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Today's News

  • New Plan For Glenwood Green Spaces

        There’s a new plan in place for Glenwood’s much-maligned corner nodes on Town Square.
        For 10 years, the nodes have been a source of frustration - mainly because of unsightly weed growth and a lack of maintenance. Now, a team of volunteers from the Glenwood Community Betterment - Beautification Committee believes they have developed a plan that will finally have Glenwood residents and visitors viewing the nodes in a positive light.

  • Ram girls down St. Albert, Clarinda in tennis

        The Glenwood girl’s tennis team just missed a shut-out victory over Council Bluffs St. Albert last Tuesday with an 8-1 victory.   
        Ana Van Scoy played a tough match and won  her No. 1 match against Catie Faust, who previously had beaten Van Scoy in a super tiebreaker earlier this year at the Shenandoah Tournament. Van Scoy won that match 8-5 and went on to pair with Grace Newman for a 8-4 doubles win.
      Rachel Tucker, Abbe Stipe, and Marely Chavez all won their singles matches 8 – 0.  

  • Glenwood runs away with 10 gold medals at Red Oak

        The Glenwood boys won 10 events and placed second in three others at the Red Oak Tigers Relays on Friday.
        Glenwood out paced the field with 197 team points. Shenandoah was second with 78 points.
        For Glenwood coach Mark Starner and his team, the Red Oak meet served as a “tune up” for the Rams heading into districts on Thursday at Atlantic.

  • Glenwood boys soccer rebounds from slow start

        The Glenwood boys soccer team rebounded from a lethargic early morning loss to Spirit Lake to win its final two games at the Waverly-Shell Rock Invitational on Saturday.
        The Rams (10-3) came out slow against the state No. 13 ranked Tornadoes in the opening round match. They trailed 1-0 at halftime but seemed to lose focus once they got down 2-0 in the 4-0 loss, said Glenwood coach Mike Artist.

  • Hoover hands Glenwood first loss of season

        The Glenwood girls soccer team suffered its first loss of the season in a weekend tournament at A-D-M on April 29-30.
        The Rams battled Des Moines Hoover in the tournament opener on Friday to 0-0 tie after regulation and two 10-minute overtimes. Glenwood dominated the game, out-shooting Hoover 27-3.

  • F-M boys pull off ‘four-peat’ at Corner Conference track meet

        TABOR - Four-peat?
        Whose to know if a new word will be coined by the newly minted four-time Corner Conference champion Fremont-Mills boys track team on Tuesday in Tabor, but one thing is for certain: the Knight boys dominated the conference meet on Tuesday just as they have the last four track seasons.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Lisa Lothrop/Matthew Stewart

        Lisa Lothrop and Matthew Stewart have announced their engagement. Ms. Lothrop and her fiance are planning a June 17, 2011, wedding at Havelock United Methodist Church in Lincoln, Neb.

        The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dr. Robert and Rhonda Lothrop of Glenwood. Her fiance’s parents are David and Brenda Stewart of Murdock, Neb.

  • Irony In 'Faces of Evil' Deaths

    The irony of President Obama announcing to the American public on May 1 that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. special military forces in Pakistan hasn't gone unnoticed in the past 72 hours.

    It was on May 1, 1945, when the world learned through a radio broadcast that Nazi Germany dictator Adolph Hitler had committed suicide.

  • Embrace Addresses Special Needs

    Julie Kalambokidis and Suzan Reeve have been foster-adoptive parents as well as advocates for special needs children and families for most of their lives. So when these two Glenwood mothers ran into roadblocks, red tape and misinformation on care options for their special needs children and heard nightmare stories from other mothers navigating the same issues, they knew there was a problem.

    So what did they do?

  • Winds Blamed For Motorcycle Accident

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - High wind gusts are being blamed for a motorcycle accident Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 34 near Pacific Junction that left a 45-year-old Omaha man with critical injuries.

    An investigation by the Mills County Sheriff’s Office determined Christopher Cercena was driving a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on Highway 34, less than one-half mile east of the Interstate 29 interchange, shortly after 3 p.m., when severe winds caused him to lose control of the bike.