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Government

  • Vine St. Railroad Ave. Assessments - On or Off?

    The city of Glenwood is moving forward with the much-debated $1.4 million Vine Street – Railroad Ave. reconstruction projects, but as of Monday, city administrator Brian Kissel and Glenwood’s five city council members had differing views as to whether the project should and would be funded in part by special assessments to property owners along the two roads.

  • City Hopeful YMCA Agreement Will Secure Grant

        Some T’s still need to be crossed and some I’s dotted, but Glenwood City Administrator Brian Kissel said the YMCA of Greater Omaha intends to sign a contractual agreement with the city to manage the Charles E. Lakin Aquatic Center.
        

    The proposed $4.7 million aquatic center would be built on property adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.

  • Audit Report Raises Questions About City Finances

    Findings in an audit report released in January are raising questions about the city of Glenwood’s financial practices.

  • Sieck Begins Duties As State Legislator

    David Sieck of Glenwood, the newest member of the Iowa House of Representatives, was administered his oath of office Tuesday morning at the state capitol in Des Moines.

    The longtime Mills County resident and former president of the Iowa Corn Growers Association easily defeated Democrat Steve Adams of Red Oak, 1082-404, in a special election Tuesday, Feb. 10. for the District 23 House seat that opened when Mark Costello was elected to fill the state Senate seat vacated by Joni Ernst, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November.

  • U.S. Attorney's Office Investigating ADA Complaint Against City of Glenwood

    The United States Attorney’s Office has opened an investigation into a complaint against the city of Glenwood for an alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
        

  • Election Day Is Nov. 4

    Election Day in Mills County is less than a week away.

    Polls will be open Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

    Four Republican candidates are on the ballot for positions at the county courthouse and all four are unopposed – Richard Crouch (county supervisor), Becky Dix Killpack (county treasurer), Lisa Tallman (county recorder) and Tricia McSorley (county attorney).

  • A Grand Opening

    More than 300 people, including dignitaries from Iowa and Nebraska, attended the dedication ceremony for the opening of the U.S. Highway 34 - Missouri River Bridge Oct. 22 at the AgriVision complex near Pacific Junction.

    The four-lane bridge links Interstate 29 in western Mills County with U.S. Highway 75 south of Offutt Air Force Base in Sarpy County, Neb.

  • New Mo. River Bridge Opening Wednesday At 3 p.m.

    The U.S. Highway 34 - Missouri River bridge is scheduled to open Wednesday, Oct. 22, around 3 p.m.

  • Mayor Says She’ll Fill Library Board Posts On Her Own Terms

    Glenwood Mayor Kim Clark had some choice words for a member of the Glenwood Library Board of Trustees at last Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Glenwood City Council.

    Speaking to trustee Michelle Wright, Clark said she will not be rushed into filling two vacant seats on the five-member library board, and she will select the two people she feels are the most qualified to serve. Clark made it known she was not pleased with an e-mail Wright had sent to fellow trustees Terri Craig and Margo Young concerning the manner in which the selection process was being carried out.

  • Tallman Named Interim County Recorder

    The Mills County Board of Supervisors has appointed Lisa Tallman as  interim county recorder, replacing Vicki McClintic who stepped down from the position in late June.

    McClintic, a Republican, didn’t seek re-election in the June primary and retired before the completion of her four-year term, which expires in December.