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Today's News

  • Rams’ historic season ends at state

    The Glenwood girls team’s historic season came to an end in the first round at the Class 1A, State Team Tennis Tournament last Tuesday in Johnston.

    The Rams dropped a 5-0 decision to Waverly-Shell Rock in the opener with the Go-Hawks winning the first five singles matches.

    Glenwood’s state appearance is the school’s first in team tennis.

  • Two More Workers Fired At Glenwood Resource Center

    Two more employees at the Glenwood Resource Center have been terminated over alleged mistreatment of residents they were caring for at the state-operated facility for individuals with profound physical and intellectual disabilities.

  • City, County Officials Briefed On New Iowa Fireworks Law

    For the first time in nearly 80 years, consumer-grade fireworks will be sold in Iowa this summer, thanks to a bill passed by both houses of the Iowa Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Terry Branstad.

    The new law allows both the sale and use of fireworks, but local governmental jurisdictions do have the option of forbidding or restricting usage.

    District 23 State Rep. David Sieck of Glenwood said he voted in favor of the legislation, noting he’s heard from many constituents in southwest Iowa who are in favor of the legalization of fireworks in Iowa.

  • Glenwood boys tennis falls in substate finals

    The Glenwood boys tennis team’s season came to an end Monday in the Class 3A substate final at Atlantic.

    The Rams dropped a 5-4 decision to host Trojans to end their hopes of a return trip to the state tournament. Glenwood had handed Atlantic its lone dual loss back in April.

  • Glenwood punches ticket to state tennis

    Neither the weather nor Clarke-Osceola could stop Glenwood in Saturday’s Class 1A Girls State Tennis Quarterfinals in Atlantic.

    The Rams earned a 5-1 victory to secure a spot in the state semifinals. The Rams were to meet Waverly-Shell Rock on Tuesday in Boone. Those results were not available at press time.

  • No sophomore slump for Schraft, wins trio of gold medals at state

    Janette Schraft admitted the race was the toughest of her short but already prolific career.

    That race was the 3,000-meters and the pace far exceeded what the East Mills sophomore had planned.

    Little could you tell on Schraft’s face as she stoically dismantled the field and won her second straight gold medal in the 3,000-meters on the opening day of the Iowa State Track Meet in Des Moines.

  • Wolverines fourth, Knights 13th at state

    Janette Schraft pulled of fa gold medal sweep of the 800, 1,500 and 3,000-meters and the East Mills girls finished fourth in the team standings at the Class 1A Iowa State Track and Field Meet Saturday in Des Moines.

    Sigourney pulled away from Maple Valley in the last few events to win the Class 1A team title with 48 points. Danville was third with 45.5 points followed by the Wolverines’ school-best finish in fourth with 36 points.

  • Glenwood boys ninth at state track meet

    DES MOINES - Wet and cold conditions may have prevented better times and a higher finish but Glenwood boys track coach Mark Starner couldn’t find fault in his team’s  ninth place finish at the Class 3A Iowa State Track and Field Meet Saturday in Des Moines.

    The Rams won five medals, spent much of the final day in the top five of the team standings and finished with 33 points on a chilly weekend that looked and felt more like early April than late May.

  • FM girls win district, send nine to state

    The Fremont-Mills girls accumulated 118 points to win the Class 1A District title and qualified in nine events for this week’s Iowa State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines.

    The state track and field meet gets underway Thursday in Class 1A and 4A at 9 a.m. The Class 2A and 3A portion begins at 2 p.m.

    The Knight girls edged Bedford 118 to 99 in the team standings for the district title. On the boys side, Council Bluffs St. Albert won nine events to win the district crown. The Fremont-Mills boys were second with 98 points.

  • Rams send 17 to state track meet

    DENISON - The Glenwood boys and girls track teams combined to qualify in 16 events at this week’s Iowa State Track and Field Meet.

    In the state qualifying meet in Denison, Glenwood placed second in the both of the team standings with the boys finishing as the runners up to Sergeant Bluff-Luton (178 to 145) and the girls finishing second to the host Monarchs (176 to 126).

    The state track and field meet gets underway Thursday in Class 1A and 4A at 9 a.m. The Class 2A and 3A portion begins at 2 p.m.