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Today's News

  • Knight defense stops East Mills

    The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team out scored East Mills 24-6 in the first half of a 52-18 Corner Conference victory on Friday.

    “We got pretty good balance from our top scorers and opened some things up for us,” said Knights’ coach Rod Williams.

    Lynde Madison led a balanced scoring effort for the Knights with 14 points. Mindy Lorimor added 13 and Amy Carlson 12. Lorimor also snagged 10 rebounds and Carlson had seven steals.

  • Rams split final dual before districts Saintes

    The Glenwood wrestling team split a double-dual last Tuesday in Atlantic.

    The Rams dominated Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 68-6 in a non-conference dual before being edged by the home Trojans 36-22 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference capper for both teams.

    With the Glenwood victory the Trojans sealed up the conference crown with a perfect dual record of 18-0 overall and 9-0 in the conference. Glenwood finishes fourth with a conference record of 6-2 and an overall dual record of 9-6.

  • A New Police Chief

    Glenwood native Eric Johansen has been named police chief for the city of Glenwood.

    Mayor Kim Clark’s appointment of Johansen was approved at last Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Glenwood City Council. Johansen, who was sworn into office immediately following his appointment, will be paid $24.28 per hour and serve a six-month probationary period.

  • Glenwood second at Hawk-10

    The Glenwood wrestling team earned four individual titles and had 13 wrestlers place in a second place team finish at the Hawkeye 10 Conference Wrestling Meet at Shenandoah on Saturday.

    Council Bluffs Lewis Central was the team champion with 232 points to Glenwood’s 199. Atlantic, who is undefeated in conference duals this season, finished third with 195 points. The Titans also had the most individual titles with four.

  • Knights win fourth straight

    TABOR - The Fremont-Mills boys basketball team allowed just eight points in the first half and cruised to a 64-30 Corner Conference victory over Hamburg on Friday.

    The win was the Knights’ fourth straight and improved them to 9-8 overall, 6-3 in the conference.

    “We played really well, especially on the defensive end,” said Fremont-Mills coach Matt Thompson.

    The Knights were without leading scorer and rebounder Nate Meier but got 19 points off the bench from junior guard Joey Carlson.

  • Clarinda edges Glenwood in overtime

    The Glenwood girls basketball team couldn’t hold on to a seven-point fourth-quarter lead as Clarinda stormed back for a 58-46 overtime victory on Friday.

    Trailing by seven with just over three minutes to go, Clarinda tied the score before Glenwood appeared to have the game in hand up 42-40 with :16 seconds left but the Cardinals managed to tie the game and send it to overtime. In the extra frame Clarinda outscored Glenwood 16-4.

  • Rams overcome ’junk defense,’ Clarinda for win

    The Glenwood boys basketball team overcame a “junk defense” and a slow start to post a 56-30 victory over Clarinda on Friday.

    The Rams (8-6 overall, 7-5 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) faced a Cardinal 1-3 zone with the fifth defender face-guarding leading-scorer Cole Darrow most of the night. While the Cardinals’ defense held Darrow to just five points, 12 points below his average, the rest of the Rams stepped up on offense.

  • BREAKING NEWS - Glenwood ISL Fails

    For the second straight year, the Glenwood Community School District has failed to pass an Instructional Support Levy.

    On Tuesday, school district voters rejected the levy by a margin of 58 percent to 42 percent - 994 "No" votes to 717 "Yes" votes.

    Voter turnout was nearly twice as large as last year when the special election ended in a 434-434 tie, denying passage by just a single vote.

  • Bringing Hope To 'The Gates of Hell'

    As a surgical tech, Amy Vinton has seen many things in her medical career.

    She’s assisted in open heart surgeries, organ transplants, amputations and about any trauma surgery imaginable.

    But nothing could have prepared Vinton, 26, for the things she saw as part of a medical team from Creighton University Medical Center that traveled to earthquake-ravaged Haiti for 10 days in January.

    “There's nothing that could have prepared any of us for what we saw,” Vinton said. “It was like the gates of hell.”

  • More Arrests In Santa Scheme

    Three more suspects have been arrested in a forgery scheme that bilked more than $11,000 from a Mills County charity that assists families in need during the holidays.

    In addition to Dewey Stuart, 39, of Omaha, who was arrested in December, Mills County Attorney Marci McClellan said Stacey Barrett, 35, of Omaha, Tina Moore, 21, of Omaha, and Stephanie Moore, 25, of Omaha, have all been charged with forgery (a Class D felony) and on-going criminal conduct (a Class B felony). If convicted of both counts, they face up to 30 years in prison.