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Today's News

  • School Board Secretary Retires

    Shirley Lundgren has spent more than 30 years dealing in education finances, including the last eight in Glenwood, as a school board secretary.

    During that time she attended hundreds of board meetings, jotting down notes and clarifying school financial protocols. But at last Monday’s Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors meeting, Lundgren did something she’s never done.

    She sat in the audience and watched.

  • Auxiliary Gym Construction Slowed By Weather

    Supplemental Amount (MSA) for dropout prevention in the amount of $390,948.

    The funds, which are used for at-risk students and drop-out prevention programs, are approved Despite being 30 days behind schedule, construction of the Glenwood Community High School auxiliary gym is still projected to be completed in time for the start of the 2015-16 school year.

  • City, School District Ink 99-year Agreement

    The city of Glenwood and Glenwood Community School District have come to terms on a long-range real estate lease and shared-use agreement for the Charles E. Lakin Aquatic Center proposed on property adjacent to Glenwood Community High School.

    The school district will receive $1 a year from the city over a 99-year period, according to the agreement approved by the Glenwood City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 9.

  • Glenwood Senior Center 12.17.14

    Located at 20 N. Vine St., Glenwood

    Week of Dec. 18-24
    Meal Menu
    (served at 11:45 M-F)
     
       $3.50 for persons age 60 and over. Reserve day before by noon at 527-4213. Includes drinks and dessert.
        Thursday: Meatloaf w/onion gravy, whipped potatoes, cauliflower, multi-grain bread, fruit cocktail.
        Friday: Beef chili, baked potato, peas and carrots multi=grain bread, cinnamon applesauce.

  • Mills County District Court 12/10/14

    Judge
    Richard H. Davidson
        Clayton Andrew Fritz, Glenwood - driving while license is barred (habitual offender), pleaded guilty, sentenced to serve seven days in county jail with credit for time already served, ordered to pay court costs and fees.
    Magistrate
    Lyle Mayberry
        Blake Dean Holland, Glenwood - disorderly conduct, pleaded guilty, ordered to pay $65 fine, court costs and fees.

  • Mills County Sheriff Reports 12/17/14

    Accidents
        Dec. 12 – A vehicle driven by Baeli Greenwalt of Council Bluffs was northbound on 221st Street when the driver lost control of the vehicle in a curve causing the vehicle to go into a ditch and strike a power pole. No injuries were reported.

  • Glenwood Police Reports 12/17/14

    Incidents
        Dec. 9 – Ronald Hurst of Glenwood reported an identity theft.
        Dec. 12 - Glenwood Farm Equipment reported a burglary and theft.

  • Glenwood School menu 12.17.14

    Glenwood Community Schools
    December 18-24

    Breakfast
    (100% fruit juice and milk served with breakfast)
        Thursday – Cinnamon roll and hashbrown.
        Friday – Cereal, toast and fruit.
        Monday – No school.
        Tuesday – No school.
        Wednesday – No school.

    Lunch

  • Anytime Fitness Re-invents Itself

    The Anytime Fitness club in Glenwood has undergone a major renovation over the last few months and will showcase its new look with a grand re-opening celebration on Thursday, Dec. 11.

  • Don Brantz Seeking 12th District Senate Seat

    Rural Glenwood resident Don Brantz, a political activist and former member of the Mills County Board of Supervisors, has announced his candidacy for the District 12 seat in the Iowa State Senate vacated last month by Republican Joni Ernst, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in the Nov. 4 general election.

    Brantz was nominated to run for the state senate seat on Thursday by the Iowa Libertarian Party, according to a press release sent Monday.