Today's News

  • Santa Began As Hobby For Glenwood Man

    Glenwood resident Bob Fisher started a holiday hobby that has lasted for 10 years -because of his son’s wedding.

        Fisher’s son, Christian, asked all the men in his wedding party to grow beards for the big day. Bob had never grown a beard , but eventually agreed.
        Bob’s wife, Jan, liked the sight of him with a beard and encouraged him to keep it after the wedding. At that point, she got an idea.

  • Pearl Harbor Attack Touched Glenwood

    Seventy years ago today, on what started off as just another peaceful Sunday morning, news of an unimaginable event was relayed across America through a series of “special bulletin” radio broadcasts.

    The  Empire of Japan had carried out a surprise military attack on Pearl Harbor - a strategic U.S. naval base in Hawaii. The first reports indicated mass casualties and injuries, major destruction to U.S. battleships and aircraft, numerous buildings ablaze and a state of chaos in and around Pearl Harbor. War was imminent.

  • Blue Devils edge East Mills

        The Nishnabotna girls basketball team edged East Mills 33-26 in Corner Conference basketball Friday.
        The Wolverines (0-4) got eight points from Devin Laughlin and six from Amanda Hatcher.
        Katie Sowers chipped in with five points, six rebounds and three assists.

    Underwood 47,
    East Mills 22
        The East Mills girls basketball team struggled shooting the ball in a 47-22 loss to Underwood on Thursday.

  • Wolverines 2-0 after 65-41 win

        The East Mills boys basketball team won their second straight game in convincing fashion to open the season with a 65-41 victory over Nishnabotna on Friday.
        Luke Schafer led a balanced scoring effort for the Wolverines (2-0 overall, 1-0 in the Corner Conference) with 14 points. Kaleb Richter and Pierre Bassich added 10 points each with Daniel Duysen and Colden Hillyer chipping in with nine and eight points each, respectively. Hillyer also pulled down seven rebounds.

  • Glenwood girls 3-0 after 71-29 victory

        The Glenwood girls sprinted out to a 26-0 first quarter lead and never looked back in a 71-29 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Atlantic on Friday.
        Glenwood improved to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in conference.

  • Glenwood wrestlers eighth at Dan Hill Invite

        Jesse Bendt reached the finals and the Glenwood wrestling team placed eighth at the Dan Hill Invitational in Harlan Saturday.

  • Ram comeback ends Knights’ upset bid

        On a night the Glenwood boys basketball team struggled shooting the ball, coach Curt Schulte agreed his team’s best offense might have been the rebound.

  • Home For The Holidays

    A variety of activities are on tap this weekend for the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Home For The Holidays celebration.

        The festivities begin with a tree-lighting ceremony and holiday sing-along at Glenwood Lake Park Thursday evening and concludes with the Glenwood Ministerial Associa-tion’s “Soup and Song” Sunday evening at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
        The following activities are planned for the four-day celebration:
    Thursday, Dec. 1

  • Sentencings Continue In Meth Case

         An Omaha woman has become the fifth person to be sentenced in what’s been dubbed the “Fisher Farm Case” in Mills County.
        Jennifer Mae Biggerstaff, 35,   has been sentenced to 80 months in prison for her role in a conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • City Hall Auction?

    The Glenwood City Council is being encouraged to consider putting its existing City Hall building up for auction if and when the time comes to sell.