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Today's News

  • A Century In The Classroom

    Kreg Kinzle, Mike Pomerenke and Mike Schmidt have devoted nearly their entire professional careers to the education of children in the Glenwood Community School District. Between the three of them, they share more than a century of teaching experience in the district – 104 years to be exact.

    On Tuesday, the three retiring teachers spent their final day in a classroom setting.
    Understandably, it was a bittersweet day.
    “I’m going to really miss the kids and my colleagues,” Pomerenke said. “When you’ve done something like this for 37 years, it just becomes a part of your life.”

  • The Talent to Compete

        The Glenwood softball team returns all but three players from last year’s team.
        Ram head coach Tim Stanton called that depth of talent a good thing and perhaps a not so good thing.

  • The Hunted

        It was 297 days ago that the Glenwood baseball team hoisted the Class 3A state champion trophy at Principal Park in Des Moines.

  • Knights’ 27th, Wolverines 30th at Class 1A boys state track meet

        Fremont-Mills' A.J. Scarborough earned a fourth place medal and Nick Pittmon a sixth place medal for East Mills at the Iowa State Track Meet this weekend.
        Madrid's 74 team points edged  Manson Northwest Webster by 21 points for the Class 1A team title.
        The Knights finished in 27th place with eight team points. The Wolverines weren't far behind with seven team points.

  • Fisher’s silver leads Ram girls at state track

        DES MOINES - Lexi Fisher won a silver medal and the Glenwood girls track team placed 20th in the team standings at the Iowa State Track Meet on Saturday.

  • State Champions!

        DES MOINES - “Wow.”
        In all the excitement, hugs and cheers of winnings its first track state championship in more than two decades that was all Glenwood head track coach Mark Starner could muster.

  • Rams on top after day one at state track meet

        The Glenwood boys track team closed the opening day of the Iowa State Track Meet on top of the Class 3A standings.
        The Rams lead all Class 3A teams with 24 team points. Sioux City Heelan comes in after the opening round with 20 team points for second place.
        Glenwood's day was highlighted by the gold medal-winning run by Johnny Fuller in the 3,200-meters. Fuller, who had yet to win gold at state in three previous tries, bested second place Ryan McMahon of Algona with a time 9:17.10.

  • Sidewalk Contractor Pulls Out

        It’s back to the drawing board for the sidewalk repair work on the south side of Glenwood’s Town Square.

  • State Representative Charged With O.W.I.

    District 98 State Rep. Greg Forristall, who represents western Mills County and a large portion of  Pottawattamie County in the Iowa General Assembly, was arrested  Wednesday afternoon, May 11, on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

        The Republican lawmaker from Macedonia was pulled over on U.S. Highway 92 near Carson around 3:30 p.m. after a Pottawattamie County sheriff’s deputy observed an eastbound vehicle forced to the shoulder of the road and Forristall’s westbound truck cross the center line twice.

  • Golf Course Overhaul

    MALVERN – Major changes are coming to the golf course in Malvern.
        A redesign and reconstruction of the 2,600-yard, Par-35 course will include an irrigation system, sand bunkers, a lake and grass greens.

        Yes, grass greens, will be replacing the synthetic “Field Turf” greens that were installed at the Fairview Country Club a decade ago as a replacement to the course’s legendary sand greens that had been in place for decades.