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Today's News

  • Cyclones get two in ninth to end Glenwood’s season

    For six innings, the Glenwood softball team outplayed, out hustled and out scored Harlan in its Class 3A regional quarterfinal match up on Saturday.

    It was the seventh inning that proved the problem as Harlan used two singles, a sacrifice bunt and Glenwood's only error of the game to score two runs in its final at bat to end the Rams' season with a 2-1 victory.

    Glenwood coach Tim Stanton was emotional after the game.

    “I don't think I can talk right now,” said Stanton, declining interview requests.

  • Knights two wins from state

    TABOR - Lynde Madison's two-run homer helped lead the Fremont-Mills softball team into the Class 1A regional semifinals with a 6-0 victory over A-H-S-T on Friday at Avoca.

    The Knights (26-10) had seven hits in the win. Mindy Lorimor, Jessica Donahue and Lauren Furnas with two hits each. Madison and Donahue each drove in two runs.

    Lorimor improved to 24-3 in the circle after allowing three hits and striking out seven.

    Fremont-Mills 12,

    East Mills 0

  • Knights two wins from state

    TABOR - Lynde Madison's two-run homer helped lead the Fremont-Mills softball team into the Class 1A regional semifinals with a 6-0 victory over A-H-S-T on Friday at Avoca.

    The Knights (26-10) had seven hits in the win. Mindy Lorimor, Jessica Donahue and Lauren Furnas with two hits each. Madison and Donahue each drove in two runs.

    Lorimor improved to 24-3 in the circle after allowing three hits and striking out seven.

    Fremont-Mills 12,

    East Mills 0

  • Glenwood tops Yellowjackets, 6-2

    Grant Loeffelbein, Josh Magnussen and Kyle Wheeler smacked two hits each in a 6-2 Glenwood baseball victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson on Saturday.

    The Rams (21-8 overall, 12-5 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) have won nine straight since a June 29 7-6 loss to Clarinda.

    Matt Schulz (2-2) came on in relief of Magnussen, who started on the hill, to pitch three innings of scoreless relief and earn the win. Taylor Kaufman came on in the seventh to to earn the save.

    Magnussen drove in two runs. Loeffelbein doubled, walked once and stole two bases.

  • Glenwood tops Yellowjackets, 6-2

    Grant Loeffelbein, Josh Magnussen and Kyle Wheeler smacked two hits each in a 6-2 Glenwood baseball victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson on Saturday.

    The Rams (21-8 overall, 12-5 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) have won nine straight since a June 29 7-6 loss to Clarinda.

    Matt Schulz (2-2) came on in relief of Magnussen, who started on the hill, to pitch three innings of scoreless relief and earn the win. Taylor Kaufman came on in the seventh to to earn the save.

    Magnussen drove in two runs. Loeffelbein doubled, walked once and stole two bases.

  • School District Computers Stolen

    Five computers were stolen during an overnight break-in Thursday at an auxiliary building behind the Glenwood Middle School.

    Glenwood Police Chief Mike Mercer said the person or persons responsible for the theft entered the building after breaking out multiple windows. The stolen computers, including towers and monitors, are valued at approximately $3,500, Mercer said.

  • City Quiet on Police Officer's Departure

    A special meeting of the Glenwood City Council was cancelled last Thursday after the city received the resignation of police officer Derek Baier.

    Baier had been a patrolman on the Glenwood Police force since September 2008.

  • Dispatcher Fired Over Missed 911 Calls

    A Mills County 911 dispatcher has been fired after failing to answer medical-related emergency calls for more than 30 minutes.

    Mills County Communications Director Tom Ling confirmed that a dispatcher, whose name has not been released, was terminated after an Oct. 6 incident.

  • Ram Repeat

    Glenwood cross country coach Todd Peverill called his shot earlier in the week.

    “It'll come down to us and Kuemper,” he said.

    And the coach was right – the Hawkeye 10 Conference Boys Cross Country title did come down to his Class 3A No. 5 ranked Rams and the Knights. But even Peverill couldn't have predicted his team would win by the margin it did.

  • Rams playoff bound after 33-14 win

    The rains came in the second half of Glenwood’s District 8 showdown with Adel-Desoto-Minburn (A-D-M) Friday night just as the floodgates were opening up for the Rams.