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Today's News

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    A 21-14 loss to LSU in the Outback Bowl wasn’t the way sophomore Nate Meier and his Iowa teammates had hoped to finish their season, but the former Fremont-Mills football standout says the future is bright for the Hawkeye program.

    Iowa’s 8-5 record was a vast improvement over a 4-8 campaign in 2012 and Meier believes the Hawkeyes will only get better as they begin off-season preparations for 2014.

  • Happy New Year!
  • Glenwood Police Reports 12/25/13

    Incidents
        Dec. 13 – Kally’s General Store of Glenwood reported  criminal mischief.

    Accidents
        Dec. 9 – A vehicle driven by Deborah Black of Glenwood backed out of parking stall into the rear of a second parked vehicle.

  • School District Moving Forward With Gym

    A proposed auxiliary gymnasium at Glenwood Community High School took two steps closer to coming to fruition at last Monday’s Glenwood Community District Board of Education meeting.

    The board voted 4-1 to proceed with the design and financing phase for the new gym, which would be on the north side of the building and would house a new locker room and allow for an expanded weight room and wrestling room.

  • Quilts Of Valor

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    Temperatures outside have fallen into the single digits on several occasions this month, but six residents at Linnwood Estates assisted living in Glenwood are sleeping warmly under new quilts. Everett Shaw, Carl “Lee” Anderson, Roger Orrin Lonnevik, John Matula, Marvin E. Meggison and Eugene A. Murdock were presented “Quilts of Valor” in a special ceremony Dec. 7.

    Quilts of Valor is an organization that presents veterans and service members with handmade quilts as a way of thanking them for their military service.

  • Murder Charges Filed In Glenwood Woman's Death

    A 24-year-old Council Bluffs man has been charged with murder in the death of a Glenwood woman, according to the Iowa Department of Public Safety. Chad Fortner was charged Tuesday with 2nd-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Carol Meston. 

  • Glenwood 18th at Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic

    The Glenwood wrestling team placed 18th at the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic at the Mid-America Center on Saturday.

    Kearney, Neb. was the team champion racking up 541.5 points to top the 28 team field from five different states. The Bearcats had eight place winners. Grand Island, Neb. was the runner up with 479.5 points.

    The Rams finished with 193.5 points for 18th place.

  • Glenwood girls defeat St. Albert

    The Glenwood girls basketball team edged Council Bluffs St. Albert 57-51 in overtime in Council Bluffs on Saturday.
    St. Albert’s Kylie Ferguson hit a jumper with just a second left on the clock in regulation to force overtime. But Glenwood would go on to out-score the Saintes 9-3 in the overtime period to secure the win.

    Bailey Starner led the Rams with 19 points. Halie Darrow added 10 and Myranda Starner eight.

    The Saintes’ Ferguson led all scorers with 21 points.

    C.B. Lewis Central 50,
    Glenwood 36

  • Rams get first conference victory

    Corey Bertini scored 18 first-half points and Glenwood used a 30-10 second quarter run to defeat Council Bluffs St. Albert 66-39 in Hawkeye 10 Conference boys basketball Saturday.

    For the Rams (2-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference) the St. Albert game was their first not to go into overtime after opening the year 1-2 in a trio of highly contested overtime match ups.

  • Peverill inducted into IATC Hall of Fame

    Glenwood head cross country and assistant track coach Todd Peverill has been inducted into the Iowa Association of Track Coaches (IATC) Hall of Fame.

    Peverill, was introduced as part of the IATC’s 2013 hall class at a banquet in Ames Dec. 7. Peverill is a longtime coach in Glenwood, having headed the cross country program since 1997 and coached the long-distance runners on the Ram track team since 1993. But it’s his feats on the track nearly 35 years ago that placed Peverill in the IATC Hall of Fame.