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Today's News

  • Cheryll Ross remembered for graceful presence at courthouse

    Family, friends and former collegues gathered at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church Monday morning to celebrate the life of former Mills County Auditor Cheryll Ross.

    Ross died Oct. 17 at the age of 71 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

  • Miss Missouri USA

    A 2009 Glenwood Community High School graduate is the new Miss Missouri USA.

    Tori Kruse, daughter of Gary and Lori Kruse, was crowned last month at the Miss Missouri USA competition in St. Charles, Mo.

    Kruse began pageantry competitions during her first year at the University of Iowa. She started in the Miss Iowa Teen division.

    Initially, Kruse thought the experience was simply going to be an avenue to feed her competitive need, but it turned out to be so much more.

  • Knights rough up C-A-M, lock up playoff spot

    A sluggish half on offensive was saved by a dominating defensive effort by Fremont-Mills in a playoff clinching victory over C-A-M.

    The Knights overcame their own miscues – twice having touchdowns called back by penalty – in getting out a 21-0 lead in a first half that saw them limit the Cougars to 16 total yards and no first downs in a 42-12 victory in Eight-man, District 7.

  • No. 2 ranked Kuemper gets by Glenwood

    Hawkeye 10 Conference champions Kuemper Catholic traveled to Glenwood last Monday and left with a 25-15, 25-23, 25-16 victory over the Rams in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball.

    The Class 3A, No. 2 rated Knights (35-2 overall, 10-0) dominated the Rams (16-14 overall, 4-5 in the conference) at the net, recording 16 blocks and picking up 66 digs.

  • Tigers rally, end Knights’ season

    TABOR - Fremont-Mills started strong but could never put Griswold away as the Tigers rallied for a two set deficit to win 17-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-22, 15-8 in the Class 1A, Region 2 opening round in Tabor last Tuesday.

    The loss ends the Knights’ season with a record of 16-17 overall and 3-4 in the Corner Conference. The toughest loss of the season is usually the last but even Malcom said the defeat was a tough one for her and her team.

  • Rams cap regular-season with 42-20 win

    Glenwood put an exclamation point on the regular season Friday night at Ram Memorial Field with a 42-20 victory over Adel-DeSoto-Minburn (ADM). The lopsided victory, which was not as close as the final score might indicate, sends the 8-1 Rams into the Class 3A state playoffs as the Class 3A, District 7 runner-up.

    There was little drama in Friday night’s regular season finale as the Rams scored on their first three offensive possessions to take control against outmanned ADM, a team that finished winless in district play.

  • Glenwood girls headed to state cross country

    ATLANTIC - Glenwood girls cross country coach Jeff Janssen felt confident if his team could place his top five runners among the top 25 places, they’d have a good shot at making state.

    The Rams did just that – and better.

    “We almost had seven girls reach that benchmark,” Janssen said.

  • GCSD: Did you know there’s an app for that?

    The Glenwood Community School District just got a little smarter.

    Smart phone smarter, that is.

    The district, as part of a $4,100 overhaul to it’s website, has launched a mobile app available for free on the iPhone and Android smart phone markets.

    School Messenger, a division of the West Corporation, which provides services to schools nationwide for community engagement on everything from websites to custom mobile apps and social media, completed work on the re-booted www.glenwoodschools.org website this fall.

  • Glenwood Farmers Market moving to Town Square

    It’s official - the Glenwood Farmers Market is moving to Town Square.

    Held during the summer months at Glenwood Lake Park for more than a decade, the Wednesday evening market is moving to the northeast side of Town Square - on the west side of Vine Street across the road from Vine Street Cellars winery and the former Mills County Sheriff’s Office building.

  • Knights get defensive in 41-6 win

    TABOR - Woodbine won the opening coin toss in Tabor Friday.

    And that was the end of the first half bright spots for the visitors as Fremont-Mills recorded five quarterback sacks and held the Tigers to six yards rushing while getting out to a 38-0 halftime lead en route to a 41-6 victory.