Today's News

  • Fairy Tale Wedding

    Glenwood Community High School graduate Jeremiah Barns (class of 2000) and his fiancee, Becky Martin, walked into The Fountains Ballroom near Mineola to book a modest wedding in May 2011. They never dreamed that their modest wedding would turn into a $50,000 fairy tale.

        “We were going to try and keep it to $10,000,” Martin said. “Then we found out they were having a contest, and we asked ‘can we get in on that even though we have already booked?”

  • Snow Emergency In Glenwood

    Mayor Kimberly Clark has proclaimed a snow emergency for the City of Glenwood. 

    With this proclamation no person shall park, abandon or leave unattended any vehicle on any public street or City-owned parking lot, other than designated overnight parking areas. 

    The snow emergency parking ban shall continue from its proclamation through the duration of the snowstorm and the 24-hour period after cessation of such, or until the snow is plowed or removed from such areas.

  • Winter - It's Baaaack!

    The spring-like temperatures were nice while they lasted.

         Winter returned to southwest Iowa in a big way Friday night and Saturday morning as more than a half-foot of snow blanketed the region. Snowfall amounts in Mills County had ranged from 6 - 8 inches by mid-afternoon Saturday.
         Light snowfall is expected to continue into the evening hours with clearing skies and colder temperatures moving in overnight.

  • Rams go cold in 61-26 loss to Harlan

        On what coach Curt Schulte called his team’s worst shooting night of the season, Harlan bottled up the Rams offense with a season-low in points in a 61-26 win on Friday.

  • Glenwood grapplers fifth at Hawk-10 meet

        The Glenwood wrestling team placed fifth at the Hawkeye 10 Conference wrestling meet on  Saturday at Clarinda.
        Creston crowned five individual champions to rack up 241.5 points and win its first Hawkeye 10 title since 1988. Atlantic was the runner up with 226.5 points. Council Bluffs Lewis Central, which had won five straight conference titles entering this year’s tournament, finished third with 174 points.
        Glenwood had two wrestlers reach the finals and placed fifth as  team with 131.5 points.

  • Offensive struggles haunt East Mills in loss

        The East Mills girls were held scoreless in the first quarter and scored a season-low six first half points in a 58-14 loss to Stanton Friday in Corner Conference girls basketball.

  • Lucy passes milestone, Rams record 15th win

        The  Glenwood girls rolled to their 15th win in 16 tries and Morgan Lucy became the Rams all-time leading scorer in a 54-38 victory over Harlan on Friday.

  • Meier To Sign With Hawkeyes

    Fremont-Mills senior Nate Meier has accepted a football  scholarship offer from the University of Iowa and will sign a letter-of-intent in a ceremony at his high school Wednesday morning.

  • Glenwood School District Election

    You can scream it from the mountain top, ‘No new taxes.’”

    That’s how Glenwood Community School District Superintendent Devin Embray describes the process of explaining the district’s Revenue Purpose Statement as voters head to the voting booths next Tuesday to decide the fate of the district’s 1-cent sales tax fund.

    “This is not a new tax,” Embray said of the revenue purpose statement. “This is the state’s one-cent sales tax and they basically added a penny for schools and they added a penny for cities. This money is already coming in to the district right now.”

  • Investigation Continues

    Glenwood Police Chief Eric Johansen said his department is continuing its investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a student at Glenwood Community High School by a former school district employee.

    Andrew Schoening, 19, is accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old female student inside a closet at the school.