Today's News

  • The Eagles Have Landed

        PACIFIC JUNCTION - It’s a spectacle of nature not seen before in Mills County.
        Not in recent memory, anyway.
        Bald eagles - dozens of them - have been flocking to a rural area west of Interstate 29 near Pacific Junction since late last week.

  • Riverside, Williams too much for Wolverines

        Ricky Williams scored a game-high 24 points and Riverside held East Mills to 11 second-half points in a 54-36 Class 1A, District 15 basketball victory last Tuesday.

  • Riverside tops Knights in districts

        SHENANDOAH - Riverside pulled away late in its Class 1A, District 15 championship game with Fremont-Mills to secure a 44-41 victory and the school’s first district title in nearly two decades.

  • Top ranked Heelan ends Rams' season

        DENISON - “It’s going to take an awfully good team to beat them. I predict they’ll  win their third straight title. They are a pretty talented team,” said Glenwood boys basketball coach Curt Schulte in describing the Bishop Heelan basketball team.

  • Ten-digit Dialing To Omaha

    Beginning Saturday, Feb. 26, residents of southwest Iowa - including Glenwood, Mineola, Silver City, Council Bluffs and four other communities that enjoy having unlimited local calling to the Omaha metro area - will have to dial the three-digit area code plus the seven-digit telephone number to complete their call.

  • More Sharing For Fremont-Mills, Sidney?

    TABOR - Representatives from the Sidney and Fremont-Mills boards of education are scheduled to meet in Tabor tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 23) to discuss opportunities to expand the sharing of resources between the two school districts.

    The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Fremont-Mills School Media Center.

    The two districts, both members of the Corner Conference, currently share resources and expenses in several areas, including transportation, maintenance and business services.

  • New Life For Legion Post

    SILVER CITY - Things are going well these days for Gordon May American Legion Post 439.

    It’s hard to believe just a few years ago there was concern the post might dissolve because of declining membership.

    “We were down to about 25 members,” Post Commander Jim Schoening recalls. “I knew a lot of people who were veterans, but the problem we had here is we didn’t have a building.”

  • Glenwood gets district victory over Atlantic

        The Glenwood boys basketball team came out the aggressors on both ends of the court against Atlantic with a 23-5 run to open the game and never let up the intensity in a resounding 62-46 Class 3A, Substate 1 opening round victory on Monday.

  • Ram comeback comes up short in 56-51 district loss

        MONDAMIN – A gallant fourth-quarter comeback by Glenwood’s girls basketball team came up just short last Wednesday in the opening round of Class 3A, District 8 play.

  • Gutschenritter, Harms place at state for Rams

        After a 1-4 opening round at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament the Glenwood wrestling team bounced back to place 22nd as a team behind medal-winning performances by Steven Gutschenritter and Nate Harms.

        Waverly-Shell Rock was the Class 3A champion for the fourth straight time with 152 team points. Iowa City West was a close second with 150, followed by Bettendorf with 148.