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Today's News

  • 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.”

  • Special Election Needed To Fill Silver City Council Seats

    A special election will take place in Silver City on Tuesday, Jan. 29, to elect a new mayor and four representatives to the city council.

    Until results of that election are canvassed by the Mills County Board of Supervisors, the city won’t have enough council members to conduct business as a municipal government.

  • 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

  • Journey Road Ministries

    Mary Dyer and Sheryl Butler are well acquainted with being outsiders.

    As women who attended male-dominated seminary schools, as a gay couple, as congregants at churches that didn’t always share their progressive views, they’ve become accustomed to blazing their own trail.
    So when they conceived their plan for a faith-based group that would offer a new approach to discussions on spirituality and community, they had a good idea the concept wouldn’t be for everyone.

  • 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.