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Today's News

  • Kohn Wins Glenwood Mayoral Election

    Write-in candidate Ron Kohn won Tuesday's mayoral election in Glenwood, defeating Craig Florian, 448-211.

    Holly Jackson won the At Large City Council seat over Julie Kalambokidis by a count of 329-298.

    Laurie Smithers defeated Joseph George for the Ward 3 City Council seat 213-78.

  • Knights charge into Dome

    For a few brief seconds, Fremont-Mills was in danger of its third straight failure on fourth down in as many first half possessions.

    Then they weren’t.

    Trailing 3-0 midway through the second quarter, quarterback Mason Vanatta scrambled to his right on a fourth-and-8 at the 40 yard line and found Connor Alley for a 22-yard gain. On the very next play the Knights found the endzone and all the momentum they would need in a dominating 35-9 victory over previously unbeaten Sidney in the Eight-man quarterfinals Friday.

  • Wolverines win district, will face Janesville at state

    TABOR - East Mills volleyball advanced to state for the first time in school history with a 25-16, 25-14, 25-19 sweep of Essex in the Class1A, Region 2 finals last Tuesday in Tabor.

    “We told them, ‘you’ve got to communicate every play,’” East Mills head coach Connie Viner-Blank said. “They did. This was the cherry on the top. It’s excellent timing to be playing our best volleyball right now. The whole team played so great together. Tonight was electric.”

  • City Council hears complaints about dogs, geese, smokers at park

    Careless dog owners and those annoying geese at Glenwood Lake Park were among the issues discussed at City Hall during the regular meeting of the Glenwood City Council Tuesday, Oct. 24.

    Glenwood resident Stephen Hunt addressed multiple issues with the council, including concerns he has about dogs and dog owners coming to  Glenwood Lake Park.

  • Shop, eat and drink at the Shop Hop

    Mills County residents are encouraged to come out and “shop, eat and drink” during the annual Glenwood Shop Hop taking place Friday and Saturday Nov. 3-4. Thirteen Glenwood businesses, located throughout the community, are taking part in the event designed to showcase local retailers and establishments and encourage hometown shopping.

    Organizers have added a new twist to the Shop Hop this year - a passport program.

  • F-M dominates Stanton, heads to Sidney

    Fremont-Mills surrendered 42 points to Stanton on Sept. 1.

    The Knights were determined to not let that happen again, and proved it with a 63-0 shutout at Stanton Friday night in the first round of the eight-man playoffs.

  • Glenwood girls 14th at state cross country

    FORT DODGE - The Glenwood girls placed 14th as a team at the Iowa State Cross Country Meet Saturday in Fort Dodge.

    The Rams finished with 294 points. Dubuque Wahlert was the team champion with 72 points. The Rams trailed only 13th place finisher Denison among Hawkeye 10 teams.

    Glenwood girls coach Jeff Janssen said prior to state he thought his team had a shot at matching their eighth place ranking in the team finish. While the Rams came up a little short of that projection, Janssen said his team more than lived up to his expectations.

  • Turnovers doom Rams in playoffs

    SERGEANT BLUFF - Not all touchdowns are created equal.

    For instance, take Sergeant Bluff-Luton’s touchdown just before halftime.

    The 18-yard scamper by Britton Delperdang made the score 14-9 at the half, to be sure, but in what was then a tight game between two ranked Class 3A opponents clashing in the opening round of the playoffs, that touchdown was a momentum grabber.

  • Glenwood’s season ends in regional finals

    SERGEANT BLUFF - Seeking its first state tournament berth in school history, the Glenwood volleyball team got a good look at what a state level team looks like.

    Unfortunately for the Rams that team was Sergeant Bluff-Luton.

    The state ranked No. 4 Warriors used their aggressive attack and dominating defensive presence at the net to end the Rams’ season in a 25-14, 25-9, 25-18 sweep in the Class 4A, Regional 2 finals in Sergeant Bluff Monday.

  • Plattsmouth Toll Bridge repairs to result in on-and-off closures over next 4 months

    The Plattsmouth Toll Bridge, which serves as a link between western Mills County and Cass County, Neb., will be undergoing repair work over the next four months.

    Motorists are being warned that at times during the repair work, periodic bridge closure will be required. Daily signage will be posted on the Nebraska side of the bridge during the repair project to notify motorists of the closures.