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Today's News

  • Rams’ 11 gold medals dominate Relays

        The Glenwood boys track team won 11 events and double-medaled in six to win its fourth straight Ram Relays team title last Tuesday.
        Glenwood scored 185 team points to easily out distance second place Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson’s 63.

  • New Lights, Scoreboard For Rams

    The Glenwood Community School district has completed a $254,000 overhaul to the lights at Ram Memorial Field and A.C. Nuckolls Field that will substantially improve safety at two of the district’s most frequently used fields.

     

  • New Animal Control Officer Hired

    Tina Updegrove’s first day as the Loess Hills Humane Society’s animal control officer was March 13.

        But that was not the Red Oak native’s first day as an animal control officer. Updegrove brings with her a wealth of experience after 16 years in the field. For 13 years, Updegrove served as an animal control officer and animal cruelty investigator at the Nebraska Humane Society. For the two years prior to joining Loess Hills, she was working with the Animal Rescue League in Des Moines.

  • Plea Deal In Malvern Sex Case

        Stephen Beattie  pleaded guilty Monday in Mills County District Court to reduced charges for his involvement in a sex case involving a teenage boy.
        The 56-year-old Malvern man pleaded guilty to three misdemeanors - serious assault, lascivious acts with a minor and indecent exposure. Under the plea agreement reached with the Mills County Attorney’s Office, Beattie will be required to complete a sex-offender treatment program in Council Bluffs, register as a sex offender for the next 10 years and serve three years of probation.

  • Deteriorating Infrastructure

    Pot holes and patches of crumbling pavement - a sure sign of spring in Mills County - has put crews from the Mills County Secondary Roads Department on the offensive.

  • Glenwood sweeps southern division

        The Glenwood girls won 11 gold medals and the boys 16 at the Hawkeye 10 Conference Southern Division Track Meet on Thursday in Glenwood.

        The cold and rainy weather did nothing to dampen the Rams’ dominating performance over southern division foes Shenandoah, Clarinda and Red Oak.
        The girls won 12 of 19 events and placed in six others to more than double-up the points on second place Shenandoah with 118 points to the Fillies 55.

  • Trojans, rain can’t slow Rams in 4-1 victory

        Three different players scored and four different players recorded assists for the Glenwood boys soccer team in a season-opening 4-1 victory over Tri-Center on Thursday.

  • City Council Approves Police Car Purchase

        The Glenwood City Council has approved the Police Department’s proposal for the purchase of four new vehicles.
        By a margin of 4-1, the council  voted  last Tuesday to move forward with the acquisition of one 2011 Chevy Tahoe and three 2011 Chevrolet Caprices. The council authorized up to $175,000 for the purchase of the vehicles, although the proposal submitted by police chief Eric Johansen estimated the actual price tag at $166,000.

  • Malvern Man Guilty Of Sexual Assault

        A Mills County jury rendered a guilty verdict Friday against a Malvern man accused of sexually assaulting two young girls.
        Kenneth Edward Carver, 36, was arrested in March 2010 and charged with second-degree sexual abuse (a Class B felony) and two counts of lascivious acts with a child (Class C felony).

  • Drunk Driver Sentenced To 50 years

        The drunk driver responsible for killing four motorcyclists last August in an Interstate 29 construction zone has been sentenced to serve 50 years in prison.