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Today's News

  • Mother of girl who died of antidepressant overdose now facing murder charge

    A Glenwood mother who investigators allege gave her daughter a lethal dose of an antidepressant in 2016 is now facing a charge of second degree murder.

    Misty Dawn Frazier, 34, was arrested Sept. 11 and initially charged with child endangerment resulting in death, a Class B felony, and distributing a drug to a minor without a prescription, a Class C felony. On Sept. 19 the charges were amended and prosecutors added a charge of second degree murder against Fraizer. Second degree murder is a Class B felony, punishable by up to 50 years in prison if convicted.

  • Glenwood sweeps Denison in Hawk-10 volleyball

    Glenwood swept Denison 26-24, 25-13, 25-19 to win its second straight Hawkeye 10 Conference home match last Tuesday.

    “We made a few adjustments but it worked out in our favor,” said Glenwood coach Chelsey Harvey.

    The Rams (11-7 overall, 3-1 in the conference), didn’t light up the scoresheet with 21 kills on .097 hitting, but dominated defensively in the match with 42 digs as a team.

  • Fremont-Mills 2-2 at home tourney

    Fremont-Mills won two matches and lost two matches at it’s own Knight Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday in Tabor.

    The Knights (11-8 overall, 2-3 in the Corner Conference) recorded a pair of wins over East Atchison 21-18, 21-9 and 22-20, 21-13 and dropped decisions to Griswold 21-17, 21-17 and Sidney 21-5, 21-5.

    Sophie Phillips led Fremont-Mills with 14 kills.

    Kendall Reed dished up 16 assists in the tournament.

    Stanton 26-25-17-25-15
    Fremont-Mills 28-23-25-20-12

  • Rams trample Denison

    DENISON - Glenwood rushed for a season-high 390 yards and scored the game’s first 31 points in a 52-14 victory on the road at Denison Friday.

    “This was our most complete game,” said Glenwood coach Cory Faust. “I thought we were pretty solid in all three phases for the most part. We’ve been really struggling on offense, especially in the first half of games. So I thought it was big we forced a turnover on their second possession and we were able to punch it in. That kind of got the monkey off our backs.”

  • Glenwood girls top field at Harlan meet

    HARLAN - For the second time in three days, the Glenwood girls came out on top.

    After Tuesday’s title at the Creston Invitational, the Rams bested the field at the Harlan Cross Country Invitational Thursday to take home another meet championship.

    The Rams were led by Lacey Jackson’s seventh place finish. Jackson was followed closely by teammates Kate Kaufman (eighth), Aubrey McIntyre (ninth) and Katelyn Malcom (12th).

  • Glenwood’s ‘Outcasts’ reach 50-year milestone

    Hear ye! Hear Ye!

    Let it be known the Glenwood Outcasts are celebrating their golden anniversary at this year’s homecoming celebration.

    Fifty years ago, Dr. R.S. Troutman, a Glenwood veterinarian, and John C. Watson spearheaded the formation of the Outcasts as an outlet for local residents who didn’t graduate from Glenwood High School but wanted to be part of the community’s annual homecoming celebration.

  • School district facing bus driver shortage

    In the state of Iowa, school districts can share superintendents, but apparently not bus drivers.

    That’s just one of the many regulatory issues facing school districts all over the state as they face a growing lack of bus drivers, according to Glenwood Community School District Superintendent Devin Embray.

  • Governor promotes ‘healthy business climate’ for Iowa

    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was in Mills County last Wednesday to launch a statewide tour to promote economic development.

    Reynolds spent an hour at AgriVision Equipment Group near Pacific Junction meeting with local economic development leaders and elected officials. AgriVision anchors the south side of the newly-named Eagle Crossing Business Park near the Interstate 29-U.S. Highway 34 interchange.

  • Angie Winquist promoted to city administrator

    The Glenwood City Council has promoted city clerk Angie Winquist to the position of city administrator/ financial director. The council made Winquist’s promotion official in a 4-0 vote at its Sept. 12 meeting following a motion by council member Susan Hirschman.

    “I know she’s had extensive training at clerk schools and financial meetings,” Hirschman said of Winquist, who has served as city clerk since September 2012.

  • Golfer seriously injured after falling from bridge

    A 70-year-old Glenwood man who was seriously injured when he fell more than 20 feet off a bridge at the Glenwood Golf Course Thursday afternoon is making a slow but encouraging recovery.