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Today's News

  • The Opinion-Tribune's Male Athlete of the Year: Mackenzy Lang, Fremont-Mills

    At 5-feet-9 inches and 160 pounds, Mackenzy Lang is rarely the biggest guy on the field, court or track.

    But rarer even are the times Lang isn’t one of the best athletes on the field, court or track.

    “I am in no way big,” Lang admitted. “I don’t have a lot of weight on me or height. I think there’s advantages to being bigger sure but I never saw my size as playing a part in how I played. I know what I can do and try and do my best every time.”

  • The Opinion-Tribune's Female Athlete of the Year: Macy Williams, Fremont-Mills

    Macy Williams knows exactly when her competitive fire was lit.

    The Fremont-Mills graduate was a laid-back second grader playing in an Optimist basketball tournament. Her team, used to winning the tournament year in and year out, finished a disappointing third place.

    “I played so bad,” Macy said. “I cried all day.”

    And that’s when her mother, Jennifer, stepped in.
    “You can’t win everything so there’s two things you can do: quit or decide to get better,” Macy said her mother told her.

  • Niles Eric Stanley, 56

    Niles Eric Stanley, 56, formerly of Thurman, died on June 29, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 11 a.m., at Peterson Mortuary in Glenwood with interment at a later dae.

    Niles was born Jan. 7, 1959, to Donald Ross and Mary Lola (Hill) Stanley, in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

    Niles is survived by his step-mother, Carol Stanley-Hohnholt of Omaha, Neb.

  • Mills County District Court 7.15.15

    Judge Richard Davidson
        Caitlin Margaret Corley, Glenwood - O.W.I., pleaded guilty, one year deferred judgment, ordered to pay $1,250 civil penalty, court costs and fees.
        Kelly Nicole Hall, Omaha - O.W.I., pleaded guilty, one year deferred judgment, ordered to pay $1,250 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

    Judge Tim O’Grady
        Alexander  D. McKenzie, Omaha - O.W.I., pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to two days in county jail, ordered to pay $1,250 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Mills County District Court 7.8.15

    Judge Richard Davidson
        Caitlin Margaret Corley, Glenwood – O.W.I., pleaded guilty, one year deferred judgment, ordered to pay $1,250 civil penalty, court costs and fees.
        Kelly Nicole Hall, Omaha - O.W.I., pleaded guilty, one year deferred judgment, ordered to pay $1,250 civil penalty, court costs and fees.

    Judge Tim O’Grady

  • Knights complete sweep of Stanton

    Fremont-Mills completed a Corner Conference baseball sweep of Stanton Thursday with a 12-3 victory.

    Fremont-Mills scored three runs in the first inning and piled on to their lead from there. The Knights (8-2 overall, 7-0 in the conference) scored two more in the third and four more in the fifth to take a commanding lead.

    Stanton scored late, but it wasn’t enough as the Knights completed the sweep.
    Brock Hansen went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI. Lane Goodman meanwhile went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs.

  • Glynn inducted into Iowa Senior Games Hall of Fame

    Nothing was going to stop Kay Glynn from attending this year’s Iowa Senior Games.
    Certainly not surgery.

    Glynn wasn’t about to let previous surgeries keep her out of competing at the games. In 2013, Glynn had her hip resurfaced. A longtime osteoarthritis sufferer in her hip, Glynn got the surgery done late in the summer to alleviate the pain. Last year, Glynn tore her ACL, requiring another surgery.

    “It was back to surgery and I had to wait for another six months,” she said.

  • Glenwood falls on road at S.C. East

    Sioux City East built a 7-1 lead after four innings to turn away Glenwood in a non-conference baseball Friday in Sioux City.

    The Rams (11-8 overall, 9-6 in the conference) found themselves down 3-0 after an inning and 7-1 after four before trimming the lead to 7-5 with a four run fifth. But the Black Raiders responded with three runs in the bottom of the frame to extend their lead.

  • Rams 0-4 at Ankeny tournament

    The Glenwood softball team dropped four games last weekend at the Ankeny Softball Invitational.

    The Rams (11-8 overall, 9-6 in the conference) struggled to put runs on the board in the tournament that featured stiff competition but head coach Tom Horton thinks the competition can help his team heading into the post-season.

  • Glenwood Police 7.01.15

    Accidents
        June 17 – A vehicle driven by Andrew Brant of Pacific Junction was eastbound on Coolidge Road when the vehicle left the roadway and went across an empty parking lot, striking a building. No injuries were reported.

    Incidents
        June 12 - Faith Felos of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        June 18 – Michael Rupe of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        June 26 - Kelly Hall of Omaha  reported a domestic abuse assault.