Today's News

  • Wolverines not caught looking ahead in 68-14 victory

        ESSEX - There was no looking ahead for these Wolverines.
        A week ahead of a showdown with unbeaten No. 2 ranked Fremont-Mills looming on Friday, the No. 4 ranked East Mills football team took no chances to overlook Essex on Friday night with a 68-14 victory.
        The Wolverines (8-0 overall, 6-0 in District 8) racked up a season-high 568 yards in the win over the Trojans.

  • Saintes rally over Rams in four sets

        Council Bluffs St. Albert defeated Glenwood 21-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-21 in a non-conference volleyball match on Thursday.
        The Rams (11-16 overall, 2-7 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) were led in kills once again by Morgan Lucy with 14. She also added two blocks.
        Grace Newman had 12 kills and 28 digs along with two aces.
        Kenna Henze had 27 assists on the night.

    Glenwood 24-25-22-25-15
    Creston 26-17-25-16-12

  • Quick Creston start dooms Rams in loss loss

        Creston blocked a punt and scored a 47 yard touchdown pass to go up 13-0 before Glenwood had even run a handful of plays in a 47-6 Panther win in Class 3A, District 1 football on Friday.
        “They are the top team in the district but I didn’t think we played as good as we could,” said Glenwood coach Brian Albert. “We didn’t get it turned on quick enough and things snowballed on us.”

  • Ram harriers win fourth straight Hawk-10 title

        CARROLL – Mark Abrams won the individual title and Glenwood wrapped up its fourth straight team title at the Hawkeye 10 Cross Country Meet in Carroll on Thursday.
        The Rams cruised to their fourth straight team title at the meet, placing in four of the top six spots. Glenwood becomes the first conference school to win four straight cross country titles.
        Glenwood held a 32 to 62 point edge over second place Shenandoah in the team scoring.

  • Collision Course

        The schedule reads Week 9: Fremont-Mills at East Mills.
        It doesn’t say both teams are undefeated and ranked in the top five in the state among Eight-Man teams.
        There’s no mention of each team averaging better than 60 points per game and more than 350 yards in quick strike offenses that rarely allowed either team’s starters to play into the second half of numerous blow outs.

  • Long-term Flood Recovery

        Mills County has formed COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disasters) to assist residents with long-term flood recovery and plan for future disaster response.  
        As floodwaters along the Missouri River have receded, Mills County’s Emergency Operations Team has moved from an active flood-fighting mode into a new phase of recovery.

  • Traffic Flowing Again On I-29

    The travel time for a road trip to Kansas City became a little shorter Saturday when the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) re-opened a stretch of Interstate 29 from the Missouri state line to Exit 32 near Pacific Junction.

        Portions of the the 32-mile section of interstate had been closed since June 15 because of flooding from the Missouri River.
        Several vehicles were lined up on the interstate at 10 a.m. when IDOT personnel removed barricades and snow fence to formally reopen the roadway.

  • Golf Carts On City Streets?

        The Glenwood City Council has approved the first of three required readings that would legalize the operation of golf carts on city streets.
        An amendment to city Ordinance 847 would make it legal for any person age 18 or older with a valid Iowa driver’s license to operate a golf cart on city streets during daylight hours from April 1 through Oct. 31.
        Golf cart operators would be required to apply for an operator’s permit from the Glenwood Police Department.

  • Pot-ted Plants

    A search by Mills County Sheriff’s deputies has turned up a “sophisticated” marijuana plant growing operation in a rural Mills County home.

        Reports indicate deputies served a search warrant on a residence at 25365 Norrell Ave., southeast of Glenwood, shortly after 9 p.m. on Sept. 23. While conducting their search, deputies discovered a marijuana grow room in the home’s basement.

  • A Special Touch

    Glenwood Community High School could already boast of being one of only a handful of high schools in Iowa with a video replay screen in its gymnasium.

        Now, the two-year-old school has another unique addition in its gym to show off  - a 6-foot by 10-foot oil painting of a ram, the school’s mascot. The painting was unveiled at the homecoming pep rally in September.