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Today's News

  • 'River Riot' Coming To Mills County

    A crowd comparable in size to what the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) brought to the Glenwood community last summer is expected when the Mid-America Motorplex hosts the ninth annual River Riot concert on Friday, May 11.

    The concert, staged annually by The River 89.7 radio station at Iowa Western Community College, will feature the music of five nationally-known alternative rock bands – Incubus, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, Emphatic and After The Fall.

  • Rams' Historic Season Ends At State Tourney

    DES MOINES - Glenwood, so hot shooting the basketball in its regional championship win over Winterset last week, went ice cold in the second quarter of its opening round game of the Iowa Girls State Tournament Tuesday night and Davenport Assumption took advantage.

     

  • Vicious Animal Laws Needed?

         A Pacific Junction mother whose daughter was bitten by a dog that had recently bitten a neighbor is wondering why Mills County isn’t doing more to prevent vicious dog attacks.
        Mills County does not have any criminal statutes for vicious animals or dog bites currently on the books.

  • Return Of The Eagles

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - The birds are back.
        Bald eagles, between 30 and 50 of them, have made their way to a rural area of Mills County west of Interstate 29.

  • Return Of The Eagles

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - The birds are back.

        Bald eagles, between 30 and 50 of them, have made their way to a rural area of Mills County west of Interstate 29.
        Early last week, the eagles could be seen perched on tree branches near a borrow-pit lake by the  Mid America Motorplex. Monday morning, residents of the area reported seeing nearly 40 eagles in grassy areas near the motorplex.

  • Citizens of the Year

    Dr. Robert Fryzek and his wife Barbara have been named the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s Citizens of the Year.

        The Fryzeks will be among the  honorees at the chamber’s annual Betterment and Beautification Dinner March 8 at The Fountains Ballroom. Recognition will also be given to Stephanie Patzer, Community Connection Award; Rachel Salerno, Junior Citizen of the Year; and Lori Gregory, Educator of the Year.

  • East Mills will play 11-man football in 2012, 2013 seasons

        East Mills football coach Kevin Schafer will have to dust off some 11-man playbooks.
        After five years of eight man football, East Mills is moving up to 11-man football and Class A for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
        “I bet you I threw all those (playbooks) away,” Schafer said. “I assumed we would probably always be eight man. But when we first switched over, I converted some of our 11-man stuff to 8-man, so some of it can be converted back.”

  • Treynor ends Knights' season

        The Fremont-Mills boys basketball team’s season came to an end on Thursday with a 54-45 loss to Treynor in the Class 1A, District 1 semifinals.
        The Knights (15-8) trailed 34-25 at the half but managed to rally in the third quarter behind a 10-2 run to trim the Cardinals’ lead to 36-35 heading into the fourth quarter. But Treynor (21-1) responded with a 10-2 run of its own to open the fourth quarter en route to the win.

  • Wolverines fall in district semifinals

        The East Mills boys basketball ralled from 16 points down but came up just a little short in a 59-49 Class 1A, District 1 semifinals loss last Tuesday to Council Bluffs St. Albert.
        The Falcons, winners of three in a row, came out on fire, jumped on the Wolverines early, and lead 19-3 after a dizzying, fast-paced first quarter.

  • Girls State Basketball Capsule

    Tale of the Tape
    Who: No. 5 Glenwood Rams (22-1) vs No. 4 Davenport Assumption Knight (22-2)
    When: 6:45 p.m. tonight
    Where: Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines