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Today's News

  • Glenwood edges T.J. at Harlan Invite

        For the second race in a row Glenwood’s Johnny Fuller and Mark Abrams were first and second and the Rams ran away with the team title at a Hawkeye 10 Conference cross country meet.
        On Saturday the Rams edged Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson by two points, 71 to 73, after Fuller (16:40) and Abrams (16:55) swept the top two spots.

  • Balanced Wolverines too much for Rebels

        East Mills’ balanced offense put up 55 first-half points in a 62-6 defeat of South Page on Friday in Eight Man, District 8.

  • Rams leap over Cyclones

        “It was a very fun bus ride home,” said Glenwood coach Kara Huisman.
        Defeating Harlan as the Rams did Tuesday night in a 22-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-22 victory on the Cyclones’ home court is liable to do that.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Abby Boehmer/Aaron Eich

    Don and Vicki Boehmer of St. Charles, Mo., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Abby, to Aaron Eich, son of Bill and Kay Eich of Glenwood.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Central Missouri State University and is employed by KDR Designer Showroom in Kansas City as a sales associate. Her fiance is also a graduate of Central Missouri State University and is employed by Great Lakes Airline as a pilot.
    An Oct. 23, 2010, wedding is planned at St. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church in St. Charles.

  • WEDDING - Amanda Mulholland-Andrew DeGroote

    Amanda Mulholland and Andrew DeGroote were united in marriage on Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Norwalk United Methodist Church in Norwalk.
    The nuptials were officiated by the Rev. Kiboko Kiboko. A reception followed at the Blank Golf Course in Des Moines.

    The bride is the daughter of Tom and Deanne Mulholland of Malvern and granddaughter of Don and Suzanne Simmons of Thurman, and Nancy Mulholland of Glenwood.
    The groom is the son of Don and Val DeGroote of New Hartford and the grandson of Clara DeGroote of Parkersburg and Marian Bundy of Cedar Falls.

  • Plea Bargain Reached In Pit Bull Case

    An Omaha man arrested last spring for the abuse and neglect of more than 20 pit bulls on a property near Pacific Junction has agreed to a plea bargain with the Mills County Attorney’s Office.

    Michael J. Simet, 56, pleaded guilty on Sept. 21 to animal torture and animal neglect, both aggravated misdemeanors.

    If the sentencing judge agrees to the deal, Simet will receive a suspended jail sentence of four years, placed on supervised probation for a year and serve a week in the Mills County Jail. Simet will also not be allowed to own any animals during his supervised probation.

  • More Heated Words In P.J.

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - By a slim 3-2 margin, the Pacific Junction City Council passed a controversial resolution at last Monday’s regular meeting aimed at condemning derogatory remarks by elected city officials.

    Resolution 2010-17, dubbed “Resolution on Equality and Conduct,” was drafted following comments made by council member Rodney Bents at an Aug. 16 meeting that Mayor Jim Lovely and city attorney T.J. Patterman felt disparaged Mexicans.

    In a tape recorded discussion at the Aug. 16 meeting, Bents can be heard saying, “Well, then don’t be getting hit by a Mexican up in Omaha.”

  • Charges Filed in Cyclists Deaths

    The driver involved in an August crash on Interstate 29 that killed four motorcyclists returning from a rally in Sturgis, S.D., had a blood-alcohol level of 0.373, more than four times the legal limit in the state of Iowa.

  • Homecoming Week

    The annual Glenwood Homecoming Parade will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. Registration for the parade will be at the American Legion on Thursday night from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday morning from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. All participants must register. Kindergarten through 12th grade and class reunion floats can pre-register by calling Lori McGoldrick at 527-9973.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Lorilee Fleming / Tyson Conn

        Lorilee Fleming  of Glenwood and Tyson Conn of Sioux Falls, S.D., have announced their engagement and approaching wedding.


        The bride-to-be is the daughter of Eileen Fleming and the late Bill Fleming. Her fiance is the son of Dan and Pam Conn of Sioux Falls.
        The couple met at and graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls.
        An Oct. 23, 2010, wedding is planned at Heartland Community Church in Sioux Falls.