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Today's News

  • Cowgirls hold off Knights in Corner Conference semifinals

    Sidney opened the game on a 23-7 first quarter run and withstood a Fremont-Mills rally to pull out a 64-54 victory in the Corner Conference girls basketball semifinals in Sidney last Wednesday.

    “We got off to a very slow start, which definitely put us in a tough position,” said Fremont-Mills coach Bret Weldon. “I was very proud of the way our team continued to compete.”

    The Knights, trailing 23-7 after the opening quarter on the road against the top seeded Cowgirls, would not fold and kept fighting.

  • Glenwood's Mentoring With Heart Program Helping To Build Strong Relationships

    When Andrea Zielstra took over Glenwood’s Mentoring With Heart in 2011, she inherited a program that not everyone was sure would stick around. Nearly six years later, she and a team of mentors are meeting with 55 students each week in a one-on-one setting.

  • Glenwood sixth at Ed Winger Classic

    Facing off against 21 of the top wrestling teams in the state, the Glenwood wrestling team had two individual champions and placed sixth as a team at the Ed Winger Classic in Urbandale Saturday.

    Class 3A top ranked Southeast Polk ran away with the team title, racking up 246.5 points to runner up West Des Moines Valley’s 191.5. But just 17 points separated sixth place Glenwood (110.5) and third place Indianola (127.5).

  • Rams with fifth straight

    Glenwood limited Shenandoah to a season-low 34 points and won its fifth straight Hawkeye 10 Conference game in a row with a 68-34 victory on the road at Shenandoah Friday.

    The Rams (10-4) held the Mustangs to 24.4 percent shooting (11-of-45) and held a dominating 36 to 22 rebounding edge.

    Defensively,  Schulte said his team defended well after the first quarter after giving up 16 in the opening frame and just 18 points the rest of the game.

  • Former GHS Principal Bob Blasi Served His Community In Many Capacities

    Bob Blasi retired from a 33-year career in education in 1992, but he never stopped working or giving back to his community.

    If he wasn’t working his part-time job as a greeter at the Bass Pro store in Council Bluffs, he was probably preparing the meal for a special function at the Glenwood American Legion Hall,  running the kitchen for one of the Glenwood Optimist Club’s youth sporting events, helping coordinate the club’s annual sweet corn sales or volunteering for a project at his church.

  • Congressman Visits Malvern's Main Street

    MALVERN - Iowa Third District U.S. Congressman David Young was in Malvern last Wednesday visiting a handful of area businesses and sharing his thoughts on rural economic development, agricultural regulation and the 115th Congress.

  • Fremont-Mills wins Corner crown

    It may have taken overtime but Fremont-Mills is the Corner Conference tournament champions.

    The Knights out-scored Stanton 12-9 in the extra frame to avenge a loss in last year’s conference final and go on to win 73-69 Saturday in Stanton.

    The conference title is the Knights’ second in the last three seasons.

  • Pickleball could breathe new life into tennis courts

    The Glenwood City Council has been asked to give its blessing to a proposal that would breathe new life into the city’s deteriorated tennis courts on South Vine Street.

    Dr. Jacque Young told council members last week that the Southwest Iowa Pickleball Club is pursuing grants and other private funding that would finance the renovation of the tennis courts into six pickleball courts.

  • School district adopting 'Epinephrine policy'

    The Glenwood Community School district is implementing a policy throughout the district that would allow authorized school personnel to respond to life-threatening allergic reactions.

  • Mills County survives winter ice storm

    It turns out the Great Winter Ice Storm of 2017 didn’t pack the punch some forecasters had predicted.

    The slow-moving storm made its way through the Central Plains Sunday and Monday, but didn’t create the problems many had feared. 

    Rain, drizzle and cold temperatures blanketed the region for more than 24 hours from Sunday afternoon into Monday evening, but  only a handful of ice-related incidents  were reported in Mills County.