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Today's News

  • Glenwood comeback falls short

    Glenwood trimmed a 15 points second half lead to three points in the final minutes but could get no closer in a 62-56 loss to Council Bluffs St. Albert in girls Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball Friday.

    The Rams trailed 14-9 after a quarter and by 15 midway through the second quarter before mounting their comeback.

    Glenwood’s rally was keyed by its defense but fell short in the fourth quarter after an injury knocked out Elle Scarborough and both Brielle Smith and Brooklyn Taylor fouled out.

  • Rams stay perfect with 64-56 win

    In a clash of unbeaten Hawkeye 10 Conference teams Saturday, only Glenwood walked away with an unblemished record.
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    he Rams (4-0 overall, 3-0 in the conference) trailed 31-28 at halftime before rallying over the final two quarters for a 64-56 win over Council Bluffs St. Albert.

    After the Falcons (3-1) out-scored the Rams 18-11 in the second quarter to take its slim lead into the break, Glenwood came out after halftime on a 16-9 run to take the lead for good heading in the fourth quarter.

  • New signs marking county creeks, rivers

    Twenty bridges in Mills County now have stream signs at each end giving the name of the creek or river. The Mills County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) coordinated this project.  

    “The purpose of the signs is to educate Mills County residents in which watershed they live, SWCD volunteer project coordinator John Klein said. “Signs show where the water in their stream comes from and where it goes.

  • Glenwood stays perfect in 71-31 win

    Nate Mohr scored 19 points and Christian Stanislav 17 as Glenwood improved to 2-0 on the season with a 71-32 victory over Creston in boys Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball Friday in Creston.

    The Rams, who have topped 70 points in both wins this season, ran out to a 20-7 first quarter lead then blew the game open out-scoring the Panthers 28-5 in the third quarter.

  • Wolverines rebound to earn first victory of the season

    East Mills out-scored Woodbine 22-14 to rally for a 39-36 victory over Woodbine in a non-conference girls basketball tilt last Tuesday in Malvern.

    Rachel Schafer and Alex Knop each scored 11 points to lead East Mills. Knop added 12 rebounds. Gracee Meyer scored nine points and grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds. In all, the Wolverines grabbed 55 rebounds as a team.

  • 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.

  • Rodeo Mom

    She’s raising four children and helping her husband run a successful auction business, but that isn’t preventing Glenwood’s Korrina Hughes from pursuing her passion of raising horses and competing as a barrel racer on the regional rodeo circuit.

    A native of Utica, Neb., Hughes competes in at least two dozen rodeos a year and has worked her way up to become one of the top barrel racers on the Prairie Circuit of the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association.