Today's News

  • Too Many Cats?

        A Glenwood resident has been given 60 days to reduce the number of cats residing and congregating on her property.
        Deborah Wilcoxson, 205 First Street, came before the city council last Tuesday to address a nuisance abatement notice she had received from the city concerning animals at her residence.

  • Sidewalk Repair on Hold

     It appears the sidewalk barricades on the south side of Glenwood’s Town Square will remain standing through the winter months.

  • East Mills School District?

    HASTINGS - The Malvern and Nishna Valley School Boards held a pair of public forums on Monday to discuss the two districts’ proposed reorganization which will be put to a public vote Dec. 7.

        The two meetings, which ran consecutively Monday in Nishna Valley’s Library and East Mills High School’s Library, were arranged to provide an opportunity for the district’s patrons to ask questions, share thoughts and discuss the process of reorganization.

  • Schafer, Meier unanimous first team all district

        Luke Schafer and Nate Meier were both unanimous first team offensive and defensive selections on the 2010 Eight-Man District 8 Football Team released last week.
        Schafer, a junior, was tabbed as the first team quarterback after leading the district with just over 2,400 yards and 37 touchdowns passing. Schafer added 611 yards and 11 touchdowns on the ground. On defense, Schafer had 98 tackles and picked off four passes.

  • Rams open season with 66-22 rout of T.J.

        The Glenwood girls basketball team opened its season strong with a 20-6 first quarter run in a 66-22 rout of Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson last Tuesday.

  • Attack Allegation

        A 10-year Glenwood Community School District employee resigned from her teaching position last month, citing injuries relating to an incident that occurred on the job last February.
        Janene K. Owens, a special education teacher in Glenwood since 2000, submitted her letter of resignation to the Glenwood Board of Directors on Oct. 5, 2010, and it was accepted by the board on Oct. 11.

  • Knights are Dome bound

        Entering its quarterfinal football game against Glidden-Ralston in the Eight-Man playoffs on Friday, Fremont-Mills’ Joey Carlson had caught eight passes this season.

        On Friday, the senior tight end made just one catch.     But none have ever been bigger for the Knights as Carlson’s 8-yard grab on the third play of overtime that lifted Fremont-Mills to a 20-14 victory.
        The win puts the Knights into Thursday’s semifinal against Armstrong-Ringsted (12-0).

  • Republicans Prevail in Mills County

    Republican candidates easily won county, state and federal races in last Tuesday’s general election in Mills County, while Glenwood residents  rejected a $2.2 million bond issue that would have partially funded construction of an outdoor swimming pool.

  • Fuller fulfills dreams with state title

        In the hours leading up the Class 3A State Cross Country Meet race on Saturday, Glenwood’s Johnny Fuller kept running over in his mind what a college coach recently wrote to him.

  • Fuller wins championship, Glenwood seventh at state

        FORT DODGE - Johnny Fuller ran to Glenwood's first ever individual state cross country championship and the Rams' placed seventh in the team standings at the Iowa State Cross Country meet held on Saturday at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge.