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Today's News

  • Glenwood softball 2-1 at Atlantic tourney

    Glenwood bounced back from a tough 5-3 loss in its opening game to post back-to-back wins and finish with a 2-1 record at the Atlantic Softball Invitational Saturday.

    The Rams (7-2) dropped a 5-3 game to ACGC on a walk-off, three run blast by Emily Pavelka. Glenwood came back to smack 20 hits in a 8-4 win over Carroll and a 13-1, four inning win over Exira-EHK.

    Bailey Rumery went the distance, striking out seven and scattering eight hits against ACGC but took the loss on one pitch that just got away from her.

  • City Considers Tax Incentive For Assisted Living Facility

    The Glenwood City Council could decide as early as its next meeting on June 13 if it’s going to give the owner of the former Park Place building nearly $400,000 in tax breaks with the hope he can turn the building at 114 Green St. into a privately-owned and operated assisted living facility.

  • Salem Lutheran Church Marks 150th Anniversary

    An overflow crowd gathered at Salem Lutheran Church Monday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of a treasured landmark that also serves as a testament to the community’s ethnic heritage and pioneer past.

    Built in 1867 at Plumer Settlement (west of Mineola), the “Little Brick Church” stands as a lasting tribute to the pioneer Lutherans of predominately German descent who settled the area in the middle part of 19th Century.

  • Glenwood baseball blanks Thomas Jefferson

    Cole Loeffelbein homered and Colton Schutte pitched six hitless innings for Glenwood in a 9-0 shutout of Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Friday.

    The Rams (2-1) smacked 10 hits off Yellowjackets pitchers and built on a 3-0 lead after two innings with a big five run rally in the fifth to put the game out of reach.

    Loeffelbein’s lone hit was his first home run of the season and drove in two runs. Cade Van Ness, Andrew Holiday and Dax Lappala each recorded two hits.

  • Glenwood off to high-scoring 3-0 softball start

    The Glenwood softball team smacked 27 hits and scored 35 runs in a Hawkeye 10 Conference double header sweep of Council Bluffs St. Albert Thursday in Council Bluffs.

    The Rams got up 14-0 on the Saintes in the opener and went on to win 19-5. In game two, Glenwood plated 13 runs in the third inning to end the contest by mercy rule with the score 16-0.

  • Glenwood boys fall to Dallas Center-Grimes in districts

    Dallas Center-Grimes turned a tight 1-0 match into a 2-0 lead just seconds before halftime and Glenwood never recovered in a 6-0 loss in the Class 2A, Substate 8 opening round last Monday.

    The Rams could have matched the Hawkeyes. The game was called with 9:52 left in second half due to lightning.

  • Rams’ season ends at regional opener

    A pair of second half goals lifted Sergeant Bluff-Luton to a 3-1 victory over Glenwood in the Class 2A regional girls soccer opening round Thursday in Glenwood.

  • Konfrst, Lauritsen third at state tennis

    Glenwood’s Adam Konfrst and Sam Lauritsen wrapped up a historic season with a third place finish in doubles and Alex Chekal became the first Ram to win a singles match at the Class 1A Iowa State Doubles and Singles Tennis Tournament at Byrnes Park in Waterloo last weekend.

    “This weekend was one I’ll never forget,” said Glenwood coach Kevin Tucker. “The three guys played their best tennis and it paid off.”

  • Rams fifth at girls golf regionals

    The Glenwood girls placed fifth at the Class 4A Regional Golf Meet played at Majestic Hills Golf Course in Denison last Monday.

    The Rams carded a team round of 425 for their fifth place finish – 53 strokes and four places better than last year.

    “This was a really good result for us,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus.  “Denison’s course is very challenging and for us to have shot as well as we did is fantastic.”

  • Rams’ historic season ends at state

    The Glenwood girls team’s historic season came to an end in the first round at the Class 1A, State Team Tennis Tournament last Tuesday in Johnston.

    The Rams dropped a 5-0 decision to Waverly-Shell Rock in the opener with the Go-Hawks winning the first five singles matches.

    Glenwood’s state appearance is the school’s first in team tennis.