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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.

  • Casey’s to build new store in Glenwood

    Casey’s General Stores has confirmed its intentions to replace its nearly 40-year-old convenience store in Glenwood with a new facility.

    “We are going to be replacing that (Glenwood) site,” Casey’s Chief Financial Officer Bill Walljasper said Friday in an interview with The Opinion-Tribune. “It’s an older location that doesn’t quite serve the community the best way that it can.”

  • Glenwood Grapplers Land 8th in 30-team Tourney

    The Glenwood varsity wrestling team captured eighth place in the team standings at the 30-team Basehor Linwood Bobcat Classic wrestling tournament in Kansas Saturday.

    Five Glenwood grapplers earned top 8 finishes in their respective weight classes - Brett Mower (champion), Mitch Mayberry (7th place), Nick Gill (6th place), Noah Carter (6th place) and Hunter Haggstrom (8th place).

    Glenwood returns to Hawkeye 10 Conference dual action Thursday night at Atlantic.

  • Glenwood Girls Crack Rankings, Pick Up 2 Wins

    Elle Scarborough led three players in double-figures and the Glenwood girls basketball team matched their win total of a year ago with a 69-37 victory over Atlantic last Tuesday night, Jan. 8

    The Rams, who improved to 8-3 overall and 5-1 in the conference win, equaled their number of wins from last year’s 8-15 season.

  • Rams Topple Atlantic, Shoot Down Falcons

    Glenwood overcame the loss of its point guard and a furious second-half rally by Atlantic to avenge an early-season loss to the Trojans in a 73-65 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory last Tuesday, Jan. 8.

    “I wish we could have sealed the deal when we had a 20-point lead but we let them back in,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the win.

    The Rams led by 11 after halftime and stretched that margin out to 47-27 on Dax Lappala’s three pointer with just over three minutes to go in the third quarter.

  • Impact Import

    When Pedro Ragazzo arrived in Malvern last summer as a foreign exchange student, it wasn’t the Brazilian’s first trip to the states.

    He had been to America twice before. Once on a family vacation and the other? To attend a basketball camp in North Carolina.

    Why North Carolina?

    “I love the Coach K,” Ragazzo said, referring to legendary Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, who hosted the camp. “I love basketball.”

  • McIntyre wins title, Rams 10th at Ames tourney

    Glenwood’s Abby McIntyre won the women’s bracket and had two other wrestlers reach the finals in a 10th place showing at the Jack Mendenhall Invitational in Ames on Saturday.

    West Des Moines Valley scored 181 points to win the tournament that featured some of the top wrestlers and teams from Nebraska and Iowa. Ankeny was the runner up with 158 points.
    Glenwood finished with 100.5 points.

  • Rams show no rust in 84-62 rout of Kuemper

    The Glenwood boys basketball team picked up right where it left off.

    Playing its first game in 14 days following the holiday break, the Rams scored a season-high – with 59 of those points coming from Christian Stanislav and Ryan Blum – to win their fourth straight game in an 84-62 victory over Kuemper Catholic in Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball Friday.

    “We shot the ball well, we got ball reversals and some inside touches,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the game. “Offensively I felt really good about what we did.”

  • Knights get defensive in rugged 27-22 win

    TABOR - Who said victories have to look pretty?

    After going nearly 11 minutes without a point and recording more turnovers (11) than points (eight) in the first half, Fremont-Mills scraped together a 11-2 over the final four minutes to down Essex 27-22 in an admitted not so pretty Corner Conference title Friday in Tabor.

    Fremont-Mills coach Brett Weldon admitted after the game this one looked and felt exactly like the first game after a two-week Christmas break