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Today's News

  • Rural Mills County Fire Leaves Family Homeless

    The residents of a rural Mills County rental house lost their home and most of their belongings in a fire Thursday afternoon.

    Firefighters from Glenwood and Pacific Junction responded to a blaze at the 122-year-old, two-story farmhouse, located at 64789 232nd Street (near 232nd and Pease Road).

    The fire, which is believed to have started in a wood-burning stove in the kitchen, was reported shortly after 2 p.m. Firefighters worked for over three hours putting out the fire and securing the property.

  • 2017-2018 ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Glenwood's Andrew Blum

    “Competition makes us faster but collaboration makes us better.”

    The adage is an old one, but it sounds very much like something Andrew Blum might say.

    Of all the glittering accomplishments of his athletic career, of which there are many, the Glenwood standout basketball and football player doesn’t reflect on what he did on the hardwood or the gridiron. He instead leans his hefty legacy on what his teams did.

  • 2017-2018 ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: East Mills' Janette Schraft

    After winning seven gold medals at state track heading into one’s senior year, it’s easy to imagine the motivation to get better could wane.

    Not for Janette Schraft.

    Not even just a little bit.

    The East Mills junior, who placed second as a team all by herself at the state track meet this spring, never lacks for motivation. She’s spent this summer working out three to fours hours and running more than four miles per day, preparing for the Junior Olympics and the upcoming cross country season.

  • Glenwood’s Smith, Bierman named to Hawkeye-10 Conference first team

    Glenwood’s Brielle Smith and Sydney Biermann have both been named to the first team All-Hawkeye 10 Conference Softball team.

    Smith and Biermann, both juniors, were tabbed for the first team by league coaches along with Creston’s Gracie Hagle, Shenandoah’s Logan Hughes, Atlantic’s Alexis Handel, Ally Anderson, Alyssa Derby and Baylee Newell, Harlan’s Morgan Schaben, Denison’s Alex Mohr, Sarah Heilesen and Jazlyn Beeck, Red Oak’s Chloe Johnson and Council Bluffs Lewis Central’s Ashtyn Miller and Josey Shudak.

  • Knights, Wolverines earn ‘elite’ All-Corner Conference nods

    Fremont-Mills’ Nate Laughlin and East Mills’ Dylan Schroeder and Trevor Glockel were named “Elite” first team members on the All-Corner Conference baseball team.

    Sidney’s Sergio Rodriguez and Stanton’s Donnie Weis and Tyler Peterson joined Laughlin, Schroeder and Glockel as elite team members. Also named to the first team were Stanton’s Drake Johnson and Keygan Day, Sidney’s Cameron Whitehead, East Mills’ Nic Duysen and Fremont-Mills’ Oscar Lupercio and Dylan Chambers.

  • Glenwood smacks 12 hits in win at C.B. Abraham Lincoln

    A 12-hit offensive attack and a group pitching effort lifted Glenwood to 7-3 victory over Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln on Friday in Council Bluffs.

    The Rams (10-18) got two hits each from Cade Van Ness and Andrew Holiday three hits and two RBIs from Ethan Fisher in the win.

  • Knights’ season ends in regional quarterfinals

    Lexi Lander tossed a no-hitter and smacked a three run home run to lead West Monona to an 11-0 victory over Fremont-Mills in the Class 1A, Region 8 quarterfinals in Onawa last Tuesday.

    The Knights could never catch up to the hard-throwing sophomore. Lander finished with 10 strikeouts and walked just one in the five inning victory.

    Lander also went 2-for-3 at the plate with three RBIs and a run scored. Macie McCall and Kylie Henschen each added two hits.

  • Titans end Rams’ season in regionals

    For the second time in eight days, Council Bluffs Lewis Central’s Ashtyn Miller seemed to have Glenwood’s number.

    The Titan hurler, who held the Rams to one run on four hits in an 7-1 victory June 29, was even better in Saturday’s Class 4A, Region 2 semifinals in Council Bluffs.

    Miller scattered four hits and did not walk a batter to shutout out the Rams in a 4-0 victory.

    As good as Miller was, Glenwood coach Kylee Stanton’s team wasn’t patient at the plate and it showed.

  • Trial Underway For Mother Charged In Daughter's Death

    By Joel Stevens and Joe Foreman

    Closing arguments in the trial of a Glenwood woman who is alleged to have given her daughter a fatal dose of a powerful antidepressant will take place Friday morning in a Pottawattamie County courtroom Friday.

  • School District Giving $150,000 To Trails Group

    The Glenwood Community School District is giving $150,000 to a group planning to build a series of walking trails in Mills County.