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Today's News

  • Investigation Continues

    Glenwood Police Chief Eric Johansen said his department is continuing its investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a student at Glenwood Community High School by a former school district employee.

    Andrew Schoening, 19, is accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old female student inside a closet at the school.

  • Glenwood wins title at Heelan, avenges loss to Lewis Central

        The Glenwood wrestling team picked up the team title and avenged an earlier loss to Council Bluffs Lewis Central in the championship match at the Sioux City Heelan Duals on Saturday.
        The Rams, who lost to the Titans in a tight conference dual 42-32 on  Jan. 12, defeated Council Bluffs Lewis Central 35-24 in the championship match at Heelan to win the dual tournament. Glenwood knocked off Sioux City East 45-34, LeMars 39-33 and Lincoln (Neb.) East 39-34 to reach the finals.

  • Glenwood 12-year old wins second Tae kwon do ‘triple crown’

        Glenwood tween Madison Morris, like many 12-year-olds, keeps very busy. She is a nearly straight-A student, plays clarinet in the Glenwood Middle School band, and plays volleyball and basketball for the school.  Morris, however, has one special activity that many of her fellow seventh-grade classmates do not. She has become the Iowa triple-crown champion in ATA Tae kwon do for the second year in a row.

  • Settlement Reached In Cyclists' Deaths

        Terms of a settlement in a combined civil lawsuit have reportedly been reached between Andrew Schlictemeier and the families of four motorcyclists he killed in August 2009 on Interstate 29 near Little Sioux.
        Schlictemeier was found to have a blood-alcohol level of .373 on the evening of Aug. 9, 2009, after he struck and killed four motorcyclists in a I-29 construction zone. Investigators found marijuana and alcohol in Schlictemeier’s vehicle after the collision.

  • Meth Case Sentencing

         A rural Glenwood man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison as one of the ringleaders of a methamphetamine manufacturing operation.
        Andru Alan Fisher, 42, became the sixth person to be sentenced in what was dubbed the “Fisher Farm Case” in Mills County. His sentence was handed down last week in U.S. District Court by Judge Ronald Longstaff. Fisher will be placed on five years of supervised release after his imprisonment and is required to a pay a $100 fine to the state Crime Victim Fund.

  • Mills County Farewell Tour

    State legislators Hubert Houser, Greg Forristall and Richard Anderson began their Mills County farewell tour Saturday morning by participating in the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce's first legislative coffee of the year. The three Republican lawmakers are in their final year of representing Mills County before new legislative boundaries go into effect next January.

  • County Reviewing Land Use Ordinances

    MALVERN - Concerns about fertile farm soil being sold and removed from private property northwest of Malvern has the Mills County Board of Supervisors reviewing land use policies and considering changes to ordinances that could result in tighter restrictions being placed on the sale and removal of farm ground in the future.

  • Wolverines upset in conference semifinals

        Sidney out-scored East Mills 7-3 in the overtime period to post a 45-41 victory over the Wolverines in the semifinals of the Corner Conference Boys Basketball Tournament on Thursday.

  • East Mills girls ousted in conference second round

        Stanton ousted the East Mills girls from the Corner Conference Tournament second round last Tuesday with a 57-29 victory over the Wolverines.
        The Wolverines (4-9 overall, 3-4 in the conference) were out-scored 16-6 in the first quarter but had trimmed that lead to five midway through the second quarter when leading-scorer Devin Laughlin went down with a sprained ankle. Laughlin returned in the second half but East Mills never recovered.

  • Glenwood girls net 13th win of season

        The Glenwood girls basketball team improved to 13-1 on the season with a 75-56 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Red Oak on Friday.
        The Rams (13-1 overall, 8-1 in the conference) stormed out to a 39-19 halftime lead in the win.
        With Red Oak making a concerted effort to stop the inside scoring of Morgan Lucy, the Rams lit up the Tigers from the outside, hitting 9-of-22 three-pointers. Senior Rachel DeYoung led the Ram attack, hitting 5-of-9 shots from behind the arc and scoring a career-high 25 points.