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Today's News

  • Mills County District Court 1/8/14

    Judge Greg Steensland
        Timothy Truhlicka, Pacific Junction – first-degree harassment, child endangerment, pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to five years probation, ordered to pay $650 fine, restitution, court costs and fees on each count.
        Angela Hope Thurman, Pacific Junction – driving while license is denied or revoked, pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year in county jail with credit for time already served.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 1/8/14

    Incidents
        Dec. 19 – Chris Baker of Glenwood reported a theft.
        Dec. 26 – Kwik Shop of Glenwood reported a gas drive off.
        Dec. 31 – Destiny New of Glenwood reported a burglary, theft and criminal mischief.
    Accidents

  • Wolverine boys, girls split with Griswold on hardwood

    The East Mills boys turned the ball over a season-high 26 times, shot just 36 percent and yet, had the ball in a tie game with just :04 left.

    But another turnover ended the Wolverines’ hopes as Griswold withstood a late rally with a pair of free throws with .07 seconds left and pulled out a 48-46 boys basketball victory Friday.

    “We shot poorly and didn’t play well and yet put ourselves in a position to win it,” said East Mills coach Kevin Schafer. “We just couldn’t pull it out.”

  • Red Oak girls edge Glenwood, 49-45

    Kate Walker’s three-pointer with just over three minutes in the game lifted Red Oak to a 49-45 victory over Glenwood in Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball Friday.

    With 3:08 left in the game and the Rams (5-3 overall, 4-1 in the conference) up 43-41, Walker sank a go-ahead three-pointer to give Red Oak (7-2 overall, 6-0 in the conference) a 44-43 lead, which they would not relinquish.

    “It put the pressure on them to answer,” Red Oak girls basketball coach Dan Martinez said after the game.

  • Glenwood boys earn sixth straight victory

    Gage Shatava, Jacob Lewis and Brady Wheeler combined for 51 points for Glenwood in a 69-51 road win at Lourdes Central Catholic in Nebraska City Saturday.

    The Rams (6-2 overall, 5-1 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) jumped on the Knights early, leading 34-19 at halftime. Glenwood saw their lead swell to as many as 20 in the second half.

    “We got out and ran a little bit,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte. “We’re scoring a lot of points and our transition game has really been our strength.”

  • Trending UP

    A 21-14 loss to LSU in the Outback Bowl wasn’t the way sophomore Nate Meier and his Iowa teammates had hoped to finish their season, but the former Fremont-Mills football standout says the future is bright for the Hawkeye program.

    Iowa’s 8-5 record was a vast improvement over a 4-8 campaign in 2012 and Meier believes the Hawkeyes will only get better as they begin off-season preparations for 2014.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 12/25/13

    Incidents
        Dec. 13 – Kally’s General Store of Glenwood reported  criminal mischief.

    Accidents
        Dec. 9 – A vehicle driven by Deborah Black of Glenwood backed out of parking stall into the rear of a second parked vehicle.

  • Glenwood 18th at Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic

    The Glenwood wrestling team placed 18th at the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic at the Mid-America Center on Saturday.

    Kearney, Neb. was the team champion racking up 541.5 points to top the 28 team field from five different states. The Bearcats had eight place winners. Grand Island, Neb. was the runner up with 479.5 points.

    The Rams finished with 193.5 points for 18th place.

  • Glenwood girls defeat St. Albert

    The Glenwood girls basketball team edged Council Bluffs St. Albert 57-51 in overtime in Council Bluffs on Saturday.
    St. Albert’s Kylie Ferguson hit a jumper with just a second left on the clock in regulation to force overtime. But Glenwood would go on to out-score the Saintes 9-3 in the overtime period to secure the win.

    Bailey Starner led the Rams with 19 points. Halie Darrow added 10 and Myranda Starner eight.

    The Saintes’ Ferguson led all scorers with 21 points.

    C.B. Lewis Central 50,
    Glenwood 36

  • Rams get first conference victory

    Corey Bertini scored 18 first-half points and Glenwood used a 30-10 second quarter run to defeat Council Bluffs St. Albert 66-39 in Hawkeye 10 Conference boys basketball Saturday.

    For the Rams (2-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference) the St. Albert game was their first not to go into overtime after opening the year 1-2 in a trio of highly contested overtime match ups.