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Today's News

  • County Looks At Recycling

       Members of the Mills County Board of Supervisors are in on-going discussions with representatives from the county’s incorporated cities to determine what role the county can play in developing and funding future county-wide recycling efforts.

  • F-M rolls over East Mills, 48-16

        After East Mills scored 11 points in the opening quarter, the Fremont-Mills girls basketball team tightened its defense and allowed just five points over the final three quarters of a 48-16 Corner Conference victory last Tuesday.

  • Rams second at Rollin Dyer Invite

        Sam Jameson, Seth Warren and Steve Gutschenritter won first place medals in their divisions for the Glenwood wrestling team in a runner-up team finish at the Rollin Dyer Invitational on Saturday in Atlantic.
        The host Trojans edged Glenwood 255.5 to 205 in the team scoring. Johnston was a distant third with 172 points.
        Jameson (112-pounds), Warren (119) and Gutschenritter (135) breezed into their title matches undefeated and finished the day that way. In all, eight Rams made the finals of their weight classes.

  • Rams can’t find touch in loss to No. 6 Kuemper

        Kuemper Catholic used its fast-paced offense and frigid Glenwood shooting to outscore the Rams’ 25-7 in the second quarter in a 77-51 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory on Friday.
        After a first quarter that saw Glenwood score eight straight points and lead 13-12 heading into the second stanza, the Class 2A No. 6 ranked Knights rattled off 10 straight points of their own in a 16-2 run to blow open the game. Kuemper led 37-20 at the half.

  • Kuemper free throw nips Glenwood on road

        A questionable foul call leading to a game-winning free throw with no time on the clock gave Kuemper Catholic a 52-51 victory over the Glenwood girls on Friday in Carroll.
        After a see-saw game that saw both teams trade leads throughout the game, Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein wasn’t surprised to see the game down to the end.

  • Honor Flight Focus Of Sunday Program

       I’ve stated previously in this column that one of the greatest privileges I’ve had during my time as editor of The Opinion-Tribune was accompanying World War II veterans from southwest Iowa to Washington, D.C., in September 2008, on the inaugural Western Iowa Honor Flight.

  • Green Light For East Mills

        By a margin of nearly 6-to-1, voters in the Malvern and Nishna Valley Community School Districts approved a reorganization plan that will have the two districts merging as the East Mills School District next July.

  • Winery Coming To Glenwood

    If you’re going to open a winery in Glenwood, it seems appropriate to locate on Vine Street.

        That’s exactly what Jim Gapinski, Ralph Ahsam, Doug Grave and Dennis Adams are doing. Next spring, the four entrepreneurs plan to open the Vine Street Cellars winery in  the former Anderson Auto Parts building at 17 N. Vine St.

  • Glen Have Evacuation

        An odor caused by a light fixture that had overheated forced the evacuation of the Glen Haven nursing home Friday morning.

        More than 50 residents were in the two-story structure when the evacuation was ordered around 9:30 a.m.
        Chilled residents were wrapped in blankets as they were promptly moved to the front parking lot and an adjacent courtyard area. Temperatures were above freezing when the evacuation took place.

  • East Mills can’t find touch in Corner Conference loss to Sidney

        The East Mills girls basketball team had no answer for Aimee Osborne and the Sidney outside shooting in a 55-22 loss on Friday.