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Today's News

  • Knight defense dooms East Mills

    MALVERN - Fremont-Mills’ defense proved to be its best offense in a 47-21 victory over East Mills in Corner Conference girls basketball last Tuesday in Malvern.

    The Knights (3-0 overall, 2-0 in the Corner Conference) struggled to find their own shooting touch on the offensive end but countered with a smothering, full court man-to-man defense that held the Wolverines (2-2 overall, 1-2 in the conference) to just eight first half points and one field goal the final 12 minutes of the opening half.

  • Fremont-Mills wins fourth straight

    The Fremont-Mills boys basketball team won its fourth straight game with a 45-40 victory over Nishnabotna in Corner Conference action Friday.

    The Knights (4-1 overall, 4-0 in the conference) overcame a sluggish first quarter in which both teams combined for just nine points to pull away for the win thanks to its defense. In five games this season, no Knight opponent has eclipsed 60 points.

  • Malcom wins title at C.B. Wrestling Classic

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Matt Malcom capped a perfect weekend with an individual title at the second annual Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs Saturday.

    Malcom, a junior, pinned Atlantic’s Reid Nichols in 1:31 to win the 152-pound weight class. Malcom entered the day ranked No. 4 at 152-pounds in Class 3A and remains undefeated on the season.

  • Democrats, Republicans Nominate State Senate Candidates

    It took four ballots, but southwest Iowa Republicans finally came away with a candidate for the 12th District State Senate seat special election on Dec. 30.

    State Rep. Mark Costello of Imogene emerged as the Republican nominee from a field of seven candidates during a special convention Thursday night in Clarinda. Costello received 58 percent of the vote in the fourth round of voting, easily outdistancing runner-up Seth Watkins of Clarinda (23 percent) and former Montgomery County Supervisor Margaret Stoldorf of Red Oak (19 percent).

  • School Board Secretary Retires

    Shirley Lundgren has spent more than 30 years dealing in education finances, including the last eight in Glenwood, as a school board secretary.

    During that time she attended hundreds of board meetings, jotting down notes and clarifying school financial protocols. But at last Monday’s Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors meeting, Lundgren did something she’s never done.

    She sat in the audience and watched.

  • Auxiliary Gym Construction Slowed By Weather

    Supplemental Amount (MSA) for dropout prevention in the amount of $390,948.

    The funds, which are used for at-risk students and drop-out prevention programs, are approved Despite being 30 days behind schedule, construction of the Glenwood Community High School auxiliary gym is still projected to be completed in time for the start of the 2015-16 school year.

  • City, School District Ink 99-year Agreement

    The city of Glenwood and Glenwood Community School District have come to terms on a long-range real estate lease and shared-use agreement for the Charles E. Lakin Aquatic Center proposed on property adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.

    The school district will receive $1 a year from the city over a 99-year period, according to the agreement approved by the Glenwood City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 9.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 12.17.14

    Located at 20 N. Vine St., Glenwood

    Week of Dec. 18-24
    Meal Menu
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
     
       $3.50 for persons age 60 and over. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.
        Thursday: Meatloaf w/onion gravy, whipped potatoes, cauliflower, multi-grain bread, fruit cocktail.
        Friday: Beef chili, baked potato, peas and carrots multi=grain bread, cinnamon applesauce.

  • Mills County District Court 12/10/14

    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson
        Clayton Andrew Fritz, Glenwood - driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to serve seven days in county jail with credit for time already served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
    Magistrate
    Lyle Mayberry
        Blake Dean Holland, Glenwood - disorderly conduct, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 12/17/14

    Accidents
        Dec. 12 – A vehicle driven by Baeli Greenwalt of Council Bluffs was northbound on 221st Street when the driver lost control of the vehicle in a curve causing the vehicle to go into a ditch and strike a power pole. No injuries were reported.