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Today's News

  • Schafer comes up big in Wolverine win

        Luke Schafer threw for a school-record seven touchdown passes and the East Mills football team defeated Stanton for the first time in four years with a dominating 48-12 victory on Friday in the Eight-Man, District 8 opener for both teams.
        “These kids that are seniors, when they were freshmen they got torched pretty good by them and it was closer their sophomore year and then last year, I think they felt like they out-played Stanton and kind of blew it,” said East Mills coach Kevin Schafer.

  • Glenwood girls seventh at Clarinda Invite

        The Glenwood Girls Cross Country Team placed seventh at the Clarinda Cross Country Meet last Tuesday.
        Shenandoah-Essex was the team champion with 65 points. Griswold was second with 74 points. Glenwood was led by Carlie Cooper who finished 10th. Lizzy Young was 16th and Morgan Naughton placed 27th.

  • Bluejays sweep Wolverines

        Villisca swept East Mills 25-21, 25-19, 25-13 in Corner Conference volleyball on Thursday.
        “The first two games were neck and neck before Villisca pulled away the last four or five points,” said East Mills coach Connie Viner-Blank. “We have to minimize mistakes late in the game.”
        The Wolverines (1-7 overall, 0-3 in the conference) were led by Amanda Bazer's seven kills. Jessika Lynn added three kills and seven digs and Zoe Frink had three kills and four digs.

  • School Board Elections Near

    School board elections will take place Tuesday, Sept. 13, across the state of Iowa.
    Three candidates are running for seats on the Glenwood Community School District Board of Education. Craig Patzer and Theresa Romens are the candidates for two at-large seats while Ann Staiert is seeking to fill the vacant seat left by Dave Warren who resigned over the summer. Staiert was appointed to the seat on an interim basis in July.

    Voting for the Glenwood Community School District will take place at Harvey T. Rimel American Legion Post No. 141 from noon to 8 p.m.

  • National Guard Demobilized

    The levees near the banks of the Missouri River in Mills County are no longer in the hands of the Iowa National Guard.

  • Rams sweep at Omaha South triangular

        The Glenwood volleyball team got its first win of the season last Thursday at the Omaha South Triangular.
        The Rams (2-1 overall, 0-1 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) downed Omaha Roncalli 25-12, 24-26, 25-17 in match one.
        Emily Blum led Glenwood with six kills against the Crimson Pride. Grace Newman was 19-of-20 serving with four aces, and McKenna Henze had 18 assists and was 9-of-9 on the serving line.
        The Rams defeated the host Packers 30-32, 25-9, 25-10

  • Wolverines on top, 55-6

        The East Mills football team capped a perfect non-district season with a dominating 55-6 victory over Lenox on Friday.
        The game was halted in the third quarter after lightening was spotted in the area. Due to the mercy rule the game was ruled a completed game.
        Luke Schafer had another strong day under center for the Wolverines, tossing five touchdown passes for the second straight game and finishing 9-of-17 passing for 206 yards and no interceptions.

  • Staying the Course

        The Glenwood girls and boys cross country teams kicked off their season with the Co-Ed Ram Invitational on a hot and muggy evening at Glenwood Lake Park last Tuesday.

  • Falcons topple Rams, 35-7

        COUNCIL BLUFFS - Conventional football wisdom says if you can run the ball and stop the run you will be successful.

        The Glenwood football team had trouble running the ball and stopping the run, and the Rams’ success against Council Bluffs St. Albert followed suit with conventional wisdom in a 35-7 loss at Al Leber Field in a non-conference game called with 5:38 remaining in the game due to lightening and storms in the area.

  • Animal Shelters Seeking Donations

    Two Mills County animal advocacy agencies are kicking off separate fundraising efforts to improve their animal rescue and protection services.