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Today's News

  • Lorimor fans 21 in ‘perfect’ victory

    Fremont-Mills pitcher Mindy Lorimor struck out all 21 batters she faced in an 8-0 perfect game victory for the Knight softball team over Farragut on Friday.

    Lorimor, who had been averaging 12 strikeouts per game in seven starts this season, did not allow a walk in improving her record to 5-2.

    The Knight offense pounded out eight hits, led by first baseman Hannah Fichter’s 3-for-4 night. Lorimor, Emily Aistrope, Lauren Furnas, Chelsea Younts and Lynde Madison each added a hit.

    Fremont-Mills 8,

    Essex 0

  • Lorimor fans 21 in ‘perfect’ victory

    Fremont-Mills pitcher Mindy Lorimor struck out all 21 batters she faced in an 8-0 perfect game victory for the Knight softball team over Farragut on Friday.

    Lorimor, who had been averaging 12 strikeouts per game in seven starts this season, did not allow a walk in improving her record to 5-2.

    The Knight offense pounded out eight hits, led by first baseman Hannah Fichter’s 3-for-4 night. Lorimor, Emily Aistrope, Lauren Furnas, Chelsea Younts and Lynde Madison each added a hit.

    Fremont-Mills 8,

    Essex 0

  • Rams score three in seventh to win tourney

    A Bryan Harless' single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh gave the Glenwood baseball team a come-from-behind 11-10 victory over A-D-M at the Clarinda Baseball Invitational Tournament on Saturday.

    “We really played well,” said Glenwood coach Brett Elam. “We had all the momentum, lost it and never gave up. The kids kept fighting and scrapping.”

  • Rams score three in seventh to win tourney

    A Bryan Harless' single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh gave the Glenwood baseball team a come-from-behind 11-10 victory over A-D-M at the Clarinda Baseball Invitational Tournament on Saturday.

    “We really played well,” said Glenwood coach Brett Elam. “We had all the momentum, lost it and never gave up. The kids kept fighting and scrapping.”

  • Rams rout Atlantic in twin bill

    Molly Bryan threw her first career no hitter and smacked a first inning homerun as the Glenwood softball team downed Council Bluffs St. Albert 10-0 in a five inning win.

    Bryan, a freshman, struck out eight and did not walk a batter in the win. She was also 3-for-3 at the plate with five RBIs.

    Nicole Charland added a double and a homerun and drove in two runs.

    “This is the hitting I’ve been waiting for,” said Glenwood coach Tim Stanton. “We’d been hitting good these last few games but our power really showed up this game.”

  • Rams rout Atlantic in twin bill

    Molly Bryan threw her first career no hitter and smacked a first inning homerun as the Glenwood softball team downed Council Bluffs St. Albert 10-0 in a five inning win.

    Bryan, a freshman, struck out eight and did not walk a batter in the win. She was also 3-for-3 at the plate with five RBIs.

    Nicole Charland added a double and a homerun and drove in two runs.

    “This is the hitting I’ve been waiting for,” said Glenwood coach Tim Stanton. “We’d been hitting good these last few games but our power really showed up this game.”

  • Hirschman appointed to city council

    A former City Hall employee has been appointed to fill a position on the Glenwood City Council.

    Susan Hirschman was appointed to the position Tuesday, May 26, during the city council’s regular meeting. She was one of three citizens considered for the Ward III seat that became vacant when Kim Clark resigned from the council in April.

    In a verbal poll of council members, Hirschman received the recommendation of Allan Christiansen and Clare Bangs. Craig Florian voiced his support for Jeremy Rodman, while Kay LeFever recommended Lyn Mintle.

  • Hirschman appointed to city council

    A former City Hall employee has been appointed to fill a position on the Glenwood City Council.

    Susan Hirschman was appointed to the position Tuesday, May 26, during the city council’s regular meeting. She was one of three citizens considered for the Ward III seat that became vacant when Kim Clark resigned from the council in April.

    In a verbal poll of council members, Hirschman received the recommendation of Allan Christiansen and Clare Bangs. Craig Florian voiced his support for Jeremy Rodman, while Kay LeFever recommended Lyn Mintle.

  • Decision on football coach gets mixed reviews

    Glenwood football coach Brian Albert is keeping his job, but questions remain how the decision of the Glenwood School Board to retain the coach will affect the future of the football program and the coach’s working relationship with the administration that attempted to fire him.

  • 70 Years of Bliss

    Seventy years together and they’re still as much in love today as they were the day they said I do.

    Bill and Stella Hendrix were teenagers when they met and not much older in January 1939, living in the small town of Leon in south central Iowa, when they climbed into Bill’s Model A Ford and drove to Princeton, Mo., with just $6 in their pockets.

    “We just went and got married down in Missouri. There wasn’t any waiting period then,” Stella recalls. “We just went and got our license. The minister’s wife was one of our guests.”