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Today's News

  • Golfer seriously injured after falling from bridge

    A 70-year-old Glenwood man who was seriously injured when he fell more than 20 feet off a bridge at the Glenwood Golf Course Thursday afternoon is making a slow but encouraging recovery.

  • Angie Winquist promoted to city administrator

    The Glenwood City Council has promoted city clerk Angie Winquist to the position of city administrator/ financial director. The council made Winquist’s promotion official in a 4-0 vote at its Sept. 12 meeting following a motion by council member Susan Hirschman.

    “I know she’s had extensive training at clerk schools and financial meetings,” Hirschman said of Winquist, who has served as city clerk since September 2012.

  • Road modifications, traffic signals coming to Highway 34 intersection

    By the end of this year or in early 2018, two new fuel centers / convenience stores will open along U.S. Highway 34, just west of the Interstate 29 interchange. Before that happens, however, some significant changes will take place at the intersection of Highway 34 and 188th Street, including the installation of traffic signal lights.

    Construction is well under way on both the Love’s Travel Center and Lincoln Farm and Home’s new BP station and convenience store. The two projects are on pace to be completed at about the same time in late fall or early winter.

  • Economic Development Foundation puts name on business park

    A joint venture between the Mills County Economic Development Foundation, Mills County Board of Supervisors and real estate owners and developers is taking shape as the Mills County Economic Development Foundation recently approved naming the master planned area at the interchange of US Highway 34 and Interstate 29.

  • Fourth quarter troubles continue for Rams

    RED OAK - For the second straight game and third time this season the Glenwood girls held a lead in the fourth quarter but couldn’t put the game away in a tough road loss.

    The Rams turned the ball over 11 times and were out-scored 20-7 in the final frame in a 49-39 at Red Oak last Tuesday.

  • Wolverines’ defense key to victory

    Rachel Schafer’s 15 points led East Mills to a 39-30 victory over Essex in Corner Conference girls basketball last Tuesday.

    The Wolverines (4-4 overall, 3-2 in the conference) used its full-court press extensively for the first time this season and grabbed 20 steals on defense for their efforts.

  • Rams drop first dual of season

    Glenwood matched Plattsmouth, Neb. with seven wins but the home Blue Devils won the bonus points with six pins to hand the Rams their first wrestling dual loss of the season Thursday.

    The dual was tied 33-33 heading into the final match of the night at 120 pounds when Plattsmouth’s Hunter Smith pinned the Rams’ Ryker Case with six seconds to go in the final round.

  • Glenwood stays perfect in 89-41 win

    RED OAK - Glenwood Coach Curt Schulte is a tough grader.

    The Rams’ head coach graded his team’s performance in last Tuesday’s win over Red Oak as “7” on a 10-point scale.

    Considering Glenwood opened the game on a 11-2 run, led by 34 points at the half and cruised to an 89-41 win on the road against a Hawkeye 10 Conference opponent, one might wonder why the middling grade.

  • Rural Mills County Fire Leaves Family Homeless

    The residents of a rural Mills County rental house lost their home and most of their belongings in a fire Thursday afternoon.

    Firefighters from Glenwood and Pacific Junction responded to a blaze at the 122-year-old, two-story farmhouse, located at 64789 232nd Street (near 232nd and Pease Road). The fire, which is believed to have started in a wood-burning stove in the kitchen, was reported shortly after 2 p.m. Firefighters worked for over three hours putting out the fire and securing the property.

  • Sherry, Sanders take home titles at CB Classic

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Glenwood’s Anthony Sherry and Caleb Sanders won their weight classes and Glenwood finished sixth as a team at the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic last weekend at the Mid-America Center.

    The tournament, considered by many to be the top tournament in Iowa this season, featured over 100 ranked wrestlers from 39 schools in five states.

    A pair of Nebraska teams led the team standings. Lincoln (Neb.) East won the team title with 497.5 points while Kearney, Neb. was the runner up with 462. Fort Dodge led all Iowa teams with a third place finish.