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Today's News

  • Rams rally from 20 down to win district title

    After abysmal first half shooting and its largest halftime deficit of the season, Glenwood rallied back from 20 points down over the final 16 minutes to defeat Atlantic 63-61 in the Class 3A, District final finals at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln tonight.

    “These kids have heart and they have grit,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the game. “At halftime, there was no doubt in their minds that they were going to come back and win this game.”

  • Cinderella Coming To Orpheum Theater In March

    Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music, will play Omaha’s Orpheum Theater Tuesday, March 15, through Sunday, March 20. The touring production is part of the Omaha Performing Arts Broadway series.

  • STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT

    Five wrestlers from Glenwood and three from East Mills remain in contention after one day at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines.

    The Rams’ Trevor Anderson (126) and Matt Malcom won their opening matches to advance to Friday’s quarterfinal round.

    Anderson scored a 7-6 decision over Nate Lasher of Charles City while Malcom pinned Williamsburg’s Colton Lewis in 1:59.

    East Mills went 3-1 in opening round matches with Josh Hopkins (152), Luke Stortenbecker (145) and Anthony Ossman (285) all winning their openers.

  • County land values on the decline for second straight year

    Land prices dropped for a second consecutive year in Mills County, but remain more than four times higher than they were at the start of the 21st century.

    According to the recently released Iowa State University Iowa Land Value Survey, farmland prices in Mills County dropped from $7,742 per acre in 2014 to $7,645 last year.

    The decrease mirrors a statewide trend in which land values dropped 3.9 percent to $7,633 per acre in 2015.

    Both state and Mills County land values hit a historic high in 2013 at $8,955 and $7,260 per acre, respectively.

  • Glenwood clinches share of Hawkeye 10 title

    63 years was long enough, according to Glenwood coach Curt Schulte.

    His Rams had just knocked off Red Oak 64-42 and wrapped up a share of the Hawkeye 10 Conference title – the school’s first since 1952.

    “This feels great,” Schulte said after the game, still holding the game ball with a Hawkeye 10 Conference Champions t-shirt slung over his shoulder. “The kids are excited. They wanted this. This was one of our goals since the summer. This is something we were shooting for and it was great to get it tonight.”

  • Dirt Dig Case Going To Trial Feb. 9

    A group of Mineola residents fighting a dirt dig site in their neighborhood will finally have their day in court Feb. 9.
    Omaha attorney Terry White, on behalf of nine plaintiffs, filed suit last April against the Mills County Board of Adjustment for its controversial decision to grant a special use permit to Cory Leick to extract dirt from a 40-acre parcel west of Mineola along Barrus Road and 237th Street.

  • Trump, Clinton Win Mills County Caucus Vote

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz claimed victory in Monday’s Iowa Republican Caucuses, but  billionaire Donald Trump finished on top in Mills County.

    Trump tallied 27 percent of the  Republican vote in Mills County.  Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was the runner-up with 24 percent, followed by Cruz with 22. Dr. Ben Carson garnered 16 percent of the Mills County vote to finish a distant fourth.
    In the statewide results, Cruz finished first with 28 percent, followed by Trump with 24 and Rubio with 23. No other Republican candidates reached the double digit mark.

  • Card Shower for Peggy Carlson

    Peggy Calrson of Glenwood is celebrating her 91st birthday Jan. 29. Her daughter is hosting a card shower. Cars can be mailed to Tabor Manor Care Center Box 180 Tabor, IA 51653. 

  • Glenwood goes on road for 81-52 victory

    SHENANDOAH – A close look at the numbers for the Glenwood boys basketball team a trend appears: 74 points.
    In eight of its 11 wins this season, the Rams, who are fifth in Class 3A averaging 70 points per game, have matched or exceeded 74 points.

    Glenwood scored 81 Friday.

  • Knights fall in Corner Conference finals

    MALVERN - A costly turnover late in the game prevented Fremont-Mills from ending Stanton’s perfect season as the Vikings won the Corner Conference Tournament Championship 48-44 Saturday night in Malvern.

    Stanton improved to 15-0 on the season with the win, which gave them their first CC Tournament championship since 1997.
    Both teams struggled to find an offensive rhythm early in the game, as Stanton led 9-7 after the first eight minutes.