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Today's News

  • Knights fall to Sidney in Corner championship

    FARRAGUT - The second time was not the charm for the Fremont-Mills volleyball team against Sidney in the finals of the Corner Conference Volleyball Tournament.

    The Knights opened the match strong but couldn’t hold back a strong Sidney attack as the Cowgirls recorded their second straight sweep of the Knights 24-26, 13-25, 13-25 en route to their first conference tournament crown in 20 years.

  • Malcom To Sign With Hawkeyes

    Matt Malcom will be remaining in black and gold for his collegiate wrestling career.

    Malcom, a Glenwood senior, has committed to the University of Iowa wrestling program. He is the first Ram to accept a Division I wrestling scholarship since Mitch Artist signed with Iowa State in 2005.

    “I just fit in really, really well I felt like with my style of wrestling and just the atmosphere,” Malcom said of his commitment to the Hawkeyes. “I love the coaches. Everything just fit perfectly.”

  • Glenwood Girls Second At Shen

    The Glenwood girls placed all five of its scorers in the top 20, including two runners in the top 10, to place second over at the Shenandoah Invitational Cross Country Meet Thursday.

    The Ram girls finished with 59 team points, just two points short of the host Fillies’ top point total of 57.

  • Knights Hold On For Sixth Win

    TABOR - Fremont-Mills got a homecoming scare from visiting Stanton Friday night, but held on for a 30-22 Eight-man, District 8 victory. The Knights improved to 6-0 with the win, while the Vikings fell to 4-2.

    ”I didn’t expect us to play as poorly on the offensive side,” Fremont-Mills head coach Jeremy Christiansen said. “They (Stanton) did a good job of keeping the ball out of our hands. Defensively, we held them in check until we had some breakdowns in coverage in the second half.”

  • Rams’ Wilwerding, Defense Dominate In Homecoming Win

    Kolten Wilwerding tossed a school-record six touchdown passes and the Glenwood defense was stifling in a 42-0 victory over Denison in front of a reporter-estimated crowd of 1,800 on Homecoming Night in Glenwood Friday.

    Four of Wilwerding’s record-breaking touchdown passes came in the first half while the Ram defense limited the Monarchs (0-6) to 47 yards on 27 first half plays in cruising to their first 6-0 start in school history.

  • Mills County Man Accused Of Killing Neighbor's Dog In Front Of Teens

    A Mills County man is facing an animal abuse charge and four counts of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon after shooting and killing a dog in front of teenagers who were walking with the animal along a gravel road.

    The incident occurred last month on Rains Ave. in southern Mills County, near U.S. Highway 275.

  • DNR Stocks Catfish In Area Lakes

    There are plenty of fish in the sea, or in Glenwood’s case, plenty of fish in the lake.

    Fishing was already on the upswing at Glenwood Lake Park over the past few years, but now there’s an additional 270 catfish in the two lakes at the park thanks to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) program.
    The catfish, 8-10 inches in length, were placed in the lake recently by Brian Hayes, a DNR fisheries biologist.

  • Former P.J. City Clerk Facing Charges

    A former Pacific Junction city clerk is facing criminal charges following an investigation by the Iowa State Auditor’s Office and Mills County Sheriff’s Office.

    Kari Williams, 43, turned herself into authorities last month and has been charged with first-degree theft and felonious misconduct, Class “D” felonies, and tampering with records, an aggravated misdemeanor. She’s also accused of failing to properly publish city council meeting Her preliminary in Mills County District Court is scheduled for today (Oct. 7).

  • Affidavits Provide Insight Into Glenwood Shooting

    Charges have been filed against three people involved in a Sept. 27 altercation in Glenwood that escalated into a shooting outside the home of Glenwood Community High School principal Richard Hutchinson. The incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. near 209 N. Myrtle St., Hutchinson’s residence.

    Denver Cook, 18 of Glenwood, is charged with willful injury, a class “C” felony, and assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor.

    Colton McDaniel, 21 of Glenwood, is charged with assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor.

  • Rams third, sixth at Harlan invite

    HARLAN - The Glenwood girls placed third and the boys sixth at the Harlan Invitational Cross Country Meet Saturday.

    Denison won the girls team title with 47 points while Underwood’s Karley Larson won the individual crown with a top time of 19:25.08.

    The Glenwood girls finished with 101 points, 11 points behind runner up Harlan.

    The Rams’ Aubrey McIntyre finished with a time of 21:03.15 to place seventh overall. Kate Kaufman added an 11th place finish and Lacey Jackson a 22nd place showing.