Today's News

  • Candidates Weigh In On Unexpected Run-off Election

    Glenwood’s mayoral and city council candidates didn’t learn until last Tuesday that because of a “majority vote” provision in the city’s code of ordinances, a Dec. 1 run-off election will be necessary to elect a new mayor and two council members.

  • Exterior Wall of Former Restaurant Building Collapses

    An insurance adjuster and structural engineer are expected to be in Glenwood Tuesday to assess the damage and condition of a building southwest of Town Square that began collapsing Sunday morning.

    The structure at 104 S. Walnut St. most recently housed Doodle’s Grill. Before that, it was the home to the Oasis restaurant.

  • Heartland of America Band Holiday Concert Set

    The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band is returning to Glenwood next month to spread some holiday cheer.

    The instrumental and vocal musicians from Offutt Air Force Base will present their 2015 “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert at the Glenwood Community High School performing arts auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. The concert is co-sponsored by The Opinion-Tribune and Glenwood Community School District.

  • Home For The Holidays Festivities Planned

    The Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce has announced a schedule of activities for the annual Home For The Holidays celebration. The following festivities are planned:

    Thursday, Dec. 3

    4:30 p.m. - Coffee and cocoa served at City Hall (5 Vine St.) by Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce and Black Hills Energy.

    5:15 p.m. - Caroling and tree-lighting ceremony on southeast corner of Town Square.

  • Glenwood Places Six on All-District Football Team

    The Glenwood football team filled six spots on the Class 3A All-District Football first team released over the weekend.

  • Wolverines’ Season Ends in State Quarterfinals

    GLIDDEN - East Mills had no answer.

    Glidden-Ralston seemingly had them all.

    The Wildcats scored touchdowns on four of the first five possessions and held the Wolverines scoreless the first half en route to a dominating 42-6 victory in the Eight-Man quarterfinals Friday night in Glidden.

  • Unexpected Development In Glenwood City Election

    The Glenwood city election has taken an unexpected turn.

    City attorney Matt Woods and Mills County Auditor Carol Robertson have confirmed that a relatively unknown and seldom utilized provision in the city code of ordinances requires a candidate to receive a majority of the vote (more than 50 percent by state definition) to be elected to public office.

  • Wildcat Offense Overwhelms Fremont-Mills’ Defense

    Undefeated Glidden-Ralston unleashed its potent offensive attack Monday night en route to a 61-28 victory over visiting Fremont-Mills in the second round of the 8-man playoffs.

    The Wildcats stormed to a 34-6 halftime lead with the aid of three long touchdown runs and were never threatened in the second half as they improved their record to 10-0 on the season. Fremont-Mills finishes the year with a 9-2 mark.

  • Knights’ Season Ends in Regionals

    SIDNEY - Sidney completed a season sweep of Fremont-Mills and ended the Knights’ season with a 25-19, 20-25, 25-18, 25-22 victory in the Class 1A regional semifinals Friday in Sidney.

    Fremont-Mills coach Tracy Malcom said she thought her team played a “fantastic game” overall as they battled through an injury to top setter Marianna Gutta, who sprained her ankle in the opening set.

  • Wolverines Upset Lenox, Move on to Quarterfinals

    LENOX - Nursing a 22-18 lead, the East Mills football team seized the momentum with a touchdown on the final play of the first half and exploded for 28 points in the third quarter to blow past previously unbeaten Lenox 58-34 in the second round of the Eight-Man state football playoffs Monday.