Today's News

  • Rams win second straight on road

        The Glenwood girls got 20 points from Grace Newman and 13 from Hailey Darrow in a 52-33 victory over Red Oak on Friday.
        The Rams (9-5 overall, 7-2 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) led throughout the game before pulling away in the fourth quarter.
        “We had some good stops, we rebounded well and we made shots,” Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein said. “Everybody seemed to knock down a shot in that run.”

    Glenwood 53,
    Creston 39

  • Vilisca’s run dooms Knights in Corner Conference finals

        Villisca rattled off 21 straight points in an eight minute stretch of the first half to pull away from Fremont-Mills for a 52-36 victory in the Corner Conference tournament championship in front of a reporter-estimated crowd of 1,000 in Tabor’s Lied Gymnasium Saturday.

  • mills County District Court 1/23/13

    Judge Kathleen Kilnoski
        Derek Keith Fox, Glenwood – O.W.I., possession of a controlled substance, sentence suspended to two days in county jail with credit given for time already served, one year probation, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation, driver’s license suspended for 180 days, ordered to pay $1,250 fine, court costs and fees. May complete Second Chances program.

  • Library Director Leaving Glenwood

    Two years ago, Angela Campbell was hired as director of the Glenwood Public Library.  During her time in Glenwood, the library has seen some significant changes.

    “During the interview process, they (the library board) talked about renovating,” Campbell said. “Having just seen the two new libraries being built in Davenport, I was really excited for that.  I was really happy to see a rather dull, unused space (the lower level) being turned into someplace lively.”

  • Reduced Post Office Hours

    The Mineola and Emerson post offices will remain open but at reduced hours as part of a U.S. Postal Service cost-cutting move to improve the organization’s financial stability.

    The plan keeps the existing post offices in place but with modified retail window hours designed to match customer use. Access to the retail lobbies and post office boxes would remain unchanged.

  • East Mills downs Heartland Christian, 67-30

        East Mills opened the game on a 36-6 run and never looked back in a 67-30 rout of Heartland Christian in Corner Conference boys basketball on Friday.
        The Wolverines (9-3 overall, 7-2 in the conference) shot 50 percent from the field and grabbed 21 steals, while holding Heartland Christian to 26.8 percent shooting (11-of-41).
        Colden Hillyer led East Mills with 13 points and nine rebounds. Keegan Wederquist added 12 and Joe VanSant 11.

    Villisca 47,
    East Mills 36

  • Glenwood ice cold in loss to Titans

        Glenwood missed its first 12 shots, went scoreless for the first 10 minutes, found itself down 22-0 midway through the second quarter and never seemed to get into a rhythm in a 56-18 loss to Council Bluffs Lewis Central on Friday.
        “We didn’t shoot it well, didn’t defend well, and they shot the ball really well,” said Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein. “They came with a lot of pressure and that got to us. We didn’t respond. They played a great game and we didn’t.”

  • Glenwood grapplers down L.C., Underwood

    The Glenwood wrestling team placed 10th out of 36 teams at the Basehor-Linwood, Kan. Bobcat Classic Wrestling Invitational this weekend.
    Cole Peckham (113 pounds) and Alex Killpack  (285) both placed at the tournament which features hundreds of wrestlers from Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Colorado.
    Killpack reached the finals and lost a close match to a top heavyweight from Mountain Range, Colo. Peckham could not continue in his bracket after injuring his shoulder.

  • Wolverine wrestlers 4-1 at Griswold duals

        The East Mills wrestling team finished second at the Griswold Duals on Saturday.  
        The Wolverines defeated Griswold 42-37, Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 54-16, Corning 45-34, and Treynor 42-30.  Their only loss was to state-ranked No. 6 Tri-Center 45-33.  
        Heavyweight David Howell was the lone Wolverine on the all-tournament team going 5-0 on the day.  
        Justin Formhals (120 pounds), Lane Stortenbecker (138) and Colton Story (182) all went 4-1 on the day.

  • Glenwood Community Schools Menu 1/16/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    Jan. 16-22, 2013

    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday - Breakfast Sandwich
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - No School
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday - Break-fast Wrap

        Thursday - Pork Patty, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Steamed Green Beans, Orange Wedges, Bread & Butter, Milk.