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Today's News

  • Konfrst, Lauritsen third at state tennis

    Glenwood’s Adam Konfrst and Sam Lauritsen wrapped up a historic season with a third place finish in doubles and Alex Chekal became the first Ram to win a singles match at the Class 1A Iowa State Doubles and Singles Tennis Tournament at Byrnes Park in Waterloo last weekend.

    “This weekend was one I’ll never forget,” said Glenwood coach Kevin Tucker. “The three guys played their best tennis and it paid off.”

  • Rams fifth at girls golf regionals

    The Glenwood girls placed fifth at the Class 4A Regional Golf Meet played at Majestic Hills Golf Course in Denison last Monday.

    The Rams carded a team round of 425 for their fifth place finish – 53 strokes and four places better than last year.

    “This was a really good result for us,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus.  “Denison’s course is very challenging and for us to have shot as well as we did is fantastic.”

  • Rams’ historic season ends at state

    The Glenwood girls team’s historic season came to an end in the first round at the Class 1A, State Team Tennis Tournament last Tuesday in Johnston.

    The Rams dropped a 5-0 decision to Waverly-Shell Rock in the opener with the Go-Hawks winning the first five singles matches.

    Glenwood’s state appearance is the school’s first in team tennis.

  • Two More Workers Fired At Glenwood Resource Center

    Two more employees at the Glenwood Resource Center have been terminated over alleged mistreatment of residents they were caring for at the state-operated facility for individuals with profound physical and intellectual disabilities.

  • City, County Officials Briefed On New Iowa Fireworks Law

    For the first time in nearly 80 years, consumer-grade fireworks will be sold in Iowa this summer, thanks to a bill passed by both houses of the Iowa Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Terry Branstad.

    The new law allows both the sale and use of fireworks, but local governmental jurisdictions do have the option of forbidding or restricting usage.

    District 23 State Rep. David Sieck of Glenwood said he voted in favor of the legislation, noting he’s heard from many constituents in southwest Iowa who are in favor of the legalization of fireworks in Iowa.

  • Glenwood boys tennis falls in substate finals

    The Glenwood boys tennis team’s season came to an end Monday in the Class 3A substate final at Atlantic.

    The Rams dropped a 5-4 decision to host Trojans to end their hopes of a return trip to the state tournament. Glenwood had handed Atlantic its lone dual loss back in April.

  • Glenwood punches ticket to state tennis

    Neither the weather nor Clarke-Osceola could stop Glenwood in Saturday’s Class 1A Girls State Tennis Quarterfinals in Atlantic.

    The Rams earned a 5-1 victory to secure a spot in the state semifinals. The Rams were to meet Waverly-Shell Rock on Tuesday in Boone. Those results were not available at press time.

  • No sophomore slump for Schraft, wins trio of gold medals at state

    Janette Schraft admitted the race was the toughest of her short but already prolific career.

    That race was the 3,000-meters and the pace far exceeded what the East Mills sophomore had planned.

    Little could you tell on Schraft’s face as she stoically dismantled the field and won her second straight gold medal in the 3,000-meters on the opening day of the Iowa State Track Meet in Des Moines.

  • Wolverines fourth, Knights 13th at state

    Janette Schraft pulled of fa gold medal sweep of the 800, 1,500 and 3,000-meters and the East Mills girls finished fourth in the team standings at the Class 1A Iowa State Track and Field Meet Saturday in Des Moines.

    Sigourney pulled away from Maple Valley in the last few events to win the Class 1A team title with 48 points. Danville was third with 45.5 points followed by the Wolverines’ school-best finish in fourth with 36 points.

  • Glenwood boys ninth at state track meet

    DES MOINES - Wet and cold conditions may have prevented better times and a higher finish but Glenwood boys track coach Mark Starner couldn’t find fault in his team’s  ninth place finish at the Class 3A Iowa State Track and Field Meet Saturday in Des Moines.

    The Rams won five medals, spent much of the final day in the top five of the team standings and finished with 33 points on a chilly weekend that looked and felt more like early April than late May.