Today's News

  • 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.

  • Several New Names On City Election Ballot

    There will be some contested races with new candidates in the Glenwood city election on Nov. 3.

    Three candidates filed the necessary paperwork to be on the ballot for mayor - Darcey Butts, Jessie Lundvall and Brian Tackett. Noticeably absent from the ballot is current

    Glenwood mayor Kim Clark who is not seeking re-election.

  • Glenwood Public Library Director Named

    The Glenwood Public Library has a new director.

    Lamoni native Tara Painter began her new duties last week, replacing Jenny Ellis who resigned in July.

    Painter was initially hired at the library earlier this summer to fill a part-time position and was among several applicants for the director’s job. She has many years of experience working in libraries, most recently as director of acquisitions at the State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia.

  • School District Rolling Out New Youtube Policy

    In a compromise reached by the Glenwood School Board, the Glenwood Community School district is revising its social media access policy for teachers and students for a three-month trial period.

    In the board’s regular meeting last Monday in the high school media center, the board voted 4-0 to adopt a three-pronged plan to grant access to Youtube.com, the popular video sharing website, for all district teachers and ninth through 12th graders while allowing limited access to middle schoolers.

  • Pope Francis Has The Attention Of American Catholics

    The pastor at Glenwood’s Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church said he expects members of his parish to join fellow Catholics across the country in celebrating Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States this week.

    “We’re always excited when the pope comes to the United States. It’s not something that happens a lot,” Father Dan Siepker said.

  • Wolverine volleyball finishes 2-2 at East Union tournament

    The East Mills volleyball team finished 2-2 at the East Union Volleyball Invitational Tournament Saturday in Afton.

    The Wolverines (11-7 overall, 3-1 in the Corner Conference) opened pool play with a 2-1 record, earning wins over Lamoni (21-16, 21-4) and Truro/I-35 (21-19, 21-16) before dropping their pool final to East Union 22-14, 21-18, 14-16.

    Winterset knocked the Wolverines out in the semifinals, 19-25, 13-25

  • Glenwood volleyball sweeps Shenandoah in H-10 play

    Glenwood scored the first nine points of game one and never trailed in a 25-8, 25-13, 25-23 sweep of Shenandoah in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball last Tuesday.

    The Rams (11-6 overall, 2-1 in the conference) recorded 33 kills in the win and hit .361 on a balanced hitting night.

    Overall, I was happy with how  we played,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus.

  • Ram cross country second at Red Oak

    Aubrey McIntyre, Kate Kaufman and Katelyn Wilwerding all placed in the top 10 to pace the Glenwood girls cross country team to a second place showing the at the Red Oak Invitational last Monday.

    Harlan edged Glenwood 41 to 43 in the standings to take the team crown. The Rams’ second place showing matched their highest finish since winning the Corning Invite in 2010.

    The Rams’ junior varsity and middle school teams swept the team titles.

  • Knight defense shuts out second straight district foe

    Another district game, another shutout for Fremont-Mills.

    For the second time in as many weeks, the Knight football team shut out an Eight-Man, District 8 opponent, rolling over Nishnabotna 52-0 on Friday.

    The Knights (4-0), a week after shutting out Sidney 48-0, scored 31 points in the first quarter and led 45-0 at the half.

  • Strong second half carries East Mills to win

    MALVERN - “Halftime adjustments” is one of the most popular coach speak clichés.

    But in the case of East Mills, it was a perfect description of the Wolverines’ second half against Stanton in a showdown of unbeatens in Eight-Man, District 8 football.

    After a lackluster first half, the Wolverines out-scored the Vikings 26-8 after halftime while allowing just 98 total yards in a 40-24 victory in Malvern.
    A few tweaks to the Wolverine defense – yes, during halftime – made all the difference.