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Today's News

  • School Bus Driver Survives Collision

    Glenwood school bus driver was still being treated for injuries Monday, five days after the bus he was driving collided with a semi-tractor trailer truck on U.S. Highway 34 southeast of Glenwood at the intersection with Kidd Road.

    Clarence R. Seale III, 51,was listed in critical but stable condition according to a public report from the Iowa State Patrol.

    The accident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. after Seale had dropped off his last student passenger.

  • Fire Burns Out Fountains Ballroom

    A secluded, wedding ballroom near Mineola was gutted by a fire last Wednesday morning when a quick moving blaze tore through the building causing nearly $1 million in damages.

    The Fountains Ballroom, located two miles northwest of Mineola at 51496 230 Street, caught fire some time after 4 a.m. Wednesday morning. Fire departments from Glenwood, Oak Township, Pacific Junction, and Silver City worked more than eight hours to get the blaze under control on the rural six-acre property, shuttling in water from a hydrant more than a mile away.

    The cause of the fire is unknown.

  • Sheriff Taylor Retiring After 16-year Run

    Mack Taylor has spent two-thirds of his lifetime working in the field of law enforcement, but the four-term sheriff says he’s having no second thoughts about walking away from his career later this month.

    Taylor, 54, will formally retire as Mills County Sheriff on Dec. 31.

  • Glenwood gets dual wins over Atlantic, Winterset

    With weather not allowing many teams to make the scheduled Atlantic Invitational on Friday, the Glenwood wrestling team traveled to Atlantic for a dual against Atlantic and Winterset.

    The Rams won eight of 14 matches for a 49-28 victory over Winterset. Glenwood followed up the Winterset win with a 36-28 dual victory over the host Trojans.

  • Rams roll in 53-point rout

    The Glenwood boys basketball team shot a season-high 60 percent from the field and had four players score in double-figures in a 86-33 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Shenandoah on Friday.

    Glenwood coach Curt Schulte said the Rams (3-3 overall, 3-2 in the conference) may have had their best offensive night of the season with 83 points, it was the defense his team played that was the real difference.

  • Fremont-Mills receives $1.6 million grant for complex

    The Fremont-Mills Sports Complex Committee announced last week that the Lied Foundation Trust has issued a grant to the school for construction of the Lied Gymnasium and Sports Complex at the Fremont-Mills Community School.

    The $1.6 million grant will go toward the construction and equipping of the 23,220 square foot facility. The building will feature a foyer with concessions and restrooms, gymnasium with a walking track, fitness center, health and wellness classroom, and locker room areas.

  • Glenwood girls escape Shenandoah with win

    The Glenwood girls outscored Shenandoah 24-10 in the first half in a 46-32 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory on Friday.

    Tori Kruse led the Rams (4-3, 2-2 in the conference) with 13 points.

    Ana VanScoy added eight and Tabi Evans, Chelsea Konfrst and Morgan Lucy added six points each.

    Glenwood 60,

    Red Oak 36

    Tori Kruse hit five three pointers in the first-quarter run for Glenwood in a 60-36 Hawkeye 10 Conference rout of Red Oak last Monday.

  • Larsen’s three lifts Wolverines

    Dylan Larsen’s three-pointer with just over a minute to go sealed the 48-39 win for the East Mills boys basketball team over Sidney last Tuesday.

    The Wolverines (3-2 overall, 1-1 in the Corner Conference) outscored the Cowboys 19-13 in the decisive final quarter.

    Jake Doyle and A.J. Westover led East Mills with 11 points each and Jake Bolton pitched in with nine.

    Larsen finished with seven points.

    Sidney 68,

    East Mills 29

  • Glenwood High Honor Roll

    The following students have been named to the Glenwood Community High School First Quarter Honor Roll.

  • Under New Management

    The Davies Amphitheater is now officially under new management, but don’t expect to see any drastic changes when the outdoor concert season rolls around next summer.

    Glenwood resident Gordon Woodrow and his wife, Lori, assumed their new management duties at the amphitheater from Russ and Sybil Finken earlier this fall.