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Today's News

  • Lorimor fans 14 in Knights win

        Mindy Lorimor fanned 14 and allowed just two hits for the Fremont-Mills softball team in a 3-0 win over Sidney  on Thursday.
        The Knights (8-4) were led at the plate by Kendal Fichter’s two hits.

    Fremont-Mills 11,
    Stanton 1
        The Fremont-Mills softball team recorded 14 hits in a 11-1 victory over Stanton last Tuesday.
        Mindy Lorimor had three hits and Kendall Fichter, Emily Smith, Sydney Esary and Taryn Williams each had two hits.

  • Ram softball wins St. Albert tourney title

        The Glenwood softball team bounced back from a pair of losses to outscore the competition 24-0 in winning the Council Bluffs St. Albert Invitational Tournament on Saturday.

        The Rams knocked off the host Saintes 17-0 in a four inning opening round win and came back to defeat West Central Valley 7-0 in the title game.
        In game one, St. Albert pitcher Lauren Archer walked 22 and hit six more Glenwood batters. The Rams scored 17 runs but remarkably had just one hit on the day, a single by Maddie VanScoy.

  • Bertini, Stivers strong in pair of Glenwood baseball victories

        Freshman Corey Bertini earned his first varsity win on the mound in a 19-7 Glenwood win over Clarinda last Tuesday.

  • Dyer won’t return as Rams’ wrestling coach

        Matt Dyer, who resigned his fifth grade teaching position at West Elementary School in April to accept an appointment to the Council Bluffs Police Department, will not be returning as Glenwood’s varsity wrestling coach.
        Dyer, a 1994 Glenwood graduate, took over the Rams program from his father and longtime head coach Bob Dyer in 2006 after serving three years as an assistant coach. In five seasons as head coach Dyer’s team compiled a dual record of 56-33.

  • Rams reach state semifinals

        MUSCATINE - A historic season that included a return trip to the state tournament and a first ever victory at state came to an end  for the Glenwood girls soccer team on Friday as top ranked and defending champion Cedar Rapids Xavier defeated the Rams 4-0 in the Class 2A semifinals of the Iowa State Girls Soccer Tournament at the Muscatine Soccer Complex.

  • Catholic Church’s blame game hollow

        Whoa, whoa, whoa, wait a second. The Catholic Church is blaming the 1960s for its child molestation scandals?
        A five-year study released by John Jay College of Criminal Justice seems to suggest as much.

        The study was undertaken at the request and with the financial support of America's Roman Catholic bishops. The report links the spike in child abuse by priests in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s to, the study says, “the importance given to young people and popular culture.”

  • New LDS church opens north of Glenwood

        The Glenwood ward of the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) has opened a new  house of worship in Mills County.

  • The water is coming

        With the Missouri River expected to reach historic levels this week, Mills County officials are urging residents in the western part of the county to prepare for anticipated major flooding.    

        The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday it predicts the Missouri River will reach levels 5 - 7 feet above flood stages at most locations in Iowa and Nebraska by mid-June. The agency said some areas could remain inundated with water throughout July and August.

  • East Mills softball falls in shootout, 21-14

        The East Mills girls 20 hits was not enough as the Wolverines fell 21-14 to Stanton in a Corner Conference softball showdown last Tuesday.
        The 2 hour, 23 minute game featured 33 hits and a dozen errors between the two teams.

  • Wolverines maul Vikings in 14-0 win

        Five different players recorded at least two hits for the East Mills baseball team in a 14-0 five-inning victory over Villisca on Friday.
        The Wolverines (2-1) had 15 hits in the win. Luke Schafer, Daniel Duysen and Charlie Ruff each had three hits and Colby Jennings and David Howell two hits each. Jennings also drove  in two runs and Ruff added two RBIs.
        Ruff earned the win on the hill, allowing one hit and striking out four in five innings of work.

    East Mills 14,
    Stanton 10