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  • Federal Meth Conviction

        A 58-year-old Glenwood man has been sentenced in United States District Court to serve three years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
        David Andrew Stump was sentenced March 27 in Council Bluffs by U.S. District Court Judge John A. Jarvey. After serving his prison time, Stump will be on two years of supervised release and has been ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim Fund.

  • Terror In The Darkness

    It’s been 10 years since a distraught man, dressed in full camouflage military fatigues and body armor and equipped with a semi-automatic assault rifle, opened fire on a Mills County Sheriff’s deputy and Glenwood police officer in the darkness of a Glenwood subdivision.

  • Mills County Sheriff

    Incidents
        March 12 – Vanderhaggs of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        March 13 – Paul Thieschafer of Council Bluffs reported a theft.
        March 13  - Janet Vanatta of Malvern reported a theft.
        March 13 – Sandra Kemp of Council Bluffs reported criminal mischief.

    Accidents

  • District Court

    Judge
    Timothy O'Grady
        Justin Lee Chamley, Omaha – third-degree burglary, pleaded guilty, sentenced to three days in county jail with credit given for time already served, ordered to pay $625 fine, restitution, court costs and fees.
        Patrick Neil Jack, Emerson – possession of contraband in a correctional facility, pleaded guilty, sentence suspended to two years probation, ordered to undergo substance abuse evaluation, submit DNA, pay $750 fine, court costs and fees.

  • 'River Riot' Coming To Mills County

    A crowd comparable in size to what the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) brought to the Glenwood community last summer is expected when the Mid-America Motorplex hosts the ninth annual River Riot concert on Friday, May 11.

    The concert, staged annually by The River 89.7 radio station at Iowa Western Community College, will feature the music of five nationally-known alternative rock bands – Incubus, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, Emphatic and After The Fall.

  • Return Of The Eagles

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - The birds are back.
        Bald eagles, between 30 and 50 of them, have made their way to a rural area of Mills County west of Interstate 29.

  • Return Of The Eagles

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - The birds are back.

        Bald eagles, between 30 and 50 of them, have made their way to a rural area of Mills County west of Interstate 29.
        Early last week, the eagles could be seen perched on tree branches near a borrow-pit lake by the  Mid America Motorplex. Monday morning, residents of the area reported seeing nearly 40 eagles in grassy areas near the motorplex.

  • Citizens of the Year

    Dr. Robert Fryzek and his wife Barbara have been named the Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s Citizens of the Year.

        The Fryzeks will be among the  honorees at the chamber’s annual Betterment and Beautification Dinner March 8 at The Fountains Ballroom. Recognition will also be given to Stephanie Patzer, Community Connection Award; Rachel Salerno, Junior Citizen of the Year; and Lori Gregory, Educator of the Year.

  • Not Guilty Plea

    A former Glenwood Community School District employee has pleaded not guilty to a charge of sexual abuse.

  • I-29/Highway 34 Master Plan

    PACIFIC JUNCTION - Around 100 landowners and curious Mills County residents came to A&M Greenpower Thursday night, Feb. 16, to learn more about a proposed master plan for development along the Interstate 29 - Highway 34 interchange west of Glenwood.

        The interchange will undergo major reconstruction over the coming months as part of the $140 million Highway 34  - Missouri River bridge project, expected to be completed in 2014.