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Today's News

  • Earlier Start To School Year

        The first semester will end at Christmas break in the 2012-2013 school year, so says the Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors in a measure passed at last Monday's regular board meeting.
        The board voted unanimously to begin the next school year Aug. 15 for third through 12th graders and Aug. 16 for kindergarten through second grade. Classes began Aug. 24 for the current school year.

  • I-29/Highway 34 Master Plan

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - Around 100 landowners and curious Mills County residents came to A&M Greenpower Thursday night, Feb. 16, to learn more about a proposed master plan for development along the Interstate 29 - Highway 34 interchange west of Glenwood.

        The interchange will undergo major reconstruction over the coming months as part of the $140 million Highway 34  - Missouri River bridge project, expected to be completed in 2014.

  • Wolverines stop Walnut, 66-45

        Luke Schafer scored a game-high 31 points to lead East Mills to a 65-45 victory over Walnut in the Class 1A, District 1 quarterfinals on Thursday.
        The Wolverines (18-4) blew open the game with a 17-7 second-quarter run and put the Warriors away on a 21-10 third-quarter run.
        East Mills limited Walnut to 31.5 percent (17-of-54) shooting and held a 37 to 22 rebounding edge.

  • Corning ends Knights’ run

        Fremont-Mills’ Cinderella run through the Class 1A, Region 1 bracket has come to an end.

  • Rams gain ‘experience’ at state

        DES MOINES - The Glenwood wrestling team may not have won a match at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament with its four first-time state qualifiers, but coach Brad Asche is far from disappointed with how his team performed.

  • Cold fourth quarter dooms Rams in 63-31 district loss

        “They heated up and we went ice cold,” is how Glenwood boys basketball coach Curt Schulte summed it up.

  • Rams advance with win over Creston

        The Glenwood girls basketball team has moved within a win of its first state tournament appearance in over three decades.

  • Knight girls down Sidney in regionals

        TABOR - Fremont-Mills kept pulling away and Sydney kept coming back.
        The Knights hit four free throws in the final 1:21 and held Sydney to just two points over the final four minutes to pull away for good in a 36-31 Class 1A, Region 8 basketball victory on Thursday.
        The Knights trailed 12-9 after a quarter but opened the second-quarter on a 9-0 run to get ahead 18-12. The lead was trimmed to 18-17 at the half in a process that would repeat itself throughout the second half.

  • Glenwood sends four to state wrestling meet

        The Glenwood wrestling team will send four wrestlers to this week’s Iowa State Wrestling Tournament and all four are unranked.
        And that’s just the way Ram head coach Brad Asche likes it.
        “We like being the underdog. The surprise,” the coach said. “We’re the underdog right away because all four of our kids didn’t place first in the district and playing kids who won their districts. So we look to surprise some people.”

  • Rams swat Monarchs, take home Hawk-10 title

        DENISON - More than three decades. 1976. 36 years.
        However you define it, it had been that long since the Glenwood girls basketball team had won a conference title.
        This is, until Friday.