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Today's News

  • T.J.’s ‘own goal’ helps Rams improve to 2-0

    The Glenwood boys soccer team stayed perfect on the season with a 2-1 road win thanks to a fortuitous bounce off a Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson defender on Thursday.

    With the match knotted at 1-1, a throw in by the Rams’ Trevor Stanley ricocheted off a Yellowjacket defender and into their own goal for what turned out to be the game-winner.

    Glenwood coach Cory Lovato said the win was big for his team on a night they were short-handed. The Rams had just 13 players suited up and only one sub played all game.

  • Glenwood girls down A.L 1-0

    Mia McCorkle’s goal in the eighth minute was all Glenwood needed in a 1-0 victory over Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Thursday.

    McCorkle’s goal came on a wild play when a through ball from Kari Schuppan was mishandled and ultimately bobbled away by the Lynx’s goal-keeper. McCorkle didn’t give up on the ball, tracked it down and booted in the score.

  • Rams sweep in season openers

    The Glenwood girls tennis team opened its season Thursday with a pair of home victories over Sioux City East and Sioux City West.

    The Rams were perfect in a 9-0 win over East and a 9-0 win over West.

    Glenwood never trailed and never gave up more than two games in the win over East. Ellie Osterloh, Brooklyn Taylor, Ruby Crow and Cameron Rounds all shutout their opponents in singles matches.

  • Glenwood girls win Tiger Relays

    The Glenwood girls won eight events and ran away with the team title at the Red Oak Tiger Relays Thursday in Red Oak.

    The Rams finished with 174 points in the team standings to easily out-pace runner up Creston’s 122 points. Shenandoah was third with 121 points.

  • Glenwood fourth at Ram Relays

    Nate Kennedy set a blistering new school record in the 100-meters and the Glenwood track team placed fourth in the team standings at a loaded Ram Relays Thursday.

    The Relays, which were moved to Thursday due to last week’s cold weather, added a handful of area teams to make the field one of the toughest in the early season.

  • County’s 2018-2019 budget includes hike in property tax levy

    The Mills County Board of Supervisors have approved the county’s $25 million budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.
    At a March 13 public hearing, the board voted unanimously to accept the county’s $25,095,850 budget for the next fiscal year. This year’s budget figure is up slightly from last year’s re-estimated budget by just under $1 million, meaning the county-wide tax levy will see an increase from the current 10.666225  (per taxable $1,000 valuation) to 11.54498.

  • GCSD reviewing gun policy for peace officers

    After adopting a policy to allow off-duty law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms on school property in 2014, the Glenwood Community School District is once again looking at its safety protocols in light of recent school shootings and passage of a new state law.

  • Council approves swimming rates for Glenwood Aquatic Center

    The Glenwood City Council has approved rates for the 2018 swimming season at the Glenwood Aquatic Center.

    The following rates were approved in a resolution passed by the city council at its regular meeting Tuesday, March 27:

  • Renshaw’s hat trick leads Rams in 10-0 season-opening win

    A bad start for Missouri Valley only got worse from there as Jordan Renshaw recorded his first career “hat trick” and Glenwood went on to down the Big Reds 10-0 in the boys soccer opener for both teams Thursday.

    Missouri Valley opened the game with an own goal to get down 1-0 in the first five minutes and the rout was on. The game was called by “mercy rule” with 10 minutes remaining in the second half.

  • East Mills girls, boys fourth at Stanton

    The East Mills girls and boys track teams both placed fourth in the standings at the Stanton Co-ed Relays Thursday.

    The Sidney girls narrowly edged Griswold 112 to 111 for the team title. The Wolverines finished with 86 points for fourth. Griswold captured the boys’ crown with 154 points. The East Mills boys finished fourth with 81 points.