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Today's News

  • Suicide Suspected In Pony Creek Death

    A preliminary investigation by the Mills County Sheriff’s Office has determined that a 57-year-old Glenwood woman took her own life over the weekend at a popular Mills County recreation area.

    The body of Ramona Dynek, 57, of Glenwood, and the body of her dog were found dead around 5:45 a.m. Sunday morning near a picnic shelter at Pony Creek Lake in western Mills County.

    Chief Deputy Bruce Paulsen said Ms. Dynek and the dog both appeared to have died from a single gunshot wound.

  • Volunteerism A Way Of Life

    The latest numbers released by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) only validates something we already knew - Iowans like to volunteer their time and give back to their local communities.

     

    According to the CNCS’ Volunteering in America report, Iowans rank No. 2 in the nation when it comes to volunteering their time. Approximately 39 percent of Iowans did something in 2009 to help others.

     

  • 'Give Cancer the Boot'

    Opening ceremonies for the 14th Annual Mills County Relay For Life will take place Saturday, at 4 p.m., on the track at Ram Memorial Field in Glenwood. The event is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

    Leading the way for the first lap of the relay will be this year’s Relay For Life Ambassadors - Mike Bolan, Lyle Jones, Karen O’Dell, Wilma Ring and Kathy Ryan. The traditional team lap will also take place at the start of the relay.

  • Rams punch ticket to state

    Eleven games ago, following a tough 2-0 loss to Omaha South to drop his team to 5-2 on the season, Glenwood soccer coach Mike Artist had to come to a decision:

    Keep juggling his line up, searching for a right combination that might work or just stick with one line up and let the chips fall where they may.

    Artist chose the latter.

  • Glenwood off to hot start on diamond

    Taylor Kaufman and Drake Ruth combined for a no-hit, 1-0 Glenwood victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson on Friday.

    The win was Class 3A, No. 2-ranked Rams’ third straight to open the season.

    Kaufman started the game and fanned 10 in five innings before giving way to Ruth in the sixth. Kaufman (1-0) earned the win and Ruth the save.

    Kaufman and left-fielder Kyle Wheeler each had one of the Rams’ two hits. Kaufman also drew a walk, stole a base and scored the game’s lone run.

    Glenwood 13,

    A-H-S-T 3

  • Knights go 1-2 at Red Oak

    The Fremont-Mills softball team went 1-2 at the Red Oak Softball Tournament on Saturday.

    The Knights (3-3) opened the tournament with a 2-1 victory over Griswold before dropping their final two tournament games 9-1 to Walnut and 4-3 to the host Tigers.

    Against Griswold, Knight pitcher Mindy Lorimor fanned 16, allowed just four hits and no earned runs for the win. Shortstop Emily Smith went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Knights’ offense.

    Lorimor allowed seven hits and four earned runs against Red Oak to record her first loss of the season.

  • Bluejays edge Fremont-Mills, 10-9

    The Fremont-Mills baseball team pounded out 10 hits but it was not enough as Villisca edged the Knights 10-9 in Corner Conference baseball on Friday.

    Seth Phillips went 4-for-5 with two doubles and two runs driven in for the Knights (1-2).

    Clayton Wilson and James Hill each added two hits.

    Austin Hansen started the game on the hill for the Knights but left without a decision following the fourth inning after allowing three hits and no earned runs. Derrian Bredberg pitched the fifth, allowing five hits and four earned runs to take the loss.

  • Rams win seven medals at state

    DES MOINES - It wasn’t the place (12th) nor the points (22) Glenwood track coach Mark Starner hoped for coming out of the Iowa State Track Meet but there is one thing his team did take away from its three days at state that excites the coach.

    Experience.

    Of the 12 events the Glenwood boys qualified for at state, all but one of the athletes in those spots will be back next season.

  • Rams take Hawk-10 crown with win

    The Glenwood boys soccer team wrapped up the Hawkeye 10 Conference title with a dominating 3-0 victory over Denison last Monday.

    The Rams (14-2 overall, 5-1 in the conference) have won eight straight games. Glenwood has also now captured two of the past three Hawkeye 10 titles.

    “It was nice to see,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist of his team’s conference title. “It was one of our goals. Two out of the last three isn’t bad.”

  • Glenwood blanks Riverside, 10-0

    Gretchen Dehn ‘s first goal of the season and the 10th for the Rams on the night ended a 10-0 victory over Riverside on Friday.

    The Rams’ season-high 10 goals came from six different scorers.

    “I don’t like doing that (scoring 10 goals) to a team. I honestly didn’t know what the score was,” said Glenwood coach Brad Silvey.

    Mallory Hoyt had a hat trick in the win and Michaela Moore added two goals.