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Today's News

  • Rams’ 49-41 victory over Harlan first since 1994

    HARLAN - In the near half century of football history between Glenwood and Harlan, several numbers stand out in a lopsided rivalry.

    46 – the number of Cyclones wins over Glenwood in its last 47 meetings.

    1994 – the year of the Rams’ one and only win in the series.
    But there is just one number that mattered Friday night in Harlan.

    49.

    As in, Glenwood 49, Harlan 41.

  • C-A-M holds off Wolverines 48-41

    MALVERN – Injury-plagued East Mills came up a touchdown short Friday night in a 48-42 setback to visiting Cumberland-Anita-Massena (C-A-M).

    The Cougars scored two touchdowns in the final five minutes of the shootout to put away a game that saw the two squads trade the lead throughout the night.

  • Parade, Coronation To Highlight Glenwood Homecoming

    More than a dozen class reunions, a Friday afternoon parade and Saturday night coronation highlight the 2016 Glenwood Homecoming celebration.

    Glenwood band parents will be hosting the 2016 homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 23, at 1:30 p.m. The theme of this year’s parade is “Welcome to the Jungle.”

  • City Council Moving Forward With Chicken Ordinance Despite Opposition

    After weeks of on-again, off again debate, the Glenwood City Council has passed the first of three readings of an ordinance that would allow residents to raise and coop chickens within the city limits.

    The reading passed by a 3-2 vote following some heated discussion at the council’s regular meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 13. Council members Jessie Lundvall, who initiated the legislation last spring, Craig Florian and Wade Rodman voted in favor of the measure. Dan McComb and Susan Hirschman voted “no.”

  • Shooting Claims Life of Glenwood Teen

    A 27-year-old Ohio man is accused of fatally shooting 18-year-old Kathryn Lauren Weber-Kuhl of Glenwood Saturday evening outside the Linnwood Estates assisted living facility where she was employed.

    Mark Alan Troutman, of Sylvania, Ohio, was arrested less than 90 minutes after the incident.

  • Katie Weber-Kuhl Lived Her Life With A ‘Big Heart,’ ‘Affectionate Smile’

    She enjoyed being outdoors, whether it was camping, enjoying a hog roast with her family or spending time in the water on a boat or inner tube.

    Two of her favorite foods were chicken fingers and pizza.

    Her favorite childhood movie was “The Little Mermaid.”

    She played basketball and soccer as a youngster and was a Girl Scout. She tried playing the flute for a year or two in the school band.

    Those are just a few of the special memories Katie Weber-Kuhl’s family members have of their daughter, granddaughter and sister.

  • Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Shooting

    Sunday afternoon, the Glenwood Police Department identified the victim and a suspect charged in a fatal shooting Saturday evening on the 700 block of N. Linn Street in Glenwood.

  • State patrol still investigating fatal bike crash

    A spokesperson for the Iowa State Patrol (ISP) said Monday the agency is continuing its investigation into a July 24 collision on U.S. Highway 34 in western Mills County that claimed the life of a 72-year-old bicyclist.

    Wayne L. Ezell of Jacksonville, Fla., was traveling west with another bicyclist near the 2 mile marker on Highway 34, between Interstate 29 and the Missouri River bridge, around 6:40 a.m. when he was struck from behind by a 2012 GMC pickup truck driven by Robb W. Philippus, 34, of Glenwood. Ezell was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Glenwood councilman Craig Florian seeks seat in legislature

    Craig Florian, a life-long resident of southwest Iowa and 13-year member of the Glenwood City Council, has announced his candidacy for the 23rd District seat in the Iowa House of Representatives. Florian, a Democrat, is seeking the seat currently occupied by Republican David Sieck, also of Glen-wood. Sieck is running for re-election.

  • Yes, that was an earthquake you felt

    If you thought your bed was swaying, the mirror was moving or the ceiling fan was shaking Saturday morning, it wasn’t a dream. It was an earthquake.

    The effects of a 5.6 magnitude earthquake near Pawnee, Okla., shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday were felt as far away as Iowa and Nebraska to the north and Arizona to the west.