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Today's News

  • Knight girls down Sidney in regionals

        TABOR - Fremont-Mills kept pulling away and Sydney kept coming back.
        The Knights hit four free throws in the final 1:21 and held Sydney to just two points over the final four minutes to pull away for good in a 36-31 Class 1A, Region 8 basketball victory on Thursday.
        The Knights trailed 12-9 after a quarter but opened the second-quarter on a 9-0 run to get ahead 18-12. The lead was trimmed to 18-17 at the half in a process that would repeat itself throughout the second half.

  • Glenwood sends four to state wrestling meet

        The Glenwood wrestling team will send four wrestlers to this week’s Iowa State Wrestling Tournament and all four are unranked.
        And that’s just the way Ram head coach Brad Asche likes it.
        “We like being the underdog. The surprise,” the coach said. “We’re the underdog right away because all four of our kids didn’t place first in the district and playing kids who won their districts. So we look to surprise some people.”

  • Rams swat Monarchs, take home Hawk-10 title

        DENISON - More than three decades. 1976. 36 years.
        However you define it, it had been that long since the Glenwood girls basketball team had won a conference title.
        This is, until Friday.

  • Revenue Purpose Statement Vote

         Glenwood Community School District voters approved the school district’s revenue purpose statement by a nearly 4-to-1 margin in a special election last Tuesday.
        Approval of the revenue purpose statement allows the district to extend its existing one-cent sales tax revenue stream until 2029. That fund, now called the Advanced Vision for Education (SAVE) Fund, is a legislatively restricted revenue stream allowing districts to improve only its school infrastructure or service its existing debt.

  • New Home For Public Health

    It’s been a smooth transition for employees at Mills County Public Health (MCPH) as they get settled in at their new location on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center.

         In January, MCPH made the short move across campus to a four-level building at 212 Independence. The building previously housed offices for the Area Education Agency.

  • State Archaeologist Supports Interpretive Center

    Iowa State Archaeologist Dr. John Doershuk believes the positive impact that could be created by the completion of the Loess Hills Archaeological Interpretive Center would be felt well beyond the immediate Glenwood area.

  • Fairy Tale Wedding

    Glenwood Community High School graduate Jeremiah Barns (class of 2000) and his fiancee, Becky Martin, walked into The Fountains Ballroom near Mineola to book a modest wedding in May 2011. They never dreamed that their modest wedding would turn into a $50,000 fairy tale.

        “We were going to try and keep it to $10,000,” Martin said. “Then we found out they were having a contest, and we asked ‘can we get in on that even though we have already booked?”

  • Snow Emergency In Glenwood

    Mayor Kimberly Clark has proclaimed a snow emergency for the City of Glenwood. 

    With this proclamation no person shall park, abandon or leave unattended any vehicle on any public street or City-owned parking lot, other than designated overnight parking areas. 

    The snow emergency parking ban shall continue from its proclamation through the duration of the snowstorm and the 24-hour period after cessation of such, or until the snow is plowed or removed from such areas.

  • Winter - It's Baaaack!

    The spring-like temperatures were nice while they lasted.

         Winter returned to southwest Iowa in a big way Friday night and Saturday morning as more than a half-foot of snow blanketed the region. Snowfall amounts in Mills County had ranged from 6 - 8 inches by mid-afternoon Saturday.
         Light snowfall is expected to continue into the evening hours with clearing skies and colder temperatures moving in overnight.
     

  • Rams go cold in 61-26 loss to Harlan

        On what coach Curt Schulte called his team’s worst shooting night of the season, Harlan bottled up the Rams offense with a season-low in points in a 61-26 win on Friday.