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Today's News

  • F-M dominates Stanton, heads to Sidney

    Fremont-Mills surrendered 42 points to Stanton on Sept. 1.

    The Knights were determined to not let that happen again, and proved it with a 63-0 shutout at Stanton Friday night in the first round of the eight-man playoffs.

  • Glenwood girls 14th at state cross country

    FORT DODGE - The Glenwood girls placed 14th as a team at the Iowa State Cross Country Meet Saturday in Fort Dodge.

    The Rams finished with 294 points. Dubuque Wahlert was the team champion with 72 points. The Rams trailed only 13th place finisher Denison among Hawkeye 10 teams.

    Glenwood girls coach Jeff Janssen said prior to state he thought his team had a shot at matching their eighth place ranking in the team finish. While the Rams came up a little short of that projection, Janssen said his team more than lived up to his expectations.

  • Turnovers doom Rams in playoffs

    SERGEANT BLUFF - Not all touchdowns are created equal.

    For instance, take Sergeant Bluff-Luton’s touchdown just before halftime.

    The 18-yard scamper by Britton Delperdang made the score 14-9 at the half, to be sure, but in what was then a tight game between two ranked Class 3A opponents clashing in the opening round of the playoffs, that touchdown was a momentum grabber.

  • Glenwood’s season ends in regional finals

    SERGEANT BLUFF - Seeking its first state tournament berth in school history, the Glenwood volleyball team got a good look at what a state level team looks like.

    Unfortunately for the Rams that team was Sergeant Bluff-Luton.

    The state ranked No. 4 Warriors used their aggressive attack and dominating defensive presence at the net to end the Rams’ season in a 25-14, 25-9, 25-18 sweep in the Class 4A, Regional 2 finals in Sergeant Bluff Monday.

  • Plattsmouth Toll Bridge repairs to result in on-and-off closures over next 4 months

    The Plattsmouth Toll Bridge, which serves as a link between western Mills County and Cass County, Neb., will be undergoing repair work over the next four months.

    Motorists are being warned that at times during the repair work, periodic bridge closure will be required. Daily signage will be posted on the Nebraska side of the bridge during the repair project to notify motorists of the closures.

  • Cheryll Ross remembered for graceful presence at courthouse

    Family, friends and former collegues gathered at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church Monday morning to celebrate the life of former Mills County Auditor Cheryll Ross.

    Ross died Oct. 17 at the age of 71 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

  • Miss Missouri USA

    A 2009 Glenwood Community High School graduate is the new Miss Missouri USA.

    Tori Kruse, daughter of Gary and Lori Kruse, was crowned last month at the Miss Missouri USA competition in St. Charles, Mo.

    Kruse began pageantry competitions during her first year at the University of Iowa. She started in the Miss Iowa Teen division.

    Initially, Kruse thought the experience was simply going to be an avenue to feed her competitive need, but it turned out to be so much more.

  • Knights rough up C-A-M, lock up playoff spot

    A sluggish half on offensive was saved by a dominating defensive effort by Fremont-Mills in a playoff clinching victory over C-A-M.

    The Knights overcame their own miscues – twice having touchdowns called back by penalty – in getting out a 21-0 lead in a first half that saw them limit the Cougars to 16 total yards and no first downs in a 42-12 victory in Eight-man, District 7.

  • No. 2 ranked Kuemper gets by Glenwood

    Hawkeye 10 Conference champions Kuemper Catholic traveled to Glenwood last Monday and left with a 25-15, 25-23, 25-16 victory over the Rams in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball.

    The Class 3A, No. 2 rated Knights (35-2 overall, 10-0) dominated the Rams (16-14 overall, 4-5 in the conference) at the net, recording 16 blocks and picking up 66 digs.

  • Tigers rally, end Knights’ season

    TABOR - Fremont-Mills started strong but could never put Griswold away as the Tigers rallied for a two set deficit to win 17-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-22, 15-8 in the Class 1A, Region 2 opening round in Tabor last Tuesday.

    The loss ends the Knights’ season with a record of 16-17 overall and 3-4 in the Corner Conference. The toughest loss of the season is usually the last but even Malcom said the defeat was a tough one for her and her team.