Today's News

  • Father, Son Injured In Crash

        Two Mills County men were injured in a fatal crash Sunday morning on Interstate 29 near Crescent.
        Richard Miller, 49, of Pacific Junction was driving a 2001 Volkswagon Passat in the right lane of northbound I-29 around 9 a.m. when his vehicle was struck by another northbound vehicle, a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Joel Garcia-Lucero (age unknown) of Omaha. Garcia-Lucero was attempting to pass Miller when he lost control and crossed into the right lane, striking the Passat, according to a report from the Iowa State Patrol.

  • Pennies For The Playground

    Their piggy banks may be a little lighter, but students at Northeast Elementary School in Glenwood went home for the summer on May 23 knowing the pennies they had gathered and contributed will help bring new life to a playground for the children of Thurman.

        An April 14 tornado left a trail of destruction in Thurman,  severely damaging homes, vehicles and trees throughout the community, along with playground equipment in the city park.

  • Tucker, Newman fall in state tennis first round

        Rachel Tucker and Grace Newman dropped their opening round doubles match in the Iowa State Tennis Tournament at Byrnes Park in Waterloo on Thursday.
        Tucker and Newman lost to eventual state champions Anne Nora and Abby Greenwood of Waterloo Columbus in the first round match.
        The final score was 6-0, 6-0.

  • Wolverines suffer 19-7 home loss

        The East Mills baseball team dropped a 19-7 decision to Nishnabotna on Friday in Corner Conference baseball.
        After a long delay to start the game, East Mills coach Cole Buchholz said his team came out flat and committed six errors leading to 10 unearned runs in the first inning. The Wolverines could never climb out of that hole.

  • Glenwood baseball wins Clarinda Tourney

        The Glenwood baseball team pounded out a combined 22 hits in a pair of wins at the Clarinda Tournament on Saturday.
        The Rams (6-1 overall, 2-0 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) defeated the host Cardinals 10-3 in the opener before dispatching Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln 6-3 in the capper.
        Against Clarinda, senior Sam Jameson went 3-for-4, including a triple and a double, drove in four runs and stole four bases to key a 10-hit Glenwood attack.

  • Williams’ homers pace Fremont-Mills

        Taryn Williams belted a pair of home runs and drove in four runs for the Fremont-Mills softball team in a 13-4 win over Essex on Friday.
        Emily Smith  led the Knights with three hits. Williams was one of four Knights to record at least two hits. Olivia Scarborough, Madison Powers and Syndey Esary also belted two hits each.
        Esary earned the win tossing a complete-game and allowing three earned runs and striking out four.

    C.B. Abraham Lincoln 14,
    Fremont-Mills 2

  • Knights earn comeback win

        The Fremont-Mills baseball team scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to complete a comeback, 4-2 victory over Essex on Friday.
        Junior Seth Phillips keyed the rally with a two-run double in the seventh.
        Clayton Wilson threw a complete-game, striking out  a career-high 15 and scattering three hits. Wilson also helped his own cause at the plate going 2-for-3 and belting his first homerun of the season.

  • Ram softball dominates field at Atlantic tourney

        The Glenwood softball team improved to 10-0 on the season with a sweep of the competition at the Atlantic Tournament on Saturday.

  • Goal Oriented

        When talking to Michaela Moore or her Glenwood soccer coaches, both are quick to point out the senior forward can do more than just score.

  • Rams headed back to state soccer

    After a sluggish first half in temperatures hovering around 90 degrees the Glenwood girls soccer team really heated up in the first two minutes of the second half with a pair of goals that has the Rams back in the state soccer tournament for the third straight season.
        No. 3 ranked Glenwood got goals from Michaela Moore in the 41st minute and from Makenzie Evans a minute later in a 3-0 victory over No. 15 ranked Nodaway Valley in the Class 2A, Region 4 finals on Monday.