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Today's News

  • Bicyclists raise funds for trail maintenance at Wabash Warm-up

    MALVERN - Several hundred bicyclists from western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and northwest Missouri made their way to Malvern Saturday morning for the start of annual Wabash Warm-up, a fundraiser for maintenance on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail.

    Built a quarter-century ago on an abandoned portion of the Wabash Railroad route, the popular 63-mile recreational trail runs from its northern trailhead in Council Bluffs to the Iowa-Missouri border town of Blanchard.

  • Wolverines drop two at Treynor tournament

    East Mills dropped a pair of five inning games to Missouri Valley and Treynor at the Treynor Baseball Tournament Saturday.

    Missouri Valley roughed up the Wolverines for 11 hits in a 15-3 game one victory. The host Cardinals won 14-2.

  • SB-Luton, Mogensen too much for Glenwood

    Sergeant Bluff-Luton’s Tyler Mogensen allowed just three hits and one earned run in a 13-1 non-conference baseball victory over Glenwood Friday.

    Mogensen gave up just three singles and walked one while striking out three and facing just four over the minimum in the five inning victory.

    “Offensively, we had no answer to Sergeant Bluff’s pitching,” Glenwood coach Kurt Schultz said.

  • Glenwood trio earns valuable experience at state tennis meet

    IOWA CITY - Glenwood’s Ellie Osterloh, Brooklyn Taylor and Erin Stanley competed in last weekend’s Iowa State Girls Singles and Doubles Tennis Tournament at the Hawkeye Tennis Recreation Complex in Iowa City.

    Osterloh, the Rams’ singles qualifier, and the doubles pair of Taylor and Stanley both dropped their two matches at state.

    “I knew going in the competition would be tough,” said Glenwood coach Callie Ohm. “The girls played their best but fell in straight games.”

  • Glenwood softball 2-1 at Atlantic tourney

    Glenwood bounced back from a tough 5-3 loss in its opening game to post back-to-back wins and finish with a 2-1 record at the Atlantic Softball Invitational Saturday.

    The Rams (7-2) dropped a 5-3 game to ACGC on a walk-off, three run blast by Emily Pavelka. Glenwood came back to smack 20 hits in a 8-4 win over Carroll and a 13-1, four inning win over Exira-EHK.

    Bailey Rumery went the distance, striking out seven and scattering eight hits against ACGC but took the loss on one pitch that just got away from her.

  • District Weighing Athletic Complex Funding Options

    Nearly two months after district voters said no to a 10-year Physical Plant and Equipment Levy to fund a $6 million overhaul to the aging Glenwood Athletic Complex, the Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors met last Monday to discuss the future of the site and its much needed upgrades.

  • City Considers Tax Incentive For Assisted Living Facility

    The Glenwood City Council could decide as early as its next meeting on June 13 if it’s going to give the owner of the former Park Place building nearly $400,000 in tax breaks with the hope he can turn the building at 114 Green St. into a privately-owned and operated assisted living facility.

  • Salem Lutheran Church Marks 150th Anniversary

    An overflow crowd gathered at Salem Lutheran Church Monday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of a treasured landmark that also serves as a testament to the community’s ethnic heritage and pioneer past.

    Built in 1867 at Plumer Settlement (west of Mineola), the “Little Brick Church” stands as a lasting tribute to the pioneer Lutherans of predominately German descent who settled the area in the middle part of 19th Century.

  • Glenwood baseball blanks Thomas Jefferson

    Cole Loeffelbein homered and Colton Schutte pitched six hitless innings for Glenwood in a 9-0 shutout of Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Friday.

    The Rams (2-1) smacked 10 hits off Yellowjackets pitchers and built on a 3-0 lead after two innings with a big five run rally in the fifth to put the game out of reach.

    Loeffelbein’s lone hit was his first home run of the season and drove in two runs. Cade Van Ness, Andrew Holiday and Dax Lappala each recorded two hits.

  • Glenwood off to high-scoring 3-0 softball start

    The Glenwood softball team smacked 27 hits and scored 35 runs in a Hawkeye 10 Conference double header sweep of Council Bluffs St. Albert Thursday in Council Bluffs.

    The Rams got up 14-0 on the Saintes in the opener and went on to win 19-5. In game two, Glenwood plated 13 runs in the third inning to end the contest by mercy rule with the score 16-0.