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  • P.J. councilman’s comments about Mexicans draw fire

        A Pacific Junction City Councilman is under fire after remarks he made in reference to Mexicans during last Monday's regular council meeting.
      Following a  request by The Opinion-Tribune for a copy of the audio recording of the meeting, Mayor Jim Lovely played the tape in the Pacific Junction City Hall on Tuesday.
        A voice on the recorder, who Lovely identified as Councilman Rodney G. Bents, can be heard saying, “Well, then don't be getting hit by a Mexican up in Omaha.”

  • Glenwood Going After RAGBRAI

        It’s been seven years since the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) last started in Glenwood.

        The Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce believes it’s time to bring the colorful bicyclists back to town.

  • East Mills Reorganization?

        The Green Hills Area Education Agency will join the school boards from Nishna Valley and Malvern for a public hearing on Sept. 1 that could decide the future of the two districts that entered into a whole-grade sharing agreement nearly four years ago.

  • Gone, But Not Forgotten

        There are many traditions associated with Glenwood Homecoming, but none more meaningful than a ritual carried out every five years by the Glenwood Community High School Class of 1965.

  • Protecting Pacific Junction

    PACIFIC JUNCTION – Pacific Junction residents aren’t about to let their town go under water without a fight.

    With the waters of the Missouri River rising on a daily basis and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warning that under a worst-case scenario, Pacific Junction could be inundated with 8 to 10 feet of water, the town’s residents have spent the past week preparing for a flood of potentially historic significance.

  • Whereabouts Of Man Who Initiated P.J. Standoff Unknown

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - As of Tuesday morning, law enforcement officials had not located a man who initiated a nearly seven-hour standoff situation in Pacific Junction Thursday, April 28.

  • New K-9 partner joining team at Mills County Sheriff’s Office

     Valor, a German Shepherd from the Czech Republic, will soon be joining the crime-fighting team at the Mills County Sheriff’s Office.

    Deputy Josh England will serve as the K-9’s handler and will begin training with his new partner later this month.

    “By mid-September, we hope to be out on the road,” England said.
    England’s former K-9 partner, Monte, recently underwent knee surgery and will now be handled by Deputy Asa Mather.

  • Rare rope tornado causes anxious moments, no damage in county

    A tornado in Council Bluffs put Mills County in a warning Thursday evening but no tornado touched down in the county, according to Mills County Emergency Management Director Larry Hurst.

    The tornado, which Hurst said he’d classify more as a waterspout than an actual tornado, touched down on Lake Manawa Thursday afternoon, according to reports from the National Weather Service.

  • Young will support ‘the nominee’ in presidential race

    He didn’t go as far as endorsing him by name, but Iowa’s Third District Republican Congressman David Young indicated Friday he’s behind GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

    “I’m going to support the nominee,” Young said during a sit-down interview with The Opinion-Tribune. “I did not endorse in the primary, but I’ve always said the Republican nominee, whoever it is, is going to carry forward the Republican principles.

  • For The Love Of Flowers

        
        
    Take a drive through the city of Glenwood and you’re likely to come across one of Luann Edwards’ beautification projects.