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Today's News

  • Thanking The Greatest Generation

    One of the most memorable experiences I’ve had as a journalist was the Honor Flight trip I took last September to Washington, D.C., with 100-plus World War II veterans from southwest Iowa.

    It was a privilege for me to accompany these special men and women to our nation’s capital to get a first-hand look at the memorial that’s been erected in their honor.

  • Glenwood girls fourth at Atlantic

    The Glenwood girls track team placed fourth at the Trojan/Trojann Co-Ed Invitational Track Meet on Friday in Atlantic.

    Despite missing some key team members to illness, the Rams still finished two spots higher at the meet than last season.

    “For the most part we ran pretty well,” said Glenwood coach Brad Rasmussen, noting his team's first place finish in the distance medley relay. “We were trying some different things that night, trying to see if Jenna (Turcotte) could run the 4x800 and turn around and anchor the distance medley and she did that.

  • Knight girls repeat at Corner Conference champs

    The Fremont-Mills girls track team won three gold medals and racked up 113 team points to win its second straight Corner Conference title last Tuesday.

    The Knights, running on its home track, won just two events at the conference meet but had double place winners in seven events to out pace co-runner's up East Mills and Villisca's 92 points.

  • Working for a Better Glenwood

    It’s been a a year since a team from the Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED) came to Glenwood to conduct a Downtown Assessment.

    The assessment included interviews with dozens of citizens who were asked to share their likes and dislikes about living in Glenwood. Interviews were conducted with Glenwood-area residents of all ages from all walks of life. At the conclusion of their visit, IDED team members presented their analysis of the interviews and their own outsider thoughts on Glenwood.

  • Working for a Better Glenwood

    It’s been a a year since a team from the Iowa Department of Economic Development (IDED) came to Glenwood to conduct a Downtown Assessment.

    The assessment included interviews with dozens of citizens who were asked to share their likes and dislikes about living in Glenwood. Interviews were conducted with Glenwood-area residents of all ages from all walks of life. At the conclusion of their visit, IDED team members presented their analysis of the interviews and their own outsider thoughts on Glenwood.

  • Hawk-10 hoops to be North vs. South in 2010-11 season

    The Hawkeye 10 Conference has announced a restructuring of its boys and girls basketball schedule beginning in the 2010-2011 season.

    League officials announced last week the conference will be broken into a north and south division. The following schools will make up the northern division of the conference: Atlantic, Denison, Harlan, Kuemper, and Lewis Central. The southern division schools will be: Clarinda, Creston, Glenwood, Red Oak and Shenandoah.

  • Hawk-10 hoops to be North vs. South in 2010-11 season

    The Hawkeye 10 Conference has announced a restructuring of its boys and girls basketball schedule beginning in the 2010-2011 season.

    League officials announced last week the conference will be broken into a north and south division. The following schools will make up the northern division of the conference: Atlantic, Denison, Harlan, Kuemper, and Lewis Central. The southern division schools will be: Clarinda, Creston, Glenwood, Red Oak and Shenandoah.

  • Ready For RAGBRAI

    Three communities in Mills County are making their final preparations for RAGBRAI.

    The Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will pass through the county Sunday, the first day of the ride, as bicyclists make their way from Council Bluffs to Red Oak for their first overnight stop.

  • Ready For RAGBRAI

    Three communities in Mills County are making their final preparations for RAGBRAI.

    The Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa will pass through the county Sunday, the first day of the ride, as bicyclists make their way from Council Bluffs to Red Oak for their first overnight stop.

  • Knight comeback sinks Wolverines

    The East Mills baseball team could not hold onto a 4-1 lead as Fremont-Mills rallied for an 11-5 Corner Conference win on Friday.

    The Wolverines (7-8 overall, 6-4 in the conference), scored two runs each in the first and third innings to take the early lead, but Knight starter Brandon Herrick seemed to get control of the game over the final three innings to hold East Mills to one run.