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Today's News

  • Glenwood grapplers down L.C., Underwood

    The Glenwood wrestling team placed 10th out of 36 teams at the Basehor-Linwood, Kan. Bobcat Classic Wrestling Invitational this weekend.
    Cole Peckham (113 pounds) and Alex Killpack  (285) both placed at the tournament which features hundreds of wrestlers from Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Colorado.
    Killpack reached the finals and lost a close match to a top heavyweight from Mountain Range, Colo. Peckham could not continue in his bracket after injuring his shoulder.

  • Wolverine wrestlers 4-1 at Griswold duals

        The East Mills wrestling team finished second at the Griswold Duals on Saturday.  
        The Wolverines defeated Griswold 42-37, Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 54-16, Corning 45-34, and Treynor 42-30.  Their only loss was to state-ranked No. 6 Tri-Center 45-33.  
        Heavyweight David Howell was the lone Wolverine on the all-tournament team going 5-0 on the day.  
        Justin Formhals (120 pounds), Lane Stortenbecker (138) and Colton Story (182) all went 4-1 on the day.

  • Glenwood Community Schools Menu 1/16/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Jan. 16-22, 2013

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday - Breakfast Sandwich
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - No School
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday - Break-fast Wrap

    Lunch
        Thursday - Pork Patty, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Steamed Green Beans, Orange Wedges, Bread & Butter, Milk.

  • East Mills advances to Corner Conference quarterfinals with win

         The East Mills girls overcame a slow start to out-score Clarinda Academy 35-4 in the second half of a 67-30 victory in the opening round of the Corner Conference Girls Basketball Tournament.
        “We started out a little sluggish, but were able to open things up in the second half,” said East Mills coach Jeff Laughlin. “I thought that we played excellent defense all night. We limited them to four second half points.” 

  • Rams win OT thriller

        Momentum is fickle.
        Just ask Denison.
        One minute the Monarchs are up five points and in control of their Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball game at Glenwood last Tuesday.
        Less than 20 seconds and a Grant May 19-footer later, the game is tied and headed into overtime where Glenwood scores the first eight points of the extra frame to snatch a victory from the jaws of defeat in a 66-59 win before a reporter-estimated crowd of 400.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 1/16/13

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.

    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday & Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Games & Domi-noes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.
    Meals
     (served at 11:45 M-F)
        $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 1/16/13

    Incidents
        Jan. 6 – Donna Gaylord of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
    Accidents
        Jan. 4 – A vehicle driven by Christopher Howell of Glenwood was proceeding through the intersection of Elm and Sharp Streets when a second vehicle driven by Donald Renshaw of Glenwood struck Howell’s vehicle in the intersection.

  • Mills County District Court 1/16/13

    Judge 
    Kathleen Kilnoski
        Amanda Scott, Malvern - O.W.I., pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, six months probation, ordered to udergo substance abuse evaluation, pay $1,250 civil penalty ($625 waived with proof of driver’s license), court costs and fees.
    Judge Richard Davidson

  • MEMPHIS, The Musical

    OMAHA - Memphis, the musical the 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, will play at Omaha’s Orpheum Theater Tuesday, Jan. 15 through Sunday, Jan.  20, as part of the Omaha Performing Arts Broadway series.

    Tickets for Memphis start at $25 and are available online at TicketOmaha.com; by phone at 402.345.0606  or at the Ticket Omaha office in the Holland Performing Arts Center.

  • New Police Station

    The Glenwood Police Department made its move official last Thursday – cutting the ribbon on its new home in the lower level of City Hall at 3 N. Vine St. The two-story building previously housed the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints and was purchased by the city of Glenwood last year for the relocation of City Hall, the police department and Glenwood Municipal Utilities offices.