Today's News

  • 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

  • Nearly 74 Years Later, Family of WWII Hero Accepts His Medal

    The family of Metalsmith First Class Roy “Maro” Craig was recently presented a prestigious military medal he had earned nearly 74 years earlier while serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

    Craig was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his heroic actions on Jan. 3, 1945, while stationed aboard the USS Robert F. Keller, a destroyer escort vessel that was damaged in a collision during a two-day attack on Japanese shipping and aircraft in the Ryukyu Islands and Formosa.

  • Shopko Management Mum On Future Of Glenwood Store

    Hy-Vee is acquiring the Shopko Pharmacy in Glenwood, but management from Wisconsin-based Shopko has declined to answer questions concerning the future of the Shopko Hometown store in Glenwood.

    On Friday, HyVee announced the acquisition of 22 Shopko pharmacies in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin, including the Shopko Pharmacy in Glenwood.

  • Knight shooting woes continue in third straight loss

    For the third straight game, Fremont-Mills struggled with its shooting and for the third straight game that proved costly.

    The Knights shot just 30 percent from the field and scored a season-low in points in a 49-32 loss to Underwood in Tabor Saturday night.

    “As of right now, we are struggling to score,” said Fremont-Mills coach Steve Raymond, whose team dropped to 2-4 on the season. “When the ball doesn’t go in the hole, it affects other aspects of your game.

  • East Mills falls in overtime

    Griswold out-scored East Mills 10-1 in overtime to pull out a 33-24 victory in Corner Conference girls basketball action Friday.

    The Wolverines (2-4 overall, 2-3 in the conference) could never get on track offensively in the loss, shooting just 23.3 percent from the field (9-of-38).

    Alex Knop scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds to lead East Mills.

    Griswold was led by Brittney Beebe’s 19 point night.

    East Mills 42,
    Heartland Christian 29

  • Glenwood is eighth at Red Owens Holiday Classic

    Brett Mower took home top honors in his weight class and Glenwood was eighth at the Red Owens Holiday Classic Saturday at Southeast Polk High School.

    The hosts were the runaway team champions with 367 points. Bettendorf was a distant runner up with 246 points. Glenwood was second among Hawkeye 10 Conference teams with 106 points. Atlantic was fourth with 149.5.

    Glenwood had three place winners on the day, including Mower’s gold medal at 182-pounds.

  • Cold-shooting, rebounding doom Rams in home setback

    Glenwood picked the wrong opponent for a cold-shooting night.

    The Rams, who shot 34 percent from the field, were out-rebounded 46 to 21 by an aggressive, inside-oriented Denison squad that made them pay in a 70-58 loss at home Friday.

    Glenwood coach Brian Rasmussen said his team never did find its offensive rhythm against the Monarchs.

  • Defense comes up big for Rams in win

    Glenwood Coach Curt Schulte has preached it throughout the early season: defense will win his team games.

    On Friday, he was right.

    The Rams’ press set the tone early, creating turnovers and leading to instant offense in a frenzied first half that saw them lead by as many as 22 en route to 68-45 victory over the Hawkeye 10 Conference co-leader Denison before a packed house in Glenwood.

  • Fire Chief Butch Fidler To Retire

    Glenwood Fire Chief Robert “Butch” Fidler is retiring at the end of the month. Fidler, a 37-year veteran of the fire department, submitted his resignation in writing to city administrator Angie Winquist. The letter was presented to the Glenwood City Council at its regular meeting on Dec. 4.