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Today's News

  • East Mills locks up district second seed

    The East Mills football team posted it’s third shutout of the season and rushed for 367 yards in a 66-0 victory over West Monona in the regular-season finale for both teams in Class A, District 8 on Friday.

    “This was one of those games we knew if we took care of business we could get the win,” said East Mills coach Andy Irwin.

    With the victory the Wolverines (7-2) wrap up the No. 2 spot in District 8. East Mills will host Woodward-Granger in the Wednesday’s opening round of the playoffs. Kick off is set for 7 p.m. in Malvern.

  • Knights’ Phillips runs wild in victory

    Spencer Phillips rushed for a career-high 287 yards and four touchdowns as Fremont-Mills cruised to a 61-12 victory over Lenox on Friday.

    The Knights played the game without head coach Jeremy Christiansen who missed the game due to a death in the family. Assistant coaches Greg Ernster and Kyle Fichter served as co-head coaches in Christiansen’s absence.

    “The kids came out fast and wanted to get this game done early and get ready for Wednesday,” Ernster said.

  • Fremont-Mills passes first regional test

    TABOR - Someone said long ago it’s not easy to beat a team three times in the same season.
    Sure didn’t look that way last Tuesday as Fremont-Mills dominated Heartland Christian from the first serve en route to a 25-15, 25-12, 25-10 Class 1A, Region 2 opening round victory in Tabor.

  • Rams win but miss playoffs

    Glenwood won the battle but lost the war.

    The Rams got five total touchdowns from Corey Bertini and racked up 422 yards rushing in a 48-20 victory over Atlantic to close on the regular season at Ram Memorial Field on Friday. But with Council Bluffs Lewis Central’s 38-10 victory over Creston, Glenwood falls just short of a trip to the state playoffs.

  • Remembering Those Who Fought The Forgotten War

    Ten Korean War veterans from Mills County will travel to Washington, D.C., next Wednesday to visit the national memorial built in their honor.

  • Speech Hall of Famer

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    “Success breeds success” is the motto of Marrianne Driml.

    Driml certainly breeds success herself. She taught English, world literature and communications at Glenwood Community High School for 38 years, retiring in 2008. She coached the high school speech team for 31 years and still volunteers to help speech students.

    “I know I’ve coached 100 to 150 people,” Driml said.

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 10/23/13

    Accidents
        Oct. 10 – A vehicle driven by Mark Totasek of Omaha was westbound on Highway 34 when his vehicle blew a tire and struck a concrete barrier. No injuries were reported.

    Incidents
        Oct. 16 – Sta-Bilt Construction of Harlan reported a theft.
        Oct. 16 – Mickie Perian of Pacific Junction reported a trespassing.
        Oct. 18 – Lake Ohana Market reported a theft.
     

  • Glenwood Police Reports 10-23-13

    Accidents
        Sept. 28 – A vehicle driven by Kaylena Pavelka of Glenwood was southbound on North Walnut Street when the vehicle left the road and struck a vehicle parked in a driveway and then a mailbox before continuing on to First Street. The driver was ticketed for OWI and numerous traffic offenses.

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu 10/23/13

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.
    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday & Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon.
    10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games & Dominoes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • Glenwood Community Elementary Schools Menu 10/23/13

    Glenwood Community Schools Oct. 24-30, 2013

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Breakfast Pizza.
        Friday - Cereal & Toast.
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers.
        Tuesday - Donut & Cheese Stick.
        Wednesday – Biscuit & Sausage Gravy.
    Lunch
        Thursday – Mini Corn Dogs, Broccoli Salad, Baked Beans, Fresh Red Grapes, Milk.