Lea joined KNWA Today and Fox 24 Morning News to share some creative and healthy alternatives for this spooky season. → Read More

KNWA Today: Golden Apple Award, October 2021 Debbie Nesbitt

Fayetteville Christian School's Debbie Nesbitt is recognized as the KNWA/ Post Consumer Brands Golden Apple Award recipient for October 2021. → Read More

Golftoberfest returns, benefiting the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of NWA

Northwest Arkansas’ original mini-golf tournament is back! It’s your chance to get out and play for a good cause in Golftoberfest 2021, benefiting the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas. → Read More

Wellness Weekend to promote heart and brain health

The American Heart Association is bringing CycleNation back to Northwest Arkansas! Paired with the Northwest Arkansas Heart Walk, CycleNation is a part of Wellness Weekend, happening October 9, 2021 at the Sam’s Club home office parking lot in Bentonville, AR. → Read More

Mariachi festival celebrates Mexican heritage in NWA

The Latin Art Organization of Arkansas is set to host the 2021 Mariachi Festival on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the Jones Center in Springdale. → Read More

Suit dismissed in South Bend officer’s shooting of Black man

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a Black man who was fatally shot by a white South Bend police officer in a killing that snarled then-Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign. The family of Eric Logan, 54, sued the city of South Bend […] → Read More

KNWA Today: Golden Apple Award, September 2021 Matt Peoples

Bentonville High School’s Matt Peoples is recognized as the KNWA/ Post Consumer Brands Golden Apple Award recipient for September 2021. → Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: How Connected are We?

In a Special Report, KNWA's Tavares Jones take a closer look at his own DNA results and shares the story of one family who was reunited through an at home DNA test kit. → Read More

Former Razorback Wendell Jones shares his story to raise awareness for prostate cancer

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Former Arkansas Razorback Wendell Jones is known for winning quite a few victories in his lifetime. Today he’s a different kind of champion, one who beat prostate cancer. Now he’s sharing his journey to raise awareness. “I don’t mind people knowing what I went through, if I can stop somebody from […] → Read More

Back-to-School meal planning ideas and lunch box hacks

Northwest Health Registered Dietitian Sarah Jones joins KNWA Today & Fox 24 Morning News to share a few nutritional tips and hacks when it comes to packing the perfect lunch box for kids heading back to school. → Read More

Fort Smith Schools Superintendent looks ahead to new school year

Newly hired Fort Smith Schools Superintendent Dr. Terry Morawski joined Fox 24 News ahead of the start of the new school year, discussing COVID-19 guidelines, the district's mask policy and the year ahead. → Read More

Superintendent weighs in as students return to the classroom

As schools across Northwest Arkansas plan to return to the classroom for the 2021-2022 school year, many districts across the state are facing challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Springdale Schools Superintendent, Dr. Jared Cleveland joined KNWA Today & Fox 24 Morning news to share plans for the new school year. → Read More

National Root Beer Float Day

Friday, August 6, is 'National Root Beer Float Day'! Thanks to our friends at A & W, the KNWA Today team got in on the fun by creating their own root beer floats. → Read More

Kicking off ‘International Beer Day’

The first Friday in August brings a toast to ales, lagers, and pilsners that put the international in International Beer Day. Ozark Beer Company joined KNWA Today & Fox 24 Morning News to recognize the occasion. → Read More

Will Golf 4 Kids tourney & Color of Hope Gala return to support lifesaving care for children

Arkansas Children’s Northwest will host the 27th annual Will Golf 4 Kids Tournament and the 13th Annual Color of Hope Gala to help raise funds for the Hematology and Oncology Department at ACNW. The event runs from August 5th -August 7th. → Read More

Meet Miss Arkansas 2021, Whitney Williams

The newly crowned Miss Arkansas 2021 Whitney Williams joins KNWA Today and Fox 24 Morning News to highlight her accomplishment and her plans for the year ahead, as she prepares to represent the state at the Miss America Pageant. → Read More