Today's News

  • East Mills School District?

    HASTINGS - The Malvern and Nishna Valley School Boards held a pair of public forums on Monday to discuss the two districts’ proposed reorganization which will be put to a public vote Dec. 7.

        The two meetings, which ran consecutively Monday in Nishna Valley’s Library and East Mills High School’s Library, were arranged to provide an opportunity for the district’s patrons to ask questions, share thoughts and discuss the process of reorganization.

  • Schafer, Meier unanimous first team all district

        Luke Schafer and Nate Meier were both unanimous first team offensive and defensive selections on the 2010 Eight-Man District 8 Football Team released last week.
        Schafer, a junior, was tabbed as the first team quarterback after leading the district with just over 2,400 yards and 37 touchdowns passing. Schafer added 611 yards and 11 touchdowns on the ground. On defense, Schafer had 98 tackles and picked off four passes.

  • Rams open season with 66-22 rout of T.J.

        The Glenwood girls basketball team opened its season strong with a 20-6 first quarter run in a 66-22 rout of Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson last Tuesday.

  • Attack Allegation

        A 10-year Glenwood Community School District employee resigned from her teaching position last month, citing injuries relating to an incident that occurred on the job last February.
        Janene K. Owens, a special education teacher in Glenwood since 2000, submitted her letter of resignation to the Glenwood Board of Directors on Oct. 5, 2010, and it was accepted by the board on Oct. 11.

  • Knights are Dome bound

        Entering its quarterfinal football game against Glidden-Ralston in the Eight-Man playoffs on Friday, Fremont-Mills’ Joey Carlson had caught eight passes this season.

        On Friday, the senior tight end made just one catch.     But none have ever been bigger for the Knights as Carlson’s 8-yard grab on the third play of overtime that lifted Fremont-Mills to a 20-14 victory.
        The win puts the Knights into Thursday’s semifinal against Armstrong-Ringsted (12-0).

  • Republicans Prevail in Mills County

    Republican candidates easily won county, state and federal races in last Tuesday’s general election in Mills County, while Glenwood residents  rejected a $2.2 million bond issue that would have partially funded construction of an outdoor swimming pool.

  • Fuller fulfills dreams with state title

        In the hours leading up the Class 3A State Cross Country Meet race on Saturday, Glenwood’s Johnny Fuller kept running over in his mind what a college coach recently wrote to him.

  • Fuller wins championship, Glenwood seventh at state

        FORT DODGE - Johnny Fuller ran to Glenwood's first ever individual state cross country championship and the Rams' placed seventh in the team standings at the Iowa State Cross Country meet held on Saturday at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge.

  • Knights’ offense hot in cold first round win over Boyer Valley

        TABOR - In the first 23 minutes of its first round playoff football game against Boyer Valley  Wednesday the Fremont-Mills offense was nearly as cold as the 30 degree temperatures and frigid wind.

  • Wolverines roar back from 17 down in 32-17 win

        The East Mills football team rallied back from 17-0 in the final eight minutes of the game to post a 32-17 victory over Coon Rapids-Bayard in the opening round of the Eight-Man playoffs on Wednesday.
        “I don't even know what or how...it was just pretty amazing,” said East Mills coach Andy Irwin of his team's comeback. The 17 point deficit is the largest comeback the coach can recall in his four years as the Wolverines' coach.