Today's News

  • Solar Power

    Adriano’s Brick Oven pizza restaurant is going green.

    Once all of the electrical connections are completed this week, the popular Glenwood eatery on the west side of Town Square will become the first business in town being powered by solar energy.

    Workers from Solar Heat and Electric were on the roof of the business last week installing 18 solar panels that will be connected to an inverter box.

  • A Suitcase of Memories

    A California resident is reaching out to readers of The Opinion-Tribune in hopes of tracking down a World War II veteran with Mills County ties or his living survivors.

  • Wolverines place two on All-Corner Conference team

    East Mills’ Alex Knop and Pedro Ragozzo were named to the All-Conference Conference Basketball teams released last week.

    Knop was joined on the girls first team by Sidney’s Maddy Duncan and Caitlyn Ward and Griswold’s Jocelyn Amos and Brittney Beebe. Duncan and Beebe were both unanimous “Elite” selections. Duncan led the conference in scoring at just over 18 points per game. Beebe was third at 15.3 points per game.

  • Scarborough nets Hawk-10 first team honors

    Elle Scarborough led Glenwood in scoring and rebounding in a season the Rams improved on the previous season’s win total by 10 games and won the second most games in school history.

    Last week, Scarborough was named to the All-Hawkeye 10 Conference Girls Basketball first team for her efforts.

    Scarborough, who helped lead Glenwood to an 18-5 record and second place showing in the conference, averaged a team-best 14.5 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. She also led the team in steals and was second in assists and three-pointers.

  • St. Albert too much for East Mills in districts

    Down two starters and with less than a day to prepare for top-seeded Council Bluffs St Albert, East Mills coach Kevin Schafer knew his team would have to play a near perfect game in the Class 1A, District 14 finals.

    The Falcons opened the game on a 17-7 run, used their superior depth to play pressure defense and push the tempo the whole game.

  • Disappointment in Denison

    DENISON - There would be no come back on this night in Denison for Glenwood.
    But it wasn’t without trying.

    A mere 12 days after rallying from a 10-point deficit with three minutes remaining in an overtime victory over Denison, the Rams founds themselves down as many as 18 points to the same Monarchs in the Class 4A, Region 2 finals Wednesday.

  • Glenwood upset in district opener, 66-57

    The Rams’ reign has come to an end.

    A year after winning the Class 3A state championship, Glenwood struggled shooting the ball and couldn’t get the stops they needed in a district opening round loss to Creston Monday night.

    The Panthers got 24 points from Kylan Smallwood and 18 each from Cael Kralik and Brand Baker in the 66-47 victory to end Glenwood’s season. Creston will play Denison in Thursday’s district finals back in Glenwood.

  • Scarborough’s free throw has Glenwood one win from state

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - There’s seven seconds on the clock, the score tied at 42-42 and Elle Scarborough had just missed the first of two free throw attempts.

    And Glenwood coach Brian Rasmussen wasn’t concerned at all.

    The Rams’ coach never doubted for a second Scarborough – a 68 percent free throw shooter – wouldn’t knock down the second free throw.

    And he was right.

  • Rams’ Mower fourth, Carter sixth at state

    DES MOINES - Glenwood seniors Brett Mower and Noah Carter capped their wrestling careers with their first medals at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament last weekend.

    Mower placed fourth at 182-pounds and Carter was sixth at 195-pounds in the consolation round Saturday morning at the Wells Fargo Arena.

    The Rams’ third state qualifier, heavyweight Hunter Haggstrom, also a senior, lost his two opening day matches and was eliminated at state on Thursday.

  • Rams' Mower, Carter in medal contention after day two at state wrestling

    A pair of Glenwood wrestlers are guaranteed to medal after day two at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines.

    The Rams’ Brett Mower and Noah Carter both will both wrestle in Saturday morning’s consolation semifinals after suffering losses Friday.