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Today's News

  • Glenwood Police Reports 12/11/13

    Incidents
        Nov. 16 - Nebraska Technical Services of Omaha reported a theft and criminal mischief.
        Nov. 18 - Sara Kalagias of Glenwood reported a forgery.
        Nov. 21 - Chun Cha Yi of Bellevue reported a theft.
        Nov. 24 - Heather Peterson of Glenwood reported a theft from her vehicle.
        Nov. 26 - Kelly Rocker of Glenwood reported a burglary.
        Nov. 27 - James Parr of Glenwood reported a theft.

  • Rams pull away in second half for victory

    Halie Darrow and Bailey Starner combined for 29 points and Glenwood out-scored Creston 33-15 in the second half of a 58-35 Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball victory Friday.

    After opening the game in man-to-man defense and watching sophomore center Jenna Taylor give the Rams’ trouble inside, Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein went to a compact 2-3 zone in the second half that forced the Panthers to  a primarily perimeter game.

  • Glenwood wrestlers earn pair of dual wins

    The Glenwood wrestling team opened its season with a sweep of Council Bluffs St. Albert and Kuemper Catholic in Council Bluffs Thursday.

    The Rams dispatched Kuemper 63-9, winning seven matches by pin. Against the home Falcons, Glenwood won eight matches by forfeit and two by pin.

    Nate Phillips, Collin Ransom, Drayton Slaughter, Nate Nebel, Hunter Ackerson, A.J. Slaughter, Cole Peckham, Matt Malcom, Derek Warren, Jon Stavas, Sterling Stouder and Zach Haggstrom all recorded two wins in the double dual. Ransom and Peckham each recorded two pins.

  • Passing the Torch

    For Gary Giaffoglione it was something he’d long hoped for.

    For Gina Giaffoglione it was a day she hoped would never come.

    Gary, a longtime tumbling and acrobatics coach, is stepping down from running the day-to-day operations of the business he opened 22-years ago, and handing the reigns over to one of his first pupils, his daughter Gina.

  • Creston tops Glenwood in overtime, 62-53

    A Glenwood basket with 27 seconds left sent the game into overtime before Creston out-scored the Rams 16-7 in the extra frame to pull out a 62-53 Hawkeye 10 Conference win at home on Friday.

    After trading leads most of the second half, Glenwood (0-2) found itself down 46-44 with 27 seconds to go when 6-foot-7 Jacob Lewis laid in a basket to tie it and send the game into overtime.

  • Nebraska Man Facing Child Sex Abuse Charges

    A Bellevue, Neb., man is facing charges of performing sexual acts with two girls, ages 7 and 8, in Mills County and Sarpy County, Neb.

    Johh Schondelmeyer, 64, was charged with two counts of second-degree sexual abuse and two counts of lascivious acts with a child.

  • Man With Gun Arrested Near Middle School

     

    A 66-year-old Glenwood man, armed with a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, was arrested without incident Monday afternoon, Dec. 2, near the Glenwood Middle School.

  • Senate Candidate In Glenwood

    Nearly a year before next November’s mid-term election, U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Waterloo) was in Glenwood last Tuesday getting the word out on his bid to fill Tom Harkin’s soon-to-be-vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. Braley, who represents Iowa’s first congressional district in eastern Iowa, campaigned at Doodles Bar and Grill as part of six-stop tour through southwest Iowa.

  • Writing Miss Daisy

    By Daisy Hutzell Rodman

    In early January 2006 I dropped by the desk of my friend and editor Howard K. Marcus as he shoved on his jacket. “I’m late for a meeting at the Press Club!” he exclaimed.

    “You belong to the Omaha Press Club?” I asked. “I’ve wanted to join for years.”

    This was true. In late fall 1998, Wade and I sat in bar chatting with the people around us.

    “Where do you work?” I asked someone.

  • Mills County District Court 12/4/13

    Judge
    James Heckerman
        Steven Darrell Howard, Glenwood – first-degree harassment, pleaded guilty, deferred judgment, one year probation,  ordered to pay $625 civil penalty, court costs and fees.
        Matthew James Maly, Council Bluffs – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to 10 days in county jail with credit given for time served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.