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Today's News

  • County In Poor Health

        How healthy is Mills County?
        Not very, according to the County Health Rankings compiled by the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute.

  • Glenwood splits pair at Johnston tourney

        The Glenwood boys soccer team split a pair of games at the Johnston Invitational on Saturday in Johnston.

        The Rams edged Dallas Center-Grimes 2-1 in a game that ended 1-1 in regulation and was decided by shootout. In game two, Class 3A ranked No. 5 Johnston outlasted Glenwood 3-1.
        “It was a good day, a little chilly, but we played alright in the two games,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist.

  • Rams knock off St. Albert 3-0

        The Glenwood girls soccer team kicked off their 2011 season on Monday with a 3-0 victory over Council Bluffs St. Albert.

        The Rams, ranked No. 5 in the Class 3A preseason rankings by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, got their first goal of the season when Mallory Hoyt put a penalty kick in during the 35th minute of play after an illegal tackle penalty on the Saintes.

  • Wolverines third at Cardinal Relays

        The East Mills track team garnered 68 team points to place third at the Cardinal Relays in Clarinda on Friday.

  • Glenwood girls take home team title at Tiger Relays

        Cold weather and the unfamiliar confines of Red Oak couldn’t slow the Rams as the Glenwood girls track team came away from the Tiger Relays with its first team title of the season on Friday.

  • 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.