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Business

  • Anytime Fitness Re-invents Itself

    The Anytime Fitness club in Glenwood has undergone a major renovation over the last few months and will showcase its new look with a grand re-opening celebration on Thursday, Dec. 11.

  • New Hardware Store Helps Fill Void

    Glenwood-area residents once again have a local hardware store to go to for those fix-it-up and lawn and garden projects around the house.

    Garden Treasures Home and Hardware, located just south of the city limits at 22309 221 St., opened for business Tuesday, April 1. The store is an affiliate of the nationally-known Hardware Hank line of products.

  • Accurate Insurance Moves To New Location

    Employees at a Glenwood insurance agency are getting settled at their spacious new location. In July, Accurate Insurance relocated its offices from the north side of Town Square to a new building at 508 S. Locust St.

  • Opinion-Tribune Staffers Recognized

    Two staff members from The Opinion-Tribune newspaper have been recognized with journalism awards from the Omaha Press Club and Landmark Community Newspapers for work published during the 2010 calendar year.

        Editor Joe Foreman and associate editor Joel Stevens were named winners of four awards earlier this month in the Omaha Press Club’s annual “Excellence In Journalism Competition.” They received three first-place awards and one second place award from the OPC.

  • Ten-digit Dialing To Omaha

    Beginning Saturday, Feb. 26, residents of southwest Iowa - including Glenwood, Mineola, Silver City, Council Bluffs and four other communities that enjoy having unlimited local calling to the Omaha metro area - will have to dial the three-digit area code plus the seven-digit telephone number to complete their call.

  • Winery Coming To Glenwood

    If you’re going to open a winery in Glenwood, it seems appropriate to locate on Vine Street.

        That’s exactly what Jim Gapinski, Ralph Ahsam, Doug Grave and Dennis Adams are doing. Next spring, the four entrepreneurs plan to open the Vine Street Cellars winery in  the former Anderson Auto Parts building at 17 N. Vine St.

  • Ready-Mix Rebuild

    Cohron Ready Mix plant has competed a $1.5 million “ground up” re-build of its Glenwood plant.

    The Glenwood plant, located along Vine Street and Railroad Avenue, opened in 1972. This is the first major overhaul at the plant since that original opening, said Steve McCracken, general manager of Cohron Ready Mix.

    “It's a completely new facility,” said McCracken.

  • Ready-Mix Rebuild

    Cohron Ready Mix plant has competed a $1.5 million “ground up” re-build of its Glenwood plant.

    The Glenwood plant, located along Vine Street and Railroad Avenue, opened in 1972. This is the first major overhaul at the plant since that original opening, said Steve McCracken, general manager of Cohron Ready Mix.

    “It's a completely new facility,” said McCracken.

  • Kenkel Family Chiropractic Moves Into New Office

    Dr. Mike Kenkel and his staff at Kenkel Family Chiropractic have moved into their new home at 407 Sharp St., on the south side of Glenwood Town Square.

    Kenkel, a Denison native, opened his new office on Jan. 5, three years and a one day after bringing his practice to Glenwood.

    “When I came to Glenwood, my goal was to move into a new location within three years,” Kenkel said. “I opened on Jan. 4, 2006, and we moved in here on Jan. 5. It’s been our patients that have made this possible. They’ve been very supportive.”

  • Collinson Is New Firestone Manager

    Tom Collinson was recently named the new store manager at Glenwood Firestone.

    Collinson comes to Firestone with 24 years of experience in the automotive industry. He is currently a resident of Council Bluffs, but has worked and lived in Alaska.

    Collinson is an active member of his church, serving as both an elder and praise team leader. He is a six-season member of the Southwest Iowa Men’s Chorus. He and his wife share five children and five grandchildren.