Today's News

  • Glenwood tops Yellowjackets, 6-2

    Grant Loeffelbein, Josh Magnussen and Kyle Wheeler smacked two hits each in a 6-2 Glenwood baseball victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson on Saturday.

    The Rams (21-8 overall, 12-5 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) have won nine straight since a June 29 7-6 loss to Clarinda.

    Matt Schulz (2-2) came on in relief of Magnussen, who started on the hill, to pitch three innings of scoreless relief and earn the win. Taylor Kaufman came on in the seventh to to earn the save.

    Magnussen drove in two runs. Loeffelbein doubled, walked once and stole two bases.

  • School District Computers Stolen

    Five computers were stolen during an overnight break-in Thursday at an auxiliary building behind the Glenwood Middle School.

    Glenwood Police Chief Mike Mercer said the person or persons responsible for the theft entered the building after breaking out multiple windows. The stolen computers, including towers and monitors, are valued at approximately $3,500, Mercer said.

  • City Quiet on Police Officer's Departure

    A special meeting of the Glenwood City Council was cancelled last Thursday after the city received the resignation of police officer Derek Baier.

    Baier had been a patrolman on the Glenwood Police force since September 2008.

  • Dispatcher Fired Over Missed 911 Calls

    A Mills County 911 dispatcher has been fired after failing to answer medical-related emergency calls for more than 30 minutes.

    Mills County Communications Director Tom Ling confirmed that a dispatcher, whose name has not been released, was terminated after an Oct. 6 incident.

  • Ram Repeat

    Glenwood cross country coach Todd Peverill called his shot earlier in the week.

    “It'll come down to us and Kuemper,” he said.

    And the coach was right – the Hawkeye 10 Conference Boys Cross Country title did come down to his Class 3A No. 5 ranked Rams and the Knights. But even Peverill couldn't have predicted his team would win by the margin it did.

  • Rams playoff bound after 33-14 win

    The rains came in the second half of Glenwood’s District 8 showdown with Adel-Desoto-Minburn (A-D-M) Friday night just as the floodgates were opening up for the Rams.

  • Knight offense stymied in 48-0 loss

    TABOR - The Fremont-Mills football team turned the ball over four times and could muster just 47 yards of total offense in a 48-0 loss to Treynor in Class A, District 8 football Friday.

    “We talk all the time, if we don't turn the ball over we have a chance to win ball games. It's been our M.O. all season, we've turned it over way too many times,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christensen.

    Treynor (7-1 overall, 5-1 in the district) turned two of the Knights' four turnovers into first-half touchdowns and allowed just nine yards rushing on 22 carries.

  • St. Albert downs Glenwood in three

    Council Bluffs St. Albert handed Glenwood a 23-25, 14-25, 20-25 non-conference sweep in volleyball last week.

    “St. Albert is a very good team. We played very well the first game but our passing and serving didn't help us for the night. We struggled passing and serving,” said Glenwood coach Kara Huisman.

    The Rams (9-15 overall, 2-6 in the conference) were led by Morgan Lucy's 10 kills and 11 blocks.

    Erica Schwanke added 17 assists and three aces and Chelsea Konfrst had six kills and six blocks.

  • Wolverines can’t escape Viking surge

    STANTON – In the same fashion of a great heavyweight fight, the East Mills-Stanton football game, Friday, was full of quick hitting offense, strong defense, and possibly the district championship in the balance.

    The defending district champion Vikings came into the game with a perfect 6-0 record with a winning margin averaging 40 points per game wearing their purple tops and white bottoms.

    The challenger East Mills Wolverines were in their visiting whites, with a 5-1 record, only losing in an overtime slugfest with the CAM, Anita Cougars in which they lost 44-42.

  • School Board Election Nears

    Voters in the Glenwood Community School District now have a field of eight candidates to choose from in next Tuesday’s school board election.

    The top three vote-getters will be elected to serve a four-year term on the district’s five-member board of education. Seven of the candidates have their name on the ballot – Bill Agan, Dave Blum, Henry Clark, Tim Harms, Edward Lund, Rex A. Ruth and Dave Warren. The eighth candidate, Cheryll Ross, announced last week that she is running a write-in campaign. Voters will be allowed to vote for up to three of the candidates.