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Today's News

  • Knights rumble into state semifinals

        MALVERN - For the second straight season, the Fremont-Mills football team will be finishing its season in the UNIDome in Cedar Falls.

  • Northbound I-29 Reopens

    The Iowa Department of Transportation expects the construction cones and barricades along an 8-mile stretch of Interstate 29 in Mills County will be removed in the next week.

        The opening of the northbound lanes of I-29 last week eliminated a crossover and head-to-head traffic in the southbound lane west of Glenwood. Southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane until restriping is completed.

  • Cyclones stop Rams in regionals

        The Glenwood volleyball season came to an end Thursday with a 25-13, 25-16, 25-18 loss to Harlan in the Regional semifinals Thursday in Harlan.

  • Wolverines roll into quarterfinals

        The East Mills football team got a crucial fourth down stop on defense to hold its lead in the final minutes of a 42-36 second-round victory over Glidden-Ralston in the state Eight-man playoffs Monday.

  • Fremont-Mills blasts Stanton, faces East Mills in quarterfinals

        Two weeks to the day after a wild, 80-49 shootout victory over East Mills in the regular-season finale, Fremont-Mills will face the Wolverines once more on Friday in the Eight-man state playoff quarterfinals.

  • Abrams 10th, Rams 11th at state cross country

        FORT DODGE - Mark Abrams became the second consecutive  runner to stand on the medal stand while the Rams placed 11th as a team at the  Class 3A Iowa State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge Saturday.

  • Flood Assistance

        The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging victims of spring and summer flooding in southwest Iowa to apply for individual assistance from the federal government.

  • City Elections Tuesday

        Glenwood Mayor Kim Clark is unopposed in her Nov. 8 re-election bid. Clark is seeking a second two-year term as mayor.
        City council candidates Cheryl Evans (Ward 1) and Craig Florian (Ward 2) are running unopposed, but  incumbent Kay LeFever is being challenged by Heidi Kloeckner for her at-large council seat. Florian has previously served as the Ward 1 councilman, but was forced to resign earlier this fall when he moved into Ward 2.

  • Glenwood ACT Scores Rising

    Glenwood Community High School students’ average score on the ACT exam went up in 2011, while Iowa’s overall scoring average ranked second nationally, according to a report released earlier this fall.

  • Father charged in 5-month-old son’s death

        A 35-year old Glenwood man was in a Mills County courtroom Thursday facing three felony counts stemming from the death of his infant son in July.
        Jason Curtis, 35, is charged with allegedly causing the death of his 5-month old son, Jackson Curtis in a July 14, incident. After a three-month investigation by the Glenwood Police Department with assistance from the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation, Curtis was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 19 on felony warrants for child endangerment, neglect of a dependent person and willful injury.