Today's News

  • Glenwood can't catch up with Creston

        After falling behind 13-0 in the first quarter, Glenwood found itself playing catch-up all night in Friday’s Class 3A District 1 matchup with visiting Creston. The end result was a disappointing 42-27 setback for the Rams.

  • Wolverine offense too much for Essex

        The East Mills football team totaled 505 yards in a 66-6 victory over Essex in Eight-Man, District 8 action on Friday.
        The Wolverines (6-2 overall, 5-1 in the district) used their balanced offense - they finished with 238 yards rushing and 277 passing - to build a 54-0 halftime lead. No varsity players took a snap in the second half.

  • Wolverines sweep South Page in regular-season finale

        In its last Corner Conference match of the season, the East Mills volleyball team swept South Page 25-9, 25-12, 25-15 on Thursday.
        “We served 92 percent for the night, racked up 19 aces, and our hitting was positive,” said East Mills coach Connie Blank. “It was great to finish the regular season with a win which will give us a boost as we begin regional tournament play next week.”
        Amanda Bazer recorded six kills and served 14-for-15 with nine aces.  

  • Rams fall in five to CB St. Albert

        The Glenwood volleyball team dropped a five-game decision to Council Bluffs St. Albert 17-25, 24-26, 25-21, 25-23, 6-15 on Thursday.
        “Games two, three and four were played at a very high level and a great tempo for us,” said Glenwood coach Kara Huisman. “It was one of our best defensive matches of the year. We just didn’t do what we needed to do offensively in game 5.  This is a tough loss but we got better tonight."

  • Water Bill Leaves Some Feeling Queasy

        I guess it was nice to learn that I wasn’t being singled out or picked on.
        Judging by some e-mails I’ve received in the past week, I wasn’t the only Glenwood resident slapped with a sizeable rate hike on my water and sewer bill this month from the Glenwood Municipal Utilities.

  • State Marching Band Contest

        Seventeen bands from western Iowa will perform before judges at Ram Memorial Field in Glenwood at Saturday’s Iowa State High School Marching Band Festival.

  • On The Move?

        The Glenwood Board of Directors voted unanimously in approval on Monday to proceed with the purchase of a parcel of land with the intent of relocating the district’s bus barn and maintenance facilities.

  • Pool Proposal

        An outdoor swimming pool being proposed for the city of Glenwood will be the focus of discussion at a public forum Monday night, Oct. 18, at the Mills County YMCA community room. The forum begins at 7 p.m.

  • Knights, Wolverines stopped in Corner Conference tourney

        The Fremont-Mills volleyball team swept East Mills 25-4, 25-10, 25-19 in the opening round of the Corner Conference volleyball tournament last Monday.
        The second seeded Knights (21-3) used its aggressive attack (31 kills) and took advantage of some Wolverine (1-19) errors in the win.

  • East Mills wins in rout, 60-18

        In what head coach Andy Irwin called his team’s most “complete” performance of the season the East Mills football team rang up 536 yards of total offense in a 60-18 victory over Nishnabotna on Friday.