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Today's News

  • New Assistant County Attorney

        Western Iowa native Tricia McSorley is in her second month of work as Assistant Mills County Attorney. McSorley began working at the office on Dec. 1 and is sharing the case load with newly-elected county attorney Eric Hansen.

  • Embray Answers ISL Questions

    The fact just a handful of voters turned out for a public discussion of the economics and impact of the Instructional Support Levy (ISL) going before district voters on Feb. 1 wasn’t a discouraging sign for Glenwood Superintendent Devin Embray, who presented the district’s plan for the ISL at the meeting held at the Glenwood Golf Course last Wednesday.

  • Concealed-carry Numbers Shooting Up

         It’s hard to miss which car is Howard Kamish’s.     With Howard’s Electronics, featured prominently on his vehicles and the expensive computer and electronic equipment the Glenwood business owner often carries, he knows he’s potentially a target for thieves.

  • 'Team effort' pays off for Rams at Heelan

        The Glenwood wrestling team won four of five matches at the Bishop Heelan Duals in Sioux City on Saturday.

        “This was a great team effort out of everyone,” said Glenwood coach Matt Dyer. “The kids wrestled very well. Everyone had to do their part for us  to win these duals.  We had a few guys out of the line-up and the kids that stepped in did an excellent job filling in.

  • Balanced Rams roll over Tigers

        Morgan Lucy scored 17 points and Grace Newman and Lexi Fisher 12 points each for Glenwood in a 68-21 victory over Red Oak on Friday in Hawkeye 10 Conference play.

  • Knights fall in conference semifinals

       The Stanton girls forced 22 turnovers and held Fremont-Mills to 26.6 percent shooting in a 74-29 victory in the Corner Conference semifinals last Wednesday.

        The Knights had trouble navigating the Viqueens' full court pressure and stopping Kadie Subbert. Subbert scored 21 points, blocked two shots and grabbed two steals. Shelby Wagg added 13 and Rachel Sorensen 12 for Stanton.
        Lynde Madison led Fremont-Mills with 12 points.

    Fremont-Mills 59,
    Essex 40

  • East Mills boys advanced to Corner Conference finals

        The East Mills boys continued its stifling defensive play in the Corner Conference tournament with a 50-32 victory over Villisca in last Thursday's semifinals.
        The Wolverines advance to play Clarinda Academy in the conference title game. The championship game, postponed from Saturday due to inclement weather, will be played Saturday, Jan. 29 at Fremont-Mills High School at 7:30 p.m.

  • Ram run tames Tigers

        It may not have been a wake up call exactly that the Glenwood basketball team needed after down early 12-5 to Red Oak but something woke his team up following the Tigers' third straight three-pointer, said Coach Curt Schulte.

  • Grant For Interpretive Center

        Interest in next week’s public meeting of the group working to establish an archeological interpretive center here has been heightened with the announcement of a $602,478 state planning grant.
         Plans call for the center to be constructed on a five-acre tract on the south side of Highway 34 at its intersection with Levi Road. It is at the edge of the 900-plus acre state archeological preserve established in 2009. The proposed building site is known locally as the trailhead for Foothills Park walking trail.

  • New Bus Barn Coming Soon

        The Glenwood Community School District has wrapped up the purchase of a parcel of land that will serve as the future home of the district’s bus barn and maintenance facility.
        The district completed the $300,000 purchase of the former Evans Equipment property located at 601 Railroad Avenue on Dec. 1. The district plans to transition the current bus and maintenance facility, dubbed the “bus barn” and located adjacent to Northeast Elementary School, to the new site over the next three months.