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Local News

  • Drunk Driver Sentenced To 50 years

        The drunk driver responsible for killing four motorcyclists last August in an Interstate 29 construction zone has been sentenced to serve 50 years in prison.

  • Spring Has Sprung, Right?

    Spring officially arrived last week, but you’d never know it by the weather. In
    southwest Iowa, the first week of spring meant snowfall on Thursday, snowfall on Friday and
    snowfall on Saturday.

        Friday morning’s snowfall created some picturesque scenes throughout

  • Plea Sought In Funeral Home Sex Case

        The attorney for a Mills County man facing charges related to a sex scandal at a Malvern funeral home is seeking a plea bargain for his client.

  • RAGBRAI ROUNDUP

     

    GLENWOOD RAGBRAI T-SHIRTS

        Both mens- and womens-style T-shirts that feature Glenwood’s official RAGBRAI logo are available for purchase for $15 at the Joe Designer shirt shop at 427 Sharp St. on the south side of Town Square.
        Sale of the T-shirts will help the Glenwood RAGBRAI Committee retire some of the costs associated with hosting the touring bicycle ride July 23-24.
     

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  • Town Square Renaissance

    It took nearly a year to piece things together, but a Glenwood couple has transformed an upstairs storage area in one of the city’s oldest buildings into their new home.

        “We worked on this for 11 months, every spare minute,” Joe Edwards said from his family's loft that sits above the businesses he and his wife, Luann, operate at 427 Sharp St. “We’re glad to be in it now.”

  • Silver City Joins The RAGBRAI Party

    SILVER CITY – For only the second time in the 39-year history of the ride, RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) is coming to Silver City.

        The north-central Mills County community was formally announced as a “pass through” town Sunday with the release of the complete RAGBRAI route. Riders will pass through Silver City the first morning of the ride, Sunday, July 24, as they make their way from Glenwood to Atlantic.

  • Accidental Shooting In Fremont County

        A 21-year-old Fremont County man is expected to recover from injuries he sustained in an accidental shooting Sunday afternoon.
        Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope said Monday Marcus N. Lorimor is recovering from a gunshot wound to the thigh area and will be hospitalized for another three or four days. Lorimor is in stable condition, the sheriff said.

  • Chamber Award Winners

    The Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce will recognize Bonnie Millsap next week as its 2011 Citizen of the Year.

        Millsap will be one of several citizens honored at the chamber's annual community betterment and awards banquet at The Fountains Ballroom Thursday evening, March 10.

  • The Eagles Have Landed

        PACIFIC JUNCTION - It’s a spectacle of nature not seen before in Mills County.
        Not in recent memory, anyway.
        Bald eagles - dozens of them - have been flocking to a rural area west of Interstate 29 near Pacific Junction since late last week.

  • New Life For Legion Post

    SILVER CITY - Things are going well these days for Gordon May American Legion Post 439.

    It’s hard to believe just a few years ago there was concern the post might dissolve because of declining membership.

    “We were down to about 25 members,” Post Commander Jim Schoening recalls. “I knew a lot of people who were veterans, but the problem we had here is we didn’t have a building.”