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Today's News

  • Treynor ends Knights' season

        The Fremont-Mills boys basketball team’s season came to an end on Thursday with a 54-45 loss to Treynor in the Class 1A, District 1 semifinals.
        The Knights (15-8) trailed 34-25 at the half but managed to rally in the third quarter behind a 10-2 run to trim the Cardinals’ lead to 36-35 heading into the fourth quarter. But Treynor (21-1) responded with a 10-2 run of its own to open the fourth quarter en route to the win.

  • Wolverines fall in district semifinals

        The East Mills boys basketball ralled from 16 points down but came up just a little short in a 59-49 Class 1A, District 1 semifinals loss last Tuesday to Council Bluffs St. Albert.
        The Falcons, winners of three in a row, came out on fire, jumped on the Wolverines early, and lead 19-3 after a dizzying, fast-paced first quarter.

  • Girls State Basketball Capsule

    Tale of the Tape
    Who: No. 5 Glenwood Rams (22-1) vs No. 4 Davenport Assumption Knight (22-2)
    When: 6:45 p.m. tonight
    Where: Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines

  • History in their Hands

        Seeing his team was swatting some butterflies and dealing with the nerves just prior to perhaps the biggest game of their young basketball careers, Glenwood girls basketball coach Barry Loeffelbein lofted a joke at his team.
        “What's blue and smells like red paint?”
        After a few dull stares, the coach replied, “Blue paint.”
         The team burst into laughter. Butterflies gone. Nerves restored.

  • Rams Punch Ticket To State!

    ATLANTIC - It had been 33 years since the Glenwood girls basketball had qualified for the state tournament. Not anymore.

    The Rams hit a season-high 12 three-pointers and had four girls score in double figures to outrun and outplay an upstart Winterset team, 71-46, in the class 3A, Region 8 championship to punch the school's first ticket to state since 1979.

    Glenwood coach Barry Loffelbein was at a loss for words after his
    team's 22nd win in 23 games this season.

  • Not Guilty Plea

    A former Glenwood Community School District employee has pleaded not guilty to a charge of sexual abuse.

  • Earlier Start To School Year

        The first semester will end at Christmas break in the 2012-2013 school year, so says the Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors in a measure passed at last Monday's regular board meeting.
        The board voted unanimously to begin the next school year Aug. 15 for third through 12th graders and Aug. 16 for kindergarten through second grade. Classes began Aug. 24 for the current school year.

  • I-29/Highway 34 Master Plan

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - Around 100 landowners and curious Mills County residents came to A&M Greenpower Thursday night, Feb. 16, to learn more about a proposed master plan for development along the Interstate 29 - Highway 34 interchange west of Glenwood.

        The interchange will undergo major reconstruction over the coming months as part of the $140 million Highway 34  - Missouri River bridge project, expected to be completed in 2014.

  • Wolverines stop Walnut, 66-45

        Luke Schafer scored a game-high 31 points to lead East Mills to a 65-45 victory over Walnut in the Class 1A, District 1 quarterfinals on Thursday.
        The Wolverines (18-4) blew open the game with a 17-7 second-quarter run and put the Warriors away on a 21-10 third-quarter run.
        East Mills limited Walnut to 31.5 percent (17-of-54) shooting and held a 37 to 22 rebounding edge.

  • Corning ends Knights’ run

        Fremont-Mills’ Cinderella run through the Class 1A, Region 1 bracket has come to an end.