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Local News

  • Whistle Stop Days

        The 2010 Pacific Junction Whistle Stop Committee has announced its line-up for this year's events.  
        On Thursday, Sept. 16, there will be a Texas Hold'em Tournament beginning at 7 p.m. sharp at the Junction Bar – a $50 buy in with half the proceeds donated to Whistle Stop Days.  

  • Fatal Accident In Mills County

        HASTINGS - A 46-year-old Emerson man died in a crash Friday afternoon, Sept. 10, on U.S. Highway 34 near Hastings.

  • Lake Manawa Accident Claims Life

        Noah Murray, a Glenwood resident and Nishna Valley High School graduate, died on Wednesday from injuries he suffered in a swimming accident at Lake Manawa on Aug. 28.

  • Young Glenwood Woman Dies In Accident

       A 21-year-old Glenwood woman died in a single-vehicle accident late Saturday afternoon in Washington County.
        Sara Suzanne Sell was a passenger in a pickup truck driven by Micah Harmsen, 26, of Keota.

  • East Mills considering '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.

  • A Final Salute For Fallen Legion Riders

        PACIFIC JUNCTION - More than 2,500 people gathered at the Mid America Motorplex Saturday evening to pay their respects to four motorcyclists who lost their lives in a collision Aug. 9 on the southbound lane of Interstate 29 near Little Sioux.

  • Lighting, electrical upgrades for district fields

        The Glenwood Board of Education approved a measure last Monday at its regular board meeting to upgrade the lights and electrical systems at the Glenwood Athletic Complex.

  • Tragedy On Interstate 29

        Three Mills County men were among four motorcyclists who lost their lives in a head-on collision in a construction zone along Interstate 29 near Little Sioux on Monday.
        Iowa Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Courtney Greene said the accident happened around 6 p.m. Monday when a pickup truck, which was traveling north, crossed the center line in a two-lane construction zone and collided head-on with four southbound motorcycles, which were riding in a close pack.

  • New GRC Superintendent Settling In

        Zvia McCormick has officially assumed her duties as the new superintendent of the Glenwood Resource Center.
        McCormick was hired June 24 to replace R. Scot Booth who resigned abruptly from the position earlier this year after less than six months on the job. Her first official day on the job was July 12.

  • Ready To 'Rock The Roof'

    If you like that old time rock ‘n roll music, the Davies Amphitheater is the place you need to be Saturday night.

    Three hall of fame bands will share the stage as the Iowa Rock ‘N Roll Music Association (IRRMA) brings its “Rock The Roof Road Show” to Glenwood for the first time ever. The concert, featuring the music of Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Con Brio, The Fortes and The Thunderbirds, is being staged as a joint fundraiser for the Davies Amphitheater roof replacement project, IRRMA and the Iowa Rock ‘N Roll Museum.