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Local News

  • The Sports Reporter

         Matt Lothrop thinks he was probably a fourth grader at West Elementary School when he first started thinking about becoming a television sports reporter.

        “I was in the Optimist Speech Contest and found that I liked speaking and presenting myself,” Lothrop said during a recent interview. “Of course, I’ve always liked sports. Unfortunately, I realized I was probably never good enough to play sports for a living, so I figured why not cover sports for a living.”

  • Glen Have Evacuation

        An odor caused by a light fixture that had overheated forced the evacuation of the Glen Haven nursing home Friday morning.

        More than 50 residents were in the two-story structure when the evacuation was ordered around 9:30 a.m.
        Chilled residents were wrapped in blankets as they were promptly moved to the front parking lot and an adjacent courtyard area. Temperatures were above freezing when the evacuation took place.

  • Windows To The World

        Mills County Master Photographer John Scanlan has earned international acclaim for his award-winning work, depicting not only his artistic eye and ability, but the natural beauty of the dozens of countries he’s visited around the world over the past two decades. Now, the name he’s made for himself is about to become ever bigger.

  • Christmas Light Spectacular

         The Glenwood community will formally kick off the holiday season with a “Lights on the Square Spectacular” on Thursday, Dec. 2.

  • Attack Allegation

        A 10-year Glenwood Community School District employee resigned from her teaching position last month, citing injuries relating to an incident that occurred on the job last February.
        Janene K. Owens, a special education teacher in Glenwood since 2000, submitted her letter of resignation to the Glenwood Board of Directors on Oct. 5, 2010, and it was accepted by the board on Oct. 11.

  • Schlictemeier Pleads Not Guilty

        The drunken driver charged in a tragic  pickup-motorcycle collision last August in Harrison County that killed four motorcyclists, including three from Mills County, has pleaded not guilty.
        Andrew Schlictemeier, 21, entered a written plea of not guilty late last week on four counts of vehicular homicide. Schlictemeier is charged for his role in an accident along an Interstate 29 construction zone near the Little Sioux Interchange on Aug. 9. The motorcyclists were returning home from a rally in Sturgis, S.D.

  • Lockdown At Chantry Elementary School

        MALVERN - Chantry Elementary School was in lockdown mode Friday morning, Oct. 15, as Mills County Sheriff’s deputies searched the neighborhood near the school for a subject believed to be armed and dangerous that had been involved in a domestic disturbance at 94 Main Street in Malvern.

  • Omaha man dies in I-29 crash

        An Omaha man was killed on Interstate 29 Monday when he attempted to make a U-turn in a construction zone south of Glenwood.

        John L. Agnew, 74, of Omaha died when his pick-up truck was struck by a southbound semi-truck shortly after 8:45 a.m. Monday.

  • Glenwood taking board meetings on the road

        The Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors is about to take its show on the road.
        The board voted unanimously last Monday at its regular monthly board meeting to rotate the board’s meetings during the 2010-2011 school year between Glenwood, Mineola, Silver City and Pacific Junction.
        Glenwood Superintendent Devin Embray spearheaded the proposal, modeling the plan to rotate venues after a similar schedule at his former school district in the Independence Community School District.

  • County-wide reappraisal underway

        The Mills County Assessor's Office is currently in the process of a county-wide reappraisal.
        When all is said and done, the assessor’s office, with the assistance of an outside contractor, will have reappraised more than 17,000 parcels in the county sometime next year.