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Today's News

  • Top ranked Heelan ends Rams' season

        DENISON - “It’s going to take an awfully good team to beat them. I predict they’ll  win their third straight title. They are a pretty talented team,” said Glenwood boys basketball coach Curt Schulte in describing the Bishop Heelan basketball team.

  • Ten-digit Dialing To Omaha

    Beginning Saturday, Feb. 26, residents of southwest Iowa - including Glenwood, Mineola, Silver City, Council Bluffs and four other communities that enjoy having unlimited local calling to the Omaha metro area - will have to dial the three-digit area code plus the seven-digit telephone number to complete their call.

  • More Sharing For Fremont-Mills, Sidney?

    TABOR - Representatives from the Sidney and Fremont-Mills boards of education are scheduled to meet in Tabor tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 23) to discuss opportunities to expand the sharing of resources between the two school districts.

    The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Fremont-Mills School Media Center.

    The two districts, both members of the Corner Conference, currently share resources and expenses in several areas, including transportation, maintenance and business services.

  • New Life For Legion Post

    SILVER CITY - Things are going well these days for Gordon May American Legion Post 439.

    It’s hard to believe just a few years ago there was concern the post might dissolve because of declining membership.

    “We were down to about 25 members,” Post Commander Jim Schoening recalls. “I knew a lot of people who were veterans, but the problem we had here is we didn’t have a building.”

  • Glenwood gets district victory over Atlantic

        The Glenwood boys basketball team came out the aggressors on both ends of the court against Atlantic with a 23-5 run to open the game and never let up the intensity in a resounding 62-46 Class 3A, Substate 1 opening round victory on Monday.

  • Ram comeback comes up short in 56-51 district loss

        MONDAMIN – A gallant fourth-quarter comeback by Glenwood’s girls basketball team came up just short last Wednesday in the opening round of Class 3A, District 8 play.

  • Gutschenritter, Harms place at state for Rams

        After a 1-4 opening round at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament the Glenwood wrestling team bounced back to place 22nd as a team behind medal-winning performances by Steven Gutschenritter and Nate Harms.

        Waverly-Shell Rock was the Class 3A champion for the fourth straight time with 152 team points. Iowa City West was a close second with 150, followed by Bettendorf with 148.

  • Wolverine boys advance to district semifinals

        MALVERN - The East Mills boys basketball team held Stanton to seven first half points to advance to the Class 1A, District 15 semifinals on Thursday with a decisive 45-18 victory over the Vikings.

        East Mills coach Kevin Schafer commended the play of his defense in the win, but the coach was quick to point out Stanton entered the game a struggling offensive basketball team.

  • Rams trample Monarchs, improve to 16-5 on season

        The Glenwood girls basketball team improved to 16-5 on the season with an impressive 65-36 rout of Denison on Friday on the road in Hawkeye 10 Conference play.
        Glenwood jumped out to an early 10-2 lead, but the Monarchs  answered to pull within a point at 12-11 to end the first quarter.
        The game went back and forth during a fast paced second quarter, but each time Denison closed the gap, the Rams responded with a run of their own to keep the lead.

  • Semi-pro football team coming to Mills County

        Semi-professional football is coming to Mills County.
        The Mills County Militia will begin its inaugural season in the semi-pro Central Plains Football League this season with a home opener on March 19. The Militia will play its home games just east of Malvern.