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Today's News

  • Rams fourth at Winterset

        The Glenwood wrestling team took home fourth place at the Winterset Invitational Tournament on Saturday.

  • Laughlin’s 39 leads East Mills in win over Clarinda Academy

        MALVERN  - Devin Laughlin finished an assist short of her first career triple-double and scored a career-high 39 points for the East Mills girls basketball team in a 90-26 victory over Clarinda Academy on Friday.

  • Glenwood girls rout Harlan, win ninth straight

        The Glenwood girls basketball team got its first win in over a decade against Harlan and improved to 9-0 on the season with a 65-45 rout of the Cyclones last Tuesday.

  • Rams topple Cyclones, 64-53

        Big wins don’t come much bigger than this.
        Leading 29-28 at halftime, Glenwood used a 17-10 third quarter run to pull away from Harlan and never relinquished the lead in a 64-53 win over the Cyclones. The win was the first for Glenwood coach Curt Schulte over his alma mater, and the Rams’ first victory over the Cyclones since 1995.

  • Councilman Steps Down

    The new year begins with the absence of a familiar face at Glenwood City Hall.
        Allan Christiansen, a staple on the Glenwood City Council for more than two decades, has stepped down from his seat.

  • Santorum Carries County

        Rick Santorum’s grassroots campaign effort proved effective in Mills County and across the state last Tuesday in the Iowa Caucuses, the first presidential primary test of the 2012 campaign season.

        The former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania finished in first place in 62 of Iowa’s 99 counties, including Mills, and lost the statewide poll by just eight votes to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican Party’s perceived front-runner.

  • Mineola Community Center Coming Down

       The Mineola Community Center building is coming down, but an effort is now underway to replace the structure that has served as a local gathering place since 1916.
        In August, the community center was heavily damaged in a pair of hail and wind storms. The building sustained roof, window, siding and interior damage, but repair costs are more than the community wants to invest in the 95-year-old structure.

  • Helping With Animal Control

         Hooves and Paws Rescue has not signed on to serve as Mills County’s animal control agency, but the six-year old, non-profit animal shelter is helping out where it can at the request of area law enforcement.
        “We’re there when they call,” said Genea Stoops, co-founder of Hooves and Paws Rescue. “We assist when they need it but we are not getting paid. We haven’t contracted with anyone.”

  • City Closes On LDS Church Purchase

    The city of Glenwood has finalized the purchase of the former Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints building on the northeast corner of Town Square.

        Brian Kissel, the city’s director of finance, said closing for the $85,000 transaction took place Tuesday, Dec. 13. The purchase was approved by the city council following a public hearing on the matter in November.

  • Kuemper downs Glenwood, 58-52

        Cole Neary and Sam Brincks combined for 23 points for Kuemper Catholic in a 58-52 victory over the Glenwood boys basketball team on Friday.