Today's News

  • Motorplex racing back after flood-shortened 2011 season

        PACIFIC JUNCTION - Jim “Roadkill” Howe doesn’t stop moving.  It’s 5:30 p.m. Friday, and Howe, operations manager of Mid-America Motorplex (MAM), is holding a quick staff meeting inside the office before the weekend begins. He simultaneously texts an insurance agent about a wreck as he updates the MAM website and Facebook page.
        On the road course, cars zoom by at 120 mph. Outside the drag strip, cars line up and wait patiently for the gate to open.

  • Rams drop 3-1 decision

        Spalding Catholic handed Glenwood a 3-1 loss in a non-conference match up on Saturday in Elk Point, S.D.
        The Rams (12-5 overall, 7-0) in the conference had 10 hits but just two went for extra-bases in the loss.
        Alex Forbes was 2-for-3 with a double and Nolan Robinson was 1-for-3 with a double.
        Corey Bertini took the loss on the hill after allowing five hits, just one earned run and striking out eight.

  • Error-free Knights knock-off East Mills in softball

        TABOR - Kyle Fichter couldn’t have been happier to see “0” in his team’s box score.
        For the first time this season Fichter’s Knights didn’t commit an error and it proved the difference in an 11-1 win over East Mills in Corner Conference softball last Tuesday.

  • Rams drop two at Treynor tourney

        The Glenwood softball team’s struggles at the plate continued Saturday in a pair of losses at the Treynor Invitational Softball Tournament.
        The Rams (17-4 overall, 7-1 in the conference) lost the opener to the host Cardinals before falling to Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln in the capper, 4-2.
        “No excuses,” said Glenwood coach Tim Stanton. “We got home late the night before. The Waukee loss was a tough one but Treynor threw and played great and we didn’t.”

  • Knights rally past Wolverines, 10-9

        TABOR - Fremont-Mills rallied from down seven runs and recorded a triple-play to end the game in East Mills 10-9 in Corner Conference baseball last Tuesday.
        “Another night, another blown lead,” said East Mills coach Cole Buchholz.  
        The Wolverines (5-4 overall, 5-2 in the conference) sprinted out to a 7-0 lead before errors and some hitting by the Knights allowed Fremont-Mills (6-5 overall, 5-2 in the conference) to take the lead heading into the ninth.

  • Mills County Sheriff 6/20/12

        June 13 – John Nielsen of Omaha reported a burglary and theft.
        June 13 – John Petereit of Emerson reported a theft.
        June 15 - Janice Hankins of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        June 15 - Leroy Stortenbecker of Hastings reported a burglary and theft.
        June 15 - Gerald Nibbe of Council Bluffs reported a burglary and theft.
        June 15  - Mark Hughes of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 6/20/12

        June 1 – Johnathan Young of Glenwood reported a criminal mischief.
        June 2 – Glenwood Community Museum reported a criminal mischief.
        June 2 – Jason Hawkins of Glenwood reported a trespass and assault.
        June 2 – Jacob Taylor of Glenwood reported an assault.
        June 3 – Catherin Schneider of Glenwood reported an assault.
        June 4 – Sandy Winton of Glenwood reported a harassment.

  • Mills County District Court June 20, 2012

     Judge Mark Eveloff
        Robert Edward Leafleng, Malvern – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to seven days in county jail, one year probation, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Morgia Jane England, Corning – operating a motor vehicle with an expired license, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $50 fine, court costs and fees.

    Greg Steensland

  • Glory Road to perform at Amphitheater

        Glory Road, a gospel quartet from Council Bluffs, will make a return engagement at the Davies Amphitheater Sunday, June 24.  
        Their southern gospel style of music makes them a popular performing group throughout the Midwest. They have presented concerts and special music for churches, conventions, revivals and other events since the group was formed in 1998.  
        The concert is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

  • Master Gardener Webinars series

        The Iowa Master Gardener program is once again offering a series of summer webinars. The 2012 series titled “Garden Goodness” will be hosted by Iowa State University Extension Mills County on the fourth Tuesday of the month - June through August. Each session will provide information about vegetable gardening, but from a variety of perspectives.
        Dates, presenters, and topics for the 2012 series are: