Today's News

  • Rams’ Wilwerding, Defense Dominate In Homecoming Win

    Kolten Wilwerding tossed a school-record six touchdown passes and the Glenwood defense was stifling in a 42-0 victory over Denison in front of a reporter-estimated crowd of 1,800 on Homecoming Night in Glenwood Friday.

    Four of Wilwerding’s record-breaking touchdown passes came in the first half while the Ram defense limited the Monarchs (0-6) to 47 yards on 27 first half plays in cruising to their first 6-0 start in school history.

  • Mills County Man Accused Of Killing Neighbor's Dog In Front Of Teens

    A Mills County man is facing an animal abuse charge and four counts of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon after shooting and killing a dog in front of teenagers who were walking with the animal along a gravel road.

    The incident occurred last month on Rains Ave. in southern Mills County, near U.S. Highway 275.

  • DNR Stocks Catfish In Area Lakes

    There are plenty of fish in the sea, or in Glenwood’s case, plenty of fish in the lake.

    Fishing was already on the upswing at Glenwood Lake Park over the past few years, but now there’s an additional 270 catfish in the two lakes at the park thanks to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) program.
    The catfish, 8-10 inches in length, were placed in the lake recently by Brian Hayes, a DNR fisheries biologist.

  • Former P.J. City Clerk Facing Charges

    A former Pacific Junction city clerk is facing criminal charges following an investigation by the Iowa State Auditor’s Office and Mills County Sheriff’s Office.

    Kari Williams, 43, turned herself into authorities last month and has been charged with first-degree theft and felonious misconduct, Class “D” felonies, and tampering with records, an aggravated misdemeanor. She’s also accused of failing to properly publish city council meeting Her preliminary in Mills County District Court is scheduled for today (Oct. 7).

  • Affidavits Provide Insight Into Glenwood Shooting

    Charges have been filed against three people involved in a Sept. 27 altercation in Glenwood that escalated into a shooting outside the home of Glenwood Community High School principal Richard Hutchinson. The incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. near 209 N. Myrtle St., Hutchinson’s residence.

    Denver Cook, 18 of Glenwood, is charged with willful injury, a class “C” felony, and assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor.

    Colton McDaniel, 21 of Glenwood, is charged with assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor.

  • Rams third, sixth at Harlan invite

    HARLAN - The Glenwood girls placed third and the boys sixth at the Harlan Invitational Cross Country Meet Saturday.

    Denison won the girls team title with 47 points while Underwood’s Karley Larson won the individual crown with a top time of 19:25.08.

    The Glenwood girls finished with 101 points, 11 points behind runner up Harlan.

    The Rams’ Aubrey McIntyre finished with a time of 21:03.15 to place seventh overall. Kate Kaufman added an 11th place finish and Lacey Jackson a 22nd place showing.

  • Big second quarter lifts Glenwood to 5-0 start

    CRESTON - Glenwood exploded for 28 points in the second quarter to blow open a 14-14 ball game and cruised to its fifth straight victory of the season with a 56-35 victory on the road at Creston Friday.

    The Rams matched a season-high in points and racked up 505 yards in downing the 3-2 Panthers. The Rams’ 5-0 start to the season is the best in school history.

  • Knights rally in final minutes to defeat East Mills, 24-22

    MALVERN - All night, Fremont-Mills’ Parker Powers had been bottled up by bracket coverage, double teams and an aggressive East Mills defense.

    None of that mattered on perhaps the biggest play of the game.

    Following Sam Phillips’ game tying two-yard touchdown run, Powers’ leapt over a Wolverine defender and snagged a Phillips’ pass to give his team the lead for good with just 1:39 to go in the No. 1 ranked Knights’ 24-22 victory on Homecoming Night in Malvern Friday night.

  • Investigation Continues Into Sunday Evening Shooting Incident Involving Glenwood Principal

    Law enforcement officials are continuing their investigation into a Sunday evening altercation in Glenwood that resulted in gunfire and left three people hospitalized, including Glenwood Community High School principal Richard Hutchinson. The incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. near Hutchinson's residence at 209 N. Myrtle St., but few details about the incident have been released to the public.

  • Sunday Shooting In Glenwood

    At least three people were injured in a physical altercation that led to gunfire early Sunday evening in a residential area of Glenwood. The incident occurred on Third Street, between Hazel and Myrtle.