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Today's News

  • Glenwood 2-0 after 40-6 win

    Glenwood turned in another dominating defensive effort and its second straight 40-point performance on offense en route to a 40-6 triumph over visiting Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Friday night at Ram Memorial Field.

    The Rams improved to 2-0 by winning a contest they controlled from the start.

  • Glenwood harriers second, third at AL

    The Glenwood girls placed second and the boys were third at the 48th Annual Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Cross Country Meet at Iowa Western Community College Saturday.

  • Fremont-Mills dominates in 43-8 victory over Stanton

    TABOR - Turnovers, any coach will tell you, often tell the tale of wins and losses in football.

    The rule is simple: commit fewer turnovers than your opponent, your chances for winning considerable improve.

    Fremont-Mills proved that rule true by forcing four first half turnovers – including three interceptions by Carter Jennings – and converting three into touchdowns and rolling to a 43-0 halftime lead in a 43-8 victory over Stanton in Eight-man football Friday.

  • Not quite RAGBRAI, but . . .

    Billed as the “ultimate summer sendoff bicycle party,” more than 500 bicyclists from Iowa and surrounding states converged on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail last weekend for two days of cycling and music.

    The second annual “Pedaler’s Jamboree Iowa” began Saturday morning for a two-day round-trip journey between Mineola and Shenandoah. The event included an overnight stay in Shenandoah along with live music and refreshments at communities along the trail.

  • A fresh look for Glenwood’s Marching Rams

        Members of the Glenwood Community High School Marching Band are ready to show off their new threads.
        When the Marching Rams take the field at the first home football game of the season on Friday, Sept. 2, they’ll be donning new uniforms for the first time in nearly two decades.

  • Rare rope tornado causes anxious moments, no damage in county

    A tornado in Council Bluffs put Mills County in a warning Thursday evening but no tornado touched down in the county, according to Mills County Emergency Management Director Larry Hurst.

    The tornado, which Hurst said he’d classify more as a waterspout than an actual tornado, touched down on Lake Manawa Thursday afternoon, according to reports from the National Weather Service.

  • Bicycle crash still being investigated

    As of Tuesday morning, the Iowa State Patrol (ISP) was  continuing its investigation into a July 24 collision on U.S. Highway 34 in western Mills County that claimed the life of a 72-year bicyclist from Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Rams fall in regional finals

    CRESTON - The loss was written all over Glenwood Coach Kylie Stanton’s face.

    Stanton, who saw her team play some of it’s best softball of the season in a late season surge to get within a game of its first state tournament in over 40 years, had tears streaming down her face following the Rams’ 3-2 loss to Creston in the Class 4A, Region 8 final last Tuesday.    

  • Tri-Center blanks East Mills in districts

    Tri-Center scored eight first inning runs and downed East Mills 10-0 to end the Wolverines’ season in the Class 1A, District 16 opener in Neola last Tuesday.

    The Wolverines (11-13 overall, 8-4 in the Corner Conference) helped the Trojans (16-8) along with three first inning walks and three errors to dig themselves a hole.

  • Malvern awarded DCA grant

    MALVERN - The Malvern community has been named the recipient of of a $292,900 grant from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and in the process has been designated as one of “Iowa’s Great Places.”
    Malvern will be among seven communities in the state to receive grant funding for cultural development projects.