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Today's News

  • Rams fall on road at Omaha Skutt

    OMAHA - The game matched two teams from two different states for just the second time ever.

    No conference standings or post-season seeding were at stake.

    Try telling that to the two teams on the court.

    Class 3A, No. 6 Glenwood battled Nebraska Class B, No. 6 ranked Omaha Skutt Catholic for the better part of three and a half quarters before falling late in a hard-nosed, slugfest 67-58 loss in a game that had all the atmosphere of the post-season.

  • Highway 34 traffic signals going active in conjunction with truck stop opening

    Newly-installed traffic signal lights at the intersection of U.S. Highway 34 and 188th Street in western Mills County will be activated Thursday in conjunction with the planned opening of the Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store.

  • Rams build lead early, hang on late in win over Creston

    The Glenwood girls opened the game on a 13-2 run and clung to its lead the rest of the way to grind out a 45-35 win at Creston last night in Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball.

    The Rams (6-12 overall, 4-5 in the conference) overcame some second quarter shooting struggles in the wire-to-wire win despite the Panthers cutting the lead to four points on two occasions.

  • Glenwood wins Hawk-10 title

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - The last time the Glenwood wrestling team sat atop the team standings at the end of the day at the Hawkeye 10 Conference wrestling tournament, most of its current roster were in kindergarten.

    On Saturday, those wrestlers grew up, with three winning individual titles, as the Rams snared their first conference title since 2006, out-distancing runner up Creston 237.5 to 201 in the team standings.

    For Glenwood coach Brad Asche the title was a long time coming.

  • Glenwood mentoring program continues to flourish

    Even in the midst of well known programs such as Big Brothers, Big Sisters and others like it, Glenwood’s Mentoring With Heart stands out in the crowd of mentoring programs.

    A program that began in the early 2000s, Mentoring With Heart has flourished where similar programs across the country diminished.

  • Governor gives western Iowa rec designation

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Portions of western Iowa are included in the state of Iowa’s second regional approach to boosting recreational opportunities and natural resources.

    Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced the selection of the Loess Hills Missouri River Region as the Iowa Parks Foundation’s second Parks to People Region. Speaking at a news conference in Council Bluffs Friday afternoon, Reynolds discussed efforts to address the future of parks, trails and cultural assets encompassing three western Iowa counties plus Lake Manawa.

  • Sanders tops field at Ed Winger Classic

    Caleb Sanders won the heavyweight crown and the Glenwood wrestlers placed sixth as a team at the Ed Winger Classic at Urbandale High School Saturday.

    Southeast Polk was the team champion with 200 points. West Des Moines Valley was second with 165.5. The Rams finish sixth with 110.5 team points.

    Glenwood coach Brad Asche said he thought his team wrestled “pretty good” against a loaded field of ranked wrestlers in Urbandale.

  • Rams make quick work of Shenandoah in 75-26 win

    The Glenwood boys basketball team took little time dispatching Shenandoah in a Hawkeye 10 Conference boys road game Friday.

    The No. 3 ranked Rams (13-1 overall, in the conference) jumped out to a 27-7 lead and cruised to a 75-26 victory. The win is the Rams ninth this season by 20 or more points.
    “This was a good team win,” Glenwood coach Curt Schulte said. “We played well in all phases and 11 of 15 players scored.”

    Christian Stanislav led a balanced scoring attack with 16 points. Nate Mohr added 14 and Nate Kennedy 10.

  • Wolverines upset in Corner tourney opener

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - No field goals, four points and six turnovers.

    That would be the statistical line for the East Mills girls in its Corner Conference tournament opener against South Page.

    South Page 35, East Mills 32.

    That would be the statistical result as the No. 6 seeded Rebels took advantage of the No. 3 seeded Wolverines’ offensive struggles and out-scored them 12-4 in the final frame to advance to the conference semifinals.

  • Sidney downs Knights to win Corner crown

    Caitlyn Ward and Maddy Duncan scored 19 points each to lead Sidney to a 52-39 victory over Fremont-Mills in the Corner Conference Girls Basketball Tournament championship Friday in Tabor.

    Sidney (12-4 overall, 9-0 in the conference) led 28-18 at the half before pulling away in the second half to win their third straight conference crown.

    Ward grabbed eight rebounds and six steals to go with her 19 points.

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