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Today's News

  • Glenwood Police 7.01.15

    Accidents
        June 17 – A vehicle driven by Andrew Brant of Pacific Junction was eastbound on Coolidge Road when the vehicle left the roadway and went across an empty parking lot, striking a building. No injuries were reported.

    Incidents
        June 12 - Faith Felos of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        June 18 – Michael Rupe of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        June 26 - Kelly Hall of Omaha  reported a domestic abuse assault.

  • Glenwood middle schooler competing in rodeo nationals

    You might say Houston Stephens was born to be a rodeo star.

    First, there’s the 12-year-old’s name, Houston.

    “I don’t really remember thinking anything that particular on his name, but yeah, it is a cowboy name,” said Brad Stephen’s, Houston’s dad.

    Then there’s 2 – the age this Glenwood Middle School sixth grader first got on a horse – and 5 – the first time he competed in a rodeo.

  • Football playoff qualifiers will shrink to 16 in 2016 season

    Making the state football playoffs just got a little harder.

    Beginning with the 2016 season, each of Iowa’s six football classes will advance 16 teams to the state football playoffs, according to a change announced last week by the Iowa High School Athletic Association Board of Control. The change means a reduction from 32 teams who currently qualify for the postseason in each class.

    The schedules for this fall and the 2015 regular season and playoffs remain unchanged.

  • Fremont-Mills drops two at Griswold tourney

    The Fremont-Mills offense struggled in a pair of losses at the Griswold Softball Tournament on Saturday.

    The Knights (6-8 overall, 3-0 in the Corner Conference) dropped its opener 6-3 to Southwest Valley and then were shutout 10-0 by Exira in the capper.

    In the two games combined, the Knights recorded five hits, just one going for extra bases.

    Joni Laughlin took the loss to Southwest Valley, allowing three hits and no earned runs while striking out four.

  • Rams fall to St. Albert, 14-10

    Council Bluffs St. Albert plated seven runs in the final two innings to erase a three run deficit and escape Glenwood with a 14-10 Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball victory Friday.

    The Rams (8-6 overall, 6-5 in the conference) smacked a season-high 18 hits in the win but just didn’t pitch good enough to win, said Glenwood coach Bret Elam.

  • Rams drop two at Treynor tourney

    Glenwood fielding miscues led to a combined 12 unearned runs as the Rams dropped a pair of games at the Treynor Softball Invitational Saturday.

    The Rams (11-9 overall, 6-6 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference)

    "Unfortunately, we really struggled on defense today," said Glenwood coach Tom Horton.

    Glenwood dropped a decision to Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln 6-0 and then was bested by the host Cardinals 13-4.

    Jacy Embray was credited with the game one loss after scattering four hits and one earned run in four innings.

  • Mills County District Court 6.24.15

    Judge  Greg Steensland
        Charlicia L. Hicks, Omaha – controlled substance violation, pleaded guilty, two-year deferred judgment, ordered to submit DNA, pay court costs and fees.
        Michael James Dyer, Omaha – ongoing criminal conduct / unlawful activity, three counts of forgery, third-degree theft, pleaded guilty, two year deferred judgment, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
     
    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson

  • Glenwood Senior Center 6.24.15

    Week of
    June 25 – July 1
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.
        Thursday: Italian pork loin, baked potato, broccoli, wheat bread, fresh orange.
        Friday: Salisbury beef with gravy, orange glazed chicken, roasted potato medley, spinach, multi-grain bread, cinnamon applesauce.
        Monday: Oven fried chicken, chicken gravy, whipped potatoes, broccoli, wheat bread, fresh fruit.

  • Rams well represented on All-Hawkeye 10 soccer teams

    The Glenwood girls and boys soccer teams placed five on the All-Hawkeye 10 Conference soccer team released last week.

    In a league-wide vote of coaches, the Glenwood girls’ Sarah Homan, Sara Gutschenritter and Danni Finn were tabbed for the first team. Ross Van Slyke and Andy Staiert were named to the first team on the boys side.

  • Glenwood splits pair at Battle of the Bluffs tourney

    The Glenwood baseball team won one and dropped one as a host site for the Battle of the Bluffs Baseball Tournament Saturday.

    The Rams (7-3 overall, 5-2 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) opened with a 14-0 loss to North Scott before bouncing back for a 4-2 win over Clear Lake in their tournament capper.

    With six of his 16 varsity players not available, including four of his top five outfielders, Glenwood coach Bret Elam knew his team’s opener against Class 4A top 10 ranked North Scott might be a tall task.