Today's News

  • Winter Not Going Away Anytime Soon

    A weekend blizzard that dumped another half-foot of snow on Mills County and southwest Iowa turned area roadways into skating rinks and forced more school closings throughout the region on Monday.

    What started out as freezing drizzle Friday night and Saturday morning turned into a full-fledged blizzard late Saturday afternoon with blowing snow and frigid temperatures. Those conditions continued into Sunday.

  • St. Albert too much for East Mills in districts

    Down two starters and with less than a day to prepare for top-seeded Council Bluffs St Albert, East Mills coach Kevin Schafer knew his team would have to play a near perfect game in the Class 1A, District 14 finals.

    The Falcons opened the game on a 17-7 run, used their superior depth to play pressure defense and push the tempo the whole game.

  • Disappointment in Denison

    DENISON - There would be no come back on this night in Denison for Glenwood.
    But it wasn’t without trying.

    A mere 12 days after rallying from a 10-point deficit with three minutes remaining in an overtime victory over Denison, the Rams founds themselves down as many as 18 points to the same Monarchs in the Class 4A, Region 2 finals Wednesday.

  • Glenwood Store On Shopko Closure List

    The Glenwood Shopko Hometown store has been added to a growing list of retail stores Wisconsin-based Shopko is closing.

    The Glenwood store, located at 902 S. Locust St., will close on May 12, according to a statement released last week.

    The Glenwood location is among several Shopko-brand stores scheduled for closure in the coming months, including stores in the nearby communities of Missouri Valley, Clarinda, Plattsmouth, Neb., and Bellevue, Neb.

  • Glenwood Student To Study Abroad In South Korea

    What began as a simple liking of Korean music and culture has evolved into the opportunity of a lifetime for Remily Murphy.

    Later this week, the Glenwood Community High School sophomore leaves for South Korea to study abroad as a student in the Youth For Understanding exchange program. She’ll live with a family in the South Korean capital of Seoul and attend a highly-respected all girls school.

    “There’s excitement, but also a lot of nervousness as it does become more real,” Remily said.

  • Glenwood upset in district opener, 66-57

    The Rams’ reign has come to an end.

    A year after winning the Class 3A state championship, Glenwood struggled shooting the ball and couldn’t get the stops they needed in a district opening round loss to Creston Monday night.

    The Panthers got 24 points from Kylan Smallwood and 18 each from Cael Kralik and Brand Baker in the 66-47 victory to end Glenwood’s season. Creston will play Denison in Thursday’s district finals back in Glenwood.

  • Scarborough’s free throw has Glenwood one win from state

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - There’s seven seconds on the clock, the score tied at 42-42 and Elle Scarborough had just missed the first of two free throw attempts.

    And Glenwood coach Brian Rasmussen wasn’t concerned at all.

    The Rams’ coach never doubted for a second Scarborough – a 68 percent free throw shooter – wouldn’t knock down the second free throw.

    And he was right.

  • Rams’ Mower fourth, Carter sixth at state

    DES MOINES - Glenwood seniors Brett Mower and Noah Carter capped their wrestling careers with their first medals at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament last weekend.

    Mower placed fourth at 182-pounds and Carter was sixth at 195-pounds in the consolation round Saturday morning at the Wells Fargo Arena.

    The Rams’ third state qualifier, heavyweight Hunter Haggstrom, also a senior, lost his two opening day matches and was eliminated at state on Thursday.

  • Rams' Mower, Carter in medal contention after day two at state wrestling

    A pair of Glenwood wrestlers are guaranteed to medal after day two at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines.

    The Rams’ Brett Mower and Noah Carter both will both wrestle in Saturday morning’s consolation semifinals after suffering losses Friday. 

  • Rams’ Mower, Carter into quarterfinals at state wrestling

    Glenwood’s Brett Mower and Noah Carter both won their opening round matches in convincing fashion on the opening day of the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament today at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

    Mower, Class 3A’s No. 3 ranked 182-pounder, dominated Marshalltown freshman Austin Cole in his first round opener in 21-5 technical-fall.