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Today's News

  • Titans rally for win over Rams

        COUNCIL BLUFFS - Up 17 points with a little over a quarter to play and Glenwood girls basketball coach Barry Loeffelbein liked his team’s chances of finishing off a season sweep of Council Bluffs Lewis Central in more than a decade.
        “We were feeling pretty good at that point,” said Loeffelbein.
        Just over 10 minutes and a pair of Haley Higgins’ free throws later, Loeffelbein was scratching his head again after another close Rams’ loss.

  • Glenwood grapplers swept at home

        The Glenwood wrestling team was swept at home in a pair of duals on Thursday.
        Glenwood dropped its opening dual 38-33 to Underwood before falling to Council Bluffs Lewis Central 44-27 in a Hawkeye 10 Conference match up.

  • Police Promotion

        A Glenwood police officer charged with assault over the summer has been promoted to sergeant in a unanimous vote by the Glenwood City Council.
        At the Dec. 28 council meeting, Pat Martin, a 13-year veteran of the Glenwood Police Department, was promoted to sergeant following the recommendation of the council’s Public Safety Committee and Police Chief Eric Johansen.

  • The Sports Reporter

         Matt Lothrop thinks he was probably a fourth grader at West Elementary School when he first started thinking about becoming a television sports reporter.

        “I was in the Optimist Speech Contest and found that I liked speaking and presenting myself,” Lothrop said during a recent interview. “Of course, I’ve always liked sports. Unfortunately, I realized I was probably never good enough to play sports for a living, so I figured why not cover sports for a living.”

  • Checking Out

        Denise Crawford has seen a lot of things in her more than 30 years at the Glenwood Public Library: younger and younger readers, computers and the Internet, automated card catalogs, e-readers and multimedia and enough best sellers to line up end-to-end all the way to Hastings.

  • Glenwood wrestlers pin down dual win over Red Oak

        The Glenwood wrestling team knocked off an undermanned Red Oak team 60-12 in a Hawkeye 10 Conference dual on Thursday.
        Glenwood won all but three matches in the victory.
        Billy Lucy (103 pounds), Sam Jameson (112), A.J. Clark (125), Nate Harms (130) and Josh Clark all recorded falls in the win.

    Glenwood 60,
    Red Oak 12

  • Glenwood boys down Mustangs in conference play

        The Glenwood boys basketball team built a 16-point halftime lead and cruised to a 60-51 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Shenandoah on Friday.
        The win gives the Rams (7-3 overall, 4-2 in the conference) sole possession of first place in the Hawkeye 10 Southern Division with a one-game lead over Creston.

  • Rams bounce back from Harlan loss to rout Shenandoah, 75-20

        The Glenwood girls bounced back from a tough loss to Harlan to rout Shenandoah 75-20 on Friday in Hawkeye 10 Conference play.
        The Rams (7-3 overall, 6-1 in the conference) amassed a 41-12 halftime lead before shutting out the Fillies 19-0 in the third quarter. Glenwood held Shenandoah to just eight points after halftime.
        Lexi Fisher led 10 Glenwood scorers with 22 points. Morgan Lucy added 18 and Kierney Motz six. Rachel DeYoung, Lexie Moreno and Molly Bryan all added five points each.

  • City Administrator Leaving

        Mary Smith will leave her post as Glenwood City Administrator on Tuesday, Jan. 11.
        The Glenwood City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday night to accept Smith's letter of retirement.

  • Mills County Abortion Clinic?

        A Mills County resident who serves as the minister of a Council Bluffs church told the Glenwood City Council last week that he believes the community is on the radar of Dr. Leroy Carhart as a potential site for a late-term abortion clinic.
        Rev. Lonnie Parton addressed his concerns at the regular meeting of the city council last Tuesday, Dec. 14.