Today's News

  • Creston tops Glenwood in overtime, 62-53

    A Glenwood basket with 27 seconds left sent the game into overtime before Creston out-scored the Rams 16-7 in the extra frame to pull out a 62-53 Hawkeye 10 Conference win at home on Friday.

    After trading leads most of the second half, Glenwood (0-2) found itself down 46-44 with 27 seconds to go when 6-foot-7 Jacob Lewis laid in a basket to tie it and send the game into overtime.

  • Nebraska Man Facing Child Sex Abuse Charges

    A Bellevue, Neb., man is facing charges of performing sexual acts with two girls, ages 7 and 8, in Mills County and Sarpy County, Neb.

    Johh Schondelmeyer, 64, was charged with two counts of second-degree sexual abuse and two counts of lascivious acts with a child.

  • Man With Gun Arrested Near Middle School


    A 66-year-old Glenwood man, armed with a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, was arrested without incident Monday afternoon, Dec. 2, near the Glenwood Middle School.

  • Senate Candidate In Glenwood

    Nearly a year before next November’s mid-term election, U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Waterloo) was in Glenwood last Tuesday getting the word out on his bid to fill Tom Harkin’s soon-to-be-vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. Braley, who represents Iowa’s first congressional district in eastern Iowa, campaigned at Doodles Bar and Grill as part of six-stop tour through southwest Iowa.

  • Writing Miss Daisy

    By Daisy Hutzell Rodman

    In early January 2006 I dropped by the desk of my friend and editor Howard K. Marcus as he shoved on his jacket. “I’m late for a meeting at the Press Club!” he exclaimed.

    “You belong to the Omaha Press Club?” I asked. “I’ve wanted to join for years.”

    This was true. In late fall 1998, Wade and I sat in bar chatting with the people around us.

    “Where do you work?” I asked someone.

  • Mills County District Court 12/4/13

    James Heckerman
        Steven Darrell Howard, Glenwood – first-degree harassment, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation,  ordered to pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.
        Matthew James Maly, Council Bluffs – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to 10 days in county jail with credit given for time served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • glenwood Community Schools menu 12/4/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Dec. 5 - 11, 2013

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Pancake & Syrup.
        Friday – Cereal & Toast.
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers.
        Tuesday - Donut & Cheese Stick.
        Wednesday – French Toast & Syrup.


  • East Mills drops opener, 66-38


    Shenandoah defeated East Mills 66-38 in the girls basketball opener for both teams last Tuesday in Malvern.

    The Wolverines 15-14 after the first quarter but were out-scored 52-23 over the final three quarters.

  • Glenwood’s Smith named first team all state running back

    The Iowa Newspaper Association released its all-state football teams in  Class 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A, A and Eight-Man last week.

    In a poll of state sportswriters, Glenwood senior Spencer Smith was selected as a first team member of the Class 3A first team offense. Smith led the Rams with 1,138 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns on 131 attempts this season. The 5-foot-10, 161 pounder also led Glenwood with 97 tackles and an interception on defense.

  • Rams rout Yellow Jackets in season-opening victory

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Glenwood overcame a slow start by holding Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson scoreless in the first quarter and then rattled off 17 straight points to take control in a 54-14 season-opening victory last Tuesday in Council Bluffs.