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Today's News

  • Spring Has Sprung, Right?

    Spring officially arrived last week, but you’d never know it by the weather. In
    southwest Iowa, the first week of spring meant snowfall on Thursday, snowfall on Friday and
    snowfall on Saturday.

        Friday morning’s snowfall created some picturesque scenes throughout

  • Rams land three on all-Hawkeye 10 first team

        Cole Darrow on the boys side and Morgan Lucy and Lexi Fisher were first team selections on the 2010-2011 All-Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball teams released last week.
        Darrow was tabbed for the first team after leading the Rams to their most wins (13) in over 40 years this season scoring a conference best 22.1 points per game. Darrow, a senior who will play basketball at Buena Vista University next fall, is the Rams' all-time leading scorer with 1,007 career points.

  • Glenwood girls show well at Dakota Dome

        The Glenwood girls track and field team competed at the Dakota Dome on Saturday at the Norm Herren Midwest High School Track and Field Indoor Meet at the University of South Dakota.
        “The team competed well and there were some fine performances turned in by the Rams,” said Glenwood coach Brad Rasmussen.  
        Cassie Kruse had a standout day for the Rams, setting a personal best by more than three feet with a toss 36 feet, six inches in the shot to place fourth.

  • Glenwood opens track season strong

        In its second straight indoor meet to open the season, the Glenwood boys track team earned five gold medals at the Wayne State (Neb.) University Indoors on March 19.

  • Plea Sought In Funeral Home Sex Case

        The attorney for a Mills County man facing charges related to a sex scandal at a Malvern funeral home is seeking a plea bargain for his client.

  • RAGBRAI ROUNDUP

     

    GLENWOOD RAGBRAI T-SHIRTS

        Both mens- and womens-style T-shirts that feature Glenwood’s official RAGBRAI logo are available for purchase for $15 at the Joe Designer shirt shop at 427 Sharp St. on the south side of Town Square.
        Sale of the T-shirts will help the Glenwood RAGBRAI Committee retire some of the costs associated with hosting the touring bicycle ride July 23-24.
     

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  • Town Square Renaissance

    It took nearly a year to piece things together, but a Glenwood couple has transformed an upstairs storage area in one of the city’s oldest buildings into their new home.

        “We worked on this for 11 months, every spare minute,” Joe Edwards said from his family's loft that sits above the businesses he and his wife, Luann, operate at 427 Sharp St. “We’re glad to be in it now.”

  • Silver City Joins The RAGBRAI Party

    SILVER CITY – For only the second time in the 39-year history of the ride, RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) is coming to Silver City.

        The north-central Mills County community was formally announced as a “pass through” town Sunday with the release of the complete RAGBRAI route. Riders will pass through Silver City the first morning of the ride, Sunday, July 24, as they make their way from Glenwood to Atlantic.

  • Accidental Shooting In Fremont County

        A 21-year-old Fremont County man is expected to recover from injuries he sustained in an accidental shooting Sunday afternoon.
        Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope said Monday Marcus N. Lorimor is recovering from a gunshot wound to the thigh area and will be hospitalized for another three or four days. Lorimor is in stable condition, the sheriff said.

  • Branstad Pitches Job Plan

    Gov. Terry Branstad’s proposal for creating jobs and balancing the state budget received mixed reaction during his swing through southwest Iowa last week.

        Branstad conducted town hall meetings in Glenwood and Council Bluffs Thursday afternoon as part of his statewide “ Jobs For Iowa Tour.” Approximately 75 people attended his meeting in the basement of the Glenwood State Bank.
        Some in the audience liked what they heard from the Republican governor. Some did not.