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Today's News

  • Glenwood places fifth at LC Invite

    The Glenwood boys cross country team placed fifth at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Invitational Saturday at Iowa Western Community College.

    Plattsmouth took home the team title with 38 points led by top medal winner Corey Kress. Kress bested the field with a time of 16:44.06, nine seconds better than second place Brendon O’Brien of Lewis Central.

    The Rams’ 127 points trailed fourth place Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson by two points.

    Freshman Parson Convington led Glenwood with an 11th place finish time of 17:37.93.

  • Glenwood wins Atlantic tournament

    The Glenwood volleyball team won four of its five matches to win the team title at the Atlantic Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday.

    In the round robin tourney, the Rams (10-6) swept the host Trojans 21-4, 21-19, Council Bluffs St. Albert 21-14, 24-22 and Underwood 21-15, 23-21 and rallied in the final two sets to down Winterset 19-21, 21-15, 15-6 before falling to Treynor 14-21, 22-24 in the capper.

  • Hopkins’ big night lifts Wolverines

    HAMBURG - Josh Hopkins ran for a career-high 237 yards and five touchdowns and the East Mills defense limited Nishnabotna to 148 total yards in 44-13 victory in the Eight Man, District 8 opener for both teams Friday in Hamburg.

    A week after bulldozing West Harrison for 389 yards, 298 coming on the ground, in a 52-16 victory, East Mills and Hopkins were even better against the Blue Devils. The Wolverines racked up a season-high 501 yards Friday with 346 coming on the ground.

  • Rams rack up 546 yards in victory

    ATLANTIC - It’s hard to imagine a better offensive night for the Glenwood football team.

    A season-high 546 yards, including 288 rushing and 258 passing. A 28 point second quarter. A 10-year high 56 points.

    Oh, and the Rams just happened to move to 3-0 with their dominating 56-6 victory over Atlantic in the Class 3A, District 8 opener for both teams Friday in Atlantic.

  • 14 Votes Decide Glenwood School Board Race

    Newcomer Curt Becker and incumbent Theresa Romens were elected to fill a pair of at-large seats on the Glenwood Board of Education Tuesday, Sept. 8.

    Becker was the clear-cut winner, receiving 437 votes. Romens, the longtime president of the board, defeated former school board member Henry Clark by 14 votes, 342-328, to claim the second seat.

    In the East Mills School Board race, Tim Jackson was elected to the DD2 seat with 361 votes. Matthew Urban received 267 votes and Michael Irvin tallied 38. Janet Zanders was unopposed for the DD1 seat and received 541 votes.

  • Aquatic Center Construction Under Way

    Dirt is being moved at the construction site for the Glenwood Aquatic Center.

    Electrical lines are also being relocated as the preliminary work begins on building the 8,700-square foot, $5 million outdoor swimming center projected to open July 1, 2016.

    Last week, as construction workers were moving dirt and doing some concrete work at the site adjacent to the new Glenwood Community High School gymnasium, a crew from Mid American Energy was relocating electrical lines.

  • Branstad Talks Economic Development During Visit To Loess Hills Harley Davidson

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad last visited Mills County just over 11 months ago. The event that day was the ribbon cutting for the Highway 34 Bridge connecting U.S. Interstate 29 in Mills County and to Sarpy County and Highway 75 in Nebraska.

    Last Tuesday, Sept. 8, Branstad was back in Pacific Junction for a stop at the Loess Hills Harley Davidson with some words on economic development and the power of infrastructure improvements on rural businesses.

  • Branstad Talks Economic Development During Mills County Visit

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad last visited Mills County just over 11 months ago. The event that day was the ribbon cutting for the Highway 34 Bridge connecting U.S. Interstate 29 in Mills County and to Sarpy County and Highway 75 in Nebraska.

    Last Tuesday, Branstad was back in Pacific Junction for a stop at the Loess Hills Harley Davidson with some words on economic development and the power of infrastructure improvements on rural businesses.

  • GCHS Student A Merit Scholar Semifinalist

    Glenwood Community High School senior Jessica Arnold has been named a semifinalist in the distinguished National Merit Scholarship program.

    Arnold, the daughter of Gary and Kim Arnold, is among 16,000 national semifinalists who will have the opportunity to compete for 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million. The scholarships will be awarded next spring.

  • Glenwood sweeps Atlantic in Hawk-10 volleyball

    Lyndie VanNess smacked 10 kills and Kaycee Clark eight to lead Glenwood in a 25-13, 25-11, 25-14 sweep of Atlantic in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball Thursday.

    “I was happy, overall, with our efforts,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus.  “We had a consistent offense and did a  good job covering the floor on defense.  Our blocking got better as the night progressed and we had numerous players that contributed to the win.”