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Today's News

  • Repaving Streets With Bricks Comes With A Cost

    Repaving an 1,800 square-foot portion of First Street, between Locust and Hazel, will cost the city of Glenwood around $16,000.

    That’s more than twice the amount the city would be paying if the same stretch of road were to be repaved with concrete, Glenwood Public Works Director Perry Cook said after an April 22 meeting of the Glenwood City Council.

  • Lakin Foundation Commits $1 Million To Mills County Community Center Building

    The $2.5 million Mills County Community Center building proposed for the Mills County Fairgrounds in Malvern got a major shot in the arm last week when the Charles E. Lakin Foundation announced it was committing $1 million to the project.

  • Glenwood School District's Homework, Testing Policy Gets Failing Grade From Some Staff, Parents

    Competency-based Education.
        Mastery-based Grading.
        Standards-based Grading.
        

    Call it what you want, but the Glenwood Community School District’s new protocol for homework and testing is receiving a failing grade from some teachers and parents within the district.

  • Glenwood Aquatic Center Vote Set For May 6

    Glenwood residents will decide Tuesday, May 6, if they’re willing to approve a $4.75 million bond issue for the construction of an outdoor swimming pool and aquatic center. The facility is being proposed at a site adjacent to an auxiliary gymnasium slated for construction at Glenwood Community High School.

  • Glenwood School Menu 4.30.14

    Glenwood Community Schools May 1-7

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
    Thursday - Cinnamon roll and cheese stick.
    Friday - Breakfast wrap.
    Monday - Cereal and crackers.
    Tuesday - Muffin and animal crackers.
    Wednesday - Pancake and syrup.

    Lunch
    Thursday – Sloppy Joe, baked French fries, baked beans, fresh apple slices, milk.
    Friday – Quesadilla, steamed corn, cherry tomatoes, chilled peaches, sherbet cup, milk.

  • Glenwood boys soccer stays perfect in Hawk-10

    The Glenwood boys soccer team improved to 5-2 on the season and 3-0 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference with a 2-0 victory over Kuemper Catholic Thursday.

    The Rams, who won on a penalty kick in overtime last season over the Knights, didn’t need any late game heroics. Just some creative offense, said Glenwood coach Shane Keeling.

    “We knew Kuemper would be physical,” Keeling said. “And they were just that. They had rock solid fullbacks.”

  • Knights third at Cardette Relays

    The Fremont-Mills girls track team placed third at the Cardette Relays in Treynor last Tuesday.

    The host Cardettes won the meet, racking up 100 team points to runner-up Woodbine’s 80. The Knights finished with 72 points.

    Fremont-Mills got gold medals from Kelsey Hurley in the 100-meters, 200-meters and the high jump.

    Taryn Williams added a gold in the 100-meter hurdles and a silver in long jump.

  • Rams improve to 4-0 in boys tennis

    After four wins in singles, Glenwood won its first two doubles matches to take the victory 6-3 over Harlan in Hawkeye 10 Conference tennis last Tuesday.

    The Rams’ Cole Peckham, Max Chavez, Alex Chekal and Aaron Bertini all won their singles matches.

  • Starner is new Glenwood softball coach

    Mark Starner has been tabbed to replace Tim Stanton as Glenwood’s softball coach.

    Starner takes over for Stanton who resigned after 11 seasons and a record of 264-151, including two Hawkeye 10 Conference titles.

  • Embray seventh in shot at Drake

    Glenwood’s Jacy Embray placed seventh in the shot put at the Drake Relays on Thursday to lead all Ram qualifiers at the event gathering the state and the region’s top track talents.

    Embray, the Glenwood girls’ first thrower to qualify for Drake since 2004, reached the finals in the shot and placed seventh after recording a top toss of 39 feet, four inches. Embray’s throw was the school’s third best all time.