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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Fireworks - Booming Business

    Two Glenwood organizations are hoping to create a big boom at the cash register this week with the sale of fireworks.

    Campus Life, a Christian-based youth organization, and the Glenwood Band Parents, a booster group for the Glenwood instrumental music program, are both operating fireworks stands as a means of raising funds to support future activities. Fireworks sales became legal in Iowa in 2017 for the first time in nearly 80 years and many youth and non-profit organizations around the state are cashing in.

  • 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.

  • Aquatic Center Reopens; Repairs Being Monitored

    The Glenwood Aquatic Center reopened Friday after a four-day shutdown for repairs to stop the loss of water.
    The two-year-old facility was closed early last week to determine the source of a water leak on the northwest corner of the pool.

    Glenwood Public Works Director Perry Cook said nearly six gallons of water was being lost every minute as a result of the leak.

  • Billy and a Beer?

    Billy McGuigan fans might be allowed to legally drink more than soda pop and lemonade at next month’s concert at the Davies Amphitheater.

    Glenwood City Council members who spoke publicly on the matter at a meeting last week appear to be receptive to a request from Davies Amphitheater manager Jeff Mitts to allow concert goers to bring beer and wine to McGuigan’s show on July 21. Mitts said McGuigan has a large following in the Omaha area and his show typically attracts the largest concert crowd of the season to the Davies.

  • Rams put three on All-Hawkeye 10 soccer first team

    Glenwood’s Avery Blasdel, Mia McCorkle and Kendall Bardsley all earned first team recognition on the All-Hawkeye 10 Conference Girls Soccer team released last week.

    The Rams trio was joined on the first team by Council Bluffs Lewis Central’s Grace Guidry, Isabella Smith, Alissa Pomrenke, Rachel Cushing, Mikayla McCart and Hadley Hill, Council Bluffs St. Albert’s Makenna Shepard, Teagan Blackburn and Ellerie Tarbox, Denison’s Alex Mohr, Harlan’s Kylee Hinz and Creston’s Kalan Bloodgood.

  • Seeding coming to state wrestling tournament

    The Iowa High School Athletic Association will begin seeding brackets at the traditional state wrestling tournament beginning in 2019.

    In a unanimous decision announced Monday morning, the IHSAA Board of Control approved a wrestling advisory committee recommendation to build brackets with criteria that seeds the top eight wrestlers in each of the 14 weight classes across all three classifications.