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Today's News

  • Lucy passes milestone, Rams record 15th win

        The  Glenwood girls rolled to their 15th win in 16 tries and Morgan Lucy became the Rams all-time leading scorer in a 54-38 victory over Harlan on Friday.

  • Meier To Sign With Hawkeyes

    Fremont-Mills senior Nate Meier has accepted a football  scholarship offer from the University of Iowa and will sign a letter-of-intent in a ceremony at his high school Wednesday morning.

  • Glenwood School District Election

    You can scream it from the mountain top, ‘No new taxes.’”

    That’s how Glenwood Community School District Superintendent Devin Embray describes the process of explaining the district’s Revenue Purpose Statement as voters head to the voting booths next Tuesday to decide the fate of the district’s 1-cent sales tax fund.

    “This is not a new tax,” Embray said of the revenue purpose statement. “This is the state’s one-cent sales tax and they basically added a penny for schools and they added a penny for cities. This money is already coming in to the district right now.”

  • Investigation Continues

    Glenwood Police Chief Eric Johansen said his department is continuing its investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a student at Glenwood Community High School by a former school district employee.

    Andrew Schoening, 19, is accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old female student inside a closet at the school.

  • Glenwood wins title at Heelan, avenges loss to Lewis Central

        The Glenwood wrestling team picked up the team title and avenged an earlier loss to Council Bluffs Lewis Central in the championship match at the Sioux City Heelan Duals on Saturday.
        The Rams, who lost to the Titans in a tight conference dual 42-32 on  Jan. 12, defeated Council Bluffs Lewis Central 35-24 in the championship match at Heelan to win the dual tournament. Glenwood knocked off Sioux City East 45-34, LeMars 39-33 and Lincoln (Neb.) East 39-34 to reach the finals.

  • Glenwood 12-year old wins second Tae kwon do ‘triple crown’

        Glenwood tween Madison Morris, like many 12-year-olds, keeps very busy. She is a nearly straight-A student, plays clarinet in the Glenwood Middle School band, and plays volleyball and basketball for the school.  Morris, however, has one special activity that many of her fellow seventh-grade classmates do not. She has become the Iowa triple-crown champion in ATA Tae kwon do for the second year in a row.

  • Settlement Reached In Cyclists' Deaths

        Terms of a settlement in a combined civil lawsuit have reportedly been reached between Andrew Schlictemeier and the families of four motorcyclists he killed in August 2009 on Interstate 29 near Little Sioux.
        Schlictemeier was found to have a blood-alcohol level of .373 on the evening of Aug. 9, 2009, after he struck and killed four motorcyclists in a I-29 construction zone. Investigators found marijuana and alcohol in Schlictemeier’s vehicle after the collision.

  • Meth Case Sentencing

         A rural Glenwood man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison as one of the ringleaders of a methamphetamine manufacturing operation.
        Andru Alan Fisher, 42, became the sixth person to be sentenced in what was dubbed the “Fisher Farm Case” in Mills County. His sentence was handed down last week in U.S. District Court by Judge Ronald Longstaff. Fisher will be placed on five years of supervised release after his imprisonment and is required to a pay a $100 fine to the state Crime Victim Fund.

  • Mills County Farewell Tour

    State legislators Hubert Houser, Greg Forristall and Richard Anderson began their Mills County farewell tour Saturday morning by participating in the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce's first legislative coffee of the year. The three Republican lawmakers are in their final year of representing Mills County before new legislative boundaries go into effect next January.

  • County Reviewing Land Use Ordinances

    MALVERN - Concerns about fertile farm soil being sold and removed from private property northwest of Malvern has the Mills County Board of Supervisors reviewing land use policies and considering changes to ordinances that could result in tighter restrictions being placed on the sale and removal of farm ground in the future.