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  • A 'Rewarding' Job

    MALVERN –Extension Director Sherry Ford is losing her job at the end of the month, which means the citizens of Mills County are losing a valuable community resource.

    Thanks to a cost-cutting restructuring plan announced earlier this summer by Iowa State University, Ford and her fellow county extension directors from across the state are having their positions eliminated and replaced by regional directors who will serve multiple counties at one time. The impact will be felt across the state.

  • A 'Rewarding' Job

    MALVERN –Extension Director Sherry Ford is losing her job at the end of the month, which means the citizens of Mills County are losing a valuable community resource.

    Thanks to a cost-cutting restructuring plan announced earlier this summer by Iowa State University, Ford and her fellow county extension directors from across the state are having their positions eliminated and replaced by regional directors who will serve multiple counties at one time. The impact will be felt across the state.

  • Start Date Remains Aug. 26

    Pending final approval of the state fire marshal, the new Glenwood Community High School will welcome students on the first day of school with the rest of the Glenwood School District.

    School begins in the district Aug. 26. High school juniors and seniors will report that same day at the high school. Freshmen and sophomores will start the following day. Classes begin at 8:05 a.m.

  • Start Date Remains Aug. 26

    Pending final approval of the state fire marshal, the new Glenwood Community High School will welcome students on the first day of school with the rest of the Glenwood School District.

    School begins in the district Aug. 26. High school juniors and seniors will report that same day at the high school. Freshmen and sophomores will start the following day. Classes begin at 8:05 a.m.

  • Man Shot By Sister Dies

    Mills County Attorney Marci McClellan said it could be several weeks before her office decides to add to charges for Elizabeth Brannen after her brother Chad Brannen died last week from injuries sustained in a shooting Aug. 9.

  • Man Shot By Sister Dies

    Mills County Attorney Marci McClellan said it could be several weeks before her office decides to add to charges for Elizabeth Brannen after her brother Chad Brannen died last week from injuries sustained in a shooting Aug. 9.

  • Mercer Named Interim Chief

    The Glenwood City Council has approved Mayor Dyle Downing's recommendation to name Lt. Mike Mercer as Glenwood’s interim chief of police.

     

    City council members gave their approval to Downing’s recommendation at City Hall Tuesday night during their regular meeting. Mercer will serve as the interim chief for the next six months at an annual salary of $50,500.

     

  • Mercer Named Interim Chief

    The Glenwood City Council has approved Mayor Dyle Downing's recommendation to name Lt. Mike Mercer as Glenwood’s interim chief of police.

     

    City council members gave their approval to Downing’s recommendation at City Hall Tuesday night during their regular meeting. Mercer will serve as the interim chief for the next six months at an annual salary of $50,500.

     

  • Hail To The Chief

    As a kid growing up in an Irish-Catholic

    neighborhood of South Omaha, John O’Connor never gave serious thought to having a career in law

    enforcement. In fact, if he had wanted a public service job as a young man, he probably could’ve called in a family favor and became a firefighter.

  • Hail To The Chief

    As a kid growing up in an Irish-Catholic

    neighborhood of South Omaha, John O’Connor never gave serious thought to having a career in law

    enforcement. In fact, if he had wanted a public service job as a young man, he probably could’ve called in a family favor and became a firefighter.