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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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • Rams win on road at Shenandoah

    SHENANDOAH - The Glenwood girls had four players score in double-figures in a 69-57 road win at Shenandoah Friday.

    The Rams (8-6 overall, 5-3 in the conference) went 8-for-8 at the free throw line and out-scored the Fillies (10-6 overall, 3-5 in the conference) in the final quarter.

  • Worth The Wait

    OMAHA - Opportunities to see the President of the United States in person don’t come around very often, so when Glenwood residents Russ and Sybil Finken heard President Barack Obama was going to be making an appearance at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, they were among the first in line to secure tickets.

    Last Wednesday, the Finkens were among an audience of more than 11,000 people who came to Baxter Arena to hear the president’s remarks on the day after he gave his final State of the Union Address to the American people.

  • Fremont-Mills cracks under Essex pressure defense

    A 14-3 Essex first quarter lead was too big a hole for the Fremont-Mills girls to dig out of.
    The Knights struggled against the Trojans’ full-court pressure all night and couldn’t rally late despite a valiant comeback effort that cut the lead to three points in the third quarter of a 38-26 loss last Tuesday in Corner Conference girls basketball.