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Today's News

  • A Postcard Of Happiness

    An 89-year-old California man, who took the time to send an early 20th Century postcard of Glenwood’s “Lake and City Park” to the staff at Glenwood City Hall, is getting a surprise package in the mail in appreciation of his thoughtfulness.

    In late March, the postcard arrived with a letter sent to Glenwood City Hall from Lowell Joerg, who resides in an assisted living facility in Stockton, Calif. His letter read:

    “Good morning,

  • District gauging interest in early retirement offer

    Facing the prospect of a budget shortfall down the road, the Glenwood Community School District is offering early retirement incentives now to district employees as a pre-emptive cost-saving measure.

  • Supervisors appoint Ford to county treasurer’s post

    A familiar face at the county courthouse has been appointed to the position of Mills County Treasurer.

    Jill Ford was administered her oath of office last week after her appointment was formally approved by the Mills County Board of Supervisors. She replaces Becky Killpack, who resigned earlier this year to take a position in the Pottawattamie County Treasurer’s Office.

  • F-M girls fourth at AHSTW Co-ed meet

    The Fremont-Mills girls track team finished fourth at the AHSTW Co-Ed Relays Thursday in  Avoca.

    The Knights won three events and placed in the top three in four others to finish with 103 points. Underwood was the meet champion with 164 points.

    Clara Schaaf won gold in the long jump and the 100-meter hurdles and Sophie Phillips bested the field in the discus to pace Fremont-Mills.

    The East Mills girls placed sixth as a team behind top finished by Janette Schraft in the 400-meters, 1,500-meters and 3,200-meters.

  • T.J.’s ‘own goal’ helps Rams improve to 2-0

    The Glenwood boys soccer team stayed perfect on the season with a 2-1 road win thanks to a fortuitous bounce off a Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson defender on Thursday.

    With the match knotted at 1-1, a throw in by the Rams’ Trevor Stanley ricocheted off a Yellowjacket defender and into their own goal for what turned out to be the game-winner.

    Glenwood coach Cory Lovato said the win was big for his team on a night they were short-handed. The Rams had just 13 players suited up and only one sub played all game.

  • Glenwood girls down A.L 1-0

    Mia McCorkle’s goal in the eighth minute was all Glenwood needed in a 1-0 victory over Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Thursday.

    McCorkle’s goal came on a wild play when a through ball from Kari Schuppan was mishandled and ultimately bobbled away by the Lynx’s goal-keeper. McCorkle didn’t give up on the ball, tracked it down and booted in the score.

  • Rams sweep in season openers

    The Glenwood girls tennis team opened its season Thursday with a pair of home victories over Sioux City East and Sioux City West.

    The Rams were perfect in a 9-0 win over East and a 9-0 win over West.

    Glenwood never trailed and never gave up more than two games in the win over East. Ellie Osterloh, Brooklyn Taylor, Ruby Crow and Cameron Rounds all shutout their opponents in singles matches.

  • Glenwood girls win Tiger Relays

    The Glenwood girls won eight events and ran away with the team title at the Red Oak Tiger Relays Thursday in Red Oak.

    The Rams finished with 174 points in the team standings to easily out-pace runner up Creston’s 122 points. Shenandoah was third with 121 points.

  • Glenwood fourth at Ram Relays

    Nate Kennedy set a blistering new school record in the 100-meters and the Glenwood track team placed fourth in the team standings at a loaded Ram Relays Thursday.

    The Relays, which were moved to Thursday due to last week’s cold weather, added a handful of area teams to make the field one of the toughest in the early season.

  • Council approves swimming rates for Glenwood Aquatic Center

    The Glenwood City Council has approved rates for the 2018 swimming season at the Glenwood Aquatic Center.

    The following rates were approved in a resolution passed by the city council at its regular meeting Tuesday, March 27: