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Today's News

  • Rams shoot lights-out in 82-43 win over Denison

    Nate Kennedy tied a school-record with seven three-pointers and Glenwood hit a season-high 15 threes as a team in an 82-43 victory over Denison in Hawkeye 10 Conference boys basketball on Senior Night in Glenwood Saturday.

    The Rams (18-2) shot 63.5 percent from the field (33-of-52), including 15-of-24 from behind the arc while eclipsing 80 points for sixth time this season.

    “It was a great shooting night for us,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte.

  • Powers’ three lifts Fremont-Mills to win in regular season finale

    Jaeger Powers’ three-pointer as time expired lifted Fremont-Mills to a 49-47 victory over Nebraska City in a out-of-conference boys basketball tilt last Tuesday in Tabor.

    The win was the Knights’ second straight dramatic win after a 57-49 overtime victory over Clarinda the night before.

  • Second half run carries Knights to regional victory

    A 17-2 run that bridged the second and third quarters blew open a 21-21 game and lifted Fremont-Mills to a 51-27 victory over West Harrison in the Class 1A, Region 7 opening round Thursday in Tabor.

    The Knights (14-9) used the 17-2 run – and out-scored the Hawkeyes’ 34-14 in the second half – to build a lead that swelled to as many as 23 after halftime.

  • Rams send seven to state

    As far as district titles go, it wasn’t a perfect finish.

    As finishes go, it was as perfect as Glenwood Coach Brad Asche had hoped.

    Glenwood had seven wrestlers reach the finals in the respective weight classes at the Class 3-A District 8 Championship in Waukee Saturday and all seven punched their ticket to this week’s state tournament.

    “We were really close to going seven for seven on district championships but we had a couple guys that had to take a different route,” Asche said.

  • ‘Stepping stone to the future’

    Mills County officials are hopeful Thursday’s opening of the Love’s Travel Center & Country Store is only the beginning of an economic development boom near the Interstate 29 – Highway 34 interchange west of Glenwood.

  • School District Voters Pass PPEL

    On Tuesday, voters of the Glenwood Community School District passed a $3.7 million dollar Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) that will help fund an overhaul of the district's outdoor athletic complex.

    The PPEL passed by a count of 969 (54 percent) to 838 (46 percent).

  • Glen Haven Village construction to begin in spring

    Barring any unforeseen circumstances, contractor bids for the Glen Haven Village project will be accepted and reviewed in February and construction will commence in early spring.

    Project manager Phil Warren said if construction work goes as planned, Glen Haven residents could begin moving into their new skilled nursing facility as early as next fall.

  • Wolverines roll to 79-38 win

    Anthony Rainey led four East Mills players in double-figures with 21 points as the Wolverines routed Heartland Christian 79-38 in Corner Conference basketball Friday.

    The Wolverines (8-9 overall, 6-5 in the conference) built a 33-18 lead at halftime then exploded for 25 points in the third quarter to blow the game open. For the game, East Mills shot 49.2 percent (30-of-65) and scored a season-high 79 points.

  • Chris Herrick retiring as Fremont-Mills superintendent

    TABOR - Chris Herrick, who has served as superintendent for the Fremont-Mills School District for the past 18 years, has announced his retirement.

    Herrick submitted his resignation, effective at the end of the current school year, during a meeting of the Fremont-Mills Board of Education last Thursday. Herrick is also stepping down as superintendent of the Stanton School District. Herrick has  been the shared superintendent for Fremont-Mills and Stanton for the past five years.

  • Reactions mixed to IHSAA’s new football playoff format

    The Iowa High School Athletic Association unveiled its long awaited new football playoff format last week and to say reviews have been mixed is an understatement.

    In a press release last Wednesday, the IHSAA, in addition to announcing a new playoff qualifying system, revealed plans for new classifications, new two-year district alignments and to allow teams to play out-of-state schools. All changes are scheduled to go into effect this season.

    Among the biggest surprises, however, wasn’t a change at all.