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Today's News

  • Meth manufacturer gets 20 years

    A southwest Iowa man has been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine in Mills County and other areas of southwest Iowa.

    In addition to the 20-year prison sentence, William Lonnie Hanshaw, 52, of Red Oak was also sentenced in U.S. District Court to 10 years of supervised release and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the state Crime Victim Fund.

    Hanshaw’s sentence was announced last week in a news release from the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa.

  • Meth manufacturer gets 20 years

    A southwest Iowa man has been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine in Mills County and other areas of southwest Iowa.

    In addition to the 20-year prison sentence, William Lonnie Hanshaw, 52, of Red Oak was also sentenced in U.S. District Court to 10 years of supervised release and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the state Crime Victim Fund.

    Hanshaw’s sentence was announced last week in a news release from the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa.

  • Rising From The Ashes

    The Fountains Ballroom hosted a coffee Thursday for members of the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Just 168 days ago, the Fountains Ballroom was hosting fire departments from Glenwood, Oak Township, Pacific Junction and Silver City.

    A fire raged through the popular wedding facility northwest of Mineola on Dec. 17, destroying the building and threatening the more than 80 weddings already scheduled at the facility and the family-run business owned by Erin and Marty Williams.

  • Rising From The Ashes

    The Fountains Ballroom hosted a coffee Thursday for members of the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Just 168 days ago, the Fountains Ballroom was hosting fire departments from Glenwood, Oak Township, Pacific Junction and Silver City.

    A fire raged through the popular wedding facility northwest of Mineola on Dec. 17, destroying the building and threatening the more than 80 weddings already scheduled at the facility and the family-run business owned by Erin and Marty Williams.

  • 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.”