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Today's News

  • Football playoff qualifiers will shrink to 16 in 2016 season

    Making the state football playoffs just got a little harder.

    Beginning with the 2016 season, each of Iowa’s six football classes will advance 16 teams to the state football playoffs, according to a change announced last week by the Iowa High School Athletic Association Board of Control. The change means a reduction from 32 teams who currently qualify for the postseason in each class.

    The schedules for this fall and the 2015 regular season and playoffs remain unchanged.

  • Fremont-Mills drops two at Griswold tourney

    The Fremont-Mills offense struggled in a pair of losses at the Griswold Softball Tournament on Saturday.

    The Knights (6-8 overall, 3-0 in the Corner Conference) dropped its opener 6-3 to Southwest Valley and then were shutout 10-0 by Exira in the capper.

    In the two games combined, the Knights recorded five hits, just one going for extra bases.

    Joni Laughlin took the loss to Southwest Valley, allowing three hits and no earned runs while striking out four.

  • Rams fall to St. Albert, 14-10

    Council Bluffs St. Albert plated seven runs in the final two innings to erase a three run deficit and escape Glenwood with a 14-10 Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball victory Friday.

    The Rams (8-6 overall, 6-5 in the conference) smacked a season-high 18 hits in the win but just didn’t pitch good enough to win, said Glenwood coach Bret Elam.

  • Rams drop two at Treynor tourney

    Glenwood fielding miscues led to a combined 12 unearned runs as the Rams dropped a pair of games at the Treynor Softball Invitational Saturday.

    The Rams (11-9 overall, 6-6 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference)

    "Unfortunately, we really struggled on defense today," said Glenwood coach Tom Horton.

    Glenwood dropped a decision to Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln 6-0 and then was bested by the host Cardinals 13-4.

    Jacy Embray was credited with the game one loss after scattering four hits and one earned run in four innings.

  • Mills County District Court 6.24.15

    Judge  Greg Steensland
        Charlicia L. Hicks, Omaha – controlled substance violation, pleaded guilty, two-year deferred judgment, ordered to submit DNA, pay court costs and fees.
        Michael James Dyer, Omaha – ongoing criminal conduct / unlawful activity, three counts of forgery, third-degree theft, pleaded guilty, two year deferred judgment, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
     
    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson

  • Glenwood Senior Center 6.24.15

    Week of
    June 25 – July 1
    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.50 for Seniors 60 and up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.
        Thursday: Italian pork loin, baked potato, broccoli, wheat bread, fresh orange.
        Friday: Salisbury beef with gravy, orange glazed chicken, roasted potato medley, spinach, multi-grain bread, cinnamon applesauce.
        Monday: Oven fried chicken, chicken gravy, whipped potatoes, broccoli, wheat bread, fresh fruit.

  • East Mills Principal Hiring Process Criticized

    After appearing to have its middle-high school principal position filled, the East Mills Community School District is once again interviewing candidates to fill the post vacated by Andy Irwin.

    The district appeared to have hired Joanne Morenz to fill the principal position when she was offered and accepted the job May 21. But, two days later, Morenz declined the position and withdrew from consideration, according to East Mills Superintendent Paul Croghan.

  • County Employee Charged With Falsifying Documents Resigns

    A Mills County employee accused of falsifying public documents has resigned.

    Mills County Auditor Carol Robertson said emergency management specialist Adam Wainwright submitted his resignation last week. Wainwright, 35, was placed on paid administrative leave earlier this month after being charged with two counts of falsifying a public document, a Class D felony.

  • School District Administrators, Department Directors Getting Raises

    The Glenwood Board of Directors approved 3.75 percent raises for the school district’s department directors and administrators.

    In a unanimous 5-0 vote at Monday’s meeting in the Glenwood Community High School Media Center, the board formally approved the total package increases effective for the 2015-2016 school year. The raises cover 13 district employees – seven directors and six administrators – and comes on the heels of 4 percent raises for the district’s teachers and non-union classified staff.

  • City Projected To Have $99,910 General Fund Defecit At End Of Fiscal Year

    A consultant from Des Moines-based Public Financial Management (PFM), Inc., said Monday her analysis projects the city of Glenwood to have a general fund deficit of $99,910 on June 30 - the end of the 2014-2015 fiscal year.