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Today's News

  • Market On The Move?

    “Why can’t Glenwood do something like Malvern?”

    That’s a question Jeni Kirsch hears often from customers, fellow business owners and Glenwood residents who believe the city’s Town Square isn’t being utilized enough for public events and social gatherings, like the Wednesday evening farmers market at Glenwood Lake Park. Kirsch and others see the attendance and success Malvern is enjoying with its Main Street farmers market and summer concert series and they wonder why Glenwood can’t do something similar.

  • 2016-2017 The Opinion-Tribune’s Female Athletes of the Year

    Janette Schraft’s high school varsity resume includes eight varsity letters, eight state track meet medals –  including a quartet of gold medals – and a top 11 finish at the state track meet.

    And she’s just a sophomore.

  • 2016-2017 The Opinion-Tribune’s Male Athlete of the Year

    Ask Fremont-Mills football coach Jeremy Christiansen who is the best athlete among the three Phillips brothers he has coached, and the coach laughs and quips, “You’re not going to catch any fish on that one today.”

    “They’re all very good athletes, we’ll put it that way,” the diplomatic Knights’ coach said of the brothers’ Phillips, Seth, Spencer and Sam. “They each have their own strengths.”

  • City, county asked to assist in securing Glen Haven Village loan

    The Mills County Board of Supervisors and Glenwood City Council have been asked to assist the Glen Haven Home Board of Directors in securing a USDA - Rural Development loan for the construction of the proposed Glen Haven Village skilled-care nursing facility.

  • Sea of Sunflowers

    Take a drive down 182nd Street, a few miles south from Allis Road, and you can’t miss it.

    Tucked away in the Missouri River valley of western Mills County stands a spectacular field of bright yellow sunflowers. On a sunny summer morning, the 10-acre patch lights up the rolling countryside surrounded by fields of corn and soybeans.

    The sunflower field is on federal land managed on contract by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

  • 2017 All-Mills County Baseball & Softball Teams

    2017 All-Mills County

    Baseball & Softball Teams

     

    Baseball

    IF Dylan Schroeder, Jr., East Mills

    Shortstop hit .500, drove in 28 runs and smacked 9 doubles.

     

    IF Nate Laughlin, Jr., Fremont Mills

    Led Knights with a .406 average, 22 RBIs and 24 stolen bases.

     

    IF Cole Loeffelbein, Sr., Glenwood

    Captain hit team-best .406 with 5 HRs and 31 RBIs.

     

    IF Ethan Fisher, So., Glenwood

  • Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Omaha Murder Suspect

    A 37-year Omaha man arrested early Thursday morning following a traffic stop in Glenwood is now in custody in Omaha on suspicion of first-degree murder.

  • St. Albert blanks Knights in districts semifinals

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Brandon Williams was perfect.

    Literally.

    The Council Bluffs St. Albert right-hander tossed a perfect five inning game in the Falcons’ 10-0 victory over Fremont-Mills in the Class 1A, District 14 semifinals Thursday.

    In addition to not allowing a hit, Williams fanned nine and did not walk a batter in the shutout victory.

  • Rams fall in district heartbreaker

    The Glenwood baseball team learned a hard lesson in life Friday.

    When given opportunities – in life or on the baseball diamond – it’s crucial to take advantage of them.

    The Rams stranded six runners on base, twice failing to score with a runner on third base and one out and never found their rhythm offensively in a 2-1 loss to Denison  the Class 3A, District 16 post-season opener.

    The loss for the Rams was the first to the Monarchs after sweeping a double-header earlier this season.

  • Central Decatur downs Knights

    Central Decatur jumped out to a 9-0 lead and cruised to a 16-3 victory over Fremont-Mills in boys baseball in Malvern Saturday.

    The Knights (7-6) struggled defensively against the Cardinals, amassing five errors that led to seven unearned runs. In all, five Knights pitchers combined to allow 11 hits and walk six.

    Beau Malcom had two doubles to lead the Knights. Jacob Jenkerson added two hits and drove in a run and Nate Laughlin singled and drove in a run.