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Today's News

  • School Board Elections Near

    School board elections will take place Tuesday, Sept. 13, across the state of Iowa.
    Three candidates are running for seats on the Glenwood Community School District Board of Education. Craig Patzer and Theresa Romens are the candidates for two at-large seats while Ann Staiert is seeking to fill the vacant seat left by Dave Warren who resigned over the summer. Staiert was appointed to the seat on an interim basis in July.

    Voting for the Glenwood Community School District will take place at Harvey T. Rimel American Legion Post No. 141 from noon to 8 p.m.

  • National Guard Demobilized

    The levees near the banks of the Missouri River in Mills County are no longer in the hands of the Iowa National Guard.

  • Rams sweep at Omaha South triangular

        The Glenwood volleyball team got its first win of the season last Thursday at the Omaha South Triangular.
        The Rams (2-1 overall, 0-1 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) downed Omaha Roncalli 25-12, 24-26, 25-17 in match one.
        Emily Blum led Glenwood with six kills against the Crimson Pride. Grace Newman was 19-of-20 serving with four aces, and McKenna Henze had 18 assists and was 9-of-9 on the serving line.
        The Rams defeated the host Packers 30-32, 25-9, 25-10

  • Wolverines on top, 55-6

        The East Mills football team capped a perfect non-district season with a dominating 55-6 victory over Lenox on Friday.
        The game was halted in the third quarter after lightening was spotted in the area. Due to the mercy rule the game was ruled a completed game.
        Luke Schafer had another strong day under center for the Wolverines, tossing five touchdown passes for the second straight game and finishing 9-of-17 passing for 206 yards and no interceptions.

  • Staying the Course

        The Glenwood girls and boys cross country teams kicked off their season with the Co-Ed Ram Invitational on a hot and muggy evening at Glenwood Lake Park last Tuesday.

  • Falcons topple Rams, 35-7

        COUNCIL BLUFFS - Conventional football wisdom says if you can run the ball and stop the run you will be successful.

        The Glenwood football team had trouble running the ball and stopping the run, and the Rams’ success against Council Bluffs St. Albert followed suit with conventional wisdom in a 35-7 loss at Al Leber Field in a non-conference game called with 5:38 remaining in the game due to lightening and storms in the area.

  • Animal Shelters Seeking Donations

    Two Mills County animal advocacy agencies are kicking off separate fundraising efforts to improve their animal rescue and protection services.

  • Levee Breach Widens

    The size of a levee breach discovered in northwest Mills County last Tuesday, Aug. 23, has more than doubled over the past week.

    Mills County Emergency Management officials said the breach occurred on the south berm of the St. Mary’s Drainage District, south of Allis Road and west of 182nd St. The 30-foot section of berm gave way due to ongoing flooding conditions along the banks of the Missouri River and recent heavy rainfalls. As of Monday afternoon, the length of the hole in the berm had swelled to 75 feet. The breach is not part of the main Missouri River levee system.

  • Rams drop volleyball season opener

        Clarinda defeated Glenwood 22-25, 25-14, 27-25 and 25-15 in the season-opener for both teams.
       “I was extremely proud of my team tonight,” said Glenwood coach Kara Huisman. “We did not let ourselves becomes victims when Morgan Lucy went down with an ankle injury.  We passed the ball extremely well and had great opportunities to score.”
     Glenwood was led by Grace Newman with 14 kills and eight digs. 

  • East Mills rolls in opener, 63-26

        MALVERN - The East Mills football team broke open a 6-6 first quarter game by scoring 44 of the next 52 points in a 63-26 non-conference victory over Adair-Casey on Friday.