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Today's News

  • Wolverines Win 11th Straight

    The East Mills boys basketball team won its 11th game in a row to close out the regular season with a balanced offensive and defensive effort in a 63-43 victory over Logan-Magnolia on Friday.

    The Wolverines (17-3 overall, 10-1 in the Corner Conference) led 30-16 at the break and effectively shut down Panthers leading scorer Levi Ettleman, who entered the game averaging 21.4 points and had scored 66 points in his previous two games combined.

    East Mills held the 6-foot-3 junior forward to just six points on 2-of-12 shooting.

  • Teen Jumps Off Plattsmouth Bridge

    Single-digit temperatures and blustery winds on Monday forced rescuers to call off their search late in the afternoon for a man who is believed to have jumped off the Plattsmouth Toll Bridge into the cold water of the Missouri River.

    Law enforcement agencies and rescue personnel from Mills County and Cass County, Neb., responded shortly after 3:20 p.m. after witnesses reported seeing a male subject get out of his vehicle, a white Ford Contour, and jump off the bridge.

  • Superintendent Search Begins

    Integrity.

    Ethics.

    A motivator.

    A visionary.

    These are just a few of the attributes the Glenwood Board of Education is looking for in its new district superintendent as they begin the search process to replace Dr. Stan Sibley, who announced in December he would be stepping down when his contract is completed June 30, 2010.

    Sibley has served as Glenwood’s superintendent since 2001.

  • Big fourth quarter carries Rams

    The Glenwood girls used a 17-7 fourth quarter to pull away from Council Bluffs St. Albert in a 43-36 non-conference victory on Saturday.

    The Rams (11-8 overall, 8-8 in the conference), trailed 29-26 heading into the fourth quarter before rallying in the final frame.

    Morgan Lucy led the Rams with 10 points. Lexi Fisher added eight and Ana VanScoy six.

    Hannah Sneed led the Saintes with eight points.

    Denison 59,

    Glenwood 51

  • Slow start dooms Rams

    The Glenwood boys basketball team couldn’t overcome a slow start that led to a 16-6 Council Bluffs St. Albert first quarter run in a 62-50 loss to the Falcons on Saturday.

    The Rams (9-8 overall, 8-6 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) actually started slow to open the game and the second half and it cost them, said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte.

  • Knight defense stops East Mills

    The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team out scored East Mills 24-6 in the first half of a 52-18 Corner Conference victory on Friday.

    “We got pretty good balance from our top scorers and opened some things up for us,” said Knights’ coach Rod Williams.

    Lynde Madison led a balanced scoring effort for the Knights with 14 points. Mindy Lorimor added 13 and Amy Carlson 12. Lorimor also snagged 10 rebounds and Carlson had seven steals.

  • Rams split final dual before districts Saintes

    The Glenwood wrestling team split a double-dual last Tuesday in Atlantic.

    The Rams dominated Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 68-6 in a non-conference dual before being edged by the home Trojans 36-22 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference capper for both teams.

    With the Glenwood victory the Trojans sealed up the conference crown with a perfect dual record of 18-0 overall and 9-0 in the conference. Glenwood finishes fourth with a conference record of 6-2 and an overall dual record of 9-6.

  • A New Police Chief

    Glenwood native Eric Johansen has been named police chief for the city of Glenwood.

    Mayor Kim Clark’s appointment of Johansen was approved at last Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Glenwood City Council. Johansen, who was sworn into office immediately following his appointment, will be paid $24.28 per hour and serve a six-month probationary period.

  • Glenwood second at Hawk-10

    The Glenwood wrestling team earned four individual titles and had 13 wrestlers place in a second place team finish at the Hawkeye 10 Conference Wrestling Meet at Shenandoah on Saturday.

    Council Bluffs Lewis Central was the team champion with 232 points to Glenwood’s 199. Atlantic, who is undefeated in conference duals this season, finished third with 195 points. The Titans also had the most individual titles with four.

  • Knights win fourth straight

    TABOR - The Fremont-Mills boys basketball team allowed just eight points in the first half and cruised to a 64-30 Corner Conference victory over Hamburg on Friday.

    The win was the Knights’ fourth straight and improved them to 9-8 overall, 6-3 in the conference.

    “We played really well, especially on the defensive end,” said Fremont-Mills coach Matt Thompson.

    The Knights were without leading scorer and rebounder Nate Meier but got 19 points off the bench from junior guard Joey Carlson.