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Today's News

  • Glenwood mentoring program continues to flourish

    Even in the midst of well known programs such as Big Brothers, Big Sisters and others like it, Glenwood’s Mentoring With Heart stands out in the crowd of mentoring programs.

    A program that began in the early 2000s, Mentoring With Heart has flourished where similar programs across the country diminished.

  • Governor gives western Iowa rec designation

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Portions of western Iowa are included in the state of Iowa’s second regional approach to boosting recreational opportunities and natural resources.

    Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced the selection of the Loess Hills Missouri River Region as the Iowa Parks Foundation’s second Parks to People Region. Speaking at a news conference in Council Bluffs Friday afternoon, Reynolds discussed efforts to address the future of parks, trails and cultural assets encompassing three western Iowa counties plus Lake Manawa.

  • Sanders tops field at Ed Winger Classic

    Caleb Sanders won the heavyweight crown and the Glenwood wrestlers placed sixth as a team at the Ed Winger Classic at Urbandale High School Saturday.

    Southeast Polk was the team champion with 200 points. West Des Moines Valley was second with 165.5. The Rams finish sixth with 110.5 team points.

    Glenwood coach Brad Asche said he thought his team wrestled “pretty good” against a loaded field of ranked wrestlers in Urbandale.

  • Rams make quick work of Shenandoah in 75-26 win

    The Glenwood boys basketball team took little time dispatching Shenandoah in a Hawkeye 10 Conference boys road game Friday.

    The No. 3 ranked Rams (13-1 overall, in the conference) jumped out to a 27-7 lead and cruised to a 75-26 victory. The win is the Rams ninth this season by 20 or more points.
    “This was a good team win,” Glenwood coach Curt Schulte said. “We played well in all phases and 11 of 15 players scored.”

    Christian Stanislav led a balanced scoring attack with 16 points. Nate Mohr added 14 and Nate Kennedy 10.

  • Wolverines upset in Corner tourney opener

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - No field goals, four points and six turnovers.

    That would be the statistical line for the East Mills girls in its Corner Conference tournament opener against South Page.

    South Page 35, East Mills 32.

    That would be the statistical result as the No. 6 seeded Rebels took advantage of the No. 3 seeded Wolverines’ offensive struggles and out-scored them 12-4 in the final frame to advance to the conference semifinals.

  • 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.

  • Malvern house destroyed by fire

    MALVERN - A Malvern house and its contents were destroyed by a fire Tuesday morning, Jan. 2.

    The house in the southwest section of the city, was occupied by Renee Lynn and her daughter Jayme. They were not injured in the blaze. They left the house after seeing smoke but lost all of their possessions.

    The Malvern Fire Department, with assistance from firefighters from Hastings and Glenwood, were on the scene for most of the daylight hours on Jan. 2. Malvern firefighters returned Wednesday when debris started smoldering again.

  • 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.