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Today's News

  • Knights roll into district semifinals

    The Fremont-Mills softball team rolled into the Class 1A regional semifinals for the third straight year on Friday with a 11-2 victory over Sidney.

    The Knights (26-9 overall, 12-0 in the Corner Conference) smacked 15 hits off Sidney starter Darrian Slater. Mindy Lorimor and Emily Smith each had three hits and drove in a run. Kendall Fichter went 2-for-5 and drove in three runs.

    Lorimor was again dominant in the circle, striking out 11, allowing seven hits and just one earned run in the victory.

  • Rams take two at Omaha South tourney

    The Glenwood baseball team went 2-0 and outscored its opponents 20-1 at the Omaha South Invitational at Omaha's Brown Park over the weekend.

    Glenwood (23-6 overall, 15-1 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) knocked off the host Packers 10-1 and came back on Saturday to defeat Bennington, Neb. 10-0 in five innings.

    In game one, Matt Schulz (3-1) tossed a four hit gem, striking out nine and allowing one earned run.

    In the tournament capper, Alec Forbes earned the victory pitching four scoreless innings and striking out eight in four innings of work.

  • End of the Road

    It’s been a long haul for Glenwood Transit Line.

    Seventy-one years to be exact.

    The freight, transport and storage business has been a staple of the Glenwood community since shortly after the Great Depression, but Clarence Boles, Jr., and his wife, Helen, say the time is right to close up shop.

    “It’s neat after this length of time to say we’re closing with a positive attitude,” Helen said

    during an interview last week. “We’re not being forced to do this. We’re doing this because the time has come.”

  • Rams knock Titans off Hawk-10 throne

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Chloe Newman’s bases clearing double lifted the Glenwood softball team to a 6-3 victory over Council Bluffs Lewis Central on Friday morning.

    The game was the conclusion of an extra-inning game the two teams started on June 17 but was suspended in the ninth inning due to lightening strikes.

  • Knights sweep Sidney

    A pair of pitching gems by Mindy Lorimor led the Fremont-Mills softball team to a Corner Conference sweep of Sidney on Thursday.

    In game one Lorimor fanned 12 and allowed five hits in a 10-0, six inning victory. In the capper, Lorimor no-hit the Cowgirls in a 2-0 win. In the two games the junior fanned 19, allowed five hits and just one walk.

    Lorimor added four hits and an RBI at the plate.

    Madison Powers added four hits and three RBIs.

    Glenwood 10,

    Fremont-Mills 0

  • Cowboys slip past F-M

    The Fremont-Mills baseball team could muster just four hits in a 11-4 Corner Conference loss to Sidney on Thursday.

    Austin Hansen had two hits and Clayton Wilson and Austin Switzer one each for the Knights.

    Derrian Bredberg took the loss on the hill for Fremont-Mills, allowing seven hits and five earned runs while striking out eight.

    Stanton 20,

    Fremont-Mills 9

    Stanton and Fremont-Mills combined for 26 hits and 29 runs in a 20-9, five inning Viking victory at Tabor City Park last Tuesday.

  • Rams split pair with Denison

    It was a tale of two games for the Glenwood baseball team in Hawkeye 10 Conference double-header split with Denison on Thursday.

    In game one, the Rams committed a season-high 11 errors in a 19-18 loss won by a Grady Thies walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the seventh.

    In game two, Glenwood bounced backed, thanks to a sterling two-hit shutout win by Taylor Kaufman, to post a 11-0 victory in five innings.

    For Glenwood coach Bret Elam, his team’s Jeckyl and Hyde persona has been plaguing the Rams for the last two weeks.

  • New School Sibley's Crown Jewel

    After a nine-year tenure as superintendent of the Glenwood Community School District, Dr. Stan Sibley has retired and turned over the reigns to his successor, Devin Embray.

    The changing of the guard took place Thursday, July 1, the first day of the district’s 2010-2011 fiscal year.

  • Charges Filed In Sexual Abuse Investigation

    Stephen H. Beattie, 55, of Malvern, is facing multiple charges following a high-profile investigation of alleged sexual misconduct at a Malvern funeral home.

    Beattie is charged with third-degree sexual abuse (a Class C felony), lascivious acts with a minor (serious misdemeanor) and indecent exposure (serious misdemeanor). The charges were announced Thursday afternoon by Mills County Sheriff Eugene Goos.

  • New GRC Superintendent Named

    The Iowa Department of Human Services announced Thursday that Zvia McCormick has been named superintendent of the Glenwood Resource Center.

    McCormick had been the division director for residential services at the Tacachale Developmental Disability Center in Gainesville, Fla. McCormick has worked at the facility since 1983 when she was hired as a social worker. She holds a bachelor’s of social work from Hebrew University and a master’s in social work from Florida State University.