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Today's News

  • Rodeo Mom

    She’s raising four children and helping her husband run a successful auction business, but that isn’t preventing Glenwood’s Korrina Hughes from pursuing her passion of raising horses and competing as a barrel racer on the regional rodeo circuit.

    A native of Utica, Neb., Hughes competes in at least two dozen rodeos a year and has worked her way up to become one of the top barrel racers on the Prairie Circuit of the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association.

  • Ag Secretary Northey makes Mills County stop

    MALVERN - Bill Northey  made what’s expected to be his final Mills County appearance at Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Monday evening at the Charles E. and Florence M. Lakin Community Center.

    Northey, who has served as Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture since 2007, is awaiting Senate confirmation for a newly-created federal position in Washington, D.C. - Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation.

  • 1 Veteran 2 Wars

    HASTINGS – Bill Pavkov’s military medals are neatly displayed in a framed case. On the right side of the case are his medals awarded for his service during World War II and on the left side are his decorations earned in the Korean War.
    Pavkov, who turned 90 earlier this fall, is one of those rare U.S. military veterans who had the distinction of serving his country in two wars.

  • In The Eye of The Storm

    Seven weeks have now passed since Hurricane Maria pounded Puerto Rico, but San Juan resident John LaRue, a Glenwood native, said there are no signs that living conditions for the island’s nearly 3.4 million inhabitants will return to normalcy anytime soon.

    “The damage is catastrophic,” John said in an e-mail exchange with The Opinion-Tribune last week. “People have no power or water and some even have to wait in six-hour gas lines just to get to work or get to a grocery store.”

  • Century-old building getting face lift, new life

    A century-old building south of Glenwood’s Town Square is getting a major makeover.

    Located near the Walnut Street - Coolidge Street intersection, owner Kris Taylor is renovating the two-story structure that’s served multiple purposes and housed several businesses over the years, including a chiropractor’s office, barber shop, laundromat and dry cleaner. The entire structure, located on the southeast corner of the intersection, is actually two separate buildings that share a common wall.

  • Former convenience store clerk, mom charged in lottery fraud

    A former convenience store clerk and his mother, both of Glenwood, were arrested last week and charged with lottery fraud. Damion Gray, 18, and Jennifer Mills, 36, were taken into custody Nov. 14 on $5,000 bond.

  • Area State Track Qualifiers

    Glenwood Girls
    High jump -  Lauren Becker and Danielle Hardcastle.
    Discus – Elle Scarborough.
    Shot put - Sydney Biermann.
    200m run - Sadey Allgood.
    3000m run - Emma Hughes.
    1500m run – Emma Hughes.
    100m hurdles - Audrey Arnold.
    400m hurdles - Lauren Becker.
    Sprint medley relay – Glenwood (Jaeda Wilson, Bailey Ostrander, Sadey Allgood and Elle Scarborough).
    4x800m relay – Glenwood (Lauren Becker, Kate Kaufman, Danielle Hardcastle and Abby McIntyre).

  • Ryan Leath won his second conference golf title in three years at last week’s Hawkeye 10 meet.

    Colton Book’s round of 77 was a bright spot for a Glenwood team that came up two agonizing strokes short of a top two finish at Friday’s Class 3A sectional at the Majestic Hills Country Club in Denison.

    The Rams shot a team round of 325 to come up just short of second place A-D-M’s 323. Atlantic was the sectional champion with a round of 309. The top two teams and five individual scores advance to this week’s district meet with a shot at state on the line.

  • East Mills’ Schraft headed to state in four events

    East Mills Janette Schraft and Fremont-Mills’ Clara Schaaf both punched their tickets to state in four events each at the Class 1A State Qualifying Meet in Tabor Thursday.

    Schraft, a junior, won the 800-meters, 1,500-meters and the 400-meter hurdles but had to wait until Friday to learn her time of 11:05.58 in the 3,000-meters was good enough among those not securing automatic bids. Bedford’s Emma Lucas won the automatic berth with a time of 10:44.78.

  • Rams sending 24 to state track

    The Glenwood girls and boys each won the district title and combined to qualify in 24 events for this week’s Iowa State Track Meet.

    At the Class 3A State Qualifying Meet in Atlantic in Thursday, the Glenwood girls won the district title with 173 points to easily out distance runner up ADM’s 121 points. The girls qualified in a school-record 14 events at the meet.
    The Glenwood boys punched 10 tickets to state of their own while winning the district title over the host Trojans 160 to 151 in the team standings.