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Today's News

  • Rams win on road at Shenandoah

    SHENANDOAH - The Glenwood girls had four players score in double-figures in a 69-57 road win at Shenandoah Friday.

    The Rams (8-6 overall, 5-3 in the conference) went 8-for-8 at the free throw line and out-scored the Fillies (10-6 overall, 3-5 in the conference) in the final quarter.

  • GCHS principal, stepson give their accounts of altercation

    Hurl Beechum III described the scene unfolding before his eyes as “unthinkable.”

    His stepfather, Glenwood Community High School Principal Richard Hutchinson, sprawled unconscious on the ground being beaten, he said, by a pair of men who had verbally sparred with the principal over the use of a racial slur just minutes before.

    Beechum, 42, attempted to intercede in the melee before retreating into Hutchinson’s home and returning with his handgun.

  • Let The Preparations Begin

        For a record-tying seventh time in the 44-year history of the event, Glenwood has been selected to serve as the starting point for RAGBRAI (The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa).

  • Dr. Ben Carson stumps in Glenwood; says he can heal what ails America

    Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson brought his conservative message to Glenwood Thursday afternoon, hoping to drum up support for the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses.

    Carson’s town hall meeting at Glenwood Community High School attracted over 400 people, including about 200 high school students. Carson spoke for 45 minutes, stressing the importance the 2016 presidential election will have on future generations of Americans.

  • Worth The Wait

    OMAHA - Opportunities to see the President of the United States in person don’t come around very often, so when Glenwood residents Russ and Sybil Finken heard President Barack Obama was going to be making an appearance at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, they were among the first in line to secure tickets.

    Last Wednesday, the Finkens were among an audience of more than 11,000 people who came to Baxter Arena to hear the president’s remarks on the day after he gave his final State of the Union Address to the American people.

  • Fremont-Mills cracks under Essex pressure defense

    A 14-3 Essex first quarter lead was too big a hole for the Fremont-Mills girls to dig out of.
    The Knights struggled against the Trojans’ full-court pressure all night and couldn’t rally late despite a valiant comeback effort that cut the lead to three points in the third quarter of a 38-26 loss last Tuesday in Corner Conference girls basketball.

  • Cyclones too much for Rams

    The Glenwood girls came all the way back from a double-digit deficit to trim Harlan’s lead to seven with six minutes to go but that would be as close as they would get as the top ranked Cyclones scored the game’s final 11 points in a 53-35 victory Friday in Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball.

  • Malcom wins title, Rams fifth at Kansas tourney

    Glenwood’s Matt Malcom won the 160-pound weight class and the Rams placed fifth as a team at the highly competitive Basehor-Linwood Bobcat Class in Kansas Saturday.

    The tournament, which features 36 wrestling teams from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Colorado, crowned Goddard, Kan. as its team champion with 221 points. The Rams’ 115 points was good enough for fifth place.

  • Glenwood bounces back for big win

    A key 7-0 fourth quarter run turned a 41-41 game into a 48-41 Glenwood lead the Rams would never relinquish in a 57-55 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Class 3A, No. 3 ranked Harlan Saturday night in Glenwood.

    “We go on that run and I’ll tell you what, the kids had real poise and really took good care of the basketball in that fourth quarter,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte. “We knocked down free throws when we needed them and Andrew Blum had a whale of a ball game in the fourth.”

  • Former restaurant owner says history is lost with Laraway Block demolition

    It was difficult to watch, but Don Yates came by periodically last week to witness a demolition crew methodically take down a building that was a part of his life for nearly 50 years.
       
    From 1961-2009, Yates owned the historic Laraway Block building, just off the southwest corner of Glenwood’s Town Square. He operated The Oasis restaurant at the building from 1961-1998 and from 2002-2004.