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Today's News

  • Blum, Bahr, Staiert Elected To School Board

    Incumbents Dave Blum and Ann Staiert along with newcomer Michelle Bahr have been elected to serve on the Glenwood School Board.

    Blum, Bahr and Staiert were the top three finishers for three at-large seats in Tuesday's school board election, tallying 283, 281 and 268 votes respectively. Incumbent Henry Clark finished in fourth place with 163 votes.
     

  • Administrator Resigns After Getting 2nd Ticket For DUS

    A Glenwood Community School District administrator has resigned after being ticketed a second time in 11 days for driving under a suspended license (DUS).

    The resignation of Joseph Giangreco, the district’s director of student services since 2009, was accepted Monday night following a 51-minute, closed-door discussion by the Glenwood Board of Education.

  • Restoring The Stars and Stripes

    It’s called the National 9/11 Flag, but as Denny and Carolyn Deters will attest, the tattered flag that survived the World Trade Center explosions is recognized today as a symbol of our nation’s resilience and compassionate response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

    “What we say at the foundation is that we’re not about 9/11, we’re about 9/12,” Carolyn said. “We’re really about the compassion the rest of the country showed to New York after 9/11.”

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 9/11/13

    Incidents
        Aug. 26 – Peterson Construction of Pacific Junction reported a theft.
        Aug. 29 – Logan Saddler of Council Bluffs reported an assault and trespassing.
        Aug. 31 – Charles Newman of Hastings reported criminal mischief.
        Sept. 2 – Jody Parrish of Emerson reported a burglary and theft.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 9-11

    Incidents
        Aug. 25 – Kum & Go of Glenwood reported a gas drive off.
        Aug. 25 – Sara Kalagias of Glenwood reported a theft.
    Accidents
        Aug. 30 – Thomas Flynn reported hit-and-run damage to his vehicle that was legally parked on N. Vine Street.

  • Glenwood harriers place seventh at Pella Invitational

    The Glenwood boys cross country team placed seventh at the Pella Invitational Cross County Meet on Saturday.

    Iowa City West was the team champion with all five of their runners placed in the top 11 for a total of 31 points to easily out-pace second place Pella’s 68 points.
    Thomas Pollard of Gilbert ran away with the individual title with a time of 16:13.

  • Rams third at A.L. Invite

    Lizzy Young, Molly Dean  and Natalie Shearer all placed in the top 20 as the Glenwood girls cross country team placed third at the Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Invitational.

    Young placed sixth with a time of 17:31 while Dean was 10th in 17:57 and Shearer 18th with a time of 18:16. Young’s time smashed the school record for the Iowa Western Community College course by more than 30 seconds.

    Hayley Matthews and Jacy Embray were the team’s fourth and fifth place runners helping the Rams to their third place showing.

  • East Mills struggles at Clarinda tourney

    The East Mills volleyball team ran into trouble early and never seemed to get into rhythm while losing all six of its matches at the Clarinda Volleyball Invitational on Saturday.

  • Knights get first win of football season

    The Fremont-Mills football team got its first win of the season with a 59-6 victory over Whiting Community Friday.

    The Knights (1-1) didn’t roll up huge offensive numbers but they controlled throughout.

    “I thought we played very well,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen. “We were able to kind of do what we want. We had some hiccups here and there which happens in high school football. They gave us short fields a lot, so just looking at our stats, we weren’t that impressive.”    

  • Wolverines roll to 61-0 win

    MALVERN – East Mills scored early and often Friday night as the Wolverines overwhelmed visiting Clarinda Academy, 61-0.

    The win improved East Mills’ record to 2-0 on the young season and served as a final tune-up for the Wolverines before opening district play this week at (Oakland) Riverside.