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Today's News

  • East Mills off to 2-0 start

    The East Mills boys basketball team held their second straight opponent to abysmal shooting and fewer than 40 points in a 64-31 victory over Clarinda Academy Friday in Clarinda.

    The Wolverines, who improved to 2-0 on the season with the win, held the Eagles to 14 first half point while taking a 26-14 lead into intermission. The third quarter would see that lead balloon to 50-20 by the end of the frame.

  • Glenwood girls wins second straight

    Glenwood built a 38-21 halftime lead and cruised to a 67-52 victory over Creston in Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball Friday.

    “I thought we had a pretty good effort from start to finish,” said Glenwood coach Brian Rasmussen. “We really put our focus on the first four minutes and the last four minutes of each half. We wanted to set the tone and I definitely think we did that to open the third quarter. We’ve done that the last two games. It really set the tone for us to play our game the rest of the game. The girls did a nice job.”

  • Rams make ‘strides’ in 73-51 win

    Glenwood used a 20-11 third quarter run to turn a 12-point lead into a rout and improve to 2-0 on the season with a 73-51 victory over Creston in a boys non-conference basketball tilt Friday in Glenwood.

    Glenwood coach Curt Schulte, who was critical of his team’s defensive effort in the season-opening victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson on Tuesday, said he saw his team improve from game one to game two.

  • Hot-shooting Yellowjackets sting Rams in opener

    A red hot Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson shooting night and a slow start spelled doom for Glenwood in its girls basketball opener last Tuesday.

    The Yellowjackets knocked down 10-of-26 three-pointers and shot 18-of-25 at the free throw line in a 64-48 victory in Glenwood.

    For first-year Glenwood head coach Brian Rasmussen, the game felt and looked a lot like a season-opener for a team that’s still learning.

  • USAF Heartland Of America Band Holiday Concert Dec. 9

    The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band will be spreading holiday cheer in Glenwood next month when the ensemble returns to perform its annual “Sounds of the Season” concert.

    Through the sponsorship of The Opinion-Tribune newspaper and Glenwood Community School District, the band from Offutt Air Force Base is returning to Glenwood for a sixth straight year to present its concert in the Glenwood Community High School performing arts auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m.

  • Glen Haven Village Construction Commences

    Construction of the Glen Haven Village skilled nursing complex is officially under way.
    City and county elected officials joined representatives of Pinnacle Construction, architect Pete Franks and the Glen Haven management team last Wednesday for a wall-breaking ceremony on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center.

  • The Opinion-Tribune 2018 All-Area Football Team

    The Opinion-Tribune

    2018 All-Area Football Team

     

    Defense

    QB Mason Vanatta, Sr., Fremont-Mills*

    Totaled 2,245 total yards and 41 TDs.

    RB Noah Carter, Sr., Glenwood

    Bruising fullback rushed for 420 yards and two TDs

    RB Seth Malcom, So., Fremont-Mills

    Ran for team-best 1,202 yards and scored 30 total TDs

    WR Nic Duysen, Jr., East Mills

    Caught a team-high 56 passes for 832 yards and 13 TDs.

  • The Opinion-Tribune 2018 All-Area Volleyball Team

    The Opinion-Tribune

    2018 All-Area Volleyball Team

    First Team

    H Sophie Phillips, Sr., Fremont-Mills

    Led Knights with 218 kills this season.

    H Elle Scarborough, So., Glenwood

    Rams’ outside hitter recorded 212 kills.

    H Brielle Smith, Sr., Glenwood

    Knocked down 191 kills and team-high 76 blocks.

    H Alex Knop, Jr., East Mills*

    Led Wolverines with 406 kills and 295 digs.

    S Cera Gray, Sr., Glenwood

  • Knights rout Exira, punch ticket to Dome

    EXIRA - There would be no come back on this night.

    Ten weeks after Exira-EHK rallied from a 20-0 deficit in a stunning 45-27 victory in the season opener back in August, Fremont-Mills left no openings or doubts in the re-match Friday in the Eight-person football quarterfinals in Exira.

    The Knights scored the games’ first 28 points and weathered a 399-yard passing night from Spartan quarterback Josh Pettepier to win going away 61-20.

  • Supervisor Seat Is Only Contested Courthouse Race

    There’s only one contested race in Mills County for a county courthouse position in Tuesday’s general election.
    Incumbent Republican Richard Crouch of Malvern is opposed by Libertarian Jay Anderson of rural Glenwood for a seat on the Mills County Board of Supervisors.

    In separate interviews with The Opinion-Tribune, Crouch and Anderson shared their views on several topics, including what their priorities will be if elected to a four-year term.