• Congressman Young Makes Coffee Stop In Glenwood

    Iowa’s Third District U.S. Rep. David Young, a Republican from Van Meter, spent an hour in Glenwood Saturday morning sharing his views and knowledge on issues of national and local interest with about two dozen Mills County residents.

    The first-year congressman addressed questions and concerns on a variety of topics, including immigration, education, Iran and President Barack Obama.

  • Council Removes Assessments From Roads Projects

    It’s now official – there will be no special assessments to help fund the $1.4 million Vine Street – Railroad Ave. reconstruction projects.

  • State Auditor Identifies Improper Disbursements In P.J.

    An investigation by the Iowa State Auditor’s Office identified nearly $32,000 in improper disbursements to Pacific Junction city employees over a five-year-period from July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2013.

    The investigation also identified $74,000 in liability to the Internal Revenue Service for unpaid payroll taxes, penalties and interest, according to a report from Iowa State Auditor Mary Mosiman.

  • City Officials Vow To Address Audit Findings

    City of Glenwood officials say shortcomings identified in an audit report for the city’s 2013-2014 fiscal year are being taken seriously and will be addressed.

    The audit report findings were the focus of discussion at a March 24 meeting of the city council’s budget and finance committee. The meeting was facilitated by city attorney Matt Woods.

  • City, YMCA Ink Aquatic Center Operations Agreement

    Meeting in special session Monday night, the Glenwood City Council gave its unanimous approval to an agreement that will have the YMCA of Greater Omaha manage the city’s outdoor aquatic center.

  • 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).