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Today's News

  • Five Rams named to Hawk-10 soccer first team

    Three Glenwood girls and two boys have been named to the first team on the All-Hawkeye 10 Conference soccer teams released last week.

    The Rams’ Nikki Schuppan, Kari Schuppan and Katelyn Malcom were tabbed first team honors on the girls’ squad while Nacho Vadillo and Andy Van Slyke were selected on the boys’ side.

  • Rams blanks Clear Lake on diamond

    Three Glenwood pitchers combined to toss a one hitter and the Rams turned six hits into a pair of runs to defeat Clear Lake 2-0 in the annual Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Baseball Classic Saturday in Glenwood.

    Jake King started for the Rams (8-7) and did not allow a hit while striking out three in four innings of work. Michael Radford came on to pitch two innings and Cole Loeffelbein closed it out in the seventh.

    Ethan Fisher led the Rams with two hits and a run driven in. Mavrick Decker, Cade Van Ness, Colton Schutte and Loeffelbein each added hits.

  • Glenwood 2-1 at C.B. Classic

    The Glenwood softball team won it’s opening two games before falling to Treynor in the championship game at the Council Bluffs Classic Saturday.

    The Rams (13-5 overall, 6-2 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) pounded a combined 25 hits in wins over Sidney and Central Decatur.

    In game one, Glenwood plated four runs in the top of the eighth inning to get by Sidney 12-8 in extra innings. Against Central Decatur in the second game, the Rams built a 9-0 lead and cruised to an 11-3 win.

  • Glenwood school board approves $9k in incentive pay

    The Glenwood Board of Directors unanimously approved $9,000 in administrator incentive pay to nine district administrators at last Monday’s regular monthly board meeting at the central office.

    The bonuses consist of $1,000 payments to the entirety of the district’s administrator staff and also Superintendent Devin Embray. The bonus money is drawn from a state fund and represents a half payment, the first of which was paid last December, for administrators who earned the bonus.

  • Ordinance lights fuse for firework use, sales within Glenwood city limits

    The City of Glenwood has passed an ordinance allowing for the sale and use of fireworks within the city limits.

    Following Gov. Terry Branstad’s signing into law Senate Bill 489 in May, which allowed for the sale and use of first and second-class consumer fireworks statewide for the first time since the 1930s, Glenwood and many other municipalities around the state have spent the last month educating themselves on the new law.

  • BLOWN AWAY

    A storm with winds exceeding 80 miles an hour caused severe damage and left thousands without power in western Mills County Friday night.

  • Wolverines drop pair at Riverside

    East Mills fell in a pair of games at the Riverside Softball Tournament Saturday.

    The Wolverines (3-8) dropped its opener to Shenandoah 16-4 in six innings and then fell to the host Bulldogs 13-2 in four innings.

    Janette Schraft started in the circle and took the loss to the Mustangs after allowing seven hits and seven earned runs. Kassidy Croghan took the loss in game two.

    Emmy Duysen, Megan Hossle and Cheyenne Roberson each had two hits on the day to lead the Wolverines at the plate.

    East Mills 26
    Fremont-Mills 21

  • Glenwood resident recognized for work as zoo educator

    OMAHA - Elizabeth Mulkerrin isn’t kidding if she tells you her workplace is a zoo.

    The Glenwood resident is the director of education for Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium - a multi-faceted position the former high school science teacher has embraced since joining the zoo staff in 2000 at the invitation of former zoo director Dr. Lee Simmons.

    “Education is an important part of our mission here at the zoo,” Mulkerrin said. “My job really is a little bit of everything.”

  • A Passion For Art

    Driving through the country north of Malvern, a barbed wire bull can be seen sitting off one of the roads. Up the hill from the bull stands a barbed wire horse. These unique sculptures belong to 63-year-old Phyllis Bruce.

    The art that sits in Bruce’s yard often captures the attention of those who pass by, but that is just a peek at everything she has done and continues to do.

    Bruce grew up off the shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota. She was surrounded by beautiful things. Her passion for art began as a child.

  • Glenwood gets by Thomas Jefferson, 12-3

    Glenwood recorded 14 hits and scored in every inning in a 12-3 out-of-conference softball victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Friday.

    The Rams (10-5) got two or more hits from six batters, with Cameron Rounds leading the way with a 3-for-4 night. Sara Ingoldsby, Bailey Rumery, Brooklyn Taylor, Arianna Springer and Brielle Smith each added two hits apiece. Smith doubled twice and Ingoldsby and Taylor each drove in two runs.