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Today's News

  • Glenwood girls defeat St. Albert

    The Glenwood girls basketball team edged Council Bluffs St. Albert 57-51 in overtime in Council Bluffs on Saturday.
    St. Albert’s Kylie Ferguson hit a jumper with just a second left on the clock in regulation to force overtime. But Glenwood would go on to out-score the Saintes 9-3 in the overtime period to secure the win.

    Bailey Starner led the Rams with 19 points. Halie Darrow added 10 and Myranda Starner eight.

    The Saintes’ Ferguson led all scorers with 21 points.

    C.B. Lewis Central 50,
    Glenwood 36

  • Rams get first conference victory

    Corey Bertini scored 18 first-half points and Glenwood used a 30-10 second quarter run to defeat Council Bluffs St. Albert 66-39 in Hawkeye 10 Conference boys basketball Saturday.

    For the Rams (2-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference) the St. Albert game was their first not to go into overtime after opening the year 1-2 in a trio of highly contested overtime match ups.

  • Peverill inducted into IATC Hall of Fame

    Glenwood head cross country and assistant track coach Todd Peverill has been inducted into the Iowa Association of Track Coaches (IATC) Hall of Fame.

    Peverill, was introduced as part of the IATC’s 2013 hall class at a banquet in Ames Dec. 7. Peverill is a longtime coach in Glenwood, having headed the cross country program since 1997 and coached the long-distance runners on the Ram track team since 1993. But it’s his feats on the track nearly 35 years ago that placed Peverill in the IATC Hall of Fame.

  • Last second shot lifts Wolverines to 43-42 victory

    Abby Hardie’s turnaround jumper with two seconds left lifted East Mills to a 43-42 victory over Essex on Friday.

    “The girls played their hearts out and definitely deserved this win,” said East Mills coach Jeff Laughlin. “We had a tough loss earlier this season to Underwood, and we have lost a couple of heartbreakers to Essex the past couple of years, so it felt great to be on the right end of it this time.”

  • East Mills moves to 5-1 with 74-50 rout of Essex

    The East Mills boys basketball team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 74-50 victory over Essex Friday.

    The Wolverines (5-1 overall, 5-0 in the Corner Conference) scored 41 first half points and led by 23 at halftime.

    East Mills shot just 39.7 percent from the field (27-of-68) but a sharp defensive effort held the Trojans to 12-of-43 shooting from the field (27.9 percent) while holding a 46-14 rebounding edge.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 12/18/13

    Incidents
        Dec. 15 - Loren Mayer of Malvern reported a theft.

    Accident
        Dec. 12 - A vehicle driven by Wendelin Miller of Sidney struck a deer on eastbound Highway 34. No injuries were reported.
        Dec. 13 - Susan Duncan of Glenwood struck a deer on eastbound Highway 34. No injuries were reported.

  • glenwood Community Schools menu 12/18/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Dec. 19-25, 2013

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday - Pancake on a Stick.
        Friday - Cereal & Toast.
        Monday - No school.
        Tuesday - No school.
        Wednesday - No school.

    Lunch
        Thursday - Sloppy Joe, Baked French Fries, Cucumber Slices, Grapes, Frozen Fruit Bar, Milk.

  • 'Blues, Brews and BBQ'

    The Glenwood Park Board and City Council have given their blessings to a “Blues, Booze and BBQ” event at Glenwood Lake Park on July 4.
     
    Glenwood resident Randy Romens, who also has ownership interest in Keg Creek Brewing, presented informal plans for the event to the city council at its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 3.

  • Mills County Inmates No Longer Accepted In Montgomery County

    RED OAK - The Montgomery County Law Enforcement Center will no longer accept Mills County inmates due to an unpaid $17,000 medical bill.

    The Mills County Jail is not equipped to house women on a long-term basis, so the county had been transporting its female inmates to the Montgomery County facility in Red Oak. Montgomery County Sheriff Joe Sampson said he was following protocol when he sought  approval from Mills County Sheriff Eugene Goos to take a female inmate to Montgomery County Memorial Hospital (MCMH) for medical care.

  • GCHS Teacher Awarded $20,000 Technology Prize

    A unique undertaking by her environmental science class students has earned a Glenwood Community High School teacher statewide recognition and her school $20,000 in technology.

    Betsy Maryott is one of five winners from Iowa in the 2014 Samsung Solve For Tomorrow contest, a national competition created to promote innovative ways to teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics. As a state winner in the contest, Maryott and GCHS automatically become eligible to compete for a larger technology prize of $35,000-$140,000.