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  • Camp No-Lacka-WaWa

    Look up Camp No-Lacka-Wawa on your Iowa map and you're not likely to find it.

        But show up at Glenwood Lake Park every Tuesday and Thursday from 2 - 4 p.m. and you’ll see a bustling little tribe of youngsters squeezing every drop of fun out of late summer at a new day camp aimed at children of families displaced by this summer’s flooding.

  • Blazing Heat

    Glenwood firefighters spent about an hour early Friday evening, July 22, putting out  an electrical fire in the attic of a house at 505 Grove Street.

         Conditions on the hot roof were compounded by temperatures in the 90s and high humidty.  Bottled water was distributed to help the firefighters stay hydrated.
         The fire was contained with minimal water damage to the structure.
     

  • Welcome Home Company B

    SHENANDOAH— Shortly after being dismissed to go see family, Scott Kester first went to see Brenda Maher, the wife of Sgt. Brent Maher.
        Kester wanted to offer his condolences, more formally, to Maher’s wife.

  • Structural Problems

    Upon the recommendation of a structural engineer, the city of Glenwood has determined a pair of Town Square buildings are unsafe after structural problems were discovered in them forcing the relocations of the two buildings’ tenants.

  • Sizzling Send-off

    RAGBRAI riders received a warm reception - in more ways than one - when they arrived in Glenwood Saturday for the start of their 454-mile trek across the state of Iowa.

  • Floodwater Forces Homeowners To Campgrounds

    As waters rise and warnings persist that flooding is still imminent in and around Mills County, displaced residents are seeking out alternative living spaces.

        About a dozen of those displaced homeowners have taken up residence in Mills County’s campgrounds.

  • Four Crashes, One Fatality On I-29

    A Nebraska man died from injuries he suffered in a collision early Saturday afternoon on Interstate 29 west of Pacific Junction.

        Michael J. Eppenbach, 60, of Ord, Neb., was pronounced dead at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha.

  • Floodwater A Roadblock To RAGBRAI Tradition

    One of RAGBRAI’s time-honored traditions is the latest victim of  the historic flooding taking place on the Missouri River.

  • RAGBRAI Rolling In

    Ready or not, Glenwood, RAGBRAI weekend is almost here.

        More than 10,000 bicyclists and another 5,000 – 10,000 visitors are expected to converge on the city this weekend for the start of the 39th Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. Most of the riders will arrive Saturday.
        The seven-day, 454-mile trek officially begins at the crack of dawn Sunday morning with riders leaving town from Redbud Ave. near Glenwood Community High School. RAGBRAI XXXIX ends Saturday, July 30, in Davenport.

  • Mills County Flooding Update

    On Friday, Mills County Emergency Management Director Larry Hurst provided an update to The Opinion-Tribune on the latest flood situation during a five-hour tour and assessment of the Missouri River levee systems and lowland flooding in western Mills County. Hurst said roads and agricultural fields are being lost daily as surface waters rise.