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Today's News

  • The Tragic Death of Kadie Tafta

    Kadie Tafta was 8 years old.

    With her big brown eyes, a sly smile and short chestnut hair, she looked like a “tomboy,” her grandmother said.

    She loved “Peppa Pig,” “Hello Kitty” and her Super Mario backpack. When her classmates teased her that Super Mario was for boys, Kadie was sad, but never stopped wearing the backpack.

  • Golfer seriously injured after falling from bridge

    A 70-year-old Glenwood man who was seriously injured when he fell more than 20 feet off a bridge at the Glenwood Golf Course Thursday afternoon is making a slow but encouraging recovery.

  • Angie Winquist promoted to city administrator

    The Glenwood City Council has promoted city clerk Angie Winquist to the position of city administrator/ financial director. The council made Winquist’s promotion official in a 4-0 vote at its Sept. 12 meeting following a motion by council member Susan Hirschman.

    “I know she’s had extensive training at clerk schools and financial meetings,” Hirschman said of Winquist, who has served as city clerk since September 2012.

  • Road modifications, traffic signals coming to Highway 34 intersection

    By the end of this year or in early 2018, two new fuel centers / convenience stores will open along U.S. Highway 34, just west of the Interstate 29 interchange. Before that happens, however, some significant changes will take place at the intersection of Highway 34 and 188th Street, including the installation of traffic signal lights.

    Construction is well under way on both the Love’s Travel Center and Lincoln Farm and Home’s new BP station and convenience store. The two projects are on pace to be completed at about the same time in late fall or early winter.

  • Economic Development Foundation puts name on business park

    A joint venture between the Mills County Economic Development Foundation, Mills County Board of Supervisors and real estate owners and developers is taking shape as the Mills County Economic Development Foundation recently approved naming the master planned area at the interchange of US Highway 34 and Interstate 29.

  • Wolverines’ get quick start against Trojans

    Nate Richardson returned the opening kick off for a touchdown and East Mills got off to the fast start it needed in a 36-6 victory over Essex in Eight-man, District 7 football on a rainy and wet night in Essex Friday.

    Richardson snagged the opening kickoff and raced 73 yards for the Wolverines first score.

    On the Trojans’ opening offensive possession they fumbled the ball into their own endzone. Essex recovered the fumble but the safety gave east Mills a 10-0 lead less than a minute into the game.

  • Glenwood runs wild in 49-13 win

    For the second straight week Glenwood rushed for more than 400 yards and for the second straight week the Rams found themselves on the winning end of a lopsided Class 3A, District 7 clash.

    Glenwood scored the first 29 points of the game and dominated from the opening kick off with 462 yards rushing in a 49-13 victory over Creston Friday.

  • East Mills places third at Corner tournament

    East Mills bounced back from a semifinal loss to sweep Fremont-Mills 25-15, 25-16, 26-24 for third place at the Corner Conference Volleyball Tournament Thursday in Tabor.

    The Wolverines (20-8 overall, 5-1 in the conference) played a complete match against the Knights (16-15 overall, 3-3 in the conference), hitting .313 as a team with 37 kills and digging up 51 balls on defense with 11 blocks.

  • Ram volleyball falls in five on road at Creston

    Creston handed Glenwood it’s third straight Hawkeye 10 Conference loss with a 25-22, 20-25, 25-18, 21-25, 8-15 road defeat Thursday in Creston.

    The Rams (12-11 overall, 4-4 in the conference) were playing without their top libero, Jaeda Wilson, who is done for the year with a stress fracture in her foot. Coach Chelsey Harvey juggled her lineup against the Panthers, sliding do-everything Sierra Stouder into that libero role with Erin Stanley moving up the front row in Stouder’s former spot. Harvey said she thought the new line up looked good, despite the loss.

  • Glenwood braves rain, mud for runner up finish in Atlantic course in runner up finish

    ATLANTIC - On a cold, rainy evening on a muddy course in Atlantic, the Glenwood girls battled the elements and a stacked field of 17 other teams to take home second place at the Atlantic Cross Country Invitational Thursday.

    In a steady downpour that made for such a muddy track several teams pulled out of the meet – including the Glenwood boys runners – the Rams showed a lot of fight even if the runner up finish to Class 3A No. 8 ranked Dallas Center-Grimes did snap their four meet win streak.