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Today's News

  • Train Crash Victims Identified

         The names of the two crew members who were killed in an April 17 train crash east of Emerson have been released by the Federal Railroad Administration.
        The two crew members have been identified as Patricia Hyatt, 48, and Tom Anderson, 48, both of Creston. Hyatt and Anderson were both on the eastbound coal train that rear-ended a Burlington Northern Sante Fe maintenance train at approximately 7 a.m. Sunday, April 17.
        Hyatt served as a conductor while Anderson was the train’s engineer.

  • Golf Course Goes Dark For 1 Month

    The first day of spring may have been more than a month ago, but it’s hard to tell at the Glenwood Golf Course.

  • Dirt Moving For Highway 34 Project

    The Iowa Department of Transportation has released an updated timeline for the U.S. Highway 34 – Missouri River Bridge project that will link western Mills County with Sarpy County in eastern Nebraska.

        The timeline calls for the $138 million project to be completed as early as the fall of 2013.

  • Glenwood Golf Course closes down to get greens up to par

        The first day of spring may have been more than a month ago, but it’s hard to tell at the Glenwood Golf Course.
        Usually scattered with duffers this time of year, the typically thriving course is empty. The course temporarily closed its doors April 19 to deal with several green and maintenance issues and doesn’t plan to re-open until May 26.

  • Engineer killed in train crash was Glenwood graduate

        The names of the two crew members who were killed in an April 17 train crash east of Emerson have been released by the Federal Railroad Administration.
        The two crew members have been identified as Patricia Hyatt, 48, and Tom Anderson, 48, both of Creston. Hyatt and Anderson were both on the eastbound coal train that rear-ended a Burlington Northern Sante Fe maintenance train at approximately 7 a.m. Sunday, April 17.
        Hyatt served as a conductor while Anderson was the train’s engineer.

  • Highway 34 bridge project aiming for Fall 2013 finish

        The Iowa Department of Transportation has released an updated timeline for the U.S. Highway 34 – Missouri River Bridge project that will link western Mills County with Sarpy County in eastern Nebraska.
        The timeline calls for the $138 million project to be completed as early as the fall of 2013.

  • No. 3 ranked Rams routs Creston, 11-1

        Another cold, damp night. Another Glenwood boys soccer win.
        Coming off a dominating 6-0 victory over Atlantic on Monday the Rams traveled to Creston  Thursday in the rain and cold and left with a 11-1 victory.
        “It was about the same as Monday,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist. “Cold and damp against a very similar team I thought. They (Creston) are down quite a bit from last year and once they got a goal, we sort of bounced back and controlled it.”

  • Glenwood girls edge Red Oak on links

        The Glenwood girls golf team defeated Red Oak 243 to 285 in a dual meet at the Glenwood Golf Course last Monday.
        Bobi Jo Rockwell was the top medalist for the meet shooting a round of 50.
        “We were without two of our starting line up as Chelsee Bird and Chloe Newman were both home sick,” said Glenwood coach Kathy Konigsmark. “The rest of the team came through.”
        Freshman Madi Woodrum shot a 62 and Josie Lauridsen shot a 64 for Glenwood.

  • Knights take title at Stanton Invite

        The Fremont-Mills boys ran away with the team title at the Stanton Invitational Track Meet last Monday.
        Braving cold and rainy weather, the Knights racked up 176 points to the host Vikings’ 113.
        The East Mills boys posted a third-place finish with 102 points.
        The Knights’ Kevin Herrick took home a pair of golds with top finishes in the 400-meter hurdles and the 400-meter dash.

  • Rams’ Cooper wins gold at the Sioux City Relays

        Carlie Cooper placed first in the 3,000-meters for Glenwood at the Sioux City Relays on Saturday at Morningside College.
        On a cold and rainy day, the Rams competed without several of their athletes due to prom preparations for that evening in Glenwood. Despite missing some top runners, the Rams did put up some good performances at the meet.  
        Cooper's time of 11:48.27 won the 3000 meter run and teammate Morgan Naughton finished sixth.