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Today's News

  • Turnovers, sloppy field not a problem for Rams in 14-6 win

    Drizzle and rain. Five turnovers. Nine penalties. A lost onside kick. One offensive touchdown.

    The recipe was all there for Glenwood’s third straight district football loss.

    And yet, the Rams found a way to make the plays they needed in a sloppy game played on a sloppy field in a 14-6 victory over A-D-M in Class 3A, District 9 football on a rainy Friday night at Ram Memorial Field.

  • Glenwood downs Creston on senior night

    An efficient offense and a sharp serving night helped lift Glenwood to a 25-19, 19-25, 26-24, 25-16 victory over Creston on Senior Night Thursday.

    “We came out and wanted to get this one at our last regular season home game,” said Glenwood coach Chelsey Hirt. “The crowd and student section were great there and the girls were excited to play again.”

  • Fundraising Push On For Athletic Complex

    In football terms, the Glenwood Athletic Complex capital fundraising campaign is at the 50-yard line and still moving towards the goal line.

    The Youth Action Committee (YAC) that has worked closely with the Glenwood Community School District on its upcoming $4.9 million renovation to the Glenwood Athletic Complex has been raising funds since last summer. The group has targeted a goal of $500,000 to pay for field turf at the football field. So far the group, made up of district residents and staff who support the project, has raised $250,000 of its target goal.

  • On With Life Takes Personal Approach To Skilled Care

    Since opening its doors on the campus of the Glenwood Resource Center more than 20 years ago, On With Life has been providing personal, family-oriented skilled nursing care to individuals living with brain injuries, but in 2018, On With Life staff members are stepping up their one-on-one approach with the people being served at the 32-bed facility.

  • USDA Approves Glen Haven Village Loan

    The Glenwood community could have a new skilled nursing care facility as early as next summer.

  • Glenwood girls, boys second at Cyclone invite

    The Glenwood girls and boys cross country teams both placed second at the Cyclone Invitational Saturday in Harlan.

    The host Cyclones had all five of its place winners finish in the top 12 to top girls field with a team score of 42. The Rams, led by Janette Schraft’s first place time of 18:38.87, compiled 68 points for second in the team standings.

  • Wolverines top field at Bedford tournament

    The East Mills volleyball team capped a 5-0 day at the Bedford Volleyball Invitational Tournament on Saturday for the first time in school history.  

    The Wolverines (20-3 overall, 3-1 in the conference) picked up their second tournament championship this season with pool play wins over Central Decatur 19-21, 21-9, 15-9, Stanton 17-21, 21-19, 15-12 and East Union 21-0, 21-6. In the elimination bracket, East Mills downed Lamoni 25-9, 26-24 in the semifinals and then earned a 25-15, 25-15 victory over Mount Ayr in the championship match.

  • Stanton second half too much for East Mills on homecoming

    Drake Johnson scored three of his four touchdowns in the final two quarters to help Stanton blow open a 6-6 game at the half in 40-20 win over East Mills to spoil homecoming in Malvern Friday.

    The Wolverines (4-1 overall, 2-1 in the district) did a good job containing the dynamic Johnson – who entered averaging better than 200 total yards combined receiving and rushing per game this season – much of the first half with rotation of bracket coverages and situational awareness.

  • Mistakes haunt Rams in 21-7 homecoming loss

    It wasn’t the homecoming game the Glenwood Rams and their fans had envisioned.

    Winterset scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second half to pull away for a 21-7 win Friday night before a capacity crowd at Ram Memorial Field. With the loss, the Rams fell to 3-2 overall and 0-1 in the Class 3A, District 9 standings. Winterset improved to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the district.

  • East Mills notches first loss, finishes third at Mount Ayr tournament

    The East Mills volleyball team was knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten with a pair of losses at the Mount Ayr Invitational last weekend.

    The Class 1A No. 6 ranked Wolverines (14-2 overall, 3-0 in the conference) went 3-2 for the day, finishing second in pool play behind Shenandoah.  After scoring a 21-11, 21-6 victory over Wayne in their pool opener, East Mills dropped its first match of the season, 21-11, 19-21, 14-16 to Shenandoah. They bounced back to win their final pool play match, 21-13, 22-20 over Martensdale-St. Mary’s.