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Today's News

  • Life Sentence

    A 36-year-old Glenwood man found guilty of first-degree murder in the July 2011 death of his 5-month-old son has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

        Jason Curtis’ sentence was handed down Friday in Council Bluffs by District Court Judge Mark Eveloff after a motion for a new trial made by Curtis’ attorney Mike Williams was denied.

  • Yield To Pedestrians

    Glenwood officials are hopeful some minor changes in the timing of the traffic lights at the intersection of Sharp and Locust streets will create safer conditions for children and other pedestrians crossing the street.

    Glenwood Public Works Director Perry Cook told city council members last week the timing of the lights in both directions will be altered slightly at the recommendation of engineering consultants who performed a traffic study at the intersection last month.

  • mills County District Court 4/17/13

    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson
        Thomas James Adams, Glenwood – driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to 60 days in county jail with credit given for time served, one year probation, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
        Keith Alan Wilson II, Glenwood – found to be in violation of probation and in contempt of court on charge of sex offender registry violation, sentenced to 120 days in county jail, ordered to pay court costs and fees.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 04/17/13

    Incidents
        April 8 – Branden Blain of Glenwood reported a burglary and theft.
        April 9 – Lincoln Farm and Home reported a gas drive-off.

  • Mills County Sheriff Report 4/17/13

    Incidents
        April 8 - Ashley Klindt of Henderson reported a harassment.
        April 9 - Charlie Dashner of Glenwood  reported a theft.
        April 14 - Roy Seeley of Pacific Junction reported a theft.

  • Glenwood Community School District Menu 04/17/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    April 18-24, 2013

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Cheese Omelet & Muffin
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday – Pan-cake on a Stick

    Lunch

  • County-wide Trail System Discussed

    Later this year, Mills County residents will likely be asked to give their opinion on the possible establishment of a county-wide trail system, one that would link the entire county to the 63-mile Wabash Trace Nature Trail.

    “It’s an idea that’s just being discussed and explored at this point,” Anne Smith of the Mills County Public Health Office said Friday. “We’re still in the early stages of exploring to see if people would want a county-wide trail system in Mills County.”

  • State Fire Marshal Approves Burn Ban

    A county-wide burning ban went into effect in Mills County at 4 p.m. Monday.

    Mills County Emergency Management Coordinator Larry Hurst said the ban prohibits all open burning in Mills County, including within the boundaries of all incorporated cities.

    “The conditions have been extremely dry over a long period of time,” Hurst said Friday when announcing the ban. “In the past few weeks, our local fire departments in Mills County have been getting called out on numerous grass and land fires.”

  • Glenwood Senior Center Menu 4/10/13

    Open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. 8 - 11 a.m.
    Exercise Classes (6 weeks): Tuesday & Thursday, 10 - 11 a.m.
    Coffee Time: Mon. - Fri. 8 - 11:30 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.; Sat.; 8 - 11 a.m.;
    Ladies’ Coffee: Mon. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Cards, Table Games & Dominoes: Mon. - Fri. 1-4 p.m.

    Meals
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
    $3.25 for Seniors 60 & up. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks & dessert.

  • Glenwood Community School District Menu 04/10/13

    Glenwood Community Schools
    April 11-17, 2013

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Breakfast Wrap
        Friday - Cereal & Crackers
        Monday - Cereal & Crackers
        Tuesday - Donut or Yogurt
        Wednesday – Biscuit & Sausage Gravy
    Lunch
        Thursday - Chicken Nuggets, Steamed Corn, Cherry Tomatoes, Chilled Pears, Hot Roll, Milk.