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Today's News

  • Library Director Leaving Glenwood

    Two years ago, Angela Campbell was hired as director of the Glenwood Public Library.  During her time in Glenwood, the library has seen some significant changes.

    “During the interview process, they (the library board) talked about renovating,” Campbell said. “Having just seen the two new libraries being built in Davenport, I was really excited for that.  I was really happy to see a rather dull, unused space (the lower level) being turned into someplace lively.”

  • Reduced Post Office Hours

    The Mineola and Emerson post offices will remain open but at reduced hours as part of a U.S. Postal Service cost-cutting move to improve the organization’s financial stability.

    The plan keeps the existing post offices in place but with modified retail window hours designed to match customer use. Access to the retail lobbies and post office boxes would remain unchanged.

  • East Mills downs Heartland Christian, 67-30

        East Mills opened the game on a 36-6 run and never looked back in a 67-30 rout of Heartland Christian in Corner Conference boys basketball on Friday.
        The Wolverines (9-3 overall, 7-2 in the conference) shot 50 percent from the field and grabbed 21 steals, while holding Heartland Christian to 26.8 percent shooting (11-of-41).
        Colden Hillyer led East Mills with 13 points and nine rebounds. Keegan Wederquist added 12 and Joe VanSant 11.

    Villisca 47,
    East Mills 36

  • Glenwood ice cold in loss to Titans

        Glenwood missed its first 12 shots, went scoreless for the first 10 minutes, found itself down 22-0 midway through the second quarter and never seemed to get into a rhythm in a 56-18 loss to Council Bluffs Lewis Central on Friday.
        “We didn’t shoot it well, didn’t defend well, and they shot the ball really well,” said Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein. “They came with a lot of pressure and that got to us. We didn’t respond. They played a great game and we didn’t.”

  • Glenwood grapplers down L.C., Underwood

    The Glenwood wrestling team placed 10th out of 36 teams at the Basehor-Linwood, Kan. Bobcat Classic Wrestling Invitational this weekend.
    Cole Peckham (113 pounds) and Alex Killpack  (285) both placed at the tournament which features hundreds of wrestlers from Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Colorado.
    Killpack reached the finals and lost a close match to a top heavyweight from Mountain Range, Colo. Peckham could not continue in his bracket after injuring his shoulder.

  • Wolverine wrestlers 4-1 at Griswold duals

        The East Mills wrestling team finished second at the Griswold Duals on Saturday.  
        The Wolverines defeated Griswold 42-37, Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 54-16, Corning 45-34, and Treynor 42-30.  Their only loss was to state-ranked No. 6 Tri-Center 45-33.  
        Heavyweight David Howell was the lone Wolverine on the all-tournament team going 5-0 on the day.  
        Justin Formhals (120 pounds), Lane Stortenbecker (138) and Colton Story (182) all went 4-1 on the day.

  • Glenwood Community Schools Menu 1/16/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Jan. 16-22, 2013

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday - Breakfast Sandwich
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - No School
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday - Break-fast Wrap

    Lunch
        Thursday - Pork Patty, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Steamed Green Beans, Orange Wedges, Bread & Butter, Milk.

  • East Mills advances to Corner Conference quarterfinals with win

         The East Mills girls overcame a slow start to out-score Clarinda Academy 35-4 in the second half of a 67-30 victory in the opening round of the Corner Conference Girls Basketball Tournament.
        “We started out a little sluggish, but were able to open things up in the second half,” said East Mills coach Jeff Laughlin. “I thought that we played excellent defense all night. We limited them to four second half points.” 

  • Rams win OT thriller

        Momentum is fickle.
        Just ask Denison.
        One minute the Monarchs are up five points and in control of their Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball game at Glenwood last Tuesday.
        Less than 20 seconds and a Grant May 19-footer later, the game is tied and headed into overtime where Glenwood scores the first eight points of the extra frame to snatch a victory from the jaws of defeat in a 66-59 win before a reporter-estimated crowd of 400.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 1/16/13

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.

    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday & Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Games & Domi-noes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.
    Meals
     (served at 11:45 M-F)
        $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.