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Today's News

  • Rams improve to 4-0 in boys tennis

    After four wins in singles, Glenwood won its first two doubles matches to take the victory 6-3 over Harlan in Hawkeye 10 Conference tennis last Tuesday.

    The Rams’ Cole Peckham, Max Chavez, Alex Chekal and Aaron Bertini all won their singles matches.

  • Starner is new Glenwood softball coach

    Mark Starner has been tabbed to replace Tim Stanton as Glenwood’s softball coach.

    Starner takes over for Stanton who resigned after 11 seasons and a record of 264-151, including two Hawkeye 10 Conference titles.

  • Embray seventh in shot at Drake

    Glenwood’s Jacy Embray placed seventh in the shot put at the Drake Relays on Thursday to lead all Ram qualifiers at the event gathering the state and the region’s top track talents.

    Embray, the Glenwood girls’ first thrower to qualify for Drake since 2004, reached the finals in the shot and placed seventh after recording a top toss of 39 feet, four inches. Embray’s throw was the school’s third best all time.

  • Study Could Lead To An East Mills School Closure

    A facilities study by a Jefferson-based consulting firm could provide the blueprint for the future of the East Mills School District.

    The district has contracted with Iowa Schoolhouse Construction and Planning Services to conduct a facilities study of the district’s four buildings between Malvern and Hastings. The district formally approved a contract with Iowa Schoolhouse in January at a cost of $8,500.

  • Aquatic Center Plan Calls For Local Option Sales Tax To Relieve Property Tax Burden

    After weeks of analysis and number crunching, city officials and supporters of a $4.75 million aquatic center say they now have a clearer understanding of what the proposed project’s financial impact would be for Glenwood residents.
        

  • First Lady Of The Nebraska State Patrol

    By Daisy Hutzell-Rodman

    Nebraska State Patrol Capt. Brenda Konfrst knew as a young adult what she wanted to do with her life.

    “I got to do a four-hour ride-along with a state trooper,” Konfrst said. “To this day, I cannot remember that trooper’s name, but I had a complete blast. It was something I was interested in to begin with, but that made me say ‘that’s what I want to be.’ ”

  • Glenwood's New Principal Coming From Urbandale

    Richard Hutchinson, Sr. has accepted the principal job at Glenwood Community High School. Hutchinson, 55, was one of seven candidates interviewed for the position that became open when current GCHS Principal Shane Stephens announced in March he was stepping down due to health issues. Hutchinson was offered and accepted the position last week. 

  • East Mills fourth, F-M seventh at Shen

    Travis Tupper and Sam Rew each won a gold medal for East Mills at the Mustang Relays in Shenandoah last Tuesday.

    Glenwood was the meet champion with 168 team points. East Mills finished fourth at the meet with 65 points.

    Tupper won the 200-meters and placed second in the 400 while Rew won gold in the high jump and placed sixth in the 110-meter high hurdles.

    Fremont-Mills placed seventh as a team with 57 team points.

  • Glenwood sends six to Drake Relays

    The Glenwood boys and girls track teams combined to qualify in six events at the 2014 Drake Relays this week in Des Moines.

    Dane Kruse qualified in the 110-meter high hurdles and will also run a leg of the 4x100-meter relay. Those who could run the 4x100 for Glenwood also include Jon Van Scoy, Mavrick Decker, Spencer Smith, Josh Lee and Nick Beier.

  • Glenwood wins 11 gold medals at Mustang Relays

    Track team victories don’t come more dominating than the Glenwood boy’s at the Mustang Relays in Shenandoah last Tuesday.

    Sure the Rams racked up 168 team points, nearly doubling up second place Clarinda’s 87 points, to win the team title. But it was how Glenwood did it that was impressive.

    The Rams won all six relays and compiled gold medals in five other events to literally run away with the meet title.