Local News

  • Swimming pool sale put on hold

        Two matters confronting the Glenwood City Council were put on hold last week - the completion of sidewalk repair work on Town Square and the potential sale of property that once housed the city’s outdoor swimming pool.

  • Opinion-Tribune Delivery Delayed 1 Day

    Due to a mechanical problem at the printing plant in Red Oak, The Opinion-Tribune was printed one day late this week. Single copies of the September 15 issue are now available from normal vendors.

    Subscribers in Mills County should receive their newspaper in the mail on Thursday.

    We regret the inconvenience.

  • 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.