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Today's News

  • Glenwood rallies in second half for 24-14 road win

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - An out-of-synch first half gave way to a dominating second half as Glenwood rallied from 14-0 deficif to score the final 24 points in a 24-14 victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson at Gale Wickersham Field Friday in Council Bluffs.

  • Glenwood grad finds competition, camaraderie in Japan baseball trip

    Baseball in Japan, they say, is what football is in America.

    For a week this August, Glenwood graduate A.J. Slaughter got an up close and personal look at a country where baseball is more than just a pastime.

  • Turnovers, penalties doom Knights in loss

    It was a non-district game filled with drama, but mistakes ultimately did in Fremont-Mills in a 42-35 loss at Stanton Friday.

    “I think both teams had the advantage multiple times during the game,” Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christensen said. “I think our turnovers killed us. Both teams played extremely well at times, and both matched that at the other end.”

    Fremont-Mills had six turnovers – a lost fumble and five interceptions. Stanton also had six turnovers, with three interceptions and three lost fumbles.

  • Grassley talks health care, tax reform in Glenwood

    Rural internet access.

    The national debt.

    Health care.

    Partisanship.

    North Korea.

    The Farm bill.

    These were just a few of the issues addressed by Sen. Charles Grassley in a questions and answers sessions at Glenwood City Hall Friday. The sit-down with the senator was one of several he had with constituents last week all over Iowa as part of his commitment to visit all of the state’s 99 counties.

  • Web series shot in Glenwood will debut this fall

    A web series shot partially in Glenwood will be available for download this fall.

    “Stuck,” a comedy-drama series focusing on a man coming to grips with his past and his choices, will debut its second season sometime this September. The 14-episode second season, which follows an eight episode season one that is available at wwww.stuckshow.com, focuses on the furthering story of 30-something Rob as he attempts to find himself and his past as he navigates his existential crisis.

  • Everything is sweet at Glenwood’s Sugar Makery

    Have a craving for something sweet?

    There’s a good chance you’ll find something to your liking at Glenwood’s newest business – Sugar Makery.
    As its name suggests, Sugar Makery is all things sweet.

    “Every thing we make is made with sugar,” co-owner Malcom McCue said.

    Located at 204 Sharp St., in a building that previously housed ice cream shops and restaurants, Sugar Makery is a popcorn shop, candy store and more.

  • Lessons to learn in Wolverines’ loss

    Youthful errors, players in different positions, and a skilled, athletic opponent from Stanton led to a 36-0 season-opening defeat for the East Mills football team Friday in Malvern.

    Despite the loss, the Wolverines – without a senior on the roster – began to hold their own physically as the game wore on.

  • Rams open season with shutout

    It’s hard to imagine the Glenwood football team getting off to a better start than it did in Friday’s opener against Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln.

    The Rams scored on its first possession of the game, then its next four series and led 32-0 before the Lynx had amassed a single offensive yard or first down en route to a 45-0 victory.

  • Getting off on the right foot

    The Glenwood girls won the team title and the Rams’ Parson Covington the boys individual title at the 43rd annual Glenwood Co-ed Cross Country Meet Saturday at Glenwood Lake Park.

    The Ram girls placed three runners in the top 12 – led by Aubrey McIntyre’s third place finish – to score 51 points and out-pace runner up Harlan’s 75 points.

  • Glenwood rugby star looking to put sport, talent on the map

    It’s said rugby is a hooligans sports played by gentleman.

    Isaac Bales can’t argue with the gentleman aspect of the game of rugby but one gets the feeling, he’s okay with the hooligan part too.