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Today's News

  • Sidney downs Knights to win Corner crown

    Caitlyn Ward and Maddy Duncan scored 19 points each to lead Sidney to a 52-39 victory over Fremont-Mills in the Corner Conference Girls Basketball Tournament championship Friday in Tabor.

    Sidney (12-4 overall, 9-0 in the conference) led 28-18 at the half before pulling away in the second half to win their third straight conference crown.

    Ward grabbed eight rebounds and six steals to go with her 19 points.

    Fremont-Mills 42,
    South Page 37

  • F-M takes third at Corner tournament

    If you’d have told Fremont-Mills coach Steve Raymond his team would miss 17 free throws in the fourth quarter, he would not have given his team a betting chance of winning.

    Good thing Raymond isn’t a gambling man.

    The Knights did in fact make just 3-of-17 free throws in the final frame, allowing East Mills to trim a 16 point lead down to three in the waning minutes .Raymond’s squad hung on late in a 48-44 victory in the Corner Conference tournament third place game in Malvern.

  • Early PPEL voting now under way at county courthouse

    Early voting began Monday at the Mills County Auditor’s Office for the Glenwood Community School District’s $3.7 million Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) that would help fund an overhaul of the Glenwood Athletic Complex. The special election is set for Tuesday, Feb. 6.

  • 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.

  • District To Pursue PPEL Vote For Athletic Complex

    The Glenwood Community School District will once again seek the approval of voters to secure financing for a major overhaul to the Glenwood Athletic Complex.

    At its regular monthly meeting Monday, the Glenwood Board of Directors voted unanimously to go to a special election for a Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) to fund the project. The board’s decision to seek another referendum comes nearly eight months to the day since district voters rejected a $6 million, 10-year tax levy for the same project last April.

  • 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.