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Today's News

  • Moore's two goals lift Rams

    Michaela Moore scored a pair of goals and the Glenwood girls bounced back from a season-opening loss with a 2-0 win over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson on Thursday.

    “We were a much improved team than from when we played St. Albert,” said Glenwood coach Brad Silvey.

    After giving up three goals to St. Albert in a season-opening 3-2 loss on Monday, the Rams pitched a shutout on Thursday thanks to a little better intensity and a few adjustments by Silvey.

  • Glenwood girls move to 2-0 on the links

    The Glenwood girls golf team edged East Mills 232-274 last Tuesday to improve to 2-0 in duals this season.

    The Rams were led by Charley Arno's match best round off 55. Morgan Woodrum backed that up with a round of 58 for second.

    Chelsee Bird had a round of 59, Cassie Ford shot a 60, Chloe Newman finished with a 63, and Adria Skarnulis a 69 for Glenwood.

  • A Unique Boutique

    The owner of a unique boutique on the east side of Town Square in Glenwood says her business is continuing to grow since opening last August.

    “Glenwood has been very receptive to the business,” said Stephanie Patzer, owner of Second Helpings Boutique.

  • Glenwood's Final Four

    The Glenwood Community School District intends to have its next superintendent selected by the end of next week.

    The four finalists for the position are all currently serving as public school superintendents in the state of Iowa. The finalists are Devin Embray of Independence, Dr. John Weidner of Wapello, Dr. Daniel Frazier of Sioux Central and Jeff Herzberg of Sibley-Ocheyedan.

    The four finalists will each spend a full day in Glenwood over the next week being interviewed by school board members, district staff and members of the community.

  • Jazz Band To State

    The Glenwood Community High School Jazz Band has qualified for the Iowa Jazz Championships (IJC) for the seventh year.

    The Iowa Jazz Championships are a unique event that brings together 60 of Iowa’s finest high school jazz ensembles to Des Moines for a day of jazz each April. The event was founded by Iowa High School Jazz educators 35 years ago and it continues to be an important event on the high school band landscape each year.

  • Rams open season with 2-0 win

    The Glenwood boys soccer team overcame some early jitters and strong winds to post a 2-0 victory over Neola Tri-Center in the season opener for both teams.

    “The wind was a big factor for both teams,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist. “We had it in the first half and I don't think we took great advantage of it.”

    The Rams got on the board first when forward Beau Johnson bent a shot around a four-man wall into the upper right corner of the net for the goal on a penalty kick from 30 yards out in the 21st minute.

  • Glenwood continues dominance at Southern meet

    The Glenwood Boys track team continued its dominance of the Hawkeye 10 Conference Southern Division Meet by winnings it third consecutive team title at Red Oak last Tuesday.

    The Rams led from start to finish dominating nearly event, placing in the top three in all but two events and winning ten events at the meet.

  • 'Making Music To The Lord'

    Ardie Dusenberry and Joyce Raabe share a friendship and a passion.

    A passion for music.

    “Music is the love of my life,” Dusenberry said earlier this week as she contemplated playing the organ and electric piano at no fewer than five Holy Week services. “The church has always been very important to me and I think music is the backbone of the worship service. You have music when you come into a church and it always kind of just sets the mood.”

  • Police Seek New K-9

    The Glenwood Police Department hopes to add a new K-9 drug detection dog to the force by the end of the year.

    Grace, the department’s existing drug dog, is certified through early 2011, but Glenwood Police Chief Eric Johansen said he would like to get a new dog in place later this year.

    Johansen said Grace is still “functional,” but the Black lab mix is approximately 10 years old.

    “I don’t want Grace to get to the point where she’s no longer able to perform and we have a lapse in service,” Johansen said.

  • Country Boys

    Nick and Noah Murray were big country twins way before they were big in country twins.

    Nick and Noah have the distinction of being the largest set of twins born in Nebraska and the third largest nationally weighing in at a combined 18 pounds, nine ounces at birth.