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Today's News

  • Glenwood fifth at Bobcat Classic

    The Glenwood wrestling team traveled to the Bobcat Classic in Basehor-Linwood, Kan. over the weekend where the Rams placed fifth.

    Andale, Kan. placed first in the team standings with 185.5 points to edge Oak Park, Kan.

    “This was a very tough tournament. The top four teams were all ranked number one in Kansas and Missouri, so for us to place in the top five was a big deal,” said Glenwood coach Matt Dyer.

    In all Glenwood had 10 wrestlers make the final day of the tournament with seven earning places.

  • Cyclones edge Rams, 55-47

    The Harlan girls outscored Glenwood 14-3 in the first quarter and cruised to a 55-47 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Glenwood on Friday.

    Lexi Fisher led Glenwood with 16 points and Morgan Lucy added 13.

    Jordan Brelje led the Cyclones with points.

    Glenwood 47,

    Atlantic 38

    The Glenwood girls withstood a furious rally by Atlantic in the final minutes before hanging on for a 47-38 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory on Thursday.

  • Rams drop third straight

    The Glenwood boys basketball team had four players score in double-figures but it was not enough as Blair, Neb. came away with a 62-53 victory on Saturday.

    “It was a close game,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte. “It was a real back-and-forth game. They’d make a run, we’d make run. They’re a very quick team, very athletic.”

    After Blair took a 14 point lead early in the fourth quarter, the Rams rallied to cut the lead to nine points but could get no closer down the stretch.

  • Wolverines escape Villisca

    Jake Doyle scored 20 points for the East Mills boys basketball team in a 40-38 Corner Conference victory over Villisca on Friday.

    Bolton hit 8-of-12 shots from the field, including 3-of-6 three pointers, to lead all scorers with 20.

    Luke Schafer, Nathen Day and Jake Bolton added six points each.

    Marshall Dolch led Villisca with 17 points and Timmy Myers added 13.

    Treynor 59,

    East Mills 44

  • Sharing A Superintendent?

    The Glenwood Board of Education is looking into the idea of sharing a district superintendent, perhaps with the Malvern School District, as a cost-cutting solution to replace out-going Glenwood superintendent Dr. Stan Sibley, scheduled to retire on July 1.

  • Discussing The ISL

    More that 30 people showed up to hear the Glenwood Community School District lay out its plan for an Instructional Support Levy (ISL) at a public forum on Monday.

    Whether that translates into the necessary votes for the ISL to pass, voters and the Glenwood School District will have to wait until the Feb. 2 special election.

  • Madam Mayor

    Most first days on the job involve getting acquainted with your co-workers, adjusting to your new desk and figuring out how to use the copy machine.

    You know, first day stuff.

    Not new Glenwood Mayor Kim Clark.

    No, Clark spent her first day on the job knee deep in financial paper work going over the city’s mounting snow removal debt.

  • Early-morning Meth Bust

    Two Malvern residents are facing drug-related charges following their arrests during the early-morning hours of Wednesday, Jan. 6.

    As the result of information obtained during an on-going investigation, Mills County Sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant at 609 Third Ave. in Malvern shortly after 3 a.m. During the search of the residence, deputies seized a substance believed to be methamphetamine with a total weight of over 5 grams, marijuana and two precursors believed to be pseudoephedrine and lithium. Both are commonly used in the production of methamphetamine.

  • Balanced Rams breeze past Tigers

    With snow and blistering cold preventing the Glenwood basketball team from three days of practice, Ram coach Curt Schulte put his team through a rigorous 90-minute work out prior to their game with Red Oak on Saturday afternoon.

    The jumpstart seemed to payoff as Glenwood rattled off 15 points in a row in the first quarter and led by as many as 29 in a 67-42 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory on Saturday.

  • Glenwood second at Winterset tourney

    Colin White earned a first place medal and Sam Jameson and Nate Harms both placed second for Glenwood in a second-place team finish at the Gary Christiansen Tournament at Winterset on Saturday.

    “The guys did a great job today,” said Glenwood coach Matt Dyer. “We were actually in the lead coming into the final round. Urbandale had a few more guys place higher than us and that’s what cost us the lead. I am very proud of this team. It was a total team effort to place as high as we did.”