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Today's News

  • Knights fall in conference semifinals

       The Stanton girls forced 22 turnovers and held Fremont-Mills to 26.6 percent shooting in a 74-29 victory in the Corner Conference semifinals last Wednesday.

        The Knights had trouble navigating the Viqueens' full court pressure and stopping Kadie Subbert. Subbert scored 21 points, blocked two shots and grabbed two steals. Shelby Wagg added 13 and Rachel Sorensen 12 for Stanton.
        Lynde Madison led Fremont-Mills with 12 points.

    Fremont-Mills 59,
    Essex 40

  • East Mills boys advanced to Corner Conference finals

        The East Mills boys continued its stifling defensive play in the Corner Conference tournament with a 50-32 victory over Villisca in last Thursday's semifinals.
        The Wolverines advance to play Clarinda Academy in the conference title game. The championship game, postponed from Saturday due to inclement weather, will be played Saturday, Jan. 29 at Fremont-Mills High School at 7:30 p.m.

  • Ram run tames Tigers

        It may not have been a wake up call exactly that the Glenwood basketball team needed after down early 12-5 to Red Oak but something woke his team up following the Tigers' third straight three-pointer, said Coach Curt Schulte.

  • Grant For Interpretive Center

        Interest in next week’s public meeting of the group working to establish an archeological interpretive center here has been heightened with the announcement of a $602,478 state planning grant.
         Plans call for the center to be constructed on a five-acre tract on the south side of Highway 34 at its intersection with Levi Road. It is at the edge of the 900-plus acre state archeological preserve established in 2009. The proposed building site is known locally as the trailhead for Foothills Park walking trail.

  • New Bus Barn Coming Soon

        The Glenwood Community School District has wrapped up the purchase of a parcel of land that will serve as the future home of the district’s bus barn and maintenance facility.
        The district completed the $300,000 purchase of the former Evans Equipment property located at 601 Railroad Avenue on Dec. 1. The district plans to transition the current bus and maintenance facility, dubbed the “bus barn” and located adjacent to Northeast Elementary School, to the new site over the next three months.

  • Interim Financial Manager

       The city of Glenwood’s search for a full-time city administrator / financial manager could take several weeks.
        Until a full-time replacement is found for Mary Smith, who retired as city administrator earlier this month, former Emerson city clerk Michelle Faxon will serve as Glenwood’s interim financial manager on a part-time basis. Faxon will be paid $15 per hour and work three days a week for the city. Her hiring, retroactive to a Jan. 6 start date, was approved at last Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Glenwood City Council.

  • Third Time Is The Charm

    The third time did indeed turn out to be the charm for the Glenwood Community School District Instructional Support Levy (ISL).

    The special levy, which will help fund the district’s curriculum needs, passed by a narrow 51-49 percent margin last Tuesday. The levy received 868 “Yes” votes and 839 “No” votes.

  • Glenwood Man Sentenced In Pizza Hut Case

    A 20-year-old Glenwood man accused of robbing a Pizza Hut employee in the restaurant parking lot earlier this year has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison.

  • Glenwood can’t overcome Titans, cold shooting

        COUNCIL BLUFFS - Cold shooting on the big stage of the Mid-America Center was the difference for the Glenwood boys basketball team in a 64-51 loss to Council Bluffs Lewis Central on Friday at the Jennie Ed Sports Med Shoot Out in Council Bluffs.

  • Titans rally for win over Rams

        COUNCIL BLUFFS - Up 17 points with a little over a quarter to play and Glenwood girls basketball coach Barry Loeffelbein liked his team’s chances of finishing off a season sweep of Council Bluffs Lewis Central in more than a decade.
        “We were feeling pretty good at that point,” said Loeffelbein.
        Just over 10 minutes and a pair of Haley Higgins’ free throws later, Loeffelbein was scratching his head again after another close Rams’ loss.