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Today's News

  • Rams score first win of season

    Glenwood used a 17-2 second quarter run to pull away for a  62-48 victory over Creston in a Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball home game Friday.

    After dropping their first two games to open the season, the Rams (1-2 overall, 1-0 in the conference) trailed 15-9 after a quarter before their second quarter run put them ahead 26-17 at halftime.

    “A great defensive effort in the second quarter allowed us to take the lead going into half time,” said Glenwood coach Katy Bowen.

  • Glenwood crowns three at Dan Hill Invitational

    Going up against some of the best competition from both Iowa and Nebraska, the Glenwood wrestling team crowned three individual champions and finished second in the team standings at the Dan Hill Invitational in Harlan Saturday.

    The Rams’ finished with 239 points behind team champion Gretna, Neb. The Dragons, who had six individual champions in Harlan, won the Class B (second largest class) state dual in Nebraska last season and finished second at the traditional state tournament.

  • Air Force Band Holiday Concert In Glenwood Dec. 10

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

    Through the sponsorship of The Opinion-Tribune newspaper and Glenwood Community School District, the band from Offutt Air Force Base is returning to Glenwood for a fifth straight year to present its 2017 “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert in the Glenwood Community High School auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m.

  • YAC, School Board Discuss Facilities

    No formal proposal has been adopted, but the need for an overhaul of the Glenwood Community School District’s athletic complex is once again being discussed.

  • Knights’ Hontz named District 7 Defensive POY

    Fremont-Mills’ Andrew Hontz is the Eight-player, District 7 Defensive Player of the Year and one of seven Knights to earn first team recognition on the all-district team released last week.

    District coaches tabbed Hontz, a senior, as a first team selection on the defensive line and as a utility player on the offense in addition to defensive player of the year honors. Hontz recorded 76 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and nine sacks this season.

    CAM quarterback Thomas Hensley was the offensive player of the year.

  • Rams can’t hold on in season-opening loss

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - The Glenwood girls led by as many as 10 in the first half but couldn’t put a scrappy Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson away in a 48-42 season-opening loss last Tuesday in Council Bluffs.

    The Rams led for most of three and a half quarters before the Yellowjackets put together a 8-0 fourth quarter run to take the lead for good.

    Glenwood coach Katy Bowen said felt she felt like this victory slipped through her team’s fingers.

  • Breaking Out

    The clock seems to move closer and closer to 0:00 as sweat rolls over your brow and you carefully search for an object of great value. All of this is happening as Professor Bones makes his way back from his punctual lunch hour while his assistant has been bribed to unlock his office for you.

    This sounds like a plot of a great thriller or action movie. However, it’s something much more realistic and an activity available right here in Mills County.

  • 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.

  • All-Mills County Football

    Offense

    QB Mason Vanatta, Jr., Fremont-Mills

    Threw for 1,537 yards and ran for 1,165 yards

    with 42 total TDs.

    RB Noah Carter, Jr., Glenwood

    Rams’ big back rushed for 987 yards and 20 TDs

    RB Jaeger Powers, Jr., Fremont-Mills

    Shifty back gained 1,126 yards and 11 TDs on the ground.

    WR Dylan Schroeder, Sr., East Mills

    Hauled in 32 passes for 439 yards and 7 TDs.

    WR Cody Buresh, Sr., Glenwood

    Rams’ top receiving target pulled in 23 catches